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Bluemotion + neighbour + parking space = araaagh.

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Right folks,

need some opinions and advice really, it's a little long to explain.... here goes.

I have owned a 10 year old Arosa which for its age was in good condition, had some door dents with some injected by my rather careless neighbour. Due to its age and that its a cheap run-a-bout I thought nothing much of it.

Some might know, I have recently bought a new Polo Bluemotion, no a mark on it and I have already given it a good wash and wax :D

The second day I went out to my space I found what looked like a scuff on my drivers door, I had a gut feeling that my neighbour did it. Before I kicked off I checked and it was very light and it buffed out.

I started becoming anal and actually began to take a peek outside when I heard her clapped out Toyota Aygo park up. To my amazement she just throws the door open and grabs her shopping from the passenger seat. Now I know very well that there is a small gap in the bushes behind my car / parking space. I now understand why! She bloody walks along the side of my car and fecking clips the boot with her key!! WTF :ffs: at this point my bloody is well and truly boiled.

To make matters worse I park my car right on the edge of my parking space furthest away from her car!! I quickly put on my homer slipper and go down to her floor and tell her to be careful (in a nice way) was very nice towards her and told her about a scratch I found and told her I'm not blaming her but for her to be careful.

Due to the hot weather today my windows are open and again I hear her park up tonight.... and AGAIN just just flings her door open just inches away from my arch.... I now park my car right up against the bushes so she has to walk around the correct way :ffs:

I've got a feeling my car is going to get a dent before the week is out by the way she acts and has no concept of a careful nature.... this is the same lady who had somebody service her car on her spot and p1ss oil all over the ground :ffs:

She is a large dozey kind of lady and by her body language she doesn't really car about my car, he car is in really poor condition etc

What on earth car I do? :mad:

I'm sooooo peed off :mad:

Riz :ffs:

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Take out a contract on her.

:coffee:

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Take out a contract on her.

:coffee:

Nope as I would have to hire two, she's BIG!

I don't know what I can do to stop her, I park right on the edge of my allocated space!

Shall I write her a letter as a complain and that the she will be liable for any damages in future?

Riz :(

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Speak to her next time you see her do it, if the door makes contact with your car.

This time don't be nice. Not nice at all.

Then, if you still suspect her of doing it, set up a cheap CCTV camera - then tell her you'll make a claim off her insurance every time she does it in future. She'll soon get sick of it.

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Hows this...... :D

Re: Parking and damage to my car(s)

Dear resident;

Address here and owner of Toyota Aygo (YB07 $$$),

Following on from our recent conversation regarding the damage to my newly bought Volkswagen Polo I feel the need to officially raise this as a concern.

My previous car (SEAT Arosa X703 £££) was a 10-year-old car so I did not report any door dents, which were sustained from you.

Having recently bought a brand new Volkswagen Polo (YS07 £££), I want to keep it damage free and as new as possible; hence why I am bringing this to your attention now before any more damage is done due to lack of care on your part.

The second day of my Polo being parked in my parking space I have noticed a light scuff on my drivers door, which I managed to polish out so again like previous occasions I did not bring this to your attention of kindness.

I have always parked furthest away possible from your car but I must remain within my allocated parking. This was done as kind consideration to give you enough room to get in and out; this is also due to your tendency to extend your door out almost fully to the point where it is only inches away from my car.

My farther, cousin and various friends have all witnessed the above and can confirm that this is your normal routine.

I have also witnessed that you sometimes cut across the grass from behind my car in between the two bushes, the grass it not a walk way and on this occasion you had your shopping and car keys in your hand. This resulted in your key hitting my rear boot and scratching it, I actually heard this from my apartment and that is quite some distance. I was shocked that you did not show any concern nor did you acknowledge that you hit it, completely oblivious even. (A picture of the scratch can be supplied if required).

I have advised you verbally and now in the form of this letter to politely to give kind consideration when entering and exiting your car (YB07£££) and to keep your distance from my car.

If any damage is sustained from your car or from your lack of care then you will be changed for any repairs required restoring my car back to its original condition, which shall be carried out by Volkswagen.

You will then face two options, either pay out of your own pocket for the damage or I will be claiming under your insurance as a failure to report a accident, the latter being a serious offence.

I hope you understand my concern in this matter and that no further damage is done to my car.

On a final note as per your tenant agreement please refrain from using the grass as a walkway or use the premises to service your vehicle.

Due to the oil spillage during your last car oil service this may have to be reported, as it is unsightly.

If you need a copy of the agreement please contact your management company.

King regards.

Riz :grin:

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Hows this...... :D

Re: Parking and damage to my car(s)

Dear resident;

Address here and owner of Toyota Aygo (YB07 $$$),

Following on from our recent conversation regarding the damage to my newly bought Volkswagen Polo I feel the need to officially raise this as a concern.

My previous car (SEAT Arosa X703 £££) was a 10-year-old car so I did not report any door dents, which were sustained from you.

Having recently bought a brand new Volkswagen Polo (YS07 £££), I want to keep it damage free and as new as possible; hence why I am bringing this to your attention now before any more damage is done due to lack of care on your part.

The second day of my Polo being parked in my parking space I have noticed a light scuff on my drivers door, which I managed to polish out so again like previous occasions I did not bring this to your attention of kindness.

I have always parked furthest away possible from your car but I must remain within my allocated parking. This was done as kind consideration to give you enough room to get in and out; this is also due to your tendency to extend your door out almost fully to the point where it is only inches away from my car.

My farther, cousin and various friends have all witnessed the above and can confirm that this is your normal routine.

I have also witnessed that you sometimes cut across the grass from behind my car in between the two bushes, the grass it not a walk way and on this occasion you had your shopping and car keys in your hand. This resulted in your key hitting my rear boot and scratching it, I actually heard this from my apartment and that is quite some distance. I was shocked that you did not show any concern nor did you acknowledge that you hit it, completely oblivious even. (A picture of the scratch can be supplied if required).

I have advised you verbally and now in the form of this letter to politely to give kind consideration when entering and exiting your car (YB07£££) and to keep your distance from my car.

If any damage is sustained from your car or from your lack of care then you will be changed for any repairs required restoring my car back to its original condition, which shall be carried out by Volkswagen.

You will then face two options, either pay out of your own pocket for the damage or I will be claiming under your insurance as a failure to report a accident, the latter being a serious offence.

I hope you understand my concern in this matter and that no further damage is done to my car.

On a final note as per your tenant agreement please refrain from using the grass as a walkway or use the premises to service your vehicle.

Due to the oil spillage during your last car oil service this may have to be reported, as it is unsightly.

If you need a copy of the agreement please contact your management company.

King regards.

Riz :grin:

It's good but I'd just go for a stern word in her ear first.

Then kill her.....

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It's good but I'd just go for a stern word in her ear first.

Then kill her.....

Yes but I told her already that my car is my pride and joy and for her to be careful, that was only 2 days ago! She was "oh yeah ok"

trust me she's a complete dumbo!

Riz :)

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Take off and nuke her from orbit, it's the only way to be sure.

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Failing that, a good kick in the pasty.

Happy to help +++

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My personal opinion is that this is not really a scenario where such a letter is appropriate.

Whilst I see your point about being fulsome she would glaze over reading it at ignore.

This will sound off coming from me writer of epic novels but if you must write (I can see your reasoning) - make it short, snappy 1 or 2 paragraph and to the point but do it either contemporaneously with or just after said 2nd stern word (in which you can say much of the above).+++

Gaah - beaten to it by Mac!

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Failing that, a good kick in the pasty.

Happy to help +++

:roflmao::rolleyes:

She is seriously a muppit... fancy getting some bloke to do a oil change and not having a tray under the car... p1ssed oil everywhere! :ffs: right mess!

I've printed the letter out........

Riz :D

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My personal opinion is that this is not really a scenario where such a letter is appropriate.

Whilst I see your point about being fulsome she would glaze over reading it at ignore.

This will sound off coming from me writer of epic novels but if you must write (I can see your reasoning) - make it short, snappy 1 or 2 paragraph and to the point but do it either contemporaneously with or just after said 2nd stern word (in which you can say much of the above).+++

Gaah - beaten to it by Mac!

Yes I plan to hand it to her tomorrow evening and just explain that I just wanted to ensure she had my concerns in writing :D I will also point out to her thats its in her best interests she throughly reads it.

Riz :)

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Fair enough.

I understand you don't do conflict so it is your call - albeit one I think is the wrong one in this situation.

Good luck.

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Fair enough.

I understand you don't do conflict so it is your call - albeit one I think is the wrong one in this situation.

Good luck.

Well I'm thinking of holding off but I know what will happen, she'll dent it.... grrrrr.

Riz :D

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If my neighbours started writing me letters I'd make paper hats with them and post them back :P

Grow a pair, the pen is not mightier than the sword. Just tell her to pack it the fcuk in and show some respect for your new car or else you'll take it further, either with or without the law on your side.

My neighbour tipped up on my doorstep with a letter he'd written on our behalfs (sp?) asking for the council to cut down some trees right next to our land. He looked a bit miffed when I laughed at him, told him I wouldn't sign and and asked him to go away, pronto.

Edited by Milo

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On a final note as per your tenant agreement please refrain from using the grass as a walkway, I suggest you walk the long way round several times both morning and evening, you great fat f*ck

My edit as suggested above +++

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If my neighbours started writing me letters I'd make paper hats with them and post them back :P

Grow a pair

What I was thinking as well - although you were rather less circumspect in the way you presented it:grin:

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So whats the verdict..... just let her den't it and then have her shot?

Riz :o

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If there's a clear view to your parking space, why not tell her you've set a video camera up overlooking the parking spaces and if there's any damage to your car, you will have it on tape. This may deter her for a while or at least make her think twice about her actions around your car. I hate selfish, careless thoughtless motorists, especially where things like this are concerned.

I'm sure I've told this story before, but here goes again. I was once parked up in a car park in my newly acquired black MK5 GTi, when a chav pulled up in the bay next to me in her pink playboy whored Vectra and proceeded to slam her door open in to the side of my car. I jumped out and pointed this fact out to her. To my amazement - she shrugged her shoulders, turned around and shouted sorry. In a rage, i proceeded to run my car key across the side of her car. Not big or clever - but she deserved it.

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Seriously, you need to speak to her face to face and tell her you've noticed how clumsy she is and if she damages your new car you'll be going after her. Keep it simple and to the point.

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Face to face, simple lecture regarding property and respect.

Point out the damage to hers, and explain that it seems to you that she isn't a careful driver. Tell her how much the Polo cost, remind her of how expensive it is to repair and that any claim on her insurance will feck her NCD and require her to pay some excess.

Then soften it with the thought that no damage equates to no issue.

If she goes on about proving damage, well you retort that you inspect the car every time you park in your bay, and since hers is the only car beside yours that could cause damage you WILL claim, and you WILL seek legal regarding damage if it happens (again).

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Riz, make love not war baby! 122615-117840-shag.gif;)

She would squash me alive!

Cheers guys, will grow some balls and speak to her tonight. Hopefully no door dents until then grrr.

Riz

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Seriously, you need to speak to her face to face and tell her you've noticed how clumsy she is and if she damages your new car you'll be going after her. Keep it simple and to the point.

+1 +++

As I said earlier, and Milo raises the point - just speak to her - but don't be so 'courteous' about it.

It's your property and she's damaging it. Sometimes you just have to say it as it is. If she is thick, use short words. Most people aren't as stupid as you might think they are when you get shirty with them.

I think I've said this before, but...My brother-in-law and sister had a year of hell with 12-15 year olds playing football outside their house about 10 years ago. They used an open gates as the goal mouth and his then Mazda got smacked on the arse by the ball more times than enough. They whacked they ball off the front window a few times, trampled all over his garden and so on - and for a year he kept going out and say 'aww come on lads, please can you move away'. They did so for a while, and within days they'd be back, sniggering and thinking they could get away with it.

Then I visited one Sunday and heard them playing, looked out of the window and asked him what the feck they were doing. That's when he told me and said 'but they're the neighbours kids and I don't want to fall out with them etc'.

I went out, walked down the drive, and asked why my sisters husband was having to ask them time and time again. They looked at me blankly, protesting innocence, but probably noted a different air and tone. One of them piped up 'well we can do what we want though out there'. So I simply said 'yes, you can, but if that ball comes past these gates I'll break your f*cking legs, then I'll break your Dads legs, okay son?'.

Eyebrows raised, my brother in law was horrified and my sister stood open mouthed. But - they never played football there again. Nor did any neighbour complain because kids have a habit of not wanting to tell their parents when they say they will.

p.s. I wouldn't have broken their legs, obviously. Well not all of them anyway.

p.p.s. The challenge for Riz is just the same, but she's an adult and should know better. So just say to her you're had enough and you're not going to f*ck around from now. Say that word too. It works.

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