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I bet they enjoyed doing this

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I bet they enjoyed doing this

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-10810772
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The Koenigsegg CCXR and a £350,000 Lamborghini Murcielago LP670-4 SuperVeloce were both clamped on the afternoon of 22 July.

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Re: I bet they enjoyed doing this

Had a good chuckle  Grin
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Re: I bet they enjoyed doing this

You beat me to it Oldjim as I'd just copied the link  Smiley
Bet they thought they'd get away with it but hadn't allowed for the tenacity of the parking enforcers.
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Oh!!  I like that Smiley  The fines won't make any difference to the owners but I bet the inconvenience upset them Roll eyes
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And the clamp colour doesn't go well with the matching blue of the cars  Wink
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Re: I bet they enjoyed doing this

Probably more inconvenient to those who were actually tasked with the job of getting them released, as you can bet on it that it wasn't the owners. Other modes of transport being rapidly found no doubt.
I wonder how long they stayed clamped for...
PS. Harrods used to run their own fleet of RR's for "important customers" do they still do that?
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hope they didn't scratch the cars putting the clamps on, bill for repairing the damage would be vast Crazy
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Some people will do anything for a bit of publicity Roll eyes
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Can you imagine the job they would have if they had to lift it and tow it away Undecided