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Old 02-18-2008, 05:43 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Neat video: if you like clever, minimalistic autos... check out this furniture!

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Old 02-18-2008, 07:23 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Clever economy Engineering.

Must be easy to move from one apartment to the next.
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Old 02-18-2008, 08:44 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I love it. The bed looks pretty interesting. The stool looks uncomfortable. I don't know how green it would be because it looks fairly disposable, but cool nonetheless.

The smart car of furniture
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Old 02-18-2008, 08:45 PM   #4 (permalink)
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The question is: Would it fit in a smart car? haha
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Old 02-18-2008, 09:30 PM   #5 (permalink)
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I think this belongs in the same category: crazy cardboard room.

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Old 02-18-2008, 10:10 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Now I've got to go find a pic of a cardboard car... you know they're out there...
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It looks pretty useless for daily usage... I think it would break pretty easily. But it is a cool concept.
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Old 02-18-2008, 11:15 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Here you go.


I don't know why it duplicating it. I just used the link at the top.
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The Trabant was actually made from a couple of materials that included paper.

"The body of the Trabant was Duroplast, a material that, in East German production, often made use of varying quantities of different fibers, such as cotton, or occasionally paper."

My roommate of the previous two years was from Austria/Hungary and introduced me to them. They are an interesting vehicle.
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Old 02-18-2008, 11:26 PM   #10 (permalink)
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I wonder if the cop was giving them a ticket because it wasn't registered.

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