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Obsessive parking, or what?

Discussion in 'General Mercedes-Benz Related Discussion' started by SmartAmg, Dec 10, 2019.

  1. SmartAmg

    SmartAmg Senior Member

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    Nipped to town this morning, parked on the multi-storey car park, this is where I parked,
    don't trust anyone. :)
    Obsessive/Crackers or what?
    Would anybody else do this? :rolleyes: or is it just me.
    P.S. The lift was working. :D
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  2. CowleyStJames

    CowleyStJames Senior Member

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    Well at least you're not taking up two spaces
     
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    I call that smart parking sir. Although you’re guaranteed to come out to someone parked right next to you despite your best efforts to stay away from the herd.


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    Should have reverse parked, apart from that no issues at all.
    As per above, I'd expect to be hemmed in on both sides when I returned though...
     
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    I would be right at the other end of the pic if that was even further away , but not bad for a beginner :D
     
  6. John Laidlaw

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    Perfectly fine by me!
     
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    It's a man thing reverse parking...your wife will tell you ( well mine does) that the boot is more accessible when you drive in nose first.
     
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    There is that when shopping, however if you've worked for an American Company or in Aberdeen you have to reverse park - they get quite upset if you don't
     
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    My dad always does this, doesn't have parking dings in his car however has had boy racers crash into his car once and also more than his fair share of people breaking in to the car.

    Safety in numbers if you want to avoid the last two...
     
  10. Naraic

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    Who, the Americans or Aberdonians (sic)?
     
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    No No No, what are you like!!!!!.......I just can not believe you took the lift, absolutely beyond comprehension that you would do such a thing. No don't tell me, no stairs! Yer right, on your bike son.........Use the stairs :p
     
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    All of the above :D
     
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    Looks fine by me, I don't always bother though. If I was to adopt that stance I would probably park in the corner so at least I would be in control of one side of the car :rolleyes::)
     
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    I always used to reverse into a space until kids came along and you then needed access to the boot for prams & the rest of the kids' stuff.
     
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    This is Exactly what I would do Tony, even “Her indoors” has started doing it , now she has her Merc :D
     
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    In the US you have to park nose first due to most cars only having a rear number plate.
     
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    That's me too.
     
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    Yep good practise to not reverse in-front of a car and also to safely evacuate if needed (oil company properties).
     
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    And me - every time if possible.


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    Great area for skateboarders!

    I would never park in an empty car park, safety in numbers!
     

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