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    Tin Foil Hat

    If I make a tin foil hat to keep the sun off of my radar detector, will it interfere with it? I am worried that it will overheat.

    Also, please discuss any alien conspiracy theories in this thread.
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    That's the dumbest thing I've heard today. Why don't you just leave the damn car with the AC on.

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    Quote Originally Posted by slvoid
    That's the dumbest thing I've heard today. Why don't you just leave the damn car with the AC on.
    dude, the black detector is on the black dashboard with sun shining on it all day. The car could be 40 degrees and it would still get hot.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bennyk
    dude, the black detector is on the black dashboard with sun shining on it all day. The car could be 40 degrees and it would still get hot.
    Your car needs more AC.

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    how about just stashing the thing when parked?
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    Quote Originally Posted by catatonic
    how about just stashing the thing when parked?
    Yeah I do this already, I'm wondering about during driving. I'm not sensing much support for the tin foil hat idea

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    what you need is air movement. put the radar detector on the roof and it'll stay cool.
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    Just hand it to the cops and say "where is my ticket?"
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    Can you send me your design? I'll make one and wear it when I listen to Bush, Cheney or Rumsfeld.

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    can you spell n-o l-i-f-e?

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    Here's another idea....if you are driving, don't worry bout it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by bennyk
    If I make a tin foil hat to keep the sun off of my radar detector, will it interfere with it? I am worried that it will overheat.

    Also, please discuss any alien conspiracy theories in this thread.
    My naive suspicion is that it may interfere with your detection range. After all, if you reflect away any radar signals coming at your detector, then your detector can't detect them!

    In other random ramblings... Some little green men came knocking at my door last night explaining that aliens are not real. When I asked them what they were in light of their statement, they told me they're just one of us. Umm, okay, whatever.
    If you notice this notice then you will notice that this notice is not worth noticing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by catatonic
    Here's another idea....if you are driving, don't worry bout it.
    nevermind

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    Problem solved:


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    lmfao how long did it take you to draw that pic? im about pissing my pants

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    no doubt

    now where did apes come from?

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    How about sell it on Ebay and drive the speed limit? Nahhh what a stupid idea.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Palsdude
    How about sell it on Ebay and drive the speed limit? Nahhh what a stupid idea.
    Radar detectors have more use that just the ability to speed with impunity. They certainly don't keep you from getting tickets if you choose to speed. I'll let you figure the rest out for yourself.

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    I drive over 75,000 miles a year for work and pleasure and cannot think of a reason I would need a radar detector except to avoid speeding tickets.

    Enlighten me plaese?
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    They detect radar, Palsdude....Alien craft navigate by laser guided signals.

    It's a UFO warning system, silly! (This stuff really shouldn't be discussed in mixed company...)

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