[mythtv] OT: Highway exit numbering (was: MythTV - Version 1.0)
Jay R. Ashworth
jra at baylink.com
Fri Feb 10 15:03:38 UTC 2006
On Thu, Feb 09, 2006 at 09:37:25PM -0700, Chad wrote:
> > > I found that exits numbered after the mile marker to be highly useful. I
> > > can always tell how many miles are left until the exit. It drove me nuts
> > > when I went to Pensacola, FL and getting off at exit 14 was 2.5 hours
> > > from the border! But it sounds like you are used to it.
> > Unless you already know the exit number of the target exit, you can't
> > do that, and if you *do* know the exit number, then you probably could
> > have looked up the mileage anyway.
> > OTOH, I was on a tour bus the other night, coming home from Wicked, and
> > I needed to tell the tour bus driver which exit to get off at.
> > I knew it was the third exit, but the combination of that and the
> > number of the exit we'd just passed was no longer enough information to
> > let me tell him where to get off.
> Don't you guys have a string you pull when you are nearing your exit?
-- jr 'you did hear "tourbus", right?' a
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