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Old 17th August 2020, 10:10 AM   #1
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Mississippi city terrorized by bowls of mashed potatoes

Originally Posted by NationalPost
Randomly placed bowls of mashed potatoes are terrorizing residents in a Jackson, Miss., neighbourhood after several locals found bowls of the white goop nestled in mailboxes and cars.
What ever happened to the good old days when citizens could go about their boring little lives without the fear of unprovoked random acts of mashed potatoes manifesting themselves in public?

https://nationalpost.com/news/world/...ashed-potatoes
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Old 17th August 2020, 10:17 AM   #2
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"The question is, who put them here?"

"No. The real question is..." (puts on sunglasses) "...who dicksed them?"

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Old 17th August 2020, 10:21 AM   #3
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“Some people were thinking maybe the mashed potatoes were poisoned to kill animals,” said resident Sebastian Bjernegard, who discovered his own potatoe’d porch when scurrying out for work at 7 a.m.
A Scandinavian name if I ever saw one.
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Old 17th August 2020, 10:24 AM   #4
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Old 17th August 2020, 10:30 AM   #5
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No potatoes of color? Obvious white supremacy.
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Old 17th August 2020, 10:41 AM   #6
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Yeah, whoever is doing it should get Peruvian purple potatoes to show it's not a race thing. Unless of course, there is some racial point this person is making.
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Old 17th August 2020, 01:29 PM   #7
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What? No bangers!!!!

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Old 17th August 2020, 02:00 PM   #9
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Reminds me of the plot of the first Doc Martin TV movie, only with spuds instead of jellies!
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Old 17th August 2020, 02:39 PM   #10
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[quote=Craig4;13192301...... Unless of course, there is some racial point this person is making.[/QUOTE]

That is my guess.Somebody is telling folks that they are White? As in Un-Woke to racial prejudice?
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Old 17th August 2020, 02:40 PM   #11
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Old 17th August 2020, 02:44 PM   #12
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That is my guess.Somebody is telling folks that they are White? As in Un-Woke to racial prejudice?
Brown skin white interior? Some kind of "Oreo" jibe?
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Old 17th August 2020, 03:13 PM   #13
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Originally Posted by Myriad View Post
"The question is, who put them here?"

"No. The real question is..." (puts on sunglasses) "...who dicksedthem?"

YYYEEEEEEEEAAAAAAAAAAAAHHHH!
A better question would be who Dixied their potatoes
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Old 17th August 2020, 03:29 PM   #14
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Thank goodness we get potato news, and boy is this rich. Can we take a few moments to appreciate the work that went into this? The peeling, the boiling, the mashing, and even perhaps the above-mentioned dicksing? Good on you, prankster. Bravo.
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Old 17th August 2020, 03:35 PM   #15
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Well it could be worse, it could be roving penguins....
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Old 17th August 2020, 04:01 PM   #16
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Oh dear...isn't this disturbingly reminiscent of how Attack of the Killer Tomatoes started?
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Old 17th August 2020, 04:56 PM   #17
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I'm not sure what the "National Post" is or why this is just now appearing on their site, but this story is 16 months old.
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Old 17th August 2020, 06:14 PM   #18
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Originally Posted by whoanellie View Post
I'm not sure what the "National Post" is or why this is just now appearing on their site, but this story is 16 months old.
The National Post is a Toronto based Canadian paper newspaper. Slightly to the right politically. A quick Google shows that they are not the only one that picked up this article at this time (though most seem to be in the same newspaper chain). This period of the year used to be called the Silly_SeasonWP in the newspaper business. So maybe someone just had some space ti fill.

The source appears to be this: https://www.wlbt.com/2019/04/11/mash...neighborhoods/

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Old 17th August 2020, 06:16 PM   #19
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Originally Posted by whoanellie View Post
I'm not sure what the "National Post" is or why this is just now appearing on their site, but this story is 16 months old.
Don't be mean... Mike! is a little slow.
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Old 17th August 2020, 06:28 PM   #20
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Originally Posted by Jim_MDP View Post
Don't be mean... Mike! is a little slow.
I don't check dates on stories, I save that trouble for food stuffs that could turn against me with time.
And speaking of food and the ISF, hey, how could I resist posting any story involving Mystery Mashed Potatoes?
I have to guess, given the lack of a follow up in the past sixteen months, that the Mystery Masher is still at large.

Honestly.
So what if I'm slow? Somebody has to set the low bar so others here can look smarter.
And I'm just the man for that job!
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Originally Posted by Mike! View Post
I don't check dates on stories, I save that trouble for food stuffs that could turn against me with time.
And speaking of food and the ISF, hey, how could I resist posting any story involving Mystery Mashed Potatoes?
I have to guess, given the lack of a follow up in the past sixteen months, that the Mystery Masher is still at large.

Honestly.
So what if I'm slow? Somebody has to set the low bar so others here can look smarter.
And I'm just the man for that job!
If you've got it, flaunt it! (Moms Mabley?)
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If you've got it, flaunt it! (Moms Mabley?)
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Okay, old news, but WHO LEFT THE POTATOES?!
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Originally Posted by whoanellie View Post
I'm not sure what the "National Post" is or why this is just now appearing on their site, but this story is 16 months old.

Second wave?


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Oh dear...isn't this disturbingly reminiscent of how Attack of the Killer Tomatoes started?



Oh, wait... that wasn't tomatoes was it?
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