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2013-03-02 08:38:07 PM
Sinkholes, wildfires, hurricanes, hanging chads...

Why DOES God hate Florida?
 
2013-03-02 08:44:38 PM

Captain Steroid: Why DOES God hate Florida?


Because it's full of Floridians.
 
2013-03-02 08:44:39 PM
Penicillin?
 
2013-03-02 10:04:48 PM

Captain Steroid: Sinkholes, wildfires, hurricanes, hanging chads...

Why DOES God hate Florida?


That's why my mom left in the 70s. She has a prophetic gift.
 
2013-03-02 10:21:54 PM
And nothing of value...
 
2013-03-02 10:22:44 PM
Maybe we will get a fresh start?
 
2013-03-02 10:23:03 PM
Only 1000 acres?

That's not a catastrophe, that's a spotfire.
 
2013-03-02 10:28:15 PM

kmmontandon: Only 1000 acres?

That's not a catastrophe, that's a spotfire good start considering how wet it is.

 
2013-03-02 10:28:31 PM
America's Wang has a burning rash.
 
2013-03-02 10:28:45 PM
Florida is always on fire.

If you've ever considered yellow skies and ashen rain normal, you're from Florida.

//Fire, sinkholes, deadly snakes, hurricanes, county sheriffs.....
///Glad I left.
 
2013-03-02 10:30:42 PM
Who?
 
2013-03-02 10:31:17 PM

Captain Steroid: Sinkholes, wildfires, hurricanes, hanging chads...

Why DOES God hate Florida?


You forgot snowbirds...
 
2013-03-02 10:31:17 PM
Let's bulldoze Florida into the ocean!
 
2013-03-02 10:31:40 PM
We don't need no water, let that motherfarker burn!
 
2013-03-02 10:34:05 PM
 
2013-03-02 10:35:28 PM
These fires are about 20 mins down the road from me...
 
2013-03-02 10:36:57 PM
Turn your radios on, I'll be a right there, yes I will
Turn me up real loud, I'm in your ears, ah
'N' I'm hangin' ten now baby, as I ride your sonic, ooh wave
(Good God, y'all)
I'm on fire
I'm on fire
I'm on fire
I'm on fire
Oh yeah, one time
Fire, fire, fire
Lay your bodies down, I'm in your beds, your beds
Pull your headphones on, I'm in your heads, ah
'N' I'm hangin' ten now baby, as I ride your sonic, ooh wave
(Good God, y'all)
I'm on fire
I'm on fire
I'm on fire
 
2013-03-02 10:36:59 PM

digitalrain: These fires are about 20 mins down the road from me...


Then get your wet digital ass down there.
 
2013-03-02 10:39:09 PM
This sex? The roof? Great balls? This girl? DON'T LEAVE ME IN SUSPENSE...

...oh, Florida? Why is that news?
 
2013-03-02 10:41:00 PM

doglover: kmmontandon: Only 1000 acres?

That's not a catastrophe, that's a spotfire good start considering how wet it is.


It's the dry season.......moran.
 
2013-03-02 10:41:26 PM

Captain Steroid: Sinkholes, wildfires, hurricanes, hanging chads...

Why DOES God hate Florida?


God loves Florida, that's why he invented hurricanes, sinkholes, mosquitoes  and alligators, to keep us out.
 
2013-03-02 10:43:10 PM
Yeah, I-95 ain't looking too good:

img90.imageshack.us
 
2013-03-02 10:44:06 PM
You say that like it's a bad thing.
 
2013-03-02 10:48:16 PM

Snotnose: Captain Steroid: Why DOES God hate Florida?

Because it's full of Floridians.


oi47.tinypic.com
 
2013-03-02 10:52:24 PM
Subby:
i54.tinypic.com


netgamer7k: Let's bulldoze Florida into the ocean!


Not an new idea Doc...

i129.photobucket.com
 
2013-03-02 10:55:54 PM
In 15 years living in south Florida, I can tell you this place ain't full of Floridians. This place is full of the worst from everywhere else, and a few Floridians.

This is the only place I've ever seen that can be going through a record drought, have flooding, be on fire, AND have a tropical storm/hurricane come through all at once. (been there, done that)

One day, hopefully soon, I'll leave this shiathole and shortly thereafter, it'll be one big sinkhole that returns it to the Atlantic. And the mean IQ of our country will go up by several points.
 
2013-03-02 10:57:09 PM
notfncute.com
 
2013-03-02 10:57:25 PM

Trocadero: http://youtu.be/9-2godREKGw


prohuman.net
 
2013-03-02 10:59:24 PM
Subby, you magnificent bastard! +1 Interwebs!
 
2013-03-02 11:01:01 PM

gibbon1: Captain Steroid: Sinkholes, wildfires, hurricanes, hanging chads...

Why DOES God hate Florida?

God loves Florida, that's why he invented hurricanes, sinkholes, mosquitoes  and alligators, to keep us out.


Yes and stay out... All of you!
 
2013-03-02 11:03:49 PM
They bought their condos, they made their choice.

I say,

Let them be strangled by pythons, burned beyond recognition in cane fires, their corpses sucked into sinkholes, and the whole place swept clean by hurricanes.
 
2013-03-02 11:06:36 PM
www.chrisw.net
 
2013-03-02 11:08:17 PM
They have a lot of fires in that area. If only there were some way to put them out.
 
2013-03-02 11:12:51 PM
But Florida has Disney World!!
/off to make SAVE FLORIDA tees
 
2013-03-02 11:15:53 PM
www.theviciouscircus.com
 
2013-03-02 11:15:58 PM

ModernLuddite: Florida is always on fire.

If you've ever considered yellow skies and ashen rain normal, you're from Florida.

//Fire, sinkholes, deadly snakes, hurricanes, county sheriffs.....
///Glad I left.


I live near the cane fields so ash is a common thing. We could stop it if you fat flyover bastards could lay off the sugar.
 
2013-03-02 11:18:19 PM
C'mon global warming!

cltampa.com
 
2013-03-02 11:18:39 PM
Mickey Mouse will put out the fires.
 
2013-03-02 11:18:41 PM
I was driving down the highway noticing how dry it is. We need a lot of rain (Orlando area).
 
2013-03-02 11:27:48 PM
encrypted-tbn1.gstatic.com
 
2013-03-02 11:29:32 PM

Lsherm: Yeah, I-95 ain't looking too good:

[img90.imageshack.us image 640x360]


I'm widing in yo caw
You tewn da wadio on...

(stolen)
 
2013-03-02 11:30:20 PM
To all you people who are making jokes, I say:

Think of all the old people who will be unable to flee!!

What a tragic waste of the remaining years  days of their lives!
 
2013-03-02 11:36:11 PM
What is "The Roof," for 500, Alex?
 
2013-03-02 11:39:09 PM

eggrolls: C'mon global warming!

[cltampa.com image 430x230]


What the elderly awaiting the inevitable may look like:

farm3.static.flickr.com
 
2013-03-02 11:46:17 PM
Governor Rick Scott held a press conference, stating: "Red hot thing very bad. But also maybe good if used right. When figure out a way to make red hot ourselves, we use to maybe make meat taste gooder." He only took one question, then used a dagger fashioned from an alligator tooth to threaten the reporters out of the building.
 
2013-03-02 11:55:49 PM

xaks: In 15 years living in south Florida, I can tell you this place ain't full of Floridians. This place is full of the worst from everywhere else, and a few Floridians.


This.

20 years growing up in Florida, and I only met 2 people from Florida other than me. It's ridiculous.

//It wouldn't be so bad if people respected Florida as their home.
///But they don't.
////And you can't have a society of people "just passing through". It ends.....well, you know how Florida turned out.
 
2013-03-02 11:57:56 PM
Protip: Most Florida haters are jealous of people that live there. The weather, women, and action can be a bit much for these types.

Hope you enjoyed your overcast day in Indiana.
 
2013-03-03 12:00:21 AM
Alicia Keys last seen walking away, whistling.
 
2013-03-03 12:12:19 AM

eatin' fetus: Protip: Most Florida haters are jealous of people that live there. The weather, women, and action can be a bit much for these types.

Hope you enjoyed your overcast day in Indiana.


You're not going to impress many Californians with that argument.
 
2013-03-03 12:17:50 AM
Better get some cold pop.
 
2013-03-03 12:19:31 AM

eatin' fetus: Protip: Most Florida haters are jealous of people that live there. The weather, women, and action can be a bit much for these types.


I live in San Diego.  Been high 70s low 80s for almost a week now, without the flying cockroaches, hurricanes, sinkholes, cubans, and humidity.
 
2013-03-03 12:23:41 AM

Snotnose: I live in San Diego. Been high 70s low 80s for almost a week now, without the flying cockroaches, hurricanes, sinkholes, cubans, and humidity.


See! You all move to Dan Diego! Stay away from Northern California.  It's all earthquakes, hippies, fog, and homosexual gym instructors up here.
 
2013-03-03 12:25:05 AM
Is there any chance of enough of it burning off that the next hurricane will put the rest of it completely under water?
 
2013-03-03 12:25:42 AM
Aw 'come on.  It's not like it's texas.  Well except for the corrupt politics but other than that . . .

What a slogan,  "Florida, it's not like it's texas  .  .  .  "
 
2013-03-03 12:26:34 AM
images3.wikia.nocookie.net
 
2013-03-03 12:32:02 AM

kmmontandon: eatin' fetus: Protip: Most Florida haters are jealous of people that live there. The weather, women, and action can be a bit much for these types.

Hope you enjoyed your overcast day in Indiana.

You're not going to impress many Californians with that argument.


Yea, Cali is good for all that too.
 
2013-03-03 12:50:07 AM

Malky: [notfncute.com image 600x300]


That cat is such a raging asshole.

/I love him
 
2013-03-03 12:54:18 AM
Ohshiat.

My brother lives in Ormond Beach, and Mom and my sister are visiting him this week.  Great, just farking great, I just hear of this now when it's too late at night to call and check on them.

OTOH, a few years ago, they had fires there that stopped just a mile short of my brother's house.  He has a small lake behind his house and helicopters were constantly flying in, dipping/filling buckets  from the lake like in the video clip, then dumping the water on the fires.

They are probably alright, but...
 
2013-03-03 01:14:46 AM

ModernLuddite: xaks: In 15 years living in south Florida, I can tell you this place ain't full of Floridians. This place is full of the worst from everywhere else, and a few Floridians.

This.

20 years growing up in Florida, and I only met 2 people from Florida other than me. It's ridiculous.

//It wouldn't be so bad if people respected Florida as their home.
///But they don't.
////And you can't have a society of people "just passing through". It ends.....well, you know how Florida turned out.


I'm a native Floridian. I left and would not choose to move back... unless the only other options were Texas or California....
 
2013-03-03 01:19:17 AM
Bravo Subby! Bravo!

/or brava?
 
2013-03-03 01:21:46 AM
I can say that after spending half my life in IN on Lake Michigan, then moving to FL, that I like this so much more.  In fact I've lived in FL more than IN now, and I still love it.  I don't care what you people think about this "wang" state, Yes, tonight will be in the mid 40's and may not break 70 tomorrow, but we had 80's just the other day.

I don't mind the heat and i'm just fine with the brief cold days we have.  My house is less than 1/4 mile from the Atlantic and I have no heat. I hated living closer to Lake Michigan during this time of year.  The snow drifts and cold arse wind blowing would make your bones cold.  I only worry now when my feet get cold.  I walk my dog with shorts and just a light jacket when it gets this cool here.

I will agree that FL deserves its own tag, but it is mainly from the influx of northern idiots that flock here for the warmth and possibility or work.  You won't find many true Floridians between Miami and Palm Beach, or on the left coast from Tampa to Ft. Meyers, but there are plenty in central and northern FL.

To what post was responding?

/ Dam you dog
// made me forget my thought because
/// you had to go outside and pee...  Damn you.
 
2013-03-03 01:34:16 AM
It's the dry season here.  Sometimes fires happen.  I can only hope there aren't fires near my house.
 
2013-03-03 01:49:19 AM

taxandspend: San Diego is full of gay porn actors


Ahh, that's why my love life sucks.  I thought it was my lack of income, poor hygene, inability to connect with others, and my motorboat reflex when seeing any (female) boobies over size 28B.
 
2013-03-03 01:51:34 AM

lostcat: What is "The Roof," for 500, Alex, Alex?


FTFY
 
gja [TotalFark]
2013-03-03 01:59:06 AM
Soooooooo, I can pickup another good deal on a second house there now? Goody! I can haz 2 houses!
 
2013-03-03 01:59:33 AM

What_Would_Jimi_Do: Turn your radios on, I'll be a right there, yes I will


make me a televangelist
 
2013-03-03 02:04:26 AM

Badgers: [images3.wikia.nocookie.net image 707x398]


Ooh, I totally forgot about the Scott Bakula-hating space aliens with death rays! My bad. :P
 
2013-03-03 02:10:39 AM
ashcan.files.wordpress.com
This State is on FIRE!!!!
 
2013-03-03 02:11:14 AM
We don't need no water let the motherfarker burn. Burn, motherfarker, burn!
 
2013-03-03 02:19:23 AM

Zeppelininthesky: We don't need no water let the motherfarker burn. Burn, motherfarker, burn!


I don't know... I'd be happier if it were somewhere like Sarasota, Naples, or West Palm Beach.
 
2013-03-03 02:58:42 AM
img255.imageshack.us
 
2013-03-03 03:06:23 AM

Captain Steroid: Sinkholes, wildfires, hurricanes, hanging chads...

Why DOES God hate Florida?


Florida is God's waiting room.  This is just his way of speeding up the queue.
 
2013-03-03 03:52:41 AM

hardinparamedic: Captain Steroid: Sinkholes, wildfires, hurricanes, hanging chads...

Why DOES God hate Florida?

Florida is God's waiting room.  This is just his way of speeding up the queue.


soupisnotafingerfood.files.wordpress.com
 
2013-03-03 03:55:35 AM

danielscissorhands: hardinparamedic: Captain Steroid: Sinkholes, wildfires, hurricanes, hanging chads...

Why DOES God hate Florida?

Florida is God's waiting room.  This is just his way of speeding up the queue.

[soupisnotafingerfood.files.wordpress.com image 450x253]


I can confirm that this is basically what Florida is like.
 
2013-03-03 04:15:27 AM

GranoblasticMan: danielscissorhands: hardinparamedic: Captain Steroid: Sinkholes, wildfires, hurricanes, hanging chads...

Why DOES God hate Florida?

Florida is God's waiting room.  This is just his way of speeding up the queue.

[soupisnotafingerfood.files.wordpress.com image 450x253]

I can confirm that this is basically what Florida is like.


heh
 
2013-03-03 04:16:25 AM

danielscissorhands: GranoblasticMan: danielscissorhands: hardinparamedic: Captain Steroid: Sinkholes, wildfires, hurricanes, hanging chads...

Why DOES God hate Florida?

Florida is God's waiting room.  This is just his way of speeding up the queue.

[soupisnotafingerfood.files.wordpress.com image 450x253]

I can confirm that this is basically what Florida is like.

heh


What? Tampa had an awesome goth scene back in the 80s/90s.
 
2013-03-03 05:36:37 AM

GranoblasticMan: danielscissorhands: GranoblasticMan: danielscissorhands: hardinparamedic: Captain Steroid: Sinkholes, wildfires, hurricanes, hanging chads...

Why DOES God hate Florida?

Florida is God's waiting room.  This is just his way of speeding up the queue.

[soupisnotafingerfood.files.wordpress.com image 450x253]

I can confirm that this is basically what Florida is like.

heh

What? Tampa had an awesome goth scene back in the 80s/90s.


I knew a goth girl from Florida. Her name was Laura, and she was really farked in the head. But most goth girls are really farked in the head, and most goths have really low self esteem.

I guess being a goth from florida is a double whammy.
 
2013-03-03 05:49:11 AM
I've been in Ormond Beach since friday afternoon, so kick, replies etc.

No sign of a fire, no nothing. My uncle (whom I'm visiting for business, that's why I'm here) mentioned en passant that there was a brushfire "over there" (waving vaguely) as we came back from the Daytona airport, but other than that, no... No sign of any calamity.
 
2013-03-03 05:50:34 AM
This state is on fiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiire
This state is on fiiiiiire
Oh-oh-oh-oh-ohhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh


/I hate that song
//Wish she would spontaneously combust
///Florida Keys > Alicia Keys
////WTF, Firefox? 'Combust' *is* a word!
//Too many slashies?
 
2013-03-03 06:19:24 AM
I just went out for a look, the wind has died down, I can't see a smoke column in any direction. There's a bunch of trees blocking my view northward, maybe it's over there.
 
2013-03-03 07:04:55 AM

sunsawed: [ashcan.files.wordpress.com image 600x393]
This State is on FIRE!!!!


Dammit, beaten to the punch.
 
2013-03-03 07:17:05 AM

sunsawed: [ashcan.files.wordpress.com image 600x393]
This State is on FIRE!!!!


Thats No Moose: This state is on fiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiire
This state is on fiiiiiire
Oh-oh-oh-oh-ohhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh

/I hate that song
//Wish she would spontaneously combust
///Florida Keys > Alicia Keys
////WTF, Firefox? 'Combust' *is* a word!
//Too many slashies?


Thank me later!
 
2013-03-03 08:07:08 AM

skinink: America's Wang has a burning rash.


Surelly the water at the bottom of those sinkholes will put out the fire.
 
2013-03-03 08:09:28 AM

Jument: Malky: [notfncute.com image 600x300]

That cat is such a raging asshole.

/I love him


Tard (Grumpy Cat) is a she!
 
2013-03-03 08:14:52 AM
I live in Missouri (meth head and puppy mill central), so I really can't make fun of Florida.

(glass houses and such)
 
2013-03-03 08:17:32 AM
Paging Bruce Springsteen to this thread.  Bruce Springsteen.

Mr. Springsteen, you're needed in this thread.
 
2013-03-03 08:18:23 AM

GranoblasticMan: Zeppelininthesky: We don't need no water let the motherfarker burn. Burn, motherfarker, burn!

I don't know... I'd be happier if it were somewhere like Sarasota, Naples, or West Palm Beach.


Not sure about that one. Palm Beach County seems to be where the assholes gravitate towards to when they move down there (Rush Limbaugh, Donald Trump, Mitt Romney's 47% gaffe was made at a private fundraiser held there, etc.)

I do like Sarasota and Naples though.
 
2013-03-03 08:40:07 AM

eggrolls: C'mon global warming!

[cltampa.com image 430x230]


you do know who's going to have to pay for that if that happens < Right?
 Start bailing !
 
2013-03-03 09:18:12 AM
I saw the headline on a mobile app. I couldn't tell if NBC News or Florida was on fire.
 
2013-03-03 12:26:09 PM

eggrolls: C'mon global warming!


So basically the blue parts of the state will be under water... Nothing of value will be lost
 
2013-03-03 12:37:01 PM

Mrtraveler01: GranoblasticMan: Zeppelininthesky: We don't need no water let the motherfarker burn. Burn, motherfarker, burn!

I don't know... I'd be happier if it were somewhere like Sarasota, Naples, or West Palm Beach.

Not sure about that one. Palm Beach County seems to be where the assholes gravitate towards to when they move down there (Rush Limbaugh, Donald Trump, Mitt Romney's 47% gaffe was made at a private fundraiser held there, etc.)

I do like Sarasota and Naples though.


The good news is as long as you leave the TV and radio off you will never see or hear from the assholes you speak of.  They have their own private prisons over there on the island.  And we're fixing to close down one of the three bridges for a few years.

/a bad day in Florida is better than 364 days in 48 of the other 50 states.
 
2013-03-03 01:09:33 PM

Oldiron_79: eggrolls: C'mon global warming!

So basically the blue parts of the state will be under water... Nothing of value will be lost


Southwest Florida is blue?

Man you're stupid.
 
2013-03-03 01:48:28 PM
Actually I'm surprised that there's enough area not covered by condos to burn...
 
2013-03-03 02:27:34 PM

Mrtraveler01: I live in Missouri (meth head and puppy mill central), so I really can't make fun of Florida.

(glass houses and such)


*hands you a rock*

\first ones free
 
2013-03-03 02:33:46 PM

Mrtraveler01: I live in Missouri (meth head and puppy mill central), so I really can't make fun of Florida.

(glass houses and such)


Sure you can, there is always someone worse than you. Like here in TN the motto is Tennessee, at least we ain't Kentucky.
 
2013-03-03 03:20:25 PM

eatin' fetus: Protip: Most Florida haters are jealous of people that live there. The weather, women, and action can be a bit much for these types.

Hope you enjoyed your overcast day in Indiana.


This. I don't miss New England at all. I'm suspicious of anyone who would prefer a salty, icy, expensive decrepit hellhole full of angry townies to warm winters and sandy beaches.
 
2013-03-03 03:29:31 PM

Oldiron_79: Mrtraveler01: I live in Missouri (meth head and puppy mill central), so I really can't make fun of Florida.

(glass houses and such)

Sure you can, there is always someone worse than you. Like here in TN the motto is Tennessee, at least we ain't Kentucky.


Sad thing is, I think Florida is better off than we are. We're pretty much the same socially, politics are slightly more liberal down there (Obama won it twice) and the weather is nicer.

Anytime Missouri makes the news, it's never a good thing (unless it's about the Cardinals).
 
2013-03-03 03:55:43 PM

Mrtraveler01: Oldiron_79: Mrtraveler01: I live in Missouri (meth head and puppy mill central), so I really can't make fun of Florida.

(glass houses and such)

Sure you can, there is always someone worse than you. Like here in TN the motto is Tennessee, at least we ain't Kentucky.

Sad thing is, I think Florida is better off than we are. We're pretty much the same socially, politics are slightly more liberal down there (Obama won it twice) and the weather is nicer.

Anytime Missouri makes the news, it's never a good thing (unless it's about the Cardinals).


Well your motto can always be Missouri, at least we ain't Arkansas.
 
2013-03-03 05:06:36 PM

Malky: [notfncute.com image 600x300]


that's what popped into my head
 
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