1 x Lost Lambo, 2 x found Suzukis

1 x Lost Lambo, 2 x found Suzukis

Most of us will have a story about when we parked a car somewhere and then forgot where it was, it could have been in an unfamiliar shopping mall or a massive parking building, regardless of the reason it certainly makes for frustrating times.

My personal experiences with losing cars started even before I owned one, or could even reach the pedals to drive one. One day, eons ago, my older sister and myself were at the local supermarket shopping with our mother. On this occasion we had pushed out long-suffering mother to breaking point with our usual brand of leery hijinks, so were told to go and wait in the car. We spilled out into the car park spotted the crappy family Suzuki and jumped into the back seat to continue our bickering in an enclosed space. Only moments later we stopped as a woman who wasn’t out mum approached the Suzuki, proceeded to get in and put her keys in the ignition, totally oblivious to the two little kids in the back seat. My sister and I froze, not knowing what to do or what to say. After the woman started the car we began to panic and made some noise to get her attention. She turned around to see two faces staring back at her and proceeded to freak the hell out. We did too, flung open the rear doors and ran with the type of pace usually reserved for lolly scrambles or ball tiggy. We quickly found our mum in the supermarket and spread the ‘freak out’ to her by telling her someone is nicking our Suzuki. With mum now running at lolly scramble pace we headed back to the car park, where she immediately located our Suzuki parked and unmoved. My semi-developed brain desperately searched for answers to what had just happened but it was my sister who quickly uncovered the truth. We had got into the wrong Suzuki.

Nowadays this sort of episode has become a non-issue really, I mean kids still do stupid stuff, but people actually lock their Suzukis when parked outside the supermarket.

Being stupid however isn’t the sole domain of children and also extends to drunks. Evidence of this has been found recently in the U.K where two men recently got let off a charge of trying to defraud their insurance company. The pair co-owned a Lamborghini until one of them misplaced it during a night of binge drinking. The insurance company not surprisingly didn’t like that explanation too much and a six-day trial ensued, but a jury found the men not guilty of fraud. The Lamborghini still can’t be found despite having a tracking system installed. On the bright side, it’s probably lucky the man didn’t find his high-powered supercar after a night on the booze.

Losing a Lambo or finding the wrong Suzuki it’s all the same, but without an obtrusive TV ad campaign telling us exactly what to do it’s hard to work it all out. But just remember it’s just human nature to get mixed up on occasion, whatever your reasons, don’t panic, stay calm and don’t spread the ‘freak out’ to loved ones.

Losing Cars, it’s in the blood.

Most of us will have a story about when we parked a car somewhere and then forgot where it was, it could have been in an unfamiliar shopping mall or a massive parking building, regardless of the reason it certainly makes for frustrating times.

My personal experiences with losing cars started even before I owned one, or could even reach the pedals to drive one. One day, eons ago, my older sister and myself were at the local supermarket shopping with our mother. On this occasion we had pushed out long-suffering mother to breaking point with our usual brand of leery hijinks, so were told to go and wait in the car. We spilled out into the car park spotted the crappy family Suzuki and jumped into the back seat to continue our bickering in an enclosed space. Only moments later we stopped as a woman who wasn’t out mum approached the Suzuki, proceeded to get in and put her keys in the ignition, totally oblivious to the two little kids in the back seat. My sister and I froze, not knowing what to do or what to say. After the woman started the car we began to panic and made some noise to get her attention. She turned around to see two faces staring back at her and proceeded to freak the hell out. We did too, flung open the rear doors and ran with the type of pace usually reserved for lolly scrambles or ball tiggy. We quickly found our mum in the supermarket and spread the ‘freak out’ to her by telling her someone is nicking our Suzuki. With mum now running at lolly scramble pace we headed back to the car park, where she immediately located our Suzuki parked and unmoved. My semi-developed brain desperately searched for answers to what had just happened but it was my sister who quickly uncovered the truth. We had got into the wrong Suzuki.

Nowadays this sort of episode has become a non-issue really, I mean kids still do stupid stuff, but people actually lock their Suzukis when parked outside the supermarket.

Being stupid however isn’t the sole domain of children and also extends to drunks. Evidence of this has been found recently in the U.K where two men recently got let off a charge of trying to defraud their insurance company. The pair co-owned a Lamborghini until one of them misplaced it during a night of binge drinking. The insurance company not surprisingly didn’t like that explanation too much and a six-day trial ensued, but a jury found the men not guilty of fraud. The Lamborghini still can’t be found despite having a tracking system installed. On the bright side, it’s probably lucky the man didn’t find his high-powered supercar after a night on the booze.

Losing a Lambo or finding the wrong Suzuki it’s all the same, but without an obtrusive TV ad campaign telling us exactly what to do it’s hard to work it all out. But just remember it’s just human nature to get mixed up on occasion, whatever your reasons, don’t panic, stay calm and don’t spread the ‘freak out’ to loved ones.

Losing Cars, it’s in the blood.

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