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Gormy Cuss Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-29-11 07:35 PM
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2. "Somehow we just hit the wrong spot ..."
Yeah, that spot would be in a raft in raging flood waters. Sounds like Wolfert hasn't learned anything from this experience.
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  -Westchester psychiatrist dies in rafting capsize during Hurricane Irene; NYPD rescues other rafters RamboLiberal  Aug-29-11 07:15 PM   #0 
  - Why?  Flora   Aug-29-11 07:33 PM   #1 
  - Can a psychiatrist be called "nuts"?  JustABozoOnThisBus   Aug-30-11 05:32 AM   #20 
     - I was going to say "that guy needed to have his head examined."  CTyankee   Aug-30-11 09:52 AM   #34 
  - "Somehow we just hit the wrong spot ..."  Gormy Cuss   Aug-29-11 07:35 PM   #2 
  - Engel specialized in treating addiction.  bluedigger   Aug-29-11 07:50 PM   #3 
  - but they had faced "more intense rapids in the past".. oh really?  2banon   Aug-29-11 11:24 PM   #19 
  - Apparently, he and his companions were addicted to their own adrenalin.  No Elephants   Aug-30-11 06:43 AM   #21 
  - thanx for posting the video  Botany   Aug-30-11 09:08 AM   #30 
  - "Die while thinking I was smarter than mother nature....".  Historic NY   Aug-29-11 07:55 PM   #4 
  - What a moron.  Odin2005   Aug-29-11 07:57 PM   #5 
  - The wrong spot would be anywhere in the middle of that river.  MilesColtrane   Aug-29-11 08:11 PM   #6 
  - Guy must have been crazy  Demeter   Aug-29-11 08:14 PM   #7 
  - Suicide mission obviously. nt  valerief   Aug-29-11 08:19 PM   #8 
  - Darwin!  KamaAina   Aug-29-11 08:21 PM   #9 
  - I find  Steerpike   Aug-29-11 08:24 PM   #10 
  - There's a difference between adventure and stupidity  groundloop   Aug-29-11 08:34 PM   #11 
  - sure  Steerpike   Aug-29-11 08:42 PM   #13 
  - allow for some clarification  sweetapogee   Aug-30-11 08:55 AM   #29 
  - As an expert, what is your advice?  MicaelS   Aug-30-11 11:11 AM   #53 
     - a proper PFD  sweetapogee   Aug-30-11 11:53 AM   #54 
        - Thank you n/t  MicaelS   Aug-30-11 12:13 PM   #55 
  - I imagine that difference is merely in degrees, subjective, and non-measurable  LanternWaste   Aug-30-11 10:18 AM   #37 
  - I agree.  PassingFair   Aug-29-11 09:35 PM   #17 
  - Please see Reply 17.  No Elephants   Aug-30-11 06:52 AM   #22 
  - If they were experienced they would know when it's not worth it  treestar   Aug-30-11 09:17 AM   #31 
     - And when it might divert first responders from UNAVOIDABLE emergencies during a hurricane.  No Elephants   Aug-30-11 10:32 AM   #43 
  - This doesn't make any sense at all nt  MrScorpio   Aug-29-11 08:34 PM   #12 
  - He died practicing the skills that made him a capable first responder. I'm sorry.  saras   Aug-29-11 08:53 PM   #14 
  - It shows how much DU has changed in the recent years, thats for sure n/t  Bodhi BloodWave   Aug-29-11 08:57 PM   #15 
  - DU has become an attack site.  Auntie Bush   Aug-29-11 09:47 PM   #18 
  - A site where attacking one's fellow posters seems more important than posting on topic?  No Elephants   Aug-30-11 07:08 AM   #24 
  - Not really. Please see Reply 17  No Elephants   Aug-30-11 06:56 AM   #23 
  - What do you mean?  chrisa   Aug-30-11 07:29 AM   #26 
  - The unalterable fact is that this guy was a complete shithead  AngryAmish   Aug-30-11 07:55 AM   #27 
  - sounds like a very strong candidate for the Darwin Award. nt  Javaman   Aug-29-11 09:24 PM   #16 
  - I'll paraphrase what I said elsewhere - while I'm sorry for his loved ones, I feel  closeupready   Aug-30-11 07:18 AM   #25 
  - I guess there is no way to get people who "don't get it"  Steerpike   Aug-30-11 08:32 AM   #28 
  - No they are not  treestar   Aug-30-11 09:17 AM   #32 
  - Agreed  Courtesy Flush   Aug-30-11 09:24 AM   #33 
     - I think  Steerpike   Aug-30-11 10:28 AM   #41 
  - Sheep get a bum rap.  hedgehog   Aug-30-11 09:56 AM   #35 
  - I enjoy sheep!  Steerpike   Aug-30-11 10:03 AM   #36 
  - You don't address the point about being able to predict that first responders would be stretched out  No Elephants   Aug-30-11 10:25 AM   #38 
  - kinda rude  Steerpike   Aug-30-11 10:29 AM   #42 
     - No, well deserved. And you have no idea what kind of life I or anyone else on this board lives.  No Elephants   Aug-30-11 10:39 AM   #45 
        - I can tell  Steerpike   Aug-30-11 10:41 AM   #47 
           - Now, you're tedious. We're done.  No Elephants   Aug-30-11 10:45 AM   #50 
              - OMG!  Steerpike   Aug-30-11 10:48 AM   #51 
  - I imagine it allows one to feel quite a bit more vainglorious to base the lives of others on our own  LanternWaste   Aug-30-11 10:27 AM   #40 
     - sounds  Steerpike   Aug-30-11 10:39 AM   #44 
        - Brilliant, mature post.  No Elephants   Aug-30-11 10:41 AM   #46 
           - Of course  Steerpike   Aug-30-11 10:44 AM   #49 
  - "He chose poorly..."  Dappleganger   Aug-30-11 10:27 AM   #39 
     - Not to mention the selfishness of doing it during a hurricane.  No Elephants   Aug-30-11 10:44 AM   #48 
        - A valid point...  Dappleganger   Aug-30-11 11:03 AM   #52 
           - Danger!!  BeFree   Aug-30-11 12:42 PM   #56 
              - Dying is fucking easy. Anybody can do it.  bluedigger   Aug-30-11 09:24 PM   #57 
                 - Lose their privleges? Nah  BeFree   Aug-30-11 09:36 PM   #58 
                    - With the addition of one word, I can agree with your point of view ...  Nihil   Aug-31-11 07:21 AM   #59 
                    - Everything is situational.  bluedigger   Aug-31-11 05:58 PM   #60 
 

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