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Re: Another person falls to death at Swissotel The Stamford

Postby ecureilx » Wed, 03 Jun 2015 11:16 pm

calugaruvaxile wrote:in any case, they should just not allow balcony access. quick fix.


Not sure that's the solution for people who like to take a flight out ...

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Re: Another person falls to death at Swissotel The Stamford

Postby menudown » Thu, 04 Jun 2015 1:12 pm

ecureilx wrote:Well, there are some picture of the Aussie lady, minus the head :roll:

And the latest guy, well, apparently nothing much was left, vs the Aussie Lady :(


hope those pictures wont be circulating over the net again...lets hv some respect for the dead :(

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Re: Another person falls to death at Swissotel The Stamford

Postby sundaymorningstaple » Thu, 04 Jun 2015 1:17 pm

Probably already in the local Chinese press. They always print that stuff.

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Re: Another person falls to death at Swissotel The Stamford

Postby Barnsley » Thu, 04 Jun 2015 1:34 pm

Any link to the Curry Puff Saga?
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Re: Another person falls to death at Swissotel The Stamford

Postby the lynx » Thu, 04 Jun 2015 2:02 pm

Barnsley wrote:Any link to the Curry Puff Saga?


Google "curry puff syndicate NEA".

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Re: Another person falls to death at Swissotel The Stamford

Postby x9200 » Thu, 04 Jun 2015 6:08 pm

bgd wrote:
Pal wrote:
An eyewitness, who was about 50 metres away when the body fell to the ground, told Channel NewsAsia that the body landed between the hotel's main entrance and the Raffles City Shopping Centre McDonald's entrance.


Pedestrians be careful :o

So one now, the other 5 days earlier and 5 days before the first one we had there the Brotzeit gathering. Coincident? I don't think so.

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Re: Another person falls to death at Swissotel The Stamford

Postby rajagainstthemachine » Thu, 04 Jun 2015 9:34 pm

People are dropping here like dead flies what's up with all the recent deaths lately?
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Re: Another person falls to death at Swissotel The Stamford

Postby sundaymorningstaple » Thu, 04 Jun 2015 9:42 pm

Sadly, the photos are circulating. Gruesome to say the least.
I'll not paste the link but it's an easy search using SGShare. They came up on my feed on FB. :(

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Re: RE: Re: Another person falls to death at Swissotel The Stamford

Postby Brah » Fri, 05 Jun 2015 8:36 am

ecureilx wrote:Maybe they should revert back to Westin Stamford.... to rid the bad energy ;)

I think that is the first time I saw "revert" used properly in this country.
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Re: Another person falls to death at Swissotel The Stamford

Postby sundaymorningstaple » Fri, 05 Jun 2015 9:13 am

^^ It was an unconscious action in all probability. ;-)

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Re: Another person falls to death at Swissotel The Stamford

Postby the lynx » Fri, 05 Jun 2015 9:27 am

But should it be used with or without "back"? :P


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Re: Another person falls to death at Swissotel The Stamford

Postby Barnsley » Fri, 05 Jun 2015 9:59 am

the lynx wrote:But should it be used with or without "back"? :P


I am getting deja vu , all over again O:) O:) O:) :-" :-" :-"
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Re: Another person falls to death at Swissotel The Stamford

Postby maneo » Mon, 08 Jun 2015 12:38 pm

Strong Eagle wrote:
sundaymorningstaple wrote:How many feet does it take to reach terminal velocity?


For a human body terminal velocity is about 120 m/h / 200 k/h / 56 m/s. From rest, it would take about 5.7 to 6.5 seconds to reach this velocity depending upon total wind resistance... (v = gt or t = v/g - no wind resistance).

Distance is calculated as d = 0.5 * g * t^2 = 0.5 * 9.8 * (5.7^2 to 6.5^2) = 160 to 207 meters or 525 to 680 feet. So, that person would either need to be up near the 50th story or higher or did not make contact with terra firma at terminal velocity.

Wind resistance (drag) increases as velocity increases, so it actually takes longer.
If belly down, a person only gets to 90% of terminal velocity at 8 secs, which will be about 1,000 ft (taking into account the effect of this drag).

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Re: Another person falls to death at Swissotel The Stamford

Postby maneo » Mon, 08 Jun 2015 12:50 pm

calugaruvaxile wrote:in any case, they should just not allow balcony access. quick fix.

There are "invisible grilles," narrowly spaced, tight wires for balconies that are available, ostensibly for child safety.


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