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DISASTER! #239998 Aug 4, 3:06am Aug 4, 3:06am
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So I think its a good idea to go driving down the south of France. Having an awesome time and driving along the coast from Marseille to Monte Carlo. Decide to call in to Toulon to find a bank. Then some guy in a crappy MK1 Golf GTi worth about 100 pounds does this to the side of my car.

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Re: DISASTER! [Re: Veilside_300] #239999 Aug 4, 3:08am Aug 4, 3:08am
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Re: DISASTER! [Re: Veilside_300] #240000 Aug 4, 3:08am Aug 4, 3:08am
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oh damn dude!! eek

i would confiscate his nuts for that one.

is he gonna pay for that or did he hit and run ya?


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Re: DISASTER! [Re: Veilside_300] #240001 Aug 4, 3:10am Aug 4, 3:10am
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Re: DISASTER! [Re: Veilside_300] #240002 Aug 4, 3:11am Aug 4, 3:11am
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Re: DISASTER! [Re: Veilside_300] #240003 Aug 4, 3:14am Aug 4, 3:14am
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Its in the hands of the insurance now. I was in hospital over night with a swollen head. I was out cold for about half hour and I don't remember the accident very well or the 4 hours after. Either way the car will either be repaired or I'll get a payout for the car (lowest value they can come up with no doubt)


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Re: DISASTER! [Re: Veilside_300] #240004 Aug 4, 3:29am Aug 4, 3:29am
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did he ran after he hit u? damn dude that sucking sucks, i would of woke up and kick his ass man. hope things work out for you man, that got to suck thumbsdown

Re: DISASTER! [Re: Clos] #240005 Aug 4, 3:39am Aug 4, 3:39am
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No. I've got his details and everything but being unconcious and having amnesia doesn't help in a foreign country. And now I'm back home I'm just hoping the insurance is going to sort it all out.


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Re: DISASTER! [Re: Veilside_300] #240006 Aug 4, 6:53am Aug 4, 6:53am
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insurance, and a lawyer thumbsup...sorry to hear about your car, but glad you are okay thumbsup

Re: DISASTER! [Re: AZZKIKR] #240007 Aug 4, 7:06am Aug 4, 7:06am
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damn dude .. when will people learn to drive thumbsdown thumbsdown

Re: DISASTER! [Re: RicePowered] #240008 Aug 4, 7:24am Aug 4, 7:24am
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Re: DISASTER! [Re: VSGTS14] #240009 Aug 4, 7:43am Aug 4, 7:43am
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keep in mind, in france, you drive on the right side of the road...

Re: DISASTER! [Re: ragingpaseo] #240010 Aug 4, 7:44am Aug 4, 7:44am
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Re: DISASTER! [Re: Mp3Supply] #240011 Aug 4, 9:10am Aug 4, 9:10am
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How did he hit you on the right side? Were you moving or parked?

Re: DISASTER! [Re: Haulin_A_Doo] #240012 Aug 4, 10:25am Aug 4, 10:25am
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Re: DISASTER! [Re: DJ_Curtiz] #240013 Aug 4, 10:27am Aug 4, 10:27am
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that sucks

Re: DISASTER! [Re: celicaboy] #240014 Aug 4, 1:32pm Aug 4, 1:32pm
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Re: DISASTER! [Re: Virgilson] #240015 Aug 4, 1:35pm Aug 4, 1:35pm
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holy shit!


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Re: DISASTER! [Re: Polykarb] #240016 Aug 4, 2:37pm Aug 4, 2:37pm
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That sucks big time..hope everything works out keep up posted


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Re: DISASTER! [Re: SPec_ceLICA] #240017 Aug 4, 2:42pm Aug 4, 2:42pm
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Dame that shit is gone!!!

Re: DISASTER! [Re: SiLvErGt2001] #240018 Aug 4, 7:24pm Aug 4, 7:24pm
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^^^A Golf GTI did that??? eek

Do you remember anything right before the accident? How fast were you both going? Thats crazy. I hope you're feeling alright.

I'd hate to see what his piece looks like right now. spineyes


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Re: DISASTER! [Re: Virgilson] #240019 Aug 4, 7:45pm Aug 4, 7:45pm
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Originally Posted by Virgilson
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Re: DISASTER! [Re: morris] #240020 Aug 4, 10:18pm Aug 4, 10:18pm
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that freaking sucked... hope everything works out.
hwo you feel now?


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Re: DISASTER! [Re: Elec-FuYu] #240021 Aug 5, 4:28am Aug 5, 4:28am
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I was pretty much at a standstill. I was turning left onto the street and it seems hes jumped a red light and just ploughed into the side of me. He braked but his car so old and shit that I doubt it even had brakes. I'm guessing the collision could have been around 30mph.

At the moment I'm feeling just about at the lowest point of my life. I'm developing a black eye (5 days later) just for another insult. Thanks for asking though.

I'll keep udating anyway. It'll be interesting to see what sort of repair job they can do if the assessor doesn't write the car off. cry


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Re: DISASTER! [Re: Veilside_300] #240022 Aug 5, 4:49am Aug 5, 4:49am
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Get photos & go to the doctor to document your injuries. Warm up your lawyer.

Re: DISASTER! [Re: Haulin_A_Doo] #240023 Aug 5, 9:19am Aug 5, 9:19am
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yeah! file up all ur injuries..


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Re: DISASTER! [Re: Elec-FuYu] #240024 Aug 5, 11:42am Aug 5, 11:42am
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already done!


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Re: DISASTER! [Re: Veilside_300] #240025 Aug 5, 11:47am Aug 5, 11:47am
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hope things work out for you man frown ... just take it easy for awhile and get your rest..

accidents are just a hassel thumbsdown then insurance tries to screw things over angry so getting a lawyer on your side should help thumbsup


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Re: DISASTER! [Re: Erick] #240026 Aug 5, 1:13pm Aug 5, 1:13pm
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that sucks! frown but i hope everything works out good for you and that you feel better. plus girls like guy with battle wounds! happywink

Re: DISASTER! [Re: wannaBblueCelica] #240027 Aug 6, 1:55am Aug 6, 1:55am
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Re: DISASTER! [Re: ragingpaseo] #240028 Aug 6, 2:21am Aug 6, 2:21am
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Originally Posted by ragingpaseo
keep in mind, in france, you drive on the right side of the road...


shit that's not funny dude look what happened to him.


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Re: DISASTER! [Re: QTRMLR_1] #240029 Aug 6, 5:01am Aug 6, 5:01am
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Glad to hear you're ok.

Re: DISASTER! [Re: robare99] #240030 Aug 7, 3:54pm Aug 7, 3:54pm
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No news about the car yet. Had a letter through the post from the insurance though stating that I could lose all my no claims bonuses, even though I'm paying 250 extra to fucking protect them. Insurance people are wankers. They're quick to take your money but do everything they can not to give you anything.


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Re: DISASTER! [Re: Veilside_300] #240031 Aug 7, 5:15pm Aug 7, 5:15pm
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^^ it's a business...just the majority of their clients do not get in accidents to know any better till they do get in an accident and it's too late to switch by then of course. The people who do have bad experiences simply need to bad mouth the companies to create more corporate responsiblity and to reward companies for doing the right thing. thumbsup Public opinion matters.


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Re: DISASTER! [Re: QTRMLR_1] #240032 Aug 7, 6:15pm Aug 7, 6:15pm
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ouch... my heart... again... i really need to stop looking at these threads with wrecked celis cry

Re: DISASTER! [Re: TimO] #240033 Aug 13, 8:13am Aug 13, 8:13am
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Quick update. The car got back in the country on Tuesday, but the insurers forgot to tell the recovery company where to take the car. So it didn't get back to the repair shop until this morning. So I went down to see it. Wish I fuckin hadn't! They've thrown a tar poling sheet over it which was covered in dirt, grit and sand just to try and cause even more damage. To top it off when I arrive theres a guy leaning on it like its a fucking tree. So when they uncover it I look inside and it gets worse. The dashboard, climate control and cd controls are covered in dirty marks where people have been climbing over into the drivers seat from the passenger side. The drivers seat itself now has a small hole in the leather from where they've sat on the glass, and is soaking wet with rain water. The floor was covered in mud and theres all sorts of scuffs on the interior plastic paneling on the doors etc. All in all it looked like a 10 year old wreck and was very distressing to see.

The assessors will look at it early next week and I'll know by Wednesday whats going to be done. I'm hoping they write the fucking thing off because its worthless now. Where the side pillar has been hit, its pulled the roof downwards and the sill upwards and the repair guy said because of this theres a fair chance they'll write it off. But on the other hand if the insurance company says to fix it then they'll do it. Basically they'll put it in a jig, straighten it back out and spot weld it. Can't see the car ever being the same again if they pull that little number off.

Can't wait for this nightmare to be over!


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Re: DISASTER! [Re: Veilside_300] #240034 Aug 13, 9:47pm Aug 13, 9:47pm
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SHIT...I may not agree with you all the time but that kinda stuff pisses me offignorant peopl who cannot drive angry ..Sorry for you loss...I feel your pain...this happened to me a year and 4 months ago...I am still waiting for my money back, since the jack off in the FORD SVT F-150 didnt have insurance...advice be paitient, let your insurance and attorneys handle it...but keep on them, so they do not become complacent with your case. Hope your feeling better soon...Later

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