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To: Red Badger

Really? It must take ten, twenty, fifty times longer to park backwards then they can save by parking forwards! Are they thinking they might just rob a bank while they’re parked in front of my (bank-free) building?


10 posted on 05/28/2019 2:46:04 PM PDT by dangus
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To: dangus

It takes hardly any more time at all.

Practice is your friend.


17 posted on 05/28/2019 2:47:11 PM PDT by RedStateRocker (Nuke Mecca. Deport all illegals. Abolish the DEA, IRS and ATF,.)
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To: dangus

Why does my wife drive around the parking lot ten times looking for a closer space to the store’s front door so she doesn’t have to walk another 50 feet to the store?.................


22 posted on 05/28/2019 2:47:51 PM PDT by Red Badger (We are headed for a Civil War. It won't be nice like the last one....................)
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To: dangus
It must take ten, twenty, fifty times longer to park backwards then they can save by parking forwards!

Let's do the math on that, okay? Let's say it takes 5 seconds to pull into a spot. Fifty times that would be over 4 minutes. Even 10 times that would be almost a full minute. It takes me perhaps an extra 10-15 seconds to pull past a spot, swinging across the lane as I do so, then backing in to a spot that I've already verified as clear, so I'll call B.S. on your speculation.

If I've I told you once, I've told you a million times; QUIT EXAGGERATING!

49 posted on 05/28/2019 2:52:34 PM PDT by Quality_Not_Quantity (A law means nothing if it isn’t followed.)
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To: dangus

No it doesn’t.
The people who you are complaining about would still be slow and annoying if they were parking forward.


55 posted on 05/28/2019 2:54:10 PM PDT by MrEdd (Caveat Emptor)
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To: dangus; All

It’s a testosterone thing. It goes along with unshaven, tattood, pierced, GQ, machismo.


76 posted on 05/28/2019 3:00:11 PM PDT by Cobra64 (Common sense isn’t common anymore.)
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To: dangus

I can back in faster than I can pull in forward. At my apartment, the spaces are tight and there are wood posts holding up the covered parking.

Backing in, I can use my mirrors effectively to back in accurately. When I pull in forward, I lost sight of other cars and the roof’s wood posts.

It takes an act of faith to forward into my apartment parking space.

My back-up camera is so large, clear and accurate, I can place my car on a dime when backing.


110 posted on 05/28/2019 3:25:14 PM PDT by Freedom_Is_Not_Free (What profits a man if he gains the world but loses his soul.)
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