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Paranoid Schizophrenia

- Peter - Thursday, January 22nd, 2009 : goo

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Two weeks ago, I was on the 3 train out in the wasteland.
I was wearing a sanitation hat. As soon as I got on the
train, a well-dressed guy leapt from his seat and gesticulated wildly
and happily at my hat and shouted to the train:

"SEE THAT SYMBOL, PEOPLE?! ON THE CORNER OF EVERY STREET
IN THE CITY IS A RECEPTACLE BEARING THAT SYMBOL. IF YOU ARE
EVER IN TROUBLE, RUN TO ONE OF THESE AND LIFT IT! THEY ARE
HEAVY BUT HEAVE HARD! IT IS YOUR BEACON, YOUR PORTAL. YOUR
WORMHOLE TO THE SAFE, PERFECT WORLD OF THE FUTURE! THIS MAN
KNOWS! REGARD HIS SYMBOL, PEOPLE! IT IS YOUR SAFETY, YOUR
HAVEN, THE EYE OF YOUR LORD GOD ALMIGHTY!"

And then he sat down quietly and eyed me wildly and excitedly,
knowingly; grinning eye to eye, nodding
furiously, sweating profusely and giving me two-thumbs-up
all the way from to .

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anon (c-71-236-66-43.hsd1.pa.comcast.net): 22nd Jan 2009 - 03:10 GMT

nicely painted

Ahndou: 22nd Jan 2009 - 04:34 GMT

The guy could have just been making a sick joke out of you...

Peter: yeah, i guess you had to be there.

Uncle Fevertree: 22nd Jan 2009 - 11:19 GMT

excellent.

can you please point me to a picture of the symbol in question? Not being from the US, I'm not sure what guys you use...

Rich: 23rd Jan 2009 - 00:12 GMT

There's a lot of nuts to choose from when the can is mixed!

Peter: [[img:30356]]

ice baby: lol was he a crackhead?

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