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Theivery

Tuesday, February 10, 2009
Let me describe a situation I like. I'm walking towards a crosswalk in order to cross the street when I see a person (or group of people) waiting at the crosswalk. Their light turns to "walk" and they, with cars (of course) waiting for them, proceed to cross.

Crosswalk animation

In that scenario? I love running across the street downstream of them, essentially using them to block traffic for me while I steal use of "their" crosswalk. I get such a kick out of that feeling. For some reason it really strikes me as getting something for nothing, but in a clever way, like I managed to steal my way across a street in traffic without anyone having to wait for me.

Okay, so it's a little strange. I'm just sayin'...

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