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    Idiot + Shotgun = One Less Idiot

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    UT: Man Dies Trying To Disprove CSI Show Plot Twist

    PROVO (AP) -- A Provo man fatally shot himself while trying to disprove a popular TV crime show, according to authorities.

    Earl F. Ellwanger Jr., 55, accidentally shot himself in the stomach and died Thursday at a hospital.

    Ellwanger saw a television episode of "Forensic Files" in which investigators were trying to show that a woman couldn't have shot herself in the stomach.

    "He decided to show that the program was incorrect and didn't realize the shotgun was loaded," said Fall River County Sheriff Jeff Tarrell.
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    Must've used the wrong model shotgun.
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    I wonder if anyone else cared if the show was wrong or not.
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    Darwin may have been right.
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    Yup, yup, yup.

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    That's one heck of a way to prove a point.
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    "See there is no possible way she could have".... BOOM!
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    Darwin wins.
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    In the stomach?He had plenty of time to savor his stupidity before he kicked the bucket.

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    Not neccessarily. The aorta goes all the way down - sever that and you'd die quick. It wouldn't be too hard with a point blank shotgun blast to the stomach. What a moron.

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    i think i have found someone to model my life after.
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    At least his death was not in vain. He did prove the show wrong, after all...
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    Quote Originally Posted by General Geoff View Post
    At least his death was not in vain. He did prove the show wrong, after all...

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    I'm sure CSI will issue a correction... NOT. It's a FICTIONAL TV SHOW, ya ID10T!

    He proved another point, as well... Stupidity can indeed be fatal. Wonder if he spawned a new generation before removing himself from the gene pool?
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    Yea,he had time...

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