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« on: 13/08/2007 19:51:58 »
Here's my contribution for today.

Drivers who pick their noses in traffic jams.

There must be millions of them because every time I'm stuck in a traffic jam you can guarantee that the driver next to me will have his finger rammed up his nostril.

But the worst thing is that I can't help myself continually snatching quick peeks. It's not that I have a morbid fascination with the contents of other people's noses, nor do I have a fetish about nose-picking. No, what I want to know is what do they do with the bogies (boogers in the USA)?

Do they wipe them on the seat? On the floor? Flick them out of the window? Eat them? I just have to know! That's what irks me most about them; the fact that I have this overwhelming inquisitiveness about their method of disposal. Tut at them and TUT! at me!!  [:(!]
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« Reply #1 on: 13/08/2007 20:16:09 »
I eat mine !!...yummy !! Nasal Nutritional Biomatter !!


I hate it when peeps don't thank you for letting them go when you give way to them....and I hate it when peeps don't indicate when they drive round a round-a-bout !!
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« Reply #2 on: 13/08/2007 20:30:18 »
i cant stand little kids in traffic jams. when you get beside a car with kids they always end up doing some delinquent act just to tick the guy next to them off
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« Reply #3 on: 13/08/2007 20:40:39 »
Neil Neil Neil..What are you like in life? LoL.

Traffic Jams eh? Can't say I've been in one. The biggest might have been 5 cars? LoL.

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« Reply #4 on: 13/08/2007 21:37:57 »
i rember some kindergardener gave me the finger in a traffic jam in detroit
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« Reply #5 on: 13/08/2007 21:42:34 »
What were you doing in Detroit?! LoL. Little kids..

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« Reply #6 on: 13/08/2007 22:11:09 »
i cant stand little kids in traffic jams. when you get beside a car with kids they always end up doing some delinquent act just to tick the guy next to them off

I just can't stand kids  [:(!]
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« Reply #7 on: 13/08/2007 22:17:33 »
My kids are going to be perfect. LoL. When I have them in 20 years. LoL.

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« Reply #8 on: 13/08/2007 23:35:33 »
I have seen them eaten wiped on the window, on shirts and politely blown and picked with kleenex's.Flipped out windows rolled in fingers at steering wheel.. I have seen tons of crazy things! LOL

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« Reply #9 on: 13/08/2007 23:40:35 »
I have seen them eaten wiped on the window, on shirts and politely blown and picked with kleenex's.Flipped out windows rolled in fingers at steering wheel.. I have seen tons of crazy things! LOL

Karen you have to much time to see what everyone is doing with their snot. LoL.

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« Reply #10 on: 13/08/2007 23:46:39 »
Yeah it stinks to sit at road construction spots having to watch everyone and their mother! lol

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« Reply #11 on: 13/08/2007 23:49:49 »
I wouldn't know that feeling. LoL.

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« Reply #12 on: 14/08/2007 00:02:17 »
LOL! They are always tearing a road up going to town. LOL

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« Reply #13 on: 14/08/2007 00:04:37 »
Our local council is on a gravel-surfacing kick at the moment. 10mph or 20mph limits all over the place.  [:(!]
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« Reply #14 on: 14/08/2007 00:08:19 »
That'd have to totally stink Doc! Good thing I don't drive. How old do you have to be to drive over there?

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« Reply #15 on: 14/08/2007 00:09:00 »
Thats what they are doing here basicly, resurfacing... It is so aggitating.. I don't go out that much and when I do I don't want to sit in a line of traffic behind a flagman!

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« Reply #16 on: 14/08/2007 02:00:40 »
What were you doing in Detroit?! LoL. Little kids..
visiting my grandparents
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« Reply #17 on: 14/08/2007 07:52:32 »
That'd have to totally stink Doc! Good thing I don't drive. How old do you have to be to drive over there?

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« Reply #18 on: 14/08/2007 07:55:20 »
15 and 1/2 or 16 I think kadie said for Ohio!

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« Reply #19 on: 14/08/2007 07:58:46 »
15 and 1/2 or 16 I think kadie said for Ohio!

That's far too young. I think the age limit should be 30. Young drivers blah blah rhubarb harrrumph   [:(!]
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« Reply #20 on: 14/08/2007 08:03:58 »
I agree to a point.. but was actually happy to have my kids drive. My older boy, I told no license until he was 18 as he had demonstrated so little regard for responsibility  for his own life that I made him wait. I am glad I did and am proud of him for changing his utterly careless attitude and becoming a more responsible person.. It may have been Harsh but he understood and never went against the decision.

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« Reply #21 on: 14/08/2007 08:11:52 »
Well, it's not easy to drive when your ears are nailed to the wall of the house  [:D]
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« Reply #22 on: 14/08/2007 09:08:19 »
That's far too young. I think the age limit should be 30. Young drivers blah blah rhubarb harrrumph   [:(!]

Agreed, and BTW Eth - are you a TOG?

And there sould be a re-test when you get to 60......

I get tired of sitting behind people who dodder about, can barely see over the wheel, and do about 30,000 revs while they reverse, slipping the clutch like a wet seal on a banana skin.

I also dislike the fact that you still have to drive at 40 mph on a 6 lane motorway at 3 am, when there's noone else around, for example, the last time I went around Heathrow. And of course, the whole thing was monitored by countless cameras. My next car will be the Johnny English Aston and fire rocket launchers at Speed cameras.
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« Reply #23 on: 14/08/2007 09:35:43 »
Well, it's not easy to drive when your ears are nailed to the wall of the house  [:D]

No It's not.. LOL and They were! LOL

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« Reply #24 on: 14/08/2007 10:03:30 »
TOG? Tetchy Old Git? Oh yes!

I know what you mean about 40mph on a 6-lane motorway. When I drove to Kent a couple of weeks ago I went round that section and they had the variable speed limits in force due to fog. Fog? Eh? It was a nice, clear day!

On the way back, further round the M25 (Reigate way, I think) the speed limits were in force again (50mph). No reason given that time and it went on for at least 5 miles.
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« Reply #25 on: 14/08/2007 14:34:13 »
What were you doing in Detroit?! LoL. Little kids..
visiting my grandparents


Wow they live far from you

That'd have to totally stink Doc! Good thing I don't drive. How old do you have to be to drive over there?

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OMG wow they are talking about doing that hear. I'm ready to drive. I've done it :P and I'm not stupid like all the other people's are.

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« Reply #26 on: 14/08/2007 15:01:40 »
Eh, i usually just read books during jams. 

Speakin o' jams..

I hate it when my superlaser jams because one of the maintenance got lazy! I was this close..this close to hitting him spot on. But noooooo. "System faliure, some schmuck didn't do his/her job" the computer says, drats. Now it's down for a week..
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« Reply #27 on: 14/08/2007 15:06:28 »
Say what now?

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« Reply #28 on: 14/08/2007 15:30:31 »
My..

Super...

Laser...

Jammed...

stupid...
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« Reply #29 on: 14/08/2007 15:31:57 »
You not got my stupid laser thingy. LoL. I'm sorry I get a 4.0. LoL.

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« Reply #30 on: 14/08/2007 19:00:05 »
What?
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« Reply #31 on: 14/08/2007 19:50:18 »
Three of my kids are like...well sick !!...today is the first day they've felt alive...so..what do they insist on doing ?...going in the garden !!..The Atlantic Ocean is dryer than my garden !! and it's pouring down !!

I am soaked but we all had fun...YAYYYYYYYYYYYY !!

erhmmm....the ' whinge ' factor manifests itself is that my youngest walked across the kitchen without taking his shoes off !!

Hell Hath No Fury like a wifey pissed off about a dirty kitchen floor !!

Hey !!...I just invented a new Reality Tv program called Whinge Factor !!
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« Reply #32 on: 14/08/2007 20:16:09 »
What?

Sorry. You ain't got no stupid laser thingy.

HAHA have fun with them Neil!

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« Reply #33 on: 14/08/2007 20:21:07 »
Three of my kids are like...well sick !!...today is the first day they've felt alive...so..what do they insist on doing ?...going in the garden !!..The Atlantic Ocean is dryer than my garden !! and it's pouring down !!

I am soaked but we all had fun...YAYYYYYYYYYYYY !!

erhmmm....the ' whinge ' factor manifests itself is that my youngest walked across the kitchen without taking his shoes of !!

Hell Hath No Fury like a wifey pissed off about a dirty kitchen floor !!

Hey !!...I just invented a new Reality Tv program called Whinge Factor !!

I am sorry they have been so sick.. And am glad you went out and played in the yard with them.. Kids and GRUMPS need fresh air and get stir crazy without it.. Sometimes it helps to sleep.. A little light therapy to create some good brain sleepy time chemicals!

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