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Shot in the teeth in Iraq

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by DigMe, Dec 8, 2004.

  1. DigMe


    Aug 10, 2002
    Waco, TX
    Snopes says they're still researching this but if it turns out to be true (which photos seem to indicate) then it's pretty amazing! That Iraqi must have crapped his pants:

    From a longer story supposedly emailed home by an Army dentist in Iraq:
    I saw this posted on the computer bulletin board of the school at which I work. I just posted it from Snopes though because it was in word doc. form.


    brad cook
  2. bassturtle


    Apr 9, 2004
    Wow. Crazy.
  3. Marlat


    Sep 17, 2002
    London UK
    Stranger things have happened, so it might be true! Just think about that guy was it Finneus Gauge who had the 2inch tamping rod go through his head and survived!
  4. Against Will

    Against Will Supporting Member

    Dec 10, 2003
    Big Sound Central
    A Smile can Stop Bullets :)
  5. Sure, no mention of the highly skidmarked, stained cammies however.. :D
  6. kserg


    Feb 20, 2004
    London, UK
  7. Well, he did survive for several years after the incident, but he was not the same after the incident, and was for the most part brain-dead.

    As for this soldier, wow, amazing!
  8. Phineas was not brain dead at all. The only problems Gage really had were that he lost social graces and was no longer "Phineas Gage". His personality may have changed, but that was about it.

  9. Josh Ryan

    Josh Ryan - that dog won't hunt, Monsignor. Supporting Member

    Mar 24, 2001
    Lucky! Good for him!
  10. Benjamin Strange

    Benjamin Strange Commercial User

    Dec 25, 2002
    New Orleans, LA
    Owner / Tech: Strange Guitarworks
    Bah! Sledge Hammer did that in every episode. No big deal.

  11. Aaron


    Jun 2, 2001
    Bellingham, WA
    People use that example of how areas of the brain affect our behavior and so forth. But the problem I see with it is that if I had a freakin' rod through my skull, I'd be a pissed off, bitter ***hole too.
  12. Bryan R. Tyler

    Bryan R. Tyler TalkBass: Usurping My Practice Time Since 2002 Staff Member Administrator Gold Supporting Member

    May 3, 2002
    Hey, he only did it once, and his father died the one time he tried it! (I can't believe I remember that.)
  13. See, if that happened to me, I'd be angry for different reasons. Something like that could make one see how short life really is and that you need to let people know exactly how you feel. I can assure you that, in many cases, that wouldn't be a pleasant experience for those around me. :D

  14. Marlat


    Sep 17, 2002
    London UK
    I always knew you were a tightly wound ball of man rage :eek:

  15. "I feel like I'm gonna explode here...!!!!!!" :eek:


  16. Nick man

    Nick man

    Apr 7, 2002
    Tampa Bay
    Imagine showing that scar to chick.

    Dude- Yeah, I served in Iraq. I got shot too.

    Chicks- Wow. Where?

    Dude- In my FACE!

    Chicks- WHOA!

    Dude- Yeah, Im awesome.
  17. DigMe


    Aug 10, 2002
    Waco, TX
    *Takes false tooth out*

    "See! Wanna hold it? Wanna touch the tooth hole?"

    brad cook
  18. Bard2dbone


    Aug 4, 2002
    Arlington TX
    Okay class, raise your hand if ew.