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    Why would they show a picture of his face instead of what's left of his foot.

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    I guess that is why The National Enquirer wears the big pants.

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    Speaking of pants, an actual headline I just read:

    Yoga pants may be key source of sea pollution
    If you agree with ISIS and really think God/Nature sends hurricanes as punishment, please explain why he is so angry at Barbuda...

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    Sometimes you get an unfortunate Headline/Photo mash-up...



    Other times you are just thankful the picture they picked was the one they went with...




    But others when the headline and picture are a perfect match...


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    Quote Originally Posted by Ren Butler View Post
    Speaking of pants, an actual headline I just read:

    Yoga pants may be key source of sea pollution
    They probably meant see pollution.
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    it depends...


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    At least the headline wasn't "Oregon Man High On Meth Allegedly Beats Off 15 Cops While Masturbating"...

    I still have a photo from Dallas Morning News from years ago with the mayor surrounded by a number of smiling Dallas high society ladies........headlined with "Mayor's Ball Tasting"
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    http://fox59.com/2017/03/19/police-i...mcdonalds/amp/

    Daughter assaults mother with cheeseburger at local McDonalds...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Frank Capua View Post
    it depends...

    It is very,very, very important to remember, I can't stress this enough one size does not fit all.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mikesorg View Post
    http://fox59.com/2017/03/19/police-i...mcdonalds/amp/

    Daughter assaults mother with cheeseburger at local McDonalds...

    She's in a real pickle...




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    Quote Originally Posted by XR1000 View Post
    It is very,very, very important to remember, I can't stress this enough one size does not fit all.
    I see your point...


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    Thank you Frank. I will now poke myself in the eyes with a pencil.

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    Hey... I held back there were worse that my computer refused to copy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Frank Capua View Post
    Hey... I held back there were worse that my computer refused to copy.
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    Bullsheep you posted that with glee.

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    Quote Originally Posted by XR1000 View Post
    Bullsheep you posted that with glee.
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    Back on topic, an actual headline I just saw:

    The rise of the hipster bird-watcher

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ren Butler View Post
    Sounds like a humorous headline for an actual newsworthy event (assuming it's true and not a joke).
    http://nypost.com/2015/06/09/new-yor...to-dies-at-74/
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    CBS4 in Indy just had a live report from the site of the new IKEA under construction here in Fishers.

    The angle?

    The large IKEA lettering might be installed on the side of the building sometime today.

    Oh, yeah, they also reported that a specific opening date has not yet been announced.

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    I have a mother, 3 sisters, a Daughter-In-Law and a whole bucket of nieces that can't wait for the Fishers' IKEA to open. So most likely they all would be very interested in hearing that news.

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    Meatballs.

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    Okay, so I wouldn't say this wasn't newsworthy, but it does qualify as quirky.

    Family suffers minor injures after wild turkey hits SUV

    I won't post the photos here directly because they might bother some people. But the first photo is incredible.

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    First photo looks like somebody threw their ceremonial headdress at somebody's windshield.

    But the title completely ignores the one that suffered massive injury.

    Now if Les Nessman had been spotted in the area... That would have really been newsworthy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jamski View Post
    If he ate his left foot, then his right foot would be left.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ren Butler View Post
    Back on topic, an actual headline I just saw:

    The rise of the hipster bird-watcher
    My nephew is one of these. He'll be 27 in May and still lives at home--chills out after a hard day of coding just looking out the back window at his feeders...

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    Quote Originally Posted by skypigeon View Post
    My nephew is one of these. He'll be 27 in May and still lives at home--chills out after a hard day of coding just looking out the back window at his feeders...
    Did not realize that Hipsters were that much into fishing.

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    I find this all disconcerting.
    Wasn't Maynard G. Krebs a hipster?

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