Happy exploding whale day!!

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Quigley_Sharps, Nov 14, 2009.

  1. Quigley_Sharps

    Quigley_Sharps The Badministrator Administrator Founding Member

    Happy exploding whale day!! <hr style="color: rgb(255, 255, 255); background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);" size="1"> <!-- / icon and title --> <!-- message --> It's that time of the year, a day in Oregon history that will forever live in infamy...

    November 12th, Exploding Whale Day. Today marks the 29th anniversary of that fateful day in Florence Oregon,

    For those of you who aren't familiar or who have forgotten, or for those of you who lived in Florence at the time and lived it -- we commemorate the day in which "The blast blasted blubber beyond all believable bounds."

    Here's the link to watch it in all its glory. [​IMG]

    YouTube- Oregon's Exploding Whale - 1970 KATU (original report)
  2. Brokor

    Brokor Live Free or Cry Moderator Site Supporter+++ Founding Member

    HAHAHAHA! Man, that was a mistake. See that car? Holy crap, dude!

    I think that they didn't think that one through all the way.
  3. Bear

    Bear Monkey+++ Founding Member Iron Monkey

  4. Seawolf1090

    Seawolf1090 Retired Curmudgeonly IT Monkey Founding Member

    BWAHAHAHA!!! "Everyone was covered in small particals of whale"..........

    Wonder if someone in authority at least uttered those immortal words before hitting the plunger, "Hold ma beer andwatch this!" :D
  5. dragonfly

    dragonfly Monkey+++

    I cannot begin to imagine the stench!
    As I recall, when they decided to blow the whales corpse away, it had already beagn to rot, and smell horribly....
    Yee Hawwwwww!
    Bet someone lost a job for that grandiose idea!
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