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Old 03-28-03, 08:49 PM   #1
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Clapping

I have discovered the lost art of "clapping."

When walking downtown, I see most drivers waiting to pull out onto the street with their heads turned looking away from me. I am not about to walk in front of their car unless they can look me in the eye.

So I clap. Three times.

They turn just in time to see me cross in front of their car. I go my merry way on the sidwalk while they resume looking for a space in traffic as they tell their cell-phone buddy about the weird clapping people in Atlanta.

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Old 03-28-03, 09:36 PM   #2
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I thought you carried a whistle?
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Old 03-28-03, 09:36 PM   #3
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Do you guys have right-on-red? Is that why he is looking the other way?
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Old 03-28-03, 11:33 PM   #4
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One-way traffic is a very smart idea, except that drivers will never look your way if you are walking against traffic.
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