My friend's 12 year old son asked me

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  • Ensx
  • September 8, 2011, 10:37 am
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  • 13

    The manual window crank is the only reason both my arms are the same size ;)

  • 7

    i dread this day D:

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    It's like "how long before people don't know what that icon is on the save button?

    ask the 13 year old i bet they wont
    - Weichert506 October 27, 2011, 4:56 pm
    I'm 13, it's a floppy disk. Check, and mate.
    - Fusefire November 7, 2012, 3:35 pm
    You're from the internet, you dont count.
    - Bored10123 November 7, 2012, 9:25 pm
    flawless victory (yes 4 months later)
    - 24paperwings March 13, 2013, 12:15 am
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    o_O wow I never thought of that! Very interesting.

    • TexBex
    • September 9, 2011, 6:31 am
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    In a lot of places in Europe roll windows are compulsory in the back seats for safety precautions. Something to do with electric windows not working if the car crashes in water? This is what my brother told me a few years ago though, so he could have easily been lying to me :P

    Not heard of that in the UK kiddo but from now on I'll be more cautious driving near water because I hadn't thought of that and mine are all electric.
    - Math September 9, 2011, 7:30 am
    mythbusters proved that electric windows work under water so just roll them down before you sink cos then you would be royally screwed
    - eman94 October 27, 2011, 1:54 pm
    or you could carry a hammer in your car/truck... if your car is underwater a broken window shouldn't be that big of a deal.
    - MIKYTEY March 13, 2013, 11:03 pm
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    Next time someone asks what they're for, break it off and beat them with it while saying "THIS IS WHAT THEY ARE FOR YOU UN-EDUCATED PRICK!"

    That's how you 'handle' these kind of situations.

    Unless they are under the age of 15.

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    id rather have a manual roll down than electric. why? less shit to go wrong =)

    The motors on them only last 6-8 years before dying. Then they are roughly $300 to get fixed. Just more shit to break.
    - Albane September 9, 2011, 7:44 am
    I call bull on that my CR-X is 22 years old and still has the original window and sunroof motors all of work perfectly
    - zebidybob June 9, 2012, 7:22 am
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    I like manual gets muscles going!

    • peace
    • September 9, 2011, 12:06 pm
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    I had this happen the other day but the kid took it one step further. My truck has a manual transmission and the boy asked what the shifter was for. I was about to smack a punk.

    - sweetnurse June 8, 2012, 8:14 pm
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    My grandparents have/had a car that had those...

    I loved to mess around with them when we were driving.

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    I gotta roll em down in MY truck. and I'm 16. haha

  • 1

    I never thought about it, but it is very interesting.

  • 1

    Great topic!!!! I enjoyed reading this post.

  • 1

    An interesting question raised by the little boy.

  • 1

    The manual window cranks can be helpful in some emergency situation.

  • 1

    The automatic cranks are replacing the manual window cranks these days! We are going to miss this type of thing in our car or truck.

  • 1

    Such an interesting post! The boy really asked a valuable question about truck or car accessories.

    - poopiteepoop April 25, 2015, 11:30 am
  • 1

    Wow!! Nice question asked by the little boy..

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    very interested post...

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    Interesting question raised by little boy

  • 1

    Nice question asked by a cute boy.

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