Originally posted by sonhouseI thought I posted a response to this yesterday, but I was obviously too drunk to follow through...
So why is it when you are driving in the rain, no matter how many
times, you look at your windshield wipers and those around you,
non of them is going at the same rate, forget intermittant, thats
adjustable. I mean the low or high setting, why aren't SOME
of them going at the same rate?
Originally posted by PBE6Well if you consider all the cars on the road at once, maybe one in
I thought I posted a response to this yesterday, but I was obviously too drunk to follow through...
I can guarantee that some of them are going at the same rate by making two assumptions.
Originally posted by sonhousePresumably it must be incredibly unlikely.
Well if you consider all the cars on the road at once, maybe one in
Anchorage would be synched with one in Miami if there was rain in
both cities at the same time and they were both driving but I mean
why not in your own immediate vicinity, cars in front, back or side?
Originally posted by iamatigerI don't mean THAT synched, just close. It seems never to happen.
Presumably it must be incredibly unlikely.
Two people have to have cars with the same speed wipers, switch them on at exactly the same instant, keep them on, drive near each other, and one of them has to notice. That's a lot of coincidences.
Originally posted by Alcrathat would be "turn signals" at least here in the USA. Same thing,
A similar (but more noticeable) thing with indicators (blinkers, signal lights or whatever the local word is for the the orange light that you use to indicate the direction you are turning in).
When you look at said light in the cars in front of you, you will notice that one will "catch up" with another.