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Lenin kills man in Belarus

Postby The Reaper » Tue Aug 11, 2009 12:24 am UTC

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20090810/ap_ ... collapse_1
MINSK, Belarus – Belarusian officials says that a massive statue of Soviet founder Vladimir Lenin collapsed on a man who was hanging from it, killing him on the spot.

The Emergency Situations ministry said Monday that the 21-year-old man was drunk when he climbed onto the five-meter (16-feet)-high plaster monument early Monday and hung from its arm. It then broke into pieces and he was crushed.

The statue in the southeastern Belarus town of Uvarovichi was built in 1939.

Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko is a staunch admirer of the Soviet Union, and the nation still has numerous Soviet-era monuments to the revolutionary leader.
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Re: Lenin kills man in Belarus just to watch him die

Postby TheGrammarBolshevik » Tue Aug 11, 2009 1:03 am UTC

Fixed title for you.
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Lenin kills man in Belarus because he climbed up far too hig

Postby TaintedDeity » Tue Aug 11, 2009 1:06 am UTC

This is why we do not climb statues, or if we do, we make sure they're damn sturdy.
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Re: Lenin kills man in Belarus

Postby athelas » Tue Aug 11, 2009 1:50 am UTC

The commies strike again!

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Re: Lenin kills man in Belarus, how the People Cry

Postby Lycur » Tue Aug 11, 2009 1:59 am UTC

I almost never read the subject heading on individual posts.

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Re: Lenin kills man in Belarus, how the People Cry

Postby Zorlin » Tue Aug 11, 2009 2:25 am UTC

Lycur wrote:I almost never read the subject heading on individual posts.

I've been using forums heavily for the last five years and I'm the same.
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Re: Lenin kills man in Belarus just to watch him die

Postby TheGrammarBolshevik » Tue Aug 11, 2009 3:02 am UTC

Me either, but I do now in this thread. I guess it's sort of like how you are now breathing manually.
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Re: Lenin kills man in Belarus

Postby Vaniver » Tue Aug 11, 2009 3:10 am UTC

TheGrammarBolshevik wrote:Me either, but I do now in this thread. I guess it's sort of like how you are now breathing manually.
It's interesting how, for me at least, phrases like that stop working after a while- which doesn't seem like something that should happen. Apparently novelty is necessary.

Anyway, another death to add to the Black Book!
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Re: Lenin kills man in Belarus

Postby The Reaper » Tue Aug 11, 2009 3:15 am UTC

Vaniver wrote:Anyway, another death to add to the Black Book!
I have a new bible o_O

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Re: Lenin kills man in Belarus who tried to reach the sky

Postby Zorlin » Tue Aug 11, 2009 5:09 am UTC

Hmm... it worked on me. Damn it.
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Saying things like this is really annoying FYI

Postby LuNatic » Tue Aug 11, 2009 8:00 am UTC

TheGrammarBolshevik wrote:you are now breathing manually.


I hate you now. :P
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Re: Lenin kills man in Belarus

Postby Of Negligible Mass » Tue Aug 11, 2009 11:35 am UTC

In Soviet Belarus statue defaces you?
Don't like it?

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Re: Lenin kills man in Belarus

Postby Lord Aurora » Tue Aug 11, 2009 1:07 pm UTC

In Soviet Russia, this meme is just as stupid.

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Re: Lenin kills man in Belarus

Postby Of Negligible Mass » Tue Aug 11, 2009 1:18 pm UTC

Says the man with a lolcat avatar...

Anyway, sad story.
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Re: Saying things like this is really annoying FYI

Postby Angua » Tue Aug 11, 2009 1:19 pm UTC

LuNatic wrote:
TheGrammarBolshevik wrote:you are now breathing manually.


I hate you now. :P
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Re: Lenin kills man in Belarus, Stalin pokes man in eye

Postby Hawknc » Tue Aug 11, 2009 1:32 pm UTC

Other communist dictators just can't match Lenin for post-mortem body count.

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Re: Lenin kills man in Belarus while attempting to lift him up

Postby Freakish » Tue Aug 11, 2009 1:44 pm UTC

Good to see that natural selection is still at work.
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Re: Lenin kills man in Belarus, sup in this here thread you guys

Postby Princess Marzipan » Tue Aug 11, 2009 1:44 pm UTC

Is this a warning to the US not to mess with post-communist Russia?
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Lenin kills man in Belarus we should say to him goodbye

Postby TaintedDeity » Tue Aug 11, 2009 1:54 pm UTC

Oh shit, maybe the statues are coming to life!
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Re: Lenin kills man in Belarus we should say to him goodbye

Postby Freakish » Tue Aug 11, 2009 2:00 pm UTC

TaintedDeity wrote:Oh shit, maybe the statues are coming to life!


And then committing kamikaze.
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Re: Lenin kills man in Belarus, but no animals were hurt

Postby Diadem » Tue Aug 11, 2009 5:01 pm UTC

This thread is full of win.
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Re: Lenin kills man in Belarus then lets out a mournful sigh

Postby TaintedDeity » Tue Aug 11, 2009 5:25 pm UTC

More like full of Lenin, am I right?
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Re: Lenin kills man in Belarus, Statue Learns to Fly

Postby Zorlin » Tue Aug 11, 2009 10:42 pm UTC

This is what happens when you're Lenin too far.
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Re: Lenin kills man in Belarus

Postby fjafjan » Tue Aug 11, 2009 10:50 pm UTC

"Great Lenin has wielded to stand kinda poorly really...."
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Re: Lenin kills man in Belarus on the very first try

Postby Qaanol » Wed Aug 12, 2009 3:41 am UTC

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