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ReddevilNO

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Message Posted: Nov 22, 2012 6:32:59 AM

I find that they are pretty good. So far, so good
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TJC47
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Message Posted: Aug 25, 2014 9:14:42 AM

YES, and I hate them. When my car was stored for the winter I could suspend
the coverage, except for comprehensive. Now they prohibit you from suspending
it. My car was being restored for almost four years and I still had to pay the for full coverage.


[Edited by: TJC47 at 8/25/2014 9:20:07 AM EST]
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jdmd6613
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Message Posted: Aug 25, 2014 8:38:43 AM

YES
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StarkForums
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Message Posted: Aug 25, 2014 8:26:24 AM

no
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russells350
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Message Posted: Aug 25, 2014 7:51:05 AM

no
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jessjames
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Message Posted: Aug 25, 2014 7:47:09 AM

Yes
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OilerFan
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Message Posted: Aug 25, 2014 7:41:17 AM

I use State Farm. I've been satisfied with them. Had them for 20 years or more.
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puddy
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Message Posted: Aug 25, 2014 7:38:31 AM

no
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pvdray
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Message Posted: Aug 25, 2014 7:26:00 AM

no
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Gabilondo
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Message Posted: Aug 24, 2014 5:10:54 PM

no
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bikergirlss
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Message Posted: Aug 24, 2014 4:39:14 PM

Yes but planning to shop around
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STEVE853
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Message Posted: Aug 24, 2014 3:28:58 PM

Yes
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dandeeman
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Message Posted: Aug 24, 2014 3:02:55 PM

NOPE
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2Tall
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Message Posted: Aug 24, 2014 2:40:53 PM

no
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d_clark
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Message Posted: Aug 19, 2014 6:56:25 PM

no
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pt1KY
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Message Posted: Aug 19, 2014 5:11:14 PM

Yes
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dandeeman
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Message Posted: Aug 19, 2014 3:47:35 PM

NOPE
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badbobKY
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Message Posted: Aug 19, 2014 9:35:09 AM

no
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lyanMI
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Message Posted: Aug 19, 2014 9:34:33 AM

no
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Cooey
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Message Posted: Aug 19, 2014 9:24:16 AM

No and this is not a US only forum but narrow band questions are ok I suppose.
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lled
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Message Posted: Aug 19, 2014 7:43:54 AM

no
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blupupher
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Message Posted: Aug 19, 2014 7:31:19 AM

yup, fot 30 years
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packerfan14
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2014 7:26:06 PM

no
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dandeeman
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2014 6:58:55 PM

NOPE
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STEVE853
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2014 1:53:51 PM

Yes
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ace12012
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2014 1:17:04 PM

no.
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2Tall
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2014 11:47:10 AM

no
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Norm1947
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Message Posted: Aug 14, 2014 12:52:50 AM

no
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Message Posted: Aug 14, 2014 12:51:20 AM

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Sneakers55
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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2014 8:36:34 PM

On Aug 7, 2014 10:45:05 PM, FaithAlone wrote:

>After that was over, I dropped State Farm and switched to Geico.

I had a completely different claim experience with State Farm.

>I saved over $400/year by switching -- and that was with premiums
>which supposedly were reduced because I had been a State Farm
>customer for 2 decades.

Just wait until you have a couple of renewals... you won't be saving anything.

>State Farm is a crock.

And would you believe State Farm loses money on their underwriting operations? It's all in that little statement of operating condition that nobody can figure out except investment geeks. Their profits (such as they are, they're a dividend-paying mutual) come from investment income on their statutory reserves.

GEICO is cheap, all right. Cheap enough that you look at Berkshire Hathaway's balance sheet and wonder how they manage to stay in business. The only thing I can think of is they have some VERY sharp underwriting algorithms.
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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2014 6:39:14 PM

no
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Big Dan
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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2014 5:41:06 PM

No
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STEVE853
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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2014 4:00:01 PM

Yes
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dandeeman
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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2014 3:57:31 PM

NOPE
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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2014 9:57:32 AM

No.
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jdmd6613
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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2014 8:42:26 AM

YES
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Norm1947
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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2014 12:20:30 AM

no
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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2014 12:05:33 AM

no
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justinemt14
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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2014 12:04:32 AM

Nope.
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Message Posted: Aug 12, 2014 9:25:47 PM

no
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Message Posted: Aug 8, 2014 2:55:35 AM

no
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Message Posted: Aug 8, 2014 2:13:27 AM

No
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Message Posted: Aug 8, 2014 1:59:30 AM

no
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justinemt14
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Message Posted: Aug 7, 2014 11:53:48 PM

No.
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FaithAlone
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Message Posted: Aug 7, 2014 11:45:05 PM

I had State Farm for about 20 years without a claim. Then, I was rear-ended by a drunk driver who severely damaged my Toyota Avalon. And, my lower back was injured. State Farm did not want to pay anything for the diminished value of the vehicle and nickel and dimed me for the repairs that were made. They refused to pay the personal injury claim. I ended up having to sue them to finally get paid. After that was over, I dropped State Farm and switched to Geico. I saved over $400/year by switching -- and that was with premiums which supposedly were reduced because I had been a State Farm customer for 2 decades. State Farm is a crock.
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PaylessKY
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Message Posted: Aug 5, 2014 9:13:39 AM

Life Insurance only since 1979.
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BigGreen1
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Message Posted: Aug 5, 2014 8:37:56 AM

Yes - 30 plus years now.
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jdmd6613
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Message Posted: Aug 5, 2014 8:36:35 AM

YES
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2Tall
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Message Posted: Aug 5, 2014 8:06:25 AM

no
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Moe86
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Message Posted: Aug 2, 2014 12:06:06 AM

No.
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dandeeman
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Message Posted: Aug 1, 2014 3:37:48 PM

NOPE
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