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by GTR1400MAN
Thu Sep 22, 2016 7:30 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Cheese Sandwiches
Replies: 20
Views: 1687

Re: Cheese Sandwiches

I only used the picture for the 'overlap' :)

Nasty plastic cheese.

I'm a grated cheddar and pickle man!
by GTR1400MAN
Wed Sep 21, 2016 3:48 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Smart Meters - your advice please!
Replies: 13
Views: 1612

Re: Smart Meters - your advice please!

Rolyan wrote:The more I think about it, the more I want to cancel the appointment and stick with what I've got.

Wait until the Tin Foil Hat comments start :D
by GTR1400MAN
Wed Sep 21, 2016 3:43 pm
Forum: Advanced Driving - Cars
Topic: Blues and Twos and Traffic Lights
Replies: 134
Views: 8315

Re: Blues and Twos and Traffic Lights

you can quote as much as you like about protecting life / limb / property etc. - just so totally not relevant outside the context of the rest of the UK law just as a constable can't ask you to murder someone to protect life / limb / property so equally they can not ask you to break other laws for t...
by GTR1400MAN
Wed Sep 21, 2016 10:11 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Cheese Sandwiches
Replies: 20
Views: 1687

Re: Cheese Sandwiches

Mr Cholmondeley-Warner wrote:How could you leave out tomato? :shock:

Here you go ...

Image

BUT, are the slices of cheese allowed to overlap? :)
by GTR1400MAN
Wed Sep 21, 2016 8:04 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Cheese Sandwiches
Replies: 20
Views: 1687

Re: Cheese Sandwiches

They didn't mention if you could have alternative forms of cheese sandwich. Branston. Lettuce. Mustard. Or is it plain vanilla cheddar only?
by GTR1400MAN
Tue Sep 20, 2016 9:18 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Autonomous vehicles again.
Replies: 1
Views: 417

Re: Autonomous vehicles again.

That sounds like it is using a camera and contrast detection. Most of these systems use a form of radar. A shadow wouldn't reflect a signal.
by GTR1400MAN
Tue Sep 20, 2016 9:13 pm
Forum: Advanced Driving - Cars
Topic: Looking after cyclists
Replies: 32
Views: 3048

Re: Looking after cyclists

I remember cycling proficiency taking place in my primary school playground, allegedly now we have something called Bikeability, although I've never heard of it actually taking place. Certainly happens round my neck of the woods. During the summer months the roads are often full of school children ...
by GTR1400MAN
Tue Sep 20, 2016 12:24 pm
Forum: Advanced Driving - Cars
Topic: Blues and Twos and Traffic Lights
Replies: 134
Views: 8315

Re: Blues and Twos and Traffic Lights

Was there ever agreement [here] that the toots the OP heard were the coper changing the siren, rather than using the horn to: show annoyance/frustration, indicate the presence of the police vehicle, issue a command (i.e. give a direction for the OP to move forwards), wake the OP from his slumbers ....
by GTR1400MAN
Mon Sep 19, 2016 5:08 pm
Forum: Advanced Driving - Cars
Topic: Looking after cyclists
Replies: 32
Views: 3048

Re: Looking after cyclists

It's an option Horse but not always possible with following traffic. Also if you just yield or back off every time, you just encourage them to do it even more. Also yielding early or slowing may give them 'body language'/subliminal signal to 'come on through'. There's always a fine line as motorcyc...
by GTR1400MAN
Mon Sep 19, 2016 12:26 pm
Forum: Advanced Driving - Cars
Topic: Looking after cyclists
Replies: 32
Views: 3048

Re: Looking after cyclists

It's an option Horse but not always possible with following traffic. Also if you just yield or back off every time, you just encourage them to do it even more. Also yielding early or slowing may give them 'body language'/subliminal signal to 'come on through'. There's always a fine line as motorcycl...

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