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Spotted a black R172 while filling up

Pulled into my local Shell garage and filled up. Went to pay and a 2014 Porsche Boxster pulled up beside me. While queuing to pay a 2015 black SLK 172 slipped into the next set of pumps.

Looked at the three cars side by side (and a BMW e39 5-series also in the filling station) it struck me that the least attractive car of all four was the Porsche.

As to the 'spotted' SLK - the driver was more intent on filling up than he was on being complimented on his fine set of wheels - wouldn't look at me at all! Ah well. Still a pretty car though.

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March up to them with big smile on your face
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That is when you need the Sarge Book of etiquette

March up to them with big smile on your face
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https://www.slkworld.com/general-disc...ess-cards.html

If they want to talk, fine
If not, the hell with them
We don't need unfriendly people on my, er I mean, our site!
That's pretty much what I tried - but he didn't want to make eye contact. Maybe the car wasn't his???

Anyway - if he's that unfriendly then life's too short - move on and find others who appreciate their cars.

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If they have an SLK and still are not happy....


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To hell with them.
Happy? just rode home from work with the top down, the stereo cranking, a beautiful day, and a fantastic feeling!
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Pulled into my local Shell garage and filled up. Went to pay and a 2014 Porsche Boxster pulled up beside me. While queuing to pay a 2015 black SLK 172 slipped into the next set of pumps.

Looked at the three cars side by side (and a BMW e39 5-series also in the filling station) it struck me that the least attractive car of all four was the Porsche.

As to the 'spotted' SLK - the driver was more intent on filling up than he was on being complimented on his fine set of wheels - wouldn't look at me at all! Ah well. Still a pretty car though.

What part of Surrey are you in? I'm in a black R172 and often at Shell stations, but a 12 plate.

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What part of Surrey are you in? I'm in a black R172 and often at Shell stations, but a 12 plate.

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Reigate/Redhill area.

The garage I was in was at Earlswood.

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gotcha. opposite end of surrey for me. I'm north near the M25/A3 junction area.

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