Scumbag on Queen St (AT) 8am today

Re: Scumbag on Queen St (AT) 8am today

Postby twizzle » Wed Sep 21, 2011 2:19 pm

molly wrote:
ValleyForge wrote:
hosko wrote:Regardless where he is from, he is going to be a "temporary" Australian if he continues to ride like that.


I like to think of them as "future speed bump".

Once you've heard the sound of a car hitting a cyclist and breaking bones, or someone screaming because their leg is trapped around a wheel of a 4WD, you start to touch your own mortality.


:shock: I cant believe how shocked that makes me feel just reading that, let alone actually hearing that (or even worse the circumstance in the above post).


Motorcyclist trapped under the front wheel of a B-Double LPG tanker... took me months to get over that little scene. :(

(Yes, he survived... well, most of him, anyway).
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Re: Scumbag on Queen St (AT) 8am today

Postby The 2nd Womble » Wed Sep 21, 2011 3:58 pm

Lark2004 wrote:
Kenzo wrote:Sounds like a north-sider.... :twisted:


Funny that, I was thinking he probably lives down near Logan.... :P

There were too many buttons on that shirt for anyone from Logan to have been able to deal with it
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Re: Scumbag on Queen St (AT) 8am today

Postby munga » Wed Sep 21, 2011 4:23 pm

uhh press-studs? 8)
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Re: Scumbag on Queen St (AT) 8am today

Postby vaeske » Mon Sep 26, 2011 4:28 pm

wow, I tend to filter queen down to eagle in the mornings however i always do it at a speed I can brake at any time coz you just don't know. Especially after I got knocked off the bike by a girl coming out of the car while the those new lights on eagle turned green.

That guy must've had a bad day :D
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Re: Scumbag on Queen St (AT) 8am today

Postby Queestce » Mon Sep 26, 2011 6:24 pm

vaeske wrote:wow, I tend to filter queen down to eagle in the mornings however i always do it at a speed I can brake at any time coz you just don't know.


Yea, likewise. The most dangerous thing I've encountered on my morning commute to work was just out the front of the Customs House on Queen Street. I was riding pretty quick down the road (no traffic at that point), bout 40kph I suppose, in the left hand lane as there were cars in the right lane about 50m behind me. Anyway, there were lots of pedestrians waiting to cross as the lights out the front of the Customs House, lights were green so I didn't get too twitchy on the anchors approaching them. All seemed orderly and no-one was j-walking. Then out of the blue when I am less than 2-3 meters from this guy he just steps out onto the road into my lane directly in front of me without even glancing to the right (he was looking straight to the left...). Luckily he heard me start to say "FARKING JEBUS" and managed to jump back just as I brushed passed him. I clipped his sachel bag and ripped it clean off him out onto the road. Needless to say he looked a little surprised :roll: Crisis averted, and as much as I don't enjoy a close call, I do always appreciate it when I am given the chance to ride away from something like that with only my future vigilance effected!
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Re: Scumbag on Queen St (AT) 8am today

Postby damhooligan » Mon Sep 26, 2011 6:31 pm

lethoso wrote:yeah, pouring petrol on the fire is clearly the solution :roll:

You're both idiots, hope that helps!



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Re: Scumbag on Queen St (AT) 8am today

Postby The 2nd Womble » Mon Sep 26, 2011 7:15 pm

lethoso wrote:yeah, pouring petrol on the fire is clearly the solution :roll:

You're both idiots, hope that helps!

Unfortunately I don't walk on water. BTW, Pot Kettle with your reply for getting angry at much less than I did on the day?
If I had to live the rest of my life knowing I'd run over someone normal instead of the complete Twat I now know him to be, it wouldn't be much of a life. I don't think I'd cope.
I'd rather tell someone they're a ****ing idiot for risking their life and my livelyhood than scrape them out from under my wheel arches thanks. :?
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Re: Scumbag on Queen St (AT) 8am today

Postby lethoso » Mon Sep 26, 2011 7:47 pm

The 2nd Womble wrote:
lethoso wrote:yeah, pouring petrol on the fire is clearly the solution :roll:

You're both idiots, hope that helps!

Unfortunately I don't walk on water. BTW, Pot Kettle with your reply for getting angry at much less than I did on the day?
If I had to live the rest of my life knowing I'd run over someone normal instead of the complete Twat I now know him to be, it wouldn't be much of a life. I don't think I'd cope.
I'd rather tell someone they're a ****ing idiot for risking their life and my livelyhood than scrape them out from under my wheel arches thanks. :?


Do you genuinely think hurling abuse out of your truck window is going to to anything other than intimidate and antagonise the guy after he's nearly been creamed? I know when I've had close calls I get so hopped up on adrenaline I don't think straight. Some guy abusing me in that state is most definately not going to get a "cheerio, thanks for the tip mate".
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Re: Scumbag on Queen St (AT) 8am today

Postby munga » Tue Sep 27, 2011 6:16 pm

bloody truckie couriers are the worst of 'em all!
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Re: Scumbag on Queen St (AT) 8am today

Postby The 2nd Womble » Tue Sep 27, 2011 9:41 pm

Ha!
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