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    Picture Puzzle

    What is so very, very wrong here?

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    He's parked in a fire lane?
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    Subject of the photo is under exposed?

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    The bakery is out of apple fritters?

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    Car looks too big for the scale of the picture. The people walking should be taller than the vehicle.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CbadRider View Post
    He's parked in a fire lane?
    Best answer yet, but not all of it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by CbadRider View Post
    He's parked in a fire lane?
    With Firefighter license plate.

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    Here's a closer shot:

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    Quote Originally Posted by prathmann View Post
    With Firefighter license plate.
    We have a winner.

    Now, tell me...if anyone should know better than to park in a fire lane...EVER...who but a firefighter?
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    The thing that is wrong is. The couple looks to be a man and woman walking by and the one that looks like a man is walking on the inside of the sidewalk. That with water and puddles all on the street.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Big_e View Post
    The thing that is wrong is. The couple looks to be a man and woman walking by and the one that looks like a man is walking on the inside of the sidewalk. That with water and puddles all on the street.
    Incorrect

    It was ten below all day. No water was there in liquid form.

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    This was taken before entering the market, the other was taken after. These people were perfectly able-bodied, capable of walking into and out of the store without assistance, yet somehow they are more special than those needing the handicapped spaces. I've taken to snapping a picture every time I see one. I have way too many photos.
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    I still say the vehicle is way too big for that street.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Alfster View Post
    I still say the vehicle is way too big for that street.
    1. The first two pics was of a Toyota Sequoia- nobody of average height is going to be able to see over the roof of these things.
    2. Typical luxury SUV owner has an even bigger ego.
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    Quote Originally Posted by skijor View Post
    The bakery is out of apple fritters?
    +1. An american tragedy that needs to be prevented.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Wordbiker View Post
    We have a winner.

    Now, tell me...if anyone should know better than to park in a fire lane...EVER...who but a firefighter?
    But his wife was only going to be gone for 2 minutes while she ran into the bakery to get the apple fritters.


    Wanna bet the firefighter flashed his badge at the people in the Ford and told them to move from the fire lane before he parked there?
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    Quote Originally Posted by no1mad View Post
    1. The first two pics was of a Toyota Sequoia- nobody of average height is going to be able to see over the roof of these things.
    2. Typical luxury SUV owner has an even bigger ego.
    Exactly. Like I said, that vehicle is too large. A reasonably sized Toyota Matrix would be more appropriate and fuel efficient.

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    You can see the driver's head silhouetted in the close-up picture. He's still in the car, so I'd say he's fine to sit there.

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    Quote Originally Posted by z90 View Post
    You can see the driver's head silhouetted in the close-up picture. He's still in the car, so I'd say he's fine to sit there.
    Seriously?

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    That looks like the Denver Bronco license plate, not the Firefighter plate.
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    Why should you expect someone who bought a vehicle that supposedly allows them to drive wherever they want to be park in where they're supposed to? They need their freedom to be noncomformists.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wordbiker View Post
    We have a winner.

    Now, tell me...if anyone should know better than to park in a fire lane...EVER...who but a firefighter?
    I was going to say that there was snow in CO!

    Seriously, CO has more than one red plate... just because it's red doesn't mean it's a firefighter plate.

    Also, since you've shown two vehicles that appear to be "standing" there (vs parked), maybe it's a common practice for that store? As for the fire lane, fire trucks roll up, driver rolls out.

    So, we might be back to the snow!

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    Quote Originally Posted by skiahh View Post
    I was going to say that there was snow in CO!
    Wolf Creek got hammered. 90+ inches of fresh pow.

    Quote Originally Posted by skiahh View Post
    Seriously, CO has more than one red plate... just because it's red doesn't mean it's a firefighter plate.
    It's a firefighter plate, I took the pic.

    Quote Originally Posted by skiahh View Post
    Also, since you've shown two vehicles that appear to be "standing" there (vs parked), maybe it's a common practice for that store? As for the fire lane, fire trucks roll up, driver rolls out.

    So, we might be back to the snow!
    Common practice? Perhaps. Would the guy with firefighter plates get away with it? Probably. Does not make it right.

    I joked with the store manager before, asking him where I could get a VIP pass to park in the fire lane. He said I needed out-of-state plates to get one.

    I don't know what it is. Maybe the fact the snow covers the lines on the road makes people think that traffic laws no longer apply. Locals call it the "Autorama Effect". The truth of the matter is it's more dangerous for everyone and the need for courtesy and following the rules is even greater. This also includes not inconveniencing others by parking in the fire lanes, using turn signals well in advance, letting faster traffic by, and generally applying more caution than usual. That market is probably the heaviest trafficked spot in town, for both cars and peds, and can be very difficult to negotiate.

    Quote Originally Posted by skiahh View Post
    SUV bashing - even on a bike forum - to show your moral superiority is so passe.
    Agreed. Just about everyone here drives an SUV or truck out of necessity. Honestly, I have a bigger problem with folks that bring their inadequate RWD vehicles here and slide all over the roads endangering everyone and slowing traffic to a crawl.
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    I always make sure to light something on fire when I park in the fire lane.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Wordbiker View Post
    Seriously?

    What part of never don't you understand?
    Just doesn't seem like that big a deal to me. If he's sitting in the car, as he appears to be, unless he simultaneously has a heart attack while the building burst into flames, he's not going to block emergency services.

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