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Traffic Lights on J14 M6

Discussion in 'Stafford Chat' started by Miss Red, May 24, 2011.

  1. Gramaisc

    Gramaisc Forum O. G.

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    How much did we spend on something 'hardly worth moaning about'?
     
  2. shoes

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    I don't want to think about it!
     
  3. Gramaisc

    Gramaisc Forum O. G.

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    We seem able to manage part-time lights on much busier junctions. I have transitted it four times and sat there watching the light-show whilst nobody passed through. Maybe, when the herd stampede twice a day, it might perform some useful improvement but, most of the time, it's just a pointless random obstruction.
     
  4. henryscat

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    Tis half term though...!
     
  5. Gramaisc

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    Schools finish in Ireland on Thursday - until September...!
     
  6. shoes

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    Ah that I did not know. Perhaps best to report back in a week or two then!
     
  7. Vault_girl

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    I'm normally going through there about 8:15-8:30ish. It was always backed up in creswell - at least to the first left hand turn after the 50 signs usually a lot further than that. perhaps it is just for a short time and goes down when you get there shoes. I've not noticed a difference with the lights but have not been looking so may have missed it's effects.

    Was awesome this morning. 15 minutes to work instead of 30! I love school holidays!
     
  8. John Marwood

    John Marwood I ♥ cryptic crosswords

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    Ive just found out my new Mercedes doesnt have a dipstick

    They will send me an email when the oil runs low


    :o
     
  9. shoes

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    then just add 1 litre....
     
  10. Vault_girl

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    the last green light before creswell has been hit by something. can barely see the light! wonder if someone took out their frustation on it...
     
  11. Gramaisc

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    Are you sure about that, Rodney?


    Actually, I have seen it suggested that they have just plugged the hole and that a retro-re-fit may be possible.
     
  12. John Marwood

    John Marwood I ♥ cryptic crosswords

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    DO YOU SPEAK ENGLISH?
     
  13. Gramaisc

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    Not necessarily.
     
  14. basil

    basil don't mention the blinds

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    Try again...DOOooOo YOOOoo SpeeeeeK IngerLISH ?! .....
     
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    Haven't seen these yet... But I already disagree with henryscat.
     
  17. wizzard

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    So how long will it be before the lights are removed as a bad idea? :D
     
  18. basil

    basil don't mention the blinds

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    As soon as Gt Bridgeford and Eccy are obliterated...
     
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    You can always tell when a new road junction or set of lights is a bad idea when there are a large amount of skid marks left on the road surface. Quite scary that some of them continue across the white line and into the junction.

    Que council cat
     
  20. Gramaisc

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    1, Great minds think alike.

    2, Not necessarily visible, though..
     

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