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Pause Ponder and Pedal Files

Okay, sorry, that was a terrible pun in the title. But, hey, it's what you've come to expect from me. And I'd hate to let you down.

I wouldn't want to have been this guy. Look at the panic on his face. Although I guess, judging from your entires this week, its not his face that he should be worried about.

Early versions of Optimus Prime really kind of sucked

Bike sex: Illegal everywhere except Germany

Fred Knievel's daredevil career was never quite as successful
as his big brother, Evel's.

All good captions, my friends. But it was KABLOOEY that was just a little more out there this week with...

Harry Dean Stanton, two weeks after that tenth DWI bust cost him his license.

Okay, KABLOOEY. Way to go my friend. I'm happy to provide you with your big "brake"
(heh, heh). This week you be hangin' with dufus. Hurrah, hurrah. Yadda, yadda, yadda.

Thanks to everyone for playing. And now that I've gotten over that little episode last week, we'll see you next week for our next PPP, same time, same blog.


00dozo said…
What? I'm the first to comment?? Oy!

Congrats to Kablooey! And congrats to the honourables, as well.

I really had nothing this week ... well, I did, but it invovled s... snot - yeah, that it, snot!
nonamedufus said…
00dozo: Yeah, we know you felt like a bag of snot, right.
Anonymous said…
Eeek, at first I thought you were pushing (pun) that Pedal Files For Dummies book that Amazon recently yanked off (pun?) their list.

Thank goodness I was wrong.

And a big congradumalations to our dear Kabloosters!
nonamedufus said…
Quirks: I'd never head of that book. Just seemed like a funny pun, albeit in extremely bad taste. But hey we're looking for blogs that taste good, not ones with good taste, right?
K A B L O O E Y said…
Oh, YES! I'm really happy to accept the award, especially since I came thisclose to never getting to win one, since Dufus was thinking about ending it all. (Man, that came out wrong... ) But I'm so glad he's staying in the game, and that others will get to know the thrill of victory. I've spent many weeks being that "agony of defeat" guy, careening down that icy slope. (Anyone? I know Dufus will get the reference.) Oh, yeah: I'd like to thank Dufus, and God.
nonamedufus said…
KABLOOEY: Dufus and God? Wow, have I ever come up in the world. Oh...and never was Slovenia's Vinko Bogataj more famous than the years he spent flying off the ski jump on ABC's weekly Wide World of Sports. I guess now you can say you're no Vinko Bogataj!
I can't believe I got an honorable mention. Thanks, NoName!
nonamedufus said…
Mike: You must be on a roll. Um...wait a minute, I'm confusing you with butter.

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