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   What does a 20-ton dead whale rotting on the beach near Bob Dylan's house smell like? The answer is blowin' in the wind

07 Dec 2012 01:56 AM   |   4387 clicks   |   Duluth News Tribune
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bob_ross    [TotalFark]  
I hear a bunch of dynamite usually does the trick....

07 Dec 2012 01:27 AM
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libranoelrose    [TotalFark]  
That's a pretty good headline, subby.

07 Dec 2012 01:57 AM
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fusillade762    [TotalFark]  

bob_ross: I hear a bunch of dynamite usually does the trick....


media.kval.com

Indeed.

Exploding whale: 'We almost didn't get it on air'

07 Dec 2012 01:59 AM
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mjjt     
There are a ;ot of one track minds on Fark

07 Dec 2012 02:05 AM
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What_Would_Jimi_Do     
does dylan own the beach? or is it public? who owns the beach? that is who is responsible.

07 Dec 2012 02:07 AM
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neongoats     
Came for exploding whale memories. Leaving satisfied.

07 Dec 2012 02:08 AM
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DarkSoulNoHope     
I don't think anyone would be able to understand Bob Dylan if he started complaining about the smell.

07 Dec 2012 02:13 AM
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What_Would_Jimi_Do     
i am sure the property owners think they own the beach, so they own the rotting carcass. handle it property owners.

07 Dec 2012 02:24 AM
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What_Would_Jimi_Do     
maybe he is Tangled up in Blue Whale

07 Dec 2012 02:26 AM
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Gyrfalcon     
Look, douchebags, remove the whale, THEN argue over who is responsible for it. If it was my house, I'd hire someone with a front loader to bury the damn thing, then sue the city, state, county, whoever, at my leisure, AFTER the goddamn thing was gone and I didn't have to smell it any more. There are times to stand on principle, and times to get a rotting whale carcass underground.

07 Dec 2012 02:30 AM
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cc_rider    [TotalFark]  
Came for dynamite whale, leaving happy I can't smell the damn thing from my house.

07 Dec 2012 02:47 AM
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PeopleSuck     
What does a 20-ton dead whale rotting on the beach near Bob Dylan's house smell like?

Like hippy with a hint of rotting whale.

07 Dec 2012 02:57 AM
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E5bie     
FTA: "It's on a private beach" controlled by homeowners down to the high tide line and the state is responsible for the tidelands, Baker said.

Seems like a cut and dried case to me. If they have the right to keep the public off their beach, they have the right to remove their own whale carcasses. Same principle as applies to the yard waste I pile on the curb every fall.

07 Dec 2012 03:02 AM
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sseye     
I have a piece of popcorn shell stuck in the roof of my mouth. I would trade it for a rotting whale outside my window right now.

07 Dec 2012 03:17 AM
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TenJed_77    [TotalFark]  

E5bie: FTA: "It's on a private beach" controlled by homeowners down to the high tide line and the state is responsible for the tidelands, Baker said.

Seems like a cut and dried case to me. If they have the right to keep the public off their beach, they have the right to remove their own whale carcasses. Same principle as applies to the yard waste I pile on the curb every fall.


They can't keep the public off the beach, David Geffen and other residents have been forced since 2005 to grant public access as they lost their court cases. The coast belongs to the public up to and including the mean high tide line, or where it would be if sea walls and levees had not been built. I would take this as meaning that it is the city of Malibu that should be disposing of the whale carcass, and besides that 40,00lbs is in and around open water is a public health problem.
Link

07 Dec 2012 03:21 AM
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TenJed_77    [TotalFark]  

07 Dec 2012 03:24 AM
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This is a late parrot     
You don't need a weatherman to know which way the wind blows.

07 Dec 2012 04:34 AM
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sexorcisst     
remotelyinterestingtv.files.wordpress.com

07 Dec 2012 05:00 AM
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REO-Weedwagon     
static.guim.co.uk

07 Dec 2012 05:06 AM
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WhoGAS     
Hey, thanks to living in San Diego I know exactly what that smells like...

07 Dec 2012 05:31 AM
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Lexx0001     
My dog would want to roll in it. Thank God for a leash.

Well, that and living two thousand miles away.

07 Dec 2012 05:36 AM
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TommyDeuce     
Did someone at least sweep up the shattered bowl of petunias that was found near by?

07 Dec 2012 07:31 AM
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KrispyKritter    [TotalFark]  

sseye: I have a piece of popcorn shell stuck in the roof of my mouth. I would trade it for a rotting whale outside my window right now.


dammit i hate that. do you have one of those toothbrush gimmicks that blast a stream of water? maybe that will jar it loose. good luck.

07 Dec 2012 07:35 AM
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E5bie     

TenJed_77:
Link


Goodness me. I learned something today. Thanks for the links.

07 Dec 2012 07:56 AM
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bikerbob59     
Rich people's problems.

07 Dec 2012 08:56 AM
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Barnstormer     
Trying to work in a "115th Dream" reference but... I got nothing.

07 Dec 2012 09:04 AM
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jpo2269     
Probably smells better than Bob Dylan.

07 Dec 2012 09:05 AM
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orezona    [TotalFark]  
BOOM goes the whale?

07 Dec 2012 09:09 AM
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brimed03     
Nice one Subs.

/dnrtfa

07 Dec 2012 09:28 AM
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Biness     
they could just roll it into the ocean, like a rolling stone

07 Dec 2012 09:33 AM
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Ebenator     
I feel so badly for the celebrities.

07 Dec 2012 09:59 AM
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ukexpat     
Just let it lay, lady, lay...

07 Dec 2012 10:15 AM
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kdawg7736    [TotalFark]  

jpo2269: Probably smells better than Bob Dylan.


I was seriously going to say the same thing. Well, great minds think alike.

07 Dec 2012 10:29 AM
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BolshyGreatYarblocks     
I'd be happy to let the topless Russian model inspect my pistol.



Obscure?

07 Dec 2012 11:02 AM
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Crazy Lee     
Guess his 115th dream has arrived (hard to forget this particular whale I'll bet).

07 Dec 2012 11:59 AM
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Fubegra     

TommyDeuce: Did someone at least sweep up the shattered bowl of petunias that was found near by?


Oh, no, not again.

07 Dec 2012 05:01 PM
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