Man shoots self but doesn't realize it until 3 days later

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Man shoots self but doesn't realize it until 3 days later

Postby TexDotCom » Tue May 10, 2016 1:18 pm

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Re: Man shoots self but doesn't realize it until 3 days later

Postby stroo » Tue May 10, 2016 1:21 pm

So many things wrong in that story. :headscratch

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Postby Javier730 » Tue May 10, 2016 1:22 pm

Lesson learned. Shower everyday to check if you shot yourself earlier. :lol:
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Re: Man shoots self but doesn't realize it until 3 days later

Postby Jusme » Tue May 10, 2016 1:27 pm

He probably needs to buy more shirts so he can change them more often. Not attempt to clean a loaded firearm. And not handle firearms when he's taking pain medication. JMHO

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Postby goose » Tue May 10, 2016 1:28 pm

Javier730 wrote:Lesson learned. Shower everyday to check if you shot yourself earlier. :lol:


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Re: Man shoots self but doesn't realize it until 3 days later

Postby Keith B » Tue May 10, 2016 1:30 pm

It's spring; make sure you check yourself for ticks and bullet holes.... :roll:
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Re: Man shoots self but doesn't realize it until 3 days later

Postby ELB » Tue May 10, 2016 1:31 pm

That reminds of a story some years back of some construction worker/drug addict who took whatever his chemical of choice was, got all morose, and decided to kill himself with his nail gun. He passed out in the process, woke up the next day not remembering anything of the previous day, but had one heckuva headache. So he went to the ER, they took some X-rays, and he had about 9 or 10 nails embedded in his brain. On both sides. It was a very interesting picture.

Update: OK, it was 12 nails http://www.nbcnews.com/id/12425803/ns/h ... ails-head/
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Re: Man shoots self but doesn't realize it until 3 days later

Postby Javier730 » Tue May 10, 2016 2:28 pm

ELB wrote:That reminds of a story some years back of some construction worker/drug addict who took whatever his chemical of choice was, got all morose, and decided to kill himself with his nail gun. He passed out in the process, woke up the next day not remembering anything of the previous day, but had one heckuva headache. So he went to the ER, they took some X-rays, and he had about 9 or 10 nails embedded in his brain. On both sides. It was a very interesting picture.

Update: OK, it was 12 nails http://www.nbcnews.com/id/12425803/ns/h ... ails-head/

The guy was missing a few screws so he tried to fix himself by adding a few nails. I hope they were galvanized. :biggrinjester:
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Re: Man shoots self but doesn't realize it until 3 days later

Postby Mavs00 » Tue May 10, 2016 3:30 pm

He says he heard a gunshot but didn't feel pain from that, possibly because of medicine he takes for back pain.


Pretty much all I needed to read. :banghead: :banghead:

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Re: Man shoots self but doesn't realize it until 3 days later

Postby WildBill » Tue May 10, 2016 4:03 pm

Keith B wrote:It's spring; make sure you check yourself for ticks and bullet holes.... :roll:


Excellent advice Keith B! I have NEVER checked myself for bullet holes. :shock:
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Re: Man shoots self but doesn't realize it until 3 days later

Postby mayor » Tue May 10, 2016 4:19 pm

ELB wrote:That reminds of a story some years back of some construction worker/drug addict who took whatever his chemical of choice was, got all morose, and decided to kill himself with his nail gun. He passed out in the process, woke up the next day not remembering anything of the previous day, but had one heckuva headache. So he went to the ER, they took some X-rays, and he had about 9 or 10 nails embedded in his brain. On both sides. It was a very interesting picture.

Update: OK, it was 12 nails http://www.nbcnews.com/id/12425803/ns/h ... ails-head/


"Surgeons removed the nails with needle-nosed pliers and a drill..."

remind me not to have surgery performed in Portland, Oregon.

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Postby Pawpaw » Tue May 10, 2016 4:26 pm

ELB wrote:That reminds of a story some years back of some construction worker/drug addict who took whatever his chemical of choice was, got all morose, and decided to kill himself with his nail gun. He passed out in the process, woke up the next day not remembering anything of the previous day, but had one heckuva headache. So he went to the ER, they took some X-rays, and he had about 9 or 10 nails embedded in his brain. On both sides. It was a very interesting picture.

Update: OK, it was 12 nails http://www.nbcnews.com/id/12425803/ns/h ... ails-head/

According to the article, it wasn't the next day, it was the next YEAR. :shock:

The unidentified 33-year-old man was suicidal and high on methamphetamine last year when he fired the nails — up to 2 inches in length — into his head one by one.
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Re: Man shoots self but doesn't realize it until 3 days later

Postby WTR » Tue May 10, 2016 4:34 pm

mayor wrote:
ELB wrote:That reminds of a story some years back of some construction worker/drug addict who took whatever his chemical of choice was, got all morose, and decided to kill himself with his nail gun. He passed out in the process, woke up the next day not remembering anything of the previous day, but had one heckuva headache. So he went to the ER, they took some X-rays, and he had about 9 or 10 nails embedded in his brain. On both sides. It was a very interesting picture.

Update: OK, it was 12 nails http://www.nbcnews.com/id/12425803/ns/h ... ails-head/


"Surgeons removed the nails with needle-nosed pliers and a drill..."

remind me not to have surgery performed in Portland, Oregon.


When I was in college I worked as a framer. We had a worker who accidentally shot himself through the knuckles from index finger to pinky. The ER didn't have any tools or a clue as how to remove the nail. It took two of us holding on to his hand and two of us pulling on the nail with vice-grips ( provided by us) to remove the nail.


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Re: Man shoots self but doesn't realize it until 3 days later

Postby mayor » Tue May 10, 2016 6:57 pm

WTR wrote:
mayor wrote:
ELB wrote:That reminds of a story some years back of some construction worker/drug addict who took whatever his chemical of choice was, got all morose, and decided to kill himself with his nail gun. He passed out in the process, woke up the next day not remembering anything of the previous day, but had one heckuva headache. So he went to the ER, they took some X-rays, and he had about 9 or 10 nails embedded in his brain. On both sides. It was a very interesting picture.

Update: OK, it was 12 nails http://www.nbcnews.com/id/12425803/ns/h ... ails-head/


"Surgeons removed the nails with needle-nosed pliers and a drill..."

remind me not to have surgery performed in Portland, Oregon.


When I was in college I worked as a framer. We had a worker who accidentally shot himself through the knuckles from index finger to pinky. The ER didn't have any tools or a clue as how to remove the nail. It took two of us holding on to his hand and two of us pulling on the nail with vice-grips ( provided by us) to remove the nail.


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Re: Man shoots self but doesn't realize it until 3 days later

Postby ELB » Tue May 10, 2016 7:20 pm

mayor wrote:
ELB wrote:That reminds of a story some years back of some construction worker/drug addict who took whatever his chemical of choice was, got all morose, and decided to kill himself with his nail gun. He passed out in the process, woke up the next day not remembering anything of the previous day, but had one heckuva headache. So he went to the ER, they took some X-rays, and he had about 9 or 10 nails embedded in his brain. On both sides. It was a very interesting picture.

Update: OK, it was 12 nails http://www.nbcnews.com/id/12425803/ns/h ... ails-head/


"Surgeons removed the nails with needle-nosed pliers and a drill..."

remind me not to have surgery performed in Portland, Oregon.


And a better method would be...?

Me, I'd put him in a MRI and flip the switch -- pull all 12 nails at once!
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