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cherokeeprogressive Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Dec-28-10 06:23 PM
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5. The bucket on that loader would have lifted the front tires off of the ground. Chains.
The wrecker would have lifted the back tires off of the ground. Chains.

That isn't so hard to figure out, even for a city worker.
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  -Are these New York City workers indicative of most? Or are they special cases? cherokeeprogressive  Dec-28-10 05:31 PM   #0 
  - Probably "indicative of most" but that's just a Southerner's opinion. n/t  jody   Dec-28-10 05:36 PM   #1 
  - That's one frame of a 48-hour movie.  baldguy   Dec-28-10 06:00 PM   #2 
  - Where do you move it to?  Travis_0004   Dec-28-10 06:07 PM   #3 
  - It looks like a one-way street.  baldguy   Dec-28-10 06:33 PM   #9 
     - Chains.  cherokeeprogressive   Dec-28-10 06:38 PM   #12 
        - I kept waiting for the front end loader to use the machine in a 5 legged way, so to speak  uppityperson   Dec-28-10 06:54 PM   #17 
        - I've actually done that with a Bobcat. n/t  cherokeeprogressive   Dec-28-10 06:58 PM   #19 
           - I have lusted after a small front end loader/back hoe/etc machine for yrs  uppityperson   Dec-28-10 07:02 PM   #21 
              - I worke for a landscaping company in Austin in the early 90s driving a Bobcat.  cherokeeprogressive   Dec-28-10 07:06 PM   #25 
                 - My relatives sold/serviced heavy equipment. I was looked down upon for  uppityperson   Dec-28-10 07:09 PM   #27 
                    - Perfectly stated. I've seen some pretty incredible feats with good operators on small, medium, and  cherokeeprogressive   Dec-28-10 07:11 PM   #30 
        - Again - it's a five minute clip on one street  baldguy   Dec-28-10 06:55 PM   #18 
           - I have NO DOUBT that I could have used the boom and bucket to PUSH it backward.  cherokeeprogressive   Dec-28-10 07:02 PM   #22 
           - How much traction do you think steel has on ice?  baldguy   Dec-28-10 07:04 PM   #23 
              - Why would there have been ice in that spot? Had it snowed before then melted?  cherokeeprogressive   Dec-28-10 07:09 PM   #28 
                 - It's too bad there was no live camera so that you could fly out from California to tell them how...  JVS   Dec-28-10 07:11 PM   #29 
                 - Would that there were, JVS, would that there were.  cherokeeprogressive   Dec-28-10 07:12 PM   #31 
                 - I guess you missed the part where the front-loader SLIDES FROM SIDE-TO-SIDE  baldguy   Dec-28-10 07:18 PM   #33 
                 - Um, I live at 6700 feet ASL. Do you have any idea how much it snows here when it snows?  cherokeeprogressive   Dec-28-10 07:28 PM   #37 
                    - And when you get that snow, you just throw it on top of the pile on the roadside.  baldguy   Dec-28-10 08:04 PM   #41 
                       - True, sorta.  cherokeeprogressive   Dec-28-10 08:43 PM   #50 
                 - Compacted snow turns into ice, esp places with maritime influence  uppityperson   Dec-28-10 07:22 PM   #35 
           - You know what did NOT happen: They didn't tow the suv to a safe location  Travis_0004   Dec-28-10 08:12 PM   #42 
  - The bucket on that loader would have lifted the front tires off of the ground. Chains.  cherokeeprogressive   Dec-28-10 06:23 PM   #5 
  - The road crews have to clear the snow before anyone can move anything.  JVS   Dec-28-10 06:25 PM   #6 
  - Others would have complained if they didn't get the snow plowed  sammytko   Dec-28-10 06:29 PM   #7 
  - They may have been beyond tired and frustrated...  high density   Dec-28-10 07:01 PM   #20 
  - He parked too far from the curb. That's what happens when you park too far from the curb.  JVS   Dec-28-10 06:17 PM   #4 
  - Pises me off how most in the comments blame it on "union workers."  Lisa0825   Dec-28-10 06:32 PM   #8 
  - I'd never trust the scabs that work for New York City. Those guys MUST have been scabs.  cherokeeprogressive   Dec-28-10 06:35 PM   #10 
  - Someone took that link to an asshole of the world political forum.  JVS   Dec-28-10 06:35 PM   #11 
  - I like how the guy filming is nice & warm in his bare feet & PJs  baldguy   Dec-28-10 06:41 PM   #14 
  - Seems he doesn't need his "sorry ass" dug out of the white shit.  uppityperson   Dec-28-10 07:16 PM   #32 
     - Well, he's certainly not outside helping dig out.  baldguy   Dec-28-10 07:27 PM   #36 
        - No, he's been woken up after working all night at the ER and is bitching  uppityperson   Dec-28-10 07:35 PM   #38 
           - If he was working at a hospital when the snow hit, he probably would have been mandated.  baldguy   Dec-28-10 08:16 PM   #43 
              - Hahahahahahahahahahaha  uppityperson   Dec-28-10 08:29 PM   #46 
  - It's safe to assume Youtube comments are irredeemably horrible and just ignore them, really. (nt)  Posteritatis   Dec-28-10 06:53 PM   #16 
  - actually they did a good job getting the bucket loader out  madrchsod   Dec-28-10 06:39 PM   #13 
  - Smashing up two sides of a parked vehicle  high density   Dec-28-10 07:07 PM   #26 
  - Now that's some classic NYC commentary.  the redcoat   Dec-28-10 06:50 PM   #15 
  - I'd call them Special rather than broadbrushing all working in the snow.  uppityperson   Dec-28-10 07:05 PM   #24 
  - Doing the best they can in shitty conditions? Pretty typical. Every one makes mistakes,  Rabrrrrrr   Dec-28-10 07:19 PM   #34 
  - Doing the best they can  baldguy   Dec-28-10 07:36 PM   #39 
  - a hipster would have been cheering them on while the smashed the SUV  Sen. Walter Sobchak   Dec-28-10 08:22 PM   #44 
  - No, hipsters hate people who actually work for a living.  baldguy   Dec-28-10 08:25 PM   #45 
     - Wow, now you know this guy is unemployed! You are amazing.  uppityperson   Dec-28-10 08:31 PM   #47 
  - The guy is 46. You can't be a hipster at 46, you graduate to old fart by then.  JVS   Dec-28-10 08:34 PM   #49 
  - If the "asshole who shot the video" sent it to Julian Assange instead of posting it on YouTube  NoPasaran   Dec-28-10 09:00 PM   #51 
  - it is the east coast mentality, indifference and misanthropy.  Sen. Walter Sobchak   Dec-28-10 07:48 PM   #40 
  - Never underestimate the power of human stupidity  DeadEyeDyck   Dec-28-10 08:32 PM   #48 
 

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