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#1: Paging the Pedants: And anyone else that enjoys arguing over fuck all :-)

Posted on 2006-07-23 20:45:19 by Donegal Paul

Where i live you basically enter a cul de sac and as you do, theres a bend
to the right (sharp right)(A) then sweeps slightly to the right (B) before
becoming a sharp left again (C) and carrying on. At B there is also a road
(another dead end) that joins.

OK, now before i go further:

1. No, you probably DGAF.
2. Yes, I can respect that.
3. Yes, if you tell me YDGAF I may ignore that reply, or I may tell you
IDGAF that YDGAF[1]
4. To the majority of you the whole reason for this post, or the contents
within, will be thought of as a complete waste of time, pedantic and
possibly even churlish.
5. IDGAF
6. On with the post.

OK, so, I'm returning home on the scooter, approaching A at approximately
25mph, slow for A to about 15 then sweep round into B and theres a vehicle
parked and facing me on my side of the road.
I do the usual, i.e what you should do in such a situation (having already
anticipated it) and slow further, but this does not negate that however
slowly i approach said vehicle, it will inevitably force me into the wrong
side of the road approaching the blind bend C and knowing the people that
live on my road over the last 12 to 13 years, I can expect / anticipate that
a vehicle could come round that bend from the other side at greater than 15
to 20 mph [2]

So, this time, and i dont know why, it's irked me ever so slightly, so I
park up the scooter, (noting the 4 empty spaces in the layby less than 40
yards from the parked car on B) and have a wander over to the house to ask
about it.

So, I have a chat to the bloke, (moved in about 5 months ago) and while I
ask about the parking of said vehicle and ask if it could be possible that
it be parked round the corner, (politely I may add)[3] he decides to
escalate things, blabbing on about no yellow lines (true) not obstructing
the opposite dropped kerb (true) etc.
I point out that i agree but that i would appreciate if it could be parked
where it causes less risk to the residents that have to negotiate a blind
bend on the wrong side of the road. Again he starts on about me being a
jumped up so and so etc and in the middle the female friend (who owns the
car ) jumps in being all high and mighty and claiming to be ex plod [4]and
how she can ring up the police, get one out right now to tell me that its
not an obstruction etc etc.

I call her bluff.
She rings local plods who tell her to move the vehicle off the
pavement(illegal I know, as does she) but as theres no yellow lines then she
can park there as its residential etc, despite the fact that she's within 15
feet (if that) of a blind bend and is arguably (perhaps pedantically) posing
a risk.
Nevertheless, I as a scooterist / motorist do feel it poses a risk where
none need exist if she simply used any one of the 4 free spaces only 35 to
40 yards away.

Anyway, it carries on with my repeated attempts at trying to ask her to
simply be considerate, but her bumming on about being ex plod so we agree to
disagree.[5]

So, basically, I'm left with a few choices.

I can
either petition the council for yellow lines in the area, which i dont
particularly want to do
or ignore it all completly and hope I never do actually come a cropper in my
proposed possible scenario
or ............ thats it really:-(

[1] Depending on how the mood takes me.
[2] There have been more than one times where they have come round at 30+
[3] No really!
[4] Despite asking several times she refused to tell me which area of police
she worked, certainly didnt appear to be traffic though by how the
conversation went!
[5] There were however slight interjections where she did call me ignorant,
get a life etc which i felt that i just had to reply, for example where i
reprimanded her in a probably conceited way for saying Jesus Christ in front
of the child that was present. The irony of me accusing her of blasphemy was
not lost on me, however, when she said she had permission to say Jesus
Christ.....................well, it was like a worm on a hook, I had to ask
who had given her permission, and that while it may be ok to utter the
lord's name in prayer, I doubt that she had some form of special
dispensation from Our Lord to utter his name in the manner she had done.
I'm pretty sure this is when her "dealing with difficult people" training
started to crumble, and i was enjoying myself too much to let go.[6]
[6] Yes, I know , waaaaaaaaaaay past churlish, but hey ho.
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#2: Re: Paging the Pedants: And anyone else that enjoys arguing over fuck all :-)

Posted on 2006-07-23 20:49:50 by Andy Bonwick

On Sun, 23 Jul 2006 19:45:19 +0100, "Donegal Paul"
&lt;<a href="mailto:donegalpaulREMOVE&#64;thepilgrimssc.co.uk" target="_blank">donegalpaulREMOVE&#64;thepilgrimssc.co.uk</a>&gt; wrote:

&gt;Where i live you basically enter a cul de sac and as you do, theres a bend
&gt;to the right (sharp right)(A) then sweeps slightly to the right (B) before
&gt;becoming a sharp left again (C) and carrying on. At B there is also a road
&gt;(another dead end) that joins.
&gt;
&gt;OK, now before i go further:
&gt;
&gt;1. No, you probably DGAF.

Correct.

Fuck off and stop whining you Irish cunt.

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#3: Re: Paging the Pedants: And anyone else that enjoys arguing over fuck all :-)

Posted on 2006-07-23 20:52:34 by kim

&quot;Donegal Paul&quot; &lt;<a href="mailto:donegalpaulREMOVE&#64;thepilgrimssc.co.uk" target="_blank">donegalpaulREMOVE&#64;thepilgrimssc.co.uk</a>&gt; wrote in message
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&gt; how she can ring up the police, get one out right now to tell me that its
&gt; not an obstruction etc etc.
&gt;

It is an obstruction.
Parking ANYWHERE on the public highway can be considered an obstruction.

Getting anybody to do something about it is a different matter however.

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#4: Re: Paging the Pedants: And anyone else that enjoys arguing over fuck all :-)

Posted on 2006-07-23 20:57:32 by Donegal Paul

&quot;Andy Bonwick&quot; said to &quot;Donegal Paul&quot;:
&gt;
&gt;&gt;Where i live you basically enter a cul de sac and as you do, theres a bend
&gt;&gt;to the right (sharp right)(A) then sweeps slightly to the right (B)
&gt;&gt;before
&gt;&gt;becoming a sharp left again (C) and carrying on. At B there is also a road
&gt;&gt;(another dead end) that joins.
&gt;&gt;
&gt;&gt;OK, now before i go further:
&gt;&gt;
&gt;&gt;1. No, you probably DGAF.
&gt;
&gt; Correct.
&gt;
&gt; Fuck off and stop whining you Irish cunt.
&gt;

I refer the honorable gentleman to points 2 and 3 of the original post, for
those WCBA to look i quote

&quot;2. Yes, I can respect that.
3. Yes, if you tell me YDGAF I may ignore that reply, or I may tell you
IDGAF that YDGAF[1]&quot;
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#5: Re: Paging the Pedants: And anyone else that enjoys arguing over fuck all :-)

Posted on 2006-07-23 20:59:53 by Donegal Paul

&quot;Kim&quot; said to &quot;Donegal Paul&quot;
&gt;&gt; how she can ring up the police, get one out right now to tell me that its
&gt;&gt; not an obstruction etc etc.
&gt;&gt;
&gt;
&gt; It is an obstruction.
&gt; Parking ANYWHERE on the public highway can be considered an obstruction.

agreed, and it wouldn't have mattered how many times i reiterated it to her
she kept quoting the fact that it happens everywhere.
Of course, my asking her if that made *her* right just because everyone else
does it didn't seem to make her any less irate :-)
&gt;
&gt; Getting anybody to do something about it is a different matter however.

Yes, some people just seem to take offence to polite requests.
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#6: Re: Paging the Pedants: And anyone else that enjoys arguing over fuck all :-)

Posted on 2006-07-23 21:02:39 by steve auvache

Andy Bonwick wrote
&gt;On Sun, 23 Jul 2006 19:45:19 +0100, &quot;Donegal Paul&quot;
&gt;&lt;<a href="mailto:donegalpaulREMOVE&#64;thepilgrimssc.co.uk" target="_blank">donegalpaulREMOVE&#64;thepilgrimssc.co.uk</a>&gt; wrote:
&gt;
&gt;&gt;Where i live you basically enter a cul de sac and as you do, theres a bend
&gt;&gt;to the right (sharp right)(A) then sweeps slightly to the right (B) before
&gt;&gt;becoming a sharp left again (C) and carrying on. At B there is also a road
&gt;&gt;(another dead end) that joins.
&gt;&gt;
&gt;&gt;OK, now before i go further:
&gt;&gt;
&gt;&gt;1. No, you probably DGAF.
&gt;
&gt;Correct.
&gt;
&gt;Fuck off and stop whining you Irish cunt.

Scooter riding Irish cunt, Shirley?



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#7: Re: Paging the Pedants: And anyone else that enjoys arguing over fuck all :-)

Posted on 2006-07-23 21:10:42 by Porridgewog SV1k

&quot;Donegal Paul&quot; &lt;<a href="mailto:donegalpaulREMOVE&#64;thepilgrimssc.co.uk" target="_blank">donegalpaulREMOVE&#64;thepilgrimssc.co.uk</a>&gt; wrote in message

&lt;snip stuff&gt;

If a scooter rider came to my door and gave me this kind of pish, I'd punch
him.

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#8: Re: Paging the Pedants: And anyone else that enjoys arguing over fuck all :-)

Posted on 2006-07-23 21:20:26 by Donegal Paul

&quot;steve auvache&quot; said to Andy Bonwick wrote
&gt;&gt;Fuck off and stop whining you Irish cunt.
&gt;
&gt; Scooter riding Irish cunt, Shirley?

Who's Shirley?
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#9: Re: Paging the Pedants: And anyone else that enjoys arguing over fuck all :-)

Posted on 2006-07-23 21:21:58 by Donegal Paul

&quot;Porridgewog SV1k&quot; said to &quot;Donegal Paul&quot;
&gt; &lt;snip stuff&gt;
&gt;
&gt; If a scooter rider came to my door and gave me this kind of pish, I'd
&gt; punch
&gt; him.

So, you'd be even less reasonable than these ones then, hmmm interesting.
So, is that just becasuse you cant hold your own in a verbal discussion?
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#10: Re: Paging the Pedants: And anyone else that enjoys arguing over fuck all :-)

Posted on 2006-07-23 21:22:52 by Beav

&quot;Donegal Paul&quot; &lt;<a href="mailto:donegalpaulREMOVE&#64;thepilgrimssc.co.uk" target="_blank">donegalpaulREMOVE&#64;thepilgrimssc.co.uk</a>&gt; wrote in message
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&gt; Where i live you basically enter a cul de sac and as you do, theres a bend
&gt; to the right (sharp right)(A) then sweeps slightly to the right (B)
&gt; before becoming a sharp left again (C) and carrying on. At B there is also
&gt; a road (another dead end) that joins.
&gt;
&gt; OK, now before i go further:

Ride on the pavement. Your scenario is exactly the same one I deal with (and
have done for 26 year) every day and you can argue 'til you're blue in the
face with those &quot;responsible&quot; and get nowhere, so either move, create an
atmosphere of hate and have your scooter trashed by pikey cunts when you
least expect it, or live with it.


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#11: Re: Paging the Pedants: And anyone else that enjoys arguing over fuck all :-)

Posted on 2006-07-23 21:24:36 by Donegal Paul

&quot;Beav&quot; said to &quot;Donegal Paul&quot;
&gt;&gt; Where i live you basically enter a cul de sac and as you do, theres a
&gt;&gt; bend to the right (sharp right)(A) then sweeps slightly to the right (B)
&gt;&gt; before becoming a sharp left again (C) and carrying on. At B there is
&gt;&gt; also a road (another dead end) that joins.
&gt;&gt;
&gt;&gt; OK, now before i go further:
&gt;
&gt; Ride on the pavement.

heh :-)

&gt; Your scenario is exactly the same one I deal with (and have done for 26
&gt; year) every day and you can argue 'til you're blue in the face with those
&gt; &quot;responsible&quot; and get nowhere, so either move, create an atmosphere of
&gt; hate and have your scooter trashed by pikey cunts when you least expect
&gt; it, or live with it.

Guess it's gotta be the latter really, cant see as i have any other choice,
other than I could park my car right outside their door but thats just being
inane and going to their level :-/
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#12: Re: Paging the Pedants: And anyone else that enjoys arguing over fuck all :-)

Posted on 2006-07-23 21:30:03 by Porridgewog SV1k

&quot;Donegal Paul&quot; &lt;<a href="mailto:donegalpaulREMOVE&#64;thepilgrimssc.co.uk" target="_blank">donegalpaulREMOVE&#64;thepilgrimssc.co.uk</a>&gt; wrote in message

&gt; So, you'd be even less reasonable than these ones then, hmmm interesting.
&gt; So, is that just becasuse you cant hold your own in a verbal discussion?

Perhaps you might venture to consider *yourself* the unreasonable one. How
many other complainants have there been?

I quote: &quot;so, this time, and i dont know why, it's irked me ever so
slightly&quot;... Historical evidence has proven that your neighbour's parking
habits are acceptable to you and everyone else who might be affected. You
are arrogant beyond fucking belief you scooter riding prick.

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#13: Re: Paging the Pedants: And anyone else that enjoys arguing over fuck all :-)

Posted on 2006-07-23 21:41:45 by BGN

On Sun, 23 Jul 2006 19:45:19 +0100, &quot;Donegal Paul&quot;
&lt;<a href="mailto:donegalpaulREMOVE&#64;thepilgrimssc.co.uk" target="_blank">donegalpaulREMOVE&#64;thepilgrimssc.co.uk</a>&gt; wrote:

&gt;6. On with the post.

One of her mates is going to destroy your scooter.
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#14: Re: Paging the Pedants: And anyone else that enjoys arguing over fuck all :-)

Posted on 2006-07-23 21:58:09 by toad_oftoadhall

Donegal Paul wrote:

&gt; So, I have a chat to the bloke, (moved in about 5 months ago) and while I
&gt; ask about the parking of said vehicle and ask if it could be possible that
&gt; it be parked round the corner, (politely I may add)[3] he decides to
&gt; escalate things, blabbing on

People are wankers aren't they. I was at a service station earlier.
Pretty busy. A guy fills up, moves forward to let the following car get
a go on the pump and goes to get out of his car.

The following chav piloted car can't quite get to the pump 'cos the guy
who's just filled up hasn't moved forwards far enough.

Now, knowing what we know of human nature which strategy is more likely
to get the guy to move further forwards?

a) A cheery thankyou for moving forwards, but would it be possible to
bump up another 4 feet, please, mate, ta, thanks. Oh and a smile.

b) Hooting the horn while shouting &quot;shift forward you w**ker, *&amp;%,
tw*t&quot; in a highly agressive manner.


I won't bother to mention which technique our chav twat chose but it
quite understandably lead to the guy leaving his car un touched,
wandering nonchalantly into the petrol station to pay, browsing a few
sunday papers, having along slow chat with the guy behind the counter.

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#15: Re: Paging the Pedants: And anyone else that enjoys arguing over fuck all :-)

Posted on 2006-07-23 22:04:05 by Porridgewog SV1k

&lt;<a href="mailto:toad_oftoadhall&#64;yahoo.co.uk" target="_blank">toad_oftoadhall&#64;yahoo.co.uk</a>&gt; wrote in message

&gt; People are wankers aren't they. I was at a service station earlier.
&gt; Pretty busy. A guy fills up, moves forward to let the following car get
&gt; a go on the pump and goes to get out of his car.
&gt;
&gt; The following chav piloted car can't quite get to the pump 'cos the guy
&gt; who's just filled up hasn't moved forwards far enough.
&gt;
&gt; Now, knowing what we know of human nature which strategy is more likely
&gt; to get the guy to move further forwards?
&gt;
&gt; a) A cheery thankyou for moving forwards, but would it be possible to
&gt; bump up another 4 feet, please, mate, ta, thanks. Oh and a smile.
&gt;
&gt; b) Hooting the horn while shouting &quot;shift forward you w**ker, *&amp;%,
&gt; tw*t&quot; in a highly agressive manner.
&gt;
&gt;
&gt; I won't bother to mention which technique our chav twat chose but it
&gt; quite understandably lead to the guy leaving his car un touched,
&gt; wandering nonchalantly into the petrol station to pay, browsing a few
&gt; sunday papers, having along slow chat with the guy behind the counter.

What a chav prick. I am all for asking politely for favours and expecting a
&quot;no&quot; as the answer. If it's &quot;yes&quot;, I'm a happy, grateful bunny. If &quot;no&quot;, I
don't start twatting on about it or make a scene (like your chav twat or
indeed the OP of this thread).

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Posted on 2006-07-23 22:14:41 by toad_oftoadhall

Porridgewog SV1k wrote:

&gt; What a chav prick. I am all for asking politely for favours and expecting a
&gt; &quot;no&quot; as the answer. If it's &quot;yes&quot;, I'm a happy, grateful bunny. If &quot;no&quot;, I
&gt; don't start twatting on about it or make a scene (like your chav twat or
&gt; indeed the OP of this thread).

Just to be clear, asuming the OP's version is correct then he did
politely ask for a favour.

I'm sure if the guy had politely said &quot;Nice to meet you, I'll try to
park less twattishly a bit, but no promises.&quot;.

Oh, and I like scooter riders. Frankly they're more bikers than 99 per
cent of actual bikers.

.....but the Irish are c**ts.

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#17: Re: Paging the Pedants: And anyone else that enjoys arguing over fuck all :-)

Posted on 2006-07-23 22:21:47 by Porridgewog SV1k

&lt;<a href="mailto:toad_oftoadhall&#64;yahoo.co.uk" target="_blank">toad_oftoadhall&#64;yahoo.co.uk</a>&gt; wrote in message

&gt; Just to be clear, asuming the OP's version is correct then he did
&gt; politely ask for a favour.
&gt;
&gt; I'm sure if the guy had politely said &quot;Nice to meet you, I'll try to
&gt; park less twattishly a bit, but no promises.&quot;.

Whereas I wouldn't have continued to persue the matter after the first
negative response. Remember, since the law is in favour of the guy parked
on the road, a *favour* is being asked of him. The OP became argumentative
IMO, just like your chav.

&gt;
&gt; Oh, and I like scooter riders. Frankly they're more bikers than 99 per
&gt; cent of actual bikers.

So you're out. Congratulations.


&gt;
&gt; ....but the Irish are c**ts.

Clots? Well yeah, but at least the're not English CUNTS.

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#18: Re: Paging the Pedants: And anyone else that enjoys arguing over fuck all :-)

Posted on 2006-07-23 22:38:36 by kim

&quot;Porridgewog SV1k&quot; &lt;<a href="mailto:f.o&#64;d" target="_blank">f.o&#64;d</a>&gt; wrote in message
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&gt; Remember, since the law is in favour of the guy parked
&gt; on the road,

No it is not.
No-one has the right to park on the public highway.

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Posted on 2006-07-23 22:48:46 by martin coogan

&quot;Donegal Paul&quot; &lt;<a href="mailto:donegalpaulREMOVE&#64;thepilgrimssc.co.uk" target="_blank">donegalpaulREMOVE&#64;thepilgrimssc.co.uk</a>&gt; wrote in message
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&lt;snip&gt;
&gt; So, I have a chat to the bloke, (moved in about 5 months ago) and while I
&gt; ask about the parking of said vehicle and ask if it could be possible that
&gt; it be parked round the corner, (politely I may add)[3] he decides to
&gt; escalate things, blabbing on about no yellow lines (true) not obstructing
&gt; the opposite dropped kerb (true) etc.
&gt; I point out that i agree but that i would appreciate if it could be parked
&gt; where it causes less risk to the residents that have to negotiate a blind
&gt; bend on the wrong side of the road. Again he starts on about me being a
&gt; jumped up so and so etc and in the middle the female friend (who owns the
&gt; car ) jumps in being all high and mighty and claiming to be ex plod [4]and
&gt; how she can ring up the police, get one out right now to tell me that its
&gt; not an obstruction etc etc.

So you politely told him he or his friend had parked like a twat. A good way
to start an argument if that was your intention.

You should have told him people down the road drive up and down like twats
and you've seen cars parked where his is get damaged as a result. Then
you're pointing out his error in a spirit of good neighbourliness that
doesn't challenge him to an argument over his parking or thinking abilities,
which will quickly degenerate into a handbag fight, as here.

He will make it his business to park there forever now.

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Posted on 2006-07-23 22:51:20 by Porridgewog SV1k

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&gt;
&gt; &quot;Porridgewog SV1k&quot; &lt;<a href="mailto:f.o&#64;d" target="_blank">f.o&#64;d</a>&gt; wrote in message
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&gt; &gt; Remember, since the law is in favour of the guy parked
&gt; &gt; on the road,
&gt;
&gt; No it is not.
&gt; No-one has the right to park on the public highway.

Ummm...

That is news to me.

What do they use yellow paint near kerbs for? What are &quot;No Parking&quot; signs
for? Are you familiar with the &quot;No Stopping&quot;sign? What would your take be
on the absence of any of these or any other parking-restrictive indicator?
Are you familiar with the implication of the term &quot;historical data&quot;? Read
the OP again and pay particular attention to the part about the police
officer telling the car-parking person to park ON THE ROAD (or &quot;public
highway&quot;).

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Posted on 2006-07-23 22:52:42 by Porridgewog SV1k

&quot;Martin Coogan&quot; &lt;<a href="mailto:fullnamenospaces&#64;blueyonder.co.uk" target="_blank">fullnamenospaces&#64;blueyonder.co.uk</a>&gt; wrote in message

&gt; So you politely told him he or his friend had parked like a twat. A good
way
&gt; to start an argument if that was your intention.
&gt;
&gt; You should have told him people down the road drive up and down like twats
&gt; and you've seen cars parked where his is get damaged as a result. Then
&gt; you're pointing out his error in a spirit of good neighbourliness that
&gt; doesn't challenge him to an argument over his parking or thinking
abilities,
&gt; which will quickly degenerate into a handbag fight, as here.
&gt;
&gt; He will make it his business to park there forever now.

You're bang on.

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Posted on 2006-07-23 23:05:48 by steve auvache

Porridgewog SV1k wrote
&gt;
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&gt;&gt;
&gt;&gt; &quot;Porridgewog SV1k&quot; &lt;<a href="mailto:f.o&#64;d" target="_blank">f.o&#64;d</a>&gt; wrote in message
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&gt;&gt; &gt; Remember, since the law is in favour of the guy parked
&gt;&gt; &gt; on the road,
&gt;&gt;
&gt;&gt; No it is not.
&gt;&gt; No-one has the right to park on the public highway.
&gt;
&gt;Ummm...
&gt;
&gt;That is news to me.
&gt;
&gt;What do they use yellow paint near kerbs for? What are &quot;No Parking&quot; signs
&gt;for? Are you familiar with the &quot;No Stopping&quot;sign?

You missed the magic word &quot;right&quot;.

About the only right you have on the Queens Highway is to be forced into
the adjacent hedges and ditches by passing social superiors. Unless you
are some thieving scrote riding someone else's bike with no helmet, then
you can do whatever you like and no cunt will even try to stop you.
Which rather suggests that scrotes are your social betters and you
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Posted on 2006-07-23 23:31:56 by Porridgewog SV1k

&quot;steve auvache&quot; &lt;<a href="mailto:dont_spam&#64;thecow.me.uk" target="_blank">dont_spam&#64;thecow.me.uk</a>&gt; wrote in message

&gt; You missed the magic word &quot;right&quot;.
&gt;
&gt; About the only right you have on the Queens Highway is to be forced into
&gt; the adjacent hedges and ditches by passing social superiors. Unless you
&gt; are some thieving scrote riding someone else's bike with no helmet, then
&gt; you can do whatever you like and no cunt will even try to stop you.
&gt; Which rather suggests that scrotes are your social betters and you
&gt; really should resent that.

Ok, I'm not a lawyer so I tend to live by the law ('part from the speed on
roads bit :-). I understand what you're getting at. Both sides have
&quot;rights&quot; though so you have to look for something outwith that.

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Posted on 2006-07-23 23:43:54 by Donegal Paul

&quot;Porridgewog SV1k&quot; replied to &quot;Donegal Paul&quot;
&gt;
&gt;&gt; So, you'd be even less reasonable than these ones then, hmmm interesting.
&gt;&gt; So, is that just becasuse you cant hold your own in a verbal discussion?
&gt;
&gt; Perhaps you might venture to consider *yourself* the unreasonable one.

Considered, ummm, discounted seeing as im not obstructing the road? I dont
see why its unreasonable to communicate with the neighbours tbh.

&gt; How many other complainants have there been?

I don't live there so short of stalking their front door how would i know?
If i did that would be beyond unreasonable and into the realms of idiocy to
be fair.

&gt;
&gt; I quote: &quot;so, this time, and i dont know why, it's irked me ever so
&gt; slightly&quot;... Historical evidence has proven that your neighbour's
&gt; parking
&gt; habits are acceptable to you and everyone else who might be affected. You
&gt; are arrogant beyond fucking belief you scooter riding prick.
&gt;

I dont think you can class a few recent episodes as historical evidence
really, well you can, thats your opinion, but i'd have to disagree, that's
mine.
BTW have i touched a nerve or something?
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Posted on 2006-07-23 23:45:22 by Donegal Paul

&quot;BGN&quot; said to &quot;Donegal Paul&quot;
&gt;
&gt;&gt;6. On with the post.
&gt;
&gt; One of her mates is going to destroy your scooter.

Unlikely as she appears to be a god fearing woman, but hey, if so then i'll
claim on my insurance and then think about life in general and the benefits
and pitfalls of retaliation.
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Posted on 2006-07-23 23:46:03 by Grimly Curmudgeon

We were somewhere around Barstow, on the edge of the desert, when the
drugs began to take hold. I remember &quot;Donegal Paul&quot;
&lt;<a href="mailto:donegalpaulREMOVE&#64;thepilgrimssc.co.uk" target="_blank">donegalpaulREMOVE&#64;thepilgrimssc.co.uk</a>&gt; saying something like:

&gt;Where i live you basically enter a cul de sac and as you do, theres a bend
&gt;to the right (sharp right)(A) then sweeps slightly to the right (B) before
&gt;becoming a sharp left again (C) and carrying on. At B there is also a road
&gt;(another dead end) that joins.
&gt;
&gt;OK, now before i go further:

&lt;snip bad parking ramble&gt;

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Posted on 2006-07-23 23:47:58 by Grimly Curmudgeon

We were somewhere around Barstow, on the edge of the desert, when the
drugs began to take hold. I remember &quot;Donegal Paul&quot;
&lt;<a href="mailto:donegalpaulREMOVE&#64;thepilgrimssc.co.uk" target="_blank">donegalpaulREMOVE&#64;thepilgrimssc.co.uk</a>&gt; saying something like:

&gt;&gt; If a scooter rider came to my door and gave me this kind of pish, I'd
&gt;&gt; punch
&gt;&gt; him.
&gt;
&gt;So, you'd be even less reasonable than these ones then, hmmm interesting.
&gt;So, is that just becasuse you cant hold your own in a verbal discussion?

It's because he's from Livingston, what do you expect?
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Posted on 2006-07-23 23:49:13 by Donegal Paul

&lt;<a href="mailto:toad_oftoadhall&#64;yahoo.co.uk" target="_blank">toad_oftoadhall&#64;yahoo.co.uk</a>&gt; said to Donegal Paul wrote:
&gt;
&gt;&gt; So, I have a chat to the bloke, (moved in about 5 months ago) and while I
&gt;&gt; ask about the parking of said vehicle and ask if it could be possible
&gt;&gt; that
&gt;&gt; it be parked round the corner, (politely I may add)[3] he decides to
&gt;&gt; escalate things, blabbing on
&gt;
&gt; People are wankers aren't they. I was at a service station earlier.
&gt; Pretty busy. A guy fills up, moves forward to let the following car get
&gt; a go on the pump and goes to get out of his car.
&gt;
&gt; The following chav piloted car can't quite get to the pump 'cos the guy
&gt; who's just filled up hasn't moved forwards far enough.
&gt;
&gt; Now, knowing what we know of human nature which strategy is more likely
&gt; to get the guy to move further forwards?
&gt;
&gt; a) A cheery thankyou for moving forwards, but would it be possible to
&gt; bump up another 4 feet, please, mate, ta, thanks. Oh and a smile.
&gt;
&gt; b) Hooting the horn while shouting &quot;shift forward you w**ker, *&amp;%,
&gt; tw*t&quot; in a highly agressive manner.
&gt;
&gt;
&gt; I won't bother to mention which technique our chav twat chose but it
&gt; quite understandably lead to the guy leaving his car un touched,
&gt; wandering nonchalantly into the petrol station to pay, browsing a few
&gt; sunday papers, having along slow chat with the guy behind the counter.
&gt;

Fair play to him, chav deserved it too, theres no reason for that, however
if i were to liken that scenario to mine earlier today, i was the &quot;cheery
thank you&quot; version, still didnt work though :-(
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Posted on 2006-07-23 23:50:31 by Donegal Paul

&quot;Porridgewog SV1k&quot; replied to &lt;<a href="mailto:toad_oftoadhall&#64;yahoo.co.uk" target="_blank">toad_oftoadhall&#64;yahoo.co.uk</a>&gt; wrote in message
SNIP

&gt;&gt; I won't bother to mention which technique our chav twat chose but it
&gt;&gt; quite understandably lead to the guy leaving his car un touched,
&gt;&gt; wandering nonchalantly into the petrol station to pay, browsing a few
&gt;&gt; sunday papers, having along slow chat with the guy behind the counter.
&gt;
&gt; What a chav prick. I am all for asking politely for favours and expecting
&gt; a
&gt; &quot;no&quot; as the answer. If it's &quot;yes&quot;, I'm a happy, grateful bunny. If &quot;no&quot;,
&gt; I
&gt; don't start twatting on about it or make a scene (like your chav twat or
&gt; indeed the OP of this thread).
&gt;
Maybe you need to go back and read what ive written? then explain to me
where *I* was making a scene?
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Posted on 2006-07-23 23:51:32 by Donegal Paul

&lt;<a href="mailto:toad_oftoadhall&#64;yahoo.co.uk" target="_blank">toad_oftoadhall&#64;yahoo.co.uk</a>&gt; replied to Porridgewog SV1k wrote:
&gt;
&gt;&gt; What a chav prick. I am all for asking politely for favours and
&gt;&gt; expecting a
&gt;&gt; &quot;no&quot; as the answer. If it's &quot;yes&quot;, I'm a happy, grateful bunny. If
&gt;&gt; &quot;no&quot;, I
&gt;&gt; don't start twatting on about it or make a scene (like your chav twat or
&gt;&gt; indeed the OP of this thread).
&gt;
&gt; Just to be clear, asuming the OP's version is correct then he did
&gt; politely ask for a favour.

Yep
&gt;
&gt; I'm sure if the guy had politely said &quot;Nice to meet you, I'll try to
&gt; park less twattishly a bit, but no promises.&quot;.
&gt;
&gt; Oh, and I like scooter riders. Frankly they're more bikers than 99 per
&gt; cent of actual bikers.
&gt;
&gt; ....but the Irish are c**ts.

We all have our crosses to bear :-)
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Posted on 2006-07-23 23:51:50 by Grimly Curmudgeon

We were somewhere around Barstow, on the edge of the desert, when the
drugs began to take hold. I remember &quot;Porridgewog SV1k&quot; &lt;<a href="mailto:f.o&#64;d" target="_blank">f.o&#64;d</a>&gt; saying
something like:

&gt;Whereas I wouldn't have continued to persue the matter after the first
&gt;negative response. Remember, since the law is in favour of the guy parked
&gt;on the road, a *favour* is being asked of him.

The Lawr isn't in favour of a cunt causing an obstruction; quite the
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Posted on 2006-07-23 23:52:58 by Donegal Paul

&quot;Porridgewog SV1k&quot; said to &lt;<a href="mailto:toad_oftoadhall&#64;yahoo.co.uk" target="_blank">toad_oftoadhall&#64;yahoo.co.uk</a>&gt; wrote in message
&gt;
&gt;&gt; Just to be clear, asuming the OP's version is correct then he did
&gt;&gt; politely ask for a favour.
&gt;&gt;
&gt;&gt; I'm sure if the guy had politely said &quot;Nice to meet you, I'll try to
&gt;&gt; park less twattishly a bit, but no promises.&quot;.
&gt;
&gt; Whereas I wouldn't have continued to persue the matter after the first
&gt; negative response. Remember, since the law is in favour of the guy parked
&gt; on the road, a *favour* is being asked of him. The OP became
&gt; argumentative
&gt; IMO, just like your chav.

I never became argumentative at all, ITYF I said that they escalated the
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Posted on 2006-07-23 23:59:56 by Donegal Paul

&quot;Martin Coogan&quot; said to &quot;Donegal Paul&quot;
&gt; &lt;snip&gt;
&gt;&gt; So, I have a chat to the bloke, (moved in about 5 months ago) and while I
&gt;&gt; ask about the parking of said vehicle and ask if it could be possible
&gt;&gt; that it be parked round the corner, (politely I may add)[3] he decides to
&gt;&gt; escalate things, blabbing on about no yellow lines (true) not obstructing
&gt;&gt; the opposite dropped kerb (true) etc.
&gt;&gt; I point out that i agree but that i would appreciate if it could be
&gt;&gt; parked where it causes less risk to the residents that have to negotiate
&gt;&gt; a blind bend on the wrong side of the road. Again he starts on about me
&gt;&gt; being a jumped up so and so etc and in the middle the female friend (who
&gt;&gt; owns the car ) jumps in being all high and mighty and claiming to be ex
&gt;&gt; plod [4]and how she can ring up the police, get one out right now to tell
&gt;&gt; me that its not an obstruction etc etc.
&gt;
&gt; So you politely told him he or his friend had parked like a twat. A good
&gt; way to start an argument if that was your intention.

First, it was not my intention at all.
Second, youre the one using words like twat and making it look inflammatory.
I said&quot;i would appreciate if it could be parked where it causes less risk
to the residents that have to negotiate a blind bend on the wrong side of
the road.&quot;

&gt;
&gt; You should have told him people down the road drive up and down like twats
&gt; and you've seen cars parked where his is get damaged as a result. Then
&gt; you're pointing out his error in a spirit of good neighbourliness that
&gt; doesn't challenge him to an argument over his parking or thinking
&gt; abilities, which will quickly degenerate into a handbag fight, as here.

Hadnt thought of that one re the damage to his car, still, hindsight and all
that.
Again though, my whole approach was very friendly, I wasnt pointing out
mistakes or saying he was a twat or he was thoughtless, i was very polite.

&gt;
&gt; He will make it his business to park there forever now.

Youre probably right, he's probably that petty to do so, but theres nothing
i can do about it so fuck it.
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Posted on 2006-07-24 00:00:35 by Porridgewog SV1k

&quot;Donegal Paul&quot; &lt;<a href="mailto:donegalpaulREMOVE&#64;thepilgrimssc.co.uk" target="_blank">donegalpaulREMOVE&#64;thepilgrimssc.co.uk</a>&gt; wrote in message


&gt; Fair play to him, chav deserved it too, theres no reason for that, however
&gt; if i were to liken that scenario to mine earlier today, i was the &quot;cheery
&gt; thank you&quot; version, still didnt work though :-(

You were persistant. You tried to dominate the situation. In the eyes of
the car-parking couple, you were unreasonable. You asked a favour of them,
they declined. After that, you became a nuisance. See where I'm comming
from? Had you given the cheery wave at that point where the bloke refused
to park 30 yards up the road, he might have gone indoors and thought about
the situation. As it is, you made a tit of yourself.

Sorry but that's my take on it and I'll say no more about it. You are
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Posted on 2006-07-24 00:01:23 by Donegal Paul

&quot;Grimly Curmudgeon&quot; said We were somewhere around Barstow, on the edge of
the desert, when the
drugs began to take hold. I remember &quot;Donegal Paul&quot;
saying something like:
&gt;
&gt;&gt;Where i live you basically enter a cul de sac and as you do, theres a bend
&gt;&gt;to the right (sharp right)(A) then sweeps slightly to the right (B)
&gt;&gt;before
&gt;&gt;becoming a sharp left again (C) and carrying on. At B there is also a road
&gt;&gt;(another dead end) that joins.
&gt;&gt;
&gt;&gt;OK, now before i go further:
&gt;
&gt; &lt;snip bad parking ramble&gt;
&gt;
&gt; Look upon it as an opportunity to sharpen your reflexes.

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Posted on 2006-07-24 00:03:50 by Donegal Paul

&quot;Grimly Curmudgeon&quot;said We were somewhere around Barstow, on the edge of the
desert, when the
&gt; drugs began to take hold. I remember &quot;Donegal Paul&quot;
saying something like:
&gt;
&gt;&gt;&gt; If a scooter rider came to my door and gave me this kind of pish, I'd
&gt;&gt;&gt; punch
&gt;&gt;&gt; him.
&gt;&gt;
&gt;&gt;So, you'd be even less reasonable than these ones then, hmmm interesting.
&gt;&gt;So, is that just becasuse you cant hold your own in a verbal discussion?
&gt;
&gt; It's because he's from Livingston, what do you expect?

Dont know where it is, though I know Ill never bother to knock on a door
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Posted on 2006-07-24 00:09:29 by Donegal Paul

&quot;Porridgewog SV1k&quot; said to &quot;Donegal Paul&quot; &gt;
&gt;
&gt;&gt; Fair play to him, chav deserved it too, theres no reason for that,
&gt;&gt; however
&gt;&gt; if i were to liken that scenario to mine earlier today, i was the &quot;cheery
&gt;&gt; thank you&quot; version, still didnt work though :-(
&gt;
&gt; You were persistant. You tried to dominate the situation. In the eyes of
&gt; the car-parking couple, you were unreasonable. You asked a favour of
&gt; them,
&gt; they declined. After that, you became a nuisance.

Thats not accurate actually, I asked a favour, he seemed initially a little
taken aback, (probably at a stranger knocking at his door, who knows) seemed
in the middle of making his mind up, sort of said ok then backtracked and
got a bit arsey as if to say&quot;how dare you&quot;. In no way was i provoking a
situation in any way shape or form.

&gt; See where I'm comming
&gt; from? Had you given the cheery wave at that point where the bloke refused
&gt; to park 30 yards up the road, he might have gone indoors and thought about
&gt; the situation. As it is, you made a tit of yourself.

That's your opinion, I have no doubt, though methinks he's probably made a
bigger tit of himself to be fair.
&gt;
&gt; Sorry but that's my take on it and I'll say no more about it. You are
&gt; entitled to be you. It's your right.
&gt;

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Posted on 2006-07-24 00:25:15 by Porridgewog SV1k

&quot;Donegal Paul&quot; &lt;<a href="mailto:donegalpaulREMOVE&#64;thepilgrimssc.co.uk" target="_blank">donegalpaulREMOVE&#64;thepilgrimssc.co.uk</a>&gt; wrote in message

&gt; Thats not accurate actually, I asked a favour, he seemed initially a
little
&gt; taken aback, (probably at a stranger knocking at his door, who knows)
seemed
&gt; in the middle of making his mind up, sort of said ok then backtracked and
&gt; got a bit arsey as if to say&quot;how dare you&quot;. In no way was i provoking a
&gt; situation in any way shape or form.
&gt;
&gt; &gt; See where I'm comming
&gt; &gt; from? Had you given the cheery wave at that point where the bloke
refused
&gt; &gt; to park 30 yards up the road, he might have gone indoors and thought
about
&gt; &gt; the situation. As it is, you made a tit of yourself.
&gt;
&gt; That's your opinion, I have no doubt, though methinks he's probably made a
&gt; bigger tit of himself to be fair.
&gt; &gt;
&gt; &gt; Sorry but that's my take on it and I'll say no more about it. You are
&gt; &gt; entitled to be you. It's your right.
&gt; &gt;
&gt;
&gt; Good, and yes it is.

Most people *do* react to strangers chapping the door and asking for
*anything*. I mean, fucksake, how do *you* like it when the best dressed,
most polite American motherfucker chaps on *your* door and offers to tell
you the secret eternal life and stuff about Jesus?

See where I'm comming from? :-)

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Posted on 2006-07-24 00:26:33 by Porridgewog SV1k

&quot;of&quot; is the missing word.

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Posted on 2006-07-24 00:34:38 by martin coogan

&quot;Donegal Paul&quot; &lt;<a href="mailto:donegalpaulREMOVE&#64;thepilgrimssc.co.uk" target="_blank">donegalpaulREMOVE&#64;thepilgrimssc.co.uk</a>&gt; wrote in message
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&gt;
&gt; &quot;Martin Coogan&quot; said to &quot;Donegal Paul&quot;
&gt;&gt; &lt;snip&gt;
&gt;&gt;&gt; So, I have a chat to the bloke, (moved in about 5 months ago) and while
&gt;&gt;&gt; I ask about the parking of said vehicle and ask if it could be possible
&gt;&gt;&gt; that it be parked round the corner, (politely I may add)[3] he decides
&gt;&gt;&gt; to escalate things, blabbing on about no yellow lines (true) not
&gt;&gt;&gt; obstructing the opposite dropped kerb (true) etc.
&gt;&gt;&gt; I point out that i agree but that i would appreciate if it could be
&gt;&gt;&gt; parked where it causes less risk to the residents that have to negotiate
&gt;&gt;&gt; a blind bend on the wrong side of the road. Again he starts on about me
&gt;&gt;&gt; being a jumped up so and so etc and in the middle the female friend (who
&gt;&gt;&gt; owns the car ) jumps in being all high and mighty and claiming to be ex
&gt;&gt;&gt; plod [4]and how she can ring up the police, get one out right now to
&gt;&gt;&gt; tell me that its not an obstruction etc etc.
&gt;&gt;
&gt;&gt; So you politely told him he or his friend had parked like a twat. A good
&gt;&gt; way to start an argument if that was your intention.
&gt;
&gt; First, it was not my intention at all.
&gt; Second, youre the one using words like twat and making it look
&gt; inflammatory.
&gt; I said&quot;i would appreciate if it could be parked where it causes less risk
&gt; to the residents that have to negotiate a blind bend on the wrong side of
&gt; the road.&quot;

With an implied &quot;you twat&quot; tacked on the end :-)

&gt;&gt;
&gt;&gt; You should have told him people down the road drive up and down like
&gt;&gt; twats and you've seen cars parked where his is get damaged as a result.
&gt;&gt; Then you're pointing out his error in a spirit of good neighbourliness
&gt;&gt; that doesn't challenge him to an argument over his parking or thinking
&gt;&gt; abilities, which will quickly degenerate into a handbag fight, as here.
&gt;
&gt; Hadnt thought of that one re the damage to his car, still, hindsight and
&gt; all that.

Quite. (with implied &quot;you twat&quot;) :-)

&gt; Again though, my whole approach was very friendly, I wasnt pointing out
&gt; mistakes or saying he was a twat or he was thoughtless, i was very polite.

Yebbut despite the friendly polite approach, you doorstepped him and
criticised his parking. So it's a challenge, innit? So he's got to decide if
he takes shit from some unknown git, or not. He chose not, as would many.

&gt;&gt;
&gt;&gt; He will make it his business to park there forever now.
&gt;
&gt; Youre probably right, he's probably that petty to do so, but theres
&gt; nothing i can do about it so fuck it.

As you rightly say. Neighbours are, without exception, funny cunts and best
avoided, in the best British tradition.

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#41: Re: Paging the Pedants: And anyone else that enjoys arguing over fuck all :-)

Posted on 2006-07-24 01:22:03 by Lozzo

Donegal Paul says...
&gt; &quot;Grimly Curmudgeon&quot;said We were somewhere around Barstow, on the edge of the
&gt; desert, when the
&gt; &gt; drugs began to take hold. I remember &quot;Donegal Paul&quot;
&gt; saying something like:

&gt; &gt;&gt;So, you'd be even less reasonable than these ones then, hmmm interesting.
&gt; &gt;&gt;So, is that just becasuse you cant hold your own in a verbal discussion?
&gt; &gt;
&gt; &gt; It's because he's from Livingston, what do you expect?
&gt;
&gt; Dont know where it is, though I know Ill never bother to knock on a door
&gt; there.

They don't have doors in Livingston, they've all been stolen.

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