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Re: 20 years of the Darwin Awards
« Reply #555 on: January 28, 2019, 06:43:28 PM »
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Re: 20 years of the Darwin Awards
« Reply #556 on: January 28, 2019, 07:23:29 PM »
Well, whatever nevermind

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Re: 20 years of the Darwin Awards
« Reply #557 on: January 28, 2019, 09:00:35 PM »
Mr Stew  sad24:

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Re: 20 years of the Darwin Awards
« Reply #558 on: February 10, 2019, 02:20:41 AM »
Who in their right mind thinks "Oh look, the wind is blowing trees over, I know I'll go kitesurfing"   noooo:

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6685451/Risk-life-alerts-Storm-Eric-sweeps-UK-84mph-gales-heavy-rain.html
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Re: 20 years of the Darwin Awards
« Reply #559 on: February 10, 2019, 05:32:37 AM »
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Re: 20 years of the Darwin Awards
« Reply #560 on: February 21, 2019, 05:27:15 PM »
A worthy attempt Mr Darwin sir, foiled only by the fact he landed on his head...  whistle:

https://metro.co.uk/2019/02/21/boy-18-broke-face-falling-off-high-bridge-posing-selfie-8699952/
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Re: 20 years of the Darwin Awards
« Reply #561 on: February 21, 2019, 06:03:07 PM »
A worthy attempt Mr Darwin sir, foiled only by the fact he landed on his head...  whistle:

https://metro.co.uk/2019/02/21/boy-18-broke-face-falling-off-high-bridge-posing-selfie-8699952/

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Re: 20 years of the Darwin Awards
« Reply #562 on: March 05, 2019, 05:33:47 PM »
And one more

Czech man mauled to death by lion he kept in back yard

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I'm far more sad that they shot the lions than that he got taken out of the gene pool
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Re: 20 years of the Darwin Awards
« Reply #563 on: March 05, 2019, 06:54:24 PM »
And one more

Czech man mauled to death by lion he kept in back yard

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I'm far more sad that they shot the lions than that he got taken out of the gene pool

Likewise Steve, sounds like the idiot got what was coming to him.

I'm curious about the incident where the cyclist crashed into one of them, did they just not notice the feckin' great big lion in the road?  noooo:
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Re: 20 years of the Darwin Awards
« Reply #564 on: March 22, 2019, 08:00:06 PM »
And Mr Darwin scores a croak one get one free double header

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-47658137

Men 'riding freight train' found dead on Hackney Wick line
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Re: 20 years of the Darwin Awards
« Reply #565 on: March 24, 2019, 04:36:45 PM »
And Mr Darwin scores a croak one get one free double header

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-47658137

Men 'riding freight train' found dead on Hackney Wick line

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Re: 20 years of the Darwin Awards
« Reply #566 on: March 25, 2019, 10:39:14 AM »
And Mr Darwin scores a croak one get one free double header

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-47658137

Men 'riding freight train' found dead on Hackney Wick line

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Re: 20 years of the Darwin Awards
« Reply #567 on: April 11, 2019, 04:31:56 PM »
I see the plan here Mr Darwin sir, gain a load of practicioners of this technique before you let the obvious happen...  rubschin:

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6906443/Chinese-pensioners-hang-bars-NECK-swing-bodies-treat-spinal-pain.html
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Re: 20 years of the Darwin Awards
« Reply #568 on: April 11, 2019, 05:43:04 PM »
I see the plan here Mr Darwin sir, gain a load of practicioners of this technique before you let the obvious happen...  rubschin:

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6906443/Chinese-pensioners-hang-bars-NECK-swing-bodies-treat-spinal-pain.html
bonkers

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Re: 20 years of the Darwin Awards
« Reply #569 on: April 11, 2019, 11:21:05 PM »
I see the plan here Mr Darwin sir, gain a load of practicioners of this technique before you let the obvious happen...  rubschin:

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6906443/Chinese-pensioners-hang-bars-NECK-swing-bodies-treat-spinal-pain.html
bonkers

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I can sort of see the logic, you swing hard enough to snap your spine and bingo, no more backache...  whistle:
Some days I think the only thing keeping me from becoming homicidal is that the voices can't agree on which weapon would be the most fun.