Maniac Dutch....

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  1. elamessa

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    Sat here on the site at Javea and a dutch guy has just caved the front of his Hymer 585 Starlight in. He has taken around 15mins of shunting back and forth at a great deal of knots and managed to hit a great big tree right in front of him (if I can get a picture when he not about I will upload on here).
    We are just glad that there is a great big tree in between us and him as protection.
    Most of the site has now walked past to inspect the damage with lots of head shaking, i'm sure the bang could be heard in Denia!!!!

    Wouldn't like that repair bill:cry::cry:
     
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    I think they might be a bit on the daft side.

    I helped one off a soggy pitch in Normandy a few years ago and he thought the best way of getting off a wet pitch was to rev the ar$e out of the engine.

    He was sat there for ages with his wheels spinning. I wandered over with my mats, put them under his wheels and he reversed off really quickly just avoiding a tree, and leaving my mats stuck in the mud he had created.

    Not so much as a thank you either.

    Ignorant and stupid.
     
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    On a similar note I was at a marina up near Lancaster I had just parked in the car park which had a full gantry style height restrictor at the entrance 2metres high or thereabouts, when suddenly there was a tremendous bang, motorhome had taken the gantry beam out it was hinged and had chains to keep it locked that was one hell of a bang the van was severely damaged and the lady driving it was in a state of shock:eek:
     
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    Eagerly awaiting the photos, not that I enjoy laughing at others misfortune you understand! :D
     
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    Just for balance, when wife broke her collar bone when we were camped in Cap Blanche our Dutch neighbour came round with a little box of fruit for me to take to the hospital to help her healing. Lovely lady.
     
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    Good job it was a foreign made motorhome which was madeof soft metal.. .if it had been British it would have just bulldozed everything out of the way causing no end of damage to the aire. ..lol....just call me reel em Roy.haha.
     
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  7. Steve N Tracy

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    Nothing wrong with the Dutch same as us some daft some not quite so daft! ;)
     
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  8. goldenline

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    We have dutch neighbours At the moment on Raco really Nice couple
     
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    Lived in Holland for three years. I found them to be great people who genuinely liked the English. .
     
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    Nothing wrong with the Dutch, great people. Mind you, we have some silly buggers in this country
     
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    I wonder if the poor buggers foot slipped off the clutch? If he was revving the t**s off it it may have set off at a rate of knots :eek:
     
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    Easily done wearing those wooden shoes they all favour.
     
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    As others have pointed out... the fact he was Dutch had nothing to do with his crap driving!

    JJ :cool:
     
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    We were at Javea a few weeks ago, and some of the pitches were very tight - even with a 7 metre van. There seem to be trees in some very awkward places.
    I don't think my husband would be keen to go back there, although the site itself is very nice.
     
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    My name is Ewout Snel, guess where I was born. I have been living in Australia since I was 2 years old and we have our fair share of silly buggers here as well. There is nothing sadder than a crashed motorhome, or one that has broken down. Seeing a motorhome on a tow truck brings tears to by eyes.
     
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    Think the red mist descended in the hyma.....:mad::devil::crying:
     
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    Camping Javea or Naranjal ?
     
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    Javea 20160406_150422[1].jpg

    Now they are trying to pull the damage out with a ratchet strap, there are about 4 dutch involved....... hope he doesnt reverse too far as there is another tree behind him!!!!!!!
     
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    Another bang and the front number plate just few off. Cant see them pulling that out and it looks like very expensive damage.
     
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    at least he missed his headlights, could have been a total write off :LOL:
     
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