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Do you settle for a parking spot that requires a reasonable walk to your destination or do you keep driving around until you find just the right spot?

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LadyJ 3 years, 11 months ago

I look for a shady spot in this heat. If I have to walk a bit, oh well

rockchalker52 3 years, 11 months ago

I like to park my Range Rover in the fire lane at the 23rd street Dillon's. It's closer than the handicap spots. Sure makes it easy to run inside for cigs & lotto.

Rae Hudspeth 3 years, 11 months ago

I take the first parking spot I see downtown, hopefully on the cheaper streets. But Rock Star Parking still Rocks.

RoeDapple 3 years, 11 months ago

"Or...are you a big fat lazy fat ass Type A personality?"

Excuse ME!! Type A personality? Well nobody ever called me that before . . . When I'm downtown I sometimes drive around the block 3 or 4 times trying to get a spot in front of the establishment I intend to patronize. Then I give up and go to McDonald's. And Walmart. And Home Depot. In my Expedition. (that oughta cover it . . )

Cant_have_it_both_ways 3 years, 11 months ago

Does not make much sense. The 400 lb Walmart breeders riding on those carts seem to be the very ones that should be walking?

RoeDapple 3 years, 11 months ago

When I had carpal tunnel surgery (both hands same day) I had to get out two days later and dig a hole in the yard for the honey wagon to siphon out the septic tank! This getting old ain't for sissies! (Still look for the closest parking spot though)

KS 3 years, 11 months ago

Regardless of where you park, why not grab an empty cart/basket from the parking lot and push it back inside for your use. Just look at the parking lot of a Wal-Mart and you can see that a bunch of lazy slobs have been there. They don't want to use the coral to park empty cart/baskets when they are done. You can watch the parking lot of almost any store and you can see the type of people that shop there. A little exercise never hurt anyone.

H_Lecter 3 years, 11 months ago

Always park away from other cars to prevent door dings, even if it involves walking a mile or two.

alimpic 3 years, 11 months ago

I just park on the top level of the 9th and New Hampshire garage. It's always free, it's within a reasonable walking distance to anywhere downtown and there are always spots available.

WilburM 3 years, 11 months ago

Great strategy, easy to cruise over there; if you don't find something on the way, just head up to parking you've already paid for. +1

LadyJ 3 years, 11 months ago

I hate the ones that park close to the entrance and park diagonally and take up two spaces so nobody will ding their car. But they'll be d****d if they're going to park away from the door to avoid dings.

Richard Heckler 3 years, 11 months ago

Sometimes we park on New Jersey if we are not walking or bicycling. If going out to eat why not park a bit away from the destination.

If going out to drink more than a two or three why drive at all? Or at least carry a bicycle on the car, buy an annual T pass or stop by Browns and pick up a pair of dynamite walking shoes.

Adrienne Sanders 3 years, 11 months ago

I'll walk a couple of blocks downtown, if you go down there often at all you know where there's likely to be a space so you don't end up walking clear from the parking garage to 6th street.

I think some people have a different definition of "reasonable."

Kirk Larson 3 years, 11 months ago

...or I ride my bicycle and park pretty much wherever I want.

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