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November 28, 2007

Scandi Pagans To Build Their Idol: A 148 Tall *Moose* Containing Restaurants, Exhibition Halls

No, I'm not kidding.

I'm sure this is all some sort of pansexual pagan ploy to bring Loki back to earth:

fficials in northern Sweden have just given the all-clear for the construction of the world's largest elk, or moose as the animal is known in North America.

Perched on top of a mountain, the 45-metre (148-foot) elk will double as a restaurant and concert hall that can seat up to 350 guests. From its antlers, more than 500 metres above sea level, visitors will be able to enjoy the spectacular view over the valleys below.

For over three years, officials from two northern counties have discussed the implications of having a gigantic elk straddling their border from its vantage point on top of Vithatten mountain.

Implications? Sounds sinister.

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"This is such unbelievably good news. My whole body is shaking with joy," he told The Local.
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Though its future may have been in the balance, the oversize elk has long had a name: Stoorn, which translates as 'The Big One' in the local dialect.

"The Big One"? Like "The Great Old Ones"?

I'm telling you this is code for some ancient pagan god-thing which will destroy the world.

The Scandis have a long history of meddling with forces they cannot possibly comprehend, but in the past such meddling has been restricted to less important matters -- socialism, nationalizing hookers, sodomizing penguins, marrying a walrus. Now their general stupidity threatens us all.

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The cost of building the elk is expected to come in at around 60 million kronor ($6.5 million) and is to be financed entirely through private investment.

"We have had contributions ranging from one thousand kronor to four million kronor. People have really wanted to make this happen. There have been plenty of days when I have come close to crying but today I can do nothing but laugh," said Holmlund.

I'll bet, Holmlund.

Incidentally a "kronor" is a reindeer turd, the official currency of Scandi-land.

Thanks to dri.


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