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Tortiekitten (Tortiekitten)
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Posted on Sunday, January 16, 2011 - 1:22 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

A brilliant idea turned out to be worse than the original plan.
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Posted on Sunday, January 16, 2011 - 1:24 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

I'm late I'm late I'm late? :-D

Off with their heads? :-p
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I'm late I'm late I'm late? :-D indeed I was, good job for getting the title reference.

Off with their heads? :-p irrelevant
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Posted on Sunday, January 16, 2011 - 1:29 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

late for a very important date? with Robert?
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late for a very important date? yup, a party to be exact with Robert? nope, he couldn't come, too far away
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Posted on Sunday, January 16, 2011 - 1:32 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

was parteh fur kitteh? fur other kitteh? for tortie kitteh?
Tortiekitten (Tortiekitten)
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Posted on Sunday, January 16, 2011 - 1:41 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

was parteh fur kitteh? fur other kitteh? for tortie kitteh? The party was not for any one person, it was for my work. An aniversary party for the company. However, who the party is for is irrelevant.
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Posted on Sunday, January 16, 2011 - 2:26 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

was my tortie kitteh late for work, then?
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was my tortie kitteh late for work, then? I already said I was late for a company party, so short answer, NO

The focus is not on what I was late for, the focus is on why I was late in the first place. As I said, my brilliant idea went horribly wrong. What was it, and how did it backfire?
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Thought maybe the party was at/during work...sheesh tortiesibling, no need to bite my head off. Mommee kitteh has parties during or after work, after all.

Anything to do with setting your alarm? With your sleep schedule? With your computer? With the LTPF?
Tortiekitten (Tortiekitten)
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Thought maybe the party was at/during work...sheesh tortiesibling, no need to bite my head off. Mommee kitteh has parties during or after work, after all. nope, it was Friday night at a nice winery/restaurant

Anything to do with setting your alarm? With your sleep schedule? With your computer? With the LTPF? none of the above, except a small yesish to computer
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watching Doctor Who or other shows relevant? on YouTube? downloaded on your computer? did you lose track of time? Were you watching a movie?
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watching Doctor Who or other shows relevant? on YouTube? downloaded on your computer? did you lose track of time? didn't lose track of time, just got delayed, but not by computer Were you watching a movie? no to rest

The computer being relevant was yesish because although it was not what delayed me from leaving, it did give me what turned out to be false information. The fact that I was delayed by about 15 minutes did not really matter in the end, as I got there a whole hour late.
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luckily in time for dinner, the first hour was just wine tasting and cocktails
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Driving directions? Google Maps? Mapquest? Traffic relevant? Am I finally OTRT, my sibling?

I am glad you got to eat! poor hungry kitteh...iz eat cheezburgerz? nawt mousez. :-P
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Did you think the party was later than it was?
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Driving directions? I got correct directions, there were a few way I could go Google Maps? Mapquest? Traffic relevant? {this one} Am I finally OTRT, my sibling? yup

I am glad you got to eat! poor hungry kitteh...iz eat cheezburgerz? nawt mousez. :-P twas good food too

Did you think the party was later than it was? glad to see someone else, no I knew that it started at 6pm and it was my goal to get there on time, I got there at 7pm
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Posted on Sunday, January 16, 2011 - 3:08 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is it just that the traffic backed up and made you late? Ick, I hate traffic. Poor sibling.
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Posted on Sunday, January 16, 2011 - 3:12 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is it just that the traffic backed up and made you late? indeed, traffic was awful and made me late, and I learned that it would be bad from traffic.com, where it said there were 2 accidents on the freeway. However, I planned for the traffic that it told me about (my brilliant plan) so what went wrong? Ick, I hate traffic. Poor sibling. I hate it as well
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Posted on Sunday, January 16, 2011 - 3:57 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Moar axidentz dan 2?
Tortiekitten (Tortiekitten)
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Moar axidentz dan 2? I only saw 2, they didn't lie about that
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bigger axidentz dan yuo thot? meanin moar cleanin up an moar traffik delayz?
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bigger axidentz dan yuo thot? meanin moar cleanin up an moar traffik delayz? I think the traffic was worse than they said, but that is still not the reason my plan backfired
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and I don't think the accidents were bigger, there was something else about them that made my plan epically fail
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:-( Did they make you have to get off at the wrong exit? Or did you have to merge in a way you didn't want, like that time the bus forced you onto the freeway and we had to drive the wrong way for forever and just barely made it to our appointment on time?
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:-( Did they make you have to get off at the wrong exit? no, FA Or did you have to merge in a way you didn't want, like that time the bus forced you onto the freeway and we had to drive the wrong way for forever and just barely made it to our appointment on time? nope, nowhere to merge
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why I is made an FA, sibling? :-( were you not on the freeway?
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why I is made an FA, sibling? :-( were you not on the freeway? bingo, I was not on the freeway because that was where traffic.com said the accident was, and my brilliant idea was to take side streets to avoid it.
Now, what went wrong?
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you turned the wrong way on the streets? silly sibling...

Got caught on one-way streets that went the wrong way, maybe? where you wanted to turn and couldn't?
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you turned the wrong way on the streets? silly sibling... not this time, I had my GPS so I was never lost

Got caught on one-way streets that went the wrong way, maybe? no, it was a two way street, although it was very hard to turn around so I didn't, bad idea where you wanted to turn and couldn't? see above
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And you drove too far?
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And you drove too far? nope, like I said, GPS
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Was there traffic on the side streets? Did the side streets simply take a long enough route that you were late?
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is a silly sibling and confuseding me :-( recap/hint please?
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Was there traffic on the side streets? yesDid the side streets simply take a long enough route that you were late? nope, the one I took ran parallel to the freeway
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Did you not think there would be traffic on the side streets? But the traffic delayed you enough to be late?
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Did you not think there would be traffic on the side streets? indeed, I did not, so why was there? hint: the side street was located on the other side of a chain link fence from the freeway But the traffic delayed you enough to be late? it delayed me greatly, in fact, if I had taken the freeway it would have been faster. Although I would probably have still been a little late.
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was there an even worse accident on the side streets tortiesibling???
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Could you see the accident from the side street? Did the side street get slowed down by rubbernecking? Did debris from the accident end up on the side street?
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Did a car on the freeway swerve into the fence, causing a piece of the fencing to swing out like a gate and block a lane of the side street?
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was there an even worse accident on the side streets tortiesibling??? yes!

Could you see the accident from the side street? since it was on the side street, yes Did the side street get slowed down by rubbernecking? no, it was slowed down because it blocked the whole lane going in the other direction Did debris from the accident end up on the side street? yes

Did a car on the freeway swerve into the fence, causing a piece of the fencing to swing out like a gate and block a lane of the side street? nope, but that would have sucked

I think now is the time for...
*****SPOILER*****


Before the party I kept checking the traffic and how long it would take to get there on traffic.com. I tried to leave early, but when I was a little late to leave (about 15 minutes) I had a brilliant idea to take the side street rather than the actual freeway for a small part of the trip in order to bypass the accident mentioned on the website.
Unfortunately for me, the accident was on the street that I took rather than on the freeway itself. It blocked the oncoming lane of traffic meaning that a cop was alternating which lane got to pass by, and causing a major backup of all cars with people who had the same idea as me.
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Posted on Monday, January 17, 2011 - 4:19 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

:-( My poor tortiesibling! am very glad you got to your party okay, though late. *cuddles*

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