r/therewasanattempt Jan 20 '22 Lurking 1 Silver 14 Helpful 19 Wholesome 14 Wearing is Caring 1

To reserve a parking lot with your body

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u/Forcekin6532 Jan 20 '22 edited Jan 21 '22

God I wish the SUV driver got out and was like "Shit, I'm not in the space." Pulls out and does it again.

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u/jeremynd01 Jan 20 '22

"OH she's pulling out... Ah shit here we go again."

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u/potsticker17 Jan 21 '22

I'm just saying if you're gonna commit to standing in a spot you gotta commit to hit the ground and scream like hell when the car backs into you.

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u/Forcekin6532 Jan 21 '22

She stayed on the bumper the whole way so props for that, I guess. But zero fucks where given by the driver so she may have ended up a speed hump.

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u/SuperSpread Jan 21 '22

Wait, were you two there the whole time?

Hold on, I have to repark.

Proceeds to push them again. Schrodingers driver

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u/Xanthon Jan 20 '22 edited Jan 21 '22 Wholesome

Their accents are really strong so I can't provide a full translation.

But the lady on the phone is calling the cops and saying that "someone is snatching my parking lot" and "she's crushing me with her car."

Edit: SCMP has subtitled the video with a follow up.

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u/ErwinC0215 Jan 20 '22

The driver was saying "there's so many spots why are you so fixated on this one"and the lady on the phone said it was at an Outlets, so the phone lady is just being an ass and she didn't own the spot.

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u/SoaDMTGguy Jan 20 '22

there's so many spots why are you so fixated on this one

That plays both ways, though. Even if someone is being stupid, backing into them deliberately is a "bad thing". I'd just go find another spot.

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u/fugmalaf Jan 20 '22 edited Jan 21 '22 Silver Helpful

I get that it could be viewed as a bad thing, but boy is it so satisfying to watch these dumb people not get there way.

Edit: Eye'm knot edeting thuh, "there" two satisfeye awhl you're kneads. Iht wuz uh tipe-o. Eye no thuh diferance.

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u/crumbummmmm Jan 20 '22 Wholesome

If working with customers has shown me one thing, it's that if it works one time, they will do it forever.

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u/Floppsicle Jan 20 '22 Silver

I agree with this. Stupid people need boundaries.

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u/One-Accident8015 Jan 21 '22

This is the reason there are ao many people who do this. Because they can. And until they are stopped it will continue

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u/Royal_Bitch_Pudding Jan 21 '22

If bu boundaries you mean a good smack sometimes, then yes

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u/SeedFoundation Jan 21 '22

Seriously this whole thing could have been resolved easily. You can't reserve your own parking spot and you certainly cannot block people from parking. That should be considered a traffic violation like jaywalking. What action did they take? Blame everyone including the mall. People in power are so fucking stupid it hurts my brain.

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u/KeyserSoze72 Jan 21 '22

Nothing says boundaries like socking a dumbass in the face. We need checks and balances on idiots again.

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u/XxFezzgigxX Jan 20 '22

And if they don’t get their way, they key your car after you leave.

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u/crumbummmmm Jan 20 '22

My thought as well, these people are clearly crazy, wouldn't risk my car over a spot.

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u/OhBarnacles_007 Jan 20 '22

This is why I don't work retail anymore and never will again. Dealing with the public you run into so many fucking morons. Too many people trying to bend the rules and push around the cashier or stock boy as if he or she personally tried to fuck them. They think we grow shit on the roof and assemble tvs in the back beacuse how could we be out of stock? And expired coupon? Fuck you. And if you don't they will certainly tell you they've done it before without fail.

I've had people try to return shit that is clearly not in the return time frame. Screaming at anyone who walked by with a store badge. The camera she wanted to return was definitely at least 3 years old and looked like it did a tour in Vietnam. It just needed new batteries and she quietly fucked off, but before was demanding a refund and blamed the store for selling shit quality stuff and not standing behind their product. When all we do is sell shit from other companies so call them.

The wild accusations you will get or lack of understanding is soul crushing. An employee in the photo area got accused of "photoshopping" a dog into her pictures. Lady we don't have the time or software for that shit. People not understanding the store policy on copyrighted photos cannot be duplicated.

And of course the people you work with are also the biggest idiots at times too. Dept. managers with big egos fuck off for hours throw all the work on you and blame you for when shit doesn't get done.

Retail sucks and it motivated me to get a degree to fuck out of there even faster.

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u/improbablynotyou Jan 21 '22

I worked at a department store and once had an old man come in screaming about the baking sheet he bought. He went on and on about how he should be paid for us not doing quality control on the things we sold. His issue? The handles fell off the sheet, except what came off were the silicone grips that were designed to come off so you could clean the pan better. It worked exactly as designed but the old fucker refused to listen and called me every foul word he could think of. Of course he insisted on getting it replaced with a new sheet, the same fucking one he was returning. I even pointed out the label that said "with removable silicone grips" and he still told me I was wrong, a piece of shit, and an idiot. Working retail really made me hate humanity and want it all to burn. That wasnt even the worst thing I endured, far from it.

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u/crumbummmmm Jan 20 '22

Yeah, the service industry is the worst. The customers i hate the most are the losers that make every exchange so confrontational, and try to blackmail you into doing things you would gladly do without the pressure. Some just come out of the gate and ask for a manager before they've even made a request.

I always wondered what was going on in their life that bossing around a stranger would make them feel better. What a pathetic lifestyle, and working in higher end shops is no better. I love Gen Z telling people to fuck off and mass quitting over things like this.

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u/Plaid_Kaleidoscope Jan 20 '22

I almost got into a fistfight 20 minutes ago at work. Guy in a 95' S10 with no teeth came in all aggressive, wanting me to reimburse his online payment that didn't go through. wtf....

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u/Ruggsy Jan 20 '22

I park in the same spot at work every day, it's one of the only spots in the lot that only has a spot on one side of it and the other side is curbed grass. I take it cause so many moron customers smash their cars and carts around and it happens less to my car in that spot.

I also take my breaks in my car so people think I'm leaving. It makes me so happy seeing these people not give up after I tell them I'm not leaving and just sit there honking at me. Just because they don't want to take one of the plenty, slightly further spots

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u/DuntadaMan Jan 20 '22

Once say a guy hold up traffic for one parking spot for 8 minutes, shouting and honking because someone left their lights on.

I told him immediately the car was empty, he just started cursing at me telling me to move a car that was not mine.

The parking lot wasn't even full, he was just fixated on getting that spot.

Felt good to sit and watch him after walking away a bit.

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u/awhaling Jan 20 '22

I also take my breaks in my car so people think I’m leaving. It makes me so happy seeing these people not give up after I tell them I’m not leaving and just sit there honking at me. Just because they don’t want to take one of the plenty, slightly further spots

That’s so dumb and hilarious.

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u/Spicy_McAngus Jan 20 '22

I had an estate car... Used to pop the back and have a picnic inside during breaks. Got to wonder about those who can see you're sitting in a boot, eating lunch, and yet they still sit there and indicate they want the spot!

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u/Murgie Jan 21 '22

I take it cause so many moron customers smash their cars and carts around and it happens less to my car in that spot.

Just because they don't want to take one of the plenty, slightly further spots

I mean...

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u/Johnny_Gage Jan 20 '22

Same, but I'd be worried these ladies would key the shit outta my car once left unattended.

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u/fugmalaf Jan 20 '22

Every car I've owned is a trash heep. I say go for it.

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u/blueblur1984 Jan 20 '22

This is the way. Buy trash, pay cash.

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u/beardphaze Jan 20 '22

Buy Toyota old af trash, pay in cash, it will always run even if parts of the engine fall off on the freeway, i speak from experience.

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u/restingwitchface22 Jan 20 '22

Totally agree! The more you want it to die so you can get a new car, the longer and better it runs.

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u/total_desaster Jan 20 '22

The best thing about cheap cars!

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u/JoeT17854 Jan 20 '22

That's the first thing I thought when I saw this video. Congratulations on your moral victory, now you better guard your car

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u/[deleted] Jan 20 '22 edited Jan 20 '22

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u/[deleted] Jan 20 '22

Nah man. Rule of thumb is if your car ain’t there, it ain’t your spot. This shit happens in national parks all the time.

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u/quaybored Jan 20 '22

So why do they call it a National Park if it's so hard to find a parking spot???

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u/Raestloz Jan 21 '22

Captain, Subject A25B is waking up! Request permission to terminate immediately!

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u/Xhus21 Jan 20 '22

Definitely wouldn't risk backing into them, but I also wouldn't let them get their way because of their jackassery.

I've got some sick time saved up and can doordash meals. I will literally die waiting to get into that spot rather than let these clowns get it. The question becomes are they willing to do the same?

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u/SoaDMTGguy Jan 20 '22

Yeah, I'd just sit there half into the space. That gives me the moral high ground of someone drives up. "What are you doing?" "Well, I was trying to back into this space, but these two idiots keep running behind my car".

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u/Sereshk_Polo Jan 20 '22

Yeah that car is getting keyed as soon as it is out of Vision

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u/Mycatwearspants Jan 20 '22

Nah we can’t let idiots get their way or before you know it everyone will be jumping out of cars to save spots during busy hours

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u/17934658793495046509 Jan 20 '22

Fuck that, we give too much credence to stupidity now . Quit standing in the parking spot.

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u/jerseyanarchist Jan 20 '22 Helpful I'm Deceased

All I heard was Karen noises

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u/Ebolamunkey Jan 20 '22

Mm Karen is indeed a universal language. I wonder if they all go to Karen school. Karen zoom meetings.

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u/GUNGHO917 Jan 20 '22

Some say there’s a specific area of study for this. Some call it “Karenology - the basics of how to be a megabitch”

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u/Humble_Blueberry9475 Jan 20 '22

Featuring electives such as Can I Speak to your Manager 101 and introduction to " you need to fix this or I'm not coming back"

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u/Shad_the_memer Jan 20 '22

You forgot about "I'm calling the police"

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u/pinba11tec Jan 20 '22

Yeah, the local annex offered a night course on "I know my rights".

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u/f7f7z Jan 20 '22 edited Jan 20 '22 Gold

Weeeelllllllllllllllll, Kyle's moms a bitch, I really mean it. (edit)

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u/StyloFM Jan 20 '22

Wow you made me feel old

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u/Gwenbors Jan 20 '22

What’ll really make you feel old is that that song was written 23 years ago.

There are people who were born after that song who have graduated from college.

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u/[deleted] Jan 20 '22 Helpful Wholesome

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u/YourDogsAllWet Jan 20 '22

I'm in the beginning stage of learning Chinese, but I believe Karen in Chinese is 疯狂的淫秽的女人

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u/dramaticflair Jan 20 '22

叫哟!我学三年了学中文, 新同学非常好。

As a tip, that middle 的 isn't grammatical. If you need to add multiple adjectives to a word, they just go in a line before 的。

对我来说, “Karen,” 翻译: 老梆子。 你对女孩子不告诉!

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u/Old_Information_ Jan 20 '22

Hat Lady posts her video

Breaking news: Carnage in IKEA parking garage. Innocent shopper run over by car carelessly backing to into parking spot. Many question the motive behind this targeted attack.

Comment section: “AH parking”

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u/DaveWilson11 Jan 20 '22

Actual comment section: "lol, why tf is she leaning against that car?"

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u/Nice-Violinist-6395 Jan 20 '22

I scrolled all the way through the comments and I’m shocked no one has commented that this is a fucking Seinfeld episode in the making lol. I know they had the one about the parallel parking spot. But I can just see George and Kramer pushing against an SUV with all their might and sliding backwards anyway so vividly

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u/brando56894 Jan 20 '22

Imagine calling the cops because someone is "stealing" your parking spot.

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u/natenate22 Jan 20 '22

Lady 1, "Turn more to the left!"

Lady 2, "You're going in crooked!"

Lady 1, "Why'd you let her drive again?"

Lady 2, "Pull back out and align better, Julie!"

Lady 1, " I don't think she can hear us."

Lady 2, "Push on the car so she knows we are here."

Lady 1, "Oh my god, you're almost over the line, Julie!"

Lady 2, "Stop! Stop! You're too far over!"

... Lady 3 gets out of car "Am I in straight?"

Lady 2, "No, you idiot, you screwed up again. I don't know why you insist on driving. You're terrrible."

Guy 1, "You ladies need some help?"

Lady 3, "Fuck off, asshole!"

Lady 1 and 2, "Yeah, fuck off!"

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u/[deleted] Jan 20 '22 edited Mar 25 '22

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u/[deleted] Jan 20 '22

MIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIKE. MIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIKE

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u/McKid Jan 20 '22

The worst part about winning a fight for a parking spot is that you now leave your car and they don’t. It’s never worth it.

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u/Zojim Jan 20 '22

Exactly, I find this video crazy because I wouldnt in a million years do one side or the other.

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u/JDDJS Jan 20 '22

Seriously. I can never imagine a parking spot being valuable enough that I'd risk being run over for one or risk a lawsuit for injuring someone with my car.

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u/DrDerpberg Jan 20 '22

Or coming back to your car being scratched to shit with their keys.

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u/JDDJS Jan 20 '22

Yeah, or worse. No parking spot is worth it.

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u/I_Was_Fox Jan 20 '22 Helpful

Or worse, expelled!

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u/Psychonominaut Jan 20 '22

You really need to sort out your priorities!

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u/diaperpoop_ Jan 20 '22

Found Hermeownini

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u/Mechbeast Jan 20 '22

Does this make you the troll in the dungeon of the comments?

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u/hospitalizedGanny Jan 20 '22

Got 1 better. One can almost always get away with placing nails under 2 tires...if u know how to be sneaky with it...Camera can catch u but most of the time it is either not at the best viewing angle for definite proof or not worth the legal time and fees for those 2 tires. Not worth it to park like that not one little bit.

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u/JBthrizzle Jan 20 '22

I also carry a couple of tomato's in my car to throw at people riding my ass

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u/Doulifye Jan 20 '22

Always carry a few caltrops in your back pocket. no wait...

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u/cbargren Jan 20 '22

I mean, unless you get the nails in the sidewall or something, it costs like $5 per tire to remove and repair.

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u/adamyhv Jan 20 '22

People can very petty for the most ridiculous things, I saw something like this happening many times on a country club, the parking spots closer to the pools were the best places just because it's near the locker room under the cafeteria, even if the club was almost empty they would fight over the same 2 rows in parking lot.

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u/chakan2 Jan 20 '22

Eh... I drive a car I'm only slightly partial to. If it still runs when I get in it to go, I'm good.

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u/spikejonzein Jan 20 '22

It's all good as long as you can see out the window thats not all shattered.

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u/MisterDonkey Jan 20 '22

I can deal with busted windows, but flat tyres would be very disappointing.

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u/kapolani Jan 20 '22

That's why I would just park.

Bust out my phone and catch up on that series I wanted to watch.

Then leave after some time.

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u/bubblesaurus Jan 20 '22

Ditto. Roll down the windows a little bit and just chill.

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u/jcdoe Jan 20 '22

I know someone who’s getting their car keyed!

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u/scamp41 Jan 20 '22

Yeah it's all fun and games until they key the shit out of your car when you're shopping.

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u/Jabvarde Jan 20 '22

Yes, that's the implication in /u/McKid's post

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u/-LEMONGRAB- Jan 20 '22

Sharp eye...

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u/cptcavemann Jan 20 '22

You know, because of the implication...

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u/[deleted] Jan 20 '22

I wouldn’t ever actually key their car, that’s ridiculous. But they wouldn’t take the parking spot, because of the implication

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u/MaterialCarrot Jan 20 '22

You're not going to actually hurt the car, are you?

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u/BuildItFromScratch Jan 20 '22

No, I'm not going to hurt the car. I would never hurt the car! I feel like you're not getting this at all!?

*Looks at a *92 Toyota Corolla

Don't look at me like that. That car certainly wouldn't be in any danger.

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u/massivebumwizard Jan 20 '22

It sounds like these women don’t want to have sex with you…

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u/GilgameshFFV Jan 20 '22 Helpful

Acting like this is actually super illegal in Germany. There's a famous case where this was ruled as - I believe - coercion, which can get you up to three years in jail lol

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u/Perthsworst Jan 20 '22

Which side goes to jail? The driver, or the arseholes standing in the parking spot?

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u/GilgameshFFV Jan 20 '22

Yeah, as the other commenter said. The arseholes get locked up because they "force"/pressure the driver into not driving there. There have actually been similar judgments/legal discourse around sitting demonstrations where people block the street.

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u/KJClangeddin Jan 20 '22

It's Germany, the driver had to have come out on top lol. Plus that's the only way coercion makes any sense.

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u/-Carinthia- Jan 21 '22

einfach handtücher/badetücher hinlegen!

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u/alisantanaaa Jan 20 '22

if she wanted this to work she should have layed under the tire

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u/BogartingtheJ Jan 20 '22 Wholesome

Tank man style, I like it

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u/Iouis Jan 20 '22

Shhhh we don’t talk about that

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u/forgotmyusername93 Jan 20 '22

Too many speedbumps on parking garages

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u/jmcken15 Jan 20 '22

Crazy to think that a parking spot could be worth all that. I would rather look for a different spot than deal with either side of this conflict.

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u/TacticalMicrowav3 Jan 20 '22

God, that walk of shame after they didn't get their way must have been devastating for them.

I love it

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u/psaux_grep Jan 20 '22

Car owner will probably love the scratches and damages to his car when he gets back though.

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u/TheLawandOrder Jan 20 '22 Silver Helpful

That's why I key and slash my own tyres. Power move

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u/theghostofme Jan 20 '22

Maintain eye contact with them while you piss on your car’s hood to establish dominance.

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u/Shekky420 Jan 21 '22

Does that work with poop too? Or is it the opposite effect?

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u/theghostofme Jan 21 '22

Oh, it definitely works, but it's more risky. You're leaving yourself exposed to challengers for a longer period of time. With piss, you can whip your body around at a moment's notice in case you need to stare someone else down; with shit, it's a bit more awkward and slow.

If you can pull it off, you'll be the Alpha of all Parking Garage Alphas. But if you fail, you'll be remembered as a fool who shat too close to the radiator and walked home defeated and covered in your own shit.

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u/GayAlienFarmer Jan 20 '22

Then when they do it to your car too, thinking it must be OK, you call them cops on them and say you can do whatever you want to your own property, but they were still damaging it without your permission

Checkmate.

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u/istcmg Jan 20 '22 edited Jan 20 '22

This is what I was thinking. I wouldn't risk pissing people off in a public carpark.

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u/demonic_be Jan 20 '22

I pissed the parking security guy off once because I parked in the spot next to his cabine which he didn’t like but was a proper spot. He said that I might expect a few scratches. Got back in my car and left the garage immediately…

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u/ReadMaterial Jan 20 '22

I hope the next thing you did was to phone the carpark operator,and inform them that their staff are threatening to vandalise patrons cars.

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u/demonic_be Jan 20 '22

His word against mine. I don’t bother with that kind of negative energy and move on.

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u/pizzafourlife Jan 20 '22

and returned with the '86 decoy Corolla I hope. thing may not be pretty, but you can hurt it

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u/GenericUsername07 Jan 20 '22

Sometimes I miss my bucket, haha

Not really tho.

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u/Historical_Panic_465 Jan 20 '22 edited Jan 21 '22

this one time i sat at a gas station in Hollywood for i kid you not...35+ min waiting in line to get to a pump. and right as i finally got my turn to go to the pump, some asshole tried driving right around me PLUS the 10 other cars in back of me!! i somehow managed to maneuver my car in a way to block him and take my rightfully deserved pump back from him.

this was maybe my biggest mistake and learning lesson. the guy calmly got out of his car, walked to his trunk and pulled out a golf club. he then calmly persisted up to my car and smashed my windshield in multiple times until there was literally barely any glass left hanging onto the window frame. i thought he was literally going to attack me and hit me with the club but he just calmly put his club back into his trunk, walked back into his car and drove away.

this was an extremely terrifying moment and big learning lesson to not even bother with assholes....and also that people will get away with anything. because the cops never found him or did anything regardless of the 10 different camera angles that probably caught the incident. and i had to pay out of pocket for my new windshield.

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u/HelloHiHeyAnyway Jan 20 '22

Car owner will probably love the scratches and damages to his car when he gets back though.

Get a Tesla and watch it record every asshole doing it in HIGH DEFINITION. It cracks me up that people still don't realize that car sees 360 degrees around it.

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u/twisted_meta Jan 20 '22

I’m not sure what’s more shameful, them getting embarrassed this way or the parking job.

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u/LordMudkip Jan 20 '22

What were they gonna do, pull back forward to straighten up and go through this whole song and dance all over again?

At this point I'd just be satisfied with however shitty my parking job is too.

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u/alcormsu Jan 20 '22

I mean, yeah that’s a lot of work for not much improvement, but it would be FUNNY A. F.

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u/Pimmelarsch Jan 20 '22

Better yet, wait until you see them try to give your car a shove (lol), then gun it forward a few feet and let them eat pavement.

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u/B1azfasnobch Jan 20 '22

Yes. I would have done it again to get between the white lines
Also. I smell a keying about to happen as soon as the driver leaves.

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u/R_V_Z Jan 20 '22

Yeah, that's why doing stuff like this is a bad idea. Sure, you're in the right, but do you really want to leave your vehicle unattended right by people who are now extremely pissed off at you?

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u/ThomasVetRecruiter Jan 20 '22

They just called the cops though, let the police get there and collect the ID from these two.

Anything happens later, you have their info and you "saw" them do it.

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u/wormmy Jan 20 '22

I would give them a pass on the park job as they were probably more concerned that they don’t run them over

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u/rickyc21117 Jan 20 '22

I like how they’re filming as if they think they are the good guys in this situation lol

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u/Awwbelt Jan 20 '22

No car no space

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u/SonicWhale88 Jan 20 '22 edited Jan 20 '22

I looked it up. It's pretty vague in terms of where the parking spot is "public or private". You cannot obstruct a vehicle in a public parking space. It varies from state to state I think. However, by backing up into someone like this video, it is assualt, technically.

I do hate when people stand in a parking spot. I've heard arguments that it's the same as saving seats in a movie theater. If that's the comparison, then you should be using your own car to save the spot for someone else. Movie theater seats are for people, parking spots are for cars. People who do this are rude and the type to try to find loopholes even though they are screwing over others.

Edit: Just realized this video doesn't take place in the US. Watched it on mute since I'm working. My mistake. I have no clue how other countries' laws are for this type of practice. I'm curious if anyone has info.

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u/kazza789 Jan 20 '22

You cannot obstruct a vehicle in a public parking space. It varies from state to state I think. However, by backing up into someone like this video, it is assualt, technically.

Pretty sure this is not taking place in a US state

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u/8lbIceBag Jan 20 '22

However, by backing up into someone like this video, it is assualt, technically.

It's not like they were just standing there. They were engaging.

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u/Wolf-Majestic Jan 20 '22

Here's a documented vid with subtitles and the follow up !

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u/Brewchowskies Jan 20 '22

“The mall is responsible for ensuring patrons know parking spaces are for vehicles only”

We live in a society.

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u/DUKE_LEETO_2 Jan 20 '22

It's OK they will put up more signs. I'm sure if there was a sign nearby everyone involved would have simply not all been idiots.

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u/Schrodingers_Katarn Jan 20 '22

Man vs. Car, the newest hit show. On tonight's episode, Michael Jenkins fights a regular old car.

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u/bradface92 Jan 20 '22

Ahehe wouldnt the car always win?

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u/SubjectiveHat Jan 20 '22

gotta watch to find out

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u/scaleddown85 Jan 20 '22

When will people learn you cannot hold a parking space with no vehicle lol 😂

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u/Outdated6651 Jan 20 '22

Funniest thing I’ve seen in a while.

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u/Inside-Example-7010 Jan 20 '22

This is what the bottom half of the intelligence pool looks like. I mean imagine a world where she holds the car back, the wheels are burning rubber but she's immovable. She would probably walk away from that and think nothing strange of the physics. What could horse power possibly mean anyways and why 400.

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u/goochg Jan 20 '22

Only disagree with missing the lines, hate when people try to block spaces.

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u/Odd-Construction-943 Jan 20 '22

Its probably harder to park with two dumbasses trying to push your car out of the way

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u/goochg Jan 20 '22

A little more throttle would solve that

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u/JeanJackGibson Jan 20 '22

The person next to them parked even worse. Maybe they were just going with the flow.

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u/Gloria_Swanson Jan 20 '22

Happened to me. I had been driving round and round for an hour trying to find a spot during a popular art gallery walk thing. Finally there is a spot and I start maneuvering to get into it when a lady stepped into the parking spot and started yelling.."My friend is handicapped and I'm saving this spot for them!" I stuck my head out the window and yelled "You can't do this, Move...or I'm going to run over you!" She didn't move and much to the horror of my passenger I drove up to her and tapped her leg with my car. Then she moved. The whole thing made me realize how I'm capable of road rage. Not proud of it, (but I still feel I was "in the right").

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u/Brewchowskies Jan 20 '22 Wholesome

“Move, or the experience of being handicapped is something the both of you will share”

I’m going to hell for thinking of this immediately.

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u/boobelplex Jan 20 '22

My first thought was "they can park in handicapped spot then" lol, right to hell with me as well

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u/Johnny_Poppyseed Jan 20 '22

Lol sounds like one of those things you'd come up with later on while laying in bed and totally wish you thought of it in the moment.

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u/mrizzerdly Jan 20 '22

Lol I remember listening to the radio of the DJs account of driving in our city during a major subway expansion construction (it took 45 mins to drive what took 5 mins normally), then trying to find parking at a major tourist trap (where there is barely any parking for the amount of people who go there) before the boat cruise they were scheduled to take left. He said if his wife wasn't in the car with him someone may have died.

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u/Halo232 Jan 20 '22

Did they not realise within like 2 seconds that they were hopeless against a 5000 pound SUV?

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u/ScarecrowSoze Jan 20 '22

Common sense isn’t that common.

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u/DarkRogus Jan 20 '22

Yeah, I'm going to side with the driver on this one.

I've had an experience where I was waiting for a guy to back out of his spot when a woman who was walking the parking lot claim the spot for her husband and tried to get her husband to cut in front of me to park there.

That sh!t ended real quick once I told her I was waiting for that spot and if she didn't move, I'm getting out of my car and I'll move her myself.

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u/thatpersonwholurkes Jan 20 '22

Why get out you paid for a 2.5 ton killing machine might as well use it

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u/HostileBiscuits Jan 20 '22

Lesser charge

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u/PoliteWolverine Jan 20 '22

Actually its a joke with lawyers. If you want to kill someone, do it in or with a car. Even if convicted in the worst case you'll probably do less time

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u/Former-Mixture-500 Jan 21 '22

This is the advice I did not expect getting on reddit.

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u/PanickyHermit Jan 20 '22

If you run them over with your car your insurance will cover it. If you beat their ass, well that is out-of-pocket expense.

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u/DarkRogus Jan 20 '22

That's a fair point. I guess there's something more primal doing it yourself.

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u/Roadhouse_Swayze Jan 20 '22

I had this exact scenario once. I just pulled in the spot as much as could without hitting her (about halfway), locked the doors, turned it off and put the keys on the dash, and started browsing on my phone like I had all the time in the world.

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u/arkain504 Jan 20 '22

How long did you have to wait?

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u/Roadhouse_Swayze Jan 20 '22

2-3 minutes tops.

She came and banged on my window initially and I shooed her away without looking up like she was irrelevant. Pretty much put the nail in the coffin right then.

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u/Deviate_Lulz Jan 20 '22

Absolute chad

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u/Slickrickkk Jan 20 '22

He's still waiting.

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u/arewhyaeenn Jan 20 '22

The driver is right but is also gonna get keyed.

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u/Offensive-Username69 Jan 20 '22

Yea that's what I always assume is next after these videos end

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u/_ImNotYourBuddy_Guy Jan 20 '22

That's why you get out and say I have 5 cameras in this car that run at all times. Don't touch my car again

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u/weareoutoftylenol Jan 20 '22

Right!? I wouldn't have left my car unattended after that.

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u/tychozero Jan 20 '22

The only things right here are that parking spaces are for cars, not people. And unless there's assigned parking, it's all first (vehicle) come, first parked. The people are all dumb here and the police agree. https://www.reddit.com/r/facepalm/comments/s8jwee/im_standing_on_this_public_parking_therefore_its/?utm_source=share&utm_medium=ios_app&utm_name=iossmf

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u/EmbarrassedRol Jan 20 '22

I had this happened to me in America. I took a parking space unknowably the car in front of me were trying to reverse in. (I was actually first here) he left his car and tried to fight me. I didn’t want my car to get key so I back up but block him from parking on purpose to let other car get this spot instead. He was so piss at the end lol

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u/dickinahammock Jan 20 '22

That might be the best ending. Now he still don’t get a spot, and your car is safe.

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u/Jbroy Jan 20 '22

Unless they are petty and follow you… people are fucking petty!

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u/benzihex Jan 20 '22

That’s a NIO

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u/goodguybart Jan 20 '22

Thanks, was looking for this

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u/chetoman1 Jan 20 '22

Fuck yeah it is. She ain’t got shit on all that electric horsepower

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u/[deleted] Jan 20 '22

Love when some idiot gets denied while trying to save a spot

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u/heshroot Jan 20 '22

My mom used to force me to stand in spots to save them. More often then not I’d let the first person to try and take it have it.

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u/BernieTheDachshund Jan 20 '22

Dumb move to leave your car behind with people who are mad. I'd rather drive around. I'm not risking my car getting keyed.

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u/tacticooluser Jan 20 '22

Absolute pieces of shit

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u/EloquentMonkey Jan 20 '22

That driver is just asking to have his car keyed. Not worth it

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u/alphalakemleo Jan 20 '22

stupid as hell

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u/lonelyone12345 Jan 20 '22

The people blocking the space are jackasses, and that would tick me off, but I can't imagine backing into someone's body just to get a parking space. What if they slipped and got hurt?

Is winning the Battle of the Parking Garage really so important?

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u/AegisThievenaix Jan 20 '22

If I had a nickle for everytime a video of a family of Chinese people try to block a car for its parking space went viral, I'd have two nickles.

Which isn't a lot, but its weird that it happened twice.

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u/CaptainWisconsin Jan 20 '22

I completely sympathize with the driver and understand the principle of the thing, and I’m glad that the Karens lost, but that’s a great way to get your car keyed (or worse).

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u/Crono2468 Jan 21 '22

Terrible park job. But I guess it’s hard to focus on the lines when there are two bitches in the way.

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u/gutfounderedgal Jan 20 '22

Seems no matter what else that this could be a hitting a pedestrian charge?

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u/cellorc Jan 20 '22

Nowadays ppl think all their issues are solved recording videos with smartphone

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u/PossibleHypeMan Jan 20 '22

Aside from the obvious assault and battery, wouldn't you also be concerned of the 98% chance of your car getting keyed the minute you walk away?

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u/VonBrewskie Jan 20 '22

Yeah but, why tho

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u/Seanzietron Jan 20 '22

I kind of hate everything about this video.

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u/Aoibhell Jan 20 '22

That car is definitely getting keyed

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u/Fishermanfrienamy Jan 20 '22

Not worth it- I would just let them have it if they want the spot that bad. Who knows what they would be willing to pull after I get out of the car. Plus I am not about to injure someone if I can avoid it. Leg crushed and the investigation of the incident: “if you knew they were behind you why did you not stop” “because I saw the parking spot first!”

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u/Firious2 Jan 21 '22

If that was me, i'd let them lean heavy, like **heavy** on the car, and then when they're used to it, shift into gear and drive forward, let them fall on their face, and go for another spot.