Giant black cloud? How bad could it be?

July 22, 2011

Blog Guy, I wanted to follow up on an item you had a few days ago, about that gigantic 300-acre “marijuana plantation” that was found by soldiers in Mexico.

What about it?

I was just wondering if it’s possible to rent the plantation for nature study trips. Or fraternity parties.

Nice try. It’s already gone. We have subsequent pictures of troops burning all those crops.

Nooooooo!!!! I mean, gosh, that seems like a waste. All 300 acres of weed, up in smoke…

If it’s any consolation, it produced a monumental smoke cloud, hundreds of miles big, drifting out over the Pacific Ocean.

So if you had enough data about prevaling winds and air patterns, you could probably figure where that cloud will come down, right?

Of course. Looks like it should be landing in Siberia, let’s see, to the city of Krasnoyarsk.

What? That’s the place you always call Wackytown, the goofiest spot on earth! You even conduct tours there for your readers!

Yep, looks like it lands on Monday, right in front of the Krasnoyarsk Krispy Kreme and a Ben & Jerry’s.

Listen up, you lucky readers who are heading there with me for the ski trip this weekend, I’m gonna need you to sign some waivers….

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Top: A Mexican soldier prepares a bonfire for incineration of marijuana during the destruction of a plantation in San Quintin, July 15, 2011. Mexican soldiers destroyed on Friday the biggest plantation of marijuana discovered in a remote desert surrounded by cactuses, local media reported. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

Right: A Mexican soldier carries bundles of marijuana toward a bonfire for incineration. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

Left: A Mexican soldier walks past a bonfire for incineration of marijuana. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

Bottom right: Sanitary workers use a ski lift as they move uphill to spray pesticide to kill ticks carrying encephalitis at the Bobrovy Log resort area in Taiga, outside Russia’s Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, May 27, 2011. REUTERS/Ilya Naymushin

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Once I saw this short clip featuring a news reporter doing a live commentary as marijuana was being incinerated behind him. The fool had the wind coming from behind him and ended up inhaling the stuff, along with the cameraman. The rest of the clip is highly entertaining as you can imagine.

Posted by Malteser | Report as abusive

Wait. He inhaled the cameraman? That must have been entertaining indeed.

Posted by rcbasler | Report as abusive

I will sign a waiver. Hell I will sign over my first born child. What time to we leave for this ski trip? 😀

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive

Hahahaha…good call BG. That was obviously not what I meant. What I meant, obviously, was that both the reporter and the cameraman ended up inhaling the stuff.

Needless to say, BG’s version would be even more entertaining.

Posted by Malteser | Report as abusive

You really sure about that, Mr.Pilot? Your first born for a whiff of weed?
Weed is a sore topic with me, since I didnt get to try it earlier this year..
On that note, lets get on the Wine-O-Bago to Wackytown!!!

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

New sign on Monday: “Welcome to Wacky-tabacky-town!”

Posted by skeres | Report as abusive

@Shra, shhhh…that’s the trick. Mr. B. doesn’t know I can’t have kids. Buah ha ha ha ha! :)

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive

Yaaaaay! I’m in for any trip to Krasnoyarsk. I’ll bring the chips.

Posted by Dave_not_dave | Report as abusive

RE “…inhaling…the stuntman”: See, I can’t help it. Next to dumb puns, nothing cracks me up like misplaced modifiers. I’m just a gigglin’ grammar-girl.

Posted by ladylala | Report as abusive

Mrs. Doc and I are back from vacation. She has a stress fracture, and I have 1st-degree separated shoulder. Our son says we need to act our age. Okay, next time we go to wackytown.

Posted by DoctorDoll | Report as abusive

So, BG…is it true that no tern remained unstoned?

what? No Milt Famey fans among this punny group???

Posted by GeorgiaPeach | Report as abusive

Krasnoyarsk: where the air quality rating has a whole new meaning. Code Munchie coming up!

If you think reading the blog is fun here, wait ’til you read it there. And then try to say Krasnoyarsk ten times wihout giggling…

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