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(Yahoo)   Man, 89, leaves his apartment for the first time in eight years   (story.news.yahoo.com) divider line 51
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2004-06-18 12:10:26 PM
Uncle Frank?
 
2004-06-18 12:59:17 PM
He does have a level 60 character in every Everquest profession though.
 
2004-06-18 01:06:27 PM



"You're the man now dog."
 
2004-06-18 01:06:45 PM
65 is the max cap for EQ chars, soon to be 70.

/the more you know
 
2004-06-18 01:07:14 PM
rumor has it he has a date with anna nicole
 
2004-06-18 01:08:18 PM
Damn camper!
 
2004-06-18 01:08:23 PM
Ask him where he put my horse!
 
2004-06-18 01:08:33 PM
ummmmm....what?
 
2004-06-18 01:08:56 PM
he found the golden ticket...
 
2004-06-18 01:09:04 PM
Coyote?
 
2004-06-18 01:09:09 PM
If I could only do that...

Humm, they deliver food. They deliver groceries. I'm sure my liquor store would deliver beer.

Oh wait, I need to work because I'm not filthy rich.
Darn
 
2004-06-18 01:09:15 PM
Let's hope he was off to get some air fresher and cleaning supplies!
 
2004-06-18 01:09:36 PM
in a pine box?

/DNRTFA
 
2004-06-18 01:09:58 PM
Is this "guy on the couch" from Half-Baked?
 
2004-06-18 01:11:10 PM
Grandpa Simpson?
 
2004-06-18 01:12:45 PM
He wanted to get the new CD from the Spin Doctors.
 
2004-06-18 01:14:14 PM
He stopped loving her today.
 
2004-06-18 01:15:06 PM
I'll bet he's a TotalFarker.
 
2004-06-18 01:15:19 PM

It took him that long to delete all the spam from his e-mail inbox.


/Wonders how a 4 month old e-mail name already gets spam ...

 
BiZ
2004-06-18 01:16:53 PM
You mean we can leave our homes?
 
2004-06-18 01:17:25 PM
breadpuddingwithoutraisins

Dammit! I wanted to post a Finding Forrester picture. ;)
 
2004-06-18 01:17:47 PM
So, wait, he wasn't one of those 800 pound land whales? Bah.
 
2004-06-18 01:18:38 PM
geez, couldnt somebody have carried him down the stairs? how hard it is to carry an old man down 8 flights of stairs?
 
2004-06-18 01:19:45 PM
In eight years he could have just taken 2 or 3 steps a day and made it down and back several times... lazy bastard.

skinink: Shouldn't have signed up with adultfriendfinder, it's a spamtrap. Oh, and get Mozilla Thunderbird or some other learning bayesian-based spam solution. Complaining about spam is so 1998, get with the times and eliminate it as a problem.
 
2004-06-18 01:19:53 PM
HomerSamson113

For you:

 
2004-06-18 01:21:03 PM
Shouldn't he be like 800lbs. by now?
 
2004-06-18 01:21:09 PM
Sad thing is, shortly after he left, the elevators broke again. Look for another headline in eight years.
 
2004-06-18 01:21:37 PM
What's the over/under on the number of days before he breaks a hip?
 
2004-06-18 01:24:44 PM
Drew?
 
2004-06-18 01:25:04 PM
Those teenagers scare me.
 
2004-06-18 01:25:05 PM
haha grandpa joe better stay away from fizzy lifting drinks
 
2004-06-18 01:26:29 PM
He's at that age where farmer's markets start to look like appealing targets. He left his home to scope out the prospects.
 
2004-06-18 01:27:50 PM
I hear he's going to help Val Kilmer stop that evil dean from using his invention as a military weapon.

That, and he just won 75% of the prizes in that write in Cheeto's contest.

/The More You Lazlo...
 
2004-06-18 01:29:03 PM
I hear Tom Hanks is pegged to star in the film version.
You'll love it.
You do love Tom Hanks, don't you?
Sure you do.
You love him.
Now give Tom $8.
 
2004-06-18 01:44:24 PM
I SERIOUSLY got nothin' on this story.

/Dumbfounded
 
2004-06-18 01:45:19 PM
FecalMatters

I hear Tom Hanks is pegged to star in the film version.
You'll love it.
You do love Tom Hanks, don't you?
Sure you do.
You love him.
Now give Tom $8.


No.
 
2004-06-18 01:45:42 PM
Alot harder than just pushing one down, Bassmonkey144.
 
2004-06-18 01:45:43 PM
"You mean we can leave our homes?"

Yeah, we can, but, why would you want to?
 
2004-06-18 01:47:26 PM
Having personally experienced the typically "laid back" work ethics of Caribbean folks in general (in business dealings), I'm surprised it didn't take longer to get fixed.

Poor oldtimer. :-(
 
2004-06-18 02:01:44 PM
What was he eating all this time?
The other people on the 8th floor?

(anybody havin a fark slowness issue?)
Whaa??????
Ahhhhh, there she is again!
Gaddammittt, powderpuffgurl, why can't you leave us alone?

/just askin'
 
2004-06-18 02:08:23 PM
My Great Uncle stayed in his NY city apartment for 7 years because he was to fat to walk farther away then his toilet. He then had a heart attack and it took a lot of people to get him down the 7 flights of stairs to the ambulance. Then he died. My grandpa and my aunt had a hell of a time cleaning the place. He was a good guy though.
 
2004-06-18 02:19:06 PM
if i had my precious html rights, i would post a pic of the BEING THERE movie poster...

/awesome film
 
2004-06-18 03:17:12 PM
i haven't left my apartment since discovering fark. thanks fark!
 
2004-06-18 04:25:41 PM
Chief?
 
2004-06-18 07:42:33 PM
Goetz:

What was he eating all this time?

---

Cud have ordered food on the telephone. Dont have to start eating humans.

/wonders if Goetz has cannibalistic tendencies, just kidding
 
2004-06-18 08:59:37 PM
government in action...it took them eight years to replace the elevator.
 
2004-06-18 09:06:54 PM
The real bugger of it all was that he locked himself out
 
2004-06-18 10:22:53 PM
old news, saw it on Monk
 
2004-06-18 10:24:12 PM
The sad thing is he lost 8 years of life really & now he will probably drop dead any day.
/sorry I read this sad story
 
2004-06-18 10:26:15 PM
finally RTFA and am SOOOOOO not surprised it was trinidad.
 
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