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The Metal RN

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2005 Darwin awards
« am: August 16, 2005, 03:31:24 Vormittag »
Yes, it's that magical time of the year again when the
Darwin Awards are bestowed, honoring the least evolved among
us. Here then, are the glorious winners.

Darwin Award Winners:

1. When his 38-caliber revolver failed to fire at his
intended victim during a hold-up in Long Beach, California,
would-be robber James Elliot did something that can only
inspire wonder. He peered down the barrel and tried the
trigger again. This time it worked..... And now, the
honorable mentions:

2. The chef at a hotel in Switzerland lost a finger in a
meat cutting machine and, after a little hopping around,
submitted a claim to his insurance company. The company
expecting negligence, sent out one of its men to have a look
for himself. He tried the machine and lost a finger. The
chef's claim was approved.

3. A man who shoveled snow for an hour to clear a space for
his car during a blizzard in Chicago returnedwith his
Vehicle to find a woman had taken the space. Understandably,
he shot her.

4. After stopping for drinks at an illegal bar, a Zimbabwean
bus driver found that the 20 mental patients he was supposed
to be transporting from Harare to Bulawayo had escaped. Not
wanting to admit his incompetence, the driver went to a
nearby bus stop and offered everyone waiting there a free
ride. He then delivered the passengers to the mental
hospital, telling the staff that the patients were very
excitable and prone to bizarre fantasies. The deception
wasn't discovered for 3 days.

5. An American teenager was in the hospital recovering from
serious head wounds received from an oncoming train. When
asked how he received the injuries, the lad told police that
he was simply trying to see how close he could get his head
to a moving train before he was hit.

6. A man walked into a Louisiana Circle-K, put a $20 bill on
the counter, andasked for change. When the clerk opened the
c! ash draw er, the man pulled a gun and asked for all the cash
in the register, which the clerk promptly provided. The man
took the cash from the clerk and fled, leaving the $20 bill
on the counter. The total amount of cash he got from the
drawer...$15. (If someone points a gun at you and gives you
money, is a crime committed?)

7. Seems an Arkansas guy wanted some beer pretty badly. He
decided that he'd just throw a cinder block through a liquor
store window, grab some booze, and run. So he lifted the
cinder block and heaved it over his head at the window. The
cinder block bounced back and hit the would-be thief on the
head, knocking him unconscious. The liquor store window was
made of Plexiglas. The whole event was caught on videotape.

8. As a female shopper exited a New York convenience store,
a man grabbed her purse and ran. The clerk called 911
immediately, and the woman was ableto give them a detailed
description of the snatcher. Within minutes, the police
apprehended the snatcher. They put him in the car and drove
back to the store. The thief was then taken out of the car
and told to stand there for a positive ID. To which he
replied, "Yes, officer, that's her. That's the lady I stole
the purse from."

9. The Ann Arbor News crime column reported that a man
walked into a Burger King in Ypsilanti, Michigan, at 5 a.m.,
flashed a gun,demanded cash. The clerk turned him down
because he said he couldn't open the cash register without a
food order. When the man ordered onion rings, the clerk said
they weren't available for breakfast . The man, frustrated,
walked away.

10. When a man attempted to siphon gasoline from a motor
home parked on a Seattle street, he got much more than he
bargained for. Police arrived at the scene to find a very
sick man curled up next to amotor home near spilled sewage.
A police spokesman said that the man admitted to trying to
steal gas! oline an d plugged his siphon hose into the motor
home's sewage tank by mistake. The owner of the vehicle
declined to press charges, saying that it was the best laugh
he'd ever had.

dorian jane

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2005 Darwin awards
« Antwort #1 am: August 16, 2005, 12:43:06 Nachmittag »
Oh man!! Now i'm even more speechless than i was some minutes ago..You guys have definitely put a zip in my mouth and a huge  :?: in my head..


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2005 Darwin awards
« Antwort #2 am: August 17, 2005, 04:17:00 Vormittag »
:lol:  :lol:  :lol:  :lol:   Oh my, that was fabulous!  I love the guy that got frustrated and walked away.  Priceless!

The Metal RN

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2005 Darwin awards
« Antwort #3 am: August 17, 2005, 12:20:15 Nachmittag »
Actually I think the bus driver in 4 is a genious, though ill-intentioned.....

dorian jane

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« Antwort #4 am: August 17, 2005, 12:56:44 Nachmittag »
Zitat von: "The Metal RN"
Actually I think the bus driver in 4 is a genious, though ill-intentioned.....

I wonder if they arrested him if i was one of them , i would track him down and kill him with my own two hands :evil:  :evil:  :evil: