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    Quote Originally Posted by wannawannabe View Post
    My personal favourite is the roundabout of death in Brisbane which is so big it has a freaking car yard on the actual roundabout. Arghh!!!
    I live on that side of town, and always feel like I'm using one of my lives navigating it. You sort of accelerate and hope for the best, lol.

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    where is that round-a-bout?

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    Greenhorn, in indooroopilly, near shopping centre.

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    Quote Originally Posted by wannawannabe View Post
    So I work as a waitress, and am amazed at the amount of people who will put their knife and fork together on their plate (you know to say that they're finished eating) and then get cranky when I try to clear their plate because their apparently still eating!!!

    I thought this was general restaurant/dining etiquette that everyone knew....but apparently not.

    What other things did you think that everyone knew and was stunned to find out heaps of people didn't?
    ...it's actually correct to put your knife and fork TOGETHER, SIDE BY SIDE when you are finished with a meal. If the cutlery is on the plate and NOT TOGETHER, as in on oposite sides of plate facing inwards... i would consider the person is still eating.

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    The gelatin thing Is so disgusting there are some brands of flavored jellies that I swear I can taste the ground toenail flavor in lol. My friend who also eats that jelly like crazy thinks I'm mad because she can't taste it lmao
    I know exactly what you mean. It kind of reminds you what it is. Although I have seen vegan or maybe vegetarian jelly.

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    ahh ok I've been there but don't remember the round-a-bout!

    There are some scaarrreeyyyy roads in brisbane/sunshine coast (where I live)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hunkamunka View Post
    ...it's actually correct to put your knife and fork TOGETHER, SIDE BY SIDE when you are finished with a meal. If the cutlery is on the plate and NOT TOGETHER, as in on oposite sides of plate facing inwards... i would consider the person is still eating.
    Hehe I even go as far as crossing them when the meal was awful

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hunkamunka View Post
    ...it's actually correct to put your knife and fork TOGETHER, SIDE BY SIDE when you are finished with a meal. If the cutlery is on the plate and NOT TOGETHER, as in on oposite sides of plate facing inwards... i would consider the person is still eating.
    That's what I was talking about.....When people have their knife and fork together side by side, and then get angry when you go to clear their plate....

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    Quote Originally Posted by Blossompossum View Post
    How crazy! Are they too cheap to put in an intersection wig traffic lights?
    That's the best part! There's traffic lights on one of the entries to the roundabout to make sure they get a turn!!! And then traffic lights on the right hand lane (this monster has about 3 lanes mind you) to stop you, so said cars at the previous traffic lights can enter the roundabout.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MsMummy View Post
    I live on that side of town, and always feel like I'm using one of my lives navigating it. You sort of accelerate and hope for the best, lol.
    OMG 5pm when there are about 10 buses trying to use it as well....


 

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