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Old 07-15-2011, 05:07 AM   #331 (permalink)
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Old 07-15-2011, 03:30 PM   #332 (permalink)
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That reminds me of another daily annoyance - banksters, and the fraudsters who rate them.
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Old 07-15-2011, 04:23 PM   #333 (permalink)
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+1, and also add politicians please.
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Old 07-23-2011, 04:46 PM   #334 (permalink)
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Old 07-23-2011, 08:05 PM   #335 (permalink)
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It annoys me when I see Shell sponsor a 'future car' race for fuel efficiency and has cars such as this classified as a " car ".

Am I the only one that see's a joke behind this ?? It looks like a rolling condom !




It doesn't surprise me though. After all, they wouldn't want anyone to look at electric and highly fuel efficient cars as truly practical !
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Old 07-24-2011, 12:03 PM   #336 (permalink)
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Daily annoyances

Stop lights that are automated to cycle on and off,even though no car trips them. It drives me mad to go threw those fuel eating lights.
We have 2 4-way stop signs in a row followed by that nasty traffic light that has me sitting waiting for the imaginary cars to flow past..
needless to say I take the longer low road home and keep my momentum going. Thats my daily annoyance .
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Stop lights that are automated to cycle on and off,even though no car trips them. It drives me mad to go threw those fuel eating lights.
Mine is traffic lights that aren't automated, but have sensors that detect only large, heavy, mostly steel cars, but not motorcycles or aluminum-bodied cars like my Insight - to say nothing of bicycles :-(
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Mine is traffic lights that aren't automated, but have sensors that detect only large, heavy, mostly steel cars, but not motorcycles or aluminum-bodied cars like my Insight - to say nothing of bicycles :-(


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There is also an instructable on how to make one yourself, but I'm having trouble finding it.
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Mine is traffic lights that aren't automated, but have sensors that detect only large, heavy, mostly steel cars, but not motorcycles or aluminum-bodied cars like my Insight - to say nothing of bicycles :-(
I have a written complaint in about my local park & ride where the lights are triggered by birds, insects, the wind, ghosts...
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Am I the only one that see's a joke behind this ?? It looks like a rolling condom !
Yes, it's you.
We all see a well shaped, highly efficient vehicle.


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