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PostPosted: Fri Feb 08, 2019 12:01 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

A few years ago, someone in Australia invented a spoof story of a wife selling her husbands Porsche for say £10,000 that was worth £80,000
they used photos from my website
I had 250 plus emails asking who I sold the car to in Australia from idiots expecting me to tell them who she was
The car was still on my website and outside my door
as they had used my photos you would expect there to be a case for breach of copyright
the daily mail pay £20 for a photo
I eventually got £80

despite over 250 emails,
aol and msn news are impossible to contact, they don't have a phone number
if you google Australian wife sells porsche you'll find the article


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PostPosted: Fri Feb 08, 2019 12:06 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

https://nextshark.com/angry-australian-wife-is-selling-cheating-husbands-expensive-porsche-for-20000/
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 08, 2019 7:10 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

How is that deemed as news? I think I parking like that is crying out for the local intelligencia to key the car.

I’m all for creative ‘Persi Parking’ but that is asking for trouble. As stated, just whack it away from the store and pick end spaces or ones with natural protection.

The real issue here is how most people lack basic respect and would bang your car without giving it a second thought.
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