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Old 11 December 2008, 10:03 PM
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Default Granny Air Bag

So got this (youtube link, don't worry its work safe) in an email (well not this, a copy of this). It came with a little flavor text but for the most part the video says it all.

Its basically a video of a guy honking and revving his engine at an old lady who is taking particularly long to cross a street, she hits his car with her handbag and the airbag goes off.

I'm curious of anybody can weigh in on it, I personally cannot possibly see an air bag going off that easily but I'm hardly an expert on cars, but if its not real then I'm curious if anybody knows where its from (if anything).


Old 11 December 2008, 10:13 PM
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Apparently it was from an IKEA advert.
Old 12 December 2008, 05:42 PM
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If it were real, there would've been a foof of powder when it deployed. Still a cute video.

I think airbags go off at impacts of 25/30 mph. Anyone know for sure?
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