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What would Maximum Minivan Day be without a few stories of mischief undertaken in one? Whether burning your rubber or fumbling around for it in your wallet, the ubiquity of minivans around the time many of us were teenagers encourages us to believe you all have some great stories. Did you accidentally knock the sliding door off the hinges? Have you ever tried to cram an entire cheerleading squad in an Aerostar? Were you forced to live, Jewel-style, inside of a Previa? Share your sordid favorite minivan experiences below. What is about a best friend's older sister young teenage boys find so alluring? They have the same acne, dental hardware and awkwardness. There's just something magical about those two years of separation. Her name was Deborah (maybe) and she had our number. What she lacked in grace or physical beauty she more than made up for with the possession of a driver's license. One afternoon while playing N64 with her brother and friends she singled me out to take the family's Caravan for a pizza run. Just me. Already focused on the video game an unable to divide my attention I shrugged off the request. She asked again. She need my help, and only my help, to gather the pizzas. Whether her request was out of pure boredom or a lingering attraction I'll never know — because I decided to stay behind and play Golden Eye. It wasn't until later someone else at the party pointed out my mistake, sympathetically explaining to me "she totally wanted to bone, dude." I doubt she actually wanted to do more than kiss in the sloppy and overenthusiastic manner most teens engage in, but the memory of my blown opportunity haunted me. I'd actually forgotten about the experience until I came across her performing in a Rocky Horror Picture Show tribute group in college. All of a sudden I realized I maybe dodged a bullet. Of course, this realization didn't save me from the awkwardness of having Deborah try and do all of her dancing right next to me and my new girlfriend. (QOTD is your chance to answer the day's most pressing automotive questions and experience the opinions of the insightful insiders, practicing pundits and gleeful gearheads that make up the Jalopnik commentariat. If you've got a suggestion for a good "Question Of The Day" send an email to tips at jalopnik dot com.)

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