Fisherman makes expensive mistake while filling up his car at the petrol station
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However, the fisherman mistook his rod boat holder for the fuel tank, which led the petrol to spill everywhere.
The spillage continued until he had used 231 litres of fuel worth AUD $536.76 (£308.14).
That's a spicy meatball!
In the video posted to a popular angler Facebook page, the man can be overheard saying: “Guys don't make this mistake ever.”
I mean, forking out more than $100 at the bowser is enough to leap your mouth agap, let alone $500.
The mishap left viewers in shock, as one person wrote: “He didn't go to Spec Savers. Some mothers do have them. Obtuse homo sapiens walk among us.”
Another commented: “Don’t think I’d like to go out with him and chip in for fuel.”
A third said: “Poor bloke, man what a waste.”
While another shared: “This gentleman has been removed from the Fisherman’s guild!”
Similarly, last year, a man was left a little out of pocket at a petrol station after making a hilarious error.
Mike J Ind thought he had got lucky when he pulled up to the Tesco pay at the pump station to put in £10 worth of fuel and drove away, thinking he'd only paid £1 (AUD $1.74).
Wanting to strike while the iron was still hot, Mike drove back around and filled his car up again and was surprised to see that he was once again only charged £1.
He then returned to fill up the other two cars while sharing the bargain find with his friends.
Mike wrote on Facebook: "So I thought it was my lucky day today as put a tenner of fuel in and noticed it only took £1 on my card so went back round and filled it right up.
"Again just a £1 taken. Went home and swapped cars over and filled that up and another £1 so filled the last car up and another £1. Thinking it was my lucky day and 3 cars full for £4 so put it on a couple of chats i am letting people know."
However, unknownst to Mike, when using the Tesco pay at the pump station, £1 is deducted from your account, with the rest of the balance being deducted later.
Instead of racking up a £4 bill, Mike, unfortunately, had £40 deducted from his account.
But Mike was quick to see the funny side as he wrote: "What a w***er I am. Thought it was too good to be true.
"Never get anything in life for free and I don’t know how I managed to get this far In life."