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EW! Don't dump your trash beside the Supercharger!

Discussion in 'Model S' started by DavidB, May 15, 2015.

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  1. DavidB

    DavidB Aug 2013 S85

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    This morning I was forced to deal with a dirty diaper someone left right beside the Port St. Lucie Supercharger, Florida.

    Seriously? Especially when there is a dumpster just past the row of chargers? Clean up after yourself!

    Port St. Lucie Supercharger.jpg
     
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    Yuck!
    I would hope that SuperCharger users would be more considerate than that.
    I suppose it could have been left by an ICE driver. Don't know why they didn't hold onto it until they saw a garbage can (okay, I can imagine, but still).
     
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    Hopefully it was just a mistake. Being a parent of young kids does weird things to your brain, on top of dealing with sudden back-of-car diaper changes on an uncooperative kid. I've driven away with a dirty diaper on the roof of my car before (not the MS).

    That right there in the picture is a pull-up diaper, the kid might have taken it off him/herself when mom/dad wasn't looking.
     
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    I have visited that SC and there must be 2-3 huge dumpsters along with Moes and Starbucks to throw away trash.
    Guess that kid had a s*itty time at the SC... lol
     
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    Good catch! guess I don't know my diapers that well.
     
  6. DavidB

    DavidB Aug 2013 S85

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    #6 DavidB, May 15, 2015
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    Perhaps this is what happened. The thought that the parent possibly didn't know makes me feel better about the situation.

    Also possible. Yes, I remember some silly blunders I made back when I had two children under 3.
     
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    Looks like it was strategically placed lol
     
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    If it makes you feel any better, the Chademo charger nearest to us, often has a sparkletts bottle left next to it ... re-filled ... yellow. I tossed it once myself ... but after that ... forget it.
    :(
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    Another argument in favor of the pano roof! :)

    (In my case, it was a wallet)
     
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    Once again, I'm embarrassed to be a native Floridian.
     
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    this happened in england too, but worse. A few cups of coffee and a plastic bag with rubbish in, dumped next to a SC.

    You could argue they need bins but really, if that were me i'd take it with me until the next stop!
     
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    I'm surprised no one has mentioned being left intentionally as an anti-Tesla statement.
     
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    smells like poop
     
  14. Johan

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    great comment
     
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    The trunk of a Model S, especially when fitted with the optional rubber mat, is a fantastic place to change a baby. Looks like someone made the swap, set the diaper aside for later disposal, and forgot about it. No excuse, but easy to do with a crying kid.
     
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    I love Auntie Annie's!
     
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    You know what they say, sh*t happens!
     
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    Unfortunately there are no places to put trash at "my" supercharger (Lakepoint, Utah). But I'm not about to mess up the place so any trash in my S goes home with me.
     
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    Are there any Superchargers where there is a trash can? I'd be surprised. There is no maintenance at most locations. I guess there are people in the world who think trash cans magically empty themselves.
     
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    As a parent, while I go out of my way to make sure I don't leave diapers (and trash behind), I will say, it is easy, especially if child is disabled, to set a diaper down with full intention of trashing it, and forget. I've done that before, but went back and trashed it as soon as I remembered.
    Change diaper, put kid in car seat, strap em down, instincts are to hop in and go.
     

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