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2019-05-15 -Land of the Free
Nebraska farmer amputates his own leg with a pocket knife after it got caught in machinery and then crawled 150 feet to call 911
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Posted by Skidmark 2019-05-15 05:11|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [215 views ]  Top

#1 Need cell phone in dangerous situations.
Posted by gorb 2019-05-15 09:51||   2019-05-15 09:51|| Front Page Top

#2 Don't mess with Neb farmers. They're Bad A$$
Posted by Warthog 2019-05-15 10:05||   2019-05-15 10:05|| Front Page Top

#3 If there is cell phone coverage, if he could get to the phone, if there is time for rescue to arrive. Those augers are no joke at all; dude was lucky to have five minutes.

You are the first responder.

I get a kick out of people who come out here and their shit stops working. I get a bigger kick out of people who come out here because their shit stops working.
Posted by swksvolFF 2019-05-15 11:24||   2019-05-15 11:24|| Front Page Top

#4 I give you ... Jean-Pierre Hallet. He studied the pygmies, who I read about as a kid in his autobiographical work Congo Kitabu. As related in Badass of the Week(language warning):
Hallet had been fishing at the lake for a while in an effort to help provide much-needed food to a starving local tribe that had been hit hard by a nasty drought, when suddenly a double-stick of TNT f**ng blew off his right arm at the elbow, disintegrated his boat, and dumped him in croc-infested waters. Losing blood by the pint and surrounded by man-eating creatures well known for their propensity to sense such substances when they are present in the water, Hallet somehow swam all the way back to shore, walked a mile through the f**ng Congo to get back to his truck, and fashioned a makeshift tourniquet using just his teeth and his off-hand. But the danger still wasn't over – Hallet was still high in the mountains and the park gates were closing soon, so this guy friggin' floored it and hauled ass 200 miles down a narrow, unpaved mountain road, steering with one arm and holding onto consciousness despite losing blood from dozens of shrapnel wounds. He survived, made it to the nearest hospital, lived through surgery, and would eventually be fitted for a prosthetic Luke Skywalker-style replacement (though apparently decided that was "for pussies" and never wore
Posted by magpie 2019-05-15 11:43||   2019-05-15 11:43|| Front Page Top

#5 Jean-Perre Hallet's Congo Kitabu(1967)
Posted by magpie 2019-05-15 11:46||   2019-05-15 11:46|| Front Page Top

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