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UCOF
SILVER Member since Apr 2002

UCOF

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Posted:If you ever wanted to know if your fear of being struck by lightning is soemthing to be genuinly scared of, or if you wanted to laugh at your friend who is scared of swimming pools, I suggest you go here and have a read.

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KaelGotRice
GOLD Member since Jul 2003

KaelGotRice

Basu gasu bakuhatsu - because sometimes buses explode
Location: Angel's Landing, USA

Total posts: 1584
Posted:I've already decided that I'm going to die due to miniskirts, so I don't have to look at that. wink

To do: More Firedrums 08 video?
Wildfire/US East coast fire footage
LA/EDC glow/fire footage
Fresno fire

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polarity
SILVER Member since May 2005

polarity

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Location: on the wrong planet

Total posts: 1228
Posted:Not very high. I'd like to go pink or maybe blue, but I've only got yellow and green wink

You aren't thinking or really existing unless you're willing to risk even your own sanity in the judgment of your existence.

Green peppers, lime pickle and whole-grain mustard = best sandwich filling.

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Nephtys


Nephtys

resident fridge magnet
Location: Utrecht, The Netherlands

Total posts: 835
Posted:well, pretty high in the long run!!

everyone's unique except me

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DrBoo
BRONZE Member since Oct 2005

DrBoo

I invented the decaffinated coffee table.
Location: Cornwall

Total posts: 453
Posted:Odds of dying?
"Life is a sexually transmitted disease. And the mortality rate is 100%".
Good ole Laing

Inhalation of gastric contents: deaths - 369. Ewww

Deaths through "Contact with hot tap-water" - 40 confused eek
With odds of 1 in 93125, it's too much of a risk. I'll never wash again


Boo x

I intend to live forever - so far, so good.

If it costs "a penny for your thoughts", but people give you their "two-pence worth", who is getting the extra penny?

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alien_oddity


alien_oddity

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Location: in the trees

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Posted:Unspecified transport accident,



yearly odds......

287,941,220



liftime odds.........

3,742,983





eek so ther's still more chance of dying than winning the national lottery hehe


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Asena
GOLD Member since Aug 2005

Asena

What a Bummer
Location: Shatfield, Hertfordshire

Total posts: 3224
Posted:At least no one got crushed by a reptile smile

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Kyrian


Dreamer
Location: York, England

Total posts: 4308
Posted:Your chances of killing yourself with a firearm are about twice that of someone else killing you with one..... interesting ^_^

And your odds of dying of suicide over your life are not so very low. Which is interesting when one considers that in general my graduating class from my high school would then roughly statistically have 3 deaths of suicide at some point.. and one was already well done for.

I also find it interesting how VERY low your chances of dying of a venemous snake or lizard exposure are....


Keep your dream alive
Dreamin is still how the strong survive

Shalom VeAhavah

New Hampshire has a point....

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polarity
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Posted:Scroll down (or CTRL+F) to Commiserations Corner on http://www.how-to-become-rich-dotcom.de
to see how people mentioned in 'Nigerian who wants to give you money' spam are likely to die. Badly done site, but funny.


You aren't thinking or really existing unless you're willing to risk even your own sanity in the judgment of your existence.

Green peppers, lime pickle and whole-grain mustard = best sandwich filling.

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afghan_bingo
SILVER Member since Sep 2005

afghan_bingo

member
Location: Calgary, Canada

Total posts: 116
Posted:surely the odds of dying are 1 in 1!

we were somewhere near barstow, on the edge of the desert, when the drugs began to take hold...

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daphne
PLATINUM Member since May 2005

daphne

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Location: dark sun

Total posts: 91
Posted:I noticed that firearms cause a really great number of deaths frown They really should have less guns in USA

I'll tell you this...
No eternal reward will forgive us now for wasting the dawn. "Jim Morrison"
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"...but I, being poor, have only my dreams
I've spread my dreams under your feet
tread softly because you tread on my dreams..." Yeats

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Tao Star


Tao Star

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Location: Bristol

Total posts: 1662
Posted: Written by: afghan_bingo


surely the odds of dying are 1 in 1!



lol, i think it means the ods of dying from any particular thing...not just dying.

not that my ods are 1:1 of course, i'm immortal tongue


I had a dream that my friend had a
strong-bad pop up book,
it was the book of my dreams.

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Kyrian


Dreamer
Location: York, England

Total posts: 4308
Posted: Written by: daphne


I noticed that firearms cause a really great number of deaths frown They really should have less guns in USA



Compared to what tho? poisounous snakes? sure.

Seriously did you see how likely you are to kill yourself with a gun versus to be killed by a gun either accidentally or on purpose by someone else? Even here....


Keep your dream alive
Dreamin is still how the strong survive

Shalom VeAhavah

New Hampshire has a point....

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afghan_bingo
SILVER Member since Sep 2005

afghan_bingo

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Location: Calgary, Canada

Total posts: 116
Posted:its not the gun that kills people. its the person behind it. if there were less guns there would be more knives because there would still be the same amount of people who want someone dead.

we were somewhere near barstow, on the edge of the desert, when the drugs began to take hold...

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Psyri
SILVER Member since Apr 2003

Psyri

artisan
Location: Berkshire, UK

Total posts: 1576
Posted:hmmmmmmm

I'd prefer to die some extreme way but by my chosing.... like my idea that Nuclear warfare does break out I dont wanna be stuck suffering and slowly dying form nuclear fallout... I'd probably sky dive into the next mushroom cloud..... tongue


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Igirisujin
SILVER Member since Jul 2005

Igirisujin

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Location: Preston

Total posts: 2666
Posted:Surly death by orgasms would be a better way of dying

Chief adviser to the Pharaoh, in one very snazzy mutli-coloured coat

'Time goes by so slowly for those who wait...' - Whatever Happend To Baby Madonna?

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Igirisujin
SILVER Member since Jul 2005

Igirisujin

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Location: Preston

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Posted: Written by: afghan_bingo


its not the gun that kills people. its the person behind it. if there were less guns there would be more knives because there would still be the same amount of people who want someone dead.



Ive allways thought it would be cool if all projectile weapons (save for crossbows couse there cool tongue) would somehow become useless and we would have to go back to fighting with swords. At least with a sword you can learn how to fend off another attacker with one, with a gun you just have to sort of run away lol. So maybie no guns and more knives would be better somehow


Chief adviser to the Pharaoh, in one very snazzy mutli-coloured coat

'Time goes by so slowly for those who wait...' - Whatever Happend To Baby Madonna?

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faith enfire
BRONZE Member since Jan 2006

faith enfire

wandering thru the woods of WI
Location: Wisconsin

Total posts: 3556
Posted: Written by: curiosity_shroomed_the_cat


hmmmmmmm

I'd prefer to die some extreme way but by my chosing.... like my idea that Nuclear warfare does break out I dont wanna be stuck suffering and slowly dying form nuclear fallout... I'd probably sky dive into the next mushroom cloud..... tongue



my high school teacher said if such a thing ever did happen, we should all go and try and catch the bomb


Faith
Nay, whatever comes one hour was sunlit and the most high gods may not make boast of any better thing than to have watched that hour as it passed

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Mr Majestik
SILVER Member since Mar 2004

Mr Majestik

coming to a country near you
Location: home of the tiney toothy bear

Total posts: 4693
Posted:what a caring teacher(secretly he was probably the one dropping it wink)

i think the main point of this thread is that there is a better chance of you drowning in the bath than there is winning lotto! tongue


"but have you considered there is more to life than your eyelids?"

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