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Old 09-23-2011, 11:53 AM   #1
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I'm at school from 8 to 3:20 and there is a 2 hour parking sign where I park. I already got a ticket once for staying over 2 hours.

Every freaking morning this cop is marking up all our tires. This is Chicago for goodness sake, I'm sure there are more important things to be monitoring!

Anyone else deal with this? Ways to get around it? I've jus' been wiping away the chalk. A quick google search says it could be grounds for vandalism.

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So you are parking in a 2 hour spot for over 7 hours? How about stop breaking the law and start parking in an all-day lot/space? I bet your tires wouldn't get little chalk marks on them.
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im surprised he didn't tow it being parked in a 2 hour tow zone for 7 hours... why would you park there in the first place???
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So you are parking in a 2 hour spot for over 7 hours? How about stop breaking the law and start parking in an all-day lot/space? I bet your tires wouldn't get little chalk marks on them.
Common sense one would think...
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Obviously you aren't going to school to teach math. As most of our fathers probably once said to us, pull your head out of your *** son.
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Are you a student at the school or a janitor there?
I ask, because you are one stupid *****.
Why don't you park in the proper parking lot for the amount of time that you are there.
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Normally I try to give an op the benefit of the doubt . . . yeah not this time. How bout you stop being a douche and park in a legal spot or just take the bus. This is just as bad as an asshat goin 99 in a 65 and complaining about getting a ticket for speeding
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LMFAO, seriously, so you wanna park in a spot with a time limit for however long you want & expect nothing to happen to you??

Good lord, you knocked society down a notch in my eyes today, perfect example of someone feeling like they deserve a something they don't. Good job.
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I understand your "bigger fish to fry" problem, but bottom line is that other crimes don't make your crime any less. Parking enforcement's only job is to enforce parking.

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I forgot we are all faithful to the law here on LS1tech. I'm sure none of you have ever gone over the speed limit or gone for a spirited drive in which you are breaking the law under the "exhibition of speed" stipulation.

At this University, there is plenty of open area to park your car along the streets and I am not going to be forced to pay the 50 dollar per month garage fees. I feel that we pay such a hefty price for tuition that it should be included but I digress since this is another topic. I don't feel comfortable parking in the garage as there has been reports of vandalism and stealing of catalytic converters. I feel more comfortable parking out in the open.

My schedule on W and F are from 8-3:20 and for the first two weeks, I was moving my car around. It got to the point where it became silly since there is only a few cars on the whole side of the street. So I would reverse or go forward a few spots and go to my next class. Come out of class and park my car back in it's initial position.

The responses are quite amusing. By your own admission, this crime against humanity is equivalent to going 34 miles over the speed limit and an example of how I've "knocked society down a notch" It's funny what people type due to the anonymity that the internet provides.
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^^^ I understand that side of the coin... the point we are trying to make here though it says 2 hours. You were parked there longer than 2 hours... your lucky they didn't tow your happy *** car out of the spot and you had to pay some exorbinant amount to get your vehicle out of storage I know how the Chicago tow lots run.
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I break the law all the time, and not just with my car. My response was only meant for amusement.
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I don't feel comfortable parking in the garage as there has been reports of vandalism and stealing of catalytic converters. I feel more comfortable parking out in the open.
well theres a simple fix to that, lower your car to where they cant get under it and remove your cats yourself haha. but my school is 95 a year to park in BFE or 195 a year to park in the garage that is full by 11am and then you have to park in BFE anyways. we have 20 minute parking but there are parking patrol people watching those spots 24/7 and they will boot you. the passes should be included in the tution (ive read about everything my tuition pays for and 20% is classes...) but my school just changed the parking passes from hanging tags, that would allow you to bring different cars to school, to these stupid stickers that have to be attached on the bottom left hand corner of the windshield and they will not come off once you apply them. oh and if you want to bring a different car, you have 5 times per semester that you can get a free pass and after that you have to buy a whole new parking pass for 95 bucks
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Chicago and surrounding suburban cops are a ******* joke plain and simple. Let's get serious here, our police are worried about some random guy parking in a spot when they have plenty of other things to be doing. Let's see, last time I checked the excecution style killing of five women in a suburban store back in the beginning of 2010, is still unsolved. There are a million other things street patrol can be doing than worrying about a ******* student parking in a spot for longer than a sign says. Let's get serious here...
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The responses are quite amusing. By your own admission, this crime against humanity is equivalent to going 34 miles over the speed limit and an example of how I've "knocked society down a notch" It's funny what people type due to the anonymity that the internet provides.
The responses are as amusing as your post. Dont cry about tickets & your tires getting chalked when your breakin the law & deserve it. You should be glad thats all & it hasnt got towed cause that'll make that stupid $50 pass a worth while investment.

How many times you seen someone else get ripped on here for similar stuff, complaining about getting a speeding ticket or some other crap. Plenty.
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Doesn't matter if you agree or not, parking there isn't going to accomplish anything. Take action and try to get the spots reassigned, dealt with it, or park somewhere else.

$50 a month isn't bad for University parking, I think it's up to $600 or more a semester here...they built 2 parking decks that stay empty because people won't pay but won't drop the price and fill more spots.
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I forgot we are all faithful to the law here on LS1tech. I'm sure none of you have ever gone over the speed limit or gone for a spirited drive in which you are breaking the law under the "exhibition of speed" stipulation.

At this University, there is plenty of open area to park your car along the streets and I am not going to be forced to pay the 50 dollar per month garage fees. I feel that we pay such a hefty price for tuition that it should be included but I digress since this is another topic. I don't feel comfortable parking in the garage as there has been reports of vandalism and stealing of catalytic converters. I feel more comfortable parking out in the open.

My schedule on W and F are from 8-3:20 and for the first two weeks, I was moving my car around. It got to the point where it became silly since there is only a few cars on the whole side of the street. So I would reverse or go forward a few spots and go to my next class. Come out of class and park my car back in it's initial position.

The responses are quite amusing. By your own admission, this crime against humanity is equivalent to going 34 miles over the speed limit and an example of how I've "knocked society down a notch" It's funny what people type due to the anonymity that the internet provides.
I'm sure I break minor traffic laws quite often, but am I going to cry about it when I get a ticket? **** no.

Grow up a little bit or suffer the consequences of your actions. You're lucky your batmobile hasn't been towed, because you'd be dealing with a traffic fine and an impound fee rather than a little chalk mark on your tire...A chalk mark...that comes off with some water...wtf?
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[QUOTE=02TransAm/Batmobile;15426000]I forgot we are all faithful to the law here on LS1tech. I'm sure none of you have ever gone over the speed limit or gone for a spirited drive in which you are breaking the law under the "exhibition of speed" stipulation. QUOTE]

This topic has nothing to do with other members speeding or breaking the law...it's about stupidity, which you seem to have plenty of. Odds are, you are parked in that spot at this very moment typing away on your smartphone...smartphone, how ironic.
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