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    'Relief tubes' and other impromptu expedients: split from RTDNTOTO

    Quote Originally posted by ursus View post
    Anyone else, yes. You...I think no. I think you could carry that off...
    MIght want to consider installing a "relief tube" in your car. You don't want to get busted for indecent exposure.
    “Death comes when memories of the past exceed the vision for the future.”

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    Quote Originally posted by ofos View post
    MIght want to consider installing a "relief tube" in your car. .
    That's quite presumptuous of you to think I dont already have one.
    Children in the back seat can cause accidents - and vice versa.

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    Quote Originally posted by imaplanner View post
    That's quite presumptuous of you to think I dont already have one.
    I didn't presume anything, just making a suggestion for general distribution. You've been drinking again, haven't you?
    “Death comes when memories of the past exceed the vision for the future.”

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    Quote Originally posted by ofos View post
    MIght want to consider installing a "relief tube" in your car. You don't want to get busted for indecent exposure.
    'Relief tube'? I remember as a kid building a model of some WW2 fighter plane and the schematics referred to a certain 'pilot's tube'. I wondered what that was and asked Dear Old Dad who explained its purpose. Ever since then whenever I see a plane flying overhead I instinctively think of ducking for cover lest I get 'showered upon'. Kind of gross really.

    Concerning automobiles, I'll wager most (males at least) have on at least one occasion on long hauls made use of an impromptu 'relief tube' - usually in the form of an empty pop bottle.

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    EEEeeeeuuuuuuwwwww!
    It is all a matter of perspective!!!

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    Quote Originally posted by Maister View post
    'Relief tube'? I remember as a kid building a model of some WW2 fighter plane and the schematics referred to a certain 'pilot's tube'. I wondered what that was and asked Dear Old Dad who explained its purpose. Ever since then whenever I see a plane flying overhead I instinctively think of ducking for cover lest I get 'showered upon'. Kind of gross really.

    Concerning automobiles, I'll wager most (males at least) have on at least one occasion on long hauls made use of an impromptu 'relief tube' - usually in the form of an empty pop bottle.

    TRUE
    TRUE (poll material here)

    Much military humor involved with telling newbies that the relief tube was for internal communication. "Son, if you need to talk to the pilot, just talk into that tube. Press it up tight to your face so he can hear you."
    “Death comes when memories of the past exceed the vision for the future.”

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    Quote Originally posted by Maister View post

    Concerning automobiles, I'll wager most (males at least) have on at least one occasion on long hauls made use of an impromptu 'relief tube' - usually in the form of an empty pop bottle.

    TRUE

    True - with two other brothers and long car trip vacations, the only time dad stopped was when the station wagon needed gas (and thats when he and mom took care of their needs)
    "Whatever beer I'm drinking, is better than the one I'm not." DMLW
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    Quote Originally posted by Maister View post
    'Relief tube'? I remember as a kid building a model of some WW2 fighter plane and the schematics referred to a certain 'pilot's tube'. I wondered what that was and asked Dear Old Dad who explained its purpose. Ever since then whenever I see a plane flying overhead I instinctively think of ducking for cover lest I get 'showered upon'. Kind of gross really.

    Concerning automobiles, I'll wager most (males at least) have on at least one occasion on long hauls made use of an impromptu 'relief tube' - usually in the form of an empty pop bottle.

    TRUE
    TRUE - This is a major issue for those doing their 'Adopt a Highway™' duties, especially along major cross-country interstates (think: 'truck/lorry drivers').



    It's not such a problem in Europe, though, with the frequent service plazas and rest areas along the motorways over there.

    Mike

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    Quote Originally posted by ofos View post
    I didn't presume anything, just making a suggestion for general distribution. You've been drinking again, haven't you?
    That's quite presumptuous of you to think that I stopped.
    Children in the back seat can cause accidents - and vice versa.

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    Quote Originally posted by imaplanner View post
    That's quite presumptuous of you to think that I stopped.
    Off-topic:
    That's your assumption.
    “Death comes when memories of the past exceed the vision for the future.”

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    Quote Originally posted by mgk920 View post
    TRUE - This is a major issue for those doing their 'Adopt a Highway™' duties, especially along major cross-country interstates (think: 'truck/lorry drivers').

    A group I belonged to volunteered for a time to clean up a stretch of US 131. I can tell you based on first hand experience that not all Mountain Dew bottles are carbonated There are a lot of truckers on the road


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    Most women I dated seem to have had bladders the size of peanuts and were constantly needing/wanting to make pit stops on road trips. A couple of the more intrepid ones might stop roadside if suitable screening vegetation was nearby, but let's face facts, it's a dicier proposition for the ladies as nature compels them to have to drop their drawers. When you're a dude the whole world is your toilet.

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    Quote Originally posted by Maister View post
    When you're a dude the whole world is your toilet.
    Just seems appropriate to the thread.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3pMKc...eature=related
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    this is a thread, really?

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    Quote Originally posted by luckless pedestrian View post
    this is a thread, really?
    Really, much to our relief.
    “Death comes when memories of the past exceed the vision for the future.”

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    What kind of "relief" would this tube be for anyways?
    Children in the back seat can cause accidents - and vice versa.

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    Quote Originally posted by Maister View post
    Concerning automobiles, I'll wager most (males at least) have on at least one occasion on long hauls made use of an impromptu 'relief tube' - usually in the form of an empty pop bottle.
    A pop bottle may be fine for some, but I'm more comfortable with a Mason jar.

    My late grandfather used a coffee can. EEEeeeeuuuuuuwwwww! indeed.

    Quote Originally posted by luckless pedestrian View post
    this is a thread, really?
    A thread on peeing in the car, on an urban planning message board? Really? Really.

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    Quote Originally posted by Dan View post



    A thread on peeing in the car, on an urban planning message board? Really? Really.

    Ha - post of the day! perfect! exactly!

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    Quote Originally posted by Dan View post
    A thread on peeing in the car, on an urban planning message board? Really? Really.

    We must preserve the purity of the FAC! Who split this travesty into it's own thread? What were they thinking? The credibility of the planning profession may be at risk!
    “Death comes when memories of the past exceed the vision for the future.”

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    What movie is it where he pees in 10 bottles, gets pulled over, and the cop drinks one of the bottles to make sure it isn't beer? This is going to kill me. Jim Carrey movie maybe? Or is it Will Farrell? Hmmm.
    A common mistake people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools. -Douglas Adams

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    ^ Dumb and Dumber with Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels

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    You don't think this is a planning related topic Dan? I see all sort of conections.
    Children in the back seat can cause accidents - and vice versa.

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    Quote Originally posted by imaplanner View post
    You don't think this is a planning related topic Dan? I see all sort of conections.
    He's trying to take the pee out of planning. That would make the APA become AA which would definitely be a more beneficial organization for most planners. In fact, that ties nicely to the beer comment that started this whole discussion. How's that for planning?
    “Death comes when memories of the past exceed the vision for the future.”

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    Quote Originally posted by hilldweller View post
    ^ Dumb and Dumber with Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels
    Bah. I should have known that. I might have to go into the collection to watch that again... so quotable.

    Just when I thought you couldn't possibly be any dumber, you go and do something like this... and totally redeem yourself!
    Harry: I expected the Rocky Mountains to be a little rockier than this.
    Lloyd: I was thinking the same thing. That John Denver's full of sh!t, man.
    Lloyd: Hey guys. Woah, Big Gulps, huh? All right! Well, see ya later.

    And to finish with a planning related quote...
    Harry: According to the map we've only gone 4 inches.
    A common mistake people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools. -Douglas Adams

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    Quote Originally posted by ofos View post
    He's trying to take the pee out of planning. That would make the APA become AA which would definitely be a more beneficial organization for most planners. In fact, that ties nicely to the beer comment that started this whole discussion. How's that for planning?
    'Lanning'?

    Sounds interesting!



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