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Re: Stay off my f'ing driveway!
« Reply #45 on: August 14, 2012, 03:37:03 PM »
Go to a tag sale and find a kids bike or tricycle or small kid toys place at end of the driveway. No one wants to hit a kid and also might make them slow down.

That is an excellent idea!
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Re: Stay off my f'ing driveway!
« Reply #46 on: August 14, 2012, 04:47:25 PM »
I have the same thing happen to me. Apparantly GPS directions to somewhere is wrong or something and I get about 20 turnarounds everyday. About 10 times every night after dark and it drives the dog crazy because when the cars turn around the headlights flash through a big picture window into the den.

I made a cardboard sign and staked it at the edge of the drive: HEY YOU NO-DRIVING IDIOT: YOU MISSED YOUR TURN!

 I took it down after a week because of all the horn blowing.
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Re: Stay off my f'ing driveway!
« Reply #47 on: August 14, 2012, 05:48:09 PM »
One of those neon green cutouts of a kid that say caution/slow children in place of your cone should do the trick. It shouldn't get run over like a cone. A couple trees or some shrubbery by the entrance of your driveway will make it less inviting also.

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Re: Stay off my f'ing driveway!
« Reply #48 on: August 14, 2012, 08:05:15 PM »
How are ya set for pant less sheet metal fabricators?  ;)

I've got this one. They're good.  ;D
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Re: Stay off my f'ing driveway!
« Reply #49 on: August 15, 2012, 07:43:08 AM »
So far the cone has done it's job. I saw someone yesterday start to whip in but stopped short of getting the wheels on the concrete.

And no horn-honking! But someone did a drive-by throw-out a bag of trash within 30 minutes of it being there. :-[
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Re: Stay off my f'ing driveway!
« Reply #50 on: August 17, 2012, 06:44:41 AM »
So far the cone has done it's job. I saw someone yesterday start to whip in but stopped short of getting the wheels on the concrete.

And no horn-honking! But someone did a drive-by throw-out a bag of trash within 30 minutes of it being there. :-[

Does anybody have respect for the privacy of others anymore? That's horrible. You're trying to keep people off your property and the disrespect you for it. I hardly ever turn around in driveways just because I know I don't care for it. I'll drive around the block first.

I feel for ya. I hope the cone works out in the end.
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Re: Stay off my f'ing driveway!
« Reply #51 on: August 17, 2012, 07:31:55 AM »
! But someone did a drive-by throw-out a bag of trash within 30 minutes of it being there. :-[

i know this sounds bad, but as a teenager my brother threw his empty cans on nice lawns instead of over the railroad tracks like other kids.  i asked him why.  "because those people care about their property and i know they will pick it up and throw it away properly"  twisted logic.  now he gets pissed off if anyone doesn't follow the golf cart tracks properly on my moms farm.  go figure.
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Re: Stay off my f'ing driveway!
« Reply #52 on: August 17, 2012, 11:18:12 AM »
Does anybody have respect for the privacy of others anymore? That's horrible. You're trying to keep people off your property and the disrespect you for it. I hardly ever turn around in driveways just because I know I don't care for it. I'll drive around the block first.

If I have to turn around, I reverse and do a two-point turn.  It doesn't take as much road width to turn around (your steering wheels are behind - like on a fork lift) and often times the road is wide enough to do this kind of turn around without using anyone's driveway.
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