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10:18am Thu 20 Dec 12

andyfidler1966 says...

It's probably pushing it to call it flooding, but the ground is very saturated along the Avenue from the Cowherds to town.
It's probably pushing it to call it flooding, but the ground is very saturated along the Avenue from the Cowherds to town. andyfidler1966
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10:26am Thu 20 Dec 12

Sovietobserver says...

Does anyone know if the Mayan Calendar predicts a rain apocalypse today/tomorrow ?
Does anyone know if the Mayan Calendar predicts a rain apocalypse today/tomorrow ? Sovietobserver
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12:53pm Thu 20 Dec 12

Norwegian Saint says...

So, this guy who owns an underwater Porche... is it the same guy who got robbed at Brockenhurst Railway Station?!
Now that would be unlucky!!!
So, this guy who owns an underwater Porche... is it the same guy who got robbed at Brockenhurst Railway Station?! Now that would be unlucky!!! Norwegian Saint
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2:01pm Thu 20 Dec 12

St Retford says...

It'll be all the rain.
It'll be all the rain. St Retford
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2:08pm Thu 20 Dec 12

loosehead says...

You've got to ask what's happened to the level of intelligence in this country?
Is it the Comprehensive school system?
Or is it the fact that many people now say we don't care we're going there whether you like it or not? we know more than you so you've blocked off the road due to flooding we know we can make it so tough we're going through the barrier? the same mentality of thinking you could beat a train when the barriers are down at level crossings isn't it?
Maybe it's about time the insurance companies refuse to pay if your cars a write off because you tried driving through deep water even though the warning signs were in place or it was issued as Flooding alerts on the telly or radio?
A low lying Porsche tries driving through a flooded road? Did the owners leave their brains at home?
You've got to ask what's happened to the level of intelligence in this country? Is it the Comprehensive school system? Or is it the fact that many people now say we don't care we're going there whether you like it or not? we know more than you so you've blocked off the road due to flooding we know we can make it so tough we're going through the barrier? the same mentality of thinking you could beat a train when the barriers are down at level crossings isn't it? Maybe it's about time the insurance companies refuse to pay if your cars a write off because you tried driving through deep water even though the warning signs were in place or it was issued as Flooding alerts on the telly or radio? A low lying Porsche tries driving through a flooded road? Did the owners leave their brains at home? loosehead
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2:47pm Thu 20 Dec 12

acid drop says...

Cheer up, it's a clearing up shower.
Cheer up, it's a clearing up shower. acid drop
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3:15pm Thu 20 Dec 12

Torchie1 says...

loosehead wrote:
You've got to ask what's happened to the level of intelligence in this country?
Is it the Comprehensive school system?
Or is it the fact that many people now say we don't care we're going there whether you like it or not? we know more than you so you've blocked off the road due to flooding we know we can make it so tough we're going through the barrier? the same mentality of thinking you could beat a train when the barriers are down at level crossings isn't it?
Maybe it's about time the insurance companies refuse to pay if your cars a write off because you tried driving through deep water even though the warning signs were in place or it was issued as Flooding alerts on the telly or radio?
A low lying Porsche tries driving through a flooded road? Did the owners leave their brains at home?
Practically every time this road floods someone will try to get through because of impatience or lack of local knowledge. In full flood the water can rise to four or five feet but because of the quite sharp drop under the bridge, the narrow stretch of water can appear passable although it may already be a foot deep. Once your car stops it is almost impossible to push it up the slope to safety and all the owner can do is watch the water level rise. I'm not sure what excuse the agricultural contractor offered a couple of years ago when he drove his tractor under the same bridge with the fore-loader up..........Bang!
[quote][p][bold]loosehead[/bold] wrote: You've got to ask what's happened to the level of intelligence in this country? Is it the Comprehensive school system? Or is it the fact that many people now say we don't care we're going there whether you like it or not? we know more than you so you've blocked off the road due to flooding we know we can make it so tough we're going through the barrier? the same mentality of thinking you could beat a train when the barriers are down at level crossings isn't it? Maybe it's about time the insurance companies refuse to pay if your cars a write off because you tried driving through deep water even though the warning signs were in place or it was issued as Flooding alerts on the telly or radio? A low lying Porsche tries driving through a flooded road? Did the owners leave their brains at home?[/p][/quote]Practically every time this road floods someone will try to get through because of impatience or lack of local knowledge. In full flood the water can rise to four or five feet but because of the quite sharp drop under the bridge, the narrow stretch of water can appear passable although it may already be a foot deep. Once your car stops it is almost impossible to push it up the slope to safety and all the owner can do is watch the water level rise. I'm not sure what excuse the agricultural contractor offered a couple of years ago when he drove his tractor under the same bridge with the fore-loader up..........Bang! Torchie1
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3:39pm Thu 20 Dec 12

nedscrumpo says...

nice for the ducks though!
nice for the ducks though! nedscrumpo
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5:43pm Thu 20 Dec 12

nedscrumpo says...

5.37pm no more rain; well its chucking it down where I live!
5.37pm no more rain; well its chucking it down where I live! nedscrumpo
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5:51pm Thu 20 Dec 12

loosehead says...

Torchie1 wrote:
loosehead wrote:
You've got to ask what's happened to the level of intelligence in this country?
Is it the Comprehensive school system?
Or is it the fact that many people now say we don't care we're going there whether you like it or not? we know more than you so you've blocked off the road due to flooding we know we can make it so tough we're going through the barrier? the same mentality of thinking you could beat a train when the barriers are down at level crossings isn't it?
Maybe it's about time the insurance companies refuse to pay if your cars a write off because you tried driving through deep water even though the warning signs were in place or it was issued as Flooding alerts on the telly or radio?
A low lying Porsche tries driving through a flooded road? Did the owners leave their brains at home?
Practically every time this road floods someone will try to get through because of impatience or lack of local knowledge. In full flood the water can rise to four or five feet but because of the quite sharp drop under the bridge, the narrow stretch of water can appear passable although it may already be a foot deep. Once your car stops it is almost impossible to push it up the slope to safety and all the owner can do is watch the water level rise. I'm not sure what excuse the agricultural contractor offered a couple of years ago when he drove his tractor under the same bridge with the fore-loader up..........Bang!
I can't understand why they think they know more than the Police or the authorities?
Surely they can buy maps or go on line & find a road that's drivable on can't they?
I wonder if they had to pay to be rescued & their insurance companies refused to cover their cars if they would still do it?
[quote][p][bold]Torchie1[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]loosehead[/bold] wrote: You've got to ask what's happened to the level of intelligence in this country? Is it the Comprehensive school system? Or is it the fact that many people now say we don't care we're going there whether you like it or not? we know more than you so you've blocked off the road due to flooding we know we can make it so tough we're going through the barrier? the same mentality of thinking you could beat a train when the barriers are down at level crossings isn't it? Maybe it's about time the insurance companies refuse to pay if your cars a write off because you tried driving through deep water even though the warning signs were in place or it was issued as Flooding alerts on the telly or radio? A low lying Porsche tries driving through a flooded road? Did the owners leave their brains at home?[/p][/quote]Practically every time this road floods someone will try to get through because of impatience or lack of local knowledge. In full flood the water can rise to four or five feet but because of the quite sharp drop under the bridge, the narrow stretch of water can appear passable although it may already be a foot deep. Once your car stops it is almost impossible to push it up the slope to safety and all the owner can do is watch the water level rise. I'm not sure what excuse the agricultural contractor offered a couple of years ago when he drove his tractor under the same bridge with the fore-loader up..........Bang![/p][/quote]I can't understand why they think they know more than the Police or the authorities? Surely they can buy maps or go on line & find a road that's drivable on can't they? I wonder if they had to pay to be rescued & their insurance companies refused to cover their cars if they would still do it? loosehead
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6:05pm Thu 20 Dec 12

Torchie1 says...

loosehead wrote:
Torchie1 wrote:
loosehead wrote:
You've got to ask what's happened to the level of intelligence in this country?
Is it the Comprehensive school system?
Or is it the fact that many people now say we don't care we're going there whether you like it or not? we know more than you so you've blocked off the road due to flooding we know we can make it so tough we're going through the barrier? the same mentality of thinking you could beat a train when the barriers are down at level crossings isn't it?
Maybe it's about time the insurance companies refuse to pay if your cars a write off because you tried driving through deep water even though the warning signs were in place or it was issued as Flooding alerts on the telly or radio?
A low lying Porsche tries driving through a flooded road? Did the owners leave their brains at home?
Practically every time this road floods someone will try to get through because of impatience or lack of local knowledge. In full flood the water can rise to four or five feet but because of the quite sharp drop under the bridge, the narrow stretch of water can appear passable although it may already be a foot deep. Once your car stops it is almost impossible to push it up the slope to safety and all the owner can do is watch the water level rise. I'm not sure what excuse the agricultural contractor offered a couple of years ago when he drove his tractor under the same bridge with the fore-loader up..........Bang!
I can't understand why they think they know more than the Police or the authorities?
Surely they can buy maps or go on line & find a road that's drivable on can't they?
I wonder if they had to pay to be rescued & their insurance companies refused to cover their cars if they would still do it?
There were no barriers in place until after the event. I agree with you about why people do try to get through but Latchmoor Bridge sees one trapped car virtually every time the road is flooded.
[quote][p][bold]loosehead[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Torchie1[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]loosehead[/bold] wrote: You've got to ask what's happened to the level of intelligence in this country? Is it the Comprehensive school system? Or is it the fact that many people now say we don't care we're going there whether you like it or not? we know more than you so you've blocked off the road due to flooding we know we can make it so tough we're going through the barrier? the same mentality of thinking you could beat a train when the barriers are down at level crossings isn't it? Maybe it's about time the insurance companies refuse to pay if your cars a write off because you tried driving through deep water even though the warning signs were in place or it was issued as Flooding alerts on the telly or radio? A low lying Porsche tries driving through a flooded road? Did the owners leave their brains at home?[/p][/quote]Practically every time this road floods someone will try to get through because of impatience or lack of local knowledge. In full flood the water can rise to four or five feet but because of the quite sharp drop under the bridge, the narrow stretch of water can appear passable although it may already be a foot deep. Once your car stops it is almost impossible to push it up the slope to safety and all the owner can do is watch the water level rise. I'm not sure what excuse the agricultural contractor offered a couple of years ago when he drove his tractor under the same bridge with the fore-loader up..........Bang![/p][/quote]I can't understand why they think they know more than the Police or the authorities? Surely they can buy maps or go on line & find a road that's drivable on can't they? I wonder if they had to pay to be rescued & their insurance companies refused to cover their cars if they would still do it?[/p][/quote]There were no barriers in place until after the event. I agree with you about why people do try to get through but Latchmoor Bridge sees one trapped car virtually every time the road is flooded. Torchie1
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6:20pm Thu 20 Dec 12

loosehead says...

Torchie1 wrote:
loosehead wrote:
Torchie1 wrote:
loosehead wrote:
You've got to ask what's happened to the level of intelligence in this country?
Is it the Comprehensive school system?
Or is it the fact that many people now say we don't care we're going there whether you like it or not? we know more than you so you've blocked off the road due to flooding we know we can make it so tough we're going through the barrier? the same mentality of thinking you could beat a train when the barriers are down at level crossings isn't it?
Maybe it's about time the insurance companies refuse to pay if your cars a write off because you tried driving through deep water even though the warning signs were in place or it was issued as Flooding alerts on the telly or radio?
A low lying Porsche tries driving through a flooded road? Did the owners leave their brains at home?
Practically every time this road floods someone will try to get through because of impatience or lack of local knowledge. In full flood the water can rise to four or five feet but because of the quite sharp drop under the bridge, the narrow stretch of water can appear passable although it may already be a foot deep. Once your car stops it is almost impossible to push it up the slope to safety and all the owner can do is watch the water level rise. I'm not sure what excuse the agricultural contractor offered a couple of years ago when he drove his tractor under the same bridge with the fore-loader up..........Bang!
I can't understand why they think they know more than the Police or the authorities?
Surely they can buy maps or go on line & find a road that's drivable on can't they?
I wonder if they had to pay to be rescued & their insurance companies refused to cover their cars if they would still do it?
There were no barriers in place until after the event. I agree with you about why people do try to get through but Latchmoor Bridge sees one trapped car virtually every time the road is flooded.
So then it must be common knowledge that it happens & not to drive through there if you have heavy rain or is that past some peoples IQ level?
[quote][p][bold]Torchie1[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]loosehead[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Torchie1[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]loosehead[/bold] wrote: You've got to ask what's happened to the level of intelligence in this country? Is it the Comprehensive school system? Or is it the fact that many people now say we don't care we're going there whether you like it or not? we know more than you so you've blocked off the road due to flooding we know we can make it so tough we're going through the barrier? the same mentality of thinking you could beat a train when the barriers are down at level crossings isn't it? Maybe it's about time the insurance companies refuse to pay if your cars a write off because you tried driving through deep water even though the warning signs were in place or it was issued as Flooding alerts on the telly or radio? A low lying Porsche tries driving through a flooded road? Did the owners leave their brains at home?[/p][/quote]Practically every time this road floods someone will try to get through because of impatience or lack of local knowledge. In full flood the water can rise to four or five feet but because of the quite sharp drop under the bridge, the narrow stretch of water can appear passable although it may already be a foot deep. Once your car stops it is almost impossible to push it up the slope to safety and all the owner can do is watch the water level rise. I'm not sure what excuse the agricultural contractor offered a couple of years ago when he drove his tractor under the same bridge with the fore-loader up..........Bang![/p][/quote]I can't understand why they think they know more than the Police or the authorities? Surely they can buy maps or go on line & find a road that's drivable on can't they? I wonder if they had to pay to be rescued & their insurance companies refused to cover their cars if they would still do it?[/p][/quote]There were no barriers in place until after the event. I agree with you about why people do try to get through but Latchmoor Bridge sees one trapped car virtually every time the road is flooded.[/p][/quote]So then it must be common knowledge that it happens & not to drive through there if you have heavy rain or is that past some peoples IQ level? loosehead
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