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Old 08-24-2013, 08:05 PM   #1
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I never heard of it, so I looked up the review on youtube...
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yes. all the worst, inexperienced drivers in DC metro.

I hear it's nice if you need specific types of vehicles occasionally.
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yes. all the worst, inexperienced drivers in DC metro.
And in the New York - Boston Axis.

Zipcar graphics => "Shields to maximum; evasive maneuvers."
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But how is the company to deal with as a customer?
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Old 08-26-2013, 02:38 PM   #9
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I bet you'd have better luck on a non car related forum.
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Old 08-27-2013, 12:23 AM   #10
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I tried asking at TheBronyConnection.org, but nobody there has a driver's license.
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bicycle forums?

(not bi cycle forums, though they may still offer some value)
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University of Rochester has them. They are, apparently, well used and liked.

I, personally, have no experience, just passing along second hand information.
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i dont like zipcar; they bought up primo parking spaces and remain unused 97% of the time.
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i dont like zipcar; they bought up primo parking spaces and remain unused 97% of the time.
Sounds like the free market at work. If you valued those spots more then you could have bought them up and put your cars in them.
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and started Brain-Car
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Sounds like the free market at work. If you valued those spots more then you could have bought them up and put your cars in them.
I rent a private parking space each month in the garage that attaches to the building I work in.

I don't go and rent the best public parking spots in the most hard-to-find-parking areas full of retail/commercial, because the city refuses to actually make sure that people can readily access the area, for hundreds of dollars a month, just so .001% of the local population can park without effort.

I don't think a city should be auctioning off it's public parking spaces to the highest bidder; it either provides public parking or it doesn't.

In DC, the city gave away 86 public parking spots to Zipcar for over 5 years. Now it charges $300,000 a year for them; so roughly $3,500 a spot per year. That doesn't smell free market to me. ESPECIALLY when you consider that there are over 350 Zipcar parking spots in private lots in DC.

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This is Cortney:



Hello, Cortney.



Cortney, as it turns out, is a bit of a ****. All I have to do is stroke her face gently with my hand, and she opens up to me completely.



After that, she is completely subservient to my will. And best yet, ours is a relationship without commitment. Once I've had my way with her, I just walk away free of guilt or obligation.
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did she even have 1/4 tank of gas?
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did she even have 1/4 tank of gas?
You know, it's funny that you ask this. When I got her, she had almost exactly 1/4 tank of gas. As though whoever she was with before me didn't even have the common decency to buy her a drink before he dumped her on the street.

So I filled her up. Or, more precisely, I pulled into a gas station that was along my route, handed the card out the window to a guy, and said "fill 'er up."

Because, you know, here in New Jersey it would be too dangerous to let untrained amateurs like us me pump our own gas.

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