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Are you feeling lucky?

  1. Nov 29, 2008 #1

    Astronuc

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    Man Hit By Acela Train Survives
    Witnesses Say Victim Didn't Know What Hit Him
    http://www.thebostonchannel.com/cnn-news/18162818/detail.html
    It sounds like Mr. Daniels was brushed by the train, and probably was whirled around.

    He's very lucky indeed.
     
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  3. Nov 29, 2008 #2

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    Do you think that it was telling of anything that his name is Jack Daniels? :uhh: Definitely lucky to be alive.
     
  4. Nov 29, 2008 #3
    Reminds of a story where a man was struck by thunder many times and survived...
     
  5. Nov 29, 2008 #4
    Best wishes to those.
     
  6. Nov 29, 2008 #5

    Chi Meson

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    That must be some damn good coffee.
     
  7. Nov 29, 2008 #6
    Jack Daniels. I feel sorry for that guy. All the jokes he has to live through, especially if he's ever at a party with alcohol or at a bar. Jesus...

    If anything, this is God saying "Hahah, I'm not done with you yet!"
     
  8. Nov 29, 2008 #7
    I've been struck by thunder MANY, MANY times in my 16 years. Still kickin'. ;)
     
  9. Dec 1, 2008 #8

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    Ha ha, those were my thoughts too when I read that.
     
  10. Dec 1, 2008 #9

    lisab

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    Except, not the 16 years part :tongue2:
     
  11. Dec 1, 2008 #10

    Redbelly98

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    Right! :sigh: ... or, I could have thought that part 3 times. ("I've been struck by thunder many times in my first 16 years. I've been struck many times in my 2nd 16 years. Etc.")
     
  12. Dec 1, 2008 #11
    jack daniels.... i was hanging out with him the other night. i dont remember though :X

    crazy though!
     
  13. Dec 2, 2008 #12

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    Amazing!

    That state of shock after a physical trauma is very strange. For some reason you don't want to admit that you're hurt.
     
  14. Dec 2, 2008 #13
    a lot of times stuff like that doesn't hurt until you get to the hospital and they start stitching you up.
     
  15. Dec 2, 2008 #14
    or two days later when the medication starts to wear off.
     
  16. Dec 2, 2008 #15
    Where I work in media coverage, I see stories of people getting hit by trains about every week. One of the more memorable examples was a man walking down a track scratching off a lottery ticket. The train blared several times, but he never noticed. Probably didn't know what hit him, either. --Eh, I guess he wasn't lucky.
     
  17. Dec 2, 2008 #16

    Ivan Seeking

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    There was a college student in Chico, California, who was walking down the railroad tracks while listening to music through headphones. He never heard it coming.
     
  18. Dec 2, 2008 #17
    or he sobers up
     
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