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Programming Myself....

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Cars and Driving

  • Movie characters driving in the city will get to park wherever they like when they get to their destination.
  • When you are alone in the back seat of the car, make sure you sit in the middle.
  • Sudden acceleration of a car (be it forwards, backwards, stopping, skidding, sliding, or whatever) causes a loud skid, even on dirt or wet roads. Be prepared. Each wheel is also fitted with a smoke device to let you know when this happens. Hollywood cars are also special: when you take off quickly, you always leave a skid mark for each drive wheel, regardless of whether you have a limited slip differential or not.
  • There are always people carrying around large sheets of glass on the street during a car chase.
  • The person behind the wheel is talking to and looking at their passenger for the entire journey without actually looking at the _road_, changing gear, signalling etc. 
  • Cars chasing each other in the middle of a city will not suffer enough damage to stop the chase.
  • People being chased by a car will keep running down the middle of the road instead of ducking in somewhere where a car cannot go.
  • A car will always explode when shot at, unless the hero is driving it.
  • When you drive a car, you can always recognize all the persons you know that pass you in the opposite direction.
  • If someone has "fixed" the foot-brakes in the car, the driver never use the hand-brake and the gears to slow down, at least not until the last moment.
  • Cars often end up on cliff-edges with 2 wheels in the open air. The good guys are saved just before the car falls over, the bad guys join the car in the free fall, often caused by a bird setting down on the part of the car hanging over the edge.
  • When a car falls off a cliff after a car chase, it usually explodes before reaching the ground.
  • When speeding cars hit a parked car, they fly up into the air while the parked car doesn't even wiggle
  • After a car crash, no movie character ever sits and shakes for five minutes, or becomes incoherent with shock.
  • All cars seem to run on kerosene rather than gasoline (hence the copious black smoke when they burn).
  • Not only do movie cars always park right in front, but they are never locked. 
  • Movie cars have all excellent brakes and can come to a full stop from 120KPH (with loud screeches, even on dirt roads) in 20 ft.
  • There are no stop signs in movie land. Wherever you have to drive, no matter how close or far away it is, you never have to stop before you get there.
  • Film cars never start the first time when you're running away from the bad guy.
  • If there is a large bump in a downhill road, speeding cars will always fly over them and hit the ground in shower of sparks. An interior view will then show the reaction of the passengers at the moment of impact. They will not be injured, even if they are not wearing safety belts. No tire damage, broken axles, or suspension failures will occur as a result of the impact. The car will then execute a sharp left turn at the bottom of the hill. Losing a hubcap at this point will be optional.
  • Police cars involved in chase scenes usually tend to suffer more than any other vehicles- they have head on collisions, smash parked cars, fall into water, and of course, experience the ever popular flying-roll, causing the car to land upside down and crush the lights and siren. Usually, we never get to see the unlucky police force member before or after the inevitable accident.
  • Acid applied by the villain to the hero's brake lines never has any effect unless the car is heading down a steep, winding road. Cars at traffic lights have invujlnerable brake lines.
  • No one ever runs out of gas (even in long car chases). Corollary: every stolen car has a full gas tank and gets great gas mileage.
  • Vintage cars are always 100% immaculate and freshly polished. They never have any scratches, dents or repairs.