OT: Inundated with bogus(?) warnings I'm infected
grumpypenguin at qwest.net
Fri Sep 15 18:59:02 UTC 2006
On Friday 15 September 2006 11:03 am, Anne Wilson wrote:
> On Friday 15 September 2006 18:45, Nigel Henry wrote:
> > On Friday 15 September 2006 18:48, Anne Wilson wrote:
> > > On Friday 15 September 2006 17:36, Mike McCarty wrote:
> > > > I'll take two. Also, where can I get an automobile-
> > > > mounted rocket launcher to take care of speeders
> > > > weaving in and out of traffic and cutting me off
> > > > when I try smoothly to enter a highway during
> > > > rush hour?
> > >
> > > <ducking into an OT mode>
> > > I want one rear-mounted, so that when I've pulled in to a soft bank in
> > > an almost single-track road to allow the driver coming up-hill to pass,
> > > if he can't be bothered to acknowledge me, I can blast him :-)
> > >
> > > (We have a lot of country roads round here, and a lot of people with no
> > > manners.)
> > >
> > > Anne
> > Hi Anne. I can see this turning into another long running thread like the
> > "What is British" one. But it is the weekend after all, and time for a
> > bit of relaxed posting.
> > If you've pulled in to let this guy past, and he hasn't acknowleged you,
> > you really need the forward facing ones,
> Being well-mannered myself ;-) I give the benefit of the doubt as they
> approach. I'm quite prepared to accept a certain amount of concentration
> is needed to position one's vehicle accurately. By the time they are
> actually passing me, I'm getting angry. I'm not fussy about what kind of
> acknowledgement, either. A smile or nod will do if he daren't take a hand
> off the wheel.
> > but I can see the rearward facing
> > ones being good for those idiots who are tailgating you on the motorway,
> > highway, or autoroute, depending on which country you are in.
> I do know that feeling, too. It's far too common a problem.
Idiot seeking missiles are so hard to come by :-(
Diplomacy is the art of saying "Nice Doggy" While you look for a rock..Will
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