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"Requesting a postponement, Your Honor, until the mood of the county is less pro-metermaid."
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Entrapment Or What?
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Less Desirable Half-Women Half-Fish
Parking downtown is getting harder and harder.
"Ten cents for a lousy five minutes", I thought, bitterly reflecting on a gentler time, when a single dime used to get me parking and a newspaper with enough left over to bribe the meter maid to let me off easy on my very first parking violation.
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A man parks his car in the cursing zone and gets a ticket.
"What's the world coming to? A robocop ticketing a driverless car."
Parallel Parking Only
"That's a coincidence - his hospital parking ticket has just expired, too!"
"... And on the way out, you won't notice my car parked in a no parking zone."
Life in cities before towing ordinances were enacted.
Some people never have a problem finding parking.
Parking for Compact Cars.
No double parking.
'I know it's the custom on your planet to not pay for parking up front, but that's not the custom here?'
Explanation #23 for why you seem to get a parking ticket the instant your meter expires.
'Please hurry up. I only have ten more minutes left on the meter!'
The world's first parking ticket
Traffic warden using magnifying glass to see if a car is parked on yellow lines.
A sneak of traffic wardens
In one last act of civil disobedience, Carl pulled over and died.
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