Is There a Stupidity Gene?

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Is There a Stupidity Gene?

Post by Joker Poker » Fri Jun 27, 2014 4:45 pm

So I'm heading north on Monivong this afternoon and a lady on a green Chaly decides to run the red light into the oncoming motos and Tuk Tuks. She got T-boned by a Tuk Tuk - no surprise really, but what I was wondering is how someone that fucking stupid can get beyond their teenage years?

It was fairly slow, so I doubt she got hurt too much other than her stupidity gene might be a bit bruised.

I see this total brainless shit so frequently that it is really mind boggling.
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Re: Is There a Stupidity Gene?

Post by General Mackevili » Fri Jun 27, 2014 5:08 pm

Joker Poker wrote:
I see this total brainless shit so frequently that it is really mind boggling.
I love the idiots that try to run straight through a red light, and they run it so late that the other lane is traffic is already too thick to get through, and they're already in the middle of the traffic so they can't turn back, and end up having to make a LEFT turn that they never had plans to make.

All this while on the phone, of course.
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Re: Is There a Stupidity Gene?

Post by StroppyChops » Fri Jun 27, 2014 5:10 pm

And honking the damned horn.
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Re: Is There a Stupidity Gene?

Post by Joker Poker » Sat Jun 28, 2014 10:00 am

StroppyChops wrote:And honking the damned horn.
Yes, there is nothing quite like getting your ears shredded at point blank range by some Lexus driving knob while you are walking along the road.

I think that all cars in Cambodia should have an additional horn placed inside the cabin so that the occupants can enjoy the 'music' too.
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Re: Is There a Stupidity Gene?

Post by Kuroneko » Sat Jun 28, 2014 1:27 pm

Joker Poker wrote: but what I was wondering is how someone that fucking stupid can get beyond their teenage years?
Pure luck or maybe because of that little red cord she had around her wrist :D .

The other night I was rounding Wat Phnom when I caught up with another moto. The guy had his mobile phone in one ear. He then let go with the other hand and started to poke his finger in his other ear! So i'm going 'round a roundabout with a lot of traffic and following a moto whose driver is holding a phone in his left ear and poking around in his other ear with his right hand! Not a good situation and so I quickly overtake. Wife on the back pipes up "don't go fast - not good can die" followed by "why you not toot toot ayah! ( ie blow your horn when overtaking so the other guy can hear) :ROFL2:
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Re: Is There a Stupidity Gene?

Post by General Mackevili » Sat Jun 28, 2014 1:41 pm

^ LoL
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Re: Is There a Stupidity Gene?

Post by UKJ » Sat Jun 28, 2014 2:08 pm

There may be a bad driving gene! There are some 2nd generation ( at least) drivers in the UK, who drive like their elderly mothers did when they first arrived in the UK. I'm talking young guys. Young guys usually drive skillfully, although overly fast and reckless. These guys drive like Miss daisy, and fuck up every manoeuvre. I can't suss it out. Born in the UK and used to the streets, yet drive like shit.
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Re: Is There a Stupidity Gene?

Post by vladimir » Sat Jun 28, 2014 2:30 pm

When I see some doofus driving, on the phone or doing something stupid, I always give them the thumbs up and say' Very clever!'.

They don't like it for some reason.
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Re: Is There a Stupidity Gene?

Post by Joker Poker » Sat Jun 28, 2014 4:41 pm

Thing is that these stupid incidents are frequent enough that you see them on a daily basis if you go far enough. The red light thing happens pretty much at every set of lights, but usually they time it a bit better than the hapless wench in the OP. Often it is some belligerent motodop trying to intimidate his way though the oncoming traffic or some freshy boy dipshit.

I've lost count now how many times some fuckstick overtakes me on the inside when I'm turning right, or had my mirrors clipped by some clown when there is plenty of room to pass safely.

The one that really scares me is when you get run off the road on your moto by a Camry, Lexus or bus overtaking on the country roads. It happened to me on St 15 recently too when some retard came around the corner in his Tundra on the wrong side of the road and stayed on it for the whole fucking block!

How do you turn a Cambodian into an arsehole?

Put them behind the wheel.
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Re: Is There a Stupidity Gene?

Post by StroppyChops » Sat Jun 28, 2014 4:51 pm

vladimir wrote:When I see some doofus driving, on the phone or doing something stupid, I always give them the thumbs up and say' Very clever!'.

They don't like it for some reason.
Most of us have thumbs on the edge of our hands, yours seem to be in the middle. That might be the reason.
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