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[ale] [WAY THE HELL OFF TOPIC] -- but accurate



The River Walk is kind of charming although "River" would lead you to think it was going to be wider than your average creek.   I was underwhelmed by the Alamo though I'll never forget it...

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-----Original Message-----
From: ale-bounces at ale.org [mailto:ale-bounces at ale.org] On Behalf Of James Sumners
Sent: Friday, August 15, 2014 8:49 AM
To: Atlanta Linux Enthusiasts
Subject: Re: [ale] [WAY THE HELL OFF TOPIC] -- but accurate

So you're saying not to visit San Antonio...


On Fri, Aug 15, 2014 at 8:15 AM, JD <jdp at algoloma.com> wrote:

> The universe averages out - in San Antonio they drive 45mph on their loop.
>
> On 08/15/2014 08:00 AM, Boris Borisov wrote:
> > It's crazy. There you have speed limit sign saying 55 Mph and above
> > it light board informing you that the speed in both directions are 55+ ...
> > There is no limits only the speed of the light :)
> >
> >
> > On Thu, Aug 14, 2014 at 9:38 PM, Pete Hardie <pete.hardie at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >
> >> I recall driving up to my folks home the first time, and getting a
> little
> >> nervous driving 55 in bumper-to-bumper traffic on 285
> >>
> >>
> >> On Thu, Aug 14, 2014 at 9:29 PM, Jim Kinney <jim.kinney at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >>
> >>> Remember- those red white and blue signs are suggested speeds!
> >>>
> >>> The spur off I85 is terrifying!
> >>> On Aug 14, 2014 8:17 PM, "Sean Kilpatrick" <kilpatms at gmail.com> wrote:
> >>>
> >>>> This graf is from an article on trying to be a "hypermiler" in a
> >>>> Honda Insight -- in Atlanta:
> >>>>
> >>>> "The speed thing was especially a problem for us, because we
> >>>> conducted this test in Atlanta, where the speed limit is 55 miles
> >>>> per hour ? a number we decided to stay close to for efficiency purposes.
> >>> Unfortunately,
> >>>> no one in Atlanta goes 55 miles per hour. Little old ladies don't
> >>>> go
> >> 55.
> >>>> Church vans don't go 55. Even an illegal immigrant driving a
> >>>> stolen
> car
> >>>> with a trunk full of cocaine and human body parts would be pushing 70.
> >>>> And no one would give him a second look."
> >>>>
> >>>>
> http://jalopnik.com/here-s-what-happened-when-i-went-hypermiling-in-a-
> >>>> honda-1621059406
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