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by sussex2
Mon Jul 08, 2019 9:31 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Been a naughty boy?
Replies: 25
Views: 435

Re: Been a naughty boy?

Get thee behind me satan...What you did.
by sussex2
Sat Jul 06, 2019 9:59 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Terminally Embarrased
Replies: 5
Views: 179

Re: Terminally Embarrased

There's no need for embarassment and it was a minor mistake with no great consequences. I am sure most of us are far from perfect, and, would be reluctant to get in any conveyance with a driver/pilot etc that thought they couldn't make a complete cock-up.
by sussex2
Wed Jun 26, 2019 9:18 am
Forum: Technology
Topic: Mazda removing touchscreens from cars
Replies: 13
Views: 397

Re: Mazda removing touchscreens from cars

There are good touch screens and bad buttons as well as vice versa. I completely disagree about voice communication being less distracting. And when you shouldn't be reading texts or emails you shouldn't be listening to a disembodied voice reading them out either. I believe it is the conversation i...
by sussex2
Wed Jun 26, 2019 9:15 am
Forum: Technology
Topic: Mazda removing touchscreens from cars
Replies: 13
Views: 397

Re: Mazda removing touchscreens from cars

I've got a Mazda and it has the most simple controls, but everything I actually need. I can use my phone or navigation if needed. It is mind you a 19yr old MX5. I have never felt I needed any more buttons with one exception. I would prefer if it had air conditiong - but that's it that all. Don't yo...
by sussex2
Fri Jun 21, 2019 8:33 am
Forum: Technology
Topic: Mazda removing touchscreens from cars
Replies: 13
Views: 397

Re: Mazda removing touchscreens from cars

I've got a Mazda and it has the most simple controls, but everything I actually need. I can use my phone or navigation if needed. It is mind you a 19yr old MX5.
I have never felt I needed any more buttons with one exception. I would prefer if it had air conditiong - but that's it that all.
by sussex2
Sun Jun 09, 2019 9:41 am
Forum: Europe
Topic: Motorway tolls to be scrapped - Spain
Replies: 0
Views: 105

Motorway tolls to be scrapped - Spain

https://www.euroweeklynews.com/2018/06/ ... e-country/

As usual Catalunya, which has the most expensive tolls, is likely to be the last to scrap them.
by sussex2
Tue Jun 04, 2019 10:46 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: German approach to rubberneckers
Replies: 6
Views: 285

Re: German approach to rubberneckers

All strength to the police officer.
by sussex2
Tue Jun 04, 2019 10:45 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: German approach to rubberneckers
Replies: 6
Views: 285

Re: German approach to rubberneckers

Yes why? For years a part of my profession was visiting the sites of air crashes and I saw a lot of things. I can honestly tell you that on every commercial flight I listen intently to the safety demo, work out where the exits are, and, pretty much determined to be the first off the thing.
by sussex2
Thu May 02, 2019 5:31 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Sic Transit Gloria
Replies: 8
Views: 469

Re: Sic Transit Gloria

A Renault Kangoo we hired had an electronic handbrake as well!!! It drove really well and handled neatly....
by sussex2
Fri Mar 29, 2019 1:47 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: Warning triangles to be replaced..
Replies: 8
Views: 476

Re: Warning triangles to be replaced..

Horse wrote:Ah, 'audible warning devices'!

When you hear the Bang! as it gets run over, jump for the verge.


I think it is designed to be placed on top of the vehicle - the reason being to avoid having to walk back 50metres to place it in the road.

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