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Old 24 Feb 2012
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Eh?! Well what was the story about the wrong address and phone number?
As I said'
I could not find it on Google search, Google earth, BT Phone Book, Directory enquiries.
Finaly got intouch with seller through ebay.
The telephone number was an Insurance Call Centre given by the seller to WARRIGAL to help him with getting insurance. But WARRIGAL thought it was the sellers contact no.

So things seem to be working out
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Well, maybe I need to amend my post in the light of that. I merely posted according to what the situation looked like - as did others.
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No prob mate, we can only act on the info we have at the time.
As I could only act on the info I got from WARRIGAL. as he saw it.
As we all know there always two sides to every story and the trouth often lies somewhere in between.


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As we all know there always two sides to every story and the trouth often lies somewhere in between.
Or slightly above of, followed by a right turn of 73.5 degrees and then back towards via a twisting half-turn, whereupon we emerge hopelessly lost and exclaim "I was only following my satnav"
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Or slightly above of, followed by a right turn of 73.5 degrees and then back towards via a twisting half-turn, whereupon we emerge hopelessly lost and exclaim "I was only following my satnav"
So you've been there before aswell


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As I said'
I could not find it on Google search, Google earth, BT Phone Book, Directory enquiries.
Finaly got intouch with seller through ebay.
The telephone number was an Insurance Call Centre given by the seller to WARRIGAL to help him with getting insurance. But WARRIGAL thought it was the sellers contact no.

So things seem to be working out
Rory
I thought I would stick my nose in here again, , and see how things are today - well done Rory, got to say you are bringing some clarity & shedding some light on the earlier murk.

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Well, maybe I need to amend my post in the light of that. I merely posted according to what the situation looked like - as did others.
Please don't do any amendments - subsequent posts do not always make sense when earlier text is either changed or completely deleted (or a combination of both); what's written is written works best, unless you are a moderator of course.
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Why are you all talking about this on a open public forum, I thought all this had to be done Hush Hush, with the non address thing.

I am trying to follow rorys instructions on this , but nothing is happening very quickly.
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but nothing is happening very quickly.
I am sufficiently infuriated by this comment to 'come out of retirement'.

Both you and I (and others) know Rory has been working very hard on your behalf to get you out of your pickle - both as reported on this thread and 'behind the scenes'.

Since my departure from this thread I have exchanged a number of Emails with Rory (and with another HUBBer from here) with the sole aim of assisting you.

We all knew there would be very little chance of the slightest word of thanks from you. But you must be a very sick person to complain from your position and what you have achieved, compared with that which Rory has put together (at some personal cost and inconvenience).

All you can do is criticise. All you have done throughout is complain. Who got you into this ? Certainly not us.

I find you a quite unacceptable, ungrateful person. I hope you do not represent any other of your fellow countrymen.

Maybe an Aussie or two following this thread will correct me or disown you.

One of us must be wrong!
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Why are you all talking about this on a open public forum, I thought all this had to be done Hush Hush, with the non address thing.

I am trying to follow rorys instructions on this , but nothing is happening very quickly.
hee hee -I am the other hubber referred to, and have been ccd in on relevant emails. 'Plonker on the Hubb' I think is 1 term used.

Am beginning to think that the (copious) amount of help given to you, esp with the conspicuous lack of gratitude, puts you firmly in the 'charity case' category. Well, that or the 'Overlanding For Special Needs' one.

ps - love the mention of 'Hush Hush' - sounds like something out of 'Boys Own Paper' or Enid Blyton's 'Five Find-Outers And Dog' from the 1950s!!
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Well Rory did say for me to not do anything about the insurance situation, untill the transfer of title could take place.

O and if you don't know what the HUSH Hush is, well that is, I am not actually in GB at present, so therefore I am not a resident for MOT and TAX. purposes.

Grateful for Rory s work on this, you have all been, along with Rory talking about this on a open public forum. And you don't think that would make me angry.

Rory has just emailed me and said don't do anything yet. umtil the tranfer go,s though to his address.

This is something rory offered to do for me and it has nothing to do with any one else here, So I would appreacite it if you didn't talk about it openlyon this forum, because it could stuff up my chances of getting UK based insurance. something that the UK will only accept, There is no other way to get this insurance.

The green card insurance I got aquote is only valid for the European continent, Not GB.
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I am not a resident for MOT
FFS...................(again)

Read back and this time round, learn.

As in earlier posts - MOT has nothing to do with a person - it is purely vehicle specific. That is no personal information - anyone can take it there and have it tested (by trailer if not driven by an insured driver).

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This is something rory offered to do for me and it has nothing to do with any one else here, So I would appreacite it if you didn't talk about it openlyon this forum, because it could stuff up my chances of getting UK based insurance.
Then why did you come back here complaining that what Rory is doing is taking too long !


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The green card insurance I got aquote is only valid for the European continent, Not GB.
FFS...................(yet again)

Read back and this time round, learn.

As in earlier posts - if you get UK insurance the 'Certificate of Insurance' is an automatic Green Card equivalent accepted by all Police in all of EU plus Switzerland and Norway.
When leaving EU you buy local insurance at the border - there are alweays facilities to do this.


Despite a very long thread you appear to have even less idea than when it started yet imagining even more problems that IF YOU READ AND LEARN do not exist - except in your closed mind.
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Agree with all the long-suffering Tony has said, plus would add that you don't need to be resident for (road) tax purposes, just like you don't for MOT purposes.

As for the matters which are supposed to be hush hush, maybe its best if you don't explain on the open public forum why you wanted them to be hush hush
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God bless you Rory, for your patience alone.

I'm still
Got to love this Alice in Wonderland thread and all who post in here.

That doesn't change the facts of course, as well explained herein ----------- how many times now??????????
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God bless you Rory, for your patience alone
Absolutely, poor Rory must be feeling like he's morphed from a HUBB-er into a care worker!!
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Absolutely, poor Rory must be feeling like he's morphed from a HUBB-er into a care worker!!
Worse to come ..... he probably will have to meet this dude.

That will require self-control beyond the call of duty.

Last edited by Tony P; 27 Feb 2012 at 17:15. Reason: Changed spelling of 'dud' to 'dude' - but maybe it was right
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