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You see, they would not stop you, even if you speeded, because of your numberplate.

But the rumour was such, that they would stop your times on the motorway. if you drove under a certain time from Marienborn to Berlin, then you must have sped underway, FINE and more hard currency for them. They didn;t always use radar...

by PeWi on Fri Sep 23rd, 2005 at 01:55:43 PM EST
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Yeah, they were pretty much focusing on West Germans. I guess if a CIA agent tavelled in with a Dutch pass, he would have had no trouble...

(On the other hand, it wasn't the number plate - I called my mother, she said we had to have a West German number plate after six months, and these visits were later on. Probably the car type and our passes made my parents feel less worried.)

*Lunatic*, n.
One whose delusions are out of fashion.

by DoDo on Fri Sep 23rd, 2005 at 02:10:52 PM EST
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