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Parking Wars

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by Pete Incaviglia, Apr 26, 2008.

  1. Pete Incaviglia

    Pete Incaviglia Active Member

    Anyone ever watched this show? I love it.

    It amazes how many people think they ARE NOT at fault for a) not paying tickets b) parking in handicap spots c) parking in loading zones d) not having their registration/license/insurance up to date.

    It's everyone's fault but theirs. Incredible.

    This show is awesome.
  2. Big Buckin' agate_monkey

    Big Buckin' agate_monkey Active Member

    It pisses me off. I can't watch for the very reasons you mentioned.
  3. Pete Incaviglia

    Pete Incaviglia Active Member

    I also can't believe how many people have fake insurance.
  4. Smokey33

    Smokey33 Member

    The people who don't bring the requisite paperwork and then go off on the employees really anger me.
    You go to a place like that you know you're gonna need a bunch of paperwork. Why didn't you figure out what you needed before you got there?

    The one where the guy drove off as he was being booted was cool, though.
  5. Dirk Legume

    Dirk Legume Active Member

    It's on right now here. I had never seen it before, but man watching these people fight with the meter maids, I can only conclude that people suck. I can't imagine not punching one of these people...hard
  6. Pete Incaviglia

    Pete Incaviglia Active Member

    I know. It fascinates me. The violators are just livid all the time, despite the meter clearly being expired, or the signing clearly reading "no stopping" or whatever else.

    I can see politely saying "Ah, please, cut me a break?" If he/she says "no" just suck it up and pay up.
  7. BYH

    BYH Active Member

    I feel about meter maids the way Bobby Knight does about sportswriters.

    Also, I'm not paying the parking tickets scattered around the house, either, so suck it.
  8. Diabeetus

    Diabeetus Active Member

    What channel is this on?
  9. Pete Incaviglia

    Pete Incaviglia Active Member


  10. Highway 101

    Highway 101 Active Member

    A few months ago I parked in a loading zone so I could grab a milkshake.

    I walk out a few minutes later and the meter-maid is standing behind my Camry writing out a ticket. I say, "Hello," and just wait for her to finish the paperwork.

    "What... Why are you so quiet? Are you not going to argue?" she asked.

    "No. I'm in the zone. I saw the sign."

    "That's nice of you. Here's a warning."

    Being nice saved me $20 bucks!
  11. Smallpotatoes

    Smallpotatoes Well-Known Member

    A few years ago, I got a parking ticket I didn't think I deserved. The nose of my car, not even the front tires, went past the "no parking" sign.
    I paid it anyway because it was only $15, but it didn't seem right to me.
  12. gretchd

    gretchd Member

    I've managed to get an excessive number of parking tickets, but it never occurred to me not to pay them.
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