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Re: 20 years of the Darwin Awards
« Reply #435 on: July 10, 2018, 03:03:59 AM »
It's only a matter of time for this idiot, stopped free running because he continuously injured himself and now jumps off tall objects instead. You can tell before he is even half way down the descent that the moron is going to hit the water badly.  noooo:

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5934529/Daredevil-plummets-112ft-flooded-quarry-tears-tendon-knee.html
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.

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Re: 20 years of the Darwin Awards
« Reply #436 on: July 10, 2018, 03:18:54 AM »
It's only a matter of time for this idiot, stopped free running because he continuously injured himself and now jumps off tall objects instead. You can tell before he is even half way down the descent that the moron is going to hit the water badly.  noooo:

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5934529/Daredevil-plummets-112ft-flooded-quarry-tears-tendon-knee.html


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Re: 20 years of the Darwin Awards
« Reply #437 on: July 10, 2018, 09:20:46 AM »
It's only a matter of time for this idiot, stopped free running because he continuously injured himself and now jumps off tall objects instead. You can tell before he is even half way down the descent that the moron is going to hit the water badly.  noooo:

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5934529/Daredevil-plummets-112ft-flooded-quarry-tears-tendon-knee.html


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Re: 20 years of the Darwin Awards
« Reply #438 on: July 14, 2018, 12:36:16 PM »
A new category:  Delayed Darwin by deliberately getting contaminated with asbestos

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-australia-44816907

"From what I could find, it is the fibres in the air that cause the problems," he said. "There was no wind when we went so I was under the impression that a short visit won't hurt."
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Re: 20 years of the Darwin Awards
« Reply #439 on: July 14, 2018, 12:52:53 PM »
A new category:  Delayed Darwin by deliberately getting contaminated with asbestos

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-australia-44816907

"From what I could find, it is the fibres in the air that cause the problems," he said. "There was no wind when we went so I was under the impression that a short visit won't hurt."
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Hmmm... if it is so dangerous how come: -

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Road signs warn people against visiting the town, which still retains a handful of residents.

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Re: 20 years of the Darwin Awards
« Reply #440 on: July 14, 2018, 02:26:39 PM »
A new category:  Delayed Darwin by deliberately getting contaminated with asbestos

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-australia-44816907

"From what I could find, it is the fibres in the air that cause the problems," he said. "There was no wind when we went so I was under the impression that a short visit won't hurt."
 noooo:

Hmmm... if it is so dangerous how come: -

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Road signs warn people against visiting the town, which still retains a handful of residents.

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because they're stupid as well?
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Re: 20 years of the Darwin Awards
« Reply #441 on: July 14, 2018, 02:44:01 PM »
A new category:  Delayed Darwin by deliberately getting contaminated with asbestos

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-australia-44816907

"From what I could find, it is the fibres in the air that cause the problems," he said. "There was no wind when we went so I was under the impression that a short visit won't hurt."
 noooo:

Hmmm... if it is so dangerous how come: -

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Road signs warn people against visiting the town, which still retains a handful of residents.

 rubschin:
because they're stupid as well?

Or perhaps it is not as dangerous as claimed... ::)

It would be interesting to know the ages of the residents and how long they have been there...  rubschin:

I reckon we need Scooby Doo in there to work out what all those warning signs are about....
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Re: 20 years of the Darwin Awards
« Reply #442 on: July 14, 2018, 04:13:30 PM »
In your book nothing is unreasonably dangerous in advance of seeing a dead body or 10. 

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Re: 20 years of the Darwin Awards
« Reply #443 on: July 14, 2018, 04:35:08 PM »
A new category:  Delayed Darwin by deliberately getting contaminated with asbestos

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-australia-44816907

"From what I could find, it is the fibres in the air that cause the problems," he said. "There was no wind when we went so I was under the impression that a short visit won't hurt."
 noooo:

Hmmm... if it is so dangerous how come: -

Quote from: BBC
Road signs warn people against visiting the town, which still retains a handful of residents.

 rubschin:
because they're stupid as well?

Or perhaps it is not as dangerous as claimed... ::)

It would be interesting to know the ages of the residents and how long they have been there...  rubschin:

I reckon we need Scooby Doo in there to work out what all those warning signs are about....

Bear in mind that this is a country that is chock full of wildlife that can easily kill you. That quite possibly lends a fairly blase outlook when it comes to danger...  rubschin:
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.

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Re: 20 years of the Darwin Awards
« Reply #444 on: July 15, 2018, 10:04:06 AM »
Bear in mind that this is a country that is chock full of wildlife that can easily kill you. That quite possibly lends a fairly blase outlook when it comes to danger...  rubschin:
Nah, Oz has a very keen and imho practical safety culture, almost famous for it (NZ the opposite).  But if you want to be an arse and overly risk killing yourself you still can.  Very sus though going to that town and bringing asbestos fibres out of it on your clothes and shoes
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Re: 20 years of the Darwin Awards
« Reply #445 on: July 16, 2018, 11:28:14 PM »
It's clear that anyone stupid enough to let this happen to them wasn't going to win a Nobel Prize...  noooo:

https://metro.co.uk/2018/07/15/man-dies-after-friend-blows-air-up-his-rectum-in-prank-gone-wrong-7718081/
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Re: 20 years of the Darwin Awards
« Reply #446 on: July 17, 2018, 05:18:02 AM »
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Re: 20 years of the Darwin Awards
« Reply #448 on: July 19, 2018, 10:04:45 AM »
Pissed, up a ladder in the rain wearing slippers trying to remove a wasps nest when you are allergic to them....  noooo:

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5969553/Theatre-director-allergic-wasps-fell-death-stung-tried-remove-nest.html
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Re: 20 years of the Darwin Awards
« Reply #449 on: July 19, 2018, 11:57:57 AM »
Pissed, up a ladder in the rain wearing slippers trying to remove a wasps nest when you are allergic to them....  noooo:

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5969553/Theatre-director-allergic-wasps-fell-death-stung-tried-remove-nest.html

A classic case
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