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Firefighters Rescued A Woman On A Tinder Date Who Apparently Got Stuck Trying To Remove A Bag Of Her Own Poop

A modern love story.

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OK, settle in, because this story is wild. Liam Smyth, a postgraduate sociology student from Bristol, created a GoFundMe page to raise money for a new window because it was broken when his date got stuck trying to retrieve her poop in a bag.

Smyth says he and the woman (who wants to remain anonymous) went to Nando's on a Tinder date, and then went back to his house to drink wine and watch a Scientology documentary.

This is Liam whose first date involved a bag of poo and his companion being rescued by firecrews. Speaking to… https://t.co/6Un6nJpsBd

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He says his date decided to go the toilet, but when it wouldn't flush, she (for some reason) apparently decided to put her poop in a bag and tried to throw it out the window.

But what she didn't realise is that due to what Smyth calls a "design quirk", the poop didn't travel very far, but got stuck in a gap between another window.

In case you can't see the bag of poop, we've labelled it.

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Smyth said after he consulted his group chat he only saw one solution and that involved a hammer and a chisel.

But! Because his date is apparently an amateur gymnast, she was convinced that she could reach into the window and retrieve the poop. However, she subsequently got stuck.

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Even though she was stuck, she did apparently manage to remove the bag of poop. Smyth wrote: "She climbed in head first after her own turd, reached deeper into the window, bagged it up, and passed it out, over the top and back into the toilet from whence it came."

After the poop had apparently been flushed away, the fire brigade turned up. Firefighters tweeted to say it had been an "eventful evening".

An eventful evening for Temple fire crews. https://t.co/FNbCNuVu5z

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Smyth said the firefighters rescued his date, but it meant that the window had to be removed.

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"Unfortunately, although they rescued my date unharmed from what must have been a rather unpleasant confined space to find yourself in, in the process they had to completely destroy the window with their special fire tools. I'm not complaining, they did what they had to do."

He said that he had been quoted £300 to replace the window and that as a student he wouldn't be able to afford it.

After going viral, Smyth says he received offers to have his window replaced for free, and will be donating all the money raised via his GoFundMe to two charities. One will be a firefighters charity and the other focuses on building and maintaining flushing toilets in the developing world.

People have called the entire situation the "wildest thing ever".

jesus christ read the entire thing. wildest date ever https://t.co/Ujf4ZxjeD9

Girl goes on date, throws poo out of window, then tries to retrieve poo from window, gets stuck. Incredible scenes. https://t.co/S6Ei0n5lvT

You MUST support this GoFundMe. It involves a Tinder date, poo and a broken window... h/t @AJReid https://t.co/BIKLAQyyeH

This is the greatest gofundme I've ever seen. GET THIS PERSON A NEW POO WINDOW https://t.co/JWnTjl1nJ3

The fire department has confirmed on its Twitter page that the incident did really happen, but in early August.

In the last 24 hours we've been asked a lot of times if THAT story is true or an urban myth - here's the answer!… https://t.co/w8Elcs8c25

In a statement, firefighter Chris Crothers said that he started chatting to the woman and she explained the entire situation.

“I started chatting to her and she told the whole story about how she had become stuck. She was quite open about the whole thing – I think by then she had gone passed the point of embarrassment," he said.

“She was trapped in a void between internal and external glazing, but her weight was against the pane of glass so we had to be really careful during the rescue.

“Although she had been upside down for some time, with the company of a few spiders, she was absolutely fine and just pleased to be free."

The firefighter said he sees strange things all the time but that this is one of the strangest.

“We told them they would be telling the story for the rest of their lives, but I don’t think any of us expected the story to get the interest it has," he said.

Contact Ikran Dahir at ikran.dahir@buzzfeed.com.

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