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(ClickOnSA.com)   Man shot because he was named Maurice. Steve Miller wanted for questioning   (story.news.yahoo.com) divider line 65
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2005-02-21 04:34:59 PM
Today, with HST dead, I figured nothing could bring a smile to my face.

Today, submitter proved me wrong. Nice work.
 
2005-02-21 04:45:02 PM
So is this one we can vote on? Whats up with this?
 
2005-02-21 04:46:34 PM
Anyone care to define pompetus?
 
2005-02-21 04:54:46 PM
The answer you seek lies here, D_I_A.
 
2005-02-21 05:09:09 PM
At least he wasn't named Sue.
 
2005-02-21 05:19:19 PM
Well, was his name Maurice?
 
2005-02-21 05:26:24 PM
If I work at it for years, I won't come up with a headline like this. Nice!
 
2005-02-21 05:36:27 PM
i think that was a hit. or an attempted hit...

/gotta run... NOW!
 
jbc [TotalFark]
2005-02-21 05:37:31 PM
What are the chances that the detective's name will be Billy Mack?
 
2005-02-21 06:08:25 PM
Did this story happen to take place down in Texas?

Sorry, didn't RTFA, don't know exactly what the facts is.
 
2005-02-21 06:30:02 PM
Thanks Miles!

Got the Cliff's notes?
 
2005-02-21 07:00:18 PM


John Wesley Hardin was so mean, he once shot a man just for snorin'.
 
2005-02-21 07:29:48 PM
Great headline, submitter.
 
2005-02-21 08:38:21 PM
Hey my name's Maurice. Don't shot.
 
2005-02-21 08:38:52 PM
hahaha!
crap, I am laughing my ass off.
great headline.

who cares about the story.
 
2005-02-21 08:39:43 PM
Straight Dope to the rescue (again)!

The Pompatus of Love
 
2005-02-21 08:41:01 PM
I'm a joker,
 
2005-02-21 08:43:21 PM
im a smoker,
 
2005-02-21 08:44:11 PM
Kudos to submitter
 
2005-02-21 08:45:13 PM
Obviously, nfkiller's the midnight toker.
 
2005-02-21 08:45:42 PM
anybody who's ever travelled from Phoenix, Arizona all the way to Tacoma would know what pompatus means
 
2005-02-21 08:46:45 PM
I'm a midnight toker
 
2005-02-21 08:47:00 PM
Some people call me the space cowboy.
 
2005-02-21 08:47:35 PM
Some people call me the gangster of love.
 
2005-02-21 08:48:39 PM
I put a bullet in Maurice...
 
2005-02-21 08:48:55 PM
Being named Steve Miller, I had to do a double take, I was like "What did I farking do now!?"

/returns to normal life.
 
2005-02-21 08:49:08 PM
oh my dear god i hate that song. That is, in all my honest opinion, the single worst classic rock song ever.
 
2005-02-21 08:50:37 PM
Hotel California is, without a doubt, worse.
 
2005-02-21 08:52:20 PM
NineInchNader: Obviously, nfkiller's the midnight toker.

*huff* don't tell the wife, man.
 
2005-02-21 08:53:27 PM
Don't forget everything by Bob Seeger.
 
2005-02-21 08:54:01 PM
*huff* don't tell the wife, man.

Then quit missing your cues, and put down that chicken.
 
2005-02-21 08:55:18 PM
if this is gonna turn into a classic rock discussion thread i'll stick around for awhile
 
2005-02-21 08:56:50 PM
Was his last name Connor?
 
2005-02-21 08:57:19 PM
American Pie....worst
 
2005-02-21 08:58:04 PM
You're wrong and I disrespect your opinion, SunUvABia.
 
2005-02-21 09:00:10 PM
Some people call me........
.....all the time.

(Sorry.)
 
2005-02-21 09:00:14 PM
When they asked him if his name was Maurice he probably answered [singing] "SOME PEOPLE CALL ME MAURRRRRRRRICE, CAUSE I SPEAK OF THE POMPETOUS OF LOOOOOOVE."

Then the two guys looked at eachother, and shot Maurice out of principle.
 
2005-02-21 09:04:08 PM
Wooooooot-woooo
 
2005-02-21 09:04:15 PM
How about a name like Anferney? Best Letterman top 10: Why the Orlando Magic lost the NBA Championship. Anferney Hardaway couldn't shoot enough Bafkets.
 
2005-02-21 09:08:38 PM
pompatus: not a word

in the "bad classic rock song" category, everything by foreigner is 100 times worse than anything by steve miller or the eagles.
 
2005-02-21 09:09:35 PM
Alex Chilton


Wooooooot-woooo

Dammit! You beat me to it!
 
2005-02-21 09:10:40 PM
But did they ever catch the man who shot Libery Valance?
 
2005-02-21 09:22:04 PM

"Is your name Maurice?"
 
2005-02-21 09:29:03 PM
Ahh..the battle of opinions. That's useful.

/goes to stick a pin in his lifesize mannequin of Steve Harvey, complete with lifelike nipples, chest hair, and toenails! Squeeze his tummy and hear him groan.

//I needed that.
 
2005-02-21 09:49:23 PM
Today sucked, but I really enjoyed that headline.
 
2005-02-21 09:58:12 PM
 
2005-02-21 10:04:04 PM
Popping out from under my rock to say that this is why I love fark - thanks, submitter - you made my day...

...still giggling as I slink away...
 
2005-02-21 10:10:07 PM
Wha-aint Wahhhh

/I speak of the pompetous of love
 
2005-02-21 10:10:29 PM
Love the use of the wah wah pedal on that song!

Some people call me Maurice wah wah. . .
 
2005-02-21 10:13:43 PM
All this time, I was sure it was the prophetess of love. That makes marginally more sense.
 
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