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    From the 'did not see that coming' files...




    http://gawker.com/5983517/heart-atta...a-heart-attack


    Heart Attack Grill Mascot ‘Patient John’ Alleman Dies of a Heart Attack


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    He will also be missed at other daily stops. Liquor store, Casino, Dennys.

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    He died doing what he did the best; Being a complete friggin idiot.

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    Heart Attack Grill spokesman dies of apparent heart attack

    Jackhuntr posted a pic of the storefront in the funny/cool/stupid pic thread several days ago...........how ironic?

    Heart Attack Grill spokesman dies of apparent heart attack



    A regular patron and unofficial spokesman for the Heart Attack Grill has died of an apparent heart attack, the restaurant's owner said on Monday.

    John Alleman reportedly suffered a heart attack last week outside the Las Vegas restaurant, according to the Las Vegas Sun. The 52-year-old was taken off life support on Monday.

    Alleman, who was not on the restaurant's payroll, inspired the "Patient John" character that appears on the restaurant's menu.

    "He lived a very full life," Jon Basso, owner of the Heart Attack Grill, told the newspaper. "He will be missed."

    “I told him if you keep eating like this, it’s going to kill ya,” Basso said. “He’d say, 'I just love your place, Jon.' He’s the only person I know who was probably at the restaurant more than I [was]; he’d be here every darned day.”

    Alleman is the second unofficial Heart Attack Grill spokesman to die in as many years.

    In March 2011, Blair River, the restaurant's 575-pound representative, died from complications stemming from pneumonia. He was 29.

    "Cynical people might think this is funny," Basso said at the time of River's death. "But people who knew him are crying their eyes out. There is a lot of mourning going on around here. You couldn't have found a better person."

    Founded in 2005, the unapologetically unhealthy restaurant employs waitresses dressed as nurses and serves butterfat milkshakes, "flatliner" fries and 9,982-calorie "quadruple bypass burgers." (Patrons who are able to finish them are escorted to their cars in wheelchairs.) Customers who weigh over 350 pounds eat free.

    Since opening in Las Vegas in October 2011, there have been various reports of customers having medical emergencies while dining at the grill.

    Last February, a man reportedly suffered a heart attack while eating a “triple bypass burger." According to Las Vegas' Fox 5 affiliate, he survived.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 32green View Post
    He died doing what he did the best; Being a complete friggin idiot.

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    How could this have happened?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fishooked View Post
    How could this have happened?
    Hopefully he didnt reproduce or else we'll end up with another generation of cretins standing outside restaurants they arent actually employed at, beseeching strangers to come in.

    I'm actually surprised he didnt pick sleeping on train tracks as a hobby.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 32green View Post
    Hopefully he didnt reproduce or else we'll end up with another generation of cretins standing outside restaurants they arent actually employed at, beseeching strangers to come in.

    I'm actually surprised he didnt pick sleeping on train tracks as a hobby.

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    Someday when you pass on, hopefully there will be a person on a Las Vegas messageboard that will have similar things to say about you...

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    Not since the death of Amy Winehouse have I been so surprised.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 32green View Post
    He died doing what he did the best; Being a complete friggin idiot.

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    Guns don't kill people, hamburgers do.

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    not the 1st spokesman to die.

    if you have time to watch video, it's unreal

    http://abcnews.go.com/Health/HeartHe...ry?id=13056400

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fishooked View Post
    How could this have happened?
    why couldn't you have sent him an email alerting him he was dealt a medical sh*t hand?

    he might still be alive.
    Last edited by Timmy®; 02-12-2013 at 02:06 PM.

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    This wouldn't have happened if there were stricter hamburger control laws.

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    I'm getting the shakes....AND THEN I'M GETTING THE FRIES!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by PatriotReign View Post
    This wouldn't have happened if there were stricter hamburger control laws.
    It could have been stopped. The soda they were serving contained real sugar.

    REAL SUGAR!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Timmy® View Post
    why couldn't you have sent him an email alerting him he was dealt a medical sh*t hand?

    he might still be alive.
    He dealt his own shi t hand. Is this going to be a new Hampurism now, DirtFloor?


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    Quote Originally Posted by Fishooked View Post
    He dealt his own shi t hand. Is this going to be a new Hampurism now, DirtFloor?

    Once youve caught Timmmmys attention, its hard to shake him....unless something shiney rolls past.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 32green View Post
    Once youve caught Timmmmys attention, its hard to shake him....unless something shiney rolls past.

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    Or perhaps a fruit assortment.

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    Thanks to Obama. . .etcetera ad infinium.

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    This would have never happened under Bloombergs watch.

    The mayor knows

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    Can't say there wasn't truth in advertising.

    BTW: Everytime someone dies there it's great press.

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