With gas prices rising and the economy sinking, it's getting more expensive to get from the unemployment office to the soup kitchen. Here's ten ways to get around for free without walking and with tongue planted firmly in cheek.

Ride The Rails
Pros: It worked for our hobo forefathers during The Great Depression.
Cons: Extremely dangerous, could lose a limb like hobo forefather one-armed Jimbo.
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Get A Company Car
Pros: You don't have to pay for the gas or upkeep.
Cons: There's often no way to choose what you get, could be ice cream man.
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Steal A Car
Pros: Not only is it free, you get to choose the car you want.
Cons: Not only is it illegal, you could get shot.

Get Arrested
Pros: For the price of public intoxication you can ride in the back like a celebrity.
Cons: Hopefully, where you're going is near the police station.
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Become President
Pros: The GMC Topkick-based Cadillac One is the nicest armored car in the world.
Cons: Being President is hard.
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Date Someone With A Car
Pros: When you've got a special lady or fella in your life with a car it means not having to drive anywhere.
Cons: Tick off your significant other and you'll be hitching a ride home with your microwave and toothbrush.
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Befriend A Transformer
Pros:Transformers are fast and come well-equipped with weapons.
Cons: Literally, as in there's always a chance you'll be stuck in an interstellar war with evil Decepticons.

Pros: Just stick out your thumb and meet new people, go to exciting places.
Cons: Just stick out your thumb and meet creepy people who want to wear your ears on a belt.
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Get Kidnapped
Pros: Piss off the mob enough times and you'll get a free ride in the spacious trunk of a Cadillac El Dorado.
Cons: The trip often ends with concrete shoes and a free swim.
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Become An Automotive Journalist
Pros: Automakers will fly you somewhere to drive their cars.
Cons: Sometimes those cars are crossovers.