This guy is nuckin futz...

nooshinjohnnooshinjohn Posts: 22,782
edited July 2016 in The Clubhouse
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I swear by my life and my love of it that I will never live for the sake of another man, nor ask another man to live for mine.” .

“If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it.”
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  • vmaxervmaxer Posts: 4,738
    Wow.
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  • BlueFoxBlueFox Posts: 13,535
    He should wear one, but not use it if he feels he is on track. Otherwise use it if he feels he can't hit the net.
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  • nooshinjohnnooshinjohn Posts: 22,782
    And he has a wife and a 4 year old son... What do you tell a boy about this? I get that he is a daredevil, but some dares should not be taken when you have a child to raise. I wish him luck, but what a stupid selfish thing to do to your family.
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    I swear by my life and my love of it that I will never live for the sake of another man, nor ask another man to live for mine.” .

    “If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it.”
  • mrbironmrbiron Posts: 5,356
    2 minute broadcast with a 10 minute delay for when he goes splat!

    He'll be eligible for a Darwin very shortly...
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  • msgmsg Posts: 5,762
    edited July 2016
    I get where he's coming from in trying to do this without the chute on - it's the ultimate risk without, and simply wouldn't carry the same risk, otherwise. However, I
    do agree, it's horribly, terribly irresponsible for a man in his position. Shaking my head to this, and a few words of French.

    And so what if he makes it. It won't end there. One time won't be enough. Others will then do the same, and the race will be on for the record to the most no-parachute jumps.

    If he doesn't do it now that the word is out, others will. Too late to back out now. Shame on the network for promoting something like this. This is the world we live in. You think people will be watching to see him make it, or hoping something goes wrong?

    The ultimate in bravery, imho? For him to swallow his pride and back out now in consideration of his family.
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  • tonybtonyb Posts: 32,464
    I was gonna say the wife is probably going threw the life insurance policies like playing cards but ....who in their right mind would insure this dude.

    What do you do for a living Sir. ?

    Jump out of planes with no chute....

    DENIED !!!

    I have no sympathy for people willing to throw their life away in this manner.
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  • Dennis GardnerDennis Gardner Posts: 4,876
    For me, the downside is too great. Even Evel had a parachute on his rocket.....
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  • gcegce Posts: 2,185
    Once he figures out he's not going to make it I don't think a parachute is going to help much.
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  • BlueFoxBlueFox Posts: 13,535
    gce wrote: »
    Once he figures out he's not going to make it I don't think a parachute is going to help much.

    True. There is a point of no return, but at least you have an option. Of course, if your intent is to commit suicide then this is a great way to do it.
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  • tonybtonyb Posts: 32,464
    gce wrote: »
    Once he figures out he's not going to make it I don't think a parachute is going to help much.

    I envision a bunch of Monte Python characters holding a huge blanket running around trying to catch this dude before he hits the ground. lol
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  • Easy RunninEasy Runnin Posts: 458
    If the fall doesn't kill him, the sudden stop will!
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  • tonybtonyb Posts: 32,464
    Pancakes anyone ?

    :)
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  • JPeteJPete Posts: 292
    Splat!
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  • nooshinjohnnooshinjohn Posts: 22,782
    If he fails, does he get a lifetime achievment award from the Darwin Institute for Advanced Stupidity?
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    I swear by my life and my love of it that I will never live for the sake of another man, nor ask another man to live for mine.” .

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  • DaveHoDaveHo Posts: 2,712
    Guy has some big ones, I'll give him that. Pretty dumb for a family man though.
  • Dennis GardnerDennis Gardner Posts: 4,876
    Does anyone buy that the test dummy went through the net?
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  • BlueFoxBlueFox Posts: 13,535
    At 120 MPH it seems possible.
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  • BlueFoxBlueFox Posts: 13,535
    What?
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  • lightman1lightman1 Posts: 10,684
    BlueFox wrote: »
    At 120 MPH it seems possible.

    Terminal velocity. Physics, man!
  • nooshinjohnnooshinjohn Posts: 22,782
    lightman1 wrote: »
    BlueFox wrote: »
    At 120 MPH it seems possible.

    Terminal velocity. Physics, man!

    Hehehehheh... He said TERMINAL.
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    I swear by my life and my love of it that I will never live for the sake of another man, nor ask another man to live for mine.” .

    “If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it.”
  • BlueFoxBlueFox Posts: 13,535
    lightman1 wrote: »
    BlueFox wrote: »
    At 120 MPH it seems possible.

    Terminal velocity. Physics, man!

    Hehehehheh... He said TERMINAL.

    Okay Beavis. :)

    I hope this guy does it, but the door is now open for even stupider human tricks. This realty TV is starting to seem like an old science fiction story coming true. :/
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  • tonybtonyb Posts: 32,464
    BlueFox wrote: »
    lightman1 wrote: »
    BlueFox wrote: »
    At 120 MPH it seems possible.

    Terminal velocity. Physics, man!

    Hehehehheh... He said TERMINAL.

    Okay Beavis. :)

    This realty TV is starting to seem like an old science fiction story coming true. :/

    I think your on to something there Fox, Kardashians look like a more plump 'Barberella".
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  • msgmsg Posts: 5,762
    The Running Man will be next.
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  • gcegce Posts: 2,185
    He's probably already done this with a parachute and hit the net. So going in he knows the net will holdup and he knows he can hit it at that altitude. Still anything could go wrong!
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  • nooshinjohnnooshinjohn Posts: 22,782
    News reports say he did it and lived, but I can't find the video yet...
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    I swear by my life and my love of it that I will never live for the sake of another man, nor ask another man to live for mine.” .

    “If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it.”
  • txcoastal1txcoastal1 Posts: 11,303
    edited July 2016
    Thank goodness for Tivo and fast forward
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  • monepolkmonepolk Posts: 1,085
    News reports say he did it and lived, but I can't find the video yet...

    Yeah it was on the Fox network.
  • BlueFoxBlueFox Posts: 13,535
    Bud - Silicon Valley

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