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Old 21st Jun 2022, 12:43
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So you are on an oxygen generator, What is the last thing you should ever do... try lighting a cigarette and qualifying for the Darwin Awards

Pennsylvania man died after trying to light a cigarette while using an oxygen generator at his home in North Coventry Township, according to police.

Officers responded to a home on Mt. Zion Avenue at 8:14 a.m. on Friday, June 17, the North Coventry Township Police Department said in a release.

The man was actively using the oxygen generator when he tried to light the cigarette — breathing in through a tube running from the machine to his nostrils — and this sparked an “oxygen induced flame” that burned him, police said.

First responders performed CPR on the man and he was taken by ambulance to a hospital.

He later died from his injuries, according to police.

While oxygen itself is not flammable, it does act as an accelerant, helping fires grow larger and spread faster, according to the National Fire Protection Association. More oxygen also allows things to catch on fire at a lower temperature, including human hair and skin.
https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/crime...say/ar-AAYDGx7
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Old 21st Jun 2022, 18:26
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Dying for a smoke then…
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Old 21st Jun 2022, 18:43
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Originally Posted by artee View Post
Well, Frisbees are important:
https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2022/may/31/florida-frisbee-disc-golf-alligator-death

A man died searching for Frisbees in a lake at a disc golf course where people are warned by signs to beware of alligators, police in Florida have said.

The unidentified man was looking for flying discs in the water and “a gator was involved”, the Largo police department said in an email on Tuesday.

The man who died was 47 years old, the Florida fish and wildlife conservation commission said in an email. The commission said a contracted specialist was working to remove an alligator from the lake “and efforts will be made to determine if it was involved in this situation”.

The park’s website notes that patrons can “discover the sport of disc golf on a course set in the natural beauty of this park”. The course is set along the lake, which has no-swimming signs posted along it.

People who frequent the disc course said it was not unusual for someone to look for lost discs that could be sold for a few dollars.
On the other hand, it could turn out to be an unfounded alligation.
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Old 21st Jun 2022, 19:06
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I wondered when someone would bring that pile of croc up.
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Old 21st Jun 2022, 22:40
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I know I caiman late to this discussion but...
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Old 21st Jun 2022, 22:49
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https://topcargo200.com/

...guess this place is as good as any for these folk...may they enjoy their awards...
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Old 22nd Jun 2022, 16:05
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This is starting to drag-on a bit now
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Old 22nd Jun 2022, 16:09
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I think we need to subjugator you all.
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Old 22nd Jun 2022, 16:20
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Apparently a sink hole has opened up under a road in Beckenham and some local Darwin-wannabe tried to jump it on his motorbike. Sadly, he survived the crash more or less unscathed.
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Old 22nd Jun 2022, 16:55
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Bring me an alligator sandwich and make it snappy!




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Old 22nd Jun 2022, 20:01
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What's the difference between an alligator and a crocodile?

An Alligator will eat you alive, but so will a crocodile, so really not much substantive difference
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Old 23rd Jun 2022, 16:50
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Q. How may one differentiate between an alligator and a crocodile?
A. An alligator says: "See you later", whereas the crocodile says: "After awhile"....

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Old 24th Jun 2022, 06:01
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Whoever wrote the caption to that clip didn’t bother about putting the words ‘container’ and ‘ship’ in the right order. Presumably just thought they looked better that way round?
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Old 24th Jun 2022, 06:06
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Originally Posted by netstruggler View Post
Whoever wrote the caption to that clip didn’t bother about putting the words ‘container’ and ‘ship’ in the right order. Presumably just thought they looked better that way round?
Also used "Fearless" when "Stupid" or "Suicidal" would have been appropriate.
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Old 24th Jun 2022, 06:10
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Originally Posted by Sue Vêtements View Post
What's the difference between an alligator and a crocodile?

An Alligator will eat you alive, but so will a crocodile, so really not much substantive difference
An Australian politician who was the subject of allegations of various improper actions complained about the "allegators". I believe he was a country member.
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Old 24th Jun 2022, 10:22
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Oh yes...
I remember.
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Old 24th Jun 2022, 21:40
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Originally Posted by Hydromet View Post
An Australian politician who was the subject of allegations of various improper actions complained about the "allegators". I believe he was a country member.
Just wondering if he was referring to the people ‘out to get him’ [sic] as the ‘alligators’ rather than a ‘Dubya’ style linguistic mix-up.
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Old 24th Jun 2022, 23:58
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Just wondering if he was referring to the people ‘out to get him’ [sic] as the ‘alligators’ rather than a ‘Dubya’ style linguistic mix-up.
It seemed like the latter.

Edit: Sorry, the former.

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Old 25th Jun 2022, 06:00
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A politician crossed an alligator with a parrot.

The parrot said "Polly want a cracker", and when he offered it to the parrot, it bit his arm off, and said "Who's a naughty boy then?"
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Old 25th Jun 2022, 10:55
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I was not at all impressed by alligator when I tried it in a Florida restaurant. Rubber chicken with very bland taste. Might be all right if curried. Quite possibly the alligator would say something similar if it ate me!.
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