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Old 09-04-2006, 09:12 AM
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Crocodile Hunter defied the odds...

Steve Irwin wasn't killed by a crocodile is the good news. The bad news is that a stingray killed him though.
Old 09-04-2006, 09:40 AM
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nuh uh you dont get to come here and drop this bomb here without posting a link of some kind mister!

ive heard that he have died a few times heh, always turn out to be the other guy that tagged along that didnt make it...
Old 09-04-2006, 09:58 AM
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Old 09-04-2006, 10:18 AM
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Old 09-04-2006, 10:22 AM
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Oh fo real?...... what are the chances of that happening, bet he never saw it coming ither........

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Old 09-04-2006, 12:36 PM
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lol he got pwned - stupid ass tbh
he became father like 1y ago and still did all the crazy stuff
Old 09-04-2006, 02:43 PM
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Well, he was a bit mad, but getting killed by a stingray is damn unlucky.
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Old 09-04-2006, 03:06 PM
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Yes he was very unlucky. Still as experienced as he was he didnt pay enough attention for his safety.
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Old 09-04-2006, 05:18 PM
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I certainly disagree. That guy had the very seldom talent of making things he did for real appear very mad, while he knew exactly what he did.

To me he was a true professional and he did what he did to transport a message and reach groups that are harder to address these days, where kids don't have a chance to experience nature for once in their lives any more.

Sure, the means where unconventional, but who is still watching stuff like that otherwise? Doing stuff like that always is bearing a rest of risk, and that's what got him in the end. - As Kagda already said: How high is the likelyhood of that sting to eventually penetrate exactly the heart? - If you read the fuill article, it's clear that for any other sort of an accident, where the typical risk (i.e. the venom of the stingray) would ahve been the problem, preconditions had been taken...that's nothing but a real bad luck, - and that could hit anybody, every day.
Sure, locking up yourself in some comfy cabinet is actually reducing risk, but for the most, it wouldn't really be worth living, would it?
Damn, I'm riding horses...one good kick of a hind leg would be enough, and I'm a father of 3...how mad (not even talking about skydiving). Still, my kids wouldn't want to have me any different in that aspect (in many others I bet they would ), of that I'm sure.

There's risks you take, some for a limited time, some for live. There's risks you never take or you get rid of when you find out you got new responsibilites. But there certainly is more to responsibilty than just making sure to keep yourself alive under all circumstances.
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Old 09-04-2006, 10:18 PM
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Old 09-05-2006, 03:14 AM
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yeah, one hell of a flukey way to die.
Old 09-05-2006, 04:11 PM
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Neo your still around then. Shame there aren't any AD answering questions on forum.

back on topic

yeah shame to see him die, specially to a creature that hasnt killed anyone since 1945.

Old 09-06-2006, 12:13 AM
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Originally Posted by Satan_n_co
yeah shame to see him die, specially to a creature that hasnt killed anyone since 1945.

There is only 3 deaths by stingrays on record in Queenskland and only 17 world wide.

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Old 09-07-2006, 12:00 AM
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Inappropriate comments made - edited.

What a bunch of saps, cant even take a joke

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