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Old 13.07.2011, 13:54
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Oh god....

What's wrong with Russian cars?
Aside of those 12l of gas we had to pump in it, good ol' Zigulik, sniff.

Rock and roll, literally.
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Oh god....

What's wrong with Russian cars?
Aside of those 12l of gas we had to pump in it, good ol' Zigulik, sniff.

Rock and roll, literally.
A Lada Niva in action !!!

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Old 13.07.2011, 14:16
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Re: Parking spot thieves

Nuts.

Lada is indestructible. Ours, called Hilda (short for Brunhilda) lasted 25yr, the top rusted away but everythinng else stayed solid. We were on a years long waiting list for it.
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Old 13.07.2011, 14:20
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Nuts.

Lada is indestructible. Ours, called Hilda (short for Brunhilda) lasted 25yr, the top rusted away but everythinng else stayed solid. We were on a years long waiting list for it.
My pickup is still going (1988), and it's an american one... who say they can't build good things.?
Still I Want a T-72 or something....

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Old 13.07.2011, 14:24
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Cute. If I could choose, which would be diffiult here, I would love one of those old square Ford pick up trucks...
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Old 13.07.2011, 14:34
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Cute. If I could choose, which would be diffiult here, I would love one of those old square Ford pick up trucks...



Sweety, that's like when people call you Polish. It's a Chevy. Ouchboy should be so lucky to have a Ford.
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Ouchboy should be so lucky to have a Ford.
Ford is 4 girls... just like mustangs therefore completely deserving of having their park place stolen...(the new ones, the old ones still fly)

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Sweety, that's like when people call you Polish. It's a Chevy. Ouchboy should be so lucky to have a Ford.
Maybe she meant she'd like one of those old square Ford pick-up trucks
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Old 13.07.2011, 14:37
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Re: Parking spot thieves

I know it is, silly, hahaha, the rides in them were alrite.

Ford is better. Even than Lada.

Thanks, ceppych, when guys get talking about cars...
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Re: Parking spot thieves

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If you can't afford a Dodge, dodge a ford


(...... even I facepalmed myself when I saw the Chevy pickup and the 'Ford' comment)
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Old 13.07.2011, 14:58
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If you can't afford a Dodge, dodge a ford


(...... even I facepalmed myself when I saw the Chevy pickup and the 'Ford' comment)
I thought it was "Found On Road Dead".

We won't go into the details of what "pontiac" stands for
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Re: Parking spot thieves

Square trucks, Chevies or Fords, jaysus. As long as it's blue.

This is starting to remind me 4 or 5 string, uber serious debates..
I say, Ford, and a 5 string..

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Old 13.07.2011, 15:09
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When my tweed coat is done.
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Old 13.07.2011, 15:17
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Re: Parking spot thieves

OK, we need to order a tiny bit more fabric

Back on topic.
So, let's say, the tow trucks gets called. Who gets charged for this? The person who is parking at the wrong place? Or the one who called?
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OK, we need to order a tiny bit more fabric

Back on topic.
So, let's say, the tow trucks gets called. Who gets charged for this? The person who is parking at the wrong place? Or the one who called?
Isn't their payment reclaimed in the cost of removing the wheel clamp?
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Please.......no!!!!

I spent a summer grading essays for an English 101 class and if I had a dollar for every essay on Camaro vs. Mustang I had to read...
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Re: Parking spot thieves

If a tow truck gets called and the offender runs out from the shop, seeing his car is being towed. Does his car really get towed, like I saw in the US or CA, they just didn't budge an inch, and towed, then the offender paid. Or, the offender jumps in the car, says will never do it agian, nobody has to settle the trip of the tow truck? Do cops come as well? (back home it's cops who call the tow truck, the wrongly parked person gets the parking ticket and a bill from the tow truck company, just not sure how it's done here)...
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Cute. If I could choose, which would be diffiult here, I would love one of those old square Ford pick up trucks...
I left a beautiful, black 1973 Ford F-100 Trailer Edition Ranger truck in Texas when I moved here. It was my favorite thing I have ever owned.
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If a tow truck gets called and the offender runs out from the shop, seeing his car is being towed. Does his car really get towed, like I saw in the US or CA, they just didn't budge an inch, and towed, then the offender paid. Or, the offender jumps in the car, says will never do it agian, nobody has to settle the trip of the tow truck? Do cops come as well? (back home it's cops who call the tow truck, the wrongly parked person gets the parking ticket and a bill from the tow truck company, just not sure how it's done here)...
Oh, I get your point. I mistook towing for wheel clamping. In London I used to see cars getting towed away all the time! I have seen people legging it to their car, doing a sit in so that the tow truck drivers couldn't move the car, and the police being called.

However, the car is usually towed to a pound, where a (normally huge) sum has to be paid for the retrieval of the car, some of which I assume goes to the towing company.
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Isn't their payment reclaimed in the cost of removing the wheel clamp?
That's the pain...according to the policeman I called (Kantonspolizei Aargau), it is the person who calls the tow company that is responsible to settle the bill and then needs to reclaim it from the person who was at fault... I can see how that would go down.

I guess the sequel is a Betreibung and a meeting with the Friedensrichter to sort it out.

It's amazing that there isn't an easier way to deal with this.
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