LOCATION: Mount Fuji, Japan
RETARD TRIVIA: The bodies are brought down to the station, where a spare room is kept especially for such occasions. In this room are two beds: one for the corpse and one for someone to sleep next to the body for the first night. There is an annual search, consisting of a small army of police, volunteers and attendant journalists, began in 1970.
Golden Gate Bridge
LOCATION: San Francisco, California
RETARD TRIVIA: What makes the Golden Gate Bridge the top suicide bridge in the world is that it provides literally no barriers to suicidal impulses. The bridge also has, as Friend puts it, a "fatal grandeur" to it that attracts emotionally distraught people who seek out what they conceive of as a beautiful and even romantic death.
LOCATION: Ontario Canada / New York border
RETARD TRIVIA: The ladies love the Niagara Falls: 59 percent of the jumpers are male and 41 percent female, which is highly unusual, in that female suicides account for just 24 percent of the nationwide total.
LOCATION: East Sussex, England, United Kingdom
RETARD TRIVIA: A British Coastguard crew got the scare of a lifetime Monday when they were attempting to rescue a man who had reportedly jumped from an East Sussex “suicide spot” and narrowly missed being crushed by a car as it drove off the same 500 foot cliff and crashed on the rocks below only a few yards away.
LOCATION: River Avon, Bristol UK
RETARD TRIVIA: In 1885, a 22-year-old woman named Sarah Ann Henley survived a fall from the bridge when her billowing skirts acted as a parachute, and subsequently lived into her eighties
Prince Edward Viaduct
LOCATION: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
RETARD TRIVIA:With over 400 suicides, the Viaduct ranked as the second most fatal standing structure in the world, after the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco. A 1997 report from the Schizophrenia Society of Ontario cited the average of “one person jumping from the bridge every 22 days”. After years of controversy, the bridge’s reputation as a “suicide magnet” eventually led to the construction of a suicide barrier called the Luminous Veil. The bridge has had zero suicides since the construction of this suicide barrier.
LOCATION: San Diego, California
RETARD TRIVIA: It is the third deadliest suicide bridge in the USA, between 1972 and 2000, more than 200 suicides occurred on the bridge
LOCATION: Paris, France
RETARD TRIVIA: The first suicide, a man hanged himself from one of the beams. In 90 years, there have been, according to the Police Préfecture or the media, 369 suicide attempts, of which two survived the 57 metre drop from the first floor, one being blown onto a rafter by the wind and the other landing on the roof of a car. The later was a young woman who after recovering, married the owner of the car.
LOCATION: Seattle, Washington
Jacques Cartier Bridge
LOCATION: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
RETARD TRIVIA: In 2004, a suicide prevention barrier was installed. Until then the bridge saw an average of 10 suicides a year.
Luminous Veil suicide barrier, Prince Edward Viaduct
The Cheaper version (printed sign) is less of a deterrent.
Most popular places to jump off the Golden Gate Bridge.
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