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Old 03-02-2011, 03:04 PM   #1
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MANTECA, Calif. A California man remains behind bars four days after driving 35 miles on a freeway with his wife clinging to a windshield wiper blade on the hood of their minivan, police said Wednesday.
Calif. woman survives 35-mile ride on minivan hood - Yahoo! News-
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Old 03-02-2011, 10:17 PM   #2
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What is the craziest stunt you've ever pulled?
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Next time she'll have dinner ready when he gets home.
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Old 03-03-2011, 10:45 AM   #4
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Now, if he had been a jerk, he would have turned on the wipers.
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Old 03-03-2011, 10:46 AM   #5
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Now, if he had been a jerk, he would have turned on the wipers.
...or hosed her down with wiper fluid.
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Old 03-03-2011, 10:50 AM   #6
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Sounds like neither of them would have been out of place on an episode of COPS!
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It's hard to know what to say about this, but the comments following the article are very entertaining.
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Old 03-03-2011, 08:23 PM   #8
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It's hard to know what to say about this, but the comments following the article are very entertaining.
You're right. One commented that the kidnapping charge won't hold because she jumped on the hood. No one forced her to go on the ride. Makes sense to me.
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You're right. One commented that the kidnapping charge won't hold because she jumped on the hood. No one forced her to go on the ride. Makes sense to me.
We had boyz in the hood and now we've got girlz on the hood...
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Old 03-03-2011, 09:54 PM   #10
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Good thing he didn't think to turn on the wipe-her.

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Good thing he didn't think to turn on the wipe-her.

maybe because he was thinking intermittently?
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We had boyz in the hood and now we've got girlz on the hood...

Better'n Girlz in the grillz.
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Good thing he didn't think to turn on the wipe-her.

Probably using the Charmin Extra Strong ...
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I was about to go off on everyone, bashing us in California , like we are all nut cases out here. The problem is, it generally is true
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I was about to go off on everyone, bashing us in California , like we are all nut cases out here. The problem is, it generally is true
Oh there are nut-jobs spread far and wide all over the country. California has lots of em' mainly because of the large population. But also for all that sunshine and overuse of mind-altering substances.
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Oh there are nut-jobs spread far and wide all over the country. California has lots of em' mainly because of the large population. But also for all that sunshine and overuse of mind-altering substances.
And also because most of the rest of the country is jealous of Californians so bashing them helps with self esteem.

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