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Ted DeWiz has a chaste muscle car that he urban up and has enjoyed haul racing.  He has kept it courteous maintained.  Abundantly as he loves the car, Ted finds himself in insufficiency of capital. He parks the car on his visage yard, succeeding a timeliness a vast expression on the windshield that says, "Cherry of a chaste car, For Sale $4,500 or Best Offer. AS-IS."

Marlee Cheree drives by and sees the car. She is presently affectionate and stops to contemplate at it. Marlee is strong the car is underpriced.  When she knocks on Ted's visage door, thither is no response; she contemplates environing, and decides nobody is abode, so she takes her vocation card and on the end writes, " I conciliate pay you $5,000 capital for your chaste car. I conciliate repay succeeding when you are abode."  She expressions her indicate, and dates it, including the interval, and slips the card into the ward on the visage door.

After Marlee leaves, encircling a half hour succeeding,  Ted repays. He does not see Marlee's card accordingly he never uses his visage door, singly the aspect or end doors. A few minutes succeeding he is abode, his buddy, Dave Dancer, pulls in to contemplate at the car. Dave has regularly favorite the car. Dave adduces Ted the $4,500 search cost, which Ted recognizes. The two men oscillate influences on the market. Ted goes in the family to get the car name timeliness Dave writes out a repress to Ted for $4,500.

As Ted comes out of the family succeeding a timeliness the name in his influence, and impartial anteriorly Dave influences him the repress, Marlee pulls in. She has an conceal of $5000 capital for the car. Ted says to Marlee,“sorry, but I feel impartial sold the car to Dave hither."  Marlee objects and says she already adduceed the $5000 prior.  

When Ted says, "No, you didn't," she marches him to the visage door and shows him her card.

"Thither was my adduce, I already left you anteriorly.  You weren't abode and now I feel the currency exact hither," she said.

Ted turns to Dave, and says, "Sorry, thither was already another adduce; I impartial didn't recognize encircling it, so I 'm going to dispose-of the car to Marlee for the $5000." 

Dave objects, stating, "You impartial said you already sold it to ME. We shook influences on it. You cannot end out now impartial accordingly some card was incompact environing no one knew encircling. She wasn't smooth hither!"

While the three of them exist in the yard arguing, Joe Don Townerbucks drives in the yard. He gets out of his Mercedes, contemplates at the muscle car, and moseys aggravate to the three arguing persons.  He asks, "who owns that hot rod for sale?"

"I do," says Ted.

"No, I do," says Dave.

"It's mine," snaps Marlee.

"I'll pay whichever of you, $8,000 for that car," says Townerbucks,  "granted the engine begins." 

Ted answers, "Of line it begins. I recognize your adduce."

Dave hollers, "NO! That car is no longer for sale! I bought it!" (Waving the repress in Ted's visage.)

Marlee stomps aggravate to the muscle car and sits on the hood, grabbing the expression off it.  "It's my car. I was hither anteriorly all of you and I feel legitimate currency in influence." she yells.

Ted says to Joe Don," Pay no circumspection to them. I feel the name -- exact hither. Let's begin the car."



  • What are issues you see hither?
  • Applying the principles of reduce law, who gets the car, if anyone, and for how abundantly? Explain your reasoning using the definitions and principles of reduce granted in Lessons, required readings and any other learning you do.
  • What is the post if Ted (or Dave.... or  ? .....whoever) recognizes Townerbucks' adduce and the car doesn't begin? Does “As Is” quiescent use?