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    Goes to show you have to be careful where you stop to ask for directions. Ouuuuch!


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    Quote Originally Posted by SixBravo View Post
    I've seen this guy. Looks like me after a late night with friends.
    you need new friends...................


    It says he survived, but it didn't say HOW LONG................
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    I've Seen This Before...

    Didn't this guy live in New Orleans?

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    I hope this was spread over a life time and not just the first time he went to battle.
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    Quote Originally Posted by P95Carry View Post
    Dread to think what the insurance bill would be!

    I'll bet that his insurance company refused payment because his injures were not life threatening and he was treated by an out-of-network doctor.

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    Interesting fact (non humorous) I've seen that picture before. If I remember correctly it is referred to as a "wound man". He was an illustration used to instruct medieval/early renaissance physicians on the nature and survivability of various wounds.

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    Yep, it is out of the 1492, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wound_Man

    In regard to the original post,

    I thought you would get a jolt out of seeing it and remembering it the next time we are talking about STOPPING POWER.
    the image has nothing to do with stopping power. There is nothing in the image that denotes whether a person with these sorts of wounds would be or was stopped or not. It could have been that the guy was stopped, completely, but survived. Stopping power and lethality are not necessarily the same thing.

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    Not New Orleans, He's from Los Angeles he is trying to find a

    hospital which hasen't forced to close down due to massive influx of

    uninsured illegal aliens.
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    OK So that is Medieval Wound Man ?

    I was given some incorrect information.
    I was told the Wounded Man sustained those wounds to those body areas in a battle.
    I sure did believe that since none of the inflicted injuries looked Immediately Life Threatening though many were nasty looking and no doubt quite painful and eventually likely fatal.

    I just lost a lot of respect for that wound man if he (in reality) did not take that severe of a doggone a$$ Whupping & keep on ticking like a Timex watch.
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    Going on the original premise of wound man......I bet it was Chuck Norris' great-granddad.

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    now if he only got shot by a 25 acp. that would put him down.
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