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RedDeth
10-17-2005, 06:57 PM
STOP HERE.

Turn right on green light only.


maximum speed 65 mph.


loading zone.

yep its real ...aint no lie!

FritzGryphon
10-17-2005, 07:04 PM
65mph in a loading zone?

What kind of overmodeled poppycock is that?

Pirschjaeger
10-17-2005, 07:46 PM
Yeah, should be 55 IIRC. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/blink.gif

Fritz

JG52_Helgstrand
10-18-2005, 02:40 AM
What's with the right turn on red **** you have in the States?
One of the most safety paranoid countries in the world and you can turn right on red! http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_mad.gif
It has to stop. I'm writing my congresman right now, if i can find who it is.

Tully__
10-18-2005, 05:00 AM
...my congresman...
That's "congressperson" http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_wink.gif http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_wink.gif

Pirschjaeger
10-18-2005, 05:31 AM
Either way, there's a good chance "con" is the first thing you'll hear about him/her/it. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-wink.gif

Fritz

LEXX_Luthor
10-18-2005, 06:40 AM
Stop being so last-centrury. Get with the times. Its congress person/personette.

Chuck_Older
10-18-2005, 09:34 AM
Originally posted by JG52_Helgstrand:
What's with the right turn on red **** you have in the States?
One of the most safety paranoid countries in the world and you can turn right on red! http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_mad.gif
It has to stop. I'm writing my congresman right now, if i can find who it is.

Actually, it depends on what State or Commonwealth you're in (Massachusetts and Virginia aren't States, they are Commonwealths, but most folks don't know that). What's the difference? Day to day affairs-wise, nothing as far as I can tell in 34 years of living in a Commonwealth

And it isn't strictly speaking "Right on red". Technically, in some places, Left Turn on red is legally on the books as an OK thing

Safety has nothing to do with it around my way (Boston). It has more to do with the ticket you get for turning right on red when there is a sign hidden behind a leafy tree branch that reads "No Turn on Red". I'm also convinced this is why so many white Stop Lines are placed 10' away from the intersection- you can't see traffic from there, so you stop and then go, and then they ticket you. Some folks swear there's no Ticket Quotas, but I have talked to cops who confide in me that oh yes, they exist and are serious things. You have been warned

PS
Drivers in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts are the worst, most fearless, most aggressive drivers in all creation. Aborigines who have never seen a car drive better, and are as likely to own a driver's license as the typical motorist here. Get insurance on the rental when you visit. Parking by Braille is the preferred method here

luftluuver
10-18-2005, 10:36 AM
Originally posted by JG52_Helgstrand:
What's with the right turn on red **** you have in the States?
One of the most safety paranoid countries in the world and you can turn right on red! http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_mad.gif
It has to stop. I'm writing my congresman right now, if i can find who it is.

Well you are suppose to come to a full <span class="ev_code_RED">stop</span> before you make the right turn. Most don't, they pull a yankee stop.

AFJMantis
10-18-2005, 10:40 AM
Word on my street says Mackenzie Road.

JG52_Helgstrand
10-18-2005, 08:06 PM
Originally posted by Tully__:
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">...my congresman...
That's "congressperson" http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_wink.gif http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_wink.gif </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

All I can say http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_rolleyes.gif

If you weren't such a great contributor to this community I'd say something else http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/mockface.gif

Just kidding man, or should I say person? http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

JG52_Helgstrand
10-18-2005, 08:07 PM
Originally posted by LEXX_Luthor:
Stop being so last-centrury. Get with the times. Its congress person/personette.

Hmmmmm ditto...maybe??

JG52_Helgstrand
10-18-2005, 08:16 PM
Originally posted by luftluuver:
Well you are suppose to come to a full <span class="ev_code_RED">stop</span> before you make the right turn. Most don't, they pull a yankee stop.

Yeah well that's the problem ain't it?
Opens up sooo many avenues for abuse.
Make the blasterds wait I say!
Stop the madness.
I think we should have crossing guards at intersections like at railway tracks. Let's see you run a red light then!
And it's not orange it's Amber, you know like as in "Ambler Gambler", orange gambler just don't work. Can't you all see that FGS!!
http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-mad.gif http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/53.gif http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-very-happy.gif

PBNA-Boosher
10-18-2005, 09:23 PM
I walk home 2 miles every day from school, unless a friend offers me a ride. That happens maybe once a week or so. I consider the other days a great way to get exercise and also a way to save a miniscule amount of gasoline.

Everyone in my school thinks I'm crazy. They've even put me on suicide watch once because of it.

Backwards, ain't it?

Pirschjaeger
10-18-2005, 11:09 PM
Originally posted by PBNA-Boosher:
I walk home 2 miles every day from school, unless a friend offers me a ride. That happens maybe once a week or so. I consider the other days a great way to get exercise and also a way to save a miniscule amount of gasoline.

Everyone in my school thinks I'm crazy. They've even put me on suicide watch once because of it.

Backwards, ain't it?

I used to walk to work everyday. 5km uphill, both ways. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-wink.gif

I enjoyed the exercise no matter what the weather was. My friends and colleage thought I was crazy to have a nice Saab in my driveway.

2(5km x .45 hour) = 7.5 kph walking speed.

Add that to 12 hours a day of constantly changing truck tires on a fleet of over 1000 units and you'll find yourself in very good health.

Plus, my Saab remained in great condition until I sold it. My gas budget was smaller than my coffee budget.

"Backwards" is what the majority commonly does. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-wink.gif

Fritz

Pirschjaeger
10-18-2005, 11:15 PM
About traffic lights.

Here in Beijing they have all the modern conveniences, such as traffic lights. But it seems no one explained that they were more than just decoration.

There is a reason the Chinese are famous for their less than perfect driving skills.

If you think tthey are bad, try Mongolia. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-wink.gif

Fritz

wayno7777
10-18-2005, 11:18 PM
Hey Chuck, you got that right. They even have Jersey drivers beat http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/blink.gif. Pennsy is a commonwealth also.

Daiichidoku
10-18-2005, 11:32 PM
try driving in Columbia S.A.

they make the stop signs out of concrete, and about 3 ft tall

at least stopping is np there

JG52_Helgstrand
10-19-2005, 12:22 AM
Hey that's nothing I used to walk 6 miles to work and back when I lived in Hove near Brighton when I no bus fair http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-sad.gif ...And it was a ****y job with the council! Had to get up bloody early too, 6:30 start. Walked home along the beach...LOL

Quadrophenia anyone? http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_cool.gif

JG52_Helgstrand
10-19-2005, 12:38 AM
Originally posted by Pirschjaeger:
If you think tthey are bad, try Mongolia. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-wink.gifFritz

Bit crazy in Sicily too. They don't stop at stop signs at all, just honk the horn and go...LOL
I got hit by a woman doing that, I had the right of way but she swore it my fault cause she honked her horn...LOL. She said my radio was too loud. She saw the error of her ways though when the shore patrol arived. http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

Tully__
10-19-2005, 01:47 AM
Originally posted by PBNA-Boosher:
I walk home 2 miles every day from school, unless a friend offers me a ride. That happens maybe once a week or so. I consider the other days a great way to get exercise and also a way to save a miniscule amount of gasoline.

Everyone in my school thinks I'm crazy. They've even put me on suicide watch once because of it.

Backwards, ain't it?

Suicide watch for taking a 20 minute walk each day? They need to re-evaluate their sense of perspective http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/blink.gif

FlatSpinMan
10-19-2005, 05:54 AM
Boosh, are you serious?! Being healthy makes you a suicide prospect? I wish I was an old Jewish woman so I could say "Oy vey!"

dazza9806482
10-19-2005, 06:07 AM
American schools sound funny. i used to walk home from school too. either that or get a lift from an old farmer guy who occassionally carried livestock in the back.

the smell was pretty bad, but he still agreed to take me anyway!

then i got a car and for the last year of school i would rally race home!

Sturm_Williger
10-19-2005, 06:15 AM
Originally posted by PBNA-Boosher:
I walk home 2 miles every day from school, unless a friend offers me a ride.
...
Everyone in my school thinks I'm crazy. They've even put me on suicide watch once because of it.

Lololol, Man that is the funniest & strangest thing I ever heard ! http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_eek.gif

Btw, how do you put someone who isn't locked in a cell, on suicide watch ? http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/53.gif

FlatSpinMan
10-19-2005, 06:29 AM
We should start a campaign - "Let Boosh walk!"
We might even get a few supporters who mistakenly assumed he had been accused of a crime that he wasn't guilty of and should get off, kind of like the A-Team.
For those of you who don't know, the A-Team were "an elite team of commandos wrongly imprisoned for a crime they didnt commit".

Let Boosh walk! Let Boosh Walk!

Chuck_Older
10-19-2005, 09:43 AM
Originally posted by PBNA-Boosher:
I walk home 2 miles every day from school, unless a friend offers me a ride. That happens maybe once a week or so. I consider the other days a great way to get exercise and also a way to save a miniscule amount of gasoline.

Everyone in my school thinks I'm crazy. They've even put me on suicide watch once because of it.

Backwards, ain't it?

Where do you live? For-real

"They" don't have the Right to put some BS label on you, firstly

Secondly, get the HELL out of that area as soon as you get the chance. Move someplace else because that is one bass-ackwards place

Pirschjaeger
10-19-2005, 07:32 PM
Wasn't Boosh making a joke? http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/blink.gif

Fritz

Pirschjaeger
10-19-2005, 07:38 PM
Actually, if he was serious, he stated the wrong reasons for being put on suicide watch. The school new of the upcoming patch release. In fact, before every patch release this whole IL-2 community is put on suicide watch. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-wink.gif

Man, reading this forum the day of a patch release is like being at a Ladies Auxilary bakesale the day after the price of Gerital went up .02%. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/blink.gif

Fritz