Where do you stand on 4 way stop courtesy?

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  1. gwartney

    gwartney Is there gas in the car? Gold

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    I fucking hate it when someone waves me through a 4 way stop. There are two scenarios.

    1. It's already my turn. - I know it asshole, who made you the traffic director?
    2. It's not my turn. - This is what really bugs me. If I go and midway through my decision, the other driver decides to go and hits me, I am liable because it wasn't my turn. The whole deal screws up the 4 way stop order of life and ultimately slows down the process.
     
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    Kanye West Yeezus!

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    great thread
     
  3. gwartney

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    :hat:I do try.
     
  4. Ridic

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    You go in order of arrival. If arriving at the same time then those turning left always yield to others.
     
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    Kanye West Yeezus!

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    some idiots go ahead of me and i honk at them and flick them off
     
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  6. banksy

    banksy I tell all my hoes RAKE IT UP VIP

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  7. gwartney

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    I much prefer traffic circles because the more aggressive you are, the quicker you get through. But there's always the timid fuck that comes to a complete stop when none is required.
     
  8. gwartney

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    While I admire your intentions, this thread was not meant as a 4 way stop primer. I was hoping everyone already knew the rules.
     
  9. Thikken Vaney

    Thikken Vaney What's everyone looking at?

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    Good time to blow out the carbon.
     
  10. gwartney

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    It really pisses me off when a car goes and then the car behind him slides through without stopping or waiting for his turn.

    This seems to happen to me a lot in Southlake, a town full of rich, entitled people and it's usually a German car doing it.
     
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    My wife had a whole rant about this one time and I just sat there looking at her like she was a mental patient :wtf:
     
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    So true. I hate when they wave me through as a "courtesy" because a) I'd rather just follow the rules and wait my turn, and b) I hate real world interaction so much that even their wave (aggressive or not) pisses me right the fuck off for the day. :grr:
     
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  13. gwartney

    gwartney Is there gas in the car? Gold

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    There is no doubt that I turn into a bit of an "A" type in the car. I don't get all road ragy except in my head.
     
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    Do you know the "aggressive wave"? It's like they're saying "Go asshole, I'm doing you a huge favor by letting you go 2 seconds early." I wanna say "VOCK YOU, JUST GO IN ORDER."

    Sometimes I actually say that. Loudly. With the window rolled down.

    But I have issues. :shucks:
     
  15. BrulesRules

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    Just blast through that shit at 100mph :slick:
     
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  16. gwartney

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    I give them the most deadly stink eye you can get.

    You know what I liked about Memphis? How everyone flashed their lights if there was a cop ahead. They don't do that in Texas. I always think about starting that but I'm afraid someone will think it's a gang thing or something else nefarious.
     
  17. crazypreacher

    crazypreacher Not followin whitey's rules

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    Seems like you road rage easily. I'd wave you thru.
     
  18. Sea Slob

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    Gwartney is the shitty driver that goes the speed limit in the fast lane :facepalm:
     
  19. Vyb

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    Oh yeah, the cop signal. That's something people do statewide to fuck "the Man."
     
  20. Satori Brah

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    The car to the right of you has the right of way.