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Parking.

Before I got married I would just drive aimlessly around car parks because I had nobody to point out the empty spaces.
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Re: Parking.

Pull the other one, you were dogging.
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Pull the other one, you were dogging.
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Another fine mess you've got yourself into Dave !
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Re: Parking.

Now you drive methodically up and down every row so you don't miss a space?
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Re: Parking.

I don't have a problem finding a parking space but SWMBO always finds one that is bigger, better, easier to get in to or nearer to the shop - just as we are locking the car.
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I don't have a problem finding a parking space but SWMBO always finds one that is bigger, better, easier to get in to or nearer to the shop - just as we are locking the car.
Do you have a Chelsea Tractor?

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Do you have a Chelsea Tractor?

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Definitely not, but we don't like dings in our doors.
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I'll have you know we park them in nice neat rows on our estates..



Actually the club at the last Margam Abbey Classic Car show :-)

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Definitely not, but we don't like dings in our doors.
So store your dings in the glove compartment!

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I'll have you know we park them in nice neat rows on our estates..



Actually the club at the last Margam Abbey Classic Car show :-)

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That must be fake. They're on grass, their tyres will get dirty.

Edit. I suppose you could set them in place with a helicopter and put a square of astroturf under each tyre.
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After a house, a car is the second most expensive thing that most people buy. You wouldn't think so in Supermarket car parks though would you?

I realise that cars are just a tool for some people, but others like to look after them and keep them for ten years or more.
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Re: Parking.

Odd but true. Many, many years ago I read that the key to finding a parking space was to join the tips of your thumb and forefinger together when entering a car park. I found that it worked. Now, I don't have to do the finger trick, even my sceptical spouse reckons the times people leave a space just as we approach defies logic.

Have go, what's to loose?

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Beware the Angel of Islington ...
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Re: Parking.

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After a house, a car is the second most expensive thing that most people buy. You wouldn't think so in Supermarket car parks though would you?

I realise that cars are just a tool for some people, but others like to look after them and keep them for ten years or more.
Would a few dings make much difference to the value of a 10 year old car - except exotic super cars ?
I would rather spend money on an appreciating asset rather than a chattel that will be worthless within a few years.
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