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Broke my own rule about cellphone while driving

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by mellowinman, Jan 18, 2013.

  1. mellowinman

    mellowinman Free Man

    Oct 19, 2011
    I make it a rule to NEVER talk on the cell phone while driving. Every single time I see someone driving really badly, and then I get a look, I see they are holding a cell up to their ear.

    Today, I broke my own rule, because my wife called about a refi she was trying to do for our house, which could save us a lot of money. I knew that's what she was calling about, and felt the call was important enough to take.

    She told me the interest rate, and I said, "Whoa!" and she said, "you sound surprised. I thought you said that's about the rate we should get," and I replied, "no, I said 'Whoa!' because I realized I just turned onto a one-way, going the wrong way."

    In DAY TIME!

    Of course, I'm an excellent driver...
  2. JimK


    Dec 12, 1999
    ...lucky for you that Mayhem wasn't around the corner.
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  4. Mellow pullover to take any calls. A missed call or text is a lot better than waking up on the wrong side of the pavement.
  5. I plug my phone into my audio deck and use my system as one giant speakerphone. Works great. That way I get to hear complaining in full quadraphonic sound!
  6. mellowinman

    mellowinman Free Man

    Oct 19, 2011
    I agree.
  7. Richland123


    Apr 17, 2009

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