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Poll results: What's gonna happen to Mr. Jack

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  • Spend a dignified week getting mushy and then to the trash

    5 38.46%
  • put in the yard to serve as a food source for animals

    4 30.77%
  • chuck it in my neighbor's driveway tonight

    2 15.38%
  • put it in a tree to make it easier for squirrels to eat

    1 7.69%
  • one word: compost.

    3 23.08%
  • smashing pumpkins? dude that is sooo 1990's!

    0 0%
  • take a picture then put it somewhere gravity can work its magic

    0 0%
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Thread: Your jack-o-lantern's fate: AIB a buncha cyburbian comments

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    Chairman of the bored Maister's avatar
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    Your jack-o-lantern's fate: AIB a buncha cyburbian comments

    What fate has befallen (or will soon befall) your jack-o-lantern? Let's try to keep our answers erudite, yet simple. Brief, yet comprehensive. On topic, yet tangential. Respectful, yet not entirely respectful.....

    Oh yeah, and for heavens sake, take the poll.
    People will miss that it once meant something to be Southern or Midwestern. It doesn't mean much now, except for the climate. The question, “Where are you from?” doesn't lead to anything odd or interesting. They live somewhere near a Gap store, and what else do you need to know? - Garrison Keillor

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    Gunfighter Mastiff's avatar
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    What's the over/under on the first post related to what happened to a neighbor's jack-o-lantern by your hand?
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    Cyburbian btrage's avatar
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    I'm shipping my to ursus' house.
    "I'm very important. I have many leather-bound books and my apartment smells of rich mahogany"

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    Cyburbian ursus's avatar
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    Quote Originally posted by btrage View post
    I'm shipping my to ursus' house.
    I'll give it the send-off it deserves if you do. It oughtta be good and mushy by then. Mmmmmmmm. We like when they 'splode.
    "...I would never try to tick Hink off. He kinda intimidates me. He's quite butch, you know." - Maister

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    Cyburbian ofos's avatar
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    Since we don't have kids at home anymore, we just put a small, uncarved pumpkin out by the front door. If we remember to bring it in before pumpkin necrosis sets in, it ends up as pumpkin bread. If not, it goes to the great municipal mound building effort for conversion into methane.
    “Death comes when memories of the past exceed the vision for the future.”

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    Cyburbian Planit's avatar
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    Unceremoniuosly dropped in the big green rollout trash can last night (garbage pickup today). One was full of bugs.
    "Whatever beer I'm drinking, is better than the one I'm not." DMLW
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    Cyburbian jsk1983's avatar
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    Never carved mine so it still sits on the windowsill. I think I'll see how long it lasts.

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    Cyburbian Mud Princess's avatar
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    We have only a mini-pumpkin... more of a pie pumpkin than a jack-o-lantern. It'll be baked and consumed at some point.

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    Cyburbian ColoGI's avatar
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    The MIL was compelled to chuck them already. Our compost bins can't handle any more this year anyways.
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    Cyburbian Plus dandy_warhol's avatar
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    I am pro-squirrel. Our carved pumpkins are currently on our front steps but will soon make the transition to the backyard and become squirrel fud.
    In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends. -Martin Luther King Jr.

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    Cyburbian terraplnr's avatar
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    It was looking pretty squishy this morning... will have to determine its fate this evening... the responsibility weighs heavy on me this afternoon.

    It'll be the dumpster... no better option available.

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    Cyburbian Fat Cat's avatar
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    Fat Cat

    The squirels are already having a "feast" I get a kick out of watching them take really big bites out of it.

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