Things you've always wanted to know......

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Re: Things you've always wanted to know......

Postby hammerdivone on Fri Jul 28, 2017 4:27 pm

I've seen cars flashed on M25 when doing over 90 by the gantry cameras even when no speed limits have been showing, and I was cruising at 85 hence knowing they were doing 90+
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Re: Things you've always wanted to know......

Postby davids cross on Fri Jul 28, 2017 4:45 pm

I am currently on 6 penalty points.

Two offences in 18 months............both 38mph, in a 30mph zone.

I am currently driving around like Brian the Snail in the Magic Roundabout.

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Re: Things you've always wanted to know......

Postby hammerdivone on Fri Jul 28, 2017 5:33 pm

dc's recent birthday cake

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Re: Things you've always wanted to know......

Postby RichieRiv on Fri Jul 28, 2017 8:26 pm

hammerdivone wrote:I've seen cars flashed on M25 when doing over 90 by the gantry cameras even when no speed limits have been showing, and I was cruising at 85 hence knowing they were doing 90+


I think it's a bit hit and miss. I've been with friends on xmas day night booting round the southern part of the M25 (A3 anti-clockwise at 95+) and no flashes.

What does wind me up is when they slow traffic down on a variable limit - 60...50...40 etc. For nothing.
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Re: Things you've always wanted to know......

Postby sendô on Sat Jul 29, 2017 11:21 am

It seems like nothing but they're actually trying to ease congestion by making you approach the traffic jam ahead more slowly.
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Re: Things you've always wanted to know......

Postby ageing hammer on Sat Jul 29, 2017 1:48 pm

This is the snug so it's ok right?

Where someone is having an orgasm where did the expression " I'm coming " originate from. :eh:
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Re: Things you've always wanted to know......

Postby ageing hammer on Sat Jul 29, 2017 1:51 pm

I just googled it and apparently in Japan they say "I'm Going" :D
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Re: Things you've always wanted to know......

Postby vietnammer on Sat Jul 29, 2017 3:25 pm

So how do you know if you're coming or going?
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Re: Things you've always wanted to know......

Postby hammerdivone on Sat Jul 29, 2017 4:31 pm

vietnammer wrote:So how do you know if you're coming or going?


No idea, but I sure know where I've been
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Re: Things you've always wanted to know......

Postby Rocketron on Sat Jul 29, 2017 5:56 pm

vietnammer wrote:So how do you know if you're coming or going?

Spunk's white, piss is yellow.
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Re: Things you've always wanted to know......

Postby RichieRiv on Sat Jul 29, 2017 8:21 pm

sendô wrote:It seems like nothing but they're actually trying to ease congestion by making you approach the traffic jam ahead more slowly.


That's fine, but why at 8.30pm on a Friday night, very light traffic and no actual jam at the end of it?
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Re: Things you've always wanted to know......

Postby sendô on Mon Jul 31, 2017 11:09 am

That's either a) because the traffic calming measures have worked, and the jam has been relieved, or b) they're just targetting you on purpose.

Probably b.
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Re: Things you've always wanted to know......

Postby somerset-hammer on Mon Jul 31, 2017 11:15 am

Ive just started snoring at night (apparently)

What happens within your body for this just to start out of nowhere? why do we snore?
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Re: Things you've always wanted to know......

Postby Monkeybubbles on Mon Jul 31, 2017 11:47 am

somerset-hammer wrote:Ive just started snoring at night (apparently)

What happens within your body for this just to start out of nowhere? why do we snore?


I've lost a bit of weight in the last few months and my snoring has stopped. I can't imagine why yours has started 8-)
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Re: Things you've always wanted to know......

Postby somerset-hammer on Mon Jul 31, 2017 12:56 pm

Monkeybubbles wrote:
I've lost a bit of weight in the last few months and my snoring has stopped. I can't imagine why yours has started


Noted.. :oops:
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Re: Things you've always wanted to know......

Postby screech on Mon Aug 07, 2017 8:24 am

a weird one, when a cat hisses it means it's angry and warning others away from it, so in cat language(????)
a hiss is a warning and must sound bad to other cats as they know what it means.
when i spray deodorant my cat absolutely shats itself and runs a mile,
my question is........ what is the deodorant spray saying to my cat :lol:
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Re: Things you've always wanted to know......

Postby view from the shires on Mon Aug 07, 2017 3:55 pm

sendô wrote:That's either a) because the traffic calming measures have worked, and the jam has been relieved, or b) they're just targetting you on purpose.

Probably b.

Definitely not a. See gcro's previous post about the concertina/ shockwave effect.

The original theory was based on one vehicle slowing by 10mph causing traffic to come to a complete standstill I think.

The only way to reduce congestion is to abolish speed limits. Faster driving means shorter journeys. Ergo less vehicles on the road :D
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Re: Things you've always wanted to know......

Postby pablo jaye on Mon Aug 07, 2017 7:38 pm

.... why are there often a number of blank pages at the end of books - in this case they are paperbacks.
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Re: Things you've always wanted to know......

Postby Greatest Cockney Rip Off on Mon Aug 07, 2017 8:39 pm

pablo jaye wrote:.... why are there often a number of blank pages at the end of books - in this case they are paperbacks.


When I wrote my book, the publishers said that they'd probably have to insert blank pages due to the page numbering. Apparently it's bad practice to start chapters on even numbered pages. Don't know how true that is, but that's what they did.
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Re: Things you've always wanted to know......

Postby DasNutNock on Mon Aug 07, 2017 8:40 pm

pablo jaye wrote:.... why are there often a number of blank pages at the end of books - in this case they are paperbacks.


If they're school textbooks, it's to allow space for lots of knobs to be drawn, as well as slogans along the lines of "Philosphical Dan is a c*nt".
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