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1) Pretty sure if I rolled my jeep onto it's lid, it wouldn't automatically roll itself onto its wheels.
It would if you have a big stinger bumper.

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2) If you push the nitro button while your vehicle is airborne, you wouldn't speed up.
Not so. Knight Rider proved otherwise

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Not so. Knight Rider proved otherwise
Actually, you might be able to make a case for it if you have a transversely mounted engine, but those are just silly.

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I think that you both have it wrong
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Polka- lmfao. I'd forgotten about megaforce. "even in the eighties" those cars are SICK though...I want one! Seriously, I would rock it around town!

The difference between stupidity and ignorance. Ignorance is doing something wrong and not knowing better. Stupidity is knowing better, but doing it anyway. Don't be stupid!
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the good guys always win... even in the 80's
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post #1716 of 41852 Old 10-27-2011, 10:34 AM
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Headed south of the Nevada border to Turqoise Mountain and Squaw Mountain. Not sure exactly, but I'm pretty sure this is where we started:
3524'29.20"N 11547'38.07"W

It's a nice area that doesn't seem to be well traveled. Lots of abandoned structures like this. Not sure what it was. Possibly just for water or a sluice catch for fine sediments.
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One of the many mines we came across this day. They are all starting to look alike to us.
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The only wildlife we came across in two days. Do you see him?
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Here's a closer look. Not sure what kind of bat it is.

"Ahhhh! My eyes! Turn the light off!"
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We were surprised to see this incline rail still in place. In most of the mining areas we've come across, they were all removed. Probably to be used in other mining projects.
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We brought one of our neighbors with us on this trip. We've brought a few people with us exploring on these trips, but I'll have to be more careful of who we invite. This mine had quite a few cave ins. There were many vertical shafts falling into nowhere.

If something looks like it might be unsafe, we just back out. It's difficult to see in this picture, but the shaft just beyond these supports was caved in. I was trying to get our neighbor to back up and head the other way. Not sure if it was a lack of common sense or an excess of testosterone, but he went past me and starting kicking those supports to test them.

If he wanted to kill himself, he would probably have done the world a favor, but his stupidity threatened us too. Because the shaft didn't collapse, he felt our safety rules were just being paranoid.
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This structure was simple yet beautiful. Not sure if miners built this or if it dated well before them. Just on the other side of that large boulder overhang were many petroglyphs.
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Holy crap! You've gotta be joking! Someone actually walked up and started kicking the supports?
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Last picture here. End of the mining for us. We followed this mine back about 50 yards, then down an incline another 2 levels. Nowhere else to go but down, so we headed back. If you ever come across ladders in a mine, don't try them. Our moron neighbor wanted to try the ladder, but my wife and I already started to head the other way.
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Holy crap! You've gotta be joking! Someone actually walked up and started kicking the supports?
I know, right? He didn't just walk up and kick it. He walked up, sat down and started kicking it. He was really pounding at them. You'd think that most people would have a natural instinct for self-preservation, but many don't.

Mines can be very dangerous places, but exploration isn't difficult. Really, all you need is a good flashlight and common sense. He had neither.
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