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I Spent $400 To Watch the Meaningless USA Soccer Game

By Favre Footlongs On June - 24 - 2010

While many of you were getting ready to watch the USA vs. Algeria soccer game, I was standing in the heat, waiting for a cab to pick me up from a local auto shop.  I didn't plan on being there; I actually didn't think there was any chance I'd get to watch the group deciding game, but somehow, 400 bucks later, I was able to.

My fortunate misfortune actually started on Tuesday night.  I drove home from work, parked, and ran inside to grab my checkbook as I was going to go open a checking account nearby.

I just moved to Hartford, Connecticut three weeks ago and started my new job less than two weeks ago so requesting a day off so I could watch the soccer game was never a thought in my mind.

Running back outside, I went to start my car and it wouldn't turn over.  I checked the battery and it seemed alright, but the engine just didn't want to start up.  Immediately, all I could think about was how I was g...

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