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'I guess I won’t do this again': Last
words of woman before she was
killed by alligator after petting
it in friend’s back yard

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Posted By: zephyrgirl, 5/6/2020 2:57:45 PM

A woman who was attacked and killed by an alligator in a gated community in South Carolina on Friday was trying to touch the animal when it grabbed her and dragged her underwater, authorities said today. After briefly getting away from the alligator, the woman stood in waist deep water in the Kiawah Island pond and said 'I guess I wont do this again,' but the alligator grabbed her in its jaws again and took her under the water, according to a supplemental police report released Tuesday.


The personification of the term "too stupid to live." My nomimee for this year's Darwin Awards.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: BirdsNest 5/6/2020 3:02:38 PM (No. 402882)
I am with you ^
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Reply 2 - Posted by: bamapreacher 5/6/2020 3:05:51 PM (No. 402885)
Seldom have last words been so prophetic.
31 people like this.

Reply 3 - Posted by: RedWhite&Blue2 5/6/2020 3:08:15 PM (No. 402890)
There are a few women that I wish this had happened to. Can you guess who?
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Hugh Akston 5/6/2020 3:11:27 PM (No. 402895)
#3 - Some would require more than 1 gator if you're thinking who I think you are thinking.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: coldoc 5/6/2020 3:13:11 PM (No. 402897)
Reptile news headline- "Alligator cures stupid".
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Reply 6 - Posted by: LadyHen 5/6/2020 3:25:45 PM (No. 402907)
Having grown up in FL, we kids knew everything larger than a puddle probably had a gator in it so steer clear. To try and pet a gator, wow, talk about having no concept of the true natures of predators. Hence why these people vote Democrat.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: Highlander 5/6/2020 3:28:08 PM (No. 402909)
They say, “you can’t fix stupid.” Not true; her stupid got fixed permanently.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: hershey 5/6/2020 3:30:20 PM (No. 402911)
Got away and then stood waist deep in the water??? Definitely a contestant for the Darwin Award...
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Reply 9 - Posted by: MrBaht 5/6/2020 3:43:25 PM (No. 402921)
definitely a finalist for a Darwin award.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: Rumblehog 5/6/2020 3:46:42 PM (No. 402922)
I mean really people, God put those massive sharp teeth and that sinister look into the eyes of an alligator/crocodile for a very good reason. Stay the hell away. I knew a guy in the Army who tried to was wrangling a "baby" 3 footer pulled out of a lake, and when he flipped from supine position, the teeth went right across his hand, severing all sorts of fibers they encountered. It took micro-surgery to repair his hand, and he barely escaped being Court Martialed for the alcohol-fueled bravado at a battalion party.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: NorthernDog 5/6/2020 3:49:46 PM (No. 402923)
Usually 'hold my beer' is the last or next-to-last words uttered.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: mathman 5/6/2020 3:56:26 PM (No. 402926)
Have you looked up how alligators handle their prey? They like their meat ripe, so they store it for a few days. Their teeth are good for biting, but not so much for chewing. So after the prey has ripened, they rip off chunks and swallow. Darwin Award for sure.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: jalo1951 5/6/2020 3:59:38 PM (No. 402931)
I take no joy in this woman's death and the trauma it caused her friend. But, damn. What did she expect?
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Reply 14 - Posted by: anniebc 5/6/2020 4:03:12 PM (No. 402934)
Was she from the area? Good grief!
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Reply 15 - Posted by: RuckusTom 5/6/2020 4:06:39 PM (No. 402940)
Culling the herd.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: bedub 5/6/2020 4:24:40 PM (No. 402952)
CNN: alligator forced to defend itself from unprovoked assault by woman.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: KanCreeper 5/6/2020 4:31:06 PM (No. 402958)
Talk about gratitious stupidity....Probably, she WAS a lifelong Democrat?
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Reply 18 - Posted by: 901AtTheRiver 5/6/2020 4:44:25 PM (No. 402969)
In case you missed the memo put this down: Petting zoos do not have alligators, or crocodiles, or boa constrictors, or sharks. Now go out and play.
8 people like this.

Reply 19 - Posted by: wilarrbie 5/6/2020 4:46:37 PM (No. 402972)
Woman attempts to pet wild alligator. Dies of Corona Virus.
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Reply 20 - Posted by: garyhope 5/6/2020 4:54:41 PM (No. 402979)
One less "liberal Dimocrat. Dumb as can be. Remember the German woman who jumped into the Polar Bear cage in the German zoo? The American couple who went to the Alaskan wilderness to commune with the bears? Killed and eaten. I'll bet a lot of Republicans don't do that. Alligators, Crocodiles, Sharks,....Killing machines, pure and simple. Zero respect for human life. We're just food to some creatures.
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Reply 21 - Posted by: GoodDeal 5/6/2020 4:56:03 PM (No. 402980)
Why she would just stand there in waist-deep water having just escaped the gator is beyond me. Anyone in their right mind would have scrambled out of there is a quick furious hurry. Darwin for Aligator petting woman of the Year.
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Reply 22 - Posted by: DVC 5/6/2020 5:32:55 PM (No. 403006)
Around here, we call that ****-for-brains. You see it a lot in city folks, a whole lot less in country folks. These are the same Animal Planet fools who go up to pet a bison in Yellowstone, or similar lunacy. They imagine that wild animals are all in some kind of giant petting zoo. And the OP is correct.
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Reply 23 - Posted by: BarryNo 5/6/2020 5:37:26 PM (No. 403011)
Remember the Darwin Awards? I do.
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Reply 24 - Posted by: DVC 5/6/2020 5:39:06 PM (No. 403014)
Years ago, in Gainesville, Fla, there was a small pond near an apartment complex where my wife-to-be was living that summer session of college. I was over picking her up, and we saw that the little gator (about 4.5 ft) had pulled up with his head on land to enjoy some sunshine and a nap. We walked over to about 20 ft away and looked at him a bit. When we were starting to leave an airhead college student, frizzy long hair, cutoff jeans and no shirt, walked up and looked for a couple of seconds. "Is it alive?" he asked. "Yes", I replied. "Nah, I think it's dead." and proceeded to remove a flip flop and start poking the gator in the snout. I told my girlfriend, "Let's leave quickly, this idiot is going to lose a hand and I don't want to have to help him out." We quickly left, shaking our heads. People are stupid as hell sometimes. That "little"gator could have at minimum mangled a hand or arm if it chose to.
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Reply 25 - Posted by: LC Chihuahua 5/6/2020 6:13:27 PM (No. 403051)
You are suppose to have the alligator's mouth tied shut first! One cannot overlook this critical step!
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Reply 26 - Posted by: smcchk 5/6/2020 6:44:16 PM (No. 403078)
Some people think nature is like a Disney movie.
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Reply 27 - Posted by: plaids 5/6/2020 6:59:50 PM (No. 403105)
I live in Florida, my condo community is large with many bodies of water. I would never go near them. Any body of water here can be home to alligators, snakes and iguanas!
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Reply 28 - Posted by: volksford 5/6/2020 7:13:57 PM (No. 403122)
I call this the DISNEY SYNDROME people seem to attach human characteristics to animals. If you live in Florida Disney is in Orlando ! The wildlife ain't your buddy, they don't sing, dance ,or want to commiserate with you.
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Reply 29 - Posted by: udanja99 5/6/2020 7:32:14 PM (No. 403143)
This is a local story here in Charleston and when I first heard about it I assumed that it was a Snowbird because no one who lives here could be that stupid. I was wrong.
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Reply 30 - Posted by: rytwng 5/6/2020 10:20:48 PM (No. 403273)
Just where is this lake. I'd like send Nancy and Hillary to visit but, the alligator would probably spit them out.
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Reply 31 - Posted by: Shells 5/6/2020 10:34:03 PM (No. 403285)
My first thought upon reading this story the other day was that this woman had to be on drugs. Now, reading these details, I really think she HAD to be on drugs. High as a kite. Completely gonzo, dosed up heavily on meds. Or, as others have said, just a Democrat because only democrats are that breathtakingly stupid.
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Reply 32 - Posted by: MickTurn 5/6/2020 10:38:10 PM (No. 403289)
Darwin Award winner of the Century!
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Reply 33 - Posted by: jacksin5 5/7/2020 9:40:46 AM (No. 403678)
Bet she casts a vote in November.
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