Questions people ask you when you're with your bus.

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Questions people ask you when you're with your bus.

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I thought I'd start a thread where we can list all those silly questions people ask you when they come to talk to you about your bus.
It all started last week in Cornwall, met up with Kev and we both had a laugh about the same questions the general public ask.

Is the engine stock?
How long have you had it?
Is it new? (my bus is shiney)
Is it for sale?

You get the general direction.
Just add yours to the list.

I'm thinking I might do a printed sheet that I can stick to the bus with the answers to all the questions.
I can then just point to it when someone asks a question.
Apologies to all the genuine people who sometimes come and talk to you.
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I,ve always wanted one of those. Have you done all that yourself
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Are you looking for the scrap yard
are you doing it up
you can put a porshe engine in it
can you still get parts
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How much?

Drives me crazy!
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chatting to a bloke the other day and he wanted to know why I took the sliding door off cos all the old ones have a slider :)
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Is it longer than a normal one? 8O

Why have you lowered it? 8)

Can you get parts easily? :?

Will you sell it when it's finished? :evil:

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VanBonden wrote:How much?

Drives me crazy!

When people ask that, my standard response is "about as much as a Mondeo".
Usually they fall into silence and it is end of conversation.
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Why did you not paint all of it! Where did you get those stickers!and of course how much was that?my response usually is, less than a new one:-)
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How long have you had it.

How do you get over speed bumps.
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The usual

Be nice when it's finished
You can put a porsche engine in them
My favourite though.Do you know Jamie Oliver he's got one you know
How much is it worth, my response now after someone offered me this amount, is £500

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I always get one of two:

"That must be worth a bit. What? About twenty grand?"

or

"Blimey a RHD Samba! Did you sell your house to buy it?"

Not to mention...

"I bet that breaks down all the time."
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Loving these! No doubt we'll be sick of them when we start venturing out!
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being mg/pw we always get:

'is that the original colour mate'
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I used to have one of them
My mate has one of them with a Porsche engine in it
I'm going to get one of them
How much is it worth
Did you know they still make them in Brazil.. Etc etc

Usually all in one conversation while at the petrol station :D
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I don't mind the how much is it worth too much but I seem to get "how much did you pay for it?", which bugs me a little
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