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In mine too, still it really depends on the single officer you encounter. They can let go for small infractions (once I had a broken headlight and didn't notice, the Carabinere alerted me but didn't fine me, probably he saw me genuinely surprised) or have your a** for even minor ones.
Well, for the thirty some years I lived in Alaska, I always had some old wool OD green Army blankets in the trunk. One of the best ways to provide traction - throw one under a tire when you get stuck and away you go
A human being should be able to change a diaper, plan an invasion, butcher a hog, navigate a ship, design a building, write a sonnet, balance accounts, build a wall, set a bone, comfort the dying, take orders, give orders, cooperate, act alone, solve equations, analyze a new problem, pitch manure, program a computer, cook a tasty meal, fight efficiently, die gallantly. Specialization is for insects! - Lazarus Long
I live in Phoenix. Very little chance of snow here. Ever. But snow is available just a few hours away.
Last Friday evening I drove up to Flagstaff and wouldn't you know it there was a light flurry as I reached the higher elevations (7000ft). I was fine in my 4WD SUV with decent off-road tires, but lesser vehicles were going off left and right.
Most people here will never drive on snow and those who get surprised are completely unprepared (even a light rain can cause trouble here).
I'm pretty sure that most saw the signs saying "winter driving conditions" and thought about wearing a sweater while playing golf.
Don't know if I'll get away with this one, but never mind It's Friday, relax!
Work the woman in plant (7)
I know I'm going to get beaten up for this, when the answer comes, by all you scientifically-minded lot saying "You can't say that!" Well, tough, I can and I have, and anyway no-one takes science seriously any more, opinion is what matters.... but if no-one's solved it by 11:30 I'll add a musical hint...
file this under yet another MS rant. Stupid elephanters. I tend to work early in the morning or late at night, and I don't want to hear my fans blasting away, I mean, I'm in an editor - I'm not building code. Why is my laptop fan zipping along?
pi7 - 8 cores. core 1 (base 0) is zipping along doing who knows what? it's a well known problem.
Has MS fixed it? nah. Maybe the next core creators f'up will? prob not.
can anyone name the leading OS in the world? it's not linux or ms....
<italic>Stuck in a dysfunctional matrix from which I must escape...
"Where liberty dwells, there is my country." B. Franklin, 1783
“They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.” BF, 1759
Back in the 90's or thereabouts used to be into FreeBSD
one of their claims at that time was that FreeBSD ran cooler than MS and Linux under the same workload,
not just claimed, they could prove it. (Not sure still holds today).
- the most reliable server OS with a way larger share than Linux (early 2000's),
-- supposedly is still the most reliable in terms of measured % up times
- was used as the base for Apple's iOS,
- a huge chunk was also used in the base for Android O/S,
- even MS borrowed code from it (before they started ripping off from Linux).
Alas these days I have to do work for proper customers, havn't touched it for over a decade.