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Posted by Mr. Poe | July 19, 2007 8:26 AM

Ah, a graphic demonstration of the Darwin Award. Or, how really stupid people (almost always young males) take themselves out of the gene pool.

Posted by SDA in SEA | July 19, 2007 8:39 AM
Posted by Mr. Poe | July 19, 2007 8:41 AM

@2: You beat me to it: that has Darwin written all over it.

Posted by California | July 19, 2007 9:24 AM

If you were to do a very short, alegorical film about Iraq this would be it.

Posted by Tim | July 19, 2007 9:34 AM

Stop. Drop. And Roll. He get's an A.

Posted by Brad | July 19, 2007 9:35 AM

Was I supposed to learn something important from this?

Oil can on fire + sudden decompression = bad. I kinda coulda figured that out.

Posted by K | July 19, 2007 9:49 AM

mr poe, you did see this gentleman, no?


Posted by infrequent | July 19, 2007 10:03 AM

@2 & 4

Don't you have to, um, die to get the Darwin award? If not, I mean pretty fucked up? This guy looks fine. He's on the road to getting a Darwin award, but this is nowhere near big league.


I did now. Hilarious.

Posted by Mr. Poe | July 19, 2007 10:23 AM

@5 - Careful! You might get your property seized!

Posted by SteveR | July 19, 2007 10:32 AM

Technically you only have to burn off your naughty bits before knocking up the girl next door to win a darwin award.

Posted by mason | July 19, 2007 10:46 AM

I'm once again impressed by the myriad uses of WD40: eliminates squeaks, deices locks, educates jerkwads ...

Posted by butterw | July 19, 2007 11:42 AM

The original "Boom Goes the Dynamite". Sorry, pyros, no fire in this one. But I love this guy!

Posted by SteveR | July 19, 2007 11:52 AM

@9: There are five requirements.
(1) Reproduction: removed from gene pool (dead or sterile)
(2) Excellence: astounding misapplication of judgment
(3) Self-selection: cause of one's own demise/sterility
(4) Maturity: capable of sound judgment
(5) Veracity: event must be true

So, yes, this fellow fails on the first count. However, in spirit, this guy is well on his way.

Posted by California | July 19, 2007 11:52 AM

Famous last words: "Hey guys, lookit this!"

Posted by Geni | July 19, 2007 12:07 PM

We need more of this and less Mudede.

Posted by Avallibam | July 19, 2007 12:10 PM

Yes, yes, I suppose technically this doesn't qualify for a Darwin Award. But surely this moron is a kindred spirit to past Darwin Award winners. Smacking explosive things with a relatively short stick certainly has Darwin Award written all over it. A slightly shorter stick or a slightly larger can of WD-40 and he would have been a full fledged winner.

Posted by SDA in SEA | July 19, 2007 3:50 PM

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