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jpclarke · 26/11/2019 09:34

My dh drove my car last night and whatever he did when he pressed the buttons to lock it, all the windows were left open all night. My car is soaked, as it has been raining here all night. Am I wrong to be so cross? I had to get plastic bags for the seats for the school run but my bum still feels wet.

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AnneLovesGilbert · 26/11/2019 09:36

I doubt he did it on purpose so no point raging. Sorry your bum is wet.


Caramel78 · 26/11/2019 09:36

I’d be really pissed off too and it’s the sort of thing my DP would do as he can be really careless. I hope he’s been very apologetic! We all make mistakes so don’t be too hard on him (but you definitely have the right to be fed up)


BernadetteRostankowskiWolowitz · 26/11/2019 10:02

I'd be really annoyed but we are all human so I'd not go down on this too hard unless it's a straw/camels back situation.


pinkyredrose · 26/11/2019 10:03

He's a twat. Your car could've been nicked. Is he as thoughtless with his own belongings?


MrsMaiselsMuff · 26/11/2019 10:06

That sounds like an electrical fault. Pressing a button wouldn't normally result in all the windows opening.


puds11 · 26/11/2019 10:08

Mrs depends on the car. There are cars you can wind the windows down with the key fob


OctopusNow · 26/11/2019 10:12

My DH sat on his keys and did this to his car, apparently if you hold down one of the buttons on the key, it opens all the windows automatically, it's supposed to be to air your car if it's very hot. It's not very helpful in this weather!

I'd be pissed off but it's not like he did it on purpose. Unless he thinks it's funny, I'd let him off.
But if he's laughing at your wet bum, that's a different story!


BusterGonad · 26/11/2019 13:41

Is it a VW polo by any chance? Mine did this all the time, if it to is I'd let it slide.


chipsandgin · 26/11/2019 13:44

I’m pretty sure such behaviour/stupidity doesn’t require either a penis or a marriage certificate!

What a numpty though.


PawPawNoodle · 26/11/2019 13:44

Both of my VWs did this, took me by surprise when I did it to myself (and left all my windows down on a London road...!) Turn the option off in the car menu and let it go, it could have just as easily been you that did it.


Elbeagle · 26/11/2019 13:45

I managed to do this to my own car once. My husband has never done it as far as I’m aware, so no point blaming ‘husbands’!


PepePig · 26/11/2019 13:49

Is your car an Audi?


BusterGonad · 26/11/2019 13:56

Audio's are also in the VW group so I imagine they have the same issues!


troppibambini · 26/11/2019 13:59

BMW too. If I clicked my lock button on the fob a couple of times quickly it would put all the windows down.
My new one has never done it though so maybe it's been sorted now.


BusterGonad · 26/11/2019 14:08

All my windows went down on my VW when you turbt the key to lock it, you then had to turn it again before removing the key to put them back up. Eventually the lock completely broke and I had to leave the thing open 24/7. Surprising it never got stolen! 🤣


WeBuiltCisCityOnSexistRoles · 26/11/2019 14:11

Well unless he was pressing the button with his penis, it's not a husband thing is it, as PP delightfully said, it's a numpty thing. (The word numpty isn't used nearly enough!)


awesomeaircraft · 26/11/2019 14:16

I am female and I did this. The car remote was in my bag and I leant on my bag (was at a medical appt for DD2). Unbeknown to me when the button was pressed a long time all the windows opened.
I came back to a soaked car. My tip is find a friend with a garage, give them lots of chocolate and wine and kindly ask if you can let the car dry there with the windows open. It will.


awesomeaircraft · 26/11/2019 14:17

The car was a ford at the time.


Loopytiles · 26/11/2019 14:18

Have done this before, if doesn’t dry quickly smells awful!


Cheeseandwin5 · 26/11/2019 14:28

I have done this on twice ( although once it was an electronically fault and the window didn't go up). Luckily my DH was pretty relaxed about it and said these things happen and it could be worse.
Maybe you should relax a bit, sometimes people make mistakes no need to get so angry. You can remind the next time you drop a clanger ( although by the sounds of it I assume you never do)


Ijustwanttoretire · 26/11/2019 14:30

My dad's Skoda (VW group) does this occasionally, it is a fault.


Expressedways · 26/11/2019 14:38

I did this with my VW Golf once. Fortunately it was in an indoor car park so nothing got wet and surprisingly nothing was stolen (there was £10 that anyone could have reached in and taken). So not as bad as your wet bottom but my point is that it’s easier to do than you might think!!


PaquitaVariation · 26/11/2019 14:39

Vauxhalls do this too.


iMatter · 26/11/2019 14:40


Your car will absolutely stink


BlingLoving · 26/11/2019 14:46

Don't blame your DH. This happens to our car sometimes. We've taken t back to them and they can't seem to work out what happens or why. something about radio signals/pressure or something. It happened the other night for the first time in ages and thank god it didn't rain but we're still struggling with condensation on the inside of the windows, especially the windscreen.

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