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Fark NotNewsletter: Now available in pumpkin spice flavor
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In the most recent FarkCast, Drew and Twitch talk about Drew's run for governor and how to best insult Drew's opponents using Old English slang. The term "goobersmooch" is brought up, and seems to be the most fitting. They also discuss commenters from Yahoo stories, craft beer, and why the Germans are so literal. You can get FarkCast on iTunes, FarkCast on Stitcher, or get FarkCast here.
The number of comments these words were mentioned in on Fark and TotalFark in the past week
August - 297
September - 127
Pumpkin spice - 13
Autumn - 30
Leaves - 269
Football - 681
Elbow - 35
Some of the top-voted smartest and funniest comments from the past seven days
MBK recognized a Pyrrhic victory
Snarfangel had a term for dissatisfaction with ice cream flavors
fusillade762 pointed out how powerful Carly Fiorina could be
Chariset exposed the worst part of Ashley Madison's business model
Vacation Bible School showed one of Megyn Kelly's helpful simplifications
Justin Beaver guessed at what was missing from a story
LordOfThePings shared Jesus doing his thing at The Last Supper
bearded clamorer knew the real reason this over-endowed guy is shunned
maddog2030 added what was missing from a Fark headline
fappomatic apparently isn't just a login
MBK hit BINGO on the "smartest" and "funniest" lists with one comment
enry expressed something you'd think every parent would agree with
Super_pope agreed with a controversial decision
Nabb1 discussed some problems with a plan to combat drug use
LarryDan43 predicted what happens when oil prices reach a certain point
Sensei Can You See discussed possible motives of a killer
frepnog criticized a double standard
nmrsnr talked about an "excuse" that really just illustrated the problem
leeloodallas75 pointed out that a grieving father was targeting the wrong people
ginandbacon gave some reasons for believing there's a war on women
CSB Sunday Morning Funniest: ox45tallboy shared a story about babysitting a young banshee
CSB Sunday Morning Smartest: ginandbacon talked about Mary Poppinsing for people
Some of the top-voted contest entries from last week, listed from highest number of votes down
grampy looked deep inside for "Photoshop theme: Well, there's your problem"
RedZoneTuba showed a risky meal choice in "Photoshop Theme: An accident waiting to happen"
DrPainMD found out why profits are down in "Photoshop theme: Well, there's your problem"
Dumski discovered the queen walking her favorite pet in "Photoshop Her Majesty The Queen in all her royal frippery"
Thrakkorzog found out why your coffee isn't waking you up in "Photoshop this morning joe"
verchad created a passionate eater for "Photoshop this man taking a shot"
DrPainMD was not impressed with the contest "Photoshop this steely-eyed glare"
#2 found a dating profile you should avoid in "Photoshop Theme: An accident waiting to happen"
stephenc adapted a game's graphics for "Photoshop this graphed notepad"
Circusdog320 showed the dangers of "Take Your Cat to Work Day" for "Photoshop Theme: An accident waiting to happen"
Farktography: Farktography Contest No. 538: "Bird's the Word" ended in a tie between two photos by DesertDemonWY: "Swainson's hawk in the morning light" and this badass-looking eagle
Oh hey, how about if we highlight some posts from TotalFark Discussion here? Sorry, non-TotalFarkers, only TotalFarkers will be able to see these posts.
Funny: ami5000 explained a mysterious set of footprints leading from a fellow TotalFarker's garden to the neighbor's house
Smart: valanienna knew why people at Reddit are freaking out over the Ashley Madison breach while Farkers are not
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See Farkers up close in their unnatural habitats
Friday, September 11th - Sunday, September 13th: Sacramento Fark Party Weekend
Thursday, September 17th - Twin Cities Fark Party
Saturday, September 26th - San Pedro, CA Fark Party
Saturday, October 3rd: Harbor Island Beer Festival Fark Party in Mamaroneck, NY
Friday, October 9th - Sunday, October 11th: EuroFark Party 2015 in Dublin, Ireland
Saturday, October 17th: State Fair of Texas Fark Party in Dallas
Sunday, February 21st - Sunday, February 28th: Jonathan Coulton's JoCo Cruise 2016 departing from Port Canaveral, Florida
Headlines of the Week (brought to you by Unfreakable)
LAPD to start wearing body cams on Monday. But what they really want to do is direct
Woman, dogs, injured in rollover crash. This is why it takes a professional to train a dog, people
Seaplane. Seaplane crash. Crash plane crash
Saran Wrap is killing you. Film at 11
Brokerage firm ITG suspends trading operations due to faulty HVAC system at data center, threatens to kick that HVAC's ass
Governor of Alabama's wife seeks divorce, says the marriage is broken but the two of them will remain cousins
When Freud meets fMRI. It's still a Jung field
The rest of them are here: Fark headlines of the week for 8/23 - 8/29
Weird News Quiz Results (brought to you by Unfreakable)
Some weeks it's the hunters, other weeks it's the wolves. This week, despite the best efforts of the quizmasters, the Farkers were ready for the quiz (and how) and the scores reflected that: rick42 led the pack with 1037, narrowly shading the top spot this week just three points ahead of humanconditioner who posted a 1034 which would win nearly any other week, while wildcardjack barely edged Crass and Jaded Mother Farker by three points, 989 to 986. There's room for better scores--highest theoretical score is 1100--so if you think you can beat them, go get your name on the list--give last Friday's quiz a shot here: Fark Weird News Quiz - August 21.
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