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    Traffic Jams

    Shortie861 Jul 15, 2016

    1. Shortie861

      Shortie861 Administrator Staff Member

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      Traffic Jams are the worst, you never know how long it will be before things get moving and it's having the patience to get through the waiting period.

      How do you keep patient in traffic jams?

      Could this work?

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    2. steel bat

      steel bat Chat Addict

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      After the jam clears, the thing to remember is that it's not worth speeding and driving crazy - other than the danger caused, any seconds gained will simply be lost at the next traffic lights.
      Love the bubblewrap idea
       
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    3. Jane

      Jane Quiet Chatter

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      Grrrrrr@traffic jams. I have serious road rage. Does my head in.
       
    4. KyngzIndeyen

      KyngzIndeyen Regular Chatter

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      I've been in a few light jams, my town rarely gets anything long and huge outside of the holiday rush. I hope to never be caught in one that is hours long.
       
    6. Maddie

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      I've been in the occasional traffic jam, it's usually when someone has an accident and it ends up blocking the traffic (or seriously slowing it down).
       
    7. Demon_skeith

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      Last one I was in was due to the holidays and everyone in my town was hitting up the shopping district for their stuff. Will not go near stores at the end of the holidays.
       
    8. BarrowMad

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      We've been in several traffic jams over the years and man, are they never fun. I hate them and I don't even drive! London is the worse place for traffic jams, I avoid that city like the plaque... Getting stuck behind farming machinery, now that's another story... And we live in Devon! Haha.
       
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    9. Shortie861

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      I can only imagine how bad it would be in London for traffic jams, definitely wouldn't want to be stuck in one there, that's for sure.

      I am guessing you get stuck behind farming machinery a lot BarrowMad?:) Happened a few times when I have been heading places with family and that is super annoying! :)
       
    10. steel bat

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      Worse than getting stuck behind farm machinery is going down a narrow lane and meeting a whopping great lump coming the other way!
      You know for a fact he ain't gonna give way so the only thing to do is reverse back until you find somewhere to pull off, like a field gate or driveway.
       
    11. BarrowMad

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      @steel bat , that's another of my pet peeves too. Worse thing is, hubby's reversing skills are terrible! :giggle: Narrow lanes freak me out now, I have. To get hubby to avoid them and take the long route somewhere.