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Seriously morbid, creepy, FUNNY

A train safety video, that made me Laugh way too much for someone who actually lost a nephew when he walked in front of a train

http://www.upworthy.com/austral....&c=ufb1


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Gotta be the most endearing 'public safety' video -- thanks for sharing!   Sorry about your nephew.  :(

Here's the video embedded:



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And here's life 'imitating' art:



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Oh!  Wow. Where is Darwin when awards need given?

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That video made me want to step in front of a train...
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Are there smart ways to die?

Rumi   <~~~~smart


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there are seven, RumiDude

http://www.businessinsider.com/7-smart-ways-to-die-2011-6


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Don't know if they are precisely smart, but I'm pretty sure it is more pleasant to die if you don't have to realize as you go that you brought it on yourself by a really stupid decision.

This puts me a bit in mind of the claim by my best friend's father that when they recover the cockpit voice recorders from fatal crashes the last words are usually "oh,  $hit!"  This is confirmed by the fact that the words I have said every time I have come near to a bad fall or other similar chances to die are, you guessed it.

Though when someone cut me off while I was blasting downhill at 30 mph on my bike, I was annoyed enough that my yell was directed at the driver.  Yup, hollered at full voice, right in front of the grade school. . . "You blithering idiot!"


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I'm not sure that I was going to die, but last January I was taking my oldest kid to a football clinic in a ritzy neighborhood and almost got rear ended by a Rolls Royce at a stop sign.

I would have smacked my face against the steering wheel several times if necessary had that beast hit my Honda.


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Should have watched the video:

Man mauled to death in Montana by captive grizzly bear
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I went snowshoeing today at a local county forest that has a "warming hut" at the parking lot.  After the hike my small group stopped at the warming hut to organize our gear and relax.  We didn't start a fire in the wood stove because we were leaving in a short while.

A larger group arrived as we were packing up. As I was walking towards the door I saw a member of that group soak a wade of newspaper with white gas, toss it into the wood stove, the light it as the fumes were still wafting around the room.

I immediately thought of the first line of this song:  Set fire to your hair...

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Hey someone has to keep the ambulances, fire departments,& Emergency Rooms busy.
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I have seen a series of red cross tshirts that remind me of this. They seem to tie to certain parks like Yellowstone and have advice like feed the bears, walk off the boardwalk, climb over the guard rails and end with "donate blood"

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In The Wrath of Khan Spock exposed himself to fatal radiation to save the Enterprise and its crew.

Sometimes the needs of the many outweigh the needs of the few, or the one.

But he was regenerated in the next movie, so maybe this death doesn't count  :;):


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Are there smart ways to die?

In The Wrath of Khan Spock exposed himself to fatal radiation to save the Enterprise and its crew.

Sometimes the needs of the many outweigh the needs of the few, or the one.

But he was regenerated in the next movie, so maybe this death doesn't count  :;):

If the number of tears my husband and I cried counts for anything. That death counted.

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