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Bettystown , Meath .
Doh ! !
great shot Mick !
Thanks Mick , Doh is right ;)
ouch mick...that not you & yours, mehopes.
On pixie's 2010 nifty top fifty! Gefeliciteerd!
Ouch. Tis a great shot. The wee lad's look says it all.
Thanks all , no aafke not me thank God . A nasty lesson on how quick the tide can come in .
similar happened to us (with a borrowed car) on the banks of the river Schelde in Antwerp....
Jeez i feel for them,I saw this happen before on sandymout strand,a couple pf lads digging bate and got caught.Very well captured mick
Great shot Mick I saw something simalar years ago in Dollymount
Terrific capture Mick.
Thanks all , just a case of in the right place at the right time , unlike these unfortunate people .
Great shot mick.It happens all the time in Bettystown.Plenty of warning signs up but people ignore them.
Great shot Mick. Those poor people.
Brilliant shot. Crikey, but there are some foolish people out there. Doh!
I thought modern engines didn't flood - I stand corrected! :-)
Brilliantly captured... what an end to their day out at the seaside! Yikes...
Thanks everyone for stopping by and the great comments and votes
GREAT CAPTURE MICK.
POOR PEOPLE, I HOPE SOMETHING WORKED OUT FOR THEM.
Thanks Edward , i know , you cant but feel sorry for them
Great shot Mick, and they didn't even get a tan
Great capture alright Mick. The call to the insurance company would have been interesting.
Looking for the escape hatch. Class shot mick. Right time right place .... for you :-)
Thanks everyone , lol Brian no not a tan between them
For Sale - Hyundai Accent - One Careful owner!
Lol Eoin , for sale Hyundai Accent , just washed inside and out lol
Great capture Mick
Well! They are Properly Dressed for it! What a Sinking Feeling!!!
Sorry Mick kept meaning to comment/ vote..!!
What a classic....really brilliant capture... well done
Thanks a lot jackie , gallftree and Tony . I was lucky to be in the right place at the right time .
OMG! Love the shot but feel a bit sorry for these people... But anyway well done to you, great stuff!
Thanks a mill crystal and Kathleen , i havn't uploaded much recently as i have been busy with my 6 month old . We brought her to the beach for the first time last saturday and took some family shots , but as we were just about to leave we noticed a big crowd viewing this familys unfortunate nightmare .
Spotted something similar in Oz a few years ago! Nightmare!
Brilliant snap, i hope they are fully comp.
Thanks spike , they would want to be lol
Brilliant capture Mick . You would feel for them Liam
Thanks Liam , ye couldn't but ;)
Would hate that but brilliant shot!
Thanks for stoppin by nicmac
nice one mick
I had a similar experience at Bettystown beach on 23rd december. my 4 wheels were sunk...water was right up at the car. Had been trying in vain for over an hour to get help. Was surrounded by a bunch of well meaning commiserators and nay sayers. Me in tears....when out of nowhere appeared my knight in white satin....a real cool dude....fag hanging from the lips and all. he pulled up alongside me and I asked him would he mind rescueing me. Happily he obliged....and he had a big rope in back of his jeep. Minutes later I was driving off happily into the sunset. Moral of the story....sometimes that shot which you are so desperate to get is just not worth the hassle....and also frozen sand is still soft underneath !! !
Thanks John and babarocks . You were lucky your knight showed up babarocks, although i think in these peoples cases, they didnt show up in time. As far as i could see by the time they came back it was too late for any help. Cheers for tellin your story ;)
This should get a TOTD if it hasn't had one already. Brilliant timing & caption :)
Thanks a lot Dan, no this didnt get a TOTD. A case of right time right place with this
I have seen this photo somewhere else recently!! It is obviously making its way around the web!! Well done!
Hi Photodude, I also have it posted on Flickr so maybe you saw it there. If not, someone has taken it without my permission :(
Thanks for your comment :)
Just did a search for this image on the web using Tineye reverse image search, it appears on 12 different websites without my permission AAAGGGGHHH !!!!!
I've now learnt my lesson, watermarks and low res uploads from now on !!!
Thanks very much Tallon :)
Poor people but this is just hillarious! Great shot.
Thanks a lot Lenusik :)
Fantastic capture Mick,
Congrats on getting a top 50 Pixie shots for 2010 :-)
Chuffed to make the list, thanks a mill Adrian and thanks Pixie ;)
Not exactly funny for them but a brilliant image for the rest of us.
A summer holiday photo with a difference :)
Thanks a lot nicolasreuland ;)
just saw this today,quite a photo!
Good shot. I took a similar one last summer. Could be the same car. See http://pix.ie/villafan/2246730/in/album/406350
Ouch, that must hurt!
compassion for the car owners I hope they enjoyed their holidays after that happend. great capture nevertheless and the title describes the scene very well
Thanks all, bad situtaion for the car owners alright, good photo op though ;)
nice shot - how did they get home?
Thanks Murior, dont know how they got home
Remember Denis telling me about this photo and found it on pix at the time, was scaning over FB and found this http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=417202951670932&set=a.417202128337681.94006.417188665005694&type=3&theater
Thanks Jonny, ye it ended up on a load of sites, tried to contact some of them but it turned into such a hassle that I gave up
bye bye car
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