Detroit Man

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  1. M&P15T

    M&P15T Well I'll Be Dipped!!!

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    JUMP THAT *****!!!!

    https://www.coasttocoastam.com/arti...7xBJpq2aHUcqepLwtI1KwAuKo_f1uxW__M4N7blBPKxR0

    A foolhardy motorist in Detroit is in hot water with the law after he channeled his inner action hero and jumped over a drawbridge in his car. According to a local media report, the jaw-dropping incident occurred on Wednesday evening when the unnamed man was cruising along a bridge that spans the Rouge River. At the moment he arrived, the bridge had begun raising which, under normal circumstances, would be a cue for him to stop. The driver, however, had a rather ill-conceived alternative approach and opted to floor it towards the growing opening.

    Drawbridge operator Andre Locke, who watched the wild scene unfold, recalled that "I looked, I said, 'no, he ain't.'" His disbelief quickly giving way to the realization that the man was, indeed, trying to jump the bridge, the worker hit an emergency stop button, but it was too late. "Over he went, blew out all four of his tires," Locke said, "and then he crashed into the other gate." While successfully completing such a jump may be cause for celebration in the movies, in this instance it led to the man being arrested since, with his car badly damaged, he was unable to flee the scene.
     
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    What a legend
     
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  3. George Kaplan

    George Kaplan emeritus

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    Don't judge me. This is from a long, long time ago when I was a foolhardy yute. I wasn't even the one driving.

    A friend of mine and I were driving around sipping on Crown Royal and 7-Up (Again, things were way different back when, no seatbelt laws. Cops would just smack you and take the booze).

    So here's this lady up on her porch carrying in groceries. We thought it would be funny to knock off her open car door. Well, it's not like the movies. The door bent back instead of bouncing down the street like we thought. Sure scratched the hell out of his car from front to back on my side.

    Again, certainly not one of my prouder moments. Enlisting in the USMC not long after squared my life away. I still feel for that woman. Just a reminder that nothing in life is what it seems and certainly not how you see in the movies.
     
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  4. M&P15T

    M&P15T Well I'll Be Dipped!!!

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    Imagine being in the some jail, with other people asking what you're in for.

    And being able to tell them is was for jumping a bridge over the Rouge!!!!
     
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    Oldschooltube Flux Capacitor Technician

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    Oldschooltube Flux Capacitor Technician

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    DaleGribble FullClip CANT BREATHE!!!!!

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    Whippits...

    He's a born winner.
     
  8. Pepiot

    Pepiot Yippee ki-yay...

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    Scamp57

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    I wonder if drugs or alchohol were a contributing factor?
     
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  10. Desert Kraut

    Desert Kraut

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    Or just plain stupid.
     
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    DonD

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    Dumb indeed.

    On a different topic, another mush mouthed Brit on our TV? So sick of listening to them, often hard to understand. Bet there are far more Brits on our media than US in theirs. Your nation sucks so you come here? Stay at home. Don
     
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    it was only a peaceful jump
     
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    Current Resident

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    Hahahaha


    Edit, LMFAO
     
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    He is a local reporter, been on channel 4 for years and you never see his face. O think he is a runner of some sorts to go chase down a story and be first on the scene.
    He's an ok guy.
     
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    Doc Holliday CLM

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    Yea, the editing room always did a sloppy job on Dukes....you would see the General come down, the front fender would just start to crumple, then, like magic, it was perfectly straight the next second as they drove away...
     
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    shadow_dog Hilljack

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    Must have been the weight of his balls that caused the tires to blow out.
     
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    pizza_pablo USN Retired

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    Oldschooltube Flux Capacitor Technician

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    With a little practice and a well timed pause you can get away with it.
    General-lee speaking, it’s not too difficult.
     
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    pizza_pablo USN Retired

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    I'll use it, tomorrow!
     
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    snerd Horselover Fat

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