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Woman Blown Away in Storm
« on: June 13, 2011, 05:16:18 PM »
  Video of girl blown away in a storm in Wisconsin! :shock:
 
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Re: Woman Blown Away in Storm
« Reply #1 on: June 13, 2011, 05:49:22 PM »
Bit of an idiot for getting out of the car at that moment, eh?  And I imagine thee hinges were sprung after that!

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Re: Woman Blown Away in Storm
« Reply #2 on: June 13, 2011, 06:10:06 PM »
  Really, she is lucky she hit a gas pump! #-o  Ouch.
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Re: Woman Blown Away in Storm
« Reply #3 on: June 13, 2011, 07:40:27 PM »
Bit of an idiot for getting out of the car at that moment, eh?  And I imagine thee hinges were sprung after that!
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Re: Woman Blown Away in Storm
« Reply #4 on: June 13, 2011, 09:16:08 PM »
She would have known better if she had pushed the button and talked to Blondestar.
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Re: Woman Blown Away in Storm
« Reply #5 on: June 13, 2011, 09:24:55 PM »
I saw that and makes me wonder why she ever got out in the first place?  ](*,)
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Re: Woman Blown Away in Storm
« Reply #6 on: June 13, 2011, 09:27:33 PM »
She would have known better if she had pushed the button and talked to Blondestar.

LMAO!  Classic.

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Re: Woman Blown Away in Storm
« Reply #7 on: June 13, 2011, 09:29:19 PM »
I saw that and makes me wonder why she ever got out in the first place?  ](*,)
   When I saw it on the news they said she thought a tornado was coming and would be safer in the gas station.
She would have known better if she had pushed the button and talked to Blondestar.
LMAO!  Classic.
   Absolutely funny to the extreme! :lol:
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Re: Woman Blown Away in Storm
« Reply #8 on: June 13, 2011, 09:34:20 PM »
I saw that and makes me wonder why she ever got out in the first place?  ](*,)
   When I saw it on the news they said she thought a tornado was coming and would be safer in the gas station.
She would have known better if she had pushed the button and talked to Blondestar.
LMAO!  Classic.
   Absolutely funny to the extreme! :lol:
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Re: Woman Blown Away in Storm
« Reply #9 on: June 14, 2011, 12:10:39 AM »
Slightly OT, but Greg started it...

True story... Some colleagues and I came across a (non-blonde) woman in a central NC Walmart parking lot, freaking out because her battery was dead and she was stuck inside the locked car.  She got our attention pounding on the window and yelling "help!"  She would frantically dig at the recessed-lockstem, and flail at the unlock-button, yelling at us that she "can't pull the #$)*^@ handle, because it is locked!" We thought for sure that Candid Camera was watching us.  We managed to contain our laughter once she finally pulled the handle, because it was actually quite sad.  She was all red and overheated, sweaty and crying.  She was so used to using the unlock button (since it would lock automatically when put in gear) that once she started to panic she couldn't think of the obvious thing to try.  We offered a jump-start, but she said she would just call AAA on her cellphone.  Her husband got it for emergencies like this.


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Re: Woman Blown Away in Storm
« Reply #10 on: June 14, 2011, 12:34:40 AM »
What is this world coming to?   ](*,)
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Re: Woman Blown Away in Storm
« Reply #11 on: June 14, 2011, 01:08:29 AM »
What is this world coming to?   ](*,)

That is a good question.

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Re: Woman Blown Away in Storm
« Reply #12 on: June 14, 2011, 06:35:14 AM »
Well, the front door of the glass factory was locked.  :lol:

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Re: Woman Blown Away in Storm
« Reply #13 on: June 14, 2011, 09:14:53 AM »
Well, the front door of the glass factory was locked.  :lol:
Andrew
   When I saw it on the news they said she thought a tornado was coming and would be safer in the gas station.
    That is another good one :lol: :lol:.  But it reminds me of a time I was really scared.  I lived in an apartment back in 1977, on the 3rd floor.  We had a tornado warning on evening. Now they told us to go down to the ground floor under the stairs.  I didn't notice until we got there (even though I had seen it a thousand times) that the whole flight of stairs, 3 floors, had nothing but big panes of glass, top to bottom.  We would have looked like a Japanese chef with a ginsu knife went beserk if a tornado had hit.  We decided next time we would run across the street to the Fire Station.  Anywhere would be better than that, almost anywhere.
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Re: Woman Blown Away in Storm
« Reply #14 on: June 15, 2011, 10:54:40 AM »
Slightly OT, but Greg started it...

True story... Some colleagues and I came across a (non-blonde) woman in a central NC Walmart parking lot, freaking out because her battery was dead and she was stuck inside the locked car.  She got our attention pounding on the window and yelling "help!"  She would frantically dig at the recessed-lockstem, and flail at the unlock-button, yelling at us that she "can't pull the #$)*^@ handle, because it is locked!" We thought for sure that Candid Camera was watching us.  We managed to contain our laughter once she finally pulled the handle, because it was actually quite sad.  She was all red and overheated, sweaty and crying.  She was so used to using the unlock button (since it would lock automatically when put in gear) that once she started to panic she couldn't think of the obvious thing to try.  We offered a jump-start, but she said she would just call AAA on her cellphone.  Her husband got it for emergencies like this.

Here's another one that I happened to witness yesterday.  True story.  Blonde pulls up in an expensive Mercedes and parks just up the street from me as I'm walking home.  She rolls up the passenger and driver's windows.  Gets out of the car and then As she's walking away activates the car's locking system from the key fob (chirp, chirp).  Normal, right?  Except this was a MB CLK 350 convertible - WITH THE TOP DOWN!  LMAO.  I did not know there was a "force field" option in the new MBs.    Where's that special blue button?  :)

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Re: Woman Blown Away in Storm
« Reply #15 on: June 15, 2011, 11:20:14 AM »
Here's another one that I happened to witness yesterday.  True story.  Blonde pulls up in an expensive Mercedes and parks just up the street from me as I'm walking home.  She rolls up the passenger and driver's windows.  Gets out of the car and then As she's walking away activates the car's locking system from the key fob (chirp, chirp).  Normal, right?  Except this was a MB CLK 350 convertible - WITH THE TOP DOWN!  LMAO.  I did not know there was a "force field" option in the new MBs.    Where's that special blue button?  :)

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Re: Woman Blown Away in Storm
« Reply #16 on: June 15, 2011, 11:53:57 AM »
Not totally defending this apparent brain dead moment.  But "locking" the doors does lock the fuel cap, activates the ignition immobilizer, motion/proximity sensor and other alarm features.  So if someone hops in to grab something the alarm will go off.  Rolling up the windows prevents a "lean-in" to steal sunglasses or spare change.  Kind of like locking the front door of your house, while all your windows are open and the window screens are the only barrier to entry.  If anything this method she used might save her some money as it might prevents a smash and grab or the more expensive convertible "slash" and grab.   

But it does leave her wide open for a seagull drive/fly by...

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Here's another one that I happened to witness yesterday.  True story.  Blonde pulls up in an expensive Mercedes and parks just up the street from me as I'm walking home.  She rolls up the passenger and driver's windows.  Gets out of the car and then As she's walking away activates the car's locking system from the key fob (chirp, chirp).  Normal, right?  Except this was a MB CLK 350 convertible - WITH THE TOP DOWN!  LMAO.  I did not know there was a "force field" option in the new MBs.    Where's that special blue button?  :)

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Re: Woman Blown Away in Storm
« Reply #17 on: June 15, 2011, 03:02:53 PM »
Slightly OT, but Greg started it...

True story... Some colleagues and I came across a (non-blonde) woman in a central NC Walmart parking lot, freaking out because her battery was dead and she was stuck inside the locked car.  She got our attention pounding on the window and yelling "help!"  She would frantically dig at the recessed-lockstem, and flail at the unlock-button, yelling at us that she "can't pull the #$)*^@ handle, because it is locked!" We thought for sure that Candid Camera was watching us.  We managed to contain our laughter once she finally pulled the handle, because it was actually quite sad.  She was all red and overheated, sweaty and crying.  She was so used to using the unlock button (since it would lock automatically when put in gear) that once she started to panic she couldn't think of the obvious thing to try.  We offered a jump-start, but she said she would just call AAA on her cellphone.  Her husband got it for emergencies like this.
Here's another one that I happened to witness yesterday.  True story.  Blonde pulls up in an expensive Mercedes and parks just up the street from me as I'm walking home.  She rolls up the passenger and driver's windows.  Gets out of the car and then As she's walking away activates the car's locking system from the key fob (chirp, chirp).  Normal, right?  Except this was a MB CLK 350 convertible - WITH THE TOP DOWN!  LMAO.  I did not know there was a "force field" option in the new MBs.    Where's that special blue button?  :)
   Too bad you didn't film it.  It could be on "The Smoking Gun's World's Dumbest......"!