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Offline dfosterf  
#1 Posted : Thursday, December 18, 2008 11:47:00 PM(UTC)
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Read the caption from the first photograph carefully, then look at the second photograph.


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Look at the picture above and you can see where this driver broke through the guardrail, on the right side of the culvert, where the people are standing on the road, pointing. The pick-up was traveling about 75 mph from right to left when it crashed through the guardrail. It flipped end-over-end, bounced off and
across the culvert outlet and landed right side up on the left side of the culvert, facing the opposite direction from which the driver was traveling. The 22-year-old driver and his 18-year-old passenger were unhurt except for minor cuts and bruises.


Just outside Flagstaff , AZ on U.S. Hwy 100.



Now look at the second picture below...














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#2 Posted : Thursday, December 18, 2008 11:58:50 PM(UTC)
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Real or Photoshopped?
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Offline dfosterf  
#3 Posted : Friday, December 19, 2008 12:02:43 AM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: " Go to Quoted Post
Real or Photoshopped?



It was e-mailed to me by a friend. I think it's real.
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Offline gotarace  
#4 Posted : Friday, December 19, 2008 1:57:56 AM(UTC)
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Wow what is at the bottom of that cliff...a pile of rubble of the unlucky ones?
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#5 Posted : Friday, December 19, 2008 2:10:12 AM(UTC)
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How the crap did that happen?

I would love to see the video on this thing. Wowee!
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#6 Posted : Friday, December 19, 2008 2:20:25 AM(UTC)
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Here is another lucky mother....check this out
http://imagenebula.com/?task=view&id=2149
Lucky his wife didn't whip off the cover to fry him some brats for the packers game.
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Offline Cheesey  
#7 Posted : Friday, December 19, 2008 6:14:48 AM(UTC)
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Wow what is at the bottom of that cliff...a pile of rubble of the unlucky ones?

No.......the Vikings 4 Super Bowl appearances.

LOLOLOL!!! :thumbleft:
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Offline TheEngineer  
#8 Posted : Friday, December 19, 2008 6:50:51 AM(UTC)
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I think I've seen this before and I think it was proven to be... er.. I can't remember. But I do think it's suspicious that emergency crews are willing to stand on the cliff side adjacent to the vehicle, when anybody with half a brain would have realised the instability of the precarious perch that the truck is on.
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Offline djcubez  
#9 Posted : Friday, December 19, 2008 7:29:27 AM(UTC)
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I always hate people that automatically yell fake at everything they see on the internet, but I'm gonna have to say this one is fake. What's the point of that big tunnel underneath the bridge? Normally you see that kind of thing around bodies of water, not huge cliffs.
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Offline IronMan  
#10 Posted : Friday, December 19, 2008 11:41:21 AM(UTC)
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Yikes!
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#11 Posted : Friday, December 19, 2008 12:11:49 PM(UTC)
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I always hate people that automatically yell fake at everything they see on the internet, but I'm gonna have to say this one is fake. What's the point of that big tunnel underneath the bridge? Normally you see that kind of thing around bodies of water, not huge cliffs.


I don't see any indication of water draining down the cliff. I'd think you'd see some kind of change of coloration.

But the light/shadows in the distant hills seem to match the foreground. That's usually a giveaway for a faked image is when the sun shines different in different sections.

I have a serious time believing the truck was going downward and was able to bounce through the air in a different direction as far as it did.
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Offline dfosterf  
#12 Posted : Friday, December 19, 2008 6:34:38 PM(UTC)
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My wife just e-mailed this to me...apparently she is nosin' around this site, and she saw the commentary....

How am I gonna get out of my "Complaint Department" thread !!! LOL

Anyway, here's the link to the Pickup-Truck wreck "Urban Legend"

The Lucky Pickup truck driver
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Offline Pack93z  
#13 Posted : Friday, December 19, 2008 6:41:19 PM(UTC)
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Considering that there is no US HWY 100 near Flagstaff, AZ... I think one might be suspect to the validity of the rest of the claims.. pretty cool look though.


Damn it.. should have checked to see if posts were posted ahead of this.. hmmm I want to go visit that locale.
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Offline dfosterf  
#14 Posted : Friday, December 19, 2008 6:48:29 PM(UTC)
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Ya, well, it's now in the wrong state and embellished/ story changed for entertainment purposes... but it's still one hell of a thing, and really didn't need any b.s.

Quite cool to know it is the real deal...and I just re-read the actual events, the real story is more incredible than the one that got a little lost in translation as it made it's way through the e-mail world...
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Offline djcubez  
#15 Posted : Friday, December 19, 2008 7:39:20 PM(UTC)
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I guess I was wrong, see how easy it is to say things are fake on the internet? LOL. Very lucky indeed.
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