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My car is soooo light! - Solved by many...
« on: April 18, 2008, 11:22:00 AM »
In a former puzzle with a minicar called the Kleinschnittger (see below) I wrote "Have you noticed how often you can see pictures of those microcars with someone (preferably a woman) lifting the back as easily as a litter can cover ?"
Next I had an answer from Paul Jaray, who wrote "Woman lifting a microcar, Part - 2" with the second picture below, a woman lifting a Peel.
I am adding another picture (a man lifting a Bamby).

Now another with a mystery car (Woman lifting a microcar, Part-3). That woman does really pull some muscle.
What you puzzlers have to do is:
1- Identify that car. One point for that.
2- Find as many pictures as possible of women lifting microcars (men are accepted, though, but...). Each picture will grant you one point.
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Re: My car is soooo light!
« Reply #1 on: April 18, 2008, 11:32:38 AM »
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Re: My car is soooo light!
« Reply #2 on: April 18, 2008, 11:47:54 AM »
All right. That was kind of easy. Now come the hardest part.
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Re: My car is soooo light!
« Reply #3 on: April 18, 2008, 12:31:55 PM »
Well, the Kleinschnittger, the Peel, the Bamby and the Brütsch are identified so now comes the fun-part:

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Re: My car is soooo light!
« Reply #4 on: April 18, 2008, 12:44:22 PM »
Swell !
I had fun too with your pics 1 and 4, thanks.  But they don't really show microcars, do they? Just very strong women. So they're not giving you any points. You only get two.
Well done.
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Re: My car is soooo light!
« Reply #5 on: April 18, 2008, 12:58:26 PM »
Just for the fun of it. I don´t want points for that. I think it´s a great idea to let others search for interesting car related motifs. Let´s see, what will come up here later...

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Re: My car is soooo light!
« Reply #6 on: April 18, 2008, 01:00:12 PM »
Moreless....

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Re: My car is soooo light!
« Reply #7 on: April 18, 2008, 05:14:27 PM »
Thank you guys. I enjoy your answers as much as you enjoy that "puzzle" it seems. To be fair, I should add @re's post to another puzzle "But did you notice how the woman in the first picture is just standing there waiting for the right moment to pick up the car by the bumpers and lift it?" (see pic below). This one would be in the category "women about to lift a microcar.
Just for the fun of it. I don´t want points for that. I think it´s a great idea to let others search for interesting car related motifs. Let´s see, what will come up here later...
I don't agree with that. It wasn't easy, and I guess you deserve 3 points altogether, if I count one for the second Brütsch (trouble is, I don't remember if I already added the first two).
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Re: My car is soooo light!
« Reply #8 on: April 18, 2008, 08:32:25 PM »
I think you´ve added the first two points already...

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Re: My car is soooo light!
« Reply #9 on: April 19, 2008, 03:48:22 AM »
I think you´ve added the first two points already...
So, here's another for the Brütsch Zwerg.
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Re: My car is soooo light!
« Reply #10 on: April 23, 2008, 04:24:26 AM »
I think I have a picture of my wife lifting a door of an E30 BMW 3-series by one finger, does that count?  ;D

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Re: My car is soooo light!
« Reply #11 on: April 23, 2008, 04:55:49 AM »
Just how micro does it have to be? By modern standards, I'd say this one is pretty small  ;D


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Re: My car is soooo light!
« Reply #12 on: April 23, 2008, 05:00:57 AM »
Matiz seems all right. One point.
@Cabrius: let's see the pic and I'll decide.

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Re: My car is soooo light!
« Reply #13 on: April 23, 2008, 11:35:30 AM »
The one in the green could be a woman ...

edit attached now
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Re: My car is soooo light!
« Reply #14 on: April 23, 2008, 12:21:29 PM »
The one in the green could be a woman ...


Your picture didn't come through...
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Re: My car is soooo light!
« Reply #15 on: April 23, 2008, 12:45:41 PM »
I guess that site didn't allow hotlinking. Attached now.

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Re: My car is soooo light!
« Reply #16 on: April 23, 2008, 01:08:09 PM »
That green person looks to be a woman (and I said men were allowed in moderate quantities anyhow). One point. What car is it? Never seen that.
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Re: My car is soooo light!
« Reply #17 on: April 23, 2008, 03:28:34 PM »
 :D

Great pics!

The red one might be a Crosley.

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Re: My car is soooo light!
« Reply #18 on: April 23, 2008, 10:18:11 PM »
Yes a Crosley.

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Re: My car is soooo light!
« Reply #19 on: April 24, 2008, 09:21:35 AM »
I've put my glasses on. The woman in green seems to wear a beard and a yellow headband.
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Re: My car is soooo light!
« Reply #20 on: May 14, 2008, 01:23:22 PM »
A new picture -sent by Grobmotorix for another topic- of someone lifting a mini car. That's another point for him.
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Re: My car is soooo light!
« Reply #21 on: May 14, 2008, 01:50:11 PM »
I know it's bending the rules but I found a picture of Colin Chapman lifting a Lotus 11 frame, I know it's not a Microcar or even a complete car but it is very light.


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Re: My car is soooo light!
« Reply #22 on: May 14, 2008, 02:42:04 PM »
Appreciated and amusing, neilshouse, but irrelevant. I have a picture of myself lifting a ladder but I don't believe I would  accept it either.
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Re: My car is soooo light!
« Reply #23 on: May 17, 2008, 04:46:53 AM »
Appreciated and amusing, neilshouse, but irrelevant. I have a picture of myself lifting a ladder but I don't believe I would  accept it either.

Stingy bastard.

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Re: My car is soooo light!
« Reply #24 on: July 28, 2008, 06:40:30 PM »
The picture sent by Grobmotorix is the 1950 'Carosse' by Paul Arzens.