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Re: park wrong place

If you rent a parking place, shouldn't it be the responsibility of the landlord to make sure that the parking place is available for you?

What would happen if you would ask for a rent reduction in such a case?
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Old 30.03.2015, 08:59
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Re: park wrong place

Write a note and stick it under the windshield wiper.
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Old 30.03.2015, 09:05
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Re: park wrong place

Call the security agency of your parking place. They should be able to issue a ticket.
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Old 30.03.2015, 10:26
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Let their tyres down and put a parking fine on their windscreen
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That may actually damage them. But doing so only partially (3/4 or so) would still be a major nuisance, especially with weather like today....
No, don't do that. If the owner drivers off without noticing it would be very dangerous. Driving on under-inflated tyres increases the risk of loss of control of the vehicle and subsequent accident.

Do you want a death on your conscience because you couldn't park in your space? Or a manslaughter charge for criminal negligence?
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Old 30.03.2015, 11:17
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Re: park wrong place

Speak to the landlord - if the parking is being abused, they should arrange a lockable bollard or something, otherwise their rental product is unusable.


Depending where you are you could also try the gemeinde - I've always found them helpful in any sort of community question / issue.


The point about putting your registration number up on the private sign is a big deterrent - you can buy stick-on letters cheaply.


For a repeat offender I'd try photographing the car for evidence, putting a printed official looking bill under their wiper for:


- one day part of rental that you have to pay


- 100 CHF per day administration/collection fee


That should at least discourage them; if it's a Ferrari who knows they may even pay.
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Old 30.03.2015, 11:58
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Re: park wrong place

Put the plate in here :

http://www.stva.zh.ch/internet/siche.../FZeindex.html


It will tell you whos car it is
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Put the plate in here :

http://www.stva.zh.ch/internet/siche.../FZeindex.html


It will tell you whos car it is
Until not that long ago, anyone could buy a book with all that info. My dad always had one in the car so he could see who was picking 'his champignons' (wild mushrooms) in 'HIS coins' (spots).
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Old 30.03.2015, 13:22
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No, don't do that. If the owner drivers off without noticing it would be very dangerous. Driving on under-inflated tyres increases the risk of loss of control of the vehicle and subsequent accident.

Do you want a death on your conscience because you couldn't park in your space? Or a manslaughter charge for criminal negligence?
The driver won't be able to not notice. What's more it's his job to make sure the vehicle is fit for the road.
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The driver won't be able to not notice. What's more it's his job to make sure the vehicle is fit for the road.
You are two days ahead of the rest of the world.
In case you are serious about this: Care to share your license plate and where you park your car ?? Rather than letting the air out of your tires I might be tempted to add some air into your brake system. No physical damage done to your car - and of course you need to check the roadworthiness of your car before you drive off.
Some people...
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Old 30.03.2015, 14:45
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But doing so only partially (3/4 or so) would still be a major nuisance, especially with weather like today.
Dear OP,

Yes. This is the best way to deal with an asshole parker.

Making their vehicle undriveable, while it is still parked in your parking space should get your space back in next to no time.

HTH
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Old 30.03.2015, 14:49
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Re: park wrong place

You could remove their numberplates - and then post them at the STVA.

You won't get your parking spot very quickly but you'll cause the car owner a whole load of work.
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Old 30.03.2015, 15:01
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You could remove their numberplates - and then post them at the STVA.

You won't get your parking spot very quickly but you'll cause the car owner a whole load of work.
And if you reported a 'stolen'* car dumped in your parking place the police 'may' come and tow it away.

* It must be stolen if it's got no number plate right?
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Old 30.03.2015, 15:04
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And if you reported a 'stolen'* car dumped in your parking place the police 'may' come and tow it away.

* It must be stolen if it's got no number plate right?
You'll be suggesting just taking the numberplates off and the dumping them in a public rubbish bin instead

Honestly - some people
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Old 30.03.2015, 15:14
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The driver won't be able to not notice. What's more it's his job to make sure the vehicle is fit for the road.
1) If you let out just some of the air, he may well not notice - at least until he's well underway.

2) While it may be an absolute offence to drive a vehicle with under-inflated tyres, rendering someone's car unroadworthy, in such a way that it is not immediately and obviously so, if it doesn't render you open to criminal prosecution, it bloody well should.

Anyone who thinks it is acceptable behaviour and an appropriate response to someone parking in your space is a dangerous fool and should be ashamed if it was a serious recommendation.
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Re: park wrong place

Using Google translate you could put a note on the windscreen, fixed with tape, stating "Please do not park here on my rented parking place. You will regret doing this."

Then I would put some fish into the air inlet on the car, just in front of the windscreen. After a few days the air will be humming inside the car, and he might remember you.
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Using Google translate you could put a note on the windscreen, fixed with tape, stating "Please do not park here on my rented parking place. You will regret doing this."
Here, I've saved the OP the bother:

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Wenn Sie hier parken, werde ich die dämonischen Garnelen der Unterwelt auf Ihnen zu entfesseln und jeder, das Sie jemals geliebt habe. Darüber hinaus werde ich einen Fisch in Ihre hintere Öffnung einzufügen. Sei gewarnt!
HTH
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No, don't do that. If the owner drivers off without noticing it would be very dangerous. Driving on under-inflated tyres increases the risk of loss of control of the vehicle and subsequent accident.

Do you want a death on your conscience because you couldn't park in your space? Or a manslaughter charge for criminal negligence?
Total over dramatisation right there.. 4 flat tyres and wont notice... not a chance
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Re: park wrong place

1.The OP is female*, right? Write an incensed note right the way across the windscreen, in lipstick.
2. Use non-water-soluble glue to affix an incensed note (on paper) to the driver's side window.

*or a transvestite, to keep this PC.
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Re: park wrong place

I had someone repeatedly parking in my space despite numerous notes.. same car.

They stopped parking when I superglued thick plastic notes to every window asking them not to park there anymore.
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Re: park wrong place

OR

1. Find a little stick
2. Find some dog poo
3. Get a good portion on to the stick
4. apply gently under the door handles.. all four of them. Make sure its not seen from outside.
5. Find a nice viewing spot.
6. Enjoy the show...

If you are brave you can replace the stick with a disposable glove
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