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Headlines What the fuck is with the french?

_Kitana_

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Lost Frenchman survives 35 days on wood, clay
48-year-old described as ‘weak’ after ordeal in southern France

Reuters
Updated: 6:10 a.m. ET Jan. 23, 2005


PARIS - A Frenchman lost in a labyrinth of disused mushroom caves said he had survived 35 days by eating rotten wood and clay, after being rescued only thanks to a teachers’ strike.

Jean-Luc Josuat-Verges, 48, told French newspapers he had gone to the deserted caves at Madiran in the Pyrenees in December seeking isolation during a spell of depression which had left him considering suicide.

While wandering through the cave network the father-of-two’s flashlight stopped working, and he was unable to find his way out.

His abandoned car was found 35 days later by three children who were not at school because their teachers were on strike. The children alerted police who rescued Josuat-Verges from the caves. French media said he had lost 40 pounds and was “weak.”

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URL: http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/6858012/?GT1=6065
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voiceofreason

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_Kitana_ said:


Yeah, he's such an idiot for surviving and all.

Americans never do anything stupid, right?

Let's all give ourselves a big hand for NOT being French.

This goes down as one of your most stupid, pointless posts, and that's saying something...
 

_Kitana_

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I wasn't saying anything bad about the french VOR wooooo calm down.

couldn't think of a title thought it was werid that some guy gets depressed and wanders into a cave and gets lost for 36 days.
 

Captain 151

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wow, i think its awesome that he could survive for 35 days on only clay and wood... thats insane.
 

gehtfuct

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voiceofreason said:


Yeah, he's such an idiot for surviving and all.

Americans never do anything stupid, right?

Let's all give ourselves a big hand for NOT being French.

This goes down as one of your most stupid, pointless posts, and that's saying something...
This is the Issues forum. A forum that you are very familiar with,kiddo.
Flames are not permitted here. Strike one.

Two more and you're planting cocks, junior.

Carry on.
 

Jung

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_Kitana_ said:
I wasn't saying anything bad about the french VOR wooooo calm down.
I was being sarcastic. (I really am French though.) Did you miss the flag with the crying frog?
 

BrIONwoshMunky

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junglizm said:
I was being sarcastic. (I really am French though.) Did you miss the flag with the crying frog?

Uhh... I think she was talking to that other guy who was ranting... VoiceOfReason or whatever..
 

blw72887

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I just can't believe someone would do such a thing, but I am impressed that he was able to survive that long.
 

RageAgainst

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Do you hate France or everyone that speaks french

cause I speak French..And I love it
 

MaxPower

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tbsrk said:
wow, i think its awesome that he could survive for 35 days on only clay and wood... thats insane.
Oh geez! I'm sensing one of these fad diets coming on.
 

Captain 151

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MaxPower said:
Oh geez! I'm sensing one of these fad diets coming on.
Hah! I'm up for it! I've done a 3 day Slim-Jim only diet, and it was difficult, because they started tasting like shit.

You in Max?
 

MaxPower

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Slim jims huh? I just want to let you know, they are Not a stick form Slimfast. Reshad at the 7-11 just played you man.
 

RageAgainst

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brainwashmonkey said:
Sarcasm is lost upon you, isn't it?
I guess so... But I feel like a black guy in a room full of rednecks telling ****** jokes

On the other hand, I don't give a shit... people are like that