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Originally Posted by tiffany View Post
i'v knocked four over so far

one parked behind me in tesco's when i had my little mini

he parked in the same bay as me so i just reversed in to his bike
Personally I'd have tried moving it first without my car. If I couldn't and was blocked in imo I would probably do the same as I would be well wound up.

I see you points and as Otto said, you are fully entitled to them. hoever I also agree with the saying, it was said a few posts ago, that you shouldn't tarnish everyone with the same brush.

that link that is in the post above is a very good read. I am not a biker but can relate to it.

Anyway, back on topic, ha.

Originally Posted by martin999 View Post
As far as knocking over 4 bikes goes, it sounds like you have absolutely no respect for other peoples property.
In her defence is my post above. I could agree if that was the situation as i certainly wouldn't like to be hanging around for them to come back.

Then again, thinking about it further, I suppose she could have gone into tesco's and got them to make an announcement for the rider to move it, then have a dam good go at him. Especially if people are around as it will show him/her right up, ha.

Originally Posted by martin999 View Post
One thing that I do strongly believe is that it should NOT be in the tank...... yes you did read that correctly! My reason for this is simple. VED is a clear tax, you know exactly how much it is costing you. There is already tax in addition to VAT on fuel, but how many of us really know how much tax we are paying at the pumps? Moving the tax to the pumps will simply hide the tax. Before you know it, Mr average 10k per year in his Mundano will be paying 500+ per year extra at the pumps without even realising it, whereas if they darerd to put his VED up to 500 there would be an outcry.
That is a good point as the government would probably blame the hike on the Oil Companies instead to hide it.
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