Home | Community | Message Board

High Mountain Compost
Please support our sponsors.

Feedback and Administration >> Shroomery News Service

Welcome to the Shroomery Message Board! You are experiencing a small sample of what the site has to offer. Please login or register to post messages and view our exclusive members-only content. You'll gain access to additional forums, file attachments, board customizations, encrypted private messages, and much more!

Jump to first unread post. Pages: 1
Two inch dick..but it spins!?

Registered: 11/29/01
Posts: 34,239
Loc: Lost In Space
Hang on tighter!
    #2065841 - 11/02/03 08:08 PM (14 years, 7 months ago)

Man Gets Arm Stuck In Metro-North Toilet
Potty Trouble Causes Commuting Delays

POSTED: 1:56 a.m. EST October 31, 2003
UPDATED: 7:39 p.m. EST October 31, 2003

NEW YORK -- A man riding a Metro-North train dropped his cell phone in a toilet and got his arm stuck trying to retrieve it Thursday, forcing the train to stop and delaying the evening commute for thousands of people.

Edwin Gallart, 41, of the Bronx, was stuck with his arm in the toilet for 90 minutes.

The incident happened on the 6:19 p.m. train from Grand Central Terminal. Crew members were alerted to the problem at about 59th Street, a few blocks north of Grand Central.

"A customer aboard the train contacted the conductor to say there was a customer in the toilet in distress," Metro-North spokesman Dan Brucker said. "Soon our entire Hudson Line was in distress."

The conductor called for a supervisor, or trainmaster, who boarded the train at 125th Street to help, Brucker said.

As the train continued north on the Harlem Line, the trainmaster tried to remove Gallart's arm from the stainless steel commode, Brucker said.

Twenty minutes later, at 6:38 p.m., police and firefighters boarded the train at Fordham station and began helping Gallart, Brucker said.

Meanwhile, passengers were evacuated and thousands of commuters were delayed because the train sat blocking the platform as the rescue work continued, Brucker said.

Other trains were prevented from reaching the platform at Fordham, and they couldn't stop at four stations to the north as well because they were prevented from switching to the correct track, Brucker said.

Firefighters tried a variety of methods to extricate Gallart's arm. They ended up taking apart the entire toilet, Brucker said.

Gallart's arm was removed from the toilet and he was treated and released from a Fordham-area hospital, Brucker said. His cell phone wasn't retrieved.

The railroad's maintenance department estimated the toilet would take two days and "several thousand dollars" to fix, Brucker said.

Gallart could not be reached Thursday night. His home phone number was not listed.

Don't drop it!

You cannot legislate the poor into prosperity by legislating the wealthy out of prosperity. What one person receives without working for another person must work for without receiving. The government cannot give to anybody anything that the government does not first take from somebody else. When half of the people get the idea that they do not have to work because the other half is going to take care of them and when the other half gets the idea that it does no good to work because somebody else is going to get what they work for that my dear friend is the beginning of the end of any nation. You cannot multiply wealth by dividing it. ~ Adrian Rogers

Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
Jump to top. Pages: 1

Feedback and Administration >> Shroomery News Service

Similar ThreadsPosterViewsRepliesLast post
* U.S. considers tighter borders if Canada eases drug penaltie motamanM 1,705 1 05/04/03 06:48 PM
by Anonymous
* North Korea acknowledges it has nuclear weapons DNKYD 1,068 3 02/15/05 06:38 PM
by derx
* Japan boycotts North Korean matsutake mushrooms motamanM 1,310 0 10/16/06 10:05 PM
by motaman
* North Korea's Kim marks summit magic with mushrooms veggie 1,529 5 10/05/07 03:04 AM
by StreetFreak
* CK1 drug surfaces in North Goa, India veggie 3,852 4 09/27/05 12:10 AM
by Smushroom
* North gives the poop about its mushrooms motamanM 795 1 11/10/03 09:17 AM
by Anno
* Singapore hangs man for pot veggie 730 1 05/12/05 11:08 PM
by dr_gonz
* Marijuana moves north [OR] veggie 792 1 11/07/05 03:01 PM
by DoubleVision

Extra information
You cannot start new topics / You cannot reply to topics
HTML is disabled / BBCode is enabled
Moderator: motaman, karode13, Alan Rockefeller, naum, Mostly_Harmless
475 topic views. 0 members, 10 guests and 4 web crawlers are browsing this forum.
[ Toggle Favorite | Print Topic | Stats ]
Search this thread:
Kraken Kratom
Please support our sponsors.

Copyright 1997-2018 Mind Media. Some rights reserved.

Generated in 0.023 seconds spending 0.006 seconds on 18 queries.