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      03-30-2012 07:48 AM #26
      Quote Originally Posted by MLBChris73 View Post
      I have 2 kids, 6yrs and 2yrs old. Being 2, my little boy is oblivious to danger and will take off in any given direction at any moment. I prefer to carry him in the parking lot. sometimes one or both fall asleep in the store/car. With a 35lb kid in one arm and groceries in the other, you appreciate these spots
      Get out! I REALLY feel sorry for you. :roll eyes:

      I wonder how my mother made it?

      My dog is more likely to do what your 2year old boy would do. Should I have a special parking spot?
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      03-30-2012 07:58 AM #27
      These threads always bring out the self righteous. Claims are made that pregnant/old/hybrids/fat etc shouldn't get these spots as they don't deserve them, yet the only reason they're complaining is that THEY want to park there themselves. Soooooo now who is being selfish?
      so it goes... ಠ_ಠ

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      03-30-2012 08:20 AM #28
      This is alright with me. Seems like it would make the trip to the grocery store a bit quicker and a bit safer. Although, it really is just to promote the image of "Family Friendly Supermarket"

    4. 03-30-2012 08:26 AM #29
      Quote Originally Posted by Bigtree View Post
      Get out! I REALLY feel sorry for you. :roll eyes:

      I wonder how my mother made it?

      My dog is more likely to do what your 2year old boy would do. Should I have a special parking spot?

      Yes you should.
      Put your retarded dog on a leash.
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    5. 03-30-2012 08:27 AM #30
      Quote Originally Posted by lojasmo View Post
      Parking lots are dangerous for kids. Policy makes sense.
      So are stores, at least with the complete lack of control most parents seem to have over their crotchfruit.
      I am not stopping to help the next kid that runs in front of my cart. I am tired of needing to stop and pick your child off the ground so others can get through.
      Maybe they should just ban children from stores.

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      Children shouldn't have to walk very far. They're already obese enough, why make their life difficult?

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      03-30-2012 08:28 AM #31
      Quote Originally Posted by deadernie View Post
      No, Just physically handicapped and outraged about losing parking spots to indiscriminate breeders.
      Hey rage guy, if you look at the photo, you will notice that the government-required disabled spaces are still there, closer to the store than the parking space you're ranting about.

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      03-30-2012 08:33 AM #32
      they should have special spots right near the parking lot entrance for cars with poor fuel economy, like SUVs and Rotaries. That way they spend less time running and help up all out.

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      03-30-2012 08:35 AM #33
      i would rather see this than the fattys who are "handicapped" parking. no offense to real handicapped people.

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      03-30-2012 08:35 AM #34
      Quote Originally Posted by Air-over-water View Post
      I am not stopping to help the next kid that runs in front of my cart. I am tired of needing to stop and pick your child off the ground so others can get through.
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      so it goes... ಠ_ಠ

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      03-30-2012 08:37 AM #35
      I tend to read signs in the most literal fashion possible.

      When I see "PARENTS WITH CHILDREN" I have to ask myself, if you don't have children aren't you by default not a parent?

      Also when I see "SLOW CHILDREN" my mind immediately goes to short buses.

      I hate signs and their terrible grammar. We wonder why our poor are uneducated, they learn English from all the signs that can't complete a sentence.
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      03-30-2012 08:49 AM #36
      I love all the trash talk by 19 year old's in here. Come back in 15 years when you have 2 or 3 kids & see how you think.

      I used to be like you. Seeing kids having a fit, or running off, & thinking " Jeez lady, control your damn kids!" Now I have a three year old that I could threaten with death if she doesn't listen to me, & she'll still laugh in my face & run. Kids are kids, & most parents do their best. Doesn't mean the little pricks will listen 100% of the time.

      That being said, I don't use those spots for two reasons.

      1) Avoid door dings.

      2) To make the spot available to someone who may need it more than I do.
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    12. 03-30-2012 08:51 AM #37
      Quote Originally Posted by Fettes Brot View Post
      I love all the trash talk by 19 year old's in here. Come back in 15 years when you have 2 or 3 kids & see how you think.
      Right, because someone that does not need children is automatically a teenager.
      So of us are older and still know not to make that mistake.
      2 or 3? Really?


      I come from a large family, so I have no urge to procreate.
      I can live my own life and enjoy getting old.

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      03-30-2012 08:54 AM #38
      Quote Originally Posted by Air-over-water View Post
      So of us are not going to make that mistake.
      2 or 3? Really?


      I come from a large family, so I have no urge to procreate.
      I can live my own life and enjoy getting old.
      There are a lot of days I agree with you 100%.

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    14. 03-30-2012 09:07 AM #39
      Quote Originally Posted by Fettes Brot View Post
      2 & 1/2 hrs until my vasectomy. I sh*t you not.
      At least they are letting you get a vasectomy.
      I have been fighting with my doctor to let me get one, but since I am young(28) and have no children and no medical reason to require a vasectomy, I am having a hard time convincing them I "really" want it done.

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      03-30-2012 09:24 AM #40
      Is it bad everytime I see one of those "Baby on Board" window decals, I tend to drive MORE like an ******* on the off chance, they'll over-react and end up crashing their own car themselves? Seriously, those decals are like a wounded gazelle on the Serengeti ...

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      03-30-2012 09:30 AM #41
      These spots make sense if they're wider than normal spots.

      Loading a kid into a car with the door only open a quarter of the way is not easy... If these spots allow you to open the door completely without blasting the neighboring car it's a win for everyone.

      It's amazing just how many people get bent out of shape when discussing these things. How are your ulcers doing?
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      I think you and I have mentioned this one a few times over the years.
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      Might as well just make it our signatures at this point.

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      03-30-2012 09:33 AM #42
      Quote Originally Posted by NoDubJustYet View Post
      These spots make sense if they're wider than normal spots.

      Loading a kid into a car with the door only open a quarter of the way is not easy... If these spots allow you to open the door completely without blasting the neighboring car it's a win for everyone.

      It's amazing just how many people get bent out of shape when discussing these things. How are your ulcers doing?
      Sorry, I'm just tired of the special treatment parents think they should get these days for figuring out how to have sex and drop crotchfruit out ... sorry, I figured out birth control and condoms from a young age, and if either you can't figure out how they work or if you decide to breed, you shouldn't expect anyone else to give you sh*t for special treatment. Go blow it out your ass.




































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      03-30-2012 09:34 AM #43
      Quote Originally Posted by seadoo2006 View Post
      Is it bad everytime I see one of those "Baby on Board" window decals, I tend to drive MORE like an ******* on the off chance, they'll over-react and end up crashing their own car themselves? Seriously, those decals are like a wounded gazelle on the Serengeti ...
      Yeah that's pretty terrible. Not like the baby can do anything to defend itself. *******.
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      03-30-2012 09:34 AM #44
      First thing I noticed was the tape on the mirror. Also, the only sign I really pay attention to are the ones with towing warnings and handicap spots. Everything else is fair game.

      Of course I don't worry about that because I park WAY in the back away from people and next to nice cars or a island to at least protect some of my car.

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      03-30-2012 09:38 AM #45
      Quote Originally Posted by deadernie View Post
      No, Just physically handicapped and outraged about losing parking spots to indiscriminate breeders.

      What's next? Keyboards for parents with children?
      Wow. You want special consideration while missing the point there might be struggles you're not even familiar with. Do you yell at families with children for infringing on your "rights"? Besides, every time I go to the grocery, the handicap spots are all open.

      I think its a nice gesture. When my wife goes to the store with the kids, it can be exhausting, and the simple act of a grocery store knowing its patrons goes a long way. I'm assuming you shop at places that are handicap friendly, right?

      Honestly, I'm excited a lot of you with the "indiscriminate breeders" mentality won't be procreating. There will be no one to take care of you and you'll either die off sooner or kill yourselves.

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      03-30-2012 09:44 AM #46
      Clearly this sign discriminates against nannies with children who do 90% of the shopping.

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      03-30-2012 09:57 AM #47
      Quote Originally Posted by Air-over-water View Post
      At least they are letting you get a vasectomy.
      I have been fighting with my doctor to let me get one, but since I am young(28) and have no children and no medical reason to require a vasectomy, I am having a hard time convincing them I "really" want it done.
      A buddy of mine was 28 when he went in for a vasectomy, had two kids (twins) and was married. The doctor cancelled and denied him the day the procedure was scheduled.
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      03-30-2012 09:58 AM #48
      Quote Originally Posted by Air-over-water View Post
      At least they are letting you get a vasectomy.
      I have been fighting with my doctor to let me get one, but since I am young(28) and have no children and no medical reason to require a vasectomy, I am having a hard time convincing them I "really" want it done.
      Not to turn this into a 'reproductive rights' thread, but they do the same with women who want their tubes tied, even those already with a child. If you are of child bearing age, you can't be trusted to make those decisions yourself, apparently.

      As a parent, I can appreciate those spots, but I still think they are kind of dumb and pandering. Would never use them.
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      03-30-2012 10:01 AM #49
      Quote Originally Posted by Nitzer View Post
      A buddy of mine was 28 when he went in for a vasectomy, had two kids (twins) and was married. The doctor cancelled and denied him the day the procedure was scheduled.
      I'd be pissed as hell ...

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      03-30-2012 10:04 AM #50
      Quote Originally Posted by seadoo2006 View Post
      I'd be pissed as hell ...
      He was.
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