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Bean's NDE
Posted June 01, 2006 at 05:01:40 PM by Bean in the Flashbacks category
NDE = Near Death Experience

I was driving on a two-lane, one-way street in downtown New Albany shortly after I got my license. The road split in two to go around a monument or something, so I was kinda racing the people in the other lanes. A block or two after the merge, I notice a truck in the other lane slowing down to a stop and smiled, knowing I was still in my own lane and would not be affected by his strange stopping manuver. As I zipped past the truck (which was now at a complete stop), I heard something and felt a bump in the road. I looked in my rearview mirror to see what I had run over, but all I could see was train. I had run over the tracks right in front of a fucking train. It must have been really close, because I looked back pretty much right after the bump, and that train was already there looking right back at me.

I think someone was with me in the vehicle, and based on the timeframe, it was probably either Big Willis or JCTMH. Either of you remember this?
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10 comments
foo (June 01, 2006 at 05:27:52 PM):
was this on market?

you would think they would have a blinky light and a guard thing.

if i was big willis or JCTMH i would have smacked your mouth.
bean (June 01, 2006 at 05:47:24 PM):
Yeah... market sounds right. Right there before vincennes. I don't remember if there was a rail or not, and if there were lights, I didn't see em!

Slap mah 'fro!
corbin (June 02, 2006 at 08:51:37 AM):
jebus dood, that's crazy
Tara (June 02, 2006 at 09:06:32 AM):
Very glad you did not die, Cousin Bean.
Brad (June 02, 2006 at 09:15:18 AM):
I was in the car with you, and I just told that story to someone the other day. I didn't think you would remember it.
K.Ho (June 02, 2006 at 09:17:36 AM):
Perhaps Future Bean intervened on your behalf.
bean (June 02, 2006 at 09:31:16 AM):
fbean to teh rescueJ! or was it fbrad?
Brad (June 02, 2006 at 11:23:52 AM):
It was fJohn Titor driving the train, he slowed it a half mile an hour
celeb (June 02, 2006 at 03:26:49 PM):
maybe that's your purpose in life, bean. to push the proverbial button, Widmore spared your life.
bean (June 05, 2006 at 01:18:45 PM):
PS - just drove this exact path at lunch today. It is Market St. and there is no RxR gate... just a light.
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