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In Calwell please sees the attendant inside

By johnboy - 27 April 2012 25

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Rangi’s sent in these pictures of the signage at the Calwell Caltex.

I guess when communicating with a petrol thieving clientelle there’s not much point to proofing the signs.

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In Calwell please sees the attendant inside
MWF 12:05 am 28 Apr 12

EvanJames said :

That sign gives me a vision of a skinny bloke with no front teeth.

Surprisingly, all of the employees at that petrol station are very good looking young men.

I wonder who owns it or leases it or manages it and thus employs the very good looking young men?

EvanJames 10:28 pm 27 Apr 12

That sign gives me a vision of a skinny bloke with no front teeth.

In the US, every petrol pump I visited required pre-pay with a card at the pump. It was a bloody nuisence when holidaying there though, using an Aussie card, as often you had to put in your zip code… all 5 digits. I missed my US card at those times.

Spykler 10:17 pm 27 Apr 12

Define ‘High Theft’? Twice a week?…Compared to some Western Sydney servos we get off lightly..

Instant Mash 9:03 pm 27 Apr 12

I lol’d

dr phil 8:54 pm 27 Apr 12

Ahh… So steal from another pump?

Harriet Vane 6:27 pm 27 Apr 12

Limiting it to only one pump is probably to do with the relatively poor sight lines or camera angles on this pump versus the others. Easier to report a drive off if you’ve got some kind of way to report the rego or footage of the offender.

thatsnotme 6:25 pm 27 Apr 12

trevar said :

It seems that although I lives in Tuggeranong, I don’t understand Tuggeranongese: if only one pump is a pre-pay pump, and a thieves can just moves to a post-pay pump, how does that prevent theftses?

My guess is that either that particular pump isn’t easily visible from the till, and / or isn’t covered by the CCTV at the station.

Rawhide Kid Part3 6:21 pm 27 Apr 12

trevar said :

It seems that although I lives in Tuggeranong, I don’t understand Tuggeranongese: if only one pump is a pre-pay pump, and a thieves can just moves to a post-pay pump, how does that prevent theftses?

The other pumps are turned off.

chris820 6:17 pm 27 Apr 12

trevar said :

It seems that although I lives in Tuggeranong, I don’t understand Tuggeranongese: if only one pump is a pre-pay pump, and a thieves can just moves to a post-pay pump, how does that prevent theftses?

Perhaps this particular pump is out of sight (or at a bad angle) to the cameras.

trevar 5:50 pm 27 Apr 12

It seems that although I lives in Tuggeranong, I don’t understand Tuggeranongese: if only one pump is a pre-pay pump, and a thieves can just moves to a post-pay pump, how does that prevent theftses?

M0les 5:29 pm 27 Apr 12

They could have got full marks if they’d typeset it in MS Comic Sans.

steveu 4:53 pm 27 Apr 12

Thats pretty a pretty frickkin sad sign for Canberra.

devils_advocate 4:50 pm 27 Apr 12

For the sake of fairness and balance in reporting, it’s worth pointing out that none of Canberra’s petrol stations are pre-pay IF you step out of a sports car wearing a business suit to fill up with 98 octane. This applies regardless of what time of night it is.

screaming banshee 4:19 pm 27 Apr 12

Just another reason not to live in the deep south.

DeskMonkey 4:15 pm 27 Apr 12

So let’s stop stealing from one pump…and try and steal from another?

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