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Old 31 October 2014, 06:55 PM
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Icon605 Drivers scramble for cash on I-270 after crash

Drivers scrambled to grab money flying around Interstate 270 in Frederick County after an armored truck and a dump truck collided.

http://www.myfoxdc.com/story/2717578...70-after-crash
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Old 31 October 2014, 11:02 PM
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Some years ago, a beer truck overturned near the I94 tunnel near downtown Minneapolis. A reporter noted that it looked like the cleanup crew wouldn't have much left to do as the passing motorists were doing a fine job of picking up the spilled 12 packs.
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Forty years ago I was driving a van-load of kids through Manhattan. There was an armored truck driving in front of me whose back door flew open. A box of quarters fell out and burst open, filling the street. The driver stopped the truck and ran back with his gun drawn. He looked at the spectators, they looked at him and someone said, "Would you you like some help?" Putting his gun away he said "Yes" realizing that no one was risking their lives for handfuls of quarter and he would never be able to gather them up by himself.

I always wondered what he would have done if I had opened the doors to my van and told the kids, "Go help yourselves." Start shooting 5 year-olds for quarters?

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Not forty years ago. These days, though...
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I always wondered what he would have done if I had opened the doors to my van and told the kids, "Go help yourselves." Start shooting 5 year-olds for quarters?
No, he'd shoot you, then wrestle the quarters away from the kids.
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Saw the headline and thought, "What? Again?" http://news.google.com/newspapers?ni...g=4885,3824614
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No, he'd shoot you, then wrestle the quarters away from the kids.
A bunch of five year going for quarters? Good luck mate.
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