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Fat Woman Stuck in Cave

Discussion in 'After Hours Lounge (Off Topic)' started by Scott L, Jan 2, 2007.

  1. Scott L

    Scott L Well-Known Member

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    "An overweight woman who got stuck in a South African cave trapped 22 fellow tourists for more than 10 hours and had to be prised free with liquid paraffin."

    http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/6225301.stm

    I hope she was American [​IMG]
     
  2. Jay H

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    It must have been that Dunkin Donuts stand in the cave...They are everywhere. [​IMG]

    And I liked the part where the rescuers passed chocolate to the trapped people. I hope they didn't give the stuck woman any. [​IMG]

    Also, 22 hours?!? It must have been nasty with not only the people having to go to the bathroom....But, the lady stuck.
     
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    22 people trapped for 10 hours.
     
  5. Marc Colella

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    I wonder if her name was Homeretta Simpson.
     
  6. MarkHastings

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    Holy Donuts Batman!!!......To the Fat Cave!!!!
     
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    Upon reading only the thread title and just watching the Decent, I thought to myself "there weren't any fat chix in that movie"
     
  8. Jay H

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    The 22 trapped tourists were lucky the authorities used parrafin wax and not a laxative to unstuck the poor lady! [​IMG]

    Jay
     
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    I just watched that too. Heh! I immediately thought about the many ways the woman could've been removed....rather quickly. Just have plastic bags ready to clean up the mess.
     
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    You mean no one tried using silica packs first??
     
  11. Henry Gale

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    "You have to be this narrow,
    to go on this ride"
     
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    wait, she MUST have been american, since we have the only obese people on the planet. right?

    CJ
     
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    I can't imagine the embarrassment.

    Here in San Diego there is an old WWI Russian submarine you can tour at the maritime museum in the harbor. (Pretty interesting if you happen to visit.) At the bottom of the gangplank leading to the hatch there is what is essentially a piece of pipe...maybe 30" or so in diameter-tops...and a couple of feet long. The sign reads, "you must be able to fit through this opening to take this tour." They aren't kidding. I'm 6'1" and fairly limber and I had a tough time with it. I couldn't stand up straight in 90% of the ship. I can't imagine being locked up in there underwater for months at a time.

    Anyway...On our way out we saw a woman coming in who was definitely headed for the same predicament as the woman in the cave. Check your claustrophobia at the door, please.
     
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  16. Scott L

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    yes

    [​IMG]
     

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