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Old 07-31-16, 01:47 AM
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Old 07-31-16, 04:59 AM
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Crazy is right Ray I never would think about doing something like this. I remember seeing this on the news yesterday and I thought at the time that this guy needed his head examined by a psychiatrist. Even parachuting out of an airplane isn't for me but you are right this is just plain crazy.
 
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News Headlines (next week): Free fall skydiver misses safety net
 
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Old 07-31-16, 08:12 AM
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They tested this before hand with a dummy and it failed. But this screwball decided to do it anyway. Such talent!
 
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Old 07-31-16, 08:32 AM
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Was just watching this on TV. Noticed he just made the net at the edge. I think if he landed just several feet over, he would have been a bag of bones! I think they used another dummy, Norm.
 
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Old 07-31-16, 09:06 AM
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I think they used another dummy
I agree!!! While it did work and I'm sure worked well in theory, it would seem to me one little miscalculation, wind gust or something could have turned it into disaster.
 
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Old 07-31-16, 09:38 AM
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And what gets me...the guy's wife and 4 year old son were there watching. As it turns out, the 4 year old slept through it, but can you image if he had gone splat......no way you un-see that ever.
 
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