• Jul 24, 2014
NYC Vandal Shaming 'Bad' Parking Jobs With Spray Paint




A vandal in the New York borough of Queens bypassed the fad of leaving passive-aggressive notes on bad drivers' windshields Tuesday for the more active, aggressive strategy of spray-painting cars with rude messages.

The owner of one of the tagged cars didn't want to be identified, but told CBS New York she parked on 68th Street and Myrtle Avenue on Tuesday night only to wake up to the words "Learn to park s-bag" spray-painted in black on her car.

A second car was hit only blocks away with a similar message which read "Hey scumbag park right."

A security camera on a nearby school may have caught a glimpse of the vandal, though police are still investigating. While residents admit parking is difficult in the neighborhood, many told CBS the cars that were targeted weren't poorly parked and that no one has the right to deface property.




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      rastus47
      • 5 Months Ago
      More than likely they're democrats doing the vandalism!
      • 5 Months Ago
      I think this is a great idea. There are some idiots out there who take up two spaces to keep there car from getting diggers!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
        fUK U
        • 5 Months Ago
        NYC doesn't have " Parking Spaces " anymore, you park and buy a ticket. if the car in front moves out and a smaller one pulls in, it can look like you didn't care enough to pull up and took up more space than you needed, this is obviously the work of an obozo voter or environmentalist type, so f'n dumb
        • 5 Months Ago
        Exactly. Everyone' so, so busy getting to their "destination" they run over or park on whoever they need to in order to get there. Sad, indeed, isn't it? Perhaps this wake-up call is warranted regardless of where it come from.
      • 5 Months Ago
      some drivers in New York are very inconsiderate and don't know how to drive much less park. No signal, cutting you off and then having the nerve to show you their middle finger. If you happen to go in Richmond Hill, Queens its the worse. Some residents place both of their trash can with caution tape to hold the parking spot. Most people take up 2 spots. I even see handicap sign place in streets of residential area. IS THIS LEGAL?
      merstockgto
      • 5 Months Ago
      This is good for the many bad drivers everywhere but the east coast is full of them.
        PERFORATOR
        • 5 Months Ago
        @merstockgto
        So if somebody took it upon themselves to judge you as a bad driver and cost you a couple of grand because of that, you'd be okay with it?
      dls031568
      • 5 Months Ago
      Well, That is one way to get you're message across......lol
      Peter
      • 5 Months Ago
      I like the idea of commenting on the idiocy of other people's decisions like that...maybe not spray paint...but something to make the point and make them think about it next time....maybe a website to send a photo to law enforcement from your phone or something so they can catch it immediately....
      insrob
      • 5 Months Ago
      buy a chriscarcam, google it, a dash cam with 24 hour parking technology, don't get mad, get even, post em on youtube or turn em in to police full round the clock video protection, for real
      gdmn2find
      • 5 Months Ago
      Have any of you watched how many people park these days? Many places don't even teach parallel parking anymore. It's more like parking by braille for many. I have seen cars parked 1.5 -2 feet from the curb, with either the front end sticking out or the back end. On the rare occasion, it might be equal front to back. I see very few people even with those tiny little deathtrap cars parking with any sense of direction or distance between themselves, other cars or curbs. I am surprised that something like this hasn't happened sooner and more often.
      JIM
      • 5 Months Ago
      Confront the person if you don't like something, don't be a little chicken sh-t and mess with their car.
      rlmcanoe
      • 5 Months Ago
      I hope they find this person, if he or she did not like the way the cars were parked, call the police to get them there and have them put a ticket on the car if it need be done, check out the local stores to see who has been purchasing spray paint.
        jaded13640
        • 5 Months Ago
        @rlmcanoe
        Right...because the cops are actually going to show up if you call them because someone is illegally or incorrectly parked? Get a grip, where talking about new york. Check out the local stores to see who has been purchasing spray paint? Wow, the naivity is amazing!
      • 5 Months Ago
      I love it........i tell my wife one day im gonna break out my old footbal helmet and play demolition derby......the best part woujld be every day poeople give you the opportunity for you to smash them up, and it would be their fault
      stanwill2
      • 5 Months Ago
      Now this is advertised it will soon be coming to an area near you.
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