At least he doesn't have to live in New Jersey anymore

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  1. Gitfiddle

    Gitfiddle Live Deliciously

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    Falling Tape Measure Kills Man at Jersey City Construction Site

    A tower rising 50 stories. A one-pound tape measure attached to the waist of a construction worker. An unsuspecting man stepping from a vehicle at the foot of the building.

    The three elements converged on Monday morning in a freakish accident, when a 58-year-old man died in Jersey City after being struck in the head by the tape measure after it fell some 400 feet.


    http://www.nytimes.com/2014/11/04/n...an-at-jersey-city-construction-site.html?_r=0
     
  2. Scott

    Scott Masshole Staff Member

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    That just doesn't measure up.
     
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  3. Scott

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    A tale of inches.
     
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    I got nothing.
     
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    DrSublux Who am dis VIP

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    and to think I get a finger owe-eeeeeeeeeeeee when the tape measure snaps back into its compartment. :cry:


























































































































































































































    or when it snaps on my balls
     
  7. Scott

    Scott Masshole Staff Member

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    I told you not to use the tape!

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  8. Gitfiddle

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    Ive been hurt worse by a measuring tape. We'll leave it at that.
     
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  9. crazypreacher

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    Didn't miss him by that much.

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    I once stapled my finger in 5th grade.
     
  11. Scott

    Scott Masshole Staff Member

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    To what?
     
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    Has 'at least he died doing what he loved ' been used yet?
     
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    Justice was metered out...
     
  15. yosemite sam

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    To a wall. Got distracted and slammed the stapler against my finger. It didnt bleed a lot just hurt like a bitch. :jj:
     
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    Scott Masshole Staff Member

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    Ouch. That hurts just thinking about it.
     
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    I guess you can say this is immeasurably tragic.
    Yeeeeeaaaaaaaaaah!

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    Junior outlived Tony lol
     
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    Worse then death?