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Potholes Galore!

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Potholes Galore!

Postby Mad Howler » Tue Feb 12, 2013 1:44 am

It's been a little tricky lately if you are worried about your automobile's suspension. Are there any impending innovations that might limit the damage to our roads that the current level of thermal cycling visits upon us?
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Re: Potholes Galore!

Postby Henry Vilas » Tue Feb 12, 2013 10:04 am

If global warming get to the point where Wisconsin doesn't freeze over in winter, then maybe. I see the city has already filled in some of the more egregious holes.
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Re: Potholes Galore!

Postby Meade » Tue Feb 12, 2013 10:13 am

Why are you still driving cars? Have you not heard of anthropogenic climate change? Stop being the problem; be the solution.
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Re: Potholes Galore!

Postby gargantua » Tue Feb 12, 2013 10:21 am

A serene smile creases my visage as I soar above the gaping potholes in my fancy new jetpack, spewing greenhouse gases as I float blissfully above it all.
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Re: Potholes Galore!

Postby Marvell » Tue Feb 12, 2013 10:52 am

I thought this was going to be about Goldfinger.
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Re: Potholes Galore!

Postby Mad Howler » Wed Feb 13, 2013 1:31 am

Henry Vilas wrote:If global warming get to the point where Wisconsin doesn't freeze over in winter, then maybe. I see the city has already filled in some of the more egregious holes.


Erhhh, I was asking a reasonable question. It seems that with greater frequency we are experiencing more and more days where it gets way above freezing, then temperature straddles both sides of the freezing point of water, followed by expected lowish temperatures (then it repeats). Throughout, the physical nature of what water does what it does, although I am leaving out the the off target effects of the stuff we spread around to suppress its freezing point.

Ya, your right, potholes are a not a new phenomena. But roads are very expensive and I am wondering how well we are preparing for a shorter cycle of their life span.
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Re: Potholes Galore!

Postby city2countrygal » Wed Feb 13, 2013 2:00 am

Um, don cha mean

chuck hole

? ? ?
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Re: Potholes Galore!

Postby wack wack » Wed Feb 13, 2013 10:42 am

city2countrygal wrote:Um, don cha mean

chuck hole

? ? ?


Isn't a chuck hole where you tighten a bit in a drill?

Suspension concerns are secondary to me: I've busted three wheels in three years on Madison potholes.
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Re: Potholes Galore!

Postby fennel » Wed Feb 13, 2013 10:21 pm

wack wack wrote:Isn't a chuck hole where you tighten a bit in a drill?.
That would be my first guess, though I've never heard the term chuck hole.
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Re: Potholes Galore!

Postby Stebben84 » Wed Feb 13, 2013 11:05 pm

Chuck hole is a good porn name.
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Re: Potholes Galore!

Postby city2countrygal » Thu Feb 14, 2013 12:12 am

If we knew what it was we were doing, it would not be called research, would it?”

-Albert Einstein


You could look it up, fuckers [and fuckette]


I don't always know what I'm talking about but I know I'm right.”

-Muhammad Ali


And Stebben84, get your mind outta the gutter.
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Re: Potholes Galore!

Postby Mad Howler » Thu Feb 14, 2013 9:58 pm

city2countrygal wrote:
If we knew what it was we were doing, it would not be called research, would it?”

-Albert Einstein


You could look it up, fuckers [and fuckette]


I don't always know what I'm talking about but I know I'm right.”

-Muhammad Ali


And Stebben84, get your mind outta the gutter.


Yes! You definitly get what should bother and does matter. Thnx
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Re: Potholes Galore!

Postby narcoleptish » Fri Feb 15, 2013 8:45 am

I think my dad might have called them chuck holes.

Stebben84 wrote:Chuck hole is a good porn name.


Or maybe he just saw Chuck Hole in the neighborhood a lot.
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Re: Potholes Galore!

Postby TheBookPolice » Fri Feb 15, 2013 9:50 am

From the Dictionary of American Regional English:

a hole in the pavement
chuckhole [scattered]
chughole [chiefly S Midl, esp KY]
pothole [scattered, but more freq Nth, esp NEast]


Yep, "scattered" sounds about right for usage if c2c is using it.
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Re: Potholes Galore!

Postby Ned Flanders » Fri Feb 15, 2013 12:55 pm

53 people died in the 2000s alone delivering the dangerous petroleum products needed to manfacture road patch.
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