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Old 06-28-2008, 12:58 AM
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I had someone park next to me like this at Trader Joe's just last week.


I'm a thin guy and there's no way I could get the door open enough to squeeze in. I had to get in on the passenger side and climb over into the driver's seat. The only good thing was that I knew no one in their car could get out on that side either so they couldn't have dinged my car. I'd much rather have to climb into the car than get a ding.

I'm going to print out some of these now and keeping them in my car - just in case.
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Old 06-28-2008, 01:19 AM
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Old thread but this parking job killed me so i snapped a pic with my phone...



The parking lot is pretty empty too.
unrelated, but what kind of phone do you have? that pic looks really good for a cell phone
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Old 06-28-2008, 08:12 AM
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Speaking of parking...

If you guys think it's whacky to park like that, look at this wackiness, yet oddly acceptable in their neighborhood. To my surprise, Boston, too.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Southside_(Pittsburgh)

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The popularity of the neighborhood doesn't come without costs. The older life-long residents often clash with the values of the young urban professionals and students moving in. Parking in the South Side is some of the toughest in the city. Very narrow streets and high density of buildings leaves little room for parking. One of the local traditions is to save a parking spot on the street in front of one's house by placing an item such as a chair in the space. Common tradition says you don't move the chair and you don't park there.


Except in Boston, not so well honored.

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Old 06-28-2008, 08:24 AM
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Old 06-29-2008, 12:45 AM
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An idiot in my building always takes two spots with his 2000 Accord LX. There are Ferraris, Porsches, 7 series and 6 series cars in this garage and their owners all manage to park like normal people. This guy, if you park in his "favorite" two spots, he'll just doublepark elsewhere.
I see crap like that a lot.

The garage at one of my clients' offices in downtown LA has really narrow spaces, and is usually pretty full. There are a ton of nice cars parked there, but the cars I see parked across two spaces are usually older. If the guy with the Bentley is nice enough to risk a door ding, then why aren't they?
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Old 06-29-2008, 09:06 PM
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unrelated, but what kind of phone do you have? that pic looks really good for a cell phone
Pearl and actually the lens was dirty - it's all smudgy.
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Old 06-30-2008, 10:51 AM
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Old 06-30-2008, 11:21 AM
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Me neither. My buddies went out earlier in the year and some asshole double parked on purpose, so they picked up his car and moved it into one spot.
We did this in HS,

some nerd raced in to take a spot from this nice girl, so we picked up his car and moved it into the grass.

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Old 07-01-2008, 12:29 AM
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Old 07-01-2008, 09:06 PM
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Found out one of my employees parks like a douche. We were walking through the parking lot and happened upon his car. I didn't know it and I was in the midst of saying, "What is up with this?" when he opened the door! I gave him crap and pointed to areas he could park where his car would be safe instead of double-parking but he acted like he had every right.

If only I had a vindictive streak...
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Old 07-02-2008, 01:04 PM
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Inspired by the website dedicated to sh!tty parkers (youparklikeanasshole.com), I thought it would be fun to start our own thread, with our own douche parking encounters.

Here's one I just had at the bank. This Lexus thought he was important enough to occupy two spots
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He doesn't want anybody to ding his car. Would not help him in NY. The idiots her would just park 1.5' away from him regardless of where he parks.

You know you can just turn your camera 90 degrees and the 2 pictures would fit in one.

Or is it another iPhone "don't hold it this way" thing?

(I know you love apple.)

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He doesn't want anybody to ding his car. Would not help him in NY. The idiots her would just park 1.5' away from him regardless of where he parks.

You know you can just turn your camera 90 degrees and the 2 pictures would fit in one.

Or is it another iPhone "don't hold it this way" thing?

(I know you love apple.)

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Old 09-08-2010, 11:57 AM
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I think Chelle is an Apple frienemy....
With such frienemies, who needs eneriends.

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Old 09-08-2010, 12:02 PM
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You know you can just turn your camera 90 degrees and the 2 pictures would fit in one.

Or is it another iPhone "don't hold it this way" thing?
LOL, no.. I walked behind the car on my way out and took the one picture, then as I was pulling away I took another for good measure

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Just ridin' out my contract, man


Honestly, I don't care if you take up 4 spots, but do it in the back of the parking lot. Not up-front-and-center, sheesh!
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Old 09-08-2010, 12:09 PM
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Honestly, I don't care if you take up 4 spots, but do it in the back of the parking lot. Not up-front-and-center, sheesh!
My pet peeve is when these DBags park in the coveted handicap spot. Police cars or po in their private cars have the habit of doing this in my local 7-11 and Dunkin Donut. What a disgusting habit. There are empty spots just on the next row in those small parking lots.


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Inspired by the website dedicated to sh!tty parkers (youparklikeanasshole.com), I thought it would be fun to start our own thread, with our own douche parking encounters.

Here's one I just had at the bank. This Lexus thought he was important enough to occupy two spots
I have used these "tickets" LOL Keep some in the glovebox just in case
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Returning from a coffee run I found an SUV parked in two spaces. I spat on the driver side door as I walked past. I usually just think about it and don't do it, but this time, being a bit tired and hungover, I was like **** you, asshole parker. PPttteww.
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Returning from a coffee run I found an SUV parked in two spaces. I spat on the driver side door as I walked past. I usually just think about it and don't do it, but this time, being a bit tired and hungover, I was like **** you, asshole parker. PPttteww.
LOL! I came out of a store once and found a Volkswagon parked like 2 inches from my driver side. I was 6+ months pregnant, and had to go in from the passenger side and climb over the center console. I won't even tell you what I did to that car...
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LOL! I came out of a store once and found a Volkswagon parked like 2 inches from my driver side. I was 6+ months pregnant, and had to go in from the passenger side and climb over the center console. I won't even tell you what I did to that car...
OMG don't F with a pregnant woman!!!
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OMG don't F with a pregnant woman!!!
Nooo kidding! I should also note: I had to go in from the passenger side and climb over the center console -- of a Mustang! I was not happy.
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Nooo kidding! I should also note: I had to go in from the passenger side and climb over the center console -- of a Mustang! I was not happy.
Well, you were in a Mustang after all.
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