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A car just ran over my skateboard... Answered

Yeah..... My friend came over and was riding my skateboard
and he went up my driveway (which is a slight incline upwards) and tripped,
which sent the skateboard out from under him and back down the driveway and into the street were a car who was just driving by at the exact same instant drove by and went right over my skateboard!!

This all happened so fast that i didn't have time to jump and save my poor baby from that car. =(

Oh well at least me or my friend didn't get run over. I'm not really mad at him, I am more mad at the driver who just kept on going after he had just run my skateboard over!!!

Oh well i will just have to get a new deck. I will hang the snapped deck on my wall though.

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Kiteman (author)2007-10-12

Now you can use the trucks for something Instructablishy weird. Mount something scary on them for a hallowe'en entry, or make a small hearse-shaped skateboard.

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Rishnai (author)Kiteman2008-07-24

I second the idea for a hearse-shaped skateboard.

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V-Man737 (author)Rishnai2009-10-05

Thirded! Don't hang those wheels up just to gather dust! They're still perfectly fine!

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severepb (author)2009-10-04

reminds me of a time when my friend (who skates, i bmx) and i were at burger king. he was texting and his board was in the parking lot next to the drive through. a car came by and hit it. it was loud and the guy thought he hit a soda can. but he got 20 bucks to buy a new one.

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Zaphod Beeblebrox (author)2009-09-04

good thing it wasnt an expensive longboard!

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Brennn10 (author)2007-10-11

Aww man that sucks. Good thing your friend is safe though!

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Yep it does suck, but ya I'm glad nobody got run over!

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toogers (author)TeacherOfTheWays2009-05-26

i gess that's why you're call teacher of the ways.

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FireBAT (author)2008-07-29

Bummer! That deck looks pretty thrashed, at least it wasn't new. I had one of those narrow, 1970's plastic ones for about 3 days. I went to kick it up over a curb, it rolled away, and got flattened (Literally) by a triaxle dump truck. Have fun designing the new one!

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Plasmana (author)2008-07-22

Yeah, the drivers are quite mean nowdays...

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the_burrito_master (author)2008-07-14

lol sorry those kind of things are so weird when they happen how busy was you road that day? it looks like you could use a new board any way. might I suggest a cheap brand... moose is pretty good they have a lot of pop and are very sturdy $20.oo bucks on ebay.com

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thanks but i already got a new one!

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What'd you get? Element's my favorite board. They take a lot of damage, and they've got sweet designs, too.

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oh i just got a utility board shop deck, just a plain one. I really need a whole new setup soon. here what it looks like right now. You skate?

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killerjackalope (author)2008-07-14

You may have already needed the board, when I used to skate I had a crappy mongoose deck that got ran over countless times (the big car park with get steps and rails attracted old people... The worst it ever suffered was making a horrible cream noise when it was ran over by a pickup...

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Danny (author)2007-10-12

wow i would be pissed if someone ran over my skateboard, ive only been riding 4 weeks but it would kill me if i didnt have a deck because i ride every day for at least 1 hour

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Goodhart (author)2007-10-11

I am kind of surprised the driver didn't stop. After running over something that substantial, you would have thought he/she would have wanted to at least make sure he hadn't ruptured a tire or something. At least he could have said how sorry he was that this unfortunate accident happened.

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