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Old 08-17-2007, 01:49 PM   #1
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My wife and I are moving back to the States soon, so we have been selling things on a site called Gumtree. While wandering the site, we ran across this item for sale and am wondering if anyone might be interested?

If you want us to pick it up I ask two things:
1. A life time supply of homebrew, because no way am I getting anywhere near that thing without a hell of a lot of brew.
2. You get your head checked.

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Old 08-17-2007, 02:01 PM   #2
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I surprised that's not illegal to keep. That's pretty creepy

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Old 08-17-2007, 02:35 PM   #3
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What's really creepy is that he's just some guy, you know? It's not like "Famous explorer and collector is selling a mummy", it's like "Your creepy neighbor is selling a dried-out corpse in a case."

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Old 08-17-2007, 02:48 PM   #4
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"...has his own display cabinet with lighting he would make the centerpiece of any home..."
Any home? This has got to be a joke. The only home I can think of where this would make a good centerpiece is one of those cheesy Halloween haunted houses put on by the local Rotary Club. Otherwise...that's just fugged up.
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Old 08-17-2007, 02:58 PM   #5
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Around the turn of the century, it was very fashionable to hold a mummy unwrapping party. The crusty black stuff on the skin of the mummy was thought to be very healthy and was turned into a tonic. The wrappings would be sold to butchers to wrap meat.

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Old 08-17-2007, 04:23 PM   #6
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That's pretty cheap though isn't it, just about 100 dollars, if my math is correct. It might be a good converstation peice. Or you could make a coffee table out of it and he could be laying there while you watch tv.


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Around the turn of the century, it was very fashionable to hold a mummy unwrapping party. The crusty black stuff on the skin of the mummy was thought to be very healthy and was turned into a tonic. The wrappings would be sold to butchers to wrap meat.
And dude, how and why do you know that, that is just wierd.



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Old 08-17-2007, 04:32 PM   #7
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That's pretty cheap though isn't it, just about 100 dollars, if my math is correct. It might be a good converstation peice. Or you could make a coffee table out of it and he could be laying there while you watch tv.
Sounds good. Expect the dead guy on your door in a few weeks. How long will you need to fill my truck with homebrew?
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Old 08-17-2007, 05:32 PM   #8
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A hundred bucks? You could make your own for next to nothing. A bullet, couple of bags of rock salt, and Jihad day at the local Al Qaeda picnic grounds.

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Old 08-18-2007, 12:03 AM   #9
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Fun Fact: When they originally found the body, he was holding the very first dead guy ale

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I am actually surprised that it is legal to sell the cadaver (assuming that the guy simply hasn't been caught). I would have thought that you would at least need a collector's license.

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