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Old 29 December 2007, 11:07 PM
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The cheapest crackers I ever bought all had a plastic false moustache in them. Every one. One was a strange green moustache.
See, I prefer cheapo crackers and my mum insists on getting the 'classier' ones that are always even more predictable (ooh, a hair clip! Oh, another small tape-measure!). I bet you weren't expecting every cracker to have a plastic moustache, and one being strangely green just adds to the excitement.

I lead a dull and unextraordinary life. I need dead mice right about now.
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Old 30 December 2007, 01:52 AM
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See, I prefer cheapo crackers and my mum insists on getting the 'classier' ones that are always even more predictable (ooh, a hair clip! Oh, another small tape-measure!). I bet you weren't expecting every cracker to have a plastic moustache, and one being strangely green just adds to the excitement.

I lead a dull and unextraordinary life. I need dead mice right about now.
In one sense they were the best crackers ever - they weren't the family crackers but ones my friend and I had bought. I think I'd been considering taking them apart to put small presents in, and we started off pulling the spare ones. We ended up laughing so hard we couldn't sit up straight. I think they all had the same joke too.

I've probably still got some of the moustaches. I certainly had a tin of them at one point - those uncomfortable ones that are hard plastic and clip to your nose.

I hope you don't get a decomposed mouse even if it is interesting - but a false moustache is always cheering.

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Old 27 January 2008, 02:56 AM
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Mouse Hospital serves up mouse head on plate

A hospital patient in Finland found a mouse head among the steamed vegetables on his plate.

http://uk.reuters.com/article/oddlyE...66836020080126
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Old 20 June 2008, 09:32 PM
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Mouse Lidl manager convicted in Greece over bottled mouse

A manager at German-owned discount chain Lidl was sentenced by a Greek court to 10 months in prison after a customer found a mouse in his beer bottle.

http://afp.google.com/article/ALeqM5...tUhGkoJlV3CkUw
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Old 22 June 2008, 01:45 AM
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Absolotl Preposteros.

Nobody should complain in Greece about rodent infestation until they find a rat bone in their chicken salad. Which is what a friend was telling me about one day in in 1986 in that Chinese restaurant in Soho that's on three floors. Just after I'd made a joke about Kentucky Fried Rat. Not long after I'd been reading Brunvand. And my mate said he knew about somebody who'd found a rat bone in their chicken salad, and I larft, and he said It's true, and when I asked him a couple of weeks later, he said it hadn't really happened to his friend, but a friend of his friend, and I still larft, and I knew then that I was a snopester even though I didn't know then what a snopester was.

This might be boring to you but it's archaeological dynamite to me.
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Old 03 November 2008, 07:16 AM
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Mouse Eek! Family finds dead mouse in cheese

While slicing some cheese for his children, a father in western P.E.I. recently uncovered a dead mouse in the middle of the block.

http://www.cbc.ca/canada/ottawa/stor...se-cheese.html
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Old 24 November 2008, 04:02 AM
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Woman finds dead frog in spinach

Even Popeye's stomach would probably have churned at the grisly find made by a 32-year-old mother from Vienna who decided to cook frozen spinach for her family's evening meal.

http://news.yahoo.com/s/afp/20081118...t_081118162615
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Old 24 November 2008, 05:26 PM
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She complained to the supermarket where she had bought the spinach and the manager presented her with a free packet of coffee as compensation, Oesterreich reported.
What odd compensation. I wonder if it made her hoppy...
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Old 24 November 2008, 06:30 PM
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What odd compensation. I wonder if it made her hoppy...
If it was that coffee extracted from weasel (or civet or whatever i don't recall) poo, then probably not.

ETA if she was dining on frog's legs, and happened to come across a piece of spinach in them, would she have grounds for complaint, and similarly receive a free pack of coffee?
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Old 24 November 2008, 06:42 PM
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ETA if she was dining on frog's legs, and happened to come across a piece of spinach in them, would she have grounds for complaint, and similarly receive a free pack of coffee?
I don't know, but it gives me an idea...
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Frog's legs . . . mmmmm.
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Finding half a frog would be worse.
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Old 26 November 2008, 12:03 AM
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What about the woman's poor daughter? If she had consumed a portion of putrifying frog she could have become seriously ill - she might even have croaked.
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Icon23 Man claims he found condom in French onion soup

A man has sued a Claim Jumper restaurant claiming he ordered French onion soup and bit into a condom instead of melted cheese.

http://apnews.myway.com/article/20090723/D99JRP181.html
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Oh, no - that means that someplace a guy is trying to unroll a brie onto his willy.

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Mouse Couple say they found mouse in Diet Pepsi can

Federal officials are investigating what a couple found in a can of Diet Pepsi: the remains of a possible rodent.

http://www.orlandosentinel.com/orl-b...,2492489.story
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Comment: Rats in ketchup -

I've heard several times that rats end up bring processed into ketchup -
also I've heard more than one reason as to why and how this happens.
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Oh, no - that means that someplace a guy is trying to unroll a brie onto his willy.
Are you familiar with Rule 34 of the Internet?
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Florida FDA says frog or toad was in man's soda can

The Food and Drug Administration says a test shows that either a frog or a toad was in a Florida man's soda can, but it's not clear how it got there.

http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories...TAM&SECTION=US
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Icon402 Couple finds knife baked into Subway sub

Just as a woman prepared to bite into a footlong chicken teriyaki sub from Subway, she felt something sharp.

It was not a hunger pang, but rather the tip of a 5-inch knife embedded in the roll, said Richard Curtin, the woman's husband.

http://www.heraldtribune.com/article...nto-Subway-sub
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