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People that throw their cigarettes out the car on a highway

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by viper2ko, Apr 12, 2018.

  1. viper2ko

    viper2ko Active Member

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    Full speed on a highway and the still lit cigarette hits your car. Your thoughts on these people?
     
  2. croman

    croman Active Member

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    My thoughts are not allowable per forum rules.
     
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  3. ItsNotAboutTheMoney

    ItsNotAboutTheMoney Well-Known Member

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    They're reducing their efficiency by having their window open.
    They're also reducing their life expectancy by about 10 years.
     
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  4. scaesare

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    Annoys the crap outta me.

    Maybe they can empty their trash out the window too.
     
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  5. Derek Kessler

    Derek Kessler Active Member

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    They are going to burn in a very special level of hell. A level they reserve for child molesters and people who talk at the theater.
     
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  6. McRat

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    It's worth it when you see a car with the back seat on fire cruising at 70 mph.

    But... cars don't come with ashtrays anymore. Well, some expensive ones do, but not normal ones.
     
  7. T34ME

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    My thoughts would be moved to "snippiness."
     
  8. Evoforce

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    Slightly different, but it is also (nice:eek:) getting some hot butt when you are riding a motorcycle. Did i just say that?:oops: OK, another related situation is getting wet while riding a motorcycle...o_O Why? Because the car in front of you is washing its windshield and you get spritzed too. Been there.:rolleyes: Some people just don't think or have consideration.
     
  9. mkspeedr

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    Sometimes I am nice enough to reach down, pick up the accidently dropped cigarette and throw it back into their car. Two wheels have their advantages...
     
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  10. Evoforce

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    True, so true...
     
  11. tjkessler

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    Littering, they deserve a $1,000 fine.
     
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  12. Sprandt23

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    Slightly different, but years ago BT (before Tesla), I was at a gas station [shudders at the thought], and was walking in when a guy walked out with a new pack of cigarettes, stopped outside the door, took off the cellophane and dropped it on the ground...STANDING RIGHT NEXT TO THE TRASH CAN!!!
    I walked up to him, picked up the trash and said, "don't worry, I got it" - and put it in the trash right next to him. Sadly, he didn't say anything...I imagine it didn't even register. Some people are scumbags.
     
  13. Rockster

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    Is "harvested for their organs" too harsh? Just asking...
     
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  14. cpa

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    Nope, but their organs are not worth harvesting with all the toxins they have absorbed over the decades.
     
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  15. jelloslug

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    Who would want their nasty organs?
     
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  16. IanN

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    Best punishment. Revoke license and force offender to pickup a 50gal trash bag full of cigarette butts from the road side.
     
  17. ItsNotAboutTheMoney

    ItsNotAboutTheMoney Well-Known Member

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    Nope. See Myth 4.

    5 Organ Donation Myths Debunked - Orgamites

    I knew about this because I know of someone who was an addict of alcohol and other drugs, as well a long-term smoker who was an organ donor when he died, including his lungs.
     
  18. TaoJones

    TaoJones Beyond Driven

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    I like it!

    Here is a view of part of my hood at low tide this afternoon. The difference is about 5-6 feet from low tide to high tide in the harbor proper. Note the white box adjacent the pointy end of the arrow.

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    Yep - a discarded and presumably empty pack of cigarettes.

    It’s a shame the toxins don’t work more quickly upon those who discard their trash into what should be cleaner habitats.
     
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