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HalfMooner
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Posted - 10/08/2007 :  05:22:16  Show Profile Send HalfMooner a Private Message  Reply with Quote
The Rev. Gary Michael Aldridge, 51, Pastor of the Thorington Road Baptist Church in Montgomery, Alabama, passed away recently. Until a permanent pastor is chosen, Dr. Dale Huff will fill in as Interim Pastor at the church.

Rev. Aldridge died alone at his home, wearing in two layers of rubber clothing, with a condom-covered dildo in his anus, and his arms and legs bound behind him. Police and the coroner's report say no foul play was involved.

Nothing to see here folks. The Pastor went to his reward, is all. Now move along.


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pleco
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Posted - 10/08/2007 :  05:53:38   [Permalink]  Show Profile  Visit pleco's Homepage Send pleco a Private Message  Reply with Quote
The medical examiner who conducted Aldridge's autopsy said Friday the long wait for the autopsy findings was not unusual.

"These things happen," Boudreau said. "We see probably two of these a year. If you're not used to seeing that sort of thing, it's probably unusual."



WTF?!?!

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Edited by - pleco on 10/08/2007 05:53:53
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filthy
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Posted - 10/08/2007 :  05:56:53   [Permalink]  Show Profile Send filthy a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Oh dear! No wonder he died alone. Assuming, of course, that he and a friend didn't have a rather sticky accident.

But the first thing I thought when I read the post was, "Aw shit, another one! What is it with these people?"

What indeed. I don't know if the conservative polititions and the preachers just get more press than the kinky actions and accidents of "ordinary people," but it seems that they are caught at it far more often than their percentage of the population would would imply that they should. There might be a thesis for a PhD candidate in there somewhere....




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Dave W.
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Posted - 10/08/2007 :  08:16:35   [Permalink]  Show Profile  Visit Dave W.'s Homepage Send Dave W. a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Originally posted by pleco

WTF?!?!
Diff'rent strokes. Whatever creams your Twinkie.

Sure, two wet suits and being hogtied with a choker might sound extreme, but that sorta thing goes on thousands of times a day across the nation. I'm surprised that the examiner sees only two a year. It's easy to go too far, especially when alcohol is involved.

Remember kids: don't drive drunk, and don't kink drunk.

Edited to say, ah, I see where the coroner doesn't seem to think drinking was involved. Go figure.

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pleco
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Posted - 10/08/2007 :  08:23:19   [Permalink]  Show Profile  Visit pleco's Homepage Send pleco a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Originally posted by Dave W.

Originally posted by pleco

WTF?!?!
Diff'rent strokes. Whatever creams your Twinkie.

Sure, two wet suits and being hogtied with a choker might sound extreme, but that sorta thing goes on thousands of times a day across the nation. I'm surprised that the examiner sees only two a year. It's easy to go too far, especially when alcohol is involved.

Remember kids: don't drive drunk, and don't kink drunk.


Yeah, but this is Montgomery, AL!

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Dave W.
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Posted - 10/08/2007 :  11:00:20   [Permalink]  Show Profile  Visit Dave W.'s Homepage Send Dave W. a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Originally posted by pleco

Yeah, but this is Montgomery, AL!
The accidental death rate is probably lower in LA and NYC. They've got more practice.

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pleco
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Posted - 10/08/2007 :  11:02:58   [Permalink]  Show Profile  Visit pleco's Homepage Send pleco a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Originally posted by Dave W.

Originally posted by pleco

Yeah, but this is Montgomery, AL!
The accidental death rate is probably lower in LA and NYC. They've got more practice.


Good point. But you have to break a few eggs to make an omelette.

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Ricky
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Posted - 10/08/2007 :  11:20:36   [Permalink]  Show Profile  Send Ricky an AOL message Send Ricky a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Perhaps I'm just too damn naive, and maybe this question should go unanswered; but why the rubber suits?

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Dave W.
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Posted - 10/08/2007 :  12:10:03   [Permalink]  Show Profile  Visit Dave W.'s Homepage Send Dave W. a Private Message  Reply with Quote
At first glance, one might look for answers at a place like The International Association of Rubberists, or maybe just Wikipedia.

But the guy was actually wearing two wet suits and a scuba mask. Rather than having a thing for rubber, he was probably into total enclosure and also erotic asphyxiation, with some BDSM (NSFW) thrown in.

I know the official ruling is that he was alone at time of death, but it's a stretch for me to believe that he didn't have help getting into all the gear. From what's in the coroner's report, I can't figure out how one could do that to oneself, and once done, how would he have gotten out of it on his own?

My own suspicion is that his "top" trussed him up and left him for a while. Like to go have lunch, get the dry-cleaning, other errands, and came back and found him dead. Whoops. He/she is probably pretty distraught over the whole thing, too.

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Kil
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Posted - 10/08/2007 :  17:12:32   [Permalink]  Show Profile  Visit Kil's Homepage  Send Kil an AOL message  Send Kil a Yahoo! Message Send Kil a Private Message  Reply with Quote
At least he had the wisdom to die before this hit the press. On the other hand, I suppose it wouldn't have hit the press if he hadn't died.


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Dr. Mabuse
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Posted - 10/08/2007 :  18:35:04   [Permalink]  Show Profile  Send Dr. Mabuse an ICQ Message Send Dr. Mabuse a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Originally posted by Ricky

Perhaps I'm just too damn naive, and maybe this question should go unanswered; but why the rubber suits?
I don't know, but I could hazard a guess.
When I was sailing, I used wetsuit, and I didn't find the smell of the rubber unpleasant... And the way it clings to the body and squeeze a bit kind of all-embracing.


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HalfMooner
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Posted - 10/08/2007 :  18:43:37   [Permalink]  Show Profile Send HalfMooner a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Originally posted by Kil

At least he had the wisdom to die before this hit the press. On the other hand, I suppose it wouldn't have hit the press if he hadn't died.


There you go, then. Since he was probably a secret atheist, it was a win-win situation for him. Except for him throttling himself.


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Dave W.
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Posted - 10/08/2007 :  20:36:59   [Permalink]  Show Profile  Visit Dave W.'s Homepage Send Dave W. a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Originally posted by HalfMooner

Since he was probably a secret atheist...
I doubt that. The poor SOB probably cried himself to sleep at night over the sinful things he couldn't help but do. And some of those things undoubtedly caused serious pain, which I'd bet he thought of as form of penance. One of the very real dangers of this sort of kink is that it can leave a person unable to get off on "normal" sex, effectively making it addictive. And like other addictions, one can go from "gateway" kink to the harder stuff, looking to maintain the same level of "high" as the various games get boring over time (it's unlikely that it was the Pastor's first time in a wet suit for sexual reasons). What gets your rocks off isn't necessarily rational. And neither is religion. While two and two make four, putting hardcore kink together with religion doesn't equal secret atheism.

The more I think about this, the more I feel sorry for the guy. It's not like he was a Falwell or a Swaggart.

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HalfMooner
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Posted - 10/08/2007 :  20:44:44   [Permalink]  Show Profile Send HalfMooner a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Actually, I agree. I just wanted to shed a different light upon it. This, to him, was probably something similar to a monk wearing a hair coat and beating himself with a whip. Or a devout Shi'ia doing the same in celebration of the death of Imam Ali. Self-mortification.

I just keep wondering, though: Why the condom on the dildo?


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Dave W.
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Posted - 10/08/2007 :  21:09:40   [Permalink]  Show Profile  Visit Dave W.'s Homepage Send Dave W. a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Originally posted by HalfMooner

I just keep wondering, though: Why the condom on the dildo?
It probably wasn't his dildo. Safe sex. Even if you see it get sterilized with your own eyes, if someone else has used it, you demand that the rascal be wrapped.

Of course, now it's his dildo. Probably the saddest part of the whole thing is that Rev. Aldridge now has that dildo listed as a "personal effect" as a part of the public record.

And the only other personal effect was a "yellow metal ring intact on left ring finger." Which makes me wonder if his wife knew about his kink.

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HalfMooner
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Posted - 10/09/2007 :  00:04:01   [Permalink]  Show Profile Send HalfMooner a Private Message  Reply with Quote
And here I merely worry that if I were to suddenly take a dirt bath, there'd be a line in my obit saying, "He left a sink filled with dirty dishes, and his ashtrays were full. His dog's nails were overdue for trimming."


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