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      06-14-2018, 09:28 AM   #1
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Man blesses his new BMW by burning incense, car catches fire, gets burnt to a crisp

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After buying a new BMW a man in the Jiangsu city of Yangzhou burned incense to bless his new ride, however, it appears that the gods were not pleased with his selection of vehicle.

Video has viral on Chinese social media showing the BMW going up in smoke inside a residential neighborhood. In a mere 20 minutes, the man's 470,000 yuan ($73,000) car had been reduced to nothing more than a smoldering pile of iron.

Footage from before the fire shows how offerings were placed around the vehicle and a piece of red cloth draped across its hood. The Yangzhou fire department suspects that is where the blaze began, with the man burning incense on the cloth. Reportedly, the car was so new that it did not even have a license plate yet.

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Ooops. Wrong god.
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LOL! This is hilarious. I hope it was insured. I bet a Mercedes would've been fine.
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it appears that the gods were not pleased with his selection of vehicle.
Would it be fair to say that they were....incensed?

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Would it be fair to say that they were....incensed?


I bet his neighbors thought he had a hot car. Gods agreed.
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I bet his neighbors thought he had a hot car. Gods agreed.
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I bet his neighbors thought he had a hot car. Gods agreed.
I hope he's not going to take too much heat because he can't get to work. It would be terrible if he got fired.
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Wow, can we honor him into the ‘Jackass Hall of Fame’?
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The gods had asked for a F90 .. that serve him right
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Imagine if the incense worked and he might of died in a car crash
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Stop with all the incensitive comments...
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Cheap ass!

He should've gone BMW Individual and bought himself his own fire department.
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That car is lit
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I'm sure a 'Fire Orange' vinyl wrap would've just been cheaper?
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What was the incentive in doing this???
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.............that should buff right out.
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Its not wise to smoke the tires on a brand new car - Might fry the valves.
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It was probably a Smoked Topaz Individual.
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