"The mom’s navel ring got entangled on a drain in the zero-depth swimming pool, filled with just six inches of water. 'I laid down to stay warm in the water, on my belly, I couldn’t get back up because I was stuck,' says the mom." — Tammy Vigil, KDVR

10 Responses to “Nightmare: belly ring snags on pool drain”

  1. agonist says:

    We need a little bit more “survival of the fittest” in our society. Just a little bit. Just enough to weed out the outliers.

  2. TheKaz1969 says:

    This is why I always swim with wire cutters.

  3. Kingazaz says:

    I’m afraid to read this on account of Chuck Palahniuk’s swimming pool story. It can’t possibly be as bad, but I’m just too scared.

    CAUTION: http://chuckpalahniuk.net/features/shorts/guts :CAUTION

    • Boundegar says:

      I was totally thinking about Saint Gut-Free.

      Oops – he recycled that story into one of his novels. That’s the short version. And yea, based on a true story.

  4. Richard says:

    “It’s a fashion symbol that can make your midriff look more attractive.”
    Really? I thought that was just because it reminds us men of the staple in a porno mag? :o)
    (I miss Frankie Boyle!)

    • Zadaz says:

      I thought it was an indicator of a woman who could be convinced to have anything done to her body.
      I guess the two aren’t mutually exclusive.

  5. Rob O'Daniel says:

    Apparently, there was not quite enough chlorine in that (gene) pool…

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