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Drunk man tried to revive dead opossum

  1. Mar 28, 2010 #1
    This gave me a good laugh

    http://www.komonews.com/news/offbeat/89282277.html [Broken]
     
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  3. Mar 28, 2010 #2
    They really love their rodents there in PUNXSUTAWNEY, PA. It's Groundhog Day every day.
     
  4. Mar 28, 2010 #3

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    This man just lost a dear opossum, he's obviously been punished enough already.
     
  5. Mar 28, 2010 #4

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    Did they have to post that picture? :frown:
     
  6. Mar 28, 2010 #5

    Office_Shredder

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    That's not actually the picture of the murdered opossum, if you're concerned for his privacy
     
  7. Mar 28, 2010 #6

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    :rofl:
     
  8. Mar 29, 2010 #7
    I think I might of let him keep trying. Of course they may have wanted to prevent a very bad case of opossum breath.
     
  9. Mar 29, 2010 #8
    The guy is just trying to save his pal, and you all are laughing at him.

    Sick all of you!
     
  10. Mar 29, 2010 #9
    The guys last name is Wolfe.
    I think he was trying to eat it.
     
  11. Mar 29, 2010 #10

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    What if the possum was just "playing possum"? Could have been an exciting end if the critter decided to nip him. Those rascals have some impressive teeth.
     
  12. Mar 29, 2010 #11
    Ooooo.... just thinking about that...< pallidin reaches for another beer to wipe that image from mind >
     
  13. Mar 29, 2010 #12

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    'possums aren't rodents. But, I'm also among those thinking things like "sharp teeth" and "rabies." :yuck: Then again, there are worse things you could wake up next to than dead 'possums when you're that drunk. :uhh:
     
  14. Mar 29, 2010 #13
    :wink: After I wrote that I thought that maybe I had made a mistake so I looked it up. I decided that, given the circumstances, it didn't really matter.

    In some parts of the country waking up to a dead 'possum is called breakfast in bed.
     
  15. Mar 29, 2010 #14

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    http://www.sccgov.org/portal/site/vector/agencyarticle?path=%2Fv7%2FVector%20Control%20District%20%28DIV%29&contentId=18827a506c969010VgnVCMP2200049dc4a92____" [Broken]

    In case you're wondering.
     
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  16. Mar 29, 2010 #15

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    They aren't considered carriers of rabies. They eat harmful insects and rats and dead animals, so they are considered beneficial.
     
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  17. Mar 29, 2010 #16
    He was arrested for reviving dead opossum?
     
  18. Mar 29, 2010 #17
    I thought the charge was public drunkenness. He probably spent a few hours in lock-up until he sobered up. Then the police had the pleasure of telling him what he had done before sending him on his way.
     
  19. Mar 29, 2010 #18

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    tsk, apparently you've never had the pleasure of having a possum get inside your house. :frown:

    RAUL!!!!
     
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