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Communal Gnu Pool   (+13, -2)  [vote for, against]
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Think back to the last real argument in your life. Got it? Now replay it in your head, the tears, the pain, the sheer horribleness of it all. Nasty wasn't it? It's all behind you now, but you could really have done with some help at the time.

Right, excercise two. Imagine it all again, but this time at the worst point you leave the room and return five minutes later. With a gnu. Can you picture the fight continuing in the warm, placid presence of a gnu? No, didn't think so. Furthermore, do you know anyone who can confidently continue laying into you when you have a gnu standing behind you? I don't.

Ten pounds a month buys you in to the gnu pool. Tethered in the park, walked and fed by volunteers and available to all members at short notice in times of crisis.

Relax, it's all going to be fine. Let go and snuggle up to the gnu.
-- wagster, Dec 22 2004

Alpaca swimsuit !?!? - no, but this one's winging it http://www.stevens....0on%20med%20blu.jpg
[hits self in forehead repeatedly] [normzone, Dec 23 2004]

If this works, it's gnus to me.
-- phundug, Dec 22 2004

//Let go and snuggle up to the gnu.//

Wouldn't that be abit horny? [+]
-- skinflaps, Dec 22 2004

“What would you say
were this wildebeest away
Then you couldn’t make things new
just by saying I love gnu”

<gets coat>
-- Shz, Dec 22 2004

the gnu looks like an evil creature. what about lamb, or better yet a lamb casserole.
-- benfrost, Dec 23 2004

"be a lamb, won't you dear?"
"I couldn't, it's too fur for me"
-- normzone, Dec 23 2004

"But I hate being at the pool all by myself!"
"Okay... alpaca swimsuit."
-- jutta, Dec 23 2004

more on that story later, this just in - gnus anchor sinks to bottom of communal pool
-- benfrost, Dec 23 2004

You guys go ahead to the gnu pool without me, I'm heading for the gnu'd beach.
-- 2 fries shy of a happy meal, Dec 23 2004

i gnu'd you say something like that
-- benfrost, Dec 23 2004

I just checked in on this idea, then checked my answering machine.
In that annoying electronic voice, the damn thing said "MAILBOX:ONE:ONE GNU MESSAGE:"
-- normzone, Dec 23 2004

gnus call you on the telephone? what do they say?
-- benfrost, Dec 23 2004

Usually it's "Nothing gnu with me, how about you".
But once I got a message about a gnu theatre opening up on the site of what had been a milk cow farm. It was called the.......
-- normzone, Dec 23 2004

"I'm a G'nu. spelled G-N-U. I'm not a bison nor a Kangaroo. G'nor am I in the least like that dreadful Hartebeast! Oh, G'no, G'no, G'no. I'm a G'nu" = Flanders and Swann
-- csea, Dec 23 2004

Hmmm. The last argument I had was when my girlfriend caught me looking at a bestiality site on the internet. This would have been just about the worst thing I could have done.
-- stupop, Dec 23 2004

.....Drama Dairy.
-- normzone, Dec 23 2004

I say skin them to make the emperor some gnu clothes.
-- 2 fries shy of a happy meal, Dec 23 2004

Yay! Gnuke the emperor!
-- Shz, Dec 23 2004

The last argument I had with my girlfriend was about music. She insisted Adam & the Ants were punk and not gnu wave.
-- benfrost, Dec 24 2004

Godammit, I can't think of any puns--you just made me dig up some of the most painful memories... Come to think of it, a gnu would've been very helpful. Hmmm. Yeah, I think it would. Hahaha, I could just see it ramming its horns into that idiot. Yeah, great, I'm feeling a lot better. I gnu [wags] wouldn't let me down.
-- Machiavelli, Dec 24 2004

It worked! There I was having an argument with my beloved, when I said, "Okay, there's only one way to defuse this - I'm going to go get gnu'd."

"No! Fine! I believe you! Sheesh..."
-- Detly, Dec 24 2004

Put them in kilts..."Och aye, the gnu...."
-- ConsulFlaminicus, Dec 24 2004

A search for [alpaca swimsuit] yields only one hit - this page. I'm going to be scarred for life.

[We see a young boy named Ed, learning how to write his name correctly. The teacher gently corrects him, and a smile lights up his face]

"Oh, cap 'E' ".
-- normzone, Dec 27 2004

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