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2001 At-Risk Survivor
The stupidity displayed by the participants in the following tales stops short of the ultimate Darwin Awards sacrifice. Nevertheless, we salute the spirit and innovation of their misadventures. Next Prev Random

Duct Tape Teacher
2001 At-Risk Survivor
Confirmed True by Darwin

(September 2001, Ohio) A 49-year-old physics teacher allowed students to duct tape him to a wall as part of a highschool fundraising event. But duct tape, unlike ordinary garments, doesn't "breathe." 80 minutes and 92 pieces of duct tape into the process, the teacher overheated and lost consciousness. He confided later, "I had some fantastic dreams while I was out." Doctors said the stunt would have been fatal, if students hadn't acted quickly and released him from his silver bonds.

See photos of people duct taped to walls. © 1994 - 2017
Submitted by: Hunter
Reference: Akron Beacon Journal,

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