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    U.K. to redesign streets for drunks

    Scientists have decided that redesigning streets to make them more user-friendly for drunks could help reduce conflict and violence.

    After using computer simulations based on the Welsh to mimic the movements of people staggering home after a good night out, researchers came to the staggering realisation that drunk people trip over things.

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    Re: U.K. to redesign streets for drunks

    Losing respect real fast for UK....


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    Re: U.K. to redesign streets for drunks

    Nothing says forward thinking culture more than designing for the lowest common denominator.



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    Re: U.K. to redesign streets for drunks

    I'm guessing the people studying this stuff don't drink themselves



    That seems like a complete waste of good research money...


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    Re: U.K. to redesign streets for drunks

    Quote Originally Posted by balken View Post
    Nothing says forward thinking culture more than designing for the lowest common denominator.
    Isn't that what we do with our schools?



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    Re: U.K. to redesign streets for drunks

    Obligatory Hawkeye Comment: This can only be good news for KF. If these designs were used in Iowa City, it could lower the off-field issues by nearly 25%!



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