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Old 01-06-2009, 08:43 PM   #1
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I swear, newspapers should have signs out front that say, "Crazies welcome."

Woman comes into our place today to get somebody to do a story on a man who is terrorizing her apartment complex. She is a loud talker, which is just perfect for our converted train station office that is all brick and has the sound qualities of a cave. Reverberates everywhere.

She says the man has been injuring tenants, yet claims nobody has gotten a good look at him. Sitting there with an arm in a sling, she says she has had multiple knee injuries and untold surgeries because of this ghost of a man.

To top it off, she says the latest incident resulted in her being found by police after "downing 100-some pills forced on me by this man." She says "we" have never really seen him, we apparently being herself and the odd assortment of personalities that reside in her 300-pound body. She doesn't seem to be a reputable source.

The poor reporter who had to deal with her looked like he would have put a gun in his mouth had one been available.

 
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Bwahahahaha.....And I thought you were gonna say you were working on a story on the sexy ladies of curling...
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Old 01-06-2009, 08:55 PM   #3
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I swear, newspapers should have signs out front that say, "Crazies welcome."
Well, they did hire you didn't they. :P

Gotta love people like that. They make life more interesting. Gives you a whole new perspective. You can find them on public transportation, in laundromats, greasy spoons, at the police station...

Actually they usually find you, not the other way around.
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Old 01-06-2009, 08:58 PM   #4
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Well, they did hire you didn't they. :P

Gotta love people like that. They make life more interesting. Gives you a whole new perspective. You can find them on public transportation, in laundromats, greasy spoons, at the police station...

Actually they usually find you, not the other way around.
Yes, they did hire me. Good point. You have to be a little off center to do this.

Most days, not much happens around here. But then you have days like today.

I got a 2-minute voice mail, anonymous of course, while I was away. Guy went on a rant about how the college hoops team I cover is full of thugs and the coach is an enabler, yadda, yadda. Called me names for covering the team. Moron didn't know we have caller ID. Man, was he stunned when I called him back.

 
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Yes, they did hire me. Good point. You have to be a little off center to do this.

Most days, not much happens around here. But then you have days like today.

I got a 2-minute voice mail, anonymous of course, while I was away. Guy went on a rant about how the college hoops team I cover is full of thugs and the coach is an enabler, yadda, yadda. Called me names for covering the team. Moron didn't know we have caller ID. Man, was he stunned when I called him back.
SO did you call him back to interview him??? I would have loved to have heard the conversation.
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SO did you call him back to interview him??? I would have loved to have heard the conversation.
Nah, just to let him get it off his chest and tell him he could be a bit more gracious next time. Never did give me his name. I hate when people do that. You want to call me names, at least have the balls to tell me who you are.

When I spout my opinion in the paper, my picture, name and email address are all there for consumption. I hate when people hide behind anonymity.

 
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Bwahahahaha.....And I thought you were gonna say you were working on a story on the sexy ladies of curling...
Huphup... Sexiest ladies of curling doing hard rock vid (one of them acutally my ex:es boss):

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Henrik you are my hero...I had just come upon info about the video, and when I got outta google there it was..

Evidently this is one of the women on that team, from the sexy curling babes calendar I posted about yesterday.

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I'm going to ask my boss for a women's curling assignment. Excuse me a sec.

 
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I'm going to ask my boss for a women's curling assignment. Excuse me a sec.
Yay!!!!! Why do you think I've been harping on it...you got the press credentials...I can live vicariously through you.
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