Well, since we can't park worth a damn around here anyway, the company went ahead and got us valet parking.

So you know what that means, right? More pictures on Flickr!


The good news is that we have Yet Another Building coming on-line soon and a big chunk of us will be moving before long. That should mean more parking and less cube sharing.

Kick ass.

Posted by jzawodn at August 18, 2005 05:08 PM

Reader Comments
# joe mama said:

My friends company switched to valet parking a few months ago. He objected to their decision and was set to crush the valet parking skirge from his parking lot. He installed a small video camers in his car and relied on the greed of his fellow man to work for him. He left $20 dollars on the passenger seat every day to tempt the valets. And after about a week of him recording he got his car back $20 lighter. but he decided to hold off and possibly catch other valets in the act. After about a month and a half he was out $80 and identified 3 crooked valets. He shared his information and video with the higher ups, they were not pleased. He went on to argue that forced valet parking is unconstitutional on the basis that it violates his right to privacy and that it made him to worried about the contents of his car for him to work effectivly. His bosses agreed to allow him to park his own car and they fired the valets that had stolen money.


on August 18, 2005 05:37 PM
# jr said:

Yeah, it's optional at Yahoo too, Basically, if you get here late, you've got the option of using one of the valet slots, playing parking lot shark, or getting some exercise.

I usually opt for the last one.

on August 18, 2005 05:47 PM
# Mike said:

Wow, what an exclusive place to work Yahoo has become! How much do you have to tip the valets so they don't ding your car, fart in it, or go for a Ferris Bueller ride?

on August 18, 2005 06:49 PM
# Dave said:

No tipping is allowed... I'm sure it's that way with most corporate valet parking.

However, while visitor valet parking drop off is right as you enter, to actually get to the employee valet attendents, you have to drive over about 15 speed bumps and wind your way up 3 floors in the parking garage. It's really not about exclusivity or convenience, it's about packing more cars into the same amount of space. Lot's of double parking and blocking people in.

on August 18, 2005 07:04 PM
# vanderwal said:

I like the "new building coming on-line" quip. It brings visions of the Monty Python "Meaning of Life" with moving skyscrapers. With all the wiring and power needed, it does seem apropos.

on August 18, 2005 07:27 PM
# Alex said:

That extra building doesn't come with parking lot, does it? I thought the parking that came with it was already on Yahoo! campus.

on August 18, 2005 07:36 PM
# Mellissa Pottle said:

How do I contribute my non-parking pictures to the cantpark thing?

Also, why is it that Flickr can accept emailed pictures from my phone, but Yahoo! Photos can't?

on August 18, 2005 07:45 PM
# Jack said:

They have valet parking at Google also! I was visiting a friend for lunch on Tuesday and I had to park across the street instead of waiting for the valet parking!!!

on August 18, 2005 10:06 PM
# Jeremy Zawodny said:

The new building comes with a parking lot, yes. It's part of a different complex.

on August 19, 2005 07:22 AM
# valet car parking said:

valet car parking services provides great convenience if use properly.

on October 1, 2008 12:00 PM
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