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Bad parking rises to lofty new heights

johnboy 10 December 2012 25

bad parking

Mick has sent in this early Christmas present:

Not sure where this was taken, it was forwarded to me by a friend.

Anyone know where it was?

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Holden Caulfield Holden Caulfield 2:30 pm 11 Dec 12

Macos said :

Saw this first hand, happened Thurs 29th November. A Honda Jazz parked to the left had its entire front bumper ripped off. The Forester was towed away but looking at it only passenger side panels needed work. Collected the Honda then mounted the kerb and hoisted onto its side after striking the base of a tree, unique.

Still, it takes a special (lack of) talent to manage that, even with your description.

taninaus taninaus 12:55 pm 11 Dec 12

justin heywood said :

poetix said :

No lumberjacks were involved, but lumber acted as a jack for a forester.

Well played

it is comments like these that make me want a like button added to the site! LOL

Holditz Holditz 11:05 am 11 Dec 12

I actually saw this as the car on the left parking right next to an accident scene because there was a free car space.

devils_advocate devils_advocate 8:47 am 11 Dec 12

Sandman said :

It was a dyslexic philosopher trying to prove that if a Forester falls in a tree it does make a sound.

A bit cerebral but I like it.

Deref Deref 8:45 am 11 Dec 12

Sandman said :

It was a dyslexic philosopher trying to prove that if a Forester falls in a tree it does make a sound.

😀

bundah bundah 8:17 am 11 Dec 12

poetix said :

No lumberjacks were involved, but lumber acted as a jack for a forester.

Whenever anyone mentions lumberjacks this happens

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sZa26_esLBE

bundah bundah 10:37 pm 10 Dec 12

The ‘roo couldn’t see the forester for the trees.

justin heywood justin heywood 10:14 pm 10 Dec 12

poetix said :

No lumberjacks were involved, but lumber acted as a jack for a forester.

Well played

poetix poetix 9:28 pm 10 Dec 12

No lumberjacks were involved, but lumber acted as a jack for a forester.

Sandman Sandman 8:45 pm 10 Dec 12

It was a dyslexic philosopher trying to prove that if a Forester falls in a tree it does make a sound.

farnarkler farnarkler 7:10 pm 10 Dec 12

Ouch, I wouldn’t like to be paying for the Subaru’s panel and paint costs!! Forget the Mazda, it’d have to be a writeoff.

Macos Macos 4:28 pm 10 Dec 12

Saw this first hand, happened Thurs 29th November. A Honda Jazz parked to the left had its entire front bumper ripped off. The Forester was towed away but looking at it only passenger side panels needed work. Collected the Honda then mounted the kerb and hoisted onto its side after striking the base of a tree, unique.

markus_k markus_k 4:11 pm 10 Dec 12

Yep, carpark outside Mawson shops, just off Mawson Pl.

The white car (Mazda 3?) looks like it may have been a case of having it in first gear instead of reverse. That doesn’t explain the Forrester though.

The Forrester may have jumped the kerb off Mawson Pl and hit both the white car and the tree, but apart from the fact it is a little more vertical than usual, it doesn’t seem to have actually sustained any damage.

devils_advocate devils_advocate 4:00 pm 10 Dec 12

I can’t understant how the laws of physics would permit a vehicle to get up enough speed to effect a rollover then end up in that location. seems the trees and barriers would prevent it.

Sure is spectacular.

Keijidosha Keijidosha 3:32 pm 10 Dec 12

…and here we see the native Canberran Forester attempting to blend in with it’s surroundings.

taninaus taninaus 1:18 pm 10 Dec 12

ah a 2-fer – I get the one against the tree but the one on its side takes great talent! Yep and Mawson Southlands just near the Woolworths entrance it is

astrojax astrojax 1:03 pm 10 Dec 12

won’t somebody think of the trees!

Girt_Hindrance Girt_Hindrance 12:49 pm 10 Dec 12

ABS- Check
AWD- Check
Automatic Traction and Stability Control- Check
Nut on the steering wheel- Check

Deref Deref 12:43 pm 10 Dec 12

How did they do that?

G-Fresh G-Fresh 10:41 am 10 Dec 12

Lock them all up. Lengthy gaol terms. Scum of the earth.

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