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For decades, Garfield telephones kept washing ashore in France. Now the mystery has been solved.
The Washington Post ^ | March 29, 2019 | Meagan Flynn

Posted on 04/01/2019 3:32:17 AM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks

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1 posted on 04/01/2019 3:32:17 AM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks
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To: 100American; al baby; Allegra; BufordP; EveningStar; Gefn; GunsareOK; JRios1968; Lazamataz; ...

DANG!


2 posted on 04/01/2019 3:33:55 AM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (Modern feminism: ALL MEN BAD!!!)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Can’t read the story unless I pay them a buck.......


3 posted on 04/01/2019 3:34:39 AM PDT by Hot Tabasco (ui)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

It won’t let me see the article unless I turn off my ad-blocker.

What was the punch-line?


4 posted on 04/01/2019 3:35:37 AM PDT by PapaBear3625 ("Those who can make you believe absurdities, can make you commit atrocities." -- Voltaire)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

How ‘bout telling those of us who can’t access WaPo what the source of these Garfield phones is.


5 posted on 04/01/2019 3:37:36 AM PDT by RoosterRedux
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To: PapaBear3625

“What was the punch-line?”

That this Frenchman has far too much time on his hands.

L


6 posted on 04/01/2019 3:38:26 AM PDT by Lurker (Peaceful coexistence with the Left is not possible. Stop pretending it is.)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Click bait teaser.


7 posted on 04/01/2019 3:39:53 AM PDT by tflabo (Prince of Peace, Lion of Righteousness)
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Garfield, in ANY sense, is pollution, a blight on society.


9 posted on 04/01/2019 3:43:25 AM PDT by A Formerly Proud Canadian (I once was blind but now I see...)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Bottomline:

Garfield phones kept washing up in France. People figured there was a shipping container in the ocean slowly releasing a cache of Garfield phones.
Then, they found the shipping container that had been slowly releasing a cache of Garfield phones.
But it was pretty much empty.
And it was in a cave affected by tides, not exactly in the ocean.

Pretty anti-climactic.


10 posted on 04/01/2019 3:43:58 AM PDT by ClearCase_guy (If White Privilege is real, why did Elizabeth Warren lie about being an Indian?)
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Gaia is not amused by your attitude.


11 posted on 04/01/2019 3:44:37 AM PDT by Hieronymus ("I shall drink--to the Pope, if you please,-still, to Conscience first, and to the Pope afterwards.")
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..the French


12 posted on 04/01/2019 3:51:07 AM PDT by Doogle (( USAF.68-73....8th TFW Ubon Thailand....never store a threat you should have eliminated)))
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Click bait stories like this one from the compost usually are anti-climatic but they get the clicks so they can charge the advertiser more for the space on their website.

I never click on the compost’s website.

JoMa


13 posted on 04/01/2019 3:51:57 AM PDT by joma89
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If I’d been finding Garfield parts I think the thing to Be looking for would be the Litter box.


15 posted on 04/01/2019 4:09:54 AM PDT by mabarker1 (Congress- the opposite of PROGRESS!!!)
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To: Hot Tabasco

other sources

https://www.bing.com/news/search?q=garfield+phone&FORM=HDRSC6


16 posted on 04/01/2019 4:10:37 AM PDT by SMGFan
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Sea Catfish were producing them, but just couldn’t find a suitable distribution method?


17 posted on 04/01/2019 4:13:43 AM PDT by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin (Freedom is the freedom to discipline yourself so others don't have to do it for you.)
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“Search “Zone Rouge”. These are areas so polluted during WWI that are still No-go today. “

While you are right about the no-go zones I don’t think seeding an area with mines and artillery shells is the kind of “pollution” that a shipping container of plastic phones, or burning oil tankers or cities brings to mind. Active munitions are intended to kill. Oil and plastic is not. People still die every year from ordinance expended in the Franko-Prussian war. People occasionally die in the US from munitions dating to the American Civil War. A device intended to kill is not “pollution;” at least not the kind of pollution we normally think of in that word’s context.


18 posted on 04/01/2019 4:16:16 AM PDT by Gen.Blather
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“hysterical writers”

Nice. With your permission I’d like to borrow that please.


19 posted on 04/01/2019 4:16:22 AM PDT by V_TWIN
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To: PapaBear3625

Stranded, busted-open shipping container in a low-lying cave on a beach somewhere in northwestern France. Presumably, the tide would come in and pluck Garfield pieces out of the container from time to time.


20 posted on 04/01/2019 4:16:31 AM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (Modern feminism: ALL MEN BAD!!!)
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