Among the ten commandments of the car guy, near the top is "Thou shalt not mess with thy neighbor's vehicle, regardless of how awful it may be." That said, we can't help but giggle every time we look at the image above.

Apparently, some delinquents in San Francisco, bereft of bovines to tip, have taken to tipping Smart ForTwos, like some absurd, real-life version of the tractor-tipping scene from Cars. Witnesses told KRON-4 in San Francisco that eight people, wearing hoods, were responsible for tipping three Smarts. While the vehicle above was tipped on its rear hatch, the other two were tipped on their side and roof, respectively.

"All of a sudden I just see eight hooded figures walk up to the car," witness Brandon Michael told KRON. "I thought it looked like they were up to no good. And then sure enough they walk up to this smart car right here, all huddle around it, and then lift it up and set it on its hind legs."

As of right now, the suspects are still on the loose. Take a look below for the full new report from KRON 4.


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      Randy Perkins
      • 8 Months Ago
      I guess it is funny if you have never had your car vandalized.
      MechE
      • 8 Months Ago
      We used to horse around and move our friend's parked car by hand, drunk hilarity. But tipping some random person's car on its back (likely causing damage) is messed up.
      Laszlo Panaflex
      • 8 Months Ago
      It's stuff like this that causes me to have more empathy for animals than for people. Lord, deliver me from boorish behavior and willful idiocy.
      dragonyee
      • 8 Months Ago
      Not funny, it's someone's property. Maybe I can do the same to there cars. How would they like that?
      eideard
      • 8 Months Ago
      The uniform thread in anarchistic behavior is spoiled babies incapable of public participation. ********* comes to mind. Going to work for daddy in a couple of years.
      Peter
      • 8 Months Ago
      Where is Vincent Vega when you need him? Lance: They should be &$#ing killed. No trial, no jury, straight to execution. Vincent: Boy, I wish I could've caught him doing it. I'd have given anything to catch that $@&hole doing it. It'd been worth him doing it just so I could've caught him doing it. Lance: What a *$&#er! Vincent: What's more chicken&%#$ than &%$#ing with a man's automobile? I mean, don't &%$# with another man's vehicle. Truth.
      Pault
      • 8 Months Ago
      some strategically placed spikes and velcro applied to the underlip would help stop this quick.. ;)
        graphikzking
        • 8 Months Ago
        @Pault
        how about those die packets that they put in the bank bags or in the fire alarm pulls. This way when the kids lift really hard, it explodes on their hands and clothes. Can't wash it out and then they find the perpetrators pretty easily (especially if parents, teachers or store clerk alerts police).
        Peter_G
        • 8 Months Ago
        @Pault
        If by spikes, you mean dirty needles found in the trash, then yes!
      Where's the cheese?
      • 8 Months Ago
      Something tells me bad parenting is involved.
        Sir Duke
        • 8 Months Ago
        @Where's the cheese?
        Sometimes good parents raise bad a$$ kids, or a weak minded kid who succumbs to peer pressure and bad ideas.
          graphikzking
          • 8 Months Ago
          @Sir Duke
          Sometimes all it takes is 1 bad apple. I was that bad apple until I was about 9 years old then somehow I started to realize how hard my parents worked and I became deathly afraid of letting them down. No I wasn't scarred of my father physically (even though he was a golden gloves champion boxer) but I was afraid to let him down and thus I became the good apple. :) It's a shame more kids don't mature normally and that is probably due to constant neglect by their parents or laughing when they do something wrong.
      greg
      • 8 Months Ago
      Turning one round in parking space funny this is crossing the line a bit
      Mark
      • 8 Months Ago
      Reminds me of the time I saw some kids lift up and turn around a parked Renault 5 (Le Car) on the streets of Paris, so it was facing the wrong way on a one-way street.
      Dude
      • 8 Months Ago
      I don't care if it's a rusty old Civic or brand new X5... You don't mess with anyone's car. Not funny and not cool. Unfortunately, there's also (Reliant) Robin tipping in the UK. Funny in Top Gear but no where else.
        Ziv
        • 8 Months Ago
        @Dude
        Dude, you are right, but at the age of 19, my friends and I did something similar to a Honda Civic. We put it between two trees with just an inch or two between each bumper and the trees in front and back of it, so the owner had to find 6 or 7 friends to help him lift it out. And we stood there looking out our dorm windows and laughed our a**es off. Sure it was stupid, but what kid isn't carrying around a boatload of dumb.
          jase.s
          • 8 Months Ago
          @Ziv
          If that story ended with, "And we laughed for a bit and then helped him move his car back," you'd be a decent person. Being young excuses a dumb harmless prank, it doesn't excuse being an ass who causes a problem for other people and then watches.
      Julio B
      • 8 Months Ago
      Let California gun laws get loose and this will stop happening. I don't even lock my Jeep here in SC.
        Niels Marienlund
        • 8 Months Ago
        @Julio B
        Well, Julio, here in California I don't lock my Celica, either, and I still have it after a very, very, very long time. Whatever point you were trying to make eluded you before you attempted to make it. I encourage you to stop with the stupid comments. As it is, Southerners have a reputation for being blatantly retarded, and you're not doing Carolina a favor.
          Jake
          • 8 Months Ago
          @Niels Marienlund
          Perhaps I should let you know that Californians have a reputation for being arrogant condescending jerk-offs?
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