During the 90s a load of Polish lads went on the beve in some chaps house. He had a reputation for being a bit of a nancy boy. The lads got buckled drunk and then decided to play some drinking games. After a while they started lobbing bottles and other household items off each other. To prove who wasthe manliest. This kept escalating and eventually one lad whipped out a chainsaw, where her got it i dunno, and cut off a finger. Then the nancy boy goes watch this, swings the chainswaw at his neck and rips his own head off.
Yes, I remember this one. Mid 90s. I believe that the first self-mutilation was somebody nailing his hand to the table, then the bloke with his foot and then the head bloke. Apparently the neighbours got fed up with the drunken singing and called the police, who found the guys singing a song about rolling the head of the giant home.
Toughness contests are a traditional part of Polish recreational life," Regional Prosecutor Stefan Wojcelski told a court in Stargard Szczeciski, "and the state has no wish to interfere with a playful tradition. But, while we accept amputation as an inevitable part of this we do not accept murder, and I therefore ask for the heaviest penalites to be broiguth against the three accused.(PAP [Polish News Agency], 25/10/94, printed in Private Eye.)