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Cali_Democrat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-22-11 01:56 PM
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Cops: Jackass Star Ryan Dunn Was VERY DRUNK During Crash AND Traveling 132 to 140 MPH
Edited on Wed Jun-22-11 02:00 PM by Cali_Democrat
Holy shit! Drunk and going 140 MPH?

:wow:


http://www.tmz.com/2011/06/22/cops-ryan-dunn-drunk-bloo... /

"Jackass" star Ryan Dunn was extremely intoxicated at the time of his fatal crash Monday morning ... with a blood alcohol level of more than TWICE the legal limit ... this according to cops.

West Goshen Police Chief Michael Carroll told the Daily Local News ... Dunn's B.A.C. was .196 ... nearly two-and-a-half times the legal limit in Pennsylvania, which is .08.

Carroll added, "No other substances were found in his blood other than the alcohol."

As TMZ reported, Dunn and his passenger were killed when Dunn lost control of his Porsche, crashed in a wooded area and his car exploded in flames.

UPDATE: Now cops are saying Dunn was traveling between 132 and 140 MPH at the time of his crash.

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Common Sense Party Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-22-11 01:58 PM
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1. There's a shock.
Who would have guessed it?

:sarcasm:
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Electric Monk Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-22-11 02:14 PM
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11. He and Steve-O were on Minute To Win It a couple of weeks back, and
Steve-O did all the fine muscle coordination tasks while Dunn joked about having shaky hands. Chronic alcohol abuse can lead to that. I even remember thinking at the time it was likely he was an alcoholic. I guess I was right, fwiw.
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DesMoinesDem Donating Member (90 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-22-11 02:49 PM
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14. One night of drinking does not make you an alcoholic.
He may or may not have been an alcoholic, but you can't determine that from one night.
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Electric Monk Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-22-11 02:51 PM
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15. I was commenting on Dunn having the shakes on Minute To Win It
You don't get that from one night of drinking, that's cumulative.
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Taverner Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-22-11 03:00 PM
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20. Could also be opiate addiction
Long term use of those will give you that as well
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Electric Monk Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-22-11 03:16 PM
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27. Could be, except in this case it wasn't.
Carroll added, "No other substances were found in his blood other than the alcohol."
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DesMoinesDem Donating Member (90 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-22-11 03:29 PM
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29. Shaky hands could be caused by a number of different things.
My sister has mild shakey hands and she is not an alcoholic. I'm sure many people would get shaky hands simply from being on a game shows. It could be caused by caffeine. Seeing someone shake on a game show is not enough to diagnose them as an alcoholic.
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Electric Monk Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-22-11 03:35 PM
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31. I'm not sure why you're trying to argue that point. You seem to be forgetting that he also
died in a car crash with a BAC of .196.

If it looks like a duck, swims like a duck, quacks like a duck, it's probably.... just camera shy?
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DesMoinesDem Donating Member (90 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-22-11 05:20 PM
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49. You claimed you weren't basing your diagnosis on one night of drinking, but on shaky hands.
Now you're back to basing it on one night of drinking. As I said, one night of drinking does not make you an alcoholic and neither does shaky hands. I'm not sure why you're arguing with that. That is just a fact. You're never going to get a doctor to make that diagnosis because it makes no sense.

"Doc, I went out drinking last night." "Well obviously you're an alcoholic."
"Doc, I went on a game show in front of millions of people and my hands were shaking." "Well obviously you're an alcoholic." LOL
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Electric Monk Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-22-11 05:24 PM
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53. No, it's based on taking both into account, not taking each incident in isolation.
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Maru Kitteh Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-22-11 05:50 PM
Response to Reply #53
57. And the numerous photographs of him available that feature heavy drinking, glazed expression,
flushed face, etc.

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WatsonT Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jun-23-11 11:59 AM
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77. If you're relying on Steve-O to be the sober one
well . . . just damn.
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arcane1 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-22-11 02:01 PM
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2. What an asshole
With bonus assholism for doing this with a passenger in the car.
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Hell Hath No Fury Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-22-11 03:03 PM
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24. That's the only thing that pisses me off --
I could care less if someone chooses to drink/smoke/shoot themselves into oblivion - fine have at it, it is your body, your right. The minute they try to take someone along with them, that is when I object. Dude murdered his friend, plain and simple.
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LisaM Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-22-11 03:20 PM
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28. And that includes getting behind the wheel
it's just fortunate there was no innocent party involved.
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sinkingfeeling Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-22-11 02:03 PM
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3. Guess Roger Ebert was right all along.
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Kaleva Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-22-11 02:06 PM
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6. It was a pretty safe assumption for him to make.
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OmmmSweetOmmm Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-22-11 02:59 PM
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18. Yes, he was.
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trumad Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-22-11 02:03 PM
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4. Thank God he didn't kill more people...
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RaleighNCDUer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-22-11 02:04 PM
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5. Of course he was drunk and going 140 mph.
He certainly wouldn't be going that speed if he WASN'T drunk, would he?
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cbdo2007 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-22-11 02:08 PM
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8. I'm not sure why they even make cars that go that fast.
All that does is make the person who owns it WANT to test it out at that speed.
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nadinbrzezinski Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-22-11 03:02 PM
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You know what is scary... the Porsche was not even close
to it's max speed... and yes they do... high performance vehicles... a Porsche is in the category, are capable of those speeds.

And like this one, they are designed to fall appart when they hit anything... properly configured you could even survive the crash. See roll cage, and five point restraints. (as well as a few pieces of kit race car drivers wear)... now the car will NOT survive though. But it is not designed to do so,
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Fumesucker Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jun-23-11 11:59 AM
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78. Eh, I had a Suzuki Swift (Geo Metro) that would go a little over 120..
Steve Wozniak got a ticket for over 100 mph in his Prius..

There are plenty of cars that will go that fast on the road today, your own car will probably go at least 110-120..
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AngryAmish Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-22-11 02:52 PM
Response to Reply #5
16. I went 140 mph once
Once. It is incredibly stupid thing to do.
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Hassin Bin Sober Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-22-11 03:42 PM
Response to Reply #16
37. I go 140 all the time.
I fly airplanes.
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Aerows Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-22-11 05:20 PM
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48. I went 135mph once
That was just as stupid of me. Thinking back, had I lost control for an instant, I would have been dead along with my friend that was in the car with me (Mazda RX-7). At least I was sober while doing that, but it was still stupid of me.
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WatsonT Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jun-23-11 12:01 PM
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79. That's why I always drive in metric
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Taverner Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-22-11 02:59 PM
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19. Every sportscar I've driven is very easy to get past 100
And being a car park at the time, that was the last thing I wanted to do

In fact, I hated it when I had to drive a Ferrari! You could hit 50 and still be in 1st gear!!!


Those things are too fast to park
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hifiguy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-22-11 03:39 PM
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36. I drove a friend's Ferrari Maranello once.
He lives in the mountains in Utah and encouraged me to push it hard. I touched 95 on the empty, sweeping mountain roads where you can see for miles. The thing was a veritable purring kitten in town despite being a roaring tiger on the open road. Mario Andretti once said his mom could drive a Maranello safely at 175 on a track, and he wasn't kidding. You would have to make such a colossal (and likely intentional) mistake to get into any trouble in a Maranello that it isn't funny.

My pal also blasted me through a tunnel in another of his Ferraris and touched 130-140 before pulling it back to around 80. And mind you, my friend is a self-made millionaire (who earned every dime of his money by building the highest quality products in their field) 60+ Mormon who is the very antithesis of a hellion. He has, however, been to high-performance driving school and racing school and has owned Ferraris for 30+ years.
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lapislzi Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-22-11 02:06 PM
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7. In a related story, Jackass star earns Darwin Award
Teh stupid is strong in that one.
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Lisa0825 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-22-11 02:12 PM
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9. I overheard a guy at a restaurant bar one time say that....
Edited on Wed Jun-22-11 02:22 PM by Lisa0825
"I was so drunk after the wedding reception that I drove home at 100mph so I could get home before I passed out."

Now, this guy was a total stranger to me, and I was just overhearing a private conversation of moderate volume, but I could not help myself. I turned to him and said, "That has got to be the most IDIOTIC thing I have EVER heard a person say. You are damn lucky you didn't kill yourself or someone else."

He looked completely stunned that I butted in, but did not debate me on his stupidity.
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Politicalboi Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-22-11 02:13 PM
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10. I wonder what the passengers BAC was
Edited on Wed Jun-22-11 02:16 PM by Politicalboi
Perhaps he should have drove, or was he too drunk to care. At least they didn't kill anyone else.
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Maru Kitteh Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-22-11 05:54 PM
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58. If mercy exists, maybe the passenger was already passed out. n/t
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katnapped Donating Member (938 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-22-11 02:24 PM
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12. Where's the fan club now with their excuses?
Surely somebody poured those drinks down his throat and forced him to drive the car at gunpoint.
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Taverner Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-22-11 02:57 PM
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17. I don't think anyone argued that it wasn't his fault
It was his fault and he, and another passenger, paid the ultimate price

While I think the BAC level for driving is a tad steep, I would never argue that this guy made the right decision.

And Fucking 135mph???

What the hell??
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Obamanaut Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-22-11 04:09 PM
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41. In this thread there are folks complaining about not throwing in the
'drunk' card until the official report comes out.

And one poster almost suggests the problem with is with youthfulness, despite the guy being 34.
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Taverner Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-22-11 04:28 PM
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42. The whole thing is a tragedy
Yes, he should not have driven drunk, but when you have a BAC of .145 your judgement is a bit suspect

Not an excuse, just an explanation
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Obamanaut Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-22-11 06:41 PM
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69. That's why I think vehicular homicide by a drunk driver should carry
a very stiff penalty. One makes a conscious decision to consume a substance known to impair judgement, with this information having been made quite readily available to the drinking public.

Tragic, yes. Avoidable, also yes.
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Taverner Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-22-11 06:50 PM
Response to Reply #69
70. It should not be the same as First Degree Murder, however
And I stand firmly on that one.

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Obamanaut Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-22-11 06:53 PM
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71. I can agree to that. nt
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baldingrockwarlord2 Donating Member (145 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-22-11 03:01 PM
Response to Reply #12
21. Look around and you'll see...
Look around in comments sections of various news stories and you will see the typical "Jackass" audience demographic making excuses or just being "saddened" or "bummed" adding in a healthy defensive dose of "how dare you speak of the dead..." or something similar. They (young, dumb and full of...)don't understand the gravity of the event or don't care. They are just "bummed out" that this idiot died. It was a stupid show to begin with. Assininity being enabled by an idiot demographic audience that thinks that shoving a toy car up their ass and going to the doctor is "so cool!" or jumping in sewage with snorkel and fins is awesomely funny.

This is where we are as a society. Look at the folks getting angry at Roger Ebert when he was right all along. Just because Ryan Dunn is now dead and was somebody's son doesn't get him a free pass from the heaping scorn he deserves for being a jerk. There is not enough that can be said, or loudly enough, that this whole "jackass" humor and mentality is destructive and devolves us. And enabling asshats like this to behave like that because he seems like a "cool bud' to hang out with who does awesomely stupid things-well, stupid is as stupid does. 2 and a half times the legal limit, and 130 plus mph in a porsche at 3 a.m. He really was a true jackass, and that's "so cool"(not).

Similarly, w/ John Belushi, I wasn't "saddened and bummed" but pissed and angry. It's not "cool" when stars die in wrecks and overdoses, and to merely be bummed or saddened is like throwing up arms and sending no message and continuing to allow it in the future. I call bullshit to being saddened and bummed. These assholes deserve no sympathy for destructive behavior.
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Nailzberg Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-22-11 03:07 PM
Response to Reply #12
26. They're mostly on TMZ and MTV sites, commenting on news posts.
Edited on Wed Jun-22-11 03:55 PM by Nailzberg
I haven't seen the widespread denial here.

The current denial on the intertubez seems to be "I think the cops are making this up because yesterday they said it would take 4-6 weeks for the test results."

Yeah 4-6 weeks for a full toxicology. They either don't believe or do not want to believe that BAC can be determined with a quick blood test.
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Taverner Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-22-11 06:55 PM
Response to Reply #26
72. I wonder how much of him was left
Hitting an object at 140 mph will not leave much
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Dappleganger Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-22-11 04:32 PM
Response to Reply #12
46. Exactly.
They've been oddly quiet.
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a la izquierda Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-22-11 02:24 PM
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13. You know, that's really flippin' stupid and sad.
At what point does someone's friends say "You WILL NOT drive. You are taking a cab!" This guy had money, but apparently he didn't have friends who gave enough of a shit to say to get him home safely.
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Taverner Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-22-11 03:01 PM
Response to Reply #13
22. Couldn't he have called a limo? A Taxi?
If you can afford a Porsche you can afford a taxi
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tblue37 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-22-11 05:21 PM
Response to Reply #22
50. I am sure he didn't WANT to get home safely in a cab--he wanted to
get home in the most exciting way possible--driving his Porsche as fast as he could push it. Probably the more drunk he was, the more eagerly he looked forward to the rush he would get from the wild drive home.
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Taverner Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-22-11 05:47 PM
Response to Reply #50
56. But why do that?
I understand adrenaline rushes, but fuck - that's just stupid

I'm my own worst enemy and I wouldn't even do that!!
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tblue37 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-22-11 06:01 PM
Response to Reply #56
60. Some people have suggested a death wish. It could just as easily be a
God complex. Some people consider themselves to be beyond or above consequences. This guy got rich and famous by doing stunts--many of which were dangerous. Perhaps he had gotten to the point where he figured he could handle anything (especially when his judgment impaired by alcohol), and maybe ordinary dangerous stunts had gotten too run-of-the-mill for him.

It's also true that some people start to believe they have some sort of special dispensation once they have become rich and famous. It goes to their heads. Maybe he just was out for the thrill and assumed nothing bad could possibly happen to him.

Or maybe he did have a death wish--but if that were the case, then he certainly should not have taken a friend with him!
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tblue37 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-22-11 06:01 PM
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61. Self-delete: accidental dupe. nt
Edited on Wed Jun-22-11 06:01 PM by tblue37
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Odin2005 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jun-23-11 11:54 AM
Response to Reply #56
76. Stereotypical Gen-X nihilism?
People do dumb shit if they think life is worthless. Like adoring Libertarian crap, or getting drink and driving you car at 140mph.
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Taverner Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jun-23-11 12:22 PM
Response to Reply #76
80. It's like they completely missed the point Nietzsche was trying to make
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a la izquierda Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-22-11 05:44 PM
Response to Reply #22
55. Exactly my point. If he was too drunk to think...
his friends could've done so.
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damntexdem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-22-11 03:02 PM
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23. Sounds like a real jackass.
Of course, I have no idea what it means to be a jackass star -- but it sounds like he was correctly classified in any case.
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Whisp Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-22-11 03:06 PM
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25. fucking idiot. maybe he saved lives by dieing.
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graywarrior Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-22-11 03:31 PM
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30. Man with a death wish
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seabeyond Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-22-11 03:35 PM
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32. wasnt there a passenger? not that we hear about the poor soul. can you imagine being in a car
with some ass going this fast and totally wasted. sober ya up real quick, knowing death is around the corner. poor dude.
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JI7 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-22-11 03:38 PM
Response to Reply #32
35. i'm wondering about the passenger also
i don't think anything has been released about them. whether male or female, age, etc.

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Cali_Democrat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-22-11 03:44 PM
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38. He was a drinking pal of Ryan's
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thelordofhell Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-22-11 04:30 PM
Response to Reply #38
44. Irony-----He's a stunt driver
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tblue37 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-22-11 05:22 PM
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51. I am pretty sure the passenger was also killed. nt
Edited on Wed Jun-22-11 05:23 PM by tblue37
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WinkyDink Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-22-11 06:31 PM
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65. "Pretty sure"?!?! THE CAR WAS DESTROYED.
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tblue37 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-22-11 06:41 PM
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68. I realize that, but since I had no *certain* information (for all I know
he could have been unbelted and thrown free), I did not want to state as a fact something I just strongly believed to be true.

I thought I remembered reading that the passenger was killed. I didn't want to look up the article again, but I also didn't want to make a bald statement of fact without having checked to be sure.
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October Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-22-11 06:35 PM
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67. Passenger was a Navy Seal, served 3 tours of Iraq - newly married


http://www.radaronline.com/exclusives/2011/06/jackass-c...

Took out the guardrail and 40 yards of tree limbs before hitting a tree and bursting into flames.

http://www.dailylocal.com/articles/2011/06/20/news/doc4...

The car is unrecognizable.

http://dailycontributor.com/jackass-star-ryan-dunn-kill... /
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Nailzberg Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-22-11 07:44 PM
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73. It appears he wasn't a SEAL.
Those retired Seals that debunk False Seals in the media have looked him up, and was never a Seal.

RadarOnline was the first site to claim he was, and I watched throughout the day as other media outlets repeated the claim. Many of them citing "according to RadarOnline", others offering no citation. But it definitely originated from one of their sources.

Radar has backtracked to "navy veteran" and scrubbed "Seal" from the story last I saw, however never made an official correction. Other sites haven't followed or noticed the change.
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SoapBox Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-22-11 03:36 PM
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33. Drunk...and driving fast...
it's part of today's arrogance and lack of thought for themselves and others.

The show, IMHO, was a cog in the wheel of this arrogance.
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leeroysphitz Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-22-11 03:37 PM
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34. Does anyone know how he voted? n/t
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Electric Monk Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-22-11 03:45 PM
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39. Does anyone know if he voted? n/t
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Common Sense Party Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jun-23-11 11:27 AM
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74. Why would anyone care how he voted? n/t
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TheCowsCameHome Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-22-11 03:45 PM
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40. My deepest condolences
to the Porsche.
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City of Mills Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-22-11 04:30 PM
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43. Death Wish
I don't know how else to explain it, apparently he'd already had several close calls. I just don't understand the alcoholic mind :(
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Dappleganger Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-22-11 04:32 PM
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45. Cue the defenders...
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tblue37 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-22-11 05:15 PM
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47. People who do that sort of crap don't just put themselves at risk. He killed his friend, too, and he
could easily have killed other people on the road. It's just luck that the deaths were limited to two.

Jackass indeed.
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Shagbark Hickory Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-22-11 05:22 PM
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52. That settles it then. It's a fair and just sentence.
Luckily no innocents.
I hope the trees were not anything too desirable.
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WinkyDink Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-22-11 06:30 PM
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63. Really? He had a passenger.
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LeftishBrit Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-22-11 05:25 PM
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54. That's really sad. One very foolish act - and two people died who didn't have to
Edited on Wed Jun-22-11 05:27 PM by LeftishBrit
What is the point of having cars able to go that fast, anyway?
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theaocp Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-22-11 06:00 PM
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59. Thank goodness he didn't hurt anyone else.
If he were still alive, he should have been charged with reckless endangerment and hit with a long prison sentence. That car was a deadly weapon. This shit is not amusing.
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WinkyDink Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-22-11 06:31 PM
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64. He had a passenger.
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theaocp Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-22-11 06:34 PM
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66. Fair enough, but I was referring to
bystanders and others in vehicles. "Professional Driver on a Closed Course," this wasn't.
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Raine Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-22-11 06:21 PM
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62. What a DUMB ASS, thank goodness he didn't hit
Edited on Wed Jun-22-11 06:22 PM by Raine
and kill someone walking or in another car the way a drunk killed a friend of mine. I despise drunk drivers. :mad:

edit: typo
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Odin2005 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jun-23-11 11:42 AM
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75. What a jackass.
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AtomicKitten Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jun-23-11 12:36 PM
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81. "Hi. I'm Ryan Dunn and here's a 130 MPH car crash."
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snooper2 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jun-23-11 12:39 PM
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82. Since he's a film star, he could have at least gotten some video
:spank:
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