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Just leaving work this evening and putting some bits on the back seat I lent in to the car a bit to far and the door clonked the car next to mine.

Had a look and it's a spanking new series1 beemer with a small but noticable ding in rear quater panel.

I just drove off because I was already late but I'll have to confess in the morning.

Really Pee'd off with myself for not taking more care but not as pee'd off as I would be if it was my brand new car.

So I'm going to do the right thing, pay for any repairs and I'll probably still get shouted at.

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The indignity of doing it to a Bavarian Meat Wagon of all things - you'll probably get a tirade of comments about rust and Alfa drivers being the most inconsiderate and conceited on the road
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karma... own up and if anyone does something like that to you.. it will hopefully be reciprocated.

Good on you mate.
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Confessed this morning and the lady was very good about it but thinks her husband won't be quite so relaxed. So just have to wait for the bill now.
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Mate you didn't mean to do it and accidents happen, if he can't see that then he's a *****.

You did the right thing, your conscience is clear
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Get a SMART repairer on to it
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never mind the BM, is your Alfa OK? :LOL:

as SR says, A SMART repairer or Chips Away can do wonders for £100.
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Confessed this morning and the lady was very good about it but thinks her husband won't be quite so relaxed. So just have to wait for the bill now.
Like your style. PC7671

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good stuff PC. I though this was going to be one of those I drove off after all it was only a BMW!.
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Good for you for owning up PC

There's a :sw: who drives a SAAB here who dented my Brera but never admitted to it

I'll get him back one day !!
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1 Series BM?

How could you tell the dent wasn't part of the design?

 
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£60 + vat will get it sorted.
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How could you tell the dent wasn't part of the design?

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Good for you for owning up PC

There's a :sw: who drives a SAAB here who dented my Brera but never admitted to it

I'll get him back one day !!
How do you know it was him?
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How do you know it was him?
Because he always parks next to me... always

And the day I discovered the dent he'd parked elsewhere !!
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Mate you didn't mean to do it and accidents happen, if he can't see that then he's a *****.
He drives a BM.....
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He drives a BM.....
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+1 Karma ...very good of you, many people wouldn't

Call the local smart dent repairers out...shouldnt be more than £70
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good to hear you owned up. hope its a quick fix
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sorry couldn't resist...and i did try...honest
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Re: Dinged a BM

He is.

I did mention that I'd heard good reports about Chipsaway during the conversation and there is one a 10 minute drive from work so hopefully thats where it will go.
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Admire your honesty, but what with all the creases and bends on them it would have been months before he noticed anyway
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Mate you didn't mean to do it and accidents happen, if he can't see that then he's a *****.
PRECISELY

A big for being direct and honest about it, mate.
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A big for being direct and honest about it, mate.
Agreed

I side glanced a Hillman Avenger in my Dads car 20 odd years ago. Crept off home, polished off all the paint marks. Told no-one.

Not my most noble moment.
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He drives a BM.....
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