He was the life of the party
and all of the sudden: ZOMBIES
Good thing he wasn't buried alive.
I'm glad someone with the title of "doctor" can at least tell a living man from a dead one.
When I die I want them to harvest all my organs to guarantee im dead.
not bury you
or get a competent doctor to look at you or hook you up to a BP monitor
plus "here lies Kenshin, he died because some asshat coroner stole his organs" doesn't sound like a good epitaph
He probably sat up from the coffin with a bottle of champagne in hand and had a DJ behind a curtain in the back
This makes me wonder how many people that has accidentally been buried alive like this.
All good that he is alive but he is still in a vegetative state according to the article.
Regardless, it is better to be in a coma than dead.
During the old ages, wakes were used to wait for a day hoping that the recently "deceased" would wake up through the sounds of the party. This is because that there were incidents during the time where several people to enter a seemly dead state and wake up soon after, sometimes in the coffins they were buried in. (This became known after people burying their dead saw scratch marks on the coffins they were reusing.) I heard a common way they became "dead" was from drinking alcohol from lead cups, poisoning themselves sufficiently enough to put them in a coma.
This became less common as we became more informed about these cases but there is certainly some fuck ups here or there.
if the body is still warm why would you think the guy is dead
There used to be (at some more expensive graveyards) a bell system for alerting graveyard operators, in the event someone woke from the 'dead'
A piece of string was attached through some pulleys to an individual bell next to each grave, which was tied at the other end to the hand of the person (or in some cases the toe)
And that's how some people were rescued back in those times, in the 18th/19th century
Oh and that's supposedly where the phrase "saved by the bell" comes from
I'd rather build a Not-Dying-Machine than actually be alive in a coffin for who knows how long.
This'll be me eventually:
There really isn't a good reason though so I agree, they fucked up pretty bad.
I'm going to stage my own death so I can have a rockin' funeral party.
I think the article is saying that the doctor knew from that, that he wasn't dead.
Man, good thing /she/ didn't die from shock or something.
Its the same thing that happened a while back in Brazil (iirc) with that infant. It's probable that the patient was obese and that contributed to the doctor not feeling a pulse.
Washed the body according to tradition...still warm...anyone else thinking what I'm thinking, they washed him with hot water and thawed him out like The Thing?
And maybe whoever had the job of washing his frank and beans asked "Hey, is it supposed to um, get hard?" and someone said "Dead bodies swell up, it's natural."
Damn that would be scary shit waking up underground. I remember in the olden days when medical technology wasn't great they would attach a bell to each gravestone incase the person woke up underground they could pull the string to ring the bell.
So he just basically respawned.
Why are people surprised, I hear this happens all the time in Egypt.
I can just see this happening and someone dying after they wake up from a heart attack of surprise
death at a funeral
that or freak out and kill the 'undead' guy.
what an awesome prank this could be to pull on your family
He's lucky they were doing it traditionally, morgues remove blood and replace it with preservatives... doubt he could wake up from that.
If I were the guy being woken up during my own funeral, I wouldn't really be celebrating right away. I'd be changing my pants because they'd be filled with shit.
No one thinks of hitman when reading this story? Atleast i did.
I just attended the funeral of my girlfriend's father, it would've been cool if they discovered he was still alive.
But that would be kind of difficult considering he was cremated.