• Apr 4, 2011
If you have a pulse and breathe air like the rest of us, chances are you really hate bad parking jobs. You probably seethe with rage every time you enter a Wal Mart or Costco parking lot and the only available space has half of some jerk's BMW sitting in it. Now you don't have to just sit back and take it.
Thanks to KindOfRude.com, you can leave a curt, angry and patronizing instruction manual for proper parking right on the offending car's door handle. At $9 for a pack of eight of the Do Not Disturb-style flyers, your rage won't come cheap, but it saves you the trouble of having to be creative when you're in a rush. Check out KindOfRude.com for more ordering information on these awesomely passive-aggressive handouts.

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      • 3 Years Ago
      I drive a BMW I and I resent the inference that we are jerks. The real problem is the REAL jerks who dent doors from their trash heap. Nothing wrong with being successful and buying a BMW; and wanting to take care of it. BUT - if we don't want our doors dinged, we can park at the end of the lot ... and I do. "0" dings in my '01 530 after 10 years of ownership. The gyst of the article is spot on though: if you don't want your doors to have lot rash, then leave it at home or park far away.
        • 3 Years Ago
        Then you're in the minority there, buddy. Most Bimmer drivers don't do that. I can't even tell you the last time I saw someone double park are the far end of a parking lot. But the close end? Oh yeah. Constantly.

        Although around here, SUVs are the most frequent offenders.
      • 3 Years Ago
      • 3 Years Ago
      Real simple. Drive a old beat up crapper of a car, then hit the offending vehicle. Then leave.
      • 3 Years Ago
      One time I was getting ready to back out of a grocery store parking spot and leave. it was drizzling. A young woman comes out with a shopping carriage and an infant in it and begins loading the infant into the minivan next to me. So i wait to back out until she's done. She finishes and to my surprise she wheels her carriage out and leaves it up against my rear bumper unaware I'm in the vehicle. She scurries into her minivan. I get out first thinking I would scold her but then decided to reciprocate by removing the carriage and putting it up against her back bumper. I get in and calmly back out and leave. She sat there waiting for me to leave before she got out to move the carriage. Hopefully a lesson learned.
      • 3 Years Ago
      Not exactly rude parking, but I've seen cars parked on a down hill with the steering wheels facing away from the curb. One day, it might be a Kia owner (see rollaway recall here on AutoBlog). We need signs for dumb parking.

      • 3 Years Ago
      I've been doing this for years.... Only I use spray paint.
      • 3 Years Ago
      Now that I think about it, I think these might be able to get something done, but only if they're applied to the passenger side door. The driver, if alone, won't give a crap what you think, but the way to shame or embarrass most people is through there spouse, significant other, or friends. So if you put it on the driver's door, the driver sees it, and either tosses it away, or keys the nearest car in retaliation. But if you put it on the passenger side, maybe it will stay on long enough for a passenger to find it and have the opportunity to mock or badger the person into not driving like an idiot. Or it'll just blow off when the car gets up to speed.
      • 3 Years Ago
      Yeah, and I'm sure there's no chance that jerk would key my car for leaving that on his door handle.....
        • 3 Years Ago
        Just make sure you don't park near the offending car - or leave the tag on the car as your leaving. Then he'll key the car of an innocent party. Kind of pays the hate forward that way.

        Also, these things will be great for increasing parking lot litter.
        • 3 Years Ago
        Just write a note on their door with YOUR key explaining that you are disappointed in their parking ability
      • 3 Years Ago
      Had a good friend at work that constantly had people parking in his assigned place. He went to a print shop and had a one foot by one foot sign printed with words similar to the one in this article. The difference was they were "stick on." He'd peel the back off and stick it directly in front of the driver's line of sight. And they were not the kind you could just peel off, they had to be scraped...totally. Always thought it was a good idea, but never did do it myself. Yeah, it tics me off, but life is too short and there are things much more important.



      • 3 Years Ago
      Great, so when you leave this tag on the guy's car, leave with your car and I park next to him, he'll key my car thinking I did it.

      Thanks in advance, "too-timid-for-actual-confrontation" vigilantes!
      • 3 Years Ago
      I just squeeze my beat up little miata right in, climb over the side and let them worry about squeezing into their car.

      PROFESSOR CHAOS STRIKES AGAIN!
      • 3 Years Ago
      You gotta be really careful with that sh it. One day we stumbled on two guys doing the fisticuffs routine in the parking lot of the local Red Lobster. Seems one guy accused the other of parking askew in his parking slot. After we separated the two, and before some other patron would call the cops, we tried to get the story, the whole story, and nothing but the story. What happened was.... when the 'crooked parker' arrived at the slot, there was a huge dually pickup truck parked crooked in the adjacent slot forcing this guy to just barely and crookedly squeeze into the slot. At some point the dually truck had left and the 'the accuser' who wanted to park in the other adjacent slot shouted obscenities at the guy who had just finished his dinner and was about to get into his parked car and drive away. The crooked parker didn't take kindly to the accuser and they had it out in the parking lot. The accuser did not fare well at all; broken nose, dislocated shoulder and elbow and numerous cuts and bruises from repeatedly kissing the pavement. You gotta be real careful when you start accusing people of perceived wrongdoings, especially if you don't know the whole story. You could be rewarded by having the sh it whipped out of you. In my part of the country most people carry fire arms, concealed or otherwise. That makes things even more interesting.
        • 3 Years Ago
        I was going to type a similar response. At the grocery store I commonly see one car too close to the stripe, creating a domino effect and 4 cars later, another car is forced halfway between two spaces. Then everyone leaves and that lone car is left to make the driver look idiotic.
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