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Matt cartoon

Post by Whynd1 » 21 Aug 2018, 08:26

Any one else seen the Matt cartoon on the front of the daily telegraph this morning, I had such a laugh.

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Post by david63 » 21 Aug 2018, 08:38

No, not seen it


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Re: Matt cartoon

Post by Whynd1 » 21 Aug 2018, 09:10

It's brilliant

The back deck of a cruise ship with a few passengers on deck. A person walking the plank

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Post by Jan Rosser » 21 Aug 2018, 09:19

Just "googled" it Lindsey - yes very funny particularly for us seasoned cruisers but I presume mocking the lady who "fell off" the back of the cruise ship Norwegian Star - something fishy about it all don't you think :roll: All sorts of stories emerging in the press - she was one very lucky lady :!:
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Post by Meg 50 » 21 Aug 2018, 09:29

an article in the Sun says she argued with her boyfriend and jumped.
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Post by Mervyn and Trish » 21 Aug 2018, 09:50

Certainly lots of theories. The one thing certain is that on a modern cruise ship, with the height of railings, simply falling isn't possible, unless you're at least 8 feet tall and top heavy!

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Post by Jan Rosser » 21 Aug 2018, 10:22

Mervyn and Trish wrote:
21 Aug 2018, 09:50
Certainly lots of theories. The one thing certain is that on a modern cruise ship, with the height of railings, simply falling isn't possible, unless you're at least 8 feet tall and top heavy!
Now now Merv - that may be what kept her afloat :lolno:
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Post by CaroleF » 21 Aug 2018, 10:49

Yes, I saw it this morning - brilliant! A Sea survival expert said that in order to escape with no injuries other than bruising she would have had to enter the water feet first and upright. Surely if she fell she would more likely to have fallen head first. No way did she fall. I assumed they were talking about the stern of the ship but in fact looking at the photo of where she went over, which is shown cordoned off it was on the side, towards the stern.

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Re: Matt cartoon

Post by Meg 50 » 21 Aug 2018, 11:55

I saw that - have to go feet first - what about diving?
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Re: Matt cartoon

Post by Stephen » 21 Aug 2018, 12:46

Mervyn and Trish wrote:
21 Aug 2018, 09:50
Certainly lots of theories. The one thing certain is that on a modern cruise ship, with the height of railings, simply falling isn't possible, unless you're at least 8 feet tall and top heavy!

I was talking about this to the good lady last night after seeing it on the news. There is no way you can 'accidently' fall off a cruise ship. She was either drunk or sitting on a railing playing silly bu99ers, or both. The only other possible reason would be attempted suicide. As others have said, a very lucky lady. She would certainly have had a wake up call once hitting that water, stupid woman. :crazy:
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Re: Matt cartoon

Post by anniec » 21 Aug 2018, 16:45

I wonder what sort of bill she's going to get for the rescue and all the other associated costs. Her insurance won't cover it if the reports are correct and she had had a drink or two.

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Re: Matt cartoon

Post by gfwgfw » 21 Aug 2018, 19:25

... .lets be pleased that it had a very happy ending
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Re: Matt cartoon

Post by Onelife » 21 Aug 2018, 21:28

She clearly thought life was worth living.....hope she gets the help she needs.

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