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to be livid at someone parking in our off street parking and using it as a carwash?!

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Guntie Mon 18-Feb-13 14:17:29

For the last 3 weeks when I come and go there has been a white van parked in our off street parking spot. Normally my DH parks there but he has be driving to work recently so it has been free.

So, this opportunist has taken it upon themselves to park there everyday once my DH goes to work.

I typically see the van when I am coming and going from appointments and have never seen the person.

This morning when I was on the way to the doctor I could hear someone using our external tap. When I went outside there was the driver with buckets and soap using our water cleaning his van in our car parking spot?!

AIBU to think WTF is this person doing on my property, in my car park, bringing buckets and soap using my water to clean their f'ing van?!

As I came out he just looked at me and continued on washing the van covering our front garden with soap suds and mess. I was flabbergasted and didn't say anything to him. I was doing urine hold for the doctors appointment and didn't want to wet myself in front of him

I thought given he had been rumbled he might leave and not come back. Not so. When I came back from my doctors appointment his (Very clean) van was still there.

I emailed my DH to make sure he hadn't rented the car park to anyone and he hasn't but he equally couldn't seem to care less that someone is on our property, using it as their personal car park and washing facility hmm

theodorakisses Fri 22-Feb-13 18:56:21

In fairness the pitbull is young and has no ears (don't ask). My manky little desert dog however is a right bastard if you so much as lok at his dew claws. The nastiest in our house is a stray cat who has adopted us and we are al scared and scarred by him

Don't his hats fall,over his eyes, Theodora? winkgrin

Megglevache Fri 22-Feb-13 19:18:36

crikey ...I'm gobsmacked at your dh .

I'd best not say what I would've done....it would've involved lots of shrieking and ghetto necks moves and if he persisted he'd find his van covered in all manner of shite....

cheeky twat .

theodorakisses Sat 23-Feb-13 05:41:45

Am off to test the hat hypotheses, any suggestions of animal cruelty (have a summery straw hot with flowers on) will be directed to SDT

theodorakisses Sat 23-Feb-13 06:05:52

Ok, so he ate the hat, flowers and all.

Is "off street parking" the same as a driveway? As in attached to your house? So a random bloke in a van is parked next to your house using your outside tap!?

Christ I'd be fuming.

fuckwittery Sat 23-Feb-13 09:07:19

I cannot believe neither of you said anything. It doesn't have to be a confrontation, the first time you saw him, smile and say, oh gosh sorry, have you got confused this is our drive, did you think it was someone else's, y,ou did, oh good so you're moving now? Oh, you thought it was ok to park as it was empty, oh I am so sorry, you are mistaken as this is private property and my husband requires our space. Sorry, still not moving ? Okaaaaay...... (Go inside and phone the non emergency police for trespass OR give him a mouthful if you ever grow some balls.). I can understand on the first occasion, in a rush, feeling unwell, flabbergasted but you both doing nothing for three weeks?! No wonder he feels entitled. He Might be mortified when spoken to now a having thought he was in the empty space of the neighbour who doesn't mind the builder parking there etc..... Why does saying something politely on your own drive automatically equal confrontation?

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