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Old 17th August 2014, 17:30   #6496
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Narrowly avoided a collision today.Going on the straight at a T junction - a lady driving a Swift on the T's leg - makes a sudden right turn - missing me by a cat's whisker.
And worst of all after completing the turn she glances back as if to see if she managed to kill me- and she does not even slow down - forget stopping!

O thou fair woman - how dark a driver you are!
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Old 17th August 2014, 18:52   #6497
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You enter one of the busiest malls, trying to find a parking spot and then find this!

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Despite the ample parking space in the shade of the palm trees, he had to park his ride in the middle of the lot on a hot sunny day.

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Despite the ample parking space in the shade of the palm trees, he had to park his ride in the middle of the lot on a hot sunny day.

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May be to avoid bird poo. I could NOT think of any other reason.

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You enter one of the busiest malls, trying to find a parking spot and then find this!

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For such people, we should stick "Congrats on earning the biggest moron of the week award" sticker on the windshield!

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Despite the ample parking space in the shade of the palm trees, he had to park his ride in the middle of the lot on a hot sunny day.


This looks like a proper middle row, is it possible that it was parked when the parking was full and this was one of the middle row of cars and when the picture was clicked, other cars had left?

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Despite the ample parking space in the shade of the palm trees, he had to park his ride in the middle of the lot on a hot sunny day.
I guess he likes it hot.

By any chance is this the parking of Hotel Fountain, GB Road?
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This looks like a proper middle row, is it possible that it was parked when the parking was full and this was one of the middle row of cars and when the picture was clicked, other cars had left?
Correct on the middle row part but he was the first to park here despite the space available on the last row for 6-7 cars more. It was 10:30 AM in the morn.

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By any chance is this the parking of Hotel Fountain, GB Road?
Correct ghodlur.
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This looks like a proper middle row, is it possible that it was parked when the parking was full and this was one of the middle row of cars and when the picture was clicked, other cars had left?
Have seen cars parked in the middle of no where like that in huge parking areas when the rush hour has passed. Quite possible that there were cars in that row which left. Since we have abundance of people who would still park like one shown in the pic above that, where the KL 10 car has parked in diagonally opposite direction occupying 2 car slots, one can't be so sure.

We have plenty of very "capable" and deserving drivers!
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Old 18th August 2014, 14:06   #6504
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For such people, we should stick "Congrats on earning the biggest moron of the week award" sticker on the windshield!
If you leave a number along with it, they may call back asking when they can collect the award. I wouldn't be surprised if it happened.
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May be to avoid bird poo. I could NOT think of any other reason.
Those seem to be date-palms, but possibly he confused them with coconut-palms and parked away to avoid coconuts. In Kerala, I look out for coconut-palms while parking and park away from them even if it means parking in the sun, to avoid damage from falling coconuts.
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You enter one of the busiest malls, trying to find a parking spot and then find this!

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Hmmm. I really wonder what he must have been thinking to park this way. My only answer - He must have been in a real bad hurry to pee!
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It is really not bad driving to park in the middle of an empty car park. It's a car park! Park in any space that suits!
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possible that it was parked when the parking was full and this was one of the middle row of cars and when the picture was clicked, other cars had left?
Or parked on the previous day and might be on the parking slot over night.
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You enter one of the busiest malls, trying to find a parking spot and then find this!
That Sunny is also not parked well. Its eating into the walking space just before the slot in blue. And that helps the Alto to be parked liked that.

Unless, the Sunny fella came after the Alto and did that deliberately to not block the Alto.
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I was on my way to office on Outer Ring Road today towards Hebbal. The road narrows down a lot near the KR Puram railway station. Traffic is usually at snail's pace. A Honda City going faster than what is normal in that traffic braked abruptly. A poor two wheeler bumped into the car and fell down. No severe damage to him or his bike, but the relatively new City had a dent and lost a lot of paint. The city driver got down, held the rider by his collar, shouted and asked him to pay up.
Don't know what happened next.

I actually felt it was the city driver at fault because of his speed and abrupt braking in that condition. The two wheeler didn't know it coming.
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