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Have you seen the Uranus Examiner yet?

Discussion in 'Sidewinders Bar & Grille' started by stratman323, Sep 14, 2018.

  1. stratman323

    stratman323 Dr. Stratster Strat-Talk Supporter

    Age:
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    Apr 21, 2010
    London, UK
    Apparetly there's a town in Missouri called Uranus. And someone has launched a newspaper there called the Uranus Examiner

    https://www.theguardian.com/us-news..._term=285570&subid=18263235&CMP=GT_collection

    Some people are upset. The Mayor said "the innuendo of that title puts my city up for public ridicule, and I will not be a part of it"

    Well I'm glad he's cleared that up for us. It's not as if anyone would have ever seen any innuendo in Uranus without the newspaper....

    :whistling:

    In 2017 the St Louis Post-Dispatch described Uranus as “a strip mall gone delightfully, disgustingly wrong – or right”.
     
  2. StratSounds

    StratSounds Senior Stratmaster

    Sep 10, 2016
    Rocky Mountain Way
    They could’ve named the paper The Daily Proctologist. The Mayor of Uranus should get used to being the butt of some jokes.;)
     
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  3. Thrup'ny Bit

    Thrup'ny Bit Grand Master Curmudgeon Strat-Talk Supporter

    Age:
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    May 21, 2010
    Sheffield, UK
    Nothing worse than journalists probing...


    No, I was tempted, but no. :D
     
  4. albala

    albala Most Honored Senior Member Strat-Talk Supporter

    May 10, 2012
    stamford, CT
  5. Triple Jim

    Triple Jim Senior Stratmaster

    Feb 27, 2018
    North Central NC
    I had some buddies back in my youth who had a rock band called Uranus. Their gig flyers always had a cartoon spaceship and planet and the words "Uranus Probing".
     
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  6. Omar

    Omar Most Inquisitive Junior Jazzer Strat-Talk Supporter

    Aug 9, 2017
    Marbella, Spain
  7. Mr. Lumbergh

    Mr. Lumbergh needs you to go ahead and come in on Sunday, too. Strat-Talk Supporter

    Jan 10, 2014
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  8. JustABluesGuy

    JustABluesGuy Senior Stratmaster

    Sep 3, 2016
    Houston, TX
    Some politicians have no sense of humor!
     
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  9. Mr. Lumbergh

    Mr. Lumbergh needs you to go ahead and come in on Sunday, too. Strat-Talk Supporter

    Jan 10, 2014
    Initech, Inc.
    Most.
     
  10. ukoldgit

    ukoldgit Senior Stratmaster

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    Feb 20, 2018
    Wiltshire UK
  11. circles

    circles Most Honored Senior Member Strat-Talk Supporter

    Here we go again... :whistling:
     
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  12. carver

    carver The East Coast Strangler Strat-Talk Supporter

    there is a place near me... called...

    well..

    its called N word Falls.

    they refuse to change their name because they have been named N word falls since way before that word was used for what it is used for now.

    on top of that... there is a town near where I grew up called swastika. cant make this crap up.

    same idea.. refuse to rename due to being named prior to the words gaining a new meaning.

    you know what. Change the name and get it over with...
     
  13. sam_in_cali

    sam_in_cali Scream for me Strat-Talk! Strat-Talk Supporter

    Feb 21, 2014
    Santa Maria, CA
    I remember house hunting years ago and our realtor showed us a very nice house that happened to be on "Uranus Street"....I liked the house but my wife and I asked ourselves, do we really want to live on a street called that? We ended up passing on that one...
     
  14. BallisticSquid

    BallisticSquid Senior Stratmaster

    Oct 12, 2016
    US
    Yeah, if you are the mayor of Uranus, a fundamental job requirement must be a sense of humor. Being the butt of jokes comes with the job!
     
  15. BallisticSquid

    BallisticSquid Senior Stratmaster

    Oct 12, 2016
    US
    "So Sam, where do you live?" "Over on Uranus Street. It's one street over from Colon Way".

    Yeah, that wouldn't work! LOL
     
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  16. sam_in_cali

    sam_in_cali Scream for me Strat-Talk! Strat-Talk Supporter

    Feb 21, 2014
    Santa Maria, CA

    Well, we ended up on Buttlicker Court so....
     
  17. Mr. Lumbergh

    Mr. Lumbergh needs you to go ahead and come in on Sunday, too. Strat-Talk Supporter

    Jan 10, 2014
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    Agreed.
     
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  18. circles

    circles Most Honored Senior Member Strat-Talk Supporter

    Of all the planets they pick to name the town after. I suspect alcohol was involved.

    (Uranus Fudge Factory & General Store, hilarious)
     
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  19. Mansonienne

    Mansonienne Stratocrastinator Extraordinaire Strat-Talk Supporter

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    Dec 2, 2015
    Paris suburbs, France
    Or irony...
     
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  20. abnormaltoy

    abnormaltoy BushBaby Strat-Talk Supporter

    Apr 28, 2013
    Tucson

    NO...it's a quarterly publication.