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Re: What makes me crazy and annoyed..
« Reply #1920 on: March 23, 2019, 08:32:43 am »
Right....I'm bored but not that bored.


Maybe you'll reconsider after a few drinks this evening?
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Re: What makes me crazy and annoyed..
« Reply #1921 on: March 24, 2019, 03:16:16 pm »
Unfortunately I've cut back.  Trying to lose weight.  Next projected drinking window is this coming Wednesday evening.  I'll let you know.
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Re: What makes me crazy and annoyed..
« Reply #1922 on: August 09, 2019, 04:51:59 am »
Have you ever come up on a vehicle in the right lane that you are steadily gaining on then go to pass at the speed your closing on them in the left lane and the aholes gradually speed up to match your speed and you're stuck in their blind spot?  I hate that. I don't think they are doing it on purpose but it drives me freakin bananas!   So then I gots to twist the throttle more and scare the s**t out of them with my loud pipes that save lives.  Idiots.  And it would be a Prius for God's sakes!  And no, it wasn't my wife driving hers.
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Re: What makes me crazy and annoyed..
« Reply #1923 on: August 09, 2019, 05:47:38 am »
Have you ever come up on a vehicle in the right lane that you are steadily gaining on then go to pass at the speed your closing on them in the left lane and the aholes gradually speed up to match your speed and you're stuck in their blind spot?  I hate that. I don't think they are doing it on purpose but it drives me freakin bananas! 

Close, it is usually- I pass and then they gradually accelerate and stay even with me or a little behind me, so I can't get back over without going much faster than I was before.  Other times they accelerate AFTER I pass them and then are right behind me in the right lane.

I think it is common because it is not intentional, it is they are being ultra passive and not attentive drivers.  They realize they are going too slow and speed up to be more reasonable, or they are not consciously driving at all and just match whatever is around them.  It is a bit strange, but expected.

When driving, car or bike, I usually pick a speed a want and maintain it. In the car, I am almost always using cruise control, unless it is heavy or very inconsistent traffic.

What makes me angry are the people who drive in the left lane, no faster than the people in the right lane, and do not move over when approached from behind.  Some of that is the "I don't give a damn about other people" and "I am going [what I think is the correct speed] and so I am going to enforce it on others".  Besides phone/distracted driving, ultra excessively aggressive driving, and not maintaining proper following distance, I think it is a major cause of road rage and accidents.
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Re: What makes me crazy and annoyed..
« Reply #1924 on: August 09, 2019, 10:50:21 am »
Have you ever come up on a vehicle in the right lane that you are steadily gaining on then go to pass at the speed your closing on them in the left lane and the aholes gradually speed up to match your speed and you're stuck in their blind spot?  I hate that. I don't think they are doing it on purpose but it drives me freakin bananas!   So then I gots to twist the throttle more and scare the s**t out of them with my loud pipes that save lives.  Idiots.  And it would be a Prius for God's sakes!  And no, it wasn't my wife driving hers.

Surely this would've been avoided if you had your high beams on.

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Re: What makes me crazy and annoyed..
« Reply #1925 on: August 09, 2019, 11:49:17 am »
LOL, you're right.
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Re: What makes me crazy and annoyed..
« Reply #1926 on: August 09, 2019, 01:57:51 pm »
Surely this would've been avoided if you had your high beams on.

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Re: What makes me crazy and annoyed..
« Reply #1927 on: August 09, 2019, 03:42:04 pm »
You guys deserve this..


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Re: What makes me crazy and annoyed..
« Reply #1928 on: January 31, 2020, 03:51:46 pm »

Red seems to be the new yellow... with traffic lights.   Some people really need a lesson, or drivers re-education.

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Re: What makes me crazy and annoyed..
« Reply #1929 on: February 01, 2020, 06:19:49 am »
Having to live in a country where half the population live in the past and thinks we can go back to the days of the Empire.

Having to live on a planet where 99% of the population are, from my point of view, DUMBASSES!  :banghead: :rotflmao:
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Re: What makes me crazy and annoyed..
« Reply #1930 on: February 01, 2020, 09:22:34 am »
Just to be sure I am following you, Brexit? And I assume you are opposed to the UK exiting the E.U.?

Just curious as I have no dog in that fight, though I think it will be interesting to watch as the trade situation unfolds.

Brian

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Having to live on a planet where 99% of the population are, from my point of view, DUMBASSES!  :banghead: :rotflmao:
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Re: What makes me crazy and annoyed..
« Reply #1931 on: February 01, 2020, 11:49:21 am »
Just to be sure I am following you, Brexit? And I assume you are opposed to the UK exiting the E.U.?
Yup, half the population of the UK seems to be tribal and want to "keep Britain pure" or some such braindead bullpoop.
Our press and politicians have convinced them that the EU is the cause of their problems.
Well, I guess now we will get to see what is what.
I'm betting heavily that nothing will change politicallly except for 10-20 years of economic turbulence.
The poli-slime will find someone else to blame and the gullible braindead will carry on believing their lies.
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Re: What makes me crazy and annoyed..
« Reply #1932 on: February 01, 2020, 05:10:53 pm »
Seems to be a growing problem everywhere. If someone has a different opinion or outlook on something or does not agree with another person then the hate and vitriolic rhetoric bubble to the surface causing dangerous division and permanently damaging societal relationships.
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Re: What makes me crazy and annoyed..
« Reply #1933 on: February 02, 2020, 03:33:06 pm »
Not sure I am following- are you saying you are opposed to Brexit?

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We have something similar going on here (US) although because we are independent, we cannot 'eject' or ignore any external group or organization. Instead, we are focused on the larger sources of foreign person influx directly. But the underlying situation, and the two political sides are just about identical if one takes a step or two back and looks at both countries, IMO of course.

As a non- involved outsider, I do find Brexit interesting because Britain will have to find new ways to integrate with the E.U. either as a whole or as individual countries. I do not know if it will be good or bad, and perhaps a bit of both, but the changes themselves, such as negotiating how Brits. may enter / exit an E.U. country (passport needed, etc.) will be interesting.

As to the political landscape, the same situation has become the norm. here also- there is virtually no 'middle' anymore, everyone has slammed hard left or hard right in regard to political matters. We cannot even see 'manners' or reasonable behavior in the rear view mirror anymore. It is not sufficient to disagree, and discussion is out of the question, everyone simply must hate the 'opposing force' as they say in war games. I find that I have been driven from a more moderate place to a much more hard-line stance without really having any choice. Though it is apparently in the opposite direction from you :-) Still, we can be moderate here and as always, have different views even being on the same 'side' due to being in different countries. So as I believe you would say: Cheers mate!

Brian

Yup, half the population of the UK seems to be tribal and want to "keep Britain pure" or some such braindead bullpoop.
Our press and politicians have convinced them that the EU is the cause of their problems.
Well, I guess now we will get to see what is what.
I'm betting heavily that nothing will change politicallly except for 10-20 years of economic turbulence.
The poli-slime will find someone else to blame and the gullible braindead will carry on believing their lies.
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Re: What makes me crazy and annoyed..
« Reply #1934 on: February 02, 2020, 03:39:37 pm »
Oh yeah Gary? Well you are wrong! Your position is wrong! Further, you are a hateful, intelligence impaired, and small individual, associating with others of the same type! You are the bane of all things American. And you are ugly too.... probably.

Is that the kind of thing you are talking about?  ;D ;)

But seriously, I agree- a few years ago a U.S. Representative from MA retired and said the reason he was leaving gov't service was because it was broken. When asked who was responsible for that, he said the American voters, further stating that we have elected more and more polarized politicians from each side, not allowing either party to have control of all facets of gov't, therefore dooming us to never ending political gridlock. I agree with what he said although I do not think it is all that bad of a thing for the gov't, especially in this time of radicalization and polar extremes, to be prevented from reaching their goals. So the bad news is that we basically cannot do much politically, the good news is that most things proposed in the first place are so extreme as to be hazardous anyway.

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Seems to be a growing problem everywhere. If someone has a different opinion or outlook on something or does not agree with another person then the hate and vitriolic rhetoric bubble to the surface causing dangerous division and permanently damaging societal relationships.
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