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Re: What's making you want to 'stack on a blue'?

Post by The Rickman » November 24, 2015, 6:46 am

I have no idea what you morons are crapping on about, but if I'm approaching a pedestrian crossing and a car stops when they clearly could've continued through without hitting me, I give them a wave of acknowledgement.

I have no idea where these scenarios of both the car and the person stopping to try to figure who goes first comes from that Nicko is rambling about.

Must be a Canberra thing
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Re: What's making you want to 'stack on a blue'?

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Re: What's making you want to 'stack on a blue'?

Post by -PJ- » November 24, 2015, 7:47 am

As a pedestrian I always stop/pause at a crossing before walking.

And I always wave/fist pump/bro punch the driver. It's an acknowledgement that the driver isn't a coke fuelled halfwit and has actually seen me.
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Re: What's making you want to 'stack on a blue'?

Post by greeneyed » November 24, 2015, 7:55 am

When I moved to Canberra from Brisbane, I was struck by how polite the drivers were to pedestrians. They would stop even if you were just approaching the crossing. In Brisbane cars didn't stop unless you were actually on the crossing, and maybe not then. You often used to have to wait until the street was clear of cars before you walked on the crossing.
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Re: What's making you want to 'stack on a blue'?

Post by The Rickman » November 24, 2015, 9:25 am

Rocky's the same as Canberra, GE. Most people will stop when you're approaching a crossing, even when they don't really need to.

If they stop when they don't need to, I acknowledge them with a wave. But then again, I'm not a total ****
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Re: What's making you want to 'stack on a blue'?

Post by Fuifui Bradbrad » November 24, 2015, 11:32 am

The Nickman wrote:I have no idea what you morons are crapping on about, but if I'm approaching a pedestrian crossing and a car stops when they clearly could've continued through without hitting me, I give them a wave of acknowledgement.

I have no idea where these scenarios of both the car and the person stopping to try to figure who goes first comes from that Nicko is rambling about.

Must be a Canberra thing
Oh this happens. More so around smaller places I've noticed. They're the worst. You stop for them. They stand there, staring at you. You think that they are being the nice ones and giving way to you so you go. But just as you start going, they start to walk. You stop, they stop. You go, they go.

It's a dangerous tango all because people don't just ******* walk across the pedestrian crossing
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Re: What's making you want to 'stack on a blue'?

Post by The Rickman » November 24, 2015, 11:58 am

Fuifui Bradbrad wrote:
The Nickman wrote:I have no idea what you morons are crapping on about, but if I'm approaching a pedestrian crossing and a car stops when they clearly could've continued through without hitting me, I give them a wave of acknowledgement.

I have no idea where these scenarios of both the car and the person stopping to try to figure who goes first comes from that Nicko is rambling about.

Must be a Canberra thing
Oh this happens. More so around smaller places I've noticed. They're the worst. You stop for them. They stand there, staring at you. You think that they are being the nice ones and giving way to you so you go. But just as you start going, they start to walk. You stop, they stop. You go, they go.

It's a dangerous tango all because people don't just ******* walk across the pedestrian crossing
That has honestly never happened to me, ever. Where the hell do you live??
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Re: What's making you want to 'stack on a blue'?

Post by T_R » November 24, 2015, 1:21 pm

I lived in Japan so long that i bow to drivers at pedestrian crossings out of sheet habit.
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Re: What's making you want to 'stack on a blue'?

Post by Thombre » November 24, 2015, 2:14 pm

Haha thats **** awesome TR. Fui give the rta a call and tell em your revoking your own licence you obviously shouldnt be allowed to have one
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Re: What's making you want to 'stack on a blue'?

Post by Dr Zaius » November 25, 2015, 8:36 am

Went to walk across a pedestrian crossing this morning. Thought to myself, what would Fui do. So I flipped them the bird. Man she had a mean right hook for an 80 year old.
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Re: What's making you want to 'stack on a blue'?

Post by Fuifui Bradbrad » November 25, 2015, 4:51 pm

Dr Zaius wrote:Went to walk across a pedestrian crossing this morning. Thought to myself, what would Fui do. So I flipped them the bird. Man she had a mean right hook for an 80 year old.
Haha I wouldn't flip the bird. It's funny though what I would have done though. CROSSED THE ROAD!

I know if I got collected by someone not stopping at a crossing it's not my fault. Might even get some cash out of it
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Re: What's making you want to 'stack on a blue'?

Post by Raidersrawesome » November 26, 2015, 6:41 am

Fuifui Bradbrad wrote:
Dr Zaius wrote:Went to walk across a pedestrian crossing this morning. Thought to myself, what would Fui do. So I flipped them the bird. Man she had a mean right hook for an 80 year old.
Haha I wouldn't flip the bird. It's funny though what I would have done though. CROSSED THE ROAD!

I know if I got collected by someone not stopping at a crossing it's not my fault. Might even get some cash out of it
Or your family would


I have similar arguments with my kids , when they tell me they would have been in the right , I always tell them thats good not sure how that helps you if you are dead or seriously injured.
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Re: What's making you want to 'stack on a blue'?

Post by The Rickman » November 26, 2015, 12:01 pm

Yeah, it's the most ridiculous defence ever. Enjoy your bagfuls of cash when you're never walking again.
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Re: What's making you want to 'stack on a blue'?

Post by Dr Zaius » November 26, 2015, 12:39 pm

Think of the pimped up wheelchair that you could buy with the cash though
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Re: What's making you want to 'stack on a blue'?

Post by dubby » November 26, 2015, 4:04 pm

The Nickman wrote:Yeah, it's the most ridiculous defence ever. Enjoy your bagfuls of cash when you're never walking again.

Like you after many bottles of makers mark?
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Re: What's making you want to 'stack on a blue'?

Post by Rusty Crowe » November 26, 2015, 4:36 pm

It's never an issue with me. I have a cow catcher on the front of my car and I tell my driver Vern to just run the mofos down

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Post by The Rickman » November 26, 2015, 4:51 pm

dubby wrote:
The Nickman wrote:Yeah, it's the most ridiculous defence ever. Enjoy your bagfuls of cash when you're never walking again.
Like you after many bottles of makers mark?
Hey!! I can still walk after a bottle of Maker's Mark!

I might be a horrible prick and be tempted to peg a bag of cheeseburgers at Zippy's head, but I can still walk!
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Post by dubby » November 26, 2015, 4:55 pm

You? Horrible?
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Re: What's making you want to 'stack on a blue'?

Post by Cranky Old Man » January 14, 2016, 12:43 pm

This morning, stopped at the lights after just missing the yellow, waited until green and as soon as I started to move BANG. Lady in ginormous 4X4 straight up my backside. Her defence was that I should have moved quicker so she didn't have to brake.
I told her to get a car she was capable of driving, then rent a brain to go with it. She said there is no need to be rude.

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Post by The Rickman » January 14, 2016, 1:39 pm

Hahahaha 4WDs are so much more likely to cause an accident, yet people drive them because they want to feel SAFE??

Does not compute
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Re: What's making you want to 'stack on a blue'?

Post by simo » January 14, 2016, 1:47 pm

"They" feel safe.
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Post by -TW- » January 14, 2016, 1:53 pm

Cranky Old Man wrote:This morning, stopped at the lights after just missing the yellow, waited until green and as soon as I started to move BANG. Lady in ginormous 4X4 straight up my backside. Her defence was that I should have moved quicker so she didn't have to brake.
I told her to get a car she was capable of driving, then rent a brain to go with it. She said there is no need to be rude.
The **** kind of excuse is that?

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Re: What's making you want to 'stack on a blue'?

Post by Fuifui Bradbrad » March 18, 2016, 9:29 pm

Does anyone else find it weird when a teenager calls you "Darl"?

Went through Maccas drive through this afternoon, the girl at the counter tells me "That's $20 Darl" I cringed.

My advice - People under the age of 40 should not address anyone as Darl
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Re: What's making you want to 'stack on a blue'?

Post by -TW- » March 18, 2016, 9:32 pm

I think the bigger issue is you spent $20 on maccas

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Post by Fuifui Bradbrad » March 18, 2016, 9:34 pm

Lenny Leonard wrote:I think the bigger issue is you spent $20 on maccas
It was for me and Mrs Fui, not all for myself
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Re: What's making you want to 'stack on a blue'?

Post by The Rickman » March 18, 2016, 9:36 pm

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Post by Raidersrawesome » March 18, 2016, 9:36 pm

Maccas isnt the cheap meal it used to be.
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Post by The Rickman » March 18, 2016, 9:41 pm

Doesn't mean he's not a pig
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Post by The Rickman » March 18, 2016, 9:42 pm

Hang on, wait... are you now apologising for people eating maccas??
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Re: What's making you want to 'stack on a blue'?

Post by Dr Zaius » March 18, 2016, 9:48 pm

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Post by Raidersrawesome » March 18, 2016, 9:57 pm

The Nickman wrote:Hang on, wait... are you now apologising for people eating maccas??
I really think you need to look up the definition of apologising. You seem to be confused on the matter too many times.

Now this is an apology. Im sorry you are confused on the matter
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Post by -TW- » March 18, 2016, 10:02 pm

Bloody apologists

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Post by Professor » March 18, 2016, 10:11 pm

Fuifui Bradbrad wrote:Does anyone else find it weird when a teenager calls you "Darl"?

Went through Maccas drive through this afternoon, the girl at the counter tells me "That's $20 Darl" I cringed.

My advice - People under the age of 40 should not address anyone as Darl
It's official - we in this country will whinge about anything and everything. She could have called you ****, ****, ****, ****, **** or even ****, but she called you darl, and you've taken offence?

I mean, really. That's done me.

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Re: What's making you want to 'stack on a blue'?

Post by bonehead » March 18, 2016, 10:18 pm

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Re: What's making you want to 'stack on a blue'?

Post by Dr Zaius » March 18, 2016, 10:21 pm

Next he'll be complaining about pedestrians thanking him for stopping his car at a crossing.
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