South Africa's Bite Darwin Award Winners

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Re: South Africa's Bite Darwin Award Winners

Postby _THEO_ » Thu Jul 21, 2011 12:02 pm

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Re: South Africa's Bite Darwin Award Winners

Postby Ratking » Sat Aug 20, 2011 7:43 pm

I agree with you all. There are around 300, 000 venomous snake bites every year and EVERY one of them is the human's fault.

I've met guys who "brag" about getting bitten by this or that as if it is a badge of honor.

This is stupid !!!

I've only worked with venomous snkes for 5 years and i still get an adrenaline buzz when i am working with them. I was holding a 80cm Boomslang with 2 tongs recently for a TV program. The girl who was standing in front of the camera was really eye candy and, despite this, i had my eyes on the snake every moment. When i was done, i very carefully placed him back in his cage and sighed with relief.

A "Great snake handler" is someone who understands how dangerous a venomous snake is and respects its ability to deliver a potentially deadly bite in the blink of an eye. To quote one of my favorite movie charachters: "On a long enough timeline, the survival rate for everyone drops to zero" Sooner or later, you will make a mistake. How long that timeline is, depends on how seriously you understand the snake and how much respect you give it.
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Re: South Africa's Bite Darwin Award Winners

Postby Psammophis » Thu Oct 20, 2011 11:57 pm

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Re: South Africa's Bite Darwin Award Winners

Postby SABOAMAN » Fri Oct 21, 2011 6:57 am

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Re: South Africa's Bite Darwin Award Winners

Postby Fooble » Fri Oct 21, 2011 7:48 am

Next level.
If i wear karki's can i do it to?
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Re: South Africa's Bite Darwin Award Winners

Postby Jamster » Fri Oct 21, 2011 8:37 am

Sh!t head.... Nice gabby though
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Re: South Africa's Bite Darwin Award Winners

Postby kinghero » Fri Oct 21, 2011 8:59 am

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Re: South Africa's Bite Darwin Award Winners

Postby snake kid » Fri Oct 21, 2011 10:41 am

Some one forgot to take their pills today.
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Re: South Africa's Bite Darwin Award Winners

Postby froot » Fri Oct 21, 2011 11:09 am

Tick tock tick tock....
We salute the improvement of the human genome by honoring those who remove themselves from it.
Of necessity, this honor is generally bestowed posthumously. - www.darwinawards.com
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Re: South Africa's Bite Darwin Award Winners

Postby Dispholidus » Fri Oct 21, 2011 3:33 pm

They look like AWB or neo-Nazi's. Maybe the force of ET is still with them.
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Re: South Africa's Bite Darwin Award Winners

Postby Groenslang » Fri Oct 21, 2011 7:54 pm

Dispholidus wrote:They look like AWB or neo-Nazi's. Maybe the force of ET is still with them.


It can't be AWB's or Neo-Nazi's, cause no self respecting Neo-Nazi will wear a shirt of "dirty" latinos like the dude in the first pick! :lol: Selfs al is WWE die ware Jakoppie!

So these are the before picks, wonder how long it is going to take for the after pics to come in?
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Re: South Africa's Bite Darwin Award Winners

Postby Mehelya » Sat Oct 22, 2011 12:44 pm

Fooble wrote:Next level.
If i wear karki's can i do it to?


Only if you also have "veld skoene" on as well, or maybe strops and socks...
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Re: South Africa's Bite Darwin Award Winners

Postby CAUDALIS_LOVER » Sat Oct 22, 2011 3:33 pm

I'm new to the site,but WOW I could not believe people do this in the trade! They must test your IQ before the let you work with venomous snakes,maybe for some of these okes even a IQ test on non venomous stuff aswell!
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Re: South Africa's Bite Darwin Award Winners

Postby F1refly » Sat Oct 22, 2011 3:36 pm

Reading this from Start to finish has been the longest Hour of my life. Khakis.....the Type of clothing I despise above all. Is it just me but are all of the Major Freehandlers (Tm) Farmers? Just me? Seriously not cool freehandling venomous animals. There is no excuse and if you don't have the right equipment then either leave them alone or get rid of them before you endanger yourself or those around you.

Question: Isn't it a requirement when owning Venomous Snakes, that you need the right equipment i.e Hooks, Grabbing Sticks and secure cage?
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Re: South Africa's Bite Darwin Award Winners

Postby Hantam » Sat Oct 22, 2011 8:05 pm

:smt018 Not all of us khaki and vellies wearing farmers are idiots and handle venomous like these guys. We actually do use the right equipment. Unfortunately we all have some idiots in the family whether we like it or not :smt016 . All I can say is eish eish what the hel where you thinking. :smt021
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