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Chandler51 02-15-2012 04:22 PM

Doomsday prepper shoots himself
 
Anybody see the most recent episode of Doomsday Preppers?

The dad in the first segment has a "malfunction" with his weapon that results in his thumb being severed. They kept talking about this "malfunction", as though the gun blew up or something...no actual footage of the mishap, just the aftermath.

After surgery to reattach his thumb, he is describing it..."it was just one of those things. It was the type of malfunction where my thumb got in front of the barrel".

Yeah...there's a malfunction, alright. But it wasn't the gun.

I HATE tv shows like this. Blame it on the inanimate object!!!

Morons...

bkt 02-15-2012 06:19 PM

We need to ban thumbs.

steve666 02-15-2012 06:22 PM

After seeing the latest from Columbine we need to ban hammers also!

griffin81 02-15-2012 06:24 PM

Oh crap, I hope my thumbs don't malfunction on my next range trip. Then I would have to cancel my cross country hitchhiking trip this spring. :-(

play the victim, be the victim

Chandler51 02-15-2012 06:30 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by bkt
We need to ban thumbs.

Well, this guys half way there already. :D

And I misquoted...they called it a "misfire". Even worse. Sounds like it fired just fine.

AZL 02-15-2012 06:36 PM

Everybody needs an Otis.

unclebear 02-15-2012 06:46 PM

ya I only caught part of that, I just don't understand it any circumstances that your thumb would have to go in front of the barrel it sounds more like he went to clear a jam or something and had his hand in front of the barrel. I guess the old rule applies don't point it anything you don't want to destroy, I bet people call him nub...

Tackleberry1 02-15-2012 06:51 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by AZL (Post 709534)
Everybody needs an Otis.

Or a Cleatus...

ThexDarkxCrow 02-15-2012 06:57 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by bkt (Post 709518)
We need to ban thumbs.

That is all too true with the way this country is going.

notdku 02-15-2012 09:38 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by bkt (Post 709518)
We need to ban thumbs.

Smart. Hammers also. I sometimes hit my thumb when I'm nailing stuff.

Nails too!


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