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Old 04-17-2006, 04:08 AM   #11
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Yeah, I agree, but in my own opinions...

1. if you are gonna pass me on a two-way road, it had beeter be for a better reason than you have big truck with big engine...no doesn't slide with me...you pass me, I speed up...you WILL get back behind me.

2. If I am coming onto the freeway, be courteous, move over, and then move back, don't speed up or slow down.

3. If the sign says "No Right on Red", that pretty much means....no right on red mothaf*ckah! Don't honk at me, throw up your hands, or get outa your car, and you come up to my window, you had better be prepared for an english lesson.

4. Yield...it does not mean stop. It means slow down, look and stop if nessicary. ESPECIALLY if it has to do with right-of-way at a intersecting fork to an onramp. No, do not try to beat me and act as if im not there, I will eventually get on the freeway and get right back in front of you...

You know that coin idea is not a bad idea for those A$$ES with the dang brights.
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if im going 5 mph over the speed limit and you want to go 20, grow up. its not my damn fault and im not obligated to help you break the law. same goes if youre weaving in and out of traffic. im not obligated to help you endanger the lives of everyone driving around you. i will, i repeat, I WILL cut you off and drive in front of you going only 5 mph over the speed limit. there is nothing you cant wait for another 2 minutes to get to. unless your wife is in labor, slow the f- down. i will not let you endanger the lives of everyone else because your stupid A$$ doesnt realise that driving that way isnt safe. shoot me if you want.
you can wait for me to finish passing the guy I'm going by then when I'm in the other lane you can pass us both.
Exactly. Funny store here, about 2-3 weeks ago I was going from MI to OH. I was in a little bit of a hurry so I was going 82. (limit is 70) I rarely ever go that fast but I was kinda late. So I am passing a car and this Dodge Ram comes up behind me hauling *** and is literally 3 feet from my bumper, keep in mind I am going 82mph. So instead of just passing that one car like I was going to, I first pressed the decel button on the cruise about 5 times, then passed about 10 cars, then when I got next to a semi I proceeded to press the decel button about 7 more times. After driving next to the semi for ~2 minutes I slowly pulled in front of it. The Ram proceeded to fly past me going 90+ mph only for me to see the trailer on the back with a CAR on it! ******* insane moron! Yes, I was being an ***, but I was going 12 over and he felt the need to tailgate me WHILE TOWING A CAR!

But typically I drive ~5-7mph over and if you aren't past me by the time I need to get over and pass the guy in front of me, then you can bet your *** I will pull out in front of you and pass him without speeding up for you. No need for me to cancel my cruise control just because you don't want to have to wait for me since I'm only going 5 over.

People on on-ramps **** me the hell off. The idea of the on-ramp is to accelerate to highway speeds. Not be going 45 and try to merge into traffic, THAT DOES NOT WORK! How hard is it to press the gas down? It even pisses me off more when switching from one interstate to another when there is not even a reason to slow down at all and they go like 35...WTF??? I don't even turn my cruise off for those things and the jackass in front of me feels the need to go half the speed limit. Then they wonder why I drop my car down into first and pass them at the end of the ramp so I don't get run over. Same thing for the off-ramps. Slow down on the off ramp not on the freeway, thats why its there. If they wanted you to slow down on the freeway then there wouldn't be an offramp, just an intersection there.

I totally agree with the Cell phones as well. I can ALWAYS tell who is on their damn cell phone. It pisses me off because they can't maintain one speed, they pass me like 10 times even though I'm going the same speed the whole time, they can't stay in one lane, its just stupid. If I need to talk on my phone while I am driving, I make the call as short as possible, because I honestly feel that I am paying nowhere near as much attention to the road when i am on the phone, even when I have it on speakerphone or when I'm using my hands free.

And I also like to the do the brake check on tailgaters. I've done it a few times and I don't understand why people don't back the **** off. You are not getting anywhere faster by tailgating me. In fact, I will probably slow down and you actually are now getting their slower because you have no patience. I could understand if I were driving slow, but when I'm going at or over the limit, tailgating is a little rediculous.

Maybe I just drive too much and so it gets to me. But I seriously wonder how some people ever even get their drivers licences. The stuff I have seen amazes me.
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if im going 5 mph over the speed limit and you want to go 20, grow up. its not my damn fault and im not obligated to help you break the law. same goes if youre weaving in and out of traffic. im not obligated to help you endanger the lives of everyone driving around you. i will, i repeat, I WILL cut you off and drive in front of you going only 5 mph over the speed limit. there is nothing you cant wait for another 2 minutes to get to. unless your wife is in labor, slow the f- down. i will not let you endanger the lives of everyone else because your stupid A$$ doesnt realise that driving that way isnt safe. shoot me if you want.
you can wait for me to finish passing the guy I'm going by then when I'm in the other lane you can pass us both.
Exactly. Funny store here, about 2-3 weeks ago I was going from MI to OH. I was in a little bit of a hurry so I was going 82. (limit is 70) I rarely ever go that fast but I was kinda late. So I am passing a car and this Dodge Ram comes up behind me hauling A$$ and is literally 3 feet from my bumper, keep in mind I am going 82mph. So instead of just passing that one car like I was going to, I first pressed the decel button on the cruise about 5 times, then passed about 10 cars, then when I got next to a semi I proceeded to press the decel button about 7 more times. After driving next to the semi for ~2 minutes I slowly pulled in front of it. The Ram proceeded to fly past me going 90+ mph only for me to see the trailer on the back with a CAR on it! f*** insane moron! Yes, I was being an A$$, but I was going 12 over and he felt the need to tailgate me WHILE TOWING A CAR!

But typically I drive ~5-7mph over and if you aren't past me by the time I need to get over and pass the guy in front of me, then you can bet your A$$ I will pull out in front of you and pass him without speeding up for you. No need for me to cancel my cruise control just because you don't want to have to wait for me since I'm only going 5 over.

People on on-ramps **** me the H*** off. The idea of the on-ramp is to accelerate to highway speeds. Not be going 45 and try to merge into traffic, THAT DOES NOT WORK! How hard is it to press the gas down? It even pisses me off more when switching from one interstate to another when there is not even a reason to slow down at all and they go like 35...WTF??? I don't even turn my cruise off for those things and the jackass in front of me feels the need to go half the speed limit. Then they wonder why I drop my car down into first and pass them at the end of the ramp so I don't get run over. Same thing for the off-ramps. Slow down on the off ramp not on the freeway, thats why its there. If they wanted you to slow down on the freeway then there wouldn't be an offramp, just an intersection there.

I totally agree with the Cell phones as well. I can ALWAYS tell who is on their damn cell phone. It pisses me off because they can't maintain one speed, they pass me like 10 times even though I'm going the same speed the whole time, they can't stay in one lane, its just stupid. If I need to talk on my phone while I am driving, I make the call as short as possible, because I honestly feel that I am paying nowhere near as much attention to the road when i am on the phone, even when I have it on speakerphone or when I'm using my hands free.

And I also like to the do the brake check on tailgaters. I've done it a few times and I don't understand why people don't back the f*** off. You are not getting anywhere faster by tailgating me. In fact, I will probably slow down and you actually are now getting their slower because you have no patience. I could understand if I were driving slow, but when I'm going at or over the limit, tailgating is a little rediculous.

Maybe I just drive too much and so it gets to me. But I seriously wonder how some people ever even get their drivers licences. The stuff I have seen amazes me.
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Pretty much the same experience as him. Except for that Ram pulling a car tailgating ya

The on ramps, I've said this before so has everyone, you SPEED up period

The cellphones? Same thing. I'm deaf and I don't text while I'm driving unless I'm stopped. I must admit, I used to tailgate a lot but then I realized that it aint going to get me anywhere faster and it'* extremely dangerous so now I just back off, even if the old geezer is going 20 mph in a 50 mph zone, I still back off.

Speaking of which, I mentioned a old geezer driving about 15-20 in my previous post. Well, I forgot to add that he was staring at me the whole time throught his side mirror, NOT paying attention to the road, he was all over hte place. I thought WTF? I wasn't tailgating him, offending him or anything like that so I checked traffic behind me (I'm on my street which is virtually deserted) and I just stopped and the truck turned into a drive way about a quarter mile later and I sped past.

That guy'* creepy....
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Anyone been to PA where the on and off ramps are tighter turns than a freaking drive through at McDonald'*? Good luck using that for anything like speeding up for slowing down.

And how about some of the roads where there is a STOP sign at the end of an on ramp.. This one makes me cringe when I see this.
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Anyone been to PA where the on and off ramps are tighter turns than a freaking drive through at McDonald'*? Good luck using that for anything like speeding up for slowing down.

And how about some of the roads where there is a STOP sign at the end of an on ramp.. This one makes me cringe when I see this.
There are some off ramps in southern PA that have a posted exit speed of 15 mph. 15!! Needless to say, there isn't much to stop for on those exits....
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Personally, I only have problems with one thing (its mentioned on the list).

It really irriates me when someone drives next to someone else. Either speed up a bit and get some space between you and the guy next to you or slow down and do the same. Driving parallel really bugs me. Its dangerous and uneccesary except in traffic.

Other than that, I know I drive too agressivelly. Its something I plan on dialing back.
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It'* not tailgating.... It'* drafting!
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Okay here'* my driving issue,

If you are driving along the infamous, and always too slow, two lane road and you come to a passing lane (not zone, we're talking lane), don't be freaking scared of getting passed. Sit in the regular lane (right) and go a fair representation of your average speed and what you plan to be going when the road goes back down to just two lanes. I hate the people who are so scared that they'll be passed that they'll speed up so you either have to go way to fast to beat them out in the passing lane or stay behind only to find out that they were just going fast for duration of the passing lane. GRRRRR.....
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i set the cruise and forget it. if you make me kill the cruise, i will deal with it for a while. if you are an idiot, than i will make every effort to pass. idiots include unnecessary travel in left lane, speed matching while being passed, etc.

Examples include:

coming back from carlsbad, NM <200 mile drive> i encountered a white older f150 <80'* ish> that passed a group of cars going slower about a half mile ahead of me. after passing, she continued in the left lane. i approached her, she remained in the left lane. i killed the cruise, and hung with her for a few moments. she stayed in the left lane. i flash to pass. yup, left lane still. i begin hinting that i am about to pass to the right <like start moving over, but never complete the lane change, then go back to the left lane>, good ole left lane as usual. so i passed her, on the right...... Idiot

Later on in the trip i come up to a malibu hanging in the left lane. i run up to him and kill the cruise. he was right between a set of cars, and slowly making progress. i respected that, and gave him a chance to respond. he didnt. gave him the good ole flash to pass, he moved over...... Thank you for taking a hint.

I was coming back from a friends house that lived just out side of town. i see a volvo trying to pass a neon about a quater mile ahead. i come up on them, and the pass is still incomplete. the volvo abandons the pass, and lets me go. i hit resume <cruise set at 70 in a 65> and begin to pass the neon that is doing about 60-65. at 70, he is door to door to me, so i edge the gas up to about 75, and his position remains relative to mine. i mash the gas pedal, and overpower him at about 95mph, and complete the pass. coming back in to town, speed limit is about 45 <5 miles later> he passes me again, and gives me the dirtiest look, like i cut him off or screwed his daughter. i shrug and continue on.... moronic, idiotic, loser.


btw, i will break check the crap out of you if you are tailgating and wont take a hint <believe me, i give hints>
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You know people who parallel drive on two lane highways just anger me so much I want to run them off the road. They just need to speed up or slow down and get out of the way. I think I am just going to get huge air horns and just blast people when they get in the way.
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