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This is why these are called damage multipliers...

Discussion in 'Chit-Chat' started by mabrodis, Jul 28, 2005.

  1. mabrodis

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    I emailed the guy .... that was a 78mph impact. Seems to have done quite well .. the lense is intact. Albeit virtually incased in gothic bling :D



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    But a lense is much cheaper than body damage. :D

    I saw that last night too. Curious how much it'll wind up going for, what with #5 crapping out and all. Could probably only get another 50k miles out of that engine in that condition. :D
     
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    78mph impact with what? A bird?? :D

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    Reportedly, a pregnant hummingbird moth. A gust of wind slammed her belly and threw her off course. Really kinda sad ... :crybaby:




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    Yeah I was actually kinda surprised, I think it was at like $4500 or something, which isn't a bad price, but for one with a known issue in the engine? And no lockers IIRC, course you got the story of the hummingbird/moth, and maybe I saw the virgin Mary in some reflection...then maybe worth a few more bucks... :D
     
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    dieseldog She idles just fine . . .

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    How in the hell does an impact with a moth occur from the REAR when you are going 78 mph? I could see bug debris on the windshield or grill; however, from the REAR? Next thing you're gonna tell me is that the hummingbird moth was doing 100 in a 70 zone and rear-ended the 80. BULLSHIT! (And if it was an impact from the side, then the forward velocity was irrelevant.)
     
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    It was probably a Snowberry Clearwing...no wonder the driver didn't swerve. He never had a chance in hell of seeing the thing. Lucky to survive such a ballistic glance. Whoa! :D



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    The hummingbird ran a stopsign...stupid bird! :D
     
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    The forward velocity plays into it because as stated it was a glancing blow. Her vector was oblique, but nearly 180 degrees. She impacted the rear tail light lense protector gadget at a high rate of speed. When you combine her speed with his, you'd see that the work performed on his truck is huge because the moth, having been thrown clear of a twister moments before, was travelling at a velocity somewhere just below what we like to call 'C' in the industry. Ask Hawkings, he'll verify my findings ..



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    C!? isn't that like... the speed of light?
     
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    dieseldog She idles just fine . . .

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    Sounds like poo-flinging monkeys to me. Moths approaching relativity speeds sounds like merde to me--Hawking notwithstanding.
     
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    Yeah, but neither birds nor moths get "pregnant"--they both lay eggs, so I claim bullshit!!!!
     
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    Wrong! And this one was gravida 2, para 800 :D


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    Dude, the only pregnant birds I know of are in bad religions' posts :flipoff2:
     
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    I think it might have been a Duck on a bet. His fellow mallards didn't think he could do it!
     
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    Course it depends on how many bills were involved! :D Peer pressures a bitch, but the moneys decent.



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    PS: I'm thinkin more of a loon, if ya wanna go with that theory.
     
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    I heard the moth's heirs have contacted Jim Adler (the tough, smart lawyer) and are suing for wrongful death.
     
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    Well with a 4" tongue, Momma Moth shouldn't have a hard time wooing 'ol Jimmmy boy.



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    dieseldog She idles just fine . . .

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    That would make him a Moth-er Fawker