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Old 07-31-05, 01:21 PM   #1
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photo of a horrible bike wreck on the williamsburg bridge



ok, so my photographer friend was bored and we were scheming up some absurd scenarios...
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Old 07-31-05, 01:33 PM   #2
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Candidly, you didn't have to tell us that it was staged - that is completely obvious. That being said, I have seen the real thing once too often to find it even remotely amusing.
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Old 07-31-05, 01:42 PM   #3
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my friend fell on that bridge going to a messenger event, i had my camera with me.

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Old 07-31-05, 01:42 PM   #4
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lighten up...
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brunning: awesome photo.
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Old 07-31-05, 02:21 PM   #6
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That's funny. You hear that skydive? It's FUNNY.

My friend died from a drug overdose. It doesn't make crackheads any less funny.

There's no sense in dwelling on negative things...
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Old 07-31-05, 02:27 PM   #7
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my friend fell on that bridge going to a messenger event, i had my camera with me.
Almost looks like a yard sale.
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Ha. Nice shot. I like the pointing motion of the bro on the right.
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That's funny. You hear that skydive? It's FUNNY.

My friend died from a drug overdose. It doesn't make crackheads any less funny.

There's no sense in dwelling on negative things...
Yeah, it's hilarious. Here let me laugh: Muhahahahahahahahahahahahaha! Oh yes, I slap my knee in total bemusement everytime I see a crackhead! Wait, I can't hold it back......muhahahahahahahahahaha!
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[QUOTE=brunningok, so my photographer friend was bored and we were scheming up some absurd scenarios...[/QUOTE]

and he calls himself a photographer - it's a bit soft innit?


funny pic though - you've got to wonder what's happened to the guys ass that deserves a radio, a mobile phone and a finger.
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This pic looks like a good candidate for a funny caption contest. Like maybe the guy with the radio is saying "He kept his U-lock, but where's his frame pump?" And the guy in the white shirt says "I think I see it...up there somewhere." Or something.
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Old 07-31-05, 03:23 PM   #12
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Yeah, it's hilarious. Here let me laugh: Muhahahahahahahahahahahahaha! Oh yes, I slap my knee in total bemusement everytime I see a crackhead! Wait, I can't hold it back......muhahahahahahahahahaha!
Now you got it!

Dave Chappelle being a crackhead is hilarious. That's what I meant. Real crackheads aren't that funny, and neither are real bike accidents, or real drug overdoses, etc.

Obviously 9/11 wasn't funny. But, after a while, after the pain subsided for many people, comedians started making jokes about it, and as tragic as it all was, it was still FUNNY.

It helps to try to appreciate the humor that can be found in most things.
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Old 07-31-05, 03:25 PM   #13
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no blood?
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That's funny.

Nice timing, sohi.


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Old 07-31-05, 03:48 PM   #15
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I like it. It's a well done photo, with good expressions. And it's funny.
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Old 07-31-05, 04:12 PM   #16
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duderz look at the guys bikes, obviously he's no joke, and bikes are no joking matter!

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yo bro dawg, sounds like your bikes cost more than my student loans, you must be a super biker!

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Hmm I'm not sure, I'd love to see pics and much more, video, of some of my biffs. Especially the one where I flew over a car. Darn.
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*cough cough*
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So Fugazi. What language is that?
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So Fugazi. What language is that?
ooh! ooh! I know!
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Lorem Ipsum. aka "I'm not putting enough effort into this to actually come up with witty, farcical copy."
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*cough cough*
candidly, you didn't have to do the *cough cough* thing to tell us it is a spoof article, that is completely obvious. that being said, i have seen too many newspaper articles to find this remotely amusing.
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Haha ... Msngr For a moment I thought you were being a dick ...
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candidly, you didn't have to do the *cough cough* thing to tell us it is a spoof article, that is completely obvious. that being said, i have seen too many newspaper articles to find this remotely amusing.
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candidly, you didn't have to do the *cough cough* thing to tell us it is a spoof article, that is completely obvious. that being said, i have seen too many newspaper articles to find this remotely amusing.
great post!
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