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Old 09-11-07, 07:16 PM
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JAC caused fight between JAMs

On my way home today I was being followed by a fellow commuter on our way to an intersection. There was a RTOL and two straight lanes and a LTOL. The light was red and a car on the RTOL was maybe 2 feet away from the car beside it and it was at an angle. I slowed down to a stop behind the car going straight as I approached because it looked too narrow to go through. The cyclist behind me thought different and the guy stood on his pedals and squeezed between the cars. The inevitable happened and his pedals clipped the side of the car on the RTOL. The cyclist turned around, waved to the driver with a smile and took off.

The driver, for understandable reasons, opened her door to look for any damages. But just then the driver, who did not see what just happened, in the car beside her honked her horn probably thinking "WTF is this person doing?" The other lady honked her horn back and they both started to make gestures at each other. The honking and the gestures continued for 20 more seconds until the light turned green. I thought it was over as the car ahead of me started to move ahead. Bu NO! The car in the RTOL takes off from her position and swerved to the left, INTO ME, to go after the other lady. They both took off honking at each other. Luckily I did not get hit but it was close.

So to the other cyclist who was too much in a hurry that caused all of this, THANK YOU! BASTICH!
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Old 09-11-07, 07:30 PM
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LOL
Glad you didnt get sandwichewd, but i just laugh thinking of these two honking at each other all caused by some guy who blew thru.
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Old 09-11-07, 07:39 PM
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LOL
Glad you didnt get sandwichewd, but i just laugh thinking of these two honking at each other all caused by some guy who blew thru.
Yeah, that was scary when that lady swerved left all of sudden. I'm so glad I don't drive to and from work anymore. They reminded me of my evil cager side back in the days.
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Old 09-11-07, 07:40 PM
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Fargin iceholes...
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Fargin iceholes...
She swerved, DANGEROUSLY!
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Glad you are ok, but common that is funny!
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rule 1: if you hit someone, stop.
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Old 09-12-07, 03:09 AM
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Maybe the hit and run cyclist thought smiling and waving was as good as stopping...

Did you notice if the car was damaged mtnwalker?
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Maybe the hit and run cyclist thought smiling and waving was as good as stopping...

Did you notice if the car was damaged mtnwalker?
There was a small scratch that was barely noticeable on the bottom left corner of the wheel well. I was surprised it wasn't much bigger. The bike must have had a plastic pedal on it. I was concerned that the lady that got hit might turn her anger on me since I'm another cyclist on the road. But after that scrape I decided it was best to stay behind the cars and take my place in th line.
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Please excuse my ignorance, but I need a GAG (general acronym glossary) around here some days.

JAM = ? I gather this is something motorist
JAC = ? " " " " " commuter
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Old 09-12-07, 10:49 AM
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jack a##ed motorist
jack a##ed cyclist

#=s
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Old 09-12-07, 11:33 AM
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jack a##ed motorist
jack a##ed cyclist

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Wrong acronym...the guy on the bike is a JAB, not a JAC.


Another correction for the OP - the two drivers involved were "women"...definitely not "ladies" (I was raised in the South, and there *is* a difference).
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I was going to use "girls" actually. But I wanted to be polite.
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She swerved, DANGEROUSLY!
Nice one! I gotta rent that one again sometime. To the OP, glad you're okay!
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Originally Posted by SSP View Post
Wrong acronym...the guy on the bike is a JAB, not a JAC.


Another correction for the OP - the two drivers involved were "women"...definitely not "ladies" (I was raised in the South, and there *is* a difference).

Eh? How exactly is it possible to make up a wrong acronym?
<--JAP
Figure that one out. Is something I made up correct or incorrect? hmmm..............
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Eh? How exactly is it possible to make up a wrong acronym?
<--JAP
Figure that one out. Is something I made up correct or incorrect? hmmm..............
JAC is not technically "wrong". But, it's a poorer choice for an acronym. JAB is a better acronym, and has been used previously on these forums.
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JAC is not technically "wrong". But, it's a poorer choice for an acronym. JAB is a better acronym, and has been used previously on these forums.
But I want to be different. Is that so wrong.
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No. We shall form the JAC coalition!
Shall we change JAM to JAD? jack arsed driver? Neh. JAM sounds better
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i love the title of this thread. i laugh everytime i see it bumped up to the top.
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No. We shall form the JAC coalition!
Shall we change JAM to JAD? jack arsed driver? Neh. JAM sounds better
JAC is just 3 letters short of [email protected]$$. Me likes.
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Too bad she didn't get a picture of the cyclist. That's a hit-and-run right there.
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This must be part of an evil (or not so evil) plot to get all motorists to destroy themselves leaving the roads clear for us.
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man, and all this time i though jac stood for 'jack-assed cager'...
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