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    Dances a jig. Mchaz's Avatar
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    Cagers Get Desparate

    http://www.comcast.net/news/strange/...24/352656.html

    A makeshift mannequin that failed to fool police monitoring the high-occupancy vehicle lane on a highway has fetched $15,000 in an auction on eBay, with proceeds going to charity, the buyer announced.

    A company called Video Professor bought the Styrofoam head, coat hanger, and clothing stuffed with newspapers from carpool-lane scofflaw Greg Pringle, 53, said Brian Olson, a spokesman for the company...
    So what's next? Cagers picking up homeless just so they can use the HOV lane?

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    2-Cyl, 1/2 HP @ 90 RPM slvoid's Avatar
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    Get a motorcycle...

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    2-Cyl, 1/2 HP @ 90 RPM slvoid's Avatar
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    Get a motorcycle...

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    Dances a jig. Mchaz's Avatar
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    But then I won't have 10,000 lbs of metal protecting me and my precious cell phone.

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    I have read about inflatable sex dolls being used.
    In another case a woman claimed that being pregnant constituted double occupancy. In that case the judge ruled against her. He stated that police officers cannot be in the business of roadside pregnancy testing.

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    SERENITY NOW!!! jyossarian's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by slvoid
    Get a motorcycle...
    +1
    you can still split the lane, but at 60 mph.
    HHCMF - Take pride in your ability to amaze lesser mortals! - MikeR



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    Chairman of the Bored catatonic's Avatar
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    Yeah the old sex doll in the carpool lane is a pretty well known trick.

    Another fun one is the mannequin/tinted window trick.

    Pretty funny how far people go to speed things up, yet once the roads are made to be speedier, they move farther away, which slows it back down again.

    Honestly, I think way too many people need their head checked.
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