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(Portland Press Herald)   Signs that spring has arrived in Maine: Flowers start blooming, Lawnmowers start purring and authorities start recovering bodies of all the snowmobilers who fell through the ice on lakes over the winter   ( pressherald.com) divider line
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2013-05-11 09:38:17 PM  
2 votes:
An old joke...

Bob, Bill and John are fishing on a northern lake one August when John falls overboard. "Grab him," Bill yells. "He can't swim." But Bob is too late and John sinks. So Bob strips down to his briefs, jumps overboard and dives underwater. He comes up empty handed and says "Can't find him, too dark." Bill says: "You have to find him, he's our best friend. What would we tell his wife?" So Bob tries again and comes up, shoves the body over the side of the boat, and Bill starts CPR. After a few minutes of trying without success to revive their pal, Bill says "I don't recall ever noticing John had such bad breath before."
"Yeah?" replies Bill. "Well I don't remember him wearin' that snowmobile suit neither."
2013-05-11 08:08:55 PM  
2 votes:
darwin's trophy room?
2013-05-12 01:38:15 AM  
1 vote:

wingnut396: Am I supposed to be feel sympathy for idiots that drove SNOWmobiles across open water?

This. These fools believe if the are fast enough, they will jump open water.
2013-05-11 09:29:36 PM  
1 vote:

Abe Vigoda's Ghost: Lt. Kevin Adam of the Maine Warden Service said there was still a helmet on Glenn Henderson's body


So apparently helmets  don'tsave lives.
2013-05-11 09:14:33 PM  
1 vote:
I used to live in Houghton, MI, which was a big tourist spot for snowmobilers.  Every winter those redneck douchebags would come up decked out in their FXR gear and act like they were entitled to special treatment from the locals and police because they brought their tourism money into that little podunk town.  They were completely inconsiderate of the locals, and would do stuff like get sloppy drunk and then drive their loud, obnoxious machines past apartment buildings and people's houses at 1:00am on weeknights.  Every year at least one of them, more likely several of them, would end up killing themselves by wrapping themselves around a tree while going 80mph through the woods at night, or finding that weak or open patch of ice out on the canal or lake.  A lot of them died around the bridge supports, where there were many signs warning people to keep out because of unstable ice.  It was like Darwin's playground for asshats.
2013-05-11 09:07:00 PM  
1 vote:
John Spencer, 41, of Litchfield.

Clearly he's massing an undead army.
2013-05-11 08:05:17 PM  
1 vote:
So 4 Maineiacs all died the same day snowmobiling on the same unfrozen lake. Ayup, in Maine they call that a Monday.
2013-05-11 07:53:42 PM  
1 vote:
You left one sign of Spring out.

They are able to bury everyone that's died since the ground froze last Fall.
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