Fuel options - Adaminaby

Discussion in 'Australia' started by Jdeks, Apr 15, 2013.

  1. Jdeks

    Jdeks Accepting and supportive of everyones feelings.

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    Update: The grumpy old bugger at the Adminaby BP has moved on, the place has good new owners and is apparently up for a re-furb and possible brand switch.



    So all this below is for entertainment only :lol3

    From another rider forum. Hate to say it, but my experience with that fellow has been much the same

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  2. Russ

    Russ Let's ride Super Moderator

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    Agreed he guy there is a prick, rude and unhelpful I once left my wife there and went back to go and help someone who had a puncture half way to Kiandra I called to say we were on our way and would be needing fuel and were 15 minutes away the prick locked up 13 minutes later and was driving out as we arrived.
    Fortunately a bloke at the pub had a few litres on his ute which we shared an were able to make it to the next fuel.
    I've never been back to the BP.


    The ampol on the other end of town are always friendly and they are also the local NRMA tow service so if you are ever in trouble out that way they are the ones that are going to come and help you.
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  3. Oldfatbeerman

    Oldfatbeerman Enroute to a PUB

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    Good intel , thanks for posting , I'll stay away from there too .
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  4. DR Ozzy

    DR Ozzy Suzuki scum

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    Some people are just not suited to public service work, he probably would have made a good concentration camp guard though.
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  5. outback jack

    outback jack Long timer

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    you blokes haven't been to Lotus Creek then? There are no words to describe the hobbit that claims ownership to that servo. :huh
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  6. Russ

    Russ Let's ride Super Moderator

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    Nope never been.:lol3
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  7. outback jack

    outback jack Long timer

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    Don't use the toliet! because your not allowed. :lol3
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  8. Jdeks

    Jdeks Accepting and supportive of everyones feelings.

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    I remember visiting a servo up in north QLD once, for a mate to answer natures' call. She was told no, because we hadn't bought any fuel. So we decided to fill up, again - about 2L between the two of us.

    Busting for a wee, my mate heads back to pay for the fuel and get the loo key, and the f-tard behind the counter takes her $3, then tells her that the minimum fill is 2L, so she still can't use the loo.

    Not one to be defeated by adversity, old mate heads back outside, drops her knickers, and uses the front bowser to express her dissatisfaction with their standard of service. By the time the desk jockey figured out what was going on and whether to say anything, the deed was done and we were back on the bikes and on our way.

    Moral of this story: a bit of wee courtesy can go a long way, and never call a lady's bluff. :evil
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  9. Haggs

    Haggs Been here awhile

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    That's GOLD!! :rofl:rofl:rofl
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  10. Precis

    Precis Maladroit malcontent

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    Why not forward this to BP's Public Relations Dept? The worst they can do is ignore it.
    One day I'll tell you about the success I had with the some company - but it's at least a three-beer story......
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  11. XRman

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    I won't ever bother to stop at the Prarie Hotel in Parachilna again either.

    The old duck at the bar told me that I should go another 50 km to the next place to buy fuel ("they had specialist fuels"). The bowsers were still locked and they were a little busy, so I thought I could probably make it on my reserve fuel.
    As I was gearing up to go however a yuppie came out with the keys to fill his diesel. I wetn back in and asked for the bowser keys, but no; they were rationing their petrol for locals to use. BS they all use diesel!

    Our discussion became a little heated with me claiming discrimination and " you have not heard the last of this" . I thought about using my trump card (this had better not be because I am black).

    Anyway as I was about to leave the young asssistant came out and fiilled my tank. She said" 23L ! that is worth it" or words to that effect. So in reality fuel efficient vehicles are not welcome at that establishment.

    When I am driving my fuel guzzling 4WD and caravan up that way guess where I will drive past?
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  12. Russ

    Russ Let's ride Super Moderator

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    Calling PBee to the bat phone:ear
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  13. sidetrack one

    sidetrack one Chief Tiddler

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    I've found the dude at the BP a strange cove, have never been able to determine if hes winding you up or not! As bikes would be a massive part of his business, it will be to his loss if people decide to veto him over this:dealAnd a shout out for the caravan park,lovely couple and very interesting if you get to have a chat with them, as I did just before Xmas
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  14. gsd4me

    gsd4me 90% bluff

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    Pics or it didn't happen. :lol3
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  15. davorallyfan

    davorallyfan Commonist

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    I usually stop there if I need fuel at least half a dozen or so times each year. I can understand his frustration with bikes - go there during the snowy ride :huh. Grumpy cahn but I never had a prob. I usually ask him about fishing, the state of the Bardi grub and his eyes light up.


    Speaking of servos I rode away from my local servo recently without paying! I was on the little X7 twoie. I realised about 2 hours later after putting around with the vintage club - I opened my wallet it had cash. I went back to the servo with my tail between my legs. The young Indian fellas who run the place all ride and had a giggle at my expence. They said dont worry we know you - we would have caught you next time.
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  16. Happy Snapper

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    It's got me rooted why service stations lock their toilets.

    I mean are they scared you're going to clean them?
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  17. outback jack

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    :roflAin't that the truth, was in Winton western Qld last week. Went to the dunny at the BP, noticed a long piece of fencing wire on the hand basin bench. Anyway walked into cubicle 1, bowl overflowing and full of paper. no problem walked into no 2 same problem as no 1. WTF! Went back out to the counter to enquire as to why and where can i dump ? Got the straight answer i was expecting, "Didn't you use the wire we left in there" :fpalm
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  18. blade07

    blade07 Been here awhile

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    I second that. Mate and I were on our road bikes last November and we had the misfortune to fuel up there.
    What a grumpy prick that hates the world and everyone in it.
    Use the servo down the road and let this arse go broke.
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  19. chaser of the chook

    chaser of the chook Adventurer

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    Yep i dropped into the servo on my way back from the GP & our mate had the usual complaints about council ,snowy ride being on the same time as the fishing comp, blah blah blah. He then went on to say he has disconnected his air as people were using it & not buying in the shop. What a shame he can,t smell the roses & enjoy passing company. By the way I didn,t need petrol but had a Mars & chocky milk before heading the back way to Camberra
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  20. GordyOZ

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    I suppose one of us could buy the joint, it is for sale and the old bugger really needs to retire and go fishing.
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