From: Harry Bloomfield on
After serious thinking Bod wrote :
> Ray Keattch wrote:
>> Harry Bloomfield wrote:
>>> Bod wrote :
>>>> If you're paying proper attention, you should anticipate the necessity to
>>>> use an arm signal.
>>>> It only takes seconds to lower your window prior to any signal.
>>> Oh, no it doesn't - my window is always open at built up area speeds,
>>> simply so I make better use of my ears.
>> I find this hard to believe.
>> -- MrBitsy
> >
> >
> I would imagine it's extremely dangerous when the rain is blowing hard into
> your face. Not only will you and your car get soaked, but the steering wheel
> will get very slippery, not a very sensible thing to do, IMO.

I don't get wet. It doesn't actually rain as often as most people
suspect and you are fully enclosed on all but one side, so the wind
really has to be blowing hard and from the side with the open window,
before it gets in.

I have always driven with the windows open.

Harry (M1BYT) (L)

From: Harry Bloomfield on
After serious thinking Silk wrote :
> Nothing would surprise me with Harry. He has to keep the window down so he
> can shout instructions to the man in front with the red flag.

He would have to be very quick on his feet :-)

Harry (M1BYT) (L)

From: Silk on
On 08/12/2009 17:07, Harry Bloomfield wrote:

> I don't get wet.

Drips just get bigger.
From: Adrian on
"Martin" <me(a)> gurgled happily, sounding much like they were

> Likewise. The only times I ever open my car windows (briefly) are:
> - to see out of them if there are misted up and the heater hasn't yet
> demisted them
> - on a very hot day when I get into the car until I turn the
> air-conditioning on

You are aware that the aircon will demist them far more quickly than the
From: Harry Bloomfield on
Martin pretended :
> Routinely driving with the windows open is not something I've ever
> contemplated doing. At this time of year, it's f**king freezing, especially
> with the wind-chill of air blowing in. And rain *does* blow in, especially if
> there's a strong side-wind. Maybe Harry lives on a planet with different laws
> of physics.

You soft buggers! I'm still in shirt sleeves most of the time.

Harry (M1BYT) (L)

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