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Re: Fluff

Postby SecondTalon » Sun Jul 06, 2014 6:26 pm UTC

I watched the Turn Down For What video. I suppose most people would see it as an extraordinary dance party sort of thing. It's clearly the start of an apocalypse from a memetic infection, like something out of SCP. The guy on the roof is clearly not happy about being there, not having a good time, probably understands he was infected and was going to throw himself off the roof to kill himself but the infection took hold, granted the weird invulnerability and spread throughout the building. I figure the invulnerability is more of a blocking of pain and recognition of damage, muscles tightening and supporting the fragmented bone as whatever he didn't break smashing through the roof and being smashed through the floor was broken by his flailing around the apartment as the woman tried to fight him.

The first woman took a bit, the family 20+ seconds, the dance party maybe 5 seconds, and cop seem infected nearly instantly as there were 20+ infected around him. They're all clearly dead at the end, having moved until organs and joints failed. And yet, like a zombie scenario, the paramedics may be the next reinfected, possibly the next round of cops as they'll be hanging around for a while trying to figure out what happened.

And that's why I don't go to clubs - to avoid dance-driven infections. That, and unable to hear things. And I hate people. Three reasons, two of which are reasonable.

I just want to know what the hell causes phone-delivered face-melting
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Re: Fluff

Postby poxic » Sun Jul 06, 2014 6:42 pm UTC

That video did not add value to my day.
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Re: Fluff

Postby SecondTalon » Sun Jul 06, 2014 6:56 pm UTC

Crap. Forgot to add that it's a terrible video.
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Re: Fluff

Postby poxic » Sun Jul 06, 2014 7:07 pm UTC

I learned that, so TIL something.
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Re: Fluff

Postby addams » Sun Jul 06, 2014 7:36 pm UTC

FierceContinent wrote:
SlyReaper wrote:
FierceContinent wrote:I'd like it if you could vote for people you thought were jerks and if they got enough votes from enough people they'd have to take a two-week anti-maliciousness training course
At which point, the jerks will get together and agree to all vote for one non-jerk.


It'd be like a feedback system on e-bay or other internet sites, theoretically abuse-able but still practical.

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Re: Fluff

Postby FierceContinent » Mon Jul 07, 2014 5:49 pm UTC

good point, a
The greatest Science Hero is almost certainly Norman Borlaug. His selectively bred crops have saved many, many people from starvation.
Just to be clear, the number of lives Norman Borlaug is credited with saving is in the BILLIONS.
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Re: Fluff

Postby El gato » Mon Jul 07, 2014 9:17 pm UTC

I was having a conversation with some dude (very polite) who thought all business and commerce were predator by nature. As such, predation must be embraced. It was approaching the end of the first scene of the day, but it provoked some thought. My nature wouldn't agree with his hypothesis, too parasitic for my taste. Seemed to lack nature, in my opinion. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Symbiosis. Long day, some nice people too...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Forbes_Nash,_Jr.
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Re: Fluff

Postby addams » Mon Jul 07, 2014 10:41 pm UTC

El gato wrote:I was having a conversation with some dude (very polite) who thought all business and commerce was predator by nature. As such, predation must be embraced. It was approaching the end of the first scene of the day, but it provoked some thought. My nature wouldn't agree with his hypothesis, too parasitic for my taste. Seemed to lack nature, in my opinion. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Symbiosis. Long day, some nice people too...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Forbes_Nash,_Jr.

Did you speak with Mr. Nash?

Game Theory.
Yes. It works.

There are other ways to get to the same place.

I don't like Game Theory.
I know it is my lack of understanding of the details of the Math.

Still. It works.
But; But. But, this is a real life, not a Game.

Like the Philosophy that this life is a Test.
One man said, "No. If this life were a Test, we would have been told where to go and what to do."
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Re: Fluff

Postby El gato » Mon Jul 07, 2014 11:13 pm UTC

Good to see your code hasn't changed. Checkers con random insite. Business history was a wee bit off too...Big difference between an auction house and a bank. The back stay insulator was the most interesting conversation. Met some nice people, or at least they did a good job of acting nice. I like the tube.

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Re: Fluff

Postby FierceContinent » Tue Jul 08, 2014 5:59 pm UTC

El gato wrote:I was having a conversation with some dude (very polite) who thought all business and commerce were predator by nature. As such, predation must be embraced. It was approaching the end of the first scene of the day, but it provoked some thought. My nature wouldn't agree with his hypothesis, too parasitic for my taste. Seemed to lack nature, in my opinion. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Symbiosis. Long day, some nice people too...



Well you could do a Bill Gates, crush a truckload of little companies and then spend your billions helping little kids in Africa
The greatest Science Hero is almost certainly Norman Borlaug. His selectively bred crops have saved many, many people from starvation.
Just to be clear, the number of lives Norman Borlaug is credited with saving is in the BILLIONS.
http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Main/ScienceHero

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Re: Fluff

Postby addams » Tue Jul 08, 2014 7:40 pm UTC

FierceContinent wrote:
El gato wrote:I was having a conversation with some dude (very polite) who thought all business and commerce were predator by nature. As such, predation must be embraced. It was approaching the end of the first scene of the day, but it provoked some thought. My nature wouldn't agree with his hypothesis, too parasitic for my taste. Seemed to lack nature, in my opinion. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Symbiosis. Long day, some nice people too...



Well you could do a Bill Gates, crush a truckload of little companies and then spend your billions helping little kids in Africa

If you want to make an omelet, you have to break a few eggs.
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Re: Fluff

Postby El gato » Tue Jul 08, 2014 9:20 pm UTC

By "crushing" do you mean buying or leveraging a competitive advantage? Buying would be mutualistic. Monopolies and price fixing can land you in front of congress with billion dollar fines and class action law suits. Many tech companies found themselves in that situation, Microsoft included. I'm sure Mr. Gates is very happy spending his money on things he believes in, rather than a worthless congress bleeding him for their own political gain. 3.3 million for another Bengazi investigation comes to mind. Society doesn't function very well with too many chiefs and not enough Indians. Especially if nepotism created the chiefs. At a point, the educated middle class stops whipping the eggs, and you end up with unrecognizable slop. You gotta know when to add a little cream, salt, and pepper. Walmart's monopoly economy of scale business model would be leveraging a competitive advantage, but it too is mutualistic. They're consuming the outdated and inefficient, but driving prices down for the consumer. This scaling also helps compete in a global market. As shitty as it is to watch the mom and pop stores close in middle America, you cannot hold back the tide of the internet. The "Fuck Everyone" business person is probably gonna spit in your food. That creates a shitty work environment. Haha, I was just watching Patch Adams the other night. This reminded me of a quote (paraphrasing) You don't have to be a dick to get things done".
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Re: Fluff

Postby FierceContinent » Wed Jul 09, 2014 5:49 pm UTC

There's over one million men and women working at Walmart who get paid such low wages that they can't afford to put food on their tables.
The greatest Science Hero is almost certainly Norman Borlaug. His selectively bred crops have saved many, many people from starvation.
Just to be clear, the number of lives Norman Borlaug is credited with saving is in the BILLIONS.
http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Main/ScienceHero

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Re: Fluff

Postby El gato » Wed Jul 09, 2014 7:14 pm UTC

Yes, they employ unskilled labor. Hopefully the increase in minimum wage will help alleviate some of that hardship. I like that they are creating incentive to manufacture in America. I've worked minimum wage jobs, and not when I was 16 living at home. You gotta go communal to make ends meet. Rent of 200-300 a month, 300 for food, gas, insurance, and utilities. Pray nothing goes wrong.

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Re: Fluff

Postby Djehutynakht » Thu Jul 10, 2014 5:41 pm UTC

I've decided to write my letter of resignation in Sonnet Form.

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Re: Fluff

Postby FierceContinent » Thu Jul 10, 2014 5:59 pm UTC

Djehutynakht wrote:I've decided to write my letter of resignation in Sonnet Form.


Classy
The greatest Science Hero is almost certainly Norman Borlaug. His selectively bred crops have saved many, many people from starvation.
Just to be clear, the number of lives Norman Borlaug is credited with saving is in the BILLIONS.
http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Main/ScienceHero

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Re: Fluff

Postby Yablo » Thu Jul 10, 2014 6:33 pm UTC

Djehutynakht wrote:I've decided to write my letter of resignation in Sonnet Form.


Nice. In my younger days, I was a manager at a movie theater. I was stuck working one day when my friends were all off. They decided to bring me Chinese food since I was stuck at work. I opened my fortune cookie and read my fortune. It said "Eliminate time consuming hobbies which interfere with what matters most." I immediately wrote out my two-weeks notice, dated it two weeks earlier, taped my fortune to it, crumpled it up and let a soda can stain a ring into it for effect, and stuffed it between my boss's desk and the wall with a tiny piece poking up. He found it later and said "It looks like today is your last day. I guess your notice fell behind my desk. I just found it."
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Re: Fluff

Postby FierceContinent » Thu Jul 10, 2014 6:53 pm UTC

Yablo wrote:
Djehutynakht wrote:I've decided to write my letter of resignation in Sonnet Form.
Nice. In my younger days, I was a manager at a movie theater. I was stuck working one day when my friends were all off. They decided to bring me Chinese food since I was stuck at work. I opened my fortune cookie and read my fortune. It said "Eliminate time consuming hobbies which interfere with what matters most." I immediately wrote out my two-weeks notice, dated it two weeks earlier, taped my fortune to it, crumpled it up and let a soda can stain a ring into it for effect, and stuffed it between my boss's desk and the wall with a tiny piece poking up. He found it later and said "It looks like today is your last day. I guess your notice fell behind my desk. I just found it."


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Just to be clear, the number of lives Norman Borlaug is credited with saving is in the BILLIONS.
http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Main/ScienceHero

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Re: Fluff

Postby Angua » Thu Jul 10, 2014 7:45 pm UTC

I wish more patients were on moxifloxacin, just because it's so fun to say!
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Re: Fluff

Postby Izawwlgood » Thu Jul 10, 2014 7:46 pm UTC

moxy-flox-akin?
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Re: Fluff

Postby Angua » Thu Jul 10, 2014 7:49 pm UTC

moxy-floxa-sin

Though it comes out more moxy-floxy-cin or moxyfloxy for short.
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Re: Fluff

Postby Izawwlgood » Thu Jul 10, 2014 8:05 pm UTC

"Alright, you're sick, but this treatment's got real moxy... floxy... cin..."
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Re: Fluff

Postby SecondTalon » Fri Jul 11, 2014 1:16 am UTC

"Moxie Floxy Sin? You're hiring me an escort? Seems unorthodox, but if you think it'll help..."
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Re: Fluff

Postby Yablo » Fri Jul 11, 2014 6:26 pm UTC

After work yesterday, my wife and sister-in-law managed to talk me into going out to this old Catholic shrine way out the road. We got there, and it was closed off for a retreat of some sort, so we went to a beach instead. As we were leaving, I found a white rock with black spots, and I told my three-year-old niece that it was a dalmatian egg. Her eyes got big, and she grinned as she snatched it from my hand. She took it home and wrapped it in a blanket. She told me she can't wait for her dalmatian egg to hatch.
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Re: Fluff

Postby poxic » Fri Jul 11, 2014 6:28 pm UTC

That is both adorable and the reason why I learned not to trust adults.
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Re: Fluff

Postby Whizbang » Fri Jul 11, 2014 6:29 pm UTC

I am pretty sure that is exactly what uncles are supposed to do. Well done.

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Re: Fluff

Postby SecondTalon » Fri Jul 11, 2014 11:40 pm UTC

I'm making a note of that for my nieces, yes.
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Re: Fluff

Postby Djehutynakht » Sat Jul 12, 2014 6:10 am UTC

Whizbang wrote:I am pretty sure that is exactly what uncles are supposed to do. Well done.



Indeed. But now you need to follow it up. One night when she's sleeping you need to sneak in and replace the rock with an actual Dalmatian puppy, like with the tooth fairy.

This doubles as a prank on your sister-in-law.

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Re: Fluff

Postby addams » Sat Jul 12, 2014 6:16 am UTC

A Dalmatian Egg!
That is so cute.

You did Good.
Yea! You!

I told people that Money Puzzle Tree Seeds will grow Monkeys.
I explained some other strange life cycle. Like Barnacles or something.

Then I said, "This is an in-between stage."
No one believed me. They still took seeds.

Of course, she may expect a Dog from you.
Dalmatians are the Wrong dog for Alaska.

Djehutynakht has a wonderful Idea.
If you can keep that seed warm until Christmas,
Your sister-in-Law will Love/Hate you.
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Re: Fluff

Postby roband » Sat Jul 12, 2014 10:14 am UTC

Whizbang wrote:I am pretty sure that is exactly what uncles are supposed to do. Well done.

Shit, mine just taught me how to swear.

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Re: Fluff

Postby El gato » Sat Jul 12, 2014 1:21 pm UTC

Nice. In my younger days, I was a manager at a movie theater. I was stuck working one day when my friends were all off. They decided to bring me Chinese food since I was stuck at work. I opened my fortune cookie and read my fortune. It said "Eliminate time consuming hobbies which interfere with what matters most." I immediately wrote out my two-weeks notice, dated it two weeks earlier, taped my fortune to it, crumpled it up and let a soda can stain a ring into it for effect, and stuffed it between my boss's desk and the wall with a tiny piece poking up. He found it later and said "It looks like today is your last day. I guess your notice fell behind my desk. I just found it."


After work yesterday, my wife and sister-in-law managed to talk me into going out to this old Catholic shrine way out the road. We got there, and it was closed off for a retreat of some sort, so we went to a beach instead. As we were leaving, I found a white rock with black spots, and I told my three-year-old niece that it was a dalmatian egg. Her eyes got big, and she grinned as she snatched it from my hand. She took it home and wrapped it in a blanket. She told me she can't wait for her dalmatian egg to hatch.


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Re: Fluff

Postby SecondTalon » Sat Jul 12, 2014 3:17 pm UTC

El gato wrote:
Yablo wrote:Pure Gold
Please post more often.

Right?!


At any rate, having driven down Florida's interstate..... I will never mock Indiana drivers again. Indiana drivers are perfect compared to these lunatics.
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Re: Fluff

Postby addams » Sat Jul 12, 2014 6:34 pm UTC

SecondTalon wrote:
El gato wrote:
Yablo wrote:Pure Gold
Please post more often.

Right?!


At any rate, having driven down Florida's interstate..... I will never mock Indiana drivers again. Indiana drivers are perfect compared to these lunatics.

Mock the Roads.
How weird are The Roads?

In Floida?
I went there.

It was weird.
I got on a Freeway.

They are not Freeways, there. Call 'em Tollways.
It is required to throw Money every few miles.

Literally! They have cones and counters inside the cones.
The driver Throws Money and the counter triggers a light or something.

The Race is On again for a few miles; Repeat.
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Re: Fluff

Postby Clix » Sat Jul 12, 2014 10:08 pm UTC

SecondTalon wrote:At any rate, having driven down Florida's interstate..... I will never mock Indiana drivers again. Indiana drivers are perfect compared to these lunatics.


You have to remember depending which interstate you were on most of those drivers learned to drive in the Mid-West (I-75) or the Northeast (I-95) and moved here 20 to 30 years after they learned to drive....

Side Note: I-4 is mostly highly stressed out out of staters and international tourists trying to visit the Mouse....

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addams wrote:I got on a Freeway.

They are not Freeways, there. Call 'em Tollways.
It is required to throw Money every few miles.

Literally! They have cones and counters inside the cones.
The driver Throws Money and the counter triggers a light or something.

The Race is On again for a few miles; Repeat.
Did I Dream that? Did you see that?


Addams, ever drive the Garden State Parkway (NJ) ? Same difference.
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Re: Fluff

Postby addams » Sun Jul 13, 2014 4:19 am UTC

Clix wrote:
SecondTalon wrote:At any rate, having driven down Florida's interstate..... I will never mock Indiana drivers again. Indiana drivers are perfect compared to these lunatics.


You have to remember depending which interstate you were on most of those drivers learned to drive in the Mid-West (I-75) or the Northeast (I-95) and moved here 20 to 30 years after they learned to drive....

Side Note: I-4 is mostly highly stressed out out of staters and international tourists trying to visit the Mouse....

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addams wrote:I got on a Freeway.

They are not Freeways, there. Call 'em Tollways.
It is required to throw Money every few miles.

Literally! They have cones and counters inside the cones.
The driver Throws Money and the counter triggers a light or something.

The Race is On again for a few miles; Repeat.
Did I Dream that? Did you see that?


Addams, ever drive the Garden State Parkway (NJ) ? Same difference.

ok. That's conformation.
They really do that.

Thank the Gods that idea did not come here with the White Guys.
I am glad they left that There.

So strange.
We have our own weird stuff.

The Golden Gate Bridge is a Pay Per Ride.
Pay going in. Leaving is free.

That sort of makes sense.
Too many cars in the city, now.
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Re: Fluff

Postby Djehutynakht » Sun Jul 13, 2014 5:19 am UTC

SecondTalon wrote:At any rate, having driven down Florida's interstate..... I will never mock Indiana drivers again. Indiana drivers are perfect compared to these lunatics.


While in Berlin I was once told by a local that if you try to cross the street when you don't have a walk signal the drivers will intentionally try and hit you.

That being said, Boston drivers are insane.

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Re: Fluff

Postby SecondTalon » Mon Jul 14, 2014 1:58 am UTC

Clix wrote:You have to remember depending which interstate you were on most of those drivers learned to drive in the Mid-West (I-75) or the Northeast (I-95) and moved here 20 to 30 years after they learned to drive..

my theory - Driving down I-75 and around Okeechobee, then around Ft Lauderdale, and finally back up I-4

30% pure Natives who simply adapt to the madness
18% Retirees who are physically incapable of going over 50. At least they stayed in the rightmost lane.
10% British expats who, when on the interstate, forget they're across the pond and pass on the right.
10% German tourists who assume it's the autobahn. They also egg on the Brits.
20% immigrants from the rest of the US or other nations who bring their driving habits and mix them with others but got the instructions wrong and threw out the good and kept the bad...
10% are lost tourists trying to find a radio station, work the GPS, argue with a spouse about directions, quiet kids and..oh, right. Drive.
The last 2% are competent drivers. They're merely driving to an airport or marina as the only sane method of travel is boat or plane, but not all airports have marinas attached.
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Re: Fluff

Postby Thesh » Mon Jul 14, 2014 2:42 am UTC

forget they're across the pond and pass on the right.


I usually pass on the right. Why? Because, on a four lane highway, about 70% of cars are in the left two lanes and no one is passing anyone. So you have to weave in between the cars in the right two lanes to get anywhere, since there are actually gaps in-between those cars.
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Re: Fluff

Postby Clix » Mon Jul 14, 2014 3:39 am UTC

SecondTalon wrote:my theory - Driving down I-75 and around Okeechobee, then around Ft Lauderdale, and finally back up I-4

Was in Okeechobee this weekend for my granddaughter's softball tournament. About a two hour drive on county and state roads. They have reasonable speed limits (55/60 mph) so all in all a nice drive. Stopped at Lake O and took some pictures of the clouds and an alligator who was pretending to be a log.
SecondTalon wrote:30% pure Natives who simply adapt to the madness

I think you're a little high with the number, but within the margin of error.
SecondTalon wrote:18% Retirees who are physically incapable of going over 50. At least they stayed in the rightmost lane.

As long as there isn't a left exit in the next fifty miles
SecondTalon wrote:10% British expats who, when on the interstate, forget they're across the pond and pass on the right.

As said previously the left lanes here are mostly clogged up with the 55 to 65 MPH crowd because they don't want to get stuck behind the blue hairs so passing on the right is almost mandatory. From my understanding of the English major roads the only way they can drive fast is to come over here.
SecondTalon wrote:10% German tourists who assume it's the autobahn. They also egg on the Brits.

Where I'm at the German percentage is much higher. The main roads to the islands are marked in both MPH and KPH so everyone knows how much over the limit you're going.
SecondTalon wrote:20% immigrants from the rest of the US or other nations who bring their driving habits and mix them with others but got the instructions wrong and threw out the good and kept the bad...

Well there is that, but I think mostly is that there is no 'native' driving style, so when you try to mix all the various styles it just turns into an overcooked stew.
SecondTalon wrote:10% are lost tourists trying to find a radio station, work the GPS, argue with a spouse about directions, quiet kids and..oh, right. Drive.

Don't forget looking at all the strange flora, fauna, and wildlife!
SecondTalon wrote:The last 2% are competent drivers. They're merely driving to an airport or marina as the only sane method of travel is boat or plane, but not all airports have marinas attached.

Have you ever been on the waterways here during a weekend? I rather take my chances on the Interstate....

Anyway I hoped you had a good time while in Florida
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Re: Fluff

Postby UniqueScreenname » Mon Jul 14, 2014 11:37 am UTC

My biggest issue with driving here is the old people going slow. Passing on the right may very well be the only way to go the speed limit.

Lately people have been blowing their horns at me for slowing down with my blinker on to make a right turn. Not a right turn a mile away, not a really quick, sudden turn, but a normal turn. How is it you've never turned right before? That seems like a difficult feat.

And I don't think that 30% of the population are natives. True Floridians are one in a blue moon.
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