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The Dumb Tax?
The Unkindest Cut
Crystal Daze
Blown Away
Fifteen Minutes of Flame
Think Before You Leap
Killing Time
Library Return
Pig Jig
Sweet Release
Snowball's Chance in Hell
Fire Ants
Coke Is It!
Thirst for Death
Dodging Drink Dues
Path of Least Resistance
Fishing With No Compass
God Saves?
Jet Ski Spree
Scooter Snuff
Grenade Juggler
Ethanol Schmethanol
Slow Learner
Sheep Sleep
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Skeleton Key
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2001 Darwin Awards
Honoring Charles Darwin, the father of evolution, Darwin Awards commemorate those who improve our gene pool--by removing themselves from it. Next Prev Random

Jet Ski Spree  
2001 Darwin Award Winner
Confirmed True by Darwin

(26 July 2001, Nevada) Sometimes fate has perfect vision. Two men found dead at Lake Tahoe were presumed to be homicide victims -- one disfigured by severe facial wounds and the other apparently shot -- until investigators discovered that they were actually victims of their own larcenous tendencies. The men had stolen a jet ski from a marina but, unfamiliar with the lay of the land and piloting in pitch darkness, they crashed at high speed into a nearby dock. One man died instantly from a broken neck; the other crawled to shore where he, too, expired. © 1994 - 2017
Submitted by: S.A. Sprague
Reference: and Associated Press.

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