lost your car ?

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  1. Ace Convoy

    Ace Convoy Well-Known Member

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    This is possibly the stupidest thing I'v ever seen, well there was this one place in Colorado called "El Super Taco", but that's another story.
     
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    One thing I do not like about owning a small car, is trying to find it in a parking lot. Now, you'd think we know we where parked our own car right? But sometimes in a large parking lot like Wal-Mart, or your local shopping mall, it can easily get lost in the crowd of SUV's and Mini-Vans and Hummers. I try and park in the same spot every time, but sometimes it's just not possible.
    It's frustrating pushing your grocery cart five isles across because you forgot which isle you parked your car in.
     
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    Biotoakid I've never been wrong

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    Very impractical. The sheer amount of space wasted just for railing and machinery is ridiculous
     
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    Walmarts have large parking lots? Since when? And malls? Eh.... I think it's more an issue of you having to get accustomed to your surroundings rather than the parking lots being too big. Or maybe I'm just not forgetful or easily disoriented. Or maybe you're offended by now because you think I'm being smug *slumps away*
     
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    hate to see this message: "sorry computers are down,please come back tommorow & pick up your car. when the computers are back up & running."
     
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    Like Hot Wheels hasn't already thought of that.
     
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    I guess big is a relative term when describing parking lots. But when you have a small car surrounded by a sea of larger vehicles, it may feel big to you when your pushing a cart and can't find your own car for few minutes. :) 
     
  9. Zherbus

    Zherbus In Shogo Hasui, we trust.

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    Technological and electronic real world practices, such as these, take that risk into account and have generators and/or UPS units. I guarantee that such an elaborate operation would not rely solely on street power.
     
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    firehawc_69 cloppers = ignore list

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    They've had systems similar to this in Japan for decades. Albeit much more mechanical that computerized.
     
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    I lost my car one time. But not in a parking lot. I woke up and couldn't remember what happened the night before. It took me hours to piece together the fact that I had left the car at a bar and a cop had given me a ride home.
     
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    "Dude, where's my car?" LOL!
    This thread is starting to remind me of that Ashton Kutcher movie. :) 
     
  13. John_Force

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    If you can't find your car, just use your alarm. Simple and easy.

    I miss the days of the good ole multi level car parks.
     
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    I remember coming back to a Park and Ride one day and wandering to around where I thought I'd left my car but I couldn't see it. I stood there for five minutes looking out across the whole car park for it only to realise I was stood right next to it. I'd somehow walked right past it and then stopped with it right behind me before looking into the distance and middle distance. If I'd just looked down to the car directly behind me I'd have found it far quicker.
     
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    If they do this in such a way that they minimize the space between vehicles- both on the sides and up and down- I can see it saving space and some time.
     
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    Would they allow you to stay in the car while it's stored? Often I'll park up with my family and then they'll go off and do what they have to while I have a kip or watch a DVD or listen to music something. Sure they could have waiting rooms for this new idea but I'd prefer to wait in my car so I don't have to share my space with other people or worry my bag might get nicked if I have a quick nap while waiting.
     
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    I dont know about other phones. But i have a G1 which runs on Android. And i have an App. that tells me where my car is now :) 

    And also gas, Driving around a parking lot looking for a space to park.
     

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