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Philip H

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When will they learn?
« on: November 02, 2016, 08:19:36 AM »
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http://www.seacoastecho.com/article_10319.shtml#.WBnZjS0rLIU

the youngest son of the Interim Chief quoted in the article is in my daughter's second grade class.
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Re: When will they learn?
« Reply #1 on: November 02, 2016, 10:18:20 AM »
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Maybe she bought into the marketing a little too much "Built Ford Tough" :facepalm:

But seriously, you've got to have some screws loose to think that this sort of gamble makes sense. I hope she learned a lesson and is able to recover.

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Re: When will they learn?
« Reply #2 on: November 02, 2016, 10:43:03 AM »
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Yep. Yesterday I was waiting for the switch job to clear the crossing circuit (3 mainline tracks) when an idiot from the other direction sped around the gates "on 2 wheels". From his position he could not have known for sure the other tracks (45 mph) were clear.

I tapped my horn, he flipped me off. Darwin Awards fodder. :x

BTW, gate violation fine in Illinois was just raised to $500.
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