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Old 06-19-2011, 01:19 AM   #21
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The thing that pisses me off is how some people just have to be in front of you regardless of road conditions, traffic, stop lights anything. Just today I'm at a light next to an old dude in a plain jane camry. It's just us two, two lane secondary road rarely patrolled so I wanted to test a theory. Speed limit is 40. Light goes green and I pull out maybe 3-4 cars on him and stabilize at 60. Do you know this dude does everything in his power to catch and pass me. I'm like really??!!! 25 - 30 over the limit on a back road is normal for him? That **** blew my mind.
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I just drive around all the other cars. Technically "weaving in traffic" because sometimes I change lanes like every 3 seconds. But the other drivers are like static objects. I use my turn signals and all and don't cut people off.

What makes my blood boil is several cars driving at exact same speed next to each other, effectively forming a wall and denying any attempt to pass. That's when it's tailgating time. I can outbrake anything anyways...
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I live my life a quarter mile at a time...
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I live my life a quarter mile at a time...
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The thing that pisses me off is how some people just have to be in front of you regardless of road conditions, traffic, stop lights anything. Just today I'm at a light next to an old dude in a plain jane camry. It's just us two, two lane secondary road rarely patrolled so I wanted to test a theory. Speed limit is 40. Light goes green and I pull out maybe 3-4 cars on him and stabilize at 60. Do you know this dude does everything in his power to catch and pass me. I'm like really??!!! 25 - 30 over the limit on a back road is normal for him? That **** blew my mind.
Thats how ppl drive here too, its amazing... Some times you can tell the ppl, and its like a game to get them to do 70 in a 50 zone, dumb i know... but it pisses me off...

I recently got a ticket for 75 in a 35 in my focus because an assclown in a black tahoe was tailgating the **** out of me on my way to work (rare, I never do that kinda thing and happened to catch a cop this one time)
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Old 06-19-2011, 11:37 PM   #26
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on the street I'm very safe, don't speed too bad, and never push it on corners.

On the track it's different. Today I was going through a 100mph+ series of corners with huge bumps, watching cars bounce of line so I could pass them and take the inside, cambered line and I thought "holy **** this looks a lot more dangerous than it is". There's a 110mph kink where the back end skates, yeah...totally horrifying.
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Old 06-19-2011, 11:46 PM   #27
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I sit in the miata, play with the shifter and make vroom vroom noises. About the quickest movement it's made in about 6 months is when I drove the truck forward quickly to get the miata off the tow dolly.
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Old 06-19-2011, 11:47 PM   #28
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I'm N/A

I just drive around all the other cars. Technically "weaving in traffic" because sometimes I change lanes like every 3 seconds. But the other drivers are like static objects. I use my turn signals and all and don't cut people off.

What makes my blood boil is several cars driving at exact same speed next to each other, effectively forming a wall and denying any attempt to pass. That's when it's tailgating time. I can outbrake anything anyways...
Im actually identical to this. Having said that I dont speed a lot. probably a few clicks over everywhere. As and fast as I want past any ******* drivers.

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I've backed off a lot ever since my 8 yo son took to show and tell at school the story how dad got around that camry doing a burnout.

I'm getting too old to get away with it :(
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I've backed off a lot ever since my 8 yo son took to show and tell at school the story how dad got around that camry doing a burnout.

I'm getting too old to get away with it :(
Reminded me of this move from way back when:
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I think he might have still had the 2554r?


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I had lunch with a friend yesterday in SLO, and as I was pulling out of the parking lot I came to a fork in the lot. The little white Civic started to slow a little, so I accelerated lightly to get in front.

As I made a right onto the road, I heard a horn honk, and when I look in my mirror the passenger in the car behind me is hanging out of his window yelling obscenities. My friend yells back "What the ****?" because we have no ******' idea what this guy wants.

While I'm staring at him through the rear view mirror with the biggest "wtf" look on my face, he throws his door open (in traffic) and gets out of his car.

I have a car about 3ft in front of my nose, and once he threw the door open I decided I no longer wanted to be a participant in the situation.

As far as what happened next, I'll let the photo speak for itself.

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Old 06-20-2011, 09:24 AM   #31
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I like to drive a little faster than traffic on multi-lane roads because I feel more in control when I can choose who is around me and where I can change lanes. I'm not talking like 20mph faster, but I generally do 10-15mph over. I also do not tolerate people blocking or riding side by side, and I loathe the ******* that will ride up a turn/center lane to avoid a line of traffic and then cut in at the last second...they are enemy #1. Oh and I HATE cab drivers. I always use my blinkers.
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DD the car. Granny back and forth to work.
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I drive calmly for the most.
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Another thing I can't stand is people doing +20 over in residential areas. Man if someone hits my kids while driving like an a hole, I hope temporary insanity plea still works.
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Another thing I can't stand is people doing +20 over in residential areas. Man if someone hits my kids while driving like an a hole, I hope temporary insanity plea still works.
yeah a ******* hit my two nieces doing 67 in a 25. killed them both.
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An *******, while driving 67mph in a 25mph zone, hit and killed my two nieces.
I really do hate residential zone speeders. I see very careless drivers out there, and I drive very defensively when I'm in the miata.
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yeah a ******* hit my two nieces doing 67 in a 25. killed them both.
WOW!

I don't even know what to say. I'd have literally beat him to a bloody pulp.
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WOW!

I don't even know what to say. I'd have literally beat him to a bloody pulp.
He gets to think about it for the next 20 years. He is a low life scum.
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That's awful, Patrick.

+1 on residential speeding.
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yeah a ******* hit my two nieces doing 67 in a 25. killed them both.
Sorry to hear that man. I have a bunch of young nieces and nephews myself and have always worried about them for this same reason. The neighborhood my brothers both live in just expanded and they added a huge development at the end of the old road. All the new people that moved in speed up and down what used to be a quiet and safe road (my parents live there as well, I grew up on this road) is now full of ******** and reckless kids.

When I'm trying to pull in the driveway if someone is rushing up behind me, literally trying to "push" me out of the way, I just slow down to a halt and open the door and stare at them as they drive by looking at me like I'm the ********. The best part is when I'm outside washing the car. If I see someone flying up the road I spray the water at them, well before they get to me I might add, so they can see that I'm doing it. Its not like I sneak a shot at the last second or anything. I actually want them to stop so I can tell them to **** off.

I have a bad temper regardless, and when it comes to driving its just inflated x100 when it kicks in. Which it doesn't take much to get it to kick in either.

If I'm well enough off in my later years, I'd actually like to have something to do with the driving laws of this country. Not sure in what aspect yet, but I have a few ideas.
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