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  1. guineapiggie101

    speeding ticket

    I guess that is the best way to go with it. I'm a bit worried at how much $$ the fine will be, as well as the traffic school. But I DO want to avoid the point off my license. Thanks for all your help. And it's been entertaining reading the speeding anecdotes on here from others. I need to pay more attention to my speed when I drive.
  2. guineapiggie101

    speeding ticket

    Thanks! Whatever I do, I do have the option of traffic school (which will mean I DON'T get the point off my license), so my insurance doesn't go up. I guess I will ask for traffic school, pay the fine (not sure how much THAT will be) and then it won't affect insurance.
  3. guineapiggie101

    speeding ticket

    I got a speeding ticket two weeks ago. The cop clocked me 19 over the speed limit. . This is my first speeding ticket in CA (and I've lived here for 8 years now). They will send me a note in the mail telling me the fine (2 weeks before court date - which is NOT mandatory). In CA, if you haven't had a ticket in the previous 18 months, you can ask to go to traffic school and that will negate the point off your license. So, that is a possibility. A friend of mines suggested that maybe I could hire one of those traffic lawyers around and see if you can get the ticket dismissed or else reduced (without having to go to court). I'm busy with work, but I can find time to go to court. I just don't deal well with crowds and such. I dunno. Anybody here live in CA, and hire a traffic lawyer to deal with a speeding ticket? Was it worth it? In my city, it costs about $100 to hire a traffic lawyer to deal with a traffic ticket.
  4. guineapiggie101

    fly up or drive?

    I do plan to get an oil change and the car checked out before I go. Thanks for the reminder!
  5. guineapiggie101

    fly up or drive?

    We'll fly you up in the PAC and jump you in....for a nominal fee Drive. That'd be REAL cool, heheheh!!!! Guess, driving it is. :) . I am hoping to take a drive afterwards to the redwood forests close to the CA/OR border.
  6. guineapiggie101

    fly up or drive?

    In about 3 weeks I am going up to San Jose, CA for a reunion of some sort. I will be up there for a few days since I want to do some touristy things too. Should I fly or drive? Trying to find the most economical way to do this. If I drive, I am planning to take my own car up. It's a 2012 Civic with 68K miles on it (yeah, I do a lot of highway driving). I like driving since I have more control of time and I can do stuff on the way up. Just not sure if adding so much more miles on a 3 year old car is a good idea. If I fly, I would also have to rent a car while I am up there. If you were in my shoes, would you fly or drive?
  7. guineapiggie101

    Did you do night jump? If so, any advise?

    wish there were places where you could do night tandems :) . Now that would be WAYYY cool!!!
  8. guineapiggie101

    Renting Movies on a Kindle Fire?

    I think it's 24 hours from the time you first press "play".
  9. guineapiggie101

    maximum recording time for a GoPro2

    It was just about GoPro recording times. I ended up getting the answer from a friend.
  10. guineapiggie101

    maximum recording time for a GoPro2

    I have an old GoPro 2 that I've mainly used to record some of my tandems and short videos of daily life. Wondering what the maximum recording time for a GoPro 2 is. Need it to record part of a music performance next weekend for my mother.
  11. guineapiggie101

    Judge training course...

    Cool. Thanks! :) .
  12. guineapiggie101

    Judge training course...

    Thanks I took a quick glance at it. It seems I would need to find a current judge who is willing to work with you in order to complete the judge rating proficiency card. I guess I would have to ask around at the DZ about this, or does anybody have suggestions?
  13. guineapiggie101

    Judge training course...

    Where to find out more about it??? Besides doing tandems, it has been suggested to me that being a judge might interest me. I know one has to take a course for that and I think it would be a cool way to stay involved in the sport :)
  14. guineapiggie101

    My daughter is in labor! (Strike that- I'm a Grandma!)

    Congrats on the new addition :)
  15. guineapiggie101

    The return of The Shah

    Wow!!! That's an eyeful right there. Actually I miss seeing his posts on here. He was great for shits and grins. :)