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Well guys I finally ran out of luck Answered

On my way to work today I came off my bike at somewhere around 20-25mph, on a long sweeping corner I was turning with a steady lean and just lost all grip, both tyres slid, my left elbow hit the ground, shredded most of the skin on it and I actually brunt a hole in the jumper I was wearing with friction, I flipped over and smashed my wrist in to the ground so hard that that doctor wasn't sure if it was a sprain or break due to swelling, at some point my left hip hit the tarmac and they Xrayed that aswell in case I had chipped it, there's a nice swelling forming there... I also scuppered both my knees, the bad one is now just popping out from under me at any oppurtunity while the other can barely be moved. I've also just noticed that theres a bit of wood or stick stuff in my arm. This means that I can't go cycling for two weeks by docs. rules, can't play guitar hero, can't lift anything, might not even be able to drive, which would suck nuts as I just started formal lessons, finally afford them and I'm put outta work for a week and can't use my time to do the stuff I want/need to do. On the upside I can get to the hardware store and get my pulse jet parts and be doing something with my time, but I wont be able to build both because I've to save extra wages for next month as I wont get my days off back. The bike stood up to the crash much better than me, scraped paint on handlebar bell and I somehow knocked the reflectors of one of the pedals, I'm guessing thats the big gash on my shin explained... It's wierd I've been hit by trucks and got up straightened the handlebars, cycled off happy enough, I had the same type of crash except the front wheel fell down a curb I clipped a car and hit a wall with enough force to damage it and was fine apart from minor bruises, this simple crash screwed me completely, I fell perfectly and rolled well after flipping and smashing my right wrist, the bike somehow got a good distance away from the crash, as did I... Also three instructables I was planning will have to wait for at least a week, depending on what tools I can manage by then, it's a shame I just made three great projects and I have to wait until I'm better to finish them and publish... it also took me about 25minutes to write this...

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Flumpkins (author)2009-02-13
I know this is outdated, but Don't feel bad:


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bassclarinet23 (author)Flumpkins2009-11-15

Ouch...it wasn't a good idea to begin with...

I can't believe he wasn't knocked out.

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zascecs (author)bassclarinet232010-03-15

Unfortunately, he's not the only one out there... 

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bassclarinet23 (author)zascecs2010-03-16

And some people will get up and do it again and again and again...

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bassclarinet23 (author)Flumpkins2009-11-15

The bike just fell apart...I would never do that. The odds of you getting hurt are so incredibly high...

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Flumpkins (author)bassclarinet232009-11-16

Yeah, that's too insane for me. Although I did go 126 MPH on Kingda Ka (roller coaster). That would be fun on like a supersupersupersupersuper safe thingy

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bassclarinet23 (author)Flumpkins2009-11-16

I've never gone on a roller coaster...and I never want to.

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after seeing that video,me neither!

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.....or the odds of not getting hurt are incredibly low....

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Zaphod Beeblebrox (author)2009-11-23

ive had some near-death expereiences with old ladys in golf carts but nothing like that.

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Rock Soldier (author)2009-11-15

I now this is late, but it could have been worse.

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Trust me I know, it's been worse since...

Along with many things... But thanks anyways...

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ry25920 (author)2008-06-10

Holy crap.... Your bad luck comes in spurts.

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killerjackalope (author)ry259202008-06-10

Yeah it really does, happened again this week, I posted a thread, basically my mum was in a car crash, I got hit by a speed cyclist and obliterated a bike worth £5000, our house in bangor was broken in to, psycho ex is back with aveangace...

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potofgold (author)2008-06-08

i fell of a monkey bike onto my face when i was little and have a scar under my right nostril(nostral?) but now i cant grow a mustache or itll looke real stupid im sad....

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Poor pot of gold, that sounds like a nuisance...

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very sad for me.... i also broke my thumb last yearin baseball. i tackled a kid i thought was stealing home while i was playing catcher(spelling(the guy who is behind plate not ump). it was a walk and i didnt know. i knocked his helmet off and he flew to the pitchers mound.i played the rest of the inning before it started to hurt. my rehab was playing xbox 360!!!!!!

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Lol I was ata party and fell off a trampoline or possibly the house, I broke my arm after sluggin most of a bottle of whiskey, never felt it so continued to party, next day I wake up and litterally throw a girl off me because she was on my arm...

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wow.... this is really pathetic but at football practice last year we were playing ultimate football and my friend nocked me over and i smashed my left wrist off a kids head then fell on it. it really hurt then i had to throw and catch footballs. ouch .i had to get llike a bunch of x- rays because they couldnt see if it was broken so i was casted for 6 weeks, played my first game of the season in a cast. got an mri(loud as heck!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!)because they think i tore a ligament and then i find out i bruised it. it was a total waste of my last 6 weeks of summer vacation...

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Rofl... At least mine had the main constituents of a good action film... On the downside mine cost me an A in art because I couldn't draw well enough at the end, my original final piece from fourth year got full marks though so a B did the job...

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yeah i got really bored with the cast on so about the 4 week i started to a bunch of stuff and it got really smelly!!!!! i hate that...

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I've managed to break my arms twice each without being casted, I broke them in really akward places like the end bone of my elbox, nearly split it into three bits..

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Yeah, the most painful was easily putting a massive split in my big upper arm bone that I subsquently can't think the name of...

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oh the... ummm... i forget...

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potofgold (author)potofgold2008-06-09

and i forgot owwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwowwwwwwwwwwwww ow

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potofgold (author)potofgold2008-06-09

sometimes i petend to my frieds i have a fake hip or something its funny...

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i would call that movie the killerjackalope conspiricy or sepremicy or ultimatum!

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Rofl, How about the killerjackalope consipracy...

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i have that already! i dont know whats the new bournegame that came out ill make one bout you... youll be a mix of spiperman, morgan freeman, bourne and popeye but instead of spinach youll have slim jims or something...

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Oh don't forget something with a top hat...

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oh my i forgot the top hat!!!

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potofgold (author)potofgold2008-06-09

but what would be your weapon of choice? ninja stars, tommy gun, shoelace, drumstick, guitar string, hair jell, ketchup packet?

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potofgold (author)potofgold2008-06-09

i like the ketchup packet...

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so you fell off a house.....................................................................

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I think so but I'm not actually sure which I was on when I fell off...

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Doctor What (author)2008-06-08
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Errr bit late, want ones of the scars, I don't think they're going away anytime soon, the stripes on my arm have gotten a little shorter though, which is good...

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shammallamaman (author)2008-05-03

I hope you feel better soon! :D

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This happened a while ago, I'm better apart from a possibly chipped bone in my hand, thanks anyway...

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Ora (author)2008-04-09

I just cleaned off my old BMX bike and got on it to ride around the neighborhood. Apparently I'm stronger than I was last time I rode it because when I 'popped a wheelie' I pulled the bike up too far and fell backwards onto my butt and back. I walked to my house and my mom said my pupils were dilated, and my ears were ringing. Hurrah for minor concussion! This all happened on Saturday. Apparently it's bike injury week. P.S. I can't remember the first week of my spring break...

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killerjackalope (author)Ora2008-04-09

I can't remember any of my easters since I was 15 lol... Bike injury week kids Yay!

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Sunbanks (author)killerjackalope2008-05-03

Why can't you remember any of your easters? :O I remember once I was riding a bike that was too big for me and some guy screamed and I fell off the bike...

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NachoMahma (author)2008-04-04

. Now see? If you would have had a ton of steel wrapped around you, sitting on four wheels, all that crap wouldn't have happened. . But seriously, I hope you have a quick recovery. Be careful of the stuff embedded in your skin - good place for an infection to take root.

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Goodhart (author)NachoMahma2008-04-04

Now see? If you would have had a ton of steel wrapped around you, sitting on four wheels, all that crap wouldn't have happened.

True enough, he would STILL be trapped inside the steel coffin the crash created...

But yes, KJ, try to guard against what seems to be an increase in the number of MRSA infections here of late.

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killerjackalope (author)Goodhart2008-04-04

No danger of that, I wasn't having surgery so far and my nose was unjarred, sealed packets of antiseptics etc. nothing there to do damage, I enjoyed holding my gonad protector up in an odd fashion for hip one though...

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killerjackalope (author)Baron A2008-04-16

No for the X-ray, they give you a gonad protector so your little guys don't get zapped

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