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Old 27th November 2007, 07:55   #76
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A conformist here except when the honking increases to unbearable behind. We have lot of Mavericks and Desperados here in Hyderabad who honk even on Red Light for way.
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Old 27th November 2007, 12:08   #77
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another conformist to join this thread, cheers:
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Old 29th November 2007, 08:36   #78
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Thumbs up Results Of Being A Conformist

Guys,

This is at the Horamavu Traffic Signal on outer-ring-road Bangalore (driving towards Hebbal).

When the lights turned Red at the Signal, This Alto stops next to me on my left (Luckily I was on my Pulsar-180 or I would've been writing a accident report).

A couple of seconds into the stop, BANG - THUD & the alto is about 15 ft in front of me. I look to my left & saw a Big Truck, the driver open mouthed & the cleaner trying to get down.



Luckily all 4 passengers in the Alto were unhurt & they were giving braking-lessons to the driver when I left.

All said & done, let us not stop being conformists.
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Old 29th November 2007, 11:49   #79
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I would vote for "ultra conformist" if it was there. As you may know, I dont use horns. They are for desperados. I can afford a few mins delay unless for emergency (medical) reasons.
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Old 29th November 2007, 15:38   #80
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Conformist here, no matter how pissed off the fellow behind me is, i will not budge until the light turns green.
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Old 30th November 2007, 19:53   #81
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A bit of Conformist. If it is red in early morning, no cops present, I stop, check, if no soul in sight I usually cautiosly drive away. Though only when I am 200% sure that it is perfectly safe. If i have even a hint of dellima. I stop untill the lights turn green.
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Old 31st August 2009, 11:33   #82
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Another Conformist to join the club, in fact a die-hard conformist.
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Old 31st August 2009, 15:40   #83
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A conformist by all means. Always get honked from behind which is quite irritating!! Why can't people just stop at the signals QUIETLY??
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A conformist by all means. Always get honked from behind which is quite irritating!! Why can't people just stop at the signals QUIETLY??
1) Get an SUV;
2) for first timers; put on reverse gear
3) more honk; reverse a bit.
4) Let him pass; chase him ; blast your roots/bosch horn.

That makes me maverick ?
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1) Get an SUV;
2) for first timers; put on reverse gear
3) more honk; reverse a bit.
4) Let him pass; chase him ; blast your roots/bosch horn.
Mostly a Conformist, but then actually I do what jk has quoted above if I get irritated by the idiot who is honking at Red Lights!!!

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Old 31st August 2009, 16:47   #86
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Conformist. I have got tapped (Not banged fortunately) by the vehicles following me twice (A Car once and a Two wheeler next time around). Nothing happened except the bumper needed some repair. People expect to jump signal when it has already turned red. This irritates me.
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1) Get an SUV;
2) for first timers; put on reverse gear
3) more honk; reverse a bit.
4) Let him pass; chase him ; blast your roots/bosch horn.

That makes me maverick ?

+1, i love doing that.
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Conformist.

But, what do you do when the light is red but the traffic constable there asks you to jump it??
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95% Conformist .. 5% Maverick at meaningless signals that too without a cop
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Old 31st August 2009, 19:58   #90
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Mostly a conformist 95%+ times.
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