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Humpty Busters
Couldn't sleep, so I checked out an episode of Mythbusters my ReplayTV was kind enough to record for me. It was the episode folks were talking about last night! The one where Buster falls out of an airplane liferaft at 400 feet. Poor Buster completely disintegrated, he shattered.

"There were pieces of Buster all over the ground; he was Humpty Dumpty," said Queen Fachless.

"And all the king's horses?"

"Useless."

I've always loved the visual of a bunch of horses trying to reassemble poor Humpty. Or Buster, in this case, a silicone crash-test-dummy. In my head, they are always sitting up on their tails, but slumped over a bit like apes, their heads bowed in concentration. They fumble with their hooves, helplessly pushing pieces of eggshell around.

Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall
Humpty Dumpty head a great fall
And all the king's horses
And all the king's men
Had omelets.

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From: stilldocked Date: August 15th, 2005 01:18 pm (UTC) (Link)
I am partial to dropping Buster, who was strapped into the rear section of a DC-9, from a great height...

He didn't survive, but they still couldn't bust the myth...
jagdoe From: jagdoe Date: August 15th, 2005 05:55 pm (UTC) (Link)
30 year old woman dies in tandem first skydiving attempt:

http://www.kpvi.com/index.cfm?page=nbcheadlines.cfm&ID=27874

Enuf said.
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