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(WHAS11) NewsFlash Jim Beam storage facility struck by lightning. Millions of gallons of bourbon burning. Oh the humanity! (live video coverage)   (whas11.com) divider line
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2003-08-04 4:00:35 PM  
NOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!
 
2003-08-04 4:01:24 PM  
If God were still alive, he'd be crying right now.
 
2003-08-04 4:01:36 PM  
Dear God, no.

I'm in mourning.
 
2003-08-04 4:01:40 PM  
WTF is with all the lightning lately?
 
2003-08-04 4:01:54 PM  
Jesus. I hope no one was in there.

Even then, it would still be a horrific tragedy ;(
 
2003-08-04 4:02:03 PM  
YAY!
 
Zed
2003-08-04 4:02:27 PM  
Wait a minute. How can a headline get posted where there isn't any information yet? Hell I can make up stuff too and just say "no link yet"
 
2003-08-04 4:02:28 PM  
I feel a great disturbance in the Force.

As if a million suds cried out and were fell silent.

/or something
 
2003-08-04 4:02:41 PM  
Oh SHIAT!

*Cries*
 
2003-08-04 4:02:45 PM  
Alright, but why did you burn the rum!!!?
 
2003-08-04 4:02:45 PM  
Is there a link to a video or something?
 
2003-08-04 4:02:46 PM  
Mmmmm. Flambee. *drool*
 
2003-08-04 4:03:12 PM  
God must support abolition.

/it was sarcasm so don't jump all over me
 
2003-08-04 4:03:21 PM  
Why don't these lightning strikes hit crappy American beer storage facilities?
 
2003-08-04 4:03:43 PM  
This is the second one in 10 years for them isn't it?
 
2003-08-04 4:03:48 PM  
It's the ghost of Carrie A. Nation come to wreak havoc upon us all!!!
 
2003-08-04 4:04:17 PM  
God must be straight edge.
 
2003-08-04 4:04:27 PM  
UPDATE! Its Jim Beam burning!
 
2003-08-04 4:04:41 PM  
YAY!

More limited vocabulary from Klum

YAY!
 
2003-08-04 4:04:53 PM  
Good heavens....
what will they use for well bourbon now?
 
2003-08-04 4:05:17 PM  
no more bourbon? Ok, one cognac, one scotch, one beer..
 
2003-08-04 4:05:23 PM  
[image from thewhiskystore.de too old to be available]

GIS.
 
2003-08-04 4:05:34 PM  
*weeps for the alcohol*
 
2003-08-04 4:05:44 PM  
MFinn, nice reference, kickass movie
 
2003-08-04 4:06:21 PM  
Another GIS. Kind of weird.

[image from myoldkentuckyhome.com too old to be available]
 
2003-08-04 4:06:29 PM  
quick get the marshmellows for mighty melting marshmellow mayhem, maybe
 
2003-08-04 4:06:34 PM  
Man, this is gonna hurt all them drunk Jedi...
 
2003-08-04 4:06:38 PM  
modernhamlet

Because horsepiss doesn't burn.
 
2003-08-04 4:07:05 PM  
someone has offended the Liquir Gods! We must find and burn the infidel, and immediatly prepair sacrafises to the Liquir Gods in order to regain their favor!
 
2003-08-04 4:08:00 PM  
Oh, good God, no!
I might cry.
 
2003-08-04 4:08:21 PM  
at least it wasn't a bacardi 151 storage facility there would be no survivors for miles. and nuclear winter would insue
 
2003-08-04 4:09:00 PM  
Numerous Wild Turkeys are on fire !


[image from people.virginia.edu too old to be available]

 
2003-08-04 4:09:01 PM  
Are you sure Drew didn't just up this story to distract all the book burners?
 
2003-08-04 4:09:18 PM  
Why does God pick on the homeless? He could have hit the Crown Royal plant or Jack Daniels......oh no he takes out the hobo hootch......bad God no kibble!
 
2003-08-04 4:09:38 PM  
I live in Bardstown. I can see the flames from my house.
 
2003-08-04 4:10:41 PM  
This is what it feels like, when doves cry...
 
2003-08-04 4:10:48 PM  
as long as there's still
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2003-08-04 4:10:57 PM  
Last call!
 
2003-08-04 4:11:06 PM  
Alcohol burnin' funny cars will be live at the Bardstown fairgrounds this SUNDAY SUNDAY SUNDAY!!!!

....free marshmallows for kids 9 and under!
 
2003-08-04 4:11:06 PM  
The horror. The horror.
 
2003-08-04 4:11:11 PM  
Damn, that's my favorite brown liquor! 'Oh the humanity,' is right. This is a shame.
 
2003-08-04 4:11:28 PM  
Sky 11 is in route to the scene. Live video will be available shortly.

Hmm, I think we should take bets on when it gets farked. I'll put 20 bucks on 3000.
 
2003-08-04 4:11:36 PM  
 
2003-08-04 4:12:03 PM  
lllies, try to get this madness straightened out before my annual trek to Bardstown (coming this fall)
 
2003-08-04 4:12:56 PM  
AHHHHHHHHH NO OH THE HUMANITY NOT JIM BEAM!!!!!! I love that stuff......
 
2003-08-04 4:12:57 PM  
Is it farked already?
 
2003-08-04 4:13:04 PM  
im watching live coverage, firefighters just went in
 
2003-08-04 4:14:11 PM  
If the firefighters would just use millions of gallons of Coke, everything would be fine.
 
2003-08-04 4:14:32 PM  
That must be some bad whiskey if I haven't heard of it.

Knob Creek and Booker's are the best. Jack if I'm in a fightin mood. Maker's Mark is up there, but it's too dry. Sucks the water out of your tongue, like my old girlfriend used to.
 
2003-08-04 4:14:34 PM  
Quick! Get several tons of sugar and a slaughterhouse worth of pork! God just gave the area the best ham-glaze-barbecue opportunity EVER!
 
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