Selfie Stick Saves Teen Girl Trapped In Rip Current…..

Discussion in 'The Howard Stern Show' started by teehee, Jul 10, 2015.

  1. teehee

    teehee Friend Of The Friendless

    Reputations:
    155
    Joined:
    Apr 23, 2013
    Messages:
    4,361
    Likes Received:
    19,219
    Selfie Stick Saves Teen Girl Trapped In Rip Current



    The drama began when Derrick Johns, his wife, and daughter Erynn, 16, were swimming off Nantucket, Massachusetts, on Tuesday. An unexpected rip current pulled them underwater as Erynn valiantly clutched her selfie stick.

    "I inhaled a lot of water at that point and I just I couldn't breathe under there," Erynn told an ABC affiliate. Her father grabbed the other end of the selfie stick to keep her head above the water. She made it to shore and volunteers rescued her parents from the waves.

    The dangers of selfies led Russia to issue a selfie safety public service announcementthis week. But it seems the narcissistic devices aren't all bad.

    If you're ever caught in a riptide, don't panic. Float on your back, signal for help and let the current carry you. It likely will quickly weaken, and may even return you to the beach.
     
    reno, smichal, babybear and 4 others like this.
  2. HowieStearn

    HowieStearn HateClub

    Reputations:
    10,496
    Joined:
    Dec 13, 2011
    Messages:
    17,249
    Likes Received:
    18,243
    we need more selfie sticks at the beach
     
    GIRLY, reno, smichal and 2 others like this.
  3. Mr Fantastic

    Mr Fantastic Found Nemo VIP

    Reputations:
    3
    Joined:
    Oct 21, 2010
    Messages:
    9,086
    Likes Received:
    22,489
  4. MyLazyHand

    MyLazyHand Russia and France Know What to Do

    Reputations:
    0
    Joined:
    Sep 11, 2010
    Messages:
    15,280
    Likes Received:
    23,039
    "I inhaled a lot of water at that point and I just I couldn't breathe under there,"

    We are producing some of the biggest dimwits in the history of mankind.
     
    Last edited: Jul 10, 2015
    NyMarkNy, reno, smichal and 2 others like this.
  5. christ cracker

    christ cracker Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    1,410
    Joined:
    Apr 1, 2012
    Messages:
    10,735
    Likes Received:
    2,342
    selfie sticks are real ???:wtf:
     
    Shortwave98 and babybear like this.
  6. MyLazyHand

    MyLazyHand Russia and France Know What to Do

    Reputations:
    0
    Joined:
    Sep 11, 2010
    Messages:
    15,280
    Likes Received:
    23,039
    it's nice that she told us that she's unable to breathe underwater. I get confused about whether or not people can do that.
     
  7. Big Bad Booey

    Big Bad Booey Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    1,216
    Joined:
    Dec 15, 2012
    Messages:
    2,662
    Likes Received:
    4,628
    I saved alot of girls with my Selfie Stick. But some were still drowned by the end...
     
  8. Pooh bear

    Pooh bear Well-Known Member VIP

    Reputations:
    0
    Joined:
    Jan 9, 2014
    Messages:
    16,541
    Likes Received:
    41,323
    I got caught in a rip tide in the outer banks-not fun or funny. I had no idea what it was but my husband did so he helped get in. It was the first time I ever had flippers on and they were weighing me down-I'll never put on flippers again!
     
    smichal and babybear like this.
  9. HowieStearn

    HowieStearn HateClub

    Reputations:
    10,496
    Joined:
    Dec 13, 2011
    Messages:
    17,249
    Likes Received:
    18,243
    [​IMG]
    should be called a narcissist stick
     
    smichal and babybear like this.
  10. check1

    check1 VIP Extreme Gold

    Reputations:
    17,177
    Joined:
    Jan 21, 2013
    Messages:
    14,198
    Likes Received:
    17,610
    Perhaps two arms and two hands would have come in handy.
     
    Rockside7 and smichal like this.
  11. ShutupMoron

    ShutupMoron Unknown Member VIP

    Reputations:
    4,242
    Joined:
    Dec 13, 2011
    Messages:
    16,071
    Likes Received:
    15,966
    If you're caught in a rip current all you have to do is swim parallel to the beach until you're out of it. The reason people drown in it is because they panic and try to swim through it to the beach which is impossible to do.
     
  12. Bryce

    Bryce dope show Gold

    Reputations:
    53,103
    Joined:
    Apr 15, 2014
    Messages:
    7,664
    Likes Received:
    20,434
  13. reno

    reno VIP Extreme Gold

    Reputations:
    58,158
    Joined:
    Jan 10, 2012
    Messages:
    15,073
    Likes Received:
    45,325
    This. And leave your God Damn selfie stick at home.
     
    Shortwave98 and ShutupMoron like this.
  14. Pooh bear

    Pooh bear Well-Known Member VIP

    Reputations:
    0
    Joined:
    Jan 9, 2014
    Messages:
    16,541
    Likes Received:
    41,323
    I found this out! :p
     
    ShutupMoron and Shortwave98 like this.
  15. Shortwave98

    Shortwave98 A-Number 1 Banned User

    Reputations:
    0
    Joined:
    Nov 9, 2013
    Messages:
    31,231
    Likes Received:
    31,970
    Welcome to 2015!