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Rounded a corner today in Manhattan at speed,
had to jam the breaks to not run over and old woman and
This particular grandma and her animal were exactly
precisely the picture you have in your head of who might
typically get run over.
This subject is no laughing matter, God forbid
any of us
experience any part of such a tragic event.
However this idea is a a game enabled by technology.
A camera mounted on the hood of your car triggered by
stopping abruptly or triggered manually with a button on
the steering wheel by a driver with the presence of mind to
capture the moment.
So here is the game everyone has played grand theft auto
and i am certain to some extent has fantasized about
winning a pedestrian kill game in real life.
So this system documents the near fatality encounters
beams them to an internet site that evaluates legitimacy
and then credits your account. You are competing with
Points are assigned based on the intensity or volume of
the near miss. so for example a point system could be
arrived at that grants more points for children in the
camera view vs grandmas and so on.
Also the deterrent for people to not intentionally try to run
people down on purpose is that your personal information
would be reported to the authorities if in fact you actually
Death Race 2000
The future's bright ... [8th of 7, Apr 23 2010]
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||Extra points for
Scaring any person of the cloth,
Shopping dropped and a
Mega bonus for hitting a shopping trolley being pushed by a tramp which is actually full of old food tins...
||I think this will just encourage people to take unnecessary risks.
||I can think of only four reasons why this is a bad idea.
||But give me some more time.
||// encourage people to take unnecessary risks. //
||//everyone has played grand theft auto and i am certain to
some extent has fantasized about winning a pedestrian kill
game in real life// No.
||Ditto on the above "no", and while I see your point I don't think it would qualify as "justified". You can probably find a better idea title.
||Rather than a contest it could be a webstie with an assembly of shots documenting: why I slammed on my brakes. Works for bikes too.
||I take it a webstie is a site that is so dysfunctional as
to resemble as pig's home?