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Post  fredvon4 on Tue Nov 20, 2018 11:46 pm

This might save you the cost and embarrassment of being arrested for DUI.

As you know, people have been known to have unexpected brushes with the authorities from time to time, often on the way home after a "social session" with family or friends.
Well this year, it happened to me.

I was out for the evening to a party and had more than several margaritas coupled with a bottle of rather nice red wine.
It was held at a great Mexican restaurant.

Although relaxed, I still had the common sense to know I was slightly over the limit.
That's when I did something I've never done before . . . I took a taxi home.

On the way home there was a police roadblock, but since it was a taxi they waved it past and I arrived home safely without incident.
These roadblocks can be anywhere, and I realized how lucky I was to have chosen to take a taxi.

The real surprise to me was I had never driven a taxi before.
I don't know where I got it, and now that it's in my garage, I don't know what to do with it.

If you want to borrow it, give me a call.
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Post  Cribbs74 on Tue Nov 20, 2018 11:50 pm

Good one Fred!
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Post  NEW222 on Wed Nov 21, 2018 1:36 am

Had me a good chuckle there!
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Post  dckrsn on Wed Nov 21, 2018 1:38 am

Aah Fed, you really know how to set a hook.
Laughed out loud.
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Post  roddie on Wed Nov 21, 2018 2:35 am

I will need to party with you.. before I die Phred...
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Post  dckrsn on Wed Nov 21, 2018 2:41 am

roddie wrote:I will need to party with you.. before I die Phred...
Pick me up on your way.
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Post  Dave P. on Wed Nov 21, 2018 3:11 am

lol!.

Thanks Fred, I needed that!
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Post  Admin on Wed Nov 21, 2018 3:26 am

Fred, come on Fred! Eyebrows  lol!

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Post  ticomareado on Wed Nov 21, 2018 3:27 am

I know where there is a rural R/C club where the drink and fly.
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Post  Marleysky on Wed Nov 21, 2018 4:39 am

Rev Jim. from Taxi:

[during a written driving test]
"Reverend Jim" Ignatowski : Pssssttt... what does the yellow light mean?
Bobby Wheeler : "Slow down."
"Reverend Jim" Ignatowski : What... does... the... yellow... light... mean?
Bobby Wheeler : "Slow down"!
"Reverend Jim" Ignatowski : Whaaaat... dooooeeees... theeeee... yeeeel-looowwww... liiiiight... meeeeaaan?

Turkey
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Post  1/2A Nut on Wed Nov 21, 2018 5:10 am

Lol Fred Thumbs Up that was funny!!! Clapping

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Post  rsv1cox on Wed Nov 21, 2018 2:13 pm

Unexpected ending Fred. Funny. Send it to MADD they may appreciate the humor.
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Post  MauricioB on Wed Nov 21, 2018 5:26 pm

Hi Fred! ...  Very Happy  Very Happy  Very Happy !
Just in case, you checked the backseat, there will not be an enthusiastic couple there? Huh... Huh... Very Happy Very Happy
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Post  getback on Wed Nov 21, 2018 6:23 pm

Good one Fred glad you made it home OK LOLOL Thanksgiving Dinner
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Post  KariFS on Wed Nov 21, 2018 7:54 pm

lol!

Fortunately it was not a police car you got the ”ride” in Shocked
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Post  GallopingGhostler on Wed Nov 21, 2018 9:08 pm

Perhaps across cultural boundaries the humour lost its touch, but I got it. Very Happy However, in reality, the law enforcement officers have pulled over semis and other commercial vehicles, so a little weaving within or outside lane never helped anyone. Shocked lol!

I carry one of these cards in my vehicle documents in case of a pull over.
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Post  fredvon4 on Wed Nov 21, 2018 10:59 pm

So I plagiarized the account of the taxi ride

and to be true...I binge watch TAXI two or three times a week on HULU
Jim, Louie, Elane, Alex, Latka, Tony Danza, the whole gang makes me smile

Truth is I still drink too much but no longer smoke three packs a day

I stopped drinking and driving well over twenty years ago.... in my younger days a local cop would escort me home or to mu on base quarters...around 1985 these courtesy halted and the Army would kill your career over a DUI

I am glad this bit of humor touched many of you all....made me giggle when I first read it


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Post  ticomareado on Wed Nov 21, 2018 11:20 pm

Well I hope you've got a good field in Texas for some drinkin' and flyin'.
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