Free Parking

Discussion in 'Southeast' started by notaseal, Sep 8, 2017.

  1. Notaseal

    Notaseal Well-Known Member

    Apr 18, 2015
    I was at the Washout @ Folly this Friday morning and I saw a city truck take away the meter machines, because of Irma. maybe other beaches have done the same.
  2. eatswell

    eatswell Well-Known Member

    Jul 14, 2009
    Nice! Not familiar with the Washout's parking situation, but I try and look for free street parking whenever possible. Even if I have to walk a couple blocks. I hate meters, for the mere fact that unless I'm on a schedule, when I get to a spot to surf, I don't know how long I'm gonna be there for. And I'm not gonna pay for 2 hours worth, when I might get out after a half hour or it might be ****ty conditions. And if I only wanna pay for 2 hours, I might wanna stay for 4 hours and I don't wanna have to walk back to feed the meter in the middle of a session! **** that!

  3. frost

    frost Well-Known Member

    Jul 31, 2014
    Isle of palms had free parking today also
  4. ILMswell

    ILMswell New Member

    Jun 17, 2020
    When I go Wilmington I can find free parking up on Topsail Island, Wrightsville Beach prices have gotten outrageous.
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  5. antoine

    antoine Well-Known Member

    Mar 10, 2013
    You are random. Have you ever heard the term # douchecanoe?
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  6. headhigh

    headhigh Well-Known Member

    Jul 17, 2009
    Please stop
  7. antoine

    antoine Well-Known Member

    Mar 10, 2013
    He's lonely..maybe one of yous guys could take him surfing
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  8. headhigh

    headhigh Well-Known Member

    Jul 17, 2009
    This a bit cynical, but I don't take people surfing.

    So often someone I work with or an acquaintance learns about my #1 pastime they say "YoU CoUlD TeAcH mE hOw tO SuRf", like I would actually be interested in doing that.

    Sure, I want to spend my precious water time keeping an eye on some fool who thought they were going to "get pitted" on their first time out. Yeah right.

    If they asked me today would I direct them to the nearest Costco.
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