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Posted: 1/28/2014 2:40:51 AM EDT
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2547082/Doctor-fights-shark-stitches-goes-pub.html

Spearfishing doctor fights off shark with a knife... then calmly stitches up the bites before going to the pub












  • James Grant, 24, was attacked while fishing off New Zealand coast








  • Did not realise he had been bitten until he removed his wetsuit








  • Sewed himself up with the first aid kit he kept in his car




  • Then went to the pub with friends... where he bled on the floor


















A New Zealand doctor has described the moment he fought off a shark with a knife which attacked him while he was spearfishing.




James
Grant, 24, initially thought that a friend was tugging his leg as he
swam in murky water near Colac Bay on the South Island.




But he quickly realised it was a shark and began stabbing it with the knife he had in his hand.




Dr Grant then calmly stitched up his
wounds, which were up to 5cm long, using a first aid kit he kept in his
vehicle for pig hunts.

He had signalled to his friends to indicate that he had been injured but they thought he was joking and kept fishing.

+++++++++++++++++++++++++




When his friends got out of the water and saw his injuries they took Dr Grant to Colac Bay Tavern for a drink.




The pub proprietors also gave him a bandage because he was dripping blood on the floor.











LIKE A BOSS

















 
 
 
Link Posted: 1/28/2014 2:47:48 AM EDT
Hey Richard, enjoy your dinner
Link Posted: 1/28/2014 2:54:52 AM EDT
Thats total badass.
Link Posted: 1/28/2014 3:23:51 AM EDT
How does one become a "doctor" by age 24?

I'm guessing "doctor" means something else in NZ.
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Badass
Link Posted: 1/28/2014 3:34:34 AM EDT
Sharks come in a lot of different sizes so I withold manlove until size of shark is known.
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Originally Posted By primuspilum:
How does one become a "doctor" by age 24?

I'm guessing "doctor" means something else in NZ.
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Originally Posted By primuspilum:
How does one become a "doctor" by age 24?

I'm guessing "doctor" means something else in NZ.

I was wondering the same. I'd be interested to know how it works in NZ. My wife had graduated med school by 25...though she had skipped a grade in elementary school and taken no breaks in here education.


Originally Posted By Harvster:
Sharks come in a lot of different sizes so I withold manlove until size of shark is known.

This is another thought that had gone through my mind...though, I have to admit, even being attacked by a small shark, sewing up the wound, and going to get a drink is pretty cool.
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Originally Posted By kpel308:
Simple.  In NZ, Doogie Howser is NOT gay.
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This  
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Originally Posted By primuspilum:
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I'm guessing "doctor" means something else in NZ.
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Europe does a combined 6yr BS/MD in most countries.   NZ probably follows that tradition.

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The wounds were up to 5cm long....  .2 inches?  

Does a cut less than 1/4" require stitches?  That guy sounds like a pussy.
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Pussy. He used a knife, but stitching yourself up is Badass.
Link Posted: 1/28/2014 4:03:22 AM EDT
it's the Daily Mail Web Troll,
he most likely stepped on a rubber duck and cut him self shaving while the mirror was fogged up.
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Originally Posted By primuspilum:


How does one become a "doctor" by age 24?



I'm guessing "doctor" means something else in NZ.
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In all fairness,  based on that one pic, thats one run down 24 yr old. It doesn't look like our childish looking 24yr olds that work for me.



 
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Gee, give the guy some credit, he didn't weenie out and demand someone drive him to the Emergency Ward.
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Originally Posted By Harvster:
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I wouldn't want to be bitten by any size shark. No man love, but the story is pretty cool.
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He will invoke the fisherman's prerogative.  By the sixth beer it will be a 25 foot Great White.  



 
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Originally Posted By jeepnstein:
He will invoke the fisherman's prerogative.  By the sixth beer it will be a 25 foot Great White.  
 
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Originally Posted By jeepnstein:
Originally Posted By Harvster:
Sharks come in a lot of different sizes so I withold manlove until size of shark is known.
He will invoke the fisherman's prerogative.  By the sixth beer it will be a 25 foot Great White.  
 

as stated, his prerogative.........
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As Chuck Norris grows older, we will see more attempts of badassery like this in attempt of replacing him when The Lord calls him to straighten out any shenanigans going on in Heavin.
Link Posted: 1/28/2014 4:40:33 AM EDT
I know a couple of MDs that made it there by 22. It happens it's cal!ed being a genius and apparently this guy can fight off sharks too.
Link Posted: 1/28/2014 6:50:20 AM EDT
My youngest son started college two years ago at the age of 12, and because of the way they accept Pharmacy students now after their Jr year of college, he could realistically have his PharmD at the age of 18. So being a medical Dr at 24 is definitely doable.
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Pussy. He used a knife, but stitching yourself up is Badass.
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It's not as hard as you might think.



<-- Decided self-suturing was less stressful than going to the ER on a holiday weekend



 
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Originally Posted By kpel308:

I read the HuffPo version of the story (Yeah, I know.), trying to find out more, and it said that conservation officials believe it to be a seven-gill shark.  There has never been a confirmed case of a seven-gill killing a human, although one guy got his head bitten, once.
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Originally Posted By kpel308:
Originally Posted By Harvster:
Sharks come in a lot of different sizes so I withold manlove until size of shark is known.

I read the HuffPo version of the story (Yeah, I know.), trying to find out more, and it said that conservation officials believe it to be a seven-gill shark.  There has never been a confirmed case of a seven-gill killing a human, although one guy got his head bitten, once.


I put a guy to sleep for his hand surgery who had been bitten by a 7 gill. Someone made a joke saying they thought no one had ever been bitten by a 7 gill before this guy. Wiki said the same.
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It's interesting how he is a badass because he lived.  He would be a dumbass if he had died.
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I put a guy to sleep for his hand surgery who had been bitten by a 7 gill. Someone made a joke saying they thought no one had ever been bitten by a 7 gill before this guy. Wiki said the same.
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Originally Posted By anbbna:
Originally Posted By kpel308:
Originally Posted By Harvster:
Sharks come in a lot of different sizes so I withold manlove until size of shark is known.

I read the HuffPo version of the story (Yeah, I know.), trying to find out more, and it said that conservation officials believe it to be a seven-gill shark.  There has never been a confirmed case of a seven-gill killing a human, although one guy got his head bitten, once.


I put a guy to sleep for his hand surgery who had been bitten by a 7 gill. Someone made a joke saying they thought no one had ever been bitten by a 7 gill before this guy. Wiki said the same.

Better than a cookiecutter shark
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It's interesting how he is a badass because he lived.  He would be a dumbass if he had died.
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Only the victors get to write the history books.



 
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Originally Posted By raysheen:





I was wondering the same. I'd be interested to know how it works in NZ. My wife had graduated med school by 25...though she had skipped a grade in elementary school and taken no breaks in here education.
This is another thought that had gone through my mind...though, I have to admit, even being attacked by a small shark, sewing up the wound, and going to get a drink is pretty cool.
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Originally Posted By primuspilum:

How does one become a "doctor" by age 24?



I'm guessing "doctor" means something else in NZ.


I was wondering the same. I'd be interested to know how it works in NZ. My wife had graduated med school by 25...though she had skipped a grade in elementary school and taken no breaks in here education.






Originally Posted By Harvster:

Sharks come in a lot of different sizes so I withold manlove until size of shark is known.


This is another thought that had gone through my mind...though, I have to admit, even being attacked by a small shark, sewing up the wound, and going to get a drink is pretty cool.


In NZ we start Elementary School, known as Primary School, at age 5, not age 7, as in the USA. I was at College (University) at age 17.



And that guy sounds pretty fucking tough, even for a Kiwi.  

 
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Originally Posted By us-kiwi:

In NZ we start Elementary School, known as Primary School, at age 5, not age 7, as in the USA. I was at College (University) at age 17.

And that guy sounds pretty fucking tough, even for a Kiwi.    
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Originally Posted By raysheen:
Originally Posted By primuspilum:
How does one become a "doctor" by age 24?

I'm guessing "doctor" means something else in NZ.

I was wondering the same. I'd be interested to know how it works in NZ. My wife had graduated med school by 25...though she had skipped a grade in elementary school and taken no breaks in here education.


Originally Posted By Harvster:
Sharks come in a lot of different sizes so I withold manlove until size of shark is known.

This is another thought that had gone through my mind...though, I have to admit, even being attacked by a small shark, sewing up the wound, and going to get a drink is pretty cool.

In NZ we start Elementary School, known as Primary School, at age 5, not age 7, as in the USA. I was at College (University) at age 17.

And that guy sounds pretty fucking tough, even for a Kiwi.    

don't know what state you're talking about, but in IL we start at 5 in kindergarten, 1st graders are usually 6.
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don't know what state you're talking about, but in IL we start at 5 in kindergarten, 1st graders are usually 6.
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Originally Posted By us-kiwi:


Originally Posted By raysheen:


Originally Posted By primuspilum:

How does one become a "doctor" by age 24?



I'm guessing "doctor" means something else in NZ.


I was wondering the same. I'd be interested to know how it works in NZ. My wife had graduated med school by 25...though she had skipped a grade in elementary school and taken no breaks in here education.






Originally Posted By Harvster:

Sharks come in a lot of different sizes so I withold manlove until size of shark is known.


This is another thought that had gone through my mind...though, I have to admit, even being attacked by a small shark, sewing up the wound, and going to get a drink is pretty cool.


In NZ we start Elementary School, known as Primary School, at age 5, not age 7, as in the USA. I was at College (University) at age 17.



And that guy sounds pretty fucking tough, even for a Kiwi.    


don't know what state you're talking about, but in IL we start at 5 in kindergarten, 1st graders are usually 6.
Here in NC its based on when your birthday falls in the year. If you don't turn 5 untill after school starts you'll have to wait until the next school year which could have you turning 6 shortly after the year starts.



 
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Sounds like a Kiwi default setting.

House burns down?  Go to pub.

Dog eats pet bunny?  Go to pub.

Car won't start?  Walk to pub.

Wife leaves you for another woman?  Go to pub.

Stab shark with knife and then sew yourself back together?  Go to pub.
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Originally Posted By Cheesebeast:
Sounds like a Kiwi default setting.

House burns down?  Go to pub.

Dog eats pet bunny?  Go to pub.

Car won't start?  Walk to pub.

Wife leaves you for another woman?  Go to pub.

Stab shark with knife and then sew yourself back together?  Go to pub.
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I think I could get used to that.
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Below that article, check out porn star fears her illegal breasts could kill her.
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Originally Posted By raysheen:



This is another thought that had gone through my mind...though, I have to admit, even being attacked by a small shark, sewing up the wound, and going to get a drink is pretty cool.
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Originally Posted By raysheen:


Originally Posted By Harvster:
Sharks come in a lot of different sizes so I withold manlove until size of shark is known.

This is another thought that had gone through my mind...though, I have to admit, even being attacked by a small shark, sewing up the wound, and going to get a drink is pretty cool.

Even a big sevengill shark has very small teeth-they look like combs and tend to be roughly half an inch long by 3/4 inch wide. I agree that he deserves points for giving himself stitches though.
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Originally Posted By AlvinYork:





don't know what state you're talking about, but in IL we start at 5 in kindergarten, 1st graders are usually 6.
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Originally Posted By us-kiwi:


Originally Posted By raysheen:


Originally Posted By primuspilum:

How does one become a "doctor" by age 24?



I'm guessing "doctor" means something else in NZ.


I was wondering the same. I'd be interested to know how it works in NZ. My wife had graduated med school by 25...though she had skipped a grade in elementary school and taken no breaks in here education.






Originally Posted By Harvster:

Sharks come in a lot of different sizes so I withold manlove until size of shark is known.


This is another thought that had gone through my mind...though, I have to admit, even being attacked by a small shark, sewing up the wound, and going to get a drink is pretty cool.


In NZ we start Elementary School, known as Primary School, at age 5, not age 7, as in the USA. I was at College (University) at age 17.



And that guy sounds pretty fucking tough, even for a Kiwi.    


don't know what state you're talking about, but in IL we start at 5 in kindergarten, 1st graders are usually 6.
Kindergarten usually starts at age 3 in NZ, but it's optional.
 
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That's fucking badass.
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My daughter is 24 ( getting 25 soon ) and works as a Dr. Med.

Abitur / Matura at 18, 6 Years Studies, now 3 years on General Hospital Duties. ( "Turnus" )

She´s Minimum Time during University, and her gradings were 1 and 2 only.

She inherited that from her Mom, who had to ask for shortening University Time, because she was some months too early on finishing

No, I was NOT so ... I enjoyed my Study Times ...



Hermann
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BADASS!!!

I don´t want to ever be bitten by a Shark ... not even a Baby Shark!

H

P.S.: perhaps he had some Beers before, too?

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No kill it, grill it dinner pics. I am disappoint.

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Originally Posted By kpel308:
Simple.  In NZ, Doogie Howser is NOT gay.
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Blasphemy!

Never speak of NPH in this way!

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Originally Posted By primuspilum:
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ha....you read my mind
Link Posted: 1/28/2014 4:50:12 PM EDT
Apparently NZ is similar to here.  If he started an undergraduate medical degree at 17, he could be finished when he's 22 or so.  Then he would need to do an internship and then be a registrar before he's fully qualified, however he would be still considered a doctor as long as he finishes his medical degree.
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Originally Posted By Cheesebeast:
Sounds like a Kiwi default setting.

House burns down?  Go to pub.

Dog eats pet bunny?  Go to pub.

Car won't start?  Walk to pub.

Wife leaves you for another woman?  Go to pub.

Stab shark with knife and then sew yourself back together?  Go to pub.
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Sounds about right, no point in going home and dripping all over your own carpet. Colac Bay is almost as far South as you can go on the mainland, lots of penguins = lots of sharks.
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