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(Some Guy)   Hotel places Al Gore's book in night stand instead of Bible. Suck it, Gideons   (bloomberg.com) divider line 121
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2007-05-02 07:27:41 AM
That was a very well written article- succinct, and not over encumbered by verbiage.
 
2007-05-02 07:32:37 AM
That article just reinforces most of the arguments that "conservatives" have against Gore, except the one about how fat he is.
 
2007-05-02 07:41:19 AM
Now Rocky Raccoon he fell back in his room
Only to find Gideon's bible
A Gideon checked out and he left it no doubt
To help with good Rocky's revival.
 
2007-05-02 08:19:45 AM
Link went to a black background page with no writing for me. FARKed?
 
2007-05-02 08:27:03 AM
Jesus Christ Mordant, I shouldn't be laughing so hard this early.
 
2007-05-02 09:03:11 AM
Replace one religious text with another. Nothing to see here.
 
2007-05-02 09:07:05 AM
Any publicity is good publicity.
 
2007-05-02 09:08:29 AM
Farked. They'll get over it.
 
2007-05-02 09:08:49 AM
 
2007-05-02 09:08:59 AM
Hmmm... *checks for Rocky Raccoon reference*

Third post, good job benlonghair!

Carry on.
 
2007-05-02 09:10:09 AM
They should have put out the Gospel of the Flying Spaghetti Monster.
 
2007-05-02 09:10:34 AM
I would rather have a bible to not-read
 
2007-05-02 09:11:06 AM
Where's the "I am your new God" pic?
 
2007-05-02 09:11:19 AM
If I owned a hotel, I'd put the book there. Maybe it would cause people to re-hang and re-use their towls, say don't change the bed sheets daily, and will keep from freezing the room with the air conditioner in the summer. Saving my hotel money and making me more :)
 
2007-05-02 09:13:53 AM
Does Al G. know about this?

What's that?

Thanks to Fark, he knows now!
 
2007-05-02 09:14:04 AM
Why can't they just put some choice skin mags in there? It would be easier than trying to fap to the 3 channels of free TV they give you...

/Just sayin'
 
2007-05-02 09:14:55 AM
i144.photobucket.com
 
2007-05-02 09:15:00 AM
img139.imageshack.us
 
2007-05-02 09:16:26 AM
i always believed this global warming crap was the new religion.

/Heretic
 
2007-05-02 09:16:36 AM
They'll do anything to avoid washing the towels.
 
2007-05-02 09:16:51 AM
All hail the new Messiah!!!!!
 
2007-05-02 09:17:24 AM
You mean, they replaced the Bible with a book that contains useful information?

What a scandal!
 
2007-05-02 09:20:05 AM
"What the fark is a Gideon? Ever met one? No. Ever seen one? No. I spend all day in the hotel room. I saw the housekeeper come and go. I see the mini-bar guy come and go. I never see any farking Gideons. I'm gonna capture me a Gideon one of these days. What I'm gonna do is call up the front desk as say, 'Uh, I don't seem to have a Bible in my room.'"
 
2007-05-02 09:20:32 AM
Illindian Zombazi

LOL, A SOUTHPARK REFERENCE.

HOW CLEVER! I HAVE NEVER, EVER SEEN THAT PICTURE BEFORE.
 
2007-05-02 09:21:45 AM
We're picking on the Gideons now?
 
2007-05-02 09:22:00 AM
members.cox.net
 
2007-05-02 09:23:02 AM
I'd rather find this book in a hotel room:
images.amazon.com
 
2007-05-02 09:24:13 AM
Sammy Jenkins, you should try decaf and get over it.
 
2007-05-02 09:24:45 AM
Hmmmm...

This could be the start of something. Replace a rapidly aging, increasingly irrelevant book with another. They could do a book of the month thing... get people interested in various works of fiction and non-fiction.
 
2007-05-02 09:27:15 AM
They could do a book of the month thing... get people interested in various works of fiction and non-fiction.

The only time I watch Oprah is when I'm sitting in a hotel room waiting on that cheap ass coffee to brew.
 
2007-05-02 09:28:06 AM
Makes sense since his drivel is a religion.
 
2007-05-02 09:29:22 AM
Meh, I look under the mattress for the pron.

/thanks Bob and Tom for that weary traveler tip!
 
2007-05-02 09:29:26 AM
MaximusIncontinius: Replace one religious text with another.

Heh.
 
2007-05-02 09:29:32 AM
When smashing monuments, save the pedestals -- they always come in handy. ~ Stanislaw Lec
 
2007-05-02 09:29:56 AM
cltbuilder

You make coffee at 4 in the afternoon? Ha...j/k...I don't really know when Oprah comes on...that was j-j-just a guess...

/flees
 
2007-05-02 09:30:04 AM
I don't see why we can't have Scientology books in the drawers instead of the bible. I thought we had freedom of brainwashing in this country.
 
2007-05-02 09:31:06 AM
Is this the same hotel that leaves the lights on for you?
 
2007-05-02 09:31:07 AM
Why not? Just another book of faith.
 
2007-05-02 09:31:33 AM
mmmerf: We're picking on the Gideons now?

Yea. Bastards and their free literature.

I hear if you catch one, they have to give you their pot of gold. Or maybe that's Lutherans.
 
2007-05-02 09:31:35 AM
You know, it is warmer today than it was yesterday. Think about it.
 
2007-05-02 09:32:11 AM
oops, MaximusIncontinius was quicker & better.
 
2007-05-02 09:34:19 AM
One book of lies, half truths, and BS for another.
 
2007-05-02 09:34:21 AM
Onkel Buck
Take a black-light and you'll see plenty of pron "left-overs" all over the bed spread.

Thanks to CSI I take a sleeping bag to hotels. I can stand to wallow in my own filth (I am a bachelor, after all), but other peoples'?

Ick squared.
 
2007-05-02 09:34:52 AM
My favorite part was toward the middle where he gave equal time to the other scientists that do not agree with his "unbiased scientific finding" and where he said if you stay at those hotels you get 10,000 free carbon credits:)
 
2007-05-02 09:36:20 AM
And if you thought the BIBLE was fictional...
 
2007-05-02 09:36:27 AM
img1.picturewizard.com
 
2007-05-02 09:36:55 AM
BMFPitt
They should have put out the Gospel of the Flying Spaghetti Monster.


OMG FSM! LOL!! SO ORIGINAL!
 
2007-05-02 09:37:38 AM
What is it with hotels and books with apocalyptic endings?

I hope I didn't spoil either book for you.
 
2007-05-02 09:37:38 AM
farm1.static.flickr.com

/Celebrate good times
 
2007-05-02 09:38:03 AM
Brings to mind Romans 1:24-26

"...they exchanged the truth of God for a lie and worshiped and served the creation rather than the Creator, who is blessed forever! Amen." Rom 1:35
 
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