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  1. Wildbill

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    herd this knock at the door chose to ignore it as I knew who it was the next thing I see is my patio hater going across the garden opens the door watt the f........ you up to flood damaged isn't it no it f......... well is not we got less than one inch of water put it back
    on escorting them off my premises ask them if they had a environment agency waste carriers permit and scrap collectors licence Frome the environment agency and council yes proudly sowed me the new document not for much longer bud.
    shut the gat on the way out bud
    informed the council with his no
    scrap theft is scrap theft
     
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    I see you list shooting as one of your hobbies :Wink:
     
  3. mike mcglynn

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    What a bloody cheek ,Bill I think I would not have had your patience, thieving git:shout:
     
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    There was a program recently on CN4 about "scrappers".... One guy did say that some (not him) would take anything inc Kids bikes left in gardens... May be worth letting the police know as they seem to be using the floods as an excuse...


    Seperate note.. Our dishwasher packed up and I removed it yesterday.. Sat it at the top on the drive and noted the time.. 11am... At 11.40 the "scrap fairies" arrived and took it away..
     
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    It does seem the way of the world, scrapping is easy money and if you are abit unscrupulous as they can be in Mansfield, nothing is safe. They came up our drive about a month ago to scout for scrap,asked the wife if they could have the two batteries on the yard, "No she said my husband wants them"
    OK he says, two days later she had gone out and Bingo the batteries disappeared they worth about a tenner each
    :Angry::Angry::Angry:
     
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    The dog is the best deterrent for Eastern Europium totters, he has better hearing than us and is always up for a challenge. My son collects a lot of metal from his work, he stacks it at the end of the garden until he has a load then takes it to the scrap yard. You would be surprised how it mounts up. I've been thinking of going around the streets with a bell myself.:Wink:
     
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    Why only the streets with a bell ? :Wink:






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  8. Wildbill

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    the worst part is that I haven't been well for a few months been of work and thing are a bit tight there stalling from those that could least afford it having to look for a new carer as my drilling days are over :Sad: and there just isn't any work out there's
    but hoping to start doing water purification and filtering for private water supply's and well maintenance after the new year fingers x
    as I used to do with my old company
     
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    Have you been at Hilldweller's subtle pills? :BigGrin:
     
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    There's the old story, probably apocryphal, about the chap who had a fridge to dispose of, but it worked fine and was too good to throw away. He put it in his garden with sign saying "free fridge. Please help yourself", but a couple of weeks later it was still there, so he changed the sign to say " fridge for sale. £50". It disappeared within 15 minutes!
     
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    Leprosy? :wub:
     
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    Definitely report the chap to the Police, it is THEFT, he had no permission to take the heater or enter your premises, if he's done this to you, he'll definitely be doing it to others! :Angry:

    When we replaced our bathroom suite a couple of years ago, we put the old one outside in the carport until we had the chance to take it to the tip, within a couple of days the taps had been 'removed' whilst we were out by some cheeky bu**gers!

    We have, however, benefited from tatters too, we had an old car axle that we wanted rid of but it was very heavy, and our old washing machine which was kaput, but we also had the old bathroom suite (which they weren't interested in) but we said if they took the bathroom suite they could have the rest ... so it all went in one go ... result!!! :thumb:
     
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    I bet it ended up in a ditch or farm gateway:Doh:
     
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  14. Wildbill

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    hers hoping that you're bath room suet ended up disposed of in a responcebil manor
    yest he has been reported to police and cctv footage handed over with time date sequence on it to also capture vac reg:BigGrin:
     
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    Sorry Bill thought you were selling he Deffleths:Rofl1:
     
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    one of the plumbers i work with took a rad of and stood it in the front garden to drain when he went to refit it had gone
     
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    Brass is valuable

    I have just weighed some scrap metal in - a pair of taps = £6. :thumb:

    All I have to do now is decide how much of the money I got I am going to spend on the wife's christmas present. :BigGrin:
     
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    scrap fairies can be useful too.

    we are upgrading local housing association properties...new kitchen and bathroom along with rewires.

    we do have a skip at our yard but when you have a bath, basin, toilet and kitchen units to get into a toy noddy van (berlingo) and transport it to the yard it becomes a problem.

    not any more, collared rhe fairies twice now.

    two tinbaths, two kitchen sinks and an old gas fire....and it frees up space in the skip.
     
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    This thread must be a coincidence, I was watching Dumb Dons (I cant stand, or understand his conspiratary whispering) "Caught red handed", it was about the police crackdown on scrap Theft. ps, the wife says its me Im DEAF:Eek!:
     
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    I know scrap is fetching a tidy sum but it will have to be a BIG bell if your gonna get decent money for it mate :Eeek: :BigGrin:
     

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