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You can't make up this story thread
Posted by blue streak 1 on Sunday, November 19, 2017 10:36 AM

Car drives onto LIRR platform and hangs over the track.

https://www.newsday.com/long-island/nassau/lirrcartracksmineola-1.15031729

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Posted by BaltACD on Sunday, November 19, 2017 10:40 AM

blue streak 1
Car drives onto LIRR platform and hangs over the track.

https://www.newsday.com/long-island/nassau/lirrcartracksmineola-1.15031729

Can't even get the date right. Crying  Even though the update is correctly dated.

         

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Posted by Firelock76 on Sunday, November 19, 2017 4:29 PM

"The GPS on my Smartphone said I HAD to go this way!"

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Posted by BaltACD on Sunday, November 19, 2017 6:36 PM

Firelock76
"The GPS on my Smartphone said I HAD to go this way!"

That is what truckers say about the CSX Bridge on Green Valley Road in Monrovia, MD

https://www.fredericknewspost.com/news/disasters_and_accidents/turnarounds-to-free-stuck-trucks-on-md/article_abe307b0-2aeb-5bbe-b39a-142e65873ad3.html

         

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Posted by Firelock76 on Sunday, November 19, 2017 6:46 PM

BaltACD
 
Firelock76
"The GPS on my Smartphone said I HAD to go this way!"

 

That is what truckers say about the CSX Bridge on Green Valley Road in Monrovia, MD

https://www.fredericknewspost.com/news/disasters_and_accidents/turnarounds-to-free-stuck-trucks-on-md/article_abe307b0-2aeb-5bbe-b39a-142e65873ad3.html

 

The moral of the story is don't let your electronics do all your thinking for you.  Electronics make good servants but VERY poor masters, and once you let them enslave you you'll have a hard time breaking loose. 

This is why I think the current versions of cell phones, i.e Smartphones and iPhones with all their apps that discourage personal initiative and responsibility are so insidious.  OK, that's the dinosaur in me speaking, but I don't have one of those things and don't need one, I get along just fine without 'em.

I do have a cell phone, I use it to make phone calls.  That's it.

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Posted by Paul of Covington on Sunday, November 19, 2017 8:34 PM

   Question about the article:  What are "traffic calming measures"?

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Posted by matthewsaggie on Sunday, November 19, 2017 10:12 PM

My guess is that it relates to cars that use the road driving faster then the residents in the area like. They see the truck issue as a good time to bring up their other complaints. I saw it all the time in my past line of work.

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