Chinese Girl Scares Parking Attendant to Avoid Paying Fee

A parking attendant falls on the ground trying to run away after seeing a ghost on the roof of this BYD remote controlled car.

From Sina Weibo:

@新闻晨报: To Avoid Paying Fee, Woman Pretends to be Ghost Late at Night to Scare Off Toll Collector [or parking lot attendant]: In the early morning, a car drove up to a toll booth, and the toll collector discovered that the passenger cabin was completely empty. At this moment, a female with her hair down [similar to Sadako in The Ring] slowly climbed onto the car’s roof, causing the toll collector to run away in fright. Soon after, the woman quickly came down from the room, slipped into the toll booth, raised the gate, and drove away. According to reports, one netizen claims the incident happened at a certain domestic scenic area’s parking lot, the farce a result of the parking fee being too high.

The above video was uploaded last night to Sina’s video site and already has over 2.2 million views along with nearly 25k netizen comments. The above Sina Weibo microblog post from the official account of the Shanghai Morning Post itself has over 35k reshares and 8k comments, and is just one of many posts about the video.

Comments on Sina Weibo:




Genius woman.


If she can afford a car, how could she not afford the parking fee?


[哈哈][哈哈][哈哈] Must try this when I get a chance!


Is this real or not? A car installed with remote control driving equipment? This can totally be called Chinese 007. [嘻嘻]


This TM is a “soft advertisement” [viral ad] for BYD’s remote controlled car.


Is this an advertisement for a self-driving car…? Very creative!


If it’s an advertisement then I have nothing to say. If it’s really to dodge paying the parking fee, you fucking driving this lousy car [困]


This looks more creative than [most] television commercials, even more attracting of eyeballs~~~ And its remote controlled!


Hahahahahaha just what did you do to the toll collector!


Haha, genius, the so-called “those above have their policies while those below have their countermeasures”, so even with the new driving tests [new driver’s license tests were recently put into effect], we still don’t need to fear, haha. At worst, just use this method [referring to driving via remote control], haha.


Seems suspiciously like a viral video [advertisement]. [嘻嘻]


Niubi! A genius. I love this kind of girl. [笑哈哈]


In addition to being a beautiful girl, she’s also exceptionally calm.


There is nothing that cannot be done, only what is not thought of. [哈哈][哈哈][哈哈]


The acting was so real, doesn’t look fake at all, and what more, the timing was very well done… Would this be considered illegal? Either way, it is hilarious! [哈哈] Why do we always derive our amusement on other people’s suffering…?


Isn’t that taking a joke too far! The toll collector couldn’t handle it! [哈哈] My stomach hurts from laughing, this girl is such a genius, I’m dying of laughter!


The toll collector should treat it like having watched a 4D film.


BYD has definitely gotten an enormous amount of exposure with this viral video. But it has also perfectly interprets the #BYD, only ghosts would drive# brand proposition, or at least I get it.

The BYD car's owner, a young girl, about to drive away after avoiding the parking lot fees by scaring the toll collector, from a viral video on China's internet.

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  • mr.wiener

    I’d give her points for effort.

    • vincent

      The question is how is she going to get out of the parking space, I don’t think the same trick is going to work twice lol.

  • elizabeth

    She forgot to cover her car’s number plate and check for security camera. What a pity.

    • pengyou

      yep. that proves that it is just a publicity stunt to advertise the remote control car…

      • elizabeth

        I was surprised that she knew how to operate the system to raise the barricade. But I wonder why there is a need to pixelate the number plate if it is a publicity stunt.

        • there are only 3 buttons one for lift one for light one for communication

          • elizabeth

            Thanks, learned something from you :)

  • the ace of books

    Doesn’t matter if it’s an ad, if it’s a Candid Camera thing, or if it’s real. This is brilliant.

  • YourSupremeCommander

    1000% FAKE

  • wafflestomp


  • vincent

    Now that was funny, seems like they’re starting to get more creative in China, kudos.

  • Cleo

    and if he had died of fright? what then?

    did anyone else have a Chinese mother who admonished from your toddlerhood to NEVER startle another person? that’s probably why Traditional Chinese did so many introductory knocks and ease into conversation or announced their presence.

    • elizabeth

      She’d probably be charged for murder, sentenced to death and become a real ghost.


      Hi Cleo, I had a chinese mother who used to beat me for not studying 24/7. I always announced my presense with a beating of my chest and a loud roar, kind of like a mountain gorilla. Wait, was I dreaming? I can’t remember what’s real or not real anymore ever since I’ve been taking medication for my psychosis.

      • dim mak

        This must be the most accurate description of cleo yet

  • Gay Azn Boi

    We all know this is fake but I commend anyone coming up with ways to avoid paying for parking. Where I go to school, the parking enforcement people are fucking vultures who will literally wait for you to park and the minute you’re out of sight the guy will come up and give you a ticket even if you’re just there for 2 min to grab a cup of coffee. But now what I do anytime I need to drive to school is I’ll find a car that has been ticketed already, grab the ticket, and put it under my wipers to make it look like my car was ticketed. The tickets are printed with the car’s license plate # but when the parking vultures do come around for the second time they never check for those details. My friends and I saved TONS of money doing this. Works every fucking time :)

    Parking should be free. Period.

    • YourSupremeCommander

      no. free parking means everyone will drive to everywhere, creating massive traffic jams.

      • Gay Azn Boi

        I was speaking in the context of in and around the campus where most students park. It’s tough paying for tuition and bills as it is I’m not going to pay to park at the school for a couple hours.

    • Straight Azn Boi

      What happens to the person you took the ticket away from?


        I don’t think GAB cares what happpens to the person who originally got the ticket. He probably just throws the ticket on the ground after he leaves so the original person never even knew he got a ticket until he goes pay his registration fees for his car and then finds he has an overdue ticket. Love your username BTW, that’ll show GAB who’s boss.

        • Gay Azn Boi

          Yup that’s exactly what I do and that’s usually what happens to the other guy.

      • Gay Azn Boi

        Lol @ your username.

        Nothing happens to the person I took the ticket from. S/he will most likely get a mail from the ministry of transportation sometime later asking him/her to pay.


      Thanks for the idea, I never thought of that. But I disagree with your free parking idea. Everyone needs to make money. What’s next, free food and shelter.

    • Then don’t drive.

    • El Puma R.

      Get a bicycle. Fuel and parking free, and it’s healthy too. I longboard to work everyday, only use my car when I need to go far.

      • Gay Azn Boi

        Yeah, try to longboard in the winter in Toronto with 10 inches of snow on the ground.

        • El Puma R.

          I agree with you on that part… still sad you have to go through all that shit just because you need a car. =)

  • Still funny

    The proof that is fake is that she didn’t go behind the door to open it when she noticed she had no room to get in. She tried to open it and get in from the front side! Only an idiot (and if she really thought this up she isn’t one) would not know how to get in a car in a tight space…Instead she used the remote and did so visibly for the first time.

  • Red Scarf
  • Linette lee

    Remote control car to avoid paying high parking fee? So chinese.


      So chinese? More like so dumb.

      • Just saying

        So chinese = so dumb.

        • dim mak

          say that to my face fucker not online see what happens

          • A guy

            News story

            Stupid racist arrested for murdering bitchass punk.


          So you=dumbest ever

          • El Puma R.

            fighting=dumb=all of you

            On the other hand, Chinese people is.. let’s say, naive. If you don’t believe me, check the video again.. do you see the guy running?


            Since you’re responding, All of you=you=dumb. I agree Chinese people are naive about certain things but what I don’t agree with is that checking the video will prove anything. After all 1 person doesn’t speak for all of China. Besides did you see the video “Red Scarf” posted below? If you’re in China and can’t access Youtube you can probably find it on another website.

      • linette lee

        Those high parking fees are not joke…… lol

        10 parkings = one LV bag. She is doing it because she is thinking about her LV bag. It’s worth it. hahaha…lol.

        • [email protected]

          even a fake LV bag is more expensive than 10 parking fares. what are you on?

        • hess

          its like 2 or 3 kuai, in shijiazhuang at least..

  • Alex

    fake and gay.

    hahaha c’mon. “lets get on the car…oh wait, they told me to first move the car a few metres forward eh….. close the door! then for no reason make the car move!”


    Another attention whore perpetuating a hoax, and not a very good one at that.

    • Chinese people.
      Whenever someone tries to do something creative, Chinese people always have to put them down and call them “attention whore.”
      This is why China is forever copying, and never innovating.


        Yeah, I’m a typical Chinese guy from Chongqing. I love to put other Chinese people down which contributes to China stagnating.

  • haha this is hilarious! reminds me of japanese pranks.

  • what kind of technology is that? remote control car? amazing

    • Archie

      I played with remote controlled cars when I was 2 years old, over thirty years ago. Not so amazing…..

    • El Puma R.

      Easy in china where they all use automatic gearboxes. I can’t believe the guy fell for that shit.

  • kevin lin

    People are taking it wayyy too serious? Who cares if it’s fake? The video is funny and creative, just enjoy it.

  • El Puma R.

    Again the rich freaking out the poor so they can get away with just a few breadcrumbs.

    • El Puma R.

      But wait.. she’s driving a BYD.. so she’s just probably some cheap bitch lol

  • Bugs Bunny


  • Ghost

    Well, funny, but still a BIG fake.

  • [email protected]

    So, when the masses track her down, she will be publicly beaten for posing as a Japanese ghost right?

    this was pretty awesome. Never saw a car that could be remotely controlled by cell-phone before. she gets points for owning a car so awesome, and then loses those points for being a thief and a cheat.

    Get a real job, little missy shao san she-ghost. And leave the working man alone.

  • The Enlightened One

    Hey at least it’s creative. That’s a good thing!

  • Daniel Tynan

    Remote controlled cars? Car bombers and suicide bombers life just got a whole lot easier! That is an incredibly short sighted thing to invent. If it is a smart car with sophisticated collision detection then that is one thing. . but if it is a dumb BYD car with remote control that is not much better than a toy RC. . then it is just going to make trouble.

  • Daniel Tynan

    My friend was once involved in a shoot for a BYD commercial. (supervising camerawork for CG integration). Anyways. . he was telling me after how when he sat in the stock car used for the commercial the glove compartment door came off in his hands and the gear shifter got stuck. Was pretty funny.

  • Irvin


  • xiaohouzi

    If she can afford to drive and own a car which pollutes our air and lungs, she can afford to pay a parking fee.

  • Ryo

    There are so many signs this is fake.

    1. As others have mentioned, she didn’t know how to get in her car from behind the door!? Who opens their car door from the front of the door? I’ve never ever in my 20 years of driving did this.

    2. The way she looks around seems like what they do in the movies. Very unnatural there.

    3. The interior of the car is lighted. The lighted interior is visible at the beginning of the video when she hasn’t even rolled up to the booth with the flood light. And the light stays at a constant level.

    4. Why would you try to “lift” the gate with your bare hands? Very unnatural.

    5. At 0:23, you can see she starts climbing the car but the steering wheel is still moving. I’m not sure how this “remote control” thing works (if it even exists) but I’m sure she can’t be “turning” and climbing at the same time. Someone else must be controlling the car.

    There are probably a lot more if you dissect it further but I think this is enough to debunk this one.

  • carmouflagger

    But you guys know the remote controlled car is real right? I saw it in ‘Die another day’. lol Seriously though, its real.

  • moop

    why isnt anyone commenting on how pathetic it is that this woman loves money so much that she is willing to go to these lengths to save a couple kuai?

    • Germandude

      Because nobody here seems to be surprised by that anymore. We have all seen weird stuff that is not worth commenting anymore.

  • cupermo

    this girl is so cute…==



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