Giving your bus a human name

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Giving your bus a human name

Post by RockStock » Fri Jun 03, 2016 1:52 pm

As absolutely cringeworthy as having pointless s***e on your roofrack
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Re: Giving your bus a human name

Post by Who.Me? » Fri Jun 03, 2016 2:45 pm

Just to clarify; is it human names in particular that you have a problem with, or is it any name? Can I use Fido, Fluff or Rex?

Also is the human name/roof rack thing cumulative? Is there a special place in hell reserved for the owners of buses with anthropomorphic names and pointless s**te on their roof racks? Does it get exponentially more hellish if one wraps a length of old rope around the front bumper or bolts on a maltese cross stop light?

Just wondering. :)

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Re: Giving your bus a human name

Post by type21f » Fri Jun 03, 2016 2:54 pm

Who. Me? calls his bus Victor (after himsel)..or was it Vic Tim..?
As they say What's in a Name?

Good Fun methinks...
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Re: Giving your bus a human name

Post by falstaff » Mon Jun 06, 2016 10:28 pm

With RockStock on this....

...it has also morphed into the more cynical and recent dealers/flippers giving infantilised 'kiddie' names to buses...i.e. 'Daisy hails from the super-dry swamplands of Florida, wherethere is zero moisture or humidity, and no bus ever rusts...'

or

'Derek has survived unmolested on the salty-roads of the US East Coast,and has been specially preserved with only the best sheet steel that was lovingly have pop-riveted on, and we have added to his undoubted collectibility and enhanced his value with the addition of twenty-two tons of the bestest, most lowest-est quality filler/bondo we could find, skillfully augmented by the useful addition of chicken netting and old, damp newspaper, hence the lustrous lumpyness under the incandescent pearlescent yellow paint. Say hello to Derek'.

(Derek says 'bommmfppphmmmmpp' under all the filler. Daisy meanwhile is getting ready for a fitting of chequerboard Mad Matz flooring and some nice chrome eyelids).

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Re: Giving your bus a human name

Post by Dr Grub » Sat Jun 11, 2016 9:16 pm

I have shut off "Morrisons" ears to all of this nonsense.

Imagine not thinking something metal shouldn't be named or have feelings.
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Re: Giving your bus a human name

Post by type21f » Sat Jun 11, 2016 9:31 pm

Indeed......
How insensitive..........
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Re: Giving your bus a human name

Post by FBI » Thu Jun 23, 2016 12:07 am

I'm with rockstock.... its totally cringeworthy..

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Re: Giving your bus a human name

Post by CACMG » Thu Jun 23, 2016 11:41 am

Yep, totally.

A friend said "she just failed her mot ......... bless her".

That takes it to a whole new level !

and don't get me started about emoticons. One or two maybe, but four, five or six in a row ?

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Re: Giving your bus a human name

Post by readyboy61 » Thu Jun 23, 2016 3:43 pm

yer dam aweful ,its called the bus and thats it, although someoen said name it bruce as its from aus, i said no its THE BUS or f***ing thing when its being a pain :lol:
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Re: Giving your bus a human name

Post by miles » Thu Jun 23, 2016 5:25 pm

Hector is a straight Westfalia, and is not for sale.
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Re: Giving your bus a human name

Post by type21f » Thu Jun 23, 2016 7:02 pm

...as opposed to an AC/ DC bus?

I never thought of buses being LBGT... till thus...
Classic .

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Re: Giving your bus a human name

Post by friedgreedo » Thu Jun 30, 2016 9:16 am

Well our Bus naming has back fired 20 years after taking ownership.
Bus has always been known as Florence as that's where we believed she hailed from.
Turns out after checking the M plate that she was built in Bologna (maybe have to re-name her 'Spaghetti'

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Re: Giving your bus a human name

Post by miles » Wed Aug 03, 2016 9:52 pm

I've just spotted this post. I've seen it all now http://ssvc.org.uk/phpbb/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=116887

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Re: Giving your bus a human name

Post by Herr Doktor » Sat Aug 20, 2016 7:23 am

The whole car naming b0ll0cks winds me up a treat. We have exactly the same protocol as readyboy61. Wo also call it "THE BUS" or "f***ing thing" when its going to cost several hundred pounds to repair. Again.
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Re: Giving your bus a human name

Post by miles » Sat Aug 20, 2016 9:32 am

I have named all my buses :)
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