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(EgoSearch) [strange] Pocket farkel
(EgoSearch) [strange] FARKay Noodles
(BumperDumper) [strange] I'd just like to say that I do not want one of these for Christmas.
[Excite] [interesting] Fish plucked from water by heron, dropped down a chimney onto live coals... still able to swim around when put in water
(IrishTimes) [survey] Vote for the worst idea of the century
[Wired] [amusing] Corporations plan on having Y2K parties for their employees who have to work Dec 31st. Plus more Y2K weirdness.
(Contest) [misc.] Contest - win a cue case (I won one 6 months ago - nice!)
[BBC] [amusing] Former Sex Pistols manager is running for mayor of London
[Excite] [strange] Philoophy student wants to be a reptile
(Salt Lake Trib) [amusing] Amish.com? Horse, Buggy Lifestyle Not Immune to Y2K
[CNN] [stupid] A so-called stylish street-level pollution mask
[CapAlert] [amusing] CAP finally watched the rest of Southpark. It holds the honor of being the lowest ranked movie CAP has ever reviewed, even lower than Natural Born Killers
[Excite] [strange] It rained a fish in London.
(MicroSith) [amusing] Imagine if 'Darth Paperclip' was the office assistant...
[USA Today] [strange] College basketball player pays $4,000 for a date with Gary Coleman
(PrematureE) [sick] "Anonymous Answers to Life's Embarrassing Questions". You just have to see it
(CNDb) [amusing] We all know the problem with the IMDb-- it tells you what movies someone's been in, but not which ones they get naked in. Luckily, the Celebrity Nudity Database fixes that.
[BBC] [strange] Illegal skateboard driver waits for a sentence
[Excite] [amusing] Amsterdam to get a brothel in their airport (new meaning to lay over!)
(Calvin&Hobbes) [silly] And for more of the holiday spirit, a collection of the Calvin and Hobbes snowmen strips
(Times) [strange] Posh Spice knocks the crap out of a fan who grabbed her child
(nuttin.com) [amusing] You can sell anything over the Internet: hand-crafted nut figures
(Some Guy) [amusing] Evil butt muppets
(kcstar.com) [sad] Stuffed cat toys made from real cat fur
[MSNBC] [amusing] Bid on invite to H. Hefner's New Year's bash
December 16, 1999:
(ScienceDaily) [interesting] UMass researcher finds link between popularity and lying
(Barney) [strange] Oldstyle Barney shoot-em-up
(BritSpeak) [amusing] Learn English as a second language (for Americans)
(Darwin) [stupid] Darwin Awards
[Excite] [stupid] Kid shoots himself in the neck with an arrow
[Wired] [amusing] 16 days til Y2K: a collection of weird Y2K related happenings
[Wired] [strange] Mahir ("I KISS YOU!!!!!") begins a two-week tour of the US
(PBS) [amusing] Day traders fail at the same rate as regular gamblers (via Robotwisdom)
(Newsweek) [interesting] Corporate america losing their tech employees to dot-com companies
(eCrap.com) [stupid] So I was thinking, I need to get some more domain names for Fark. Unfortunately, this one was already taken. (and they're actually trying to sell something)
(WebMD) [amusing] Sexual side effects of various medicines. (Look at the last one of 'clomipramine')
[Yahoo] [strange] Daria movie to be made - Bif Naked is one of the 'celebrity' voices
[ZDNet] [strange] Compaq tries to woo new sales with PC that looks like a toaster
[USA Today] [strange] UK profs translate "How the Grinch Stole Christmas" into Latin - 27,000 copies sold already
(CNews) [stupid] Finally! Some news in Iowa: Des Moines ranked #1 in Jello consumption.
[Washington Post] [amusing] Chernobyl nuclear plant is absolutely Y2K ready - engineers vacation far away anyway
[Salon] [sad] Save Ben & Jerry's!
[Excite] [amusing] Bank robber bungles his getaway plans
(Brazilian Ad Campaign) [silly] mmmMMMMmmm! Cable-licious.
[BBC] [amusing] Why soft drinks are so much more expensive in bars
(AltaVista) [strange] Direct marketting pork
(AltaVista) [misc.] Clinton says he would like to see Pete Rose admitted to the Baseball Hall of Fame
(Some Guy) [stupid] BeastlyCat.com. Some people have too much time on their hands...
(Some Guy) [strange] Gothic Babe of the Week. Now with 20% more leather. Amazingly irony-free.
[Yahoo] [silly] Boy George was almost killed by a giant disco.
Tofurkey.com [amusing] Tofu turkey. Proceeds to turkey adoption program
(Some guy) [amusing] The guide to wacky court cases, including the full text of The United States vs Satan
December 15, 1999:
[Excite] [misc.] DB Cooper doesn't even make the top 10 crimes of the century.
[Salon] [amusing] The 9 days of Christmas my housecat gave to me
(Mashed.Pota.to) [strange] Santa rampage in Chicago (A diary)
[Excite] [interesting] New fridge with see through doors
[Washington Post] [strange] Drivers sing Jingle Bells to get out of tickets
[CNN] [misc.] It's almost Christmas time, a time for...drinking. Here's some eggnog info.
(IrishTimes) [amusing] Mormons given marijuana biscuits
(Contest) [misc.] Contest - win a hammock
[BBC] [strange] School bullies are the happiest and most healthy students
[BBC] [strange] British tourist eaten by lions
[Excite] [amusing] Millenium condoms! (17% of polled virgins plan to be 'cured' on new years)
(FishyNews) [amusing] Evil Clown movies should be banned!
[The Onion] [satire] Y2K survival tips
[Scoop This] [amusing] The Litterbox - with Dusty, the fat bitter cat
(MSN) [interesting] The Cost of Raising kids
[Excite] [amusing] Man robs store with a snake
(frak.com) [misc.] Frak.com - a reader typoed and ended up here. A bunch of VRML worlds.
[CNN] [interesting] Taking vitamins may aid cancer
(an apology) [stupid] It seems that one of my fixes to the 'suggestion' program resulted in deleting all items in the queue. If you submitted something, and didn't see it appear on fark, please resubmit it. we now return you to your regularly scheduled procrastination. --Joe
[Washington Post] [amusing] Gore promotes legalized marijuana (for medical purposes)
[The Onion] [satire] Man of the Millennium - Death
(CentralFlorida) [strange] 2 planes land on top of each other - no injuries
[CNN] [interesting] MTV being investigated for anti-trust activity
(AltaVista) [strange] Marv Albert to return to NBC
December 14, 1999:
[CNN] [misc.] Charles Shultz to retire Peanuts strip (almost 40 years to the day after the last funny Peanuts strip was published
[Excite] [misc.] Protest group out to destroy eToys
(No Amazon) [misc.] No Amazon
(Salt Lake Tribune) [stupid] Speaking English No Longer a Must For Jury Duty
(Salt Lake Tribune) [interesting] A Christ of A Different Persuasion
[CNN] [interesting] House cat gives birth to African Wildcat
(SunTimes) [amusing] Dunkin Donuts no longer allowed to call itself kosher
[eBay] [amusing] Underwear for sale on E-Bay. Some used. With many bids.
[CapAlert] [amusing] CAP reviews The Green Mile. Actually likes it. WARNING: CAP spoils the ending (jerk)
[CapAlert] [amusing] CAP reviews End of Days, hates it so bad it almost scores lower than Natural Born Killers on his index
(MuppetLabs) [interesting] Explaining the Theory of Relativity with words of 4 letters or less (via robotwisdom)
[Wired] [interesting] If the power goes out on Y2K, it might be due to something other than software
[CNN] [interesting] Women's US soccer team wins Sports Illustrated's 1999 Sportsman of the Year award
(AltaVista) [amusing] KKK chapter closed for lack of interest
[CNN] [amusing] The impact of PCs on Europeans
(NYPost) [sick] Lara Croft (Tomb Raider) creator busted in kid-sex scandal
(St. Louis Tribune) [misc.] Women's professional football
December 12, 1999:
[eBay] [stupid] Items for sale on ebay containing l@@k and 10 !s
(SubExpo) [amusing] Buy your own russian submarine
December 10, 1999:
[BBC] [interesting] Medics of the future
(Contest) [misc.] Contest - win 168 Pokemon figures
(SFGate) [amusing] Michigan frat where pledge was shot in the groin with a BB gun has been suspended
(Learn2) [interesting] Cool site with lots of tips on how to do things
[Fox News] [amusing] Pilot fired for leaving a plane load of passengers waiting while he went out to get a decent meal
[Fox News] [stupid] Quebec to sue Nintendo for not having French Pokemon
[BBC] [interesting] Computerwear! Health monitor shirts
(P45) [sick] Fart Football
(GameSpot) [misc.] Take a gaming test
[AintItCoolNews] [amusing] A scathing review of the Bond movie
[CNN] [interesting] Seven more countries become candidates to enter the EU
[Salon] [interesting] Dot-com dogs: mediocre dot-com IPOs
[Excite] [amusing] Ex-cop from the L-A-P-D might be the killer of the Notorious B-I-G
[The Onion] [satire] Opinions on 'pre-game prayer'
[The Onion] [satire] Ancient race of skeleton people discovered
[Washington Post] [strange] Parents face jail time for students' poor attendance at school
[Excite] [interesting] UFO that dug a 20 foot wide, 50 foot long crater in Sydney turns out to be a meteor the size of a golf ball
December 9, 1999:
(AllAboutBeer) [interesting] BEER!!!
(Yahoo) [strange] Get some free tree seeds
(Contest) [misc.] Contest - win a family of lobsters
[BBC] [strange] Dorithy's dress sells for $324,000 - Indiana Jones' bullwhip for $43,800
[Movie Juice] [strange] Moviejuice review of Bicentennial Man
[Washington Post] [amusing] News reporters fight on live broadcast
[Scoop This] [amusing] This week's Litterbox - with Dusty, the fat bitter cat
[Excite] [interesting] Something crashed in Sydney
[Excite] [strange] Where the hamster dance song came from
(Times) [amusing] Mike Tyson has been reported to authorities for neglecting his ferrets
[Washington Post] [interesting] Why windows runs slower as your registry grows (via robotwisdom)
[Wired] [misc.] eBay pulls WTO riot items
[CNN] [strange] From the 'It's too late now' department: NYC considers shorter skyscrapers
[CNN] [interesting] Civil suit finding backs conspiracy theory in MLK's death
(SelectSmart.com) [interesting] Website survey for selecting a presidential candidate. Flawed, but has potential.
December 8, 1999:
[AintItCoolNews] [interesting] Live-action The Tick series in 2000?
(Green Magazine) [sad] The conclusion to the Maxim Mag guy's story
(Green Magazine) [amusing] Confessions of a Memo-Writing Ass-Hole
[Brunching] [amusing] 88 lines about 42 presidents
[Washington Post] [stupid] Blind man charged with robbery
(Sonic) [amusing] Chain email retribution
[CNN] [stupid] Got a 200 foot ditch that you're just sick of walking around? Buy your own historic bridge.
[CNN] [amusing] Federal Christmas holiday ruled to not violate seperation of church & state. (contains more of the poem than the Excite link)
[Excite] [interesting] Chrismas trees treated with skunk juice
[Excite] [amusing] Police searching for milk thief
[Washington Post] [interesting] Gene Therapy makes big pigs
[Washington Post] [amusing] Escaped inmates cornered by lions
[CNN] [amusing] Decatur man's lost late water bill payment suddenly arrives in Peru
(Dallas Morning News) [survey] Should the United States keep exploring space? (some of the comments are funny)
[MSNBC] [interesting] Planet search yields intriguing finds- 83% of new found worlds lie in ‘habitable zone’
December 7, 1999:
[eBay] [amusing] Things for sale on eBay with the words 'little beaver' in their titles
[Yahoo] [amusing] Missing Mars Spacecraft found on sale on Internet
(TheSun) [stupid] Britain's youngest drug dealer: 3 years old
(SomeGuy) [amusing] Where icicles come from
[eBay] [amusing] Things for sale on eBay with 10 exclamation points in their titles
[eBay] [amusing] Things for sale on eBay with 20 exclamation points in their titles
[Excite] [strange] Michigan student shot in groin with a BB during hazing
[CNN] [amusing] New Porn Virus discovered
[Washington Post] [interesting] Striptease class gets moved off campus
[Excite] [silly] An Australian golf tournament sponsor offers a penis enlargement and breast enhancement as the prize.
(Nando Times) [interesting] Czech nuclear official gives all clear on Y2K - Because they are not fully computerized.
(EarthCam) [amusing] 5 live cams at Times Square
[BBC] [strange] The birth of Christ portrayed with angels wielding guns (Think they got the idea from Dogma?)
[Excite] [stupid] Lawyer sues to end Christmas
[Excite] [interesting] Lego bricks declared toy of the century
December 6, 1999:
[Washington Post] [strange] Dutch town offering homeles shelter for turtles
(Contest) [misc.] Contest - Win 'Grampy's Fudge'
(Oklahoman) [amusing] Pet ferret "Skidmark" blown a mile away during a tornado
(other) [strange] ecommerce solution for panhandlers; panhandler gift certificates
[Excite] [amusing] Ben and Jerry's to be sold (hopefully not to Spanky's creamy style)
[Excite] [strange] Millennium Dome Sperm to Race to Drumbeats
(200X) [survey] Cast your vote to name the next decade
[Scoop This] [silly] Superhero University - Chapter 3 - The Physics Folder
(MSNBC) [sad] Madeline Kahn, (“Blazing Saddles” and “Young Frankenstein”) ,died Friday at age 57.
[Wired] [interesting] Does the Smut Stop Here?- No new Porn sites, Darn it!
[CNN] [interesting] Bridge for sale
[Washington Post] [interesting] The Pope is out for blood
[BBC] [amusing] Spice Girls voted worst group of 1999
[Excite] [amusing] 22 year old beats up his 12 year old brother over Pokemon cards
[Excite] [amusing] Be on the lookout for sweaty barefoot men in Jakarta - 289 men break out of prison
December 5, 1999:
(Fark) [survey] Should we add more real news?
[CNN] [sad] No sign of the Mars Lander. So much for watching live pictures from Mars
[CNN] [interesting] Columbine High wins state football championship

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