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Man Dies From Posting Too Many Comments

  1. Aug 13, 2005 #1
    Saw this on another board and couldn't believe it.

    http://www.talkroot.com/showthread.php?t=68639
     
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  3. Aug 13, 2005 #2

    arildno

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    . :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl:

    I know, I'm callous..
     
  4. Aug 13, 2005 #3

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    Integral

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  6. Aug 13, 2005 #5

    Ivan Seeking

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    But what they don't mention is the guy at snopes who died because he spent too much time debunking false claims. :biggrin:
     
  7. Aug 13, 2005 #6

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    Actually, he just debunked that claim as well..
     
  8. Aug 13, 2005 #7

    Ivan Seeking

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    Not bad a job...considering that he's dead. :confused:
     
  9. Aug 13, 2005 #8

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    . :rofl: :rofl:
     
  10. Aug 13, 2005 #9

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  11. Aug 13, 2005 #10
    Thats pretty hysterical
     
  12. Aug 13, 2005 #11
    Awwww way to ruin my fun integral
     
  13. Aug 14, 2005 #12

    JamesU

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    Does snopes have any way of proving it wrong? for all anyone knows, it couldv'e happened
     
  14. Aug 14, 2005 #13

    Ivan Seeking

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    I don't know about snopes, but I have found other debunking sites that were flat out wrong. One non-fringe claim that comes to mind is the "urban legend" of the guy who safely rode down one of the WTC buildings from about the 28th floor or so I think... Anyway, I saw this debunked. However I also saw this guy come out of the smoke immediately after this happened! He was on camera for about five seconds and did say that this is what happened. I find it a little hard to believe that this could be debunked or that someone would lie under those circumstances. IIRC, the debunking alleged that this all started with some rumor on the radio or whatnot... I do know that the debunking did not jive with the facts that I knew beyond a doubt to be true.
     
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  15. Aug 14, 2005 #14

    Lisa!

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    Only men die from posting too many comments? I'm really worried about Moonbear! :uhh: She even doesn't sleep at night in order to post here. o:)
     
  16. Aug 14, 2005 #15
    I think I've seen that before. On another note, why is Talk Root dead? :frown:
     
  17. Aug 14, 2005 #16

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    People got annoyed by the constant chattering of Talkroot beer.
     
  18. Aug 14, 2005 #17
    What did he say happened?
     
  19. Aug 14, 2005 #18
    Thats why my post count is low. I wish to live to 40 at least.
     
  20. Aug 15, 2005 #19

    Ivan Seeking

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    That was pretty much all he said. As I recall, he came out of the smoke directly in front of the camera and stated that he had ridden the building down during the collapse. He said what floor he was on but I'm not sure of the number; I seem to remember that he said the 28th floor...Then he disappeared into the chaos.
     
  21. Aug 15, 2005 #20
    A brief bit of googling reveals that it is well documented that several people rode the building down and survived. I can't imagine a debunking site trying to debunk that. Can you recall what site tried to debunk this?
     
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