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The Gods Have Spoken

By 54-11 - 30 January 2012 27

The Crimes reports that even the Gods are angry enough about the vile works of Beezlebub to strike one of his deeds, the point-to-point cameras on Hindmarsh Drive.

One hopes that, even if mammon repairs that which has warranted His/Her/Their wrath, He/She/They will once again summon the powers of light to smite the bastard things.

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The Gods Have Spoken
74Daizies 4:50 pm 01 Feb 12

screaming banshee said :

Thoroughly Smashed said :

Now that’s a mature reaction to receiving a speeding fine.

I suspect the speed camera haters over there are less forum whingers and more napalm makers.

Cool… Ive been looking for a new hobby!! Yeeeehaaaawww!!

screaming banshee 7:13 pm 31 Jan 12

Thoroughly Smashed said :

Now that’s a mature reaction to receiving a speeding fine.

I suspect the speed camera haters over there are less forum whingers and more napalm makers.

Evil_Kitten 6:01 pm 31 Jan 12

madamcholet said :

Just on those camera’s, driving back from Crackenback on Saturday as we approached the end of the point to point section on the Canberra end of the Monaro, we saw a motorcyclist stopped and quite obviously waiting until he thought it was safe for him to go through and not get pinged – he had sped all the way through that section right up until in front of the camera.

Bit of a dumb thing to do – why not just do the speed limit and then you will be able to keep going. A friend of mine said she saw exactly the same thing earlier in the week. Hope we don’t get loads of cars pulled over on Hindmarsh!!

And I did think that those cameras on the Monaro were just for trucks, but not sure now.

I predict what will happen on Hindmarsh is that people will sit pretty close to 80km when they pass through the first one, but as they get to the second one they will be tapping the brakes and going closer to 60-70 “just to be sure”. I can’t wait.

As for the truck thing – I have gone through the one on the Federal multiple times on 120km+ so they are either definately for trucks (my opinion) or the tolerance is set very high lol

VYBerlinaV8_is_back 4:45 pm 31 Jan 12

madamcholet said :

Just on those camera’s, driving back from Crackenback on Saturday as we approached the end of the point to point section on the Canberra end of the Monaro, we saw a motorcyclist stopped and quite obviously waiting until he thought it was safe for him to go through and not get pinged – he had sped all the way through that section right up until in front of the camera.

Bit of a dumb thing to do – why not just do the speed limit and then you will be able to keep going. A friend of mine said she saw exactly the same thing earlier in the week. Hope we don’t get loads of cars pulled over on Hindmarsh!!

And I did think that those cameras on the Monaro were just for trucks, but not sure now.

I’m curious about just how fast one would need to drive to hammer up the hill from Woden to Fyshwick, then turn off at the top and thread your way through Red Hill, and still beat the traffic doing the speed limit by the time it gets to the traffic lights down the other side…

BWA HA HA!

TP 3000 4:42 pm 31 Jan 12

If the margin of error is the same as every other fixed/mobile speed camera or Police radar then everyone is fine. This is coming from someone who knows the margin or error & uses it to his advantage.

Madamcholet-with no official word being given, those cameras on the Federal/Hume/Monaro Highway’s are for trucks. So that motorcyclists is one of those stupid motorists whoo go past speed camera’s 10k’s under the speed limit. People it is safe to sit on/just above the speed limit while going past the camera’s.

madamcholet 3:48 pm 31 Jan 12

Just on those camera’s, driving back from Crackenback on Saturday as we approached the end of the point to point section on the Canberra end of the Monaro, we saw a motorcyclist stopped and quite obviously waiting until he thought it was safe for him to go through and not get pinged – he had sped all the way through that section right up until in front of the camera.

Bit of a dumb thing to do – why not just do the speed limit and then you will be able to keep going. A friend of mine said she saw exactly the same thing earlier in the week. Hope we don’t get loads of cars pulled over on Hindmarsh!!

And I did think that those cameras on the Monaro were just for trucks, but not sure now.

Thoroughly Smashed 9:22 pm 30 Jan 12

predator_pb said :

The point-to-point cameras are positioned very high though something like this would be a more permanent solution 🙂 http://www.speedcam.co.uk/gatso2.htm

Now that’s a mature reaction to receiving a speeding fine.

spinact 9:17 pm 30 Jan 12

predator_pb said :

cranky said :

Perhaps a chance for the paintball fraternity to establish a target shooting competition?

Perhaps not…. Every registered paintball gun owner would then receive a friendly visit from the police.

The point-to-point cameras are positioned very high though something like this would be a more permanent solution 🙂 http://www.speedcam.co.uk/gatso2.htm

Silly poms. Mounting speed cameras that low, they’re asking to have them vandalised!

predator_pb 4:49 pm 30 Jan 12

cranky said :

Perhaps a chance for the paintball fraternity to establish a target shooting competition?

Perhaps not…. Every registered paintball gun owner would then receive a friendly visit from the police.

The point-to-point cameras are positioned very high though something like this would be a more permanent solution 🙂 http://www.speedcam.co.uk/gatso2.htm

basketcase 4:14 pm 30 Jan 12

cranky said :

Perhaps a chance for the paintball fraternity to establish a target shooting competition?

I wonder how prevalent lens painting is, I remember see the one at Coulter/Southern being painted over before they removed them.

Duffbowl 3:23 pm 30 Jan 12

cranky said :

Perhaps a chance for the paintball fraternity to establish a target shooting competition?

If they do, can I recommend one of the following:
– lead based paint. Hard to obtain, but will provide beautiful shielding if they hit a comms link.
– etching cream. Easy-ish to obtain, but can contain chemicals toxic to humans.

cranky 2:58 pm 30 Jan 12

Perhaps a chance for the paintball fraternity to establish a target shooting competition?

Erg0 2:20 pm 30 Jan 12

Dilandach said :

I wonder what happens if multiple cars with the same registration plate go through the first camera before any have reached the other side.

Probably some kind of hole in time and space.

Dilandach 2:16 pm 30 Jan 12

I wonder what happens if multiple cars with the same registration plate go through the first camera before any have reached the other side.

switch 1:34 pm 30 Jan 12

Amen.

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