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Old 17th Jan 2019, 17:11
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Originally Posted by Krystal n chips View Post
The ties that bind...in a manner of speaking.

Proof that where America leads, the UK duly follows ( see blindfolded driving ) and thus enter our hero with his own derivative of bondage for beginners ......what better place to practice this esoteric art than......attached to the wheel of car !.....such dedication to achieving the ultimate award can only result in eventual success.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-dorset-46903945
Attached to the STEERING wheel, that explain his survival.
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Old 19th Jan 2019, 20:21
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Similar to the Nigerian explosion above, except that itís suspected that thieves deliberately ruptured the pipeline. The death toll is currently at 66. Story here.
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Old 20th Jan 2019, 06:27
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From The Jakarta Post :Two motorcycle riders, identified as Arif and Sigit, died after being hit by commuter trains on the Bogor to Jakarta commuter line at the Rawa Geni crossing in Depok, West Java, on Friday afternoon.Arif and Sigit, who were riding on a motorcycle together, were traveling from Jl. Raya Citayam to Rawa Geni. As they approached the railway crossing, the gate was down barring motorists from crossing over. However, the two went passed the gate by ducking their heads, Insp. Joko of the Depok Police traffic accident unit said.“As they approached the Rawa Geni railway crossing, they crossed the gate and were run over by trains coming in opposite directions,” he said on Friday as reported by kompas.com.It is not clear who was driving the motorbike and who was the passenger. Moreover, Joko said the two victims were run over by the train travelling from Bogor to Jakarta and were then hit again by another train heading to Bogor from Jakarta. The two victims were knocked away while the motorcycle was dragged for up to 100 meters.

The victims were taken to their respective family homes to be buried.
You could get at least one post per day from this source.
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Old 21st Jan 2019, 11:18
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https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-new...tains-13886021

ĎBikini hiker' who climbed mountains in barely-there swimwear freezes to death

Wu Chi-yun, 36, set out on a solo hike on January 11 in Taiwan's Yushan National Park before being found dead by a search and rescue party

The 36-year-old made a distress call to a friend using her satellite phone on January 19, revealing she had stumbled more than 20 metres down a ravine. Wu said she was trapped at the bottom and unable to move due to the injuries sustained during the fall.

The island's National Airborne Service Corps said it attempted to dispatch Black Hawk rescue helicopters to her location on three separate occasions, but the flights were ultimately grounded due to poor weather conditions. It finally decided to send in two search and rescue parties comprising three members each.

They found Wu's body at the location of her distress beacon 28 hours later.






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Old 26th Jan 2019, 21:38
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Play stupid games, win stupid prizes.

https://news.sky.com/story/st-louis-police-officer-killed-in-lethal-roulette-game-with-colleague-11618316
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Old 29th Jan 2019, 01:02
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Honourable Mention

Almost earned a Darwin Award. Chinese tourist handling a blue ringed octopus.

https://www.news.com.au/travel/trave...690fe53f272fff
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Old 29th Jan 2019, 01:26
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Originally Posted by TWT View Post
Almost earned a Darwin Award. Chinese tourist handling a blue ringed octopus.

https://www.news.com.au/travel/trave...690fe53f272fff
is that where the mane of this thread came from?
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Old 29th Jan 2019, 06:55
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Should have chopped its tentacles off, then it would have been armless.
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Old 29th Jan 2019, 09:02
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An octopus has eight testicles. Actually that's a load of balls.
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Old 29th Jan 2019, 13:55
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Nice pussy pic though, real shame.
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Old 10th Feb 2019, 00:37
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...a 2fer...

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/manit...ipeg-1.5011296
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Old 10th Feb 2019, 14:58
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Double homicide? Wasn't it a duel where they both lost?
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Old 10th Feb 2019, 15:31
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If the object of a duel is to kill your opponent, then they both won.
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Old 10th Feb 2019, 15:40
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Originally Posted by DaveReidUK View Post
If the object of a duel is to kill your opponent, then they both won.
Or both lost. Kind of like the "Half full/Half empty" glass of water argument
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Old 16th Feb 2019, 20:43
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A fail, but an honorary mention....

https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/844048...-ismail-hamed/
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Old 17th Feb 2019, 19:25
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A fail, but an honorary mention....

https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/844048...-ismail-hamed/
From the link: "Hamed, who survived his injuries, has pleaded not guilty to aggravated assault and terrorism charges"
No shame whatsoever lol

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