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Friend of mine from another forum remarked how stressed she was to watch the news reports of the difficulties of those poor people evacuating because of Floyd. She complained the government should have done something sooner to make it easier. Hmmmmm. I posted that I thought it was simply a problem of overwhelming numbers. It is a logistics issue. X amount of people in vehicles and X amount of roadway to accomodate them. If you have ever been in morning or evening rush hour in a major metropolitan area and wonder why everything is gridlocked, you get the idea. It seems logical to think that if everyone just kept moving albeit slowly that it would clear up and the pace would at least remain the same. Unfortunately, it doesn't work like that. Somewhere there is a small fenderbender or someone stalls or something else happnens and then wham! everyone is stopped cold with their motors running.
Nice analogy for y2k, HUH? We won't even discuss the part about the government doing something sooner! LOL
-- April (Alwzapril@home.com), September 15, 1999
Better to stay ahead of the pack... that way you don't "eat dust."
Think the old Wagon Train masters learned that one many, many moons ago.
JIT seems to be a way of life now.
-- Diane J. Squire (firstname.lastname@example.org), September 15, 1999.
If you ain't the lead dog, the view never changes....
-- Jes an ol' footballer, lookin fer the dog-butt-less light (Nighttr@in.lane), September 15, 1999.