HEY, THERE'S A NEW MOTORHOMER IN MY LOCALE!

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  1. wingman

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    Drove to the local dump today (sorry, re-cycling facility ;)) and "Hello" I thought, haven't seen that before. There on this driveway was a spick & span MH in showroom condition.

    What made me look even harder was that it was on the enormous drive of a £600,000 house! (Bet the neighbours thought it brought down the tone :nerd:)

    The way the guy was looking at it and climbing in and out, it's gotta be a recent acquisition. He was still peering through the hab door on my return journey.

    Question is, do I go and say hello? I would love to have a nose, make friends and offer help. Tell him about MHF even.

    Should I approach him? Don't really want the "F. O. and mind your own business" speech.
     
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  2. Chris

    Chris Funster Life Member

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    Go for it;)
     
  3. irnbru

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    I would go and say hello, and have a wee nosey inside. Mum loves looking in other folks MHs, gives her ideas :)
     
  4. gozomike

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    Take him a MHF card if you have one.
     
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    Hi.
    £600.000 house ? new Mh ?....... I think you could be right,he COULD.... work for the "Foreign Office ".....
    Tea Bag
     
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    Yes, that's the way to do it (y)
     
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    May be an illegal immigrant on benifits :reel:

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    IMO You should go talk to him I carry MHF cards and find them a good ice breaker .
    have never had on refused in the UK or over here.

    Mel
     
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    Definitely stop say hello I often do, don't think I have ever had anyone not happy to chat , bet he will be pleased to meet someone who knows what they are talking about. :Smile:
     
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    Absolutely !! Money does not maketh the man as they say, but motorhome ownership def does..

    Birth, death and motorhome ownership are the great levellers !
     
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    ask if you can use his toilet :moon2:
     
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    Sounds like a travellers scout to me. The rest will be waiting for the dust to settle before they arrive in numbers. (y)
     
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    On a Council Estate is it... ;)
     
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    Heh heh. LOVED the 'ask to use his toilet' post :D

    Jim gave me some of those cards at one of the rallies, but I can't find them at the mo'.

    Apart from the MH being parked at a posh gaff, it's also unusual because there don't appear to be many motorhomes in Essex. Oop North, there seems to be more than you can shake a stick at!

    Anyway, have decided to go and say hello and at least I will be more professional in my approach than the top three comments that I've had:-
    • Passer-by. "Do you actually go out in it?"
    • My daughter. "You bought what? Oh dad how embarrassing!"
    • My mucky-minded mate. "Have you christened it yet?"
     
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    Tell you have been in the MH world for years and you can help him "run it in".....................
     
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    He cant be all that well off if he's living in a house at the re-cycling place......Are you sure the MH is not awaiting conversion into 20,000 Chinese teaspoons?? :)
     
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    ;)It's probably Chris' house and motorhome;)
     
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    Romford .... is that near to Dale Farm ?:whistle:

    Has he started breaking it for spares yet ?;)
     
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  19. wingman

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    Cheek :D It's nice round 'ere and miles from Dale Farm!

    Frank Bruno, Kenny Ball and the so-called Romford Pelé, (Ray Parlour) all lived a stone's throw away. Not exactly 'A'- listers I admit, but there's loads of celeb's close-by. Even the girls around here have all their tattoos spelt the right way :D
     
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    Cor.....that's real posh!
     
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