Originally Posted by Andy H.
Is it necessary that Darwin awards be posthumous?
Not technically. The only requirement is that you can't produce offspring through something that you have done.
I used to have a "Darwin Awards" book on the back of the throne and there was a whole section on non-fatal award winners.
My favorite was a peeping Tom who got caught and ran, and then got caught again while crossing a decorative wrought iron fence. He left his beans on the spike and the police simply waited for someone matching that injury description to show up at the nearest hospital.