Coin operated parking
Full Throttle Feb 22, 2016


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Why do I need an advanced-mathematics degree to use a coin-operated parking lot? It seems like every other lot or meter can be paid with an app on my phone, but not this one. Nope, the one I normally use will only accept one specific combination of nickels dimes and quarters. A combination so complex, it qualifies as a state secret. I can’t even tell you what it is, although I can tell you it’s definitely more complicated than the lot down the block, where the God of Parking will only accept his $4-per-day-maximum-sacrificial offering in the form of quarters. Sixteen of them.

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