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  1. #1
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    Talking Cuz I'm a rocket man, burning down the snow in Oakland County!

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    The amazing thing is that this dude has lived for 62 years without any serious injuries before.

    Homemade rocket seriously injures man, 62
    Published: Tuesday, February 02, 2010
    By CAROL HOPKINS
    Of The Oakland Press

    ...The investigation concluded that the 62-year-old man has an annual sledding party at his home and officials said he is known for doing “crazy” things at his parties.

    Deputies said after consuming an unknown quantity of alcohol, the man constructed a device out of a motorcycle muffler and pipe. He filled the muffler with a combined gunpowder, the heads from matches and gasoline.

    He then donned a plastic garbage bag as a cap and a motorcycle helmet. He strapped the muffler/pipe device to his back. He asked another person to light a wick and then began to sled down a hill. At some point during the ride downhill, the device exploded....



    [ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DvQwXOCKNLY&feature=related[/ame]



    I can't believe the audience wasn't laughing out loud at that!

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    Oh Come on Steely!

    I want the Elton John version! Love that song!

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    Quote Originally Posted by bogeygal View Post
    Oh Come on Steely!

    I want the Elton John version! Love that song!
    But the William Shatner version is HILARIOUS!!!

    As is Stewie Griffin's;

    [ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UXuSWUXDnuo[/ame]

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    [ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z2hu2EwCm-k&feature=related[/ame]


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    Quote Originally Posted by Steely Dan View Post
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    The amazing thing is that this dude has lived for 62 years without any serious injuries before.

    Homemade rocket seriously injures man, 62
    Published: Tuesday, February 02, 2010
    By CAROL HOPKINS
    Of The Oakland Press

    ...The investigation concluded that the 62-year-old man has an annual sledding party at his home and officials said he is known for doing “crazy” things at his parties.

    Deputies said after consuming an unknown quantity of alcohol, the man constructed a device out of a motorcycle muffler and pipe. He filled the muffler with a combined gunpowder, the heads from matches and gasoline.

    He then donned a plastic garbage bag as a cap and a motorcycle helmet. He strapped the muffler/pipe device to his back. He asked another person to light a wick and then began to sled down a hill. At some point during the ride downhill, the device exploded....



    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DvQwX...eature=related



    I can't believe the audience wasn't laughing out loud at that!
    Hope this guy is okay...but think this time maybe he went too far!!!! Geez, he's what 62 years old....wow!

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    Wait.... uh... do you guys hear that? *listens* I hear a Mythbusters episode on the horizon!

    ...that, or this numbnut has been watching TOO many Mythbuster epis. LoL



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