• Who grabs their junk back-handed? - Xeracy
  • FAIL! - zjharva
  • People who wizz on public transit lines. Durp. - nbpphoto
  • Don't WHIZZ on the ELECTRIC ... er, catenary. - chromatix
  • Whizzed on the electric fence catenary, didn't ya. - erickanderson
  • After finishing its fiendish murder, the electricity continued on down the bridge in search of starbucks. - jazzbastard79
  • he has no shoes! wtf! why?! lol - abdiel357
  • the poor guy also has kidney stones. look how he suffers when he pees... - michael06il
  • Pee is electric? - Sohny2007
  • I don't see how that's more relevant than it being a wire. There has to be some joke I missed, as usual… :( - notexactly*

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Here are 30 illustrations from the book Elektroschutz in 132 Bildern. These diagrams outline causes of electrical accidents

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  1. Bernardo Barlach 76 months ago | reply

    I`m also worried about anybody UNDER the wires. "Is it raining?"

  2. Pixteca | Len & Pix【ツ】 75 months ago | reply

    OMG best one so far... lol

  3. chupocabara 75 months ago | reply

    Hitting the Wire spot on like this was worth at least 50 points.

  4. rockstarmode 75 months ago | reply

    The fakie grip is hysterical.

  5. Aloha Tobal! 74 months ago | reply


  6. Sondic 74 months ago | reply

    This makes waxing seem like an ATTRACTIVE alternative

  7. JMahorney 73 months ago | reply

    omg! Dont pee on a powerline? I'm glad you told me!!

  8. Dizzy Swank 73 months ago | reply

    I've heard of people pissing on electrical fences... not recommended! ;)

  9. That Danger of Death Guy © 73 months ago | reply

    hes holding his willy with his hand backwards?

  10. That Danger of Death Guy © 71 months ago | reply

    hes wearing no shoes, wearing trouser suspenders, holding his penis backhanded and looks as if hes enjoying being electrocuted in his penis. weirdo

  11. jjg976 71 months ago | reply

    He just looks in pain - beFORE the supposed shock.

  12. mrtruffle 71 months ago | reply

    seeing this a few years ago would have saved me lots of pain

  13. konceptsketcher 71 months ago | reply

    great collection! This is one of my favourite!LOL

  14. ROLLER ▼ MONKEY 70 months ago | reply

    its that possible?

  15. That Danger of Death Guy © 67 months ago | reply

    hes walking down the street, pissed, no shoes, wearing a leaderhosen and pissing off a bridge, wtf, what people get up to these days

  16. Dangersmith 61 months ago | reply

    I'm going to give this a try... I'll let you know how it goes!

  17. notexactly* 51 months ago | reply

    It's not a myth. There are still "pee protectors" above overhead power cables where these pass below pedestrian bridges. I'll post some photos and link to them.

    That's what those are for! I was always told they were to keep you from throwing things on the wires. It makes sense now.

  18. aaron_ireland 26 months ago | reply

    And Hitler was convinced "Aryans" were superior? Was he aware that his people apparently needed an illustrated warning to stave off an epidemic of "Death by urination all over electrical wires" ?

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