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Parking space psychology

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- Taken at 9:23 AM on March 29, 2007 -

I've been festering this theory...

When I finally get to work, after getting the kids to kindergarden and driving 20 km, I simply pull into the first available parking spot I can find, get my stuff and heads to my desk to crank out some bad code.

In parking lot psychology terms, this means that I like my job, as do most of my coworkers.

But every day there are quite a few people that take their sweet time, and actually backs their car into place, a process that takes up to 10 times as long.

My theory is that the people who back their cars like this, simply can't wait for the day to be over so that they can go back home. They actually spend lots of thought and energy even before coming to work on how they can leave in the fastest way possible.

Check it out for yourself the next time you get to work, and see who among your coworkers would rather be somewhere else... :)

  1. NATIVETEXICAN 26 months ago | reply

    But it is alway safer to to back into a parking space. Because you can clearly see when you are leaving.

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