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From: gpsman on 22 Jan 2010 12:57
On Jan 22, 9:52 am, Scott in SoCal <scottenazt...(a)yahoo.com> wrote:
> Last time on rec.autos.driving, "Daniel W. Rouse Jr."
> <dwrous...(a)nethere.comNOSPAM> said:
> >"Scott in SoCal" <scottenazt...(a)yahoo.com> wrote
> >> Rains brings out the driving worms, too. Like the nightcrawler in the
> >> black Chrypsler 300C who drove 30 MPH in a 60 MPH zone (with me pinned
> >> behind by faster traffic streaming past on the left).
> >With the amount of drenching rain flooding the sides of the streets at a
> >minimum, it's likely that 30 was actually a speed that was fully compliant
> >with the California Basic Speed Law
> Amazing observation for someone who wasn't even there.
> Since you're so clairvoyant, how many fingers am I holding up right
At least 100% more than represent your capacity for embarrassment,
> The MFFY Litmus Test:
> If your maneuver forces another driver to alter course or speed,
> what you did was probably MFFY.
Is it safe to assume "maneuver" does not include velocity in excess of
the limit that delays other motorists moving across or into your path
and the lack of reference to traffic code is deliberate...?
From: gpsman on 22 Jan 2010 13:09
On Jan 22, 9:48 am, Harry K <turnkey4...(a)hotmail.com> wrote:
> On snow/ice pack I
> will drive 35-40 if traffic will let me. Rarely does it do so. Have
> to be up around 50 at least to keep out of the way.
You don't mean to say you operate in adverse conditions according to
the judgment of strangers...?!
From: gpsman on 24 Jan 2010 14:53
On Jan 24, 10:28 am, Harry K <turnkey4...(a)hotmail.com> wrote:
> On Jan 23, 11:49 pm, gpsman <gps...(a)driversmail.com> wrote:
> > > Any more moronic comments?
> > I don't think I can top "I drive faster than I feel is prudent for
> > conditions because I imagine my neighbors might get mad at me".
> > Please correct me if I have misinterpreted.
> Try living in a very insular, small community.
Would any of the tightly-knit communities of South Lebanon,
Fayetteville and Miamiville Ohio, or Whitehall and Red Lodge Montana,
or Haleiwa Hawaii meet your approval...?