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Re: #balloonboy
« Reply #1 on: October 15, 2009, 04:05:41 PM »
(Not making light of this story, FWIW, I hope it turns out ok. Just kind of a crazy turn of events)

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Re: #balloonboy
« Reply #2 on: October 15, 2009, 04:14:59 PM »
This probably says a lot about me but after seeing who that dad is, i instantly thought "publicity stunt". I feel a little sick to my stomach when I think about losing a kid, though.

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Re: #balloonboy
« Reply #3 on: October 15, 2009, 06:08:39 PM »
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« Last Edit: October 15, 2009, 06:25:18 PM by fonpr »
"Like it or not, Florida seems dedicated to a 'live fast, die' way of doing things."

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Re: #balloonboy
« Reply #4 on: October 15, 2009, 06:19:11 PM »
Nevermind, dude was in the attic the whole time -

http://www.cnn.com/2009/US/10/15/colorado.boy.balloon/index.html

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Re: #balloonboy
« Reply #5 on: October 15, 2009, 06:25:53 PM »
"Like it or not, Florida seems dedicated to a 'live fast, die' way of doing things."

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Re: #balloonboy
« Reply #6 on: October 15, 2009, 07:21:04 PM »
When I was growing up, kids would actually go to space in their homemade rocketships.

This balloon kid is an embarrassment.

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Re: #balloonboy
« Reply #7 on: October 15, 2009, 08:05:37 PM »
There's six year old doing crystal meth somewhere in America right now, but this is on the news because he was on the TV.

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Re: #balloonboy
« Reply #8 on: October 15, 2009, 08:09:09 PM »
There's six year old doing crystal meth somewhere in America right now, but this is on the news because he was on the TV.

I agree. There should be more footage of six year-olds on speed on TV.

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Re: #balloonboy
« Reply #9 on: October 15, 2009, 08:10:32 PM »

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Re: #balloonboy
« Reply #10 on: October 15, 2009, 10:08:47 PM »
"Like it or not, Florida seems dedicated to a 'live fast, die' way of doing things."

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Re: #balloonboy
« Reply #11 on: October 16, 2009, 12:05:35 AM »
Now that Balloon Boy is old news, can we walk about Butter Boy? -

http://www.buzzfeed.com/akdobbins/butter-boy-gets-down

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Re: #balloonboy
« Reply #12 on: October 16, 2009, 01:41:07 AM »
What a depressing ending to the story. Apparently the Balloon Boy's parents were so angry that they've decided to put him in a foster home.  :(

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Re: #balloonboy
« Reply #13 on: October 16, 2009, 01:47:14 AM »

"Fuck this place, I'm stealing the spaceship."

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Re: #balloonboy
« Reply #14 on: October 16, 2009, 07:37:50 AM »
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