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Tuesday, March 28, 2006

I stole this from another blog, I bout peed when I read it!

HAVE YOU HEARD ABOUT THE TWO DUCK HUNTERS FROM WISCONSIN? ABSOLUTELY A TRUE STORY HEARD ON A WISCONSIN RADIO STATION REPORTING ON THE INCIDENT.

A guy buys a new Lincoln Navigator for $42,500.00 (with monthly payments of $560.00).
He and a friend go duck hunting in mid-winter; and of course all of the lakes are frozen. These two guys go on a lake with their GUNS, a DOG, and of course the new NAVIGATOR.

They decide they want to make a natural looking water area for the ducks, something for the decoys to float on.

Now making a hole in the ice large enough to invite a passing duck is going to take a little more power than the average drill auger can produce. So, out of the back of the new Navigator comes a stick of dynamite with a short 40 second-fuse. Now our two Rocket Scientists, afraid they might slip on the ice while trying to run away after lighting the fuse (and becoming toast, along with the Navigator), decide on the following course of action: they light the 40 second fuse; then, with a mighty thrust, they throw the stick of dynamite as far away as possible.

Remember a couple of paragraphs back when I mentioned the NAVIGATOR, the GUNS, and the DOG...???

Let's talk about the dog: A highly trained Black Lab used for RETRIEVING. Especially
things thrown by the owner. You guessed it: the dog takes off across the ice at a high rate of speed and grabs the stick of dynamite, with the burning 40-second fuse, just as it hits the ice.

The two men swallow, blink, start waving their arms and, with veins in their necks swelling to resemble stalks of rhubarb, scream and holler at the dog to stop. The dog, now apparently cheered on by his master, keeps coming. One hunter panics, grabs the shotgun and shoots the dog.

The shotgun is loaded with #8 bird shot, hardly big enough to stop a Black Lab. The dog stops for a moment, slightly confused then continues on. Another shot, and this time the dog, still standing, becomes really confused and of course terrified, thinks these two geniuses have gone insane. The dog takes off to find cover, under the brand new Navigator.

The men continue to scream as they run. The red hot exhaust pipe on the truck touches the dogs rear end, he yelps, drops the dynamite under the truck and takes off after his master.

Then BOOOOOOOOOOOOM!!!! The truck is blown to bits and sinks to the bottom of the lake, leaving the two idiots standing there with "I can't believe this just happened" looks on their faces.

The insurance company says that sinking a vehicle in a lake by illegal use of explosives is NOT COVERED by the policy. He still had yet to make the first of those $560.00 a month payments. The dog is okay.

24 Comments:

Blogger mwgrl5 said...

that's great! unfortunately, i'm from wisconsin. trust me; we're not ALL that stupid.

http://mwgrl5.blogspot.com/

5:42 PM  
Blogger ...jus me said...

mwgrl5...I'm sure being from Wisconsin had nothing to do with their IQ. lol!

5:44 PM  
Blogger Valerie said...

Visiting from blogmad...what idiots!

10:22 AM  
Blogger ...jus me said...

Valerie...Thanks for surfin' on in! Come back and visit anytime! Yeah these two were pretty stooooopid, huh?

10:40 AM  
Blogger Beth said...

A better question is who's wandering around with dynamite in their car?

1:05 PM  
Blogger ...jus me said...

Beth, It does make you wonder, huh?

2:03 PM  
Blogger jane said...

OMG that is hilarious! I'm glad the dog is okay.

2:47 PM  
Blogger Attila The Mom said...

Oh dear. Glad to know the dog's ok. Thanks for posting this!

I popped in through BlogMad, and I'm really enjoying your blog!

4:51 PM  
Anonymous bocephus said...

I ran that on my blog, and someone pointed out that it's urban legend. I checked it out at snopes.com, and sure enough -- it's a tall-tale. Actually, that's kind of a relief!

3:16 PM  
Blogger ...jus me said...

bocephus...it was yours I think I got it from...hope you don't mind! I couldn't remember whose it was! If it is a hoax, I am very glad! I can't imagine that poor (but dumb) guy going home to tell his wife about the SUV! It would have been kinda fun to be a fly on the wall for a conversation like that! Thanks for letting me know!

4:44 PM  
Blogger Jetting Through Life said...

I have heard this story but it was someone I actually knew... with an Explorer.

I too am from Wisconsin!!

Great post!!

XXOO,
JTL

5:22 PM  
Blogger Kimmy said...

OMG! I had to go back and check the date. I was so hoping this was an April Fools joke, but NO! OMG! What idiots! I'm glad the doggie's okay. Poor little fella!

9:38 PM  
Blogger Kimmy said...

Hi! I've infected you with The Indie Virus. Don't worry. It's not fatal. Stop by my blog to see what it is. Then copy and paste and infect others. email me if you have any questions.

10:09 PM  
Blogger Vulture 6 said...

It's fake

Snopes Debunked it

9:41 AM  
Blogger ...jus me said...

Vulture 6...Yeah I heard, we were talking about that earlier in the comments, but thanks!

10:04 AM  
Blogger Suz said...

LOL what idiots!

Stopping by to say hello, Here via Snickerdoodle

Hugs Suz

4:20 PM  
Blogger ...jus me said...

Well, Hi Suz...glad you came by! Check back anytime!

4:43 PM  
Blogger Pandora said...

I would have paid to sit on the shore and watch this. The sad part is I have friends that would read this and try it to see if it really works.

5:48 PM  
Blogger Matt Vella said...

Man, this is too comical. In a way I hope it's true, but at the same time I hope it isn't.

6:53 PM  
Blogger Riss said...

The important part, if indeed this is a true story, is that the dog is okay. Idiots.

7:53 PM  
Blogger Michelle said...

wow..labotomy patients obviously...was that a true story??

2:22 PM  
Anonymous Orikinla Osinachi said...

Perfect script for a short flick and it will sell.

Should we co-produce the film?

2:48 PM  
Blogger ...jus me said...

Michelle...turns out it wasn't true...just another urban legend! I heard it was true when i posted it, but took me thru lots of different emotions so is good all the same!

Orikinia...would be a great short film! lol! Go for it!

3:18 PM  
Blogger jen said...

LOL... whether true or not, this is funny.

found ya via blogmad.

10:48 AM  

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