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(Telegraph)   The legendary mystery man who allegedly surfed down 15-floors of a collapsing World Trade Center tower on 9-11 while riding pieces of debris before seemingly vanishing into obscurity resurfaces in a new documentary   (telegraph.co.uk) divider line 66
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2012-09-18 03:19:27 AM
I'm sorry, what?
 
2012-09-18 03:21:15 AM
However, as the walls around him began to crumble, Mr Buzzelli began to free-fall, he said.
"I've never jumped out of a plane but I guess I was experiencing that feeling of surfing down, just riding the air and getting buffered around, as if I was on a rollercoaster," he said.


BUFFETED, you illiterate moron.
 
2012-09-18 03:22:15 AM
Yeah... All improbability aside... Are we sure he's not a liar? Wouldn't be the first one.
 
2012-09-18 03:23:31 AM
FTFA: "In the aftermath of 9/11, there were reports that one man had survived the collapse of the North Tower by "surfing" down the falling building, through a blizzard of debris.
However, the man was never traced and the story was dismissed as the stuff of legend.
Now documentary-makers have tracked down Pasquale Buzzelli, who believes he is "the world's luckiest man" and gained expert testimony from rescuers, engineers, and eyewitnesses to piece together his story.
Mr Buzzelli, 43, told The Sun newspaper that..."


*stops reading*

/nothing to see here folks, it's made up nonsense
//move along now
 
2012-09-18 03:24:33 AM
However, as the walls around him began to crumble, Mr Buzzelli began to free-fall, he said.
"I've never jumped out of a plane but I guess I was experiencing that feeling of surfing down, just riding the air and getting buffered around, as if I was on a rollercoaster dial-up," he said.
 
2012-09-18 03:25:01 AM
Possible. At least, according to Vesna Vulović.
 
2012-09-18 03:25:42 AM
Ha-ha-ha-ha-ha-ha-ha-ha-ha-ha-ha-ha-a, wipeout
 
2012-09-18 03:27:02 AM
Dude looks like he is late for the gym.
 
2012-09-18 03:27:33 AM

davidphogan: Possible. At least, according to Vesna Vulović.


To be fair, she was kind of attached to the plane. The plane made it down in some reasonably large chunks, she happened to be in one.

She'd be relevant if she'd surfed her way down, leaping from wing fragment to wing fragment.
 
2012-09-18 03:30:58 AM
FTFA: "However, medical examiner Shiya Ribowsky, who helped lead the forensic investigation into 9/11 was less convinced, saying the chance of surviving a fall beyond five floors are "pretty grim"."

surviving a fall beyond 30 feet is rare.
 
2012-09-18 03:31:01 AM
OSAMA DON'T SURF!
 
2012-09-18 03:31:09 AM
i.telegraph.co.uk

Reminds me of:
t0.gstatic.com

Just saying...
 
2012-09-18 03:32:13 AM

wildcardjack: Yeah... All improbability aside... Are we sure he's not a liar? Wouldn't be the first one.


http://www.snopes.com/rumors/survivor.asp
Someone who was with him also survived, but states they managed to reach the 13th floor before the collapse. Two firefighters found him atop wreckage on what was the 7th floor of one of the three sets of stairs.

All told, 16 people survived the collapse. More would have survived but were buried under the rubble and died before rescuers could reach them.
 
2012-09-18 03:38:50 AM

Cathedralmaster: Someone who was with him also survived, but states they managed to reach the 13th floor before the collapse. Two firefighters found him atop wreckage on what was the 7th floor of one of the three sets of stairs.


None of which says he "surfed", because he didn't. He fell. Surrounded by bits of debris that fell with him, some of them living, and none of which are being hyped as having "surfed".

And including himself there are precisely two sources (which disagree) to even suggest what height he fell from. Accident survivors are notorious for not actually remembering what happened, for any number of reasons.

What he did was fell, and was lucky enough not to be hit hard enough to kill him by anything else that fell. And most likely, he and his colleague were on the 7th floor when the collapse reached them, fell with the 7th floor, and landed where the 7th floor landed.
 
2012-09-18 03:43:36 AM

pedobearapproved: FTFA: "However, medical examiner Shiya Ribowsky, who helped lead the forensic investigation into 9/11 was less convinced, saying the chance of surviving a fall beyond five floors are "pretty grim"."

surviving a fall beyond 30 feet is rare.


t2.gstatic.com
It's all in the game yo.
 
2012-09-18 03:44:15 AM
"Surfed the rubble down" is one of my favorite phrases from that event.
 
2012-09-18 04:03:28 AM
www.gruffrhys.com
 
2012-09-18 04:03:48 AM
Fark never ceases to amaze me.

Now y'all are rubble surfing experts.

Behold the power of fark!
 
2012-09-18 04:05:03 AM
I first heard this story about three days after the event. I always figured he was the guy who drew the last straw and had to stay behind to light the fuse.
 
2012-09-18 04:07:12 AM

pedobearapproved: FTFA: "However, medical examiner Shiya Ribowsky, who helped lead the forensic investigation into 9/11 was less convinced, saying the chance of surviving a fall beyond five floors are "pretty grim"."

surviving a fall beyond 30 feet is rare.


But people have survived falling out of a plane too.

/I hope he buys lottery tickets.
 
mjg
2012-09-18 04:10:26 AM
benmarcusrules.com
 
2012-09-18 04:10:45 AM
www.blackwolf-images.com 

what Rubble surfing looks like
 
2012-09-18 04:10:53 AM

RoyBatty: [www.gruffrhys.com image 213x300]


Beat me to it, curse you!
 
2012-09-18 04:15:03 AM
whoa, whoa, whoa... one read through the story and all this jumps out at me:

first, the basic facts

8:46 North tower hit
9:03 South tower hit
9:58 South tower collapses
10:28 North tower collapses

Now, a commercial airliner smashes into the very building he's in. As a structural engineer with a 7-month pregnant girlfriend at home, he decides screw it, I'm gonna go up to my office on the 64th floor and see what the fuss is about. With no elevators, he achieves a 20-floor stairwell ascent in roughly 10-12 minutes, against what has to be a mass of humanity going the other way in complete panic. Mind you he's apparently still not sure what's going on because...

He has time to call his girlfriend to ask her to turn on the TV to see what's going on. Apparently he doesn't notice the smoke, debris and hellfire reiging down out the windows just 30 floors above him.

Armed with the new information about what is happening DIRECTLY ABOVE HIM, He still he decides not to leave, but to gather around a TV in time to see the live report that a commercial airliner has now smashed into the South tower. It's a good thing he saw the report, because I'm sure I wouldn't notice or hear this going on just 15 floors above me in the adjacent building, either.

Our hero figures, hey, maybe it's time to go. My guess here is he stopped at every water cooler on the way out to chat about what a kooky day at the office it's been up to that point because, although he was able to climb 20 stories, call his gf and watch some tv in less than 18 minutes, he manages to decend those same stairs only 42 floors in the 85 minutes between when the south tower is hit (and he hatches his scheme to leave) and when the north tower begins to collapse (thus beginning his miracle slide)

encrypted-tbn1.google.com 


\ I probably missed something
\\ probably...
\\\ It's late
 
2012-09-18 04:16:02 AM
animalvideo.org

/hot
 
2012-09-18 04:17:45 AM
don't know what I was going for with "reiging", but I meant raining


\again, way too late...
 
2012-09-18 04:19:04 AM

Plant Rights Activist: [www.blackwolf-images.com image 612x842] 

what Rubble surfing looks like


Really - I got it. You did not need the caption.
 
2012-09-18 04:19:17 AM
www.marketoracle.co.uk
 
2012-09-18 04:22:37 AM

TheVeryDeadIanMartin: [www.marketoracle.co.uk image 714x357]


FTW
 
Xai
2012-09-18 04:26:12 AM
Totally not a a lie at all. nope.
 
2012-09-18 04:28:09 AM

AverageAmericanGuy: However, as the walls around him began to crumble, Mr Buzzelli began to free-fall, he said.
"I've never jumped out of a plane but I guess I was experiencing that feeling of surfing down, just riding the air and getting buffered around, as if I was on a rollercoaster," he said.

BUFFETED, you illiterate moron.


Maybe he's digital?
 
2012-09-18 04:35:01 AM

Plant Rights Activist: [www.blackwolf-images.com image 612x842] 

what Rubble surfing looks like


I love how stoned those gators are.
 
2012-09-18 04:36:52 AM

pedobearapproved: FTFA: "However, medical examiner Shiya Ribowsky, who helped lead the forensic investigation into 9/11 was less convinced, saying the chance of surviving a fall beyond five floors are "pretty grim"."

surviving a fall beyond 30 feet is rare.


He likes rare
 
2012-09-18 04:36:53 AM

Canuck Eh: whoa, whoa, whoa... one read through the story and all this jumps out at me:

first, the basic facts

8:46 North tower hit
9:03 South tower hit
9:58 South tower collapses
10:28 North tower collapses

Now, a commercial airliner smashes into the very building he's in. As a structural engineer with a 7-month pregnant girlfriend at home, he decides screw it, I'm gonna go up to my office on the 64th floor and see what the fuss is about. With no elevators, he achieves a 20-floor stairwell ascent in roughly 10-12 minutes, against what has to be a mass of humanity going the other way in complete panic. Mind you he's apparently still not sure what's going on because...

He has time to call his girlfriend to ask her to turn on the TV to see what's going on. Apparently he doesn't notice the smoke, debris and hellfire reiging down out the windows just 30 floors above him.

Armed with the new information about what is happening DIRECTLY ABOVE HIM, He still he decides not to leave, but to gather around a TV in time to see the live report that a commercial airliner has now smashed into the South tower. It's a good thing he saw the report, because I'm sure I wouldn't notice or hear this going on just 15 floors above me in the adjacent building, either.

Our hero figures, hey, maybe it's time to go. My guess here is he stopped at every water cooler on the way out to chat about what a kooky day at the office it's been up to that point because, although he was able to climb 20 stories, call his gf and watch some tv in less than 18 minutes, he manages to decend those same stairs only 42 floors in the 85 minutes between when the south tower is hit (and he hatches his scheme to leave) and when the north tower begins to collapse (thus beginning his miracle slide)

 


\ I probably missed something
\\ probably...
\\\ It's late


This.
 
2012-09-18 04:40:20 AM

TheVeryDeadIanMartin:
www.marketoracle.co.uk

 

Hadji don't surf.
 
2012-09-18 04:42:36 AM
Ace Rimmer air-surfing a crocodile from an exploding plane comes to mind.

Complete bullshiat.
 
2012-09-18 04:58:59 AM
i.telegraph.co.uk
^^^
Bong?!?

/needs to find this restaurant.
 
2012-09-18 05:09:55 AM

wildcardjack: Yeah... All improbability aside... Are we sure he's not a liar? Wouldn't be the first one.


I thought that story was debunked almost immediately after 9/11.
Why is it resurfacing as 'true', now?
Did someone think enough time had passed, that folks wouldn't
remember it was fake the first time around?
 
2012-09-18 05:15:48 AM
If the Mythbusters had any dedication they'd fly a plane into another building and try it themselves.
 
2012-09-18 06:09:38 AM
I am sorry, good sir, I dont want to say that you are full of shiat; no, instead, I want to say, that birtherism has a much greater chance of being the truth over your bullshiat spiderman story.
 
2012-09-18 06:33:32 AM
Seems legit
 
2012-09-18 06:38:15 AM

Plant Rights Activist: [www.blackwolf-images.com image 612x842] 

what Rubble surfing looks like


those are 2 stoned alligators
 
2012-09-18 06:39:14 AM

uttertosh: [i.telegraph.co.uk image 620x387]
^^^
Bong?!?

/needs to find this restaurant.


t3.gstatic.com
 
2012-09-18 07:00:35 AM

Canuck Eh: whoa, whoa, whoa... one read through the story and all this jumps out at me:

first, the basic facts

8:46 North tower hit
9:03 South tower hit
9:58 South tower collapses
10:28 North tower collapses

Now, a commercial airliner smashes into the very building he's in. As a structural engineer with a 7-month pregnant girlfriend at home, he decides screw it, I'm gonna go up to my office on the 64th floor and see what the fuss is about. With no elevators, he achieves a 20-floor stairwell ascent in roughly 10-12 minutes, against what has to be a mass of humanity going the other way in complete panic. Mind you he's apparently still not sure what's going on because...

He has time to call his girlfriend to ask her to turn on the TV to see what's going on. Apparently he doesn't notice the smoke, debris and hellfire reiging down out the windows just 30 floors above him.

Armed with the new information about what is happening DIRECTLY ABOVE HIM, He still he decides not to leave, but to gather around a TV in time to see the live report that a commercial airliner has now smashed into the South tower. It's a good thing he saw the report, because I'm sure I wouldn't notice or hear this going on just 15 floors above me in the adjacent building, either.

Our hero figures, hey, maybe it's time to go. My guess here is he stopped at every water cooler on the way out to chat about what a kooky day at the office it's been up to that point because, although he was able to climb 20 stories, call his gf and watch some tv in less than 18 minutes, he manages to decend those same stairs only 42 floors in the 85 minutes between when the south tower is hit (and he hatches his scheme to leave) and when the north tower begins to collapse (thus beginning his miracle slide)

 


\ I probably missed something
\\ probably...
\\\ It's late


Bravo!
 
2012-09-18 07:27:42 AM
This guy looks like crackhead bob from howard stern's show.
 
2012-09-18 07:29:17 AM
He even has a band
myfashionmaven.com
 
2012-09-18 07:30:24 AM
Yep, this was fabricated bs when it first came up in the news, so let's re-tell the story and this time act like it's true.
 
2012-09-18 07:45:50 AM
i.imgur.com
 
2012-09-18 07:46:18 AM

Canuck Eh: whoa, whoa, whoa... one read through the story and all this jumps out at me:

first, the basic facts

8:46 North tower hit
9:03 South tower hit
9:58 South tower collapses
10:28 North tower collapses

Now, a commercial airliner smashes into the very building he's in. As a structural engineer with a 7-month pregnant girlfriend at home, he decides screw it, I'm gonna go up to my office on the 64th floor and see what the fuss is about. With no elevators, he achieves a 20-floor stairwell ascent in roughly 10-12 minutes, against what has to be a mass of humanity going the other way in complete panic. Mind you he's apparently still not sure what's going on because...

He has time to call his girlfriend to ask her to turn on the TV to see what's going on. Apparently he doesn't notice the smoke, debris and hellfire reiging down out the windows just 30 floors above him.

Armed with the new information about what is happening DIRECTLY ABOVE HIM, He still he decides not to leave, but to gather around a TV in time to see the live report that a commercial airliner has now smashed into the South tower. It's a good thing he saw the report, because I'm sure I wouldn't notice or hear this going on just 15 floors above me in the adjacent building, either.

Our hero figures, hey, maybe it's time to go. My guess here is he stopped at every water cooler on the way out to chat about what a kooky day at the office it's been up to that point because, although he was able to climb 20 stories, call his gf and watch some tv in less than 18 minutes, he manages to decend those same stairs only 42 floors in the 85 minutes between when the south tower is hit (and he hatches his scheme to leave) and when the north tower begins to collapse (thus beginning his miracle slide)

[encrypted-tbn1.google.com image 200x252] 


\ I probably missed something
\\ probably...
\\\ It's late


The port authority officials told the workers not to worry, all was well, and to stay put. Perhaps this guy got the same call. It wasn't until the other tower fell that the order to evacuate came.

Believe him or not.
 
2012-09-18 07:49:11 AM

EnviroDude: Canuck Eh: whoa, whoa, whoa... one read through the story and all this jumps out at me:

first, the basic facts

8:46 North tower hit
9:03 South tower hit
9:58 South tower collapses
10:28 North tower collapses

Now, a commercial airliner smashes into the very building he's in. As a structural engineer with a 7-month pregnant girlfriend at home, he decides screw it, I'm gonna go up to my office on the 64th floor and see what the fuss is about. With no elevators, he achieves a 20-floor stairwell ascent in roughly 10-12 minutes, against what has to be a mass of humanity going the other way in complete panic. Mind you he's apparently still not sure what's going on because...

He has time to call his girlfriend to ask her to turn on the TV to see what's going on. Apparently he doesn't notice the smoke, debris and hellfire reiging down out the windows just 30 floors above him.

Armed with the new information about what is happening DIRECTLY ABOVE HIM, He still he decides not to leave, but to gather around a TV in time to see the live report that a commercial airliner has now smashed into the South tower. It's a good thing he saw the report, because I'm sure I wouldn't notice or hear this going on just 15 floors above me in the adjacent building, either.

Our hero figures, hey, maybe it's time to go. My guess here is he stopped at every water cooler on the way out to chat about what a kooky day at the office it's been up to that point because, although he was able to climb 20 stories, call his gf and watch some tv in less than 18 minutes, he manages to decend those same stairs only 42 floors in the 85 minutes between when the south tower is hit (and he hatches his scheme to leave) and when the north tower begins to collapse (thus beginning his miracle slide)

[encrypted-tbn1.google.com image 200x252] 


\ I probably missed something
\\ probably...
\\\ It's late

The port authority officials told the workers not to worry, all was well, and to stay put. Perhaps this guy got ...


Much confusion happened that day. Firefighters told everyone to get out of the building while the PA played a message "please remain at your desks". The 9/11 commission report goes over this in detail of the communication confusions. It's a he'll of a good read.
 
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