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Old May 16th, 2008, 11:14 AM        Guy takes running start in order to win a "who can spit furthest" contest off balcony
A SWISS man died when he fell from a hotel balcony during a spitting match with a friend, a Swiss newspaper has reported.

The daily Blick said the 29-year-old man took a run-up from inside the room so he could spit further, but lost his balance and plummeted 6.4m to the street below.

He died in hospital.

The man had suggested the contest when he and two friends returned from a disco to their hotel in Cadempino in Switzerland's Italian-speaking Ticino canton in the early hours.

One of the men went to sleep, but the two others decided to see who could spit furthest from the balcony of their room.

"Dear family,

Our Hotel regrets to inform you that your son died today because he was being a dumbass.

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Old May 16th, 2008, 12:20 PM       
well, did he win?
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Old May 16th, 2008, 02:25 PM       
Welcome to the cutting edge of the 1998 Darwin Awards
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Old May 16th, 2008, 03:10 PM       
Do they call clubs "discos" in Switzerland or do they really still disco?
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Old May 16th, 2008, 03:20 PM       
We call discos discos and clubs clubs. As for your second question...I really don't know.

And I wouldn't take anything Blick says too precisely anyway.
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the Swiss are not afraid to beat their women with oversized novelty chocolate bars
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Old May 16th, 2008, 03:27 PM       
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Welcome to the cutting edge of the 1998 Darwin Awards
That's exactly what I was thinking
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Old May 16th, 2008, 03:37 PM       
Here's to thinning out the herd...
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Old May 16th, 2008, 10:32 PM       
Man ive got a new unwritten law "some are born idiotic or blonde and learn to live with it others join the Darwin awards".
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Old May 20th, 2008, 07:18 PM       
Why is everybody saying this guy is stupid? Getting a running start to spit further is more intelegent than anything you fucks could ever come up with. While the other guy was wiping the drool off his shirt our guy had a physics equation running through his head, and then over the railing.
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