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2022-05-13 7:19:26 PM  
Whew, didn't realize i was holding my breath until the kid was safely inside.
 
2022-05-13 7:23:46 PM  
I don't think you can trust a 3 year old alone for 5 seconds let alone enough time for a grocery store run.
 
2022-05-13 7:59:39 PM  
Damn, that guy is Fearless!! I had a bit of a sweat going just from watching!
 
2022-05-13 9:19:01 PM  
there was a similar incident few yrs ago... a north african immigrant in Marseille(?) climbed up a building to rescue a dangling child.
insta citizenship.  rightly.
 
2022-05-13 10:53:38 PM  
"Oh my God! Are you okay, child? Are you hurt?"

"Yay! Let's do it again!"
 
2022-05-13 10:57:57 PM  
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2022-05-13 11:05:01 PM  
Eric Clapton - Tears In Heaven (Official Video)
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Kazakhstan should tell people the story be hind the song
 
2022-05-13 11:17:31 PM  

IgG4: I don't think you can trust a 3 year old alone for 5 seconds let alone enough time for a grocery store run.


There's, apparently, a very popular show in Japan where very small children (3 - 5 year olds) run errands. It's on Netflix now. It's popped up a couple of times and I was like .....no.
 
2022-05-13 11:21:44 PM  
'Afterwards, I went straight to work with my friend. Nobody knew that this would happen.
'I just saved the child and left, and in the news and social networks they suddenly began to call me a hero.
'I do not consider my actions heroic.
'To me, everyone should lend a helping hand in such situations.'


Wow, both heroic and humble. I'm really glad they rewarded him very well despite his playing it down.
 
2022-05-13 11:27:55 PM  

iheartscotch: IgG4: I don't think you can trust a 3 year old alone for 5 seconds let alone enough time for a grocery store run.

There's, apparently, a very popular show in Japan where very small children (3 - 5 year olds) run errands. It's on Netflix now. It's popped up a couple of times and I was like .....no.


If it's being televised, then the kids involved are under constant supervision by a film crew, so I wouldn't worry too much.
 
2022-05-13 11:28:56 PM  

iheartscotch: IgG4: I don't think you can trust a 3 year old alone for 5 seconds let alone enough time for a grocery store run.

There's, apparently, a very popular show in Japan where very small children (3 - 5 year olds) run errands. It's on Netflix now. It's popped up a couple of times and I was like .....no.


My parents sent me to the post office to pick up our mail when I was in kindergarten.

Granted, it was maybe 100 yards from the house in a semi-rural area, and we knew all of the neighbours... but I did have to cross the street. I walked to school, too. It was about 300 yards past the P.O.

My grandfather was "worse". He would give us a dollar and send us to the store a mile down the road. I miss the days when a dollar would buy a pop and a handful of candies.
 
2022-05-13 11:33:46 PM  

Jgok: iheartscotch: IgG4: I don't think you can trust a 3 year old alone for 5 seconds let alone enough time for a grocery store run.

There's, apparently, a very popular show in Japan where very small children (3 - 5 year olds) run errands. It's on Netflix now. It's popped up a couple of times and I was like .....no.

My parents sent me to the post office to pick up our mail when I was in kindergarten.

Granted, it was maybe 100 yards from the house in a semi-rural area, and we knew all of the neighbours... but I did have to cross the street. I walked to school, too. It was about 300 yards past the P.O.

My grandfather was "worse". He would give us a dollar and send us to the store a mile down the road. I miss the days when a dollar would buy a pop and a handful of candies.


Meh...we used to STAND UP in the back of pick up trucks, ride in cars without seat belts AND never wore helmets when we ride our bikes!!!1!11!
/ seriously, buy that dude whatever his choice of booze is for life
 
2022-05-13 11:41:40 PM  

IgG4: I don't think you can trust a 3 year old alone for 5 seconds let alone enough time for a grocery store run.


It is so terrible how many stupid parents think it is just fine to leave their small children at home alone, they are surprised when the child gets into trouble. This child was lucky, many others are not. Unfortunately, I was blocked from reading the article, so I don't know the entire story. I don't know which parent left the precious little baby alone, or was it both. The one that did deserves to be arrested. They should have to pay a fine, spend some time in jail and attend some serious parenting classes.
 
2022-05-13 11:59:26 PM  
I don't have a fear of heights but that was scary. So glad hero dude got to her before she fell.
 
2022-05-14 12:02:28 AM  
Hopefully the folks at the bottom were trying to build cushions or a barrel of shaving cream at the bottom instead of just whipping out phones
 
2022-05-14 12:37:01 AM  

IgG4: I don't think you can trust a 3 year old alone for 5 seconds let alone enough time for a grocery store run.


Depends on the size of the cage you keep them in!
 
2022-05-14 12:49:15 AM  

Jgok: iheartscotch: IgG4: I don't think you can trust a 3 year old alone for 5 seconds let alone enough time for a grocery store run.

There's, apparently, a very popular show in Japan where very small children (3 - 5 year olds) run errands. It's on Netflix now. It's popped up a couple of times and I was like .....no.

My parents sent me to the post office to pick up our mail when I was in kindergarten.

Granted, it was maybe 100 yards from the house in a semi-rural area, and we knew all of the neighbours... but I did have to cross the street. I walked to school, too. It was about 300 yards past the P.O.

My grandfather was "worse". He would give us a dollar and send us to the store a mile down the road. I miss the days when a dollar would buy a pop and a handful of candies.


I remember riding my bike to the store with my friend to buy his dad cigarettes. We were 8.
 
2022-05-14 12:50:29 AM  

detonator: Jgok: iheartscotch: IgG4: I don't think you can trust a 3 year old alone for 5 seconds let alone enough time for a grocery store run.

There's, apparently, a very popular show in Japan where very small children (3 - 5 year olds) run errands. It's on Netflix now. It's popped up a couple of times and I was like .....no.

My parents sent me to the post office to pick up our mail when I was in kindergarten.

Granted, it was maybe 100 yards from the house in a semi-rural area, and we knew all of the neighbours... but I did have to cross the street. I walked to school, too. It was about 300 yards past the P.O.

My grandfather was "worse". He would give us a dollar and send us to the store a mile down the road. I miss the days when a dollar would buy a pop and a handful of candies.

Meh...we used to STAND UP in the back of pick up trucks, ride in cars without seat belts AND never wore helmets when we ride our bikes!!!1!11!
/ seriously, buy that dude whatever his choice of booze is for life


We also rode our bikes behind the mosquito truck.
 
2022-05-14 1:27:49 AM  
O_O
 
2022-05-14 1:36:54 AM  
I recall my Dad giving me a dollar and a note for the Quick Stop guy for a pack of Pall Mall (no filter of course) I got some candy and an RC with the change.
 
2022-05-14 2:00:43 AM  
The man had courage. His testicles had nothing to do with that.
 
2022-05-14 2:22:30 AM  
He can if he's vaccinated.
 
2022-05-14 2:33:06 AM  

Raider_dad: I recall my Dad giving me a dollar and a note for the Quick Stop guy for a pack of Pall Mall (no filter of course) I got some candy and an RC with the change.


I also have been sent to the store for Pall Malls. My siblings and I would later talk about finding dad in a crowd. We would just stop and listen a while for the familiar cough.
 
2022-05-14 3:07:22 AM  
A lot of people (men, women) would probably do the same thing, but he's the one who DID so all good wishes to him. Hopefully if any of his kids EVER needs help, someone steps up for them as well.

We all need to help each other, and especially kids. This guy did, so lets remember this example in the future.

Yeah from the comments here the parents were stupid to leave a 3yo home alone.
 
2022-05-14 3:15:55 AM  
He's got balls, but nothing on this guy's BIG BALLS!! (Scrotal elephantiasis)

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2022-05-14 5:00:10 AM  

WillofJ2: [YouTube video: Eric Clapton - Tears In Heaven (Official Video)]Kazakhstan should tell people the story be hind the song


Always hated Clapton. Hated him even more after he wrote this song.
 
2022-05-14 5:40:07 AM  

MrBallou: WillofJ2: [YouTube video: Eric Clapton - Tears In Heaven (Official Video)]Kazakhstan should tell people the story be hind the song

Always hated Clapton. Hated him even more after he wrote this song.


Funny, unless we find out he approached it as a way to make money, I assume most people would have some empathy.
 
2022-05-14 6:12:35 AM  
It's awesome this ended well, but why not go to the kid's apartment, kick in the door, and lift her back inside?  The McGyver version of this rescue was so much more hazardous.
 
2022-05-14 6:13:15 AM  

knbwhite: MrBallou: WillofJ2: [YouTube video: Eric Clapton - Tears In Heaven (Official Video)]Kazakhstan should tell people the story be hind the song

Always hated Clapton. Hated him even more after he wrote this song.

Funny, unless we find out he approached it as a way to make money, I assume most people would have some empathy.


Fark is where empathy goes to die.

Young.

By falling out a window.
 
2022-05-14 6:21:05 AM  

KB202: The man had courage. His testicles had nothing to do with that.


Sure they did... and he was counting on them to cushion his fall.
 
2022-05-14 8:40:47 AM  

Warthog: It's awesome this ended well, but why not go to the kid's apartment, kick in the door, and lift her back inside?  The McGyver version of this rescue was so much more hazardous.


Ever kicked in an external apartment door? I mean, *some* are flimsy crap, but mostly you're going to break a leg. And apartment means no windows to smash through, and often a heavy door for fire isolation. There's a reason fire and police departments have specialised equipment for breaking doors.
 
2022-05-14 9:21:10 AM  

Warthog: knbwhite: MrBallou: WillofJ2: [YouTube video: Eric Clapton - Tears In Heaven (Official Video)]Kazakhstan should tell people the story be hind the song

Always hated Clapton. Hated him even more after he wrote this song.

Funny, unless we find out he approached it as a way to make money, I assume most people would have some empathy.

Fark is where empathy goes to die.

Young.

By falling out a window.


The guy from the lumber yard came out to measure for some replacement windows I was ordering. "The bottom sill on these is only 18 inches off the floor. You'll need safety latches that keep it from opening all the way." I said, "Oh, right. Clapton locks."  It took him three or four seconds of confusion at the new term, and then started laughing and said "oh, jesus, I can't call them that!"
 
2022-05-14 10:15:48 AM  
Fark Party Anecdote Time
 
2022-05-14 10:19:00 AM  

maddermaxx: Warthog: It's awesome this ended well, but why not go to the kid's apartment, kick in the door, and lift her back inside?  The McGyver version of this rescue was so much more hazardous.

Ever kicked in an external apartment door? I mean, *some* are flimsy crap, but mostly you're going to break a leg. And apartment means no windows to smash through, and often a heavy door for fire isolation. There's a reason fire and police departments have specialised equipment for breaking doors.


Stupid question... Are apartments built much differently from houses? All of the apartments I've lived in appeared to have regular drywall in the hallways. I've heard rules about fire code sometimes means either more drywall or a double wall, but I always thought you could just bypass the door, kick the drywall in, and walk in between the studs.
 
2022-05-14 10:32:31 AM  

Fark_Guy_Rob: maddermaxx: Warthog: It's awesome this ended well, but why not go to the kid's apartment, kick in the door, and lift her back inside?  The McGyver version of this rescue was so much more hazardous.

Ever kicked in an external apartment door? I mean, *some* are flimsy crap, but mostly you're going to break a leg. And apartment means no windows to smash through, and often a heavy door for fire isolation. There's a reason fire and police departments have specialised equipment for breaking doors.

Stupid question... Are apartments built much differently from houses? All of the apartments I've lived in appeared to have regular drywall in the hallways. I've heard rules about fire code sometimes means either more drywall or a double wall, but I always thought you could just bypass the door, kick the drywall in, and walk in between the studs.


you're saying you can just smash your way through walls, with nothing but hands and feet?

I think someone's pulling your leg.
 
2022-05-14 11:10:34 AM  
I'm just amazed the window can hold that weight.
 
2022-05-14 12:02:56 PM  

Lady J: Fark_Guy_Rob: maddermaxx: Warthog: It's awesome this ended well, but why not go to the kid's apartment, kick in the door, and lift her back inside?  The McGyver version of this rescue was so much more hazardous.

Ever kicked in an external apartment door? I mean, *some* are flimsy crap, but mostly you're going to break a leg. And apartment means no windows to smash through, and often a heavy door for fire isolation. There's a reason fire and police departments have specialised equipment for breaking doors.

Stupid question... Are apartments built much differently from houses? All of the apartments I've lived in appeared to have regular drywall in the hallways. I've heard rules about fire code sometimes means either more drywall or a double wall, but I always thought you could just bypass the door, kick the drywall in, and walk in between the studs.

you're saying you can just smash your way through walls, with nothing but hands and feet?

I think someone's pulling your leg.


'Walls' aren't interchange.

A brick wall? No.
A concrete wall? No.
Plywood wall? No.

But drywall? Absolutely.

I grew up in a townhouse and there was nothing but drywall between the us and the people next to us. You could kick through that party wall in wayyyy less time than a door.

https://youtube.com/shorts/O7cMoZhxKeA?feature=share
 
2022-05-14 1:23:26 PM  

MrBallou: Always hated Clapton. Hated him even more after he wrote this song.


Because he's a particularly nasty racist and xenophobe?
 
2022-05-14 1:29:17 PM  

Fark_Guy_Rob: Lady J: Fark_Guy_Rob: maddermaxx: Warthog: It's awesome this ended well, but why not go to the kid's apartment, kick in the door, and lift her back inside?  The McGyver version of this rescue was so much more hazardous.

Ever kicked in an external apartment door? I mean, *some* are flimsy crap, but mostly you're going to break a leg. And apartment means no windows to smash through, and often a heavy door for fire isolation. There's a reason fire and police departments have specialised equipment for breaking doors.

Stupid question... Are apartments built much differently from houses? All of the apartments I've lived in appeared to have regular drywall in the hallways. I've heard rules about fire code sometimes means either more drywall or a double wall, but I always thought you could just bypass the door, kick the drywall in, and walk in between the studs.

you're saying you can just smash your way through walls, with nothing but hands and feet?

I think someone's pulling your leg.

'Walls' aren't interchange.

A brick wall? No.
A concrete wall? No.
Plywood wall? No.

But drywall? Absolutely.

I grew up in a townhouse and there was nothing but drywall between the us and the people next to us. You could kick through that party wall in wayyyy less time than a door.

https://youtube.com/shorts/O7cMoZhxKeA?feature=share


I lived in an apartment in my 30s, and when locked out, we couldn't even break the door down.  and my bf was 6 foot, scottish, and could handle himself.
I'm sure there are buildings that flimsy, but it can't be common else how would residents prevent endless burglaries??

not sure why I'm entertaining your fairly ridiculous post... oh, because the alternative is doing housework.
 
2022-05-14 1:30:09 PM  
another snip fail to add to my litany of apology.
 
2022-05-14 2:23:59 PM  

Lady J: Fark_Guy_Rob: Lady J: Fark_Guy_Rob: maddermaxx: Warthog: It's awesome this ended well, but why not go to the kid's apartment, kick in the door, and lift her back inside?  The McGyver version of this rescue was so much more hazardous.

Ever kicked in an external apartment door? I mean, *some* are flimsy crap, but mostly you're going to break a leg. And apartment means no windows to smash through, and often a heavy door for fire isolation. There's a reason fire and police departments have specialised equipment for breaking doors.

Stupid question... Are apartments built much differently from houses? All of the apartments I've lived in appeared to have regular drywall in the hallways. I've heard rules about fire code sometimes means either more drywall or a double wall, but I always thought you could just bypass the door, kick the drywall in, and walk in between the studs.

you're saying you can just smash your way through walls, with nothing but hands and feet?

I think someone's pulling your leg.

'Walls' aren't interchange.

A brick wall? No.
A concrete wall? No.
Plywood wall? No.

But drywall? Absolutely.

I grew up in a townhouse and there was nothing but drywall between the us and the people next to us. You could kick through that party wall in wayyyy less time than a door.

https://youtube.com/shorts/O7cMoZhxKeA?feature=share

I lived in an apartment in my 30s, and when locked out, we couldn't even break the door down.  and my bf was 6 foot, scottish, and could handle himself.
I'm sure there are buildings that flimsy, but it can't be common else how would residents prevent endless burglaries??

not sure why I'm entertaining your fairly ridiculous post... oh, because the alternative is doing housework.



a door is a bit harder to break down than breaking through 1/2" thick drywall.  If your bf had chosen to punch through the wall next to the door, you might have a different story to tell
 
2022-05-14 2:24:20 PM  
A while back an African refugee did pretty much the same thing by free climbing I believe it was 3 or 4 balcony railings to save a toddler who was in real danger of falling to the pavement below. France offered him a citizenship for his actions.
France should offer this guy the same deal.
 
2022-05-14 2:26:08 PM  

SoundOfOneHandWanking: a door is a bit harder to break down than breaking through 1/2" thick drywall.  If your bf had chosen to punch through the wall next to the door, you might have a different story to tell


we might have, yes
 
2022-05-14 3:04:15 PM  

inglixthemad: A lot of people (men, women) would probably do the same thing


I'd try to help, sure. But if I tried to do what he did, they be cleaning up two splats on the pavement.
 
2022-05-14 3:13:30 PM  

Exile On Beale Street: detonator: Jgok: iheartscotch: IgG4: I don't think you can trust a 3 year old alone for 5 seconds let alone enough time for a grocery store run.

There's, apparently, a very popular show in Japan where very small children (3 - 5 year olds) run errands. It's on Netflix now. It's popped up a couple of times and I was like .....no.

My parents sent me to the post office to pick up our mail when I was in kindergarten.

Granted, it was maybe 100 yards from the house in a semi-rural area, and we knew all of the neighbours... but I did have to cross the street. I walked to school, too. It was about 300 yards past the P.O.

My grandfather was "worse". He would give us a dollar and send us to the store a mile down the road. I miss the days when a dollar would buy a pop and a handful of candies.

Meh...we used to STAND UP in the back of pick up trucks, ride in cars without seat belts AND never wore helmets when we ride our bikes!!!1!11!
/ seriously, buy that dude whatever his choice of booze is for life

We also rode our bikes behind the mosquito truck.


THEN we smoked non filtered cigarettes
 
2022-05-14 4:23:21 PM  

SoundOfOneHandWanking: Lady J: Fark_Guy_Rob: Lady J: Fark_Guy_Rob: maddermaxx: Warthog: It's awesome this ended well, but why not go to the kid's apartment, kick in the door, and lift her back inside?  The McGyver version of this rescue was so much more hazardous.

Ever kicked in an external apartment door? I mean, *some* are flimsy crap, but mostly you're going to break a leg. And apartment means no windows to smash through, and often a heavy door for fire isolation. There's a reason fire and police departments have specialised equipment for breaking doors.

Stupid question... Are apartments built much differently from houses? All of the apartments I've lived in appeared to have regular drywall in the hallways. I've heard rules about fire code sometimes means either more drywall or a double wall, but I always thought you could just bypass the door, kick the drywall in, and walk in between the studs.

you're saying you can just smash your way through walls, with nothing but hands and feet?

I think someone's pulling your leg.

'Walls' aren't interchange.

A brick wall? No.
A concrete wall? No.
Plywood wall? No.

But drywall? Absolutely.

I grew up in a townhouse and there was nothing but drywall between the us and the people next to us. You could kick through that party wall in wayyyy less time than a door.

https://youtube.com/shorts/O7cMoZhxKeA?feature=share

I lived in an apartment in my 30s, and when locked out, we couldn't even break the door down.  and my bf was 6 foot, scottish, and could handle himself.
I'm sure there are buildings that flimsy, but it can't be common else how would residents prevent endless burglaries??

not sure why I'm entertaining your fairly ridiculous post... oh, because the alternative is doing housework.


a door is a bit harder to break down than breaking through 1/2" thick drywall.  If your bf had chosen to punch through the wall next to the door, you might have a different story to tell


I think it was the Golden Gate Killer that busted through walls next to the door to garages to reach in and unlock. That may not work now with a plywood fire barrier.
 
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