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December 2, 2009

Well, drop a grenade down my pants, this one REALLY took me by surprise!

The official tabulation of this blog’s posts for November reveals that the most popular item had nothing to do with Victoria’s Secret or stupid fashions or Barack Obama or the other usual topics.

Instead, it involved ceremonies honoring Mikhail Kalashnikov, the inventor of the weapon that bears his name.

So look forward to some changes here, with lots more stuff about guns and bullets and the Second Amendment.

Just kidding. I really believe this one was just a fluke, and since one of the other top five items was about a turd-shaped balloon, I think I’m still on pretty safe ground with readers of your caliber. We’ll still have a barrel of fun…

Here they are, your favorites for November:

5. A balloon shaped like a what?

4. Have fun, will travel

3. Throngs in thongs, what went wrong?

2. Just another topless model?

1. Brand recognition to die for

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Above: People carry a turd-shaped balloon during a march to protest against the lifting of a U.S. beef ban by the Taiwan government, in Taipei November 14, 2009. REUTERS/Nicky Loh

Below: A woman cleans a glass case at an exhibition of assault rifles by inventor Mikhail Kalashnikov at the Artillery Museum in St. Petersburg, November 12, 2009. REUTERS/Alexander Demianchuk

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Thanks, Blog Guy, you’re a pistol! (Like you didn’t see that coming)

Posted by CAM | Report as abusive

well, it was worth a shot…

Posted by detroitjohnnie | Report as abusive

At least you didn’t call it the “Shoot and Something Else Blog…”

Posted by Bill | Report as abusive

At least you didn’t jump the gun on what we like! You never shoot blanks in this blog!I need to stop before I go shooting myself in the foot…

Posted by Krista | Report as abusive

Blog Guy, if this becomes a blog about guns, I’m not coming back. Seriously.And if I go, I’m taking my fans with me. That’s like a fifth of your readership gone, just like that!

Posted by Little Miss Random | Report as abusive

Calm down, I can’t afford to lose up to three readers. It’s not going to be a blog about guns. The Ned Kelly one was about as close as I get.

Posted by Robert Basler | Report as abusive

I could handle more blogs about infamous Australians. Have you considered Ben ‘The Gentleman Bushranger’ Hall or Thomas ‘Captain Midnight’ Smith?There’s also a plethora of material that you could make fun of about Henry Lawson and AB Patterson.I think it would quite appeal to your readers. Pictures of Ben Hall show that he was a bit of a looker. And for the guys, take a look at the mo on Henry Lawson and tell me you’re not jealous.

Posted by Little Miss Random | Report as abusive

Thanks LMR, but I don’t think we’re allowed to use the word “plethora” in this blog. I’ll check for sure tomorrow.

Posted by Robert Basler | Report as abusive

Is that another one of those ones that you have to link to so that people know what it means?First you accuse me of bringing the quality of your blog down, and now you’re saying I’m too highbrow? You know Bob, you’re really quite picky.

Posted by Little Miss Random | Report as abusive

Oddly Enough Fancy Word Blog … I like it!

Posted by CAM | Report as abusive

As long as the pics are of good looking guys flexing some well-toned muscles and tight abs… (butts would be great) I dont mind who you show…

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive