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11 foot 8

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Mon Aug 30, 2010 2:38 pm

http://11foot8.com/

Maybe we should adopt the metric system after all? :BigGrin3:
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Post by grayman » Mon Aug 30, 2010 2:55 pm

Back in my driving days, the directions people gave me to get somewhere often failed to take into account any low overpasses along the way.

Here's one I grew up near: Truck hits railroad bridge in downtown Northampton

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Post by TheAtheist » Mon Aug 30, 2010 6:55 pm

Sweet!

Metrics don't make it any better.

When our motorway system was built in the 1950s and '60s, heights weren't an issue and we have several very low motorway overpasses.

This makes crashes much more interesting since high speeds are involved as well. No video, unfortunately, but seeing them hit a bridge at 30-40 mph certainly makes me want to watch one do it at 60!

The city had to ban open-topped double-decker buses after a kid standing on a seat managed to hit a bridge on the way to his school ball.

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Post by pillory » Mon Aug 30, 2010 8:11 pm

who the fuck are thos e young metric fellowes

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Re: 11 foot 8

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Tue Oct 29, 2019 12:09 am

Update:

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Re: 11 foot 8

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Sat Nov 02, 2019 11:31 pm

More of the same, but with close ups of the work in progress.

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Re: 11 foot 8

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Thu Nov 07, 2019 1:44 am

The end. 8)

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