Missed it by that much.
That’s how the six gluees have to feel after such a mistake.
The group thought they were attaching themselves to pumps at a gas station owned by a company called Total.
They were upset after the company announced they would invest millions in shale oil and fracking.
But there was a pretty big oops involved.
Station manager Reezwan Patel told The Bolton News in Ruston Lane UK, “Total don’t own the station any more. It is owned by Certas Energy, but the signs haven’t changed yet.”
“We had to close for six hours,” Patel grumbled.
“With the loss of custom and the damage to the pumps, it could be a couple of thousand pounds we have lost.”
Patel said the group had varied reactions when told of their mistake.
"The peaceful protesters were very polite and actually apologized for what happened, but the others were very stupid and have cost us a lot of money.”
The group has been charged with criminal damage and criminal trespass.