This note is like one of those asinine beer commercials come to life

June 30th, 2010 · 61 comments

…and then it turns out Ang’s friend is like, Heidi Klum, and she’s with standing there with her big growling bodyguard, and the Misogyny Factory boys are all like, “Ruh-roh! If only we’d been drinking that shitty beer that makes us act all smooth!’” Or something.

Adds our submitter from East Lansing, Michigan: “I don’t know where Ang’s friend parked originally, but because there was rope attached to the car’s bumper, it looks like ‘The Factory’ moved it.”

Ang's friend, We aren't sure if you're hot so we will keep this as polite as possible. Despite your good intentions, your inability to park in a twenty car lot w/out blocking the only bottleneck in the diveway has left us no choice but to deem you a dumb bitch. Fuck off, The Factory P.S. You are lucky we didn't fuck up your car.

related: Why don’t you go park your car in Harvard Yard?

FILED UNDER: "polite notice" · car · casual sexism · Michigan · p.s. · parking

61 responses so far ↓

  • #1   se

    wow, if they knew she was not hot, they would have toasted her?

    Jun 30, 2010 at 9:26 pm   rating: 15  small thumbs up

    • #1.1   infant tyrone bang

      Yikes…if not for her polished, runway walk (with her back to The Factory), she might have returned to a Fiero flambe.

      Jun 30, 2010 at 9:57 pm   rating: 1  small thumbs up

    • #1.2   debkatz

      Tim Gunn called. He said to “Edit, edit, edit” that note!

      Jun 30, 2010 at 10:18 pm   rating: 11  small thumbs up

    • #1.3   Mo® bang

      ” You need to use your editing eye on that and make it work!”

      Jul 1, 2010 at 8:37 am   rating: 9  small thumbs up

  • #2   Maas

    It seems they became increasingly sure that she was ugly as they composed the note, because the tone descends into open hostility, despite their initial restraint.

    Jun 30, 2010 at 9:42 pm   rating: 34  small thumbs up

    • #2.1   Auntybron

      Or that’s all the social acumen they can muster between them. Damn Factory-issue wanks.

      Jun 30, 2010 at 10:05 pm   rating: 8  small thumbs up

    • #2.2   HandyMarigolds

      Come to think of it, ain’t no rule says they never saw her. They might have gotten a good look, and still just not be sure whether she’s hot. It can be tougher to assess hotness than parking aptitude.

      Jul 1, 2010 at 10:19 am   rating: 8  small thumbs up

    • #2.3   That Random Chick

      This just proves my husband’s point: hot chicks can get away with anything! Oh, note writer(s), I heart you…

      Jul 1, 2010 at 2:20 pm   rating: 4  small thumbs up

    • #2.4   HappyNat

      They can’t get away without me staring at their hindquarters.

      Jul 1, 2010 at 3:14 pm   rating: 12  small thumbs up

  • #3   debkatz

    Dear Factory,
    In fact, I’m drop-dead gorgeous AND possess super powers. Also, I’m PMS-ing like a mo fo. Watch out for my flying monkeys.
    xoxo Ang

    Jun 30, 2010 at 10:01 pm   rating: 25  small thumbs up

  • #4   ISpy

    Am I the only one who thinks it says “The Fadors?” If so, one might assume that Ang’s friend is not only hot, but stupid, so they signed it hoping she would drop by to prove it.

    Jul 1, 2010 at 12:00 am   rating: 4  small thumbs up

    • #4.1   FeRD bang

      I read it as “The Factors”, I was imagining a troupe of burly Math Dept. grad students…

      Jul 1, 2010 at 12:55 am   rating: 14  small thumbs up

    • #4.2   Mo® bang

      The Fadors, the lesser known and ineffectual kin of the Tudors.

      Jul 1, 2010 at 8:53 am   rating: 9  small thumbs up

    • #4.3   HandyMarigolds

      I can only assume it’s the name of their stupid garage band, and that, as with “deem,” they weren’t sure about the spelling so they made the letters ambiguous.

      Jul 1, 2010 at 10:20 am   rating: 4  small thumbs up

    • #4.4   mamason bang

      I thought it said, “The Fuckory.”

      Jul 1, 2010 at 10:21 am   rating: 5  small thumbs up

    • #4.5   Mo® bang

      That is next to The Priory.

      Jul 1, 2010 at 3:29 pm   rating: 7  small thumbs up

  • #5   Silence

    Wait. They moved a car that was blocking other people in?!

    Go Team Factory!

    Jul 1, 2010 at 12:35 am   rating: 31  small thumbs up

    • #5.1   anonymous public

      exactly…im finding lately more often than not, this site seems to side with the recipient like “oh look at what some PA jerk did hahaha” but usually, the ppl that receive these nots likely deserve to be hit in the face with a hammer

      Jul 1, 2010 at 1:23 pm   rating: 2  small thumbs up

  • #6   Nack

    What I find interesting is that despite discussing “hawtness” as a prerequisite for the rage note being calm, that’s totally chick-style handwriting, with its bubble dots for the i’s and curly t’s. It just needs a <3 in there somewhere to make it formal.

    Makes one wonder what exactly we have barged into here!

    Jul 1, 2010 at 12:37 am   rating: 18  small thumbs up

    • #6.1   clumber

      ^ volunteers to investigate

      Jul 1, 2010 at 7:30 am   rating: 9  small thumbs up

  • #7   TheOldSchool

    If these geniuses knew whose car it was, perhaps the time they spent penning their hostile note would have been better utilized by entering The Factory, finding her, and then politely asking her to re-park her car.

    Jul 1, 2010 at 12:37 am   rating: 11  small thumbs up

    • #7.1   mamason bang

      Your Earth logic tends to take the most straightforward, rational approach to any situation. Your attempt to apply Earth logic to the Internets brings nothing but pain and confusion.

      Jul 1, 2010 at 10:27 am   rating: 29  small thumbs up

    • #7.2   oi bang

      To theoldschool: or probably ang’s friend drove to ang’s place, parked in the said bottleneck and left with ang in ang’s car. so there was nobody to ask to move the car. The factory were getting late for their bong party.

      Jul 1, 2010 at 11:45 am   rating: 4  small thumbs up

  • #8   Canthz_B bang

    If Ang’s friend had parked correctly and definitely been hot, would she be deemed a smart bitch?
    Would the “Fuck off” become a “Fuck on, you Smart Bitch!”?

    Jul 1, 2010 at 1:03 am   rating: 7  small thumbs up

    • #8.1   HandyMarigolds

      Opposite of female dog is a male cat, right? Perhaps they would call her Smart Tom.

      Jul 1, 2010 at 10:22 am   rating: 5  small thumbs up

  • #9   erich elster

    i’ve got to agree with the factory here

    Jul 1, 2010 at 1:35 am   rating: 4  small thumbs up

  • #10   FeRD bang

    Mind you, it’s not an awful note. They score a few points for use of the word “deem” — even if it took a couple of attempts to reach the correct spelling. :)

    Further, their employ of the classical Roman valediction, “Fvck off,” imparts an air of sophistication and gravitas to an otherwise deceptively simple missive.

    Jul 1, 2010 at 1:38 am   rating: 19  small thumbs up

    • #10.1   wright1

      My Latin-loving (the language, not the ethnic grouping) father would certainly agree with your second point, FeRD.

      Jul 1, 2010 at 4:09 pm   rating: 1  small thumbs up

    • #10.2   FeRD bang

      Your dad sounds like a svper gvy!

      Jul 1, 2010 at 6:15 pm   rating: 2  small thumbs up

  • #11   TippingCows

    I’d hate to see how vitriolic they are if they KNOW someone is ugly.

    Jul 1, 2010 at 1:42 am   rating: 14  small thumbs up

    • #11.1   Canthz_B bang

      TC, that would probably depend upon the thickness of the beer-goggles!

      Through a glass (or pitcher) darkly seen.

      Jul 1, 2010 at 2:50 am   rating: 2  small thumbs up

  • #12   Duncan

    I should start all my letters like that,

    “To whom it may concern,

    Know, foremost, that I am writing in ignorance of your comparative attractiveness and, as such, any combative element in my town should be estimated in a manner predicated upon the knowledge that my lack of sapience regarding whether you are smoking, tolerable or a sharnagger has mitigated my vitriol and ameliorated my tone. Second….”

    That said, I think the note is awesome. It’s not really passive-aggressive some much as explicatory; otherwise Ang’s friend might not realise why her car had been moved.

    Jul 1, 2010 at 5:27 am   rating: 12  small thumbs up

  • #13   Splint Chesthair

    So are they saying that, hot, attractive females often get preferential treatment? Someone should do a sociology study on that one.

    One of the girls that lived next to us in college had a Ford Aspire. We used to pick it up and drop it in places that she couldn’t drive away from. Lol, good times.

    Jul 1, 2010 at 6:25 am   rating: 5  small thumbs up

    • #13.1   mamason bang

      So, she was ugly, right? She deserved it then.

      Jul 1, 2010 at 10:30 am   rating: 1  small thumbs up

    • #13.2   HandyMarigolds

      Serves her right. You drive an Aspire, you might as well just stick it in your purse when you reach your destination.

      Jul 1, 2010 at 10:31 am   rating: 3  small thumbs up

    • #13.3   Splint Chesthair

      I think she was perfectly attractive although I didn’t spend a single sober minute in four years of college so my perceptions of that time are mightily skewed. But yeah, if any car said “Try and Lift Me” more than the Ford Aspire, it was the Yugo, already a rare a beast by the time I was in college.

      Jul 1, 2010 at 11:20 am   rating: 2  small thumbs up

    • #13.4   infant tyrone bang

      Just submitted this variation to Candid Camera:
      1) Buy an old Yugo and take it around to LoJack and/or competitors.
      2) Say you need a price quote for a policy.

      Jul 1, 2010 at 1:47 pm   rating: 0  small thumbs up

  • #14   liddy

    Wow, I guess when one parks one should leave a picture of a “hot chick” on the dash so that we can get preferential treatment. Leaving the rope concerns me….were they planning a hanging, a kidapping or a roping contest?

    Jul 1, 2010 at 7:07 am   rating: 2  small thumbs up

    • #14.1   Mo® bang

      Budweiser Bondage Bonanza?

      Jul 1, 2010 at 8:40 am   rating: 5  small thumbs up

    • #14.2   H for Toy bang

      But who leaves a picture of themselves on the dash? “The Factory” might assume you’re a guy and it’s your girlfriend and treat you even worse. Then again, if they think you’re a girl and that’s your girlfriend… extra preferential treatment!

      Jul 1, 2010 at 8:53 am   rating: 3  small thumbs up

    • #14.3   Mo® bang

      Group photo then? :twisted:

      Jul 1, 2010 at 8:58 am   rating: 3  small thumbs up

  • #15   Mo® bang

    Andy Warhol and his “Factory” sycophants had all they could stand of Ang Lee’s tigers crouching in the parking garage and giggling starlets.

    Jul 1, 2010 at 8:39 am   rating: 6  small thumbs up

    • #15.1   infant tyrone bang

      The director tried to patch things up by inviting Drella’s claque to attend the banquets, even going so far as to include Campbell’s tomato soup on the serving line. Things were OK until Mr. Lee made an announcement to the effect that the Factory crowd was welcome to “eat not just one plate but more, too!”
      Unfortunately, amidst the revelry and John Cale’s violin, this was heard as an encouragement to “Eat Mao II“, one of Andy’s best known works.

      Never overly fond of the West Coast film crowd, or Billy Joel, after that bash the Factory folks were all singing Say Goodbye to Hollywood

      Jul 1, 2010 at 10:53 am   rating: 0  small thumbs up

  • #16   Jess Sain

    I think the underlying message is that if she is hot, she will be redeemed.

    Jul 1, 2010 at 9:32 am   rating: 5  small thumbs up

    • #16.1   infant tyrone bang

      Redeemed like:
      a) she will be transported to heaven via Rapture
      b) you only pay 50% for her entree, but you must buy her a pricey drink
      c) first ‘b’, then ‘a’

      Jul 1, 2010 at 10:15 am   rating: 3  small thumbs up

    • #16.2   HandyMarigolds

      I HATE when my dates get saved midway through the main course and leave me with the check.

      Jul 1, 2010 at 10:27 am   rating: 11  small thumbs up

    • #16.3   Jess Sain

      @Infant Ty ~ d) none of the above.

      When they were unsure of her looks, she was deemed a dumb bitch.

      Jul 1, 2010 at 3:42 pm   rating: 2  small thumbs up

  • #17   Woman on the Verge bang

    How do they know her intentions were good? Maybe she had some horrific master plan that began with shitty parking…

    Jul 1, 2010 at 10:10 am   rating: 6  small thumbs up

    • #17.1   HandyMarigolds

      YES! Heck, why make the effort to park correctly when the Factory/Fadors/Faclert will appear with a rope and a snotty note, and correct your parking for you?

      Jul 1, 2010 at 10:26 am   rating: 5  small thumbs up

    • #17.2   infant tyrone bang

      Valerie Solanas’ ToDo List for Total World Domination
      1) Totally jamfuzzle the parking lot at Andy’s place
      2) Do something local…can’t remember what
      3) Do something global…conclude deal for Ukranian loose nukes
      4) Use #3 to blackmail B’way producer into staging my play, Up Your Ass

      Jul 1, 2010 at 11:03 am   rating: 2  small thumbs up

  • #18   Blogmella bang

    They DIDN’T fuck up her car and they had to gang up to leave a note. She must be terrified.

    Jul 1, 2010 at 12:53 pm   rating: 10  small thumbs up

  • #19   Hank

    How does this count as passive-aggressive? This is straight aggressive, especially with the towing and all.

    Jul 1, 2010 at 1:03 pm   rating: 2  small thumbs up

    • #19.1   HandyMarigolds

      Yeah, but they didn’t bill her for the towing. That’s kind of passive.

      Jul 1, 2010 at 1:15 pm   rating: 12  small thumbs up

  • #20   S.

    I foresee using the term “Misogyny Factory” a lot from now on – but unfortunately it will never be as literal as this.

    Jul 1, 2010 at 1:06 pm   rating: 4  small thumbs up

    • #20.1   HandyMarigolds

      Sounds like a chain restaurant where they show pictures of cheesecake.

      Jul 1, 2010 at 1:13 pm   rating: 9  small thumbs up

    • #20.2   infant tyrone bang

      Hmm, advertise the dessert but not deliver any for a guy to eat ?
      Maybe/maybe not lead to new misogyny.
      But ratchet up some pre-existing conditions, you betcha…

      Jul 1, 2010 at 1:29 pm   rating: 1  small thumbs up

  • #21   Mo® bang

    Well, they finally did it. They killed my fucking car.

    Jul 1, 2010 at 2:04 pm   rating: 5  small thumbs up

    • #21.1   Mark bang

      Nihilists! Fuck me. I mean, say what you like about the tenets of National S ocial ism, Dude, at least it’s an ethos.

      Jul 1, 2010 at 3:20 pm   rating: 2  small thumbs up

  • #22   Mo® bang

    We’re not talking about the guy that built the railroad here.

    Jul 1, 2010 at 3:32 pm   rating: 1  small thumbs up

  • #23   Andy bang

    Hmmm. Well, if “The Factory” is the “C+C Music Factory”, then we’re getting somewhere.

    Jul 3, 2010 at 9:40 am   rating: 1  small thumbs up

  • #24   Andrew

    Oh god, “The Factory.” What a nickname to self-apply. I hate Andy Warhol fans.

    Jul 22, 2010 at 1:30 pm   rating: 0  small thumbs up


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