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List Rules Ways of dying that seem particularly cruel or unusual

The worst ways to die, as voted on by the Ranker Community. Sure, it's a little morbid, but who doesn't think about death every once in a while?

Vote on the worst ways to kick the bucket, and see how your fears stack up against everyone else's. Just don't tell that Grim Reaper dude about any of this...
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Slow Dismemberment

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set on fire is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Worst Ways to Die

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Buried Alive

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+ - 4,387 1,881
Drowning is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
Drowning Suicide, Assassination by 'Accident', Assassination by 'Suicide'

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Execution by burning is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Worst Ways to Die

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Drawn & Quartered

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+ - 3,629 1,372
Suffocation is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Worst Ways to Die

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Dragged by a Car is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
Dragged by a Car

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Impalement is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Worst Ways to Die

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+ - 2,768 1,362
Starvation is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Worst Ways to Die

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+ - 2,568 1,230
Shark attack is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Worst Ways to Die

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+ - 2,609 1,309
Murdered By Your Own Children is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
Murdered By Your Own Children

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Cancer is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
Cancer Assassination in ways which appear natural

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Flaying is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Worst Ways to Die

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+ - 3,064 199
Slowly Burned to Death by Acid is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
Slowly Burned to Death by Acid

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Attacked by a Bear is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
Attacked by a Bear

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Torture is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
Torture

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Brazen bull is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Worst Ways to Die

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+ - 1,848 188
Eaten Alive is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
Eaten Alive

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Gangrene is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
Gangrene Assassination in ways which appear natural

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Iron Maiden is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
Iron Maiden

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+ - 1,865 522
Raped and Killed is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
Raped and Killed

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+ - 1,474 1,068
Choking is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Worst Ways to Die

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+ - 2,087 505
Eaten by Cannibals is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
Eaten by Cannibals

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+ - 1,439 917
Stabbing is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Worst Ways to Die

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+ - 1,696 408
Murdered by Chainsaw is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
Murdered by Chainsaw

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+ - 1,267 1,160
Execution by hanging is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Worst Ways to Die

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Stoned to Death is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
Stoned to Death

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+ - 1,416 796
Stomped by Elephant is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
Stomped by Elephant

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Murder is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
Murder Homicide

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Crushed By A Helicopter

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Lynching is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
Lynching Murder, Homicide

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+ - 1,139 224
Devoured by Starved Dogs is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
Devoured by Starved Dogs

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Colon Perforated by a Horse is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
Colon Perforated by a Horse

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+ - 1,210 728
Electrocution is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Worst Ways to Die

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+ - 1,242 994
HIV is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
HIV

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+ - 1,086 290
Wood Chipper Accident is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
Wood Chipper Accident

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+ - 1,009 914
Fall Off A Cliff is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
Fall Off A Cliff

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+ - 809 399
Scaphism is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Worst Ways to Die

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+ - 749 243
Death of a Thousand Cuts is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
Death of a Thousand Cuts

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Eaten by Piranhas is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
Eaten by Piranhas

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Roller Coaster Accident is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
Roller Coaster Accident

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+ - 1,078 586
Elevator Accident is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
Elevator Accident

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Spider Bite is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
Spider Bite

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The Judas Cradle is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
The Judas Cradle " The victim would presumably be placed in the waist harness above the pyramid-shaped seat, with the point inserted into their anus or vagina, then very slowly lowered by ropes. The subject is tortured by intense pressure ...

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Breast Explosion is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
Breast Explosion

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Freeze to Death is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
Freeze to Death

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Car Accident By A Drunk Driver is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
Car Accident By A Drunk Driver