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      11-05-2009, 07:42 AM   #1
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A parting gift overnight!

Having had my pride and joy for exactly one week, yeap, just one week! a member from the lower end of the gene pool kindly left me this parting gift. Not only that they drove off not leaving any name or address etc, so that I could follow it up and ask them "Do you know what nemesis means?".

In with love out with unadulterated hate at the momentmad026

As i type she has just been collected to be taken to the bodyshop to be placed back to her former glory, just a small matter of a week without her and the policy excess.............
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      11-05-2009, 07:46 AM   #2
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Truly terrible! I don't suppose anybody witnessed the incident?
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Truly terrible! I don't suppose anybody witnessed the incident?
Sadly no, parked up at 5pm last night and found as is at 10 this morning. Looks like the bodyshop will start work on her this afternoon so hopefully this will be a "blot on the landscape". Was gutting to she her being driven off though, but I did see the non damaged side and boy she do look fantastic!
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      11-05-2009, 08:03 AM   #4
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NO!!!!

Thats is F'ing terrible - Bet your absolutely fuming

I would be

Hope it gets sorted asap and they do a top job on it for ya
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      11-05-2009, 08:16 AM   #5
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damn feel for u mate.hope u get it sorted asap
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Man that sucks. I could'nt live with myself if I did that to someones car and then drove off to leave them to foot the bill.
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      11-05-2009, 09:03 AM   #7
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I didn't know the fenders were plastic (or some type of composite).
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      11-05-2009, 09:38 AM   #8
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I didn't know the fenders were plastic (or some type of composite).
I think most cars these days have their wings made of composite/plastic as it absorbs energy from impacts better and distributes the forces wider saving the occupants from injury more effectively....well thats the theory....I think!

I'd just love to met the driver of the other car and explore that theory a la Vinny Jones style in "Snatch"!
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Fu*kin twts.....man I would be gutted as I bet you probably are! Sorry for you mate.

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WOW,

At first I thought it was just the fender they hit. but whoever hit you, actually pulled along the entire side of your car. I would be sooo pissed

sorry to see that man
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OUCH! That really, really, sucks!

She'll be back to normal soon enough.
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looks like a drunk driver. sorry to see it like that. that's absolutely horrible
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That is terrible... Kind of weird they didn't knock off the mirror.
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That is terrible... Kind of weird they didn't knock off the mirror.
the other car is probably lowered?
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      11-05-2009, 01:29 PM   #15
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the other car is probably lowered?
I'm prettry sure its a HGV or van that did this, the scratches are high up on the panels and door, rubber striation marks high up which suggest the wheels were quite big. Of course it could have been a Rolls Royce Phantom but somehow I think not. Secondly I heard a lorry reversing into the mouth of the junction very near where the car is parked sometime prior to the discovery, so just adds to the theory. The driver must have known that they had hit something, the damage is just too great for them not to have noticed.They have probably looked at the damage and thought, "thats looks expensive and my job might be on the line, best I sod off sharpish!"

Oh and the mirrors were thankfully turned in so a blessing in disguise I guess
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can't believe you park ur M on the roadside , I just wouldn't sleep at night.
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can't believe you park ur M on the roadside , I just wouldn't sleep at night.
Unfortunately I dont have a driveway or garage as neither came with the house first time in 22 years of living here that this sort of thing happened. Parked my other cars in the same spot and not a scratch, 7 days of parking the M in that spot and bang!.............
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well i know how you feel mate as my van was reversed into a while ago while parked outside my house on the road,luckily i saw it happen and got the drivers details , best of luck with it .
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Ouch! Sorry bud. Hope it gets sorted
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