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The Yancey 04-30-2014 06:35 PM

Trapped and Forgotten
 
The big difference between daily life now and a hundred years ago is that today you're always being watched. If you went missing, it wouldn't be long before your friends noticed you were no longer updating Facebook or Instagramming your lunch, and within hours the cops would find the security camera footage of you getting buried under a pallet of dog food at Costco.

The truth is that even in the modern world, people just ... fall through the cracks. The stories are more frequent -- and more horrifying -- than you'd think. And be warned: The entries on this list start escalating in severity fast



Read more: http://www.cracked.com/article_21073...#ixzz30PSIuf80

MEL 05-02-2014 03:09 AM

Re: Trapped and Forgotten
 
Oh wow. That's crazy. Kind of makes one feel bad for complaining about being stuck in traffic. At least you do eventually get to go somewhere.

catdaddy66 05-02-2014 08:32 AM

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How was the company that failed to notice the guy in the elevator able to skate on the negligence lawsuit the victim filed? Money... that's how.

Acockolypse Now 05-02-2014 11:56 AM

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They lost a whole plane in Malaysia.

TaterHater1984 05-02-2014 12:51 PM

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Quote:

Originally Posted by catdaddy66 (Post 4148205)
How was the company that failed to notice the guy in the elevator able to skate on the negligence lawsuit the victim filed? Money... that's how.

Good ole McGraw-Hill. Having gotten close and personal with their products in college, I wish they had been taken down.

TaterHater1984 05-02-2014 01:45 PM

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While busting down jammed doors may simply be an inconvenience for burly Olympic athletes, it's a much tougher task for a 69-year-old grandmother with zero heavy sled-pushing experience, especially a French one. We suppose she could have surrendered to the door, but in this situation that probably wouldn't have helped.
hahaha. That one got me.


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