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Old 07-11-2009, 03:51 PM   #1
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My new hero

This guy has to be a Biker.

Outside the Bristol Zoo, in England , there is a parking lot for 150 cars and 8 coaches or buses.
It was manned by a very pleasant attendant with a ticket machine charging cars £1 (about $1.40) and coaches £5 (about $7).
This parking attendant worked there for all of 25 years until one day, he just didn't show up.
"Oh well", said Bristol Zoo Management, "we'd better phone the City Council and get them to send a new parking attendant."
"Err, no", said the Council, "that parking lot is your responsibility."

"Err, no", said Bristol Zoo Management, "the attendant was employed by the City Council... wasn't he ???"
"Err, no!" insisted the Council.
Sitting in his villa somewhere on the coast of Spain (presumably), is a man who had been taking the parking lot fees, estimated at £400 (about $560) per day at Bristol Zoo for the last 25 years. Assuming 7 days a week, this amounts to just over £3.6 million ($7 million) or $280,000 every year for 25 years !!!
And no one even knows his name.
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Old 07-11-2009, 04:14 PM   #2
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AWESOME! I hope that is true!
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Old 07-11-2009, 06:51 PM   #3
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I like the way the guy operates. Somebody better run it through Snopes.

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Old 07-11-2009, 06:58 PM   #4
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My uncle had a store about 30 minutes away from his home. It was open Monday through Saturday.

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Imagine his surprise when he found his store open for business being run by his employee.
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Old 07-11-2009, 07:44 PM   #5
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Re: My new hero

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This guy has to be a Biker.

Outside the Bristol Zoo, in England , there is a parking lot for 150 cars and 8 coaches or buses.
It was manned by a very pleasant attendant with a ticket machine charging cars £1 (about $1.40) and coaches £5 (about $7).
This parking attendant worked there for all of 25 years until one day, he just didn't show up.
"Oh well", said Bristol Zoo Management, "we'd better phone the City Council and get them to send a new parking attendant."
"Err, no", said the Council, "that parking lot is your responsibility."

"Err, no", said Bristol Zoo Management, "the attendant was employed by the City Council... wasn't he ???"
"Err, no!" insisted the Council.
Sitting in his villa somewhere on the coast of Spain (presumably), is a man who had been taking the parking lot fees, estimated at £400 (about $560) per day at Bristol Zoo for the last 25 years. Assuming 7 days a week, this amounts to just over £3.6 million ($7 million) or $280,000 every year for 25 years !!!
And no one even knows his name.
I bet he didn't pay tax either. You gotta admire the guy's style.
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Old 07-11-2009, 08:34 PM   #7
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If you guys need anything just email me at : Dollarbill@PEPSICENTER.com Ill be back in 5 years. or not.
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Sorry folks its a myth sniff sniff. I was already investigating places to try it.

http://www.snopes.com/crime/clever/carpark.asp

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Old 07-11-2009, 08:45 PM   #9
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Nice job Det. BW.........damn i wish it were true. .......wait, - I wish it were me!
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