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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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7,204 1,547
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Slow Dismemberment

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2
7,399 916
set on fire is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Worst Ways to Die

3
6,455 1,247
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Buried Alive

4
4,521 1,540
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5
4,675 2,030
Drowning is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
Drowning Suicide, Assassination by 'Accident', Assassination by 'Suicide'

6
4,854 814
Execution by burning is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Worst Ways to Die

7
4,151 1,012
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Drawn & Quartered

8
3,867 1,499
Suffocation is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Worst Ways to Die

9
3,704 1,208
Dragged by a Car is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
Dragged by a Car

10
3,472 1,254
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11
3,359 860
Impalement is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Worst Ways to Die

12
2,911 1,469
Starvation is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Worst Ways to Die

13
2,743 1,414
Murdered By Your Own Children is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
Murdered By Your Own Children

14
2,691 1,336
Shark attack is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Worst Ways to Die

15
2,529 1,609
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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16
3,118 577
Flaying is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
Jabapac added Flaying

17
3,346 220
Slowly Burned to Death by Acid is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
kenpachikendo added Slowly Burned to Death by Acid

18
2,329 1,193
Attacked by a Bear is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
Attacked by a Bear

19
2,454 305
Torture is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
StacyWolfe added Torture

20
2,750 723
Brazen bull is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
Jabapac added Brazen bull

21
2,094 212
Eaten Alive is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
51fordf2 added Eaten Alive

22
2,216 662
Iron Maiden is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
Iron Maiden

23
2,024 580
Raped and Killed is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
Aya1 added Raped and Killed

24
1,681 986
Gangrene is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
Gangrene Assassination in ways which appear natural

25
1,578 1,141
Choking is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Worst Ways to Die

26
2,210 553
Eaten by Cannibals is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
Eaten by Cannibals

27
1,506 981
Stabbing is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Worst Ways to Die

28
1,332 1,233
Execution by hanging is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Worst Ways to Die

29
1,819 447
Murdered by Chainsaw is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
blinky.johnson added Murdered by Chainsaw

The Goriest Ways You Can Die In A Pool Without Drowning 51 High-Paying, Flexible Jobs

30
2,143 453
Stoned to Death is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
Jabapac added Stoned to Death

31
1,484 855
Stomped by Elephant is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
Stomped by Elephant

32
1,294 880
Murder is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
Murder Homicide

33
1,085 973
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Crushed By A Helicopter

34
1,259 250
Devoured by Starved Dogs is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
Switchdoctor added Devoured by Starved Dogs

35
1,370 726
Lynching is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
Lynching Murder, Homicide

36
1,795 711
Colon Perforated by a Horse is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
Colon Perforated by a Horse

37
1,270 771
Electrocution is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Worst Ways to Die

38
1,189 315
Wood Chipper Accident is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
wiabux added Wood Chipper Accident

39
1,281 1,074
HIV is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
HIV

40
1,065 964
Fall Off A Cliff is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
Fall Off A Cliff

41
867 435
Scaphism is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
mkirkwood added Scaphism

42
827 279
Death of a Thousand Cuts is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
wookster added Death of a Thousand Cuts

43
999 281
Eaten by Piranhas is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
Coolza added Eaten by Piranhas

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1,171 659
Roller Coaster Accident is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
Roller Coaster Accident

45
1,129 633
Elevator Accident is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
Elevator Accident

46
787 186
The Judas Cradle is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
LGwynethGuest added 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 ...

47
956 940
Spider Bite is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
Spider Bite

48
996 854
Breast Explosion is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
Breast Explosion

49
965 794
Car Accident By A Drunk Driver is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
Car Accident By A Drunk Driver

50
1,198 733
Freeze to Death is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
Freeze to Death