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Re: People who park like fuds
« Reply #1150 on: August 16, 2019, 04:31:43 pm »
What's happened to the clamp? If it was a rural area I'd say shotgun practice, but... ?
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Re: People who park like fuds
« Reply #1151 on: August 16, 2019, 04:40:56 pm »
Zooming in, that becomes clear. Well, the clamp must be worth more than the car now...
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Re: People who park like fuds
« Reply #1152 on: August 21, 2019, 04:06:31 pm »
For God's sake, don't show Tracy Emin – she'll 'acquire' it and promote it as street art.
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Re: People who park like fuds
« Reply #1153 on: August 21, 2019, 04:08:12 pm »
To be fair, the art started when somebody wheel-clamped a burnt-out car.
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Re: People who park like fuds
« Reply #1154 on: August 21, 2019, 04:28:12 pm »
To be fair, the art started when somebody wheel-clamped a burnt-out car.
Word.

Also, it intrigues me that someone should tea-leaf the doors from the auto-flambe.
A) They're unlikely to fit a bodyshell that hasn't been tempered at similar temperatures.
B) I cannot see paint adhering to toasted metalwork.
C) The rest of the trim/glass/rubber you'll need to make them work will probably cost more than that of a half decent second hand BMW 3 series (I'm guessing that's what has been cremated)

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Re: People who park like fuds
« Reply #1155 on: August 21, 2019, 04:35:14 pm »
To be fair, the art started when somebody wheel-clamped a burnt-out car.
Word.
I'm wondering if nikki otp could incorporate this into her journey series things...  ::-)
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Re: People who park like fuds
« Reply #1156 on: August 21, 2019, 11:38:43 pm »
To be fair, the art started when somebody wheel-clamped a burnt-out car.
Word.

Also, it intrigues me that someone should tea-leaf the doors from the auto-flambe.
A) They're unlikely to fit a bodyshell that hasn't been tempered at similar temperatures.
B) I cannot see paint adhering to toasted metalwork.
C) The rest of the trim/glass/rubber you'll need to make them work will probably cost more than that of a half decent second hand BMW 3 series (I'm guessing that's what has been cremated)
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Re: People who park like fuds
« Reply #1157 on: September 13, 2019, 10:00:25 pm »

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Re: People who park like fuds
« Reply #1158 on: September 13, 2019, 10:47:13 pm »
That's not parked, *that's* abandoned!!
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Re: People who park like fuds
« Reply #1159 on: September 18, 2019, 08:47:06 pm »
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Re: People who park like fuds
« Reply #1160 on: September 18, 2019, 09:06:45 pm »
“Procrastination is the thief of time, collar him.” –Charles Dickens

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Re: People who park like fuds
« Reply #1161 on: September 19, 2019, 01:47:54 pm »

Does that belong to the bloke selling trinkets in front of the closed-down shop?
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Re: People who park like fuds
« Reply #1162 on: September 19, 2019, 08:00:10 pm »
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Does that belong to the bloke selling trinkets in front of the closed-down shop?

Neither of the couple sitting in it looked like they were engaged in active trinketing. Gone a couple of minutes later.
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Re: People who park like fuds
« Reply #1163 on: September 19, 2019, 09:07:04 pm »
To be fair, the art started when somebody wheel-clamped a burnt-out car.
Word.

Also, it intrigues me that someone should tea-leaf the doors from the auto-flambe.
A) They're unlikely to fit a bodyshell that hasn't been tempered at similar temperatures.
B) I cannot see paint adhering to toasted metalwork.
C) The rest of the trim/glass/rubber you'll need to make them work will probably cost more than that of a half decent second hand BMW 3 series (I'm guessing that's what has been cremated)
To the right person, all metal has scrap value

Point taken.

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Re: People who park like fuds
« Reply #1164 on: September 20, 2019, 07:49:10 pm »
FFS neighbours  :demon:


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Re: People who park like fuds
« Reply #1165 on: September 29, 2019, 07:02:18 pm »
I suppose it's not that common, the front garden's too small but they park it there anyway.


Re: People who park like fuds
« Reply #1166 on: October 09, 2019, 08:39:33 pm »

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Re: People who park like fuds
« Reply #1167 on: November 06, 2019, 10:59:01 am »
This is some of the worst parking in
Bristol
screams the headline. Starting with this:

Well, no, it's not. In fact it's a pathetic attempt at being the worst parking in Bristol. The competition is tough, as soon becomes evident. But not to worry, the owner of the car above can take instruction in the art of bad parking from someone called Ann:
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Re: People who park like fuds
« Reply #1168 on: November 06, 2019, 12:08:38 pm »
Well, no, it's not. In fact it's a pathetic attempt at being the worst parking in Bristol. The competition is tough, as soon becomes evident. But not to worry, the owner of the car above can take instruction in the art of bad parking from someone called Ann:

Did someone call Ann to give her a word about her parking habits? After all, she's not ashamed of her behaviour in spite of her phone number being clearly printed on the car!

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Re: People who park like fuds
« Reply #1169 on: November 06, 2019, 07:04:44 pm »
I think Ann shoukd be getting whatever instructing accreditation she has taken off her for that.
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Re: People who park like fuds
« Reply #1170 on: November 06, 2019, 10:48:25 pm »
Sadly, like most people, I expect she thinks that's OK 'because she's not blocking the road.'
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Re: People who park like fuds
« Reply #1171 on: December 14, 2019, 11:02:57 pm »
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Did someone call Ann to give her a word about her parking habits? After all, she's not ashamed of her behaviour in spite of her phone number being clearly printed on the car!

maybe someone can text her with the photographic evidence or link to YACF page to show she's famous !

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Re: People who park like fuds
« Reply #1172 on: December 23, 2019, 11:36:01 am »
While I obviously don't agree with criminal damage beyond a boot print on their bonnet, I didn't feel entirely awful inside to note that the shiny Jag that's started to be habitually parked with about a 50 cm gap between rear-end and lamp post is now dissociated from its wing mirror and has a scratch right down the side from the application of a pointy metal object. I guess someone took offence at squeezing through the gap.

Karma for making people with buggies etc. walk in a dangerous road.
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Re: People who park like fuds
« Reply #1173 on: December 29, 2019, 02:28:05 pm »
I cannot condone criminal damage either, but the urge to apply the Yale pinstripe was unusually strong with this one:



That's all four wheels off the road BTW

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Re: People who park like fuds
« Reply #1174 on: December 29, 2019, 02:31:20 pm »
In that case it's not actually damage if you let all the air out of all four tyres, is it?
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