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911 caller: 'There's an alligator in my kitchen!'

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by 2muchcoffeeman, Apr 22, 2008.

  1. 2muchcoffeeman

    2muchcoffeeman Active Member

    Some people get upset about a cockroach in the kitchen. We have a little more to worry about. :D

    http://www.cnn.com/2008/US/04/22/gator.911/index.html?eref=rss_topstories

    911 operator wanted to make sure it wasn't an iguana. It was an 8-foot alligator.

    http://www.iht.com/articles/ap/2008/04/22/america/NA-ODD-US-Gator-In-Kitchen.php
     
  2. Ace

    Ace Well-Known Member

    Big deal. I've got a wocket in my pocket.
     
  3. ...looks like the backstroke.
     
  4. sportschick

    sportschick Active Member

    Big deal. Letterman had a grizzly bear in his cabin drinking his whiskey :D
     
  5. novelist_wannabe

    novelist_wannabe Well-Known Member

    I asked on another thread -- one that was, ahem, started later on another board -- if it's still illegal to hunt gators, whether the authorities would make an exception if you had one mosey into your kitchen.

    Plus, the Marx Brothers would have a field day with this ... Is that an alligator in your kitchen, or are you just glad to see me?
     
  6. 2muchcoffeeman

    2muchcoffeeman Active Member

    It's legal to hunt them in season. They seem to take exception if one moseys into your kitchen.

    My aunt had one show up in her yard one day, in a very concreted townhouse subdivision. Scaly bastard kept her unable to leave her house until animal control showed up.
     
  7. Inky_Wretch

    Inky_Wretch Well-Known Member

    How did it get inside the house? Did she leave a door open?
     
  8. 2muchcoffeeman

    2muchcoffeeman Active Member

    <blockquote>Sixty-nine-year-old Sandra Frosti says the alligator must have pushed through the screen door on the back porch and then walked through an open sliding glass door at her home in Oldsmar, just north of Tampa.

    The alligator apparently then strolled through the living room, down a hall and into the kitchen.</blockquote>

    From the second link.
     
  9. Inky_Wretch

    Inky_Wretch Well-Known Member

    Oh, well, sure. You click the second link and you get that info.

    [/Sorry]
     
  10. Armchair_QB

    Armchair_QB Well-Known Member

    Damn good thing she didn't have any pets or small children in the house.
     
  11. 2muchcoffeeman

    2muchcoffeeman Active Member

    Gators eating small pets=semi-regular occurrence.
     
  12. Pete Incaviglia

    Pete Incaviglia Active Member

    I couldn't imagine finding that in my kitchen. Although, it seemed pretty at the start of the clip. Once the dude waves the towel, not so much.
     
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