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Re: Off-Topic thread for the Off-Topic forum

Post by dlcat1 » Tue Jun 07, 2011 6:33 pm

I want one that goes "woooooeeee-oooooooo woooooeeee-ooooooo wee-wee-wee-wee-wee HONK HONK!"

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Re: Off-Topic thread for the Off-Topic forum

Post by written_ficton » Tue Jun 07, 2011 8:20 pm

dlcat1 wrote:I want one that goes "woooooeeee-oooooooo woooooeeee-ooooooo wee-wee-wee-wee-wee HONK HONK!"
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Re: Off-Topic thread for the Off-Topic forum

Post by Mug » Tue Jun 07, 2011 8:34 pm

written_ficton wrote:
spartacus wrote:All these flashing signatures are becoming mildly irritating...
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Re: Off-Topic thread for the Off-Topic forum

Post by written_ficton » Tue Jun 07, 2011 9:24 pm

Mug wrote:
written_ficton wrote:
spartacus wrote:All these flashing signatures are becoming mildly irritating...
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Re: Off-Topic thread for the Off-Topic forum

Post by yorky » Wed Jun 08, 2011 9:52 am

For those that use mobiles that are afraid of data usage:
User CP > Board preferences > Edit display options > Display signatures:

SOLVED.
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Re: Off-Topic thread for the Off-Topic forum

Post by spartacus » Wed Jun 08, 2011 12:04 pm

yorky wrote:For those that use mobiles that are afraid of data usage:
User CP > Board preferences > Edit display options > Display signatures:

SOLVED.
Thanks for that, I forgot that existed. :)
To stop displaying signatures, go to the User Control Panel > Board Preferences > Edit display options > Display signatures > No > Submit

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Re: Off-Topic thread for the Off-Topic forum

Post by robbage » Wed Jun 08, 2011 7:07 pm

I'd like to see signatures but block the annoying animated images with-in them.

(Edit) Nevermind, I just remembered that I can block individual images with firefox.
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Re: Off-Topic thread for the Off-Topic forum

Post by yorky » Mon Jun 27, 2011 8:42 am

Anyone know what the fluro-yellow cats eye's represent?

I know the blue ones designate a fire hydrant but I've been seeing these fluro ones popping up and can't see what they are for. I've seen the odd man hole near some but not all.
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Re: Off-Topic thread for the Off-Topic forum

Post by WPXZBP » Mon Jun 27, 2011 4:22 pm

yorky wrote:Anyone know what the fluro-yellow cats eye's represent?
Here's the answer...
Main Roads wrote: http://www.mainroads.wa.gov.au/AboutMai ... /News.aspx
Installation of markers as part of traffic count program

[28 April 2011]

Main Roads has been running a trial of placing permanent markers are placed on the road to locate the position of counters as part of the traffic count program. The trial involved the installation of a reflective green/gold Raised Pavement Markers at count sites, along with a yellow count number painted on the road.

The implementation of such measures ensures consistency in the data we are collecting by standardising collection points across the State, as well as ensuring the safety of 'collectors' with high visibility of the sites.

Due to the success of the trial, we will be rolling out the permanent markers across all site that we count. The site selection is based on best practice for the technology, the requirement of the count, Occupational Health and Safety Requirements of the contractors and consideration is given to the impact on the general public.

Further information about traffic counting can be viewed on the Traffic Data page.

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Re: Off-Topic thread for the Off-Topic forum

Post by yorky » Mon Jun 27, 2011 5:02 pm

Wow they must be rolling out a lot of them as I see them all over the place now :)
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Re: Off-Topic thread for the Off-Topic forum

Post by Zebedee » Mon Jun 27, 2011 5:17 pm

yorky wrote:Wow they must be rolling out a lot of them as I see them all over the place now :)
It's no wonder, according to their Google Maps overlay, they are all over the place! :P

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Re: Off-Topic thread for the Off-Topic forum

Post by yorky » Mon Jun 27, 2011 5:29 pm

The years on each are old though, maybe the white ones are the temp installs that move around and the red ones are the 24/7 in place ones.
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Re: Off-Topic thread for the Off-Topic forum

Post by dlcat1 » Mon Jun 27, 2011 7:23 pm

Probably a stupid question but what for? Are these the cord on the road counters (in which case why not use a GPS to locate and relocate them) or the people with the ticker counter?

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Re: Off-Topic thread for the Off-Topic forum

Post by munchkin1981 » Tue Jul 05, 2011 5:52 pm

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Re: Off-Topic thread for the Off-Topic forum

Post by LighteningCrashes » Tue Jul 05, 2011 8:32 pm

munchkin1981 wrote:I'm back!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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