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lapfog_1 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-21-06 08:00 PM
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10. Cheaper and easier
would be a simple numeric pad and a PIN number that has to be completely entered within X seconds of entering the first number.

But then, I think guns should have an "owner recognition system" built into them as well.
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  -A Breathalyzer in every car? The Straight Story  Nov-21-06 07:39 PM   #0 
  - For being the supposed "land of the free" America is certainly a nanny state  LeftCoast   Nov-21-06 07:45 PM   #1 
  - Oh boy.  GoneOffShore   Nov-21-06 07:48 PM   #4 
  - Next they will build em into beer mugs and bottles  The Straight Story   Nov-21-06 07:53 PM   #5 
     - And Marihuanalyzers Methalyzers and ...  Crayson   Nov-22-06 06:46 AM   #67 
  - Finally, something we agree on.  Vorta   Nov-21-06 07:55 PM   #6 
  - "Madd needs to just go away." ???? I disagree.  pnwmom   Nov-21-06 08:23 PM   #20 
  - At one time they did. But they have crossed over to the loony side.  RC   Nov-21-06 09:22 PM   #47 
  - What like putting a gun to the heads of the states and ordering them...  JonathanChance   Nov-21-06 10:46 PM   #56 
  - Fuck MADD.  Sapphocrat   Nov-22-06 05:58 AM   #65 
  - They started out well, but now it's just Carrie Nation all over again.  Vidar   Nov-23-06 10:48 AM   #100 
  - Yeah it would be so hard to get someone else to blow into it.  MrSlayer   Nov-21-06 07:47 PM   #2 
  - Yeah, they need to shut down--they've made their points, but this is nuts! nt  lulu in NC   Nov-21-06 08:15 PM   #15 
  - Assuming they had someone else with them  pnwmom   Nov-21-06 08:31 PM   #28 
  - Fair enough.  MrSlayer   Nov-21-06 09:12 PM   #44 
     - Maybe it depends on how close you've come to tragedy  pnwmom   Nov-22-06 01:09 AM   #59 
        - I hate drunk drivers.  MrSlayer   Nov-22-06 05:14 PM   #93 
  - That's where v2.0 comes in.  pinniped   Nov-21-06 09:17 PM   #46 
  - And it should be hooked up to GPS satellite  Generic Brad   Nov-21-06 10:29 PM   #53 
     - Everything that "could technically be done"...  Crayson   Nov-22-06 06:49 AM   #68 
  - Thats not how they work, at all.  ComerPerro   Nov-22-06 01:12 PM   #79 
  - This is going too far!  B Calm   Nov-21-06 07:48 PM   #3 
  - MADD can kiss my alchoholic ass  TheFarseer   Nov-21-06 07:57 PM   #7 
  - The risk of an accident is much higher if the driver is drunk.  pnwmom   Nov-21-06 08:25 PM   #22 
  - unreal  DaveinMD   Nov-21-06 09:49 PM   #50 
  - I wasn't being 100% serious, Jeez  TheFarseer   Nov-22-06 02:38 PM   #82 
  - yup...  Crayson   Nov-22-06 06:51 AM   #69 
  - If your child was dead, you might not feel that way.  NC_Nurse   Nov-21-06 07:59 PM   #8 
  - Yes but this is going too far  alarimer   Nov-22-06 07:28 AM   #71 
  - Yup the mothers have now officially "jumped the shark".... (n/t)  MazeRat7   Nov-21-06 08:00 PM   #9 
  - Cheaper and easier  lapfog_1   Nov-21-06 08:00 PM   #10 
  - Oh, goodie, another numeric password.  RC   Nov-21-06 09:24 PM   #48 
  - You want a convicted drunk driver on the same highway  lapfog_1   Nov-22-06 02:46 AM   #62 
     - When you have a dozen of so passwords with different rules,  RC   Nov-22-06 05:43 AM   #63 
  - you have never seen a drunk frattie use an ATM, apparently  ComerPerro   Nov-22-06 03:07 PM   #87 
  - 4 to 1 margin (58 percent to 16 percent) does not equal 100%  madmusic   Nov-21-06 08:09 PM   #11 
  - We had one old geezer with multiple DUIs arrested here  Warpy   Nov-21-06 08:12 PM   #12 
  - drunk killed my friend, he had 8 convictions and 6 pending court cases, that was in the early 70's..  sam sarrha   Nov-21-06 08:24 PM   #21 
  - While I understand your anger  Warpy   Nov-21-06 08:52 PM   #41 
     - Why should the breathlyzer be reserved for proven drunk drivers?  pnwmom   Nov-22-06 01:11 AM   #60 
        - We could apply your "guilty until proven innocent" attitude to ALL aspects of our lives  mongo   Nov-22-06 12:58 PM   #77 
        - It would be a total waste for most of us  Warpy   Nov-22-06 10:50 PM   #98 
        - I DON'T DRINK...and I don't let anybody EVER borrow my car...  benEzra   Nov-23-06 08:05 PM   #105 
  - You can't have anyone else blow into it  johnnie   Nov-29-06 06:18 AM   #107 
  - This is a good thing  wuushew   Nov-21-06 08:13 PM   #13 
  - Between breathalyzers on every car and drunks on the road...  Bornaginhooligan   Nov-21-06 08:26 PM   #23 
     - Why? What's the downside to having to breathe in a breathlyzer?  pnwmom   Nov-21-06 08:33 PM   #30 
     - The downside? How about this  newsdude   Nov-22-06 06:27 PM   #96 
     - Why?  wuushew   Nov-21-06 08:37 PM   #33 
        - The seatbelt laws were the start of the downfall of America  mongo   Nov-22-06 01:03 PM   #78 
  - I don't know about breathalyzers for cars..  Big Kahuna   Nov-21-06 08:15 PM   #14 
  - You and me both :)  The Straight Story   Nov-21-06 08:21 PM   #19 
  - MADD can take a long walk off a short pier.  Bornaginhooligan   Nov-21-06 08:15 PM   #16 
  - MADD has saved a lot of lives. How many have you saved?  pnwmom   Nov-21-06 08:27 PM   #24 
     - MADD is full of shit.  Bornaginhooligan   Nov-21-06 08:28 PM   #26 
        - A glass of alcohol wouldn't prevent you from passing a breathlyzer.  pnwmom   Nov-21-06 08:34 PM   #32 
           - Sure it will.  Bornaginhooligan   Nov-21-06 08:42 PM   #36 
           - Do you have a link on that Listerine mouthwash claim?  pnwmom   Nov-21-06 08:48 PM   #38 
              - No, I haven't.  Bornaginhooligan   Nov-21-06 08:51 PM   #39 
                 - Obviously a level that you can get just from mouthwash is too low.  pnwmom   Nov-21-06 08:54 PM   #43 
           - MADD does oppose  sonoradesertdem   Nov-22-06 07:08 AM   #70 
  - No.  Ksec   Nov-21-06 08:16 PM   #17 
  - Then stay off the roads if you're drinking.  pnwmom   Nov-21-06 08:28 PM   #25 
     - I dont drink but  Ksec   Nov-22-06 02:59 PM   #84 
  - alcoholics do not take any vacations.... they are out of control and need a leash if it indicated  sam sarrha   Nov-21-06 08:21 PM   #18 
  - It was implied in their full release - see also here for more info:  The Straight Story   Nov-21-06 08:32 PM   #29 
  - It seems to be just the headlines that are saying "every car"  nytemare   Nov-22-06 06:01 PM   #94 
  - sounds like they said for people with prior records not everyone in general  lionesspriyanka   Nov-21-06 08:29 PM   #27 
  - See my post #29 above for more info (nt)  The Straight Story   Nov-21-06 08:52 PM   #42 
  - As fast as they can install these devices there will be products available..  Minnesota_Lib   Nov-21-06 08:33 PM   #31 
  - You're assuming that all drinkers would want to circumvent them.  pnwmom   Nov-21-06 08:47 PM   #37 
  - Everything not allowed is forbidden.  GoneOffShore   Nov-21-06 08:39 PM   #34 
  - In a post above, the Minnesota state traffic engineer  pnwmom   Nov-21-06 08:51 PM   #40 
     - here are the stats from MN  The Straight Story   Nov-21-06 09:13 PM   #45 
        - 239 deaths doesn't seem like a small number to me.  pnwmom   Nov-21-06 09:25 PM   #49 
           - Don't forget that "alcohol related" means that ANY driver had ANY BAC...  benEzra   Nov-22-06 09:46 AM   #74 
              - I doubt we will ever be allowed to see those statistics  Jed Dilligan   Nov-23-06 10:50 AM   #101 
  - As an ex-bartender, I had too many arguments with  Cleita   Nov-21-06 08:40 PM   #35 
  - Christ, next they'll want seat belts and airbags! They have really gone off the deep end.  buddysmellgood   Nov-21-06 09:58 PM   #51 
  - Sheesh. It's bad enough our nanny state doesn't let me drive on the sidewalk  Telly Savalas   Nov-21-06 10:12 PM   #52 
  - You left an important point out of your headline: *convicted drunk drivers*  Wonk   Nov-21-06 10:41 PM   #54 
  - See post #29 - convicted drunk drivers for NOW...(nt)  The Straight Story   Nov-21-06 10:42 PM   #55 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Nov-21-06 10:56 PM   #57 
        - No offense taken :) However, I am not fighting for the right to drive drunk  The Straight Story   Nov-22-06 12:06 AM   #58 
           - Deleted message  Name removed   Nov-22-06 06:37 PM   #97 
  - How many would support this if it was being enforced on pilots flying commercial airlines?  TheGoldenRule   Nov-22-06 01:58 AM   #61 
  - 8 hours from bottle to throttle  GoneOffShore   Nov-22-06 11:27 AM   #75 
  - Before a drunk went into the bar, could he blow up a balloon for  B Calm   Nov-22-06 05:54 AM   #64 
  - MADD has long outlived any positive purpose for being  bluedogyellowdog   Nov-22-06 06:43 AM   #66 
  - That's going to cut in to the GOP's vote turnout next election day.  Sentinel Chicken   Nov-22-06 07:32 AM   #72 
  - I don't have a problem with requiring this from those convicted of DUI or DWI  noonwitch   Nov-22-06 08:22 AM   #73 
  - Topic title is misleading.  Crandor   Nov-22-06 12:22 PM   #76 
  - I'd still be against MADD and all other fearmongering whores  Jed Dilligan   Nov-23-06 11:43 AM   #104 
  - I know someone that's' SUPPOSED to have one of these -  Madrone   Nov-22-06 01:14 PM   #80 
  - You really should report that guy  wuushew   Nov-22-06 02:20 PM   #81 
     - I've discussed him with the police on a few occasions.  Madrone   Nov-22-06 02:58 PM   #83 
  - I wonder how many women will get raped  Jed Dilligan   Nov-22-06 03:04 PM   #85 
  - Maybe the MADD people should offer rides to drunk people in bars  JVS   Nov-22-06 03:06 PM   #86 
  - But that would be neither punitive nor invasive!  Jed Dilligan   Nov-23-06 10:54 AM   #102 
     - God forbid!  JVS   Nov-23-06 11:07 AM   #103 
  - I remember when I could drink and drive as long as I wasn't drunk.  B Calm   Nov-22-06 03:10 PM   #88 
  - Why not have cars check our piss, too?  porphyrian   Nov-22-06 03:14 PM   #89 
  - Alcoholism is genetic  wuushew   Nov-22-06 03:25 PM   #90 
     - Alcoholism doesn't make you drink and drive.  porphyrian   Nov-22-06 04:11 PM   #91 
        - I empathize with those who have halitosis  wuushew   Nov-22-06 04:56 PM   #92 
           - That's weak. - n/t  porphyrian   Nov-22-06 06:14 PM   #95 
           - Your lack of compassion didn't address the point I made.  porphyrian   Nov-23-06 10:19 AM   #99 
  - that wiLL never, ever fLy here  sniffa   Nov-24-06 10:33 PM   #106 
  - I had one of those many years ago  johnnie   Nov-29-06 06:32 AM   #108 

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