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    Man Accidentally Kills Wife During Botched Satellite TV Install

    http://www.switched.com/2008/03/26/m...te-tv-install/


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    You know those annoying pro-cable commercials that always talk about how awful or expensive it is to install a satellite dish, and how comparatively easy, cheap, and dependable cable is? Yeah, well, they don't have anything on this story out of Sedalia, Missouri, where a husband has admitted to shooting his wife during the install of a home satellite TV system.

    Amazingly the husband, Ronald Long, was trying to use a .22-caliber pistol to shoot a hole through the wall in the couple's home to enable them to run a wire through to the television. His first shot was apparently unsuccessful in penetrating the wall and his second shot somehow hit his wife in the chest, 34-year-old Patsy Long. She was pronounced dead on Saturday night.

    Ronald could now be charged with manslaughter, though prosecutors haven't confirmed whether that is their intention. It also remains to be seen whether the cable companies will start filming new ads about these new potential dangers of satellite dish installation, but we wouldn't put it past them.
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    Dumbass
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    What a tool (hee hee ha ha )
    Somebody Please, what the hell is that smell?

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    Not only is he a dumbass but if you sign up for new satellite service they'll do the installation for free.
    Pleasing nobody, one person at a time.

    That which does not kill me, better start fucking running.

    If I lived every day like it was my last, the body count would be staggering.

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    I don't know about cable compainies using it in adverts but hammer drill manufactures should.
    "all that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing" Edmund Burke.
    "the world is a dangerous place place to live; not because of the people who are evil, but because of the people who do not do anything about it" Albert Einstein

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    This guy ever heard of a drill
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    This guy obviously isn't the brightest crayon in the box...
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    De De Dee. Stupid tard.
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    si hic carrus commovet non quaerete

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    You may be a redneck if...... (New material for Foxworthy)
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    I would never have thought to use a gun like that.
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    Jeeze, what an idiot.

    Everyone knows a .22 hole is too small for cable!
    I'm your huckleberry...

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    You can be the weapon, and the gun in your hand is a tool - or the gun is a weapon and you are the tool.


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    Quote Originally Posted by maclean View Post
    Jeeze, what an idiot.

    Everyone knows a .22 hole is too small for cable!
    Haha!




 

 

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