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Another Capri Stolen....

Postby Fordoholic Nick » Wed Aug 29, 2018 8:06 pm

This 280 Capri was stolen in the early hours of Monday 27th August from the driveway of a house in Sonning Common Village, Oxfordshire whilst the owner was away :( :( :( The family have posted it up on facebook and want as many people to know to keep an eye

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Re: Another Capri Stolen....

Postby Fordoholic Nick » Wed Aug 29, 2018 8:12 pm

Following on from this, just been chatting to Jason tonight and he has had a bit of a close call himself. Will let him tell you guys what actually happened as be rude of me to do it, but basically his Capri attracted a bit too much attention than normal but he has it all under control :)

Jason I will let you tell the forum mate as only fair mate :)
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Re: Another Capri Stolen....

Postby Jasonmarie » Wed Aug 29, 2018 8:52 pm

So yes Nicks right I went out for a run yesterday and about 9 miles away from home noticed a 4x4 following me , so like a plum I drove straight home I also did not put the Capri away I just used a cover down the drive . So this morning a knock on the door and Marie answed a bloke asked if the car under the cover was for sale . So it was strange for this to happen and all I will say the Capri is miles away and hidden in a garage now .

But from that to Nick posting a picture of his cat just back from the vets made me go out and buy a sound Bar for the TV what I will say it is the dogs bollocks .

Back to you Nick to explained that one . :beer:


Ps I never mention the fish and chips mate :cool:
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Re: Another Capri Stolen....

Postby fordperv » Wed Aug 29, 2018 9:19 pm

Had this with my saph in the past I take them on a merry little tour, im always looking around

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Re: Another Capri Stolen....

Postby Fordoholic Nick » Wed Aug 29, 2018 9:50 pm

Jason, as said mate glad all is ok fella and appropriate actions have been taken ;) ;) ;)

Jasonmarie wrote:But from that to Nick posting a picture of his cat just back from the vets made me go out and buy a sound Bar for the TV what I will say it is the dogs bollocks .

Back to you Nick to explained that one . :beer:


:lol: :lol: :lol:

Well Jason seen a pic I posted on fb of the cat after his visit to the vets and he was drawn to my hi fi set up in the background and one thing led to another and then a big chat began about turntables, amps, loudspeakers, vinyl records, music we were into in the 80's...think you get the general idea....

Sooo, I told him I got some great Q-Acoustic Floor Standing Loudspeakers, with a Project Turntable and Cambridge Audi AMP and then I went into fine detail of tonearms, stylus, speaker cable. bi-wirng...anyone still awake :sleepy: :sleepy: :sleepy: :wave: :lol:

Sooooooo. Jason began to feel a bit sad as he had a great hi fi packed away in the loft and how he missed the quality of sound his loudspeakers gave off so he wanted to treat himself to a quality soundbar for his tv set up to replace the 'ok' Panasonic one he had.

Sooooooooooo Low and Behold I get a picture and him telling me proudly that he has just treated himself to the Q-Acoustic M2 Soundbar which he says is " OMG !! its so good and the sound is amazing" !!

Sooooooooooooooooooo there you have it good people of the forum. How a pic of a cat with a plastic cone around his head can somehow persuade a fully grown man to go out and buy a new Q-Acoustic Sound Bar :)

Sooooooooooooooooooooooooo I guess you all want to see the picture that resulted in Jason now happily enjoying his new soundbar….

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Jasonmarie wrote:Ps I never mention the fish and chips mate :cool:


I don't know what you mean Jason...fish and chips ???.... :shock: :shock: :shock:

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ps The cats visit to the vet had no connection to the "dogs bollocks" that Jason mentioned previously :)
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Re: Another Capri Stolen....

Postby tejb1 » Wed Aug 29, 2018 10:21 pm

Jasonmarie wrote:So yes Nicks right I went out for a run yesterday and about 9 miles away from home noticed a 4x4 following me , so like a plum I drove straight home I also did not put the Capri away I just used a cover down the drive . So this morning a knock on the door and Marie answed a bloke asked if the car under the cover was for sale . So it was strange for this to happen and all I will say the Capri is miles away and hidden in a garage now .


Ouch... must be a little worrying I can imagine. Few weeks ago I was at a petrol station and a 4x4 with two chaps pulls up next to me. "How much would you sell that for" they go, "Nah I wouldn't sell it, enjoy driving it too much" I go. "£2k?" they go. Luckily it was a fair way from home at the time. I remember reading a post on the forum from a few years ago about being followed - luckily for me, the route I have to take to get home involves going 'round the block' as my street is a no right turn, so it would be pretty obvious if someone were following.

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Re: Another Capri Stolen....

Postby andyd » Thu Aug 30, 2018 6:15 am

tejb1 wrote:
Jasonmarie wrote:So yes Nicks right I went out for a run yesterday and about 9 miles away from home noticed a 4x4 following me , so like a plum I drove straight home I also did not put the Capri away I just used a cover down the drive . So this morning a knock on the door and Marie answed a bloke asked if the car under the cover was for sale . So it was strange for this to happen and all I will say the Capri is miles away and hidden in a garage now .


Ouch... must be a little worrying I can imagine. Few weeks ago I was at a petrol station and a 4x4 with two chaps pulls up next to me. "How much would you sell that for" they go, "Nah I wouldn't sell it, enjoy driving it too much" I go. "£2k?" they go. Luckily it was a fair way from home at the time. I remember reading a post on the forum from a few years ago about being followed - luckily for me, the route I have to take to get home involves going 'round the block' as my street is a no right turn, so it would be pretty obvious if someone were following.

These could have been genuine enquires, but not the way I would have gone about it :?
Always have your wits about you and secure them as much as possible when you park them, preferably in a garage!

An XR3i was stolen from South Wales this week too :(

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Re: Another Capri Stolen....

Postby Jasonmarie » Thu Aug 30, 2018 1:32 pm

Yes as everybody has said we do need to keep a eye out I was lucky that my neighbour has cctv so have the reg of the car and I have just told the truth to the police in a email and said it made me feel uneasy .
But she can have a rest until October for MOT and the winter lay up again .

Back to young Nick yes he really helped me out with a sound bar as I had a Q Acoustic speaker on my old tv back in 2006 when they first stated bunisness and two years ago I got a new 4K Panasonic Tv but the sound is rubbish so just got a Panasonic sound bar . Yes ok but was just missing so much sound .

But now my living room sounds like I am at the cinema .

Cheers nick ps (we might have gone of topic a bit )

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Re: Another Capri Stolen....

Postby Andrew 2.8i » Thu Aug 30, 2018 3:32 pm

Jasonmarie wrote: So this morning a knock on the door and Marie answed a bloke asked if the car under the cover was for sale .

Did he realise it is "just" a 2 litre? :poke: :lol: :whistle:

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Re: Another Capri Stolen....

Postby andyd » Thu Aug 30, 2018 3:40 pm

Andrew 2.8i wrote:
Jasonmarie wrote: So this morning a knock on the door and Marie answed a bloke asked if the Capri under the cover was a 2.8 injection or 3.0S ?

Did he realise it is "just" a 2 litre? :poke: :lol: :whistle:

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Read Jasons quote again Andrew :D

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Re: Another Capri Stolen....

Postby Jasonmarie » Thu Aug 30, 2018 5:40 pm

:D :D :D
You are both right as they always say that there Great aunt or sisters dog had a 3.0s or something else that none of us have heard of .

Could say he knock because he wanted to borrow the cement in the boot :D
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Re: Another Capri Stolen....

Postby andyd » Thu Aug 30, 2018 6:32 pm

Jasonmarie wrote::D :D :D
You are both right as they always say that there Great aunt or sisters dog had a 3.0s or something else that none of us have heard of .

Could say he knock because he wanted to borrow the cement in the boot :D

:lol: Or maybe he had some paving slabs he wanted to get rid of :wave:

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Re: Another Capri Stolen....

Postby Andrew 2.8i » Thu Aug 30, 2018 6:53 pm

Fordoholic Nick wrote:Image2018-08-29_09-59-25 by nicholas bowler, on Flickr


He/she doesn't look very happy to be wearing that lampshade.....
You'd better sleep with one eye open when it's taken off! :)

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Re: Another Capri Stolen....

Postby Not_Anumber » Fri Aug 31, 2018 9:18 am

I was fitting a new battery in mine the other day in the drive when I looked up and noticed the traffic had ground to a halt outside. Someone in a Citroen Picasso had just stopped dead outside the house with cars backing up behind him, staring at the Capri. I stared back at him for half a minute or so then the window opened and he asked how much I'd sell it for. I shouted back a figure that was a bit more than it owes me and said it would have to be cash at which point he just drove off. Odd behavior as surely if the bloke was genuinely interested he would have parked and wandered over for a chat. Not sure if he was dodgy or just a bit of a chancer who thought he was brighter than most and hoped I was a mug who'd be giving it away for peanuts.

If I see him again I'l ask him how he would feel about someone knocking on his door out of the blue asking how much he'd sell his house for. :wank:

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Re: Another Capri Stolen....

Postby pbar » Fri Aug 31, 2018 9:21 am

Has anybody seen my pussy.

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Re: Another Capri Stolen....

Postby andyd » Fri Aug 31, 2018 10:12 am

Not_Anumber wrote:Odd behavior as surely if the bloke was genuinely interested he would have parked and wandered over for a chat.

You would think so, but there are some strange people around :shock:

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Re: Another Capri Stolen....

Postby andyd » Fri Aug 31, 2018 10:13 am

pbar wrote:Has anybody seen my pussy.

Showing your age Paul :)

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Re: Another Capri Stolen....

Postby Jasonmarie » Fri Aug 31, 2018 10:43 am

I was going to do the pussy joke but just could not get the right words if you know what I mean .
Yes I do wonder if some of these people just watch to many USA car programmes and try it on ? :beer:
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Re: Another Capri Stolen....

Postby Not_Anumber » Fri Aug 31, 2018 8:51 pm

pbar wrote:Has anybody seen my pussy.


Im pretty sure what she actually said was "Has anyone seen Mike Hunt ?"

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Re: Another Capri Stolen....

Postby Peter-S » Fri Aug 31, 2018 9:25 pm

Not_Anumber wrote:
pbar wrote:Has anybody seen my pussy.


Im pretty sure what she actually said was "Has anyone seen Mike Hunt ?"


It was certainly said in Porkys :D
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