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Best Taxi Driver

Discussion in 'Polls Forum' started by Salty, Jun 22, 2004.

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  1. Pete

    34.3%
  2. boB (Salt City Baptist)

    11.4%
  3. Anybody but Pete or boB

    14.3%
  4. I think bob & Pete are the same person

    40.0%
  5. I would NEVER take a taxi (esp with them two)

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  1. Salty

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    The best taxi driver is:
     
  2. Pete

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    [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]

    If I can ever stop [​IMG] -ing I'll vote on this one [​IMG] :D
     
  3. Melanie

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    I would havta to go wid Pete coz at least he drives on the right side of de road...
     
  4. Pete

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    1: I know Bob & Pete are not the same person, but voted that way here as all cabbies are equal [​IMG] (With the Orwellian addition that "Some are more equal than others" ;) )

    2: I'ld guess at Bob. A combination of factors here. First one is I only work Tuesday and Wednesday nights 9 months of the year. Second is Yanks have been conditioned to tip, Aussies wait for their 5¢ pieces :( [​IMG]

    3: Voted Bob here. Never getting caught is urban myth...I've been booked twice in taxi in 11½ years of driving. Hopefully Bob has had even fewer run-ins with the boys in blue [​IMG]

    4: No option for both here, so I went for "Are you kidding!!!" [​IMG] I give freebies now and then, not always the short jobs either.

    5: Yes, for sure Bob. We need to edjamakate these non-cabbie members of the BB [​IMG]

    Great poll mate [​IMG]
     
  5. Ben W

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    A tip? what is that [​IMG]
     
  6. Pete

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    Ben, a tip here is usually "Be good to your mum", "Look both ways before crossing the street", or "#8 in the 5th..." [​IMG]
     
  7. Bob Farnaby

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    BHopefully not ... we still drive on the left side of the road ... most of the time .. (but then maybe Queensland is different ... )

    Regards
    Bob - the only taxi i drive is the free personal one for my kids ...
     
  8. Dr. Bob

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    If they wear a turban, they MUST be a good taxi driver . . . or work for 7-11. :rolleyes:
     
  9. Salty

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    And I would never ride with a cabbie who wears a bow tie! :D [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Pete, do remember what rule number that is for cabbies?

    BTW, Pete next time you get in the cab, why not drive over here to Syracuse? :confused: [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  10. Pete

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    And I would never ride with a cabbie who wears a bow tie! [​IMG] [​IMG] :D

    Our base has ties they tell me...I don't recall ever seeing one of our drivers in one though...Definitely not on myself or any of my mates anyway [​IMG]


    why not drive over here to Syracuse?

    I would if I could [​IMG] Bit of a swim for a taxi though, and from personal experience taxis are just not made to go through water... ;)
     
  11. Salty

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    Opps, how did this get back to the top?? :confused: Must have fallen [​IMG] behind the wheel :D Oh well, as long as no one complains [​IMG]

    Salty
     
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    Goes to show you Salty, [​IMG] at the wheel means you are bound to BUMP something..... ;)
     
  13. Kayla

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    You can't hire a cab driver for like 60 miles around here. We are 60 miles from everything except Walmart. And McDonalds, that is pretty much our whole town. You could easily walk any where in town. By the way, my cousin lives out in CA, and says if they speak English you are lucky!
     
  14. I Am Blessed 24

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    It's a toss-up. They're both ornery! [​IMG]
     
  15. Salty

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    Pete, I think IAB is messing with us. I never have heard of the word ornery, have you?

    I am proud of the job we do in spite of the stuff we have to put up with.
     
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    You are correct, Pete. [​IMG]

    ornery: Mean-spirited, disagreeable, and contrary in disposition; cantankerous.

    Hmmm, maybe a little disagreeable. [​IMG]

    But y'all still qualify for the name 'brats'. [​IMG]

    §ue (respects you both, but has to tease you)
     
  17. Pete

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    If yer not.....

    ....when you get in to the cab game, you very quickly learn :D Ah the joys of late Saturday night shifts :D
     
  18. Pete

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    The best taxi driver is:
    Pete....for tonight anyway I think [​IMG]

    Wasn't much of a start....Averaged around $15/hr for first 5 hrs or so of the shift. Then went ballistic and ran at $65/hr for next 4 hrs.

    Tomorrow night is State Of Origin, night could go either way....ask me in 24 hrs or so [​IMG]
     
  19. Helen

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    Enjoyed reading this. Didn't vote because I'm not here often enough to know you both, web-wise. But I do have a taxi story. Twenty-six years ago we were in Taiwan adopting a baby girl. They don't drive there. They aim. Accidents are hourly affairs. No taxis have springs left.

    Except one. One not only had its suspension intact, but had air conditioning and classical music playing softly. I was ready to LIVE in that cab! I tipped him really big, hoping he would maintain that cab for others who needed a break from the incredible roads and drivers in Taiwan!
     
  20. Salty

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    Helen, For whatever my opinion is worth, I would highly recommend you vote for boB. I understand he lost his last election, so he needs to win this one for his self esteem so he can get rid of that bow-tie!
     
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