Posts Tagged ‘tipping’

The Phrase Our MSM is Struggling to Find this AM is “Smart Car Tipping” – Or “Smart Tipping” – “SPRING BREAK!”

Monday, April 7th, 2014

Via Caleb, leader of the PandaRevolt:

Found on my street this morning: the problems with owning a Smart Car. pic.twitter.com/aIegONHPg3

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This is a thing in Canada, where’s it’s called Smart Tipping

Soon enough, the SFPD will warn smartcar owners to park these toys in a garage or backyard at night, you know, for security.

When Smart Cars started showing up in the 415, what I thought we’d see was:

1. Smart Car tipping (Naughty naughty!); and

2. French-style, nose-to-the-curb parking

It Has Come To Pass.

The Worst Parkers in San Francisco are the Owners of SmartCars – Why? Their Expectations are Too High

Tuesday, August 16th, 2011

These new SmartCars are parked willy-nilly all over town these days, on the sidewalks, in red zones, wherever.

Why? It’s ’cause some of the drivers of these vehicles think , “I can park anywhere!” (I’m srsly, that’s literally what they’ll tell you. They’re proud.)

So when they get to their destinations, they figure they’ll just make it fit, they’ll find a place.

As here, where a women in the Western Addition NoPA area tried to park three yards of Smart ForTwo into a curb space between two driveways that, well, just take a look: 

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So, you Smart Car drivers should smarten up and fly straight.

And count your blessings that practices such as Smart Tipping and Smart Tossing haven’t taken root here…

How Many Large Dogs Can Fit in the Back of a Two-Seater SmartCar? How About One, For Starters?

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2011

Snug as a bug in a rug, don’t you think?

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Oh, here’s how other people carry their dogs around in Smarts.

(And thank goodness the practice of Smart-tipping hasn’t taken off on the West Coast, huh?)

Woof woof.

Clever Smart Car Driver Elludes Tickets By Parking Betwixt Yellow and Red Zones in Union Square

Monday, December 27th, 2010

Call this the orange parking strategy, if you want.

Personally, I think  that Smart Car drivers should be able to park wherever and whenever they want.

I mean, they’re always at risk of yet another Smart Car Tipping and that’s no fun at all

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