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The Legend of Monday Parking

Barcham 4 November 2013 15

Hey, Listen!

It’s dangerous to go alone, take these parking photos with you!

If you happen to find some poorly parked cars along the way, snap a photo and send it in to the RiotACT at images@the-riotact.com. Be sure to include the word “parking” in the subject, and let us know what name you would like to be credited with.

What? That last bit wasn’t a quote? Well excuuuuse me Princess!


1. Magoo kicks this off:

Hey guys, saw this outstanding effort at Deakin shops last Monday afternoon (21/10). The car park was otherwise chockers with after school pickups and tradies, but I was at least pleased the Maxima was able to get two spots for themselves!

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Ben_Dover Ben_Dover 7:21 am 14 Nov 13

Holden Caulfield said :

Loving that the parking snaps have been exported overseas. If you took an o/s parking snap I think you should front up to the Eagle’s nest to collect a free drink!

I’m game! Those were taken in Killarney. Had a grand time, I’m back in Aus now though.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Killarney

Masquara Masquara 11:08 pm 07 Nov 13

carnardly said :

that kid in the first photo looks to be caught in an awkward position….

Oh shut up.

TP 3000 TP 3000 9:41 pm 07 Nov 13

carnardly said :

And last night’s gem was another idiot in the taxi rank at the Kambah Village. But, alas, no camera to collect the evidence.

That’s normal though, people are just too lazy to find a park. What is rare is for taxis to actually using the taxi rank, which I saw today.

Holden Caulfield Holden Caulfield 5:04 pm 07 Nov 13

carnardly said :

And last night’s gem was another idiot in the taxi rank at the Kambah Village. But, alas, no camera to collect the evidence.

Tradie ute with the number plate RTC.

Look closer at it and it announces Rob the Carpenter.

So if anyone knows Rob the Carpenter with a white tradie ute, you should remind him not to park in spots he’s not eligible for.

There’s such a sense of satisfaction when you can laugh at the people with the personal plates when they’re doing something wrong. I mean nobody would give a toss if his number plate was probably yab 123.

Yeah, I know what you mean, the number plate makes ALL the difference. I sometimes see hit and runs but I don’t bother reporting them unless the offending vehicle has personalised plates. It’s the only foolproof way to know if the offender is a dickhead or just made an innocent mistake. You’re so right.

pink little birdie pink little birdie 4:35 pm 07 Nov 13

carnardly said :

And last night’s gem was another idiot in the taxi rank at the Kambah Village. But, alas, no camera to collect the evidence.

Tradie ute with the number plate RTC.

Look closer at it and it announces Rob the Carpenter.

So if anyone knows Rob the Carpenter with a white tradie ute, you should remind him not to park in spots he’s not eligible for.

There’s such a sense of satisfaction when you can laugh at the people with the personal plates when they’re doing something wrong. I mean nobody would give a toss if his number plate was probably yab 123.

There was some really extra bad parking in the mooseheads carpark last Tuesday night. The car in question had identifing stickers on it. It really confuses me that people with business or community groups prominantly on their cars park and drive badly.
It doesn’t reflect well on the group/business involved.
(This particular incident ended in a hilarious facebook flamewar where his mates couldn’t understand why it was such a bad park).

carnardly carnardly 1:14 pm 07 Nov 13

And last night’s gem was another idiot in the taxi rank at the Kambah Village. But, alas, no camera to collect the evidence.

Tradie ute with the number plate RTC. Look closer at it and it announces Rob the Carpenter.

So if anyone knows Rob the Carpenter with a white tradie ute, you should remind him not to park in spots he’s not eligible for. There’s such a sense of satisfaction when you can laugh at the people with the personal plates when they’re doing something wrong. I mean nobody would give a toss if his number plate was probably yab 123.

shirty_bear shirty_bear 5:02 pm 04 Nov 13

#15 – you’ll find that all day, every day, at Kaleen Plaza, and it’s been like that for as long as I can remember.
The only surprise is that it took this long to get a run here.

carnardly carnardly 3:30 pm 04 Nov 13

that kid in the first photo looks to be caught in an awkward position….

watto23 watto23 2:51 pm 04 Nov 13

if they legalised scratching cars who parked in two spots, they’d stop doing it. I know people who do it deliberately because “ALL” the bad drivers scratch their car. The only care about themselves and their car.

Holden Caulfield Holden Caulfield 2:30 pm 04 Nov 13

Loving that the parking snaps have been exported overseas. If you took an o/s parking snap I think you should front up to the Eagle’s nest to collect a free drink!

IrishPete IrishPete 2:18 pm 04 Nov 13

9a is fair game, but not 9b or 9c – there are no parking rules in small Irish towns, just like there aren’t in small Australian towns.

I wonder who stole the O from the supermarket.

IP

YeahBuddy YeahBuddy 1:20 pm 04 Nov 13

@Sarah (picture 8) this has been discussed before. You’re going to the gym: exercise is good and can be free!

Aeek Aeek 12:52 pm 04 Nov 13

#18, last pic – weekday evenings, a cleaner parks there, fine by me.
During the day, trucks deliver there including a Health Service truck delivering clean linen.
They generally leave ample space for the path traffic.

astrojax astrojax 12:41 pm 04 Nov 13

i like how no.8 has a tree falling on the offending vehicle – wishful framing…

Very Busy Very Busy 12:17 pm 04 Nov 13

@13, how very Canberran.

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