To refuse to move my car because my dd's are in bed??
Hillls · 30/04/2007 20:44
My neighbour just knocked on my door and asked me to move my car because she wanted to park in the space I am in(Outside her house) I live in a terraced house (as does she) and we all park where we can on the road, sometimes we get to park outside our house sometimes we dont just the way it is. Anyway I refused as it would mean I would have to drive all the way around the block leaving my dd's asleep upstairs in the house on their own, she got really shirty with me but I just explained I couldnt as my children were asleep, she mumbled about me being an unrasonable person so am I??
Should I have just moved it?
WendyWeber · 30/04/2007 20:48
God people like this pee me off. My DH goes along with and will move my car 15 feet because I've left it parked outside someone else's house because someone else was parked outside ours so there was nowhere else to park.
We don't own the road outside our houses!
Hillls · 30/04/2007 20:49
There were no other spaces, I think thats why she wanted me to move! Its a one way system so cant come back on myself IYKWIM it would take about 10 mins (if I can find somewhere) thing is she's parked outside my house millions of times and I've never said anything, just didnt think to really.
hatwoman · 30/04/2007 20:51
there was a thread once about whether you had a claim to the bit of road by your house. most people thought not. I'd say you were being reasonable to decline even if you didn;t have the kids in bed. and where exactly does she expect you to park? how come it's you that's meant to park round teh block and not her? v strange.
poppy34 · 30/04/2007 20:54
you're not being unreasonable - we live on similar kind of street and its first come first served .
we have woman like that who lives few doors down- she has a driveway and garage (only house on our side of road to have one) but insists on parking in road and then gets really shirty if people park too near her drive..
If I were you I'd have a swift couple of glasses of wine so that you can't move it even if you decied to soften your resolve....
NKF · 30/04/2007 20:55
I wouldn't move the car even if there were no sleeping kids in the house. And I would be staggered if someone knocked on the door and asked me to unless it was a matter of need rather than convenience. For example, if a walk was really too much for her or she was moving house or had an unfeasible amount of luggage. But just because she fancied a nearer spot! How anyone has the nerve to make the request amazes me.
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