“It kind of feels like the old Panini sticker albums, but a really boring version of it,” the production director told the PA news agency.
“There’s only so many parking spaces, why not try and get them all?
“It’s a collector’s thing I suppose.”
What followed was a thorough mapping of the 211 spots available to him – with disability spaces and motorcycle bays excluded – dividing the spaces into categories A-F.
Mr Wild completed his challenge on Saturday April 24 by slotting his Skoda Octavia into F20, which he described as “a pig to get in”.
He added: “I don’t want to make out this was too big a deal, but there was a moment of elation.
“It sort of goes from ‘going to do it, going to do it…’ to ‘did it. Oh, I’m disappointed now’. Because the moment is done.”
His thread detailing the challenge has received tens of thousands of interactions, including hundreds of replies and questions from people wanting to know what the best space in the car park was, among other things.
“It turns out there’s a lot of questions about car parks,” he said.
“I don’t think I’ve ever seen a thread on Twitter where it’s been so unanimously positive.
“I don’t expect that from Twitter, because usually it’s a cesspit. So it’s been refreshing, and it’s certainly been a really fun 24 hours.
“The best space is… I mean comfortably you’ve got to be looking at C1. C1 is just gold dust.
“The moment you come in through the gates it’s the first thing you really sort of see as a space.”
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