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(Mainichi Daily News)   Police approach elderly man, who was dragging a turtle down the street with a string. "Turtles never die, even if they are run over by a 1-ton car" man says, then kicks the turtle and bites the cop. Taa daa   (mdn.mainichi-msn.co.jp) divider line 36
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CPB
2006-10-21 01:30:19 PM
The sad part is, that headline pretty accurately summarizes the article.

Old age is a helluva drug.
 
2006-10-21 01:33:33 PM
Nice find, subby! Prolly should get greenlit.
 
2006-10-21 03:55:01 PM
That sounds like a vaudeville act gone horribly wrong.
 
2006-10-21 05:29:10 PM
Matsuhashi had punched a hole in the turtle's shell and connected it by a piece of string to the collar of his pet dog.

FTW!
 
2006-10-21 05:48:42 PM
So where are they going to find a car that weighs a ton?
 
2006-10-21 05:48:47 PM
There's good eatin' on those.

/turtles too
 
2006-10-21 05:48:56 PM
HAHAAHHAA SUBBY!!!!!
 
2006-10-21 05:49:35 PM
Weird.
 
2006-10-21 05:49:46 PM
who can honestly say they havent done this before i mean come on
 
2006-10-21 05:49:47 PM
TA DAAA!!!

AHAHAHAHHAAHHAHA STILL FUNNY EVEN AFTER 12 WHISKEY AND COKES!!!!
 
2006-10-21 05:50:25 PM
Old man bites tenderly?


/some of you youtubers will get this.
 
2006-10-21 05:50:25 PM
And the cops says "whattaya call that act?"

And the old man replies, "The Aristocrats!"
 
2006-10-21 05:50:38 PM
Greatest... headline.... ever...
 
2006-10-21 05:51:33 PM
The Manichi Daily News finds some of the weirdest news out there to report. Sometimes it makes me a little dubious. It's always entertaining though.
 
2006-10-21 05:52:05 PM
the Aristocrats!
 
2006-10-21 05:53:21 PM
fark me if i didn't just run outside and NOT find a turtle.....
 
2006-10-21 05:56:19 PM
img241.imageshack.us
 
2006-10-21 06:06:27 PM
Oh my god, thats the worst thing Ive ever seen!!

What do you call it?!?!


ha!
 
2006-10-21 06:11:26 PM
Whiskey.. tango.. foxtrot.
 
2006-10-21 06:13:28 PM
10.0.0.1: My car weighs just under a ton.

/'73 VW Karmann Ghia
//1923 pounds unladen
 
2006-10-21 06:36:23 PM
Turtle soup is awesome.

Karmann Ghias are fun to work on and can easily be souped up. Had one for years before I rebuilt the engine and it caught on fire shortly thereafter. That thing would be worht a lot of money now.
 
2006-10-21 06:52:09 PM
audacity242

European or African?
 
2006-10-21 06:52:49 PM
img241.imageshack.us
 
2006-10-21 06:54:23 PM
I had a Ghia once. Even with all the breakdowns, and no A/C, and the horn shorting out that one time in Crackton, it was my favorite ride. Had a lot of character, that car.

/came to make a dirty-old man vending panties joke
//never mind
 
2006-10-21 07:12:13 PM
I blame mario......
 
2006-10-21 07:16:20 PM
At least he wasn't farking the turtle while driving into a crowd of people at a farmer's market.
 
2006-10-21 07:57:12 PM
Oh my god, thats the worst thing Ive ever seen!!

What do you call it?!?!


The Aristocrats!
 
2006-10-21 08:27:31 PM
i saw a turtle


/for you old schoolers
 
2006-10-21 08:36:36 PM
quarlie.com
 
2006-10-21 09:24:17 PM
www.amorphia-apparel.com
 
2006-10-21 09:27:27 PM
img155.imageshack.us
 
2006-10-21 11:41:45 PM
It amazes me that someone went to all the trouble of ripping off my Turtle. Not that it belongs to me, I just drew the picture, but wow. Eeek should sue.
 
2006-10-22 02:24:02 AM
It amazes me that someone went to all the trouble of ripping off my Turtle. Not that it belongs to me, I just drew the picture, but wow

[The following reply is mostly copied/pasted from my reply in the Tfark discussion thread, with a few updates in response to FishBulb in particular]

Howdy, yeah that was me.

I don't know what you mean by "drawing", since I just loaded the original photo from the original thread into illustrator and did a 'quicky' live trace. So no 'drawing' was involved.

Actually I made a series of 4 Fark cliche Shirts from when I bought a Classified on Fark {I saw a turtle, Mustard Man, Lipstick Kitty and Get a Brain Morans) it was the first week of February, but alas I dunno where the Classified archives are located.

I gotta say, Eeek's shirt is certainly better (since mine was just a quicky I threw together before my classified went live) but CafePress's print quality is awful, so I guess that's the trade off.

But rest assured this isn't some non-Farker stealing your "drawing", it's a longtime Farker stealing our community's ideas =)
 
2006-10-22 02:49:10 AM
Whatever you stealing fark.
 
2006-10-22 02:57:29 AM
Yikes.

Why would you assume I traced your drawing, when the photo is far more famous (and it's the exact drawing you traced)?

Since it was a cliche, I wasn't exactly surprised to find out someone else had made one, but at the time I made my shirt I had never seen another 'I Saw a Turtle' one. And since it was a well known cliche, I assumed the photo was fair game for a tracing.

*shrug*

Obviously not a particularly original design, but one I thought a few Farkers might like. Sorry to have offended.
 
2006-10-22 05:27:34 AM
Whiskey.
Tango.
Foxtrot.
 
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