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    Don't skip school. You might get hit by a train.

    http://wbztv.com/local/maine.train.crash.2.734918.html

    Train Hits Teen Girls Sunbathing On Tracks
    Girls Lose Limbs In Horrific Train Crash
    LEBANON, Maine (AP) ― Two teenage girls sunbathing on a railroad trestle lost limbs when a train came upon them unexpectedly in this New Hampshire border town, police said Wednesday.

    The girls were lying on beach towels on the trestle over Three Mill Pond when the train rounded a corner and began braking and blasting its horn shortly before 11 a.m., said Lt. Gary Fecteau of the York County Sheriff's Department.

    The conductor and engineer say they never saw the girls move, but their injuries suggest they tried to scramble away at the last moment, Fecteau said.

    Destiny Phaneuf, 13, of Lebanon, lost her leg just below the knee; Rachel Brown 14, also of Lebanon, lost a foot, Fecteau said. Both were airlifted to Maine Medical Center in Portland.

    The girls were cutting class and enjoying the sunny weather when the freight train came upon them, Fecteau said. There's no indication the girls were impaired by alcohol or drugs, or that their hearing was impaired by headphones, he said.

    Phaneuf was unconscious when authorities arrived; Brown told police that the pair had fallen asleep while sunbathing, he said.

    The train crew called to report the accident when it happened. Police and rescue workers from Milton, N.H., were first on the scene. They turned the investigation over to York County authorities after determining that the incident had happened in Maine.

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    Wow, we had a kid killed down here fishing from a train bridge.
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    how can they do something like that?

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    Wow, Just Wow.

    I have to tell my kids at school that bad things happen to those that cut class.
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    Well the kid in Florida was in the middle of the bridge with some friends and they just did not make it off the bridge in time. Sad situation. Good kid, good grades, stupid idea.
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    you should learn to embrace change, and mock it's failings every step of the way.

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    I can't help but laugh, am I a bad person?
    I mean seriously... couldn't they find a better spot to sunbathe?
    I guess they missed their lesson to stay off tracks, even you think it's abandoned.
    Food for thought: if you aren't dead by 2050, you and your entire family will be within a few years from starvation. Now that is a cruel gift to leave for your offspring. ;)
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    Quote Originally Posted by AEO View Post
    I can't help but laugh, am I a bad person?
    I mean seriously... couldn't they find a better spot to sunbathe?
    I guess they missed their lesson to stay off tracks, even you think it's abandoned.



    No, not necessarily... You're just a boring and banal person.. for stating the 'obvious' - in an obvious way.



    No, do not want..

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    Do not want what, RH?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Siu Blue Wind View Post
    Do not want what, RH?
    Are you typing everything as a question, too?

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    You have berated me for not, correct?
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    We are what we think. All that we are arises with our thoughts. With our thoughts, we make the world.
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    Please dont outsmart the censor. That is a very expensive censor and every time one of you guys outsmart it it makes someone at the home office feel bad. We dont wanna do that. So dont cleverly disguise bad words.

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    Quote Originally Posted by FlyingAnchor View Post
    Wow, Just Wow.

    I have to tell my kids at school that bad things happen to those that cut class.

    yeah, because at school they get shot at. bullets are nicer than trains.

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    The real question is whether or not the railroad will be sued successfully by the girls' parents. Sad, but really stupid.
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    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_KXCD5BQiM4

    "...and knowing is half the battle."

    If kids were still watching G.I. Joe, this wouldn't have happened.

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    Darwin award anyone?

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    Must be here

    train goes by every day, same time and there's plenty of safer places to be around there.
    Food for thought: if you aren't dead by 2050, you and your entire family will be within a few years from starvation. Now that is a cruel gift to leave for your offspring. ;)
    http://sanfrancisco.ibtimes.com/arti...ger-photos.htm

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    Wow. Even I, the great F4, would not do such a thing when completely wasted on my 4 wine coolers. I'd love to ask them..


    WHY CHOOSE ACTIVE TRAIN TRACKS?

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    Quote Originally Posted by v1k1ng1001 View Post
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_KXCD5BQiM4

    "...and knowing is half the battle."
    God, those were awful. Especially since they never mentioned the other half of the battle: Killing the **** out of things.

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    What next? Kids going to play videogames on a runway?

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    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PuyRA...eature=related

    its not the same vid in case you dont know.

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    I couldn't find the original GI JOE PSA that deals with the dangers of trains. The fridge was the next best thing.

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    It was a bad train day in New England.

    Train Operator Dies After Boston Accident http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2008/...r=U.S._4134096
    Why isn't 11 pronounced onety one?

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    Quote Originally Posted by FlyingAnchor View Post
    Wow, Just Wow.

    I have to tell my kids at school that bad things happen to those that cut class.
    "You know who used to cut class? Jimi Hendrix. You know what happened to him? He died!"

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    Quote Originally Posted by Doolally View Post
    "You know who used to cut class? Jimi Hendrix. You know what happened to him? He died!"


    And also he never learned to read music.




    fail.

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    Quote Originally Posted by red house View Post
    And also he never learned to read music.




    fail.

    Yeah, and he had to hire a stunt double for his celebrity porn video.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Doolally View Post
    Yeah, and he had to hire a stunt double for his celebrity porn video.



    = fail.

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