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Offline Ewan Hoosami

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Sort of a $chunt. Tues 13th March 2012
« on: 13 March, 2012, 08:11:36 PM »
Going through bexley this morning I saw something I hadn't seen for a long time. The NSL weasel wagon. I so wanted to go assisting to stick one in for Sir Olly but I had bigger fish to fry. Bugger. Guv was sending me to canary Wharf today so just like the 'parking' industry, I was going to the dogs. I finished early as predicted and decided to pop through Newham on the way back. Nothing doing at the usual haunts so did a bit of loitering, driving about, more loitering. Nothing doing at all. they would have only got slim pickings anyway. While I was lurking about, no one went through Browning road. There were only two at park ave and one of them was a bike coming towards where secret squirrel parks so he wouldn't have got much anyway. That was an hour and a half and not a weasel to be found anywhere. I walked up Park ave to see what was there by way of a warning. Just north of the honeypot at the junction of Langdon Crescent, there's two no through road signs without an 'except buses' plate. They must really hate the bus company.

Well, I'm sure we'll run into them sooner or later so here's some music while we're waiting.



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Re: Sort of a $chunt. Tues 13th March 2012
« Reply #1 on: 13 March, 2012, 08:18:57 PM »
Are those 'Dead End' signs the correct ones to put up in this instance?

I would pay to see the local Bus Company attempting to comply with that!


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Re: Sort of a $chunt. Tues 13th March 2012
« Reply #2 on: 13 March, 2012, 08:35:43 PM »
You just need to think outside the box. The bus carries on down to the bus stop and stops to pick up/drop off passengers. The bus company managers (who are considerably smarter than anyone at the council, but then who isn't?) have arranged for the Sikorsky sky crane to be ready above the bus stop. The sky crane then picks the bus up, turns it round and deposits it back on the road ready for it's return journey. Simples.

Appealing to the council is like playing chess with a pigeon. You might be a chess grand master but the pigeon will always knock all the pieces over, shit on the board and then strut around triumphantly.

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Re: Sort of a $chunt. Tues 13th March 2012
« Reply #3 on: 13 March, 2012, 09:15:36 PM »
You just need to think outside the box. The bus carries on down to the bus stop and stops to pick up/drop off passengers. The bus company managers (who are considerably smarter than anyone at the council, but then who isn't?) have arranged for the Sikorsky sky crane to be ready above the bus stop. The sky crane then picks the bus up, turns it round and deposits it back on the road ready for it's return journey. Simples.




Obvious really

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Re: Sort of a $chunt. Tues 13th March 2012
« Reply #4 on: 14 March, 2012, 11:41:26 AM »
@ Ewan (or indeed anyone)

If you are in the Newham area and still struggling to find a $car, you might want to check out Ordnance Road, off Barking Road. ;)
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Re: Sort of a $chunt. Tues 13th March 2012
« Reply #5 on: 14 March, 2012, 01:02:50 PM »
What sort of skullduggery is that. Is it the no right turn onto the barking road?
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Re: Sort of a $chunt. Tues 13th March 2012
« Reply #6 on: 14 March, 2012, 01:55:01 PM »
Yep. In this case it isn't that the signs and lines are a problem. It would appear however, that rather than let you turn right out of this road, they would rather you turned left and then do a perfectly legal, but equally, if not more dangerous u-turn just along the road.
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Re: Sort of a $chunt. Tues 13th March 2012
« Reply #7 on: 14 March, 2012, 04:11:07 PM »
Thanks for the heads up BE. I'll make sure the Newham serfs perform that exact manoeuvre.

Appealing to the council is like playing chess with a pigeon. You might be a chess grand master but the pigeon will always knock all the pieces over, shit on the board and then strut around triumphantly.

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Re: Sort of a $chunt. Tues 13th March 2012
« Reply #8 on: 14 March, 2012, 06:58:07 PM »
You just need to think outside the box. The bus carries on down to the bus stop and stops to pick up/drop off passengers. The bus company managers (who are considerably smarter than anyone at the council, but then who isn't?) have arranged for the Sikorsky sky crane to be ready above the bus stop. The sky crane then picks the bus up, turns it round and deposits it back on the road ready for it's return journey. Simples.




Yes, now you've mentioned it Ewan, it is obvious  :aplude: 

Oh well, that's another career path closed off (bus company manager) bugger it!  :)


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Re: Sort of a $chunt. Tues 13th March 2012
« Reply #9 on: 14 March, 2012, 08:03:55 PM »
No no no!  look upon it as an oportunity a job has just opened up for a Bus Air  Supervising Traffic Administrating  Revenue Driver.  Or BASTARD for short.
Life should NOT be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in an attractive and well-preserved body, but rather to skid in sideways - Beer in one hand - chocolate in the other - body thoroughly used up,  totally worn out and screaming "WOO-HOO, what a  ride!!"

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Re: Sort of a $chunt. Tues 13th March 2012
« Reply #10 on: 14 March, 2012, 08:26:44 PM »
No no no!  look upon it as an oportunity a job has just opened up for a Bus Air  Supervising Traffic Administrating  Revenue Driver.  Or BASTARD for short.


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