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Discussion in 'Supercharging & Charging Infrastructure' started by TomB985, Aug 11, 2019.

  1. TomB985

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    20190811_130433520_iOS.jpg I'm relatively new to the Tesla scene and superchargers in general, only having owned mine for a few months. Does this kind of inconsiderate crap happen often?
     
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  2. NoirMS

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    wow, that's a douchey move...
    I haven't experienced that level of Richard yet...
     
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  3. Tz00

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    I arrived to a completely empty SC and plugged in. I was away for 5 mins, and I came back to find my charger was now being shared, instead of them using any of the 14 other stalls! Never saw the driver. I moved so I could charge faster.

    Some people need some basic training. Or some life skills.

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  4. Mrcarcrazy

    Mrcarcrazy Easily distracted

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    Had my first supercharger experiences this weekend, luckily didn’t have any like that! I used supercharging 5x and 2/5 I was alone, 1/5 was full, 2/5 had one other car, luckily not next to each other.
     
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    novox77 1.21 Gigawatts

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  6. KenC

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    Maybe the driver can’t back up? My mom can’t back up without getting nauseous. She’ll ask someone to back up for her.
     
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    Richard Rawlings........? ;) But really - that "I'm better than everyone" guy HAD to park like that?! :rolleyes:
     
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  8. hugh_jassol

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    You know, new Tesla owners have asked me about what the supercharging rules are. For the male owners, I simply say use "urinal rules" and they immediately understand.
     
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  9. Asterix187

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    If you arrived first you will not be throttled at all by the other car. If fact if you had stayed it would have taken them longer to charge!
     
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  10. ecarfan

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    No, it’s rare.

    I have Supercharged hundreds of times over the past 6 years and never seen anything that atrocious. One time in New Mexico I saw someone park slightly askew in a stall so that an adjacent stall was not usable. I pointed it out to the driver and he repositioned his car.
     
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  11. Lloyd

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    This is a basic driving skill. She should NOT be driving.
     
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  12. Bill Price

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    You actually know Richard Cranium?
     
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  13. Bill Price

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    That's funny.....but you DO know that the car parking next to you will have absolutely no impact on your charge rate if you were there first?
     
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    That, and some sites do not go 1A 1B 2A 2B....
     
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  15. Waltjo

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    I don't use super charing often but I have never seen anything like this!
     
  16. jebinc

    jebinc M3 LR AWD w/FSD and white premium interior

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    Wow, I haven't seen that level of douchebaggery, but I have seen full SC stations where people hook up and leave for a shopping excursion and stay put long after their charge is complete. Experienced that yesterday at the Issaquah, WA SC station, across from Fred Meyer. 100% full station (so I couldn't charge); a quick glance indicated most were fully charged and just waiting for their owners to return from shopping at Fred Meyer's or Best Buy...
     
  17. Uncle Paul

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    Maybe just a new owner, or someone borrowing a car that is not familiar with the proceedure.

    No harm done.
     
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  18. mongo

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    It has been done before when a car runs out of juice and gets towed to the supercharger. That said, once it hits some reasonably safe percentage (assuming they can get it charging), they could park normally.
     
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  19. mjmiron

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    I have not seen that before common curtesy prevails obviously he didn’t have common sense either.
     
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    For the $2,500 deposit, future owners should be required to attend a Supercharger etiquette class.
     
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