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Cry Like A Baby I think I'm gonna cry. Or puke.


Visited my folks this evening, parked outside their place in the road.
Got home later on, backed up on my drive....and saw an excessive bit of dirt on the boot of the car (I like to keep it quite clean, so anything out of the ordinary is very noticable)....on closer inspection it turns out it's a footprint
**** I thought...I wonder...looked at the roof, sure enough another 2 and then the bonnet....yep, another 2.
Got a bucket of water and sponge out, rinsed down all 3 panels and drove to my nearest garage to inspect under the lights....
there's a dent at the leading edge of the bonnet where the 1st footprint landed, and again on both on the roof. Seems the 2nd bonnet print and boot escaped, although the paint is lightly scratched on all areas affected.

I remember hearing a noise in the evening that I thought sounded like a door slamming, turns out it was some shyte for brains running over the car.

I don't beleive it....only 11 months after this, my bella needs yet more tlc.

As I say, I don't know whether to cry or be sick.

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Re: I think I'm gonna cry. Or puke.

Oh for crying out loud. This is just ridiculous. You really are having the worst luck regarding vandalism.

I hope it gets sorted as soon as possible at as low a cost as possible.
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this is awful, I'd be sick too. Hope its all fixed up quickly.
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Re: I think I'm gonna cry. Or puke.

Got to use secure parking off-road around here,so I suppose we are fortunate in having both cars in a locked alarmed garage, preceded by locked twin leafed gates, with plenty of security lights.

No chance you could keep her somewhere they were unable to 'get at her'? When we re-locate, area, security, and loads of other considerations, will be of maximum importance, Fort Knox or something similar?:
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Apologies, realise you were just visiting! That's a real caner!!:
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Urgh! I think I'd honestly cry mate,

Really sorry this has happened.

When I move I'll have to move to another cul-de-sac as I don't think my temper and blood pressure would be able to handle this sort of thing.

Luckily, so far, nothing like this has happened to me and touch wood it won't, but I feel for you mate as I would lose it.

Hope it gets sorted soon though man.
 
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Not much I could do in a public place, too old, too chicken. But if they entered my property, suffice it to say quite sufficient deterrents to hand. Well I hope so, should it ever occur, which to date it hasn't!:
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Sorry about the car mate I know nothing can console you about this mindless vandalism

Most the pity you couldn’t tie the bodywork into the closest lamp post. Although there may be a slight smell of burning flesh I think it would be worth it however to see there friends running for their lives.

Or how about a claymore under the bonnet that arms when you put arm the alarm on the car so when they do do it they will be blasted to Kingdome come and it would serve them right.
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Sorry to hear that alfaholic
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That's just terrible mate. Absolute worthless piece of s***!!
Feel really bad for you.
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That is the pits, really sorry to hear about your misfortune. Lets hope the little begger slips off his next conquest and straddles a spikey fence.
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Really sorry to hear this
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That's really crap to hear. I fear for my bellas life everyday.
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A shame. Sorry to hear these things.
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Makes you want to wire the car up to the mains doesn't it. It is shocking some of the stuff that goes on nowadays, even though crime is "supposed" to be falling.
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Lets hope the scumbag who did this slips off the next car he runs over, breaks his back and spends the rest of his worhless life in wheelchair wishing he wasnt such a [email protected]
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This is awful news - there are some maggots out there for sure.
 
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Disgraceful I'd want blood
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That's terrible. The f**king youth of today!!

(goes into grumpy old man mode!)

where in Surrey did this happen?
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What the hell is wrong with people nowadays !
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Sorry to hear about this

I'm debating leaving the Alfa at home and taking the train to Middlesbrough when I go back to uni on Monday, worried about the new 156 being keyed like the old one got (3 separate keyings in the space of 12 months)

Alternatively, I might park it in a quiet cul-de-sac ten minutes walk away from my student doss-hole, its such a shame you have to do this these days cause some mindless little scrote will damage your pride and joy

It makes it worse to know you'll never catch them, you'll never know who did it or why

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Re: I think I'm gonna cry. Or puke.

Thanks for the support guys and gals

It really is a case these days that if you haven't got a garage, what happens to your car really is in the lap of the Gods what with the growing number of layabout waste of space yobs roaming the streets.

My bella is booked in for next Monday at the same bodyshop that repaired the previous damage....so I know they do a good job. The chap there was almost as shocked as me when he saw what had happened to my car again...

Here's counting the hours till she's back to her former self.
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where in Surrey did this happen?
This happened in Horley. The road is a residential road which is usually as quiet as the grave. I just happened to be in the right place at the wrong time.
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Ive never understood this kind of behavior. these kids/people need discipline!! if i was to even step foot in other peoples property let alone ON someones car I'd have my old man to answer to!
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Glad you are taking it on the chin, so to speak.: She'll soon be back to normal. They need the severest of hard punishment these belly crawlers, the birch or cat comes to mind, or the public stocks need re-introducing.
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