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Date: 04/14/08 10:00 PM

84 Responses to Never Use a Lighter to Inspect a Fuel Tanker

  1. Profile photo of SaintPatty
    SaintPatty Male 18-29
    970 posts
    April 14, 2008 at 4:30 pm
    Link: Never Use a Lighter to Inspect a Fuel Tanker - Genius climbs on top of the gas tanker, reach into his pocket, and take out his lighter to look inside the tank!
  2. Profile photo of bandnerd32
    bandnerd32 Female 13-17
    40 posts
    April 14, 2008 at 10:03 pm
    what a dummy
  3. Profile photo of Eternal76
    Eternal76 Female 30-39
    226 posts
    April 14, 2008 at 10:04 pm
    Wow! That had to hurt.
  4. Profile photo of witchawitcha
    witchawitcha Female 13-17
    347 posts
    April 14, 2008 at 10:05 pm
    Never do it? why the heck not?! all that death and blowing up and fire look like so much fun!
  5. Profile photo of bloostarfish
    bloostarfish Female 18-29
    326 posts
    April 14, 2008 at 10:07 pm
    you know...Darwin just called...He`s stocking up on new awards.
  6. Profile photo of 2D-Gorillaz
    2D-Gorillaz Male 13-17
    180 posts
    April 14, 2008 at 10:07 pm
    Genius exactly >_<
  7. Profile photo of catlikegrace
    catlikegrace Female 18-29
    486 posts
    April 14, 2008 at 10:08 pm
    Wow...what a moron. I still felt bad for him, though.
  8. Profile photo of msimmons
    msimmons Male 18-29
    244 posts
    April 14, 2008 at 10:10 pm
    /agree bloostarfish.

    wait, did he already have kids?!

  9. Profile photo of Panicdevil23
    Panicdevil23 Female 13-17
    159 posts
    April 14, 2008 at 10:10 pm
    He`s a gas station attendant & doesnt know that FIRE + FUEL = MAJOR NO NO!
  10. Profile photo of moonie_kat
    moonie_kat Female 18-29
    358 posts
    April 14, 2008 at 10:14 pm
    Well...his genepool is offically chlorinated.
  11. Profile photo of clockwork208
    clockwork208 Male 30-39
    835 posts
    April 14, 2008 at 10:14 pm
    CNN better start working on some theme music.
  12. Profile photo of itsdrew
    itsdrew Male 13-17
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    April 14, 2008 at 10:15 pm
    he is smirt.
  13. Profile photo of LoofahBoy
    LoofahBoy Male 18-29
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    April 14, 2008 at 10:15 pm
    *war chant*

    DAR-WIN! DAR-WIN! DAR-WIN! AAAAAAAAHHHHHH!

  14. Profile photo of rasputinxxx
    rasputinxxx Male 18-29
    128 posts
    April 14, 2008 at 10:17 pm
    oh nice...there is a tanker full of gas. Ok, let me check the gas level. Wait can`t find my lighter.
    No probs I will use my flamethrower instead

    Morons.

  15. Profile photo of apoet4life
    apoet4life Male 18-29
    236 posts
    April 14, 2008 at 10:17 pm
    He must be the long lost son of George W Bush. I tell ya, the apple doesn`t fall far from the tree does it? Not much for brains there!
  16. Profile photo of BasuraBlanca
    BasuraBlanca Male 18-29
    909 posts
    April 14, 2008 at 10:28 pm
    I`m just shocked that he can even drive.
    Or walk.
    Or breathe.
  17. Profile photo of digmaster
    digmaster Male 13-17
    26 posts
    April 14, 2008 at 10:28 pm
    Doesn`t life work great? Idiots die, like this one did. the world will now be smarter.
  18. Profile photo of nicholelibra
    nicholelibra Female 18-29
    663 posts
    April 14, 2008 at 10:30 pm
    More evidence that the gene pool is self-cleaning. Still feel bad for him thought.
  19. Profile photo of richoricho
    richoricho Male 40-49
    1036 posts
    April 14, 2008 at 10:36 pm
    doh
  20. Profile photo of Davric
    Davric Male 18-29
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    April 14, 2008 at 10:39 pm
    He could have really hurt someone.
  21. Profile photo of The_Maddog
    The_Maddog Male 30-39
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    April 14, 2008 at 10:43 pm
    ^^ He did. Himself!

    I really dont like watching this stuff. I dont like seeing people get injured!

  22. Profile photo of Unbreakable
    Unbreakable Female 18-29
    327 posts
    April 14, 2008 at 10:44 pm
    Potential candidate for a Darwin award
  23. Profile photo of cruxshadows
    cruxshadows Female 18-29
    2144 posts
    April 14, 2008 at 10:45 pm
    Me So SMART!!!
  24. Profile photo of pyrochem
    pyrochem Male 18-29
    59 posts
    April 14, 2008 at 10:47 pm
    I wonder if this is the same as the Darwin Award.

    What an idiot.

  25. Profile photo of fatex52986
    fatex52986 Male 18-29
    1129 posts
    April 14, 2008 at 10:53 pm
    haha i was just about to say that pyrochem.

    definitely a darwin award canidate.

  26. Profile photo of shorttriger
    shorttriger Male 13-17
    49 posts
    April 14, 2008 at 11:00 pm
    i hope he burned to death just becouse that would be sweet.lol
  27. Profile photo of AnImbroglio
    AnImbroglio Male 30-39
    838 posts
    April 14, 2008 at 11:03 pm
    Very much a classic "Here`s your sign" moment.
  28. Profile photo of Victor_Watts
    Victor_Watts Male 18-29
    188 posts
    April 14, 2008 at 11:08 pm
    Neat! even better if it had sound

  29. Profile photo of Squidbush
    Squidbush Male 40-49
    771 posts
    April 14, 2008 at 11:38 pm
    Oh my god! The horror!
    How can you insensitive people laugh at that!

    All that gas burning up.. The humanity..
    /sobs

  30. Profile photo of phaseout2004
    phaseout2004 Male 18-29
    150 posts
    April 15, 2008 at 12:21 am
    He`s dead now right?
  31. Profile photo of Ms_Thang
    Ms_Thang Female 18-29
    244 posts
    April 15, 2008 at 12:46 am
    That bastard! No wonder gas prices are going up.

    People keep trying to blow themselves up!

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    nicc1 Male 18-29
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    April 15, 2008 at 12:47 am
    hes prly dead a big ass truck of gas blew up in his face...and no thats not the same as that darwin award cuz it says he was thrown into the other parkin lot or sum s h it and the truck just pulled up it wasnt there for an hour
  33. Profile photo of mushie_mush
    mushie_mush Female 18-29
    2249 posts
    April 15, 2008 at 12:50 am
    I AM AM THE SMART! I AM THE SMART! S-M-A- BOOM!
  34. Profile photo of adz050389
    adz050389 Male 13-17
    50 posts
    April 15, 2008 at 1:00 am
    pretty much... what the?
  35. Profile photo of Freelop
    Freelop Male 18-29
    442 posts
    April 15, 2008 at 2:02 am
    my faith in humanity lost another point, the fact he was rolling around on the ground shows possibly he survived, lets hope it made him infertile though
  36. Profile photo of SpoonFork
    SpoonFork Male 30-39
    1265 posts
    April 15, 2008 at 2:06 am
    Guy on fire = not entertaining.
  37. Profile photo of R_U_Kidding
    R_U_Kidding Male 18-29
    4246 posts
    April 15, 2008 at 2:10 am
    Frankly, it`s tough to sympathize with this guy. I`d wait until all his burns healed, then I`d punch him in the face for being such a retard.
  38. Profile photo of BABY_BEAR
    BABY_BEAR Female 18-29
    1395 posts
    April 15, 2008 at 2:21 am
    wow. Humans beings are great arent they? i love how we do this stupid s***
  39. Profile photo of bloostarfish
    bloostarfish Female 18-29
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    April 15, 2008 at 2:28 am
    what really gets me is that I am damned sure there`s this huge sign saying "No smoking within 50 feet" (here in our country, there is...)

    Then what, in God`s name, was that..?? What more being atop the tanker? Top of the world buddy, top of the world.

  40. Profile photo of Willowpuff
    Willowpuff Female 18-29
    2220 posts
    April 15, 2008 at 2:36 am
    Darwin`s latest victim/candidate.
  41. Profile photo of bloostarfish
    bloostarfish Female 18-29
    326 posts
    April 15, 2008 at 2:43 am
    @ Willowpuff

    more like...new leader.

  42. Profile photo of kongen
    kongen Male 18-29
    265 posts
    April 15, 2008 at 2:55 am
    anyone got a link to the story after he burned up?
  43. Profile photo of Jerm_Leather
    Jerm_Leather Male 18-29
    897 posts
    April 15, 2008 at 3:42 am
    Holy Poopsicle!!! That was Out Of Control!!

    Am I the only one that found that mildly disturbing to watch? It was kind of like the first time you stumble onto Rotten.com and you just can`t look away.

  44. Profile photo of luckyaxolotl
    luckyaxolotl Male 18-29
    188 posts
    April 15, 2008 at 4:32 am
    Shell should really give their employees torches for that kind of thing. Or, y`know, basic education.
  45. Profile photo of marysevier
    marysevier Female 18-29
    81 posts
    April 15, 2008 at 4:42 am
    what an idiot. A tanker exploded by my house. It exploded with balls of fire for hours and hours and was one of the worst traffic jams my town has ever seen. Think about his stupid act and having those consequences.
  46. Profile photo of eladrelkce
    eladrelkce Male 30-39
    528 posts
    April 15, 2008 at 5:08 am
    What a wonderful kersplosion! Darwin Awards here he comes. I feel sorry for his family who has to worry about him because of his stupidity.
  47. Profile photo of anime-craze
    anime-craze Male 18-29
    107 posts
    April 15, 2008 at 5:52 am
    luckyaxolotl, i assume that you mean a flashlight and not a big stick with fire at one end. that would just aid in explosions.
  48. Profile photo of marchhare123
    marchhare123 Male 30-39
    547 posts
    April 15, 2008 at 6:01 am
    Its hard to feel sorry for someone when they are this stupid. Hopefully he didnt hurt anyone else.
  49. Profile photo of Rick_S
    Rick_S Male 40-49
    3282 posts
    April 15, 2008 at 6:10 am
    I heard about this. When his boss heard about it, he was fired.

    Ba-Dum-Bump.

  50. Profile photo of MechBFP
    MechBFP Male 18-29
    813 posts
    April 15, 2008 at 6:15 am
    http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/breakingnew...
    There is the news article.
  51. Profile photo of snottydyck
    snottydyck Male 40-49
    695 posts
    April 15, 2008 at 6:27 am
    Frank ZAppa song: Wind up working in a gas station". makes alot of sense now
  52. Profile photo of Spirithound
    Spirithound Male 18-29
    814 posts
    April 15, 2008 at 6:48 am
    hahaha.....you`re fired!~!
  53. Profile photo of Aquaeous
    Aquaeous Male 18-29
    425 posts
    April 15, 2008 at 7:07 am
    Natural Selection in Action. Ouch.
  54. Profile photo of catbarf
    catbarf Male 18-29
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    April 15, 2008 at 7:49 am
    This isn`t just a Darwin Award candidate, but someone won a Darwin Award for doing the exact same thing.
  55. Profile photo of Sabre200000
    Sabre200000 Male 18-29
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    April 15, 2008 at 7:56 am
    MechBFP
    Male, 18-29, Canada
    350 Posts Tuesday, April 15, 2008 6:15:11 AM
    http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/breakingnew...
    There is the news article.

    Uh NO that IS NOT the news article...did you even read it??

  56. Profile photo of bloostarfish
    bloostarfish Female 18-29
    326 posts
    April 15, 2008 at 8:11 am
    MechBFP - that`s the Article index from Inquirer. Are you sure you linked the right page?

    Funny - I didn`t know the newspaper here would cite that.

  57. Profile photo of tomo511
    tomo511 Male 18-29
    162 posts
    April 15, 2008 at 8:29 am
    oooo not very nice thing to post really
  58. Profile photo of Takillya
    Takillya Male 18-29
    57 posts
    April 15, 2008 at 8:49 am
    fire make truck go boom!!!

    serves him right......dumbass

  59. Profile photo of rojodesigner
    rojodesigner Female 30-39
    101 posts
    April 15, 2008 at 9:02 am
    Oh the humanity.
  60. Profile photo of nicholelibra
    nicholelibra Female 18-29
    663 posts
    April 15, 2008 at 9:33 am
    Here`s a cut and paste of the article...
    MANILA, Philippines -- One person was killed and several others were injured when a truck loading diesel fuel exploded near Malacañang, the Philippine presidential palace, late Wednesday, police said.

    The truck was loading fuel at a Shell Oil depot in the Nagtahan district when it exploded, killing the truck driver and setting fire to 13 vehicles parked nearby, police said.

    But a report by dzMM radio said the explosion killed the driver of a nearby Toyota Altis, identified as Melencio Aquino, and severely injured his wife.

    Witnesses said they had seen fuel leaking from the truck before it exploded along Lacson Avenue, the radio report said.

    Police are looking for the truck driver who fled before the accident happened, the report added.

  61. Profile photo of nicholelibra
    nicholelibra Female 18-29
    663 posts
    April 15, 2008 at 9:33 am
    The cause of the blast was not immediately clear, but police said they have not ruled out foul play, given the proximity to the presidential compound, just a kilometer (0.6 miles) away.

    The palace was not affected by the fire, which was quickly brought under control.

    President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo is out of the country, attending the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

  62. Profile photo of MasterFu
    MasterFu Male 18-29
    211 posts
    April 15, 2008 at 9:45 am
    I swear I thought the title said "Never use a Lightsaber to inspect a Fuel Tanker." I watch too much SW. :(
  63. Profile photo of BigWaFuu
    BigWaFuu Male 18-29
    1163 posts
    April 15, 2008 at 10:19 am
    "DUrrr hay bubba it be too dark to see the gas. Wut shud I du!?!"

    "Cleetus you dum sum bich, you use yer dam liter!"

    "DUH I FERGUTTEN THAT! *lights lighter*"

    How do these people dress themselves? How is someone that god damn stupid? It just boggles my drating mind. Don`t they have training videos (as if you needed someone to tell you NOT to put fire near flammable poo)

  64. Profile photo of LazyMe484
    LazyMe484 Male 18-29
    10441 posts
    April 15, 2008 at 11:51 am
    rofl. Wow that was intense.
  65. Profile photo of Chrisern
    Chrisern Male 18-29
    59 posts
    April 15, 2008 at 12:50 pm
    Why were the first 30 seconds not cut out?
  66. Profile photo of proof1221
    proof1221 Male 18-29
    690 posts
    April 15, 2008 at 1:16 pm
    and he works at a gas station!!!!!!!!
  67. Profile photo of Olragix
    Olragix Male 18-29
    1080 posts
    April 15, 2008 at 1:25 pm
    Crazy!
  68. Profile photo of IronMike6
    IronMike6 Male 18-29
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    April 15, 2008 at 2:25 pm
    This guy did not check the fuel tanker with a lighter.

    This must have been the guy`s first day on the job, he didn`t ground the truck first. You need to ground the truck or else any kind of electrostatic discharge will ignite any fumes. He obviously didn`t do that. Those balloons certainly don`t help either.

  69. Profile photo of stevenash
    stevenash Male 18-29
    124 posts
    April 15, 2008 at 5:58 pm
    Well somtimes poeple with good education doesn`t wanna work at these gas station. That left uneducated people like him. The driver was usually does not check the petrol level. But she should not have hold a lighter in his pocket in the first place if he`s working in a gas station.
  70. Profile photo of Sean_confer
    Sean_confer Male 18-29
    172 posts
    April 15, 2008 at 6:14 pm
    AAAAAAA DURRRR!!!!!
  71. Profile photo of EvilBunny
    EvilBunny Male 13-17
    26 posts
    April 15, 2008 at 6:39 pm
    "I think you used too strong a fuel..."
  72. Profile photo of klkl
    klkl Male 13-17
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    April 15, 2008 at 7:43 pm
    brilliant is he.
  73. Profile photo of ball_dogg_49
    ball_dogg_49 Male 18-29
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    April 15, 2008 at 9:19 pm
    FWOOSH!
  74. Profile photo of SpoonFork
    SpoonFork Male 30-39
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    April 15, 2008 at 10:01 pm
    Is eugenics a good thing these days? I remember people didn`t seem to like some guy named Adolf for being a fan of Darwin.
  75. Profile photo of MechBFP
    MechBFP Male 18-29
    813 posts
    April 15, 2008 at 10:11 pm
    Click the link, don`t copy and paste it you drating retards. God... how dumb can you be.
  76. Profile photo of BikerTeen
    BikerTeen Male 13-17
    2113 posts
    April 15, 2008 at 10:48 pm
    POOR GUY!
  77. Profile photo of Phantom7
    Phantom7 Male 18-29
    944 posts
    April 16, 2008 at 6:22 am
    Yeah well it is basic science. But this should be in the FUNNY section dont u think? i was laughin
  78. Profile photo of robock
    robock Male 18-29
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    April 16, 2008 at 6:56 pm
    i read so many time about those Darwin nominee lightning up a gas tank. But i`m so happy to see one on video.
  79. Profile photo of LarsMikki
    LarsMikki Male 18-29
    28 posts
    April 16, 2008 at 10:42 pm
    too bad he rolled out of the view

    sure is a Darwin candidate!

  80. Profile photo of dr_satan69
    dr_satan69 Male 18-29
    36 posts
    April 20, 2008 at 6:28 pm
    Rofl, hahahaha
    Manoel suffered severe burns, blunt force trauma, and an injury to the head that exposed his brain
  81. Profile photo of Beatles_fan
    Beatles_fan Female 18-29
    37 posts
    May 5, 2008 at 12:20 am
    What an idiot, how stupid can people get? >_<
  82. Profile photo of Chasya
    Chasya Female 18-29
    60 posts
    January 6, 2009 at 1:41 am
    fu**ing Retard...Does he not know hes working with gas LMFAO..
  83. Profile photo of Starfall
    Starfall Male 18-29
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    January 17, 2009 at 8:00 pm
    he caught on fire.. i can`t believe it...
    ON FIRE... how painful that must be.. O.O
  84. Profile photo of ironphoenix
    ironphoenix Male 13-17
    41 posts
    April 29, 2010 at 4:51 pm
    lol, what a dumass i dont feel sorry for him. because how dum do you have to be to do that

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