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Does parking on a closed road count as a live parking thread? 😁

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DailyMaui · 21/04/2022 19:50

So they have closed the road I live on to resurface it. It will be closed for the next two nights. We’ve had multiple letters from the council, there have been signs up for at least a month and yesterday they painted NO PARKING THURSDAY AND FRIDAY all over the road.

8 cars are still parked there with 15 minutes to go until resurfacing begins. One of the cars is right outside my house and when I saw them out the window, I tried to explain to the two women (looking like they were off for an evening in town) that they were probably not going to be able to get their car until morning but they told me to fuck off!

The road is lorry central, a guy is taking pictures of the remaining cars… it’s all go here.

Anyone know what they do? Do they just resurface round the cars? Tow them away? Do they get brutal? There’s a fair few annoyed looking men in hi-vis walking up and down! Should I get wine and a comfy viewing position?

😉

OP posts:
PreVerbalGerbil · 21/04/2022 20:47

Would come watch with a g&t from the bench at the top, but I’m not built for that walk!

Fevertree · 21/04/2022 20:49

Oh I so hope this thread is kept updated! Brilliant that fuck off woman's car was towed first

Noshowlomo · 21/04/2022 20:50

Oooooooo brilliant. Gonna make a curry and settle down

Sandra2010 · 21/04/2022 20:50

I am sooo pleased I just found this. Here for it with my gin.

EmpressaurusWitchDoesntBurn · 21/04/2022 20:51

PreVerbalGerbil · 21/04/2022 20:47

Would come watch with a g&t from the bench at the top, but I’m not built for that walk!

Are you two going to meet up now???

mashpot · 21/04/2022 20:51

Couldn’t be happier about Fuck Off car. Justice.

BringBackCoffeeCreams · 21/04/2022 20:51

The photos have elevated this out of the league of other parking threads. Especially seeing as one is fuck off woman's car being towed. All the time I've wasted on MN has been for this moment.

WhereWasThatFrom · 21/04/2022 20:52

I wonder where the towed car will get taken. I had my car towed once (overseas city with complicated parking rules depending on whether it snowed or not) and they just towed it around the corner.

Nanny0gg · 21/04/2022 20:52

Madamecastafiore · 21/04/2022 20:30

Love it. Those wankers who think normal rules just don't apply to them getting their just desserts. (How the feck do you spell comupance??)

Comeuppance.

HTH

spuddy56 · 21/04/2022 20:52

Cant believe I've got to the point in life where this is just fabulous Thursday night entertainment 😂

SirGawain · 21/04/2022 20:52

Do make sure you are outside when the rude woman returns. Great I told you so moment!

SophieSoSo · 21/04/2022 20:53

Well that’s my night sorted! 😀

Threeboysandadog · 21/04/2022 20:54

Noshowlomo · 21/04/2022 20:50

Oooooooo brilliant. Gonna make a curry and settle down

I’m glad I made the curry last night now! I just need to heat it up and warm the naan.

Notbluepeter · 21/04/2022 20:54

OP your diagrams are superb!

Lifeisforalimitedperiodonly · 21/04/2022 20:54

Fabulous thread!! I'm getting wine too. I was SO pleased when Fuck Off Woman got towed!! Keep updating us OP

JaniceBattersby · 21/04/2022 20:54

Can I ask you to send your pics to the local paper if you get a minute? They will love you forever for it

DailyMaui · 21/04/2022 20:55

mashpot · 21/04/2022 20:51

Couldn’t be happier about Fuck Off car. Justice.

I couldn’t believe it.

They went for it first like they KNEW.

Also, I did not know they scraped up a whole wedge of old road first…no wonder they move the cars

OP posts:
Melroses · 21/04/2022 20:57

Towed!!!!

So much better when they have been given due notice and loads of signs.

Round here, the water co wanted to dig the road up for a leaking mains. After notices and signs, three cars were there so they went away and came back the next week.🙄

Xiaoxiong · 21/04/2022 20:57

All the people flouncing because of the MN format change will have to change their minds when they see this thread. MN at its finest - parking diagrams, photos and live updates, and CFs getting their comeuppance

Georgeskitchen · 21/04/2022 20:57

Omg this is more exciting than Christmas!! 🤣

WordleWitch · 21/04/2022 20:58

Quality parking thread OP ! Beautiful diagram, updated diagram and photos !!!!! You are setting the standard here !!

Somuddled · 21/04/2022 20:59

Wonderful, just wonderful.

ShandaLear · 21/04/2022 20:59

Photos AND diagrams? OP, you are really spoiling us. Might have a little gin and put the electric blanket on just to make the whole evening extra special.

Melroses · 21/04/2022 20:59

Xiaoxiong · 21/04/2022 20:57

All the people flouncing because of the MN format change will have to change their minds when they see this thread. MN at its finest - parking diagrams, photos and live updates, and CFs getting their comeuppance

Yes, but the pictures are still coming up too small. MN needs to sort that.

LilyTheSavage · 21/04/2022 21:00

Is there room on the bench for me? I've got wine and crisps and will share.

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