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snopes 27 December 2006 08:05 AM

FOAF tales
 
Comment: Regarding the legend of a soldier recieveing a pornographic request for a divorce from his wife spliced into a video during the Gulf War: this is TRUE. He was a Marine and commited suicide following this occurence. I work for the marine Corps and have been told this story, seperately, by two Marine who were present. The movie was one of the Rambo series and the homemade video of his wife having oral sex was spliced into the video. I can supply names of the two witnesses (one is active duty, one is now retired.

snopes 27 December 2006 09:52 PM

Comment: About the guy who bought condoms from his date's dad, well that
happened to my friend. I don't know when, but I suppose about 6-7 years
ago in Gozo, Malta, Europe

snopes 29 January 2007 08:45 AM

Comment: Regarding Goldfinger Bond movie and "death" of golden girl:

An actual death occurred when a teenage girl used real gold paint to cover
herself, trying to copy the girl in the Bond movie. I believe this may be
the source of the legend.

snopes 30 January 2007 09:16 PM

Comment: The brown betty article on the bride to be that was cooked by
tanning beds. It is a true story a girl that I went to high school with
two days before her wedding. It happened in Tyler Texas. You may want to
look that one up with the paper archives or news here in Tyler or Dallas.
She had spent two hours in a tanning bed, she felt sick, went home to get
in a bath and the heat that had built up in her body caused her to go into
shock. In the interest of her family, I will not give you her personal
info but you need to do more research. I know this story to be absolutely
true. I will leave you to find the "rest of the info". It happened around
1990 here in Tyler. It was within two years of my gradutation from Chapel
Hill High School, she attended there as well.

annabohly 30 January 2007 09:46 PM

What tanning salon would let her stay in for 2 hours???

rockland6674 30 January 2007 11:10 PM

I heard from a FOAF that the inscription on her tombstone is "PRE-COOKED - GRADE D BUT EDIBLE."

snopes 03 February 2007 10:13 PM

Comment: On or about December of 93 I was in Susan B. Allen hospital in El
Dorado Ks. I had broken my hand punching a light pole. Upon my release
from the ER I ran into a friend of mine's mother, she was there with her
daughter. Her daughter was there to have a hotdog removed from her vagina.
The mother is borderline retarded and the daughter isnt much above that. I
can give names, as well as other eyewitness accounts. This is something
that has happened.

Dropbear 03 February 2007 10:38 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by snopes (Post 49741)
Comment: On or about December of 93 I was in Susan B. Allen hospital in El Dorado Ks. I had broken my hand punching a light pole.

..because the light pole insulted you? Frankly, this does not raise the level of your credibility. And if you were being released from hospital follwing such an incident can I ask whether a) you were still drunk? b) if you weren't drunk why did you punch the pole and c) had the hospital given you any pain-killers by any chance?
Quote:

Upon my release from the ER I ran into a friend of mine's mother, she was there with her daughter. Her daughter was there to have a hotdog removed from her vagina. The mother is borderline retarded and the daughter isnt much above that.
Nobody in your story appears to have much sense actually but by your own description the daughter, being brighter than the mother, would be above the borderline and therefore of average intelligence.
Quote:

I can give names, as well as other eyewitness accounts.
Other people who were with you who, perhaps, had also assaulted public utilities? The friend who nutted the post-box? Or the one who gave the traffic lights a good kicking?

Dropbear

snopes 07 February 2007 09:19 AM

Comment: I do know of a case of a shopping mall murder that happenend at
the cerritos shopping mall in southern california sometime in the earily
70's. My sister's next door neighbor's future wife and her sister were
killed when they walked to their car in the parking lot.

snopes 15 February 2007 10:36 PM

Comment: The brown betty article on the bride to be that was cooked by
tanning beds. It is a true story a girl that I went to high school with
two days before her wedding. It happened in Tyler Texas. You may want to
look that one up with the paper archives or news here in Tyler or Dallas.
She had spent two hours in a tanning bed, she felt sick, went home to get
in a bath and the heat that had built up in her body caused her to go into
shock. In the interest of her family, I will not give you her personal
info but you need to do more research. I know this story to be absolutely
true. I will leave you to find the "rest of the info". It happened around
1990 here in Tyler. It was within two years of my gradutation from Chapel
Hill High School, she attended there as well.
ps I love your site and read it all of the time, I hope your other
articles are more reliable.

Tantei Kid 15 February 2007 10:57 PM

I seem to be missing the parts where the 'buying condoms from the dad' and 'hotdog gets stuck' people going back in time spreading the rumors back when they actually started. :p

One-Fang 18 February 2007 01:46 AM

Oh I don't know that either of them are suggesting their story is the first, the one, the only. Only that it did actually happen at some time, even if after the story started.

Actually, with the weirdness that is human nature out there, I don't doubt that many of these tales have actually happened, many times.

queen of the caramels 18 February 2007 04:44 AM

Okay, I don't have friends so I have no friend of friend's........runs off crying:fish:

queen of the caramels 18 February 2007 04:47 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by snopes (Post 53499)
Comment: I do know of a case of a shopping mall murder that happenend at
the cerritos shopping mall in southern california sometime in the earily
70's. My sister's next door neighbor's future wife and her sister were
killed when they walked to their car in the parking lot.

FUTURE WIFE???? killed walking to her car, one of us has a problem here:cool:

Delia Darrow 18 February 2007 09:51 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by queen of the caramels (Post 66866)
FUTURE WIFE???? killed walking to her car, one of us has a problem here:cool:

So glad you posted this. I had convinced myself it must be me, that I had somehow gotten soberly stoned and forgotten how to read, because it couldn't say what I thought it said! :lol:

~Delia

KingDavid8 18 February 2007 07:05 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Delia Darrow (Post 66999)
So glad you posted this. I had convinced myself it must be me, that I had somehow gotten soberly stoned and forgotten how to read, because it couldn't say what I thought it said! :lol:

~Delia

I'm assuming he meant "fiancee".

David

Victoria J 18 February 2007 07:13 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Dropbear (Post 49755)
..because the light pole insulted you? Frankly, this does not raise the level of your credibility.

...

Other people who were with you who, perhaps, had also assaulted public utilities? The friend who nutted the post-box? Or the one who gave the traffic lights a good kicking?

Dropbear

:lol:

And a good point as well. If I was in hospital because I had punched a light pole I wouldn't be making fun of other people.

Thinking about it, it seems less stupid to get a hot dog stuck in you anyway. At least there is a reason for doing that. Punching random street furniture has no obvious benefit at all. And the resulting injury and trip to hospital can be more easily foreseen.

Victoria J

Karmyn 18 February 2007 07:37 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Delia Darrow (Post 66999)
So glad you posted this. I had convinced myself it must be me, that I had somehow gotten soberly stoned and forgotten how to read, because it couldn't say what I thought it said! :lol:

~Delia

Maybe he's Count Von Cosel.

snopes 19 February 2007 08:54 PM

Comment: That incident about the braked ham has to be me and my
daughter!!! When I read it, I immediately called my daughter to verify
it. It is not a legend from the 1950's. Actually, several years ago in
the Harris Teeter on the corner of Mauldin Rd. and S. Pleasantburg Dr. in
Greenville, S.C., my daughter and I were in the checkout line behind a
large black woman in a trench coat who was paying for groceries. As she
took her bag, a large ham fellout on the floor with a thumkph!! She looked
around at where we were standing and said "Who threw that ham at me?" We
started laughing so hard as she fled the store and no one chased her as
far as I know, because everyone was laughing so hard that tears were
coming to our eyes. In the next few days, I am sure I remember telling a
lot of people about what happened. Could it be that we were the original
source and it just has evolved into this legend ??? I can't imagine this
happening twice and at some other era. It has to be us. If anyone that we
told later reads your article, they will think we made it up and we
didn't. This is a fluke. It had to be us.

Hans Off 19 February 2007 11:34 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by snopes (Post 53499)
My sister's next door neighbor's future wife and her sister were
killed when they walked to their car in the parking lot.

Thats not a FOAF

Is more of a NOASFW&HS

I think


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