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Old Apr 19, 09, 3:44 pm
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Talking Ccccccaaaaaaaarrrrrrrttttttt!

A lot has been said about the carts rushing through IAH…they sometimes seems like the Indy 500, the way that they basically almost push people out of the way sometimes. However, there is one driver who always makes me laugh. He is a younger guy who always seems to be working in the evenings, and he bellows out the phrase:

“CCCCAAAAAAAAAAAAARRRRRRRRRRRTTTTTTTT!” in a low, monotone, bass voice that one can hear all the way across terminal E. Sounds like a horn from a ship or a locomotive!!! I laugh every time I hear it, and he has people turning to smile at him, and I say KUDOS to him for not only making his request for cart room known, but he breaks the monotony of the same-old-same-old “CART!” ^
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Old Apr 19, 09, 3:51 pm
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They used to use horns or even bells like those used on bicycles, but one of the drivers told me they are now forbidden to do. Wonder why?
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Old Apr 19, 09, 3:59 pm
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Originally Posted by SeamusSA View Post
They used to use horns or even bells like those used on bicycles, but one of the drivers told me they are now forbidden to do. Wonder why?
all the dings, rings, honks and zonks were actually annoying really.
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Old Apr 19, 09, 4:04 pm
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When I read “CCCCAAAAAAAAAAAAARRRRRRRRRRRTTTTTTTT!” I automatically heard it in Ricardo Montalban's voice.
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Old Apr 19, 09, 4:36 pm
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Originally Posted by dergon darkhelm View Post
When I read “CCCCAAAAAAAAAAAAARRRRRRRRRRRTTTTTTTT!” I automatically heard it in Ricardo Montalban's voice.
Nice, they are, but they don't have Corinthian Leather....
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Old Apr 19, 09, 4:44 pm
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To the OP,

Don't you think you overdid it just a little in your thread title?

I got your point with only reading half the letters.
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Old Apr 19, 09, 4:55 pm
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To the OP,

Don't you think you overdid it just a little in your thread title?
No he did nnnnoooooooootttttt.
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Old Apr 19, 09, 5:46 pm
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Originally Posted by kingalien View Post
all the dings, rings, honks and zonks were actually annoying really.
And so are the carts b/c they fly around there basically running you over if you don't get out of their way. Just go the same pace as everyone is walking and we'd all be happer... but maybe we shouldn't start that can of worms in this thread.
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Old Apr 19, 09, 6:03 pm
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Originally Posted by theblakefish View Post
A lot has been said about the carts rushing through IAH…they sometimes seems like the Indy 500, the way that they basically almost push people out of the way sometimes. However, there is one driver who always makes me laugh. He is a younger guy who always seems to be working in the evenings, and he bellows out the phrase:

“CCCCAAAAAAAAAAAAARRRRRRRRRRRTTTTTTTT!” in a low, monotone, bass voice that one can hear all the way across terminal E. Sounds like a horn from a ship or a locomotive!!! I laugh every time I hear it, and he has people turning to smile at him, and I say KUDOS to him for not only making his request for cart room known, but he breaks the monotony of the same-old-same-old “CART!” ^
It not just IAH , it is everywhere .
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Old Apr 19, 09, 6:24 pm
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To the OP,

Don't you think you overdid it just a little in your thread title?

I got your point with only reading half the letters.
That is not possible.
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Old Apr 19, 09, 6:26 pm
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The carts are, IMO, one of the most annoying things about IAH. I'd love to see a reduction in the number of carts (half of them always seem to be empty) but I doubt that will ever happen.
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Old Apr 19, 09, 6:54 pm
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That is one of the only cart drivers I like. I always laugh when he announces his presence because it really does sound like a ship's horn.
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Old Apr 19, 09, 7:00 pm
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Originally Posted by sdm1130 View Post
The carts are, IMO, one of the most annoying things about IAH. I'd love to see a reduction in the number of carts (half of them always seem to be empty) but I doubt that will ever happen.
The narrow corridors makes them even worse than other airports.
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Old Apr 19, 09, 7:30 pm
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I agree with those who say there are too many...and let's face it, half of the people in those carts are fata$$es who cannot or will not walk the length of the CO terminal areas....

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