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    Definition of HTFU

    A couple of days old, but I couldn't find an existing thread on this:

    http://abcnews.go.com/Health/jonatha...ry?id=10921443

    Quote Originally Posted by abcnews
    After being trapped for 12 hours, it took Jonathan Metz , a Connecticut man whose arm became stuck inside the furnace he was repairing, an additional six hours to "psych" himself up enough to amputate his own arm using a the blade of a power saw.

    Jonathan Metz used a power saw on the limb after it got trapped in a furnace.Describing his ordeal publicly for the first time since paramedics found him in the basement of his suburban Connecticut home on June 10, Metz called the experience "surreal."

    Speaking to reporters at St. Francis Hospital, where he underwent surgery Friday to receive a muscle graft on his left shoulder to be fitted for a prosthesis, Metz said he felt "blessed and more than fortunate to be here today."
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    Further reading shows that he didn't manage to cut off enough of his arm to free himself. He ended up getting found by rescuers who finished the job a couple days later.

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    He floated in and out consciousness, drinking water leaked from the furnace. He said he used a bloody flip-flop to scoop up the water.
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    "He floated in and out consciousness, drinking water leaked from the furnace. He said he used a bloody flip-flop to scoop up the water."

    Add chicken, seasoning, and a few Tators and you got yourself a stew!
    You see, their morals, their code...it's a bad joke, dropped at the first sign of trouble. They're only as good as the world allows them to be. I'll show you. When the chips are down, these...These "civilized" people...they'll eat each other. See, I'm not a monster. I'm just ahead of the curve

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