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More Smart Cars Tipped in Overnight Pranks in San Francisco's Twin Peaks, Cole Valley
nbcbayarea.com ^ | 6-7-14 | unknown

Posted on 06/07/2014 6:14:43 PM PDT by windcliff

Two more instances of Smart car "tipping" occurred overnight in San Francisco's Twin Peaks and Cole Valley neighborhoods, according to police.

The latest "tippings" of the small two-seat cars were reported at 3:41 a.m. at Clayton Street and Parnassus Avenue and at 5:38 a.m. in the 1300 block of Clayton Street, near 17th Street, according to police.

These incident follow a series of tippings reported about two months ago.

Three Smart cars were tipped early one morning in April within a 10-block radius near Bernal Heights.

The prank is considered felony vandalism, according to police.

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1 posted on 06/07/2014 6:14:43 PM PDT by windcliff
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To: windcliff

They sound like stupid cars to me.


2 posted on 06/07/2014 6:16:23 PM PDT by Hoodat (Democrats - Opposing Equal Protection since 1828)
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To: windcliff

Modern day cow tipping.


3 posted on 06/07/2014 6:17:33 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: windcliff

It would really piss me off it it happened to me. But considering the sort who are likely to be Smart owners in Baghdad-by-the-Bay are, it gives me a warm sense of schadenfreude.


4 posted on 06/07/2014 6:18:12 PM PDT by x1stcav ("The past is a foreign country: they do things differently there.")
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To: Hoodat

Stupid, useless and expensive.

Hey, that describes most liberals, too!

CC


5 posted on 06/07/2014 6:19:03 PM PDT by Celtic Conservative (tease not the dragon for thou art crunchy when roasted and taste good with ketchup)
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To: windcliff

This guy's just asking for it.

6 posted on 06/07/2014 6:21:53 PM PDT by martin_fierro (< |:)~)
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To: windcliff

According to police eh?

Criminal menacing is also a crime. Did the police arrest anyone protesting and threatening google workers?


7 posted on 06/07/2014 6:22:29 PM PDT by relictele (Principiis obsta & Finem respice - Resist The Beginnings & Consider The End)
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To: windcliff

If they are so smart why don’t they upright themselves.


8 posted on 06/07/2014 6:22:39 PM PDT by WilliamRobert
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To: windcliff

*snicker*


9 posted on 06/07/2014 6:22:39 PM PDT by cardinal4
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To: windcliff

I’m pretty sure it was the wind.


10 posted on 06/07/2014 6:26:39 PM PDT by Principled (Obama: Unblemished by success.)
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To: windcliff

Comedian Pablo Francisco talks about Smart cars.
(warning: bad language)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RxIKApP6ZjQ
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JqH2wNS9-58


11 posted on 06/07/2014 6:28:40 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; We need a second party!)
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To: windcliff

Most Smarts that I see here in Texas are driven by older liberal males.


12 posted on 06/07/2014 6:28:46 PM PDT by fwdude ( You cannot compromise with that which you must defeat.)
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To: windcliff

Austin is full of the little buggers, for rent on the side of the street.

Cars2Go
https://www.car2go.com/en/austin/


13 posted on 06/07/2014 6:28:51 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I will raise $2Million USD for Cruz and/or Palin's next run, what will you do?)
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To: windcliff

14 posted on 06/07/2014 6:29:17 PM PDT by windcliff
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To: windcliff
How about a real challenge...


15 posted on 06/07/2014 6:29:35 PM PDT by C210N (When people fear government there is tyranny; when government fears people there is liberty)
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To: windcliff

“When I was younger
“I used to tip smart cars for fun, yeah
“Actually, I didn’t do that
“’Cause I didn’t want the car to be sad...”


16 posted on 06/07/2014 6:31:12 PM PDT by RichInOC (No! BAD Rich! (What'd I say?))
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To: Celtic Conservative

I do not understand why kids, I assume they are who is doing this, would destroy another man’s property. They are stealing the use and money the man used to purchase it.

Apparently they have never read the 10 Commandments. They are not the Ten Suggestions. It is time their idiot parents are held responsible for the actions of their probably 20 something year old kids, who by now are supposed to be adults.

I have had a bad day dealing with spoiled over 20 so called kids who need their sorry buttocks kicked.

What happened with this deserter can be and should be laid at the door of his brainwashed America hating parents. It is pass time to correct these fools and their offspring. There is only one way to do it.


17 posted on 06/07/2014 6:31:37 PM PDT by Foundahardheadedwoman (God don't have a statute of limitations)
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To: martin_fierro

LOL!


18 posted on 06/07/2014 6:32:40 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Foundahardheadedwoman

Yeah, they should use a mat so they don’t scratch the car.


19 posted on 06/07/2014 6:39:58 PM PDT by gitmo (If your theology doesn't become your biography, what good is it?)
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To: Foundahardheadedwoman

I saw one set on a picnic table.


20 posted on 06/07/2014 6:40:51 PM PDT by gitmo (If your theology doesn't become your biography, what good is it?)
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To: Celtic Conservative

They buy it because it makes them look and feel like they care due to it’s unique design, just like the Prius. In realty, you can get cheaper cars with equivelent or better mileage, but that dosen’t matter to them.


21 posted on 06/07/2014 6:41:07 PM PDT by matt04
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To: dfwgator

There are REAL cars that get better mpg and are SAFE to drive. i.e. VW TDI Jetta

Why bother with these stupid golf carts?


22 posted on 06/07/2014 6:41:11 PM PDT by bicyclerepair (The zombies here elected alcee hastings. TERM LIMITS ... TERM LIMITS)
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To: dfwgator

Cow tipping is much more difficult.

The cow may get up & charge, or Farmer John is right there with his shotgun from all the bellowing & mooing.


23 posted on 06/07/2014 6:43:31 PM PDT by elcid1970 ("In the modern world, Muslims are living fossils.")
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To: matt04

If I’m going to drive a car that small, I want to be able to carry it around, like The Jetsons’ car.


24 posted on 06/07/2014 6:45:24 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: dfwgator

LOL!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FyinD6ZDqeg


25 posted on 06/07/2014 6:52:50 PM PDT by Diana in Wisconsin (I don't have 'Hobbies.' I'm developing a robust Post-Apocalyptic skill set...)
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To: windcliff
Time to add a pair of these to the Smart Car. The 'anti-tipping' option.


26 posted on 06/07/2014 6:53:01 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (Lost my tagline on Flight MH370. Sorry for the inconvenience.)
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To: matt04

The mileage they get for their size is appalling though I have seen them parked in some very tight spots - sometimes perpendicular to the curb in places where other cars are parallel.


27 posted on 06/07/2014 6:53:52 PM PDT by posterchild (It takes a politician to declare a settled science.)
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To: windcliff

Life Lesson: Don’t buy a car from Toys ‘R Us.


28 posted on 06/07/2014 6:55:46 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.)
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To: x1stcav

Me too but still funny.Every time I see one of these POS cars on the road I look at the driver and say to me.Wack Job Lib


29 posted on 06/07/2014 6:58:05 PM PDT by CGASMIA68
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To: windcliff

I saw one the other day in my workplace parking lot and it had a USGA window decal on the back. Instantly I thought: where does this person put their clubs?


30 posted on 06/07/2014 6:59:17 PM PDT by day10 (Integrity has no need of rules.)
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To: windcliff

Did any of these have Obama/Biden bumper stickers on them?


31 posted on 06/07/2014 6:59:41 PM PDT by EvilCapitalist (It's better to die free than live as a slave)
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To: EvilCapitalist

These racist, anti-Obama gays are ruining San Francisco...

lol

//sarcasm


32 posted on 06/07/2014 7:00:18 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: windcliff

Maybe it was just the awesome power and a wheelstand that got out of control?


33 posted on 06/07/2014 7:00:27 PM PDT by doorgunner69
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To: CGASMIA68

When you come right down to it, they’re very well engineered and designed for city-dwellers.

Therein lies the problem. City-dwellers are the problem.


34 posted on 06/07/2014 7:00:46 PM PDT by x1stcav ("The past is a foreign country: they do things differently there.")
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Minneapolis is littered with those things to. People leave them everywhere. 15 minute parking zones, commercial only, unpaid parking meters...

I think they have some agreement with the city to allow for that, but man it sucks when the same POS sits in a 15 minute zone for days.


35 posted on 06/07/2014 7:01:06 PM PDT by cableguymn (It's time for a second political party.)
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To: windcliff

If the tippers are ILLEGALS, they’ll just get a free meal and a notice to return for a court date (LOL).


36 posted on 06/07/2014 7:01:22 PM PDT by BobL
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To: UCANSEE2

A BMW that lights the occupants’ farts?


37 posted on 06/07/2014 7:02:45 PM PDT by doorgunner69
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To: gitmo

high school football team did this with the principals Geo Metro when I was a kid...

Then that winter they did it again but placed it on a snow bank.


38 posted on 06/07/2014 7:02:49 PM PDT by cableguymn (It's time for a second political party.)
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To: UCANSEE2

south africa has the right idea here, i wish my vehicle had this.


39 posted on 06/07/2014 7:05:57 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: bicyclerepair

“There are REAL cars that get better mpg and are SAFE to drive. i.e. VW TDI Jetta. Why bother with these stupid golf carts?”

A TDI Jetta with automatic, AC, cruise, and a Radio is $26,000 + tax.

The wife’s 2014 Smart cost less than $15,000 out the door with all of the above, plus Mercedes service, roadside, and support. She gets 36-43 MPG in the city (w/wo the AC on). Winter formulation ethanol fuel kills the power, but I found a place with “Agricultural Gasoline” (100% go-juice) that solves that problem.

All told, the cost of ownership, including fuel, Ins, Depreciation, plates, etc., makes it insanely cheap to drive.

It makes a great second, or in our case, third car. It would suck as your only ride, though.


40 posted on 06/07/2014 7:11:22 PM PDT by tcrlaf (Q)
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To: windcliff
LuLu & The Cowtippers have a pretty good alibi for this latest rash of incidents, but they are well known as being among 'the usual suspects' in these type of affairs a bit further South along the Coast, and should always be regarded with some suspicion.
41 posted on 06/07/2014 7:12:13 PM PDT by BlueDragon (the wicked flee when none pursueth, but the righteous...are as bold as a lion)
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To: cableguymn

I remember hearing of a VW Beetle sitting in a teacher’s classroom when he came back from lunch.


42 posted on 06/07/2014 7:12:47 PM PDT by gitmo (If your theology doesn't become your biography, what good is it?)
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To: Foundahardheadedwoman

I just looked at the pictures in the story. They DID lay down blankets to keep from scratching the car.


43 posted on 06/07/2014 7:13:54 PM PDT by gitmo (If your theology doesn't become your biography, what good is it?)
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To: Hoodat
If any of those smart cars were totaled...the vandals just may have saved lives!
44 posted on 06/07/2014 7:16:19 PM PDT by ohiobuckeye1997
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To: martin_fierro

LMAO!


45 posted on 06/07/2014 7:18:14 PM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Great vid by ShorelineMike! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOZjJk6nbD4&feature=plcp)
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To: matt04

Most liberals are, at heart insecure and immature. They need their egos stroked constantly. Above all else they need to feel like they are “good people”. Because of their immaturity and insecurity they are followers, not leaders. They need others to validate them and boost their fragile self esteem. Because of this they are susceptible to being manipulated. They bend to and fro on the winds of fads and popular opinion. Liberals buy these kinds of cars because somebody told them they’re better for the planet, and “good people” want to “save” their planet. Liberals do not buck trends. The two hardest words for a liberal to say are “I disagree”. Now I ask you, do we really want these kinds of peole running our government?

CC


46 posted on 06/07/2014 7:24:57 PM PDT by Celtic Conservative (tease not the dragon for thou art crunchy when roasted and taste good with ketchup)
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To: tcrlaf

Smart car requires premium gasoline, which makes it a poor choice, imo.


47 posted on 06/07/2014 7:31:06 PM PDT by ltc8k6
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To: UCANSEE2

Personally I like the 1989 Batmobile from the Batman movie with the big flame shooting out the back.


48 posted on 06/07/2014 7:33:28 PM PDT by EvilCapitalist (It's better to die free than live as a slave)
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To: ohiobuckeye1997

That isn’t a Smart Car.

Might have been a compact CUV. Now it’s a Super Compact.


49 posted on 06/07/2014 7:40:00 PM PDT by Kickass Conservative (If Cancer were Contagious, they would call it Liberalism...)
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To: tcrlaf

The car I’m looking at for my next car is a Chevy spark. It has a direct injected 1.2 liter four, gets 40 mpg, has some ungodly amount of airbags and a 5 star crash rating. Despite the fact that I’m 6’4” tall it’s comfortable and roomy inside (the trunk is kinda a joke but you can’t have everything) and they start at $12,500. I commute 50 miles one way and to cut my fuel usage 25% comes close to cutting the overall cost of operating the vehicle by a third. The spark comes with a/m f/m X/m radio standard and a touch screen that is bluetooth capable and smart-phone friendly. For the price you can’t beat it.

CC


50 posted on 06/07/2014 7:45:43 PM PDT by Celtic Conservative (tease not the dragon for thou art crunchy when roasted and taste good with ketchup)
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