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You know you've been watching F1 for too long when..

Discussion in 'Formula 1' started by Shane Butler, Jan 15, 2013.

    • You take the racing line when walking or pushing the trolley when shopping..
    • You get up at crazy times in the morning just to watch a race live or even free practice..
    • You count down the days until the first practice session in Australia..
    • Every time you stop at traffic lights, you imagine it to be the start of a race and you watch the light, eagerly ready to floor the throttle..

    Can you come up with any more? :) (P.S - please delete or move this thread if its been created before)
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  1. - You create odds on driver seat predictions for 2013... :)
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  2. Calum McLure

    Calum McLure
    Did ye, aye? Premium Member

    :roflmao: I noticed myself doing this a couple of days ago :roflmao:

    Took the corner too early and clipped the wall at the apex(shoe care stand at the end of the aisle)
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  3. Chris Hempsall

    Chris Hempsall

    You wear a crash helmet to play F1 2012.
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  4. Leon Charmant

    Leon Charmant
    Premium Member

    - You see an accident and start waving yellow flags :D
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  5. Erik Tveit

    Erik Tveit
    I can haz cookie?

    Or when running ;)
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  6. Love this....!! I even walk a racing line. :D
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  7. Chris Hempsall

    Chris Hempsall

    My daughter had a MacLaren buggy (I know the spelling is different) Me and her used to do the Home to Nursery GP every morning, racing line and all
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  8. Guilty :D
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    • you take the racing line while walking as well as upshifting and downshifting
    • you are a passenger in the car and take a packet of wipes and use it as a steering wheel
    • you have an F1 car sound as a ringtone
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  9. Tom

    Staff Emeritus Staff

    Many moons ago, uh? :D

    About the driving...yeah, definitely guilty. I'd never violate the traffic code, tho. Taking a racing line around corners etc. is fine as long as I'm not putting anyone in danger and obey the speed limit.

    Just saw this. I'm guilty as hell.

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  10. I had this some years ago, but those around me always wondered what the terrible noise was, so I changed it. :D

    When it is slippery with snow outside I take the racing line in corners when running. I think it works great.:thumbsup:

  11. Yep
  12. you know u've been watching F1 for too long............when you're whole life has become a F1 race

    sad ,but true
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  13. I even take it on exits on the highway.

    You know u've been watching F1 for too long......

    You're using the handles for the windscreen wipers and turnsignals in your car as shiftpadles :D

    Everytime I shift up there's that damn fluid on my windscreen :p
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  14. Tom

    Staff Emeritus Staff

    As long as your girlfriend doesn't mind...:p
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  15. Luckilly my girl is as crazy about f1 as I am :)
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  16. Tom

    Staff Emeritus Staff

    No, not what I meant...because if your whole life is a race, y'know. :p
  17. But racers have time to take it slow too ;)
  18. This seems to be an appropriate timing to chime in with that old saying:
    To finish first, you have to finish first :p