I chopped them up, not off. Missing meat and some knuckle. The ER doctor had me transported 130 miles to the nearest hospital with a hand surgeon, as he expected them to come off. Their ER was swamped that night, so they just sewed things back together the best they could. Too far to go for followup. They discharged me around midnight into 40 degree weather with a 40 mph wind, wearing just a sweatshirt and jeans. My car was 150 miles away. A nice neighbor drove all that way to pick me up.Meaning they couldn't restore them after your head injured self chopped them off?
Took me three days before I unbandaged and looked at them expecting to see green. They came out pretty good considering. I'm a good healer. Good ER doctor that did the sewing, too.
I was drilling holes in tiny pieces of sheet metal the next day. The nick I got in my finger on the other hand was more distracting than the chopped up finger. Used the saw again within the first week. With a certain enhanced respect for its abilities.
The chip guard had a habit of falling down. I had just finished my cuts and was pulling away over the top of the blade, which was even with the top of the rip fence, when it fell, knocking my fingers into the blade. The rip fence kept my fingers from getting chopped off.
Just another mistake in life I escaped and learned something from. You would have cried and railed against the saw manufacturer. No way would you believe you could do something stupid like that. Your stupidity is expressed in other ways.