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(   Ice in Charlotte causes OVER 130 WRECKS in 2 hours. Milk and bread in scarce supply.   ( divider line
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2467 clicks; posted to Main » on 08 Feb 2002 at 3:26 PM (16 years ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook   more»

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2002-02-08 05:00:37 PM  
And how about here in Ohio where people actually are SHOCKED when it snows? Granted we've had a relatively warm winter this year.

I learned how to drive in Michigan, specifically the Detroit area. It's like, whenever I visit my family I have to go into "city-driving" mode. They speed a LOT in Michigan but they do crazy stunts in Ohio. Farking hillbillies....
2002-02-08 05:02:08 PM  
43%, I know what you mean. I used to live in Cary. Bunch o' snobs. Their noses are so far up in the air that they can't see where they're going. I don't see what's "amusing" about 130 wrecks in two hours, though. To whoever posted this with an amusing tag, how amusing would it be if your mom was in one of the accidents and seriously hurt? Asshole.
2002-02-08 05:02:09 PM  
there are no skilled drivers except me.
2002-02-08 05:04:59 PM  
130 wrecks in 2 that's like just over one wreck per minute!

I think whoever put the Amusing tag was feeling smug....
2002-02-08 05:11:39 PM  

Stats aside, I get cut off, flipped off, or pissed off by at least 3 New Jersey drivers on my 27 mile commute each way, each day. Explain this: Why is there **ALWAYS** an accident on 280 by the Stickle Drawbridge every morning? Don't blame sun glare, because I drive East the morning too, and I've never had an accident, and in the 15 months I've been doing this commute, I've seen maybe 5. so all things remaining equal, Jersey drivers still suck ass.
2002-02-08 05:17:29 PM  

Why not relax a little man. 130 accidents in 2 hours is hysterical! This morning there were 7 in a 15 mile stretch of I-80 in (where else?) New Jersey. And I thought that was funny. But 130 in 2 hours is just awesome. As for whether I'd still think it was funny if 43%'s mother were involved in it, I'd have to say I would (nothing personal 43%-dude)
2002-02-08 05:37:25 PM  
Aorlando I know what you are saying, but it's hard to take you seriously when you ignore the stats.

I grew up in Jersey. I've never had an accident of any kind, and I've never gotten a ticket. Can you say the same?However, I know what you mean about the north-jersey yuppies in their suvs, thinking they are 'all that.' But i've also lived in the city, and i've met people who were in their mid-twenties who had been driving less than a year. they are SCARY!

Solution? Blame it on the taxi drivers and the immigrants. That's usually my solution. Then laugh hysterically.
2002-02-08 05:39:52 PM  
...i would too!!
2002-02-08 05:57:01 PM  
I'm from NY, and I live in Charlotte now...that night, it took me 3hrs to make a 30 minute drive home. A cop stopped on the road actually said "You need to drive very, very, very slow, and if that slag truck comes down the road....I don't know what to tell you!!" It was the craziest thing I've ever seen, I stayed home from work for a day, because I didn't want to attempt wasting a whole day on the road.
2002-02-08 06:03:54 PM  
02-08-02 03:49:56 PM Tommybob
can all of the yankees come out of the woodwork please and tell the southerners how you drive in 10 feet of snow and ice with one arm tied behind your back while eating lunch, smoking a cigarette, putting on your makeup and talking on your cell phone.

That's kind of crap is illegal up here you savage ;)
2002-02-08 06:10:10 PM  
Nothing like the 800+ car fog pileup outside Windsor a year or two ago.
2002-02-08 06:10:43 PM  
tommybob Southerners are a joke. Face it.

Now don't you have some praying to do?
2002-02-08 06:14:54 PM  
crazyeddie how old are you? Let me guess.....16 years old.
Am I right?
2002-02-08 06:23:29 PM  
Tommybob I am not going to answer your back-handed question. Are you 16? I certainly don't have to justify myself to someone from Georgia, for crying out loud. Are you too obtuse to understand that?

Are you a college freshman majoring in Creationist Biology? Don't you have some afterlife to get to or something? Go farking pray for me.
2002-02-08 06:29:04 PM  
Tommybob by the way, do your fundie gap-tooth kids also have two first names? Wait wait, let me guess! Billy-Ray and Bobby-Joe? No no...I got it...TommyBob Jr. and BobbyTom?

Someone from Macon Georgia with two first names, (especially connected by a hyphen): Always the mark of a classy, intelligent gentleman.
2002-02-08 06:36:24 PM  
I lived in Charlotte for nine years. Charlotte sucked. Bigtime. Rednecks and ice just dont mix. Charlotteans cant drive when the roads are dry and visibility is infinite. Working in a grocery store during college, I was able to see the 'no milk/bread/eggs/toilet paper' phenomenon too... Once we had a light sleet, "slim chance of possible snow flurries", and we were sent home from school. By the time I got home, the clouds lifted, sun came out and the roads were dry the rest of the day.

Freaking Charlotteans go apeshiite when two things happen: 1) NASCAR races occur and 2) when snow is even mentioned in a weather report.
2002-02-08 06:38:46 PM  
Deerslayer you have a kick-arse fark account number, by the way.
2002-02-08 06:39:07 PM  
2002-02-08 06:59:30 PM  
crazyeddie how old are you? Let me guess.....16 years old.
Am I right?
2002-02-08 07:02:06 PM  
crazyeddie how old are you? Let me guess......16 years old.
Am I right?
2002-02-08 07:03:37 PM  
2002-02-08 07:04:58 PM  
Edward, answer the question before it's time for your weekly bath. I know it's near your bed time.
2002-02-08 07:09:30 PM  
Tommybob I'm 28, but would you believe me if I told you? Just because I make more money than you ever could, live a better life than you, have kids that don't hate me, and I'm half your age, is no reason for you to get childish.

No go run along and pray.
2002-02-08 07:21:36 PM  
And that's Mr. Edward, to you. I am your intellectual superior. Show some respect.
2002-02-08 07:23:51 PM  
No, no, no, Edward. Not physically. How old are you mentally? In your on mind of course. We have a battery of questions we would like for you to respond to starting with your childhood.
2002-02-08 07:28:19 PM  
Are you kidding me? Is that all you have? How long did it take for you and your redneck friends to come up with that show-stopper?

You are intellectually bankrupt. This conversation is over.
2002-02-08 07:32:46 PM  
Edward, you failed Julie's test of the command of the English language. Should it not be "own" instead of "on"?
If you choose to end our analysis of your mental state of being at this time that is your choice. If you feel you must talk to someone just let us know.
2002-02-08 07:43:08 PM  
Edward, we discussed this situation and we are in total agreement that we must discontinue our communication. We also want you to know that we feel that there are people on this planet that love you and hopefully you will love them back.

Have a nice day.
2002-02-08 07:51:03 PM  
Oooooh..I smell secession coming....
2002-02-08 08:39:06 PM  
Don't they always drive that way?
2002-02-08 08:46:15 PM  
I live right near Charlotte. Originally from Wv. At least here they sometimes go fast enough to actually arrive at where you wanted to go. Back in Beckley 20mph is not uncommon. If it weren't for the mountains I could ride a bike and pass most traffic. I reckon that is why I always took the back 4 wheeling roads. No traffic and you and go faster off road than on.

I still hate the way they drive here though. My throat hurts from yelling at stupid slowpoke nincompoops on the way home today. How I wish I could get away with ramming them out of the way. It would be so cool to see some stupid minority's eyes get all big and white whilst they were spinning around into the ditch. You know, one should always be familiar with the controls on the vehicle you are about to drive and one must know where one is going before getting on the road. At the very least one should not sit in front of me at a red light while learning the controls and setting a destination.
2002-02-08 11:35:54 PM  
Crazyeddie: I know. Im an old farker. I was here way before fark accounts and stuff too. Back before Drewski was a money-mongering capitalist pig and was just interested in putting links out for us to read.

More beer, more boobies. Less news!
2002-02-08 11:58:30 PM  

I was headed the same was as you, to ecnaV(spell it backwards, for some odd reason)high school. I was going 90, not 85-80!!! get it right.

You work at the IBM close to me right?
2002-02-09 06:03:30 AM  
Aorlando, that's because you're a farking asshole too. Glad I could clear that up for you! :-)
2002-02-09 06:10:25 AM  
Hey CrazyEddie, I was just reading your posts and wanted to let you know how obvious it is that you're a very insecure, very small man. Now, lick my left nut and then go see if your mom needs another menthol rubdown. You know, the way only *you* can do it for her. *wink wink nudge nudge* You amuse me. Like a clown. :-)
2002-02-09 05:05:32 PM  

What's REALLY amazing is that THERE ARE NO MORE NATIVE SOUTHERNERS LIVING IN CHARLOTTE!! How many people said "I live there but I'm from NY"? All the accidents were caused by transplanted Yankees and Midwesterners who have forgotten how to drive in bad weather. They ran the last few remaining natives out of town back in 1996 or so.

This coming from a native NC'er who knows how to drive in the slop from years of living in the mountains and currently lives outside Charlotte in one of the few pockets still primarily occupied by NC natives.

THAT'S why its "amusing".
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