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Pause Ponder and Projectile Babies



Summertime and the living is easy. So's my blog schedule. I've moved up this week's PPP results post to today instead of Saturday. I hope you guys don't mind.

So, like I'm looking at this pic wondering what the heck is going on and thinking "Gee, maybe this guy was hiding under the Tallahassee Bridge". Hey, it coulda happened. Well you guys did a lot better than I did this week. Let's see some of the captions...


A memorial to all those lost in the fateful "Day It Rained Babies"



Aaaaghh! Babies everywhere! Damn my virility!



The new terrorist IEDs: "Sticky Babies"



Jane! Get me off of this crazy thing!



But our winner submitted early and submitted often. I laughed at so many of them I had to include them all.

1. Davids and Goliath
2. "Get off my penis!"
3. "Get on my penis."
4. After attacking the babies he was charged with statue-tory rape.
5. It's raining cats and babies.
6. Hulk smash baby!

I tell you Shawn you had me rofl lmao lol and fimp (farting in my pants). Yeah, all at once! Congratulations my man, you be hangin' with dufus this week. What say we wander on down to Parliament Hill in Ottawa and take a look at the statuary. Or we could just get stoned. (Statuary? Stoned? Get it?) Feel free to lift the pic below, Shawn, and stick it somewhere...on your blog, if you like, to remember this eventful day.


Okay, well, thanks to everyone again this week for playing along. And, hey, you drive-bys should click on folks' links above and go visit these guys. They're pretty funny over on their own blogs too. And, hey, for putting up with me moving this post around this week because it's summertime, here's a video classic to enjoy. Until next time...

Comments

brookeamanda10 said…
Great captions! Is that statue REALLY real?
00dozo said…
Congrats, Shawn! I, too, was ROTFLMAO, LOL (but not FIMP) at your comments.

Congrats to the honourables!

Thanks for the mention, dufus! Hey, I like that "FIMP" thing - I hope it never ends up as "SIMP".

;-)
nonamedufus said…
IT is really real. I found it on Google pics. Isn't it weird?
nonamedufus said…
You mean like "sharted" in my pants?
nonamedufus said…
You mean like "sharted" in my pants?
00dozo said…
Sharted, shite - hey, whatever floats your boat., erm, I mean pants.

;-)

(OMG! I had no idea that statue is in Oslo, Norway when I made my IED comment. I didn't mean to make light of that recent situation - really!)
Shawn said…
I humbly accept the reward. I would like to thank the Academy, the TV show MASH and beer. And most of all thank you Dufus for providing me the source material.
nonamedufus said…
You're joking. I had no idea either. I'll have to look it up. I had no intention of offending anyone either. Well no more than usual.
nonamedufus said…
Hey, get off my penis!
00dozo said…
You mentioned the statuary at Parliament Hill in your post and I thought that's where it was (to mock Harper's 2010 stance on abortion), so I Googled it. Boy, did I feel bad.
nonamedufus said…
Right, I found out where it was located too. But I can't find anything regarding its meaning. It is kinda odd.
quirkyloon said…
Eww. FIMP? Really?

Really?

I'm sorry I digress.

Congrats to Shawn and the honorable mentions (yay me!).

But...

Really?

Sorry. Can't get away from it. FIMP.

Really?
nonamedufus said…
I think it was the brussel sprouts, Quirks.
Shawn said…
Wasn't that a Rolling Stones song? "I said, Hey! You! Get off of my..."
nonamedufus said…
Very good, Shawn. So that's where you came up with it.

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