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(CNN)   Brazilian amputee model dies at age 20. Investigators stumped at cause of death   (cnn.com) divider line 180
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2009-01-24 09:51:21 AM  
Now Quagmire will never be able to hit that.
 
2009-01-24 10:06:30 AM  
This is unbelievably sad, such a young girl. The fact she was a beauty queen, shouldn't be why it's so sad though. It's sad because she died from what was inevitably a UTI. Although there was an original misdiagnosis. This is just sad...
 
2009-01-24 10:08:44 AM  
Lots and lots of people died tragic, horrible deaths yesterday. But none of them were as attractive as this one, so this is definitely the one we should be talking about. When ugly people die, I'm all like "THANK YOU ALREADY." When hot people die I'm all "Awww, that's really sad."
 
2009-01-24 10:10:07 AM  
Hot or not, any story where a productive individual loses their life at the young age of 20 is a tragedy, plain and simple.

Its not the natural order to have parents bury their children. My prayers go out to her family and friends.
 
2009-01-24 10:10:32 AM  
sad
 
2009-01-24 10:27:44 AM  
You either get busy living, or you get busy dying. I guess she got busy at the latter
 
2009-01-24 10:32:34 AM  
Dumb-as-a-butt Face: Lots and lots of people died tragic, horrible deaths yesterday. But none of them were as attractive as this one, so this is definitely the one we should be talking about. When ugly people die, I'm all like "THANK YOU ALREADY." When hot people die I'm all "Awww, that's really sad."

you are a

www.mediabistro.comthetvaddict.com

wow. what an insightful and intelligent comment.
seriously - show me a story of an "ugly" person who gets brought in for something relatively benign who then goes on to die a tragic and painful death at a young age and i'll have the exact same reaction most people would have...that it's sad.

it's also sad that something so tragic happened to such a young beautiful woman with lots of potential.

what is your problem, troll?
 
2009-01-24 10:33:01 AM  
Fark is cruel to amputees.... torso it would seem.
 
2009-01-24 10:33:02 AM  
Ok, lemme get this straight:

Hot girl dies from a misdiagnosed disease.

Did any of you know her or her family?

Had any of you even heard of her before her amputations?

Do any of you know anyone else affected by this disease?

Do any of you go to the same hospital/surgeon/doctor as she did?

Oh, you answered "no" to all of those?

Then please STFU with your faux outrage and "My thoughts and prayers..." comments.

Just as myself, deep down, you really don't give a shiat.
 
2009-01-24 10:34:13 AM  
vsavatar: Subby... you do realize that there are special places in Hell for demons like you. Poor girl. I cannot even begin to imagine the agony and horror she went through, and at such a young age. At least now she can rest in peace.

You know, psychologically, people deal with tragedy and other difficult emotions in various ways. The psyche needs to construct defences from the shock and horror.

Sometimes, dark humour is one of those defences. By turning the tragedy into a joke, the mind protects itself from confronting it directly, and builds protective associations.

By all means, condemn people for it if you like, but don't think that they are the insensitive ones in this situation.
 
2009-01-24 10:43:01 AM  
No links to NSFWTM pics of said model?

/leaving disappointed...
 
2009-01-24 10:46:25 AM  
sDumb-as-a-butt Face: Lots and lots of people died tragic, horrible deaths yesterday. But none of them were as attractive as this one, so this is definitely the one we should be talking about. When ugly people die, I'm all like "THANK YOU ALREADY." When hot people die I'm all "Awww, that's really sad."

This, folks, is what happens when you combine Goth angst, emo misery, PMS, a permanent wedgie and mental retardation.

Did these "lots of people" who die make you happy just by looking at their picture? No, not unless you're family or know them some other way and have memories of them.

In the model's case, she's mourned by more people who didn't know her because models have photos taken and these photos look good. Looking at these photos makes people happy. I mean hell she had a great smile, too. Now the person in the photos, which don't die with her, is gone and going from happy and alive to just plain dead is sad.
 
2009-01-24 10:51:25 AM  
Wow this thread is full of hypersensitive offendable people. Did a bunch of new people just discover Fark.com or something?

GET OVER IT; this is how they roll here. If you don't like it, find another forum.

Sure her death was tragic, horrible, blah blah blah. But [tasteless amputee humor] trumps [horrible death]. Every place is different, with different rules of the game. This is Fark.com; you need to learn the value of the cards here if you're gonna play them and want to not be looked at as naive or an easy mark.
 
2009-01-24 10:53:58 AM  
I just came to rip on subby for being an idiot.

/did not read the thread
 
2009-01-24 10:56:07 AM  
Dire: Wow this thread is full of hypersensitive offendable people. Did a bunch of new people just discover Fark.com or something?

GET OVER IT; this is how they roll here. If you don't like it, find another forum.

Sure her death was tragic, horrible, blah blah blah. But [tasteless amputee humor] trumps [horrible death]. Every place is different, with different rules of the game. This is Fark.com; you need to learn the value of the cards here if you're gonna play them and want to not be looked at as naive or an easy mark.


um, did YOU just discover fark? this is how it is in every thread like this

asshole headline
asshole comments
ITG effect
selfrightous holier than thou farker
selfrightous holier than thou farker
ITG -STFU PUSSY - THIS IS FARK.com
 
2009-01-24 10:58:55 AM  
FARK all you who make rude comments about her, being an amp myself (right arm in a bloody accident) makes life rough enough.

Yeah she was hot!

Now let it go!
 
2009-01-24 11:00:03 AM  
Yes, it's sad to die like that at the start of what should be the prime of one's life, but I gotta admit, I was a bit put off by some of the comments in TFA.

I know for a fact that they would have loved her because Mariana is beautiful," (modeling agent) Stein told Brazil's Tribuna newspaper.

Translation: "I missed out making a ton of money off the biatch!"

"She comes from a humble family and she was the main breadwinner," said (fiance) Simoes.


Translation: "Biatch should'a stuck around to support us in the manner in which we were eagerly looking forward to becoming accustomed!"

/window seat please
 
2009-01-24 11:00:59 AM  
great headline
(and some follow-up comments)

those offended need to get off the internetz


"Rape can't be funny? Imagine Daffy Duck raping Porky Pig"
--George Carlin
 
2009-01-24 11:05:27 AM  
Stumpy44: FARK all you who make rude comments about her, being an amp myself (right arm in a bloody accident) makes life rough enough.

Yeah she was hot!

Now let it go!



Stop telling me what to do.
 
2009-01-24 11:07:39 AM  
illegal.tender: The doctor quoted in the article says that septicemia is responsible for over 800,000 deaths a year in the U.S. That CAN'T be right.

It seems that the CDC concur with you. Data for 2005 list septicemia as the 10th leading cause of death, all right, but that the number was 34 thousand...not 800,000. BIG difference.
 
2009-01-24 11:11:18 AM  
Stumpy44: FARK all you who make rude comments about her, being an amp myself (right arm in a bloody accident) makes life rough enough.
Yeah she was hot! Now let it go!


Aber Franz!
 
2009-01-24 11:11:20 AM  
Dear Pathman,

Since you seem to be a regular internet genius / House wannabe, kindly lend us your credentials since you're attacking mine. After you pull your head out of your @ss, you might want to consider a colonoscopy.

robotpirateninja.files.wordpress.com
 
2009-01-24 11:13:50 AM  
Was she a hand model?
 
2009-01-24 11:14:43 AM  
my credentials are I study medicine.
 
2009-01-24 11:15:08 AM  
What a beautiful day! I think I shall log onto a popular discussion site and attempt to get my fragile sensibilities offended! Hon, is the coffee ready? I have a big day ahead of me, yessir!
 
F42
2009-01-24 11:15:12 AM  
She died from complications of a urinary tract infection?

Wow, I'll never complain about cooter medicine ads again!
 
2009-01-24 11:16:08 AM  
Pathman:
um, did YOU just discover fark? this is how it is in every thread like this

asshole headline
asshole comments
ITG effect
selfrightous holier than thou farker
selfrightous holier than thou farker
ITG -STFU PUSSY - THIS IS FARK.com


First off, I've been a casual Farker for at least about 7 years. I know there are usually offendable people in threads like this; it just seems like way more than average for such a relatively small thread.
Second, LIGHTEN TFU, why are you taking me so seriously? Jesus christ man! I know my humor is often obscure, and I am very hung over at the moment, but still!
 
2009-01-24 11:18:10 AM  
how is my post any different than yours?
 
2009-01-24 11:19:46 AM  
What a horrible way to go. But for the grace of the magic sky ghost, there go any of us.

2 free internets to subby for having the guts to go for the low-hanging fruit.
 
2009-01-24 11:25:55 AM  
Stumpy44: FARK all you who make rude comments about her, being an amp myself (right arm in a bloody accident) makes life rough enough. Yeah she was hot! Now let it go!

Got a little sand in your crack now that things have hit close to home? Let it go yourself, and while you're at it get over your pity-party.

/right hand amp myself...July 28, 1996 at 4:50 pm, courtesy of a power tool
//docs sewed it back on, but it was 4 years with no sensation or movement
///got booted from the AF after 16 years (no jobs for one-handed pilots)
////had to go get a one-handed job to keep my house, kicks...thread...etc
 
2009-01-24 11:29:07 AM  
A horrible, painful, slow and frightening way to die. Poor kid, only 20.

She was a child, show some humanity. How she looked doesnt enter into sympathy or empathy, at least not for the more evolved.
 
2009-01-24 11:29:38 AM  
StoneColdAtheist: Stumpy44: FARK all you who make rude comments about her, being an amp myself (right arm in a bloody accident) makes life rough enough. Yeah she was hot! Now let it go!

Got a little sand in your crack now that things have hit close to home? Let it go yourself, and while you're at it get over your pity-party.

/right hand amp myself...July 28, 1996 at 4:50 pm, courtesy of a power tool
//docs sewed it back on, but it was 4 years with no sensation or movement
///got booted from the AF after 16 years (no jobs for one-handed pilots)
////had to go get a one-handed job to keep my house, kicks...thread...etc


man. while i'm on stumpy's side as i have been whining about the people being assholes (there's a difference between snark and asshole, you know who you are) i think we can all put aside our bickering and give a big group high 5 for stonecold here

holy crap

(i just realized that high5 was a horrible choice of words, but in the name of peace, i'll keep it in)
 
2009-01-24 11:30:31 AM  
Joce678: Wild Eyed and Wicked: So sad - she was such a pretty girl. It is scary to think how easily this happened even when you take into the consideration of the first misdiagnosis...

It's much more scary to think that if she wasn't pretty we wouldn't even be hearing about it.


I came here to say this. Leaving with a grim sense of satisfaction.
 
2009-01-24 11:38:04 AM  
I wish I had been there to lend her a hand.
 
2009-01-24 11:39:01 AM  
Pathman: (i just realized that high5 was a horrible choice of words, but in the name of peace, i'll keep it in)

I'm totally cool with the high 5, just don't be gettin' any ideas about group-gropes, Teddy. ;)
 
2009-01-24 11:45:47 AM  
Jesus H. Christ, welcome to http://EmoFark.com/

/cuts self
//*cries*
 
2009-01-24 11:50:21 AM  
Dire: Did a bunch of new people just discover Fark.com or something?

Yes...apparently you are one of them.
 
2009-01-24 12:01:46 PM  
sjbiars:
Again, I wasn't there to witness the severity of her affliction, but then again, neither were you.


And yet only one of you is criticizing and second guessing the Doctors that were there treating her. It is great that you seem to know something about the subject, I wonder if the Doctros treating her might also know the same things and have taken that into consideration.

Not that anyone is doubting your ability to make a definitive decision on the best treatment options based on the ample amount of relevent details provided in the article.
 
2009-01-24 12:04:27 PM  
Pathman: Dumb-as-a-butt Face: Lots and lots of people died tragic, horrible deaths yesterday. But none of them were as attractive as this one, so this is definitely the one we should be talking about. When ugly people die, I'm all like "THANK YOU ALREADY." When hot people die I'm all "Awww, that's really sad."

you are a



wow. what an insightful and intelligent comment.
seriously - show me a story of an "ugly" person who gets brought in for something relatively benign who then goes on to die a tragic and painful death at a young age and i'll have the exact same reaction most people would have...that it's sad.

it's also sad that something so tragic happened to such a young beautiful woman with lots of potential.

what is your problem, troll?


You got baited, but anyway to your point: You won't find (m)any stories about "ugly people" in such situations, well, because they're "ugly." Generally the "ugly people" don't live such glamorous lives and are "normal" and therefore their lives draw less attention.

This story is so sensational (and sad) because of this woman's fall from such a high place... from a beautiful model to a disfigured multiple amputee to a dead person, in a matter of weeks. Those are huge leaps that make this a fairly remarkable story for most readers and hence the responses.

Don't get trolled so easily!
 
2009-01-24 12:33:04 PM  
Pathman: YHBT. YHL. HAND.
 
2009-01-24 12:44:01 PM  
shiat. She was only 20 and died of something that most girls' colleges can treat in one little visit to the clinic. She could have spent years posing for fap-worthy calendars and then retiring to a nice life with a rich old poop with lots of fast cars.

/got nothing.
 
2009-01-24 12:46:11 PM  
There are far more offensive threads each week than this. It's how Fark rolls and if people get their panties in a bunch over it, perhaps they're on the wrong website. Yeah, it sucks that she died and we feel bad for her family. However, most Farkers realize that humor is one way of coping with loss. Even if people aren't using it as a coping mechanism you should just let it go or learn to laugh along. It's not insensitivity or people being cruel (in most cases)... it's dark humor.

I agree 100% with TheYeti's last comment and also give StoneColdAtheist props for being a damn funny guy. (I'd buy you a beer if you weren't a Californian atheistic hippy, sir. ;)
 
2009-01-24 12:54:03 PM  
Rest in peace pretty girl.
Ditto.

/damn
 
2009-01-24 12:57:11 PM  
LonMead: Understands.

Condolences, etc., etc....

/what she died of is similar to what killed Jim Henson


Jim Henson's Memorial Service (new window) may be the most dignified, life-affirming memorial service ever. (LGT one of the songs performed at said service. Wish I had the whole service.)

/still damn
 
2009-01-24 01:06:04 PM  
i489.photobucket.com
"Bravo, Subby. +1. I LOL'd"
 
2009-01-24 01:06:29 PM  
"It is a leading health threat in this country, killing at least 800,000 people a year," he said.

Men are more susceptible than women, Martin said.


Which means you'll never see a Walkathon for it.
 
2009-01-24 01:09:29 PM  
Bass O Matic: hi.
 
2009-01-24 01:29:58 PM  
Damn I'm sorry I read that article.
 
2009-01-24 01:34:14 PM  
FTFA:
"Basically, the immune system goes haywire after contracting an infection and begins to overreact," he said.

Men are more susceptible than women, Martin said.


It figures. Men get the short end of the stick....once again.
 
2009-01-24 01:38:04 PM  
TheFlyingGoat: I ... also give StoneColdAtheist props for being a damn funny guy. (I'd buy you a beer if you weren't a Californian atheistic hippy, sir. ;)

Hey, and I'd drink it, too, even though I'm really a Mr Merlot kind of guy. ;)

Full disclosure: I got back in the AF eventually on a 'presumption of fitness' waiver, and worked counterdrugs several years before passing the flight physical and returning to fly for the last few years I was active. As it says in my bio, life is good!

/California atheistic hippy :D
 
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