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Sunday, February 26, 2006

Check the Latest Peter Files Headlines Through Desktop or Browser Links With RSS Newsfeeds


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Some of you already do this, it's an easy way to find out whether my ecletic comedy and ramblings of the last two weeks sound interesting without loading the whole page and scrolling through all my last 7-14 posts. Better yet, you go right to the post that sounds interesting and skip the ones that are not to your taste.

Its fast, its quick, and it goes right to your desktop if you want it to. The posts also load a lot faster if you load them one by one.

So what is an RSS feed?

To quote from the Mozilla Firefox Live Bookmarks Page:

What is RSS?

RSS (an acronym for "Rich Site Summary" and later coined "Really Simple Syndication") is a way for web sites to summarize their content, such as news articles, to make it available in a different view.

For example, Yahoo News (RSS) headlines can be viewed like bookmarks in Firefox or viewed like email in Thunderbird.

Many web sites generate RSS feeds such as the BBC News (RSS), Yahoo News (RSS), and your favorite Blog. RSS comes in many flavors, including RSS 0.9, RSS 1.0, RSS 2.0, and Atom -- and Mozilla Firefox supports them all.

You can find many RSS feeds at: Technorati, Feedster, and Syndic8.com

Now I use the Mozilla Firefox browser myself with the Clickpoint extension to get around the web site spoofing problem that some non-IE browsers had. (As I looked up a link for this I notice that an update for Firefox is now available that fixes this without the extension.)

One reason I like Firefox is that it is a LOT faster than Internet Explorer. It also lets you open up new pages in tabs, and has built in pop up window protection. Firefox also allows you to open all the new posts in their own tab so that you can take a quick look each one then close them one by one if you desire. That makes it easier for you to read and respond to comments, if any without opening new windows. I like comments and rarely delete them (only comment spam) even if they don't agree with me, so I mention this option as a way of encouraging more comments.

Part of the speed of Firefox, by the way, comes from the fact that you only add in the features you want through extensions. Part of the speed of RSS is that you do not have to load the Peter Files Blog Page to see what's up here, then if you like something, you can go right to it. Just like CNN.

Firefox and some other browesers can add as their own RSS newsreaders. A newsreader lets you see all of the listings on an RSS newsfeed in a single page. Some feeds only list titles, mine gives you the first 255 characters.

You just add an extension or otherwise enable it, and you can add live newslinks which update whenever you open your browser. You hover overthem, and see the headlines, then click on the ones you want to open. Yes, this vast technology is now available for this little blog.


You can also subscribe to a desktop or web-based news-reader that you can subscribe to that will either subscribe to specific feeds for you, or search all the feeds it knows about for topics that are of interest of you.

How do You Find Blogs/RSS links in the First Place?

Well, you found mine! If you know me though, that was probably through email.

One way is through, a blog search engine like

Blogdigger does exactly what it says, digs through all the blogs that have registered content on the internet and helps you find the kind of thing you are looking for.

Newsgator is a news feed service that you can subscribe to for free, though it does offer premium services. You search and add fees, but have to sign in to find your feeds. However, with most browsers it puts a link in a menu bar so that if you are on a web page with a news feed you can click the web page and it automatically adds it to your news feeds. It also lets you organize the feeds into folders. Still not as convenient as looking through listings at the top of your browser.

Pubsub.com says it tracks nearly 9 million news sources of which nearly 5 million are "active". It lets you create searches of all kinds including notifications of earthquakes, traffic delays, news, weather, anything. On my browser it will add a button for a PubSub sidebar which will open up and let me open up a scroll down menu to see whether anything interesting has come up in my pre-defined searches.

Profile Searches If you click on the hyperlink on the left you will pull up my profile. It includes a lot of key words, like Mac or OSX. Each of those keywords if clicked upon will bring up a list of profiles of other bloggers at this blogging website with similar interests. They can find my blog that way, I can find theirs, and those who like mine and theirs, vice versa. From this form the Blogosphere, tiny, small or enormous online communities.

Once you get the hang of this, you can add my newsfeed by adding the following link to your newsfeeder. Sometimes just clicking on it will do the trick.

The Peter Files Live Feed Atom Link

More Later,


This updates an earlier article



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Saturday, February 25, 2006

Talk to the Animals


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Q: What makes a sheep go Baa, Baa, Baa?
A: Face it, if you lived like a sheep, you'd spend most of your time saying baa, baa, baa too.

A mooving joke if ever I hears one, though I felt a little sheepish telling it.

Hope I didn't get your goat.


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Friday, February 24, 2006

American Idol Fans Take Note: Vote for the Worst.Com is Back!


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If you were following the controversies surrounding American Idol last May you had the joint pleasures of speculation about how the British Press had published Carrie Underwood as the Winner prior to the final vote being taken on American Television and speculation, caused by a former idol contestant, that Idol Judge Paula Abdul had had an off-camera naughty relationship with one of the youthful idol contestants.

To add fuel to the fire, while attempting to defend Paula's honor (rather sucessfully and humorously in the bargain) Fox producers were faced with the spectre of dealing with a counter-force to their call-in contest in the form of Votefortheworst.com which tried to convince Idol watchers, fans and haters to take matters into their own hands and throw the results of the competition by deliberately voting for the worst performers, just to cause the producers great pain and suffering.

Why would they want to do this?

Possible motives:

1) Because they can.

2) Given enough computers and enough monkees, sooner or later someone will try just about everything to get attention, even writing a post like this one.

3) Simon Cowell, judge and co-producer just might be annoying enough each week for some show watchers to want to make him squirm by facing the possibility of forcing him to give a record contract and promote someone who has little chance of making back his investment.

4) Because as gags go it beats the heck out of running someones shorts up a flag pole, even Randy Jackson's.

5) With a little luck and promotion they might be able to draw hundreds of thousands of viewers to their site and make a few bucks off of the ads they run. Really? Could filthy lucre really be the real motivation? Say it isn't so, Joe. Sorry, they've had over a million hits so far, could be a factor, nay even a smoking gun, but who could blame them?

One thing is certain. The 2006 version of Vote for the worst.com is a much slicker, hipper website than 2005's production. There is a lot more content, much less graphic content from the show, and enough satire and ridicule to make them a legitimate form of parody in most people's eyes.

Will they have an impact this year? That depends on the viewers. They claim to have been the force that put Carrie Underwood over the top.

Maybe. For all the Vote for the Worst.com ranting about Carrie "Farmbot" Underwood's lack of talent, the fact is that in her final showdown with Bo Bice, the final face-off was also between the cultures of rock and roll and country music, of north and south, of urban and country, and while these are sweeping generalizations with much crossover, underneath them lie solid audience segments such that all other things being equal, differences in musical style would have certainly played a big role in the closeness of the final vote which Fox News claimed was only a 134 vote difference.

Certainly Bice is incredibly talented and more mature than Underwood, and my own preferences lean towards Rock and Roll, and the closeness of the vote tally suggest that the VotefortheWorst.com website may have had exactly the impact it claims, that is thrown the final vote towards Underwood.

But what about a Bice Backlash? Could Bo's fans been incensed at the interference and voted more heatedly, once, Bice, three times more often than before?

That was last season. We may never know. What I can say is that VotefortheWorst.com is back and as a Peter Files Blog reader you are on notice that you have already missed some of this season's fun, BUT, now there is a recap for you to catch up on and to follow the sites new comprehensive and incisive (as in teeth not insight) coverage of this season's episodes, including their suggestions for the worst performer of Tuesday's episode and the appeal that their website's fans vote for that person so that He and/or she stays in the running for another week. They even supply the telephone number to call in so that you do not even have to watch the show to follow der instructions.

Funny? Yes?

Reality Television? Yes, very real. So real that it takes the show to an entirely different level. Thursday nights when who is safe and who will leave has a new dimension now and audiences will be wondering if the person leaving the show was truly the worst performer in the judgement of the mainstream audience or if the person voted off went before "their time".

Now in truth, in the early stages of the competition it probably hardly matters. The bottom 50% will probably vary very little in the end no matter what the website says. It is in the endgame, where the results get closer that the picks on the website of who to save, the rundown of each episode, and the comments by fans in their forum section will become more important.

They also have a little safeguard that was unpublicized or little publicized last time when they had a little "Server problem" perhaps due to Fox's nervousness (if any) about their impact on results. As they say, the only thing worse than bad publicity is no publicity.

You have to give American Idol credit for this - Idol is one of the great publicity engines of the current media age. You might almost suspect that VotefortheWorst.com was created by them just to stir things up if it wasn't so annoying....wait a second, isn't Simon Cowell rather, well, annoying?

Simon, Theodore, Alvin!

Now all they need is a contestant whose parent was conceived on the grassy knoll or at Graceland to really spice things up!

Oops. Almost forgot to mention, the updated website has some new sections worth checking out!

False Idols a weekly column that bites its way through a review of Idol's weekly activity. Sparing no rods it gives you the low, low, low, lowdown on the week's competition and likely prospects for current and upcoming vote for the worst picks of the week.

Grading the Idols by "Professor Chan" or the Season 5 overview by the Vote Worst "Celebrity Critic" complete with Judge analysis.

If you wander around the site you will also find a message board, info about season's 4 and 5, and of course the website's store operated by Cafepress.com/voteworst which offers an amusing assortment of merchandise for the Votefortheworst crowd, my favorites being what I like to think of as the "Randy Bear" and the "Make Paula Cry" bumper stickers.

Of course, I am not sure that the votefortheworst strategy is always guaranteed to make Paula cry. Sometimes Paula likes what other people hate. One can never tell with Paula can one?

So here's the quandry. If you've read this far, and actually have gone so far as to have considered voting on American Idol results, or, alternatively don't care about American Idol, but are just darn ornery, given this information, are you going to do anything with it.

After all you can:

1) Ignore this post and American Idol completely. One might call that the sane adult option.

2) Watch American Idol and do no voting because the phone is just to darn far. That is the couch potato syndrome approach, otherwise known as the "L Factor"TM approach, a PeterFiles blog original term where L means Lazy.

3) Watch American Idol and vote for who you think is best. That is the true blue American Way sort of Competitor.

4) Watch Idol and Vote for the Worst, that is the Vote for the Worst, stick it to the Producers and audience approach, which Kant would not approve of but Brooklyn might overwhelmingly support.

5) The mixed bag approach where you vote repeatedly, alternating between options 3 & 4 so that your favorite is in the end, up against the worst. This is what I consider to be the "Winning Ugly" strategy, and as a Chicagoan and a long time Chicago Sports fan, Go White Sox 2005 World Champions, one I heartily support.

What will YOU do?

What will you do.

Please leave a comment and let me know.

Also, is that Simon's real hair?

Are those...never mind this is a safe for work site, safe for home. Only Paula's doctor knows for sure whether she wears contact lenses.

Is it time for Randy to switch to a new catch phrase? Is that Yo, Dawg, getting kind of tired. Now I know, Yo, Cat, might not be da thing, but there has got to be something new on the front.

UPDATE: For those who did not see my 5/26/05 posting American Idol Results Fixed? Say it isn't So Simon Fuller! in which I documented the early British press release of Idol results before all traces could be wiped from the internet, you might find it interesting reading now that we know that the margin of difference between Bo and Carrie was only 146 votes. Heck, Simon, Randy and Paula could make that many calls just with auto dial, add a few crew members and, well, you get the idea.

I'm not saying that they did of course....

If you are interested in the gagging of the Vote for the Worst website you might also want to check out my 5/3/05 post,

www.Votefortheworst.com - Nemesis of American Idol - Voted Off the Internet

Note: After reading this post you may wish to check out my update to this post written on May 24, 2005 the day of the Tuesday Night Round IV American Idols Finals by clicking here.

By reading the updated Votefortheworst.com website, I learned that they had then, and have now a backup website, WWW.votefortheworst.org which should serve as a backup in case some problems with the main website occur during the final weeks of idol.

One last link, to search for American Idol related sites just use the search box in blue above at the top of the page. For American Idol related videos and CD's you can use the Amazon search box to save time.

So, if you make the call, which call will you make?

Best or Worst?

Only your phone service will know for sure. And Dick Cheney of course.


P.S. Thanks to the visitors from http://www.forum.bonafidebice.com, the Bo Bice forum for dropping by.

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Try to Remember That Statin September


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As Former President Ronald Reagan used to say, "Statin drugs can have 3 side effects, memory loss and I forget the other two."

But statin drugs may also prove to be the miracle drugs of the century making this the last century in which we face coronary heart disease as a global health problem as drug and genetic research provide answers that may give us the means to get rid of the plaque build-up in our arteries, veins, hearts, vital organs, and especially the kidneys and brain, that are the source of our most feared and deadly killers heart attacks and stroke. Imagine what a boon that might be. (I saw this on PBS - I am trying real hard here not to quote the show I saw word for word - If I missed my apologies, I tried to find the show to quote it, but failed.)

But while thinking about how this applied to me, I started to do a little research, and now have a question for you worth asking from my browsing around the net, this is where the commentary side of my blog comes in, have you had serious side effect to a statin drug like the ones listed here?

I note that these comments are not based on a statistical study but are non-random comments taken from those who have had bad experiences and as such, we cannot tell to what degree they represent real patients taking a statin drug vs marketers for statin drug alternatives, or what percentage of the statin drug taking population they represent, if any. Beware!

However, I mention this because I am starting to wonder whether my long term health problems, what was I saying, oh, my long term health problems were somehow related to taking a statin drug that has been extremely effective in lowering my cholesterol, as in, total cholesterol down to 125!!! So on the one hand, I have a clearly great benefit, on the other hand, a medical mess and a debilitating, painful one at that. Is it worth the trade of risking a stroke or heart attack to find out? For me, that is a real risk even at my relatively young age for various medical reasons.

What a Hobson's choice!

Is it worth the potential side effects of the statin drugs that I may have been feeling for more than three years? Memory loss, joint pain? Severe back pain? Severe Neck Pain? Depression? Arthritis like pain? Searing Migraines? Memory loss? All of which developed after taking this very effective drug?

Or are these just coincidences? Could be. Are there any readers out there with similar experiences? If so, please comment.

I am not elderly. Nor, at the time did I have any serious accidents. But I have some risk factors to explain some of the above.

So will statin drugs ferry us to a new era of longer heathier more active lives or to more problems, or are we just on the road to Gloccamorra and a newer better drug is needed just as Lipitor seems more effective than those it surpassed, perhaps the one yet to come will be better still?

Low-fat food for thought.

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Tuesday, February 21, 2006

Titanic Creation


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Funny Bunnies! Time to revisit one of my favorite sites.

That's right, now you can see a take-off on James Cameron's Titanic in 30 seconds with Bunnies! Only cartoon bunnies can bring that certain je ne se quoi to this great disaster film. But that's not all!

The site features other 30 second classics including It's a Wonderful Life in 30 Seconds with Bunnies.

Hard to imagine anything more worth your click.

So hop to it and click the link below!

Titanic in 30 seconds with bunnies.

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Things People Said: Humor & Jokes


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While stumbling around the internet I found the Things People Said website. It's lots of fun, with jokes grouped by category.

One of my favorite categories is:

Things People Said: Kid Quotes

Here are a few samples from this category to encourage you to go to the website.

Quick Quotations:

  • "I'm being haive!" -- 2 year old son, when his mother told him told to behave

  • "I'm not an oxymoron!" -- 7 year old

  • "TNT." -- Given as an answer for a written spelling bee, when the teacher called the word "dynamite."

  • "I'm glad I'm finally eight. This is the oldest I've ever been in my entire life!" -- 8 year old son.

  • "I had to read and write six book reports." -- Girl, in an email to her friend, attempting to explain what she had to do over the summer. She later tried sending a correction, which read, "I had to read and write six books."

  • "Oh, well Mom said all I had to use was the sponge and dish detergent." -- 12 year old daughter, when her father told her he used elbow grease to get the dishes clean

  • "Do they look after the Pokemon?" -- City kid, when asked what a gamekeeper does.

  • "Why don't you get some expensive money?" -- 3 year old daughter, when told by her mother that she could get a small toy but that the ones asked for were too expensive

  • "I have a rock in my nose." -- 2 year old son, greeting his mother after preschool, a full hour after recess was over.

  • "There's no one in there." -- 6 year old son, in response to seeing his father hanging pictures and tapping on the walls to find the support beams.

  • "Quiet!" -- 4 year old, when asked what begins with 'M' and sounds good.

  • "If I was a raccoon I would eat the farmer's corpse." -- A kindergartener, writing a story about what we would do if he were a raccoon

  • "Well, sometimes I say something mean to my brother, but I feel really good inside. Does that mean I'm a hypocrite?" -- 7 year old girl, after a Sunday School teacher explained that a hypocrite was someone who says one thing but feels something else.

  • "Daddy, did your hair slip?" -- 3 year old son, to his bald but long bearded father

  • "Daddy picked them up and looked underneath. I think it's printed on the bottom." -- 3 year old son, when his mother asked how his father knew the genders of four new baby kittens

  • "How will that help?" -- Kindergarten student, when the class was instructed to hold up two fingers if any of them had to go to the bathroom.

Kid Stories:

A Sunday school teacher was discussing the Ten Commandments with her five and six year olds. After explaining the commandment to "honor" thy Father and thy Mother, she asked, "Is there a commandment that teaches us how to treat our brothers and sisters?" Without missing a beat, one little boy answered, "Thou shall not kill."

A father was reading Bible stories to his young son. He read, "The man named Lot was warned to take his wife and flee out of the city, but his wife looked back and was turned to salt." His son asked, "What happened to the flea?"

When we were trick or treating in my neighborhood, my three year old cousin came along. When we walked down the side of the street, and whenever he saw a stop sign, he made us all stop in front of it, look both ways, then continue on.

In my Sunday School class, we discussed what we would give up for Lent. One eight year old girl said she'd give up homework. I replied that the idea was to give up something she liked. She said, "But I like homework!" A seven year old boy, in the same class, said he'd give up fighting with his brother. I asked if he could give it up for so long. He said, "Well, it's only until next week, so that's ok."

I told my boys, aged 9 and 6, that I wanted to stop and get some hair coloring. My 6 year old asked what color I was getting and why. I told him that it was just to cover my gray and left it at that. They were like kids in a candy store, searching for the "perfect" color. We agreed on one, bought it, and left. That weekend, at church, a lady said she really liked the color of my hair. My 9 year old beamed and said, "Thanks, I picked it out!"

A little boy was in a relative's wedding. As he was coming down the aisle he would take two steps, stop, and turn to the crowd (alternating between bride's side and groom's side), put his hands up like claws, and roar. Step, step, ROAR, step step, ROAR, all the way down the aisle. The crowd was near tears from laughing so hard by the time he reached the pulpit. The little boy, however, was getting more and more distressed from all the laughing and was almost crying by the time he reached the pulpit. When asked what he was doing, the child sniffed and said, "I was being the Ring Bear."

The website covers a lot of other areas as well, which makes it well worth your visit:

Slips and Gaffes

Questions, Suggestions, and Complaints

Things Kids Say


Famous People

  • Yogi Berra -- Verbal blunders from one of baseball's legends.
  • Samuel Goldwyn -- Verbal blunders from the famous movie mogul.
  • Eugene Ormandy -- Verbal blunders from the famous orchestra conductor.
  • Murray Walker -- Verbal blunders from the famous motor racing commentator.
  • Dan Quayle -- Verbal blunders from a notorious former Vice President.
  • Other Famous People -- Verbal blunders from an assortment of other celebrities and political figures. [New!]
So take a minute to drop on by for some really good laughs, the Courtroom Quotations section is particularly funny.



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Tuesday, February 14, 2006

Fuzzy, was he?


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Interested in hair? Ever had the urge to go to Alaska?

Boy, and with few exceptions I mean that literally, do I have an event for you! If you grow facial hair at a good rate you may even have the time to prepare yourself to compete, because in March of 2009 Anchorage, Alaska will be hosting the World Beard and Mustache Competition. A hair raising challenge if I ever saw one.

Now there is a competition before that in Brighton, England on Saturday, September 1, 2007, but for yanks like me, or for Russians, or some others from Asia, Anchorage is just a lot closer.

To give you a sense of the competition we present Elmar Weissar, the proud winner of the 2005 competition, grinning from beard to beard, proudly showing why he clearly deserves his championship title, as his beard was not only staggering, it was also a tribute to the City of Berlin which hosted the competition October 1, 2005.

Elmar Weissar, Swabian Beard Club
2005 World Beard and Moustache Champion

The truly beautiful thing about this competition is that nearly everyone can play. Granted, woment would need testosterone shots and would receive odd looks, but don't you think Elmar got his share too?

To see some other great looking competitors, or to check out their merchandise, check out The World Beard and Mustache Championships Website either by clicking the name of the competition of the title above.

Here's looking at you!

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Monday, February 06, 2006

How To Give a Cat a Pill


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Once again thanks to the merry friends who send me e-mail, this one comes from a cat owner with lots of experience. But she assures me this has never happened to her. Right. I believe you. Really I do. The fact that I have seen your cat straddle both sides of a bathtub to keep from going in and still manage to leap out again says nothing about his agility to perform the feats described here.


1. Grasp cat firmly in your arms. Cradle its head on your elbow, just as if you were giving a baby a bottle. Coo confidently, 'That's a nice kitty.' Drop the pill in its mouth.

2. Retrieve cat from top of lamp & pill from under futon.

3. Follow same proceedure as in 1, but hold cat's front paws down with left hand & back paws down with elbow of right arm. Poke pill into its mouth with right forefinger.

4. Retrieve cat from under bed. Get new pill from bottle. Bandage forefinger. (resist impulse to get new cat.)

5. Again proceed as in 1, except when you have cat firmly cradled in bottle-feeding position, sit on edge of chair, fold your torso over cat, bring your right hand over your left elbow, open cat's mouth by lifting the upper jaw & pop pill in - quickly! Since your head is down by your knees, you won't be able to see what you are doing. That's just as well.

6. Leave cat hanging on drapes. Leave pill in your hair.

7. If you are a woman, have a good cry. If you are a man, have a good cry.

8. Now pull yourself together. Who's the boss here anyway? Retrieve cat & pill. Assuming position 1, say sternly, 'Who's the the boss here anyway?' Open cat's mouth, take pill & ....Oooops! Remember not to do this near the litter box next time as you brush yourself off.

9. This isn't working, is it? Collapse & think. Aha! Those flashing claws are causing the chaos.

10. Crawl to the linen closet. Drag back a large beach towl. Spread towel on floor.

11. Retrieve cat from kitchen counter & pill from potted plant.

12. Spread cat on towel near one end with its head over long edge.

13. Flatten cat's front & back legs over its stomach. (resist impulse to flatten cat.)

14. Roll cat in towel. Work fast; time & tabbies wait for no man - or woman!

15. Resume position 1. Rotate your left hand to cat's head. Press its mouth at the jaw hinges like opening the petals of a snapdragon.

16. Drop pill into cat's mouth & poke gently. Voila! It's done!

17. Vacuum up loose fur (cat's). Apply bandages to new wounds (yours). Try to ignore the fact that cat is looking at you as if nothing has happened and that something is wrong with you for having te half crazed look on your face, surely a cat is too refined and noble ever to drool like that for any reason.

18. Take two asprins & lie down. Consider the virtues of virtual pets and robotic ones, and the good that donating your cat would do to the longevity of a senior citizen such as your mother.

19. Immediately become plagued with guilt, especially if you are truly expert at it, ie., Catholic or Jewish, or in some cases, a cat-lover, even after a nightmare such as this, and decide to keep the treacherous fur ball for at least another week, or until Amvets calls looking for donations.

20. Smile knowing that the ASPCA cannot fault you for fitting yourself in one of those boxes on your doorstep for AMVETS to pick up as long as you call them first and leave the keys under the mat for them behind and enough money to pay for room and board for kitty's natural life.



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Saturday, February 04, 2006

Corvette Come Home - 37 Years Later - All Souped Up


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Owner Gets Stolen Corvette Back After 37 Years

Talk about a bummer, you buy a 1968 blue-on-blue Corvette in 1968 when you are 22 years old, but don't insure it for theft, get to drive it for two-and-a-half months until it gets stolen! Man! The car of your dreams is gone.

Throttle forward 37 years. You get a phone call from the NYPD. Someone has spent the time going through thousands of stolen car reports, on paper, in deep, deep storage somewhere in the paper archives of NYPD to find you to tell you that your stolen car has been recovered with nary a scratch on it. Now that is great police work on a very cold case. You owe those cops a pizza or doughnuts or something, even if they won't accept it.

No way, dude. It has to be a joke. Someone who has heard your life-long tale of woe is scamming you.


After all these years, a silver paint job, and a 454 block Chevy engine to replace the original 327-inch engine, the car is now a classic, except for a missing gas tank, and caught trying to escape overseas to Sweden after hiding underground after nearly 4 decades without a single record that required the report of its Vehicle Identification Number (VIN).

That $6,000 muscle machine, once it is restored and working will be worth $50,000 to $100,000 if you sell it on an auction web site. Going to do it?

No way. After all, you have a teenage daughter who needs a car.


That is some dad. If I hadn't seen it myself in print, I would not have believed it. Now there's a dad who understands the power of teenage dreams.

Bet the car comes with strings like dad gets to drive it - whenever.

Later, Dude


P.S. The KTRK Bizzare news website is a great source for strange and funny news. Check it out by clicking the link or title which will take you to the original AP story. Pictures of the car are included on the site. What a beauty!

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