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    Default cars rollling uphill in Cabral/Barahona

    Has anybody ever heard of this?:

    Apparently, there is a spot on a raod near Cabral/Barahona, where, when you face downhill in the car and put it in neutral, the car goes backwards - uphill. The same happens with a bottle of water if you put it on the road.

    I know it sounds crazy but the person who told me didn't believe it either, but they were there and tried it themselves with the car, and it was true - and this person I know not to be a liar or make things up.

    Something to do with magnetic field or something, who knows....just curious if anybody ever heard of this and/or if anybody knows why this could be.

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    see for yourself!

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    It's an optical illusion.

    Get yer dumpy level out and do some surveyin'.


    Or if you don't believe me, I have a great design for a perpetual motion machine that I am willing to sell for pots of cash....
    Last edited by pedrochemical; 12-03-2010 at 02:16 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pedrochemical View Post
    It's an optical illusion.

    Get yer dumpy level out and do some surveyin'.


    Or if you don't believe me, I have a great design for a perpetual motion machine that I am willing to sell for pots of cash....
    Have you ever created a model of this perpetual motion machine? I'd be interested in investing in that, if I could find a partner with cash.

    We had one of these gravity-defying hills near where I grew up. It worked better at night, but the day could also work if someone was a bit naive. The key to making it work was staying on the road and not looking at it from the side, because then the illusion was uncovered.

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    There's one on the road to Hoyo del Pelempito too. Fun but clearly an optical illusion.

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    There are places like this all over. All it takes is a simple level or even a pan of water to show which way the "hill" is actually pitched.

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    I dont understand something: How can you Not realize the slope of the hill if standing on the hill ?

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    I dont see how a "magnetic pole" could subvert the laws of gravity.

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    Quote Originally Posted by puryear270 View Post
    Have you ever created a model of this perpetual motion machine? I'd be interested in investing in that, if I could find a partner with cash.
    Send me the money first and I will send you the blue prints.

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