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      07-19-2011, 09:34 AM   #1
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Dodgy Courier - gonna nick my car?

So this Fifty-something, scruffy courier makes no conversation until I am signing his pad....

...then just says "Fast BM then?

...I say "Err, economical its a diesel"

...He looks at the badge "really"

...and says nothing else.

creeped me out, sure he is just a weido rather than a scout for Russian export nicked cars
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      07-19-2011, 09:36 AM   #2
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      07-19-2011, 10:45 AM   #3
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I think you are over reacting. Will see in the morning who is right
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      07-19-2011, 10:49 AM   #4
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      07-19-2011, 10:50 AM   #5
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Maybe I shouldn't of had that M badge on the back as well
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Nothing dodgy at all, he just showing a passing interest in a super-saloon. You really should have told him it's the "Bowlacks". Which it is.
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Nothing dodgy at all, he just showing a passing interest in a super-saloon. You really should have told him it's the "Bowlacks". Which it is.
yeah good idea
better still you could give him a spare key and say have a test drive m8
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Make the most of it bud, won't be the same when the C1 arrives!!!
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yeah good idea
better still you could give him a spare key and say have a test drive m8
WTF,

The guy asked a question, why not answer honestly.... NO MATTER what answer you gave him... if he wanted to nick it he would.


Most car thieves don't knock on doors.
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Nothing dodgy at all, he just showing a passing interest in a super-saloon. You really should have told him it's the "Bowlacks". Which it is.
thanks fella

Just he was a bit strange and didn't say anything until I had signed.

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Make the most of it bud, won't be the same when the C1 arrives!!!
err you mean Cygnet
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yeah maybe he was just being a friendly car enthusiast....but u never know these days...i wud keep an eye open...
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Well good news is my car is still here...

....but then maybe the gang wait a few days
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What about today. Car gone yet?
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I'm pretty sure that by you saying it was fast, or not, it wouldn't be the deciding factor on whether he's going to nick the car or not He only needs to look at the badge to know it's a swift one

Anyway, unless he can get at your keys, it'll be very hard to nick.... I'm sure he just likes cars, but has no interpersonal skills, which may have led him down the career path he is in!
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That is part of the worry though - thieves now need to get the cars which are in your house....

....hence since we had the Scooby (it had a decent imob), keys are always left downstairs.
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That is part of the worry though - thieves now need to get the cars which are in your house....

....hence since we had the Scooby (it had a decent imob), keys are always left downstairs.
When did you last check the car? 10mins ago? This morning?

It could be stolen by now


Hehe. Sorry
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oh thanks fella

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Economy is the new sexy..

Would've been better off saying it's fast as fook but only does 15mpg.
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