Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.


4419 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 2428

Trusted

Topic # 159904 16-Dec-2014 19:07
Send private message

How to transport your kayak 

This is dumb: The aerodynamic drag would chew up his petrol! tongue-out




Whatifthespacekeyhadneverbeeninvented?


View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic
 1 | 2
1488 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 121

Subscriber

Reply # 1198590 16-Dec-2014 19:07
Send private message

nope dont see a problem at all.




HTPC Intel Pentium G3258 cpu, Gigabyte H97n-wifi motherboard, , 8GB DDR3 ram, onboard  graphics. Hauppuage HVR 5500 tuner,  Silverstone LC16M case, Windows 10 pro 64 bit using Nextpvr and Kodi


Aussie
4235 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 1205

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 1198611 16-Dec-2014 19:37
3 people support this post
Send private message

Would've loved being in a truck going the other way.

2698 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 688


  Reply # 1198625 16-Dec-2014 20:16
4 people support this post
Send private message

he was identified as an Irish tourist. Way to go enforcing the stereotype.




Common sense is not as common as you think.


13141 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 6164

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 1198662 16-Dec-2014 20:58
One person supports this post
Send private message

I pity any cyclists.




Mike
Retired IT Manager. 
The views stated in my posts are my personal views and not that of any other organisation.

 

 Mac user, Windows curser, Chrome OS desired.

 

The great divide is the lies from both sides.

 

 


Mad Scientist
19012 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 2469

Trusted
Lifetime subscriber

  Reply # 1198673 16-Dec-2014 21:14
Send private message

what problem?

oh i see - we're not playing granny run ... oops

2522 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 937

Subscriber

  Reply # 1198823 17-Dec-2014 08:30
Send private message

This sort of idiocy should be an instant loss of driving privilege.




Windows 7 x64 // i5-3570K // 16GB DDR3-1600 // GTX660Ti 2GB // Samsung 830 120GB SSD // OCZ Agility4 120GB SSD // Samsung U28D590D @ 3840x2160 & Asus PB278Q @ 2560x1440
Samsung Galaxy S5 SM-G900I w/Spark

BDFL - Memuneh
61322 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 12065

Administrator
Trusted
Geekzone
Lifetime subscriber

  Reply # 1199271 17-Dec-2014 15:53
Send private message

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=11375738&ref=rss 

"Police have unreservedly apologised to the Irish after incorrectly identifying the nationality of a dangerous driver who strapped a kayak crossways to his car."






19282 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 2600
Inactive user


  Reply # 1199280 17-Dec-2014 16:02
Send private message

I have no words but WTF

Aussie
4235 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 1205

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 1199504 17-Dec-2014 20:21
Send private message

freitasm: http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=11375738&ref=rss 

"Police have unreservedly apologised to the Irish after incorrectly identifying the nationality of a dangerous driver who strapped a kayak crossways to his car."




Oh damn... And there I was all day putting things on my head sideways, and asking that Irish guy at work "What am I?". :D

JWR

738 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 236


  Reply # 1199542 17-Dec-2014 22:02

freitasm: http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=11375738&ref=rss 

"Police have unreservedly apologised to the Irish after incorrectly identifying the nationality of a dangerous driver who strapped a kayak crossways to his car."




I think Police apologized for calling him Irish, when they thought he was only acting like he was Irish:)

1923 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 139


  Reply # 1199551 17-Dec-2014 22:28
Send private message

Fair enough, it's a simple mistake

Most anyone from the Tron would confuse Jaffas and Irish......
after all they're all foreigners once they cross the Bombays, no matter how they tie their kayaks

Mad Scientist
19012 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 2469

Trusted
Lifetime subscriber

  Reply # 1199564 17-Dec-2014 22:49
Send private message

O.M.G. ... it was one of us! well ... tourist bashers ... be a little ashamed :D

1916 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 374

Subscriber

  Reply # 1199680 18-Dec-2014 09:29
Send private message

To be fair, it was the wind that broke his roof rack and skewed his kayak. Not nearly as good a story, I know, but who cares these days about truth and accuracy?

2459 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 1205

Lifetime subscriber

  Reply # 1199864 18-Dec-2014 12:30
One person supports this post
Send private message

linw: To be fair, it was the wind that broke his roof rack and skewed his kayak. Not nearly as good a story, I know, but who cares these days about truth and accuracy?


To be really fair, in that case he's a numpty for not tying it to front and rear bumpers.

To be really, really fair, I've known experienced kayakers who have done similar, including one guy who only tied to the rear bumper (and roofrack) and ended up towing his kayak and roofrack at 100kph down the motorway.



5119 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 2085


  Reply # 1200355 19-Dec-2014 09:39
One person supports this post
Send private message

I see the problem, loose nut behind the steering wheel.

laughing




Mike

 1 | 2
View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic

Twitter »

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.