Done anything stupid in your motorhome recently?

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  1. 1_man_and_his_dob(lo)

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    I have... :RollEyes:

    ....very hot double skillet flame spreader...meet plastic groundsheet :Doh:

    What a muppet! :Blush:
     

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    My brothers girlfriend turned the grill off in my lovely old Talbot Camelot ( many years ago now ). I then lit the hob to make a cuppa when........BOOM.....the grill door blew open as it ignited and narrowly missed my songs eyebrows and hair. The knob for the grill used to be the opposite way to the others ones !!!!! Didn't hard char the inside of the grill door :cry:
     
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    BBQ went out with the lid on, lit it from underneath BOOOMMMMM lid flies up in the air about 6 ft just missing my head:Rofl1: it had filled with gas duck.gif 971642.gif
     
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    ... how long have you got?:Sad:
     
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    A couple of years back, stopping at Charmouth, I went for a walk before breakfast. Val decided to do bacon and eggs on the little portable gas ring outside the van. She'd never used it before and didn't get the canister seated properly, when she lit it, the whole thing went up in flames ! She managed to kick it away from the van, then threw a towel over it to try and extinguish the flames.
     

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    :hug:

    Think of this thread as a self-help group...we won't laugh....honest :Nowink:

    Mind you, I didn't think this through beforehand....'liking' some of these mishaps just seems wrong :Laughing:
     
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    ah poor old movan:Rofl1:
     
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    your skating on thin ice:Rofl1:
     
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    i came back from spain two and a half weeks ago.
    its cold and wet here .
    that was a stupid thing to have done ,i should have stayed over there.
     
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    Looks like the wife's ironing :Blush: :getmecoat:
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    Twice today, I've stepped out of it and wiped my feet on the outside mat.
     
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    With the low Alko chassis I can't get a waste hog under the grey waste tap so I undid the fixing at Peterborough so I could lift the pipework and slide a drum underneath. Yep, forgot to fasten it before we left and got home to find pipe, elbow and tap all gone, at least the tank was empty. :Laughing: Cost £15 in replacement bits, good old ebay.
     
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    There's a house near us like that, neighbour's daughter went out with the son of the house. She said it was so dirty she had to wipe her feet when she came out. :Eek!:
     
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    Many years ago...

    Went to bed Brahms and List..

    Got up to have a pee during the night....

    In the morning I noticed some one had swapped the WC for a shower cubicle... :Doh::BigGrin:





     
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    i'm glad it wasn't me

    the 3rd trip in our new venture and I had gone and emptied the toilet cassette and guess who went in and done her business!! and guess who had to clean it up :RollEyes::BigGrin:
     

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    We took the Motorhome back to storage after a weekend away (on the Sunday afternoon)
    On the way out of the hab door Ralph ( I may add) caught the Webasto knob with his sleeve. Turning it to 20deg. It was chucking it down so he put his big coat on.
    The following Friday ( 6 days later ) we went to get the Motorhome for another weekend away. It was red hot inside. Having been left on all week. Just shows how having a pair of Trojan batteries and a solar panel , mean you don't need a noisy smelly genny. ( Hondas excluded of course :Wink:)
    It was mid winter too so not much sun.
     
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    ?? Don't you do YOUR business in the loo ?
    Where on earth do you do it ?
     
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    apart from the night with the flying goggles and wet celery .....no
     
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    SWMBO stuck the oven on. She forgot to lift the glass top and remove the thin plastic chopping board that was part of the anti rattle set up. Next thing it had melted through, testing smoke alarm. Of course it was my fault so I had to clean it up........:thumb:
     
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    First time out in our MH we stopped on a site and hooked up the EHU.

    I then spent a significant part of the evening trying to figure out why an intermittent whirring sound was coming from under the driver's seat.

    The dealer hadn't mentioned the battery re-charger.

    My Missus has also done the going to the loo while the cassette is being emptied trick - fortunately it was only number ones. Guess who had to turn them into zeroes though.

    After nearly ten years of ownership I still forget that the water heater won't work if the top-hinged living compartment window is open. There's a safety cut out to prevent Carbon Monoxide fumes coming up from the vent and back in the window.

    I have at some point damaged or lost every fitting that projects from the sides of the van, apart from the EHU flap, which is rarely opened anyway.

    I drove a fair distance across the Yorkshire Moors with my Sat dish up.
     
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