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      Just ran across the story from 2009. I thought this guy was a class act. Especially since no one knew him or his name.

      City Parking Attendant

      Outside England 's Bristol Zoo there is a parking lot for 150 cars and 8 buses. For 25 years, its parking fees were managed by a very pleasant attendant.  The fees were £1 for cars ($1.40), £5 for buses (about $7).

      Then, one day, after 25 solid years of never missing a day of work, he just didn't show up; so the Zoo Management called the City Council and asked them to send another parking agent.

      The Council did some research and replied that the parking lot was the Zoo's own responsibility.  The Zoo advised the Council that the attendant was a City employee.

      The City Council responded that no parking lot attendant had never been on the City payroll.

      Meanwhile, sitting in his villa somewhere on the coast of Spain (or some such scenario), is a man who'd apparently had a ticket machine installed completely on his own; and then had simply begun to show up every day, commencing to collect and keep the parking fees, estimated at about $560 per day -- for 25 years.

      Assuming 7 days a week, this amounts to just over $7 million dollars!

      And no one even knows his name.

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      LMAAOOOOOO.... oh man!!!!!

      I didn't even expect that kind of ending!!!!
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      I recently got that exact was my favorite story I ever read.

      here is the guy... God love him!!! :

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      Wow - 25 years of raking in that kind of money.  He must have been laughing all the way to the bank.

      Nice story.

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      this is indeed the best:P
      what  a guy.
      love to meet him and laugh with him about it ^^
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      I read this in a email too.

      I can't help but chuckle a little.

      Great "winner take all" story. lol

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      Love this story!!! My dear friend emailed me this just the other day!!!!

      Clever devil he was.........look at that innocent face grabbing that money........i love it!!

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        That's really me, not an old man. Good disguise huh? And with all my groaning, who could even picture me laughing?

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