Coco LaFemme: With all the adrenaline that was coursing through their veins, they probably could have picked it up and thrown it off of him. Good for them though, if I saw my dad trapped under any kind of vehicle, my first reaction would be to start screaming and running around like a chicken with its head cut off. I am NOT good in emergencies. Wish I was.
MyRandomName: studs up: IamAwake: MyRandomName: They didn't lift 3000 lbs. They lifted one side while the majority of the weight was on the pivot point.Was working on my wife's car some years back, changing the brakes. Was wiggling the rotor off, when the jackstand suddenly sunk into the dirt/gravel and then turned, dropping the car on top of me.My wife heard me yell "help!" - she came out, and without thinking lifted the car off me. I know, I know, you're thinking pivots, angles, things and stuff.1) First, the car was at a pretty decent incline, facing uphill2) she lifted it from the back bumper, which was several feet lower than the front bumper - so far as pivots are concerned, she did not have the mechanical advantage3) she had to lift it high enough that the springs/shocks were fully lifted off4) I was pinned in such a way as to not be able to help in the least (I was twisted around, and generally assumed the situation was helpless so didn't even think to try - she lifted it so fast I didn't even get to think about it)5) she weighed about 110lbs, which was...6) She was a vet student at the time (is a vet now...) so was doing 18hr days during rotations...was in the worst shape of her life due to not having enough time to do any physical activity, much less eat properly - hell, she didn't even get enough sleep.I know, I know, CSB. Just sayin, sometimes it doesn't have a simple "oh, the person didn't actually do anything incredible, they were just using a force multiplier to..." no, sometimes it really is pretty damn shocking.//CSB!MRN just hates like haters do. CSB!This is hilarious. Religious person would state god gave them power. Fark would ridicule because religion. Reporter making just as ignorant a statement ignoring high school level physics, I'm a hater because I point it out.Hilarious.
studs up: mildly amusing, maybe
IamAwake: studs up: mildly amusing, maybeexceptionally embarrassing is what it was. It sunk/moved quick, I very quickly tried to get out but there was very very little time between the first slip and the fall. Thus the reason I was left in an awkward position; I was mid-recoil. Was pretty dumb for not securing the car better.But, it's entirely true. I'm neither attributing G-d, nor am I a reporter. Examples of "superhuman" feats from adrenaline rushes are very well documented, proven, etc. Did the reporter sell the story well enough to not get dismissed? Was it not actually a story at all, really? Who knows. I just know I've witnessed it first-hand, so I'm not gonna dismiss it so easily.
goodole312: i donno the one on the right looks pretty burly
Contents Under Pressure: Adrenaline does stuff to people. I watched some idiot's car fishtail right onto the sidewalk in front of a hair salon. A very frail old lady had just come out. She was moving slowly with a cane. That car swung right by her and she just flat out levitated up and back about 4 feet and landed with catlike grace. I suspect she gobbled a lot of Tylenol and brandy that night, but good on her.
Thai_Mai_Xhu: Looks like an 8N Ford....maybe a 9N but it still is to a tractor as a Vespa is to a GXR.
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