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CosmicPal
08-17-2009, 10:32 PM
If you ever needed a reason why you shouldn't be texting while driving, this British PSA film will drive the notion into you. This is going around the schools.

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luv
08-17-2009, 10:41 PM
Wow. That could be used in any scenario. Reaching down to get something, switching CD's/stations, putting on make up, etc.

cdcox
08-17-2009, 10:45 PM
This new phone is sweet! I can watch youtube while I drive.

I've never posted a message via mobile device.

jidar
08-17-2009, 10:46 PM
Wow. That could be used in any scenario. Reaching down to get something, switching CD's/stations, putting on make up, etc.

so... you're equating texting and changing radio stations?

DA_T_84
08-17-2009, 10:57 PM
See, this is why I use a rotary phone. It's kind of bulky in my pocket, but I will deal with it if it means I don't have to worry about getting texts while I am trying to do something crazy dangerous, like say, driving or walking.

CoMoChief
08-17-2009, 11:00 PM
woman drivers, no survivors.

DA_T_84
08-17-2009, 11:04 PM
woman drivers, no survivors.

Lady dancers, fast de-pantsers.

This game is fun!

CoMoChief
08-17-2009, 11:08 PM
Lady dancers, fast de-pantsers.

This game is fun!

nicely played

Count Alex's Losses
08-17-2009, 11:08 PM
That wasn't bad, but it could have been more effective. The girl was trapped in the car. If the car had blown up...now there's a dramatic conclusion.

Also the explosion could have taken out several innocent bystanders AND the helicopter, which careens into a nearby schoolyard and shreds several toddlers that get in the way of it's fiery path of DOOM!

DON'T TEXT!

Alternate conclusion: parents of the shredded toddlers show up, go ballistic with rage and shoot up the kindergarten. Texting is a chain reaction that leads to mass murder.

Raised On Riots
08-17-2009, 11:11 PM
JFC.

CoMoChief
08-17-2009, 11:13 PM
Fuck that clip. Let Michael Bay have some fun with it. LOL

jidar
08-17-2009, 11:13 PM
That wasn't bad, but it could have been more effective. The girl was trapped in the car. If the car had blown up...now there's a dramatic conclusion.

Also the explosion could have taken out several innocent bystanders AND the helicopter, which careens into a nearby schoolyard and shreds several toddlers that get in the way of it's fiery path of DOOM!

DON'T TEXT!

Alternate conclusion: parents of the shredded toddlers show up, go ballistic with rage and shoot up the kindergarten. Texting is a chain reaction that leads to mass murder.

Michael Bay is really scrapping the bottom of the barrel for work.

jidar
08-17-2009, 11:14 PM
**** that clip. Let Michael Bay have some fun with it. LOL

shit

Count Alex's Losses
08-17-2009, 11:16 PM
When the chick started screaming and crying I was waiting for her to yell "TECH SUPPOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOORT!"

jidar
08-17-2009, 11:17 PM
If they had Tarantino do it the texts would have been a lot more interesting.


"omg, y do I gotta use the pink loaner iphone?"

"haha fag. cuz its the only spare left while we fix yours. which 1 is yours anyway?"

"Its the one that says bad motherfucker on it. lolz"

Raised On Riots
08-17-2009, 11:23 PM
When the chick started screaming and crying I was waiting for her to yell "TECH SUPPOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOORT!"


ROFLROFLROFL

Lzen
08-17-2009, 11:28 PM
Nice. I will be showing this to my son. We have been over the no texting while driving policy, but this vid would be good reinforcement for my stance.

irishjayhawk
08-17-2009, 11:30 PM
That wasn't bad, but it could have been more effective. The girl was trapped in the car. If the car had blown up...now there's a dramatic conclusion.

Also the explosion could have taken out several innocent bystanders AND the helicopter, which careens into a nearby schoolyard and shreds several toddlers that get in the way of it's fiery path of DOOM!

DON'T TEXT!

Alternate conclusion: parents of the shredded toddlers show up, go ballistic with rage and shoot up the kindergarten. Texting is a chain reaction that leads to mass murder.

Live Free Die Hard?

Oh wait....

irishjayhawk
08-17-2009, 11:31 PM
In seriousness, though, that PSA is more hilarious than it is a PSA.

L.A. Chieffan
08-17-2009, 11:49 PM
so did she at least get the text to go through?

Raised On Riots
08-17-2009, 11:52 PM
so did she at least get the text to go through?

LMAO I love this thread; it's like High School all over again in it's own little way.

Ari Chi3fs
08-17-2009, 11:56 PM
The thing that gets you... is she killed both of her friends... the elderly couple... the mom and dad and the baby... not the little boy though...

yet she lives. To deal with the guilt of killing 7 people.

DA_T_84
08-18-2009, 12:44 AM
The thing that gets you... is she killed both of her friends... the elderly couple... the mom and dad and the baby... not the little boy though...

yet she lives. To deal with the guilt of killing 7 people.

THAT WAS A LITTLE BOY???!!!

gta0012
08-18-2009, 12:58 AM
Dude that was sooooo fucked up!

Thig Lyfe
08-18-2009, 01:05 AM
That actually was pretty well-done. It's technically proficient and it mostly avoids the heavy-handedness (other than the lame "Will mommy and daddy wake up" shit) that undercuts most other PSAs. There really isn't much here for a teen to make fun of because it shows rather than tells.

The actual crash was really impressive.

Raised On Riots
08-18-2009, 01:16 AM
That actually was pretty well-done. It's technically proficient and it mostly avoids the heavy-handedness (other than the lame "Will mommy and daddy wake up" shit) that undercuts most other PSAs. There really isn't much here for a teen to make fun of because it shows rather than tells.

The actual crash was really impressive.


The lack of a severed head keeps this PSA in "Golden Globe" territory, with no chance at an Oscar.

DA_T_84
08-18-2009, 01:19 AM
THERE WERE NO SEVERED HEADS???!!!

Raised On Riots
08-18-2009, 01:26 AM
THERE WERE NO SEVERED HEADS???!!!

I'm sayin'; 4 minutes of valuable life you'll never get back.

McCarthy black-list this piece of shit!

Demonpenz
08-18-2009, 01:43 AM
she killed those people on purpose to clear out her top five

Raised On Riots
08-18-2009, 01:46 AM
she killed those people on purpose to clear out her top five

LMAO

DA_T_84
08-18-2009, 01:48 AM
They should make one of these about road head.

Demonpenz
08-18-2009, 01:51 AM
aaa

Pablo
08-18-2009, 01:53 AM
Not as good as the Drunk Driving PSA with the Backstreet Boy's "Show me the Meaning of Being Lonely".

Raised On Riots
08-18-2009, 01:56 AM
she killed those people on purpose to clear out her top five

Penz, have a new guitar:


http://www.nymphusa.com/tele/pabstocaster.jpg

Demonpenz
08-18-2009, 01:58 AM
damn that is a nice guitar. how much fucking twang can your guitar put on it. Not only for country, but for rock-abillilly

Pablo
08-18-2009, 01:59 AM
aaa
Handjob FTWreck.

Pablo
08-18-2009, 02:01 AM
It ain't no lie, when you text you die, die, die.

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DenverChief
08-18-2009, 02:02 AM
Is it wrong I laughed? The accident scenario was a little overblown

Raised On Riots
08-18-2009, 02:05 AM
damn that is a nice guitar. how much fucking twang can your guitar put on it. Not only for country, but for rock-abillilly

You can strap that sumbitch on and play Hank in a Honky-Tonk or Mike Ness at the Outhouse; that's dual-purpose Mojo, Daddy-o.:thumb:

loochy
08-18-2009, 09:01 AM
aaa

LMAO is that supposed to be a car? It looks like a boob with two people inside of it.

Rain Man
08-18-2009, 10:28 AM
Maybe I'm old school, but I don't think it was right that they caused that wreck and killed all those people just to make a phone commercial.

suds79
08-18-2009, 12:09 PM
Maybe I'm old school, but I don't think it was right that they caused that wreck and killed all those people just to make a phone commercial.

LMAO

Dicky McElephant
08-18-2009, 12:21 PM
That could be a PSA for shitty small cars and passenger side airbags.

Iowanian
08-18-2009, 12:43 PM
I think it would have been better if she'd have plowed into the 4000 people in her "verision netork" standing on the road to make sure her text went through....

Molitoth
08-18-2009, 02:29 PM
funny thread!

Saulbadguy
08-18-2009, 02:58 PM
Don't text and drive *



*if you are a woman.

Bob Dole
08-18-2009, 04:55 PM
Why is this getting attention? It's not nearly as graphic as the driver's ed videos we were forced to watch 30 years ago...

Raised On Riots
08-18-2009, 05:00 PM
"Blood on the Asphalt". Good times, good times...

The_Doctor10
08-18-2009, 07:47 PM
See, instead of saying 'Don't do this', do you ever think it occurred to anyone to maybe instruct people on how to drive whilst say, eating, texting, talking on a cell, changing songs on an iPod, etc? Because God knows nobody who drives ever does that. Just like no teenager ever has sex, so we shouldn't talk to them about the proper ways to go about it. Just tell them it's bad and hope they go with it. Damn the consequences of any other outcome.


No texting while driving until you're married.

RINGLEADER
08-18-2009, 07:52 PM
Was that from a TV show or movie -- if not someone decided to put a lot of money into that PSA...

Demonpenz
08-18-2009, 08:18 PM
it's supposed to be a pontiac aztec

Pablo
08-18-2009, 08:28 PM
Why is this getting attention? It's not nearly as graphic as the driver's ed videos we were forced to watch 30 years ago...Hell, about 7 or 8 years ago they had a pretty brutal PSA they showed in my high school about buckling up. Even showed a kid in a Chevy 1500 truck with his head firmly planted in the dashboard. Those were some shocking images...not this CGI non-sense.

CosmicPal
08-18-2009, 08:40 PM
See, instead of saying 'Don't do this', do you ever think it occurred to anyone to maybe instruct people on how to drive whilst say, eating, texting, talking on a cell, changing songs on an iPod, etc? Because God knows nobody who drives ever does that. Just like no teenager ever has sex, so we shouldn't talk to them about the proper ways to go about it. Just tell them it's bad and hope they go with it. Damn the consequences of any other outcome.


No texting while driving until you're married.

Unless you're this guy:

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HMc
08-18-2009, 08:55 PM
Nice little rack shot at 2:40

Iowanian
08-18-2009, 09:41 PM
I wonder if her last post was put on textsfromlastnight dot com?

Bearcat2005
08-18-2009, 09:57 PM
What crappy CGI, to drive the point I feel better graphics were needed :)

Guru
08-26-2009, 03:03 AM
This is why kids should not have cell phones. It is bad enough adults can't even handle them with any brains.

acesn8s
08-26-2009, 08:15 AM
Nice. I will be showing this to my son. We have been over the no texting while driving policy, but this vid would be good reinforcement for my stance.I got an email that is better and it is not fake.

acesn8s
08-26-2009, 08:48 AM
I got an email that is better and it is not fake.The email has photos of an accident site where the driver of a car was texting, crossed the center line, and ended up underneath a semi. It get real graphic when they pull the body out of the car. He comes out in two parts; torso and legs.

Raised On Riots
08-26-2009, 10:04 AM
Link?

acesn8s
08-26-2009, 10:26 AM
Somebody else had posted the photos of the email on another site.

THESE ARE GRAPHIC!!

NSFW

These will show a body cut in half.

http://www.classadrivers.com/forum/anything-everything/38284-dont-text-drive-warning-very-graphic.html

Raised On Riots
08-26-2009, 10:36 AM
Crunch.

acesn8s
08-26-2009, 10:46 AM
Squish!

Frazod
08-26-2009, 10:48 AM
Splat.

Pablo
08-26-2009, 10:53 AM
I don't know what's worse....

Those pictures; or the fact that I've seen so much nasty shit on the internet that I'm totally desensitized to seeing shit like that and images of death in general.

CosmicPal
08-26-2009, 10:56 AM
I honestly don't know how emergency services personnel can see stuff like that and just shake it off as nothing.

I remember reading how a lot of those emergency service workers working the Hyatt tragedy in '79 suffered profoundly terrible nightmares and prolonged psychological issues for years following that tragedy. I suppose if I came upon a dismembered body, I would too.

acesn8s
08-26-2009, 10:57 AM
I don't know what's worse....

Those pictures; or the fact that I've seen so much nasty shit on the internet that I'm totally desensitized to seeing shit like that and images of death in general.I originally saw those pictures in an email from my mom. Not the usual email that she sends.

acesn8s
08-26-2009, 11:02 AM
I honestly don't know how emergency services personnel can see stuff like that and just shake it off as nothing.

I remember reading how a lot of those emergency service workers working the Hyatt tragedy in '79 suffered profoundly terrible nightmares and prolonged psychological issues for years following that tragedy. I suppose if I came upon a dismembered body, I would too.I had a neighbor that was an EMT for a volunteer fire dept. He responded to an accident where the fellow got decapitated. He said he hurled for 10 minutes before he could do his job.

L.A. Chieffan
08-26-2009, 11:02 AM
a bad accident is a bad accident. whether you're texting or playing with a radio or putting on makeup or reading or talking to somebody next to you or masterbating or cooking or doing yoga or watching TV or making margaritas or bathing or using a laptop or painting a model airplane or faxing documents or brushing your teeth or sleeping or singing or running in place or playing an instrument or yelling at herm. these can all be equally distracting while driving

unothadeal
08-26-2009, 03:45 PM
No wonder she got into an accident, she was driving on the wrong side of the road.

Braincase
08-26-2009, 05:28 PM
She was chatting with Leeroy Jenkins.

DBOSHO
08-26-2009, 05:39 PM
i have to be honest. i thought it was funny. they got hit by 18 cars and were still alive lol