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    Boulder destroys Toyota Yaris

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    Five-tonne boulder falls on car

    The owner of this Yaris had a lucky escape when a huge boulder landed on it, writing it off completely.

    The rock, estimated at up to five-tonnes in weight, fell onto the parked Toyota from a transporter lorry as it drove past.

    Thankfully the car's owner, Joan Hall, was on an errand when the incident occurred. It was on her return from the local Post Office in Hayfield, Derbyshire, that a neighbour broke the news to her.

    Adam Chatterton, who took the picture, was near the scene when he said he “heard a massive bang.”

    The boulder proved so heavy, in fact, that the crane trying to remove it dropped it back onto the car at the first attempt.

    Speaking to the BBC, Mrs. Hall said: “I've had a lot of things happen in my life and this is actually a minor one. I'm going to write a book one of these days.”

    Mark Nichol
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    See! Act of God. Even (S)He hates the Yaris.

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    that's one big pebble...
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    That's what he gets for being illegally parked.
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    Quote Originally Posted by public View Post
    "All I did was say to my wife, That piece of halibut was good enough for Jehovah!"
    He did it AGAIN!

    Ok, seriosuly: HOW? Reckless boulder removing service?
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    Careless Air expands it's service into boulders. :O
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    Quote Originally Posted by Gingertom View Post
    Hey, didn´t Al Gore tell us that Nature would strike back by trying to drown and cook us? HE SAID NOTHING ABOUT BOULDERS!
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    Quote Originally Posted by efoolution View Post
    Hey, didn´t Al Gore tell us that Nature would strike back by trying to drown and cook us? HE SAID NOTHING ABOUT BOULDERS!
    It didn't smash a gas guzzler, it smashed a cute tiny frugal city car. Can't be Al Gore's pebble then.
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    Oh if only there was a "Beware of falling rocks" sign he could have saved it.
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    "Sir, a huge boulder fell onto a parked Toyota Yaris."
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    If Mrs. Hall drove a Hilux that shit woulda bounced right off it no problem.
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    So that's why they told my friend they'd lost his boulder delivery. He had ordered some boulders for his trebuchet.
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    About 3 miles from where I live. My brother insists it didn't come from the quarry he works at.
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    Its natures way of stopping Toyotas from unintended acceleration and from tipping over while skidding.

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