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August 25, 2010

missile travel 490

Blog Guy, I know you’re one of the biggest names in travel writing, and I have a question.

My family loves to travel overseas, but we hate the hassle of getting there. You know, 10-hour flights to Europe, and like 20 hours or more to Asia… Is anybody working on faster flights?

missile travel side 340Indeed. A travel agency called Going Ballistic is sending several people at a time on long-range trips via surface-to-air missiles.

How’s the food on these flights?

Food? You don’t seem to understand. These folks will be in Cleveland in four seconds.

That’s not much time for in-flight entertainment.

I guess I’m not explaining this right. These passengers will hold on for dear life, shrieking like a prom queen in a slasher movie, until they slam into an airport terminal at the speed of sound.

Boy, I’ll bet their overhead luggage REALLY shifts during flight, eh?

I give up. Yes, I bet it does.

So in this other photo on the left, I see there’s one guy standing directly in front of the missile. What’s up with him?

Oh, him? I think he’s going stand-by.

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Soldiers carry a surface-to-air missile named “Tien-Chien”, or “Sky Sword,” onto a launcher during a military exercise at an air force base in Chiayi, southern Taiwan, August 24, 2010. REUTERS/Nicky Loh

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I would make a comment in reference to where that missle is pointed in the second pic but, while the spam basket might be in a good mood today, I don’t think it’s in that good of a mood.

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive
 

hilarious

Posted by mrchap402 | Report as abusive
 

Chinese soldiers can be short too…

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive
 

Ofcourse I meant, Taiwanese by that…

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive
 

Everybody knows the little guy in the middle is just pretending to help…

Posted by justK | Report as abusive
 

I’m thinking they are Taiwan’s National Rhythmic Gymnastics team… and they are practicing for the next competition. I bet they blow everyone else out of the water.

Posted by drgnbait | Report as abusive
 

Ladies and gentlemen, a welcome return engagement by veteran commenter justK! You’ve been a great audience, and K will be here all week….

Posted by rcbasler | Report as abusive
 

I think they’re doing the Electric SAM Slide.

Posted by AllThatJazz | Report as abusive
 

You put your left foot in
You take the missile out
You put your left foot in
And move the missile all about
You do the hokie-tokie, put the missile on it’s pad
That’s when you run like mad

Posted by Nosmo_King | Report as abusive
 

Brilliantly played, Bob…stroke my ego to get me to comment more often. You know me too well…and for that you must die!!!

Ahem.

Just kidding.

Posted by justK | Report as abusive
 

She’s not kidding, readers. If something unfortunate happens to me involving wolverines or extra-large cans of cranberry jelly, please point the finger at justK.

Posted by rcbasler | Report as abusive
 

Spin… BG mentioned that JustK is a “she”… how can she be Hugh Jackman… no.. no.. no! Not done!!!
JustK, while BG does have a tendency to be zapped occasionally, I dont think we should do him any lasting harm. What say you?

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive
 

Sad photos :-(

Posted by fwd079 | Report as abusive
 

Nosmo, loooooooooooved the song!!!

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive
 

K, welcome back… see, dont do anything YET to BG… lets make that an OSU project… what say OSUers?

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive
 

@justK – I think if you look closely, you’ll see that the ‘little guy in the middle’ that’s just faking it? Is actually a girl.

Maybe she’s just practicing that whole ‘faking it’ thing.

Posted by lceel | Report as abusive
 

Spin, lets take this offline, shall we? Teheeeheeee!

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive
 

Oh boy, a secret OSU collaboration. Someone is going to have to start sleeping with one eye open.

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive
 

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