Skiers flung from ski lift in Georgia

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    Rooney24 Full Member

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    This is insane

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    Utdstar01 Full Member

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    About as functional as our attack. Lucky escape for many of those people.
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    MikeUpNorth Wobbles like a massive pair of tits

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    Jesus.
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    Rooney24 Full Member

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    You would have thought there would be an emergency stop button or something
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    Skizzo Full Member

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    At least the ski lift seemed threatening.
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    Utdstar01 Full Member

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    :lol: that's true. Much like our players though, the passengers didn't seem to agree with the system.
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    SwansonsTache incontinent sexual deviant & German sausage lover

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    What is weird is people deciding just to ride it out, it's not like they can't see what is going on judging from all the people jumping ship.
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    Snowle Gunnar Solskjær Enjoys hatching eggs for people Staff

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    There usually is, usually multiple failsafes on lifts so not sure what’s gone on here.
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    VorZakone What would Kenny G do?

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    I know it's not supposed to be funny but one guy got launched into the air by that lift.
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    George Owen LEAVE THE SFW THREAD ALONE!!1!

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    It's quite funny alright.

    Hopefully everybody made it alive though.
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    Mike Schatner Devil's advocnut

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    I laughed my ass off.....hope he is OK though.
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    Pogue Mahone Poster of the year 2008

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    So. Theories about why the feck they were getting a ski lift down the mountain?
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    Mike Schatner Devil's advocnut

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    Another video of it.

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    VeevaVee despite the protests, wears Ugg boots Scout

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    Got a fecking lift alright
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    My crazy theory is that there might have been something wrong with the lift :eek: and it started going backwards.
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    Pagh Wraith Full Member

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    That was painful to watch. Is it so hard to use landscape mode?
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    paulscholes18 Full Member

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    Holy shit those guys at 33 seconds in
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    The dude that didn't jump..
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    Carolina Red Moderator Staff

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    Shock causes you to do crazy things
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    Is it just me or is that ski lift set to turbo mode?
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    Dan

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    Yeah it was going way too fast.
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    rcoobc Not as crap as eferyone thinks

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    Waiting for a survivable drop
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    kotha Full Member

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    I could see that 1 guy didn't jump and got mangled in the mess.. I hope he is ok..
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    Pogue Mahone Poster of the year 2008

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    Only just realised it’s going backwards! Feck that. Must have made it even more scary/difficult to bail.
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    Scarecrow Having a week off

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    How do you make a vertical video that is not even vertical?
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    nimic Curvy gay Scout

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    Apparently nobody died.
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    Pogue Mahone Poster of the year 2008

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    Nobody even badly hurt. Worst injury was a broken hand according to Torygraph article above.
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    Scarecrow Having a week off

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    That guy at 0:15 spared himself a decapitation with that reaction.
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    Mike Schatner Devil's advocnut

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    I would have thought it made it much easier to bail.
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    Pogue Mahone Poster of the year 2008

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    Harder to time it when you’re looking over your shoulder/through your legs to judge the height.
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    Mike Schatner Devil's advocnut

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    True but imagine trying to bail out of the front in ski gear with it going at that speed. Those things are hard to get off at normal speed.
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    Snowle Gunnar Solskjær Enjoys hatching eggs for people Staff

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    I’ve jumped off a ski lift going forward. I’d much rather do it forward than backwards it’s way less awkward.
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    Javi Full Member

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    And the wrong way. The idea is to get up, not down.
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    Camilo Full Member

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    Outstanding! Amazed there wasn't a simple way to switch it off. Like an escalator. A big red button.
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    nimic Curvy gay Scout

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    There are like 8, and they all must have failed. Maintenance was clearly not a priority here.
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    sglowrider Against Oral Equality

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    It is/was the #1 trending thing on social media yesterday.

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    Bury Red Backs Fergie, Yells Giggs!

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    Hopefully the big red button there is just decorative too.
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    MancFanFromManc Full Member

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    As a skier that's properly toe curling watching that :( Not good for any skiing newbies as chair lifts can be quite tricky for new skiers who are still mastering the snow plough!