Max, you are the perfect Type A we need up here to swell our tax rolls.
Time to move north.
On Thu, Dec 1, 2016 at 1:13 PM, Dan--- via Mercedes <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Not here, unless you factor in the rain we had.
> People think there's nothing to driving in a place like this, but when it
> hasn't rained for 3-4 weeks and then it does, the roads are like flippin'
> ice. I broke the back end of the 300D loose coming through a turn from a
> stop. Wheeeeee!
> Sent from my iPad
> > On Dec 1, 2016, at 12:22 PM, Curt Raymond via Mercedes <
> email@example.com> wrote:
> > Which reminds me, did anybody else notice that yesterday was a weird day
> for driving? I observed a ton of bad behavior and 4 accidents, one of which
> ended with a Towncar in the passing lane facing the wrong direction.The
> worst behavior I noticed was all from young women...
> > -Curt
> > From: Meade Dillon via Mercedes <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > To: Mercedes Discussion List <email@example.com>
> > Cc: Meade Dillon <dillonm...@gmail.com>
> > Sent: Thursday, December 1, 2016 8:15 AM
> > Subject: Re: [MBZ] Another Convert?
> > I would actually prefer to enroll her in a driving course and improve
> > skill set. May not happen anytime soon, but I'd be more comfortable in
> > long run with that solution. I guess I'm the typical husband / male who
> > thinks his spouse can't drive, yet I'm the one with the speeding tickets
> > and the (few) fender-benders.
> > My wife spent many of her adult driving years in southern Italy, a place
> > where (it used to be) that stop lights and the lines on the road were
> > purely for decoration and few wore seat-belts (wearing a seat-belt, I was
> > told, was a sign of fear in the wearer. Child safety seat for the little
> > ones? What a waste of money!). Under stress, such a driver may revert
> > those habits, passing on left or right, on the shoulder or over the line
> > into oncoming traffic, whatever it takes to get from A to B in an
> > emergency. That works great in Italy or in a war zone, and probably in
> > many other parts of the world (Panama comes to mind, I've had some very
> > scary rides in taxicabs in Panama City), but in the U.S. of A., other
> > drivers just are not prepared for that type of behavior and some tend to
> > get violently angry when someone else "breaks the rules" and gets ahead
> > them or inconveniences them in any way.
> > -------------
> > Max
> > Charleston SC
> > On Thu, Dec 1, 2016 at 7:42 AM, Mitch Haley via Mercedes <
> > firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> >> One word: 4Matic. (Well, I can powerslide my 1999 4Matic wagon, but I
> >> to
> >> try. It takes a lot of wheelspin to annoy the 4Matic system to the point
> >> that it
> >> takes the throttle away from me)
> >> Mitch.
> >>> On November 30, 2016 at 9:38 PM Max Dillon via Mercedes
> >>> <email@example.com> wrote:
> >>> Too quick it turns out, put the car into a power slide and activated
> >> A
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