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Generally, in my hometown, people drive one of two kinds of
vehicles: 1. big black SUVs, red jeeps, or dark blue or green baby
wagons, with dark windows, none of which you can see through,
or 2. small white, beige, silver, grey, tan, off white, cream, or
other schnoo-lite-colored cars which are
lower to the ground and
have relatively untinted windows that you can mostly see
through. Like life, its about transparency at a fundamental level.
The two kinds of people who drive these two kinds of vehicles,
drive accordingly to the way you would think that a fish
swimming in a large school of other fish that looked mostly like
it, but than which it was either bigger and more-un-see-through-
able, or smaller and more see-through-able would swim. So people
in cars that are different sizes and transparencies treat
eachother like you would expect them to treat eachother based
mostly on the type of car they are driving.
If you cant see around a car, you dont know when to pull out and
you feel bad about and constricted by the car in front of you, and
like it is driven by an authority figure. If you can see through a
car you drive as if it isn't there and you feel good and supported
by the car in front of you, and like it is driven by someone who is
subservient to you.
You get better gas millage with the small cars.
You get more respect with the big cars.
So this is an idea for false big backs on small cars so that you can
have the best of both worlds. The aerodynamics might be a little
hard to work out.
[normzone, Dec 10 2015]
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[normzone, Dec 10 2015]
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[bungston, Dec 19 2015]
||//You get more respect with the big cars// that is the flaw in this idea. Unless by "respect" you mean "pity mixed with ridicule".
||Yes, that's like the fallacy of BMW drivers in the UK. They think they are GODS OF THE ROAD!!! - but everyone else thinks they're tossers.
||In today's culture, what better measure of respect, than spite from people you didn't even notice.
||BMWs are the chosen transport of pimps, cops, and drug dealers. 'nuff said.
||//The aerodynamics might be a little hard to work out//
||Quite easy actually: just put up a large spoiler on the back, hinged so it hangs down at low speed, blocking the thru vision of the person behind.