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(Lancaster Online)   You think your job is s**t? Fifteen year old boy dies when farm machine he is operating has a mechanical problem and overturns, trapping teenager in manure pit   (lancasteronline.com) divider line 50
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2014-08-10 12:43:09 AM  
Wholly shiat!
 
2014-08-10 12:47:11 AM  
Drowning in a pool of shiat has got to be up there on the list of unpleasant ways to die.
 
2014-08-10 04:06:06 AM  
I've been trawling the Popular Mechanics archive, this ranks as normal in the grand scheme of farmer engineering.
 
2014-08-10 04:08:35 AM  
This happens on farms. People get crushed. People get arms and legs ripped off by threshers. Farm life is rough.

Be grateful for your food.
 
2014-08-10 04:10:33 AM  

fusillade762: Drowning in a pool of shiat has got to be up there on the list of unpleasant ways to die.


nope. nope. nope.
 
2014-08-10 04:15:15 AM  
i-cdn.phonearena.com

I think we all know what his last words were
 
2014-08-10 04:21:37 AM  
www.holyducttape.com
 
2014-08-10 04:28:30 AM  

you are a puppet: [i-cdn.phonearena.com image 200x200]

I think we all know what his last words were


Lulz. Nice. I especially liked during the 5 or 6 years following September 11th, how this movie(perhaps my all-time favorite movie) was edited for broadcast. Mostly on TNT. Not only were the Libyans excised completely, but during the scene in your screengrab, Biff would say "I'm gonna get that biatch" instead of "I'm gonna get that son of a biatch". It somehow made the sentiment worse, and ridiculously funny at the same time.
 
2014-08-10 04:43:45 AM  
Move the handbrake!
 
2014-08-10 04:45:53 AM  
Intercourse fire Chief Steve Diener ...

???

Is that a common problem in Pennsylvania?
 
2014-08-10 04:50:05 AM  
am I the only one getting the FARK ad that says how many work and power hundreds of homes on this thread?
 
2014-08-10 04:50:51 AM  

You'd turn it off when I was halfway across: Intercourse fire Chief Steve Diener ...

???

Is that a common problem in Pennsylvania?


After fracking and people using water based lubricants....
 
2014-08-10 04:57:19 AM  

DORMAMU: am I the only one getting the FARK ad that says how many work and power hundreds of homes on this thread?


Dude, it's called AdBlock.
 
2014-08-10 05:02:41 AM  

robohobo: DORMAMU: am I the only one getting the FARK ad that says how many work and power hundreds of homes on this thread?

Dude, it's called AdBlock.


On new phone and havent installed yet.

also aparrently voice auto edit killed me. Should be "manure" instead of "many work"

ill probably whitelist fark anyway because I get lots of entertainment here and want to support but wont do the 5buck a month thing.
 
2014-08-10 05:04:57 AM  

you are a puppet: [i-cdn.phonearena.com image 200x200]

I think we all know what his last words were


Or possibly...

1.bp.blogspot.com
 
2014-08-10 05:06:50 AM  

DORMAMU: robohobo: DORMAMU: am I the only one getting the FARK ad that says how many work and power hundreds of homes on this thread?

Dude, it's called AdBlock.

On new phone and havent installed yet.

also aparrently voice auto edit killed me. Should be "manure" instead of "many work"

ill probably whitelist fark anyway because I get lots of entertainment here and want to support but wont do the 5buck a month thing.


I didn't know adblock on a mobile was a thing. Android?
 
2014-08-10 05:10:06 AM  

robohobo: DORMAMU: robohobo: DORMAMU: am I the only one getting the FARK ad that says how many work and power hundreds of homes on this thread?

Dude, it's called AdBlock.

On new phone and havent installed yet.

also aparrently voice auto edit killed me. Should be "manure" instead of "many work"

ill probably whitelist fark anyway because I get lots of entertainment here and want to support but wont do the 5buck a month thing.

I didn't know adblock on a mobile was a thing. Android?


Still infant and well... unreliable, I am still looking. Some mobile ads kill mobile performance.

yah I gots a droid. I use it to fark at work. No network trace.
 
2014-08-10 05:32:22 AM  

robohobo: This happens on farms. People get crushed. People get arms and legs ripped off by threshers. Farm life is rough.

Be grateful for your food.


He probably dies from lack of oxygen long before he went under. Manure pits have poisonous gases near thier surfaces. A skid loader have reinforced tops that prevent you from being crushed.
 
2014-08-10 05:33:06 AM  

robohobo: This happens on farms. People get crushed. People get arms and legs ripped off by threshers. Farm life is rough.

Be grateful for your food.


He probably dies from lack of oxygen long before he went under. Manure pits have poisonous gases near thier surfaces. A skid loader has reinforced tops that prevent you from being crushed.
 
2014-08-10 05:35:02 AM  
What a shiatty intercourse.

There are times when seat belts should NOT be worn.
 
2014-08-10 05:46:32 AM  
Sounds like this kid was auditioning for a role in Apaches:

http://thatguywiththeglasses.com/bt/guruandwez/fycw/27362-fycw-ep1-a pa ches

POOPALITY!!!!!
 
2014-08-10 05:47:00 AM  
Well, of course, we had it tough. We used to have to get up out of shoebox at twelve o'clock at night and lick road clean with tongue.
 
2014-08-10 05:59:07 AM  
2.bp.blogspot.com
 
2014-08-10 06:02:01 AM  

AbuHashish: Well, of course, we had it tough. We used to have to get up out of shoebox at twelve o'clock at night and lick road clean with tongue.


Road? Pansy. Our shoebox was in a manure pit.
 
2014-08-10 06:10:13 AM  

You'd turn it off when I was halfway across: Intercourse fire Chief Steve Diener ...

???

Is that a common problem in Pennsylvania?


Pennsylvanians like it fast and rough
 
2014-08-10 06:25:39 AM  

Lanadapter: You'd turn it off when I was halfway across: Intercourse fire Chief Steve Diener ...

???

Is that a common problem in Pennsylvania?

Pennsylvanians like it fast and rough


"Do you smoke after sex?"
"No, but there's the smell of burning rubber"
 
2014-08-10 06:32:40 AM  
Ezekiel: [seeing Jonas' contraption] What are you? Some kind of half-assed Mennonite?
[examining the skid loader]
Ezekiel: Jesus H Christ, when I was a boy, every little squirt wanted to be a dairy farmer or a buggy maker. What d'ya have there - a horseless carriage or a gasoline buggy?
Jonas: Skid loader.
Ezekiel: Skid loader. You go inside the skid loader?
[Jonas nods]
Ezekiel: Skid loader goes in the manure pit, you go in the manure pit. Cow shiat's in the manure pit. Our cow shiat.
Ezekiel: ♫ Farewell and adieu to you, fair Spanish ladies. Farewell and adieu, you ladies of Spain. For we've received orders for to sail back to Boston. And so nevermore shall we see you again. ♫

/aaaannd scene.
 
2014-08-10 06:47:29 AM  
Saved on the funeral... He was already inturd.
 
2014-08-10 06:49:49 AM  
 
2014-08-10 06:57:42 AM  
s.mcstatic.com
 
2014-08-10 07:16:03 AM  
Grew up in farm country. A shocking number of kids in my elementary school never made it to 25. Lots of farm boys badly injured, too.

Dangerous indeed.
 
2014-08-10 07:44:42 AM  
The poor farmer lost some expensive equipment, a days work, and time spent answering questions. Yet anything ever covered is the kid who cost this brave farmer lots when all he was doing was giving the kid a break.
 
2014-08-10 08:20:20 AM  

fusillade762: Drowning in a pool of shiat has got to be up there on the list of unpleasant ways to die.


Not too far from where I live, nearly an entire family died in a manure pit.  It didn't have appropriate exhaust and had formed a giant methane bubble around it.  Dad walked too close, got knocked out, fell in.  Younger kids see it, try to help, same thing happens.  Mother comes running out, and in she goes.
 
2014-08-10 08:29:42 AM  
I just woke up, I read the article three times, I still don't see it... can someone point out where the article says the machine had a mechanical problem?
 
2014-08-10 08:38:53 AM  

You'd turn it off when I was halfway across: Intercourse fire Chief Steve Diener ...

???

Is that a common problem in Pennsylvania?


Once everyone is done snickering at "Intercourse", it's not that far from Lancaster and the railroad mecca of Strasburg.

If you're into trains, there's two museums, an historic railroad, and a hotel where you stay in renovated cabooses and eat breakfast in a dining car overlooking a giant model railroad set.

Jim Parsons would have a priapism.
 
2014-08-10 09:03:15 AM  
All poop jokes aside

sp2.yimg.com

shiatty job . . .
 
2014-08-10 09:07:40 AM  
My friend's dad, being a frugal Indiana farmer, would empty their septic tank himself and haul it wherever you take that shiat. He'd hitch tge two-wheeled trailer loaded with 50-gallon drums then use an electric pump and fill up the drums. He forgot to flip the latch and hook on the safety chains. After filling half a dozen barrels the hitch let go and the trailer tilted back burying him under the barrels as they emptied. This was the last time he tried saving money emptying their septic tank.
 
2014-08-10 09:25:36 AM  

Dragonflew: I just woke up, I read the article three times, I still don't see it... can someone point out where the article says the machine had a mechanical problem?


Yeah I don't think it did, sounds like a wheel slipped over the edge and it tumbled in.
 
2014-08-10 10:10:57 AM  
He should have made like a tree and left.
 
2014-08-10 10:11:32 AM  

UNC_Samurai: You'd turn it off when I was halfway across: Intercourse fire Chief Steve Diener ...

???

Is that a common problem in Pennsylvania?

Once everyone is done snickering at "Intercourse", it's not that far from Lancaster and the railroad mecca of Strasburg.

If you're into trains, there's two museums, an historic railroad, and a hotel where you stay in renovated cabooses and eat breakfast in a dining car overlooking a giant model railroad set.

Jim Parsons would have a priapism.


Many years ago, a friend took me for a day at the East Broad Top Railroad and Coal Co. Because my friend knew the folks there very well, I even got to shovel the coal into the firebox.

/I also learned to never wear contact lenses when riding behind a steam locomotive all day. ;p
 
2014-08-10 10:40:20 AM  

robohobo: This happens on farms. People get crushed. People get arms and legs ripped off by threshers. Farm life is rough.

Be grateful for your food.


This .. motherfarkers
 
2014-08-10 11:34:49 AM  
Manure pits are the "open leather power transmission belts" of the day - back in the old days, manure was spread on fields dry, today for some reason it's easier to spread in liquid form.  All too often we read about methane gas deaths in pits around here.  I guess this is the price we pay for not regulating farmers more than we do.  I'm not saying we aught to have more regulations but if you were a farmer would you not be interested in a safer pit/tank design?  Seems to me that with pavement and some sort of fence and vehicle access - kid was using skid steer to push manure into pit - probably not doing it safely enough in first place/working fast - he was 15, surely he had some gal who he wanted to see after work and was trying to finish his chores.

Farming is not for the faint of heart, another fella I know found his brother crushed under his gang-plow - he's gone under to untangle fence wire when the hydraulics let plow down on him and suffocated him in his field.
 
2014-08-10 11:54:17 AM  

Iphel Tabubi: Saved on the funeral... He was already inturd.


Brilliant!!

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2014-08-10 11:55:29 AM  
or .gif... whatever.. Outstanding comment made me rush!!
 
2014-08-10 12:12:17 PM  
What a crappy way to go.
 
2014-08-10 12:30:57 PM  
robohobo:

This happens on farms. People get crushed. People get arms and legs ripped off by threshers. Farm life is rough.

Be grateful for your food.


Pretty much this. Even if you don't get maimed or killed, there comes a point after slinging your millionth haybale or the umpteenth time you find yourself elbow-deep in a ewe delivering twins on a sub-zero night where you decide Nope.... you're not going to live that life.

/ moved out a week after I graduated high school.
 
2014-08-10 12:41:33 PM  
I nearly managed something similar a few years ago. The septic tank here is a two-stage affair, and the pipe from the settling tank to the second stage got blocked and started overflowing through the pumpout. So I start digging, find the hatch, and am blithely standing on the square hatch widening the ditch not thinking "oh yeah. there's at least a hundred pounds of water pressure pushing upwards on that hatch." The only thing holding it down was my fat self.

As soon as I stepped off the hatch... "BLOOSH!" poop flood. Thankfully I'm pretty spry for an old man, I not only managed to get out of the pit but put a hook on the hatch lid before it went under. Would have been very easy for the hatch and myself to have gone under though.
 
2014-08-10 01:19:43 PM  
One of those many things that no one thinks about...

For every pound of meat you see nicely packaged in a supermarket display, there's a few zillion pounds of poop that someone had to shovel somewhere.
 
2014-08-10 09:24:48 PM  

towatchoverme: Grew up in farm country. A shocking number of kids in my elementary school never made it to 25. Lots of farm boys badly injured, too.

Dangerous indeed.


Must have had some really tough-grading teachers for so many of you to still be in elementary school at 25.
 
2014-08-11 12:17:39 AM  

Bushwhakker: towatchoverme: Grew up in farm country. A shocking number of kids in my elementary school never made it to 25. Lots of farm boys badly injured, too.

Dangerous indeed.

Must have had some really tough-grading teachers for so many of you to still be in elementary school at 25.


Them was the smart ones.
 
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