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You can't make this stuff up: Crazy stories ripped from the headlines

scott43

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Sounds unsurprising. Why is this so incredible? Other than that they never checked there?
Richmond Hill is kinda like suburban NYC. I mean, how would you go about burying a corpse in the front yard of a house in Queens without someone noticing?? Not to mention we have about 70 homicides a year in the GTA, population 4m. We don't typically see people with body parts as an every day thing!! :roflmao: to me this is kinda like we lost our F35 fighter aircraft somewhere in North Carolina. But, you know, it'll turn up.. :ogbiggrin:
 

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Richmond Hill is kinda like suburban NYC. I mean, how would you go about burying a corpse in the front yard of a house in Queens without someone noticing?? Not to mention we have about 70 homicides a year in the GTA, population 4m. We don't typically see people with body parts as an every day thing!! :roflmao: to me this is kinda like we lost our F35 fighter aircraft somewhere in North Carolina. But, you know, it'll turn up.. :ogbiggrin:
Could be back yard. Nothing surprising about that; it could just be a family affair.
 

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The guy who lived across the street from my wife back when we had separate houses didn't report his elderly and infirm mother's death and kept her in the back room for years so he could keep getting her social security checks. Other family members finally figured it out and called the cops.
 

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And Cleveland has the Cuyahoga river which caught on fire about 1970 when I was in college there! (Oil slick) True story.
I can verify the validity of the Cuyahoga River regularly catching fire in the 1960s as I graduated from the University of Akron in 1970.
 

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Alligators are now in the Kiski river near Pittsburgh PA.
Huh... that's like 20 mins from where I grew up. I'd imagine that winter might take care of that problem if we get a reasonable cold stretch. Idiots with exotic animals... *sigh*
 

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Alligators are now in the Kiski river near Pittsburgh PA.
Another spot that has been entertaining with escaped gators is in the Snake River by Buhl Idaho. There was, and might still be, a gator farm in that area. Who would have thought it?
 

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Another spot that has been entertaining with escaped gators is in the Snake River by Buhl Idaho. There was, and might still be, a gator farm in that area. Who would have thought it?
Geothermally heated water. They also raise Tilapia there, or at least used to.
 

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Is one allowed to shoot an alligator in Pennsylvania?
 

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Is one allowed to shoot an alligator in Pennsylvania?
When I was a kid there, the first day of alligator season was always a big deal. Lots of kids would be missing from school... everyone would talk about how many alligators they were going to get... filling their freezers... getting up early to get the gators when they were most active... and making sure to wear your blaze orange.

No.... wait. That was deer. Whitetail deer.

My bad.

I have no idea what laws might apply to a species that isn't supposed to be there.
 

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When I was a kid there, the first day of alligator season was always a big deal. Lots of kids would be missing from school... everyone would talk about how many alligators they were going to get... filling their freezers... getting up early to get the gators when they were most active

Swamp people.

Different state. That's all.
 

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Kimba, a full sized African lion escapes from a circus yesterday and roams around a town near Rome Italy for 5 hours !
Back in the '60's my grandparent's place in Loxahatchee, FL was a couple of miles from Lion Country Safari. More than once we had to stay inside until they caught the big cat that had gotten out. There was a tiger once, and another time a lion. Might have been a cheetah another year, but I'm not sure.
 
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