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February 25, 2010

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Blog Guy, please  help settle an argument I’m having with my girlfriend. Do they have fashion shows on the planet Neptune?

fashion saturn king 240Of course they do, as these actual photos from the Hubble Space Telescope clearly show.

It looks like the krunkwads are getting longer this season, and smurgrops are coming back. Lots of polyester showing up, too.

Neptunians use the word polyester?

Yeah. Funny, huh? What are the chances?

You think this one is a major fashion show?

Would the King of Neptune be watching in the audience if it wasn’t? Duh!

I guess you’ve got me there, Blog Guy.

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Models present creations by Carlos Diez during Cibeles Madrid Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2010 show in Madrid, February 23, 2010. REUTERS/Juan Medina

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Unca, you might want to reconsider your camoflauge when you go out sniping.

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive

Aw cute, I especially like the crochet ears. Thanks Bob, now I know what to make all my family and friends for next Christmas. :)

Posted by knit_nurse | Report as abusive

So are those ear-pockets, or are they ear-replacements for those of us who are plagued with the lopsided fleshly head-ornaments?

Posted by sarabelle | Report as abusive

I don’t know, but happy birthday, Sarabelle….

Posted by rcbasler | Report as abusive

Is that a grenade in your earhole or are you just pleased to see me?

Posted by knit_nurse | Report as abusive

Nice one, knit nurse… You’ll soon find out I use variations on that famous line pretty often myself…
http://blogs.reuters.com/oddly-enough/20 09/11/25/is-that-a-gun-in-your-pocket-or -oh-it-is-a-gun/

Posted by rcbasler | Report as abusive

The old ones are the best, although I’m not sure storing a grenade that close to your head would be a good idea.

Posted by knit_nurse | Report as abusive

That’s actally my sister in the middle pic. She was never Mom’s favorite. Neptune’s kind of cold, we wear a lot of sock caps. Live long and perspire! :-)

Posted by justCAM | Report as abusive

Hang on Knit Nurse, why do we have to wait ’til Christmas, you have two whole days off !

Posted by CrowGirl | Report as abusive

Evidence of a universal creator – the word ‘polyester’ and the fact that Neptunians wear Converse sneakers.

And just as an aside, I quite like the flounced skirt on the right.

Posted by LMR | Report as abusive

LMR. Nice to see you back!

Posted by justCAM | Report as abusive

I think I like this blog. It has everything: Neptunians, references to shoes on every other story, a picture of an oddly Austin Powers-esque author… what more could one ask for?

Posted by ShawnPatrick | Report as abusive

Neptunian dingle berry coverlettes for the long winter seasons….

Posted by ochoo | Report as abusive

If I had to pick, Uncarastus, I’d go with icy breath. Nothing like the ability to keep your frosty beverages frosty on a hot summer day!

Posted by ShawnPatrick | Report as abusive

Well…its not THAT bad for Scottish winter aye ;-)

But I wouldn’t want to date someone if I can’t see them :D

Posted by fwd079 | Report as abusive

I like these shoes….

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

and Oddly enough, I like the face masks too… say, was the designer inspired by Lady Gaga… or was it the other way around?

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

It appears that Neptune is being photographed by Ansel Adams.

Posted by Billl | Report as abusive

Finally, designer outfits to go with aluminum hats!

Posted by DoctorDoll | Report as abusive

Fwd, you in Scotland????????? Really??????????!

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

The show might be on Neptune, but these designs are definitely from Uranus.

Posted by Nosmo_King | Report as abusive

I know NASA now says that Uranus can be pronounced as both “your anus” and “yoor-ah-nuss” (also pronounced by many as “urine-us”). But I don’t care.

There is only one way to pronunce the name, and that pronunciation is steeped in history and tradition. I am simply not willing to pronounce it “yoor-ah-nuss” and lose all those witty jokes, such as:

“Do you know that NASA has a telescope foucsed on Uranus?”

“NASA found more rings around Uranus.”

Now, where is my aluminum hat? It’s time to enjoy some sun.

Posted by DoctorDoll | Report as abusive

Sarabelle, is it your b’day? HAPPY BIRTHDAY, girl!!!
I could be playing right into the hands of Basler’s nasty retorts.. but, hey, birthdays are not to be ignored! :)

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

Imma let you finish, but Beyonce was watching Star Trek, and she said “There are Klingons around Uranus.”

Posted by KWest | Report as abusive

Happy Birthday to me!

Posted by DoctorDoll | Report as abusive

You went and spoiled the surprise, Doc! We were all gonna show up and surprise you out there in middle America tonight. Well, happy birthday anyway….

Posted by rcbasler | Report as abusive

But Unca, there are serious issues about Uranus. For example, if Uranus exploded, how would that affect life on Earth?

Posted by DoctorDoll | Report as abusive

You know, I try to make this a classy blog, and you all just keep dragging it down…

Posted by rcbasler | Report as abusive

Why, whatever do you mean, Bob? I was just trying to have an intelligent discussion on an astronomy topic. Uranus acts as a filter which pulls asteroids and other debris towards it and protects inner planets like Earth. And, what would happen if Uranus were to explode and throw out lots of methane gas?

Posted by DoctorDoll | Report as abusive

Why do they call asteroids asteroids and hemmorhoids hemmoroids?
You would think a hemmorhoid would be more aptly named an assteroid.

Posted by Billl | Report as abusive

Only if said assteriod was closely orbiting Uranus.

Posted by Doppelganger | Report as abusive

Doc, If I hadnt read Unca’s interpretation of Uranus, I would have to tase you too for educating us… but since I took your “lecture” in the “correct OE” manner… it turned out to be quite funny… :)
Oh and I am not even going anywhere near discussing hemmorhoids…. No sirree… Not me… not today!

Happy Birthday, Doc!!! Mwaaaahh!!

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

Funny you should mention that, Billl. I’m thinking about writing a screenplay about 2 astrophysicists, one of whom has hemmoroids. Working Title? “Beavis and Butt-red.”

Posted by DoctorDoll | Report as abusive

Heh heh heh yeah.. heh heh..that would be cool…heh heh..

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive

They’ll be itching to get their hands on that screenplay.

Posted by Billl | Report as abusive

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