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Old 05-29-2012, 03:46   #1
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Dallas robbery suspect avoids cops by skydiving off crane

Well, he did avoid them for the 2-3 seconds he was in free fall

In my fantasy world, the swat team would of told the moron that he had 30 minutes to climb down, or they were gonna shoot his ass off the crane



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A nearly 15-hour standoff appeared to be over early Tuesday morning after a robbery suspect who climbed atop a construction crane on the campus of Southern Methodist University fell 150 feet to the ground, CNN affiliate WFAA TV reported.
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Old 05-29-2012, 03:52   #2
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How appropriate someone with the user name "The-Fly" would post this story.
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Old 05-29-2012, 03:56   #3
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You mean he had 15 hours and could MacGyver a parachute from his clothes ...........wait I probably couldnt either









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Old 05-29-2012, 04:13   #4
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Didn't that James Bond film, Quantum of Solace, have a scene where they're fighting on a crane? Maybe that film inspired this BG?
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Old 05-29-2012, 08:23   #5
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Didn't that James Bond film, Quantum of Solace, have a scene where they're fighting on a crane? Maybe that film inspired this BG?
Oddly enough, that was on TV yesterday. Weird.
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Old 05-29-2012, 08:34   #6
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That creates a nightmare if he had a gun. How far is a safe distance? He sure has the high ground.
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Old 05-29-2012, 20:15   #7
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Glad we won't be wasting tax dollars on his ass while in jail. Hope it was worth it...idiot
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Old 05-29-2012, 20:28   #8
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"And I'm free.... free fallin'... "
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Old 05-30-2012, 06:40   #9
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Saw the video. He only scored a 8.5 by the judges. His form wasn't that great.
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Old 05-30-2012, 07:02   #10
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Old 05-30-2012, 09:38   #11
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Old 05-30-2012, 09:43   #12
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He broke as many laws as he could, but he couldn't break the law of gravity.
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Old 05-30-2012, 10:48   #13
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He broke as many laws as he could, but he couldn't break the law of gravity.
I'd venture to say that law broke HIM instead.
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Old 05-30-2012, 11:15   #14
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He found out that it was not the fall that hurt. It was the bloody impact at the bottom.
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Old 05-30-2012, 18:11   #15
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Saw the video. He only scored a 8.5 by the judges. His form wasn't that great.
The trick to getting a high score on high dives is to not make any splash at the end....

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Old 05-30-2012, 21:52   #16
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MAN! You guys are sooo cold. Glad to make your acquaintance!
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Old 05-30-2012, 23:00   #17
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Saw the video. He only scored a 8.5 by the judges. His form wasn't that great.
Four of the judges gave him a 9.0, but the Russian judge gave him a 5.5.
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Old 05-31-2012, 04:14   #18
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