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Old 08-19-2010, 02:36 AM   #101
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Oooops -

Plastic surgeon was texting in car before fatal crash

http://www.cnn.com/2010/SHOWBIZ/cele...ex.html?hpt=T2
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Old 08-19-2010, 06:00 AM   #102
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The good doctor's ex-girlfriend:
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She adds that she hopes other people learn from this tragedy that "people should not text and drive at all."
From what I got from this thread, I don't see that at all!!!
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Old 08-19-2010, 07:33 AM   #103
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People never think it will happen to them. You know what changes their minds? When it does. And is generally too late by then. Ask Dr. Dead Guy.
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Old 08-19-2010, 12:32 PM   #104
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Note that the doctor had decided earlier in the day to stop and enjoy the massive sand dunes he'd just driven past for 25 years, and may have crashed because he was texting about the experience.

Lesson: Never deviate from your routine, and never stop and smell the roses.
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Old 08-19-2010, 12:33 PM   #105
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Note that the doctor had decided earlier in the day to stop and enjoy the massive sand dunes he'd just driven past for 25 years, and may have crashed because he was texting about the experience.

Lesson: Never deviate from your routine, and never stop and smell the roses.
Correction on the lesson: stop and smell the roses, but wait to text about it when you aren't behind the wheel of a moving vehicle.
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Old 08-19-2010, 01:16 PM   #106
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Correction on the lesson: stop and smell the roses, but wait to text about it when you aren't behind the wheel of a moving vehicle.
But if he hadn't stopped at the dune, he'd be alive. Undeniable!
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Old 08-19-2010, 01:59 PM   #107
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My mistake. I didn't realize that everyone HAS to text/tweet every single thought or piece of information that enters their head immediately...regardless of where they are or whatever else they are doing....like driving. I forgot that he didn't have a choice to leave his phone in his bag, pocket, dashboard, etc. while driving.
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Old 08-19-2010, 03:30 PM   #108
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I have a sneaking suspicion that Drew may well have been being sarcastic.
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Old 08-19-2010, 03:56 PM   #109
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LOL Quite possible.
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Old 08-19-2010, 06:09 PM   #110
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I 'get it'. I'm just not going to stop doing it. And it seems 9 other people here aren't any different.
I think this is an incredibly selfish and juvenile response to this. I mean, do you text and drive with your children in the car?! You HONESTLY cannot wait until you're pulled over to have a conversation? What is the difference if you send the text asap or in 5 minutes? I can't tell you how glad I am that I don't live anywhere near you.
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Old 08-19-2010, 06:32 PM   #111
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He was actually tweeting about his dog..........
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*BUMP*

This is floating around Facebook.

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Old 02-08-2011, 06:12 AM   #113
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Still, expect posts about how he/she is careful when texting at the wheel. Denial is a deeply rooted sumbitch!
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Old 02-08-2011, 07:20 AM   #114
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Still, expect posts about how he/she is careful when texting at the wheel. Denial is a deeply rooted sumbitch!
Yup. I just posted this video. We'll see if that happens. I'm guessing yes.
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