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Be very careful around palm trees....

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Be very careful around palm trees....

Please people watch out for falling coconuts .. my friend had one fall on her head but she made a full recovery, partly because of the marvelous care of the landscapers at the hotel and the fact that she was diligent enough to wear a bike helmet around all palm trees

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1. Re: Be very careful around palm trees....

Lol.

That "could" happen. But everywhere I've gone, they have someone check the ripeness of the coconuts on a daily basis.. if they are even remotely close, they climb the tree and harvest the coconuts.

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2. Re: Be very careful around palm trees....

This is a serious matter!

www.youtube.com/watch…

dorset
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3. Re: Be very careful around palm trees....

lol, i just fell off my chair laughing. This is in response to the slippery floor thread i take it.

LOVE IT!

Detroit, Michigan
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4. Re: Be very careful around palm trees....

So now I have to wear a helmet to the beach?

Northeast
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5. Re: Be very careful around palm trees....

Hey it is your choice .... better safe than sorry!

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6. Re: Be very careful around palm trees....

My, my aren't we are a punchy bunch on TA today?

Buuuut one morning you might wake up in Cancun with a bump on your head and a bruise on your hiney, and the details from night prior might be juuuuuust a bit fuzzy ... You can rest easy knowing that it was a coconut and a slippery floor :)

Pearland, Texas
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7. Re: Be very careful around palm trees....

Supposedly, more people are killed each year by falling coconuts than shark attacks. At least thats the myth. Take it for what its worth.

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8. Re: Be very careful around palm trees....

LOL. . .come on main!

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9. Re: Be very careful around palm trees....

The bike helmet also prevents your scalp from getting sunburned!

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10. Re: Be very careful around palm trees....

"Buuuut one morning you might wake up in Cancun with a bump on your head and a bruise on your hiney, and the details from night prior might be juuuuuust a bit fuzzy"

But that happens every trip even if I don't slip on the floor or get hit by a coconut.

I can't wait to tell my wife that she must hear a helmet on the beach. I can see her eyes rolling right now.

Revised beach bag check list:

Sunscreen

Kindle

Ipod

Sunglasses

Tip money

Helmet