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Dilemma ....

dilemnadilemna Posts: 2,187
edited March 2011 in The bottom bracket
About a week ago I was let out of a junction by a guy in one of those 4x4s a Lib Dem would drive - more RAV4 than X5 4x4. Anyway my dilemma is or was that he was considerate enough to let me out where others hadn't. But awfully I didn't wave or indicate any thanks to him so probably I came across as an ungrateful arrogant &$%&! My excuse was that he was brazenly driving and dialling, his phone clearly visibly glued to his ear with him gassing away. The line of traffic he was in was moving at about 5mph. Trouble is I felt quite bad at the time not signalling my thanks to him but he was after all breaking the law in a manner that makes my blood run cold when I see it happening.

What would others have done?
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  • AnonymousAnonymous Posts: 79,692
    Given him a ticket for using his phone while driving.
  • hstileshstiles Posts: 414
    acknowledged that he let me out, but wagged my finger at him whilst simulating holding a mobile phone to my ear.
  • DIESELDOGDIESELDOG Posts: 2,087
    Blamed Wiggle...

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  • bompingtonbompington Posts: 7,674
    got on the phone immediately to shop him
  • a_n_ta_n_t Posts: 2,011
    woke up at half 2 in the morning and wasted 5 mins of my life moaning about it on an internet forum 8)
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  • tlw1tlw1 Posts: 19,423
    a_n_t wrote:
    woke up at half 2 in the morning and wasted 5 mins of my life moaning about it on an internet forum 8)

    who would do a thing like that!
  • a_n_ta_n_t Posts: 2,011
    matthew h wrote:
    a_n_t wrote:
    woke up at half 2 in the morning and wasted 5 mins of my life moaning about it on an internet forum 8)

    who would do a thing like that!

    I would. I just said. :D
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  • tlw1tlw1 Posts: 19,423
    a_n_t wrote:
    matthew h wrote:
    a_n_t wrote:
    woke up at half 2 in the morning and wasted 5 mins of my life moaning about it on an internet forum 8)

    who would do a thing like that!

    I would. I just said. :D

    thanks to the power of toddlers & there lack of interest in sleep - so might I!
  • Ben6899Ben6899 Posts: 8,580
    It's hardly a freakin' dilemma.
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  • crazy88crazy88 Posts: 569
    I'd probably quit cycling forever to be honest.
    Out with the old, in with the new here.
  • a_n_ta_n_t Posts: 2,011
    matthew h wrote:
    toddlers & there lack of interest in sleep!

    I feel your pain :?
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  • peterst6906peterst6906 Posts: 530
    crazy88 wrote:
    I'd probably quit cycling forever to be honest.

    yeah this.
  • crazy88 wrote:
    I'd probably quit cycling forever to be honest.
    Can I have your stuff when you do? :twisted:

    (Smiley added so Aggieboy knows this is not meant to be a serious request...)
  • ProssPross Posts: 27,049
    It plainly didn't happen as all drivers are 'motons' and a bunch of ****s so there is absolutely no way they would let you out (especially not whilst driving a 4x4) so no need to lose further sleep over the issue :wink:
  • RiggaRigga Posts: 939
    I wish that was the only Dilemma i had!
  • MattC59MattC59 Posts: 5,433
    Whether he was on the phone or not, he let you out, you should have thanked him.
    I hope you feel suitable ashamed :wink:
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  • Stewie GriffinStewie Griffin Posts: 4,374
    If stuff like this keeps you awake at night I suggest you don't ride in London. I feel like a mobile skittle on some rides. :lol:
  • mattshropsmattshrops Posts: 1,158
    paint my censored blue and run down the street shouting " raark sqeep gwibble gwibble"
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  • crazy88crazy88 Posts: 569
    crazy88 wrote:
    I'd probably quit cycling forever to be honest.
    Can I have your stuff when you do? :twisted:

    (Smiley added so Aggieboy knows this is not meant to be a serious request...)

    You wouldn't want it! It's all baggy and stuff.
    Out with the old, in with the new here.
  • Be alright for wiping the road crud off of my Fuji.wink.gif
  • bails87bails87 Posts: 13,317
    I'd throw myself onto the bonnet of the car, then call the police, get him done for driving whilst using his phone, and then sue him for causing mental anguish, damaged ganglions and a leaky spleen.
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  • I would cry myself to sleep for at least several weeks if such a terrible dilemma were to ever befall me...
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