I hate that this kid is driving a BMW because it just adds to the stereotype. It’s the one thing I don’t like about my car, and I try to, you know, use my blinker, and only take up one handicapped space at the grocery store (Kidding!!). And then people like this exist:

Here’s a hint: he’s not a visitor. This is where he parked AFTER being spoken to about parking ALL DAY in 30 minute spaces next to where he’s got a work-study job. Just for the record, he’s a student and is not allowed to park in faculty/staff lots, ever. Lots of students work on campus, doesn’t mean they can park wherever they want.

[updated, 1:50 p.m] - the car has not moved since 8:30 am and it has no ticket. This is how I feel:

So you know what I’m going to do? ....

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go home and enjoy my weekend because I’m not a petty little troll who gets wound up to 11 because of someone else’s parking infraction. Right? Good. In fact I already bought beer and put it in my car, which is how I knew there was no ticket.

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So instead of ticketing, UPD paid him a visit and said “dude you can’t park in a 30 minute space all day” so he moves his car across the street to a different faculty/staff lot but instead of parking in a regular space (still not allowed) he parks in the Visitor Only space, again, all day. Not a visitor.

So he gets reported (not even by me, actually) and what does he do? Repent and walk? HELL NAW, he just backed his car across the parking lot into a different space.

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Literally 50 feet from where he was before. I saw this on my way home, so I walked to UPD - whose headquarters is, by the way, immediately adjacent to this parking lot, and reported this idiot. I’m not out to get him, but I could see his car from my window in the 30-min spaces - and by the way, so can all the Higher Ups at my work - I wasn’t the one to report him the first time. But I did hear he was spoken to, and now I can’t help but be irked when I see his car still parked illegally, still visible from my window and even closer to the police department!

So I came into work this morning, and what to my wondering eyes should appear? Yeah, you guessed it.

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Parked one space over from the Visitor space. You can see this car from the window of the police station. I walked right in there and just said, “Look, I know you can’t stop all the parking shenanigans on this campus. But I believe you did this individual the courtesy of a talking-to instead of a ticket. And to keep doing this is just disrespectful; in my opinion, he needs a stronger lesson.”

I’d just call a tow truck straightaway if it were up to me.

Also he needs to crack a window to let some of that moisture out.