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Old 12 June 2012, 07:26 PM
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Comment: http://www.snopes.com/risque/penile/captivus.asp

I just want to share with you that, in 1991, when working on an ambulance,
I did actually see this happen as we received a call for it. However,
once the guy relaxed, and his penis went limp, he was able to withdraw it.
It did end up with some heavy bruising from this.
As I recall, it was not caused by spasms, but rather something happened in
her pelvis causing something to shift.
Sorry I can't document this in writing for you, but it was over 20 years
ago. I understand that your piece will have to remain as is since I can't
document it, but did want to share it.
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Old 12 June 2012, 07:31 PM
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I think the Andy Rooney one above belongs more in the "Tinfoil Hat" thread than this one. I'm sure that is an ongoing problem, where to put emails that fit in so many different categories.
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Old 12 June 2012, 08:42 PM
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Comment: http://www.snopes.com/crime/cops/dea.asp

I was curious to see if these signs were still being put up. I know for a
fact one did exsist south of Auburn AL on Interstate 85 back in 2003 or
so. I do smoke and my dealer was in Auburn and I lived in Dothan and I
passed that sign every 2 weeks for quite some time. Even he asked me if I
had seen it. I dont know if they were put there by the DEA but the sign
did say... If you think its dry now, wait til next month... So its not
false, it may be false that it was by the DEA but the signs did exsist at
one time. I wish I had taken a picture of it but at that time cameras in
phones were not really that common or not at least the ones I had.
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Old 14 July 2012, 05:06 AM
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Comment: Re: http://www.snopes.com/quotes/mrgorsky.asp

I actually remember watching live as Neil Armstrong said "Good Luck Mr. "
and then a Russian sounding name. I remember turning and asking my dad
what that meant, and he didn't know.

A few weeks ago my dad saw a moments of history sequence which included
short news clips they ran through the years, including Neil Armstrong
saying the one small step speech followed by "Good luck Mr. Gorskey".
These would have been old newsreels rather than Nasa official records.

I've found several others over the years who remember Neil saying this (I
ask before telling them the urban legend).

I'm quite sure the story of what Good Luck Mr. Gorsky means is the
creation of a comedian, but Neil DID say that cryptic remark. What I'm
wondering is why NASA removed it from the official transcript.
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Old 14 July 2012, 05:26 AM
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Comment: At a Burger King in Rayne or Crowley Interstate 10 exit in the
late 70's a child was bitten. I was eating out side and there was a small
drainage ditch that ran close to the play area.

I could smell the cottonmouths; but I though it was all in my head.

Next morning I was at work in Beaumont, Texas and I heard on the news
a child was killed at this particular Burger King. The child was bitten by
two snakes matting several times.

Didn't see it myself. In my opinion this could happen.

However, I don't want my name on the posted on the internet. You can
possible verify this some how.
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Old 14 July 2012, 07:39 AM
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Comment: I'm a flight attendant. Many years ago, when I was working for a
major airline (now out of business) we did find a dead infant who was
being used to smuggle drugs. It happens. I saw it.
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Old 16 July 2012, 09:08 PM
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Comment: While all literature tells you that full grown rattle snakes go
up to 5.5' in length and that the longest on record is about 8', I know
for a fact because I was there, that they DO groww much longer. Many years
ago (I was about 12 years old - now 70) our next door neighbor while coon
hunting at night, had one of his hound dogs struck and killed by a giant
rattler. He killed the rattler and brought it back to the neighborhood. He
layed it across the hood of his old pick-up truck. The head touched the
sand on one side while the tail w/ 22 rattles and 2 buttons dragged a foot
or so in the sand on the other side - it measured a little over 11 feet in
length! Records be damned - they don't tell all!
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Old 18 July 2012, 11:11 PM
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I do smoke and my dealer was in Auburn .....
I most certainly was not! I plead innocent to such slanderous charges!
Auburn "Besides you couldn't afford the price I offered anyway" Red.
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Old 22 July 2012, 07:19 PM
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Comment: I'm tired of hearing that Lee Marvin did not talk about captain
Kangaroo on the Johnny Carson show.. That event did happen and I watched
it.
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Old 28 August 2012, 03:24 PM
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Comment: I accidentally found your article on the subject of John
Dellinger's penis. I must say that without a doubt this was on display in
the Smithsonian Museum in Washington DC when I toured it with my high
school band back in 1986. I remember it so well since it was rather odd
and shocking to see something like that at that age (15 years old). I
remember telling all my classmates about it since it was kinda funny to
find that item in a national museum. Just thought I would let you know.
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Old 28 August 2012, 03:35 PM
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"Accidentally found"

Uh-huh.
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Old 28 August 2012, 09:12 PM
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Yeah, having some guy named "John Dellinger" show his penis while you were in the museum is not quite the same as the Smithsonian having it on display. I know it's a difficult concept to grasp, but trust me, that guy did not work for the museum.
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Old 10 September 2012, 08:28 PM
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Comment: The article about Johnny Carson and the cat on the lap comment.
You are right it is not Zsa Zsa, but it is true.

The female guest was talking about her cat, or something else. There
wasn't a cat on the set or in her lap. Johnny replied to her comment
saying, “No, but I will pet your pussy."
It might have been Angie Dickenson.

I think it is included in the “Best of the Tonight Show with Johnny
Carson” CD’s

Oh, the picture you show on the site is of Zsa Zsa and Jack Paar, not
Johnny Carson. When the cursor hovers over the picture it says Johnny
Carson
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The female guest was talking about her cat, or something else. There wasn't a cat on the set or in her lap. Johnny replied to her comment saying, “No, but I will pet your pussy."
In other words, despite a complete lack of context that rendered his comment entirely meaningless and unfunny, Johnny still made that quip:

Actress: "My new film, Copycat, opens next week. I think we have a clip to show the audience."

Johnny: “No, but I will pet your pussy."
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Old 12 October 2012, 02:03 AM
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Comment: Romney's son said let the unemployed work.

It was I believe Josh who said this and I know one of them said it because
I sat right there watching the show and heard him say it. How convenient
that it has been clipped from all the videos of the show.
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Old 14 October 2012, 03:53 AM
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Comment: About the article "Pussy Quipped" about Johnny Carson you are
incorrect. I have seen the clip where that happens many times. If you do
a bit of youtube searching you can find it too. I probably have it on my
computer somewhere but I can say with 100% surety that it was said. Like
I said it is on youtube so you need to do some more research and find it
and change this to true.
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Old 14 October 2012, 08:37 PM
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I would love it if someone actually posted a link to these Youtube videos.

Youtube seems to be the "go to" site for everyone who used to say "a friend of a friend".
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Old 12 November 2012, 08:36 PM
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Comment: I saw the Password program (or Super Password) that had "doe" and
"knob" spoken. I am from Mississippi and the announcer was introducing a
new contestant. He said "and our next contestant is a school teacher from
Ms." I said to myself, "oh God, I hope that the teacher has an education
and does not embarrass everybody in Ms." (At that time the federal
government had already started forcing Ms schools to hire unqualified
teachers.) The contestant walked out; the teacher was a black lady and
her partner was Tom Selleck. The first chance was given to their
opponents. The celebrity said "Buck" and the contestant said "Dollar".
Then the host gestered to Tom Sellek and said "it's your turn". Tom
Selleck said "D-o-o-o-e"--- stretching the pronounciation of the word
"Doe". The black lady school teacher said "Kn-o-o-o-b"-- strectching the
pronounciation of the word "Knob". Everyone, except the teacher, busted
out in histerical laughter. Tom Selleck fell out of his chair backwards.
The camera zoomed in on him; he was lieing on the floor on his back,
kicking his heels on the floor and laughing histerically. The station
immediately went to a commercial. After the commercial ended, the program
continued. They introduced a new contestant and they acted as if nothing
unusual had ever happened.
This event really happened and I saw it when it happened. I swear that
what I have written is true.
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Old 12 November 2012, 10:24 PM
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Comment: (At that time the federal
government had already started forcing Ms schools to hire unqualified
teachers.) .....
And the unqualified students who remember them.
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Old 28 November 2012, 11:22 PM
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Comment: RE: your article "Cram it clown" happened in 1972 or 73 to the
Bozo on WIBF UHF ch 29 in Philadelphia. ( now belongs to Fox)

It's better than the legend you describe, in fact. Bozo had a joke time
and a fairly young child asked him the riddle "Why is a woman like an
oven?" Bozo said he didn't know and the child replied, "Cuz you gotta heat
her up before you stick the meat in." Bozo admonished, "That's a Bozo
no-no," and the child replied "Ram it clown."
I didn't see it myself ( sorry! ), but the city was abuzz the day after it
happened.
A friend of mine worked in the same building as the studio in Jenkintown
PA and we frequently saw "Bozo" arriving for the live daily broadcast. He
had a per-war MG painted up as a clown car.
We got the opportunity to yell it to him across the parking lot on at
least one occasion. He steadfastly ignored us.
After the incident, they did not have joke time.
A similar thing happened to another live kiddy broadcaster in Phlly, We
Willie Webber. Can't remember the joke, but again, it was the talk of the
town for weeks afterwards.

Wish I had some proof, but there it is for what it is worth!
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