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April 20, 2024

Saturday Overnight Open Thread (4/20/24)

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The Saturday Night Joke

An old hillbilly farmer had a wife who nagged him unmercifully. From morning till night (and sometimes later), she was always complaining about something. The only time he got any relief was when he was out plowing with his old mule. He tried to plow a lot.

One day, when he was out plowing, his wife brought him lunch in the field. He drove the old mule into the shade, sat down on a stump, and began to eat his lunch. Immediately, his wife began haranguing him again. Complain, nag, nag; it just went on and on. All of a sudden, the old mule lashed out with both hind feet; caught her smack in the back of the head. Killed her dead on the spot.

At the funeral several days later, the minister noticed something rather odd. When a woman mourner would approach the old farmer, he would listen for a minute, then nod his head in agreement; but when a man mourner approached him, he would listen for a minute, then shake his head in disagreement. This was so consistent, the minister decided to ask the old farmer about it.

Following the funeral, the clergyman approached the elderly farmer and inquired why he nodded in accord with the women but consistently shook his head in disagreement with the men.

The old farmer said: "Well, the women would come up and say something about how nice my wife looked, or how pretty her dress was, so I'd nod my head in agreement."

"And what about the men?" the minister asked.

"They wanted to know if the mule was for sale." (H/T Hadrian the Seventh)


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I don't think KT featured this in her Garden Thread.


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You are not a Lottery Winner. You are a criminal. And a Genius Award Winner to boot.

PENSCOLA, Florida (WSVN) -- A Walton County couple is facing felony charges after allegedly attempting to claim a million-dollar lottery prize, authorities reported.

Kira Ender and her boyfriend, Dakota Jones, were arrested after trying to pass off an altered $50 ticket as a real $1 million winner at a Florida Lottery office in Pensacola on March 1.


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RIP Dickie Betts


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Whew, big sigh of relief. Happy to see that Casa Misanthrope didn't make it to this list.

HIDDEN GEMS World’s most underrated tourist attractions revealed – an overlooked Gilded Age spot in the US makes the list
And the best view of Australia's Gold Coast


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This makes no sense. Run 13 miles in an hour and all you get is the Genius Award

RUNNING AMOK Beijing half marathon runners who ‘slowed down to let Chinese runner win’ stripped of medals and bonuses
One runner claimed he was not at the race to compete


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