Post details: Thursday Thirteen (The VIII): Thursday Thirteens I Never Want To Read...

08/23/07

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Thursday Thirteen (The VIII): Thursday Thirteens I Never Want To Read...

THURSDAY THIRTEEN!

WRITERS BLOCK! What can I say... "regular job" and life has gotten in the way of my creative muse... and I sat... and sat... and sat trying to think of a good "Thursday Thirteen"... and this is the best I could come up with.

I really owe you guys an apology... and I promise next week's will be better!

Anyway, here's THIRTEEN THURSDAY THIRTEENS I NEVER WANT TO READ...


13: Thirteen Things I Found Mixed In With My Belly-Button Lint

This would be the author, methinks...

12: Thirteen Interesting Things That Have Passed Through a Yak's Digestive System (with photos!)

Herd me, baby!

11: Thirteen Thousand-Plus Word Essays on The Socio-Economic Fallout of The Decline of the Sales of the Pet Rock

Oh yeah... THAT'S excitement, baby!

10: Thirteen Identities of Unknown Particles Found in the Production of Luncheon Meats

Egads!

9: Thirteen Sound Bytes of the "Sounds of The Dentist"

Ah... a comfy chair!

8: Thirteen Nude Pictures of Matthew Didier

Yeah, like a pic of me dangling to delight would happen.

7: Thirteen Dried-Phlegm Sculptures

Let's not go there...

5: Thirteen Photos of the Stages of Comedian Carrot Top's Buffness

This is a legit photo... scary, eh? AND HE'S CANADIAN! We're so ashamed...

4: Thirteen Most Toxic Substance Regularly Found on Subway and Bus Hand Rail Surfaces

Mmm... save the phlegm!

3: Thirteen Things to do With Frog Innards (with photos and recipes!)

Mmm... Tasty!

2: Thirteen Special Things I Can Do With My Nose

Mining for Booger Nuggets

1: Thirteen Thursday Thirteens I Never Want To Read

Too Dreadful for a Picture


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Comments:

Comment from: ONIT [Visitor] Email · http://incoherent-ish.blogspot.com
Ow. Mental images hurt. Where'd I put my mental floss?! And carrot top.. glah.. thanks for that.. WHAT IS THAT PINK THING HANGING FROM HIS MANBAGS AREA?!? STOP. Have we not suffered enough!?

Oh.. the humanity... ~sob~

Drama 101
No autographs, please.
I vant to be alone.
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Comment from: Admin [Member] Email · http://www.doubledeckerbuses.org/
ONIT... I warned people at the top of this... it's not my best effort... perhaps I should have flagged the images too. Aren't you proud that Carrot Top is Canadian?
PermalinkPermalink 08/23/07 @ 07:01
Comment from: ONIT [Visitor] Email · http://incoherent-ish.blogspot.com
At least I can be glad he's not from Toronto.. and we're not even sure if he's human.. so there's still a chance. WTF is up with the make-up jobs this guy's wearin'?? DOOD.. Get a stylist!! Stop hanging out with Richard Simmons! 'cause..Day-um.
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Comment from: Rasmenia [Visitor] Email · http://omassoud.free.fr/wordpress/
Excellent...though #5 & #7 made me throw up a little...yeah...I'm pretty sure that's a mini throw-up lingering in the back of my throat, now.
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Comment from: Robin [Visitor] Email · http://aroundtheisland.blogspot.com/
Ewwwww!!!

Very creative though.
PermalinkPermalink 08/23/07 @ 08:13
Comment from: Lori [Visitor] Email · http://singleparentsunite.blogspot.com/
LOL...what great ideas:) Thanks for the info and Happy TT.
PermalinkPermalink 08/23/07 @ 09:51
Comment from: stephanie spencer [Visitor] Email · http://www.a-lister.blogspot.com
So very creative! Yet horrifying. I'm not sure what to do to get that picture of Carrot Top out of my brain...It will haunt me. Quick - send me your nude photos! (ha)

:) Well done, really.
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Comment from: Michael Schurmann [Visitor] Email · http://www.romancefromtheheart.com/romance.html
I'm feeling a bit sick, but I'm laughing :-)

Have a great Thursday
PermalinkPermalink 08/23/07 @ 13:41
Comment from: Admin [Member] Email · http://www.doubledeckerbuses.org/
EVERYONE: I apologise for not commenting back on your blogs... YET! Last night was VERY busy at the compound, but I will comment on your blogs shortly! Promise!

Hey Rasmenia... Is that a good sign? I promise next week's WON'T be so... um... "nauseating"!

Hi Robin... Thanks... I think? :)

Hello Lori... Someone had to like it! :)

Heya stephanie spencer... My "nude photos" might be the equivalent of hitting yourself in the eye with a hammer to forget about your stubbed toe! Thanks for the kudos... I think...? :)

Howdy Michael Schurmann... I know exactly what you mean... :)
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