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to park my car where it will have the best view for the day while I am on a course.

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thatlldopigthatlldo Wed 05-Dec-12 20:46:05

I chose a space that had the best view, locked up and left the car for the whole day. I had to walk further to get to where i was going, but it felt right.

I'm losing it aren't I?

NatashaBee Wed 05-Dec-12 20:47:26

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thatlldopigthatlldo Wed 05-Dec-12 20:48:59

So the car would have a sea view. hmm

NatashaBee Wed 05-Dec-12 20:50:13

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wannabedomesticgoddess Wed 05-Dec-12 20:50:46


What a considerate owner you are!

Does your car talk to you?

FrustratedSycamoreSnowflake Wed 05-Dec-12 20:50:55

And loads of salt air to assist with the rusting? Yabu. That's just cruel to your car.

thatlldopigthatlldo Wed 05-Dec-12 20:50:59

this is what it feels like right before you have a mental breakdown isn't it?

Convict224 Wed 05-Dec-12 20:51:51

Perfectly normal. I like to vary my route so mine doesn't get depressed driving the same old roads every day.

thatlldopigthatlldo Wed 05-Dec-12 20:51:58

There was a gap in the hedge too, so it was uninterrupted views of the sea.

baublesandbaileys Wed 05-Dec-12 20:52:09


bradyismyfavouritewiseman Wed 05-Dec-12 20:52:20

My car is a classic and I treat it the same. I hate when I can't see it and cleared the garage and had extra locks installed for it.

I loves me car.

bradyismyfavouritewiseman Wed 05-Dec-12 20:53:16

Nope sorry misread.

You wanted the car to have a good view?

No never done that.

FuriousRox Wed 05-Dec-12 20:53:17

Is the car called herbie or something..? Does it refuse to start if it's had to stare at a wall all day?
Yanbu, though. Your car, your rules. Happy car, happy driver. And all that.

Goldmandra Wed 05-Dec-12 20:54:05

Do you know that assigning emotions to inanimate objects is a symptom of ASD? My DH has to rotate which shoes he wears so none of them feel left out. He doesn't have a dx of ASD but it wouldn't surprise me!

DorsetKnobwithJingleBellsOn Wed 05-Dec-12 20:54:13

This is so funny, thank you, you are very caring and is probably something I would do.

thatlldopigthatlldo Wed 05-Dec-12 20:54:49

i feel bad for my car. it's not a classic, it's a poor old fiat punto.

i think it liked the sea, it defrosted quickly for me when i got back in. I used to have a ford escort that would get moody with me for not using it.

E320 Wed 05-Dec-12 20:55:10

I always park Esme in nice places and so that she has interesting company. Not unreasonable at all ;-)

SantasLittleControlGeek Wed 05-Dec-12 20:55:23

I have a smart car and a land rover. If I see another smart car I like to park mine near it so it has a 'friend' to talk to. With my Landie, she's a v old series II and I love to park her within spitting distance of a modern land rover to 'show what a real landrover looks like'. I always imagine her having a bit of a spit and snarl when I am out of view.


Lifeisontheup Wed 05-Dec-12 20:57:32

Goldmandra That's really interesting, DS has ASD and does not do this but I used to feel sorry for potatoes when I peeled them, I worried they'd be cold all undressed. I have trained myself to be less sensitive now but still assign feelings to random objects. Perhaps DS's ASD has been inherited from me.

thatlldopigthatlldo Wed 05-Dec-12 20:58:04


NatashaBee Wed 05-Dec-12 20:59:54

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thatlldopigthatlldo Wed 05-Dec-12 21:00:25

no ASD.

Youaresoright Wed 05-Dec-12 21:02:50

YANBU I do this

Artemis206 Wed 05-Dec-12 21:03:48

I can understand that one Santas. I park mine next to other 206's if I can, it's so she isn't lonely blush.

Beamur Wed 05-Dec-12 21:03:58

You are loopy (but in a nice way)
I think I also used to worry as a child that toys would feel left out if not played with/cuddled, although I do seem to have grown out of that kind of behaviour..
I have only ever named one car but I have never imagined them to have personalities.

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