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If your building is just a tad too tall, call this guy.

“Stupid is as stupid does” according to philosopher Forrest Gump. Well, as our Holy Crap Files films continually prove, there is certainly some truth in that.

How else to you explain this attempt to demolish a building from the middle? Seriously, what did they expect to happen?

The fact that the excavator operator beat a hasty retreat and doesn’t stop even when the now shorter building has come to a rest suggests that he realises just how lucky he is: