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Parking Costco style!

By johnboy - 23 August 2012 23

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2620watcher has sent this in:

Its a double whammy:

1) hilarious attempt at parking
2) White commodore

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23 Responses to
Parking Costco style!
p1 9:41 am 24 Aug 12

Frustrated said :

But, I draw the line when images of accidents start getting posted, people could have been seriously hurt or died in these accidents.

Show some respect please

I accept that there is something of a “slippery slope” argument to be made when it comes to posting pics of MVAs (especially when posted for our amusement). But as many people have pointed out, this one resulted all most certainly from very poor driving. There is nothing “freak” about it, only one driver appears to have been involved.

While it is possible he (or she) swerved at the last second to avoid a cute toddler holding a puppy, it seems more likely the simple over estimated their ability to drive.

trevar 7:45 am 24 Aug 12

I would have thought parking Costco style would be popping several vehicles into a single package. At least it should involve a bulk discount…

EvanJames 10:24 pm 23 Aug 12

Heh. I commented on this stack in another thread. So many cars and trucks don’t give way at this roundabout, I’ve had to apply the horn at a few but some poor bugger heading to Costco/brand depot/work is going to get slammed. By someone driving like this idiot.

I couldn’t work out if he also took out the give way sign as you enter this roundabout, it was flattened.

Jethro 9:19 pm 23 Aug 12

Frustrated said :

I see nothing wrong with posting images of people parking poorly in canberra for a bit of a chuckle.

But, I draw the line when images of accidents start getting posted, people could have been seriously hurt or died in these accidents.

Show some respect please

There was nothing accidental about that. It was a collision between a car and a wall caused by stupidity.

LSWCHP 9:10 pm 23 Aug 12

I drove past that at about 1300 shortly after it happened. Powerful vehicle, light rain, slippery road, roundabout treated like a chicane. The overall result was comedy gold. The distance from the roundabout to the wall was aver 70m, and the front end was well punched into the wall, so he hit it hard. Had he been doing a remotely sensible speed as he came out of the roundabout there’s no way he would’ve got so out of shape over such a distance

Of course, had someone been walking down that path it could’ve been a tragedy. As it was, an incompetent schmuck has totalled his ride, which means he won’t be a threat to me until he can get his insurance sorted. Hopefully he only has third party property.

enrique 7:56 pm 23 Aug 12

I was really started to get switch-over-to-another-channel bored with this meme but these last few have been friggin’ hilarious!!! (possibly not so for the poor souls doing the ‘parking’ )

Let’s not go back to boring old parking photos… let’s see what else fits into the description =)

screaming banshee 7:08 pm 23 Aug 12

Passenger: “aren’t ya gonna slow down”
Driver: “Watch this!”

Frustrated 6:23 pm 23 Aug 12

I see nothing wrong with posting images of people parking poorly in canberra for a bit of a chuckle.

But, I draw the line when images of accidents start getting posted, people could have been seriously hurt or died in these accidents. Show some respect please

helium 6:08 pm 23 Aug 12

clearly doing the posted limit of 60 KM/h and had properly adjusted driving to the conditions….or not

bikhet 5:44 pm 23 Aug 12

Just trying to take a shortcut to the BBQs.

Pork Hunt 5:29 pm 23 Aug 12

It took some skill to get the centre of the impact point within a mm or two of the centre of the car.

p1 5:16 pm 23 Aug 12

Good thing that wall was there, or someone having a picnic at those tables could have been stuffed.

johnboy 4:56 pm 23 Aug 12

Take a picture and send it in.

We don’t make this stuff up.

Antagonist 4:55 pm 23 Aug 12

LOLZ. Just had coffee come out my nose!

Aaroncbr 4:41 pm 23 Aug 12

These latest ones have all just been accidents. Can we get some more legitimate bad parks?

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