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  Reply # 1843564 10-Aug-2017 14:10
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People who don't think ahead about their driving route. Case in point: the end of our street is a major road. Extremely difficult to turn right at peak time. People drive up there to turn right and get stuck there for ages, blocking everyone else who needs to make the easy turn left.

 

They could have taken a very small alternative route to end up at a traffic light controlled intersection onto the same main road and saved himself much time, stress and risk.

 

 

You live in my street? smile


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  Reply # 1843595 10-Aug-2017 14:59
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Heh! Is it named after a bolshie northern Iwi?

 

Sometimes I think these sort of intersections need to be made no right turn if there's not enough width to allocate a separate lane for the right turners.

 

 

 

 


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  Reply # 1843615 10-Aug-2017 15:30
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kryptonjohn:

 

Heh! Is it named after a bolshie northern Iwi?

 

Sometimes I think these sort of intersections need to be made no right turn if there's not enough width to allocate a separate lane for the right turners.

 

 

 

Ummm... if the intersection was made no right turn, there'd be no need to allocate a separate lane for the right turners.

 

I'm guessing you work for NZTA.

 

 

 

 


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  Reply # 1843621 10-Aug-2017 15:39
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I'm guessing you need to try reading my post again!

 

"Sometimes I think these sort of intersections need to be made no right turn *IF* there's not enough width to allocate a separate lane for the right turners."


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  Reply # 1843623 10-Aug-2017 15:39
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When you're reading one of your own posts from years ago and feel the compulsive need to edit a typo in it. (Trusted members can go back and edit any of their previous posts. Not sure this is always a good thing, LOL.)


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  Reply # 1843689 10-Aug-2017 17:30
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Organisations that let you do everything on line except cancel your membership of them...!






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  Reply # 1843693 10-Aug-2017 17:39
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Geektastic:

 

Organisations that let you do everything on line except cancel your membership of them...!

 

 

You're leaving GZ? tongue-out


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  Reply # 1843739 10-Aug-2017 19:26
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Having to queue to pay for petrol because there is a single cashier because the other attendant is busy making coffees and hot chocolates.  It 's a petrol station ffs.





Most of the trouble in the world is caused by people wanting to be important. (T.S. Eliot)


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  Reply # 1844813 10-Aug-2017 22:09
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DarthKermit:

 

Geektastic:

 

Organisations that let you do everything on line except cancel your membership of them...!

 

 

You're leaving GZ? tongue-out

 

 

 

 

Bully...! yell






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  Reply # 1844828 10-Aug-2017 22:44
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Having to queue to pay for petrol because there is a single cashier because the other attendant is busy making coffees and hot chocolates.  It 's a petrol station ffs.



Better margins to be made on the additional products and in many cases a significant additional income stream. A bit like waiting in line at the movies.

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  Reply # 1844859 11-Aug-2017 00:33
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When there is a large queue for the checkouts at Bunnings, Yet that guy who stands at the entrance and says hi as you walk in, can't be bothered walking 10m to open another checkout lane.






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  Reply # 1844860 11-Aug-2017 00:37
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kryptonjohn:

 

People who don't think ahead about their driving route. Case in point: the end of our street is a major road. Extremely difficult to turn right at peak time. People drive up there to turn right and get stuck there for ages, blocking everyone else who needs to make the easy turn left.

 

They could have taken a very small alternative route to end up at a traffic light controlled intersection onto the same main road and saved himself much time, stress and risk.

 

 

My GPS nav unit does this to me. It often likes to keep me on the road im currently on. So it often does silly things like the above. And if you don't know the area, by the time it has directed you down an annoying route, often it is too late to turn around.






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  Reply # 1844877 11-Aug-2017 06:56
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That I understand, but probably not happening at 7:30am on a work day!

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Having to queue to pay for petrol because there is a single cashier because the other attendant is busy making coffees and hot chocolates.  It 's a petrol station ffs.

 

 

 

 

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floydbloke:

 

Having to queue to pay for petrol because there is a single cashier because the other attendant is busy making coffees and hot chocolates.  It 's a petrol station ffs.

 

 

No, it's a cafe and grocery shop that just happens to sell a bit of petrol on the side. tongue-out


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