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Old 09-24-2013, 12:57 PM   #20 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Occasionally6 View Post
Causing the backfire was sport in my (misspent) youth. Some of the responses of bystanders were amusing until I considered that, given returned vets and gun massacres, they could have been genuinely in fear for their lives.
When I was in college, someone was driving an old truck through the campus and let off the gas to slow down to let people cross. When the driver got back on the gas it backfired 4 or 5 times.

Probably 10 kids dropped to the ground.
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