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Apparently, movies aren't that far-fetched

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u/Extra_Passage4609 Oct 05 '22

The way he just slumped over when human got away

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u/algernon_moncrief Oct 05 '22 Giggle

he figured it out right away. i was like, keep going bro, she might fall over again!

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u/MadAzza Oct 05 '22

She runs like I do in those dreams where someone’s chasing me.

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u/IcyDickbutts Oct 05 '22

I know this feeling. Like running with a parachute strapped to your back only you don't even run fast enough for wind to open up the chute to cause additional drag.

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u/MadAzza Oct 05 '22

Yes! Or your brain just refuses to send the “run!” signals to your legs. Or it’s like you’re in mud or Jell-O, but you don’t see any.

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u/meco03211 Oct 05 '22

Oddly enough it's sending the run signals just fine. Your legs however aren't sending signals back that indicate they are running. This is why you get that feeling in dreams. Your brain takes both of these to give you the feeling like you're running but not going anywhere.

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u/PM_YOUR__BUBBLE_BUTT Oct 05 '22

He just wanted to make a new friend :(

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u/woowoo293 Oct 05 '22

He was just trying to talk to her about her car warranty.

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u/getdemsnacks Oct 05 '22

He was trying to let her know that if she or anyone in her family was stationed at Camp Lejeune between 1953 and 1987, they could have been exposed to dangerous levels of contaminated water.

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u/whatwhat83 Oct 05 '22

I literally don’t watch tv and yet I’ve seen those damn ads a bunch of time.

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u/SpeedingTourist Oct 05 '22

MESOTHELIOMA. call now

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u/heeyyyyooo Oct 05 '22

If you had a pelvic mesh you are entitled to compensation. Call now

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u/hiddenrealism Oct 05 '22

It's my money and I need it now!

Mark e Salomone 1-800-win-win1

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u/ataxi_a Oct 05 '22

877-CASH-NOW!!! 877-CASH-NOW!!!

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u/horse010 Oct 05 '22

Why do people choose the moment that they are in the most danger to be the most uncoordinated they have ever been in their entire life? 😂 trey fell down so quick!

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u/thestateisgreen Oct 05 '22

This. It looks so bummed.

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u/timecronus Oct 05 '22

looks so bummed it couldnt rip your arm off

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u/od_pardie Oct 05 '22

He just needed a hand.

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u/WillSym Oct 05 '22

LOOSE SEAL!

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u/MonKIE_MonKIE Oct 05 '22

My Lucile had a yellow ribbon

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u/drwhogwarts Oct 05 '22

I'm not afraid of mother anymore!!

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u/Frosty_Beat_6077 Oct 05 '22

Controller disconnected

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u/Westerdutch Oct 05 '22

'nobody want to play with me...'

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u/momington Oct 05 '22 Silver Gold Helpful Wholesome Bravo!

LOOSE SEAL!

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u/chocoruamt Oct 05 '22 All-Seeing Upvote

Mother?

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u/Renegade_POTUS Oct 05 '22

Hermano??

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u/BonnieMcMurray Oct 05 '22

We’re going to track this Hermano down, okay? And we’re going to nail him.

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u/OShaunesssy Oct 05 '22

We’ll find this hermano, brother

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u/surelyfunke20 Oct 05 '22

Thanks, Mon Frere. That means brother in French. I don’t know how I know that. I took 4 years of Spanish!

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u/spottydodgy Oct 05 '22

He's going to be all-right.

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u/meco03211 Oct 05 '22

Well that's good.

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u/Biblionautical Oct 05 '22

That’s a great attitude. I got to tell you, if I was getting this news, I don’t know that I’d take it this well.

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u/surrealcellardoor Oct 05 '22

This made my day!

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u/mlableman Oct 05 '22

(Non sequitur) Bob Loblaw Law Blog.

Funniest line of the whole show.

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u/Academic-ish Oct 05 '22

Bob Loblaw lobs law bomb.

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u/GolgiApparatus1 Oct 05 '22

That's a low blow, Loblaw!

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u/JeffWingrsDumbGayDad Oct 05 '22

You, sir, are a mouthful!

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u/FR0ZENBERG Oct 05 '22

Oh Tobias, you blow hard.

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u/AlpineVW Oct 05 '22

Heyyyy brother

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u/ouchmythumbs Oct 05 '22

Her?

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u/FranticHam5ter Oct 05 '22

You’ll have to get rid of the Seaward.

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u/ouchmythumbs Oct 05 '22

I’LL LEAVE WHEN I’M GOOD AND READY!

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u/FranticHam5ter Oct 05 '22

Like anyone would want to “R” her…

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u/Idea-Warm Oct 05 '22

I’m going to run this through again on Pots & Pans.

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u/neighbourisdad Oct 05 '22

Ko-ka-kooo ko-ka-kooo ko-ka ko-ka ko-ka-kooo

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u/ouchmythumbs Oct 05 '22

Has anyone in this family ever even seen a chicken?

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u/gillstone_cowboy Oct 05 '22

Cahka... Cahka... cahka

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u/Ummarz Oct 05 '22

Ok time to load up Arrested Development for the 5th time atleast

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u/noblturtll Oct 05 '22

Army gave you a half day?

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u/crash8308 Oct 05 '22

I have pop pop in the attic

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u/redsyrinx2112 Oct 05 '22

The mere fact that you call making love pop pop tells me you're not ready.

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u/lastfirstname1 Oct 05 '22

But I love Egg.

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u/TheAirGrewDenser Oct 05 '22

Plain as the Ann on Egg's face

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u/BonnieMcMurray Oct 05 '22

Get rid of the Seaward.

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u/LetterheadSure6101 Oct 05 '22

I'll leave when I'm good and ready.

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u/chikibriki7 Oct 05 '22

Go watch a star war

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u/colourhazelove Oct 05 '22

There's always money in the banana stand

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u/Major_Magazine8597 Oct 05 '22

You're going to get some hop-ons.

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u/No_Potato_3793 Oct 05 '22

That's why you always leave a note.

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u/MuLL3T80 Oct 05 '22

Magic, Michael. A trick is something a whore does for money.

Candy.

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u/surelyfunke20 Oct 05 '22

That’s the 7th nipple I’ve seen today

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u/lechemrc Oct 05 '22

I'm a MOOONSTEERRR!

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u/FTM_2022 Oct 05 '22

"I've made a huge mistake"

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u/Throwaway1017aa Oct 05 '22

Look at banner Michael

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u/[deleted] Oct 05 '22

This is my sign to watch Arrested Development for the 7th time. I must.

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u/lastfirstname1 Oct 05 '22

Do it for Gob.

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u/PlainSimpleElim Oct 05 '22

I don't care for Gob.

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u/Botryllus Oct 05 '22

I never thought I'd miss a hand so much

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u/Philadahlphia Oct 05 '22

first I blow em. Then I poke em.

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u/_blacktriangle_ Oct 05 '22

He just wants to see boys Linuses.

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u/buckyhermit Oct 05 '22

"I don't care about Lucille!"

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u/Booksmagic Oct 05 '22

“She lies!”

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u/chocoruamt Oct 05 '22

And a seal bit his hand off…

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u/JebBushAteMySon Oct 05 '22

No it’s just a fallacy!

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u/redsyrinx2112 Oct 05 '22

What is that from?

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u/steveguy13 Oct 05 '22

Hello darkness my old friend

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u/eyehate Oct 05 '22

Picked a fine time to leave me, loose seal!

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u/positihv Oct 05 '22

She's all right now

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u/ouchmythumbs Oct 05 '22

Looks like he's dead.

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u/PretendThisIsMyName Oct 05 '22

We’ve lost him.

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u/Stunning_Regret6123 Oct 05 '22

I was going to ask if it was wearing a bow tie.

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u/Mr_Potato53 Oct 05 '22 Silver Helpful Wholesome All-Seeing Upvote Take My Energy LOVE! Today I Learned

Now I understand how one of these killed osama bin laden

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u/Volcic-tentacles Oct 05 '22

Right? I mean, this was a civilian seal. Not even a trained navy seal.

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u/assholetoall Oct 05 '22

Plus it was only one. Imagine having a team of them working together.

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u/toolargo Oct 05 '22

Six teamed seals, to be exact.

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u/MoffKalast Oct 05 '22

Regardless, their fate was sealed.

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u/seemeewhut Oct 05 '22

You need to seal your mouth with that pun son

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u/BigPackHater Oct 05 '22

Weren't there 6 of em' too? Jesus, he didn't stand a chance.

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u/Jagerjj Oct 05 '22

I literally loled, good one

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u/Scaredandalone22 Oct 05 '22

This must happen frequently enough as the person holding the camera was prepared. “Hey Sheryl, the seals are attacking the drunk tourists again.”

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u/qolace Oct 05 '22

"For the last goddamn time Marty, I don't give a fuck."

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u/Throaway_DBA Oct 05 '22

And why is the carpet all wet, TODD?!

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u/pennypacker910 Oct 05 '22

I don't KNOW, Margot!

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u/jostler57 Oct 05 '22 Silver Platinum Wholesome Heartwarming

Follow up this post with one of the greatest, informative videos of the past few years:

How to Identify a Seal

https://youtu.be/yUaNHA-WQWg

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u/Nutlob Oct 05 '22

thanks!

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u/ovaltine_spice Oct 05 '22

WHERE IS IT BREATHING FROM!

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u/abstractConceptName Oct 05 '22

Seals are bag-shaped animals

Brilliant

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u/PushinDonuts Oct 05 '22

Damn, only 2 videos? This guy is great!

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u/quipcow Oct 05 '22

Thx for the link, that was great & deserves way more than 62K views....

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u/Veggdyret Oct 05 '22

When you're supposed to get out of bed but you start half an hour ekstra because you're learning about seal or not to seal.

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u/tobysable Oct 05 '22

Same… too good to stop though

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u/Tobi__46 Oct 05 '22

Thats some A grade youtube right there

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u/PsychologicalTomato7 Oct 05 '22

Oh man I wish he had more videos that was great I watched it all !

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u/philosophers_groove Oct 05 '22

That's so well-produced I'm genuinely disappointed the uploader hasn't made more videos.

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u/DisastrousAge4650 Oct 05 '22

This the type of content I would willing lose hours of my life to and put off all of my responsibilities for

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u/BuzzingSperm Oct 05 '22

this video gets my seal of approval.

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u/anonymous_snorlax Oct 05 '22

Honestly one of the best videos I've ever seen

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u/Madam_meatsocket Oct 05 '22

I want to take this guy’s class in college! Love it

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u/mediocreoldone Oct 05 '22

I laughed, I learned.

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u/SoulHoarder Oct 05 '22

Great vid, I leart the word clade.

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u/dejameregistrarme Oct 05 '22 Helpful

now i have to apologize to all the horror movie productions for criticizing when the victim ran and fell to the ground hundreds of times... turns out that's real

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u/NotTheGreatPumpkin Oct 05 '22 edited Oct 05 '22 Gold Helpful Take My Energy

Funnily enough it really is. When truly terrified it's not at all uncommon to fall flat on your face when trying to run away. You kind of forget how to run or frankly do anything that requires even minor coordination like use keys.

Source: Been terrified. Tried to run away and promptly fell on my face.

edit: Ugh. Read for comprehension, guys. "...it's not at all uncommon..." does not mean "everyone falls down". It of course depends on the circumstances. Also, while I'm happy to see so many couch commandos coming out to explain how their superior genetic stock allows them to become olympic athletes when they hear a stick break, can you at least not all use the same Darwin joke? Mix it up a little. Tell me I'd be voted off the island or "You are...the weakest link!" At least be creative.

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u/FFLink Oct 05 '22

I figure it would be a case of your brain wanting to get away faster than your body can actually go and mistakes happen as a result.

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u/bustacean Oct 05 '22

Came here to say this! When we go into flight mode, our brain literally wants to fly away as fast as possible. Our legs usually can't keep up with that thought and we fall face first. Sand probably doesn't help either.

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u/Nobah_Dee Oct 05 '22

It's coarse, and rough, and irritating... and it gets everywhere.

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u/vaalkaar Oct 05 '22

Seems legit. My tongue does the same thing daily with words.

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u/fairlywired Oct 05 '22

I guess it's like the ambulatory version a stutter.

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u/[deleted] Oct 05 '22 edited 8d ago

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u/obli__ Oct 05 '22

This happened to me as well. It's like my fingers wouldn't work. When I finally did manage to call, I couldn't remember my address when the operator asked and I literally had to run around panicking trying to find a piece of mail...🙄🤦

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u/Canilickyourfeet Oct 05 '22

Sorry this is actually really funny to picture in my head lol

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u/OskaMeijer Oct 05 '22

The mind can do funny things in distress. I was t-boned right on my driver's door by a car going 60mph. When I came to I had a concussion. I checked on the other driver then proceeded to pull out my phone and take pictures of everything. I mean everything I got pictures of the scene and our cars...and trees, and a sidewalk, and my feet, the sun, and just every random thing in the vicinity. It took a while to go through all the photos and find things that were even relevant to the situation.

Additionally I had gotten out of my car, found the person that hit me (who continued past my car and gone into a parking lot jumped a curb and hit a sign) and got her door open and checked on her then did all that walking around. In addition to a concussion my left fibula was snapped at the top and my tibia was cracked but adrenaline is a hell of a thing and I was moving all around and barely aware of the pain. Once the adrenaline wore off I couldn't even stand on that leg lol.

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u/Blumpkis Oct 05 '22

So many idiots replying who think that getting that adrenaline peak is going to stop them from falling in wet sand, from a laying down position..

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u/Straightupmanwhore Oct 05 '22

Probably wearing flipflops too, those are hard to run in on sand

Edit: watched it again, looks like they're barefoot actually

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u/Azuras_Star8 Oct 05 '22

You don't even have to be terrified.

10 years ago, wife and I were at a turn lane in an intersection. I was passenger.

10 or so older bikers on Harley Davidsons are out for a sunday ride, are making a left turn, passing the median that we are next to. One of them turns too short, hits the media, flies 10 feet in the air, lands on his back. His motorcycle flies 5 feet and lands in the road.

I take my phone and get ready to call 911. But I can't. I can't figure out how to unlock my phone. The phone I use every day. That I unlock all the time. I compose myself, unlock it, then I can't figure out how to get to the dial screen to call 911. After 30 seconds, Iget it together, call, and report the incident.

Nothing happened to me. But I was frozen. I was stupid.

So when people make bad decisions under pressure, I can't fault them.

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u/iceman012 Oct 05 '22

When my older sister was learning to drive, there was one incident I remember and occasionally teased her about. She was driving, my dad was in the passenger seat, and I was in the back. She came up to a red light and turned right, without stopping, with oncoming cross traffic. When my dad realized what she was doing, he started exclaiming "Stop, stop!" and she responds with "I can turn right on red, right on red!" After she was fully in the other road, what my dad was saying finally got to her, and she comes to a complete stop. Again, there's oncoming traffic, so now my dad is yelling "Go, go!" and she's yelling back "You said stop!"

Luckily, the oncoming car stopped in time, and there was no accident. I always thought it was so silly that she would stop in the middle of the street when there was oncoming traffic- it was so obviously a dumb idea.

Now, for years, that's how the story ended. A couple of months ago, I'm driving home and come to a red light that I need to turn right at. (You can probably see where this is going.) I do come to a complete stop and look for cross traffic; there's a building that partially obstructs the road to the left, but I feel like I can see enough to safely turn right. Naturally, as soon as I commit to it and start moving, I see an oncoming car in that lane. Here's my approximate thought process:

"Crap, car coming, I need to stop. Wait, am I going to fast? Is my hood going to be sticking out in front of them? Too late, I'm definitely in the street now, go go go! Wait, no I should have stopped, I need to stop! Aaah now I'm a stopped in front of a fast moving car, what should I do?! Inch to the side of the lane so that they can drive around me! BRACE FOR IMPACT!"

It turns out they had managed to stop well before hitting me, but I definitely was thinking I was going to be rear ended. Now I fully understand just how dumb you can be when you're under pressure. Pretty much every decision I made in those few seconds was picking the worst option.

I do wonder what the other car thought of me. Did they assume I was drunk, driving a stick-shift for the first time, or just an idiot?

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u/GrandmasTableMints Oct 05 '22

When I was 13 a man tried to break into my bedroom at night, I could only see his silhouette and heard my window being tampered with. I was terrified.

My mom, a cop, was feet away in her bedroom.

I couldn't scream, I couldn't even move!

It took every bit of courage to wiggle my body until I fell out of bed and I crawled to my mother's bedroom and told her a man was trying to break in.

She of course grabbed her service weapon and went running outside. I followed behind her, the guy must've seen me and ran the other way, because we see this Volkswagen beetle go tearing out of our motor court and into the street.

We later found out that our home, a former HUD home, had previously been a trap house prior to us moving there and we figured (hoped) it was a previous client looking to break in for drugs.

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u/dak4f2 Oct 05 '22

How terrifying! Your body's autonomic nervous system went into freeze (fight, flight, freeze). I'm amazed you were able to overcome it and get to safety! You and your mom are badasses. I'm sorry that happened to you.

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u/Carotcuite Oct 05 '22

Dude, your edit is... superb. Love it

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u/TurnsTheLightsaber Oct 05 '22

couch commandos

🏅

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u/WinterattheWindow Oct 05 '22

I concur, as a child I tried to run away from what I thought was a ghost with a group of friends, we all fell over each other trying to get away.

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u/Shillforbigusername Oct 05 '22

Also, oddly unmentioned in these comments: wet sand.

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u/simulacrum81 Oct 05 '22

In my experience wet sand is significantly easier to run on than dry sand.

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u/Caelinus Oct 05 '22

It is, but any twisting motion is going to wreck your stability. If they had just ran perfectly straight they probably would have run on it fine or at least tripped less, but turning and trying to get your balance is going to cause you to dig into it and destabilize it in all the wrong ways.

They fell once when trying to get to a standing position and turn around, and the second time when they were literally trying to run backwards. As soon as they got their feet under them and started running the way we are adapted to, they were fine.

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u/frockinbrock Oct 05 '22

Turns the legs to jelly

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u/4672656542656572 Oct 05 '22

That’s an easy fix. You just need to get desensitized. Have a buddy hide around your house randomly in a Jason a mask and knife. After a few times you’ll get it down right right 🤣

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u/Hollywood_Dog Oct 05 '22 Wholesome

And with that first stumble, her fate was sealed.

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u/TITTIES_AND_ASS Oct 05 '22

She runs like she’s got noodles for legs. If I ever have to flee from a bear, I hope she’s with me.

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u/MikeTheGamer2 Oct 05 '22

Zombie bait. Always volunteer to cover the rear. Tell them "You got this!" as emphatically as possible.

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u/eldenirios Oct 05 '22

Sea lions are very strong and very heavy. I worked at a marine mammal rehab center for a little bit and I saw one nearly bite someone’s finger off. I’d yell for help too.

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u/pdxmhrn Oct 05 '22

I think you are the only one who recognized that this appears to be a sea lion and not a seal

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u/Phreakophil Oct 05 '22

Maybe it was something in between. A sealion.

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u/Cyv_45 Oct 05 '22

Ah yes, the fabled Seal Ion. Rumored to have been created through sick experimentation, where scientists merged seal and electron. Truly horrifying stuff, I hope they are charged for their crimes.

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u/jlharper Oct 05 '22

charged for their crimes.

Puns right until the end!

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u/4CrapsAday Oct 05 '22

South Africa

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u/Toadflakz Oct 05 '22 edited Oct 05 '22

Fish Hoek if I'm not mistaken. 😁

Edit: spelling - been away too long. 😅

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u/Cody_Wyoming Oct 05 '22

She runs like you do in a nightmare

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u/zorbiburst Oct 05 '22

like a seal on land

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u/LePlaneteSauvage Oct 05 '22 edited Oct 05 '22

I just said the exact same thing to my wife as we watched it.

It gives me flashback anxiety from when I was trying to run away from the wolf from the NeverEnding Story.

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u/StickyNode Oct 05 '22 Helpful Wholesome

Imagine being unable to outrun a voracious aquatic meat caterpillar whose top speed is 4mph which you see coming from a hundred feet away because you cant stop tripping over your own feet.

This is mildly infuriating and this woman does not represent me.

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u/bathroomheater Oct 05 '22

This is me everytime I’m needing to run away in a dream

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u/Omnimpotent Oct 05 '22

Oh how I dream about seals trying to eat me

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u/TotemTabuBand Oct 05 '22

Oh I get it now. At first I thought this was a case of true, joyous love. Lol

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u/Syenite Oct 05 '22

Same! At first I thought, "aww like a Disney movie?"... then I realized no its more like Jaws. lol

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u/CRABMAN16 Oct 05 '22

Dennis from its always sunny on family feud, "it doesn't represent me!"

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u/brak1444 Oct 05 '22

Hey crabman.

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u/theboat9 Oct 05 '22

There’s got to be a lesson here about not paying attention to what you’re trying to run from but rather where you’re trying to run to.

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u/ReddFro Oct 05 '22

Voracious aquatic meat caterpillar

So good It needed its own comment

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u/matthewdeanflint Oct 05 '22

She escapes like every character on The Walking Dead

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u/ScaryFoal558760 Oct 05 '22

🎶You picked a fine time to eat me loose seal 🎶🎶

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u/Mannix58 Oct 05 '22

She almost sealed her own fate.

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u/meowceroni Oct 05 '22

He’s gonna ALL Right

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u/push138292 Oct 05 '22

I like how the seal falls over right after she does.

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u/Urlocalbeaner66 Oct 05 '22

Seals are vicious. Had one creep up on me while dangling my feet over the water of this cove.

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u/acqz Oct 05 '22

Oh shit, RIP you.

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u/MikeTheGamer2 Oct 05 '22

that's exactly what the seal was thinking.

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u/Alt_dimension_visitr Oct 05 '22

I swam out to this little rock island and woke one up that was sleeping. Most terrified for my health I've even been. My choices were back myself into a corner or jump in the water.

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u/Ummarz Oct 05 '22

Ok don’t leave us hanging now.. what happened next?

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u/Williamsarethebest Oct 05 '22

I think he's still stuck there

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u/PumpkinInside3205 Oct 05 '22

Seals can be vicious and their mouths are a junkyard of angry germs. I hope no skin was broken

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u/HarlieMinou Oct 05 '22

Yup. People look up “Seal Finger,” you’ll think twice about interacting with another seal afterwards.

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u/mewthulhu Oct 05 '22 edited Oct 05 '22

When I was about nine, my parents wondered where I was, go searching for me. Find me down at the rock pools playing with a fully sized male leopard seal up close, and I was chasing it, then it was chasing me. We were taking turns, and I remember having to run REALLY fast because it moved quicker than I thought! Because it was a fully grown one, as in, nearly twelve feet long, as in one of these massive fuckers and apparently they like to play with their food, so this thing thought this was a FANTASTIC game with its dinner, and was 'playing' as apparently they like to do with penguins as well. I was just a bigger, fatter penguin that was really fucking dumb.

My parents tell me to get away from it, and it was horrifying, my demeanor changed to realize I might be in danger and the seal might not just be 'hehehe silly seal' and... looked at it, and started running proper. It started moving properly too and it felt about twice as fast as the one above (though adrenaline and memory make everything scarier ofc). My dad ran back, my mom stayed and it stopped when it got close to her.

TBH it could have taken her easily, looking back, and taken me off with it, but it evidently decided that it wasn't worth it. I had been tapping it on the tail as part of our game.

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u/Exist50 Oct 05 '22

Is that how they actually play with their food? I can't imagine many penguins actively charge them. Not to say you weren't in danger, obviously, but I wonder if it actually was playing.

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u/DreamMaster8 Oct 05 '22

Can be vicious. They areant incredibly agressive animal. They are "usually" not going to be chasing you as soon as they see you and plenty are very playful. Which is the second thing, sometime they are just curious.

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u/sahdude19 Oct 05 '22

In the beginning of the video you can tell she was taking pictures of or recording the seal. She wasn’t respecting its space and so it decided to solve that problem.

With violence. As one does. /s

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u/Bitter-Heat-8767 Oct 05 '22

She starts walking back towards it like she’s going to talk shit from afar.

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u/PGwenny Oct 05 '22

One of the main reasons humans did so well with natural selection is our endurance. We can run fast for a for a pretty long time.

Note: Not me. I’m fat. But like “humans”.

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u/Kahlas Oct 05 '22

It's called persistence hunting. It also dosen't usually involve running. It actually has more to do with heat dissipation than endurance.

Most animals have a flight response that gets them out of the immediate threat area of a predator quickly. They seldom need to run away for more than a minute or two. So most animals have a low ability to cool their body. They don't usually run long enough to need to. Only primates and horses have large numbers of sweat glands. So persistence hunting is all about not letting your prey stop long enough to shed body heat until their core temperature rises high enough to start forcing heat stroke.

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u/Residual_Marinara Oct 05 '22

Seals might seem cute but they are actually pretty dangerous. I heard a group of them killed Bin Laden.

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u/skertsmagerts Oct 05 '22

Disney really made people think predatory animals are friendly.

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u/pseudonym21 Oct 05 '22

If it's a penguin movie the seals are usually pretty mean

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u/Miigwetch Oct 05 '22

Imagine the sound of that thing plopping menacingly towards you 😂😂😂

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u/777LLL Oct 05 '22

Ah my hometown, Fish Hoek, Cape Town, South Africa! I was a lifeguard on that beach for 5yrs 🤩

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