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Old 12-31-10, 10:34 PM   #1
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What is so very, very wrong here?

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there are no bicycles?
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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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He's parked in a fire lane?
Best answer yet, but not all of it.
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He's parked in a fire lane?
With Firefighter license plate.
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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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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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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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The bakery is out of apple fritters?
+1. An american tragedy that needs to be prevented.
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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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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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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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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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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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SUV bashing - even on a bike forum - to show your moral superiority is so passe.
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I was going to say that there was snow in CO!
Wolf Creek got hammered. 90+ inches of fresh pow.

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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.

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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.

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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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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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