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Angler dies after swallowing fish

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The man was fishing with friends on a beach in Icapui, in Brazil's northeastern state of Ceara, when he reeled in a small sole fish, according to police.

The fishermen then reportedly made a bizarre bet with his friends that he would be able to hold the slippery fish between his teeth for a minute.

But no sooner had he put the fish into his mouth that it escaped and swam down his throat, getting lodged in the man's windpipe.

http://www.telegraph...owing-fish.html

The things people do for a bet :no:

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Mnemonix

Heimlich maneuver?

Can't read this article either.

I read an incident where a fish jumped into a boy's throat and almost choked him to death. Luckily, he survived.

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Overdueleaf

Wow.. he drove two miles before dying.. what a horrible and most likely painful death.... the moral of this story is.... never go fishing without someone who knows the heimlich manuever(you never know when a fish will jump into your mouth)..... or.. don't take on bets in which live fish are inserted into the mouth..... im not sure which one is a better fit.. ill let you be the judge.

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Simbi Laveau

Oh my god....

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ouija ouija

HURRAH!! :w00t: cute-looking-fish-minding-it's-own-business 1, idiot-angler-with-nothing-better-to-do-than-torture-fish 0.

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Mnemonix

HURRAH!! :w00t: cute-looking-fish-minding-it's-own-business 1, idiot-angler-with-nothing-better-to-do-than-torture-fish 0.

Cute? It's got two eyes on the side of its head :lol:

Ehh, both eyes on one side of its head, I mean.

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ouija ouija

Cute? It's got two eyes on the side of its head :lol:

Ehh, both eyes on one side of its head, I mean.

That, in my eyes, does not eliminate the 'cute' factor :)

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K_Bonita

I just can't believe he was able to drive HIMSELF down to the hospital !!!

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JGirl

holy mackerel!!

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JGirl

(from my partner)

oh my cod!

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coldethyl

My only summation is that the wife didn't like him too much if all she could say on the message board after he died was how great a wife she was to him.

WTF?

Also what an idiotic thing to do.

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JGirl

all she could say on the message board after he died was how great a wife she was to him.

wait...what? :huh:

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