The dread of the shred that leaves you dead

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    Mrs. Flibble said I should shred some confidential stuff, lest it fall into the wrong hands. That would be... er... problematic and embarrassing - and not just for the llamas. Now normally I'm good at shredding, but today I forgot to heed the warning of "shred with a tie and you're dead".

    It was going great, but just as I reached for the latest stack of llama sex orgy paperwork, my tie flopped into the diamond cut steel grinding gears of the shredder of death.

    This is moments before my grizzly end.

    Splendid.

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    I had a flash, camera left through an umbrella, deliberately set quite high to give the shot a bit more drama. Wide angle lens was in really close for extra distortion. Wanted a Flibble in the headlights sort of death. Ties were hurt in the making of this photograph.

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    1. drewmaniac ages ago | reply

      (Found from Portraits That Tell A Story)

      This is awesome.

    2. Benrajak ages ago | reply

      This is awesome! Did you use a 15mm fish eye to get that effect? Its great!

    3. tishay ages ago | reply

      Congratulations! Your photo is a

      Please post it to the pool.

    4. Denis Collette...!!! ages ago | reply

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    5. Linda B (Wine Diva) ages ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Entitled, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

    6. peter_hasselbom ages ago | reply

      You are the best!

    7. electric spiders [deleted] ages ago | reply

      Loves the glasses lol :D

    8. Colonel Killgore ages ago | reply

      Hey - congrats on Explore! Well deserved!

    9. cluttered self [deleted] ages ago | reply

      Well done!!

    10. InWaves ages ago | reply

      dude, didn't you read the warnings on the shredder?

      ;) thank you for trying something I always wanted to do, but never had the guts to try.

    11. . Andrew Dunn . ages ago | reply

      Oh dear! If it can go wrong it will. . . :~)

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    12. cakeybabes ages ago | reply

      this is hilarious. love it!!!

    13. magnificent liquid [deleted] ages ago | reply

      haha! funny :))

    14. Picturegraphy 105 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called you_see, you_feel, or_you_touch, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

    15. Robert Donovan 85 months ago | reply

      I believe there is a company using this photo. Check your flickr mail for details.

    16. Dog Walker With Camera 35 months ago | reply

      Love it! Made me laugh when I saw it in my search results.

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