Posts Tagged ‘frisco’

Trail Bunnies, Marin County – Sylvilagus Bachmani, the Friendly California Brush Rabbits Just North of Frisco

Wednesday, June 14th, 2017

Two adults and one baby bunny, quite unworried about people approaching, West Marin:

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Epic Home-Made Bumper Sticker: “San Francisco is FULL – GO HOME!!”

Monday, June 12th, 2017

Whoo boy:

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That’s a message from a Subaru Forester, 2017.

Cf. a similar message from Frisco’s “City Family,” 1880.

Frisco Can’t Do Math: “PARK AT 90 DEGREES” = 45 Degrees or So, IRL

Thursday, June 8th, 2017

I’ll tell you, I can’t figure our if our SFMTA hearts parking spaces or not.

The only thing that makes sense is that it favors some citizens over others – if you go down there and yammer at them enough, they just might “create” more parking in your ‘hood* by putting up PARK AT 90 DEGREES signs, thusly:

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(Sweet Ford Mustang LX 4.9 litre. I sold mine more than a quarter century ago. It was the lighter notchback version without that heavy liftback glass panel. It had a Holley four-barrel carburetor what made the engine H.O. – High Output, a whopping 165 horsepower. Engineers from Old GM called it The Best Damn Ford Fairmont Ever Made, which was sort of true given the lowly Fox Platform heritage both nameplates shared. What else, oh, paper grocery bags wouldn’t stand up straight in the tiny trunk – they were too tall you see. Ah, mem’ries.)

But then somebody sidles on in at an angle and then all the sheeple (the sheeple, man!), well, they follow along and all that extra parking is “destroyed,” if only temporarily.

Park better, Frisco!

* A particularly egregious example is a couple blocks of Fulton west** of NoPA. Our SFMTA “created” parking spaces, so outbound bike riders are more less invited to “take the lane” and scan for cars backing up. Less than ideal, one thinks.

** Which is the area west of north of east of the Golden Gate Park Panhandle, I’m srsly. Thx realtors!***

***The word realtors should always be in lower case, you know, put those ppl in their place. If you ever capitalize realtor, well then you’re a pansy, a daffodil. Oh what’s that, them realtorses are one of your main advertisers? Well, never mind then, (pansy).

Marin County Attorney Chris Dolan, the Convent Fighter, Hearts Local Media So Much He Bought His Own News Box – Amazing

Friday, May 26th, 2017

Here you go.

And here you go:

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And what was inside? Useless, useless phone books.

I’ll tell you, I’ve never seen this…

 

Honest Frisco Infrastructure

Tuesday, April 25th, 2017

Not that I’m complaining.

There’s an “undergrounding” movement afoot run by rich people who want to place these wires and whatnot under the ground and then send the bill to the little people, such as you, Gentle Reader.

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IRL, wires are beautiful, man

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Message to UBER / Lyft Drivers: Welcome to Frisco – Now Here’s the Right Way/Wrong Way to Drop People Off

Monday, April 17th, 2017

Frisco doesn’t have all that many freeways, have you noticed that yet? Instead we have substitutes like Fell / Oak and Bush / Pine – one way streets two or three or four lanes wide.

LIke this:

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But you wouldn’t just stop to let somebody off on a freeway, right? Why not pull in to a driveway instead, if you know it’s going to take a while? You see, it all depends on the situation. But the reason why people are honking at you is because you’re differing from the norms what have been established here. Sometimes double parking for a minute or two or more or a lot more is considered acceptable and sometimes its not. It’s a time / place / manner thing. Simply following Google Maps to an address and then stopping right out front on the road is sometimes not good is what I’m saying…

And now this, an UBER Lift driver who pulled into an alley to drop off, same day same place as above.

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This is very rare. The problem is that the driver then had to back out of here with an awkward three or five point turn and then try to get back on congested Laguna, which was particularly clogged up at this time. It would have been totally fine to unload during the 35 seconds or so that you’d be staring at a red light. In this case, you’re being far too polite.

So that’s it, lesson finished.

And you know, I don’t know how it’s going to end for you all. Relying on a constant stream of new people coming in reminds me of an Herbalife situation, which I don’t know how that’s going to work out either…

Anyway, the Rules Are Different Here is what I’m saying

Commuting By Unicycle: It’s Being Done, Every Day, in Frisco

Friday, March 31st, 2017

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Robocop 94104 – This is How Mall Security Guards Get About Frisco These Days

Thursday, March 30th, 2017

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Nyan Pegasus: Advertising Marijuana Delivery on the Side of a Bus in Frisco

Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

Nyan Cat, meet Nyan Unicorn, getting a boost from the 38L Geary Limited:

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Man, that horse looks baked, man.

UNPROVEN THEORY: Proposed Designs for All “Local Interest” T-Shirts at City Target are 1) Phoned In, Literally; and 2) Never Rejected

Thursday, March 16th, 2017

[Gruff Man with Brooklyn Accent] So put in a Golden Gate Bridge with waves below and some fucking seagulls above and surround it with a heart. And then how about a California in Miami Blue except make it look like the Coca Cola script and then throw in some fucking trees like they have in L.A. And give me an SF surrounded by a fucking circle or a square or a triangle, whatever. And give me a Fog City like it’s a baseball logo – make it Dodger Blue, or Royals Blue, or just any kind of dark blue what’ll just scream “San Fran” to the buying public. And for the rest of it, just surprise me, anything will do.

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[Textile Factory Owner] Yes sir. Right away, sir.

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[Buyer for City Target, Living Somewhere in the Central Time Zone]: We love your samples! What genius creativity! We’ll start off with 100 gross of each design. We’ll pay whatever your asking price is.

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