Parking Spots: Am I The Only One That Doesn't Care To Look For Ones Close To My Location?

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  1. dcallamerican

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    Whoever I am riding with usually ends up taking issue to this. "Why don't you park closer."

    I look at it like this, I hate wasting time looking for a parking spot close to the venue. I know if I drive CLOSER, I will probably be sitting behind folkswaiting to get into various spots. So I just park in one of the first few spots I see. Easy. I don't see a difference in walking 123 steps vs 65 steps tothe front door of the store/mall/ etc........

    Plus my father told me to never park close to the venue just in case it blows up my car won't get damaged.
     
  2. maddenfan04

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  3. solewoman

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    lol. this is a spinoff of the dude forgetting his wallet isnt it...lol

    i used to be super lazy to a point where id park in handicap if i knew i was going to be in and out. However i stopped that and i just park wherever i can.
     
  4. datprepboivinc3

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    Yeah I Agree With that I never Park Close I Always Park Further Away .. I mean Im not Lazy Ill walk the extra Distance
     
  5. ThaxbyChamblis

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    Ya, but some people are OD w/ it and park a country mile from the entrance. Like, there aren't even any cars around.
     
  6. fade on you

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    Eh im the same way. No need to ride around and do laps just so i can have one of the first 10 spots towards the front of the venue. Ill just grab whatever isee and walk a few extra feet, no big deal. Plus i avoid getting stuck in traffic jams and what not.
     
  7. downtown43

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    yeah i don't mind walking. i'm young, why not use my legs and get some exercise while i can?

    the only exception is if it's raining or freezing cold.
     
  8. sp raised

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    Your less likely to get your car dinged up too
     
  9. diego

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    Great spin off thread execution.

    Dude its the mall, place is full of parking spots and hes throwin that in his blog post like it makes a difference.
     
  10. frankie valentino

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    The ones who complain about it also like to complain about how they'd like to lose a little weight, but somehow can't find time to go to the gym or doexercise.
     
  11. lonelyboysole

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    [​IMG] i never knew postin about me hating driving around lookin for a parking spot in packed mall would hurt butts enough to start theirown"blog"of how u dont care where you park [​IMG]
     
  12. new york yanks

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    i have parked in parking lots across the street from where we are going to piss off the morons who insist on waiting behind 20 cars for a spot near the door. ireally don't see the point on waiting 10 minutes when you can be inside for 9 already.
     
  13. ekrev

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    when i drive the beater, i park wherevers. when i drive the bimmer, corner spots or the ends so that if i do get dinged up, it's only gonna be on one side.lol. but i also try to park in bigger spaces (non compact) and away from janky cars.
     
  14. solewoman

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    don't worry...he does that [​IMG][​IMG]
     
  15. extraordinary swag

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    Only time I ever park close to my location is at my house. I be [​IMG] when someone takes my regular spot. Malls are pointless in searching for a good spot,just go to the lamest department store like Sears and you'll usually find something close to the door. Park near the eatery and it's gonna be hellfinding a good spot.
     
  16. eb4president

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    Man let mom or dad take my spot and im heated

    But truth be told in a mall If I can park close I would like to, just because if im carrying things I dont want to drag it across some parking lot, but venuesin downtown dc, like verizon center, or Park, Lima, Lotus, etc, I park like 2 or 3 blocks away if I see a good spot. If ppl who riding with me don't wantto walk then they should have offered to drive
     
  17. nyvictory45

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    I do this. I have no problem with walking further from my spot plus it's easier to remember where I'm parked. People hate it though. They ask why Ihave to park so far and I just tell them it's my "secret spot."
     
  18. jthagreat

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    I mean i look for a close spot, go the rows, but just never double back.
     
  19. BURRack Obama

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    I run 5-6 miles every other day, but I can't park at a far parking spot and walk a few extra steps. [​IMG]
     
  20. nash

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    I really don't care. It's much less of a hassle to park far away
     
  21. cadillacflow

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    I always park all the way in the back. My wife hates when I drive my car. I don't want scratches or door dings on my car.
     
  22. an dee 51o

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    [​IMG] Your dad trying to swoop on your car after you're RIP?
     
  23. mc otaku

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    yeah i usually just park where i want to park, and i can use the longer walk(burns calories)

    but if i need to get there asap or im in the mood to park close i will do it.
     
  24. blackngold1z

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    When I go to ball games I usually park about two train stops away then take the train.
    Avoiding 8000 cars trying to get out of the same four exits and saving $25 on parking FTW.
    Everyone that rides with me complains and calls me cheap.
     
  25. luckyp90

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    If theres spots closer ill just drive closer but if i have to waste time looking for spots then ll just take w/e i find first.