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1 : The new Audi LED Blinking Indicator! Who on earth though this was a good idea?

I was behind one the other day and all I saw was brake lights, no indicator, no nothing; a bit serious when you are overtaking in the middle lane and have no idea what the car in the 1st lane is doing. That little strip of a non-constant orange is about a much use as a chocolate fire-guard and in my opinion, extremely frigging dangerous. Vorsprung Durch Technik my arse - this is over-engineering/design at it's most pointless.

2: EU debates: Yes I know it's an important decision to make, but I don't want it ramming down my throat 24/7 on ALL forms of media. I'd actually prefer a Royal pregnancy or some new found dirt about HRH Saint Princess Diana to take away the incessant bombardment of "FACTS" from either side of the Remain/Exit camps. Just frig off and let me use rational thought processes; I couldn't give a **** about whether or not the price of borlotti beans will rise, or that 1000 hospitals could be funded in one day if we leave. It's all hyperbole. It also makes me hate some of my "friends" (surprisingly, most of which are actual friends) on ArseBook, when they post the meme's subscribing to either faction.

4: I actually saw someone wearing a DHL T-Shirt this evening. It was not the uniform, it was being worn by someone in 3/4 length trousers with a hipster beard and was with friends who were more appropriately dressed for the pub they were walking into (a topless dwarf fake ale bar, possibly). I don't care if it was a knock off from a car-boot or not, but wearing a T-shirt that potentially costs 185, takes the **** out of the people that own one as part of their uniform. Does being fashionable mean you have to take the **** out of those that possibly can't afford it?

3: Wive's that disrupt the flow of Multi-Rant post's, I was sure I had 5 or 6 things I wanted to mention but, being the loving husband that I am, endured the tale of her day at work...


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5...posting in the wrong area... i absolutely detest people who do that.
















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Vorsprung Durch Technik my arse.
I absolutely must have that on a T-shirt.
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please will a mod put me out of my misery and place this in the correct forum, otherwise I will continue to be a self-detesting pig dog with a massive loss of self-esteem.

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please will a mod put me out of my misery and place this in the correct forum, otherwise I will continue to be a self-detesting pig dog with a massive loss of self-esteem.

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  1. I like those fancy indicators. Won't be long before Halfords are producing a kit to change the Corsa indicators though.
  2. Bored with EU debating too. Currently I'm not going to bother to vote. Lost interest in it all.
  3. Is that the courier company?
  4. No, not a problem for me. Just work getting in the way
  5. What? Who? :coat:
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Im surprised the Audi indicated at all.
If we stay in the EU they will make us all have breaklight indicators.
Hipsters are Jerks.
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Im surprised the Audi indicated at all.
If we stay in the EU they will make us all have breaklight indicators.
Hipsters are Jerks.

Don't new cars already have "I'm braking really hard so my hazards are flashing"?
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Not for santa claws. He may have to buy pass the EU and Brian Blessed will be forced to move to Milwaukee USA
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1 : The new Audi LED Blinking Indicator! Who on earth though this was a good idea?

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Agreed- and not just Audi. A few new cars have tiny strips of LED indicators that are nearly invisible if other lights are on.
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Some cars have clear lenses with normal orange indicator bulbs inside that are also very hard to spot in daylight. The first generation Nissan Kumquat is a prime example. Nearly drove into the path of one the other day because of that.
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Fiat 500L's rear light cluster has quite poor indicator visibility.
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Those DHL T shirts are quite genuinely current high fashion for some reason.
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Not numbering paragraphs/rants numerically does my head in.

Stan's running order in OP is 1, 2, 4, 3, 4.

Why wasn't it correct 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 ?

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Not numbering paragraphs/rants numerically does my head in.

Stan's running order in OP is 1, 2, 4, 3, 4.

Why wasn't it correct 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 ?

haha, glad someone spotted it...
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5...posting in the wrong area... i absolutely detest people who do that.
I did also spot that this should have been number 6, but didn't want to come across as an @r$e !




OK, I am.
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Glad you posted in the wrong lounge, Stan......I'd forgotten about the Rant Lounge......
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Agreed- and not just Audi. A few new cars have tiny strips of LED indicators that are nearly invisible if other lights are on.
These indicators Stan the man is talking about are easy to see. A bit too easy.
However I agree with the blinkers in headlights to close to them to the point when the headlights are on you can't see the blinker.
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Glad someone else can't see the leds. Thought that my eyesight was faulty. I also think that the led headlights are too bright - especially if the alignment isn't spot on.
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These indicators Stan the man is talking about are easy to see. A bit too easy.
However I agree with the blinkers in headlights to close to them to the point when the headlights are on you can't see the blinker.
My front light cluster DRL dims when the indicator is active on the Ewok

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