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Brief History of Triple-Decker Buses
The disumbrationist art hoax, 1924
The Sandpaper Test, 1960
Samsung invents the on/off switch
The boy with the golden tooth, 1593
The damp spot that hoaxed a city, 1912
Dead Body of Loch Ness Monster Found, 1972
The worms inside your face
Rare planetary alignment decreases gravity, 1976
The Nobody For President Campaign, 1940 to Present
Stoned Wallabies Make Crop Circles
Traditional explanations for crop circles: 1) Drunken pranksters; 2) tourism councils; 3) UFOs; 4) whirlwinds; 5) magnetic vortices.

To this we can add a sixth: stoned wallabies.

Posted by Beasjt in the forum:

WALLABIES are hopping into Tasmania’s opium poppy fields and getting high.
The revelation has also solved what some growers say has spurred a campfire legend about mysterious crop circles which appear in the state’s poppy paddocks. In true X-Files style, Attorney-General Lara Giddings said yesterday the drugged-up wallabies had been found hopping around in circles squashing the poppies, creating the formations. [Link]
Categories: Crop Circles
Posted by The Curator on Thu Jun 25, 2009
Comments (4)
Funniest headline ever.
Posted by Razela  in  Chicago, IL  on  Thu Jun 25, 2009  at  11:39 PM
Good name for a rock band.

"Now playing, Stoned Wallaby and the Crop Circles!"
Posted by Accipiter  on  Fri Jun 26, 2009  at  03:33 PM
yo, acci... I hold the patent on the "Good Name For A Band" thing, so don't be one of those Patent InFringers... Hey, that's a good name for a- never mind
Posted by Hairy Houdini  on  Mon Jun 29, 2009  at  12:27 PM
Don't like to rain on your parade people, but I'm not sure about this one...

I'm claiming local knowledge here as

1) I live in Tasmania,
2) I know wallabies,
3) My wife's an Agricultural Scientist

Even whacked out of their furry marsupial brains they're rather tender and sweet.

Not like wombats who go for your kneecaps when you try to hold them still for a group photo.
Posted by Joel B1  in  Hobart, Tasmania  on  Tue Jun 30, 2009  at  02:14 AM
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