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Bad practical jokes on guys with guns…

October 11, 2009

Pay attention, Earl, this is goin’ down as my very best practical joke ever!Now just picture it. All these troops will be looking left, see, watching for the president to arrive. So I’m gonna stretch a shin-high rope in front of their legs!Then, see, when they take a step forward with their UNLOADED rifles to present arms, they’ll all go stumbling and sprawling! They’ll be SO pissed-off!Get outta here, Earl, here comes the president now!What? Their guns ARE loaded? Fully-automatic, huh? Magnum what?

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A soldier lines up a rope for guard of honor members before Hungary’s President Laszlo Solyom arrives for a two day long official visit in Brdo, Slovenia, October 8, 2009. REUTERS/Srdjan Zivulovic

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AWE CRAP! EARL! THE GUY ON THE RIGHT SEES THE ROPE! RUN! RUN!

Posted by A Soldier | Report as abusive
 

*yawns* ..another slow day at the office, huh?

Posted by moe sizlac | Report as abusive
 

Hey, at least I made it to the office today, Moe. Isn’t it about time for you to open the bar?

Posted by Robert Basler | Report as abusive
 

Yeah, they use the string to make sure the line is straight, but the writer’s commentary isn’t at all funny, it’s just plain dumb.

Posted by well | Report as abusive
 

My bar never closes.Drop in and mention this article, and the drinks are on the house!

Posted by Moe Lwin | Report as abusive
 

I say…. that is one brave guy there….Mondays are for brave people…

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive
 

While supposedly espousing a “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy, the Military employs trickery when determinig who is straight and who is not.

Posted by Bill | Report as abusive
 

Not funny at all. not funny, get some new material, are you that starved?

Posted by shut up | Report as abusive
 

Now THAT is funny Bill!

Posted by Shalamar | Report as abusive
 

The 2nd guy from the right doesnt care, Bill…

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive
 

This IS new material, Shut Up (is that really your name?). I pay my writers a lot to come up with this stuff…

Posted by Robert Basler | Report as abusive
 

Au contraire, Shra. The 2nd guy from the right is thinking “I’m uncomfortable even standing in a straight line.”

Posted by Bill | Report as abusive
 

That could be the last guy… I think he is trying to make sure his butt is fine… ;)

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive
 

Guess which guy just farted.

Posted by some guy | Report as abusive
 

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