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2 Japanese men die in river near Washington state waterfall made popular on TikTok

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made popular on TikTok

So how many view and like, it got for that post?

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I'm from LA so have always loved the ocean. It is forgiving - waves come in sets, so there's (usually) a chance to escape even in the heaviest of surf.

Rivers terrify me. They are unrelenting, and if you're caught beneath a snag, you're dead.

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" The beautiful but dangerous swimming hole ""

Very sad to hear that, so how many more good souls have to Perish before the fire chief and the city decides enough is enough, or is it good for local businesses that it has to stay open regardless.

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Very sad to hear that, so how many more good souls have to Perish before the fire chief and the city decides enough is enough, or is it good for local businesses that it has to stay open regardless.

Eagle Falls is in an unincorporated area in a National Forest, so there is no city government involved. The nearest towns have about 200 people in them, each. Any decision to close the water to swimming or rafting/boating would have to be made (and enforced) by the US Forest Service.

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Was it worth it? I have familiy in Hawaii and when they took me to see the Halona Blowhole they said that every year people ignore the signs and go close to get photos, and sure enough, people die. More often than not, they said, it's a Japanese tourist.

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@WoodyLee Very sad to read your post, Enough is enough when any one perish, its just a fact of life in which we all must deal with. The point is there's warning signs posted either the people can't read, or understand the language that is on the signs and in some cases people just decide to ignore the "beautiful but dangerous swimming hole" some take risk. BUT!!!!!!! Do you really think the local business supports someone drowning as good for their business? What an backwards thought

" The beautiful but dangerous swimming hole ""

Very sad to hear that, so how many more good souls have to Perish before the fire chief and the city decides enough is enough, or is it good for local businesses that it has to stay open regardless

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Why is that nature spot even famous? 100s of places like that across the US and the world including Japan.

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If you aren't an excellent swimmer, please stay away from dangerous waters.

Foolish people cannot be stopped. Adults are responsible for their own choices. The US isn't NZ.

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> smithinjapanToday 07:47 pm JST

Was it worth it? I have familiy in Hawaii and when they took me to see the Halona Blowhole they said that every year people ignore the signs and go close to get photos, and sure enough, people die. More often than not, they said, it's a Japanese tourist

You get a lot of down votes when you say that Japanese break rules. The prevailing thought is only foreign tourists in Japan break rules.

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Don't go chasing waterfalls

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It’s wonderful TikTok can be used to give warnings of the dangers of waterfalls. TikTok is helping to prevent casualties.

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quercetumToday 02:21 am JST

It’s wonderful TikTok can be used to give warnings of the dangers of waterfalls. TikTok is helping to prevent casualties.

Nothing that can't be done on Instagram Reels and Youtube Shorts :)

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@Protestant

Tourists don’t read signs; they rush in for that quick selfie.

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