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Old 02-20-12, 09:44 AM   #1
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Couchsurfing Death - not what you think

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Old 02-20-12, 09:48 AM   #2
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Old 02-20-12, 09:59 AM   #3
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Old 02-20-12, 10:18 AM   #4
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How do you know they were not on a couch tour?
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Old 02-20-12, 10:36 AM   #5
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I thought something had happened to Couch...
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Old 02-20-12, 10:41 AM   #6
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Wouldn't fire have been involved then?
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Wouldn't fire have been involved then?
sure.... but headlines don't always provide details....
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Old 02-20-12, 11:41 AM   #8
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With the long winters of the Great White North it's not uncommon to move the couch with a few Molsons outside to break the cabin fever.

Federally mandated selt belts/air bag restraints on the couch would have given this story a happy ending.

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Old 02-20-12, 11:27 PM   #9
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You kids!

Actually I have negatives of pictures of my grandmother doing something like this when she was a youth. She tied a shovel to the back bumper of a Model T with a rope, sat in the blade and went down the road. I think my grandfather was at the wheel, and I'm pretty sure he took the picture.
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Old 02-22-12, 05:48 PM   #11
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