That just seems CREEPY!

September 8, 2008

Blog Guy, You write a lot about soccer. Is there any player out there who really dazzles you?

sonck-combo-360.jpgYes, I’d say Belgium’s Wesley Sonck. Like many Belgians, he’s triple-jointed. He can dislocate his shoulder and bring one arm all the way over his head, from behind.

But how does that help in a sport you play with your feet?

Don’t you see? He can totally flip off the referee and everybody thinks the guy behind him did it!

Ah! When you put it that way, it’s awesome!

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left: Belgium’s Wesley Sonck celebrates after scoring against Estonia during their World Cup 2010 qualifying soccer match in Liege, September 6, 2008. REUTERS/Thierry Roge

right: Wesley Sonck in a 2007 file photo. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir

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Those pics show nothing…

Posted by rob | Report as abusive

Is this… supposed to be a joke? Even if you thought people were stupid enough to believe it’s the guy’s own hand in the pictures, he would have two right hands.

Posted by James | Report as abusive

yah right, why does he have two Right thumbs then??

Posted by Thumbalina | Report as abusive

@rob: its a joke!! ^_^

i don’t know if it’s scary or just sad that people can’t appreciate a joke anymore. too much anti-social cripplingly self-righteous youtube “commenteering” being spoon fed to people with their cheerios.

but what’s _creepy_ is that, evidently, there are people out there who can actually tell the difference between a RIGHT thumb and a LEFT thumb. i always thought that indication was relative to the collective symmetry of my body, but apparently there’s something more subtle that i’m missing. .. speaking of which: i thought EVERYone had two right thumbs!?!

Posted by person | Report as abusive

Here is the original picture of one posted above http://www.daylife.com/photo/01iz9HG5sA0 wk

Posted by Lauren | Report as abusive

Rob, James, Thumbalina:

Are we to assume that you believe the rest of the Blog Guy’s articles are serious?

Wait! OMG! You’re right! During the Olympics, President Bush really was flicking the person in front of him rather than making the “OK” gesture! Weightlifters in the Olympics really were trying out for laxative commercials!

Hey Blog Guy, the Blog Guy, a minister, a priest, a rabbi, and a witch doctor go into a bar, and . . . the bartender says: “Is this supposed to be some kind of a joke?”

Posted by RLM | Report as abusive

Sorry, but we’ve changed nothing. Reuters still has both the Oddly Enough news channel: http://www.reuters.com/news/oddlyEnough and an Oddly Enough Blog: http://blogs.reuters.com/oddly-enough/ which is clearly labeled as a blog.

It appears that someone at Google has tinkered with their gadget and the news channel link now leads to the blog, which is understandably upsetting to people looking for actual news stories. You should probably direct your complaints to Google.

Posted by Robert Basler | Report as abusive

What does any of this have to do with Sarah Palin?

Posted by Jason | Report as abusive

Hahahah! Not only is the blog funny, but the serious commenters are HYSTERICAL!! Give the guy a break! He’s funny!!!! If you are unable tell the difference between a joke and real news, you need to go back to school and learn how to achieve a sense of humor! (do they have that class anymore? It used to be called PE)

Posted by Maggie | Report as abusive

I can appreciate a joke I just do not find it funny…

Posted by rob | Report as abusive

laxative list…

Where did you learn about the ideas in Are you and your family prepared for the first 72 hours …?…