Car parking ha ha

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Re: Car parking ha ha

Postby Lance Dopestrong » 7 May 2019, 6:19pm

One must speculate as to what our chap would do if presented with a thief who had no arms?
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Re: Car parking ha ha

Postby 661-Pete » 7 May 2019, 8:20pm

Oldjohnw wrote:Don't forget the theives.
Too many "the"s in that sentence. Anyway, aren't they sort of 'ouses where bees live???? :mrgreen:
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Re: Car parking ha ha

Postby brynpoeth » 7 May 2019, 9:00pm

Someone illegally parked a monster truck under a bush
The bush objected, the branches sprang back causing a lot of damage
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Re: Car parking ha ha

Postby Oldjohnw » 7 May 2019, 10:03pm

661-Pete wrote:
Oldjohnw wrote:Don't forget the theives.
Too many "the"s in that sentence. Anyway, aren't they sort of 'ouses where bees live???? :mrgreen:

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Re: Car parking ha ha

Postby JohnW » 7 May 2019, 10:58pm

661-Pete wrote:
irc wrote:Because the bollard was black and not hiviz
Case closed!!
Ah but no! The bollard had a hiviz (white) stripe on it. That's why the driver didn't see it. We all know that motorists are completely blind to anything sporting hi-viz...... :twisted:


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It couldn't have happened to a more deserving case, could it?

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Re: Car parking ha ha

Postby Cunobelin » 8 May 2019, 6:54am

motorists and bollards remind me of the "Killer bollards of Manchester"




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Re: Car parking ha ha

Postby Lance Dopestrong » 8 May 2019, 7:53am

What a great video! I love it when twits get their cummuppence, and getting their cars smacked about is very entertaining instant karma.
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Re: Car parking ha ha

Postby NATURAL ANKLING » 8 May 2019, 10:47am

Hi,
Lance Dopestrong wrote:What a great video! I love it when twits get their cummuppence, and getting their cars smacked about is very entertaining instant karma.

Brilliant :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

Karma for sure.........but I can see lawyers / human rights will see a way of making money for damages...........
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Re: Car parking ha ha

Postby reohn2 » 8 May 2019, 12:12pm

NATURAL ANKLING wrote:Hi,
Saw this at the weekend
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The driver must have hit that bollard at a fair pace to cause so much damage to the car,incredible really :shock:
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Re: Car parking ha ha

Postby 661-Pete » 8 May 2019, 12:58pm

reohn2 wrote:The driver must have hit that bollard at a fair pace to cause so much damage to the car,incredible really :shock:
I'm not sure. Aren't cars made to crumple easily these days, so as to protect the occupants from the shock of an impact?

Many years ago, my mother (as she tearfully admitted to us, afterwards) started her car in the garage whilst it was still in gear. It jerked forward, hitting a workbench about two feet away, and bending the handle of a vice fixed to the bench: a 15mm thick tommy-bar of solid steel. As well as making a serious dent in the car of course - although not quite as serious as the car in the picture.

I still have that vice: it is still usable, although I've never managed to straighten the tommy-bar.
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Re: Car parking ha ha

Postby Tangled Metal » 8 May 2019, 1:12pm

irc wrote:Because the bollard was black and not hiviz
Case closed!!

It had a bike leant against it. It's well known that bikes make their riders disappear so it happened to the bollard too.

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Re: Car parking ha ha

Postby reohn2 » 8 May 2019, 2:33pm

661-Pete wrote:
reohn2 wrote:The driver must have hit that bollard at a fair pace to cause so much damage to the car,incredible really :shock:
I'm not sure. Aren't cars made to crumple easily these days, so as to protect the occupants from the shock of an impact?

Many years ago, my mother (as she tearfully admitted to us, afterwards) started her car in the garage whilst it was still in gear. It jerked forward, hitting a workbench about two feet away, and bending the handle of a vice fixed to the bench: a 15mm thick tommy-bar of solid steel. As well as making a serious dent in the car of course - although not quite as serious as the car in the picture.

It all depends what 'a fair pace' is considered to be in any given circumstance,I was thinking probably 10mph or so.I've seen people drive into parking spaces at what I would consider waayyy too fast,10mph maybe,then hit the brake in full confidence that the car would stop,obviously the drivers confidence left a leettle to be desired in this case.
I still have that vice: it is still usable, although I've never managed to straighten the tommy-bar.

Have you tried driving a car at it :wink:
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Re: Car parking ha ha

Postby 661-Pete » 8 May 2019, 4:32pm

reohn2 wrote:
661-Pete wrote:I still have that vice: it is still usable, although I've never managed to straighten the tommy-bar.

Have you tried driving a car at it :wink:
:lol: :lol: :lol: Maybe this little chap could help out...
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Re: Car parking ha ha

Postby rjb » 8 May 2019, 4:50pm

This reminds me of the winter of discontent. During the miners strike coachs full of blackleg miners were escorted to the colliery by police cars in front and behind the convoy. The pickets built a snowman to occupy themselve outside the colliery gates. The leading police car had great delight in swerving onto the verge demolishing the snowman in the process. After several days the pickets discreetly built the snowman over a concrete bollard and cheered when the inevitable collision occured. :lol:
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Re: Car parking ha ha

Postby kylecycler » 8 May 2019, 5:14pm

My inner sexist deduced that the note left on the windscreen (presumably by the driver) must have been written with lipstick. That's terrible, innit? :oops: