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Wienermobile wipes out
Firefighter Nation ^ | 2-9-2008 | George Osgood

Posted on 02/11/2008 2:59:21 PM PST by Cagey

MANSFIELD -- Let's be frank: motor vehicle accidents aren't much fun for anyone. But when a 27-foot-long tube-steak spins out on a snow-covered highway, it's bound to generate some grins. That's what happened Sunday to an Oscar Mayer Wienermobile on Route 15 about two miles south of Mansfield (at least it didn't roll over).

The growler contained two "hotdoggers" -- driver Emily Volpini, 22, of Lexington, Ky., and Caylen Goudie, 22, of Hinsdale, Ill. Although they didn't relish the experience, they weren't hurt, investigating state Trooper Rex Johnson said.

"Hotdoggers" are goodwill ambassadors for Kraft Foods and Oscar Mayer. There are 12 of them in the country -- two for each of the six Wienermobiles. They spend a year on the job traveling around the country. Part of their job is to recruit their replacements.

On Friday and Saturday, Volpini and Goudie and the iconic frankfurter were at Syracuse University, fulfilling the promise to the winner of "A Weekend with the Wienermobile" contest. Sunday morning, the women and the wiener on wheels headed south toward Penn State, where they will try to recruit candidates for the 2008-09 hotdoggers from a stable of Nittany Lion hopefuls. Mother Nature intervened, though briefly, at 12:20 p.m., putting the plastic porksicle on the median and out of service.

"We thought we had come out of the blizzard," Goudie said. "We thought we were through it. Then we hit a patch of ice. The Wienermobile weighs 7,000 pounds, so usually ice and snow isn't much of a problem. It was this time." Stuck, Volpini called 911 dispatchers in Wellsboro. Though skeptical at first, they notified state police at Mansfield. As passersby called in the crash on cell phones, the dispatchers became convinced that the barkburger was indeed in hot water.

Police contacted Dave Kurzejewski of Costy's Truck and Auto Mart, and he showed up in short order with a heavy four-wheel-drive vehicle and some chains. Johnson, the trooper, grilled the women briefly and concluded that a routine and sober spinout was all he had on his plate.

Kurzejewski hooked up and Emily fired up the highway hot dog, and a few well-timed tugs later, the Wienermobile was back on the highway. For Kurzejewski, veteran of hundreds of tows over the years, Sunday's experience was a new one. "I've pulled out a lot of vehicles," he said. "But that's the first wiener I've ever pulled out." It was a first for the women, too. They left none the wurst for wear.

"Usually we try to keep from scratching our buns," Goudie said. "But sometimes, things go wrong."


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Outdoors; Travel
KEYWORDS: canthandletheweiner; chickscantdrive; freepun; oscarmeyer; wiener; wienermobile
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1 posted on 02/11/2008 2:59:24 PM PST by Cagey
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To: Cagey
"But that's the first wiener I've ever pulled out."


2 posted on 02/11/2008 3:02:32 PM PST by Dumpster Baby (Eschew obfuscation)
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To: Cagey
"But that's the first wiener I've ever pulled out." It was a first for the women, too. They left none the wurst for wear.

So few words, so many bad puns.

3 posted on 02/11/2008 3:02:42 PM PST by Vigilanteman (Are there any men left in Washington? Or are there only cowards? Ahmad Shah Massoud)
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To: Cagey
Hope he didn't have to wait long for a tow.


4 posted on 02/11/2008 3:03:22 PM PST by Daffynition (The quieter you become, the more you are able to hear.)
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To: Daffynition

Hahahaha!

Okay, check out this story.

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/1858242/posts


5 posted on 02/11/2008 3:04:09 PM PST by Cagey (Somewhere in South America, a village is getting a shipment of "19-0" T-shirts.)
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To: Daffynition

Oh my!


6 posted on 02/11/2008 3:07:51 PM PST by rawhide
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To: Cagey
But when a 27-foot-long tube-steak spins out on a snow-covered highway, it's bound to generate some grins.

When it's put that way it generates outright laughter.

7 posted on 02/11/2008 3:08:47 PM PST by CougarGA7 (Wisdom comes with age, but sometimes age comes alone.)
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To: CougarGA7
ZZ TOP had a hit called “Tube Steak Boogie”. I hope it was playing on their CD as they were spinning out of control. LOL
8 posted on 02/11/2008 3:11:11 PM PST by Cagey (Somewhere in South America, a village is getting a shipment of "19-0" T-shirts.)
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To: Cagey

Lol. That would be classic. And it would be better than having the Oscar Meyer Wiener song playing.


9 posted on 02/11/2008 3:17:40 PM PST by CougarGA7 (Wisdom comes with age, but sometimes age comes alone.)
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10 posted on 02/11/2008 3:20:02 PM PST by JRios1968 ("If you go over a cliff with all flags flying, you are still going over a cliff”—Ronald Reagan)
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To: Cagey
HAHAHA. Hold on ... I'm having a Zen moment ... it may not last long.

Life should be relished from inside the Wienermobile looking out:

Encourage wiener lovers nationwide to relish the delicacy, ketchup on the great taste of hot dogs, and give in to the craving once it's mustard. Be frank and furthermore, to be upstanding in a line for hot dogs at ball parks, barbecues, buffets, and other bashes. Journey into the streets, dachs, und ports of my community, wish well to all comers, plump and lean — and leave them with a wiener to roast about. As once I wished I were, now I am — an Oscar Mayer Wienermobile Hotdogger.

11 posted on 02/11/2008 3:39:10 PM PST by Daffynition (The quieter you become, the more you are able to hear.)
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Oops!
12 posted on 02/11/2008 3:48:22 PM PST by EveningStar
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To: Daffynition
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13 posted on 02/11/2008 3:52:16 PM PST by cripplecreek (Just call me M.O.M. (Maverick opposed to McCain.))
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To: JRios1968

I thought the McCain bus went off the road.


14 posted on 02/11/2008 3:57:50 PM PST by Enterprise (Those who "betray us" also "Betray U.S." They're called DEMOCRATS!)
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To: Cagey
"I've pulled out a lot of vehicles," he said. "But that's the first wiener I've ever pulled out." It was a first for the women, too.

Sometimes, these jokes just write themselves, LOL!

15 posted on 02/11/2008 3:58:11 PM PST by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (Cloverfield 2008! Why vote for a lesser monster?)
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To: Cagey
Kurzejewski hooked up...

Well, what would you have expected the guy to do with two hot female hotdoggers?

16 posted on 02/11/2008 3:58:36 PM PST by The Electrician ("Government is the only enterprise in the world which expands in size when its failures increase.")
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To: Cagey; Larry Lucido; MotleyGirl70; Rb ver. 2.0; jdm; Gamecock
"that's the first wiener I've ever pulled out."

ELAINE: He took .. it out.

17 posted on 02/11/2008 4:01:35 PM PST by Mr. Brightside
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To: Cagey

Several people tried to push out the weiner mobile, but they got mustard out.

Then there was not time to ketchup.

(I relish these threads).

Is this story from The Onion?


18 posted on 02/11/2008 4:03:42 PM PST by Mr. Brightside
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To: cripplecreek
HAHAHA! Cripplecreek ...you are a few fries short ...;-D

...and I mean that in the nicest possible way. ;-D

19 posted on 02/11/2008 4:05:17 PM PST by Daffynition (The quieter you become, the more you are able to hear.)
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To: Cagey

“Remember boys and girls....Practice safe lunch by always using a condiment.”


20 posted on 02/11/2008 4:06:42 PM PST by SGCOS
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To: Daffynition

The burger wars are getting rough.


21 posted on 02/11/2008 4:08:05 PM PST by cripplecreek (Just call me M.O.M. (Maverick opposed to McCain.))
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To: Darksheare; Peanut Gallery

ping


22 posted on 02/11/2008 4:10:50 PM PST by Professional Engineer (www.pinupsforvets.com --- In other news, K7UGA, what a dude.)
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To: cripplecreek
More cowbell or a better hired gun?
23 posted on 02/11/2008 4:15:38 PM PST by Daffynition (The quieter you become, the more you are able to hear.)
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To: Professional Engineer

I swear I didn’t do it.
Nor was my coffee involved.


24 posted on 02/11/2008 4:25:56 PM PST by Darksheare (Do you or anyone you know suffer from Bunny on the Head?)
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To: Daffynition

Chris Walken, “Hello.”
Kids, “EEEEK!” *runs off*
Chris Walken, “Why won’t anyone say hello?”
(Paraphrased/stolen from Animaniacs. Parastolen?)


25 posted on 02/11/2008 4:29:13 PM PST by Darksheare (Do you or anyone you know suffer from Bunny on the Head?)
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To: EveningStar

Ping the ... you know...


26 posted on 02/11/2008 4:30:08 PM PST by FredHead47
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To: Enterprise; JRios1968
I thought the McCain bus went off the road.


DING DING DING

We got a WEINER!!!

27 posted on 02/11/2008 4:31:25 PM PST by FredHead47
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To: FredHead47

See post #10. :)


28 posted on 02/11/2008 4:32:00 PM PST by EveningStar
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29 posted on 02/11/2008 8:12:38 PM PST by JRios1968 ("If you go over a cliff with all flags flying, you are still going over a cliff”—Ronald Reagan)
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LOL Classic BK.


30 posted on 02/12/2008 2:47:48 AM PST by Daffynition (The quieter you become, the more you are able to hear.)
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31 posted on 02/12/2008 4:39:26 AM PST by JRios1968 ("If you go over a cliff with all flags flying, you are still going over a cliff”—Ronald Reagan)
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To: Cagey; The Spirit Of Allegiance; martin_fierro; AdmSmith; Berosus; Convert from ECUSA; dervish; ...

They just can’t handle the weiner.

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/1968727/posts?page=5#5


32 posted on 02/12/2008 9:56:15 AM PST by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/____________________Profile updated Sunday, February 10, 2008)
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33 posted on 02/12/2008 2:03:12 PM PST by Daffynition (The quieter you become, the more you are able to hear.)
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34 posted on 02/12/2008 2:33:12 PM PST by JRios1968 ("If you go over a cliff with all flags flying, you are still going over a cliff" Ronald Reagan)
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To: Cagey

A Weiner-Ectomy? Looks painful, LOL!

35 posted on 02/12/2008 3:21:22 PM PST by Diana in Wisconsin (Save The Earth. It's The Only Planet With Chocolate.)
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36 posted on 02/12/2008 4:18:30 PM PST by Daffynition (The quieter you become, the more you are able to hear.)
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To: Diana in Wisconsin

LOL!!


37 posted on 02/12/2008 5:43:35 PM PST by Cagey (Somewhere in South America, a village is getting a shipment of "19-0" T-shirts.)
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38 posted on 02/12/2008 5:45:54 PM PST by Cagey (Somewhere in South America, a village is getting a shipment of "19-0" T-shirts.)
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To: Cagey
HAHAHAHOY! Looks like it's time to fish or cut bait.


39 posted on 02/12/2008 5:53:58 PM PST by Daffynition (The quieter you become, the more you are able to hear.)
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40 posted on 02/12/2008 6:53:15 PM PST by JRios1968 ("If you go over a cliff with all flags flying, you are still going over a cliff" Ronald Reagan)
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To: Cagey

They were driving too fast, trying to ketchup.


41 posted on 02/12/2008 6:58:05 PM PST by reg45
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42 posted on 02/13/2008 1:16:55 AM PST by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/____________________Profile updated Sunday, February 10, 2008)
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43 posted on 02/13/2008 2:58:12 AM PST by Daffynition (The quieter you become, the more you are able to hear.)
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44 posted on 02/13/2008 4:38:42 AM PST by JRios1968 ("If you go over a cliff with all flags flying, you are still going over a cliff" Ronald Reagan)
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45 posted on 02/13/2008 8:25:13 AM PST by cyborg (Nursing school, another marathon and a cherry on top)
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46 posted on 02/13/2008 3:37:06 PM PST by Daffynition (The quieter you become, the more you are able to hear.)
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47 posted on 02/13/2008 9:06:36 PM PST by JRios1968 ("If you go over a cliff with all flags flying, you are still going over a cliff" Ronald Reagan)
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48 posted on 02/14/2008 3:29:04 AM PST by Daffynition (The quieter you become, the more you are able to hear.)
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49 posted on 02/14/2008 4:57:41 AM PST by JRios1968 ("If you go over a cliff with all flags flying, you are still going over a cliff" Ronald Reagan)
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50 posted on 02/14/2008 12:57:20 PM PST by Daffynition (The quieter you become, the more you are able to hear.)
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