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Old 10-11-2011, 09:03 PM
 
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Old 10-12-2011, 05:22 AM
 
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Would have been better if he fell off.
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Old 10-12-2011, 06:13 AM
 
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I feel a lot of copycats will emerge due to this dude. I saw the video on Fox5 news.
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Old 10-12-2011, 07:25 AM
 
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"he know what he's doing, he's a professional"
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Old 10-12-2011, 08:28 AM
 
Location: NYPD"s 30th Precinct
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People considering doing that need to know that if the conductor catches them doing it, the train is going to come to an abrupt stop. Which could send the "rider" flying off. But now I will know to watch the outside of the cars when traveling outside of the tunnels.
Then shortly afterwards he (or more likely his estate) would be New York City's newest millionaires after they sue the MTA for slamming on the brakes while they knowingly had someone barely hanging onto the outside of the train when they could have simply come to a normal stop.

Not that I'd agree with that, as I think you'd be doing a service to the gene pool to toss this guy under the wheels, but that's the easiest wrongful death lawsuit ever.
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Old 10-12-2011, 08:56 AM
 
Location: Brooklyn,NY
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Default Nerves of steel..

And foolishness..This is an easy way to wind up chopped meat.

Slighty Reminds me of my days in Gravesend when me and my pals as kids would ride the back of the Ice cream truck. The old man used to grab a bat and yell at us.
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Old 10-12-2011, 09:01 AM
 
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Then shortly afterwards he (or more likely his estate) would be New York City's newest millionaires after they sue the MTA for slamming on the brakes while they knowingly had someone barely hanging onto the outside of the train when they could have simply come to a normal stop.

Not that I'd agree with that, as I think you'd be doing a service to the gene pool to toss this guy under the wheels, but that's the easiest wrongful death lawsuit ever.
The MTA is not the one that put him in that position to begin with. Also, if he rides through a tunnel like that, and gets impaled or hit in the head by a piece of equipment sticking out of one of the walls, I wonder if his family would also sue.
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Old 10-12-2011, 09:08 AM
 
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The MTA is not the one that put him in that position to begin with. Also, if he rides through a tunnel like that, and gets impaled or hit in the head by a piece of equipment sticking out of one of the walls, I wonder if his family would also sue.
I'm not talking about him getting impaled on something, but falling off the train as a direct result of the conductors decision to slam on the brakes, while knowing there was someone hanging onto the outside and knowing what happens to a train when you slam on the brakes.

If I was the conductor and I didn't have to worry about the consequences however, that's exactly what I would do.
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Old 10-12-2011, 09:19 AM
 
Location: Bronx, New York
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Let Steve McQueen rest in peace, and please don't do his stunts!
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Old 10-12-2011, 09:45 AM
 
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I'm not talking about him getting impaled on something, but falling off the train as a direct result of the conductors decision to slam on the brakes, while knowing there was someone hanging onto the outside and knowing what happens to a train when you slam on the brakes.

If I was the conductor and I didn't have to worry about the consequences however, that's exactly what I would do.
The idea behind pulling the emergency brake when someone does this and the train still has platform beside it, is so the person falls onto the platform while it's still there, as opposed to onto the tracks. When the train is out in a tunnel/between stations, the practice is likely more along the lines of bringing the train to a controlled stop.
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