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The Car


The Car

1) Numberplate - You or the Issue
2) Trunk - What you carry with you
3) Backseat - Your support (people from your past helping you)
4) Passenger seat - Persons aiding you right now
5) Glove compartment - What can guide you
6) Gas pedal - What do you need to do to get going
7) Steering wheel - Where are you going
8) Horn - What to look out for


* * * 6 7
1 2 3 * * 8
* * * 4 5

Still working on it. Any suggestions to make it better?



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That's a fun spread!

How about adding these two:

Trailer: What excess baggage are you still dragging along with you?
Bumper: What will protect you?



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Ah! The Bumper! of course!
Thanks for the suggestion.
Not too sure about the trailer though, perhaps the trunk can serve as that.

Was thinking of adding The Seatbelt - for what you cannot be without. But the bumper is better I think:-)

And I don't even have a drivers license!



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I love this--great metaphor and card positions!

Bumpers are famous for looking strong and crumpling under 5 mph hits--and costing $1000 to fix. Maybe a bumper could be "what you think is protecting you, but can't be trusted" and a seatbelt is "what tries to keep you safe."

Of course, you could go crazy with wa-ay too many car parts!



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How about the "key"

The turning point in the situation.
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*LOL*
Going crazy is the right word, I was just sitting and having a cup of tea and thinking that I could add a brake too.
And then that if I wanted to I could probably use the whole deck in a car spread.



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Quote:
Originally posted by jema
And I don't even have a drivers license!
Since you're using the spread as a metaphor for life, I don't think you need to worry: no one has had lessons on how to live life, let alone passed a test and gotten a license for it...



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if I wanted to I could probably use the whole deck in a car spread.
"The 78-card Car Spread--a vehicle and guide for your travels through Life"

Then you lay it out in a lifesized car

Okay, go!



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Ros, I like the key idea.
I am not sure I can fit it in right now though, but perhaps I can rework it a bit and make a Car2 spread that is really huge:-)

hehe, it would be like a SUV spread!

(not all the deck though...)



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I love this! thanks for thinking it up.
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