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Consumerism Morons on the road Photos

A few pics

It’s nice that the all-new Jazz has come to town… but which town? Judging from the poster, London, apparently, not Melbourne. The order’s Roll. Beef Roll. Bless ’em, they’re trying their best to stop any redundancy redundancy. No. You don’t understand. IT DOESN’T APPLY TO ME. (Mind you, with people apparently continually parking on it, […]

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Film Melbourne Morons on the road

Friday fotos

Another top class bit of parking. Okay, so it doesn’t appear to actually say “No parking”, but it’s not hard to imagine what the intent was. I haven’t seen the Get Smart movie yet, but I’m quite amused by these telephone box adverts for it. In Rippon Street, they’re apparently very proud of that beautification […]

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Morons on the road

Instant failure

Something I remember my driving instructor telling me all those years ago was that mounting the kerb was a big no-no during a driving test. It would result in instant failure. It sticks in my mind, particularly when I see something like this: This was the second attempt at parking for this guy. I watched […]

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Morons on the road

Lines? What lines?

Lines? What lines? (Outside Officeworks, Highett) No time to park properly! Emergency stove purchase! (Outside Clive Peeters, Braybrook)

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Morons on the road

I’m so cool

My car is so cool, I can park anywhere I want.

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Food'n'drink Morons on the road

Parma and parking

Help our kids by eating a Parma — from today until next Thursday, $2 from every chicken parma served at 77 pubs around Melbourne (PDF list) will go to the Royal Children’s Hospital Good Friday appeal. Yes, more than ever, superparma.com is sadly missed. I can’t give you a picture rivalling this carpark mishap in […]

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Morons on the road

Not quite getting it

“What is this ‘One Way’ of which you speak?” (Picture snapped on their second revolution of the car park.)

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Morons on the road

Dear moron

I may not be the world’s foremost expert on driving, but even I could see you made two critical mistakes driving out of the supermarket carpark. 1. You drove the wrong way around the one-way system. 2. Your baby was on the lap of your passenger. I hope that you were pulled over and booked […]

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driving Morons on the road

Note to self

My car is dark grey. A recent study found that dark-coloured cars are more prone to accidents. In the rain, like this morning, I drive with my lights on, for visibility. It’s like my friend Merlin, who rides a motorcycle. Where he lives in Canberra, you apparently don’t have to ride with your motorcycle headlight […]

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Melbourne Morons on the road

On the road

You don’t have to be a 4WD owner to drive like a moron. Even Prius owners do it sometimes. The other contender this week was red Mercedes TLH 385, zooming down Jasper Road with at least one indicator and brake light not working, tail-gating and generally driving like a maniac on Wednesday night. Also seen […]