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Subject:  Re: Yea! Someone hit my car:) Date:  5/7/2002  1:17 PM
Author:  pacman1062 Number:  125683 of 309665

The value of the car ( let's say based on what someone would pay for it ) has decreased. The money is compensation for that loss. It is a paper loss in that the owner has no intention of ever selling it until it reaches scrap value but it is