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(newschannel8.net)   Steel beam falls 11 stories and lands in man's passenger car seat.   ( newschannel8.net) divider line
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2002-01-30 03:55:15 PM  
is that a steel beam or are you happy to see me?
2002-01-30 03:55:53 PM  
That sucks!
2002-01-30 03:55:58 PM  
I hate it when that happens. I'm still driving around with a clear plastic bag on my window from the last time.
2002-01-30 03:57:59 PM  
that site was "insta-farked"
2002-01-30 03:58:37 PM  
No one was injured but one pair of underwear was ruined forever.
2002-01-30 03:59:10 PM  
You got that right, Glenlivid. Thats gotta be a record time
2002-01-30 04:02:55 PM  
Now maybe they will take the car sharing program more seriously.
2002-01-30 04:03:10 PM  
Now maybe they will take the car sharing program more seriously.

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2002-01-30 04:04:10 PM  
11 stories???.... a steel beam???... I'm thinking terrorist attack??? now it's a govermnect cover-up!!

It's a conspiracy, I tell you! CONSPIRACY!!! CONspira... Mmmmmm, doc, what was that a shot of?? I seepy now... The govern..me..n....

2002-01-30 04:13:19 PM  
View from the inside:

Glenlivid, the site isn't farked... one of our engineers blew up our back LAN or something... they're working on it now.
2002-01-30 04:13:58 PM  
Did his airbag go off?,

No he left her at home........
2002-01-30 04:19:08 PM  
They're asking OSHA if that's a safe place to be.

Hmmm... let me think about that....
2002-01-30 04:20:49 PM  
"...it will be up to OSHA to decide if the work-site should be considered unsafe."

I think "unsafe for whom" is the next logical question.
2002-01-30 04:33:00 PM  
Ernestine Claims adjuster:

"We're sorry, sir, (snort) but there's nothing in your policy that even remotely covers losses of this type..."
2002-01-30 04:33:38 PM  
I would love to be around when this guy calls his isurance company. Also this guy is so lucky first becuase he is alive and second because he has this kick ass story to tell for the rest of his life, I mean crap like that never happens to me. Why can't I be nearly killed with something. My life is so boring....
2002-01-30 04:34:23 PM  
"We don't care, we're the insuracne company."
2002-01-30 04:35:58 PM  
it's allll fun and games til....aww never mind

2002-01-30 04:37:08 PM  
Cardinal great minds think alike, well except you are 38 seconds faster than me.
2002-01-30 04:38:32 PM  
"And why beholdest thou the mote that is in thy brother's Beemer, but considerest not the beam that is in thine own Beemer?"

Matthew 7:3 (KJV)
2002-01-30 04:44:35 PM  
No Such Agency AMEN brother! hah!
2002-01-30 04:51:10 PM  
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I can't believe that more people haven't posted their glee about this... I mean, the car in question was a Mercedes E420, and only rich bastards own Mercedes, so he deserved it.
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2002-01-30 05:14:43 PM  
Victoly, how in the heck did you put the<> and </> around the flamebait tags? one has to leave the HTML enabled box checked in order to display an image, but the <></> will disappear if you do! so, what kind of 1337 H4><0|2 are you? ‹› ‹/›
2002-01-30 05:19:27 PM  
i like my entry to this post better:
"man survives test of new DC missile defense system"
2002-01-30 05:27:34 PM  
anyone remember a while back when that guy was driving across the bay bridge and a 3 ton section of the concreate upper deck fell on his pickup and smooshed it?
just remember farkers. live life fully, because in an instant...
2002-01-30 05:30:34 PM  
You know that horrible feeling you get in the pit of your stomach when you realize you've just made a really really bad mistake? Imagine the feeling in the stomach of the jackass who's farkup caused that beam to fall.
2002-01-30 05:34:32 PM  
That wasn't a steel beam, it was an Afgan missile. They're a little behind...
2002-01-30 05:50:58 PM  
That would be funny if his cell phone was ringing in the glove box just before that beam fell. Visualize it.
2002-01-30 06:15:27 PM  
2002-01-30 06:37:44 PM  
wondering if anyone else noticed the links at the bottom and what a big ball of happiness these people are....
2002-01-30 07:48:32 PM  
Greek: There is something else you can type to make those show up. I think it might be & lg and & rg but I would have to look it up. (without the spaces btw.)
2002-01-30 08:00:15 PM  
Shouldn't that be sentries?
2002-01-30 08:26:55 PM  
one lucky S.O.B.

Wonder if I can get him to buy a lottery ticket for me?
2002-01-30 08:53:43 PM  

At least he's not Shannon Sharpe.

2002-01-30 09:11:12 PM  
this happened right down the street from where I work:

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2002-01-30 09:14:37 PM  
Missed the attorney's head by six inches.

Damn shame.
2002-01-30 09:17:43 PM  
Thanks Bacon, this Farticle could've used a picture or 2
2002-01-30 09:30:19 PM  
R E L A T E D S T O R I E S . . .
• Man Dies While Teaching Friend to Drive - Jan 29, 2002
• Woman Dies After Being Struck by Car in Reston - Jan 29, 2002
• Five Killed in Two Crashes on Route One - Jan 28, 2002
• Pedestrian Killed in Lorton - Jan 25, 2002
• Elderly Woman Struck by Car, Killed - Jan 25, 2002
• Four Injured in Ambulance Accident - Jan 22, 2002
• Kindercare Bus Crash Injures Two, Closes Road - Jan 18, 2002
• Stolen Car Chase Leads to Major Accident - Jan 17, 2002
• Morning Accident Claims One Life - Jan 17, 2002
• Ride-On Bus Crashes in Silver Spring - Jan 15, 2002
2002-01-30 10:19:17 PM  

< = <
> = >


& = &

I hope that works. I'm getting a little confused looking at this code within code.

This guy has a good HTML reference IMHO. All the tags, and a bunch of other stuff (including the character sets). I use it when I'm coding.

Oh, yes, and

υ = u

Do with that what you will.

2002-01-30 10:25:13 PM  
Or not. I see the filter was (very extremely) recently updated. :^)
2002-01-30 10:35:49 PM  

sorry... I do a lot of SGML for e-texts and couldn't resist :0
2002-01-30 10:36:53 PM  
... and its mostly in foreign languages hence crazy characters all over... like you care
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