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    Quote Originally Posted by Sherwood View Post
    Not really receptive to jokes about drink driving since a drunk mounted the pavement and killed a family friend leaving her two kids without a mother!
    It wasn't a joke.
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    Thanks for support guys much appreciated - Yep now i know chances are she will do the same to him one thing i wont be their to pick up the pieces.
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    In 1987 I bought my Dad a nearly new Vanden Plas Metro 1300 Automatic. It was immaculate. Soon after that on the Edgware Road Edgware, someone ran into the back of it. It went to the main dealership just off the Edgware Road to be repaired, I picked it up, just left the Rover Dealer travelling on the Edgware road, and, an Astra GTE went straight into the back of the Metro.
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    I live in California insurance is like a house payment here, You can not belive what you see on the road.
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    Quote Originally Posted by spendorman View Post
    In 1987 I bought my Dad a nearly new Vanden Plas Metro 1300 Automatic. It was immaculate. Soon after that on the Edgware Road Edgware, someone ran into the back of it. It went to the main dealership just off the Edgware Road to be repaired, I picked it up, just left the Rover Dealer travelling on the Edgware road, and, an Astra GTE went straight into the back of the Metro.
    I used ot have a GTE 16V, boy racers delight unfortunately with insurance to match - I swear it wasnt me Alex, honest !
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    Quote Originally Posted by spendorman View Post
    In 1987 I bought my Dad a nearly new Vanden Plas Metro 1300 Automatic. It was immaculate. Soon after that on the Edgware Road Edgware, someone ran into the back of it. It went to the main dealership just off the Edgware Road to be repaired, I picked it up, just left the Rover Dealer travelling on the Edgware road, and, an Astra GTE went straight into the back of the Metro.
    Sounds like two attempts at mercy killing to me (the car not you or your Dad) what did he do to you to deserve being bought a Metro Vanden Plas?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Gaz View Post
    Sounds like two attempts at mercy killing to me (the car not you or your Dad) what did he do to you to deserve being bought a Metro Vanden Plas?
    Actually, it was, and still is a nice little car, unfortunately, Dad passed away in 1991.
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    Quote Originally Posted by spendorman View Post
    Actually, it was, and still is a nice little car, unfortunately, Dad passed away in 1991.
    I had two Metros. They were dead reliable and took me all over the country cheaply. Good ride for a small car too. Passed both on to my daughter.
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    Quote Originally Posted by dantheman91 View Post
    Bloody hell thats bad i thought i was having a bad day when i found out my best friend is dating the women i was due to go on a date with just had my heart ripped out.
    Women? WOMEN? I think you and your mate are as bad as each other

    Sorry Dan that was poor taste. Hopefully karma will take care of things.
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    Quote Originally Posted by walpurgis View Post
    I had two Metros. They were dead reliable and took me all over the country cheaply. Good ride for a small car too. Passed both on to my daughter.
    I waxoyled and undersealed the car thoroughly, so, to this day it's still in good condition.
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