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Little Wing Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-12-07 12:14 PM
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BBC's "Top Gear" guys paint "Hillary for Prez", "Nascar Sucks" and take a drive through the South US
http://youtube.com/watch?v=ajWS8gCJOac

With predictable results - pelted with rocks
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NewJeffCT Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-12-07 12:22 PM
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1. replying now so I can find it later
youtube is blocked at my work, but this sounds funny.
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ghostsofgiants Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-12-07 12:27 PM
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2. Hilarious.
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taterguy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-12-07 12:29 PM
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3. Would be funnier if they drove through Toronto with a hockey sucks sign
Of course they wouldn't do that because they wouldn't get out alive
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LeftyMom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-12-07 12:30 PM
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4. .
:rofl:
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TheMightyFavog Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-12-07 12:35 PM
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5. They were lucky the local boys didn't bring their scatterguns.
End of Line.
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Pierre.Suave Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-12-07 01:04 PM
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6. fuckin dumbasss rednecks
if I were there, I think I would have stayed and beat the shit out of them then claimed self defense.
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Little Wing Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-12-07 01:06 PM
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7. My jaw dropped when they showed up all piled in the back of the truck
Now, it could have been a Saturday, but they were all available having nothing better to do. Then, there's six guys piled in a truck to defend Nascar.

*shudder*
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Taverner Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-12-07 02:02 PM
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21. Perhaps they ARE mating with vegetables out there
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taterguy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-12-07 01:07 PM
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8. Like hell you would
Suppose you succeeded in beating the shit out of them. We've established that the backward South has a completely corrupt judicial system. They'd throw you in the clink and make you whistle while you dug ditches all day
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Pierre.Suave Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-12-07 01:09 PM
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10. I would
I would not have run away.

You are talking to an Ex-Marine.
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William Bloode Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-12-07 01:13 PM
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11. Oh thats funny!
I bet there was more than 1 ex-marine in that crowd as well. I always get a kick out of that ex-Marine line lol!
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Taverner Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-12-07 02:03 PM
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22. Well if ever given the chance, after you knock heads RUN!!!!
Last thing we need is another lefty railroaded by Southern Justice....
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Reverend_Smitty Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-12-07 01:07 PM
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9. Top Gear is such a funny show
There are clips on Youtube from when they took a caravan holiday and almost set the entire trailer park on fire
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skygazer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-12-07 01:15 PM
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12. Probably a setup
I drove all over the country - through some small towns in some very red states - with half a dozen inflammatory bumper stickers on my car and never even got the finger anywhere.
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T_i_B Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-12-07 01:26 PM
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15. This was a bit more then a wee bumper sticker
We are talking about slogans pained all the way down the side of cars in the biggest possible letters designed as a dare to see who can get the other arrested or shot in Alabama.
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TheFriendlyAnarchist Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-13-07 07:55 AM
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34. We have too. We got the finger once, and got called a communist a few time. However, we got mostly
got pretty much support back here in the midwest.
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ronnykmarshall Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-12-07 01:15 PM
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13. I'll watch more when I get home
The little bit I saw was great.
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T_i_B Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-12-07 01:22 PM
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14. You have to see the whole programme
It was hilarious from start to finish what with Hammond driving his pick-up truck into an alligator infested river, Jeremy Clarkson with a dead cow on top of his sports car and so on.

The end of the show is the three of them arriving into New Orleans and seeing what a mess it's in deciding that they can't sell their cars in such a desperate place and giving them to the local mission instead. And even then James May couldn't get rid of his Cadillac!
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Little Wing Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-12-07 01:29 PM
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16. Cool
I'll see about downloading it somewhere
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Dukkha Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-12-07 01:37 PM
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17. haha! hilarious!
"I believe in certain parts of America now, people have started mating with vegetables"

typical redneck neanderthals exposed for their stupidity
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Anarcho-Socialist Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-12-07 01:41 PM
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18. I enjoyed that
Didn't watch it on Sunday so getting me a torrent.
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RubyDuby in GA Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-12-07 01:42 PM
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19. Did they actually chase them once they tried to leave the gas station?
Edited on Mon Feb-12-07 01:42 PM by RubyDuby in GA
Couldn't they be charged with some type of crime?

- trying desperately to remember why I was once proud to be a Southerner...

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TheMightyFavog Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-12-07 02:08 PM
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23. IIRC the fact that the rednecks were throwing rocks at them should have got them arrested.
Especially if one of those rocks hit one of the camera crew..
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Pierre.Suave Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-12-07 02:08 PM
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24. I agree
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RubyDuby in GA Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-12-07 02:41 PM
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26. That's what I was thinking
Crazy redneck hicks think they can get away with anything just because you don't agree with them.
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redqueen Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-12-07 01:46 PM
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20. I've never seen that show before...
interesting.
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Little Wing Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-12-07 02:31 PM
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25. LINK to first painting part
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TheMightyFavog Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-12-07 03:02 PM
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27. What got painted on Richard's truck?
I couldn't read it.
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name not needed Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-12-07 04:00 PM
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28. "Manlove rules ok"
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TheMightyFavog Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-12-07 07:48 PM
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29. that would get your ass beaten in some parts of the south.
That explains the cowboy hat on Richard.
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TheMightyFavog Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-13-07 01:04 AM
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30. The whole bit. Including a better look of the words on Hammond's truck.
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Book Lover Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-13-07 02:59 AM
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31. Just watched the episode
Laughed hysterically until I saw that they were actually driving through Pissant, AL, with those slogans on the cars. Whoever gave them that challenge really had it in for them...
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Oeditpus Rex Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-13-07 03:05 AM
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32. I'm halfway inclined to believe this was staged
Holler shit at 'em, yeah. But call the good ol' boys, who come rollin' up in they pickup truck like it was Selma in 1965?

Truly. freaking. biZARre. :crazy:

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matcom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-13-07 07:20 AM
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33. "people have started mating with vegetables"
:rofl:

oh so true, so true
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