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Here are students who can do cool stuff with cars. Include good stories to illustrate.
===Drive Stick Shift===
[http://wso.williams.edu/facebook/view?unix=06emm Evan Miller] (maniacally)
[[Ronit Bhattacharyya '07]] (Only ever driven stick shift; now I just wish I could drive on the right side of the road)
http://wso.williams.edu/facebook/view?unix=08amr_2 Anne Royston '08] (can shift from both driver's and passenger's seat; working on backseat)
[http://wso.williams.edu/facebook/view?unix=07mse Matthew Earle '07] (Double-clutch downshifts saves wear on synchros, but may have caused the expensive timing chain misalignment he just had fixed)
[http://wso.williams.edu/facebook/view?unix=09dfk Dave Kleinschmidt] (also must watch for moose and road conditions unfavorable to those without snow tires)
===Drive Really Fast In Reverse===
===Jumpstart a Car===
=== Parallel Park ===
[[Jonathan Landsman]], native New Yorker, has parked in spots so tight that getting in and out depended on using room provided by nudging cars parked in front and behind, counting on the flexibility of their shocks. His record in Williamstown was set when moving into his [[Morgan#East|Morgan East]] room for the
[[Summer 2004|Summer of 2004 ]], when he parked at the top of [[Spring Street]], leaving enough room on either end of the car to fit one finger, but not two.
[http://wso.williams.edu/facebook/view?unix=06dr David Rodriguez] is also a native New Yorker and often takes it upon himself to giggle at the non-city folk that have such a tough time parking in huge spots on Spring Street.
[[Toby Hall]], yet another native New Yorker who never had the luxury of a parking garage. I got three words for you: "Alternate Side Parking"
===Get Parking Tickets ===
[[Jonathan Landsman|Jonathan Landsman '05]] two in three days in Queens, NYC. Both while at the vehicle, one while inside it.
[http://wso.williams.edu/facebook/view?unix=06dr David Rodriguez] accidentally left car parked illegally outside of [[Mission]] for days to find 4 tickets upon his return.
[http://wso.williams.edu/facebook/view?unix=06lc Lucy Cox-Chapman] forgot that her car was parked at the end of [[Spring Street]] for four days and found 3 tickets when she finally remembered.
[[Charlie Giammattei]], who left his car in front of [[Bryant]]
House in 2005 for four days, incurring TEN tickets from [[ security]]. He then claimed to [[Dave Boyer]] that the car was broken and he had taken it to [[Flamingo Motors]] for repairs. Dave Boyer knew Charlie's car was American-made and Flamingo only deals with foreign-made vehicles. .. needless to say, Charlie paid the price.
[[Toby Hall]] 2 tickets at the [[Greylock]] parking trap, 1 in NYC, from a meter-maid who was waiting by the car until expiration, 1 outside of [[Weston]] for being an idiot and parking overnight because he had forgotten where he left his car.
[http://wso.williams.edu/facebook/view?unix=09dfk Dave Kleinschmidt '09] thought it would be cute to part a [[Junior Advisor|JA]]'s car as close to Fay as possible, which was inside the then-removed vehicle-blocking metal posts, thus earning a parking ticket upon emerging from the dorm less than 10 minutes later.
[http://wso.williams.edu/facebook/view?unix=07mse Matthew Earle] $605 ($305 ticket + $300 NY State fee for points on license) on I-87 south of Plattsburgh for 88, that they know about, in a 65)
[http://wso.williams.edu/facebook/view?unix=06emm Evan Miller] (88 on I-88 in Bainbridge, NY, incurring a reasonable $155 fine . . . that later blossomed into a $455 fine due to New York State's $300 "
Reckless Driver Surcharge")
[http://wso.williams.edu/facebook/view?unix=08adw Andrew Wang] ($115 on I-80 in Wayne, NJ for doing 88 in a 55...I swear to God I thought it was a 65...)
[http://wso.williams.edu/facebook/view?unix=09cjv Cat Vielma] 4 tickets, over 70 mph in a 45mph speeding zone...it's called Lake Shore Drive, and no one will stop me... not even $115 City of chicago tickets
[http://wso.williams.edu/facebook/view?unix=06sgs Sarah Steege] 1 ticket, $200ish, at the beach in Wilmington, NC... doing 43 in a poorly marked 25mph school zone (that only applied from 2:00-3:00), ticketed at 2:55 pm.
[http://wso.williams.edu/facebook/view?unix=06dsf Danny Fischler] 1 ticket, $239, going 75 on Route 7 N. '''Don't speed in Pownal. Ever.'''
Cam Henry: 125
$ ticket in Harrison, NY reduced to 75 $...84 in a 55 on I-287 (do not speed on that road) which was reduced on the spot to a seatbelt violation
[http://wso.williams.edu/facebook/view?unix=07wsf Spike Friedman]
[[Jonathan Landsman]] '05 $280 for 75 in a 55 on the Taconic State Parkway on the way to visit Williams. Got me literally at my exit.