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Old April 12th, 2009, 08:27 PM   #3981
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True man !!

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Old April 13th, 2009, 12:49 AM   #3982
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Lol is does SSC have like own HQ or something ?
There's a famous photo somewhere with my post on Jan's PC.
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Old April 13th, 2009, 12:53 AM   #3983
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Old April 13th, 2009, 07:09 PM   #3984
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Yesterday a mini tornado occurred in our garden:
A dust devil (only without dust) came out of nowhere on windless sunny day and crashed into a pile of wooden planks and columns for gardening. Pieces of wood flew up to 20 meters on every side, threw garden dome 15 meters into the air and destroyed children swing chair, which turned around holding bar two times (like in some cartoons). Everything happened in 30 seconds. Luckily no one was hurt.

On a photo you can see parts of destroyed garden dome and a 1,5 long, 8 cm wide and 15 kg heavy wooden pillar, which hit the ground and dug 15 cm deep hole. A location of pile is in upper left corner.

Picture was taken later, when more or less everything was already cleared. No video was taken, but believe me, that it was be spectacular. Imagine being hit with that wooden pillar, which zipped through the air.
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Old April 13th, 2009, 07:58 PM   #3985
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Any journalist payed a visit?
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Old April 13th, 2009, 08:45 PM   #3986
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They don't bother you without at least live video or at least two houses demolished.
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Old April 14th, 2009, 08:52 PM   #3987
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They don't bother you without at least live video or at least two houses demolished.
that's true..
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Old April 15th, 2009, 12:51 AM   #3988
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We'll send someone out right now from the Video Bloggers Ch.......
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Old April 15th, 2009, 11:17 PM   #3989
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Quite bad looking accident:




And jam:


Source: http://natankuj.sme.sk/c/4392436/neo...a-spodkom.html

IMO jersey barriers should be always used in the median.
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Old April 16th, 2009, 06:08 PM   #3990
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Jerseys won't stop the truck either. It's D2, innit?
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Old April 16th, 2009, 06:36 PM   #3991
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Jerseys won't stop the truck either. It's D2, innit?
Well, at least there is higher chance to stop the truck. Of course, they don't offer 100% safety too.

(No, it's D1.)
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Old April 16th, 2009, 09:16 PM   #3992
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Nice colors along the roads these days

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Old April 16th, 2009, 09:27 PM   #3993
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"The green explosion" over here was about a week ago. It looks beautiful around here now
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Old April 17th, 2009, 12:50 AM   #3994
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Hehe, a bear made it to Ljubljana today, but luckily I was in Austria.

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Old April 17th, 2009, 06:07 PM   #3995
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This was an interesting story that was newsticker-worthy here in Canada:

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English village may use potholes for speed control
April 16, 2009

LONDON (AP) — A British country village is considering a novel way to frustrate speeders by leaving its potholes in place.

The proposal by the Navestock Parish Council 25 miles (40 kilometers) northeast of London calls for potholes to serve as a traffic calming device.

Councilor Mike Parrish believes this would save the considerable time and money authorities spend on fixing potholes.

He said Thursday that potholes on key routes would be repaired but others on minor roads would be kept in place to slow drivers down.

The proposal is receiving mixed reactions from residents with some branding the idea dangerous and counterproductive.

Former policeman Roy Tyzack says the idea makes no sense and would put people at risk.

Copyright © 2009 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.
So instead of speed bumps/humps what do you call these? Speed holes? Speed pits?
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Old April 17th, 2009, 06:12 PM   #3996
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Stupid idea.

What do they know about speeding and potholes anyway?
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Old April 17th, 2009, 06:14 PM   #3997
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I would sue the road authority when I got damage to my car. Good chance you win that, because the road authority reasonably has to leave the road in good shape.
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Old April 17th, 2009, 06:15 PM   #3998
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Here if you have a pic of the hole and damaged tire/rim, they pay without blinking an eye.
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Old April 17th, 2009, 06:29 PM   #3999
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This was an interesting story that was newsticker-worthy here in Canada:

English village may use potholes for speed control
[...article...]
What an idea...
It deserves this banana:

This is akin to not replacing broken keys on a keyboard, to discourage people from sending personal emails at work...

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Old April 20th, 2009, 10:10 PM   #4000
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I returned from Bulgaria to Germany. I went through Slovenia and I think the country is way too much patriotic. Sorry, but if all radio channels only play slovenian music that´s just incredible, that´s almost rasysm, yes, you got me right. I never went through a country with only homemusic playing, even in the patriotic Bayern there are only few channels who play homemusic only and Bayern is way more north then Slovenia. the stations either played some shite slovenian rap or some fake Alps music. Sorry, but the Alps music is invented by the German speaking countries, slovenia shoulnd´t pretend to be an Alps country because it isn´t! Because a few Alps peaks are here and there doesn´t mean Slovenia is an Alps state! For a country that is so much south I at least expected most stations to play Pop, Nelly Fortado, Madonna, Timberland... but what I got was incredibly shitty Slovenian fake music. When I enter Austria I find several stations with Techno music, several with Pop music, Krone Hit for example, but slovenians prefer to be as patriotic as possible. If a country can be jugged by the radiostations that are playing (and to some degree it can) slovenia is the most closeminded country I´ve seen, even Croatia and Serbia play better music, Serbia even has housechannels which is very nice.

In the last few years Serbia progressed so much, now few stations play Serbian home music and lots of stations play Pop and some even Techno, but Sloenia doesn´t progress at all. Extreme patriotysm is something that is bad nowadays.

The quality of the motorways is incredible though.

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