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Bad parenting at shows

Posted: Mon Jun 23, 2014 1:45 pm
by LODGE
Went to a show at the weekend and could not relax due to kids thinking they could do what the hell they wanted like jumping in peoples pride and joys rubbing sticky hands over the body works chucking balls and batons about it boils my p@ss

Re: Bad parenting at shows

Posted: Tue Jun 24, 2014 8:45 am
by friedgreedo
You should shout 'Touch my van and I'll touch your kid!!'

Either they'll p!ss off or you'll be sharing a cell with Gary Glitter :lol:

Re: Bad parenting at shows

Posted: Tue Jun 24, 2014 8:54 am
by LODGE
Pmsl :lol: :lol: :lol:

Re: Bad parenting at shows

Posted: Tue Jun 24, 2014 10:00 am
by slammeddeluxe
I once got asked to do a display at The Metro Centre (a local shopping centre) I left the cargo doors open so people could look inside. I went for a brew and looked down from the upstairs balcony to see someone opening the rear hatch and giving their kid a 'bunk up' !!!! WTF !!!

I went downstairs to see the kid climbing all over my interior - I asked the kid and the parents to get him out of there. Only to be told £$@$ off !!!

After a heated verbal exchange they kicked my sign and walked off

They thought I was in the wrong for being rude and why couldn't the kid play in my van ?

Cheeky F£@$%@£$%

After that I closed and locked the doors

No respect !

I feel for you Lodge !

Re: Bad parenting at shows

Posted: Tue Jun 24, 2014 12:47 pm
by Dr Grub
I printed a "No Entry" sign off the internet laminated it and then strung it between the opening for the two cargo doors. People can look but the message is clear!

I had to resort to this after finding children playing hide and seek in the cupboards, not great when my SO42 interior is 99% complete and original!

Dr G.

Re: Bad parenting at shows

Posted: Tue Jun 24, 2014 1:28 pm
by LODGE
Shocking just no respect in the world :(

Re: Bad parenting at shows

Posted: Wed Jun 25, 2014 9:02 pm
by Sooty
That's why I bought a heap of **** school bus! Lol.

Seriously though, the young kids don't know any better, it's the lack of respect from the parents.

Re: Bad parenting at shows

Posted: Wed Jun 25, 2014 10:08 pm
by LODGE
Had one kid jump in the back of the bus again tonight at a car meet his old man was letting him run riot I had a bit of a shout at him I just don't get it my old man would of given me a clump if I did that when I was a nipper

Re: Bad parenting at shows

Posted: Thu Jun 26, 2014 6:53 am
by Sooty
It seems like a lot of kids today are actually the ones in charge!

Re: Bad parenting at shows

Posted: Thu Jun 26, 2014 10:44 am
by LODGE
So true sooty

Re: Bad parenting at shows

Posted: Thu Jun 26, 2014 11:57 am
by Choc
Sooty wrote:It seems like a lot of kids today are actually the ones in charge!
Not at our house, me & the kids all get a good slap on the leg if we step out of line by Mrs C.

Sometimes I misbehave on purpose though as secretly I enjoy it!! :oops: :oops:

Re: Bad parenting at shows

Posted: Thu Jun 26, 2014 1:46 pm
by Ambubird
We were asked to display the Slambo at a local Emergency services show last year.
I printed & laminated a "please treat me gently I'm old & precious" type sign hung between the cargo doors to deter rioting kids.

We popped off for 10 minutes to catch up with a mate, came back to find all the lights on, a kid sat in the cab, kids in the back & the safari window catch snapped off.
Never again! (Although I did get to drive the full length of the runway, lights & sirens on & made some kids cry so not all bad!)

Re: Bad parenting at shows

Posted: Thu Jun 26, 2014 2:29 pm
by LODGE
Omg shocking

Re: Bad parenting at shows

Posted: Fri Jul 04, 2014 5:42 pm
by volksferkin
I had this at a show when I had my buggy walked back to find a young lad swinging on the roll bar kicking my gear shifter, I said to him do you mind can you not do that please so he jumped on the front seat and ran off, little ....

Re: Bad parenting at shows

Posted: Fri Jul 04, 2014 6:42 pm
by TJW964
I used to use my Bay as a photobooth. Left it for a few mins at a charity affair inside Mercedes World at Brooklands. Came back to find it full of people, all with drinks. Told them to get out, whicj they did.

Didn't leave it again.