UTA_flyingHIGH From Tunisia, joined Oct 2001, 6495 posts, RR: 50 Posted (10 years 3 months 2 weeks 6 days 4 hours ago) and read 1594 times:
...I try to synchronize my blinker with the vehicle in front (if we're turning), if not, I attempt to clean up the dash a little bit.
UTAette checks her makeup (classic).
I also try to catch any fellow motorists picking their nose.
What do you do to escape boredom ?
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Babybus From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 4, posted (10 years 3 months 2 weeks 6 days 3 hours ago) and read 1569 times:
I usually stick on a tape and have a sing-a-long or phone a friend for a chat. Sometimes it's just nice to stay cool and have a good look at what's around;the buildings, the people, the scenery or whatever.
Fritzi From United Arab Emirates, joined Jun 2001, 2763 posts, RR: 2
Reply 7, posted (10 years 3 months 2 weeks 6 days 1 hour ago) and read 1552 times:
Last February I was stuck in a traffic jam close to St. Anton in Austria for 4 hours due to accident. After a while it started snowing and I could see how all the cars around me started to get snowed in. I had to keep the engine running to get heating. During this time I played games on my laptop until the batteries ran out, then I just listened to the radio. Then I also enjoyed watching the fuel indicator go down...
Finally after having waited 4 hours, a cop gave me permission to use the emergency lane to get out cause most cars were snowed in. Thats one time that it was good to have a SUV!
Levent From France, joined Sep 2004, 1718 posts, RR: 4
Reply 8, posted (10 years 3 months 2 weeks 6 days 1 hour ago) and read 1549 times:
I search for a nice song on the radio to sing along, and in the meantime have a good look at what there is around me. You´d be surprised what there´s to see when you take the time to look around, even in places you´ve been zillions of times.
DeltaGuy From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 14, posted (10 years 3 months 2 weeks 5 days 19 hours ago) and read 1497 times:
-Armorall Dashboard and all leather
-Organize center console
-Play with radar detector
-Sing along to "Bohemian Rhapsody"
-Make funny faces at John Kerry supporter next to me
-Turn on windshield wipers, have a "race"
-Make prank phone calls to numbers I see on the side of trucks
And my favorite, check to make sure my cup holder is Y2K compliant
Alcregular From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 16, posted (10 years 3 months 2 weeks 5 days 17 hours ago) and read 1477 times:
I was stuck in traffic this evening. I try to look into other peoples cars to see what they are doing. I text my mates (naughty!), flick with the radio stations or change my CD over and sing along to the songs (very badly) while I tap the seering wheel. Not very much you can do really.
777ER From New Zealand, joined Dec 2003, 12473 posts, RR: 17
Reply 19, posted (10 years 3 months 2 weeks 5 days 2 hours ago) and read 1430 times:
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On the day that I was driving home my new car I got stuck in traffic due to a 10 car nose to tail at the traffic lights that i was waiting at. Put the window down, turned off the engine, put the seat back a little bit, I put it back as mich as I could so I could just see over the steering wheel, incase the traffic started to move, listened to the sirens of the emergency vehicles who were attending the crash, and trying to work out if it was a fire, police or ambulance vehicle, got the emergency vehicle type 100% correct , and then listened to the radio.
In other traffic jams, I always listen to the radio and just look around at the scenery. Its awesome when your stuck in a traffic jam and beside you is the sea
PlymSpotter From Spain, joined Jun 2004, 11829 posts, RR: 60
Reply 20, posted (10 years 3 months 2 weeks 4 days 16 hours ago) and read 1407 times:
Hmm, let me see, generally when I see a traffic jam I like to laugh at the motorists as I pass them on my push-bike, twice as quick and gives me much needed exercise Save that if I'm in a bus or car I put my headphones in and go to sleep, yep I'm that lazy!
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