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A hearty Welcome Home to the crew of Discovery, just 'cuz.


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And now for something completely different...

...a small touch of the surreal: my favorite weird Craigslist advertisements:1

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17) Ferocious attack kitten


"This destructive kitty has been trained as a proud warrior and will fiercely defend your house, even against you. Has a very soft and furry belly, like a teddy bear - however he will bite your face if you try to touch it. For the love of God, someone please take this thing out of my house."

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20) 300 stuffed penguins


"I'm going through a pretty weird time in my life right now--having just gone through a break-up and graduated college and temporarily living in my parents' house before I move out for good in in the fall, though I remain unemployed because my philosophy degree is at *such* a premium--and sifting through my room (which has become a strange amalgam of my adolescence and burgeoning adulthood), it's been brought to my attention that I probably won't "catch a man" or have anyone believe I'm about to turn 23 with 300 penguins and a bunch of purple furniture around, that looking at my current room one might think some sort of 13-year-old with developmental issues is living here."
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Ooookayyyyyy...

1 Courtesy the list provided by the Telegraph UK; see link for the full list.