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2014-07-19 09:12:57 PM  
Despite his Final Destination-like near miss of death, de Jonge told the local news network that he still plans on flying to Malaysia later this week.

How many chances is fate going to have to give you? Personally I'd never board a plane again in my life. Hell, I'd never even go NEAR a plane again. Need a ride to the airport? F*ck off, ask somebody else.
 
2014-07-19 09:28:54 PM  

fusillade762: Despite his Final Destination-like near miss of death, de Jonge told the local news network that he still plans on flying to Malaysia later this week.

How many chances is fate going to have to give you? Personally I'd never board a plane again in my life. Hell, I'd never even go NEAR a plane again. Need a ride to the airport? F*ck off, ask somebody else.


Oh fate won't do it now.  Fate knows what it's doing.  If I were him, I'd watch out for those rolling advertisement trucks, because one with an ad for Malaysia Airlines has his name on it.
 
2014-07-19 09:31:27 PM  
Man decides to never fly again, is promptly run over by a bus while crossing the road to the train station.
 
2014-07-19 10:06:30 PM  
If he cancels his next flight and posts this info on his web site, everyone else will cancel also.
 
2014-07-19 10:11:29 PM  

PainInTheASP: Man decides to never fly again, is promptly run over by a bus while crossing the road to the train station.


I'm guessing this man has built up so much negative death karma that he's going to die in the worst travel accident in the history of man.  It will probably involve a plane crashing into a passenger train that derails and causes a tractor trailer to take out a school bus of mentally handicapped children.
 
2014-07-19 10:19:28 PM  
"James Staunton was what my students of twenty years ago would have called 'a real good head' - a mild-mannered clinical sociologist who studied the occult as kind of a hobby. He wrote any number of articles on the combined subjects before going over to the other side to do some first-hand research...Well, Staunton got the stats on over fifty plane crashes since 1925 and over two hundreds train crashes since 1900. He fed all the data into a computer. Basically, he was correlating three factors: those present on any such conveyance that met with disaster, those killed and the capacity of the vehicle.

"You have to understand that he fed a second series of figures into the computer - this time an equal number of planes and trains which didn't meet with disaster...What he found was simple enough, but staggering in its implications. It's a shame one has to stagger through sixteen tables to get at the underlying statistical fact. Full planes and trains rarely crash.

"That was Staunton's theory, and the computer bore him out. In cases where planes or trains crash the vehicles are running at 61% capacity as regards passenger loads. In cases where they don't, the vehicles are running at 76% capacity. That's a difference of 15% over a large computer run , and that sort of across-the-board deviation is significant. Staunton points out that, statistically speaking, a 3% deviation would be food for thought, and he's right. It's an anomaly the size of Texas. Staunton's deduction was that people know which planes and trains are going to crash...that they are unconsciously predicting the future.

"Your Aunt Sally gets a bad stomachache just before Flight 61 takes off from Chicago bound for San Diego. And when the plane crashes in the Nevada desert, everyone says 'Oh Aunt sally, that bellyache was really the grace of God.' But until James Staunton came along, no one had realized that there were really thirty people with bellyaches...or headaches...or just that funny feeling you get in your legs when your body is trying to tell your head that something is getting ready to go way off-course.

"Well, you know, about a week after I first read the Staunton article for the first time, a Majestic Airlines jet crashed at Logan Airport. It killed everyone on board. Well, I called the Majestic office at Logan after things had settled down a bit. I told them I was a reporter from the Manchester Union-Leader - a small lie in a good cause. I said we were getting a sidebar on airline crashes together and asked if they could tell me how many no-shows there were on that flight. The man sounded kind of surprised, because he said the airline personnel had been talking about that. The number was sixteen. Sixteen no-shows. I asked him what the average was on 747 flights from Denver to Boston, and he said it was three."


/with all due credit to Mr. King.
 
2014-07-19 11:30:25 PM  
either this is the luckiest person in the world, or he knows something we all don't know.... paging Alex Jones
 
2014-07-19 11:32:19 PM  
He's going to end up in a wood chipper.
 
2014-07-19 11:32:55 PM  
Clearly, God is looking out for this man.

God also apparently did not care about any of the passengers aboard MH370 nor those aboard MH17.
 
2014-07-19 11:33:05 PM  

jedihirsch: either this is the luckiest person in the world, or he knows something we all don't know.... paging Alex Jones


de Jonge is Dutch for Jones. Study it out.
 
2014-07-19 11:33:07 PM  
You missed MH370 and were ever going to fly Malaysia Airlines again?!
 
2014-07-19 11:33:41 PM  
That makes him a prime suspect, doesn't it?
 
2014-07-19 11:38:34 PM  
Is this making up for the Japanese guy who got hit by radiation from both Hiroshima and Nagasaki?
 
2014-07-19 11:38:42 PM  

HairyNevus: You missed MH370 and were ever going to fly Malaysia Airlines again?!


I'd have no problem flying Malaysian airlines again. It beats any American owned airline I've ever flown.
 
2014-07-19 11:39:00 PM  

Lsherm: PainInTheASP: Man decides to never fly again, is promptly run over by a bus while crossing the road to the train station.

I'm guessing this man has built up so much negative death karma that he's going to die in the worst travel accident in the history of man.  It will probably involve a plane crashing into a passenger train that derails and causes a tractor trailer to take out a school bus of mentally handicapped children.


img3.wikia.nocookie.net
 
2014-07-19 11:39:12 PM  
This would be a good time to invest in Malaysian RR, bus, steamship, and other non-aviation transport stocks.  Anyone with even a hint of a superstitious nature is going to want to avoid that fishtailed airline for a bit.  

And if my experience interning at the Sands Macau this summer has taught me anything, other than use a lot of hand gel and split face cards, it's that Asians are a superstitious lot.

Did I tell you guys about the group of Koreans who were in here last Tuesday playing baccarat and drinking snow beer?  One of those guys had a live rabbit-- A LIVE RABBIT-- with him because he thought rubbing all four of it's feet at once would be good luck.  He had its little legs all banded up with electrical tape, and had it hanging around his neck like Flavor Flav's clock.  Every time the action would start he and his buddies would rub its little feet and scream out PSY lyrics for good luck.

Go ahead-- tell me Asia's the future.  That's fine.  Maybe it is-- but I'm telling you: if it is, invest in hand gel.

And non-aviation related Malaysian transport securities.
 
2014-07-19 11:39:16 PM  
Sounds familiar.

No, more accurately, sounds like a familiar hoax.
 
2014-07-19 11:39:47 PM  
"Despite his Final Destination-like near miss of death, de Jonge told the local news network that he still plans on flying to Malaysia later this week."

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2014-07-19 11:41:24 PM  
Man needs to quit while he's ahead
 
2014-07-19 11:41:46 PM  

nickdaisy: This would be a good time to invest in Malaysian RR, bus, steamship, and other non-aviation transport stocks.  Anyone with even a hint of a superstitious nature is going to want to avoid that fishtailed airline for a bit.  

And if my experience interning at the Sands Macau this summer has taught me anything, other than use a lot of hand gel and split face cards, it's that Asians are a superstitious lot.

Did I tell you guys about the group of Koreans who were in here last Tuesday playing baccarat and drinking snow beer?  One of those guys had a live rabbit-- A LIVE RABBIT-- with him because he thought rubbing all four of it's feet at once would be good luck.  He had its little legs all banded up with electrical tape, and had it hanging around his neck like Flavor Flav's clock.  Every time the action would start he and his buddies would rub its little feet and scream out PSY lyrics for good luck.

Go ahead-- tell me Asia's the future.  That's fine.  Maybe it is-- but I'm telling you: if it is, invest in hand gel.

And non-aviation related Malaysian transport securities.


two corrections to this one fellas: an unnecessary apostrophe in second sentence (word crime!) and you should NEVER split face cards.  Never, ever, ever.

My bad!  I mistyped because my hands are covered in Purell-- spent the morning counting euros in the casino cage.
 
2014-07-19 11:42:11 PM  
either a) this guy is so lucky he could win at Polish roulette or b) an airplane is going to land on top of him in a few weeks
 
2014-07-19 11:42:34 PM  

nickdaisy: And if my experience interning at the Sands Macau this summer has taught me anything, other than use a lot of hand gel and split face cards, it's that Asians are a superstitious lot.


That was your first experience with that phenomenon?
 
2014-07-19 11:44:09 PM  
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2014-07-19 11:45:20 PM  

Lsherm: PainInTheASP: Man decides to never fly again, is promptly run over by a bus while crossing the road to the train station.

I'm guessing this man has built up so much negative death karma that he's going to die in the worst travel accident in the history of man.  It will probably involve a plane crashing into a passenger train that derails and causes a tractor trailer to take out a school bus of mentally handicapped children.


Woodchipper.

Feet first. And then it stalls.
 
2014-07-19 11:47:48 PM  
 
2014-07-19 11:48:53 PM  
Had a cousin that missed her flight once, Pan Am 103
 
2014-07-19 11:57:17 PM  
So if this guy bets on Arsenal...
 
2014-07-20 12:01:21 AM  

PainInTheASP: Man decides to never fly again, is promptly run over by a bus while crossing the road to the train station.


On his bicycle.
 
2014-07-20 12:03:04 AM  

mcnguyen: Man needs to quit while he's ahead


When his plane finally does go down, he's going to think, "well isn't this ironic."
 
2014-07-20 12:04:39 AM  
You know what this is a lot like?

Rain. On your wedding day.

Or, if you like, a free ride. When you're already there.
 
2014-07-20 12:05:02 AM  

cryinoutloud: mcnguyen: Man needs to quit while he's ahead

When his plane finally does go down, he's going to think, "well isn't this ironic."


Like rain on his wedding day..
 
2014-07-20 12:06:35 AM  

nickdaisy: You know what this is a lot like?

Rain. On your wedding day.

Or, if you like, a free ride. When you're already there.


revmikewilliams.org
 
2014-07-20 12:12:39 AM  
Being terminally indecisive means you get to say you could have been there for lots of things you weren't! News at 11.

/Knew a guy who always told the same story about "Had a chance to go to Woodstock and Altamont Free!" decades later.
 
2014-07-20 12:19:16 AM  

anwserman: Lsherm: PainInTheASP: Man decides to never fly again, is promptly run over by a bus while crossing the road to the train station.

I'm guessing this man has built up so much negative death karma that he's going to die in the worst travel accident in the history of man.  It will probably involve a plane crashing into a passenger train that derails and causes a tractor trailer to take out a school bus of mentally handicapped children.

[img3.wikia.nocookie.net image 300x208]


Hah!  I was probably subliminally thinking of that.  Loves the Calin and Hobbes.
 
2014-07-20 12:24:14 AM  

Pocket Ninja: "Full planes and trains rarely crash.

"

Glen Bateman, right?

I seem to remember Harold reacting poorly to the quote you posted.
 
2014-07-20 12:27:23 AM  
Common Sense: Man stops flying Malaysia Air.... dies in car accident.


/death
//it doesn't gives up
 
2014-07-20 12:47:51 AM  
Reminds a bit of Stan Baker... On March 21, 1931, he was scheduled to fly from Sydney to Melbourne on the Southern Cloud. He took a train instead, and the plane vanished mid-flight. Mr. Baker developed a major fear of flying following his near-death experience. The Southern Cloud wasn't found until 1958. Of course, you couldn't tell Baker that: he had to, presumably due to a lack of other transport options, to fly to Adelaide from Perth on June 26, 1950. The plane crashed 18 minutes after takeoff.

jimpoz: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Violet_Jessup


Oh shiat, that means he's going for the trifecta...
 
2014-07-20 12:50:49 AM  
Death reported to be surprised to hear the man bought tickets to Malaysia, as he has an appointment with him in the Netherlands very soon.
 
2014-07-20 12:53:43 AM  

HairyNevus: You missed MH370 and were ever going to fly Malaysia Airlines again?!


Oh c'mon. According to the Garp theory MA should be safe for YEARS.
 
2014-07-20 01:03:32 AM  
So his next flight everyone will be closely following him when he boards. If he baulks so does the whole crowd behind him.
 
2014-07-20 01:07:24 AM  

HairyNevus: You missed MH370 and were ever going to fly Malaysia Airlines again?!


Well statistically speaking Malaysian airlines would be the safest airline in the world for the  foreseeable future. The odds of 3 crashes by the same airline never mind a relatively small one is just mathematically closeto impossible.
 
2014-07-20 01:11:16 AM  
I had a chance to go to Altamont....
I sensed the violent atmosphere in advance, from however far SF is from there.
decided not to waste my time.
Glad i missed that one.

I was going to visit Mt St. Helens for my Lady's birthday, got up at 4 am planned to be at summit by 8 am;
but we indulged our second favorite pastime first...
we argued until 7;30 or so & i said fark it, we'll go some other time, lets just fark & sleep in.

Later... at about 8 am... She Blew her stack
the mountain did about the same time She did.
 
2014-07-20 01:20:21 AM  

Pocket Ninja: "James Staunton was what my students of twenty years ago would have called 'a real good head' - a mild-mannered clinical sociologist who studied the occult as kind of a hobby. He wrote any number of articles on the combined subjects before going over to the other side to do some first-hand research...Well, Staunton got the stats on over fifty plane crashes since 1925 and over two hundreds train crashes since 1900. He fed all the data into a computer. Basically, he was correlating three factors: those present on any such conveyance that met with disaster, those killed and the capacity of the vehicle.

"You have to understand that he fed a second series of figures into the computer - this time an equal number of planes and trains which didn't meet with disaster...What he found was simple enough, but staggering in its implications. It's a shame one has to stagger through sixteen tables to get at the underlying statistical fact. Full planes and trains rarely crash.

"That was Staunton's theory, and the computer bore him out. In cases where planes or trains crash the vehicles are running at 61% capacity as regards passenger loads. In cases where they don't, the vehicles are running at 76% capacity. That's a difference of 15% over a large computer run , and that sort of across-the-board deviation is significant. Staunton points out that, statistically speaking, a 3% deviation would be food for thought, and he's right. It's an anomaly the size of Texas. Staunton's deduction was that people know which planes and trains are going to crash...that they are unconsciously predicting the future.

"Your Aunt Sally gets a bad stomachache just before Flight 61 takes off from Chicago bound for San Diego. And when the plane crashes in the Nevada desert, everyone says 'Oh Aunt sally, that bellyache was really the grace of God.' But until James Staunton came along, no one had realized that there were really thirty people with bellyaches...or headaches...or just that funny feeling you ge ...


img3.wikia.nocookie.net

/hotter than the resulting fireball
 
2014-07-20 01:21:54 AM  

SuperNinjaToad: Well statistically speaking Malaysian airlines would be the safest airline in the world for the  foreseeable future. The odds of 3 crashes by the same airline never mind a relatively small one is just mathematically closeto impossible.



i.imgur.com
PROBABILITY DOES NOT WORK THAT WAY

 
2014-07-20 01:22:02 AM  

MechTard: Pocket Ninja: "James Staunton was what my students of twenty years ago would have called 'a real good head' - a mild-mannered clinical sociologist who studied the occult as kind of a hobby. He wrote any number of articles on the combined subjects before going over to the other side to do some first-hand research...Well, Staunton got the stats on over fifty plane crashes since 1925 and over two hundreds train crashes since 1900. He fed all the data into a computer. Basically, he was correlating three factors: those present on any such conveyance that met with disaster, those killed and the capacity of the vehicle.

"You have to understand that he fed a second series of figures into the computer - this time an equal number of planes and trains which didn't meet with disaster...What he found was simple enough, but staggering in its implications. It's a shame one has to stagger through sixteen tables to get at the underlying statistical fact. Full planes and trains rarely crash.

"That was Staunton's theory, and the computer bore him out. In cases where planes or trains crash the vehicles are running at 61% capacity as regards passenger loads. In cases where they don't, the vehicles are running at 76% capacity. That's a difference of 15% over a large computer run , and that sort of across-the-board deviation is significant. Staunton points out that, statistically speaking, a 3% deviation would be food for thought, and he's right. It's an anomaly the size of Texas. Staunton's deduction was that people know which planes and trains are going to crash...that they are unconsciously predicting the future.

"Your Aunt Sally gets a bad stomachache just before Flight 61 takes off from Chicago bound for San Diego. And when the plane crashes in the Nevada desert, everyone says 'Oh Aunt sally, that bellyache was really the grace of God.' But until James Staunton came along, no one had realized that there were really thirty people with bellyaches...or headaches...or just that funny ...


Damn, meant to hit the post above yours.

/yeah beer
 
2014-07-20 01:23:30 AM  

anwserman: Lsherm: PainInTheASP: Man decides to never fly again, is promptly run over by a bus while crossing the road to the train station.

I'm guessing this man has built up so much negative death karma that he's going to die in the worst travel accident in the history of man.  It will probably involve a plane crashing into a passenger train that derails and causes a tractor trailer to take out a school bus of mentally handicapped children.

[img3.wikia.nocookie.net image 300x208]


damn, ya beat me too it. I should have read through first.
 
2014-07-20 01:41:03 AM  
Looks like someone has been treating the Roko's Basilisk well.
 
2014-07-20 01:41:50 AM  
He actually made the planes disappear and explode, that's why he "escaped" :D
 
2014-07-20 02:03:01 AM  
Elegy
2014-07-20 01:21:54 AM

SuperNinjaToad: Well statistically speaking Malaysian airlines would be the safest airline in the world for the foreseeable future. The odds of 3 crashes by the same airline never mind a relatively small one is just mathematically close to impossible.

-------------------------------------
// One problem with that hypothesis.
Both Malaysian "crashes" were caused purposefully, the natural odds have not been affected by these incidents.

This makes it far more likely, indeed, almost certain; that a third incident will happen soon,
since the third one could be either a natural accident, or caused on purpose.
Corruption, or lack of security in Malaysia makes a purposeful crash a nearly 100% probability.

It is ridiculous to let this continue. These are huge civilian casualties, like a major war..
I think its time to scrap those planes and shut down the company;
and stop all Malaysian air travel until the source of corruption is discovered.

The world community has spent over 2.5 billion looking for the first one;
who knows how many billions or trillions this recent one may cost.
After lawsuits and investigations,
a very possible War.
 
2014-07-20 02:11:42 AM  

JSTACAT: Elegy
2014-07-20 01:21:54 AM

SuperNinjaToad: Well statistically speaking Malaysian airlines would be the safest airline in the world for the foreseeable future. The odds of 3 crashes by the same airline never mind a relatively small one is just mathematically close to impossible.

-------------------------------------
// One problem with that hypothesis.
Both Malaysian "crashes" were caused purposefully, the natural odds have not been affected by these incidents.

This makes it far more likely, indeed, almost certain; that a third incident will happen soon,
since the third one could be either a natural accident, or caused on purpose.
Corruption, or lack of security in Malaysia makes a purposeful crash a nearly 100% probability.

It is ridiculous to let this continue. These are huge civilian casualties, like a major war..
I think its time to scrap those planes and shut down the company;
and stop all Malaysian air travel until the source of corruption is discovered.

The world community has spent over 2.5 billion looking for the first one;
who knows how many billions or trillions this recent one may cost.
After lawsuits and investigations,
a very possible War.


Infowars is just down the hall and to the left, you can't miss it.
 
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