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But was he double-dog dared?

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by TheSportsPredictor, Jan 15, 2009.

  1. TheSportsPredictor

    TheSportsPredictor Well-Known Member


    Boy Licks Metal Pole, Gets Tongue Stuck
    Indiana Boy Says He Was Dared By Friend
  2. Bullrog

    Bullrog Member

    No, it was the dreaded triple-dog dare that did him in.
  3. PopeDirkBenedict

    PopeDirkBenedict Active Member

    Correct me if I am wrong, but doesn't pouring lukewarm water on the tongue remove it from the metal pole?
  4. expendable

    expendable Well-Known Member

    Now I know that some of you put Flick up to this, but he has refused to say who. But those who did it know their blame, and I'm sure that the guilt you must feel would be far worse than any punishment you might receive.
  5. JR

    JR Well-Known Member

    "The 1983 movie is set in a fictional city based on Hammond, Ind., the hometown of author Gene Shepherd."

    Gene Shepherd??? Gene???

    It's "Jean"

    Did someone kill all the copy editors?
  6. hockeybeat

    hockeybeat Guest

    No. All the copy editors have been outsourced.
  7. Stoney

    Stoney Well-Known Member

    So this happened in the exact same town where Shepherd was writing about? Jesus, maybe pole licking is just some bizarre wintertime sport in Hammond.
  8. imjustagirl

    imjustagirl Active Member

    It's a TV station.
  9. Ace

    Ace Well-Known Member

    Copy editors, what about fact checkers? Wasn't Flick triple dog dared?
  10. Yep.
    Schwartz committed a slight breach of etiquette by skipping the double-dog dare and going right for the throat with the triple-dog dare!
  11. JR

    JR Well-Known Member

    So what?

    Does it mean they get a pass?

    That's not just a small mistake. That's bloody embarrassing.
  12. schiezainc

    schiezainc Well-Known Member

    San Francisco too. :)
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