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Back in 1968 in the Air Force we had bunks stacked three tall to save space in the tiny room. Basic military pipe beds. The guy on the top bunk did exactly that jumping down from that bunk and the ring caught on the open end of the pipe. Stripped the skin off his finger. We were all in electronics and none of us were supposed to wear rings for that very reason and also because they considered them an electrocution hazard.

To this day I do not wear rings or any other jewelry for that matter.
Similar story except he was jumping down from sitting on a stack of pallets. Hooked a nail and degloved finger.
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I always wear mine. I'm married and I'm supposed to I guess. Side benefit, it keeps the cougars away.
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Me too, but at my age I don't worry about cougars.
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, I break out extremely bad.
My second wife was like this. I made a set of rings out of stainless steel hex nuts. She still has them.

I work in a machine shop, pushing 70 and still have all my fingers.

Back in the 70s my good bud got his ring caught on a board going thru the plainer. We never did find his finger, but we gave his ring back.
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