• @lessthanluigi@lemmy.world
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    231 month ago

    I feel like this would only work in New York, but I could be wrong.

    There is not a whole lot of honking in Seattle, I’ll tell you that much.

    • @NeatNit@discuss.tchncs.de
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      351 month ago

      I feel like cars make enough noise even without honking. I am, however, heavily brainwashed by Not Just Bikes. Cities aren’t loud, cars are loud.

      • @lessthanluigi@lemmy.world
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        1 month ago

        One car is not that loud, but a bunch of cars together is very loud. Also, planes are VERY loud. Growing up near air traffic and also living right next to a international airport.

        To put it short, Internal Combustion Engines are loud

        • @Moneo@lemmy.world
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          31 month ago

          Nah dude cars are loud. Sitting at a roadside patio is shitty even if it’s just a few cars a minute.

      • FuglyDuck
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        11 month ago

        Cities are loud even without cars. You still have the trains, busses, and all.

        The people screaming at each other.

        Doors slamming, the occasional gun shots and more shouting.

        The idiot who thinks his shitty music is universally appreciated.

        The dumbass whose definition of “inside voice” is more generally “angry drill sergeant”.

        • @Vincent@feddit.nl
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          31 month ago

          If you’re in the centre of my city, it really is quite lovely on a summer day. Masses of people, but their sound is calm and not that noisy.

          Granted, it’s not a huge city on the scale of NYC, but it would still be terribly noisy if 10% of those people had been in cars.

    • @sundrayOP
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      51 month ago

      I think part of the key to his success is that the car itself is noisy as hell, which results in more honking.

    • @MehBlah@lemmy.world
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      11 month ago

      I went to Chicago with my boss and we were walking to the hotel from the L and he commented how he didn’t like all the honking. I told him get used to it in Chicago. I told him if you were a millisecond late in hitting the gas you would get honked at. First uber we took our totally silent chill driver honked his horn several times. He just kept glancing at me like somehow my knowledge of this was the reason for it.

      Down here honking at many people sends them into a rage causing them to slow down. I think a show where they took those drivers to big cities like Chicago and put them on the road would be a hit. Watching them get beat up and possible killed doing that shit would get high rating. It would have the added advantage of thinning that snowflake herd from our state.