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to want to drop the ramp on the bonnet of the car...

(23 Posts)
needmorecoffee Tue 21-Oct-08 19:06:17

that parks right up my backside despite the sign saying 'please leave room for my wheelchair' and the ramp and the wheelchair space. ffs.
So I end up leaving 4 yo dd on the pavement in her wheelchair while I move the car, petrified someone will steal her, she's screaming cos she thinks I'm driving off then she screams all the way home cos of the emotion.
I don't enjoy having a ramp and wheelchaired child and those arseholes make my life fucking harder angry

nickytwoooohtimes Tue 21-Oct-08 19:07:22

Feckers!
Inconsiderate arseholes.

TheArmadillo Tue 21-Oct-08 19:08:07

fair enough to drop a ramp on his bonnet.

Especially if it is the same car.

needmorecoffee Tue 21-Oct-08 19:09:51

I would if the boot didn't open from the bottom so I cant even open it to smash the ramp on the aforementioned car.
This happens so often. Do people either not read the notice or think 'fucking cripples, who cares'?

AlistairSim Tue 21-Oct-08 19:10:40

Absolutely, perfectly reasonable!

Some people are so incredibly thoughtless.

sad

needmorecoffee Tue 21-Oct-08 19:10:55

and outside my house its the builders who are building the libray. Cosntantly using the residents in street parking (we don't have any other sort) despite Pearce Ltd assuring us there would be 'no disruption'

EightiesChick Tue 21-Oct-08 19:11:18

Very inconsiderate. Is it the same car that does this repeatedly? Maybe you could leave a note on the windscreen telling them that due to their thoughtless parking your child has been upset and your day made harder. Probably 9/10 people will ignore it as that's why they parked there in the 1st place but it might make the occasional person stop and think, and not do it again. Might be as well to write it out in advance to save your dd any more time being upset!

chequersandchess Tue 21-Oct-08 19:11:39

How awful for you nmc.

Btw, did you used to be Riven?

EightiesChick Tue 21-Oct-08 19:12:17

'that's why they parked there in the first place' = i.e. they just don't give a toss about inconveniencing others

loobeylou Tue 21-Oct-08 19:12:53

You could do yourself a flier to stick under the wipers of cars that offend. It is a sad sign of our society where loads of people just don't give a damn about anyone other than themselves and what is convenient for them

needmorecoffee Tue 21-Oct-08 19:13:45

I did indeedy.
Its usually in town that this happens. Or outside the hospital.
And if its me in the wheelchair I am completely farked as I need to drive my wheelchair in the back to get in the bloody car.

StayFrostyShiversDownMySpine Tue 21-Oct-08 19:14:20

NMC, have you tried contacting the building company and grassing them up? Perhaps threaten to go to your local paper? Ime, local papers love running stories about how council related stuff (assuming this library is) inconveniences normal people going about their business.

chequersandchess Tue 21-Oct-08 19:15:18

Oh I thought I hadn't seen you around for ages, am glad you're still here smile

KerryMumchingOnEyeballs Tue 21-Oct-08 19:16:01

I am reminded of a fire I saw in San Francisco once. There was a car parked in front of a fire hydrant. Now it was very possible for firemen to put hose on top of or around car but they SMASHED THE WINDOWS OPEN and pulled the hose THROUGH the car.

There is no question over what you should do.

needmorecoffee Tue 21-Oct-08 19:16:56

yeah. Have been across to the site manager (up stairs so I sit at the bottom bleating. Even when i'm walking steps are a no-no) and complained about the loud music, the lorries (they promised they'd be going in the other end and not up abd down our tiny road (the road is blocked off by the building site) and the incosniderate parking. Mister Testosterone, the site manager rolls his eyes and says 'yeah yeah' and nothing happens.

cheshirekitty Tue 21-Oct-08 19:18:49

Get some very sticky, hard to remove stickers. Print on them:

Thank you for being an inconsiderate twat. I could not get my daughters wheelchair in the boot because of your thoughtlessness.

Put sticky sticker on the windscreen of the car (on drivers side). It will take ages for him/her to get all the sticky off the windscreen.

He He He. Am thinking of changing my name to Evilcheshirekitty!!

needmorecoffee Tue 21-Oct-08 19:27:33

I have done that twice -only bits of paper shoved under the wiper. One person popped a note under my wiper apologising prfusely (this was outside my house) and the second (BMW driver I noted) came and knocked on my door to inform me he had the right to park where he wanted and effing cripples shouldn't be allowed.

KerryMumchingOnEyeballs Tue 21-Oct-08 19:30:23

nmc - drop the ramp on the bonnet. You are an "effing cripple" - you thought you'd have enough room. or... it slipped.

googgly Tue 21-Oct-08 19:30:57

Omg. Hope you took his photo and had it published in the local paper with that conversation quoted underneath it.

needmorecoffee Tue 21-Oct-08 19:32:07

then muscle spasms are a bugger wink
Actually they are. A few weeks ago I reached out for a tray of chips and my arm jerked up sending the chips and ketchup flying up in an arc to land on the bloke next in line. blush
Never give me a priceless antique, thats all I say!

StayFrostyShiversDownMySpine Tue 21-Oct-08 19:38:48

I'd go to the local paper then meself. The council should be asked to make a comment on the shower of shit they have got contracting for them.

littleducks Tue 21-Oct-08 19:45:34

is the sign VERY clear, could it be bigger/brighter?

are you parking in a disabled bay? are you allowed to park half in half out so the space you need for th ramp is a disabled bay iyswim?

not criticising you, am sure they are sods but just trying to think of a solution that will help you

needmorecoffee Tue 21-Oct-08 19:49:00

its usually for on road parking and yes, the sign is clear and its obviously a disability vehicle.

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