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Old 27th Jan 2016, 14:37   #1 (permalink)
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2016 Darwin Awards

We don't seem to have a thread for this year's Darwin Award candidates.

Allow me to start off with this w*nker.

Man dies after masturbating to porn on his phone while driving | Metro News
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Old 27th Jan 2016, 15:02   #2 (permalink)
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Wonder if he had one of those old "No hand signals" stickers on the back...

Brings a whole new meaning to the term "stick shift".
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Old 27th Jan 2016, 15:18   #3 (permalink)
 
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We'd better stop doing it then lads
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Did the earth move for him, I wonder?
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Old 27th Jan 2016, 16:47   #5 (permalink)
 
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No doubt he finally was blinded for the rest of his life. I always know it can happen to me some day.
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So he was going and coming and he went?
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One wonders - if he'd survived? - what else was he was capable of pulling off??
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The report says his car stopped with a jerk.

Didn't need a tug to move it afterwards.

The insurance payout took a big whack off his mortgage.
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Must have hit a tree. You can't argue with wood.
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HE'S GOT HIS OLD BOY OUT!
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....this guy gives the saying "use your head!" a whole new meaning:

Devon Staples died in Maine on July 4 after firing firework from top of his head | Daily Mail Online
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Old 29th Jan 2016, 06:51   #12 (permalink)
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'It was a freak accident. . But Devon was not the kind of person who would do something stupid.
I feel the urge to argue with that statement!
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Old 29th Jan 2016, 07:26   #13 (permalink)
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Getting off topic

Can we please keep this thread for the 2016 Darwin Award candidates. There is already a 2015 thread.
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Old 30th Jan 2016, 00:04   #14 (permalink)
 
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Stay focussed even if you've had an accident.


Truck driver dies after falling off expressway in Tokyo following crash ? Japan Today: Japan News and Discussion
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Old 30th Jan 2016, 02:53   #15 (permalink)
 
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at 54 it's a safe bet that he already procreated before kicking off
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Old 30th Jan 2016, 03:35   #16 (permalink)
 
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Seriously? You guys are sick...

I heard he was a Kiwi(fruit) and that he got distracted because he was listening to some 'jizz'.

Last edited by Jonno_aus; 30th Jan 2016 at 03:45. Reason: I like fruit.
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A teenager in South India has been killed while trying to take a selfie photo on railway tracks.

The unnamed boy had walked onto the tracks in the hope of getting a better shot of the oncoming passenger train.

His intention appears to have been capturing a dramatic photo of the train thundering towards him in the background.

But the 16-year-old failed to move off the tracks in time and was killed when the train knocked him down in Chennai, according to local police.
Teenager killed after taking selfie in front of oncoming train - Telegraph
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Old 1st Feb 2016, 14:57   #18 (permalink)
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Bugger, got beaten to it.

India teenager dies after 'freak' train selfie - BBC News
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14 students drown while taking selfies in India

Murud Tragedy: Students Were Taking Selfies When A Wave Drowned Them
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These unfortunate Indian students were from Pune (an inland location), and it is possible that they were unaware of the difference between their local waterway and the sea.
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