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Discussion in 'Current Events' started by THRILLHO, Aug 4, 2011.

  1. THRILLHO

    THRILLHO Registered User

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    I wan go home


    Still no word on whether or nor three rights make a left.
     
  2. Neon

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    Just make getting a driver's license hard, instead of so easy that a blind retard can get one. Problem solved.
     
  3. Party Rooster

    Party Rooster Unleash The Beast

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    The same idiots probably came up with the concept of the roundabout.
     
  4. the Streif

    the Streif ¡¡¡¡sıʞunɹɹɹɹɹɹɹℲ
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    You roooooooooned it!!!
     
  5. mkrochmaln

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    I hate roundabouts. Just drove through colorado awhile ago. They seem to love those stupid things there.
     
  6. MayrMeninoCrash

    MayrMeninoCrash Liberal Psycopath

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    Mythbusters did it
     
  7. BIV

    BIV I'm Biv Dick Black, the Over Poster.

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    Diverging diamond interchange:
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  8. Turfmower

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    Traffic circles Rule it better than waiting a a light. the only thing that messes them up is when you get dummies from the midwest that don't have a clue how they work, I go around the Somerville Circle 5 to 6 times a day.
     
  9. Turfmower

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    Points and Laughs @ mkrochmaln Location sylvania,ohio
     
  10. Joker1919

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    They are putting one of those in Lexington. I can't wait to see how many people are maimed in accidents when it opens.
     
  11. DanaReevesLungs

    DanaReevesLungs I can keep rhythm with no metronome...
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    Springfield, MO already has one in place.

     
  12. weeniewawa

    weeniewawa it's a man, baby!!!

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    some consultants are going around to every city in the country and getting them to put those in

    and when they figger out they lose the revenue from people running red lights, they will take them out
     
  13. weeniewawa

    weeniewawa it's a man, baby!!!

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    it is a success!!!!!!

    A schneider driver is going thru it correctly

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  14. DanaReevesLungs

    DanaReevesLungs I can keep rhythm with no metronome...
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    He's bobtailing. Doesn't count. He'd hit every curb pulling a box.
     
  15. lajikal

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    drift that shit yo!
     
  16. Neon

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    That thing is almost as dumb as the Magic Roundabout.

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  17. MayrMeninoCrash

    MayrMeninoCrash Liberal Psycopath

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    I build roads and I can't believe there isn't a high body count associated with that stretch of roadway.
     
  18. mkrochmaln

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    Think your right about that. I've been driving truck over the road eight years now. My least favorite roundabout is in st.George Utah,Heading south on I-15 at exit 4. On the east side of I-15 is the pilot truck stop. The south bound I-15 exit ramp puts you on the west side of I-15. You have to almost do a figure eight to get to the pilot,all the while doing multiple lane changes. In a car no big deal,but pulling a 53 foot trailer and having to quickly change lanes puts the four wheelers at risk of getting flattened by my trailer. Luckily I've not had an accident that has been my fault. Been hit a couple times, I was not a fault in those.
    I can see where people can think roundabouts save money by keeping traffic moving and not sitting idle at a light.
    To each his own I guess. I'm just not a roundabout fan.
     
  19. lajikal

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    Roundabouts are good. People will move out of your way or learn to. They will cut back on old folks and timid drivers on the roads. Europeans got one thing right.
     
  20. stevethrower

    stevethrower Got Sig?

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    Yep especially the wacky intersections they have around here like 5 roads intersecting at weird angles..

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    And yep people from certain states deff do not know how to use them...
     
  21. Creasy Bear

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    I live in the roundabout capital of the world(in the midwest), and the only people I see who can't figure them out are the Chineezers.


     

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