Quantcast

Speeders to pay for cops' gas, too....

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by Wingnut, Jun 24, 2008.

  1. Wingnut

    Wingnut Turbo Monkey

    Rep/Likes:
    10 / 89
    Joined:
    Nov 12, 2003
    Messages:
    1,410
    Location:
    Sorry, I'm Canadian ..sorry...
    Hmmm...

    http://www.usatoday.com/printedition/news/20080618/1a_bottomstrip18_dom.art.htm
     

    Please register to disable this ad.

  2. X3pilot

    X3pilot Texans fan - LOL

    Rep/Likes:
    5 / 0
    Joined:
    Aug 13, 2007
    Messages:
    5,896
    Location:
    SoMD
    Maybe I could charge the cops with a "fuel fee" for holding me up at the Dunkin' donuts drive thru!
     
  3. jimmydean

    jimmydean The Official Meat of Ridemonkey

    Rep/Likes:
    174 / 1,480
    Joined:
    Sep 10, 2001
    Messages:
    28,994
    Location:
    Portland, OR
    If they were shot on site, it would be much cheaper.
     
  4. N8 v2.0

    N8 v2.0 Not the sharpest tool in the shed

    Rep/Likes:
    17 / 149
    Joined:
    Oct 18, 2002
    Messages:
    11,008
    Location:
    The Cleft of Venus
  5. Wingnut

    Wingnut Turbo Monkey

    Rep/Likes:
    10 / 89
    Joined:
    Nov 12, 2003
    Messages:
    1,410
    Location:
    Sorry, I'm Canadian ..sorry...
     
  6. N8 v2.0

    N8 v2.0 Not the sharpest tool in the shed

    Rep/Likes:
    17 / 149
    Joined:
    Oct 18, 2002
    Messages:
    11,008
    Location:
    The Cleft of Venus


    no biggie... wrong forum tho
     
  7. Wingnut

    Wingnut Turbo Monkey

    Rep/Likes:
    10 / 89
    Joined:
    Nov 12, 2003
    Messages:
    1,410
    Location:
    Sorry, I'm Canadian ..sorry...
    There is only the Lounge. Nothing more.:busted:
     
  8. Echo

    Echo crooked smile

    Rep/Likes:
    5 / 1
    Joined:
    Jul 10, 2002
    Messages:
    11,818
    Location:
    Slacking at work
    Every asshole is trying to get someone else to pay for their gas now. My garbage collection bill went up because fuel prices are up. WTF? I don't get to f*cking pass my high fuel prices along to anyone else :rant:
     
  9. BurlyShirley

    BurlyShirley Rex Grossman Will Rise Again

    Rep/Likes:
    5 / 1
    Joined:
    Jul 4, 2002
    Messages:
    19,210
    Location:
    TN
    You could hit your company up for a raise, citing fuel costs.
     
  10. N8 v2.0

    N8 v2.0 Not the sharpest tool in the shed

    Rep/Likes:
    17 / 149
    Joined:
    Oct 18, 2002
    Messages:
    11,008
    Location:
    The Cleft of Venus
    just wait when Toshi gets his way and $20/gal price kicks in...


    :rofl:
     
  11. Echo

    Echo crooked smile

    Rep/Likes:
    5 / 1
    Joined:
    Jul 10, 2002
    Messages:
    11,818
    Location:
    Slacking at work
    I live 7 miles from work and usually commute on my bike. So $20 gas wouldn't bone me as hard as it would a lot of people. It pisses me off that I even though I bought a house within a reasonable distance of my job, I still have to chip in for everyone else's increased fuel costs :rant:
     
  12. N8 v2.0

    N8 v2.0 Not the sharpest tool in the shed

    Rep/Likes:
    17 / 149
    Joined:
    Oct 18, 2002
    Messages:
    11,008
    Location:
    The Cleft of Venus
    well, you need to pay for your portion of garbage collection

    fuel cost impacts everything
     
  13. thebornotaku

    thebornotaku Monkey

    Rep/Likes:
    0 / 0
    Joined:
    May 19, 2008
    Messages:
    359
    Location:
    Northern Bay Area
    awesome

    I live no further than 5 miles away from anything in my town. food, work, school, anything.

    Granted my car doesn't have an engine anyways, but still.
     
  14. Silver

    Silver find me a tampon

    Rep/Likes:
    10 / 0
    Joined:
    Jul 20, 2002
    Messages:
    10,934
    Location:
    Orange County, CA
    It might help if the cops didn't leave 2 empty cruisers idling outside of Costco for the 40 minutes I was inside yesterday.

    It was warm though, almost 85 degrees. I can understand that leaving the AC on is vitally important in the fight against crime...
     
  15. BurlyShirley

    BurlyShirley Rex Grossman Will Rise Again

    Rep/Likes:
    5 / 1
    Joined:
    Jul 4, 2002
    Messages:
    19,210
    Location:
    TN
    I know my dog can handle that, even with the windows up on a sunny day while I go watch a movie in the theatre.
     
  16. Echo

    Echo crooked smile

    Rep/Likes:
    5 / 1
    Joined:
    Jul 10, 2002
    Messages:
    11,818
    Location:
    Slacking at work
    Also, if they turn off the car all their AOL instant messenger conversations on their laptop would be lost.
     
  17. X3pilot

    X3pilot Texans fan - LOL

    Rep/Likes:
    5 / 0
    Joined:
    Aug 13, 2007
    Messages:
    5,896
    Location:
    SoMD
    Not to mention their solitaire games.

    Next time I get as ticket, i'm going to deduct my "fuel fee" for having to drive to court to pay it!
     
  18. Brian HCM#1

    Brian HCM#1 MMMMMMMMM BEER!!!!!!!!!!

    Rep/Likes:
    5 / 12
    Joined:
    Sep 7, 2001
    Messages:
    31,210
    Location:
    Bay Area, California
    $1.50 for a slice of pizza and a soda, it pays to leave the engine running:twitch:
     
  19. MikeD

    MikeD Leader and Demogogue of the Ridemonkey Satinists

    Rep/Likes:
    13 / 62
    Joined:
    Oct 26, 2001
    Messages:
    10,106
    Location:
    chez moi
    Thanks for chiming in, Karl Marx. What is this, Sweden?!