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Star Wars dorks in critical condition after light sabre duel...

Discussion in 'Off-topic Zone' started by trickblue, May 24, 2005.

  1. trickblue

    trickblue Not Old School...Old Testament...

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    Two hurt in mock light sabre duel
    Ewan McGregor and Hayden Christensen

    Two Star Wars fans are in a critical condition in hospital after apparently trying to make light sabres by filling fluorescent light tubes with petrol.

    A man, aged 20, and a girl of 17 are believed to have been filming a mock duel when they poured fuel into two glass tubes and lit it.

    The pair were rushed to hospital after one of the devices exploded in woodland at Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire.

    A third person present at the incident had been questioned, police said.

    Videotape found

    A videotape was found nearby by police called to the scene on Sunday.

    A police spokeswoman said the pair were taken to West Herts Hospital before being transferred to the specialist burns unit at Broomfield Hospital, Chelmsford, in Essex.

    They are both said to be in a critical condition.

    She said the 17-year-old girl and a 20-year-old man from Hemel Hempstead suffered serious injuries.

    She added: "At this stage we are unable to confirm the exact circumstances, but glass tubes and traces of accelerant (flammable substance) were found at the scene."

    The final film in the Star Wars series, Revenge Of The Sith, arrived at UK cinemas last week.

    One of the crucial scenes features a light sabre battle between Ewan McGregor's Obi-Wan Kenobi and Hayden Christensen as Anakin Skywalker. ​
     
  2. Crown Royal

    Crown Royal Insulin Beware

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    I must see this video tape.

    Fetch it for me, Ebaum, or College Humor, or someone. I must have it. Now.
     
  3. AmarilloCowboyFan

    AmarilloCowboyFan Well-Known Member

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    LMAO, wow some people are stupid.
     
  4. Kangaroo

    Kangaroo Active Member

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    I know this is harsh but the gene pool just got better

    :explode:
     
  5. BrAinPaiNt

    BrAinPaiNt Hunka Hunka Burning BP Staff Member

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    I wonder if the guy involved was the infamous jedi boy lol.
     
  6. k19

    k19 Active Member

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    And people say the British have a dry sense of humor :D
     
  7. Yeagermeister

    Yeagermeister Active Member

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    Trekkies would never do something like this :D
     
  8. k19

    k19 Active Member

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  9. Crown Royal

    Crown Royal Insulin Beware

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  10. BrAinPaiNt

    BrAinPaiNt Hunka Hunka Burning BP Staff Member

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    I seen Trekkies and the sequel earlier this year for the first time and laughed so hard I was crying....man that was some funny and scary stuff.
     
  11. k19

    k19 Active Member

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    Hehe I thought after I posted the dadadadaaa da da da dadada that it wouldnt come across right. Yes truely truely sad indeed
     
  12. Yeagermeister

    Yeagermeister Active Member

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    Or stalking each other making that sound that Jim Carrey was making in The Cable Guy :D
     
  13. Banned_n_austin

    Banned_n_austin Benched

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    :laugh2:

    I guess Star Wars didn't consider a "don't try this at home" disclaimer ... we could see a law suit here, eh?
     
  14. The30YardSlant

    The30YardSlant Benched

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    People like this shouldnt be allowed to reproduce.... :banghead:
     
  15. junk

    junk I've got moxie

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    I saw a herd of three dorks having a light saber dual (OK, its not a dual if there are three of them, but whatever) in their driveway on my way home from work yesterday. I laughed all the way home.
     

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