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All that effort to catch an empty can.
     
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Ummm… not really.
     
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The woops is using styrofoam bricks.
     
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First, some boyfriend is going to be very sorry he shared a video. Very sorry.

And it looks like the foam is filler in the blocks to - I dunno - insulate them or something? Because it looks like those are actually concrete blocks. Not “hefty” ones, but definitely concrete.

My question is, did the driver expect the wall to stop him/her, or was that the original oops in this event? Like “D looks like R in this light” oops?

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My best guess is they were idling forward and hit the accelerator instead of the brake pedal.
     
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S/he's all good. There's a sign. It says you can park there.
     
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You can’t script that kind of thing. Slapstick gold, that’s what it is.

Anyone on two wheels must realize that “they can’t see you, but they’re out to get you”. In relatively self-preserving humans, this rule provides guidance for this sort of interaction. “He’s not signaling, but he’s slowing down…I’ll bet he’s turning.” Might have at least saved the scooter guy a trip down the storm drain.

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I think that’s a gal.
     
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I think that’s a gal.
Further review leads me to think you’re right.

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I don’t know why this is, but you can determine the gender of a woops from the movement of the legs.

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It's presumably sand under the water. He may have trouble sitting for a few days. And it looks like he whiplashed himself. He'll feel that in a few hours.
     
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Also, getting filthy doesn’t bother me, I’m actually rather good at it, but even by my standards harbors are fuckin’ nasty.
     
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at least their helmets saved them from getting stuck in the eyeballs.
     
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Ow. Ow ow ow ow.
     
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They're probably trying to pull a tree stump - you can see a nearby tree's shadow. The shadow didn't jump, so the chain isn't connected to the live tree.

But the camera followed the car - you can't even see what it's attached to. The camera man expected it to go poorly. Maybe just for the bumper to come off.

I would not have stood that close to a chain about to be tensioned. If it snapped, the chain would have gone all over the place.
     
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Or, they meant to tear the block? The car - and the truck behind it - look trashed already
     
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That is not a car I would expect to be sturdy enough to pull a stump, or another car, etc.
     
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If you were trying to pull anything, you’d attach to the tow point, and not to the engine block.
     
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he's lucky the brakes worked.
     
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Yes. At first I thought I was going to have to spoiler it.
     
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I'm not clear on the original intent. Was she trying to headbutt the top door frame?
     
 
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