January 31, 2008
— LauraW. You know how it is. You're at the local pub, pounding suds before a roaring fire, gazing boozily into the flickering flames, and BAM.
"Why, hey there, look at the poker sitting amongst the coals," you mutter to yourself. "It's glowing a delightful cherry red, innit?"
Always seems like a good idea at the time, doesn't it?
Heh, I know, I know. If I had a nickel for every....look, just don't ask.
Thanks to Eddiebear.
Posted by: eddiebear at January 31, 2008 06:03 AM (wnU1W)
Posted by: Bob Munck at January 31, 2008 06:09 AM (n0BzT)
Posted by: Joanie at January 31, 2008 06:11 AM (Z9tCp)
fraternity pledges when he was at Yale -- and presumably had done to
him when he was a pledge.
Everything comes back to Bush, eventually.
I'm sure copious amounts of alcohol were involved in the Yale incident as well.
Posted by: Slublog at January 31, 2008 06:14 AM (R8+nJ)
Posted by: dlm at January 31, 2008 06:19 AM (wxBdh)
Posted by: EC at January 31, 2008 06:22 AM (mAhn3)
Posted by: dlm at January 31, 2008 06:22 AM (wxBdh)
I know, Bob, it's such a common practice as to be a dog-bites-man story.
What can I say? Slow news day.
Posted by: lauraw at January 31, 2008 06:23 AM (6chTz)
Posted by: Tinian at January 31, 2008 06:24 AM (1Mq7K)
Back when I was at OU, in the Dark Ages of the 80's, the black fraternities used to brand their pledges with red-hot coat hangers fashioned to spell out their greek letters. Generally on the outside of their triceps. Dunno if this still goes on.
Posted by: genghis at January 31, 2008 06:30 AM (HwY1l)
Obama went to Columbia and Harvard Law, not Yale. It's about time we broke this long string of Yalies.
Posted by: Bob Munck at January 31, 2008 06:36 AM (n0BzT)
Posted by: genghis at January 31, 2008 06:39 AM (HwY1l)
Calms the voices. Quiet refreshing.
Posted by: Bob Munck at January 31, 2008 06:45 AM (FCGJ9)
Yes, I can see that there's a WORLD of difference between one group of Ivy League pricks and another.
(And I say this as an Ivy graduate.)
Posted by: Nom de Blog at January 31, 2008 06:46 AM (wK2cX)
Hmmm.... nillllla pudddddinggggg.
Posted by: Bob Munck at January 31, 2008 06:47 AM (FCGJ9)
Weren't Kerry and Bush both in the Skull and Bones?
I just had a terrifying vision of Kerry....eww.
Posted by: kevlarchick at January 31, 2008 06:49 AM (TNuqz)
IIRC, some of the Dallas Cowboys of the 90s (Emmitt Smith and one of their linemen) had those things.
Posted by: eddiebear at January 31, 2008 06:55 AM (wnU1W)
That's the funniest thing I've ever seen. Tell us another one.
Posted by: Bob Munck at January 31, 2008 06:59 AM (n0BzT)
I've already told you that I don't care about you.
You may call me a liar if you wish but that would be par for the course for the sad, insignificant person you show yourself to be.
I pity you.
Posted by: Nom de Blog at January 31, 2008 07:05 AM (wK2cX)
pounding studs? you sure have a raging social life.
Oh, you said suds.
Posted by: Tushar D at January 31, 2008 07:08 AM (9ULFg)
Posted by: King Edward II at January 31, 2008 07:10 AM (Ka5Jh)
Posted by: timmutchwing plover at January 31, 2008 07:14 AM (uOvAE)
Seared in your memory?
Posted by: VRWC Agent at January 31, 2008 07:15 AM (Z3AmO)
Likker in the front, poker in the rear! Woohoo!!
and bob? get bent.
Posted by: XBradTC at January 31, 2008 07:16 AM (H+PWn)
1. What sherpettes like to do.
2. My last words.
Posted by: Tim Mutch at January 31, 2008 07:25 AM (uOvAE)
You could have shoved a glacier up your ass.
Posted by: dlm at January 31, 2008 07:46 AM (wxBdh)
Posted by: lauraw at January 31, 2008 07:47 AM (6chTz)
Posted by: Additional Blond Agent at January 31, 2008 08:12 AM (PMGbu)
Actually, this sort of thing happened to me.
We were at the local pub, pounding puds before a roaring fire when I said, "Hey, why don't you guys shove that poker up my butt?"
Tim thought I said, "shove your poker up my butt".
I never got branded though.
Posted by: Bob Munch at January 31, 2008 08:48 AM (ThMnZ)
C'mon now...Let's look at this, logically and realistically.
You have the option of a $400 tatoo of Betty-Boop, or........?
Betty Boop?...Free brand with a red-hot poker?
Free brand, every time
Posted by: franksalterego at January 31, 2008 08:54 AM (ixk9j)
What? Is this turning into letters to the Forum of Big Boi Butts for Men from Bob Munch?
Posted by: dlm at January 31, 2008 08:54 AM (wxBdh)
I don't know. I managed to survive six years in the Marines with no brands or tattoos. I watched enough Rawhide to figure branding was permanent and painful. Tattoos look to be about the same.
Although I knew this girl...
Posted by: MarkD at January 31, 2008 09:50 AM (MMy4A)
I was at OU in 1983/4.
Posted by: Rightwingsparkle at January 31, 2008 10:33 AM (Hat8a)
Posted by: The Band at January 31, 2008 10:47 AM (/94xL)
I'm from NC.
I don't currently live in NC.
I couldn't stand the smell drifting northward and had to move.
Posted by: Nom de Blog at January 31, 2008 12:01 PM (ThZCx)
I never get tired of Bob's 17 year old wit.
Hey Bob! Supersize my fries!
Posted by: Kibbles & Bits at January 31, 2008 03:34 PM (q+HK/)
I'm from NC.
Posted by: The Band at January 31, 2008 04:11 PM (/94xL)
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