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Old 02-01-2015, 08:57 PM   #61
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Why is it that everyone seems to have a different opinion on something?

Why can't we just work as a team and agree with me
You don't run North Korea by any chance??
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OMG yes! or go the council green waste drop off, car with a trailer with 1 rubbish bag of leaves tied on
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Why is it that I can be gaining on a car for say 5 minutes, but as soon as I catch them they increase their speed by 10% ?

The effect is even greater if an overtaking lane becomes available.
This is exactly why I look for that type of behaviour on the road. If I catch someone who does this once, only once will I allow it to hold me up.
I consciously look for this behaviour if I'm heading to Launceston from Ulverstone or further, about 120klm drive.

My trick then is to drop back a short distance so I appear "not to be a threat", & when I know there's an overtaking opportunity coming in the next few k's, I'll bide my time....gradually get closer again... & then POUNCE!!!

The problem that my actions create though is that then I become "their challenge". Often they'll catch me again in 10 to 15 k's, tailgate me & pass me again. At some point you just have to be the bigger man & let them go.
Chances are there's someone following them too just waiting for a chance to show the world that THEY can get in the lead. LOL...let'em go.

I try not to be competitive, I really do try, but if you subconsciously lay down that type of challenge, or you're are simply not paying attention to what you're doing, then I might as well open up 6000rpm of 4.0L fuel injected grunt & leave you in my wake sucking cat' fumes!!!

Why is it I do this....'CAUSE IT'S DAMN FUN!!!
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Why is it I get so much enjoyment when...

...I'm in a long line of cars on a single lane highway, an overtaking lane appears & 99% of the cars in front floor it to grab the checkered flag!

The up side of being in the back of a queue, you get to watch the mayhem unfold.
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why is it that when ive walked out of bunnos the last three times i havent been able to find the ******* car????
im going there today so this **** has to stop
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wow.....opened a can of worms here! ;)
Why is it that I have never opened a can and found worms in it.

I've never even seen a can with worms in it.
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Why is it that I have never opened a can and found worms in it.

I've never even seen a can with worms in it.
Never bought a can of spaghetti from the supermarket?
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Why is it people fall for crap products like the NutriBullet? The human digestive system does the same thing.
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Exactly...I'm always amazed that people think that the foods you chew up and swallow must somehow make it past the concentrated hydrocloric acid in our stomachs and go on through in big lumps instead of being the horrifying broken down mush they actually leave the stomach as...
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Why is it people fall for crap products like the NutriBullet? The human digestive system does the same thing.
Key word here is 'some'. The guy that invented that product probably has the same philosophy. Monkey see Monkey buy. The difference between you/me and him is that he`s probably worth over 30 mil now. Just like that bogan that sells the formula to fill half your stomach up so you can lose weight. No doubt now that he could buy a brand-new Lambo and not even know thats he`s spent 700k.

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Key word here is 'some'. The guy that invented that product probably has the same philosophy. Monkey see Monkey buy. The difference between you/me and him is that he`s probably worth over 30 mil now. Just like that bogan that sells the formula to fill half your stomach up so you can lose weight. No doubt now that he could buy a brand-new Lambo and not even know thats he`s spent 700k.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8ZuFb3GBHuU
Yep...the difference between these guys and you and I is that they have seen a (perceived by a gullible public) need and filled that need simply and cheaply.
The public basically always looks for "the easy answer". Don't bother with pesky diets and exercise...use this upside down drinks mixer and drink a "nurti-blast" every day and it will "supercharge" your body! Just remember to add tiny fine print in the advert saying "combined with a kilo-joule controlled diet and exercise program" and you're golden to sell your crap to the public looking for a quick fix!
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why is it that my fave drop jack daniels is 700ml now and not 750ml?
why is it that panadol thats usually needed the next day is in packs of 20 now and not 24?
why is it that we pay the same price now than what we did then?
why is it that the older i get the longer my bloody arms have to be to read something?
why is it that it takes me 10 bloody mins to remember what i did 5 mins ago?
why is it that some fool allowed coles and woolworths to get their greedy hands into the petrol industry?
im off to the servo now to pay top dollar for my fuel that i put in my car on the way to the bottl'o to buy my under sized,over priced plonk which will probably result in popping a few panadol out of the undersized,overpriced pack thats if ive got enough left.im trying to remember where i put my bloody glasses so i can check though.
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why is it that some fool allowed coles and woolworths to get their greedy hands into the petrol industry?
I tell people that. But if they havn't seen it on big brother or sex and the city it musn't exist. People run around with their docket saying ' Shop at Coles, Woolies and Costco, save 8 cents per litre like me'

If they shopped properly, they would get their fuel for free.
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Why is it that man could send people to the moon using a primitive computer yet this 'super computer' (compared to late 1960s technology) I am using is always giving me grief even when trying to do the basic things?
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Because a lady used to check the computer was right.
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Too many dodgy porn sites bro, I got the hookup for the good stuff
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why is it that my fave drop jack daniels is 700ml now and not 750ml?
why is it that panadol thats usually needed the next day is in packs of 20 now and not 24?
why is it that we pay the same price now than what we did then?
why is it that the older i get the longer my bloody arms have to be to read something?
why is it that it takes me 10 bloody mins to remember what i did 5 mins ago?
why is it that some fool allowed coles and woolworths to get their greedy hands into the petrol industry?
im off to the servo now to pay top dollar for my fuel that i put in my car on the way to the bottl'o to buy my under sized,over priced plonk which will probably result in popping a few panadol out of the undersized,overpriced pack thats if ive got enough left.im trying to remember where i put my bloody glasses so i can check though.
There there now sweet pea, just have another sip of this beautiful liquid and 2 more tablets and then sleep it off, you'll be OK in the morning,..... or dead
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Why is it that alot of pre 80's european and asian cars have their external mirrors down on the front corners of the front guards? What bright spark thought that was a good idea?
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Why is it that alot of pre 80's european and asian cars have their external mirrors down on the front corners of the front guards? What bright spark thought that was a good idea?
It eliminates blind spots.
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Why is it that people who always rubbish a product on the internet have never tried it personally....
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Maybe, to a degree, but it also reduces your rearward field of view to the equivelent of looking through a keyhole and the small round mirrors would be worse than the rectangular ones.
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why is it that if I go to a steak restaurant, vegetarians demand and are given a vegetarian option, but if I go to a vegetarian restaurant, I cant get a meat option?
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Why is it that processed food claim they have no artificial colours or flavours but when one inspects the contents label it list substances such as colour 100 or flavour 600?

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Because they're technically correct, they are not artificial substances.
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Why do I hate certain trivial things so much? eg. Bunnings Warehouse, the Trivago ads, Guy Sebastian to name a few.
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Why is it a crime to have a lowered car? What's the logic? I asked the cop this the other day as he handed me an invitation to donate several hundered $$ to the gov. He said ask the RTA. I have coil over suspension which he interpreted as 'cut springs', big sway bars, fat tread but apparently my car has a 'major defect'. my logic is it handles and grips 10 times better than when it came out of the factory, yet according to the police it's death trap? How about pulling over the young women you see everywhere on bald cheese cutters, floating around on shagged out stock shocks and running 12psi? I couldn't help but get angry as it's over a weeks pay to pay the ticket and I really have done nothing wrong

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The other day i bought some continental stock cubes and they say no added msg on the front but you look on the back and it say in the ingrediants flavour enhancer 635. WTF. Tastes like crap anyway so won't be buying that one anymore .
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Because they're technically correct, they are not artificial substances.
They are artificial reproductions of natural substances.
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Why is it a crime to have a lowered car? What's the logic? I asked the cop this the other day as he handed me an invitation to donate several hundered $$ to the gov. He said ask the RTA. I have coil over suspension which he interpreted as 'cut springs', big sway bars, fat tread but apparently my car has a 'major defect'. my logic is it handles and grips 10 times better than when it came out of the factory, yet according to the police it's death trap? How about pulling over the young women you see everywhere on bald cheese cutters, floating around on shagged out stock shocks and running 12psi? I couldn't help but get angry as it's over a weeks pay to pay the ticket and I really have done nothing wrong
It's not a crime to have it lowered. It is a defect to go outside the regulations and it's really with pretty good reason. Same with excessively wide rims or offsets. They often handle OK in the dry on billiard flat roads but in the rain or bumps they can be a lot worse than stock suspension. You see guys lower their cars so much the suspension crashes into the bump stops or shocks bottom out or they cut the bump springs and then the suspension arms foul on the frame or ball joints fall out.

If you are confident in your work just get it engineered.

BTW, my car is illegally modified but I'm prepared to wear it if I get defected.
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