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    And bypasses. Don't you just hate them? I had to drive to Swindon via the A350 to Chippenham today and I counted 36 of them. The problem is with these roads is that they all look the same and you could be anywhere and that means you are forever taking the wrong turning and getting in the wrong lanes etc. Even the vegetation they plant alongside these roads looks fake. Tell you what, when I go back tonight I'm going to drive back through all the villages this bypass was built to avoid and give the old Tercel a few revs as I'm passing through just to voice my disapproval at their damn bypass.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gricerboy View Post
    And bypasses. Don't you just hate them? I had to drive to Swindon via the A350 to Chippenham today and I counted 36 of them. The problem is with these roads is that they all look the same and you could be anywhere and that means you are forever taking the wrong turning and getting in the wrong lanes etc. Even the vegetation they plant alongside these roads looks fake. Tell you what, when I go back tonight I'm going to drive back through all the villages this bypass was built to avoid and give the old Tercel a few revs as I'm passing through just to voice my disapproval at their damn bypass.
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    It's Swindon, innit? They have an unhealthy fascination with roundabouts.
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    They were definitely high when they designed that one.

    "Man I've got a great idea, one big roundabout surrounded by lots of little ones. It'll look pretty."

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    Quote Originally Posted by bobhope View Post
    They were definitely high when they designed that one.

    "Man I've got a great idea, one big roundabout surrounded by lots of little ones. It'll look pretty."
    It's great, you can actually drive round it "anti-clockwise"...

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    Quote Originally Posted by bobhope View Post
    They were definitely high when they designed that one.

    "Man I've got a great idea, one big roundabout surrounded by lots of little ones. It'll look pretty."
    It was obviously Dylan.

    Quote Originally Posted by SupremeSpod View Post
    It's great, you can actually drive round it "anti-clockwise"...
    Once you've done it, it's the only way.

    I was genuinely surprised how fast a rush hour queue could get through it. It does seem to work.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SupremeSpod View Post
    It's great, you can actually drive round it "anti-clockwise"...
    You have to drive around the inner one anti-clockwise.


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    Quote Originally Posted by TimberWolf View Post
    You have to drive around the inner one anti-clockwise.

    Good, innit?

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    Quote Originally Posted by SupremeSpod View Post
    Good, innit?
    Mrs SB had to go across there on her driving test. And she passed first time too.
    Spooky!!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by shaunbhoy View Post
    Mrs SB had to go across there on her driving test. And she passed first time too.
    Spooky!!!
    It defies all logic, what does that tell you about Mrs SB?

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