Community: What's Your Biggest Car-Related Cock-Up?
"You've Ruined It" is a tribe about mistakes and Failures. What are Yours? Let us share our own Cock-Ups and Bathe in Schadenfreude Together.
We all make mistakes once in a while. However, as petrol heads these mistakes can have hilarious or horrific consequences. But because we all love a good deal of Schadenfreude and because this tribe is all about failure and cock-ups, I want to know your biggest car-related "You've ruined it"-moments or mistakes.
To get things started, I am going to share my own moments of shame:
1. I once thought that the VW Beetle and the Citröen CV2 were the best cars in the world. The reason for that was probably because the CV2 was the first vehicle I rode in the front seat as a child.
2. When I didn't know any better, I pronounced Lamborghini as "Lamborjini". This ended up to be really akward when in a conversation about cars someone asked me, "You know it's called Lamborghini, right?" - akward silence...
3. I almost ruined my parent's car once because I didn't realize that I was driving with the handbrake still tightened.
4. For a little while I used to think that Audi was a cool brand - that changed after my husband and me bought a BMW...
Now it's your turn. What car-related mistakes - small or big - did you make so far? Post them down in the comments below and let the community laugh about them.