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Date: 09/16/07 02:12 AM

56 Responses to Cars vs Metro Train

  1. Profile photo of Snoogans
    Snoogans Male 30-39
    869 posts
    September 15, 2007 at 6:42 pm
    Link: Cars vs Metro Train - Train wins every time. There is a reason they put mirrors on cars.
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    fabricant Male 18-29
    503 posts
    September 15, 2007 at 7:34 pm
    Wow...
    Silly drivers.
    The train may have won this round, but the silly drivers will be back.
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    Shisi Male 18-29
    779 posts
    September 16, 2007 at 2:16 am
    Wow. Some people are really stupid.
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    pat125 Male 18-29
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    September 16, 2007 at 2:29 am
    Dumbasses, it amazes me how some people don`t look when crossing a railroad track of all things. Anyone know what city this is btw?
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    Arto_otrA Male 18-29
    42 posts
    September 16, 2007 at 2:40 am
    I think thats ridiculous how thats set up, im surprised more people dont accidently WALK on the track let alone drive on it.
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    TheGrag Male 13-17
    1497 posts
    September 16, 2007 at 2:42 am
    Hah! i loved the vid, what retards
  7. Profile photo of BakaNeko728
    BakaNeko728 Female 18-29
    665 posts
    September 16, 2007 at 2:47 am
    man they were stupid... -.-
    i wonder where thats at though, some of the parts look like the downtown of where i live... *sigh* idiots nonetheless
  8. Profile photo of Charizzo
    Charizzo Male 18-29
    668 posts
    September 16, 2007 at 2:50 am
    I noticed that a lot of them were making left turns and then BAM, owned. Others were changing lands and got owned haha. I don`t know how the metro train works in line with traffic. Oh, well.
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    BakaNeko728 Female 18-29
    665 posts
    September 16, 2007 at 2:51 am
    alright, so where the van got hit, the area code is 713 (i think) and that`s houston.. *sigh*
    during 2004 that`s when they first added those tracks to downtown, and no one was used to it. of course, it just shows what idiots they are for paying attention to street signs in the first place. but yeah, that`s houston.. my hometown -.- i feel so ashamed...
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    BakaNeko728 Female 18-29
    665 posts
    September 16, 2007 at 2:53 am
    to charizzo:
    the way it works is that the metro monorail things get their own lanes. there are a FEW places where normal cars could use that lane for an *actual* left turn lane. oh and the metros move as fast as other cars, so that it doesn`t hold up traffic.
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    Charizzo Male 18-29
    668 posts
    September 16, 2007 at 3:02 am
    Thanks BakaNeko728. I live in Kansas and the most exciting mode of transportation here is the "Party Bus." It was created by some crazy entrepreneur who bought a school bus. It`s painted a bright lime green and has lights and music in it for those party-crazy.
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    BigBonny Male 18-29
    2216 posts
    September 16, 2007 at 3:23 am
    WTF... dont try and take on something that wont break quickly or swerve away!!

    And I dunno about everywhere else, but Manchester (England) `s Metro system does have mirrors.

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    KuzEyeSedSoe Male 13-17
    90 posts
    September 16, 2007 at 3:52 am
    Dumb dumb dumb. It amazes me how people get hit by someone on tracks. Not like it jumps out of nowhere, you know where that mother is gonna be. Absent mindedness kills.
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    Pabasa Male 18-29
    4012 posts
    September 16, 2007 at 5:23 am
    Wow. That`s quite a number of reckless drivers there.

    Mirrors FTW, really.

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    MORNAF1 Male 13-17
    557 posts
    September 16, 2007 at 8:08 am
    i would watch that hundreds of times, i love flight of the Valkaries and car crashes.
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    jeffkodine Male 18-29
    58 posts
    September 16, 2007 at 8:16 am
    haha i love the guy who got owned after turning out of the STRAIGHT ONLY lane
  17. Profile photo of sertrbl
    sertrbl Male 18-29
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    September 16, 2007 at 8:39 am
    "here lemme just change lanes and..."
    seriously, how can you be that dense?
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    sertrbl Male 18-29
    1422 posts
    September 16, 2007 at 8:41 am
    and the part that disappoints me is that the metro stops when it smashes cars. they should be allowed to keep going, unless they`re just getting insurance from the cars.
  19. Profile photo of rattler201
    rattler201 Male 18-29
    79 posts
    September 16, 2007 at 9:00 am
    Yeah the people are a little none observant, however that is a really odd design. With the exception of old trolley lines, I have never seen a train or monorail that close to traffic before. It seems like that is just an accident waiting to happen, no matter how intelligent the people are.
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    evilmarke Male 18-29
    31 posts
    September 16, 2007 at 9:04 am
    sertrbl, they would have to stop to offer assistance to the injured or dead, if the trains continued then they would be up for criminal prosecution
  21. Profile photo of Midnightlake
    Midnightlake Female 18-29
    449 posts
    September 16, 2007 at 9:29 am
    wow how could they not notice there was a train coming behind them
  22. Profile photo of knightofgo
    knightofgo Male 13-17
    77 posts
    September 16, 2007 at 9:52 am
    retards
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    icantthink41 Male 18-29
    350 posts
    September 16, 2007 at 10:10 am
    ...in the animal kingdom, these people would be food... we should start killing the idiots
  24. Profile photo of Ant0n
    Ant0n Male 18-29
    761 posts
    September 16, 2007 at 10:25 am
    haha they got pwnd!
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    JAXLEY Male 18-29
    988 posts
    September 16, 2007 at 10:29 am
    wow must be scary, but lol :P
  26. Profile photo of simbha
    simbha Male 30-39
    412 posts
    September 16, 2007 at 10:53 am
    Yeah, it`s Houston. Metro - who runs the light rail and bus system in the city - put up lights above each of the left lanes alongside the tracks in order to indicate if it was safe to turn or not - they either have a green checkmark or a red X. On the other hand, people in general don`t often pay attention to roadsigns anymore. *sigh*

    It *has* gotten better since the beginning, though. Yay!

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    scar104 Male 13-17
    358 posts
    September 16, 2007 at 11:08 am
    wow... this just makes me lose faith in the masses.
  28. Profile photo of Gagala
    Gagala Female 30-39
    76 posts
    September 16, 2007 at 11:11 am
    Nice (exceedingly sarcastic and none too original) choice of music. Still, nice.
  29. Profile photo of SilverThread
    SilverThread Male 30-39
    3431 posts
    September 16, 2007 at 11:19 am
    Trouble with you
    is the trouble with me
    Got two good eyes
    but we still don`t see
    Driving that train,
    high on Cocaine
  30. Profile photo of clever-chan
    clever-chan Female 18-29
    345 posts
    September 16, 2007 at 11:21 am
    Charizzo: Wichita hells yeah haha The party bus is lame!
  31. Profile photo of benjbenj
    benjbenj Male 30-39
    916 posts
    September 16, 2007 at 12:25 pm
    "Since January 1, 2004, when the Houston MetroRail began official operation, it has earned its "Wam-Bam-Tram" reputation, by racking up 36 accidents and 5 more occurred during limited trials in November and December, with 24 people injured in those accidents. That averages out to one accident every 4.1 days of official operation.

    If that rate continues for the rest of the year and there is no reason to believe that it won`t, the total for the year will be roughly 89 accidents or more than 20 times as many accidents per route mile, than any other city`s light rail system has ever recorded in any single year of operation. But, according to the Federal Transit Administration and reported in the Houston Chronicle, when measured using the national standard of "accidents per route mile", that crash rate is 25 times greater than the national average and the trend isn`t getting any better."

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    benjbenj Male 30-39
    916 posts
    September 16, 2007 at 12:27 pm
    More on Wham-Bam-Tram
  33. Profile photo of jen00384
    jen00384 Female 18-29
    229 posts
    September 16, 2007 at 12:37 pm
    What ever happened to looking over your shoulder??? Not enough people do that anymore before switching lanes... Or in this case, trying to cross in front of trains..
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    10 posts
    September 16, 2007 at 12:38 pm
    "I noticed that a lot of them were making left turns and then BAM, owned. Others were changing lands and got owned haha."
    Thanks, captain obvious.
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    AngeloMike Male 18-29
    64 posts
    September 16, 2007 at 1:06 pm
    Morons. They deserve it.
  36. Profile photo of BurnBurn
    BurnBurn Male 18-29
    223 posts
    September 16, 2007 at 1:19 pm
    Aye Manchesters Mets do have mirrors and cars arent usually on the same road, but a few roads. Pedestrianised zones for teh proverbial win.
  37. Profile photo of mr_stache
    mr_stache Male 13-17
    133 posts
    September 16, 2007 at 1:27 pm
    it serves that one car that was riding in the metro train only lane right.
  38. Profile photo of MapleFr3ak
    MapleFr3ak Male 13-17
    629 posts
    September 16, 2007 at 1:45 pm
    Wow, they can obviously see the train coming, or should.
  39. Profile photo of BigBonny
    BigBonny Male 18-29
    2216 posts
    September 16, 2007 at 2:44 pm
    Manchester`s Metrolink mirrors are mainly so the driver can make sure passengers are loaded/unloaded properly. As for it being on the same road as the cars, it is a lot, but not alongside them usually, usually just crossings.
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    kenny_f Male 13-17
    1825 posts
    September 16, 2007 at 3:01 pm
    dude, this is sad. those trains are quiet and its hard to tell there right next to you
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    deaf_woman Male 30-39
    2720 posts
    September 16, 2007 at 3:01 pm
    choo-choo hurt mommy`s skull.
  42. Profile photo of Axium
    Axium Male 18-29
    296 posts
    September 16, 2007 at 3:16 pm
    I wonder how messed up the train is.
  43. Profile photo of Hellknight10
    Hellknight10 Male 18-29
    334 posts
    September 16, 2007 at 5:25 pm
    such idiotic drivers
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    Finlax97 Male 18-29
    1 post
    September 16, 2007 at 5:46 pm
    Yea...I`m with rattler201...sure everyone should be watching where they are going but was it really a good idea to let the train run on the same streets as the cars without any kind of barricade? (like a normal railroad crossing)
  45. Profile photo of Fwoggie2
    Fwoggie2 Male 30-39
    1803 posts
    September 16, 2007 at 5:54 pm
    finlax97, ratter201 - it`s just the same as having trams. Cities that come to mind that have trams include Manchester, London, Prague, Amsterdam, Melbourne, Berlin, Milan, Hong Kong, Buenos Aries, Cairo...

    Thing is, I suspect it only takes getting nailed once by the train/tram to make sure you don`t do it twice.

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    citruspinman Male 70 & Over
    169 posts
    September 16, 2007 at 6:03 pm
    It haz a stagd flavr

    Yeah, i really think this was staged, but, it still teaches us that there are some lame people that drive and fail at life. I think its staged because their souls would have been raped and thrown into a dumpster if that really happened.

  47. Profile photo of FrcknA
    FrcknA Male 18-29
    151 posts
    September 16, 2007 at 7:10 pm
    This is just a bad idea. People shouldn`t have to look behind them to make a turn when they already have to devote attention to what`s in front of them.
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    AK-047 Male 13-17
    270 posts
    September 16, 2007 at 8:34 pm
    That kicked ass. So many cars got hit by trying to turn left on a no left turn lane. They deserved every hit.
  49. Profile photo of xp
    xp Male 30-39
    522 posts
    September 16, 2007 at 9:37 pm
    My solution: everybody drive a train.
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    HolyDiabl0 Male 18-29
    112 posts
    September 16, 2007 at 10:55 pm
    The way they presented this with the music and all was great.
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    jeffro367 Male 13-17
    77 posts
    September 16, 2007 at 10:59 pm
    If this was made into a movie, with lots more footage, I would pay to see it over and over.
  52. Profile photo of jetmark
    jetmark Male 30-39
    1024 posts
    September 17, 2007 at 3:08 pm
    people are dumb.

    maybe they should have thought about putting the train UNDERGROUND?

    because you can never count on people not being completely STUPID.

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    BurnBurn Male 18-29
    223 posts
    September 17, 2007 at 4:44 pm
    jet wouldnt that make you have to replan a city in the sense that pipes and all that jazz.

    Pshh bigbonny i know what im talking about

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    th25tina Female 40-49
    368 posts
    September 17, 2007 at 8:49 pm
    those metro things are not small....how could you not see them!
  55. Profile photo of blackebony
    blackebony Female 13-17
    27 posts
    September 18, 2007 at 12:05 am
    "People shouldn`t have to look behind them to make a turn when they already have to devote attention to what`s in front of them."

    What? A few of these people were just doing a lane change, which means they are totaly responsible for whats behind them. This just goes to show you that when you drive you have to be paying total attention to your surroundings %100 of the time. It is why cars have mirrors, but also why they take points off in your driving exam if you don`t physicaly turn your head and look behind you when you change lanes.

    On the other hand, I`m not totaly sure how a giant train could end up in your blindspot...

  56. Profile photo of Alexis01
    Alexis01 Female 18-29
    7 posts
    October 8, 2007 at 5:45 pm
    Dear Heaven, that`s not even funny! I`m going to send this to my mother. Then maybe she won`t think I`m overdoing it on being scared of trains.:-O

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