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Old March 13th, 2008, 06:43 PM   #161
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Once you know where the engage point of the clutch is you're fine as the car won't roll backwards (unless the hill is very steep) even if you don't apply the accelerator once the handbrake is off.
Yeah, my car will most likely stall if I don't apply gas on a moderately steep hill
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Old March 13th, 2008, 07:07 PM   #162
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What's with double posts lately? So many...
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Old March 13th, 2008, 07:09 PM   #163
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Slow forum because usage went sky high, causing some performance troubles. Jan is adressing the problem.
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Old March 13th, 2008, 07:52 PM   #164
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That's what I've also noticed latečy.
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Old March 14th, 2008, 05:16 AM   #165
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Old March 14th, 2008, 01:26 PM   #166
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Here are a couple from New Zealand







Not a road sign but.....
Watch out! There's a glacier behind you!

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Old March 15th, 2008, 10:58 AM   #167
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The "glacier behind you" actually means... "tsunami warning due to iceberg collapses." ..... i think
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Old March 15th, 2008, 12:46 PM   #168
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Old March 15th, 2008, 01:28 PM   #169
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This sign is neither funy nor good, but a typical example for the bad Austrian signage
Have you ever tried to read such a sign while driving 130? Good luck!
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Old March 15th, 2008, 06:26 PM   #170
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It takes a while to catch all the info even when I'm reading it from my computer screen.
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Old March 15th, 2008, 06:29 PM   #171
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Yes, it looks more like a page of a childrens' book, with lots of pictures....
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Old March 16th, 2008, 12:57 AM   #172
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Yes, it looks more like a page of a childrens' book, with lots of pictures....
Indeed!

I also don't understand why they post information about upcoming projects financed by the EU along the road. In 2004, I barely spotted a sign with lots of text and a motorway sign on top while travelling from Igoumenitsa to Meteora in Greece.

Later I realized it was about the Egnatia Odos. But there is just no way any driver could read it.

I saw the same sort of signs in Bulgaria, Romania and Slovakia too.
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Old March 16th, 2008, 02:11 AM   #173
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Indeed!

I also don't understand why they post information about upcoming projects financed by the EU along the road. In 2004, I barely spotted a sign with lots of text and a motorway sign on top while travelling from Igoumenitsa to Meteora in Greece.

Later I realized it was about the Egnatia Odos. But there is just no way any driver could read it.

I saw the same sort of signs in Bulgaria, Romania and Slovakia too.
You mean probably something like this.:



But, this is not traffic sign and drivers are not supposed to read it. It's just information about what is being built, who is the investor, who is the constructor, when construction started, when it will be finished and so on. Such information are also on U/C buildings and they have totally nothing common with traffic signs.
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Old March 16th, 2008, 02:46 AM   #174
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This sign is neither funy nor good, but a typical example for the bad Austrian signage
Have you ever tried to read such a sign while driving 130? Good luck!
Yea welcome to Poland.


BTW, the austrian one is more freaked
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Old March 16th, 2008, 11:23 AM   #175
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I noticed this one when coming into Poland from Slovakia. We (me and my parents) weren't sure if the speed limit was 90 or 80, because it's so big and unclear, so we started driving 80. After a while, we finally saw a sign '90'. They should really simplify those signs!
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Old March 16th, 2008, 02:36 PM   #176
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A lot of info as well:



A lot of complaining from the Dutch. This one is the best:
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Wat een gruwelijk bord.
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Old March 16th, 2008, 02:53 PM   #177
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Yeah, Coen Tunnel is quite right here. WAY too many destinations. Even half of it would be a lot.
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Old March 16th, 2008, 04:20 PM   #178
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It makes you feel better though; like you're actually driving somewhere, with interesting places, hehe. Imagine just Zagreb; as if there's a twilight zone until you get there. Hehe, yeah it's too much.
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Old March 16th, 2008, 07:02 PM   #179
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here would be really enough to have Novo Mesto, Krško and Zagreb. Črnomelj and Metlika are not beside the motorway (and it is enough to have only one of them, perhaps Metlika), and Brežice areredundant beside Krško, the same as Otočec beside Novo Mesto east.
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Old March 16th, 2008, 07:17 PM   #180
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X-type, you're so ignorant; it's Novo mesto, for the 100th time.
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