How not to remove a car from a snow bank

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  1. CharlesD

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    Just saw that. Was it really tied to the frame or the bumper?? How on earth could they mistake the two.. last time I checked the bumper doesn't have a hook to attach to.
     
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    All those guys hanging around, you'd think that ONE of them would think "hmm...the bumper just visibly pulled outwards a bit. Perhaps we shouldn't keep pulling like this?". Man. Gotta wonder how much THAT little repair costed. And how much the guys insurance agent laughed...
     
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    [​IMG] That was hilarious! [​IMG]

    To start with, just get a shovel and remove the snow from the front of the car and you probably drive right off there.

    But to yank it by attaching a rope to a corner of the car, then pulling it against the snowbank and basically using it as a plow, they got exactly what they deserved. [​IMG]
     
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    Exactly those guys could done a little shoveling and pushed it out in 5 minutes, but nooooooo.....

    Oh, well it provided entertainment for the rest of us [​IMG]
     
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    Stuck car? No way. A dry driveway, not into the snow very far, and several guys to push? Getting unstuck is a no-brainer. We do this all the time in Minnesota. How would he have gotten into the situation in the first place? Smells funny .....
     
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    ...hmmm we've got about 8 guys here... I'll bet we could push it out ourselves.

    I'm trying to see what state those plates are... if it's a state that doesn't normally get snow.. then I might cut them a little slack for being ignorant... but not much.
     
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    I got a good laugh at it when I saw it yesterday.

    Those guys are idiots and the guy driving the truck was being a jerk. He was more interested in showing off his truck than genuinly helping the guys. But, they are still idiots for standing around and watching it happen.
     
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    Those are Maryland tags. We got some real snow here Sunday night, but they're still mor-asses.
     
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    Too lazy to dig/push a rice eater out of a small pile of snow, that's strike 1.
    A tow rope tied to the bumper rather than the frame, strike 2 !
    Continue to pull car after bumper shows signs of movement, strike 3 !

    Paging Mr. Darwin, I have some people you need to meet ! [​IMG]
     
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    LewB you read my mind. Darwinism in effect.
     
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    That was truly a Matrix Reloaded moment. [​IMG]
     
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    I think it was a setup. Why would they be recording it?
     
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    What a bunch of lazy bastards... they could have probably just driven forward and gotten out of it anyways! That or get a shovel.
     
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    What lurks deep in the heart of men that makes them laugh at one another's misfortunes?

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    The peeling sound was very satisfying, I also loved the instant replays and slomo.
     
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    What a proud moment for Marylanders.[​IMG]
     
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    Good golly, how dumb were those guys? I can't stop laughing at that faux pas! [​IMG]
     
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    Probably so. No one seemed overly upset about the results either.
     

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