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u/Chasetx6 Aug 17 '22

They probably decided not hitting people or stopping with a car was a better idea.

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u/santa_veronica Aug 17 '22

I think you can also use it to kidnap people.

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u/ToBeReadOutLoud Aug 17 '22

I’m going to assume this is why. I don’t want to hear any other explanations.

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u/Gets-Gold Aug 18 '22

Whatever! I'm not going to tell you my explanation anyway. Baka!

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u/ToBeReadOutLoud Aug 18 '22

…well now I want to know.

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u/jobin_pistol Aug 18 '22

you blew it. now they’ll never tell.

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u/william1Bastard Aug 18 '22

They probably got rid of it, because drugstore cowboys were abducting too many flappers.

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u/Bananinio Aug 17 '22

They invented brakes shortly after

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u/santa_veronica Aug 17 '22

Before that, pedestrians were brakes.

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u/Ryuko_the_red Aug 18 '22

Also going 15 mph and scooping someone vs 45 or even 30... Night and day

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u/Yaboimtg Aug 18 '22

Also cars started driving faster than 10 mph

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u/Critical_Switch Aug 17 '22

To people talking about speed - this was a ridiculous idea even back then.

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u/Fapper_McFapper Aug 17 '22

Mechanical system reliant on the operator’s reaction time. If you have time to activate the lever you obviously have time to hit the brakes.

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u/Dread72 Aug 17 '22 Gold

Realistically though, what would be funnier?

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u/Phormitago Aug 17 '22

a gigantic cream pie instead of the scoopity scoop?

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u/texastoker88 Aug 17 '22 Table Slap

Or shoot them out the way with a giant bottle of seltzer

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u/D0CT0R_SP4CEM4N Aug 17 '22

Or a piano suspended in front that you release and then the person's teeth become piano keys after it falls on them.

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u/gordo65 Aug 17 '22

I think this will soon be an option on BMWs

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u/pit1989_noob Aug 17 '22

suscription most likely

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u/phadewilkilu Aug 17 '22

I will gladly pay the piano subscription fee. I’ll even be willing to drive a BMW for the feature.

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u/dern_the_hermit Aug 17 '22

I just want a cartoonishly oversized horn that goes "AWOOOOOGA!" Why are there no options for the distinguished gentleman on the go?

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u/MoistMartini Aug 17 '22

ACME would like to introduce you to their new line of premium anvils.

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u/n8zgr88 Aug 18 '22

With little birds flying around their heads chirping

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u/Actually_toxiclaw Aug 17 '22

First scoop, then cream pie

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u/OhHowINeedChanging Aug 17 '22

Then hose em off with the seltzer water

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u/Dick_snatcher Aug 17 '22

Am I on Reddit or PH?

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u/oooo0O0oooo Aug 17 '22

Telescopic wheel stilts so the car goes over the person…

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u/PM_ME_UR_GROOTS Aug 17 '22

Poopty poop whoop. Whoopty scoop. Scoopty poop whoop.

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u/Juliette787 Aug 17 '22

I saw, I conquered, I came!

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u/Mentendo64 Aug 17 '22

...go on.

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u/FinancialYou4519 Aug 17 '22

What? Not only are they run over but they get barebacked by sole dude as well. "Havent he had enough?"

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u/SandmanD2 Aug 17 '22

Mmmm a gigantic cream pie.

THAT'S WHAT SHE SAID

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u/boundbythecurve Aug 17 '22

Right? I would just activate this thing all the time and run into pedestrians just collecting people. I can't see how it actually work in an emergency situation.

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u/Western_Entertainer7 Aug 17 '22

It needs another attachment to lift the scoop and dump them in the back seat.

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u/Terminator7786 Aug 17 '22

The whiplash

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u/OkLeading9757 Aug 17 '22 Table Slap

If the scooper was also a catapult. Scoop then thwang! Bye bye jaywalker!

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u/MissplacedLandmine Aug 17 '22

A mad max style spiked snow plow

But its silicone and the spikes are various dildos

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u/GlockAF Aug 17 '22

The Patented Pedestrian Yeet-a-Matic, of course

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u/joaopassos4444 Aug 17 '22

Agree with you, but as an owner of 1930s car, the brakes do not work like today. You have to start braking further than today's cars in order to be able to stop it where you need to stop. Some models it's even worst, if you don't press the clutch when braking the car just won't stop at all. It was not helped by hydraulic power to brake so you have to put all your weight, and maybe back then, since it was almost inevitable to run someone down, this device wasn't so crazy after all.

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u/The_1_Bob Aug 17 '22

For comparison, what is the stopping distance from max speed for modern cars? say, for example, a 2020 Honda Civic?

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u/kroek Aug 17 '22

According to motortrend, the braking distance of a 2020 civic from 60mph is 113 ft. 60-0 mph is the standard test, I don't know if anyone does breaking distance from top speed, as that would mean a different speed for each car tested.

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u/skarby Aug 17 '22 edited Aug 17 '22

Doing a 2nd order polynomial fit with this information, and the 70-0 in 170 ft from the other comments gets us a stopping distance of 48 feet at 45 MPH

Edit: In case anyone is curious why 2nd order poly is because stopping distance = v2 / (2(coefficient of friction)(g)) and since the coefficient and g are constant the v2 is the only variable

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u/OkCutIt Aug 17 '22

It would be faster, there are more variables, namely the brakes becoming less effective due to heat pretty much immediately, and the inverse with the tires. The first few mph when the brakes are grippiest and the last few mph when the momentum is lowest and tires are grippiest are the most intense deceleration and a 45-0 test would have proportionally less of the time in between.

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u/icantsurf Aug 17 '22

According to their website 70-0 mph in 170ft.

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u/Maelst0rm Aug 17 '22

Best Braking* (70 to 0 mph) 170 ft braking distance https://automobiles.honda.com/civic-sedan/compare

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u/Dyanpanda Aug 17 '22

Understand that the distance to stopping follows a square law, so from 70MPH stopping from measuring 45 stopping is about 3 times more speed to stop. I cant say force because I dunno the weights of the cars, but the 2020 honda civic has about 3x more stopping capacity for its weight.

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u/aure__entuluva Aug 17 '22

but as an owner of 1930s car

:O

Neat.

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u/proddyhorsespice97 Aug 17 '22

Brakes back then were not good. You didn't have nice hydraulic brakes like we do now. You were relying on an entirely mechanical system until the 20s or 30s. Plus they just weren't as good as modern brakes. At 20mph it took an extra 20ft to bring the car to a stop compared to today. This is obviously still a completely bonkers inventio, but probably invented by someone who thought brakes were as good as they're ever going to get do something else needs to be improved to stop pedestrian accidents

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u/Much_Essay_9151 Aug 17 '22

My first thought is cars were new and people werent aware and less aware of their surroundings walking across streets, nowadays, its a death wish to walk across the street without looking both ways

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u/Sognird Aug 17 '22 edited Aug 18 '22

You are obviously supposed to do both. Hit brakes and activate the lever. That way you ensure that even if you don't come to full stop in time pedastrian doesn't get hurt.

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u/BostonDodgeGuy Aug 17 '22

See, that's the real problem. Everyone keeps hitting the breaks instead of the brakes. It's no wonder they can't stop in time what with constantly breaking the car.

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u/stillboard87 Aug 17 '22

You don’t understand how brakes on a car a hundred years ago worked do you?

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u/thebroward Aug 17 '22

Why couldn’t this be automated? C’mon! Opportunity lost…

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u/OneStonedBadger Aug 17 '22

Would love to see what happened with a speed test dummy at 60 mph lmao.

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u/WayneKrane Aug 17 '22

It would help to not get blood and guts all over the car I guess.

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u/halfeclipsed Aug 18 '22

Imagine what crash tests would look like if the dummies had blood and guts.

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u/nom-nom-nom-de-plumb Aug 17 '22

I mean, it isn't just the persons reaction time, but the speed of the vehicle. I know people are used to seeing these in movies and tv, but these cars could haul ass as well. Leno was doing an interview about his car collection and had one that was so old, you had to manually adjust the choke and throttle as you drove, and he'd been pulled over for breaking the speed limit on a california highway.

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u/Quiet-Strawberry4014 Aug 17 '22

Actually though, imagine someone back then seeing modern super cars being able to surpass sometimes 200 mph.

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u/Quirky-Skin Aug 17 '22

I'd imagine the interior features would be the real shocker to them if that happened. Push button start and the touch screen alone would be viewed as spaceship tech lol

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u/BrrBurr Aug 17 '22 Wholesome

I guess they were cool at 10 mph

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u/birdish-dicklet Aug 17 '22 Giggle

Imagine a sideways trampoline hitting you at 30mph

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u/spicyhippos Aug 17 '22

If the impact doesn’t kill you, getting yeeted into a wall with the elastically transferred momentum of the car certainly will.

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u/littlep2000 Aug 17 '22 Take My Energy

You'll just hit another trampoline in the oncoming lane. They better make the Sonic the Hedgehog spring noise.

Hopefully you don't get stuck in an endless loop of boings.

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u/pizzafourlife Aug 17 '22

*Record Scratch* *Freeze Frame*

Yep, That's Me. You may be wondering how I got here. Well I got hit by an old lady in a Camry 13 years ago. I have been bouncing up and down the 101 ever since.

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u/AGooDone Aug 17 '22

The first time I've understood yeet in the wild

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u/carthuscrass Aug 17 '22

Or into other traffic a la Meet Joe Black.

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u/fr1stp0st Aug 17 '22

If the car's heavy enough and the yeeting device efficient (elastic) enough, you'll get yeeted at 2x the car's speed.

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u/Callaghanman90 Aug 17 '22

Fuck this made me laugh.

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u/ThunderboltRam Aug 17 '22

I just want it more now.

j/k

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u/ZeAlien07 Aug 17 '22

Same, imagining myself being flung as I yell “weee” for my own entertainment as well as funny last words.

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u/Wakarimasen420 Aug 17 '22

The meat crayon subreddit would have a lot more content.

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u/dab745 Aug 17 '22

Or 50? Or 75!!! An entirely new Reddit channel!!!

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u/birdish-dicklet Aug 17 '22

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u/Scfbigb1 Aug 17 '22

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u/Accomplished_Yard984 Aug 17 '22

I clicked on this hoping it was a real subreddit.

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u/Irregular_Chaos Aug 17 '22

I clicked on this hoping it was real only to be surreally disappointed.

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u/MartynDunn Aug 17 '22

Did you mean 'thoroughly'? Or did you hope it'd be real in a Picasso kind of way?

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u/jamesianm Aug 17 '22

I imagine being surreally disappointed is where you frown and your mouth just keeps going down until it leaves your face, turns into a bird and flies away

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u/pantheic Aug 17 '22

I much prefer this to normal disappointment, how can I install this mod?

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u/CantTakeMeSeriously Aug 17 '22

I like surreal. Another argument...the fish.

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u/tarponisalargefish Aug 17 '22

Dali you fool!

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u/melvita Aug 17 '22

it is real now

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u/OmniShawn Aug 17 '22

With the right angle we could recreate some TeamRocket scenes xD

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u/[deleted] Aug 17 '22 edited Aug 17 '22

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u/[deleted] Aug 17 '22

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u/brucerobertwayne Aug 17 '22

Think of the TikToks!

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u/finc Aug 17 '22

BOING

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u/Gaming-squid Aug 17 '22

Rocket League IRL

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u/Fig1024 Aug 17 '22

it could work if every person also carried a parachute backpack

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u/arcticlynx_ak Aug 17 '22

“NEXT on Jackass!”

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u/bubdadigger Aug 17 '22

Wheeeeeee.....

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u/CephaloG0D Aug 17 '22

-That appears to be deployed by the driver. (Not automatic)

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u/citizen_bob-roblox Aug 17 '22

WAAAAAAAAAAAAA

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u/ImDrausi Aug 17 '22

Hahaha I was thinking the same thing

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u/manowtf Aug 17 '22

I guess people stopped randomly standing in the middle of the road

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u/really_nice_guy_ Aug 17 '22

Well back then the streets were for the people and they could walk around as they please. It wasn’t until car lobbyists made it illegal to jaywalk because the cars were causing accidents

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u/f0n1xr131ng Aug 17 '22

No... they still do that!

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u/deusisback Aug 17 '22

And we realized that speed limit, painted lines and traffic rules had actually more benefit.

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u/potatoboy69 Aug 17 '22

That’s probably how they picked up girls back in the day

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u/Olli_bear Aug 17 '22

That, but also people can't even use their blinkers, no way someone who is going too fast to avoid a pedestrian is gonna hit a button for that thing to pop out

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u/libertyordeaaathh Aug 17 '22

Works great at 3 miles an hour, if you see the person, and you calculate you can’t stop, and then you get sued anyway

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u/ryobiguy Aug 17 '22

Might come in handy on a sloped icy road, but there probably wouldn't be any pedestrians there.

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u/Aethermancer Aug 17 '22

I dropped my snowplow once when a car in front of me lost control and I wasn't sure if I was going to be able to stop/avoid him. I figured I could avoid shearing off the top of his vehicle and catch his bumper, pile up some snow, or slow down.

Thankfully in the end I left enough space to avoid him, but I kind of wanted a chance to go Mad Max: snowy road on him.

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u/SuperDizz Aug 17 '22

That’s some quick thinking. Even if you made contact, the plow may have even gotten under the bumper and just grabbed the tires and gave it a little push. That is, depending on the car, your plow and countless other details as well. But yeah, nice work.

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u/SlickStretch Aug 18 '22

Ice Road Truckers 2: Plows Revenge

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u/UltravioIence Aug 17 '22

also, they need to grab the top of it after it hits them

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u/Map_Nerd1992 Aug 17 '22

Also brakes were not nearly as good back then. Modern cars can practically stop on a dime at 30mph or less. Those old beasts took forever to stop.

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u/matthob88 Aug 17 '22

People started intentionally getting run over to experience it. One of those weird moments in history.

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u/Sufficient_Hunter_49 Aug 17 '22

"Hey kind sir! Keep motoring! I'll tumble out when I'm at work! Thanks!"

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u/Chard069 Aug 17 '22

What was the alternative? Catch a loose horse or donkey to ride to work? But then you must catch another for your return. Oh bother...

True tale: An old gal at an antique shop in an old mining town said she had grown up there, and early-era schoolkids regularly shanghaied loose mine donkeys to ride to and from classes. No scoops needed.

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u/Sufficient_Hunter_49 Aug 17 '22 edited Aug 18 '22

My dad grew up in Cobalt a mining town and we walked around and he showed me the old openings where you used to be able to take short cuts through the rock and there would be ice in them in the summer that they would play on. He used them to go to school everyday and I wouldn't have went near them because it looks so dangerous.

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u/RealSpookySounds Aug 17 '22

Come on dad get on the trolley

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u/BoardProf Aug 17 '22

I'ma invent this again just so the amount of prank influencers would go down

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u/morbie5 Aug 17 '22

People would go over Niagara Falls to experience it also...

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u/APerfectLine Aug 17 '22

At first I thought this was a built in snow plow

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u/SomeDudWithAPhone Aug 17 '22

"Margret, it's snowing again. Activate four wheel drive and pop the snow plow."

Proceeds to scoop up a jaywalking snowman

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u/Whatsuplionlilly Aug 17 '22

Call Mr. Plow, that’s my name. That name again is Mr. Plow.

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u/emthejedichic Aug 17 '22

I thought it was for bulldozing road debris out of your way.

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u/Unfair_Strategy2540 Aug 17 '22

Seems like it encouraged hitting people with your car is my guess….

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u/GoSuckYaMother Aug 17 '22

The voice over said the device is “more than a jaywalker deserves.”

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u/incomprehensiblegarb Aug 17 '22

The term Jaywalker was invented as propaganda by the car companies to blame Pedestrians who were run over by out of control drivers for being run over. Jaywalking laws came about as a part of that Propaganda campaign.

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u/Eclipsed_Serenity Aug 17 '22

Americans' views on minor crime are wild as hell.

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u/Terrible_Children Aug 17 '22 edited Aug 17 '22

Pretty sure this is British

Edit: for the dingbats downvoting me because they're so sure this is American https://www.britishpathe.com/video/car-catcher-aka-motor-device

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u/Eclipsed_Serenity Aug 17 '22

You're correct, researching the film shows the inventors were based in Sheffield. Unsurprising that our cousins across the pond shared our sentiments on minor crime.

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u/Biscuits4u2 Aug 17 '22

It loses 100 percent of its effectiveness at speeds over 10 mph, and it's activated manually by the driver.

That's what happened to it.

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u/SabashChandraBose Aug 17 '22

If only cars had a way to drop the speed to 10mph. They could have tried an extra pedal next to the gas.

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u/Sergeant_M Aug 17 '22

Next thing we could do is invent speed limits, and nobody would ever exceed those limits! /S

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u/narelav Aug 17 '22

We got fast

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u/Alert-Jello1932 Aug 17 '22

Fast as fuck boi

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u/nickfree Aug 17 '22

Fuck boi is pretty fast

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u/hellyeahimsad Aug 17 '22

Originally, cars were supposed to be capped at 20 mph, but the car industry got to lobbying

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u/Specialist-Solid-987 Aug 17 '22 edited Aug 18 '22

You could also buy cocaine and heroin at the corner store 100 years ago

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u/bubdadigger Aug 17 '22

Ol' good times... Grab coke at the corner store and jump in front of the car.

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u/ImAMistak3 Aug 17 '22

That's actually where the term "bump" came from. Bc you take that sweet sweet bump of cocaine and can get bumped off of a car no problemo. (I completely made this up)

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u/5557623 Aug 17 '22

"You could also buy cocaine and heroine at the corner store 100 years ago"

What?

Make America Great again!

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u/contemplatebeer Aug 17 '22

I blame the Stonecutters.

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u/Moksey Aug 17 '22

Who keeps pedestrians in their place? Who deploys car trampolines based on race?

We do! We do!

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u/BertramScudder Aug 17 '22

She blinds everybody with her super high beams, She's a squirrel crushing, deer smacking, driving machine!

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u/Go_Kauffy Aug 17 '22

She's the top of the line in utility sports

Unexplained fires are a matter for the courts

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u/docwani Aug 17 '22

That's just one more thing to hit at highway speeds

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u/old_gold_mountain Aug 17 '22

We incorporated this basic principle into the design of sedan front-ends. The sloped hood throws you up over the top, resulting in far fewer injuries than if you were broadsided by a flat front-end.

This likely saved my hide when I got hit by a 1993 Corolla cycling to class when I was in college. (Motorist failed to yield.) I got rolled off the top of his car. My bike was wrecked and I got a gash in my leg, but the impact was significantly softened by the fact that a lot of the energy was absorbed by the rotational force that was imparted on me as I rolled off the hood. If, instead, that energy was placed directly into lateral force, I may have been hospitalized, or worse. That's not even to mention what would've happened if I'd been thrown downwards, in front of the moving car.

Unfortunately, the trend now in North America is to buy SUVs and trucks instead of sedans, and among SUVs and trucks, the trend seems to be to have the tallest, flattest, beefiest front end you can possibly get.

Until policymakers care about having vulnerable road user safety incorporated into safety-oriented design mandates, expect a lot more pedestrian deaths in the US as these behemoths take over.

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u/armstrong147 Aug 17 '22

Volvo designed the pedestrian airbag. It deploys on impact around the bonnet/windshield when you hit someone. Kinda takes the fun out of it if you ask me. I'm sure there are promo videos on yt

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u/Impossible-Neck-4647 Aug 17 '22

damn those guys at volvo they also designed the modern 3 point seatbelt and then let every other car manufacturer copy them for free making it so much harder to yeet people out of the passenger seat just by braking hard enough

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u/ThunkAsDrinklePeep Aug 17 '22 edited Aug 17 '22

It was never a good idea. It was probably made as part of the propaganda that pedestrians didn't belong in the street.

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u/DLife4Me Aug 17 '22

I came here to say this. The term Jay walker was invented by the auto industry because at the time a jay was a degenerate person. My source is Adam ruins. Everything it was a great episode.

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u/MOBE_the_Hippo Aug 17 '22

I thought it was a snow plow at first. That would have been cooler

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u/pooooooooo Aug 17 '22

....do you actually think this was a good idea?

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u/dewayneestes Aug 17 '22

If you’re sober enough to “flick a leevah” you’re sober enough to hit your ABS brakes and not hit the person in the first place. The fact that it relies on you being aware of the person crossing in front of you makes this pretty useless on modern cars.

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u/QuackNate Aug 18 '22

The fact that modern cars go an order of magnitude faster than this thing is useful also doesn't help. The manual activation would 100% be automatic by now if this was a thing.

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u/Leosarr Aug 17 '22

Too many kidnapping

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u/funkboxing Aug 17 '22

And that one guy added the catapult.

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u/analiestar Aug 17 '22

Addon closing mechanism

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u/mac27inch Aug 17 '22

High Horse power happened...

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u/mtqc Aug 17 '22

They invented jaywalking! Now, if the pedestrian gets hit, it's his fault and the car driver moves on.

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u/lavoywilliams Aug 17 '22

Modern cars have brakes.

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u/cragglerock93 Aug 17 '22

Maybe yours does, Mr billionaire.

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u/wordsandstuffs Aug 17 '22

I'm obsessed with the idea that even with ample time to swerve or brake, these engineers thought it would be best to flip a switch to deploy a people snatcher. How often are they running down pedestrians where this needs to be an option? Is there another switch that conveniently dumps the person back onto the sidewalk so you may continue to pursue your next victim?

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u/Skatcatla Aug 17 '22

A "jaywalker can't get run over and sometimes that's more than he deserves."

Now that's what I call ad copy with balls.

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u/mynameisntjeffrey Aug 17 '22

Friendly reminder to all that even though this is an insane idea, we still need to prioritize pedestrian safety. Cars have gotten less safe for pedestrians in recent years. It sounds counterintuitive, but with cars like SUV’s with their chest high front outpacing minivans and sedans as the vehicle of choice, we see more danger for pedestrians. It’s a lot safer to get hit at the legs and go over a car than it is to get hit at the chest and go under one.

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u/kitsunewarlock Aug 17 '22

I love the "Annoying Jaywalker...that's more than he deserves". Another example of the auto-industry's big push into making roads "for cars only".

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u/Otherwise_Carob_4057 Aug 17 '22

“Everyone got themselves into a big damn hurry”

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u/SpookeSaurusRex Aug 17 '22

Cars got way faster that's whay happened

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u/Ok-Profession-3312 Aug 17 '22

In their time it was for safety our time it would have been a game of who can bag the most elderly without killing them.

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u/OppressedDeskJockey Aug 17 '22

My calf hurts like crazy!!!

Come on stuntman but one more take.

Dammit okay but I want a nickel raise!

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u/OhThatNick Aug 17 '22

We invented cars that can go faster than 25 km/h, that's what happened.

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u/Nondre Aug 17 '22

The fifth wheel for parallel parking has a better chance of being rebooted than this.

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u/bememorablepro Aug 17 '22

ah yes, 100 years of car propaganda

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u/Future-self Aug 17 '22

Sidewalks happened

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u/sunf1re Aug 17 '22

i hope the title isnt serious, lol.

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u/ChocoTaco82 Aug 17 '22

Forget about the people catcher thing, what happened to our cool Mid-Atlantic accents?

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u/Wyrdthane Aug 17 '22

Side walks are still a better option.

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u/RecommendationIll469 Aug 17 '22

Braking should also work

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u/danatron1 Aug 17 '22

"A jaywalker simply can't get run over, and sometimes that's more than he deserves"

...what exactly did they mean by this?!

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u/Vlee_Aigux Aug 17 '22

Faster cars. And the whole "Jaywalking" thing has been mostly passed over by now. You'd just die from rebounding from the car and hitting the road, lmao

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u/Pretend_Performer780 Aug 17 '22

Because at 80 miles an hour he lands on the car behind you, then your car net turns into an umbrella and flys off too causing yet another accident.

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u/i-piss-excellence32 Aug 17 '22

I’m 220 lbs of solid fat and I’m sure I can half sprint faster than those cars. I wanna see some one try that going 80mph for the laughs. If you have enough time and you decide to pull a lever instead of press the brakes, you’re an idiot

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u/ScreeennameTaken Aug 17 '22

"We had this 100 years ago. What happened to it?" Probably thought about it some more.

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u/dnuohxof1 Aug 17 '22

The last guy look like it hurt real bad

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u/Justin_P_ Aug 17 '22

I for one am disappointed!

When I initially saw the clip the redneck in me thought it was some sort of roadkill picker upper contraption.

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u/MacaroniMan_ Aug 17 '22

How much did they pay the two rummies at the end to get the back of their knees and ankles blasted?

My guess is two rounds.

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u/user_bits Aug 17 '22

That damn generation, always on their newspaper.