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FasTrak losers

2001-06-09 16:07:07+00 by Dan Lyke 2 comments

Sigh. Okay, so if, at 17:30 on a Friday afternoon when everyone is trying to get home, you're completely anencephalic and miss the "FasTrak lane ahead" signs, and then the big "FasTrak only!" lines painted on the roadway for several hundred feet before the toll booth, and the blinking yellow light that's only[Wiki] above that lane, right below the big FasTrak sign (which also only exists on that lane), and realize your mistake when you notice that there's nobody in that tool booth, you should:

  1. Continue through the toll booth, put on your blinker, go to the designated parking lot and talk with the nice understanding people in the big building. And everyone I know whose had reason to go talk with them has told me that they are truly very nice and very understanding.
  2. Park your car in the middle of the only FasTrak lane on the Richmond-San Rafael bridge, ignore all the people shouting "go park next to the building", get out of your car, and walk across lanes of flowing traffic to go talk to the people who are shouting these helpful instructions to you about what you should do.

Apparently this is not a rhetorical question.

[ related topics: Psychology, Psychiatry and Personality ]

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#Comment made: 2001-06-10 21:34:34+00 by: TC [edit history]

The answer is C. just drive through. The high speed camera will get thier license plate and send them a ticket in the mail. I got a few of these tickets when my fast track node failed once upon a time.

note to Dan: I've added the field "moron" with associations to words like fast-track, microsoft and government. I think it might be a pretty useful filter later.

#Comment made: 2002-02-21 05:31:47+00 by: Dan Lyke

Yes, "C" is indeed the answer, but I'm assuming no actual previous experience with the system.

The only problem I can see with the moron category is that it's a little too broad... Speaking of which, at some point I need to write a little script that applies the new keywords back to the categories... ..