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    ÖöÖöÖöÖöÖö Dannihilator's Avatar
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    Gut Instincts....

    Pretty much saved my life today.

    Went out on my post work ride today and about 5 miles into it come up to a intersection with light. Up to the point I start to up my pace to get through the light so I would be able to catch the light. Get to where they re-did the bridge right at the intersection and the light changed to yellow. Normally I would have no issue getting across the intersection before it changed to red. But had a bad feeling that something didn't feel right about it and decided it was for the best to stop.

    Sure enough about as soon as I was stopped. A teenage driver blew the red light at probably double the speed limit and t-boned a suv. Could have very easily been collected in this if I continued. Was first at the scene, with the police a couple of minutes later. Described to them what I saw happened, then went on my way. At that point it was starting to get dark, so I make a left on the first left I come to after the intersection and make the loop around and head the way I came in on back. Notice the police officer putting the teen into cruiser. I'm guessing they either found something in the car or on his person or for reckless driving.
    Strike like an eagle and sacrifice the dove.
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    fishologist cohophysh's Avatar
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    Glad you are here to tell the story
    We cannot solve problems with the same level of consciousness that created them. A.E.

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    Lucky you! Green, Yellow or Red I always have to have a good view of the cross traffic. I take a mup that parallels the Bus Way from Kendall to Homestead. Southbound, homeward bound I stay on the mup because the buses are just to the left of mup. I go out on a Saturday morning on that route. Something, the night before had crashed through the chainlink fence, ditch, mup, and busway from a dead end street west of the busway. What ever did that had to big, heavy and moving very fast. If that had happened while I was going home, I wouldn't be writing this.

    If that had occurred when a bus passed by, it might have looked like this.

    Last edited by TRUMPHENT; 12-08-09 at 10:50 PM. Reason: embedding video epic fail

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    Hey guyz? Guyz? Wait up!! Siu Blue Wind's Avatar
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    Were you wearing "THE JACKET"?
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    We are what we think. All that we are arises with our thoughts. With our thoughts, we make the world.
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    ÖöÖöÖöÖöÖö Dannihilator's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by Siu Blue Wind View Post
    Were you wearing "THE JACKET"?
    I had the other "THE JACKET" on.
    Strike like an eagle and sacrifice the dove.
    Words and Stuff.

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    Hey guyz? Guyz? Wait up!! Siu Blue Wind's Avatar
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    Well thank you for calling me and telling me.
    Quote Originally Posted by Buddha
    We are what we think. All that we are arises with our thoughts. With our thoughts, we make the world.
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    Please dont outsmart the censor. That is a very expensive censor and every time one of you guys outsmart it it makes someone at the home office feel bad. We dont wanna do that. So dont cleverly disguise bad words.

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