What has your "friend" been up to?

What has your "friend" been up to?

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Breadvan73

Original Poster:

36,591 posts

117 months

Tuesday 24th May 2011
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Most Pistonheaders have a “friend” who gets into an endless series of scrapes, brouhahas, and tight spots. Perhaps we all know the same bloke? Anyway, this does not say much for our judgment in choosing our “friends”.

My “friend” has:

- Crashed a Triumph Vitesse into a ditch.

- Allowed another friend to drive an unroadworthy Land Rover in a cloud of smoke two miles on the public highway whilst following at a safe distance.

- Been busted for speeding (and paid up) four times. EDIT: six times.

- Been arrested for being cheeky to a policeman.

- Been shaken down for a bribe by French border cops.

- Held at gunpoint by a grumpy Spanish Coastguard.

- Driven without an MOT for two weeks owing to having **** for brains.

- Reversed a brand new BMW into a bollard.

- Shouted rude words at a little old lady in a Honda

etc, etc, etc.

What has your “friend” been up to?

Edited by Breadvan72 on Friday 21st April 17:18

adsvx220

686 posts

137 months

Tuesday 24th May 2011
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My mate used to have a yamaha raptor 750 quad for his runaround. One damp evening he was riding stupid as per usual lol. As he come round a mini roundabout he tried a bit of drifting but it went horribly wrong. He spun round facing traffic and started rolling backwards and hit a curb at stupidly low speed which tipped him off. I think it was the slowest and most embarassing crash I have ever seen. Ha ha ha ha.

Lefty

15,229 posts

156 months

Tuesday 24th May 2011
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Was offered "anything he wanted" by a female student tenant in lieu of rent. Then made the mistake of starting a thread on PH about it with a pseudonym.

banghead

hehe

TommyBuoy

1,181 posts

121 months

Tuesday 24th May 2011
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My friend has had a terrible few days -

Friday - reversed into a wheel barrow full of cement, requiring a respray on the rear bumper

Saturday - dropped an old BMW bumper on the bonnet of his car as he's too lazy to move it out of the garage, this required a little elbow grease to get the light scratch out.

Sunday - reversing out of the garage, too lazy to bolt the door back and the wind caught the door, hitting the car on the rear bumper and leaving a load of paint and scratches behind.

New rear bumper time for my mate I think...

Diesel Fury

455 posts

114 months

Tuesday 24th May 2011
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My friend shouted at a couple in Tesco's carpark because he recognised their car as the one that was reversed into his the night before.

My friend got involved in a game of "bait the chav", by overtaking and then slowing down after they attempted to block his manoeuvre, then accelerating away when they tried to overtake. My friend maintains that doing 35 in a 60 and then speeding up when someone tries to overtake is a jerk move, and needs to be punished.

My friend was witnessed doing both of these things by an official of the police variety, and was followed for some considerable time after both events.

He is seriously starting to wonder if he should sell his car and possibly be put on medication.

Papa Hotel

12,760 posts

136 months

Tuesday 24th May 2011
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My friend thinks this thread will end in a mess of hissy fits, name calling and lectures on decent and acceptable behaviour.

832ark

951 posts

110 months

Tuesday 24th May 2011
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Lefty said:
Was offered "anything he wanted" by a female student tenant in lieu of rent. Then made the mistake of starting a thread on PH about it with a pseudonym.

banghead

hehe
Link?

John D.

13,100 posts

163 months

Tuesday 24th May 2011
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Papa Hotel said:
My friend thinks this thread will end in a mess of hissy fits, name calling and lectures on decent and acceptable behaviour.
hehe


I don't have time to list all the stupid things my friend has done.

John D.

13,100 posts

163 months

Tuesday 24th May 2011
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832ark said:
Lefty said:
Was offered "anything he wanted" by a female student tenant in lieu of rent. Then made the mistake of starting a thread on PH about it with a pseudonym.

banghead

hehe
Link?
Indeed. Does she still need a room?

Aberdeenloon

2,642 posts

111 months

Tuesday 24th May 2011
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John D. said:
832ark said:
Lefty said:
Was offered "anything he wanted" by a female student tenant in lieu of rent. Then made the mistake of starting a thread on PH about it with a pseudonym.

banghead

hehe
Link?
Indeed. Does she still need a room?
Yes, this really does require a link.

LeeThr

3,121 posts

125 months

Tuesday 24th May 2011
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Aberdeenloon said:
John D. said:
832ark said:
Lefty said:
Was offered "anything he wanted" by a female student tenant in lieu of rent. Then made the mistake of starting a thread on PH about it with a pseudonym.

banghead

hehe
Link?
Indeed. Does she still need a room?
Yes, this really does require a link.
For god sakes, wheres the god damn link man!!!!

Jayho

1,851 posts

124 months

Tuesday 24th May 2011
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LeeThr said:
Aberdeenloon said:
John D. said:
832ark said:
Lefty said:
Was offered "anything he wanted" by a female student tenant in lieu of rent. Then made the mistake of starting a thread on PH about it with a pseudonym.

banghead

hehe
Link?
Indeed. Does she still need a room?
Yes, this really does require a link.
For god sakes, wheres the god damn link man!!!!
I'm getting a bit impatient... Its been half an hour and still no link!!!

DannyVTS

7,128 posts

122 months

Tuesday 24th May 2011
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My friend, same age as me, similar car habits.

Written off 3 cars (2 were his)
Blown up 3 cars (Mitsubishi Colt, Saxo VTR + Audi A4)

He now owns my old Primera biggrin

Webber3

1,224 posts

173 months

Tuesday 24th May 2011
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LeeThr said:
Aberdeenloon said:
John D. said:
832ark said:
Lefty said:
Was offered "anything he wanted" by a female student tenant in lieu of rent. Then made the mistake of starting a thread on PH about it with a pseudonym.

banghead

hehe
Link?
Indeed. Does she still need a room?
Yes, this really does require a link.
For god sakes, wheres the god damn link man!!!!
and pictures!

Aberdeenloon

2,642 posts

111 months

Tuesday 24th May 2011
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Webber3 said:
LeeThr said:
Aberdeenloon said:
John D. said:
832ark said:
Lefty said:
Was offered "anything he wanted" by a female student tenant in lieu of rent. Then made the mistake of starting a thread on PH about it with a pseudonym.

banghead

hehe
Link?
Indeed. Does she still need a room?
Yes, this really does require a link.
For god sakes, wheres the god damn link man!!!!
and pictures!
Goes without saying...

gareth.e

2,071 posts

143 months

Tuesday 24th May 2011
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Aberdeenloon said:
Webber3 said:
LeeThr said:
Aberdeenloon said:
John D. said:
832ark said:
Lefty said:
Was offered "anything he wanted" by a female student tenant in lieu of rent. Then made the mistake of starting a thread on PH about it with a pseudonym.

banghead

hehe
Link?
Indeed. Does she still need a room?
Yes, this really does require a link.
For god sakes, wheres the god damn link man!!!!
and pictures!
Goes without saying...
Yeh, hurry up too...

I'm waiting!

Ari

15,879 posts

169 months

Tuesday 24th May 2011
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DannyVTS said:
My friend, same age as me, similar car habits.

Written off 3 cars (2 were his)
Blown up 3 cars (Mitsubishi Colt, Saxo VTR + Audi A4)

He now owns my old Primera biggrin
That sounds like an actual friend, not a "friend" friend, which I think is the point of this thread.

You know, like when people go to the pharmacist for some ointment on behalf of their "friend", not them, oh no...

Gizmo!

18,150 posts

163 months

Tuesday 24th May 2011
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My friend has parked his MX5 in a ditch, 498 miles from home in rural Scotland. (It was a choice of a head-on with an Astra at 40mph, or take my his chances). Luckily said ditch was half a mile walk from the farm he was staying at with some friends hehe

He's also managed to damage two cars actually >on< his own driveway. Steep slope, release handbrake, oops. Once was unfortunate, twice could be deemed careless.

I'm sure there's other klutziness...

Breadvan73

Original Poster:

36,591 posts

117 months

Tuesday 24th May 2011
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Indeed. This thread is for "friends". In the unlikely event that any of us has an actual friend, this thread is not about him.

jannthaman

106 posts

111 months

Tuesday 24th May 2011
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Friend inside friends car decided to cheek a asian bloke in a Mercedes, the Mercedes decided to ram my friends car and drive off....