Fuck off with your big arsed car!
chickhonhoneybabe · 02/10/2018 20:17
Kind of light hearted...
Not only am I constantly blinded by their bastarding headlights when driving at night, 9 out of 10 times I come back to my car to find that a big arsed giant fuck off car has parked next to my tiny and mega old in comparison car.
Ok I understand that people can park where ever they want, however it really annoys the hell out of me to the point I feel like asking them why the hell do they need such a big car when they’re the only person in it, and do they actually live on a farm? 😂 (I’ve never actually seen more than 2 people in these things and I tend to see more older and retired drivers so my mind boggles why they’d actually need one)
The reason I get the rage is because these cars take up nearly two parking spaces, and therefore park really close up to my car making it difficult for me to see beyond their car when I’m trying to reverse out of a parking space as my car is so small (I can drive it just naffs me off that they always park next to me).
They also don’t seem to give a shit about how close they’re parked next to me. Twice this week whilst I have been sat in my car they have banged their car door into mine and not even acknowledged it. I know I should have said something but honestly if I did the farm and some other random comment about having a big arse would come out! 😂
AIBU to put a sign on my car saying ‘fuck office with your big arsed car!’ When I park up? 🤔
SerenDippitty · 02/10/2018 22:12
I don’t actually drive a titchy car I drive an A3. But I’ve often been unable to use a space in a car park because there is a fucking behemoth either side of the space, and there wouldn’t be enough room for me to open the door. On either side. Normal sized cars would not cause this problem.
Greatbigterribleshart · 02/10/2018 22:17
My car isn't a 4x4 but it is big and the 4x4 version of it is the same size. I would LOVE bigger parking spaces. My car gets damaged all the time from idiots parking too close and banging their doors into my car.
I can't wait to be able use parent and child spaces again. DC number 2 cannot come soon enough!
Sohardtochooseausername · 02/10/2018 22:27
I hate big cars. We live round the corner from school and every day there’s a traffic jam of 4x4s and their drivers behaving very much like there aren’t little children walking around. The police have had to come several times to stop Range Rover Rage.
I cycle and drive and I do notice that big car drivers are about as rude as white van and taxi drivers. They scare the crap out of me when I’m cycling.
I see absolutely no reason for 4x4s or big cars in the city. I see no reason to drive children to school. That’s another thread though.
Having said all that there was a mini parked across 2 spaces at the very busy supermarket last Saturday. I was raging as it was the last spot.
glivupa · 02/10/2018 22:47
Don't you realise the people who choose to drive big arsed cars are super important people more important than everybody else? If there is an accident it's very important that there big assed tanks plough through everybody else. They occupy more road space increasing congestion, often seen occupying more than one parking space, bully smaller vehicles, blind cars with their floodlights and likely create more pollution. But it doesn't matter. The drivers are super important people. Everyone should know that.
Stupomax · 02/10/2018 23:00
And there are plenty of 4x4s that can drive through floods and are actually pretty small.
Indeed, and the same goes for snow. I have a Subaru Outback - which is basically an estate with a little bit of extra clearance and 4WD - and I live in New England and I've yet to be beaten by a snowstorm.
Meanwhile my stepfather who lives in the UK 'needs' a Range Rover.
Firesuit · 02/10/2018 23:10
Really cause last time I looked I'm all woman and I've a very big arse car.
As has already been pointed out, you completely missed the point you're responding to. The problem with manspreading isn't the "man" part, it's the "spreading" part. Big-arse-car drivers are the problem, no-one was claiming to know or care what sex they are.
Ithinkthatsenough · 02/10/2018 23:10
Two big arsed car family...pick up and 7 seater suv.
Can drive and park both responsibly.
Passed trailer test and happy reversing livestock trailer.
Have horses, sheep, too many kids, steep entrance to farm.
Lights on the suv, year old ,are too bright though
MercianQueen · 02/10/2018 23:11
I feel bad about this, but I have a big arse car. It's not a status symbol.
My "normal" commute is a 70 mile round trip a day. I do this 2 days a week. The other 3 days, it's a180 mile round trip.
I've done the same trip over approx 10 years. Gradually, my grade has allowed me a better car. But ultimately, spending 20 hours a week on the motorway has been the deciding factor in my choice of car. I want to be safe for me and my family - it works for us.
pumkinspicetime · 03/10/2018 00:18
I have a big arse car, strictly DH has it as it is a work car but he doesn't want it. I am in the US in a place with bad weather and bad roads but it is a city so I do wonder sometimes.
I also thought we back in the UK how small a range rover seems now. There are bigger cars that could be heading your way.
SalemBlackCat · 03/10/2018 03:36
I hear you OP. I also have a small car (Toyota Yaris) and what really pisses me off is trying to pull away from the curb, or turning somewhere and you cannot see because a big arse car is blocking the view. It's not so much parking next to me, it's that I cannot see around the bastards. It makes reversing, or pulling away or turning into a street difficult when these big bastards create a blind spot.
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