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Ryan Dunn Tweeted a picture less than three hours before his death
Metro ^ | June 22, 2011 | BRIAN HICKEY

Posted on 06/25/2011 6:01:07 AM PDT by the invisib1e hand

Still waiting on the West Goshen Twp., Pa. police report, and judging by the gruesome crash-scene photo, it'll take a while to piece any details together. But, this photograph was posted on Dunn's Twitter account (@ryandunntv) at about 12:15 a.m. The crash was at 2:38 a.m.

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TOPICS: Music/Entertainment; TV/Movies
KEYWORDS: jackass; reality
Mods, I guess you pulled the last one because it was (mistakenly) sourced to AM NY.

Anyway, this gets a Tautologically-headline-alert.

1 posted on 06/25/2011 6:01:10 AM PDT by the invisib1e hand
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To: the invisib1e hand

Tautological-headline-alert, that is.


2 posted on 06/25/2011 6:02:13 AM PDT by the invisib1e hand (Lovers ARE fighters.)
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To: the invisib1e hand

Cleansing the gene pool.


3 posted on 06/25/2011 6:03:43 AM PDT by floozy22
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To: the invisib1e hand

Can someone explain this to me... I keep hearing the word “tragic” thrown around to describe this event. Maybe I am just heartless but I do not see it this way... I mean, the guy chose to get drunk as a skunk, chose to go driving, and killed himself and his passenger as a direct result of these choice. Is tragedy applicable here, or is the definition of tragedy restricted to more “freakish,” “random” events?


4 posted on 06/25/2011 6:04:29 AM PDT by pnh102 (Regarding liberalism, always attribute to malice what you think can be explained by stupidity. - Me)
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To: pnh102

I’m trying to care, but honestly, the best I can do is, “Thank God he only killed one other person.” And I’m sorry for the families of both. If one of my sons turns out to be a jackass and kills himself, I’ll be sad.


5 posted on 06/25/2011 6:12:13 AM PDT by Tax-chick (Some brothers have humongous monsters, and some don't. Live with it.)
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To: the invisib1e hand
Alcohol does not discriminate.
6 posted on 06/25/2011 6:20:56 AM PDT by Caipirabob ( Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: pnh102

He killed his passenger?


7 posted on 06/25/2011 6:20:56 AM PDT by angcat (DEAR GOD PLEASE SAVE US!)
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To: angcat

2 in the car. he’s drunk (more than twice legal limit) in a porsche at 140 mph. Aside from the sudden stop, the porsche had a full tank of gas and it went up in flames. yeah, he klilled his passenger. Jackass.


8 posted on 06/25/2011 6:39:10 AM PDT by theDentist (fybo; qwerty ergo typo : i type, therefore i misspelll)
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To: theDentist; angcat
yeah, he klilled his passenger

With his passenger's active cooperation. Assisted suicide?

9 posted on 06/25/2011 6:43:07 AM PDT by Tax-chick (Some brothers have humongous monsters, and some don't. Live with it.)
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To: pnh102

Tragic does not apply.Tragic was when the local High School quarterback and his buddy were drag racing here a few years ago and he collided with a young mother and her 6 year old daughter-killing them both.


10 posted on 06/25/2011 6:47:20 AM PDT by Farmer Dean (stop worrying about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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To: pnh102
Technically, a tragedy is the downfall of a hero who has one flaw that leads to his fated and inevitable demise.

But now it apparently means any event that anyone perceives as sad.

It frustrated me that 9/11 was continually referred to as a "tragedy" when it was, in reality, an atrocity.

11 posted on 06/25/2011 6:59:33 AM PDT by wideawake
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It frustrated me that 9/11 was continually referred to as a "tragedy" when it was, in reality, an atrocity.

Concur.

Consider yourself highly commended!

12 posted on 06/25/2011 7:23:11 AM PDT by grey_whiskers (The opinions are solely those of the author and are subject to change without notice.)
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To: grey_whiskers

jackass is as jackass does.


13 posted on 06/25/2011 7:36:45 AM PDT by MisterArtery
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To: Tax-chick

Yep...I was an insurance adjuster before getting into the marketing end of the business. I handled more than one claim with a fatlity due to drunk driving. Having been closely involved with cleaning up the aftermath of these “accidents”, I have little sympathy for anyone who drives drunk.


14 posted on 06/25/2011 7:51:33 AM PDT by Skip Ripley
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To: Tax-chick

I don’t know, chick. I wasn’t in the car with him. No idea if passenger was pased out, digging the ride, or screaming for the Jackass to slow down.


15 posted on 06/25/2011 8:00:31 AM PDT by theDentist (fybo; qwerty ergo typo : i type, therefore i misspelll)
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To: theDentist

I was mainly observing that the passenger was in the car.


16 posted on 06/25/2011 8:02:17 AM PDT by Tax-chick (Some brothers have humongous monsters, and some don't. Live with it.)
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To: wideawake
It frustrated me that 9/11 was continually referred to as a "tragedy" when it was, in reality, an atrocity.

Same here. I think the word "tragedy" is used because no one wants to render a negative judgement on the actions of a drunk driver.

17 posted on 06/25/2011 8:41:16 AM PDT by pnh102 (Regarding liberalism, always attribute to malice what you think can be explained by stupidity. - Me)
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To: theDentist
I don’t know, chick. I wasn’t in the car with him. No idea if passenger was pased out, digging the ride, or screaming for the Jackass to slow down.

I don't want to sound like I am blaming the victim... but did he get into the car knowing that Dunn was drunk? I really hope I can teach my own children to never get into a car with a drunk driver.

18 posted on 06/25/2011 8:43:14 AM PDT by pnh102 (Regarding liberalism, always attribute to malice what you think can be explained by stupidity. - Me)
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My bet is the passenger was just as drunk... pity both.


19 posted on 06/25/2011 9:00:04 AM PDT by theDentist (fybo; qwerty ergo typo : i type, therefore i misspelll)
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To: theDentist

Stupid is as stupid does.


20 posted on 06/25/2011 9:18:55 AM PDT by Mmogamer (I refudiate the lamestream media, leftists and their prevaricutions.)
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To: wideawake

I also hate it when people misuse the word. A talented artist who can’t overcome an addiction would be a case properly called tragic. However, a school bus filled with children that drives off a cliff is a calamity.


21 posted on 06/25/2011 10:29:16 AM PDT by Borges
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Horrible I did not read the entire story. Thanks for the update!
22 posted on 06/26/2011 6:00:25 AM PDT by angcat (DEAR GOD PLEASE SAVE US!)
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