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Just jump already!

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Batman, May 23, 2009.

  1. Batman

    Batman Well-Known Member

    I thought this sort of thing would only happen in New York.
    A 66-year-old Chinese man gets tired of waiting on a bridge jumper, so he walks up, shakes his hand -- and pushes him off the bridge. The jumper survived (authorities had set up an inflatable landing pad below).

    Before he was hauled off, the pusher explained why he did it:

  2. DirtyDeeds

    DirtyDeeds Guest

    Saw this a little earlier and thought about posting it here.
    What a strange little story. Found this little nugget interesting.
  3. writing irish

    writing irish Active Member

    Crazy guy, meet crazy guy! Whoops!
  4. schiezainc

    schiezainc Well-Known Member

    To be fair, he really wanted to get home to watch the end of the Cavs-Magic game.
  5. Football_Bat

    Football_Bat Well-Known Member

    The guy's paper must not have a no-jump policy.
  6. DirtyDeeds

    DirtyDeeds Guest

  7. Double J

    Double J Active Member

    That story is all kinds of awesome.

    Lai volunteered to talk Chen down but was turned away by police, Xinhua said. Lai then broke through the cordon, climbed to where Chen sat, greeted him with a handshake, then pushed.

    Photos in the Beijing Morning Post showed Lai, shoeless and in a T-shirt, saluting after Chen fell.

  8. KG

    KG Active Member

    The salute made it even more great.
  9. Baron Scicluna

    Baron Scicluna Well-Known Member

    That reminds me of Crocodile Dundee II, when Mick walks around on the building's ledge and asks the guy who wants to jump:

    "You mind getting a move on? I'm on my lunch break."
  10. Double J

    Double J Active Member

    Better yet, from "Lethal Weapon," where Riggs handcuffs himself to the all-talk-no-action wannabe plunge artist:

    "Do you really wanna jump?! Do you wanna?! Well, then that's fine with me. Come on, let's do it, asshole - let's do it!!"

    "You're not trying to draw a psycho pension - you really are crazy!"
  11. Huggy

    Huggy Well-Known Member

    Every dirty job that comes along....

  12. Ten

    Ten New Member

    Less chat, more splat, pal!
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