Just want to be close to you

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  1. Reallyretired

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    Last week, getting some fuel in central France. I was just filling up when I heard a thump. The thump in question was caused by a Belgian motorhome squeezing up the side of my MH to refuel. The thump was my mirror being pushed back as there was insufficient space for them to come any further forward.
    I finished filling and went to the caisse to pay and when I came back SWMBO took some pictures.
    The laugh was rather on the other motorhome as they were so close to ours and the pumps on the other side that they couldn't open any of their doors. Eventually I pulled forward very carefully and we got out with no damage. close1.jpg close2.jpg close1.jpg
     
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    hilldweller Funster Life Member

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    What a tosser. I'll bet he did not know how much that mirror costs.
     
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    irnbru Funster Life Member

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    Good grief. Thats far too close for comfort. You sound as if you took the situation rather well. Much better than I would have.

    Glad there was no damage done.
     
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    It happened because he has the steering wheel on the wrong side.
     
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    Once extricated I would have put him in a tighter spot. I'd have got Siân to 'Have a word!"
     
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    Love the fact that he is waving and not looking shame faced at all!
     
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    I couldn't have taken the front view without giving it a long shake of my head. Well done for staying so calm (y)
     
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    I agree with the above complete tosser
     
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    I've seen them parked like that on some Aires :)
     
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    Reminds me of a French MHer we chatted to on an aire, he was used to having an A class but it was nicked last year and he'd replaced it with a low profile coachbuilt, trouble was he kept forgetting that his offside (ie right) mirror was lower than on his A class so had smashed it twice on walls! :D
     
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    What a first class prat!!!
     
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    i doubt if i would have risked moving and i would have suggested that he backed out
     
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    just looking again at the insane parking and realised we could not have got back in had it been ours, both our doors on UK offside, the scary thing then is he would have had to eother reverse or go forwards before we could have moved o_Oo_O
     
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    Who gave the village idiot a motorhome? He's a disgrace to us Ford drivers!
     
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    I think it may have been a rented one.
     
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    I don't know how you kept your cool TBH, well done you. I'd have probably done something that would have forced Theresa May to invoke article 50 straight away!
     
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    I would have left him there and gone and had a cuppa for an hour or so to teach him a lesson. I find the Belgians are very inconsiderate drivers.
     
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    If you're in a MH why would you do that? what's the rush for fuel?

    Why not wait until there is a pump easier to get to?

    Edit:..... doesn't matter whether you're in a MH or anything else............... he's just a prat
     
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    What a TWAT,Completely devoid of common sense, well done you for keeping your cool, I for one would have been very hot under the collar.
     
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    He was Belgian...............say no more.

    Richard.
     
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