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  1. identicon
    Brazilian Guy, 10 Aug 2015 @ 5:55pm

    Whoa, being hit 7 times by lightning and surviving gotta be proof that some kind of god exists and really hates him. Possibly Thor. Maybe he's just too Loki. Or is fighting wizards. Well, he is a ranger.

    It's gotta be much more improbable than the chances involved in the case of the person hit by a meteorite.

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  2. identicon
    Anonymous Coward, 10 Aug 2015 @ 7:31pm

    A person who has been struck by lighting once has a better chance of being struck again, than a person who has not.

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  3. identicon
    Anonymous Coward, 10 Aug 2015 @ 9:42pm

    Re:

    I don't see why any god that exists has to hate him to "shock" him. Peter Griffin had a ton of fun shocking people with feety pajamas after all.

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    Mr Big Content, 10 Aug 2015 @ 9:56pm

    And They Say The Universe Is Not Intellegently Designed!

    If you want PROOF that EVERYTHING is part of a PLAN, and NOTHING is RANDOM, then THIS HAS GOT TO BE IT!!! I mean, WHAT ARE THE ODDS OF ALL THESE THINGS HAPENING, quote, "RANDOMLY"? It just BEGGARS BELEIF that clever so-called SCIENTISTS continue to feed us the most INCREDIBLE ATHIEST CRAP! WAKE UP YOUR BRAINS NOW!!!

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    Anonymous Coward, 10 Aug 2015 @ 10:48pm

    Re: And They Say The Universe Is Not Intellegently Designed!

    I agree with you, Zeus really does seem to have it in for that ranger guy, huh.

    I can't help thinking though - how many goes do you think it takes Zeus to get guy properly crispy? I'd have thought He'd have had it in one. Zeus really needs to up His game.

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    JoeCool (profile), 10 Aug 2015 @ 11:44pm

    Re: Re:

    I would think that "god" (whomever you believe him/her/it to be) doesn't hate him, it's just his way of saying "Perhaps it would be good to stay inside during a thunderstorm. Not trying to pressure you, but just saying..." :)

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    JoeCool (profile), 10 Aug 2015 @ 11:45pm

    Re: Re: And They Say The Universe Is Not Intellegently Designed!

    But that's just it - it IS a game... how many times can he hit the guy without killing him.

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    Anonymous Coward, 11 Aug 2015 @ 12:00am

    If that's the case, this guy has to be some kind of walking high score.

    Anatoli Bugorski has to be worth a whole bunch of points in the game, surely.

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    Richard (profile), 11 Aug 2015 @ 4:29am

    More examples

    Some more for your collection.

    A Dutch man was booked on both Malasian Airlines Planes that were lost last year - but chnaged his booking for convenience/money saving reasons on both occasions.

    http://www.news.com.au/travel/travel-updates/mh17-and-mh370-dutch-cyclist-booked-to-fly-on -both-doomed-malaysia-airlines-planes/story-fnizu68q-1226995067518

    Violet Jessop was on Board the Olympic when it was in a collision, the Titanic when it sank and the Brittanic when it was sunk by a U boat in WW1 - she survived all three.

    http://www.todayifoundout.com/index.php/2014/01/woman-survived-sinking-titanic-britannic-colli sion-olympic/

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