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Teenager 'accidentally shoots himself in the genitals while cleaning new gun
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/ ^

Posted on 09/10/2012 11:46:47 AM PDT by jakerobins

and a testicle while cleaning a gun he had just bought, police said.

Michael Smeriglio, 18, initially lied to police and claimed he had been shot as he walked down the street in Port St. Lucie, Florida on Thursday.

But after he was questioned by police, he admitted he had done it to himself while cleaning a gun at a friend's house on Verada Street

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TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: Florida
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Honestly Sir..I was just cleaning it and it went off! LOL....Well that's one way to keep from having kids.
1 posted on 09/10/2012 11:46:50 AM PDT by jakerobins
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To: jakerobins

I guess the kid didn’t have the balls to tell the truth.


2 posted on 09/10/2012 11:50:21 AM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: jakerobins

“Cleaning the gun:” what they say when they shoot themselves while being a jackass.


3 posted on 09/10/2012 11:50:48 AM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: jakerobins
Port St. Lucie....

"Hello, 911? Yeah, the Mickey D's jus' run outta nuggets, yo. And, um, I shot myself in the nads."

4 posted on 09/10/2012 11:50:49 AM PDT by gundog (Help us, Nairobi-Wan Kenobi...you're our only hope.)
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To: jakerobins

Ouch. Depending on the damage he may qualify for a Darwin award.


5 posted on 09/10/2012 11:52:36 AM PDT by ken in texas (I was taught to respect my elders but it keeps getting harder to find any.)
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To: jakerobins

Question: If you shoot your own balls off, does that make you an honorary Darwin Award recipient, even though you’re still warmer than room temperature?


6 posted on 09/10/2012 11:54:56 AM PDT by RingerSIX (My wife and I took an AIDS vaccine that they offer down at our Church.)
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To: jakerobins

Darwin chuckles ...


7 posted on 09/10/2012 11:55:44 AM PDT by NonValueAdded (Taranto: "The whole point of the metaphor is that if you can hear the whistle, you're the dog.")
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To: ken in texas

Hmmm.... obviously I took more than two minutes and twenty seconds to formulate my post. :)


8 posted on 09/10/2012 11:56:27 AM PDT by RingerSIX (My wife and I took an AIDS vaccine that they offer down at our Church.)
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To: jakerobins

OUCCH!!!! That’s going to leave a mark!


9 posted on 09/10/2012 11:57:42 AM PDT by Kartographer ("We mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor.")
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To: jakerobins; a fool in paradise; Slings and Arrows
THIS JUST IN: The victim has just signed on as a soprano with the Vienna Boys Choir.

Every cloud has a silver lining.

10 posted on 09/10/2012 11:58:26 AM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong!)
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To: jakerobins

Bless his little...heart.


11 posted on 09/10/2012 11:58:35 AM PDT by Elpasser
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To: NonValueAdded

Only half a chuckle...


12 posted on 09/10/2012 11:59:02 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working fors)
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To: Kartographer

Man, I hate it when that happens.


13 posted on 09/10/2012 11:59:35 AM PDT by dfwgator (I'm voting for Ryan and that other guy.)
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To: RingerSIX

LOL. Always glad to see another FReeper with a similar sense of humor.


14 posted on 09/10/2012 12:00:27 PM PDT by ken in texas (I was taught to respect my elders but it keeps getting harder to find any.)
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To: ken in texas
Ouch. Depending on the damage he may qualify for a Darwin award.

And disability payments from the taxpayers for the rest of his life...

15 posted on 09/10/2012 12:01:00 PM PDT by TheBattman (Isn't the lesser evil... still evil?)
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To: jakerobins

Unfortunately, he was left with one testicle to further pollute the gene pool.


16 posted on 09/10/2012 12:01:12 PM PDT by ConservaTexan (February 6, 1911)
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To: jakerobins

One way to avoid this type of accident is to unload the weapon before cleaning.


17 posted on 09/10/2012 12:01:12 PM PDT by Brad from Tennessee (A politician can't give you anything he hasn't first stolen from you.)
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To: jakerobins

I see he has a gun with a decocker feature


18 posted on 09/10/2012 12:02:09 PM PDT by verum ago (Be a bastard, and Karma'll be a bitch.)
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To: Travis McGee

““Cleaning the gun:” what they say when they shoot themselves while being a jackass.”

Dittos. Just what I always think of these stories.


19 posted on 09/10/2012 12:02:36 PM PDT by CodeToad (Be Prepared...They Are.)
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To: Revolting cat!; MeekOneGOP; Conspiracy Guy; DocRock; King Prout; Darksheare; OSHA; martin_fierro; ..
Port St. Lucie, Florida

'Nuff said.


20 posted on 09/10/2012 12:03:09 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: jakerobins

That took balls...


21 posted on 09/10/2012 12:03:12 PM PDT by BigCinBigD (...Was that okay?)
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To: dfwgator

Unlike baseball if you get to ball two in this game you are OUT! ;-)


22 posted on 09/10/2012 12:04:09 PM PDT by Kartographer ("We mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor.")
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To: Kartographer

“You’ll shoot your balls off, kid.”


23 posted on 09/10/2012 12:04:35 PM PDT by dfwgator (I'm voting for Ryan and that other guy.)
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To: TexasCajun

Well, not anymore.


24 posted on 09/10/2012 12:04:57 PM PDT by matt04
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To: jakerobins
Purchased the gun at a party. Is that a legal buy in Florida?
25 posted on 09/10/2012 12:05:36 PM PDT by WakeUpAndVote
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To: TheBattman

Possibly. Now that he’s “less” of a man he could always try to get thrown in jail in Massachusetts and petition for a sex change. This one would be a bargain for the taxpayers because there are fewer parts to remove.


26 posted on 09/10/2012 12:05:36 PM PDT by ken in texas (I was taught to respect my elders but it keeps getting harder to find any.)
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To: verum ago

“I see he has a gun with a decocker feature”

Haha! that is good! How about “I guess he’s partial to ball ammo” Gee, I can’t believe nobody else thought of that one...


27 posted on 09/10/2012 12:07:01 PM PDT by Kratos
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To: RingerSIX

I believe it makes you a full fledged Darwin Award winner. All you have to do is remove yourself from the gene pool.


28 posted on 09/10/2012 12:08:06 PM PDT by Lurkina.n.Learnin (Ignorance is bliss- I'm stoked)
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To: RingerSIX
Question: If you shoot your own balls off, does that make you an honorary Darwin Award recipient, even though you’re still warmer than room temperature?

Yes, IIRC to be eligible for the Darwin Award you must remove yourself from the gene pool before reproducing, either by death or disfigurement.

29 posted on 09/10/2012 12:08:48 PM PDT by MAexile (Bats left, votes right)
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To: WakeUpAndVote

LOL! I seriously doubt it....From the story it sound like the teen was a drug dealer.(hold my bong?)


30 posted on 09/10/2012 12:09:43 PM PDT by jakerobins
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To: ConservaTexan
From the article: A teenager is recovering after he accidentally shot himself in the penis and a testicle while cleaning a gun he had just bought, police said.

Depending on damage, the remaining testicle might not do him much good.

31 posted on 09/10/2012 12:10:35 PM PDT by matt04
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To: jakerobins

LOL, kid must be a Romney supporter.


32 posted on 09/10/2012 12:12:25 PM PDT by Yashcheritsiy (Science puts you on the moon, atheism puts you in the gulag)
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To: jakerobins

Oh nuts...


33 posted on 09/10/2012 12:12:46 PM PDT by gov_bean_ counter (ObamaCare is an assault on the unborn, infirmed and elderly. GOP, repeat this as necessary...)
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To: jakerobins

Q: What’s the difference between this teenager and a gunfighter?

A: One cocks his gun and the other guns hi.....er... nevermind.


34 posted on 09/10/2012 12:12:55 PM PDT by RingerSIX (My wife and I took an AIDS vaccine that they offer down at our Church.)
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To: jakerobins

What sort of idiot doesn’t clear the weapon before he starts cleaning?


35 posted on 09/10/2012 12:13:46 PM PDT by Little Ray (AGAINST Obama in the General.)
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To: Kratos
“I see he has a gun with a decocker feature”

Haha! that is good! How about “I guess he’s partial to ball ammo” Gee, I can’t believe nobody else thought of that one...


If he's uncircumsized and the bullet hit him on the end of his you-know-what, does that mean he was left with a jacketed hollow point? Or was he just counterbored?

I think the joke potential here is almost infinite
36 posted on 09/10/2012 12:16:14 PM PDT by verum ago (Be a bastard, and Karma'll be a bitch.)
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To: jakerobins

He sounds about half nuts.


37 posted on 09/10/2012 12:24:48 PM PDT by manic4organic (We won. Get over it.)
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To: Little Ray

“What sort of idiot doesn’t clear the weapon before he starts cleaning?”

The same kind that james the weapon in his pants without a holster.


38 posted on 09/10/2012 12:25:03 PM PDT by Jewbacca (The residents of Iroquois territory may not determine whether Jews may live in Jerusalem.)
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To: jakerobins

yo, yo, yo, YO!

Jus playin gangsta to impress the homies. So I gotz the gat in front, downna pantz jus like I see on TV.

Playin quickdraw done gone allraw cauz I buss a cap for I got it out da gate!!

Now he can go sing in the choir, as a soprano.


39 posted on 09/10/2012 12:25:03 PM PDT by ConradofMontferrat (According to mudslimz, my handle is a Hate Crime. I just Hope they don't like it.)
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To: ken in texas

Probably a Full Darwin award to his unborn children. Since he shot it through and through he’ll be a side shooter. I think the little pollywogs may get lost on the way to the target.


40 posted on 09/10/2012 12:28:05 PM PDT by ImJustAnotherOkie (zerogottago)
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To: jakerobins


Now is not the time to run off half-cocked!
41 posted on 09/10/2012 12:28:15 PM PDT by Jewbacca (The residents of Iroquois territory may not determine whether Jews may live in Jerusalem.)
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To: verum ago
Full Decocker damn good one!!!!
42 posted on 09/10/2012 12:30:03 PM PDT by ImJustAnotherOkie (zerogottago)
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To: verum ago

When he leaves the hospital he will be discharged half-cocked. But seriously, a serious injury.


43 posted on 09/10/2012 12:30:39 PM PDT by Texas Songwriter (<)
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“You’ll shoot your balls off, kid.”

Whoa! Momma never told me THAT!!!

44 posted on 09/10/2012 12:31:39 PM PDT by TigersEye (dishonorabledisclosure.com - OPSEC (give them support))
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To: RingerSIX
I believe the standard is 'removing one's self from the contributors to the gene pool through a particularly stupid act.'

Turning gonads into flybait would qualify, so long as no gametes would be forthcoming.

The complete demise of the candidate isn't necessary, iirc.

45 posted on 09/10/2012 12:31:49 PM PDT by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing)
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To: jakerobins

My BIL is buying my neice a gun....

er....

she is a spoiled brat who orders her parents around and throws fits....

she does well in school, with others doing some of her homework, and wants to be a CIA agent.

.. nothing follows


46 posted on 09/10/2012 12:33:52 PM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: jakerobins

Now his friends will call him Einstein (literally German for one stone/testicle)


47 posted on 09/10/2012 12:35:08 PM PDT by null and void (Day 1330 of our ObamaVacation from reality - Obama, a queer and present danger)
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To: TigersEye

LOL! I love it.


48 posted on 09/10/2012 12:37:12 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Diversity and political correctness. The real reason 09-11-01 happened.)
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To: Jewbacca
That was back in the day you knew they were real...wow what a set of lungs.


49 posted on 09/10/2012 12:37:34 PM PDT by trailhkr1
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To: Lurkina.n.Learnin; MAexile; RingerSIX

PFFFFFT! He is 18 from Florida, he probably already has GRANDKIDS! Sorry no winner here.


50 posted on 09/10/2012 12:38:48 PM PDT by ConservativeChris (I feel like Marvin Boggs!)
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