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Did You Hear the One about the Two Men Who Were Drinking and Playing with a Gun?

Replies to: Did You Hear the One about the Two Men Who Were Drinking and Playing with a Gun?

  • GMTplus7GMTplus7 Registered User Posts: 14,567 Senior Member
    Darwin Award winner.

    In light of upcoming 4th of July pyrotechnical celebrations, here's another Darwin Award winner:

    Devon Staples and his friends had been drinking and setting off fireworks Saturday night in the backyard of a friend's home in eastern Maine, said Stephen McCausland, a spokesman for the state Department of Public Safety.

    Staples, 22, of Calais, a small city on the Canadian border, placed a reloadable fireworks mortar tube on his head and told his friends he was going to light it, McCausland said. But his friends urged him to stop.

    "Apparently, he thought that was a great idea," McCausland said.

  • BunsenBurnerBunsenBurner Registered User Posts: 38,649 Senior Member
    Any news story that begins with "XYZ had been drinking..." is not likely to end well. (The drinkers who simply fall asleep don't end in the news).
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