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 Post subject: That Sinking Feeling...
PostPosted: Thu Aug 25, 2005 15:36 
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Mutiny of the bounty hunters

Partnership of fools finally sinks :)

Partnership pooped out


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It's only been out a couple of hours and it's going down well...

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It's only been out a couple of hours and it's going down well...


I can just see every porthole in this cabin being filled with puns ;-)

Mustn't forget

"Different species of shark set to meet at the bottom"


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Speed Cameras - a mistake of Titanic proportions

SCPs drowning in a sea of lies.

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You should just stick CSCP on the side. I'm sure it'll have considerable relevance to Steve!


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You should just stick CSCP on the side. I'm sure it'll have considerable relevance to Steve!


Especially, from other posts ,if you add a periscope.


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Are there enough political life-rafts on board?

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mpaton2004 wrote:
You should just stick CSCP on the side. I'm sure it'll have considerable relevance to Steve!


Especially, from other posts ,if you add a periscope.

Yes, we might call the whole current issue "Underwatergate", perhaps... :lol:

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botach wrote:
mpaton2004 wrote:
You should just stick CSCP on the side. I'm sure it'll have considerable relevance to Steve!


Especially, from other posts ,if you add a periscope.

Yes, we might call the whole current issue "Underwatergate", perhaps... :lol:
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Pity the link on ABD to Met police testing(??) underwater vehicles has gone - Steve might have liked to have joined them for a visit.( Showed police vehicles in various stages of submergance after being parked below high water )


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The road safety issue reads like the story of the Titanic.

The Government thinks Speed Cameras are infallible (unsinkable).

Speed is a factor (the Titanic WAS going too fast for the conditions).

The ice was further south than had been anticipated (lack of good statistics).

Bad luck played a part in the severity of the incident (had the Titanic RAMMED the ice head on, she would not have sunk).

There was a lack of safety features which could have saved lives (not enough lifeboats)

Finally, if you look carefully at a speed camera sign, it looks like a sinking ship on it's side!

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Now the similarity in the answers to the problems!

Speed should be dictated by good observation of the view ahead and conditions, (Better Lookouts - not a committee sat around a desk).

You should anticipate the unexpected, and plan road safety on a sound basis (Ice CAN sometimes come further south, and you need a good reporting system!).

Bad luck can be planned for in better safety features (Bulkheads should go to the top!)

Don't make do with the minimum of safety measures to save money (Fit more lifeboats to cover ALL passengers).

Speed cameras dont provide the "lifeboats" of better training - they simply teach you to swim - and like in the cold waters of the Atlantic - or the rural roads away from speed cameras, drivers will die without better training and experience - especially young drivers. They need lifeboats, and good navigation!

We need Traffic Policemen to monitor a whole range of driving issues - AND the use of our roads as a conduit for drugs and smuggling!
"Pat & Carl" in Slough (Road Wars, Sky TV) have a nose for drivers who are banned, in possession, driving stolen cars, or dealing from cars - we need MORE, not less!

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I notice the date of the post is 25th August 2009, which is my birthday. I was born in the year 1953. 2009 - 1953 = 56, I was 56 last year. Maybe you should take the Safespeed.org.uk off the picture? I could be wrong of course, as I've said, it just seems funny how this Godly world works.

Please feel free to take off this post, especially that it won't mean much to other people, and that I cannot seem to delete my post's myself, for what reason I don't know.

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