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View Poll Results: Which bus would you hit?
The one full of old people. 10 76.92%
The one full of young people. 3 23.08%
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Where to crash!!?

Let's say you're doing a deadly 230km/h in a small road ... you reach a bend in the road, and on the other side of the bend you come across 2 small busses, one overtaking the other, side by side... and you are in the middle of the road and CAN'T turn enough to avoid hitting one of them ...

At this moment, time get's slower... your moves don't get faster, but your brains start to work in a supersonic speed.... you evaluate the sittuation... at the left side there's a bus full of old people heading back to their retirement home, avarage age of everyone on board is ~65 ... at the right side there's a bus full of kids returning to school from a field trip, avarage age of everyone inside is ~14 ...

Now, you have to hit either one or both of them, and you just know that the hit, how ever it will turn out, will kill everyone inside the bus you hit... and hitting both will kill everyone in both busses so that's not an option!

Now... I know this is cruel... but which one would you hit??

if you won't vote, you will hit both of them, killing everyone!

oh, and before you ask, you will survive the crash

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Re: Where to crash!!?

This is the choice that hopefully only a "********" would have to make as you should be driving to the conditions. If you cannot see far enough ahead to drive "safely" at that speed then you should slow down.

I am going to be a spoil sport and refuse to answer such a question
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I am going to be a spoil sport and refuse to answer such a question
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Re: Where to crash!!?

I'm entering into the spirit of things.

Logically, I'd say lets kill the old duffers, as even a lot of them would say that their lives are almost done, whereas the kids deserve a life.

So, round 1 goes to the kiddies.

Also, the old duffers bus is (for UK) on the wrong side of the road. I'm going to survive, so if I wipe out the kiddies, the Law will want to know why I hit a bus that was on the correct side of the road. It wouldn't make good newspaper headlines and I'd go down for sure.

Round 2 goes to the kiddies.

But real life isn't quite so certain... In an accident, kiddies are smaller, more flexible and more likely to be able to recover from even serious injuries. The old duffers are old and frail and won't survive even a broken bone. Plus most of 'em fought in the war and don't deserve to be cruelly written off...

So, the decider - thump the kiddies bus and hope for the best.

Oh... and then flee from the scene.

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Oh... and then flee from the scene.

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Pasi dear boy, as those nice men in white coats drag you to where happiness reigns....I hear you singing quietly....


"Remember when you ran away and I got on my knees and begged you not to
leave because I'd go berserk?? Well...

You left me anyhow and then the days got worse and worse and now you see
I've gone completely out of my mind.. And..


They're coming to take me away, ha-haaa!!
They're coming to take me away, ho-ho, hee-hee, ha-haaa
To the funny farm. Where life is beautiful all the time and I'll be
happy to see those nice young men in their clean white coats and they're
coming to take me away, ha-haaa!!!!!

You thought it was a joke and so you laughed, you laughed when I had said
that loosing you would make me flip my lid.. RIGHT???

I know you laughed, I heard you laugh, you laughed you laughed and
laughed and then you left, but now you know I'm utterly mad... And..


They're coming to take me away, ha-haaa,
They're coming to take me away, ho-ho, hee-hee, ha-haaa.
To the happy home. With trees and flowers and chirping birds and basket
weavers who sit and smile and twiddle their thumbs and toes and they're
coming to take me away, ha-haaa!!!

I cooked your food, I cleaned your house, and this is how you pay me back
for all my kind unselfish loving deeds.. Huh??

Well you just wait, they'll find you yet and when they do they'll put you
in the ASPCA, you mangy mutt!!! And...

They're coming to take me away, ha-haaa.
They're coming to take me away, ho-ho, hee-hee, ha-haaa.
To the funny farm, where life is beautiful all the time and I'll be happy
to see those nice young men in their clean white coats and they're coming
to take me away, ha-haaa!!!
To the happy home, with trees and flowers and chirping birds and basket
weavers who sit and smile and twiddle their thumbs and toes and they're
coming to take me away, ha-haa!!!
To the funny farm, where life is beautiful all the time... "










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Pasi dear boy, as those nice men in white coats drag you to where happiness reigns....I hear you singing quietly....
Thanks for these kind words :crazy:
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id aim for the middle, close my eyes, say 3 hail marys, question why i didnt bring my challenger tank to tesco's that morning, and hope the bus drivers react in a way that leaves me alive, vehicle intact (minus wing mirrors) and a bus full of kids at school and the bus full of oldies another chance at bingo!!
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Pasi dear boy, as those nice men in white coats drag you to where happiness reigns....I hear you singing quietly....


"Remember when you ran away and I got on my knees and begged you not to
leave because I'd go berserk?? Well...

You left me anyhow and then the days got worse and worse and now you see
I've gone completely out of my mind.. And..


They're coming to take me away, ha-haaa!!
They're coming to take me away, ho-ho, hee-hee, ha-haaa
To the funny farm. Where life is beautiful all the time and I'll be
happy to see those nice young men in their clean white coats and they're
coming to take me away, ha-haaa!!!!!

You thought it was a joke and so you laughed, you laughed when I had said
that loosing you would make me flip my lid.. RIGHT???

I know you laughed, I heard you laugh, you laughed you laughed and
laughed and then you left, but now you know I'm utterly mad... And..


They're coming to take me away, ha-haaa,
They're coming to take me away, ho-ho, hee-hee, ha-haaa.
To the happy home. With trees and flowers and chirping birds and basket
weavers who sit and smile and twiddle their thumbs and toes and they're
coming to take me away, ha-haaa!!!

I cooked your food, I cleaned your house, and this is how you pay me back
for all my kind unselfish loving deeds.. Huh??

Well you just wait, they'll find you yet and when they do they'll put you
in the ASPCA, you mangy mutt!!! And...

They're coming to take me away, ha-haaa.
They're coming to take me away, ho-ho, hee-hee, ha-haaa.
To the funny farm, where life is beautiful all the time and I'll be happy
to see those nice young men in their clean white coats and they're coming
to take me away, ha-haaa!!!
To the happy home, with trees and flowers and chirping birds and basket
weavers who sit and smile and twiddle their thumbs and toes and they're
coming to take me away, ha-haa!!!
To the funny farm, where life is beautiful all the time... "









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Got to be the old folks. It's the young 'uns who'll be contributing to my pension when I retire
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Napoleon Bonapart III? In reverse on the B side. What I want to know is did your remember all the lyrics or did you have to look them up?

A ha! A fellow man in the 'know'...

It was in fact Napoleon XIV
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A ha! A fellow man in the 'know'...

It was in fact Napoleon XIV
Just another ancient old git
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Its got to be take out the kids...

They may grow up to be car thieves, vandals, social misfits or BMW drivers.....

Why take the chance on the fact that one of the kids will turn out OK

OLD people deserve the respect of us all...they watched their mates die for us...we seem to feel that if your old you have had a good life...now move over for the young...

The bus load of kids...by todays standard would probably end up throwing rocks at the bus...or give them verbal...or push them out the way when they walk the pavement...thats if they are not on an asbo




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Just another ancient old git

I guess you never saw me on GTAO.....

I'm not like old father time like you.....
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I guess you never saw me on GTAO.....

I'm not like old father time like you.....
I noticed you avoided the "what age" poll. Got something to hide??
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I noticed you avoided the "what age" poll. Got something to hide??

Yep, loads.....

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oh, and before you ask, you will survive the crash
I will survive??? Get me the car you are thinking about ! Hitting a bus at 270, killing everyone inside the bus and me walking away from the crash scene? That will be a 200 star euro ncap crash test
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Yep, loads.....

(yeah, let's confuse them, they'll never guess you're really a 98 years old git )
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I will survive??? Get me the car you are thinking about ! Hitting a bus at 270, killing everyone inside the bus and me walking away from the crash scene? That will be a 200 star euro ncap crash test
you'll survive only because you fly out the windscreen and land in a big pile of money down the road
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The old duffers can snuff it... Especially if it's my in-Law's on the bus.

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