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Get one of these: ICEPLANE Twin Bladed Car Ice Scraper: Amazon.co.uk: Car & Motorbike[^] - I've been using one for about two years, and they are excellent. Not only do you not break the card, but they sheer off the ice at a good rate, better than any other scraper I've tried. Only drawback is that you need good gloves or the scrapped off ice will freeze your fingers solid...
Sent from my Amstrad PC 1640 Never throw anything away, Griff
Bad command or file name. Bad, bad command! Sit! Stay! Staaaay...
AntiTwitter: @DalekDave is now a follower!
Don't laugh, when I was a kid driving to the Oz snowfields (I lived in Sydney where it never snows and barely gets cold) the windscreen started to fog up so I hit the windscreen washer - instant whiteout as the liquid froze onto the windscreen at 120km per hour. Scared the crap out of me!
Never underestimate the power of human stupidity -
I'm old. I know stuff - JSOP
I have done that at low speed (<30 mph), but never on a fast road. I was also riding my motorbike one cold night with the visor open, and as soon as I closed it my glasses fogged up. Now that was scary.
I never liked cuddling with total strangers, which they quickly find out when they try. Long ago I was waiting to check out at a supermarket and someone always snuggled up to my back every time the line advanced a step. That was when I was working for my first employer and I was in uniform, so something like this when the line advanced once again and that person immediately ran into me again:
Common drill commands
Squad will advance, about turn: do a 180 degree turn, pivoting on the heel of your right foot and on the toes of your left foot, always turn around your right shoulder.
Looking down on some woman, in my most pleasant voice: 'Are you cold, Madam?'
I have lived with several Zen masters - all of them were cats.
His last invention was an evil Lasagna. It didn't kill anyone, and it actually tasted pretty good.