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mgtony

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2,000 posts

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Does anyone else come across a picture of their car whilst browsing the web? It's normally one I've taken and posted on some forum, but today I found this one: smile


Fast Bug

1,990 posts

47 months

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Quite often, it's nice to see it magazines around the world too biggrin

vixen1700

8,261 posts

156 months

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Found one a while back, some company offering it as a print, taken outside my house! biggrin

mgtony

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vixen1700 said:
Found one a while back, some company offering it as a print, taken outside my house! biggrin
Google Street Map doesn't count. hehe

Old Merc

1,138 posts

53 months

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I`ve often seen my classic on Google Images and its the one I posted on Pistonheads or what ever.Surely if a company is marketing prints of YOUR car using one of YOUR images there must be a copyright issue???
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vixen1700

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Old Merc said:
Surely if a company is marketing prints of YOUR car using one of YOUR images there must be a copyright issue???
It's since dissapeared, but I don't think there would be any copyright issues as they had just come along and taken a picture of it then offered it as a print. Wasn't one of my images.

I didn't have a problem with it, but it would have been nice if they'd popped something through the letterbox or just asked as they were a local company on closer inspection.

johnnymaestro

4,714 posts

109 months

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This always turns up when I look for others like mine.

This was when the previous owner used it in the USA. It was nice to find as he did not provide any photos of it being raced by him at the time, when we bought it.


spoodler

1,152 posts

41 months

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Wait 'til you come across a forum discussing how you ought to be strung up for doing "this, that and the other" to a poor unsuspecting classic!
Or worse, it ends up being dissected on Pistonheads' "badly modified" threads...

I think the more rare the car the more you should expect to come across it, but I agree it would be nice if publications etc. would acknowledge or let you know. Unfortunately that just isn't practical in most circumstances.

deltashad

5,010 posts

83 months

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Type in the 'images' browser 'integrale evo2' and about 1/4-1/3rd down your search you'll see a few pictures of a blue ones various panel shots with lots of holes.... not quite so glamorous as I'd like frown


dbdb

1,778 posts

59 months

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My car wins the 'Jaguar XJ40 bulkhead rust' Google search, occupying positions #1, #2, #4, #6, #8, #9 and #10...

It gets the 1-2 on 'Jaguar Sovereign rust' too. paperbag

niagra

245 posts

64 months

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I've typed my car's reg. no. into google before and found some pictures, which led to further information about the car.

dbdb

1,778 posts

59 months

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My God, it dominates 'Jaguar Sovereign bulkhead rust' nuts

na

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mgtony said:
Does anyone else come across a picture of their car whilst browsing the web? It's normally one I've taken and posted on some forum, but today I found this one: smile

really nice looking car there Tony

parked up on grass with other Bs is good odds though

try finding one of it actually moving, that would be a rarity rofl

I've only ever seen a photo of my Midget not looking at its best - or the driver

a8hex

3,657 posts

109 months

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See pictures of mine in the mags regularly.
Its in one of the pictures the dealer I bought it form use as one of their ads.

Hooli

28,189 posts

86 months

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dbdb said:
My car wins the 'Jaguar XJ40 bulkhead rust' Google search, occupying positions #1, #2, #4, #6, #8, #9 and #10...

It gets the 1-2 on 'Jaguar Sovereign rust' too. paperbag
rofl infamy!




There used to be a load of pics of my MG & indeed me on the Midget & Sprite OC site, probably due to the stupid hat I wore when I won the autotest at Brooklands in 2000 or so hehe I think it was the 50th Anniversary meet.

iPlod999

265 posts

30 months

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Yep the PH Heros article on my 1.9 205 GTI.

Although they photoshopped the number plate I knew it was mine.

It's how I came to join this site.

gforceg

1,689 posts

65 months

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iPlod999 said:
Yep the PH Heros article on my 1.9 205 GTI.

Although they photoshopped the number plate I knew it was mine.

It's how I came to join this site.
K967 ?

I wonder why they bothered.

madbadger

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130 months

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Quite a few out there. There area few videos on youtube as well.

iPlod999

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gforceg said:
K967 ?

I wonder why they bothered.
Yep. And the P is a B. haha.

mgtony

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na said:
eally nice looking car there Tony

parked up on grass with other Bs is good odds though

try finding one of it actually moving, that would be a rarity rofl

I've only ever seen a photo of my Midget not looking at its best - or the driver
Nigel, look closer. nerd I'm not parked, that IS the only photo of the car moving!! and you'll also see it had been raining and has got wet. The two things you never thought I did!!! biggrin

The photo was from one of these events listed on the left of this page linked, if you've been to any of them, have a look. smile

http://www.chelmervalleycarmeet.co.uk/index.php?op...
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