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Steve Irwin dies in diving accident

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    Racing Daily
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    He was stung by a stingray whilst diving off of Cairns, Australia.  The first person, apparantly, to die from a stingray attack in Australia since 1945.<br>Freak accident by all accounts, but what a way to go heh?  You spend your life winding up alligators and poisonous snakes and spiders, and you get killed by a placid fish LOL

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    KEITH REED
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    a great shame.<br>my thoughts go out to <br>terri and the kids.<br>CRIKEY MATE WHAT A WAY TO GO

       R.I.P

    #103040
    lollys mate
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    I just ask myself, why did he not put on any Ambre Solaire factor 30 +.

    It protects you from harmfull rays………

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    Alchemist
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    :biggrin:

    #103042
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    Quote: from lollys mate on 2:38 pm on Sep. 4, 2006[br] I just ask myself, why did he not put on any Ambre Solaire factor 30 +.

    It protects you from harmfull rays………

    <br>

    But is it water resistant? ;)

    Yeah, I echo Keith’s comment.  My mum loved the guy, his program was her favorite.  I enjoyed his antics too.<br>He was refreshing to watch, as well as being a big kid at heart.  He ploughed a lot of his earnings back into conservation and animal welfare, for that he has my utter respect.

    RIP Steve, you will be sorely missed.  

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    lollys mate
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    On  a serious note.<br> The man was a true character. Almost a bloody idiot.

    I just think its sad that he wasn’t killed by a crocadile. I think he would have been happier with that.

    Shame………..

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    dave jay
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    Agreed, the bloke was a total fruit-cake but brilliant !!

    RIP

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    Jim JTS
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    "crikey" what a great guy, brave, loved by many, not stupid atall in my opinion, he will be sadly missed and I for one enjoyed his crocodile diaries series, much better than a lot of the crap we see on TV these days like Dr Who and Big Brother to name two.

    <br>1962-2006 rest in peace cobber, my condolences to your family. <br>

    (Edited by Jim JTS at 8:22 pm on Sep. 4, 2006)

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    stevedvg
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    I’d never seen his shows, but … ironically …

    A couple of days ago, I was flicking through the channels and found the start of a prog with a guy who handles venomous snakes.

    As I was watching as a snake was trying to have a go at him, spitting venom left right and centre but failing to get him in the eyes, I looked at the guy on the TV and thought:

    "your career has a very predictable end, mate, and it’s not through old age retirement"

    and then yesterday croc boy gets done in doing one of his wild life progs.

    And I can just imagine the stingray saying to the crocs:

    "that’s how you deal with him …

    … you pussy lizards"<br>

    (Edited by stevedvg at 8:10 pm on Sep. 4, 2006)

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    jilly
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    A real character-R.I.P

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    zilzal
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    Peter Brookes’ Nature Notes cartoon in The Times today is a tad insensitive but highly amusing:

    http://www.timesonline.co.uk/comment

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