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Monday means bad parking

By Barcham - 4 March 2013 23

How was your weekend? Did you have fun? Did you park anywhere stupid?

Spotted a poor parking effort? Send them in to images@the-riotact.com!


1. RP071 had to send us two pictures of this park just to prove the car was actually stationary and not in the process of parking:

I snapped this picture of this I30 on Newland Street Parkes this morning (28/02/13) before a female ran out to move it. Awesome effort and the reason why some people should not have licences.

wow

egads


2. Jacqui submits this for your disaproval:

Just thought I’d share this one.

It’s from the 6th feb while they were resurfacing the carpark at Coleman court

meck


3. Peotix has taken time out from pointing out my typos to make fun of a park that is actually pretty impressive considering that the driver has no hands:

Silly bird is parked at an angle at the Canberra Centre. When will they learn?

cawcaw


4. Girt_Hindrance has sent us two images this week because he is observant and handsome:

Two would-be taxis in Kambah.
Props to Carnardly.

blurg


5. Girt’s second find:

Caught this one Thursday at Homeworld Tuggeranong. Car was parked for at least 30 mins.

eep


6 . Matt contributed this:

3 cop cars all in a no stopping zone.

cops


7. Monarchrepublic finishes this monday off with a late but great submission:

zing

done

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23 Responses to
Monday means bad parking
Alderney 8:29 am 05 Mar 13

frank2112 said :

And if you meet me going the right way according to the arrows I’m going to sit in the middle of the lane and make you reverse out of my way.

I’d like to see that Frank. I now go around the bends on the right hand side of the roadway. Happy to run into you as it will be your insurance company who picks up the tab. And if you don’t have insurance that’s ok too, as mine will pay for my car and then sell your debt to a collection agency who will hound you for years until you pay up.

Way to get a bad credit rating.

frank2112 12:12 am 05 Mar 13

Madam Cholet said :

cross said :

Alderney said :

cross said :

I take issue with those stupid arrows in home world,for years it existed peacefully without them with a bit of courtesy it worked fine.Now the arrows can send on a round trip of the entire car park to arrive at a car space that was only a few metres away only to find it taken by somebody who didn’t follow the yellow arrows,which I might add are only advisory given it is private car park according to the signage.

Wrong, wrong, wrong.

It’s akin to driving the wrong way down a one-way street.

In the Australian Road Rules the car park is called a ‘road related area’.

If you drive contrary to the arrows you can be fined.

apart from the yellow arrows there are no “official” one way signs

I do believe there is an official sign that meets the Australian standard at the entrance on the Shell service station side. Maybe just follow the arrows to be on the safe side?

And if you meet me going the right way according to the arrows I’m going to sit in the middle of the lane and make you reverse out of my way.

Pork Hunt 7:34 pm 04 Mar 13

Comic_and_Gamer_Nerd said :

Number 1 is incredible effort.

I have had some incredible number two’s in my time…

Comic_and_Gamer_Nerd 4:55 pm 04 Mar 13

Number 1 is incredible effort.

Madam Cholet 4:29 pm 04 Mar 13

cross said :

Alderney said :

cross said :

I take issue with those stupid arrows in home world,for years it existed peacefully without them with a bit of courtesy it worked fine.Now the arrows can send on a round trip of the entire car park to arrive at a car space that was only a few metres away only to find it taken by somebody who didn’t follow the yellow arrows,which I might add are only advisory given it is private car park according to the signage.

Wrong, wrong, wrong.

It’s akin to driving the wrong way down a one-way street.

In the Australian Road Rules the car park is called a ‘road related area’.

If you drive contrary to the arrows you can be fined.

apart from the yellow arrows there are no “official” one way signs

I do believe there is an official sign that meets the Australian standard at the entrance on the Shell service station side. Maybe just follow the arrows to be on the safe side?

Zeital 3:31 pm 04 Mar 13

IrishPete said :

Is 7 in a disabled spot? I have to commend them on their reversing skills. If they have a disabled sticker then even better.

Peter

not quite, they are in the section in between that is lined out so people with wheelchairs have room. I often see people parking in those areas regardless. I heard someone once say to her friend that she shouldn’t have parked there but she did anyways… hypocrite

IrishPete 2:48 pm 04 Mar 13

Is 7 in a disabled spot? I have to commend them on their reversing skills. If they have a disabled sticker then even better.

Peter

cross 1:30 pm 04 Mar 13

Alderney said :

cross said :

I take issue with those stupid arrows in home world,for years it existed peacefully without them with a bit of courtesy it worked fine.Now the arrows can send on a round trip of the entire car park to arrive at a car space that was only a few metres away only to find it taken by somebody who didn’t follow the yellow arrows,which I might add are only advisory given it is private car park according to the signage.

Wrong, wrong, wrong.

It’s akin to driving the wrong way down a one-way street.

In the Australian Road Rules the car park is called a ‘road related area’.

If you drive contrary to the arrows you can be fined.

apart from the yellow arrows there are no “official” one way signs

cross 1:19 pm 04 Mar 13

Alderney said :

cross said :

I take issue with those stupid arrows in home world,for years it existed peacefully without them with a bit of courtesy it worked fine.Now the arrows can send on a round trip of the entire car park to arrive at a car space that was only a few metres away only to find it taken by somebody who didn’t follow the yellow arrows,which I might add are only advisory given it is private car park according to the signage.

Wrong, wrong, wrong.

It’s akin to driving the wrong way down a one-way street.

In the Australian Road Rules the car park is called a ‘road related area’.

If you drive contrary to the arrows you can be fined.

They’re still stupid I once again call for civil disobedience

Alderney 12:52 pm 04 Mar 13

cross said :

I take issue with those stupid arrows in home world,for years it existed peacefully without them with a bit of courtesy it worked fine.Now the arrows can send on a round trip of the entire car park to arrive at a car space that was only a few metres away only to find it taken by somebody who didn’t follow the yellow arrows,which I might add are only advisory given it is private car park according to the signage.

Wrong, wrong, wrong.

It’s akin to driving the wrong way down a one-way street.

In the Australian Road Rules the car park is called a ‘road related area’.

If you drive contrary to the arrows you can be fined.

chewy14 12:25 pm 04 Mar 13

How lucky is the first car that she wasn’t parking on a hill without the handbrake.

It would be funny (and dangerous) to come out and try and find your car and it’s 500m down the road and smashed into a house

cross 12:14 pm 04 Mar 13

I take issue with those stupid arrows in home world,for years it existed peacefully without them with a bit of courtesy it worked fine.Now the arrows can send on a round trip of the entire car park to arrive at a car space that was only a few metres away only to find it taken by somebody who didn’t follow the yellow arrows,which I might add are only advisory given it is private car park according to the signage.

Madam Cholet 11:44 am 04 Mar 13

And I bet the car parked in HomeWorld failed to follow drive the correct way around said car park according to the arrows

poetix 11:14 am 04 Mar 13

Peotix? Bad Barkum! Bad!

Solidarity 11:02 am 04 Mar 13

Somebody forgot the handbrake….

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