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Discussion in 'Oceania Discussion Boards' started by FaLLeN-AnGeL, Jul 3, 2002.

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  1. FaLLeN-AnGeL Jedi Master

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    News from NCBuy: Weird News

    A Bash For The Mustache PORTLAND, Ore. (Wireless Flash) -- The retro-ironic mullet has a new "hair" apparent: The big bushy mustache.

    Video Web Chat Ps & Qs: Sit Up Straight, No Nose Picking BELLEVUE, Wash. (Wireless Flash) -- Want to make a good impression on a video webcam? Remember what your teacher told you on school picture day: Sit up straight and no nose picking.

    Right Wing No Longer Left Out In Satire LOS ANGELES (Wireless Flash) -- The success of left wing satirists like Michael Moore and Al Franken has conservative comedians feeling left out -- and that's just not right.

    Flash Lites: Rip `N' Read Pop Culture Recap
    ROME -- A famous Italian shoemaker had to cancel his vacation plans to make two pairs of shoes for California "Governator" Arnold Schwarzenegger. The AFP reports Silvano Lattanzi received a fax from Ah-nuld that he needed two pairs of shoes to wear at the Republican National Convention later this month. Mr. Lattanzi says, "We do not talk any more about vacations. My clients come first whatever their job and their name."

    Around The Weird: Bizarre News Briefs
    DALLAS (Wireless Flash) -- Chew on this: Americans' favorite hotel luxury is the complimentary breakfast. According to a survey by hotels.com, 64 percent love free meals in the morning while 56 enjoy the swimming pools. Only 16 percent feel the need to have internet access in their hotel room.

    GLENOLDEN, Penn. -- It's double trouble times two for a couple in Glenolden, Pennsylvania. Geana and Kurt Morris just had quadruplets that were actually two sets of identical twins. Adding to the double vision: Geana is also a twin herself. Doctors say the odds of having two sets of identical twins in a quadruplet birth is one in a million.

    ST. MARGARETHEN, Austria -- Austrian police are on the hunt for a weirdo in a gorilla suit who keeps jumping out of the bushes to scare senior citizens. So far, there have been 10 sightings of the prankster on paths near the towns of Rust, Oggau and St. Margarethen. There are no clues to his or her identity, although locals have noticed hot weather keeps the monkey suit bandit at bay.
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    Singles Group Invites Gays And Lesbians To Dog-Meet-Dog Event NEW YORK (Wireless Flash) -- A New York mixer that encourages singles to meet through their dogs is helping lesbians, bisexuals, gays and transgender folks unleash their passions too.

    Note To Michael Phelps: Don't Wear Your Medals In The Pool NEW YORK (Wireless Flash) -- Here's something for six-time Athens Olympics winner Michael Phelps to remember: Olympic medals and chlorine don't mix.

    High College Tuition Can Make Students Fat Drunks WEST LAFAYETTE, Indiana (Wireless Flash) -- Rising college tuition rates could turn college students into big fat drunks.

    Around The Weird: Bizarre News Briefs

    NEW YORK (Wireless Flash) -- What's the scariest part about getting married? For many brides, it's the best man's speech. According to ModernBride.com, 48 percent are afraid the best man will bring up embarrassing details about the groom's former "player status."

    PORTLAND, Ore. -- Horton hears a sue: An artist in Portland, Oregon, has been convicted of attempting to extort millions of dollars from Dr. Suess's widow, Audrey Geisel, by threatening to release sexually-themed paintings of Suess characters like Horton the elephant, the Cat in the Hat and Cindy Lou Who. According to "The Oregonian," a judge has sentenced artist Charles Steen to three years probation and anger management counseling.

    BURNABY, B.C. -- Some off-duty Canadian Mounties were in the right place at the right time Wednesday when they intercepted a bumbling thief who had just robbed a bank in Burnaby, British Columbia. The robber ran past the cops and into a nearby sporting goods store where he tried to hide inside the ceiling, but was too heavy and came crashing down onto the floor. The officers arrested him and recovered the money stolen from the bank.

    I'm not entirely sure if I can post the following news story here, so I'll black it out for now...
    OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- An Oklahoma judge who was accused of "banging his gavel under his robe" says he will step down from the bench rather than face a hearing. Judge Donald Thompson was facing charges of removal for allegedly masturbating and using erection enhancement devices under his robe while sitting on the bench. Since he is retiring, he will be allowed to keep his full pension.
  3. Stinky_jawa Jedi Master

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  4. FaLLeN-AnGeL Jedi Master

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    I just stumbled upon this article.
  5. FaLLeN-AnGeL Jedi Master

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    Finally! A reason to be interested in religion! You can pretend to listen and stare at b00bs. :D

    EDIT: fixed the link.
  6. FaLLeN-AnGeL Jedi Master

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