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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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7,620 1,718
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Slow Dismemberment

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2
7,818 988
set on fire is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Worst Ways to Die

3
6,781 1,321
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Buried Alive

4
4,744 1,634
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5
4,913 2,156
Drowning is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
Drowning Suicide, Assassination by 'Accident', Assassination by 'Suicide'

6
5,105 865
Execution by burning is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Worst Ways to Die

7
4,408 1,073
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Drawn & Quartered

8
4,064 1,613
Suffocation is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Worst Ways to Die

9
3,839 1,277
Dragged by a Car is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
Dragged by a Car

10
3,597 1,309
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11
3,533 891
Impalement is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Worst Ways to Die

12
3,048 1,536
Starvation is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Worst Ways to Die

13
2,808 1,425
Shark attack is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Worst Ways to Die

14
2,855 1,508
Murdered By Your Own Children is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
Murdered By Your Own Children

15
3,378 598
Flaying is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
Jabapac added Flaying

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16
2,615 1,696
Cancer is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
Cancer Assassination in ways which appear natural

17
3,597 233
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
2,415 1,272
Attacked by a Bear is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
Attacked by a Bear

19
2,656 319
Torture is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
StacyWolfe added Torture

20
2,936 757
Brazen bull is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
Jabapac added Brazen bull

21
2,303 240
Eaten Alive is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
51fordf2 added Eaten Alive

22
2,330 693
Iron Maiden is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
Iron Maiden

23
1,742 1,033
Gangrene is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
Gangrene Assassination in ways which appear natural

24
2,145 640
Raped and Killed is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
Aya1 added Raped and Killed

25
1,641 1,199
Choking is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Worst Ways to Die

26
2,311 589
Eaten by Cannibals is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
Eaten by Cannibals

27
1,556 1,036
Stabbing is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Worst Ways to Die

28
1,395 1,299
Execution by hanging is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Worst Ways to Die

29
1,923 475
Murdered by Chainsaw is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
blinky.johnson added Murdered by Chainsaw

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30
2,264 482
Stoned to Death is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
Jabapac added Stoned to Death

31
1,548 897
Stomped by Elephant is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
Stomped by Elephant

32
1,356 920
Murder is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
Murder Homicide

33
1,132 1,019
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Crushed By A Helicopter

34
1,356 264
Devoured by Starved Dogs is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
Switchdoctor added Devoured by Starved Dogs

35
1,418 758
Lynching is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
Lynching Murder, Homicide

36
1,878 734
Colon Perforated by a Horse is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
Colon Perforated by a Horse

37
1,311 802
Electrocution is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Worst Ways to Die

38
1,254 340
Wood Chipper Accident is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
wiabux added Wood Chipper Accident

39
1,315 1,121
HIV is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
HIV

40
1,108 997
Fall Off A Cliff is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
Fall Off A Cliff

41
916 459
Scaphism is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
mkirkwood added Scaphism

42
892 299
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
1,057 302
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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44
1,212 688
Roller Coaster Accident is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
Roller Coaster Accident

45
866 196
The Judas Cradle is listed (or ranked) 45 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 ...

46
1,157 665
Elevator Accident is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
Elevator Accident

47
983 985
Spider Bite is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
Spider Bite

48
1,028 892
Breast Explosion is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
Breast Explosion

49
1,246 761
Freeze to Death is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
Freeze to Death

50
991 831
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