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A traffic light that turns from yellow to red just as you get there and causes you to have to wait until the signal runs it's full cycle before it is your turn to pass. Seemingly stays red forever.

Usually at an intersection that includes turn arrow signals for cars making left turns.

Full-cycle red lights are commonly experienced while lost in the city. See the Law of wrong way.
I would have been there on time, but every intersection I came to was a full-cycle red light. Consequently, I was 15 minutes late for the Boss's meeting. FML.
by Markwonder October 28, 2010
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