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25 Jan 2013 02:27 PM   |   13720 clicks   |   Iceland Review
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old_toole     
: was recently reported to the police for having kept residents awake at night.

How can they tell it's night?
What else are you going to do in Iceland in winter? Sleep or fark? No call the cops!

25 Jan 2013 01:58 PM
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I_Am_Weasel    [TotalFark]  
Slow news day?  Sure.  Right.  It certainly means something to the people who were kept awake all night because of their neighbor's cock.

25 Jan 2013 02:13 PM
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tricycleracer     
It's Iceland.  It's just an island of beautiful cousins listening to Sigur Ros albums all day.  What do you expect to happen there?

25 Jan 2013 02:29 PM
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JerkyMeat     
Aloha, Welcome to Kauai 24/7!
icelandreview.com

25 Jan 2013 02:31 PM
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Hoboclown     

tricycleracer: It's Iceland.  It's just an island of beautiful cousins listening to Sigur Ros albums all day.  What do you expect to happen there?


A volcano eruption?

25 Jan 2013 02:32 PM
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ChipNASA    [TotalFark]  

I_Am_Weasel: Slow news day?  Sure.  Right.  It certainly means something to the people who were kept awake all night because of their neighbor's cock.


tricycleracer: It's Iceland.  It's just an island of beautiful cousins listening to Sigur Ros albums all day.  What do you expect to happen there?


Poking beautiful Icelandic cousins with my cock all night long.

25 Jan 2013 02:32 PM
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Taima     
Well since "days" up there only last about 15 minutes, I'd be pissed too if I had to listen to that for all of it.

25 Jan 2013 02:33 PM
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theorellior    [TotalFark]  
Iceland has like 300,000 people. Not all of them are in Reykjavik. The whole country is like a small city spread over an island. This is exciting news for them.

25 Jan 2013 02:33 PM
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ChipNASA    [TotalFark]  
i.imgur.com

25 Jan 2013 02:33 PM
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Okieboy     
I'm pretty sure this story is a giant coded euphemism

/cock-a-doodle do indeed

25 Jan 2013 02:33 PM
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greenbowlpacker     
What we need is another Manti Teo story. Developing...

25 Jan 2013 02:34 PM
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durbnpoisn     
If by "slow" you mean the site, then yes. I would have to agree.

/It never loaded. Pffft....

25 Jan 2013 02:36 PM
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ko_kyi     
Police dispatched a crack team of cock blockers.

25 Jan 2013 02:36 PM
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Glancing Blow     
Suðurnes police department

Why can't these foreigners get names that can be pronounced?

25 Jan 2013 02:36 PM
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H31N0US     
You know he ain't gonna die

25 Jan 2013 02:37 PM
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Huck And Molly Ziegler     

durbnpoisn: If by "slow" you mean the site, then yes. I would have to agree.

/It never loaded. Pffft....


Same here. Is my Mac too old? Or is it my Internet provider?

25 Jan 2013 02:38 PM
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tricycleracer     
Sigur Ros performing for the entire population of Iceland:

rednow.com

25 Jan 2013 02:40 PM
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blatz514    [TotalFark]  
icelandreview.com

I am the cock of the walk!

25 Jan 2013 02:48 PM
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offmymeds     
Maybe it was pining for the fjords.

25 Jan 2013 02:49 PM
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AlwaysRightBoy    [TotalFark]  
That's one red headed cock.

25 Jan 2013 02:52 PM
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Mugato    [TotalFark]  
"ANY COCK'LL DO!"

i.imgur.com

/the fly landing on Obama's head was a more non-news news story

25 Jan 2013 02:55 PM
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theorellior    [TotalFark]  

ChipNASA: [i.imgur.com image 850x610]


Have them bathed and brought to my chambers.

25 Jan 2013 02:56 PM
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cgraves67     

Glancing Blow: Suðurnes police department

Why can't these foreigners get names that can be pronounced?


That letter used to be in English. It's called eth and it sounds like the 'th' at the beginning of them. I think we lost it because England borrowed all her typesets from France, who doesn't have cool letters.

25 Jan 2013 02:58 PM
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theorellior    [TotalFark]  

cgraves67: That letter used to be in English. It's called eth and it sounds like the 'th' at the beginning of them. I think we lost it because England borrowed all her typesets from France, who doesn't have cool letters.


I still mourn the loss of the yogh.

25 Jan 2013 03:00 PM
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ChipNASA    [TotalFark]  

theorellior: ChipNASA: [i.imgur.com image 850x610]

Have them bathed and brought to my chambers.


i.imgur.com

25 Jan 2013 03:02 PM
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MBooda     
There's plenty to do in Iceland.

Snyrting:
2.bp.blogspot.com

Cokehenge:
2.bp.blogspot.com

And the ever-popular Phallus Museum:
3.bp.blogspot.com

25 Jan 2013 03:09 PM
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nmemkha     
Icelandic People's Problems

dailypicksandflicks.com

25 Jan 2013 03:20 PM
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The Irresponsible Captain    [TotalFark]  

cgraves67: Glancing Blow: Suðurnes police department

Why can't these foreigners get names that can be pronounced?

That letter used to be in English. It's called eth and it sounds like the 'th' at the beginning of them. I think we lost it because England borrowed all her typesets from France, who doesn't have cool letters.


One of several letters we've lost that I blame completely on the French, weather deserved or not.

upload.wikimedia.org
upload.wikimedia.org
upload.wikimedia.org
upload.wikimedia.org

And that farking "Q" with it's "U" needed when really it's "KW" or "CW" in non-Frenchie English. The King and Kƿeen will have words about this.

Oh, and don't get me started on replacing "Þ" with "Y" causing a whole rife of "Ye Olde Shoppes" in strip malls across America.

/All the fault of the French
//Every last "Shoppe"

25 Jan 2013 03:30 PM
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Xcott     
2.bp.blogspot.com

25 Jan 2013 03:31 PM
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themasterdebater     
In before someone uses the word "cock".

/okay nevermind.... way too damn late.

25 Jan 2013 03:45 PM
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d23    [TotalFark]  
republican porn

25 Jan 2013 03:46 PM
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theorellior    [TotalFark]  

The Irresponsible Captain: One of several letters we've lost that I blame completely on the French, weather deserved or not.


All due to the French Character Storm of 1343. It was raining guillemots and accent-aigus for days.

25 Jan 2013 04:05 PM
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Gyrfalcon     
They have FAST news days in Iceland?

25 Jan 2013 04:38 PM
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MBooda     

theorellior: The Irresponsible Captain: One of several letters we've lost that I blame completely on the French, weather deserved or not.

All due to the French Character Storm of 1343. It was raining guillemots and accent-aigus for days.


Is that the same storm that swept across Europe and wiped out all the Croatian vowels?

/think of the vowels

25 Jan 2013 04:52 PM
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malaktaus     

The Irresponsible Captain: /All the fault of the French
//Every last "Shoppe"


We should have just gone all the way and started speaking French, it's a far superior language.

25 Jan 2013 04:58 PM
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Rumpertumpskin     
The Final Solution:

www.dirjournal.com

25 Jan 2013 04:58 PM
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MaliFinn    [TotalFark]  
Iceland looks exceptionally appealing. Do they have broadband?

25 Jan 2013 05:09 PM
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Clemkadidlefark     

MaliFinn: Iceland looks exceptionally appealing. Do they have broadband?


They have slow broadband, at least in getting this story to load ...

25 Jan 2013 05:24 PM
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markie_farkie    [TotalFark]  

Clemkadidlefark: They have slow broadband, at least in getting this story to load ...


That's just Icelandreview's server.. I think they run it on an old Dell under some guy's desk or something..

Iceland has decent local broadband.. A friend of mine I worked with while I lived in Iceland had (back in 2006) 100mb fiber to his house, and paid $60 a month for it.

Getting off the island is better, too..  They're installing additional undersea cables to the UK and Europe, which will expand current capacity by somewhere around 5-6 terabits/sec (aggregated OC192s) so they can host more cloud services in data centers that run on virtually free electricity, and free cooling..

25 Jan 2013 05:29 PM
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theorellior    [TotalFark]  

markie_farkie: so they can host more cloud services in data centers that run on virtually free electricity, and free cooling..


Sitting on top of a giant column of hot magma does have its benefits.

25 Jan 2013 05:33 PM
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Valiente     
A country full of six-foot Viking chicks and a depressed currency?

I have a cunning plan.

25 Jan 2013 05:54 PM
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Lord Snoopy's G.P.E.H.     
They should move to MALDEN.

25 Jan 2013 06:58 PM
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ChubbyTiger     

theorellior: markie_farkie: so they can host more cloud services in data centers that run on virtually free electricity, and free cooling..

Sitting on top of a giant column of hot magma does have its benefits.


Your mom sure thinks so.

25 Jan 2013 07:46 PM
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Clint_Torres    [TotalFark]  

durbnpoisn: If by "slow" you mean the site, then yes. I would have to agree.

/It never loaded. Pffft....


It loaded fine for me.

/firefox, adblock plus, noscript, ghostery, and DNTMe

25 Jan 2013 10:19 PM
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AlwaysRightBoy    [TotalFark]  

Rumpertumpskin: The Final Solution:

[www.dirjournal.com image 300x224]


I've had Cuttlefish with its own ink in Venice before... hard to look at, but delicious. . Is that a similar dish?c

25 Jan 2013 10:44 PM
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Rumpertumpskin     
Cock's Comb: It is what is for dinner...

I found the above in a GIS but here was the description....:
Cock's Comb is hip right now in the world of gastronomy. And I get it- a gelatinous taste with a "hint of frog leg?" Yikes. Traditionally, cock's comb is used in Italy in a 200-year old dish called La Finanziera, which uses other assorted cock parts, as well! Still, the cock's comb bows to no one! Nowadays, it's flying solo (get it?!), being stewed, fried and chopped all over the world.


This looks braised in red wine?

26 Jan 2013 02:24 AM
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arte1953     
" The report stated that the rooster crowed at all hours of the day and seemed to become louder in the night, keeping people up or startling those who had managed to fall asleep, visir.is reports.

The police had a talk with the rooster's owner, who promised, to the neighbors' great relief , to send it to the country" stewpot..

Fixed.

26 Jan 2013 07:51 AM
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