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« Reply #200 on: 03-02-2005, 01:21:45 »
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MACHIAS, Maine - Faking chest pains and pretending to have a  
heart attack may not be the best ways to avoid paying the  
bill at a restaurant. Elias I. Elias, 54, will most likely  
realize this as he spends the next 90 days in jail. According  
to authorities, Elias would order a meal, eat and enjoy, and  
then fake his need for medical assistance when the check  
arrived. He would be taken to a local hospital but usually  
left before police arrived. District Attorney Paul Cavanaugh  
said the most recent incident marked the 13th time that Elias  
tried to skip paying the check. Elias' court-appointed  
attorney, Jeffrey Davidson, told the judge that the homeless  
and unemployed man just wanted to eat a restaurant meal "like  
anybody else."


chuck palahniuk je napisao, hm, zanimljivu knjigu na slicnu temu...



Man killed mom accidentally, in self-defense

"A young man charged with murdering his mother and cutting up her body said Monday that he killed her after she came at him with a knife during an argument in their Riverside County apartment. Jason Victor Bautista, testifying in his own defense, said the killing was 'accidental self-defense.' ... Bautista and brother Matthew Montejo, 17, were charged with murder and conspiracy. The teenager allegedly helped his brother dispose of the body. Bautista allegedly told police he got the idea to decapitate the woman to prevent identification from an episode of the mafia-themed television show The Sopranos."

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« Reply #201 on: 11-02-2005, 17:15:08 »
Movie-maker Brian De Palma has sparked outrage by sending out a casting call inviting a teen actress to appear in explicit sex scenes - as a 13-year-old. The director of The Untouchables and producer Art Linson want a "Caucasian girl" who is "young" and "completely comfortable with nudity" to play the role of Linda Martin in The Black Dahlia. The search has yet to find a suitable actress and a new casting call warns agents, "Your previous submissions weren't young enough." However, a casting associate on The Black Dahila tells Fox News correspondent Roger Friedman, "We're not hiring anyone underage. But agents and managers were sending us girls in their 20s who looked too old. We want an 18 or 19-year-old who can play 13 or 14, not an actual 13-year-old."




Troubled action man Tom Sizemore is behind bars in Los Angeles after a judge declared his drug use was "out of control" at a probation hearing for the Black Hawk Down star. Judge Antonio Baretto ordered police guards to arrest the actor in court yesterday and take him into custody after hearing he had violated his probation terms by failing a drug test. In his defense, Sizemore told the court he was destitute and living in a garage in Whittier, California. He also claimed to be an expectant father, but Baretto was far from sympathetic, stating, "I had hoped and wanted to see a positive performance." Last month Sizemore had requested permission from the courts to go to Cambodia to shoot a new film. Baretto had agreed, on the condition that he undergo and pass a drug test every day prior to his departure. According to the City Attorney, Sizemore failed the test on the very first day. Meanwhile, Deputy City Attorney Robert Cha has told news show Celebrity Justice that officials recovered what appears to be a prosthetic penis attached to a pair of Sizemore's underwear with a plastic container filled with clean urine. Cha states that this device is commonly used to try and falsify the results of urine-based drug tests. Sizemore has reportedly been caught once before trying to use a similar device. Bail for the actor, who was convicted in 2003 for domestic violence involving his then fiancee Heidi Fleiss, has been set at $25,000.




USPUT, OVO ŠTO SLEDI PRIPADA JEDINO NA OVAJ WEIRD TOPIC:
Hey! I've got some exciting new information for you straight from Warner Brothers studios concerning a possible remake of 1973's "The Exorcist"! The proposed idea is being spearheaded by Warner Brothers and Rogue Pictures (who recently produced "Seed of Chucky) and is looking to star Dakota Fanning and possibly Gary Oldman in a major role. A first draft has already been penned by Jim Cash ("Anaconda").
The project is said to be more of a "reimagining" than a remake, but audiences can expect the same fright factor as the previous Exorcist films.
If everything goes as planned, production could start as soon as Marchof this year. That's about all I can give you for now, hopefullywithin the next couple of weeks there will be some sort of official press release.

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« Reply #202 on: 12-02-2005, 16:21:20 »
----------------- She Had Quite A Ball ----------------------  

LONDON - Don't get mad, get even. A British woman was so  
angry that her ex-boyfriend refused to have sex with her  
that she ripped off one of his testicles with her bare hands.  
Amanda Monti, 24, flew into a drunken rage after Geoffrey  
Jones, 37, rejected her advances. Jones had already ended  
their long-term relationship when Monti tried to seduce him.  
When he refused, she grabbed him by the genitals and tore  
off his left testicle. She then hid it in her mouth before  
one of Jone's friends handed it back to him saying "that's  
yours." Monti pleaded guilty to unlawful wounding and was  
sentenced to two and a half years in jail. I want to know  
why his friend was there when all this was taking place!  


--------- Townspeople Turned On to Naked Karaoke -----------  

BERLIN, Conn. - The townspeople of Berlin, Conn. will  
finally be able to don only their birthday suits to partake  
in "Naked Karaoke." Over a year ago, Marty St. Pierre, co-  
owner of the Berlin Station Cafe, put up a sign advertising  
"Naked Karaoke." "It was always a joke, nothing more than  
that," St. Pierre told the New Britain (Conn.) Herald. How-  
ever, 120 people took it seriously, and signed up to  
participate. Soon, the town let St. Pierre know he could be  
arrested for violation of a sexually oriented business  
ordinance. Last month, the ordinance was amended, and now,  
the people of Berlin can enjoy Naked Karaoke nights. Although  
some feel that allowing people to sing naked in public is an  
embarrassment for the town, St. Pierre counters, "It's a  
completely voluntary activity."

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« Reply #203 on: 19-02-2005, 17:08:33 »
It seems a club in Boise, Idaho has come up with a unique  
solution to a zoning ordinance which prohibits total nudity  
in strip clubs.  

There is a clause in the ordinance which gives nudity ex-  
clusions for artistic displays which include dance, ballet  
and dramatic performances, so every Monday and Tuesday,  
the club encourages customers to sketch the models as they  
perform nude routines.  

"As far as the Boise city code, it specifies it has to be  
a serious artistic manner and this is a serious artistic  
manner," said Chris Teague, Erotic City owner, so he  
distributes pencils and sketch pads to patrons during  
"art night."  

The club has put on art night for two months and has not  
received any complaints. You have to appreciate that kind  
of ingenuity.

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« Reply #204 on: 07-03-2005, 09:19:15 »
+----- Bizarre Last Words of Men About to Be Executed -----+  
   
As George Appel was being strapped into the electric chair,  
he said to the witnesses, "Well, folks, you'll soon see a  
baked Appel."  

Before Thomas Grasso was given his lethal injection, he  
complained, "I did not get my SpaghettiOs, I got spaghetti.  
I want the press to know this."  

Sir Walter Raleigh said, "So the heart be right, it is no  
matter which way the head lieth." And then he was beheaded.  

On his way to the chair, James French said to a newspaper  
reporter," I have a terrific headline for you in the morning:  
'French Fries.'"  

Francis Crowley remarked "You sons of bitches. Give my love  
to Mother." Then he was electrocuted.  

Just before being hanged, Neville Heath's last request was  
for a whiskey. "In the circumstances," he added, "you might  
make that a double."  

Said Johnny Frank Garrett before being lethally injected:  
"I'd like to thank my family for loving me and taking care of  
me. And the rest of the world can kiss my ass."  

Erskine Childers called out to the firing squad, "Take a  
step forward, lads. It will be easier that way."  

Jimmy Glass said, "I'd rather be fishing." Then he was  
electrocuted.  

As British serial killer Dr. William Palmer stood on the  
gallows, he asked the officials, "Are you sure this thing is  
safe?"

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« Reply #205 on: 12-03-2005, 11:34:37 »
+------------------- Bizarre Bequests ---------------------+  

In 1987, Bob Fosse, the choreographer and film director left  
$378.79 to each of 66 people to "go out and have dinner on  
me"; these included Liza Minnelli, Janet Leigh, Elia Kazan,  
Dustin Hoffman, Melanie Griffith, Neil Simon, Ben Gazzara,  
Jessica Lange, and Roy Scheider.  

In 1974, Philip Grundy, a British dentist, left his dental  
nurse $271,500 on condition that she didn't wear any makeup  
or jewelry or go out with men for five years.  

In 1955, Juan Potomachi, an Argentinean, left more than  
$37,500 to the local theater on the condition that they used  
his skull when performing Hamlet.  

In 1765, John Hart left his brother a gun and a bullet "in  
the hope that he will put the same through his head when the  
money is spent."  

In 1950, George Bernard Shaw left a considerable portion of  
his estate for the purpose of replacing the standard English  
alphabet of twenty-six letters with a more efficient alpha-  
bet of at least forty letters - it was never achieved.  

The British dramatist Richard Brinsley Sheridan told his son  
that he was cutting him out of his will with just a shilling.  
His son's reaction was, "I'm sorry to hear that, sir. You  
don't happen to have the shilling about you now, do you?"  

In 1856, Heinrich Heine, the German poet, left everything to  
his wife on the condition that she remarried "so that there  
will be at least one man to regret my death."  

In 1997, Robert Brett, a Californian who wasn't allowed to  
smoke at home, left his entire fortune to his wife, provided  
that she smoked four cigars a day for the rest of her life.  

[From "That Book of Perfectly Useless Information"]  


----------------- Revenge Tastes Sweet ---------------------  

COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - How do you get back at someone who  
puts peanut butter in your cheese sandwich? Well, you  
anonymously send them semen-frosted brownies, of course! A  
17-year-old student admitted to sending the brownies to a  
fellow student, who then shared the sweets with two other  
teens. The guilty party told a school resource officer that  
he was upset about the peanut butter prank, explaining that  
"he hated peanut butter and it made him more mad than he  
could explain," according to the police report. The student  
was arrested and booked into a juvenile detention center.  
The victims of the disgusting prank were tested for anything  
that might have been transmitted through the body fluid.  


------------------ Paging Norman Bates ---------------------  

ISTANBUL, Turkey - A man has been detained by Turkish police  
for passing himself off as his mother in order to obtain her  
retirement pension. Serafettin Gencel disguised himself in  
a woman's overcoat, stockings and headscarf when going to a  
bank. When bank employees became suspicious of the deep voice  
coming from the masquerading Gencel a manager secretly  
photographed him and notified police. Gencel reportedly told  
officers that his 68-year-old mother had died of natural  
causes two years prior. He also stated that he buried her  
remains in his basement so he could continue to receive her  
pension. Authorities have exhumed Gencel's mother for  
investigation. He now faces charges of fraud, conducting a  
burial without notification and suspicious death.

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« Reply #206 on: 28-03-2005, 05:50:17 »
+--------------- Bizarre Acts of Stupidity ----------------+  
   
In 1992, Frank Perkins of Los Angeles made an attempt on the  
world flagpole-sitting record. Suffering from the flu he  
came down eight hours short of the 400 day record, his  
sponsor had gone bust, his girlfriend had left him and his  
phone and electricity had been cut off.  

Two animal rights protesters were protesting at the cruelty  
of sending pigs to a slaughterhouse in Bonn. Suddenly the  
pigs, all two thousand of them, escaped through a broken  
fence and stampeded, trampling the two hapless protesters to  
death.  

A woman came home to find her husband in the kitchen, shak-  
ing frantically with what looked like a wire running from  
his waist towards the electric kettle. Intending to jolt him  
away from the deadly current she whacked him with a handy  
plank of wood by the back door, breaking his arm in two  
places. Till that moment he had been happily listening to his  
Walkman.  

The average cost of rehabilitating a seal after the Exxon  
Valdez oil spill in Alaska was $80,000. At a special cere-  
mony, two of the most expensively saved animals were  
released back into the wild amid cheers and applause from  
onlookers. A minute later they were both eaten by a killer  
whale.  
   
Swedish business consultant Ulf af Trolle labored 13 years  
on a book about Swedish economic solutions. He took the 250-  
page manuscript to be copied, only to have it reduced to  
50,000 strips of paper in seconds when a worker confused  
the copier with the shredder.  

Iraqi terrorist, Khay Rahnajet, didn't pay enough postage on  
a letter bomb. It came back with "return to sender" stamped  
on it. Forgetting it was the bomb, he opened it and was  
blown to bits.  

                             ***  

----------------- Bringin' Down the House ------------------  

LINDALE, Texas - Smith County Constable Dennis Taylor  
recently received the strangest case in his life. A pair of  
thieves dismantled an entire three-bedroom brick house in  
the East Texas town of Lindale and carried it away until a  
pile of dirt was all that remained. When Taylor first got  
the call reporting a stolen house, he asked, "Is is a trailer  
house, ma'am?" "No, it's a brick house," the real estate  
company representative replied. The alleged crooks, Brandon  
Parmer and Darrell Maxfield, spent three months carting away  
bricks and shingles. They worked slowly during the daylight  
hours without being questioned about their work. Apparently,  
people assumed that it was the work of two retail stores  
laying new foundations nearby. Authorities believe the  
suspects took apart the house and sold it for drugs.  


--------------- DUI is a Sobering Experience ---------------  

ALBION, N.Y. - A 45-year-old woman is charged with driving  
while intoxicated after she drove to a police station to  
prove her sobriety. The incident started when she picked  
up her son from a friend's house and he suspected she'd been  
drinking. After the woman and her son argued over her  
condition she sought out police to administer a sobriety  
test. Upon her arrival, she asked to be given a breath test.  
Officers agreed to go along with the rather unusual request.  
She was proven wrong and subsequently charge with driving  
while intoxicated.

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« Reply #207 on: 06-04-2005, 17:12:06 »
+------------ Bizarre Letters Sent To Landlords ------------+  
   
The toilet is blocked and we cannot bathe the children until  
it is clear.  

I want some repairs done to my stove as it has backfired and  
burnt my knob off.  

This is to let you know that there is a smell coming from the  
man next door.  

The toilet seat is cracked: where do I stand?  

I am writing on behalf of my sink, which is running away  
from the wall.  

I request your permission to remove my drawers in the  
kitchen.  

Our lavatory seat is broken in half and is now in three  
pieces.  

The person next door has a large erection in his back garden,  
which is unsightly and dangerous.  

Will you please send someone to mend our cracked sidewalk.  
Yesterday my wife tripped on it and is now pregnant.  

Our kitchen floor is very damp, we have two children and  
would like a third, so will you please send someone to do  
something about it.  

Will you please send a man to look at my water, it is a  
funny color and not fit to drink.  

Would you please send a man to repair my downspout. I am an  
old age pensioner and need it straight away.  

Could you please send someone to fix our bath tap. My wife  
got her toe stuck in it and it is very uncomfortable for us.  

When the workmen were here they put their tools in my wife's  
new drawers and made a mess. Please send men with clean tools  
to finish the job and keep my wife happy.  


------------- Deliver Me From This Elevator ----------------  

NEW YORK - A broken elevator trapped a Chinese food delivery  
man inside for more than 3 days. Thirty-five-year-old Happy  
Dragon employee Ming Kung Chen was reported missing when he  
failed to return to work after making a delivery late Friday  
night. He was discovered by police around 6 a.m. on Tuesday.  
He was taken to a hospital and treated for dehydration.  
Police were unable to question the missing delivery man  
because he didn't speak English.

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« Reply #208 on: 14-04-2005, 14:36:57 »
---------- Did He Go Out Drinking to Celebrate? ------------  

LONDON - Through a court typing error, a notorious British  
boozer was "ordered" to stay drunk or face jail. Steve  
Winstone, 38, was slapped with an Anti-Social Behavior Order  
after a series of drunk and disorderly convictions, banning  
him from being drunk in public. the Sun reported. At least,  
that's what the ASBO was supposed to say. No one noticed the  
word "not" added in the wrong place and now it says it's  
illegal for Winstone NOT to be drunk in public. He appeared  
in court Thursday where he admitted threatening behavior and  
got off with a fine because he could not be charged with  
breaching the ASBO, as presently written. The magistrate  
called him "fortunate."  

------- The Golden Years Have Never Been This Good ---------  

LONDON - She may look like a sweet little old lady, but  
Patricia Tabram knows how to be tough. The 66-year-old  
grandmother plead guilty last week to possession of cannabis  
and admitted she has shared drug-laced cookies with fellow  
pensioners. Tabram said she uses marijuana to ease pains in  
her neck and back, and has no intent to stop cooking with  
it. "I had it this morning in my scrambled eggs and I'll  
have it again for lunch. I'm not giving it up," she told  
Channel 4 news. The white-haired granny has become a symbol  
for Britain's legalize marijuana campaign. Police said they  
raided Tabram's home after a tip-off in May last year and  
found 31 cannabis plants along with hydroponic cultivation  
equipment.  


------- You Could Never Buy This At the Mall Before --------  

BUDAPEST - According to local media, the Hungarian Interior  
Ministry may green light prostitution at shopping malls. The  
daily Nepszabadsag reports that the ministry is planning to  
allow prostitutes to conduct business at shopping centers  
just as long as the arrangement is carried out elsewhere.  
"There is nothing intrinsically wrong legally with an  
entertainment center without gratification," quoting a  
letter from the ministry. And you thought the mall was busy  
before.

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« Reply #209 on: 05-05-2005, 17:17:14 »
Banda penzionera pred sudom zbog serije pljaccki
 
BERLIN, 4. maja 2005. (Beta) - Pred zemaljskim sudom u Hagenu pocceo
je proces trojici penzionera koju optuzznica tereti za 14 pljaccki
banaka i sstedionica u visse mesta u Nemacckoj.

Sudjenje je privuklo pazznju javnosti ne toliko zbog tezzine prestupa
vech zbog starosti optuzzenih - trojica penzionera stara su 74, 73 i
65 godina. Oruzzani napadi i pljaccke banaka odigrali su se u periodu
izmedju 1989. i 2003. a opljacckano je visse stotina hiljada evra.

Starost provalnika, koji su na sudu izjavili da je "neverovatno lako
opljacckati banku", bila je i razlog ssto je policiji trebalo tako
dugo da bandi udje u trag. Jer, provalnici su na glavama uvek nosili
crne pletene kape i crne dzzempere, ali dole farmerke i sportske
patike.

Policija je godinama tragala za mladim provalnicima, dok jednom
bankarskom sluzzbeniku nije zapalo za oko za da se maskirani zapravo
tesska koraka krechu ka trezoru iz kojeg su hteli da pokupe novac.

Specijalna grupa policajaca pod imenom "dedica" potom je za kratko
vreme uspela da na licu mesta uhvati trocclanu bandu.

Stari su i u Nemaccoj ccessche zzrtve kriminala, nego poccinioci.
Fenomen starih prestupnika tek odnedavno zanima struccnjake.

Savezni ured za suzbijanje kriminala (BKA) saopsstio je da je u
proteklih deset godina broj kriminalaca starijih od 60 godina skoccio
za 28 odsto. U pokrajini Severna Rajna-Vestfalija taj rast iznosio je
ccak 50 odsto - sa 20.000 na 30.000 vremessnih prestupnika.

Pljaccke banaka u ovoj starosnoj grupi i dalje su retke, najccessche
je recc o manjim deliktima, poput kradja po radnjama.

U nemacckim zatvorima su "seniori" i dalje retkost, oni preko 50
godina ccine tek 9,5 odsto zatvrenika.

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« Reply #210 on: 14-09-2005, 00:58:50 »

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« Reply #211 on: 24-09-2005, 17:01:13 »
The Devil Told Me to Have Sex with Sheep
» From the Bestiality Department

“A cobbler suspected of sorcery was attacked and nearly lynched by outraged villagers in central Kenya on Tuesday after being caught having sex with a female sheep, witnesses and officials said. Joshua Kiplagat, 36, sustained a serious head wound when the sheep’s owner threw a machete at him after finding him in flagrante delicto with a prize ewe in the Rift Valley district of Bomet, they said. He was then tied to a tree stump for five hours before being frogmarched naked with the violated ovine in tow to a police station where he confessed to several acts of bestiality that he blamed on the devil, they said. ‘I was sent by the devil to do that,’ Kiplagat told the angry crowd which included several people who accused him of being a warlock and one disgusted woman who claimed to have seen him engaging in sex acts with a dog. ‘I saw this man mounting a dog two weeks ago at around seven in the evening and I was so surprised,’ said the woman, who gave her name as Leah. The bloodied shoe repairer adamantly denied allegations that he was a wizard and insisted that his affection for animals was limited to sheep. ‘I only made love to the ewe twice using two condoms but I never do it regularly,’ he said in his defence.” —Independent Online (South Africa)

(Thanks to alanr for the link.)

The cobbler, the ewe, the devil — that’s a peculiar cast of characters. It almost sounds like some sort of perverted Grimm’s fairy tale. In fact, when you first read the story, it’s hard not to notice how the story refers to the perp less frequently by his name than by his occupation — cobbler, “bloodied shoe repairer.” This has the effect of reinforcing the fairy-tale quality. The perp is a cobbler, i.e. a regular guy, like somebody you might know, or maybe like you yourself. He’s the everyman, but then he learns the consequences of dabbling with the black arts. Sorcery leads to bestiality and bestiality to capture. Subsequently the villagers have to exorcise his demons by tying him to a tree stump for five hours.

Actually, once you think about it, the villagers’ revenge may be weirder than the sex act they were avenging. Why didn’t they just think to call the cops in the first place? You can understand that people might act spontaneously, that they might rough the guy up, but to tie him to a tree stump? Who came up with that idea? And how much did they really beat on him? Five hours is a pretty long time, much longer than you’d need for an impromptu thrashing. Did they just leave him there the whole while? Did they beat on him, take a lunch break, and then return to beat on him some more?

Anyway, maybe you can’t blame them. Even if you were a superstitious villager, it would be hard to swallow that excuse about Satan making him do it. After all, the perp remembered to put on a condom before sodomizing the ewe. It hardly seems likely that Satan would ever bother to inveigle you into practicing safe sex.

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« Reply #212 on: 18-11-2005, 16:16:04 »
ko ima osetljiv stomak nek ne cita.

isto vazi za osobe koje ne znaju engleski.

A woman receiving treatment for diabetes at a state-run hospital in eastern India lost one of her eyes after ants nibbled away at it, officials said on Tuesday.

The patient recovering from a post-surgery infection shrieked for help as the ants attacked her on Sunday night, but nurses told her it was normal to feel pain from the infection. On Monday, the patient's family saw a gaping hole with swarming ants in it when they lifted the bandage on her left eye.

Authorities of the Sambhunath Hospital in Kolkata said they were probing the incident. It's not uncommon for ants to attack diabetic patients. We have set up a committee to investigate the unfortunate incident, hospital superintendent A. Adhikary said.

Scampering rats and stray cats and dogs sharing bed space with patients are not uncommon sights at India's overcrowded state-run hospitals that are used by millions of poor and middle-class people.


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« Reply #213 on: 10-12-2005, 16:18:48 »
+----------------- Bizarre Coincidences -------------------+  
   
A distraught architect threw himself in front of a train in  
the London Underground in a suicide attempt. Luckily, the  
train stopped inches from his body; in fact, it had to be  
jacked off its tracks to allow his removal. When questioned,  
however, the driver informed officials he hadn't stopped the  
train. An investigation revealed that one of the passengers,  
unaware of the suicide attempt, had independently pulled the  
emergency brake. London Transport officials considered  
prosecuting the passenger for illegal use of the emergency  
brake but ultimately decided against it.  

George D. Bryson, a businessman from Connecticut, decided to  
change his travel plans and stop in Louisville, Kentucky, a  
place he'd never visited before. He went to a local hotel  
and made preparations to check into Room 307. Before he could  
do so, a hotel employee handed him a letter addressed to his  
exact name. It turned out the previous occupant of Room 307  
was another George D. Bryson.  

On three separate occasions - in the years 1664, 1785, and  
1860 - there was a shipwreck in which only one person  
survived the accident. Each time that one person was named  
Hugh Williams.  
(DA LI JOŠ NEKO U OVOME VIDI POTENCIJAL ZA NEKU FINU PRIČICU?)


In 1983, a woman told British Rail authorities about a  
disturbing vision she had of a fatal train crash involving  
an engine with the numbers 47 216. Two years later, a train  
had a fatal accident, similar to the one the woman had  
described. The engine number, however, was 47 299. Later,  
someone noticed that the number had previously been changed  
by nervous British Rail officials. The original number:  
47 216.  

Several secret code words were devised by Allied military  
commanders during their preparations to invade Normandy in  
World War II. Among them: "Utah," "Neptune," "Mulberry,"  
"Omaha," and "Overlord." Before the invasion could begin,  
however, all of these words appeared in a crossword puzzle  
in the London Daily Telegraph. After interrogating the  
puzzle's author, an English school teacher, authorities  
became convinced that it was sheer, inexplicable coinci-  
dence.  

[From Uncle John's 4-Ply Bathroom Reader]  



-------- Camera Wasn't The Only Thing Flashing... ----------  
(ili, SRPSKE ŽELEZNICE JOŠ UVEK U XIX VEKU!)

LONDON - A train engineer in England has been fired for  
taking a photograph of himself naked while working and  
sending it to a colleague over his cell phone. The  
unidentified man was running a train at 125 mph between  
London and Sheffield when the picture was taken, Sky News  
said. "The driver has now been dismissed," said a Midland  
Main Line spokeswoman. "Safety is, and always will be, our  
main priority." Meanwhile, The Sun reported it wasn't an  
isolated incident. The newspaper said a number of drivers  
have reportedly taken up the hobby of stripping down before  
passing other trains, and encouraging fellow engineers to  
look at them as they speed past one another.

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« Reply #214 on: 07-01-2006, 00:52:55 »
Wal-Mart Apologizes for Racist Software Glitch
Wal-Mart's attempt to mimic Amazon, NetFlix, and Blockbuster by providing an automated system that recommends movies based on the types of DVDs its customers previously ordered came to a crashing halt Thursday after blogs spread the word that the Planet of the Apes DVD was linked to "Similar Items" that included DVDs about Martin Luther King, Dorothy Dandridge, Jack Johnson and Tina Turner -- all notable African Americans. "We are heartsick that this happened and are currently doing everything possible to correct the problem," Wal-Mart spokeswoman Mona Williams said in a statement. "We were horrified to discover that some hurtful and offensive combinations are being mapped together. ... We are deeply sorry that this happened." The company gave no explanation for how the software program managed to select only films about African-Americans for the recommendations.

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"Ernest Hemingway once wrote: "The world is a fine place and worth fighting for." I agree with the second part."

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« Reply #216 on: 08-02-2006, 20:14:08 »
bizarre Quotes From the World of Sports
   
Chicago Cubs outfielder Andre Dawson on being a role model:  
"I wan' all dem kids to do what I do, to look up to me. I  
wan' all the kids to copulate me."  

New Orleans Saint RB George Rogers when asked about the  
upcoming season: "I want to rush for 1,000 or 1,500 yards,  
whichever comes first."  

And, upon hearing Joe Jacobi of the 'Skins say: "I'd run  
over my own mother to win the Super Bowl," Matt Millen of  
the Raiders said: "To win, I'd run over Joe's Mom, too."  

Torrin Polk, University of Houston receiver, on his coach,  
John Jenkins: "He treats us like men. He lets us wear  
earrings."  

Football commentator and former player Joe Theismann, 1996:  
"Nobody in football should be called a genius. A genius is  
a guy like Norman Einstein."  

Senior basketball player at the University of Pittsburgh:  
"I'm going to graduate on time, no matter how long it takes."  

Bill Peterson, a Florida State football coach: "You guys  
line up alphabetically by height." And, "You guys pair up in  
groups of three, then line up in a circle."  

Boxing promoter Dan Duva on Mike Tyson hooking up again with  
promoter Don King: "Why would anyone expect him to come out  
smarter? He went to prison for three years, not Princeton."  

Lou Duva, veteran boxing trainer, on the Spartan training  
regime of heavyweight Andrew Golota: "He's a guy who gets up  
at six o'clock in the morning regardless of what time it is."  

Chuck Nevitt, North Carolina State basketball player,  
explaining to Coach Jim Valvano why he appeared nervous at  
practice: "My sister's expecting a baby, and I don't know  
if I'm going to be an uncle or an aunt."  

Frank Layden, Utah Jazz president, on a former player: "I  
told him, 'Son, what is it with you? Is it ignorance or  
apathy?' He said, "Coach, I don't know and I don't care."  


                             ***  
   
   
----- Bride Makes A Splash With 'Marriage' to Dolphin ------  

LONDON - It was love at first swim for Sharon Tendler when  
she met Cindy the dolphin 15 years ago in Eilat, Israel. Her  
love for him was so great, in fact, that she took the plunge  
and exchanged vows with Cindy in the waters of the groom's  
home. Tendler, wearing a white dress and her hair framed in  
a veil and pink flowers, got down on one knee to give her  
new husband a kiss and a piece of mackerel. After the  
ceremony, friends tossed the bride in the water so the  
newlyweds could be together. "I'm the happiest girl on  
earth," Tendler was cited as saying. "I made a dream come  
true and I'm not a pervert. I really do love this dolphin."

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« Reply #217 on: 18-02-2006, 09:52:49 »
This is the kind of story that when you hear it you say to  
yourself, thank God this didn't happen in my state. Unless,  
of course, you live in Kentucky.  
   
Alpha Gamma Rho fraternity was suspended from activity at  
Western Kentucky University after police found a goat at  
the group's house - they say was intended for pledges to  
have sex with.  
   
The AGRs could face further disciplinary action, including  
expulsion, if an investigation by the Bowling Green Police  
Department and AGRs national organization finds evidence  
of wrongdoing.  
   
AGR local chapter President Brian Peyton said allegations  
that the fraternity planned to use the goat for sex are,  
"completely false," seeming unwilling to admit that he has  
sex with goats.  
   
However, Humane Society examiners found abrasions in the  
goat's anus and said the animal was standoffish and scared  
of people. But that could be from anything.  
   
The story goes on to state, "Minors were also found drinking  
alcohol at the house."  
   
Goat raping and under-age drinking in the same fraternity  
house... hard to believe, isn't it?  
   
This is a cautionary tale for all parents getting ready to  
send their kids away to college. While you're giving them  
the 'safe sex' speech you might also want to include a  
little information on animal husbandry.  





+----------------- Bizarre Warning Labels -----------------+  
   
"This product not intended for use as a dental drill." -  
Found on an electric rotary tool.  

"Caution: Do not spray in eyes." - Found on a can of under-  
arm deoderant.  

"Do not drive with sunshield in place." - Found on a card-  
board sunshield that keeps the sun off the dashboard.  

"Instructions: Open packet, eat nuts."  - Found on a pack-  
age of airline peanuts.  

"Not intended for highway use." - Found on a 13-inch wheel  
for a wheelbarrow.  

"Kills all kinds of insects. Warning: This spray is harmful  
to bees." - Found on a can of insecticide.  

"WARNING: Contents flammable." - Found on a container of  
lighter fluid.  

"Do not use orally." - Found on a toilet-bowl cleaning  
brush.  

"Please keep out of children." - Found on a butcher knife.  

"Warning: Do not use on eyes." - Found in the manual for a  
heated seat cushion.  




-------- Girl Left Without A Leg To Stand On -----------  

LOS ANGELES - It's bad enough that 16-year-old Melissa Huff  
lost her leg in an accident and has to wear prosthetic limbs.  
It's even worse that the limbs were stolen from her for the  
second time in three months! Huff, who uses a $16,000  
prosthetic limb to play softball, and another one, valued at  
$12,000, for everyday use, said both were taken from her  
bedroom on Tuesday. Her mother Lisa Huff came home on Tuesday  
and found the room that Melissa shares with her sister a  
mess. Only the artificial legs were gone. In November,  
thieves broke into the Huff residence and took just her  
prosthetic limb. After that incident, Melissa's prosthetist  
and a local real estate company donated about $16,000 for a  
new limb. Police are on the hunt to find information on the  
missing limbs.  



---------- Well, It Seems Pretty Offensive To Me -----------  

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. - Even though he sexually abused a sheep,  
Jeffrey S. Haynes doesn't think he should have to register  
as a sex offender. Haynes said that the state registery is  
meant to keep track of people who have committed crimes  
against humans. But Tamara Towns, an assistant prosecutor  
for the county, argues that he should be registered as a sex  
offender because once out of prison, he could prey on children  
or weak adults. "The prosecutor is being real hard on me for  
what I did," Haynes said. "But I should not be treated as a  
child molester." According to police, Haynes was caught having  
sex with a sheep on the property of the animal's owner. The  
sheep was found injured.

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« Reply #218 on: 19-02-2006, 19:01:52 »
MODNI KRIK MEĐU SAMOUBICAMA:


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« Reply #219 on: 01-03-2006, 16:30:03 »
Kupili fudbalera za 15 kilograma kobasica

Rumunski fudbalski klub Regal Hornija kupio je odbrambenog igrača Marijusa Čoaru za 15 kilograma svinjskih kobasica. Čoara je ranije igrao za drugoligaški klub UT Arad. „Odrekli smo se nedeljnog sledovanja kobasica za tim, ali uvereni smo da će se to isplatiti“, rekao je portparol Regal Hornije.


(jeste, narocito ako je u pitanju 15 kila 'srpske kobasice'  :roll:  )

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« Reply #220 on: 01-03-2006, 17:11:47 »
Tužan kraj ove priče je da je pomenuti fudbaler odmah nakon transfera odlučio da ostavi fudbal. Vlasnik kluba je izjavio: "Prvo, izgubili smo dobrog fudbalera, drugo, ostali smo bez hrane za igrače za sedam dana"  :evil:

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« Reply #221 on: 01-03-2006, 17:15:05 »
Quote
----- Bride Makes A Splash With 'Marriage' to Dolphin ------

LONDON - It was love at first swim for Sharon Tendler when
she met Cindy the dolphin 15 years ago in Eilat, Israel. Her
love for him was so great, in fact, that she took the plunge
and exchanged vows with Cindy in the waters of the groom's
home. Tendler, wearing a white dress and her hair framed in
a veil and pink flowers, got down on one knee to give her
new husband a kiss and a piece of mackerel. After the
ceremony, friends tossed the bride in the water so the
newlyweds could be together. "I'm the happiest girl on
earth," Tendler was cited as saying. "I made a dream come
true and I'm not a pervert. I really do love this dolphin."


Ovo me je podsjetilo - tip koji je nedavno negdje u Sudanu "odradio" komšijinu kozu bio je prinuđen da se oženi istom.  :x
A neki dan pročitah u Blicu - sedmogodišnja djevojčica se udala za psa  :P Imala je nekakav problem sa zubima koji se smatra izuzetno lošim znakom i valjda je jedini način da se to "prokletstvo" skine - udaja za psa.  :x Mislim da je ovo bilo negdje u Indiji, ali nisam siguran.

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« Reply #222 on: 22-07-2006, 09:57:17 »
dakle, ovi ga baš preteraše!

In Thursday's edition, we reported on a new PBS policy that requires not only that language that could result in an FCC fine be bleeped, but that if the words can be recognized "from the speaker's mouth, the lips must be pixelated." We headlined the item, "Now Censorship for Deaf People." We subsequently received the following email from Marlee Matlin, Hollywood's most celebrated deaf actress (winner of the 1987 Best Actress Oscar for Children of a Lesser God): "All I can say is I've been reading the lips of bleeped-out words, angry baseball players, and stoned-out rock stars on awards shows for years and it's been HILARIOUS. Everyone is always asking me what the bleeped-out parts are saying. Just say no to pixelization! Hehe."
 :x  :x  :x  :x  :x  :x  :x  :x  :x

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« Reply #223 on: 19-08-2006, 13:33:57 »
OPASNOST! VODONIK!



YOU'RE SOAKING IN IT: David Karem, executive director of the Waterfront
  Development Corp. in Louisville, Ky., had a goal: keep people out of
  the fountains. Earlier, city officials had found that the water in
the
  fountains had unhealthy levels of bacteria from homeless people
bathing
  in them, and children wading around wearing dirty diapers. Warning
  signs didn't work, so Karem had some new ones made: "DANGER! Water
  Contains High Levels of Hydrogen. KEEP OUT". Water, of course, is
two-
  thirds hydrogen atoms, but the sign worked well enough that bacteria
  levels have plummeted. The local newspaper complained Karem was
  "treat(ing) Louisvillians as fools," and noted the signs weren't
  "exactly tourist-friendly." (Louisville Courier-Journal) ...Ah, don't
  listen to them, David: they're full of hot air.

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« Reply #224 on: 07-10-2006, 06:39:05 »
THE TEXAS MUSEUM MASSACRE, ILI: PA TI VODI SELJOBERE DA GLEDAJU KULTURU I UMETNOS' !


EXPOSE YOURSELF TO ART: A 5th grade class at Fisher Elementary School
in  Frisco, Texas, got a rare treat: a field trip to the Dallas Museum of
  Art. Art teacher Sydney McGee, a 28-year veteran, got parental
  permission slips and discussed with museum staff what she wanted the
  kids to see. But after they got back, Principal Nancy Lawson
  reprimanded McGee because one of the students caught sight of a nude
  statue during the visit, and the student's parent complained
. Due to
  the "hostility" she experienced after the incident, McGee asked to be
  transferred to another school, but school administrators and the
local  school board refused that request. Instead, McGee has been suspended
  with pay until her contract runs out, and then she will be fired.
  District Superintendent Rick Reedy backs the action. "You have to
start  somewhere when you've seen things you don't believe are in the best
  interest of the students," he said. (Dallas Morning News)

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« Reply #225 on: 07-10-2006, 09:30:31 »
hriste i marijo, to je danima vijest ođe u njurku, red strini, pa red snajki, udarili u debate, da l' je vid'o, šta je vid'o, što je vid'o, je l' to umetnos' il je propas', ko tu šta gde tura u reči kultura, pa mlaćenje naokolo s velike reči, oči da izbeči, pa mrštenje obrva... uf. posle toga, saut park baš dođe ki medikament, šta je tud je, kad za boljeg treba recepat...
Ti si iz Bolivije? Gde je heroin i zašto ste ubili Če Gevaru?

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« Reply #226 on: 28-10-2006, 11:13:15 »
REALITY IN POLITICS II: The ballot for next month's election in Ottawa
  County, Mich., has to be reprinted: a typo was spotted after the
  170,000 ballots came off the press. "My first thought was, 'Oh,
crap',"
  said County Clerk Daniel Krueger. "We had about five or six people
  proofread [the ballot]," he said. But because the question that has
the
  typo is a contentious, statewide issue, the county will spend $40,000
  to reprint it, even though only one word is misspelled: the word
  "public" is missing its L. (Holland Sentinel) ...Which is the first
  time election officials have really cared about the public.

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« Reply #227 on: 11-11-2006, 12:34:40 »
THE BOOMERANG EFFECT: Kimberly A. Baker, 22, of Warrensburg, N.Y., went
  to court to ask the judge to order the father of her 2-year-old
  daughter to help support the girl. She identified the father as a 16-
  year-old boy she knows. The judge did some quick math: Baker was 19
  when she was impregnated by the 13-year-old, and Baker was arrested
on
  charges of second-degree rape of a minor. She faces up to 7 years in
  prison. (Glenn Falls Post Star) ...While the boy gets up to 7 years
of
  "high fives" from his buddies.

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« Reply #228 on: 14-11-2006, 14:06:17 »
Za Spid koristiti isključivo dolare:

(Reuters) - A mystery substance that caused some euro banknotes in Germany to fall to pieces may be linked to the party drug crystal speed, Der Spiegel magazine reported on Saturday, quoting regional police.

Users of crystal speed inhale it through the nose using rolled-up banknotes and chemists think impurities such as sulphates, mingled with sweat, could have created an acid that ate away at the notes, the magazine quoted police as saying.

Around 1,500 banknotes worth between 5 euros and 100 euros (3.40-67.65 pounds) crumbled shortly after being withdrawn from cash machines, the Bundesbank said earlier this month.

According to European Central Bank (ECB) President Jean-Claude Trichet, no other countries had reported the problem, and the crumbling notes were just a tiny fraction of the 5 billion euros worth in circulation in Germany.
"if you're out there murdering people, on some level, you must want to be Christian."

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« Reply #229 on: 17-11-2006, 13:32:33 »
Drnovsek


He has paid homage to nature by donning a wreath of leaves and greeting trees. He champions the world's poor and warns against relying too much on technology. Janez Drnovsek comes across as a New Age guru. He is also president of the Republic of Slovenia, a piece of the former Yugoslavia.

He says cancer put him through a spiritual transformation and that he cured himself without medical help.

He moved from the capital, Ljubljana, to the remote village of Zaplana. He lives alone with his dog and has no TV. A vegan, he eats only self-baked bread and organic fruits and vegetables.

"You start to think differently, make other priorities," he said. "I look at the world now from a different, wider perspective."
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"if you're out there murdering people, on some level, you must want to be Christian."

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« Reply #230 on: 24-11-2006, 13:20:47 »
Tragom salonskih razgovora...


Donald Thompson (judge)
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Donald Thompson is a former Oklahoma judge who on June 29, 2006 was found guilty on four counts of indecent exposure after using a penis pump while presiding over court cases. The jury recommended 4 years in prison and $40,000 per count in fines.

Thompson insisted throughout his trial that he had never masturbated while on the bench, and that the penis pump was a gag gift which he had never used. Police, however, found evidence of semen on his chair and robes, and audio recordings of trials included a "whooshing" sound that the judge could not explain.

On August 18, 2006, Thompson was sentenced to four years in prison for his activities.[1]

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« Reply #231 on: 28-11-2006, 03:31:20 »
Quote from: "Ghoul"
Water, of course, is
two-  thirds hydrogen atoms,


Sad sam primetio ovo. Uh.

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« Reply #232 on: 02-12-2006, 07:46:40 »
MESO OD ZMAJA!


TRUTH IN LABELING: The Black Mountains Smokery at Crickhowell, in
Powys,
  Wales, has received notice that it must change the name of one of its
  smoked meat products to comply with labeling laws. "Welsh Dragon" is
  not an appropriate name, the company was told, because the meat in
the
  sausage is pork, not dragon. "I don't think any of our customers
  believe that we use dragon meat in our sausages," complained
proprietor
  Jon Carthew. "We use the word because the dragon is synonymous with
  Wales," and pork is clearly listed in the ingredients. No matter,
says
  the Powys County Council. "The product [name] was not sufficiently
  precise to inform a purchaser of the true nature of the food," a
  spokesman said. (London Times) ...The name "Powys County Council" is
  not sufficiently precise to inform the public of the true nature of
its
  function. From here on, it will have to be "Powys Nanny Council".

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« Reply #233 on: 02-12-2006, 18:03:12 »
During Tropical Storm Floyd a woman allowed neighbors (who had to flee their homes because of rising waters) to bring their pets to her home where they'd be safe from the floods. She saved 97 animals. She also received a summons for setting up a "temporary animal shelter", and faced a $1000 fine. Charges were eventually dropped, but she was warned not to illegally save any animals' lives again.
We're all mad here.

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« Reply #234 on: 02-12-2006, 19:05:19 »
:x
"if you're out there murdering people, on some level, you must want to be Christian."

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« Reply #235 on: 09-12-2006, 10:57:01 »
LIVE BY THE SWORD: An armed man forced his way into an apartment in
  Durham, N.C., and held the occupants at gunpoint, including a 5-year-
  old girl and a baby, while ordering the adults to give him money.
  That's when the girl's younger brother, Stevie Long, 4, came to the
  family's rescue. Stevie heard the commotion and quickly got dressed
--
  in a Mighty Morphin Power Ranger outfit -- and grabbed his plastic
  Mighty Morphin sword. "Get away from my family," the boy yelled as he
  burst into the room, swinging the sword with punctuations of "yah,
  yah!" The robber, and an accomplice who stayed outside, ran. "I
scared
  the bad guys away," Stevie said. A counselor says Steve needs to work
  on improving his distinction between fantasy and reality. "He fully
  believed he morphed," his aunt said. (Raleigh News & Observer)

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« Reply #236 on: 09-12-2006, 11:11:10 »
Quote from: "Ghoul"
A counselor says Steve needs to work
  on improving his distinction between fantasy and reality.


No shit.

Kakav to counselor ne zna da klinci od 4 godine uglavnom ne razlikuju stvarnost i maštu?
We're all mad here.

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« Reply #237 on: 09-12-2006, 11:38:47 »
Mali je moj idol  8)

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« Reply #238 on: 04-01-2007, 19:43:09 »
E sad, da li je ovo istina ili ruralna legenda jebes ga:
U jednom selu, u ravnoj Macvi dovitljivi muz je odlucio kako da se osveti njegovoj nevernoj zeni koja je prethodno bila kod svalera, pa se vratila sva izubijana i molila muzica da je prihvati, on je prihvatio, ali pod jednim uslovom:
da se popne na banderu koja se nalazi u njihovom dvoristu, i da duva sijalicu, dok je(zamislite sad ovo) ne ugasi :evil: rezultat mozete zakljuciti
I`m a self - improved evil baby.

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« Reply #239 on: 04-01-2007, 19:51:54 »
Ali ova prica je naravno malo dete za onu koja sledi:
Mozda ste procitali clanak u Novostima, otprilike pre mesec dana u kome je nacelnik Hitne pomoci pricao o svojim najbizarnijim i najcudnijim slucajevima, i kao najsmesniji i u isto vreme neverovatan je izdvojio sledeci:
Dolaze oni u "neko naselje Beograda"(logicno nece da otkriju lokaciju, i identitet coveka, kako ga ne bi obrukali u javnosti) i primecuju penzionere kako stoje u parku oko klupe. Na klupi sedi djed koji ne moze da ustane, prikovan za klupu, a ostali matorci stoje oko njega. Hitna pomoc, gleda u cemu je problem, i dolazi do neprijatnog i u isto vreme veoma smesnog slucaja :
MATOROM SU SE NEKAKO MUDA ZAGLAVILA U PROCEP IZMEDJU DASAKA, I NIKAKO NE MOZE DA USTANE, NE MOGU NI DA GA CIMAJU NI VUKU,ZBOG NEPOVOLJNOG POLOZAJA. NA KRAJU SU UZELI MOTORNU TESTERU I PAZLJIVO SEKLI DASKE KAKO MATOROM KOJIM SLUCAJEM NE BI ODSEKLI FAMILIJU I PONOS. SVE SE ZAVRSILO ''HEPI ENDINGOM'', SAMO STO MATORI VISE DUPE NIJE SMEO DA POMOLI IZ KUCE. xchain
I`m a self - improved evil baby.

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« Reply #240 on: 04-01-2007, 19:58:25 »
Eto vidiš, kada dođeš u te godine i šah postaje ekstremni sport.
"if you're out there murdering people, on some level, you must want to be Christian."

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« Reply #241 on: 06-01-2007, 19:31:32 »
HOUSTON - A 10-year-old U.S. boy who hanged himself may have been inspired to do it by television coverage of Saddam Hussein’s execution, police said Thursday.

Relatives told police in Webster, Texas, that Sergio Pelico had seen the video of the former Iraqi leader’s hanging and asked about it before the incident Sunday.

“We’re theorizing he tried to experiment or mimic the behavior and it got out of control,” Webster Police Capt. Thomas Claunch said

Police said the boy apparently went to his room, attached a piece of clothing to a bunk bed and tied it around his neck. Adults and other children were in the house at the time.

“There was nothing to indicate any criminal wrongdoing,” Claunch said. “It appears to be a tragic accident.”
"if you're out there murdering people, on some level, you must want to be Christian."

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« Reply #242 on: 09-01-2007, 17:12:15 »
Ne znam da li ovo spada u strejndž bat wird fijoku ali meni je bilo vredno pominjanja:

sa sledeće adrese:
http://www.chud.com/index.php?type=news&id=8378

WHAT IF THEY RELEASED A MOVIE AND NOBODY CAME?
12.31.06
By Devin Faraci
Somewhere out there – possibly reading this very article – are the members of a most exclusive fraternity. These people (I think there may be three of them) may not know each other. They may not know they belong to such a tiny club. But they played a pivotal role in movie history: these people helped the Tom Sizemore and Katherine Heigl-starring movie Zyzzyx Road reach an astonishing 30 dollars at the domestic box office.

That’s not a typo. I didn’t mean 30 million dollars. Or 300,000 dollars. Zyzzyx Road, released on February 25th of 2006, was released in one theater, where it played for six days and earned 30 dollars total. That would be an average of five dollars per day, although Box Office Mojo tells us that the film actually made the bulk of its money – twenty bucks – on the opening weekend.

In the next few days I hope to get more facts about Zyzzyx Road’s seemingly unprecedented theatrical release, including where the film played. My gut instinct tells me that it was at a theater in Los Angeles [UPDATE! Part of the mystery has been solved: Zyzzyx Road opened at the Highland Village Park Theater in Dallas, Texas! Thanks to Ed Douglas for the information], where it had to play briefly to meet contractual obligations. If it did play in Los Angeles, that 30 dollar total probably means three people saw the film over the course of its run – not counting theater employees with morbid curiosities. Who were those three paying customers? Who were the people who saw “Zyzzyx Road” on a theater marquee and just had to pay ten bucks to see it?

Zyzzyx Road is the latest film from Leo Grillo Productions, a company set up by actor Leo Grillo to give him movies in which he can star. In Zyzzyx Road, Leo plays Grant, who is having an affair with Katherine Heigl’s Marissa – yes, Leo Grillo cast himself in a movie where he gets to fuck the Grey’s Anatomy star. Her boyfriend, played by Tom Sizemore, finds out and Grant is forced to kill him. Yes, Leo Grillo cast himself in a movie where he gets to kill Sizemore, a man who is obviously completely indestructible in real life (how else do you explain his continued survival after years of astonishing drug and sexual abuse?).

I do have to give Leo some credit, though – when he’s not making movies only seen by three humans, he spends a lot of time working on rescuing animals with his group DELTA Rescuer. In fact his next movie, Magic, is about a lost dog or some such heartwarming shit. Maybe it escaped the Old Navy commercials. At any rate, it stars Robert Davi, showing Grillo’s sincere commitment to helping out the beasts of the world.

Back to the movie – it’s not available on DVD, as far as I can tell. Has it played on television? I imagine this is perfect fodder for one of the Starz specialty channels (“Tonight, on Starz Utter Shit You’ll Only Watch Because You’re Too Stoned to Change the Channel…”), so perhaps some of our readers have come across it during their late night channel flipping. It does seem like Heigl alone would be name enough to get this thing on digital versatile disc… but then again, I imagined that anyone who made a movie would have enough friends and family to go buy tickets to earn more than 30 dollars. I spent more than that in a couple of hours at the bar on Friday night, for the love of God.

Did you see Zyzzyx Road in the theater? If you did – and if you have the ticket stub to prove it – get in touch with me at devin@chud.com. I need to know what the Zyzzyx Road experience is like, and what drew you into the theater in the first place. In the new year I will try to track down as many of the people involved in this film as possible and get their stories. Before this weekend I feared I would never be able to track down Tom Sizemore at whatever flophouse where he was currently fucking prostitutes, but it seems that he has a new show on VH1 that might make him accessible. I also hope to be able to see Zyzzyx Road for myself. After I find out whether or not the three people who previously saw the movie survived, that is. You can never be to safe.

Thanks to Brian Collins for alerting me to this movie's existence.

Meho Krljic

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« Reply #243 on: 18-01-2007, 10:56:13 »
Bizarne stvari se dešavaju u toj Ameriki... za slučaj da je to nejasno, 'Wii' je najnovija Nintendova igračka konzola koja je trenutno veliki hit u svetu i nije je, još uvek lako naći u prodavnicama.

Woman dies competing for Wii
(News)by Tom Bramwell
15/01/07 09:19

An American woman who tried to win a Nintendo Wii by drinking loads of water has died, with the coroner pointing to water intoxication.

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28 year-old Jennifer Strange from California had been taking part in KDND 107.9's "Hold Your Wee for a Wii" contest, in an effort to win one of the consoles for her three children.

Contestants were asked to consume increasing amounts of water without relieving themselves, although competitor James Ybarra told the Associated Press that they were all warned not to put their health at risk.

Strange left work soon afterwards complaining of a headache, and was found dead at her home later the same day. The coroner's preliminary investigation found evidence "consistent with a water intoxication death".

Water intoxication occurs when the body's normal levels of electrolytes stray outside safe boundaries due to rapid intake of water.

British readers may remember the term because it was linked to the much-publicised death in the mid-90s of Leah Betts, who drank around seven litres of water in 90 minutes in an attempt to remain hydrated after consuming ecstasy.

Staff at the radio station in California were said to be "stunned" by the news of Strange's death.


http://www.eurogamer.net/article.php?article_id=71788

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« Reply #244 on: 18-01-2007, 11:00:26 »
QQ.  :o  :shock:

mi narucili preko amazona. rok isporuke 4 nedelje.
That’s how it is with people. Nobody cares how it works as long as it works.

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« Reply #245 on: 18-01-2007, 11:03:43 »
Stvarno kuku... Žena je popila sedam jebenih litara vode.... Možeš misliti. Toliko je razredila elektrolit u svom telu da je verovatno kompletan sistem samo otkazao..

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« Reply #246 on: 18-01-2007, 11:09:09 »

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« Reply #247 on: 18-01-2007, 14:17:34 »
Nije ni mnogo strange ni mnogo weird, ali je nekako twisted:

Engleski za pocetnike: (for beginners)

Tri vestice posmatraju tri Swatch-sata. Koja vestica posmatra koji Swatch-sat?

Sada na engleskom:

Three witches watch three swatch watches. Which witch watches which swatch watch?

Engleski za iskusne: (advanced english)

Tri vestice promenjenog pola posmatraju tri dugmeta Swatch-satova. Koja vestica promenjenog pola posmatra koje dugme Swatch-sata?

I to na engleskom:

Three switched witches watch three Swatch watch switches. Which switched witch watches which Swatch watch switch?


Engleski u krajnjem stadiumu: (more advanced level.)

Tri svajcarske vestice-drolje, koje zele da budu promenjenog pola, zele da posmatraju tri dugmeta svajcarskih Swatch-satova. Koja svajcarska vestica-drolja, koja zeli da bude promenjenog pola, zeli da posmatra koje dugme svajcarskog Swatch-sata?

I to na engleskom:

Three swiss witch-bitches, which wished to be switched swiss witch-bitches, wish to watch three swiss Swatch watch switches. Which swiss witch-bitch which wishes to be a switched swiss witch-bitch, wishes to watch which swiss Swatch watch switch?

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« Reply #248 on: 18-01-2007, 14:50:01 »
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« Reply #249 on: 22-01-2007, 22:54:41 »
http://www.metro.co.uk/weird/article.html?in_article_id=33747&in_page_id=2
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It's a two-faced, four-eyed pig
Thursday, January 18, 2007

Two-faced pig

The recent barrage of two-faced (or otherwise unusually shaped) animals just won't stop coming.



Hot on the heels of the two-faced cow and the six-legged cow comes a new entrant in the odd animal hall of fame.

But unlike the previous examples, which have been hailed by Metro (if, admittedly, not by anybody else) as a sign of the imminent apocalypse, the birth of this two-headed pig in China is being hailed as a miraculous conception by the farmers.

The pig is widely seen as a symbol of fertility in China. And, what with 2007 being the Chinese Year Of The Pig, the unique porker is considered to be a blessing. Although, of course, it won't actually be the year of the pig until February 18.

The two-faced porker weighs in at 1.5 kilograms, comes with 2 mouths and 4 eyes, and was born in the small village of Quanzhou in East China's Fujian province on January 15.

Update for people who are having difficulty interpreting the picture: there's two snouts. In the middle, you can see two eyes very close together. On the each other side of the two faces, out of view, there's another eye. Hence the description 'two-faced, four-eyed pig'.
Why shouldn't things be largely absurd, futile, and transitory? They are so, and we are so, and they and we go very well together.