Comparing Sizes

The sun was setting as team Gobi or Go Home sat around drinking Seattle’s finest espresso at Vivace on Capitol Hill. They were getting ready to close, and Shane and Roberta were getting antsy about going to work.

“Dude,” I pointed across the street, “Let’s go look at that Smart car.”

You see, Seattle has recently been infiltrated by hundreds of white and blue Smart cars that you can just hop in and drive somewhere. It’s like ZipCar taken to the max. It’s particularly handy for three people planning on driving to Mongolia, because the Smart car is about the smallest car you can find on the road in the US. Surely, it could give us some perspective.

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