Blathr Wayne Lorentz

What is Blathr?
Showing blathrs with the tag “Parking.”

Maybe they didnʼt pay their copay?

Tuesday, April 11th, 2023 Alive 18,977 days

A clamped cart

How many parking tickets does the Methodist Hospital courtesy buggy have to rack up before it gets booted by Methodist Hospital?

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No grass to mow

Tuesday, March 7th, 2023 Alive 18,942 days

The Falmouth Courthouse

You can tell that the towns of Jamaica were built by Europeans, because they let people park right up against important buildings.

Itʼs something Iʼve noticed in European nations from Britain to Italy to Austria. In America, we like to surround our important buildings with ceremonial lawns and other buffers. Unless youʼre royalty, that doesnʼt seem to happen in the European cultures Iʼve seen so far.

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Is cash legible?

Saturday, August 24th, 2019 Alive 17,651 days

An error message from the parking machine at McCarren International Airport

It turns out that the parking payment machines at the Las Vegas airport canʼt handle Apple Cards at all.

Thereʼs no NFC option, and the physical card is rejected with an “Illegible card” error.

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Saturday, January 12th, 2019 Alive 17,427 days

A coincidental ticket

How did the pre-printed valet ticket know that I drive a red 500? Spooky!

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Friday, October 12th, 2018 Alive 17,335 days

Jerome, Arizona

Jerome, Arizona calls itself “Americaʼs most vertical city.”

“Americaʼs most parking-challenged city” would be more accurate.

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