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Re: Drivers keep hitting large rock in Calgary parking lot

Postby Grandan » Dec 5th, 2017, 3:35 pm

kgcayenne wrote:Considering how many vehicles I see parked on sidewalks in neighbourhoods and storefronts that have AB plates, this does not surprise me. Instead of moving it, they should put a façade around it of a Tim Horton's take-out cup and turn it into an altar for worship.

I thought AB drivers had a reserved parking spot right outside of a business, it has a yellow curb and no parking painted on it and that is where they park.
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Re: Drivers keep hitting large rock in Calgary parking lot

Postby Catsumi » Dec 5th, 2017, 8:32 pm

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lesliepaul wrote:Should never have been placed there for obvious reasons and is going to be removed. Yes, it can appear as comical but damage and insurance costs are not worth the reason it was placed there.


Maybe, they should plant a tree there?



And just what have you got against innocent trees?
nothing wrong with being open minded as long as your brains don't fall out.

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Re: Drivers keep hitting large rock in Calgary parking lot

Postby alanjh595 » Dec 5th, 2017, 8:47 pm

lesliepaul wrote:Should never have been placed there for obvious reasons and is going to be removed. Yes, it can appear as comical but damage and insurance costs are not worth the reason it was placed there.


alanjh595 wrote:Maybe, they should plant a tree there?



Catsumi wrote:And just what have you got against innocent trees?


Absolutely nothing. I just want to see the accident report read:
"I swerved several times before I hit the tree."
Maybe it was the tree's fault for being there?
The accident would have never happened if the tree wasn't there in the first place.
It just sprung up in front of me! (Like that is the fastest growing tree in the world).
I was just dialing, I wasn't actually "talking on my cel phone".
All I wanted to do was LEAF.
It was windy and I didn't know which way the tree was going.
That tree was exposing his nuts to me.
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Re: Drivers keep hitting large rock in Calgary parking lot

Postby dirtybiker » Dec 5th, 2017, 9:13 pm

alanjh595 wrote:Maybe, they should plant a tree there?


And then place some big jagged boulders around it to protect it !
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Re: Drivers keep hitting large rock in Calgary parking lot

Postby 60-YEARS-in-Ktown » Dec 6th, 2017, 12:48 am

Some people actually stop when they feel the tires hit a curb, then back up or look at the situation........not these folks.
Can you imagine telling a spouse you hit a rock, then they see that and think *bleep*...
I'd like to help You OUT,
Which way did You come in??

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Re: Drivers keep hitting large rock in Calgary parking lot

Postby dogspoiler » Dec 6th, 2017, 8:37 am

Well that certainly ends the myth that Albertans can't drive, they can, just not very well.

It would be lots more fun to replace the rock with a fire hydrant.
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Re: Drivers keep hitting large rock in Calgary parking lot

Postby alanjh595 » Dec 6th, 2017, 9:44 am

Albertans actually are very good drivers. They start earlier in life, they get an extra 2 years of training and supervision by a parent on the family farm. They are taught all the necessary skills that will need for the treacherous roadways in Alberta.
They start out on the tractor in big open fields where it very important to point and shoot towards their destination at the far end of the field and keep it straight. At the end they stop and turn around and return still keeping as strait as possible.
That's about all they need to know and it takes about 2 extra years of training before they actually get to do the same thing on the roadways.
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