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are you unbreakable?

Discussion in 'Members' Lounge' started by Briansol, Jan 4, 2008.

  1. Briansol

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    That's incredible, I can't believe he's alive let alone being able to possibly walk again.
     
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    now we have to find Mr glass.
     
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    i hope his employer had damn good insurance
    that medical bill is gonna be insane
     
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    combination of stellar medical care and how he landed. from his injuries, he may have landed flat on his stomach, distributing the force of impact. i know if i was falling id try to land like that (and if possible try to fall like that to slow your fall)

    still crazy though, hes lucky.
     
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    How many stories do you have to fall in order to reach your terminal velocity?

    47 stories is fucking insane. I live in manhattan . . . you guys have no idea how high up this is.
     
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    if you land flat out on your stomach, what is to keep your head from turning into a watermelon at a Gallagher show when it smashes full force into the ground at whatever speed you happened to be falling at???
     
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    *cough*

    the last building i worked in was 55 stories....believe me i know how high that is. and i only worked on about floor 35 (i was on 32, 34, and 37).

    I was in the chase building downtown...the one that has the hole in the middle you can fly a cessna through...and that hole starts on about the 40th floor (guessing). That building is TALL! 47 would scare the piss out of me....id die from being freaked out (although i still wanna skydive)
     
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    luck? your face would take to brunt of the force, yea youre gonna be fucked up, but it just seems like the "best" way to land. i remember seeing a story of this chic who was skydiving, her main AND reserve chute failed. she hit the ground from a ~10,000 foot drop and landed on pavement, she lived too. and i believe she landed on her face like i said. ill have to find the details.
     
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    here it is. her chutes only partially opened, so she had SOME slow down

    Pregnant Skydiver Survives Face-First Fall

    just google "skydiver survives fall" and there are tons of people who have survived free falls. they are all lucky, but it does happen under the right circumstances
     
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    A fall like that would completely displace your sensory organs.


    aka you would have eyes on the back of your head lol


    EDIT: Article said he had a shattered vertebrae . . he musta landed on his backside.
     
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    I really don't think they way he landed was a huge factor. Sure if he landed on his head he would def be dead, but the fact of it is, from 47 stories landing any way he should have been dead. This guy is just extremely lucky. If I was him I would have put my life savings on black right after I woke up.
     
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    1) why are you skydiving pregnant??? darwinism failed us on that one.
    2) I bet that was a good 10 second fall for the window washer. that would scare the fuck out of me.
    3) as for insurance, i wonder if that guy was even a legal immigrant or if tax payers are going to foot the bill.
     
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    3) he's from ecudor, not mexico
     
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    jdmthathoeee. the sky is the limit.

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    there's a difference???

    so does that make him legal?
     
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