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heli-cal
21st Mar 2008, 07:21
BBC Radio 4 News at 07:00 reported that a stingray jumped into a boat in the Florida Keys, knocking a woman down.

The unfortunate woman sustained a head injury an died!

No news on how the stingray is, (probably be charged! with homicide and piracy).

G-ZUZZ
21st Mar 2008, 07:45
How can they prove intent?

What was the motive?

Womanslaughter at worst.

Why is slaughter spelt the same way as laughter?

Were the poms pissed when they thought up this language??? Or was it the queen?

Sallyann1234
21st Mar 2008, 10:56
Is this the next fishy tale? Was she in a pun-t?

ZH875
21st Mar 2008, 11:00
Will Troy Tempest be charged with homicide?

ATNotts
21st Mar 2008, 11:20
Victims name...Marina??

MReyn24050
21st Mar 2008, 11:31
Poor fish has not a ray of hope, but at least it was not caught hook line and sinker.

S'land
21st Mar 2008, 13:43
How can they prove intent?

I think that they will grill it to find out.

Dan D'air
21st Mar 2008, 13:46
I think that they will grill it to find out.

S'land, That's in very poor taste.

Beatriz Fontana
21st Mar 2008, 13:47
This story has a sting in its tail, doesn't it?

Poor sole...

Dan D'air
21st Mar 2008, 13:52
Beatriz, Trust you to get straight to the point!!!

Beatriz Fontana
21st Mar 2008, 13:53
That's me.... I not one to waver around. Or flounder, come to that...

Dan D'air
21st Mar 2008, 14:11
Just think of the poor woman's family................have you lot got no sole?

Ozzy
21st Mar 2008, 14:16
What a halibut way to go. I wonder if the s kipper of the boat dover (sole) board to try and save her...

Ozzy

Beatriz Fontana
21st Mar 2008, 15:50
Sounds like she haddock a chance...

airship
21st Mar 2008, 16:00
Could someone explain how a stingray "jumps" - they don't have any legs to stand on, just like this story perhaps...? Unless of course, airplanes really do jump into the air as opposed to uhmmm, gracefully lifting off or hopping, rotating or whatever...:confused:

Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaargh!
21st Mar 2008, 16:22
Maybe the Stingray was on a conveyor belt . . .

Capt.KAOS
21st Mar 2008, 16:24
was it a 1963 split window stingray? must have been a helluva run...

ORAC
21st Mar 2008, 17:03
Obviously didn't know it's plaice.

airship
21st Mar 2008, 17:30
Did the "stingray" jump up and hit the woman repeatedly? Because it just might have been a parrot-fish in this case...?! :):uhoh:

powerstall
21st Mar 2008, 17:41
uh...maybe stingrays do fly?!? :eek:

Arm out the window
21st Mar 2008, 22:52
First Steve Irwin, now this woman - it's a crazed psycho stingray serial killer, I tell you ... Jaws was a wimp compared to this guy!

Call in SSHU, quick (Special Stingray Homicide Unit) to profile it, although I suspect its profile will be a bit flat.

ShyTorque
22nd Mar 2008, 18:43
I'm just going to skate over this subject.

Wels, I must say I think it's the only thing to do.

Beatriz Fontana
22nd Mar 2008, 18:44
That's a bit of a barbed comment...

C130 Techie
22nd Mar 2008, 22:16
This thread is a load of pollocks.

I'm herring that the mods will soon step in.

Thank Cod.

Arm out the window
23rd Mar 2008, 11:53
Seems like it's oh pun season on all threads now ... well, if that's your bag, why limit yourself?

Avitor
23rd Mar 2008, 12:03
I fear the police and courts will sting Ray.

Ken Wells
23rd Mar 2008, 12:11
I am afraid this thread might flounder, as this is not the plaice for codswollop

ElectroVlasic
23rd Mar 2008, 12:29
I feel sorry for the poor lady: that's one eel of a way to go...

I'll get me coat...

darrylj
23rd Mar 2008, 16:05
how the hell could a TV show of killed her :confused: im trying to find the part where it did....

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E06cNv55jTs

Paradise Lost
23rd Mar 2008, 16:41
The opening 5 seconds shows the rascal leaping out of the briny....can't see the dory though!

west lakes
23rd Mar 2008, 20:31
Methinks there's a codspiracy

http://news.sky.com/skynews/article/0,,91059-1306449,00.html

Richard Taylor
23rd Mar 2008, 20:48
It doesn't Manta anymore...

V2-OMG!
23rd Mar 2008, 21:35
Laughing my bass off....

barry lloyd
24th Mar 2008, 01:14
The sting is in the tale:

The victim was from Pigeon, Michigan.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/americas/7308839.stm

I hope nobirdy will complain about this.

Arm out the window
24th Mar 2008, 02:36
I bet the lawyers will want to feather their own nests over it. They won't need much egging on.
There may be a ray of hope if there isn't an ocean of media coverage.