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The most unlucky guy on Earth?

March 26, 2008

Maybe he’s not quite the unluckiest guy alive, but he’ll do until Mr.¬†Unlucky comes along. A shepherd in Russia is suing his country’s space agency after a 10-foot-long chunk of metal from a rocket fell into his yard, just missing his outdoor toilet.

He wasn’t in it at the time, but it’s still way too close for me. Would you want your obit to say you died when space rubble pulverized your outhouse? “Hold your horses, honey, I’m almost done! Can you toss in another roll of Charmin, so I can…”

That’s the kind of thing where the family makes up another story, like you went away to shoot an upcoming American Idol series or whatever. I’m pretty sure of one thing: every new outhouse they build there in the future will have a skylight…

Related post: No food? What kind of toilet IS this?

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Royal flush? Britain’s Prince Charles walks out of a bush toilet during a visit to Australia in a 2005 file photo. REUTERS/David Gray

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Comments

Yeah, and after he is awarded damages he’ll sell the piece of Unique Russian Space Memorabilia on Ebay for huge duckets.
You go, Mr. Dublediprovic.

Posted by Shawn Hendricks | Report as abusive
 

I don’t get it. Bushes don’t do number one or number two.

Posted by Shawn Hendricks | Report as abusive
 

In Russia, there are outhouses everywhere. Trust me on this. Maybe he had his entire collection of MAD magazines ni there to read?! Who knows? I can tell you this though: the space agency will laugh their butts off.

In Russia, if your flight is canceled, too bad. They offer nothing, except an invitation to try again tomorrow. The words “customer service” are unknown in Russia…

 

That’s one small fragment for the Russian Space Agency, one interrupted crap for mankind.

Posted by Shawn Hendricks | Report as abusive
 

Somehow, I feel worse about the guy in the rocket!

Posted by Charlene | Report as abusive
 

This particular model is a little more difficult to tip. But when you do, boy howdy, what a surprise the person inside will have!

Posted by Nocturnal Bob | Report as abusive
 

Moron. Always sue the person with the money. Who can prove that didn’t come off a ship launched by the Luxembourg space program?

 

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