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Old Jan 15th 2008, 3:21 pm
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my drive home along SZR was not pleasant!
and in Umm suqeim had to drive through a few flooded streets where the water was alarmingly high!
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Old Jan 15th 2008, 3:24 pm
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A friend of mine in Um Sequim is under water - and there are steps some four foot high up to her front door!
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Old Jan 15th 2008, 3:39 pm
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the water is high across umm seq and jumeirah...it's quite scary in places...

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Originally Posted by Madam Medusa View Post
the water is high across umm seq and jumeirah...it's quite scary in places...

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well its was well above my door sills but I did the old bow wave trick which seemed to work!
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well its was well above my door sills but I did the old bow wave trick which seemed to work!
dare i ask what that is without looking like a dumb blonde...?

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dare i ask what that is without looking like a dumb blonde...?

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enter the water slowly. then speed up gradually to abt 10mph and keep it at a steady speed. creates a wave in front of the car which lowers the water height behind the wave.
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enter the water slowly. then speed up gradually to abt 10mph and keep it at a steady speed. creates a wave in front of the car which lowers the water height behind the wave.
what, you mean you don't speed up to ensure maximum tidal wave...that's where i've been going wrong then...

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Originally Posted by Madam Medusa View Post
what, you mean you don't speed up to ensure maximum tidal wave...that's where i've been going wrong then...

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you only speed up to ensure maximum tidal wave if you see someone stood next to the road
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you only speed up to ensure maximum tidal wave if you see someone stood next to the road
All this nagging about the weather.........

........ why don't you all go to your drinks cabinets, pour yourselves a large scotch, and then PIG out on bacon sandwiches...............

Which is what I'd like to do....... but.......... er.........
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All this nagging about the weather.........

........ why don't you all go to your drinks cabinets, pour yourselves a large scotch, and then PIG out on bacon sandwiches...............

Which is what I'd like to do....... but.......... er.........
That's exactly what I am doing now - sort of.

Pigging, that is ! haha

Nothing like a good old root for truffles matey !

Over this weekend ?
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Originally Posted by B.Geezer View Post
That's exactly what I am doing now - sort of.

Pigging, that is ! haha

Nothing like a good old root for truffles matey !

Over this weekend ?
Could be - call you tomorrow............
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