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So this girl falls 6 stories...

Postby Syntax » Tue Nov 02, 2010 6:42 pm UTC

...Bounces off a store awning and lands in a doctor's arms.




No, seriously. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-11673774

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Re: So this girl falls 6 stories...

Postby Triangle_Man » Tue Nov 02, 2010 6:52 pm UTC

:shock: Holy crap, that is an amazing story.

I guess one of the best parts of life is the little surprises it throws at you...
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Re: So this girl falls 6 stories...

Postby emceng » Tue Nov 02, 2010 7:25 pm UTC

Wow, Rand must have been in town or something.
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Re: So this girl falls 6 stories...

Postby big boss » Tue Nov 02, 2010 8:10 pm UTC

Yea, its nice to hear good things that happen once in a while.
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Re: So this girl falls 6 stories...

Postby broken_escalator » Tue Nov 02, 2010 8:48 pm UTC

Wow. Someone buy that baby a lotto ticket.

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Re: So this girl falls 6 stories...

Postby The Reaper » Tue Nov 02, 2010 8:51 pm UTC

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Re: So this girl falls 6 stories...

Postby Vellyr » Tue Nov 02, 2010 10:22 pm UTC

So the movies weren't lying to me all those years, store awnings really can do that!

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Re: So this girl falls 6 stories...

Postby bluestripe » Tue Nov 02, 2010 11:12 pm UTC

Vellyr wrote:So the movies weren't lying to me all those years, store awnings really can do that!


If you weigh 25 lbs, maybe.

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Re: So this girl falls 6 stories...

Postby Princess Marzipan » Tue Nov 02, 2010 11:24 pm UTC

emceng wrote:Wow, Rand must have been in town or something.
...hell yes.
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Re: So this girl falls 6 stories...

Postby folkhero » Wed Nov 03, 2010 12:02 am UTC

big boss wrote:Yea, its nice to hear good things that happen once in a while.

Well it would have been better if she hadn't fallen at all, so considering all the girls not falling from buildings, good things happen constantly, they just don't make the news because those stories aren't nearly as cool as this one.
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Re: So this girl falls 6 stories...

Postby Ghavrel » Wed Nov 03, 2010 2:38 am UTC

emceng wrote:Wow, Rand must have been in town or something.

I spend most of my time on a WoT-turned-community site, and so I scrolled right by this. You should have seen my double take once I realized where I was. :mrgreen:
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Re: So this girl falls 6 stories...

Postby H2SO4 » Wed Nov 03, 2010 6:58 am UTC

Was anyone else turned off by how they spelled "story"?
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Re: So this girl falls 6 stories...

Postby Ghavrel » Wed Nov 03, 2010 7:13 am UTC

H2SO4 wrote:Was anyone else turned off by how they spelled "story"?

I've heard that bothers people sometimes, but my issue is with big noses. Even if the girl has a great body, I just can't deal.

...what?
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Re: So this girl falls 6 stories...

Postby the_bandersnatch » Wed Nov 03, 2010 7:28 am UTC

H2SO4 wrote:Was anyone else turned off by how they spelled "story"?


No, because they spelt it correctly, you tool.
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Re: So this girl falls 6 stories...

Postby SlyReaper » Wed Nov 03, 2010 7:43 am UTC

The OP didn't though. It's "storeys", not "stories".
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Re: So this girl falls 6 stories...

Postby H2SO4 » Wed Nov 03, 2010 8:15 am UTC

Oh god, we're overrun with Brits!

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Re: So this girl falls 6 stories...

Postby Goldstein » Wed Nov 03, 2010 8:25 am UTC

Article wrote:They were coming and going from the window, he said, and had a feeling something bad might happen.

This man's telepathy is the real story here.
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Re: So this girl falls 6 stories...

Postby the_bandersnatch » Wed Nov 03, 2010 8:29 am UTC

H2SO4 wrote:Oh god, we're overrun with Britons!


FTFY.
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Re: So this girl falls 6 stories...

Postby Plasma Man » Wed Nov 03, 2010 10:13 am UTC

Obviously the doctor that caught her was Doctor McNinja.
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Re: So this girl falls 6 stories...

Postby Drumheller769 » Wed Nov 03, 2010 12:00 pm UTC

Ghavrel wrote:
emceng wrote:Wow, Rand must have been in town or something.

I spend most of my time on a WoT-turned-community site, and so I scrolled right by this. You should have seen my double take once I realized where I was. :mrgreen:



I caught his reference and was like OMGWTFBBQ someone else who remembers details of the WOT! Its sad, b/c my wife knows that I remember more details about books I have read than what I had to eat 2-3 days ago.

On topic about the story: That guy must have crazy reflexes, to go:
1. Whats up son?
2. Huh? A baby is falling?
3. Look for baby.
4. Start to move
5. Move to catch baby
6. Actually catch baby
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Re: So this girl falls 6 stories...

Postby emceng » Wed Nov 03, 2010 1:15 pm UTC

Drumheller769 wrote:
Ghavrel wrote:
emceng wrote:Wow, Rand must have been in town or something.

I spend most of my time on a WoT-turned-community site, and so I scrolled right by this. You should have seen my double take once I realized where I was. :mrgreen:



I caught his reference and was like OMGWTFBBQ someone else who remembers details of the WOT! Its sad, b/c my wife knows that I remember more details about books I have read than what I had to eat 2-3 days ago.




Hah, I am the same way. Also mega-excited because the latest book should be at my door when I get home.
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Re: So this girl falls 6 stories...

Postby Link » Wed Nov 03, 2010 1:30 pm UTC

Plasma Man wrote:Obviously the doctor that caught her was The Doctor.

FTFY.

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Re: So this girl falls 6 stories...

Postby SlyReaper » Wed Nov 03, 2010 1:41 pm UTC

Link wrote:
Plasma Man wrote:Obviously the doctor that caught her was The Doctor.

FTFY.

Please state the nature of the medical emergency?

Can't see that happening, what with him not being solid and all.
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Re: So this girl falls 6 stories...

Postby gametaku » Wed Nov 03, 2010 5:23 pm UTC

SlyReaper wrote:
Link wrote:
Plasma Man wrote:Obviously the doctor that caught her was The Doctor.

FTFY.

Please state the nature of the medical emergency?

Can't see that happening, what with him not being solid and all.


First the doctor from voyager has no problem being solid.

Second wrong Doctor.

More along the lines of bow ties are cool.

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Re: So this girl falls 6 stories...

Postby Dauric » Wed Nov 03, 2010 5:37 pm UTC

gametaku wrote:
SlyReaper wrote:
Link wrote:
Plasma Man wrote:Obviously the doctor that caught her was The Doctor.

FTFY.

Please state the nature of the medical emergency?

Can't see that happening, what with him not being solid and all.


First the doctor from voyager has no problem being solid.

Second wrong Doctor.

More along the lines of bow ties are cool.


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Re: So this girl falls 6 stories...

Postby H2SO4 » Thu Nov 04, 2010 9:19 am UTC

the_bandersnatch wrote:
H2SO4 wrote:Oh god, we're overrun with Britons!


FTFY.

"Briton" is the GODDAMN COUNTRY. Now I know why 'Murica separated from you weirdos: because you can't get your own language right! HOOAH 'MURICA!
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Re: So this girl falls 6 stories...

Postby SlyReaper » Thu Nov 04, 2010 9:45 am UTC

H2SO4 wrote:
the_bandersnatch wrote:
H2SO4 wrote:Oh god, we're overrun with Britons!


FTFY.

"Briton" is the GODDAMN COUNTRY. Now I know why 'Murica separated from you weirdos: because you can't get your own language right! HOOAH 'MURICA!


No no no no no no no. Britain is the country. Actually, it's not really a country, it's a collection of islands that includes England and the rest, but that's another topic entirely. Britons are the inhabitants of Britain.

Anyway, it's our language. It's called English, it's named after our country. We get to do what we like with it, and we have a proud tradition of doing precisely that.
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Re: So this girl falls 6 stories...

Postby Ulc » Thu Nov 04, 2010 9:59 am UTC

SlyReaper wrote:Anyway, it's our language. It's called English, it's named after our country. We get to do what we like with it, and we have a proud tradition of doing precisely that.


Including waylaying innocent strange languages in dark alleys, mugging them and then saying that they really ought not to carry around YOUR stuff.
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Re: So this girl falls 6 stories...

Postby H2SO4 » Thu Nov 04, 2010 10:52 am UTC

SlyReaper wrote:No no no no no no no. Britain is the country. Actually, it's not really a country, it's a collection of islands that includes England and the rest, but that's another topic entirely. Britons are the inhabitants of Britain.

I know. Just decided to have fun with it. :)
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Re: So this girl falls 6 stories...

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Princess Marzipan wrote:
emceng wrote:Wow, Rand must have been in town or something.
...hell yes.
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Re: So this girl falls 6 stories...

Postby Ghavrel » Thu Nov 04, 2010 5:03 pm UTC

fjafjan wrote:
Princess Marzipan wrote:
emceng wrote:Wow, Rand must have been in town or something.
...hell yes.

Oi. I already represented us here. 888
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Re: So this girl falls 6 stories...

Postby fjafjan » Thu Nov 04, 2010 8:07 pm UTC

Ghavrel wrote:
fjafjan wrote:
Princess Marzipan wrote:
emceng wrote:Wow, Rand must have been in town or something.
...hell yes.

Oi. I already represented us here. 888

Yet you failed to encourage this quote! How can I trust you after this?
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Re: So this girl falls 6 stories...

Postby badmartialarts » Sun Nov 07, 2010 3:44 am UTC

Ghavrel wrote:
fjafjan wrote:
Princess Marzipan wrote:
emceng wrote:Wow, Rand must have been in town or something.
...hell yes.

Oi. I already represented us here. 888


I fail to see what the junior Senator-elect of Kentucky would have to do with this... :)

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Re: So this girl falls 6 stories...

Postby masakatsu » Mon Nov 08, 2010 3:05 pm UTC

emceng wrote:Wow, Rand must have been in town or something.


I read this while listening to the new book. LOL
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Re: So this girl falls 6 stories...

Postby Ghavrel » Mon Nov 08, 2010 8:28 pm UTC

badmartialarts wrote:
Ghavrel wrote:
fjafjan wrote:
Princess Marzipan wrote:
emceng wrote:Wow, Rand must have been in town or something.
...hell yes.

Oi. I already represented us here. 888


I fail to see what the junior Senator-elect of Kentucky would have to do with this... :)


Don't you see? Being ta'veren is how he got elected!

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Re: So this girl falls 6 stories...

Postby sourmìlk » Mon Nov 08, 2010 10:00 pm UTC

I lost track of this conversation.
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Re: So this girl falls 6 stories...

Postby Oregonaut » Mon Nov 08, 2010 11:30 pm UTC

F=MA, right?

F=25 lbs*9.86 m/s^2

12 feet per story, 3 feet per yard, 1 yard = 0.9144 meters.

6*0.9144 = 5.4864 meters.

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Re: So this girl falls 6 stories...

Postby Ghavrel » Mon Nov 08, 2010 11:48 pm UTC

Oregonaut wrote:F=MA, right?

F=25 lbs*9.86 m/s^2

12 feet per story, 3 feet per yard, 1 yard = 0.9144 meters.

6*0.9144 = 5.4864 meters.

Fuck....I am too tired to make this work at the moment.


Might want to convert from pounds to kilograms...
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Re: So this girl falls 6 stories...

Postby fjafjan » Tue Nov 09, 2010 1:02 am UTC

sourmìlk wrote:I lost track of this conversation.

Old internet pals I think you would call it. Also talking about Wheel of Time, aka WoT.
Ghavrel wrote:
badmartialarts wrote:
Ghavrel wrote:
fjafjan wrote:
Princess Marzipan wrote:
emceng wrote:Wow, Rand must have been in town or something.
...hell yes.

Oi. I already represented us here. 888


I fail to see what the junior Senator-elect of Kentucky would have to do with this... :)


Don't you see? Being ta'veren is how he got elected!

The Wheel weaves as the Wheel wills, but the pattern is the work of the Light...

The Wheel fucked up.
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Re: So this girl falls 6 stories...

Postby Oregonaut » Tue Nov 09, 2010 1:09 am UTC

I might also want to fix the fact that I somehow figured that the girl only fell six-ish meters.
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