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Old 22.11.2008, 17:21
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Old 22.11.2008, 17:24
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Old 22.11.2008, 17:55
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It's just ridiculous. It's not like Switzerland is some socialist paradise and everyone drives a Trabant. I mean I park my car between the lines in Geneva (MtBlanc parking)... and couldn't get out, too narrow. In Lausanne, I couldn't get out of my old car (small BMW). What the hell is going on. Typical Swiss pig-headedness. Charge 20% more and make the places 20% bigger. Oh, and many parking garages have very tall "barriers" next to walls, so my carcan get it's front spoiler over it and I have to park not so close, with half the car sticking out into the road. Also, the Swiss just doggedly make very narrow lanes which lead to the ticket machines/barriers. WHYYYYYYYYYY!!!!!!
I find parking spaces in CH huge compared to most other European countries - they are just wasting space because you could easily fit 5 cars on 4 parking spaces. If you know how to drive you should be able to park your car in a parking space that's just a bit longer than the car itself.
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Old 22.11.2008, 18:23
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I find parking spaces in CH huge compared to most other European countries - they are just wasting space because you could easily fit 5 cars on 4 parking spaces. If you know how to drive you should be able to park your car in a parking space that's just a bit longer than the car itself.
it's all reletaive I suppose but I wonder how many other european countries you're familiar with. So far you are the only poster on this thread that thinks the spaces are larger here in Ch than in other European countries. Or were you being sarcastic?
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Old 22.11.2008, 18:26
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It is an orange Plymouth Volare 1978 with a Taxi plate on it.
And rather hideous isn't it? There are far larger cars being used as taxis though - this little gem for example:

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How ugly they are Are they at least nice to drive ???

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http://www.seriouswheels.com/pics-19...n-Town-Car.jpg
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Old 22.11.2008, 23:59
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it's all reletaive I suppose but I wonder how many other european countries you're familiar with. So far you are the only poster on this thread that thinks the spaces are larger here in Ch than in other European countries. Or were you being sarcastic?
Austria, Germany, Italy, Spain, Hungary, Croatia, Serbia, Greece, Slovenia, Slovakia, Netherlands,.... and some more. In most European countries there are no marked parking spots at all - you just squeeze your car in wherever it fits.
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