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  # 2318380 16-Sep-2019 09:57
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Timetables, official schedules, programme guides etc. that show times using a 12-hour clock. (Sorry, it's because of the continental European in me.)





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  # 2318409 16-Sep-2019 10:49
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E-scooters littering footpaths etc.





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  # 2318410 16-Sep-2019 10:57
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MikeB4:

 

E-scooters littering footpaths etc.

 

 

e-scooters, full stop.

 

 

 

It's like adults riding BMX bikes. Why would you want to appear to be an overgrown child?






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  # 2318413 16-Sep-2019 11:03
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Geektastic:

 

MikeB4:

 

E-scooters littering footpaths etc.

 

 

e-scooters, full stop.

 

 

 

It's like adults riding BMX bikes. Why would you want to appear to be an overgrown child?

 

 

I had to go out onto the road in my chair to get around scooters on the pavement. They should have dedicated parking areas.





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  # 2318414 16-Sep-2019 11:05
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MikeB4:

 

Geektastic:

 

MikeB4:

 

E-scooters littering footpaths etc.

 

 

e-scooters, full stop.

 

 

 

It's like adults riding BMX bikes. Why would you want to appear to be an overgrown child?

 

 

I had to go out onto the road in my chair to get around scooters on the pavement. They should have dedicated parking areas.

 

 

 

 

Is it electric? You could fit some sort of 'snowplough' attachment...! 😇






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  # 2318447 16-Sep-2019 12:20
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Geektastic:

 

... Why would you want to appear to be an overgrown child?

 

 

Because:

 

  • it's too far to walk from the train station to home
  • I detest waiting for and sitting on the bus
  • it's cheap to run
  • it's environmentally friendly
  • it's fun to ride (except when it rains)
  • I don't care if it makes me look like an overgrown child

Totally agree with MikeB4's sentiment.  I don't leave mine blocking the footpath (besides, someone would steal it) and I slow right down and give way to all pedestrians.  They're a valid means of transport if used sensibly, responsibly and with consideration for others.





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  # 2318453 16-Sep-2019 12:39
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floydbloke:

Geektastic:


... Why would you want to appear to be an overgrown child?



Because:



  • it's too far to walk from the train station to home

  • I detest waiting for and sitting on the bus

  • it's cheap to run

  • it's environmentally friendly

  • it's fun to ride (except when it rains)

  • I don't care if it makes me look like an overgrown child


Totally agree with MikeB4's sentiment.  I don't leave mine blocking the footpath (besides, someone would steal it) and I slow right down and give way to all pedestrians.  They're a valid means of transport if used sensibly, responsibly and with consideration for others.



It's never too far too walk....😗





 
 
 
 


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  # 2318496 16-Sep-2019 13:54
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Geektastic:

 

MikeB4:

 

E-scooters littering footpaths etc.

 

 

e-scooters, full stop.

 

 

 

It's like adults riding BMX bikes. Why would you want to appear to be an overgrown child?

 

 

Judgmental fools on the internet...





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  # 2318497 16-Sep-2019 13:56
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Handsomedan:

Geektastic:


MikeB4:


E-scooters littering footpaths etc.



e-scooters, full stop.


 


It's like adults riding BMX bikes. Why would you want to appear to be an overgrown child?



Judgmental fools on the internet...



Best stay off it then....I think that battle was long ago lost.





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Senecio: Trying to enjoy breakfast at a nice local cafe when little Johnny at a nearby table whips out Mum’s phone to watch cartoons at full volume. Twice the cafe staff asked the parents to turn it down, twice the request was ignored.

Give the kid some earphones FFS!


Nah give the kid responsible and good parents would be better.

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  # 2318566 16-Sep-2019 14:53
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Getting 8+ hours sleep and feeling tired by 2pm :(


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  # 2318628 16-Sep-2019 16:59
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Geektastic:

 

It's like adults riding BMX bikes. Why would you want to appear to be an overgrown child?

 

 

Why wouldnt you? They are fun.





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When people are quick to criticize other's driving yet slow to critique their own.

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  # 2319075 17-Sep-2019 11:14
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When people sit in the outer sets on busy public transport, and then make you climb over them rather than move inwards (or give you an offended look when you gesture you'd like to sit in the empty seat)





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  # 2319106 17-Sep-2019 11:59
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bender84: When people are quick to criticize other's driving yet slow to critique their own.

 

But I'm an excellent driver...it's all those other idiots that are causing the problems! 





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