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    Thread: Driver carrying kids in trunk of car almost hit by a truck.

    1. 05-18-2012 02:14 PM #1
      Title looks scarier than it was but heres the video..



      Even though the kids look to be amused this has to be one of the dumbest things I have seen on the internet in some time.

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      05-18-2012 02:17 PM #2
      haha romania. always makin me proud!

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      05-18-2012 03:13 PM #3
      I think it was close, but not close enough for it to have been an "almost hit."

      As for the kids riding in the trunk? WTF?
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    4. 05-18-2012 03:14 PM #4
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      05-18-2012 03:16 PM #5
      Some people should be slapped
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      05-18-2012 03:18 PM #6
      Looks like the kids were having a blast.
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      never thought once to use my lefty for the brake. sorry in my opinion it is dumb.

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      05-18-2012 03:21 PM #7
      This is hardly surprising. When I visited Uruguay in my 1988 my grandparents had an old Peugeot pickup - no car. So we rode in the bed, on the highway. No big deal.

    8. 05-18-2012 03:22 PM #8
      Quote Originally Posted by Oliver@triplezoom View Post
      So we rode in the bed, on the highway. No big deal.
      That happens everyday around here.
      Even on SH130 with a speed limit of 80mph.

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      05-18-2012 03:29 PM #9
      Quote Originally Posted by leaftye View Post
      Looks like the kids were having a blast.


      Par for the course in that country, what's the big deal?

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      05-18-2012 03:39 PM #10
      That didn't really seem like much of a near miss to me.

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      05-18-2012 04:11 PM #11
      My friend Rob was left paralyzed for life because he rode in the trunk of a car for 3 miles and the car was T-Boned by a drunk driver.

      Don't ride in the trunk.
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    12. 05-18-2012 04:31 PM #12
      Poor people's active aero.


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      05-18-2012 06:40 PM #13
      Pic of driver:

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      05-18-2012 06:43 PM #14
      am i the only one who thinks that the only reason that truck had to cross the median is because an idiot with the camera was blocking the lane by almost stopping just to get a shot....
      ...you guys are blaming the wrong driver...

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      05-19-2012 12:20 PM #15
      whaaaat lol damn
      yolo. lol.

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      05-19-2012 01:18 PM #16
      Quote Originally Posted by romanl View Post
      am i the only one who thinks that the only reason that truck had to cross the median is because an idiot with the camera was blocking the lane by almost stopping just to get a shot....
      ...you guys are blaming the wrong driver...
      Agreeing with you on that one. He was already in his driveway when the truck passed...

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      05-19-2012 02:03 PM #17
      Quote Originally Posted by leaftye View Post
      Looks like the kids were having a blast.
      My dad used to have this ford work van, and he'd let me and my friends ride in the back. He'd basically try to make us barf going over bumps and stuff. We'd smash off of the walls and I remember my brother denting the roof. It was a blast.

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      05-19-2012 02:54 PM #18
      Well.
      It was almost newsworthy.
      if only the semi driver was a little faster...

      Last weekend, I saw a 70's F-150 pulling a boat with the bed of the truck full of little boys in just swimming trunks.
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      05-19-2012 05:06 PM #19
      Quote Originally Posted by BRealistic View Post
      Well.
      It was almost newsworthy.
      if only the semi driver was a little faster...

      Last weekend, I saw a 70's F-150 pulling a boat with the bed of the truck full of little boys in just swimming trunks.


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      05-19-2012 05:18 PM #20
      Till I saw the truck go by. Yikes!

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      05-19-2012 06:35 PM #21
      I don't know, reminds me of the old days. We used to be able to fit 11 kids in an old Ford Capri.
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      05-19-2012 06:50 PM #22
      Quote Originally Posted by BRealistic View Post
      Well.
      It was almost newsworthy.
      if only the semi driver was a little faster...

      Last weekend, I saw a 70's F-150 pulling a boat with the bed of the truck full of little boys in just swimming trunks.
      Kids better for traction than hookers?

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      05-19-2012 06:56 PM #23
      So that's where all the Opel Asconas have gone, to Romania! We have lots of poor Romani-people here, and for some strange reason, almost all of them drive around in Opels...

    24. 05-19-2012 07:05 PM #24
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      05-19-2012 07:46 PM #25
      Reminds me of Hawaii. 80 mph is a misdemeanor, but doing 65 mph with your whole family in the back of your pickup truck is totally acceptable.

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