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Old 05.05.2015, 17:20
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Dave Goldberg dead RIP

http://www.bbc.com/news/business-32586657

Seems to have died after hitting his head on a treadmill machine.

Is it just me or do others find it strange that he hit the back of his head and not the front when he fell?
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Old 05.05.2015, 17:22
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Re: Dave Goldberg dead RIP

Maybe he was running backwards?
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Old 05.05.2015, 17:30
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Seems to have died after hitting his head on a treadmill machine.

Is it just me or do others find it strange that he hit the back of his head and not the front when he fell?

It seems very, very possible when you watch some of the treadmill videos on youtube:


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qNPhVVjnoC0
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Old 05.05.2015, 17:30
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Re: Dave Goldberg dead RIP

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bvCNe4J-8jw

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Old 05.05.2015, 17:37
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Re: Dave Goldberg dead RIP

Very unfortunate.

I'd say this is the "normal" way to fall off - I've done it but only landed on my arse - shoelace came undone, couldn't move my feet and of course it shunts you right off the back pretty quickly.
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Old 05.05.2015, 17:46
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Re: Dave Goldberg dead RIP

Some rich guy falls off his threadmill and dies, and this is news? Not to be callus, I'm sure he was a nice guy and all, but am I missing something?
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Old 05.05.2015, 17:48
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Re: Dave Goldberg dead RIP

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Re: Dave Goldberg dead RIP

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Some rich guy falls off his threadmill and dies, and this is news? Not to be callus, I'm sure he was a nice guy and all, but am I missing something?
Callus is something you get on your foot!
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Re: Dave Goldberg dead RIP

out of context and out of curiosity...

Dave Goldberg and Sheryl Sandberg : Their last names sound so similar.




RIP Dave Goldberg.
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Old 05.05.2015, 18:01
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out of context and out of curiosity...

Dave Goldberg and Sheryl Sandberg : Their last names sound so similar.




RIP Dave Goldberg.
It's like the old joke blaming the Jews for the Titanic's sinking:

"Goldberg, Iceberg, they all sound the same ..."
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Old 05.05.2015, 19:05
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It seems very, very possible when you watch some of the treadmill videos on youtube:


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qNPhVVjnoC0
Oh dear! Given that some of those were deliberate acts, makes me wonder we have the gall to describe ourselves as the smartest animals on the planet.
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Oh dear! Given that some of those were deliberate acts, makes me wonder we have the gall to describe ourselves as the smartest animals on the planet.
Because we can be stupid and dumb knowingly and deliberately should we choose to.
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Re: Dave Goldberg dead RIP

I just happened to watch this (start at 07:55 or so) - musings on the opposite side of that spectrum.
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Old 06.05.2015, 09:29
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Re: Dave Goldberg dead RIP

Some very good comments in there Urs Max. Does make you think, doesn't it?

Of course, I always talked to my cat - and very often she talked right back at me.
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Re: Dave Goldberg dead RIP

And I always say "don't do cardio"...
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