I Am Sorry, And Please Note That My Darling Partner Is French, But...

Discussion in 'Motorhome Chat' started by JJ, Mar 27, 2015.

  1. JJ

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    Why oh WHY do so many French motorhomers think it is ok the SQUEEZE in next to you with less than a metre front and back?

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    I had this beautiful space until a van decided it wanted to share the view and started a 72 move parallel park so his van was 2 feet from my bedroom window!

    I was SO, SO cross I just started the Hymer and moved away. I should have waited until they had finished squeezing in and then I could have taken a picture...

    Normally when visiting this spot there are two or three vans but this year... lots more than that...

    GRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRR.


    JJ :cool:
     
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    I blame the freeloaders.. just because it's free they think they own the place.. :LOL:
     
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    Yes we found that down in Spain, you can share the garlic on their breath :eek::rolleyes:
     
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    Feeling a little better now... Judas Priest and Metallica at "reasonable volume" (11 on the scale) have calmed me down...

    JJ :cool:
     
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    Feeling a little better now... Judas Priest and Metallica at "reasonable volume" (11 on the scale) have calmed me down...

    JJ :cool:
     
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    Should have done that BEFORE moving JJ....then locked up and gone for a stroll.

    I bet they would have done a 72 point exit.
     
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    Mate! Single lung Lister engined Gennie with a defective Muffler and worn piston rings will give you enough space, after a few minutes, you can hold a 500 couple ball , if you were that way inclined.
    Toughen up Funster!
     
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  8. Armytwowheels

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    Went to the hairdressers today in Manta Rota and she said it was like a French invasion this year and she had never know anything like it.
     
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    I made a point of asking a Frenchman that very question after he'd squeezed in so close I had to fold back my door mirrors,.

    His response - "You must have noticed that when possible, we squeeze in next to a GB MH - they quite often get uptight and drive away leaving us with all the space we want".
     
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    If possible move to the other side of him & park a foot from his door:)
     
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    They were being considerate!!! Leaving room for others to park! :whistle:
     
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    At Mimizan Plage we and our French neighbours had to take it in turns to open our side windows. I wouldn't mind so much but there were loads of empty spots around the aire.

    Good job we don't like Mimizan-Plage anyway - we won't be back.
     
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  13. Bailey58

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    That's what you get for wilding, best book a club site next time, plenty of space between you and your neighbour. :rofl:
     
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    Park on the skew whiff , sorted
     
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    Speaking of whiffs, last year on Villandry Aire not only did a huge MH park very close to us but his SOG outlet was right next to our door. Every time we opened the kitchen window we were treated to the smell of their poo. Ghastly. We left sharpish the next morning.
     
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    We never have a problem, you just leave a dog bowl the size of a washing up bowl, four plastic dog turds and three kiddies scooters outside(y)
     
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    okay so we are polite and avoid confrontation a lot of the time but there are times when you've got to stand and say NO like they probably would have.
     
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    put your watch on your ankle (so it looks like a tag)don knotted hankie on head and go out side with a can in hand and take the piss out of the parking they usually bugger off then
     
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    I told you many times .... Put a note on your door :"Caution Rottweiler"
    Don't worry ...I'll be soon there... they will all know what a Rottweiler looks like in real life... I have a few skills in foreign languages and do Dog Language too.... I do "Barking" quite well, I train a lot at the stadium ..and they are ALL French
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    You know what André told me last time we had important people coming 2 days ago, don't you ?! He said "Stay home and don't bark":eek::ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO: It says it all:p
     
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    Apparently the increase in the numbers of French in Spain and Portugal is due to warnings by the French Government not to go to Morocco because of the threat of IS terrorism...
     
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