Savaged by parking etiquette fury, internet declares Singapore woman clear loser

Screenshot of the woman’s Instagram story post showing the black Volvo (left) next to her blue Mazda. Photo: SG Kay Poh/Facebook
Screenshot of the woman’s Instagram story post showing the black Volvo (left) next to her blue Mazda. Photo: SG Kay Poh/Facebook

Bells of shame were ringing wide and far at a Singaporean woman who accused a driver of parking too close to her without realizing that it was indeed she who was the parking miscreant.

The unidentified woman left a curt note on the black Volvo, calling its owner out for cramping her blue Mazda’s style – and forcing her to climb over the passenger’s seat to exit.

“I think you need to learn how to park properly especially when the parking lots here are extremely limited,” read the note, that’s since made its way online. “I had to get out from the other side. Thanks!”

Difficult to say where between polite and totally sarcastic that “thanks” fell.

The note was shared by the Volvo’s owner in dashcam footage showing the woman gingerly park her car next to it on Basement 4 level of the Marina Bay Sands carpark yesterday. It also shows her snapping multiple photos of the “offending” Volvo’s front and back before leaving her note under the wiper and, apparently satisfied, walking off.

Photo of the note. SG Kay Poh/Facebook
Photo of the note. SG Kay Poh/Facebook

It might have ended there had she not gone on to post a photo of the Volvo beside her car in an Instagram story, saying how she was “pissed off” that she had to “climb over” to the passenger seat to get out, according to a screenshot shared to the SG Kay Poh Facebook page last night that went on to be shared more than 800 times since.

Screenshot of the driver's Instagram story post. SG Kay Poh/Facebook
Screenshot of the driver’s Instagram story post. SG Kay Poh/Facebook

That led to a social media counterstrike when footage of the dashcam video was anonymously uploaded to SG Road Vigilante, a Facebook group where people mostly let out their road rage in a safe environment.

“Lady driver of Mazda MX5 parked left of Volvo camcar and left a note. Nope, it wasn’t her number but a do-park-properly note when [she] herself parked in a non-parking [space],” it was captioned.

The video was later reposted onto another calling her a “parking idiot” in the caption.

Others have also joined in the attack on Facebook to shame the woman, labeling her a “bimbo” and “noob,” among others.

Comment on SG Kay Poh Facebook page. Comment on SG Kay Poh Facebook page. Comment on SG Kay Poh Facebook page.

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