Things you just don't get

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by tiecollector, Jul 3, 2009.

  1. death shot

    death shot Senior member

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    Do we really cause more accidents? I've heard people insist that men are actually worse drivers. I drive every day multiple times a day and the most idiotic offenders that I personally witness are overwhelmingly female, so I'm wondering if the alleged statistics are true.

    I live in the DC-ish area as well.
     
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    Joffrey Senior member

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    DO NOT take chances with illegal parking in DC. The meter maids are incredibly efficient.
     
  3. Piobaire

    Piobaire Not left of center?

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    Maybe we should get them to run Congress, the Senate, the DoD and the WH? :laugh:
     
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    Teenagers and young men are worse than women, reckless behavior FTL. Once their balls drop men become better drivers.
     
  5. Liam O

    Liam O Senior member

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    I checked the US stats recently. Women are more likely, regardless of age, to get into or cause an accident (also more likely to flee the scene) men are more likely to total a car or be involved in a FATAL crash, again, regardless of age, but especially under the age of 25.
     
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    Fang66 Senior member

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    FTFY
     
  7. L'Incandescent

    L'Incandescent Senior member

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    That's exactly the kind of correction the Lord had in mind when he bestowed upon us the gift of FTFY. Irregardless what anyone says.
     
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  8. death shot

    death shot Senior member

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    So, to clarify, are you stating that women of age are better drivers than anybody else?

    Women (on average) do not drive better with age. They get worse and worse, like American Pie movies, The Rolling Stones, and Chelsea Handler's skin (by the minute).
     
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    blahman Senior member

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    I don't get the word irregardless.
     
  10. blahman

    blahman Senior member

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    Good or bad drivers depend on how you define the criteria.

    If it means safer then women are better drivers since they take fewer risks.

    If it means by skill level then men are naturally better.

    Low risk driving areas like corner of side streets, I trust men not scratching my parked car than women.
     
  11. death shot

    death shot Senior member

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    Even with risks, I think men consciously make them. Women make them while being completely oblivious to the fact. I'd rather be surrounded by risky drivers aware of those around them instead of people in their own little world whilst talking on the phone.
    I mean, we still have the WRX-driving douchebag early-mind 20's male, but they're not as numerous as women (young and old) who have absolutely no concern for those around them.


    Because of the trek I used to have to make in this area on a daily basis, I should have been killed by a pink phone wielding woman in a lexus about 2000 times already.


    edit: maybe men are worse in other parts of the country, but around here the women are just legendary... Maybe it's just the sheer number of spoiled brats.
     
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    Fang66 Senior member

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    Nope, in my inelegant way I was trying to say that young men and boys are the most dangerous drivers. This is backed up by Liam O's post. Men get better as they get older until they become hat wearers.
     
  13. death shot

    death shot Senior member

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    Here's something I don't get...

    Reaction videos on youtube. Dude, we don't care what your reaction to such and such was. It seems so self absorbed.
     
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    This isn't that uncommon in Norway though... We have work laws and unions that are a lot stronger than in the US. Firing someone really isn't that easy here. Side effect of mainly having a socialistic government the last decades I guess...
     
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    Don't complain about that..
     

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