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which one of you bastards put this graffiti on my car?

Postby BarryDalHerbert » Wed 17.12.2014, 12:21

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So you were eating your Marmite sandwich, and then you just had to write this?
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Re: which one of you bastards put this graffiti on my car?

Postby Ian T » Sat 20.12.2014, 11:16

Where abouts on the car is it Barry? I'll go and check mine as it is similarly early in the production run.

It wasn't me by the way, there was absolutely no confusion about my parentage. ;)


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Re: which one of you bastards put this graffiti on my car?

Postby BarryDalHerbert » Sat 20.12.2014, 12:09

Hello Ian
Inside the boot - behind the rear numberplate. I was ticked pink when I found it!
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Re: which one of you bastards put this graffiti on my car?

Postby Ian T » Sat 20.12.2014, 12:21

OK, well mine will see daylight in an hour or so for a local meet with some likeminded nuts at a local inn. I'll have a look. A few people have mentioned the assembly line used to autograph the bits they'd done and asked me whether mine was similarly marked.

This time last year I was over in your fine country, spent a week in Canberra on business, a couple of days in Sydney and Adelaide as well. You must think it a little odd that over here we have Santa Claus outfits in the shops with long trousers and sleeves... I couldn't get over being out and about with people having their office Christmas parties in hot, sunny evenings, eating in the street.

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Re: which one of you bastards put this graffiti on my car?

Postby BarryDalHerbert » Sat 20.12.2014, 13:31

I was born in the UK Ian. I grew up just down the road from you in Mottingham, but I have lived in Australia a bit more than half my life now. Easily the best decision that I ever made!

We have Santa and copious amounts of fake snow. And the full roast turkey lunch on Christmas Day - which is a bit bonkers really given the temperature!
Increasing quantities of seafood, particularly prawns are sold at this time of year, so maybe people are waking up...

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Enjoy your beer mate!

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Re: which one of you bastards put this graffiti on my car?

Postby rip » Sat 20.12.2014, 16:04

BarryDalHerbert wrote:We have Santa and copious amounts of fake snow.


The only snow we usually have is fake stuff.
A few years ago the TV news kept trying to tell us we had a white Christmas. I think we had a handful of flakes, none of which settled. It's just usually bloody cold.
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Re: which one of you bastards put this graffiti on my car?

Postby Ian T » Sat 20.12.2014, 16:56

Well, if you're in Canberra and have a passing interest in beer, I hope you have been to the Wig and Pen, a couple of blocks away from a big Novotel we stayed in. They are a micro brewery and old fashioned pub in one building, right among the office blocks. Well worth a look for pale ale. :)

I actually DROVE mine today, so have another smile to last me for a couple of weeks until I will have time to repeat the fun. Aus seemed to me to be a very nice place, once you get used to the fact everything seems very expensive. Guess the wages are similarly higher to compensate, but I didn't see my Pound commanding much while I was over last year. Expect I'll be back next year sometime. Get your Elan out and play with it, it likes it. :)

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Re: which one of you bastards put this graffiti on my car?

Postby steve matthews » Sat 20.12.2014, 17:30

OH, cave paintings :mrgreen: nice addition

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Re: which one of you bastards put this graffiti on my car?

Postby chipp » Sun 21.12.2014, 16:07

Found this one on the nearside door.

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Re: which one of you bastards put this graffiti on my car?

Postby Tuga2112 » Mon 22.12.2014, 20:38

I know Stevie made my driver's door in 1990..... :roll: ill add pic next time i take it apart.
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Re: which one of you bastards put this graffiti on my car?

Postby CalElan » Fri 18.11.2016, 01:53

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anyone know KLM - found this on my door card if he ever needs an alibi for 9/1/91..
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