The Learning Curve

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  1. Coolbeanz

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    I thought I would start a fun thread which is a copy of a page on my blog. If I start it off just copy and paste the entry and add yours. It could be a funny thread but also a useful learning tool for newbies!!:BigGrin:

    1. If you start turning out of your drive before the rear wheels are past the gate post you will remove part of your bumper!!
     
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    1. If you start turning out of your drive before the rear wheels are past the gate post you will remove part of your bumper!!

    2. If you drive off without unhooking the mains, there'll be an audible bang and you'll be left with just a plug in your hook-up point.:Doh:
     
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    1. If you start turning out of your drive before the rear wheels are past the gate post you will remove part of your bumper!!

    2. If you drive off without unhooking the mains, there'll be an audible bang and you'll be left with just a plug in your hook-up point.:Doh:

    3. If you don't pack a long-handled screwdriver you won't be able to repair your plug:Rofl1:
     
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    1. If you start turning out of your drive before the rear wheels are past the gate post you will remove part of your bumper!!

    2. If you drive off without unhooking the mains, there'll be an audible bang and you'll be left with just a plug in your hook-up point.:Doh:

    3. If you don't pack a long-handled screwdriver you won't be able to repair your plug:Rofl1:

    4. If you do 2. and 3. in winter, you'd better have plenty of gas.:RollEyes:
     
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    1. If you start turning out of your drive before the rear wheels are past the gate post you will remove part of your bumper!!
    2. If you drive off without unhooking the mains, there'll be an audible bang and you'll be left with just a plug in your hook-up point.
    3. If you don't pack a long-handled screwdriver you won't be able to repair your plug.
    4. If you do 2. and 3. in winter, you'd better have plenty of gas.
    5. If you dont wind your awning in before a windy night, you will awake to find you no longer own one and big holes in the side of your van.
     
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    Hi.
    If you go HOT! into a corner,no amount of leaning over the bonnet,or hanging out of the door,will stop you rolling over. You should have been on your motor bike:Doh:
    Tea Bag.
    PS. Have not performed a barrel roll............... yet,but after all these years,when my buttocks clench the seat,i still allow myself a rye smile and shake of the head. "Captain to engine room...MORE POWER !!"
     
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    1. If you start turning out of your drive before the rear wheels are past the gate post you will remove part of your bumper!!

    2. If you drive off without unhooking the mains, there'll be an audible bang and you'll be left with just a plug in your hook-up point.*

    3. If you don't pack a long-handled screwdriver you won't be able to repair your plug*

    4. If you do 2. and 3. in winter, you'd better have plenty of gas.

    5. If you dont wind your awning in before a windy night, you will awake to find you no longer own one and big holes in the side of your van.

    6. Toilet bowls swivel if needed so you don't need to leave the door open and your legs in the corridor!! :Blush:
     
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    1. If you start turning out of your drive before the rear wheels are past the gate post you will remove part of your bumper!!
    2. If you drive off without unhooking the mains, there'll be an audible bang and you'll be left with just a plug in your hook-up point.
    3. If you don't pack a long-handled screwdriver you won't be able to repair your plug.
    4. If you do 2. and 3. in winter, you'd better have plenty of gas.
    5. If you dont wind your awning in before a windy night, you will awake to find you no longer own one and big holes in the side of your van.
    6. If you have the facility to divert heating into your waste tank, don't divert it into a nearly full tank of dirty water, it stinks after 24 hours!
     
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    Toilet talk

    1. If you start turning out of your drive before the rear wheels are past the gate post you will remove part of your bumper!!
    2. If you drive off without unhooking the mains, there'll be an audible bang and you'll be left with just a plug in your hook-up point.
    3. If you don't pack a long-handled screwdriver you won't be able to repair your plug.
    4. If you do 2. and 3. in winter, you'd better have plenty of gas.
    5. If you dont wind your awning in before a windy night, you will awake to find you no longer own one and big holes in the side of your van.
    6. If you have the facility to divert heating into your waste tank, don't divert it into a nearly full tank of dirty water, it stinks after 24 hours!
    7.(ish) be careful using your Thetford up a mountain. You might just get your own back!!
     
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    1. If you start turning out of your drive before the rear wheels are past the gate post you will remove part of your bumper!!
    2. If you drive off without unhooking the mains, there'll be an audible bang and you'll be left with just a plug in your hook-up point.
    3. If you don't pack a long-handled screwdriver you won't be able to repair your plug.
    4. If you do 2. and 3. in winter, you'd better have plenty of gas.
    5. If you dont wind your awning in before a windy night, you will awake to find you no longer own one and big holes in the side of your van.
    6. If you have the facility to divert heating into your waste tank, don't divert it into a nearly full tank of dirty water, it stinks after 24 hours!
    7.(ish) be careful using your Thetford up a mountain. You might just get your own back!!
    8.If you go HOT! into a corner,no amount of leaning over the bonnet,or hanging out of the door,will stop you rolling over. You should have been on your motor bike
    Tea Bag.
    PS. Have not performed a barrel roll............... yet,but after all these years,when my buttocks clench the seat,i still allow myself a rye smile and shake of the head. "Captain to engine room...MORE POWER !!"
    9. Don't bother plugging anything in to the 3 pin sockets when not on electric hook up. You are wasting your time as the leisure batteries only power the 12v sockets :Rofl1:
     
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    1. If you start turning out of your drive before the rear wheels are past the gate post you will remove part of your bumper!!
    2. If you drive off without unhooking the mains, there'll be an audible bang and you'll be left with just a plug in your hook-up point.
    3. If you don't pack a long-handled screwdriver you won't be able to repair your plug.
    4. If you do 2. and 3. in winter, you'd better have plenty of gas.
    5. If you dont wind your awning in before a windy night, you will awake to find you no longer own one and big holes in the side of your van.
    6. If you have the facility to divert heating into your waste tank, don't divert it into a nearly full tank of dirty water, it stinks after 24 hours!
    7.(ish) be careful using your Thetford up a mountain. You might just get your own back!!
    8.If you go HOT! into a corner,no amount of leaning over the bonnet,or hanging out of the door,will stop you rolling over. You should have been on your motor bike
    Tea Bag.
    PS. Have not performed a barrel roll............... yet,but after all these years,when my buttocks clench the seat,i still allow myself a rye smile and shake of the head. "Captain to engine room...MORE POWER !!"
    9. Don't bother plugging anything in to the 3 pin sockets when not on electric hook up. You are wasting your time as the leisure batteries only power the 12v sockets :Rofl1:
    10. Make sure the Omnistep is out, before stepping out of the habitation door :Doh:
     
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    1. If you start turning out of your drive before the rear wheels are past the gate post you will remove part of your bumper!!
    2. If you drive off without unhooking the mains, there'll be an audible bang and you'll be left with just a plug in your hook-up point.
    3. If you don't pack a long-handled screwdriver you won't be able to repair your plug.
    4. If you do 2. and 3. in winter, you'd better have plenty of gas.
    5. If you dont wind your awning in before a windy night, you will awake to find you no longer own one and big holes in the side of your van.
    6. If you have the facility to divert heating into your waste tank, don't divert it into a nearly full tank of dirty water, it stinks after 24 hours!
    7.(ish) be careful using your Thetford up a mountain. You might just get your own back!!
    8.If you go HOT! into a corner,no amount of leaning over the bonnet,or hanging out of the door,will stop you rolling over. You should have been on your motor bike
    Tea Bag.
    PS. Have not performed a barrel roll............... yet,but after all these years,when my buttocks clench the seat,i still allow myself a rye smile and shake of the head. "Captain to engine room...MORE POWER !!"
    9. Don't bother plugging anything in to the 3 pin sockets when not on electric hook up. You are wasting your time as the leisure batteries only power the 12v sockets :Rofl1:
    10. Make sure the Omnistep is out, before stepping out of the habitation door :Doh:
    11. When wilding, and parking in the dark, ensure that you are not parked parallel to the edge of a cliff. The very long step down, early in the morning can be quite traumatic:Eeek:
     
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    12.when leaving site always check you have not left anything behind on your pitch. Do NOT drive 50 miles and discover you have left your electric cable on the grass.
     
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    ... and then try and blame it on being "gassed" :Rofl1:
     
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    1. If you start turning out of your drive before the rear wheels are past the gate post you will remove part of your bumper!!
    2. If you drive off without unhooking the mains, there'll be an audible bang and you'll be left with just a plug in your hook-up point.
    3. If you don't pack a long-handled screwdriver you won't be able to repair your plug.
    4. If you do 2. and 3. in winter, you'd better have plenty of gas.
    5. If you dont wind your awning in before a windy night, you will awake to find you no longer own one and big holes in the side of your van.
    6. If you have the facility to divert heating into your waste tank, don't divert it into a nearly full tank of dirty water, it stinks after 24 hours!
    7.(ish) be careful using your Thetford up a mountain. You might just get your own back!!
    8.If you go HOT! into a corner,no amount of leaning over the bonnet,or hanging out of the door,will stop you rolling over. You should have been on your motor bike
    Tea Bag.
    PS. Have not performed a barrel roll............... yet,but after all these years,when my buttocks clench the seat,i still allow myself a rye smile and shake of the head. "Captain to engine room...MORE POWER !!"
    9. Don't bother plugging anything in to the 3 pin sockets when not on electric hook up. You are wasting your time as the leisure batteries only power the 12v sockets
    10. Make sure the Omnistep is out, before stepping out of the habitation door
    11. When wilding, and parking in the dark, ensure that you are not parked parallel to the edge of a cliff. The very long step down, early in the morning can be quite traumatic

    12.when leaving site always check you have not left anything behind on your pitch. Do NOT drive 50 miles and discover you have left your electric cable on the grass.

    13. Always check the toilet cassette is actually there before using the loo, the other half may be in the process of emptying it! You can usually tell by the cold draft, but if in a hurry you might not notice :Rofl1:
     
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    It's not quite working getting every one to copy and past before adding their experience as some are getting missed off so just show yours and everyone will have to read all the posts :BigGrin:

    So here goes another of my learning curves:

    When you are running off the leisure batteries and the power appears to keep tripping out you don't have an electrical fault you have flat batteries!:Blush:
     
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    Ouch, that made us laugh out loud, hope you weren't hurt. I could just picture it in my head :Rofl1:
     
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    It must have been a hell of a big cliff - there's a two hour gap between falling out and hitting the bottom (check the entries on Page 2):Rofl1:
     
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