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    Man Hurt As Homemade Rocket Explodes

    INDEPENDENCE TOWNSHIP, Mich. -- An Oakland County man was injured when a sledding stunt went wrong.Sheriff's deputies said the man held a sledding party at his home on Townview Drive in Independence Township last Saturday night.Investigators said they were told by witnesses that the 62-year-old man had been drinking when he fashioned a device using a motorcycle muffler, a piece of pipe, gunpowder, match heads and gasoline.Witnesses said the man strapped the device on his back, donned a makeshift helmet and got on a sled, asking someone to light a wick attached to the device.

    Genius.

    Man Hurt As Homemade Rocket Explodes - Detroit Local News Story - WDIV Detroit
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    Quote Originally Posted by lewisipso View Post

    Genius.

    Well we know he isn't a rocket scientist.
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    I would hate to be the responding LEO to this job, how do you keep a straight face observing such stupidity from a grown man. Kids interested in building a go cart, maybe, but a 62 year old, NOT!

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    Quote Originally Posted by 2 Blue 4 U View Post
    how do you keep a straight face observing such stupidity
    I don't. It causes stress.
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    Quote Originally Posted by lewisipso View Post
    I don't. It causes stress.
    No better therapy sometimes than just calling someone a dumbass.
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