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Old 10-03-2016, 02:33 PM   #3616
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If you can skip through good times for two months with ANY list of hourly BK employees, and not score more weed than that, you are probably not a very good, or a very undercover, undercover cop.

Five grams and they found felony charges to make it all worthwhile. what heroes
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Old 10-08-2016, 10:30 PM   #3617
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Professional house-moving company was moving a house to a new location in downtown Austin. Professional house-moving company did not measure the width of the streets they were traveling down. House got stuck. House stayed stuck for 6 days, until city approved a special bond to pay to cut it free.

Then professional house-moving company got the same house stuck in Kyle.
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Old 10-15-2016, 04:03 PM   #3618
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This does not smell right.

Breaking News: Google to Donate Its Search Engine to the American Public

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Asked how the new charity is supposed to get the money to maintain and grow the search engine’s massive index of 60 billion web pages, Schmidt introduced Amy Singhal, current head of Google search and future head of the new nonprofit.

According to Singhal, “We were worried about this at first, but then we contacted our friends at the NSA and the CIA, and they were just great. They helped fund the development of the Google search engine when its creators, Larry Page and Sergey Brin, peace be upon them, were graduate students at Stanford. The agencies were looking for a tool that could track what everyone was looking for on the internet, hoping they could catch people looking for directions on how to build bombs and all that. Our search engine has worked really well for them over the years, so I’m happy to announce that the NSA and the CIA have agreed to provide all of UYS’s operating costs - about $10 billion a year - for at least the next ten years.
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Old 10-15-2016, 04:29 PM   #3619
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Gee, I hope porn doesn't become illegal.
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Old 10-15-2016, 04:42 PM   #3620
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Charities are exempt from Do Not Call Registry restrictions. You'll be getting some phone calls. For a charitable contribution they'll be from your favorite porn sites.
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Old 10-29-2016, 09:53 AM   #3621
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Erin Hatzi’s husband assumed his wife wasn’t home on Tuesday when he didn’t see her car on the driveway or in the garage. But when he stepped inside, there she was. Surprised, he asked where she had parked. “In the driveway,” she responded, confused by his question. “Nope!” he replied. Panic started to set in. It was 9:30 p.m. and her red 2001 Subaru Impreza was missing.

The Portland, Oregon, couple frantically checked security footage from a camera located outside of their garage. Sure enough, around 7 p.m., they saw a woman get into the car, back out of the driveway and zoom off. So, they immediately called the police. “We were pretty angry and astounded that the car was taken directly from our driveway,” Hatzi told CBS News.

But less than 24 hours later, the car reappeared. And it turns out, the whole thing appears to have been a giant mixup.

They pieced together the story after police stopped a woman who drove up to the house in the missing Subaru Impreza. Hatzi’s husband happened to pop his head out the front door as police were making their stop.“He told them that the car belonged to his wife and that it was stolen from the driveway they were standing in front of,” she said.

As he examined the car, he spotted a note and some cash tucked underneath the windshield wipers. In it, the woman gave her name and phone number, and explained: “Hello, So sorry I stole your car. I sent my friend with my key to pick up my red subaru at 7802 SE Woodstock and she came back with your car. I did not see the car until this morning and I said, ‘that is not my car.’ There is some cash for gas and I more than apologize for the shock and upset this must have caused you. ... So so sorry for this mistake.”

At first Hatzi thought this couldn’t possibly be true — it seemed so far-fetched. But as the police investigated, they confirmed that the woman’s story checked out.

An officer explained that in some older model Subarus the keys can be interchangeable, which is likely how someone mistakenly drove off with the wrong vehicle.

“I was very relieved and then it was mostly amusement and disbelief that something like this could happen,” Hatzi said.
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Old 10-29-2016, 01:58 PM   #3622
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...aaaand the theft rate of older model Subarus goes through the roof.
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Old 10-29-2016, 02:08 PM   #3623
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In 1959 there was a '58 Chevy blocking the 4-H cattle barn loading ramp at the Eastern States Exposition. Asking people walking by if they drove a Chevy, it took less than five minutes to find a key that would work so we could move it.
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Old 10-29-2016, 05:48 PM   #3624
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Surprisingly enough, the same is true of modern trucks.
Mine has one of two dozen keys. No, they do not have chips or lasers or anything advanced like that.

Semis are as easy to steal as lawn tractors.

Yes, they cost as much as a house but have the security of a garden shed. Amazing.
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Old 10-29-2016, 09:03 PM   #3625
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...aaaand the theft rate of older model Subarus goes through the roof.
What happens if it is a convertible?
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Old 10-30-2016, 05:54 AM   #3626
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When I first worked at the pizza place in 1995 or so, our boss had just bought himself a new sports car, don't know what kind but it was new. The Asian nail place next door was friendly with us, and the man running it owned a piece of shit car that was roughly 10-15 years old. The key to the piece of shit car worked on the new sports car, and they moved it a few times to fuck with him before admitting what they'd discovered.
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Old 10-30-2016, 03:37 PM   #3627
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What happens if it is a convertible?
Heh...They go through their own roof, creating the 2016 Subaru Inception.

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Old 11-02-2016, 01:20 PM   #3628
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Possibly NSFW (Text only)

I thought carefully before posting this, given that the woman in the principal role suffered injury.
However, the weirdness quota was high enough to convince me.

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Woman seriously burnt after her fart started a fire in the middle of surgery

A woman’s fart during an operation started a fire that resulted in her suffering serious burns.

Japanese media reported that the patient, in her 30s, was having a form of laser surgery on her cervix at the Tokyo Medical University Hospital.

But the woman let one rip during the op – with the fart believed to have ignited the laser.

The resulting fire left her with serious burns to much of her body, including her waist and legs.

The incident happened in the hospital’s Shinjuku Ward in April, but the details have only emerged recently following an investigation into the flames.

A committee of experts examined the case and released a report about the incident.

Their findings showed that no flammable materials were in the operating theatre during the surgery.

The report also stated that there was no fault with the equipment used.

It read: ‘When the patient’s intestinal gas leaked into the space of the operation (room), it ignited with the irradiation of the laser, and the burning spread, eventually reaching the surgical drape and causing the fire.’
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Old 11-02-2016, 01:38 PM   #3629
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I have several issues with that article.

The least of which is "...no flammable materials were in the operating theatre during the surgery..." and then, "...eventually reaching the surgical drape and causing the fire..."

So, was there flammable stuff in the O.R., or not? Was the surgical drape in the O.R.?

And there's this:

Ever lit a fart? Ever seen it done? Not the easiest thing in the world, not particularly difficult, either. The fart definitely will not ignite if allowed to leak out into the room, it has to be pretty much contained to the vicinity of the escape portal. Otherwise the world would have exploded a long time ago. And I have never heard of anyone being harmed by lighting a fart.

Now, I do have a couple of other questions:

Isn't there usually OXYGEN in an operating room?

Isn't OXYGEN extremely flammable?

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Old 11-02-2016, 01:42 PM   #3630
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