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Forum: Fauxtography 21 April 2011, 04:53 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 39,104
Posted By Malruhn
Alas... forgotten again. And folks in the...

Alas... forgotten again.

And folks in the Coast Guard are known as "Coasties," once again. There was an abortive attempt to call us, "Guardians," but that went over like... well, something really...
Forum: Religion 14 April 2011, 03:26 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 84,307
Posted By Malruhn
I once heard a story that enough splinters of the...

I once heard a story that enough splinters of the cross that the Christ were in reliquaries to have built and rebuilt the ark several times over.
Forum: Entertainment 01 March 2011, 04:37 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 76,114
Posted By Malruhn
What about Paul McCartney's huge voice break in...

What about Paul McCartney's huge voice break in If I Fell when he screeches, "Was in VAIN"? Now, THAT'S a blooper.
Forum: Medical 09 February 2011, 12:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 138,361
Posted By Malruhn
One of my Psych professors at college said that...

One of my Psych professors at college said that he had studied under B.F. Skinner (http://www.snopes.com/science/skinner.asp), and that when he couldn't take it any more, he bolted - and "damn the...
Forum: Fauxtography 03 February 2011, 07:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 21,302
Posted By Malruhn
Wasn't that boy in the "Our Gang Comedy" cast of...

Wasn't that boy in the "Our Gang Comedy" cast of cute urchins?

I swear I've seen that picture before.
Forum: Fauxtography 02 February 2011, 04:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 16,343
Posted By Malruhn
Hey, if the poles can shift places, Egypt can,...

Hey, if the poles can shift places, Egypt can, too!!
Forum: Fauxtography 29 January 2011, 03:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 37,396
Posted By Malruhn
I've seen other footage of mountain goats doing...

I've seen other footage of mountain goats doing this... and it still blows my mind.

About three seconds from the end, I swear I heard the word, "Ninja." Maybe that explains the ability!
Forum: Fauxtography 28 January 2011, 01:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 14,969
Posted By Malruhn
I'll have to third the opinion that this REALLY...

I'll have to third the opinion that this REALLY looks like a boating victim. A propeller on an aircraft would (I would think) tend to THROW the person away - one or two really good gashes and they...
Forum: History 10 January 2011, 05:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 30,123
Posted By Malruhn
We were taught this as Gospel truth in...

We were taught this as Gospel truth in Elementary, Middle and High school as total, unequivocal fact.

I am a bit sadder today - thinking that the term refers to arenas "vomiting" out spectators...
Forum: History 10 January 2011, 05:35 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 41,111
Posted By Malruhn
The first point - slavery rather than states'...

The first point - slavery rather than states' rights - is interesting... considering that the "right" in question was slavery. The Northern states didn't like them owning slaves - for either the...
Forum: Fauxtography 05 January 2011, 09:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,115
Posted By Malruhn
Actually, I recall seeing an embedded reporter...

Actually, I recall seeing an embedded reporter during the Vietnam war that videotaped/filmed the man that shot him. They had it on some "extreme" video's television show.
Forum: Fauxtography 21 December 2010, 12:47 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 23,265
Posted By Malruhn
I would like to see the look on this guy's face...

I would like to see the look on this guy's face if, after he makes the appropriate notifications that he will be transiting an area, he gets sued for getting someone killed when THEIR boat sinks and...
Forum: Humor 21 December 2010, 03:26 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 83,597
Posted By Malruhn
Something that I'd like to bring up (assuming the...

Something that I'd like to bring up (assuming the unlikely event that this is real), is that he may have NOT been releasing this to the entire world for all times.

Consider his (apparent) age. He...
Forum: Fauxtography 20 December 2010, 12:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 17,631
Posted By Malruhn
If not a jet ski, my vote would be for a 5-6'...

If not a jet ski, my vote would be for a 5-6' skiff with an outboard motor.

Even at first glimpse, I didn't think it was alive.
Forum: Fauxtography 15 December 2010, 11:14 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 23,265
Posted By Malruhn
This is unacceptable. If he comes to...

This is unacceptable.

If he comes to America, he can expect to be charged for perpetrating a hoax when the US Coast Guard comes racing out to "rescue" him after the first time. It's awfully neat,...
Forum: Language 26 September 2010, 05:07 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 109,239
Posted By Malruhn
No, that's what you get when you taxiderm the...

No, that's what you get when you taxiderm the hinder parts and mount them on a plaque for the wall. (Damn you, Piers Anthony!!)
Forum: History 24 September 2010, 12:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 17,825
Posted By Malruhn
Might this be related to an old story I once read...

Might this be related to an old story I once read that said that an entire town was "facaded" with cardboard and such to show the (I swear it said) Princess that things were wonderful. The townsfolk...
Forum: Spook Central 17 September 2010, 02:53 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 73,005
Posted By Malruhn
As a recovering Conspiracy Theorist (I blame...

As a recovering Conspiracy Theorist (I blame snopes for making me actually looking into factual support and not buying stories without corroboration), I now work the other side - trying to talk sense...
Forum: Military 01 September 2010, 05:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 56,407
Posted By Malruhn
So what should I have done when a doofus tried to...

So what should I have done when a doofus tried to get a coin check from me with a coin that had President Obama's smiling face on it?

I asked Mr. TSA security guard what branch he had served with,...
Forum: Language 28 July 2010, 11:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 9,490
Posted By Malruhn
I recall reading a poorly researched book that...

I recall reading a poorly researched book that alleged that there was an ancient Hebrew legend of a glorious land across the ocean to the West that was the "shining star". This place was called...
Forum: Crime 23 July 2010, 02:35 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 81,266
Posted By Malruhn
I can't speak for anywhere else, but in...

I can't speak for anywhere else, but in Louisiana, pedophiles had to be segregated for their own safety. As described to me by convicts when I cooked in a Louisiana jail, every other criminal takes...
Forum: Fauxtography 11 July 2010, 08:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 44,910
Posted By Malruhn
It looks remarkably like the text we tried to use...

It looks remarkably like the text we tried to use when we used the Calvert curriculum for our kidlets in a short-lived attempt to home-school. In the end, we figured that having to correct English...
Forum: Fauxtography 21 May 2010, 05:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 14,252
Posted By Malruhn
Hair will form a slight bond with any oil it...

Hair will form a slight bond with any oil it comes in contact with - within an hour or so of being tossed in the water. We just did an experiment with it last week - tossed a handful of llama hair...
Forum: Fauxtography 20 May 2010, 06:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 14,252
Posted By Malruhn
I've seen demonstrations using hay/straw as a...

I've seen demonstrations using hay/straw as a sorbent material for cleaning up oil.

It is horribly inefficient. Hay/straw quickly absorbs water and this greatly hampers its ability to absorb oil....
Forum: Fauxtography 14 May 2010, 02:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,843
Posted By Malruhn
I'm no expert, but the focus seems off - and the...

I'm no expert, but the focus seems off - and the head seems to be Photoshopped on a twisted, inhuman body.

The left shoulder (on the right) and right arm (on the left) appear to be at the same...
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