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An Innocuous Thread...

  1. paradigmsearch profile image89
    paradigmsearchposted 4 years ago

    This thread is for innocuous, cheerful, entertaining, humorous, and interesting posts only. It is an escape from some of the other threads...

    Any time I think of something worthy, I'll post it here. I hope others do the same.

    Inane posts are also welcome here. In fact, I'll start with one:

    Be prepared for a long weekend, i.e., http://news.yahoo.com/wait-earth-adds-l … nance.html

  2. Cagsil profile image60
    Cagsilposted 4 years ago

    lol lol

    Good to know. tongue

    1. paradigmsearch profile image89
      paradigmsearchposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      I intend to use the extra time to make it a productive, yet peaceful, weekend.

  3. Reality Bytes profile image93
    Reality Bytesposted 4 years ago

    Urinating Standing Up May Soon Be Illegal in Europe: Approve?

    Socialists and feminists in Europe want to force equality by outlawing men from urinating while standing up. The Leftists suggest that forcing uniformity also has medical benefits with cleaner floors without puddles of urine. On the other hand, dirty toilet seats, increase of water usage for flushing and other factors may make "sitting only bathrooms" less healthy for humans and the environment.

    http://www.sodahead.com/united-states/u … n-2727217/

    lol

    1. paradigmsearch profile image89
      paradigmsearchposted 4 years ago in reply to this

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      I will fight to the death my civil right to write my name in the snow. lol

      1. Healthy Pursuits profile image87
        Healthy Pursuitsposted 4 years ago in reply to this

        So would I. However, it would take considerably more skill on my part, and I'm not willing to bare my behind in the cold that long. lol

        1. paradigmsearch profile image89
          paradigmsearchposted 4 years ago in reply to this

          And, according to the news, definitely don't try it in New York City these days...

          http://www.nasa.gov/images/content/150599main_lightning_photo.jpg
          http://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/local/He … 19375.html

    2. SomewayOuttaHere profile image61
      SomewayOuttaHereposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      ha ha ha....that's interesting news!...thanks for the chuckle...those poor European men....guess there's not much else to pick on men about!  lol

  4. Reality Bytes profile image93
    Reality Bytesposted 4 years ago

    http://blog.trutv.com/.a/6a00d83451d24369e2016767f99319970b-450wi



    This stuff drives me crazy!  lol

    1. paradigmsearch profile image89
      paradigmsearchposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      If I was in the right frame of mind, and me and 3 buddies came across this, we would pick that dinky little thing up and put it on top of whatever that structure is against the wall to the left. Let the owner deal with that... lol

    2. Healthy Pursuits profile image87
      Healthy Pursuitsposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      You found my car! I wondered where I parked it last night!

  5. paradigmsearch profile image89
    paradigmsearchposted 4 years ago

    http://media-cache-ec1.pinterest.com/upload/272538214920658946_OCGLRwbC_c.jpg
    Beware Gophers!

  6. Reality Bytes profile image93
    Reality Bytesposted 4 years ago

    http://www.blogcdn.com/www.gadling.com/media/2007/05/mumbaiplane.jpg

    Just when you thought Mumbai couldn't get any more hectic, someone comes along and leaves a Boeing 737 sitting in the middle of a busy road. BBC reports, "The decommissioned aircraft was being driven through the city at the weekend when the driver got lost and then abandoned the plane."

    http://www.gadling.com/2007/05/03/boein … mbai-road/


    Does anyone know how to park these days.  wink

    1. paradigmsearch profile image89
      paradigmsearchposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      That's no Boeing 737! That's the Hubmobile! HP has been looking for it for months!

      1. Randy Godwin profile image92
        Randy Godwinposted 4 years ago in reply to this

        And apparently staff has been inside all along!  tongue


                                        http://s4.hubimg.com/u/6812619.jpg

        1. paradigmsearch profile image89
          paradigmsearchposted 4 years ago in reply to this

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          You are right.
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          http://hubpages.com/u/3958676.jpg
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          They just came out...
          .

        2. paradigmsearch profile image89
          paradigmsearchposted 4 years ago in reply to this

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          And btw...
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          http://i54.tinypic.com/epqivm.png
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          Paul is not impressed with your hubs.

          (Thooghun said that, not me.)

          1. Randy Godwin profile image92
            Randy Godwinposted 4 years ago in reply to this

            HA!  Paul told me this personally on the forums!  lol


                                             http://s4.hubimg.com/u/6812619.jpg

  7. Reality Bytes profile image93
    Reality Bytesposted 4 years ago

    Vancouver restaurant selling $100 hot dog

    VANCOUVER – Vancouver, known for its bustling street food scene, will also soon be known as home to the “most expensive hot dog in the world” – a $100 cognac-infused sausage topped with oil-seared Kobe beef, lobster meat and a picante sauce.

    “When you come up with a $100 hot dog, you’ve got to have a good idea,” said DougieDog owner Dougie Luv of the Dragon Dog.

    The foot-long bratwurst is infused with 100-year-old Louis XIII cognac – which has a $2,000 price tag of its own – and must be ordered 12 hours in advance so fresh ingredients can be prepped.

    http://funnynewschannel.com/archives/543  lol

    1. paradigmsearch profile image89
      paradigmsearchposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      .
      This probably won't sell.

      People already get the $100 weenie all the time.

      It's called the monthly cable company bill. big_smile

      1. Reality Bytes profile image93
        Reality Bytesposted 4 years ago in reply to this

        Fun thread btw. smile

        1. paradigmsearch profile image89
          paradigmsearchposted 4 years ago in reply to this

          I just hope HP took the pics in the spirit in which they were intended. big_smile

          1. Randy Godwin profile image92
            Randy Godwinposted 4 years ago in reply to this

            Too late now!  lol

                                                     http://s4.hubimg.com/u/6812619.jpg

          2. Reality Bytes profile image93
            Reality Bytesposted 4 years ago in reply to this

            Perhaps they will not be amused?  smile

            http://myfunnypics.org/d/13029-2/Funny+angry+cat+pictures.PNG

            1. paradigmsearch profile image89
              paradigmsearchposted 4 years ago in reply to this

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              http://quest.nasa.gov/challenges/marsanalog/fieldtrip1/1-1.jpg
              Just in case...

              1. prettydarkhorse profile image65
                prettydarkhorseposted 4 years ago in reply to this

                to go with the doughnut


                http://s4.hubimg.com/u/6829643_f248.jpg

  8. Reality Bytes profile image93
    Reality Bytesposted 4 years ago

    A preemptive action, in case they do get upset.

    http://dailyoftheday.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/sorry.jpg

    1. paradigmsearch profile image89
      paradigmsearchposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      That pic should be automatically included in the OP of every political and religion thread so that people can copy and use it as needed. lol

  9. Cagsil profile image60
    Cagsilposted 4 years ago

    Hey Para,


    http://s1.hubimg.com/u/6829908.jpg

    Thumbs Up! tongue

    1. paradigmsearch profile image89
      paradigmsearchposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      Thanks. May it continue tomorrow. Depends on whether any interesting news items happen. smile

  10. Reality Bytes profile image93
    Reality Bytesposted 4 years ago

    Girl Who Can Start Fire With Her Brain Mystifies Scientists

    Many think this young girl has supernatural abilities and scientists are puzzled by what she has accomplished so far.

    She is now being called a global scientific phenomenon.

    According to the family, their 11-year-old daughter has a bizarre ability to set things aflame by just being near them.

    Her father tells it all started about a month ago when the family home’s electrical network suffered several short circuits, about a month ago. Electricians were called to fix the short circuit but could not find the cause behind the power failures.

    http://zen-haven.dk/girl-who-can-start- … cientists/

  11. paradigmsearch profile image89
    paradigmsearchposted 4 years ago

    "Cops say naked carjacker went on wild spree in Arizona"

    http://now.msn.com/now/0630-naked-carjacker

  12. paradigmsearch profile image89
    paradigmsearchposted 4 years ago

    Well, folks. It really looks like I'm doomed.

    But I sure as hell don't feel sorry for myself.

    In addition to the previous Arizona-incident post, there is this: "Violent storms in eastern US leave 3 million without power in sweltering heat; 13 killed" at http://news.yahoo.com/violent-storms-ea … 23003.html

    And the ambulance just pulled up at my neighbor's house across the street.

    1. paradigmsearch profile image89
      paradigmsearchposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      The ambulance taking her away is what triggered this post. Last straw sort of thing...

  13. paradigmsearch profile image89
    paradigmsearchposted 4 years ago

    And since HP tossed my brilliant thread into the sandpit, I'm done with it. big_smile

    If HP hadn't tossed this thread into the sandpit, I wouldn't have made these last four posts and would have kept the thread going as it was. Moving on... big_smile

 
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