I am a worried expat, get me out of here !!!

novita77
By novita77

Just heading down Al Waab street away from Villagio on the way to do a school pick up. Lights ahead flashing green, then amber, I slow down and eventually I stop. I look up to the rear view mirror, I see a white car behind me coming fast, flashing his lights, I am scared and ready for the crash. But he swerves last minute to the next lane and hit a pick up, also stopped at the lights ………………………. Close call, see pic.

My friend in the passenger seat took the photo, she shaking with fright but she still managed to take the shot.

I’m a worried expat, get me out of here!!!

Sorry if you rather cook eggs than read this, just relaying another true story from the streets of Qatar.

By the_prince• 13 years 1 month ago.
the_prince

Novita:

Thank God both of you are alright.

I suggest as as safety precaution till you manage your way out of here; to start thinking of driving a White Land Cruiser :D ... or as big a car as you can find

"The heavier your car is, the less damage to its passengers in accidents"

from http://www.safercar.gov/ , just don't remember the exact location

"as big a car as": was that sound English? if not then how to say it?

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By anonymous• 13 years 1 month ago.
anonymous

novita as I had mentioned before in my other forum comments, once you hit the roads of doha, expect that one of your legs is already burried six feet below the ground

By tallg• 13 years 1 month ago.
tallg

Check my history; you're far from the first person to have riled me, and you certainly wont be the last.

By pepitow• 13 years 1 month ago.
pepitow

Twas mine you only spotted?? i accept that, your spectacles prove that..excused.

No wonder you are confused which of the "grammar commenting" and the "hypocrisy" that riled you all along-

you are alternating each.

-ok well taken and done with-I suppose it is what RILES you that matters, and no matter how offensive others comments are as long as they dont IRK or RILE your highness, they are okay with you.

am out of here.

By Alumnar• 13 years 1 month ago.
Alumnar

GET A LIFE!!! Is this spelled well enough for you???

I know Novita since before I arrived in Qatar. And she will be MY friend for LIFE! If you knew her, you would NOT doubt her. But then... if you don't know her I can't blame you because one thing she will not put up with is BULLS*IT and IGNORANCE!!! But it looks like she still has to read it on topics like this one...

Novi, you will get your place in Heaven for this, trust me! ;)

From Novi's friend with 4 cats ;) xxxxx

By anonymous• 13 years 1 month ago.
anonymous

well.. after the new traffic rules most of the people are "afraid" from the new penalties especially the 6000QR red signal!! so most of them will stop suddenly when the signal is flashing green to stay "in the safe side"! where they got hit from the back by drivers willing to use the lights to its limits!

Also most of them don't realize that not always there is a camera on the 4 sides of the intersection, so sometimes the accident will happen being "idiot"!

Drive safe ppl and don't get mad from locals trying to bypass you from all sides, bypassing the traffic and point their cars directly in front of yours, almost hit you from back, flashing like crazy.... we all know how they drive, how they think.. and they are always in a hurry! always!

== Live as there is no tomorrow ==

By novita77• 13 years 1 month ago.
novita77

morning littlejimmy ... what can you say :0) This is a usuall occurance on QL.

I better go back to my bejewelled and try my best to beat you than bickering with these QL'ers :o)

By littlejimmy• 13 years 1 month ago.
littlejimmy

Hope you're OK, Novi.

Wow, what a thread. Do people really have nothing better to do in their lives than try and pick holes in people's stories and English usage? Sad. Very sad.

By edifis• 13 years 1 month ago.
edifis

I learnt a lot of Bhasa Indonesia while bathing because the shampoo containers in India especially "Head & Shoulders" or "Pantene" contains a lot of this bhasa. This has intrigued me a lot. I find it similar to some Indian languages in many way.

By edifis• 13 years 1 month ago.
edifis

I know in Bhasa Indonesia Island means "Pulau Pulau Bompa".

Bhasa means language

and

manus= men.

orang utang means people.

By notsoglad• 13 years 1 month ago.
notsoglad

I am not worried, I'm disgusted. And I'm getting out of here!

By mfs73• 13 years 1 month ago.
mfs73

I am glad u r OK.. these accidents happen daily in Doha. I just hope no1 ever gets hurt and return back safely to their family.

By ashwindoke• 13 years 1 month ago.
ashwindoke

Novi - Only a local Indonasian shall be able to speak tht good Indonesian....

I m curious to see his yet another pseudo logical argument... it is fun reading tht.. :)

n he has frens too... lol

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By novita77• 13 years 1 month ago.
novita77

pepitow , i hope your indonesian as good as my English ...

By tallg• 13 years 1 month ago.
tallg

Maybe not, but yours were the only ones I spotted.

Assumptions don't equal hypocrisy. I don't see how 'assumptions' have anything to do with spelling and grammar.

Picking on is someone's spelling and grammar is low at the best of times, considering that English isn't the first language of many QLers, but it's even worse when your own spelling and grammar is just as bad.

By pepitow• 13 years 1 month ago.
pepitow

fraud? deceit,falsehood etc.so my comments were the only ones laced with hypocrisy here..jeez i didn't know assumptions equal hypocrisy to you...what if i say your claims are blatantly biased?

But i prefer to forget this anyway.

By tallg• 13 years 1 month ago.
tallg

You've missed the point. It's not the commenting on others' grammar that riled me, it's the hypocrisy.

By pepitow• 13 years 1 month ago.
pepitow

you mean you and your convoy of justified angels haven't posted any doubt or negative comment againts others' comments before? and if you did, were they all justified? not worth an apology or two?

Or is it commenting on others' grammar the only error "DEEMED" by only you is worth an apology?

and those people who defended the story-are the ones who claimed side mirrors are intended to view the rear of your car, sniffing glue is okay, traffic lights of pink color.etc. etc. these don't ring a bell to you? are these reliable and JUST not worth an apology???

i was kind of off hands on your comments on previous topics, but singling me out and defending the above claims-just don't add fellow.

this is bloody ridiculous.

By Vegas• 13 years 1 month ago.
Vegas

You can't teach experience...

By anonymous• 13 years 1 month ago.
anonymous

Normeci amd Pepi for the award of 'we make no sense at all'. Well done ;-)

Interesting I got picked on when others have doubted the 'whole' story' was true.

Oh well, I will wait to say the day somebody else like Alexa and Nov are 'negative' about another persons thread. Oh but wait, it has happened before, how strange. Oh well never mind.

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By edifis• 13 years 1 month ago.
edifis

OK dyspeptow Zeeendabaad..................!

By tallg• 13 years 1 month ago.
tallg

Mine was a justified attack in defence of good manners on QL. Yours was unprovoked and unjustified, and hypercritical given your own standard of writing. Hence no apology from me.

By DJones• 13 years 1 month ago.
DJones

They just drive a million miles a minute with no regard for the fact they have to stop 20 feet ahead and end up actually HITTING you?!?!? It's completely freaking unFATHOMABLE to me that people can be SO EFFING DUMB. And at the expense of other people's safety. I mean, REALLY?!? Novita, Glad you're ok!! Did you say anything to the other driver?? You should've ran him over when he got out of his car!! :P Seriously, would've given him a taste of his own medicine...

By Arien• 13 years 1 month ago.
Arien

No surprise..this is the seen everyday everywhere.. drive safe guys.

The pic is taken from the driver seat OR the rear mirror is in a wrong angle.

Peace

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By ulas.gurel• 13 years 1 month ago.
Rating: 4/5
ulas.gurel

While stopping in the traffic light at first stage leave a gap of 15 meter between you and the vehicle in front of you and wait till the car behind you stops completely, while waiting for the car behind you to stop you need to keeps on watching the car and make sure that he/she will be able to stop if not act fast and shorten the distance as necessary. In this case you will have the change to escape from such an incident.

By Majnoon Ajnabi• 13 years 1 month ago.
Majnoon Ajnabi

hmmmm

It's so simple to be wise. Just think of something stupid to say and say the opposite

By ashwindoke• 13 years 1 month ago.
Rating: 2/5
ashwindoke

Pepitow - ???

You actually did so much of research...

Time for some payback time..

I mentioning her state of mind .. was yet another attempt... to write a non sense Joke....

Which was too complicated for your Einstein Mind to comprehend....

And when you comment as someones spellings and grammar not to your expectation ( may be the heat.. as Novi says :) ) It is expected from you tht you understand basic English...

It was not Novi who had to move her car. but the white one behind her...

Reading Compression was not among the favorites in School I guess....

Again failed to compreshend the humor essence of Tallgs Multicolored Joke...

You thinking of a Disc... :(

But pronouncing.... jus read.. why do you have to pronounce or say when you read ???

To Die.. or TODAY ... or Two Dice... Two Day....

Jus read...

And on and on and ON....

Things where jus not worth a read...

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By pepitow• 13 years 1 month ago.
pepitow

you just did the same thing to me- twice at that...and you highlighted it with "riddled" yap i will apologize to nov. provided you apologize to me for doing it twice.. your first attack on me, i call it quits. is that a fair call?

By tallg• 13 years 1 month ago.
tallg

Still no apology for hypocritically attacking someone over their spelling and grammar? I repeat what I said earlier in the thread;

pepitow - English isn't everyone's first language so you have to make allowances. Especially when your own comments are riddled with spelling mistakes and grammatical errors.

By pepitow• 13 years 1 month ago.
pepitow

ASHWNDOKE SAYS:she was in Panic and state of shock when she wrote tht..IS THIS POSSIBLE FOR SOMEONE IN A STATE O SHOCK? LET ALONE POST? WAS SHE STILL IN A STATE OF SHOCK AFTER SHE HAS GONE HOME AND POST THIS SUBJECT?OR WAS SHE ON LINE WHILE DRIVING??

ASHWIN SAYS:Turn at a nick of time.. shall have to be taken meters behind hers....

How did ashwindoke knew NOVITA’s turning in the nick of time are meters AWAY? ASSUMED? OR WAS THAT A SUBJECT IN PHYSICS OR MATHEMATICS I HAVEN'T COME ACROSS BEFORE?

TALLG said It doesn't matter if the lights were red, orange, green, flashing green, pink, blue, purple, whatever. Was it the traffic light he was REFERING TO or THE DISCO LIGHTS? "to die" pronounced the same as "today"?

EDIFIS SAYS-Surely she can't profit by making up stories like that!!SHE SURE DOES.

SYMPATHY, CARING CALLS,A CUP O COFFEE, A SHORT OR MAYBE LONG TALK, ETC. ETC.

edifis said PCG, the side mirror is not ...

PCG, the side mirror is not set in an angle to see your own face, but rather to see the rear of your car-

this is FAR OUT!

Alexa said popcorn..I always find it ...

popcorn..I always find it amazing how other people have more knowledge about the events than the people it happened to....THIS IS VERY POSSIBLE SIMPLY BECAUSE THEY EXPERIENCED IT. WOULDN'T YOU KNOW WHAT BASICALLY HAPPENS IN YOUR KID'S PROM DAY? OR NIGHT?

nomerci said Shukran mes amis, vous etes ...

Shukran mes amis, vous etes tres gentil !

I really like to thank you, what you-SEE HOW ONE PERSON FEELS AFTER YOU GIVE ALL GOOD COMMENTS?

YOU WOULD'NT EXPECT 100% SYPATHETIC REPLIES ON ALL YOUR COMMENTS: I THOUGHT YOU PEOPLE KNEW THAT..THIS QL I SUPPOSE.AND WE ARE ENTITLED TO OUR OWN OPINIONS-JUST IMAGINE ALL POST TO BE POSITIVE-NO NEGATIVE WHATEVER! WHAT WOULD STIR YOUR WIT, GIVE YOU CHILLS AND ALL?

ON THE OTHER HAND. YOU COULD BE ALL BE RIGHT JUST LIKE YOU BELIEVED IN THE NOVEL OF 911 AS FED TO YOU BY FOX NEWS,CNN,CBS,NBC ETC. ETC. HAVA NICEDAY PEOPLE.

By baldrick2dogs• 13 years 1 month ago.
baldrick2dogs

Did the pickup get fined for crossing a red light? ;o)

... and if you think door mirrors are for looking at the rear of your own car, maybe you should go back and re-sit the driving test!

By ashwindoke• 13 years 1 month ago.
ashwindoke

Bubbly - lol.. apologies...

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By bubbly1975• 13 years 1 month ago.
bubbly1975

ash, i know where the steering wheels are in this country..LOL i was referring to the OTHER car's driver. not where the pic is taken from...

ahh so much for this.

all is well that ends well NOVITA

By Vegas• 13 years 1 month ago.
Vegas

You can't teach experience...

By ashwindoke• 13 years 1 month ago.
ashwindoke

Bubbly - Its a left hand drive country... Stirring wheel is not in on the right side.. but left..

PCG - If you knew Novi in person.... you would know why people are not agreeing to your logical assumptions...

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By bubbly1975• 13 years 1 month ago.
bubbly1975

feefee, majnoon means crazy... add a to that and u'd be referring to a female

By bubbly1975• 13 years 1 month ago.
bubbly1975

pepitow has a point...

hhmm where is the driver of the car???

went under the seat i suppose?

By fefee• 13 years 1 month ago.
fefee

BTW whar the meaning of majnoona?

action speaks louder than words

By nomerci• 13 years 1 month ago.
nomerci

Shukran mes amis, vous etes tres gentil !

I really like to thank you, what you say is very nice for me.

But I only say the truth,wallahi!

When people do like this popcorngirl, I get very nervous!

Always she makes this,sah?

Yani, what to do !

Ana, I go sleep now, bonne nuit a tout!

What comes around, goes around....

By fefee• 13 years 1 month ago.
fefee

NOMERCi , your writing is really nice to read:-) very intertaining

action speaks louder than words

By edifis• 13 years 1 month ago.
edifis

Yes fefee, I love to read it.

By edifis• 13 years 1 month ago.
edifis

Nomerci, I love your writing style. These words like Wallahi,Yani, majnoona & La are very fashionable, This is sexy english. I would love to pick up this style. But with me these words wont come naturally.

By azilana7037• 13 years 1 month ago.
Rating: 3/5
azilana7037

The car I'm driving almost got sideswiped by a speeding PATHFINDER this morning on my way to Intercon Hotel. Good thing I was driving below 80kpm in the middle lane and saw him coming by my right side, overtaking me then changed lane to the first/fast lane...without even using his signal lights.

It's always "defensive driving" when you're on the road...

(Somehow, it's funny to some people...oh well) ;-)

By cynbob• 13 years 1 month ago.
cynbob

So glad you and your friend are ok!

Take care!

By novita77• 13 years 1 month ago.
novita77

Thank you Alexa ... good nite ! x

By novita77• 13 years 1 month ago.
novita77

Oryx, give me your big hug on Saturday .... xxx

By novita77• 13 years 1 month ago.
novita77

I am bickering with mad woman on Facebook and now reading this ... cant stop laughing now. Thank you all that making me laugh.

Good nite .... :)

Popcorn, whatever set you off to pick on me, and putting me under your radar please forgive me. Please dont ban

me. I am telling you the truth.

* novi scratching her head very hard now* lol...

By Oryx• 13 years 1 month ago.
Oryx

I am so glad you are ok...big big hug...poor you xxx

Popcorn dont be so rude.

By nomerci• 13 years 1 month ago.
nomerci

Wallahi, this popcorngirl is crazy one!

Why she is saying people lie? Ana, I think she is a lier!

She say she is from Australia? But this is not truth, she is UK one, wallah!

Why she lieing? She has shame from her country?

She must have shame from herself, making lies and speaking bad about people.

Also, why she get banned before? Yani, this is funny, She speak racist all the time before, then she is nice, then she is bad.

Yani, strange.

Now she is Qatar living police? Who make her this? She make herself. La, she is majnoona.

What comes around, goes around....

By novita77• 13 years 1 month ago.
novita77

PCG, if you do one of the moderator please write down mine and Alexa's IP address, dont you have a suspicion that we are the same person ???

By novita77• 13 years 1 month ago.
novita77

why on earth I have to go under your radar PCG? What have I done wrong to you? Are you one of the moderator undercover and suspecting me telling lies on QL ?

By Stone Cold• 13 years 1 month ago.
Stone Cold

Too bad. Drivers here seems never be able to learn simple traffic rules, especially defensive driving. I do hope some of us QLers are traffic police men so that they can share and implement our thoughts.

By anonymous• 13 years 1 month ago.
anonymous

best to leave it really, as I have you have both under my radar :-)

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By novita77• 13 years 1 month ago.
novita77

the person who drive the car, was talking to the pick up driver outside the driver's window.

I know Alexa for years and she is one of my off line friends.

Popcorngirl, I dont owe you any explanation. But there you go.

By anonymous• 13 years 1 month ago.
anonymous

Where you the person that took the picture?

Where you there?

Did you see it happen?

Where you the driver of the white car?

So, apart from your on line friendship and perhaps a coffee with her, you don't know this Nov at all.

So, like the rest of us, you see the flaws in this but as usual you go with the easy option, try and sound nice but then accuse a complete stranger off glue sniffing, how nice you are.

Do you realise how defensive and offensive you both sound?

Did you honestly think you could post this and we all go 'shame'.

It does not rack off.

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By fefee• 13 years 1 month ago.
fefee

double post,sorry

action speaks louder than words

By novita77• 13 years 1 month ago.
novita77

something must have set you off somehow.

You are most welcome ...

By anonymous• 13 years 1 month ago.
anonymous

but thanks' for your concern :-)

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By rebel• 13 years 1 month ago.
rebel

this happens everyday...nufin new in that..

By Silvia Abdullah• 13 years 1 month ago.
Silvia Abdullah

u already take a chances when u register urself to get a driving license. it happend every where. either u hit other car or other will hit u.

i have alot of close call tht almost hit with other car. but the more thing u see the more thing u learn when u driving. u will b embrace ur skills in driving, so next time u can see the situation clear before it happen

By novita77• 13 years 1 month ago.
novita77

popcorngirl, did you stay in the heat too long ???

By edifis• 13 years 1 month ago.
edifis

PCG, the side mirror is not set in an angle to see your own face, but rather to see the rear of your car.

By fefee• 13 years 1 month ago.
fefee

PCG. sorry with out offence,but please DO THINK before writing any comment!

thanks!!!

novita is one of the sweetest,fair and honest person ive ever met on this earth. so your post is really senseless!!!

action speaks louder than words

By anonymous• 13 years 1 month ago.
anonymous

somebody is sniffing glue is not nasty?

You make me laugh. Your retort to me would have been better than your bitchy comment.

There is a barrier there, we all know that road, there is NOBODY in the crashed car, so suggests they had all got out to phone police, PR's etc, so there was a delay; yet the friend took a photo.

Seems to me, there was an idiot that did flash their lights at Nov, she was going in that lane anyway and like everyday there was a crash. It happened but not to her.

She avoided a crash by being fortunate enough to get in the lane she wanted and a 'friend' took the photo. Yet no image of the friend in the side mirror is there?

(reaches for a glue stick just to please Alexa)

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By edifis• 13 years 1 month ago.
edifis

But why would anyone make up a story about an accident? And why people doubt each other so much?

Surely she can't profit by making up stories like that!!

Novita: Thank God, everyone 's safe.

By chinitasai08• 13 years 1 month ago.
chinitasai08

oh my, really sounds scary...

good thing u r ok Novita...

looks like accident everyday is a normal incidence here in Qatar...

MyHotComments +

By Vegas• 13 years 1 month ago.
Vegas

It looks like were coming to a stop...

Give the guy behind a warning...

But this guy was an a Hole...

See it every day....

Don't turn this one on her...

You can't teach experience...

By anonymous• 13 years 1 month ago.
anonymous

Nasty as ever I see ;-)

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By anonymous• 13 years 1 month ago.
anonymous

with the camera, as the driver isn't there x Also is there not a barrier at this junction. (sniffs) hmmmmmmmm I smell something here.

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By tallg• 13 years 1 month ago.
Rating: 4/5
tallg

If someone drives into the back of someone else it's there fault, period. It doesn't matter if the lights were red, orange, green, flashing green, pink, blue, purple, whatever. Heck, there don't even have to be any lights. If they go into the back of you it means they either weren't paying attention or they didn't leave enough distance for the speed they were going.

By t_coffee_or_me• 13 years 1 month ago.
t_coffee_or_me

Vegas not yet played in the car.

 

 

 

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By fishermanalex• 13 years 1 month ago.
fishermanalex

novita77

i see ...any way thx good that u and ur friend are fine

inshallah there will not be any next times

take care

By rMs_000• 13 years 1 month ago.
rMs_000

lol.. 'Aameen' !!

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tEaCh Me RuLeS, i'Ll TeAcH hOw To BrEaK iT ..

rMs..!!

By novita77• 13 years 1 month ago.
novita77

i hope there is no next time rms ...

By rMs_000• 13 years 1 month ago.
rMs_000

when you are stopping like that, next tym nwards just put the hazard lights on ! just to give attention to the one behind u !

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rMs..!!

By novita77• 13 years 1 month ago.
novita77

fishermanalex, that blinking light is over 500 metres afar. I am driving a small engine car, no way I can make crossing the junction and beat the light. Hence I slow down and stopped.

By fishermanalex• 13 years 1 month ago.
fishermanalex

novita77

SALAMAT thx good that u r fine .

if the green was blinking there was no need to stop u can still go ahead but the problem is he is forcing you to go and not keeping the correct safe space from the front car

By Vegas• 13 years 1 month ago.
Vegas

You can't teach experience...

By t_coffee_or_me• 13 years 1 month ago.
t_coffee_or_me

Glad you and your friends are safe

 

 

 

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By novita77• 13 years 1 month ago.
novita77

i gave pepitow allowance tallg, considered how hot was today out there, it seems everyone like to pick on everyone else :o)

By tallg• 13 years 1 month ago.
tallg

Wow, close call Novi!

pepitow - English isn't everyone's first language so you have to make allowances. Especially when your own comments are riddled with spelling mistakes and grammatical errors.

By Vegas• 13 years 1 month ago.
Vegas

You can't teach experience...

By fefee• 13 years 1 month ago.
fefee

Novita,thanks God you and your friend are save.

action speaks louder than words

By novita77• 13 years 1 month ago.
novita77

thats me Superdoc. Why?

By superdoc• 13 years 1 month ago.
superdoc

by the way novita whos the lady in ur avatar

By GodFather.• 13 years 1 month ago.
GodFather.

Hey Novi, Thank God that you are your friend are fine. I am glad for you that the idiot did not crash into you. I bet you some how he would've proved that it was your fault.

Did he have a go at you girls or did you manage to get away without too much hassle..

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By novita77• 13 years 1 month ago.
novita77

thank you all guys for your kind words. And thank you all as well for those who split hairs and pick on my grammar.

By stevethetyke• 13 years 1 month ago.
stevethetyke

Glad your OK Novita. People just shouldn't be driving if they get confused by traffic signals and I loved the comment about the eggs. Bit of useful info on rear enders. If you see the event about to happen to you in your rear view mirror the following steps are recommended...Release hand brake, take foot off of brake pedal and press your head hard into the headrest and brace with elbows slightly bent holding the steering wheel.

By ashwindoke• 13 years 1 month ago.
ashwindoke

Novi - Thk god you are safe..

(I checked my first post again... thought I had mentioned this.... :) )

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By ashwindoke• 13 years 1 month ago.
ashwindoke

pepitow the sherlock Homes -

The white car was travelling fast....

Turn at a nick of time.. shall have to be taken meters behind hers....

And since the truck is parked way beyond hers...

Means the white car fellow didn see it at all... before he turned and banged the car....

And about the Snap position... Personal sitting in front... with his/her left hand... or person sitting rt behind the driver.. coming forward....

Did I leave anything.... ???

Ya.. who pays for the Pick ups damage ????

Poor fellow was not at fault .. why should he pay ?

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By ashwindoke• 13 years 1 month ago.
ashwindoke

Pepitow..... :)

she was in Panic and state of shock when she wrote tht... lol..

dude I was jus trying to add little humor. (Not HIJACK)

Not err in grammar... but me the reader... :)

Novi - There is no way you can stop these things to happen....

I doubt even speed breakers at signals shall be of any use and help :(

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By anonymous• 13 years 1 month ago.
anonymous

Feel sorry for the pickup guy... BUt happy to see you are alright Novita.

Ppl in Doha drive like fools. I think we should all be very careful bcoz just a single mistake can make you suffer ur entire lifetime.

ohh ur friend deserves a pat at the back. she was shaking and still had the presence of mind to take a pic. He/she must be a witty carracter.

By pepitow• 13 years 1 month ago.
Rating: 3/5
pepitow

at the angle of the shot...it coudln't possibly been taken by a front seat passnger.except the driver- the space supposedly occupied by the passenger is there..unless she pushed her way back to the driver's position to have the angle of the shot. and why should she do that they were on the road near the traffic lights and should be ready to go by time the signal says so.

and if you look at the right side mirror , that is perfectly the angle of the driver's line of sight.

Another thing, the white car looks parallel to the story teller's car. if the villain's car swerved to the next lane in the nick of time, he should have hit the pick up in a certain angle, possibly damaging his left quarter signal lights or headlamp itself-apparently that is not the case here. the damage is frontal.not even the left end of the bumper or the left fender has a scratch.

Question follows:

Why did the white car prefered to hit the pick up instead of the story teller's car? is it because the pick up is sturdier and will cause less damage to the pick up? you tell me.

If i were the white car's driver, i will not swerve to the next lane, that would increase the % of cars to get hit.

By superdoc• 13 years 1 month ago.
superdoc

Happens all the time at Alwaab street, i live there. One day 3 hit from back at same time in front of me, all 3 lanes!!

Flashing green is part of the problem, i wonder how long will it take for someone in traffic deptt to realize that.

By rMs_000• 13 years 1 month ago.
rMs_000

hamdulillah u r safe !!

ROFL @ 'cook eggs' !!! :D

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tEaCh Me RuLeS, i'Ll TeAcH hOw To BrEaK iT ..

rMs..!!

By Ingesu• 13 years 1 month ago.
Ingesu

I would also be shaking... Just keep a watchful eye. I though traffic was going to be better this week!

By lookinghere04• 13 years 1 month ago.
lookinghere04

This time a Land Cruiser is not involved else another "Qatari bashing" thread would be the result.

Good u are safe....life continues...a new day tomm....

By saeedhussain• 13 years 1 month ago.
saeedhussain

here in qatar you have to look behind more than infront

crazy driving without police control just forigheners

By pepitow• 13 years 1 month ago.
pepitow

call...

By snowyowl• 13 years 1 month ago.
snowyowl

think the universe is trying to send you a message...get outta here!....so glad you and your friend were not harmed!

smile lots laugh more

By pepitow• 13 years 1 month ago.
pepitow

[removed by mod - Please do not pick on people's spelling and grammar. English is not everyone's first language. (Though in this case the section you picked on is perfectly good English.)]

By Peternz• 13 years 1 month ago.
Peternz

Novita - It's the one thing you can't do anything about. No matter how careful you drive,a rear-end collision is the one thing you can't guard against. Here if you leave a gap so you can move forward when you see the problem heading towards you in the rear-vision mirror, someone will drive across into it ( whether they want to be in that lane or not).

Given that you can't do anything - good question is "do you want to even look in the rear-view mirror?"

Hope your heart-rate is back to normal.

To help with maybe a smile, how about installing a sunroof & an ejector seat?

By novita77• 13 years 1 month ago.
novita77

flanostu !!! i need as much as prays you can send to me ...

By flanostu• 13 years 1 month ago.
flanostu

oh novi, why does trouble always find you?

i'm not a religious man, but let's pray you get outta here soon :)

By novita77• 13 years 1 month ago.
novita77

thanks Britexpat, yes life goes on ... another day tomorrow and another accident. Driving in Doha is like doing a russian roullete.

By britexpat• 13 years 1 month ago.
britexpat

Glad to hear that you're fine..Life goes on..

By ashwindoke• 13 years 1 month ago.
ashwindoke

BlueMountain - ?????

The first and Only thing tht strikes me for the word "Flash" is a Land Cruiser...

It doesn to you ??

You really have a License ????and drive on qatari rds ???? . . lol

Ohk.. JOkes apart...

Novi - Hmm.. blinking green.... better to stop...

But the guyz here don even have a reason tht they are drunk... don know why they drive in a rush...

And risk paying 6000 QR for this stunt...

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Reality is a Illusion Caused Due to Deficiency of Alcohol

By Bluemountain• 13 years 1 month ago.
Bluemountain

Ash didn't understand the meaning. It means ash has no idea of what does mean by green light and blinking.

We all need to be careful in this condition. I used to stop like Novita77

By anonymous• 13 years 1 month ago.
anonymous

Yikes Novi, scary! Glad you're ok.

And ash, if the guy was going so fast that he couldn't stop safely when a car is stopped in front of him, he IS wrong, no matter what color the light is, or even whether or not there IS a light (could be stopped for a child running out in the street, a pedestrian, or whatever), and that's what people here don't GET.

SLOW DOWN.

By novita77• 13 years 1 month ago.
novita77

that pick up who being hit , he is totally innocent !!!

By novita77• 13 years 1 month ago.
novita77

@Voldemort : I laughed bitterly at your post.

By Dracula• 13 years 1 month ago.
Dracula

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you have a Guardian Angel, Lady N.

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By anonymous• 13 years 1 month ago.
Rating: 4/5
anonymous

giant GMC pickup truck, and in the last minute he swerved to the next lane, but luckily there was no cars there.. we had the following interesting conversation..

HIM:My friend, what are you doing?

ME :Can you see the red lights?

HIM:My friend, first the light turn blue(YES, HE ACTUALLY SAID THAT), then turns green, then turns red..if you cross 8 seconds after red, no camera, no problem..

ME :I will be dead if I cross 8 seconds after the light turns red. Why do you come so fast when near the traffic signal?

HIM: I almost hit you, (he smirked at my poor old Camry), if I hit you, your car gone.

ME : I dont want to fight.. Salaam Aleikum...

HIM: glaring at me..

When the signal turned green, he showed his driving skills by roaring past me and overtaking me.

...Avada Kedavra..

By novita77• 13 years 1 month ago.
novita77

flashing green is blinking green ... thats what i meant Ashwin.

Alexa, as you know I spent hours on the road during school days. This is happening everyday :( .

By ashwindoke• 13 years 1 month ago.
ashwindoke

Novi -

Lights were Green ???

Or Green and Blinking ??? (Flashing is confusing in this context )

If it was Green... he wasn't wrong....

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Reality is a Illusion Caused Due to Deficiency of Alcohol

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