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5216 clicks; posted to Main » on 30 Jan 2002 at 10:02 AM (15 years ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook   more»

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2002-01-30 10:04:40 AM  
2002-01-30 10:05:07 AM  
Oh, the humanity.
2002-01-30 10:05:52 AM  
"Arg, I hate the sea and everything in it"
2002-01-30 10:06:34 AM  
my debugger went buggy when i hit that page. seems like a problem.... anyone else?
2002-01-30 10:07:26 AM  
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"well, at least it happened after our noon tea."
2002-01-30 10:09:11 AM  
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2002-01-30 10:10:23 AM  
I can't believe you beat me by 2 minutes - and with the SAME picture!
2002-01-30 10:10:46 AM  
Next time, I'll refresh before I post.
2002-01-30 10:12:11 AM  
Not a great Fark story, I think. A dock goes up in flames (and given the SIZE of the docks, it is newsworthy, at least locally), and it's reported. The yacht was pretty interesting, shooting flames up 40 feet in the air. No dying, life-saving puppies and it probably isn't any family's "life savings". Eh.
2002-01-30 10:17:50 AM  
I feel bad about the discolored water. But who gives a crap a bunch of Yachts burned?

When I think Yacht, I see a rich snobby guy, bragging about how many feet his is. Than laughing when you tell him you don't have a boat. Let them all burn - good things do happen.

Like it really matters anyway, they are problebly insured up the ass, so we end up paying for them to get new one's anyway.
2002-01-30 10:20:25 AM  
i own you.
2002-01-30 10:21:36 AM  
That means you have to pay for the repair to my liver.
Cough up, buddy.
2002-01-30 10:25:00 AM  
Hey all you millionaires, get out of my garbage!
2002-01-30 10:32:19 AM  
Bycustin - A little on the bitter side, are we?
2002-01-30 10:36:47 AM  

i only cover .003% of the cost of cosmetic surgery.
2002-01-30 10:40:57 AM  
It's pronounced throat wobbler mangrove
2002-01-30 10:41:08 AM  
you know it's not just wealthy people who own boats.
Plenty of 'regular' families buy boats big enough to sleep over in. The same way they might buy a large RV or a timeshare in a vacation house.

Would it be funny if an RV park caught on fire and people lost their investment?

2002-01-30 10:51:13 AM  
"The water department says the water is safe and chlorinated, but customers should avoid doing white-wash laundry loads until the water runs clear again."

Oh so important.
2002-01-30 10:54:24 AM  
NO white-wash laundry?!?!?! Oh the Humanity
2002-01-30 11:00:35 AM  
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2002-01-30 11:02:59 AM  
I own two yachts, two BMW's, and an RV.

If you bums would stop farking all day and maybe get a job, you could afford yourselves the same luxurys, maybe then you all wouldn't be so negative. Welcome to Capitalist America.. tool boys.
2002-01-30 11:07:21 AM  
The last time I checked, all those rowhouses burning in Philly some years ago wasn't so funny.
2002-01-30 11:09:01 AM  
No shiat desynch. w00t for you and for free enterprise, btw.

The rest of you clowns are a bunch of whiners. I don't have any money yet but I'm sure going to make some...

And get a yacht, too.
2002-01-30 11:13:15 AM  
Not all rich people with yachts are yuppie assholes; assholes...
2002-01-30 11:19:57 AM  
Water discoloration
by I.P. Din
2002-01-30 11:32:25 AM  
Maybe this will make them consider the fleeting joys of wealth, the superficial tackiness of opulence, and the self deception of status seeking through material wealth. Maybe these people will finally remember who they really are after all these years of hiding their insecurities and imperfections behind the glitzy facade of object worship, perhaps finding a transcendental epiphany which could redirect their life to one of personal growth and emotional fulfillment...I'm farkin' kidding, they had the boats ensured for four times their value. "Have the swimming pool filled with Cristal, Buffy, we shall have a pity party!"
2002-01-30 11:36:24 AM  
All rich people with two yachts are arseholes, actually, SadMan#9.
2002-01-30 11:56:09 AM  
You are all so funny. If you don't like America's Free Enterprise .. then go to a communist nation. Have fun performing your assigned job, your assigned mode of transportation, your assigned living area, and your assigned food.

I think I'll just stick w/ my good job, eat where I want, drive what I want, drink what I want, and spend my hard earned money on what I want.

I don't call that being superficial or insecure. I call it freedom of choice. Something most hard working Americans enjoy. You can be a bum all you want, that is your choice. My choice is to be able to help my family when they get older. To be able to send my children to a good college. My choice is to be able to buy my daughter a nice car, and my son a nice truck.

When my parents become old and unable to work, I will be able to provide them with all the wonderful things they provided me with when I was too young to work.

You can be a moocher/complainer/hypocrit all you want. I'm going to take care of business. That is my CHOICE.
2002-01-30 12:04:00 PM  
stories like this are funnier when it happens to poor people, and a trailor or houseboat burns down and the poor people have to run out of the house in the middle of the night to the lights of a tv news crew.
and they are fat as hell and wearing a pink moomoo with tears streaming down their face because kid/dog didn't make it out.

2002-01-30 12:06:28 PM  
That is not funny. That is horrible.

What is wrong with you twisted people?
2002-01-30 12:12:53 PM  
HA! That headline is hilarious. Desynch, you are an example of why it's funny.
2002-01-30 12:15:34 PM  
Kiddog. Oh, poor kiddog. *sniff*. We thought we could save money by combining our child and our pet - scientifically.

but he was too slow to get out of the trailer when granny's ciggies caught her housecoat on fire.

2002-01-30 12:19:16 PM  
I make it hillarious because I don't want my family to live in poverty like the rest of the world?

Haha.. I am aware that money is not important. But health, food, and self is the #1 priority. Without money in this capitalist empire.. you won't have health insurance, you won't have food.. and you'll be a bum.

Is that what you want?
2002-01-30 12:21:03 PM  
I can't stand people who think someone is somehow incomplete because they own expensive things. That's just jealousy and insecurity. Fags.
2002-01-30 12:25:57 PM  
"I'm a rich asshole and people don't like me." Wah, wah, wah.
2002-01-30 12:30:02 PM  
I agree "I-likes-maple-syrup". Bunch of jealous, insignificant, uneducated, trash.
2002-01-30 12:33:57 PM  
Desynch, you're spending too much time on FARK. Get back to work ;)...
2002-01-30 12:34:16 PM  
Desynch: Don't let the FARK-ninnies get to you. They are just having their morning tantrum. We all know that normal people own boats and RV's, most of which fall into the "less than the cost of an SUV category".

FARK folks just like to irreverent sometimes. Of course a few really are assholes, but that's also what you get for living in America.
2002-01-30 12:38:04 PM  
SUV's suck.
2002-01-30 12:54:02 PM  
Desynch: For all your money your lousy at flame-baiting.

I like people like you. I like to shag their daughters, and spend their daddies money. It's funny seeing their daddies get all upset when I break their daughter's heart.
2002-01-30 12:55:26 PM  
I think desynch is 16

also, I think he was the guy pretending to be that fat weatherman a few weeks ago
2002-01-30 01:04:12 PM  
16 .. flame-baiting... hahaha...

2002-01-30 01:05:24 PM  
The water supply in those neighborhoods may appear discolored for a while.

Well, I've heard that fish shiat and pcb's are a great rinse after shampooing your hair.
2002-01-30 01:30:54 PM  
I agree with you completely Desynch

The only people who find that funny are the ones who most likely say how life is unfair to them and they got tough breaks and that's why they couldn't succeed and the rich owe them because the rich really have no ability, they just got lucky (though I guess this is true for lottery winners etc).

Why don't you people ask yourselves who provides you with the job you work at. Part of the money spent on those yaughts by the rich went to the workers (the not so rich) who built those yaughts. Without the rich they wouldn't have that job now would they.
2002-01-30 02:02:04 PM  
I'm just a poor farm boy that drives a $28,000 pickup truck. I live in a paltry $180,000 house on 5 acres, surrounded by $500K to $1m homes. Am I jealous? Do I resent those that have more than me? Hell no! They invite me to their parties, invite me to stay in their 2nd homes in Florida. If I need something, they will drop everything to help me, and I do the same for them. They are all nice people. They are lawyers, doctors, and business owners. They just happen to make more money than I. Why should I resent them because they are more skilled at making a buck than I am? Why should I resent them because they went to college, and I chose not to?
2002-01-30 02:03:44 PM  

Yep! Exactly. That is the beauty of our nation. If you do not like your job, simply find another one. Learn as you grow. Don't sit around and complain.. That will get you no-where.
2002-01-30 02:12:33 PM  
I love my four thousand dollar speedboat- it's a 1965 chris-craft woodie,does almost 50 mph at 7000 feet altitude.Made entirely of wood, fire scares me a bit. but boy it looks
good. she's sleeping soundly 'til the snow melts...

Yeah I like my toys, but dammit, keep 'em cheap!! quarter
mil on a boat? I don't think so... give me good ol' shaky
california real estate for the big investments...
2002-01-30 02:29:31 PM  
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Yar, the burning of tethered ships...
The finest of seagoin' vessels...garrrr
t'is a tragedy, yarrrr.
Aye, a tragedy.
2002-01-30 02:47:39 PM  
Desynch: I don't have time for a job...I have a drug problem, and I'm too busy lobbying to turn this country to socialism so I can live off people like you.

Now that's flame-bait!

Seriously though, you sound like a prick.
2002-01-30 03:17:27 PM  
FU<K THESE RICH F<CKS!!! Who the hell is going to pay for a new filter for my brita? huh!? not that asshole who cant seem to keep his fifty foot yatch from sucking all my good drinking water in to the sound. sink the damned things, thats how you put out a boat fire. if he has so much god damned money, why doesnt he pay to have bottled water deliverd to my apartment? cause he's a rich fuk thats why, all those prissy assholes in thier sweater vests and thier can eat a dick, and they can shine my shoes while thier at it! i got homes for the rich, + + + + <-- alot of those lined up real neat.
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