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Anonymous
September 6, 2005 7:25:07 PM

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Every time I hear about the looting in New Orleans all
I can think of is six people standing around a dead WalMart:

"What dropped? What dropped?"
"Color TV."
"Nuts, I was hoping for some Breakfast Bars..."
"Those are a rare drop. I've killed like 8 WalMarts
and all I ever get is Color TV's."

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Anonymous
September 6, 2005 7:25:08 PM

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the wharf rat wrote:
> Every time I hear about the looting in New Orleans all
> I can think of is six people standing around a dead WalMart:
>
> "What dropped? What dropped?"
> "Color TV."
> "Nuts, I was hoping for some Breakfast Bars..."
> "Those are a rare drop. I've killed like 8 WalMarts
> and all I ever get is Color TV's."


Please dont post again.

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Anonymous
September 6, 2005 10:51:11 PM

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On 6 Sep 2005 15:25:07 -0400, wrat@panix.com (the wharf rat) wrote:

>
>
> Every time I hear about the looting in New Orleans all
>I can think of is six people standing around a dead WalMart:
[snip]

That was a "bad taste" joke alright. May you get ninja-looted for the
rest of your life.
--
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Anonymous
September 7, 2005 1:52:50 AM

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In article <Vidden.1uyeep@erollisimarr-dot-com-forum.com>,
Vidden <Vidden.1uyeep@erollisimarr-dot-com-forum.com> wrote:
>
>Please dont post again.
>

Pffffttt. Please don't read Usenet through some bastardized
bulletin board system.
Anonymous
September 7, 2005 3:10:05 AM

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In article <r87sh1919cv0ep75mffdtk3bjdfmqq0jqt@4ax.com>,
Impmon <impmon@digi.mon> wrote:
>
>That was a "bad taste" joke alright. May you get ninja-looted for the

Just curious: *why* was it so bad? Bad enough to wish curses
on me, I mean.
September 7, 2005 3:22:02 AM

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In article <dfl7kd$a3f$1@reader1.panix.com>, wrat@panix.com says...
> In article <r87sh1919cv0ep75mffdtk3bjdfmqq0jqt@4ax.com>,
> Impmon <impmon@digi.mon> wrote:
> >
> >That was a "bad taste" joke alright. May you get ninja-looted for the
>
> Just curious: *why* was it so bad? Bad enough to wish curses
> on me, I mean.

If ever the term "insensitive clod" applied... now would be it.
Anonymous
September 7, 2005 5:37:15 AM

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wrat@panix.com (the wharf rat) writes:
> Well, there's such a thing as "black humor", you know. It's
> common enough during a tragedy.

I read it, chuckled, moved on. But then, nobody's ever accused me of
having a politically correct sense of humor. As you say, black humor (and
I'll note, since we seem to be dealing with humor-impaired folks in this
thread, that term has nothing to do with skin color) is a common reaction
to tragedy. (See http://www.netfunny.com/rhf/jokes/05/Sep/katrina.html.)

You did warn in the subject that some might find it to be in bad taste.
And the post was definitely EQ-related, so it's not even off-topic.
I have no problem with the post. (And I commend you for your work in
the relief effort.)

-- Don.

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Anonymous
September 7, 2005 5:59:07 AM

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On Tue, 6 Sep 2005 15:09:18 -0500, Vidden
<Vidden.1uyeep@erollisimarr-dot-com-forum.com> wrote:

>
>the wharf rat wrote:
>> Every time I hear about the looting in New Orleans all
>> I can think of is six people standing around a dead WalMart:
>>
>> "What dropped? What dropped?"
>> "Color TV."
>> "Nuts, I was hoping for some Breakfast Bars..."
>> "Those are a rare drop. I've killed like 8 WalMarts
>> and all I ever get is Color TV's."
>
>
>Please dont post again.
>
>__________________________________________________________
>Submitted by: Vidden
>This message was submitted through the Erollisi Marr Forum

While I didn't find it funny I found it entertaining. Go ahead, keep
posting...

I guess you just need a visual to be entertained by it. Luckily I
stare at EQ enough to have the visual.

~F
Anonymous
September 7, 2005 7:58:06 AM

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On Tue, 6 Sep 2005 23:10:05 +0000 (UTC), wrat@panix.com (the wharf
rat) wrote:

>>That was a "bad taste" joke alright. May you get ninja-looted for the
>
> Just curious: *why* was it so bad? Bad enough to wish curses
>on me, I mean.

It's all in the timing. If you bought that joke up in a few years
from now it'd probably be funny but since you bought it up while the
disaster is still fresh and bodies are still being pulled out, it's
just poor timing.
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Anonymous
September 8, 2005 2:11:41 PM

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"Impmon" <impmon@digi.mon> wrote in message
news:9a7th1dpcr1uu0a1lrfiu7ossmbi2i1b48@4ax.com...
> On Tue, 6 Sep 2005 23:10:05 +0000 (UTC), wrat@panix.com (the wharf
> rat) wrote:
>
> >>That was a "bad taste" joke alright. May you get ninja-looted for the
> >
> > Just curious: *why* was it so bad? Bad enough to wish curses
> >on me, I mean.
>
> It's all in the timing. If you bought that joke up in a few years
> from now it'd probably be funny but since you bought it up while the
> disaster is still fresh and bodies are still being pulled out, it's
> just poor timing.



Didn't take long for people to start with the NASA jokes after that disaster
September 8, 2005 2:11:42 PM

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In article <431f81bd$1@duster.adelaide.on.net>,
lambchop@whocareswhere.com says...
>
> "Impmon" <impmon@digi.mon> wrote in message
> news:9a7th1dpcr1uu0a1lrfiu7ossmbi2i1b48@4ax.com...
> > On Tue, 6 Sep 2005 23:10:05 +0000 (UTC), wrat@panix.com (the wharf
> > rat) wrote:
> >
> > >>That was a "bad taste" joke alright. May you get ninja-looted for the
> > >
> > > Just curious: *why* was it so bad? Bad enough to wish curses
> > >on me, I mean.
> >
> > It's all in the timing. If you bought that joke up in a few years
> > from now it'd probably be funny but since you bought it up while the
> > disaster is still fresh and bodies are still being pulled out, it's
> > just poor timing.
>
>
>
> Didn't take long for people to start with the NASA jokes after that disaster

They weren't still counting the dead.
Anonymous
September 8, 2005 2:11:43 PM

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42 wrote:
> In article <431f81bd$1@duster.adelaide.on.net>,
> lambchop@whocareswhere.com says...
>
>>"Impmon" <impmon@digi.mon> wrote in message
>>news:9a7th1dpcr1uu0a1lrfiu7ossmbi2i1b48@4ax.com...
>>
>>>On Tue, 6 Sep 2005 23:10:05 +0000 (UTC), wrat@panix.com (the wharf
>>>rat) wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>>>>That was a "bad taste" joke alright. May you get ninja-looted for the
>>>>
>>>>Just curious: *why* was it so bad? Bad enough to wish curses
>>>>on me, I mean.
>>>
>>>It's all in the timing. If you bought that joke up in a few years
>>>from now it'd probably be funny but since you bought it up while the
>>>disaster is still fresh and bodies are still being pulled out, it's
>>>just poor timing.
>>
>>
>>
>>Didn't take long for people to start with the NASA jokes after that disaster
>
>
> They weren't still counting the dead.
>
On the contrary, after the Challenger disaster, while people were still
holding out hope that the cabin may have fallen in a single piece and
some or all of the astronauts might still have been alive and
recoverable, I heard the following:

Why do the vending machines at NASA all sell Sprite?

Because they couldn't get Seven Up.

I thought it was in very poor taste, and I still don't think its all
that funny, but it -was- before they'd finished counting the dead.

Black humor is part of some people's coping mechanism, and then again,
other people are simply insensitive clods. Either way, some people
-will- make this kind of joke, and there will always be some other
people who think its too soon.
!