Saturday, July 20, 2013

Hitch Hike



Radio Infomaniac presents the fabulous Marvin Gaye...



"Hitch Hike" plays whenever Mistress MJ takes a road trip to the United States. Although you can be sure I don't stop to pick up hitchhikers nor do I hitchhike myself.

We here at Infomaniac would like to know your experiences with hitchhiking. Have you ever thumbed a ride? Or picked up a stranger?


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Do tell.

31 comments:

  1. Hitchhiked three or four times in Townsville (QLD Australia) from the port to town as there didn't seem to be bus service. Always got a ride quickly from some nice Aussies.

    Hitchhiking there may have been illegal. As a former resident, perhaps Princess can clarify?

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    1. I wondered what all that "beeping" was!
      hitching is not illegal in townsville in fact it was known as the "community bus service" more reliable and quicker than the actual bus service...

      And yes i have picked up one or two over the years in my travels...

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    2. What happens in Townsville stays in Townsville.

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    1. Hold on a minute...

      The keyboardist is playing a RECORDER!!!

      Good rockin' TONIGHT!

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    2. It appears that Vanity Fare are still together and performing tonight at Bartley Green Working Mens Club in Birmingham, England...if you happen to be in the neighbourhood.

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  3. that looks like james cameron doing
    his "titantic" version of claudette colbert.

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    1. I wondered who'd spot the resemblance.

      Does showing a little leg work for YOU, Norma?

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    2. and is that you behind him Mahfooza Julie?

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    3. The third one, of course.

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  4. What about thumbing a stranger or picking up a ride?

    Not that I've done such things, you understand.

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    1. Of course you have BROOM, don't you?

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  5. Hitched from Pennsylvania to Fresno, California, once. Mostly one family, riding in the back of a station wagon with grandma and two old golden retrievers, all equally flatulent. It was a memorable three days...

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    1. I feel the need to crack open the windows as I read this, Muscato.

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    2. Does catching the bus count?

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    3. JASON: In your case, wouldn’t it be a streetcar?

      Named “Desire?”

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  6. I've never hitch hiked but I have accepted a lift from the odd stranger after taking a slow walk through the park on my way home from school. I could afford to buy my own cha-cha heels!

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    1. MITZI: Did your park have conveniently located roadside mattresses?

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    2. From what I hear, that's Mitzi's middle name. Jx

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  7. When I drove a certain route regularily I took in hitchhikers, some were intersitng characters. Once in Italy I took in a guy who started to fleece my car - he simply climbed over the seat to the back and started to things he might be interested in while we thundered down the strada del sole. he climebd back with a pencil and something else I forgot - flashy, digitized, very advanced for the late eighties, maybe a camera? hey - he advised me to go there and there and saied he'd pay me in shit. In the outskirts of a town, forgot the name. he went litteraly through the bushes and after twenty minutes came back with a handful of Red (Roter Libanese), street value way over a flashy pencil and an early picture snapper, really made my day that bloke.

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    1. MAGO: Roter Libanese?

      When I think of all the butter knives I’ve ruined…

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    2. ... sticky stuff ... some related music by professional Kiffer, weedhead Hans S., My father has a mariehu tree.

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    3. MAGO: Professional kiffer...

      it's a tough job but SOMEBODY has to do it.

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    4. One day you'll go to that bank where the cats are and you'll find a bottle with your name on it.

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    1. MAGO: Sadly, after many years it closed earlier this year.

      I used to take my lunch to the gazebo nearby, overlooking the river, and I would visit the cats.

      I miss them as do many residents of this city.

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