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17th Aug '16 4:11:36 AM LucaEarlgrey
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* San Francisco is known for taxi drivers who do [[http://www.sfweekly.com/sanfrancisco/the-sfo-cannonball-run/Content?oid=2176489 "cannonball runs"]], roaring back and forth between San Francisco International Airport and S.F. proper[[note]]the airport is actually about 10 miles from the city itself[[/note]] at the expense of their passengers' safety and well-being just so they can take full advantage of the airport's "if you get back here in 30 minutes we'll put you in a shorter taxi queue" system, which was meant as an AntiFrustrationFeature for drivers who end up with short-distance fares.

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* San Francisco is known for taxi drivers who do [[http://www.sfweekly.com/sanfrancisco/the-sfo-cannonball-run/Content?oid=2176489 "cannonball runs"]], roaring back and forth between San Francisco International Airport and S.F. proper[[note]]the airport is actually about 10 miles from the city itself[[/note]] at the expense of their passengers' safety and well-being just so they can take full advantage of the airport's "if you get back here in 30 minutes we'll put you in a shorter taxi queue" system, which was meant as an AntiFrustrationFeature for drivers who end up with short-distance fares.
fares due to the standard taxi queue often resulting in hours-long waits.
16th Aug '16 1:13:08 AM PaulA
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* Regarding Lord Ivan Vorpatril of the Literature/VorkosiganSaga we get this exchange:
-->'''Gregor:''' So, Lord Mark, what do you think of Vorbarr Sultana so far?
-->'''Mark:''' It went by pretty fast.
-->'''Gregor:''' Dear God, don't tell me you let ''Ivan'' drive.
** In the later novel ''Memory'', it is revealed that Ivan and Miles had a reckless driving competition as teenagers and Miles won decisively. By flying an aircar down a winding narrow canyon at over 100 mph ''with his eyes closed''. When looking back on that period of his life as an older man, Miles concludes that only direct divine intervention kept him and Ivan alive long enough to reach adulthood.

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* Literature/VorkosiganSaga:
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Regarding Lord Ivan Vorpatril of the Literature/VorkosiganSaga we get this exchange:
-->'''Gregor:''' --->'''Gregor:''' So, Lord Mark, what do you think of Vorbarr Sultana so far?
-->'''Mark:'''
far?\\
'''Mark:'''
It went by pretty fast.
-->'''Gregor:'''
fast.\\
'''Gregor:'''
Dear God, don't tell me you let ''Ivan'' drive.
** In the later novel ''Memory'', ''Literature/{{Memory}}'', it is revealed that Ivan and Miles had a reckless driving competition as teenagers and Miles won decisively. By flying an aircar down a winding narrow canyon at over 100 mph ''with his eyes closed''. When looking back on that period of his life as an older man, Miles concludes that only direct divine intervention kept him and Ivan alive long enough to reach adulthood.
6th Aug '16 4:33:42 PM ANTMuddle
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The TropeNamer is the Music/WeirdAlYankovic {{car song}} "[[WomenDrivers She]] Drives Like Crazy". Compare DriverFacesPassenger. See also CaptainCrash, DinkyDrivers, TheTroubleWithTickets, CarMeetsHouse, DrunkDriver. Often a cause of WatchThePaintJob or ThePreciousPreciousCar. Contrast BadassDriver. If the driver is ''deliberately'' trying to kill someone with their driving skills, that's CarFu. Someone in a ChaseScene can be excused this sort of behavior, unless they're having far too much fun.

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The TropeNamer is the Music/WeirdAlYankovic {{car song}} "[[WomenDrivers She]] Drives Like Crazy". Compare DriverFacesPassenger. See also CaptainCrash, DinkyDrivers, TheTroubleWithTickets, CarMeetsHouse, DrunkDriver. Often a cause of WatchThePaintJob or ThePreciousPreciousCar. Contrast BadassDriver. If the driver is ''deliberately'' trying to kill someone with their driving skills, that's CarFu. Someone in a ChaseScene or WackyRacing can be excused this sort of behavior, unless they're having far too much fun.
6th Aug '16 3:10:20 PM treehugger0369
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* One story from ClassicalMythology involves Helios's son, Phaeton, wanting to drive his chariot(which served as the actual sun in these myths) to prove he was really his son. Sources vary on whether or not Helios agreed(the versions where he doesn't tend to say Phaeton just took the chariot anyway), but they all agree on the aftermath: Phaeton lost control and the earth would have burnt to a crisp if Zeus hadn't struck him down.
5th Aug '16 3:02:26 PM LucaEarlgrey
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* San Francisco is known for taxi drivers who do [[http://www.sfweekly.com/sanfrancisco/the-sfo-cannonball-run/Content?oid=2176489 "cannonball runs"]], roaring back and forth between San Francisco International Airport and S.F. proper[[note]]the airport is actually about 10 miles from the city itself[[/note]] just so they can take full advantage of the airport's "if you get back here in 30 minutes we'll put you in a shorter taxi queue" system, which was meant as an AntiFrustrationFeature for drivers who end up with short-distance fares.

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* San Francisco is known for taxi drivers who do [[http://www.sfweekly.com/sanfrancisco/the-sfo-cannonball-run/Content?oid=2176489 "cannonball runs"]], roaring back and forth between San Francisco International Airport and S.F. proper[[note]]the airport is actually about 10 miles from the city itself[[/note]] at the expense of their passengers' safety and well-being just so they can take full advantage of the airport's "if you get back here in 30 minutes we'll put you in a shorter taxi queue" system, which was meant as an AntiFrustrationFeature for drivers who end up with short-distance fares.
5th Aug '16 3:01:21 PM LucaEarlgrey
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* San Francisco is known for taxi drivers who do [[http://www.sfweekly.com/sanfrancisco/the-sfo-cannonball-run/Content?oid=2176489 "cannonball runs"]], roaring back and forth between San Francisco International Airport and S.F. proper[[note]]the airport is actually about 10 miles from the city itself[[/note]] just so they can take full advantage of the airport's "if you get back here in 30 minutes we'll put you in a shorter taxi queue" system.

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* San Francisco is known for taxi drivers who do [[http://www.sfweekly.com/sanfrancisco/the-sfo-cannonball-run/Content?oid=2176489 "cannonball runs"]], roaring back and forth between San Francisco International Airport and S.F. proper[[note]]the airport is actually about 10 miles from the city itself[[/note]] just so they can take full advantage of the airport's "if you get back here in 30 minutes we'll put you in a shorter taxi queue" system.
system, which was meant as an AntiFrustrationFeature for drivers who end up with short-distance fares.
5th Aug '16 3:00:11 PM LucaEarlgrey
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* San Francisco is known for taxi drivers who do [[http://www.sfweekly.com/sanfrancisco/the-sfo-cannonball-run/Content?oid=2176489 "cannonball runs"]], roaring back and forth between San Francisco International Airport and S.F. proper[[note]]the airport is actually about 10 miles from S.F. proper[[/note]] just so they can take full advantage of the airport's "if you get back here in 30 minutes we'll put you in a shorter taxi queue" system.

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* San Francisco is known for taxi drivers who do [[http://www.sfweekly.com/sanfrancisco/the-sfo-cannonball-run/Content?oid=2176489 "cannonball runs"]], roaring back and forth between San Francisco International Airport and S.F. proper[[note]]the airport is actually about 10 miles from S.F. proper[[/note]] the city itself[[/note]] just so they can take full advantage of the airport's "if you get back here in 30 minutes we'll put you in a shorter taxi queue" system.
5th Aug '16 2:59:32 PM LucaEarlgrey
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* San Francisco is known for taxi drivers who do [[http://www.sfweekly.com/sanfrancisco/the-sfo-cannonball-run/Content?oid=2176489 "cannonball runs"]], roaring back and forth between San Francisco International Airport and S.F. proper[[note]]the airport is actually about 10 miles from S.F. proper[[/note]] just so they can take full advantage of the airport's "if you get back here in 30 minutes we'll put you in a shorter taxi queue" system.
30th Jul '16 9:26:56 PM theek01
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* Auntie Peg from ''Series/PleaseLikeMe''.
24th Jul '16 4:43:57 PM nombretomado
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* Rosette from ''ChronoCrusade''. One of the first things she does after we're introduced to her is ''completely'' total her car. In the anime she destroys several. Even the ''mangaka'' doesn't know if she actually has a license.

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* Rosette from ''ChronoCrusade''.''Manga/ChronoCrusade''. One of the first things she does after we're introduced to her is ''completely'' total her car. In the anime she destroys several. Even the ''mangaka'' doesn't know if she actually has a license.
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