News of the Weird

I thought it might be fun to collect funny weird news items we come across. Like this.

And this.

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As someone originally from Ohio I take great offense to how stunningly accurate their depictions are.

(Though I will say I’ve never been in a situation that was so gun heavy. But the moment I hear “LARPing as Americans” all I can think is “bang bang bang shoot 'em up!” so I’ll allow it.)

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They literally built a trailer park! I’m very impressed.

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News of the weird? How about a whole series hosted by… this guy.

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Polish LARP of Americanisms? or Goth Ohio Survivalist Independence Day BBQ?

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No they go out of their way for realism. They make it as much like Ohio as they can.

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One of the best news of the weird was when a hospital in Australia ran out of medicinal alcohol (yes, it is a thing) for a patient. Well, since it is a rare order item, they had to go to the local liquor store and buy Vodka that was pretty much spot on. Needless to say they had to have a lot of documentation once the auditors caught it to make sure that it was deemed a necessary medical expense.

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A little bit in love with the Polish folks LARPing as American trailer trash. However this makes me have to contemplate the fact that I never thought about if other countries had trailer parks or whether that was a uniquely American thing…

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That headline could make the plot to an interesting movie.

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But why?

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Hrrrrm… the way I see it, if their petitioning succeeds then Pringles owes the orb weavers some substantial endorsement money.

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Paul! Your father is in trouble! Murder him!

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I was okay with the old “spring-loaded fake snakes inside a fake can of peanut brittle” prank, but I can’t go with spring-loaded fake spiders inside a fake can of Pringles.

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Yeah I don’t care for peanut brittle but if my Pringles can had spiders in it instead of Pringles as advertised, I would be BIG mad

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Yep, a great piece from my state of Oklahoma :roll_eyes:

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“Florida man arrested while trying to warn Space Force about battle between aliens and dragons”

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…okay then.

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if you’re into weird news, may i recommend the bananas podcast? always good for a laf.

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