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(MPR News)   North Dakota's "Flying Farmer" plows his own furrow   (mprnews.org) divider line
    More: Scary, Bismarck, North Dakota, John Smith, North Dakota, Family members, North Dakota's version, Individual donations, first car, Smith's previous jump  
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2021-09-27 12:20:10 AM  
21 votes:
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This was never going to end well
 
2021-09-27 12:28:54 AM  
17 votes:
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2021-09-27 2:30:39 AM  
10 votes:
Well, to be fair, he's the Flying Farmer, not the Landing Farmer.
 
2021-09-27 12:44:17 AM  
9 votes:

Billy Bathsalt: TorpedoOrca: He died doing what he loved :( something stupid and pointless

He lived.


So he didn't buy the farm?
 
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2021-09-27 2:46:07 AM  
8 votes:
Super Dave - King Of The Road
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2021-09-27 12:04:39 AM  
5 votes:
You guys are just watching. Dude is doing it.
 
2021-09-27 12:11:06 AM  
5 votes:
As he respectfully mashes the flag into the dirt.
 
2021-09-27 12:20:23 AM  
3 votes:
It's going to cut North Dakota's population by 1/3
 
2021-09-27 1:26:06 AM  
3 votes:

Hey Nurse!: [Fark user image image 425x283]
This was never going to end well


I bet country gravy was splattered everywhere.
 
2021-09-26 11:59:50 PM  
2 votes:
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Wow. He crashed down real good.
 
2021-09-27 1:15:18 AM  
2 votes:
Sure glad the state as plenty of room in the ICU.

This can't be covered by regular insurance... should be like satellite launch insurance: if you want $17,000,000 in insurance - it costs $17,000,000.
 
2021-09-27 3:34:40 AM  
2 votes:
Like Payne Stewart?

/wait wrong Dakota
 
2021-09-27 6:17:10 AM  
2 votes:
Smith's previous jump was in 2016, when he rose over towering flames to clear a burning trailer.

He's just out of practice.
 
2021-09-27 7:00:11 AM  
2 votes:
It's a good thing he's The Flying Farmer though. If he was The Flying Dutchman, he'd have never been able to hit land.
 
2021-09-27 7:15:08 AM  
1 vote:

Somacandra: [Fark user image 425x238]

Wow. He crashed down real good.


I just want to say, "great photo!"

The "Flying Farmer" does know what happened to Evil, doesn't he?
 
2021-09-27 8:41:38 AM  
1 vote:
Flying: best done in small planes.

Motorcycles: run best with tires on pavement.

Farmers: better when they drive and fix tractors, best stick to fishin and huntin on weekends.
 
2021-09-27 10:25:03 AM  
1 vote:
corkscrewed off the jump? Could that have to do with the fact that he was 400lbs and on one side of the car with no balance of weight?
 
2021-09-27 10:34:33 AM  
1 vote:
I was in a large business meeting once and the senior female presenter talked about how we should plough our own furrows, and none of the people under 40 had any idea what she meant. Most thought it was a euphemism for something sexual.
 
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