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Roadside flashers – Click above to watch the video after the break

Ever wonder what would happen if Robbie the Robot had an addled tryst with a photo-radar box? Neither have we. Some possibly addled Europeans, though, have inadvertently created that union's possible love child with their own nocturnal hijinks.

Mocking the roadside photo radar 'Gatso' units, one giggle-prone youth donned a box and fired a strobe at passing automobiles in a taunting fashion. At least they didn't do their impression of a high-pressure car wash, right? Make the jump to see the video.




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      • 5 Years Ago
      that's funny
      • 5 Years Ago
      When I read the title I was hoping it was somebody jumping in front of the camera and open up their trench coat to reveal what they are wearing.
        • 5 Years Ago
        I actually witnessed that in Seattle one night. I'd like to unsee that.
      • 5 Years Ago
      Sorta lulzy. Ish. Would've been funnier if a car had stopped and had started yelling at them, or something.
        • 5 Years Ago
        The non sarcastic use of the word 'sheeple' instantaneously makes you the very person you are referring to.

        Sort of like the non sarcastic use of the phrase 'here's your sign' qualifies you to be the the sign holder.
        • 5 Years Ago
        But you're forgetting the part where the person driving would sue the kid, the maker of the photo box, the maker of the flash, and the automobile manufacturer for slander and personal injury.
        • 5 Years Ago
        "The non sarcastic use of the word 'sheeple' instantaneously makes you the very person you are referring to."


        That's some interesting bit of info Rocketboy, thanks for sharing the wisdom. No actually I'm just kidding, what you wrote makes no effing sense.
        • 5 Years Ago
        Mike - you forgot the terrorism charges
      • 5 Years Ago
      Yup, those are the kind of radar booths that we have in Europe, or at least Spain.

      There's also panel-radars, and finally they've just installed a radar that takes your average speed.

      About the video, apparently they're already preparing PART 2.

      I must say I've already done something similar, car parked with a flash camera, every single car was braking hard ^^
      (I would've too!)
      • 5 Years Ago
      where was the funny part?
      • 5 Years Ago
      I remember my first beer...
        • 5 Years Ago
        Before I die, I am going to get on stage purely for the purpose of being heckled so I can use that line of Steve Martin's.
      • 5 Years Ago
      Gonna get shot.
        • 5 Years Ago
        Nah...that only happens here in 'merica. Speaking of which, I'm going to go clean my gun.
      • 5 Years Ago
      ...why are there two not-funny videos in a row posted on a Wednesday?

      I thought that was for Saturdays? :p
      • 5 Years Ago
      Y have a speed camera a size of a phone booth??? But i have to say, this is pretty convincing.
      • 5 Years Ago
      Funny
      • 5 Years Ago
      It must be Jeremy Clarkson....
      • 5 Years Ago
      Hey, that was in Galicia, Spain, a couple of weeks ago, during the Carnival. He found a really awesome costume.
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