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Modern technology gone too far?

pierre_pierre
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Modern technology gone too far?

Car parking in Thetford linky
take a plastic bag for the number plates Cool
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Re: Modern technology gone too far?

Think I will get a few notices put up around here with my mobile for people to send me their bank details for parking in public spaces..... seems to be a bit "risky" to send your details to some "unknown" operator Roll eyes
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Re: Modern technology gone too far?

One of the guys quoted has the ideal name for his job though (my bold):
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Re: Modern technology gone too far?

I work in parking myself and all I can say is that you can never please everybody.
I'll say though that pay by phone only seems very harsh - we don't all have credit on our phones! I won't use a contract either.
To be honest I wonder what would happen if all parking restrictions accross the land were lifted - Surely we'd work out sensible parking for ourselves right?
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Re: Modern technology gone too far?

Quote from: James_H
One of the guys quoted has the ideal name for his job though

I think that there is a fancy name for people ending up in occupations related to their surnames. Can anyone put me out of my misery and remind me what it is?
Updated:
"Nominative Determinism" is where ones fate is influenced by ones surname
This and some related terms explained here
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nominative_determinism