Do you have adblock enabled?
If you can read this, either the style sheet didn't load or you have an older browser that doesn't support style sheets. Try clearing your browser cache and refreshing the page.

(BBC)   Former congresswoman Gabby Giffords marks third anniversary of her shooting by going skydiving   (bbc.co.uk) divider line 133
    More: Cool, Gabrielle Giffords, bravery, skydiving, Jared Loughner  
•       •       •

2181 clicks; posted to Main » on 09 Jan 2014 at 12:42 AM (1 year ago)   |  Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook   more»



133 Comments   (+0 »)
   
View Voting Results: Smartest and Funniest

First | « | 1 | 2 | 3 | » | Last | Show all
 
2014-01-09 01:47:23 AM  
Fark needs an Awesome tag for stories like this.
 
2014-01-09 01:58:17 AM  

Radioactive Ass: Bloody William: And if my aunt had wheels, she'd be my uncle.

Your uncle has wheels and that's what makes him your uncle?


Woosh.
 
2014-01-09 02:03:03 AM  
Good for her. She's lucky to be alive.
 
2014-01-09 02:06:52 AM  

Bloody William: Woosh.


Replace wheels with balls and I've heard it. But wheels?
 
2014-01-09 02:12:28 AM  

Radioactive Ass: Bloody William: Woosh.

Replace wheels with balls and I've heard it. But wheels?


Wooooooooooooosh.
 
2014-01-09 02:23:12 AM  
Hurray for not being dead after someone wanted to kill you.  Let's give equal news time to everyone who isn't dead after someone wanted to kill them but tried. I don't see too many articles about unimportant people wounded in Chicago ethnic areas on Fark.  Do white women count more than black teens?
 
2014-01-09 02:24:47 AM  

syrynxx: Hurray for not being dead after someone wanted to kill you.  Let's give equal news time to everyone who isn't dead after someone wanted to kill them but tried. I don't see too many articles about unimportant people wounded in Chicago ethnic areas on Fark.  Do white women count more than black teens?


1/10
 
2014-01-09 02:25:41 AM  

Bloody William: Radioactive Ass: Bloody William: Woosh.

Replace wheels with balls and I've heard it. But wheels?

Wooooooooooooosh.


The appropriate response in this thread is "whistles." Try to keep up.
 
2014-01-09 02:46:35 AM  

Elvis Presleys Death Throne: Well, I'm surprised she was able to exercise that freedom.  Since nothing good comes out of skydiving, and families with a skydiver in the home are 900 million times more likely to have skydiving kill a family member than homes that are skydiver free, banning it would be the common sense thing to do.


...because one is the property of their family, and only permitted to satisfy their desires if their family deems it safe for the family's interests.  Or is that slavery?  I forget.  Also, there's more to living than simply not dying.  Life consists of what we DO - not what we don't do.  You don't tell stories about the time you went on Fark and bragged about your cowardice/ignorance; you tell stories about the wild things you did or saw, the experiences that stand out from the humdrum of everyday life.  In short, you have no idea what you're talking about.
 
2014-01-09 02:58:08 AM  

Mark Ratner: syrynxx: Hurray for not being dead after someone wanted to kill you.  Let's give equal news time to everyone who isn't dead after someone wanted to kill them but tried. I don't see too many articles about unimportant people wounded in Chicago ethnic areas on Fark.  Do white women count more than black teens?

1/10


Now, now. He's just sharing with the rest of us his own personal joie de vivre. Special people for special times!
 
2014-01-09 03:28:27 AM  

TheMadCommenter: Elvis Presleys Death Throne: Well, I'm surprised she was able to exercise that freedom.  Since nothing good comes out of skydiving, and families with a skydiver in the home are 900 million times more likely to have skydiving kill a family member than homes that are skydiver free, banning it would be the common sense thing to do.

...because one is the property of their family, and only permitted to satisfy their desires if their family deems it safe for the family's interests.  Or is that slavery?  I forget.  Also, there's more to living than simply not dying.  Life consists of what we DO - not what we don't do.  You don't tell stories about the time you went on Fark and bragged about your cowardice/ignorance; you tell stories about the wild things you did or saw, the experiences that stand out from the humdrum of everyday life.  In short, you have no idea what you're talking about.


He imagined that he was making a clever analogy regarding gun control.


Yeah, I know.
 
2014-01-09 04:20:08 AM  
Thanks for reminding me how much I hate 9mm.
 
2014-01-09 04:50:15 AM  
I heard she votes Republican these days.
 
2014-01-09 05:05:47 AM  
I don't care what the rest of you preverts think.  She's still one hot TILF in my book.
 
2014-01-09 05:07:12 AM  
That's "Target".
 
2014-01-09 05:07:21 AM  

dprathbun: I don't care what the rest of you preverts think.  She's still one hot TILF in my book.


TILF?  What's the T for?
 
2014-01-09 05:07:56 AM  

dprathbun: That's "Target".


(groan)
 
2014-01-09 06:01:52 AM  
img.fark.net
 
2014-01-09 06:38:25 AM  

Peki: Cool. Then she can be the woman that neither bullets nor gravity could kill.


Gravity doesn't take kindly to such challenges.
 
2014-01-09 06:40:03 AM  

dropdfun: I was there that day after the fact and even though I didn't agree with the majority of what the Congresswoman stood for I was shaken to the core knowing that one of the persons we elected to represent their American people had been targeted and hit, possibly fatally.

That being said I must say that the way her husband and certain interest groups have used that poor woman disgust me. She is a shell of her former self and mentally is farked yet her husband and interest groups have used her and coached her to fill their own goals, politically and or personally be they for financially gain or political gain.

I wish a fiery hell if there is such a thing on those that used and abused this poor woman's tragedy for personal gain, which seems to be the case with anything relating to this poor woman when we hear anything about her.


A large amd emphatic THIS.

People disgust me.
 
2014-01-09 06:40:42 AM  

dropdfun: I was there that day after the fact and even though I didn't agree with the majority of what the Congresswoman stood for I was shaken to the core knowing that one of the persons we elected to represent their American people had been targeted and hit, possibly fatally.

That being said I must say that the way her husband and certain interest groups have used that poor woman disgust me. She is a shell of her former self and mentally is farked yet her husband and interest groups have used her and coached her to fill their own goals, politically and or personally be they for financially gain or political gain.

I wish a fiery hell if there is such a thing on those that used and abused this poor woman's tragedy for personal gain, which seems to be the case with anything relating to this poor woman when we hear anything about her.


See also: the Sandy Hook parents.
 
2014-01-09 06:44:34 AM  

GoldSpider: dropdfun: I was there that day after the fact and even though I didn't agree with the majority of what the Congresswoman stood for I was shaken to the core knowing that one of the persons we elected to represent their American people had been targeted and hit, possibly fatally.

That being said I must say that the way her husband and certain interest groups have used that poor woman disgust me. She is a shell of her former self and mentally is farked yet her husband and interest groups have used her and coached her to fill their own goals, politically and or personally be they for financially gain or political gain.

I wish a fiery hell if there is such a thing on those that used and abused this poor woman's tragedy for personal gain, which seems to be the case with anything relating to this poor woman when we hear anything about her.

See also: the Sandy Hook parents.


You know what's more disgusting?  People implying that Gabby Giffords and the Sandy Hook parents aren't doing what they want to be doing.  Now that's demeaning.
 
2014-01-09 07:06:55 AM  
sad, sad, sad

img.vandaag.be
 
2014-01-09 07:25:24 AM  

Alphax: GoldSpider: dropdfun: I was there that day after the fact and even though I didn't agree with the majority of what the Congresswoman stood for I was shaken to the core knowing that one of the persons we elected to represent their American people had been targeted and hit, possibly fatally.

That being said I must say that the way her husband and certain interest groups have used that poor woman disgust me. She is a shell of her former self and mentally is farked yet her husband and interest groups have used her and coached her to fill their own goals, politically and or personally be they for financially gain or political gain.

I wish a fiery hell if there is such a thing on those that used and abused this poor woman's tragedy for personal gain, which seems to be the case with anything relating to this poor woman when we hear anything about her.

See also: the Sandy Hook parents.

You know what's more disgusting?  People implying that Gabby Giffords and the Sandy Hook parents aren't doing what they want to be doing.  Now that's demeaning.


People in emotional states are easier to take advantage of. Sorry you didn't get the memo.
 
2014-01-09 07:28:41 AM  

GoldSpider: People in emotional states are easier to take advantage of. Sorry you didn't get the memo.


And you claim they are being taken advantage of, why?  Just to demean the most important goals in their lives?
 
2014-01-09 07:29:06 AM  

Alphax: GoldSpider: dropdfun: I was there that day after the fact and even though I didn't agree with the majority of what the Congresswoman stood for I was shaken to the core knowing that one of the persons we elected to represent their American people had been targeted and hit, possibly fatally.

That being said I must say that the way her husband and certain interest groups have used that poor woman disgust me. She is a shell of her former self and mentally is farked yet her husband and interest groups have used her and coached her to fill their own goals, politically and or personally be they for financially gain or political gain.

I wish a fiery hell if there is such a thing on those that used and abused this poor woman's tragedy for personal gain, which seems to be the case with anything relating to this poor woman when we hear anything about her.

See also: the Sandy Hook parents.

You know what's more disgusting?  People implying that Gabby Giffords and the Sandy Hook parents aren't doing what they want to be doing.  Now that's demeaning.


The ignorant and reactionary are always happy to instruct others as to how they should live their lives, and what they should believe. Theye refuse to accept that anyone who disagrees with them could have a legitimate point of view, legitimately arrived at. They aren't a part of the dialogue, and can safely be ignored.
 
2014-01-09 07:41:14 AM  

Alphax: GoldSpider: People in emotional states are easier to take advantage of. Sorry you didn't get the memo.

And you claim they are being taken advantage of, why?  Just to demean the most important goals in their lives?


The fact that they were being flown from political speech to political speech and positioned on stage like props, for starters.
 
2014-01-09 07:42:47 AM  

GoldSpider: Alphax: GoldSpider: People in emotional states are easier to take advantage of. Sorry you didn't get the memo.

And you claim they are being taken advantage of, why?  Just to demean the most important goals in their lives?

The fact that they were being flown from political speech to political speech and positioned on stage like props, for starters.


Strike one.  Want to try again?
 
2014-01-09 07:45:15 AM  

GoldSpider: Alphax: GoldSpider: People in emotional states are easier to take advantage of. Sorry you didn't get the memo.

And you claim they are being taken advantage of, why?  Just to demean the most important goals in their lives?

The fact that they were being flown from political speech to political speech and positioned on stage like props, for starters.


You mean in a manner intended to cleverly simulate , uh........people? On a, uh.................speaking tour?
I see.
 
2014-01-09 07:47:10 AM  
Am I the only one who wonders about her sex life these days?
 
2014-01-09 07:50:03 AM  

doczoidberg: Am I the only one who wonders about her sex life these days?


Unlikely, but I doubt I could get her to leave her astronaut husband for me..
 
2014-01-09 07:52:00 AM  

doczoidberg: Am I the only one who wonders about her sex life these days?


Well, she probably gives pretty good head.
 
2014-01-09 07:55:27 AM  
I don't understand why we care. Are people with nothing better to do going to follow her life now like she's a celebrity?
 
2014-01-09 07:56:04 AM  

doczoidberg: Am I the only one who wonders about her sex life these days?


New definition of getting head if he's sticking his dick in the new hole.
 
2014-01-09 07:58:09 AM  

Emposter: I don't understand why we care. Are people with nothing better to do going to follow her life now like she's a celebrity?


Celebrity-following is one of America's chief industries, now.
I mean, we don't make toasters or anything anymore.
Gotta do something.
 
2014-01-09 07:59:19 AM  

GoldSpider: Alphax: GoldSpider: dropdfun: I was there that day after the fact and even though I didn't agree with the majority of what the Congresswoman stood for I was shaken to the core knowing that one of the persons we elected to represent their American people had been targeted and hit, possibly fatally.

That being said I must say that the way her husband and certain interest groups have used that poor woman disgust me. She is a shell of her former self and mentally is farked yet her husband and interest groups have used her and coached her to fill their own goals, politically and or personally be they for financially gain or political gain.

I wish a fiery hell if there is such a thing on those that used and abused this poor woman's tragedy for personal gain, which seems to be the case with anything relating to this poor woman when we hear anything about her.

See also: the Sandy Hook parents.

You know what's more disgusting?  People implying that Gabby Giffords and the Sandy Hook parents aren't doing what they want to be doing.  Now that's demeaning.

People in emotional states are easier to take advantage of. Sorry you didn't get the memo.


Can you prove they've been taken advantage of? What of the parents that have formed their own groups?

What you really hate is that there are real victims of the policies you prefer and they're speaking against your politics.
 
2014-01-09 08:00:18 AM  

Brick-House: doczoidberg: Am I the only one who wonders about her sex life these days?

New definition of getting head if he's sticking his dick in the new hole.


Is that some of the erotic fan fic you write to Laughner?
 
2014-01-09 08:03:19 AM  
i18.photobucket.com
 
2014-01-09 08:15:32 AM  
upload.wikimedia.org

Approves.
 
2014-01-09 08:27:51 AM  
I would almost shoot myself to get strapped to that instructor she had.
news.bbcimg.co.uk
 
2014-01-09 08:33:32 AM  
"Ms Giffords waved and blew kisses to a crowd at a skydiving site near Tucson, Arizona, after landing without injury."

It's a miracle!
 
2014-01-09 08:33:46 AM  
This is news worthy why?
 
2014-01-09 08:37:59 AM  

SmackLT: Former congresswoman Gabby Giffords marks third anniversary of her shooting by going skydivng

The whistling could be heard for miles


Yep. We're all going.
 
2014-01-09 08:38:40 AM  

roddack: This is news worthy why?


Because guns are bad?
 
2014-01-09 08:42:10 AM  

Bane of Broone: Dow Jones and the Temple of Doom: SmackLT: Former congresswoman Gabby Giffords marks third anniversary of her shooting by going skydivng

The whistling could be heard for miles

God damn

Paying attention the past 3 years would have helped you with that, but we know that's not your strong suit, sunshine.


Huh?
 
2014-01-09 08:42:55 AM  

Beerguy: Former congresswoman Gabby Giffords marks third anniversary of her shooting by going being strapped to someone going skydiving.

FTFY


So does she know when to pull the ring by the whistling from her head reaching a certain pitch?
 
2014-01-09 08:44:05 AM  

SmackLT: Former congresswoman Gabby Giffords marks third anniversary of her shooting by going skydivng

The whistling could be heard for miles


dammitsomuch.
 
2014-01-09 08:48:05 AM  

Jairzinho: I would almost shoot myself to get strapped to that instructor she had.
[news.bbcimg.co.uk image 640x360]


You know, Gabby is not to shabby herself, I wouldn't mind being the meat in that sandwich.
 
2014-01-09 08:54:37 AM  
I hope she is continuing to make progress in her recovery. It was difficult to see her struggle with her speech the last time I saw her speak. It is very strange to think what it must be like to know exactly what you want to say, but being physically unable to make the words come out.
 
2014-01-09 09:12:50 AM  
Obviously what was done to her was horrible... I'm glad she's recovered...

... but...

People promote weird people to herodom.

Getting shot makes you a hero? If you're a rich white woman of course... and then do rich people sports like jumping out planes makes you more a hero?


Glad she is better... but seriously... she's not a hero... just someone who was unfortunately shot.
 
Displayed 50 of 133 comments

First | « | 1 | 2 | 3 | » | Last | Show all

View Voting Results: Smartest and Funniest


This thread is closed to new comments.

Continue Farking
Submit a Link »
Advertisement
On Twitter





In Other Media


  1. Links are submitted by members of the Fark community.

  2. When community members submit a link, they also write a custom headline for the story.

  3. Other Farkers comment on the links. This is the number of comments. Click here to read them.

  4. Click here to submit a link.

Report