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Humorous encounters with the cops.

Old 10-22-08, 02:09 PM
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Not a direct encounter, but while on my bike yesterday, I was passed by one of Fort Worth's finest who happened to have a bike rack and police bicycle on the rear of his police cruiser. Rock on, dude!
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Old 10-22-08, 02:23 PM
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Now we know where the blue in the wind is coming from
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Old 10-22-08, 05:26 PM
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I have no funny things to say about the cops here in Arizona. They are really nice. They actually take the serve and protect thing seriously it seems. My friend and I have passed cops doing twice the speed limit, and they don't even care. Not saying it will always work that way, but it's happened more than once, and they haven't tried to pull us over. (By the way, before someone slams me, I don't advocate dangerous driving, but around here it's wide open enough that you can sometimes speed obnoxiously without really creating a hazard).
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Old 10-22-08, 09:22 PM
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It's not hard to go fast in Phoenix since the average speed on the freeway is like... what... 57mph??? On those wide-open freeways out there I'd say 100-120mph is perfectly safe!
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Old 10-22-08, 09:25 PM
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Oh crap. You're a cop Siu?
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SIU'S A COP!?!?!?! CCCCCCCCRRRRRRRRRRAAAAAAAAAAAAAPPPPPPPPPPP


*sprints out door*

No, I'm not a cop.

I was training to be one. But can't continue due to eye issues.
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Old 10-22-08, 10:37 PM
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One night the drive shaft on my truck broke. I called my wife's (then girlfriend's) dad who was a seasoned state trooper to help me out. He pushed me in his patrol car going about 70mph until we got somewhere I could leave my truck off of the highway. If you've never had a police car on your bumper, you should try it sometime. Especially after having a few beers.

And on top of that, my emergency brake didn't work so well so we put a brick under the tire to keep it from rolling through the parking lot. Well some jackass kids apparently thought it would be funny to remove said brick. The whole purpose of it taking it off the road was to keep it from getting towed. Well when my truck rolled down the parking lot it ended up in a HUGE ditch, which prompted the police to have it towed. Go figure.
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Old 10-22-08, 11:14 PM
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Nothing real funny, except I brazenly ran a stop sign near my house, and didn't have my DL or proof of insurance on my person, and the cop let me go
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Old 10-23-08, 05:45 PM
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Originally Posted by DannoXYZ View Post
It's not hard to go fast in Phoenix since the average speed on the freeway is like... what... 57mph??? On those wide-open freeways out there I'd say 100-120mph is perfectly safe!
But the problem is that it's hard to find somewhere safe to do crazy fast turns. Know of any good race tracks within a hundred or so miles of the valley that will let just anybody go out on them?
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Old 10-23-08, 10:03 PM
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You've got three nice ractracks out there!

http://www.firebirdraceway.com
http://www.phoenixraceway.com
http://www.arizonamotorsportspark.com

Check out some of the auto-clubs that rent the tracks for their members and divvy the costs:

http://clubracingaz.com
http://az.pca.org
http://www.nasaarizona.com
http://www.proautosports.com
http://spec-944.com

Avoid the SCCA, they're a bunch of up-tight whiney nitpicky bastids.
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Old 11-11-08, 11:20 AM
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Originally Posted by DannoXYZ View Post
You've got three nice ractracks out there!

http://www.firebirdraceway.com
http://www.phoenixraceway.com
http://www.arizonamotorsportspark.com

Check out some of the auto-clubs that rent the tracks for their members and divvy the costs:

http://clubracingaz.com
http://az.pca.org
http://www.nasaarizona.com
http://www.proautosports.com
http://spec-944.com

Avoid the SCCA, they're a bunch of up-tight whiney nitpicky bastids.
Yeah, no ****.
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