wtf, CNN.com

Message Bookmarked
Bookmark Removed

Live Developing Story: Pelican stuck in a tree in Florida.

HI DERE, Thursday, 1 May 2008 14:18 (ten years ago) Permalink

pelicans are v v important

gabbneb, Thursday, 1 May 2008 14:19 (ten years ago) Permalink

lol

gabbneb, Thursday, 1 May 2008 14:20 (ten years ago) Permalink

in soviet russia trees get stuck up pelicans

DG, Thursday, 1 May 2008 14:20 (ten years ago) Permalink

"We're Sending Our Love Up a Tree"

Ned Raggett, Thursday, 1 May 2008 14:21 (ten years ago) Permalink

If it trees, it leads.

kingfish, Thursday, 1 May 2008 14:22 (ten years ago) Permalink

can somebody summarize this thread for me - is there a pelican stuck up a tree in Florida

J0hn D., Thursday, 1 May 2008 14:23 (ten years ago) Permalink

stay classy, cnn.com

Tracer Hand, Thursday, 1 May 2008 14:23 (ten years ago) Permalink

the chicago band?

cutty, Thursday, 1 May 2008 14:23 (ten years ago) Permalink

what about their new t-shirt feature? I was going to post yesterday that I could get a lovely shirt with a headline about a dead child

akm, Thursday, 1 May 2008 14:24 (ten years ago) Permalink

Other currently developing love stories that apparently weren't important enough to be marked as the top story:

National Day on Prayer
Democrats on Iraq
McCain campaigns in Cleveland

HI DERE, Thursday, 1 May 2008 14:24 (ten years ago) Permalink

I was going to post yesterday that I could get a lovely shirt with a headline about a dead child

Very Butthole Surfers.

Ned Raggett, Thursday, 1 May 2008 14:25 (ten years ago) Permalink

roffle

gabbneb, Thursday, 1 May 2008 14:25 (ten years ago) Permalink

there should be an all-pelican-and-grapefruit channel

gabbneb, Thursday, 1 May 2008 14:25 (ten years ago) Permalink

I DIED OTM. I await Obama's book about the experience.

Ned Raggett, Thursday, 1 May 2008 14:25 (ten years ago) Permalink

Comment submitted to be read live on-air:

I, for one, would like to know the pelican's position on the gas tax holiday.

HI DERE, Thursday, 1 May 2008 14:28 (ten years ago) Permalink

the audacity of trees

mookieproof, Thursday, 1 May 2008 14:28 (ten years ago) Permalink

if u dont care about pelicans then u are letting the terrists win.

ian, Thursday, 1 May 2008 14:32 (ten years ago) Permalink

the audacity of trees

That could seriously be a Pelican album title.

Ned Raggett, Thursday, 1 May 2008 14:32 (ten years ago) Permalink

what are the pelican's flaws?

Alex in Baltimore, Thursday, 1 May 2008 14:32 (ten years ago) Permalink

gets stuck in trees

I DIED, Thursday, 1 May 2008 14:33 (ten years ago) Permalink

how does an creature granted with the gift of flight get stuck in a tree? is it lazy?

kingfish, Thursday, 1 May 2008 14:37 (ten years ago) Permalink

an -> a

kingfish, Thursday, 1 May 2008 14:37 (ten years ago) Permalink

i think we all need to know what pelican's pastor thinks.

The Cursed Return of the Dastardly Thermo Thinwall, Thursday, 1 May 2008 14:40 (ten years ago) Permalink

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3068/2457097242_ed0e27107c_o.jpg

UPDATE

HI DERE, Thursday, 1 May 2008 14:41 (ten years ago) Permalink

The full context is super-roffly; look at the videos they decided not to lead with in favor of the pelican story:

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3123/2457097264_932e6aa5e3_o.jpg

HI DERE, Thursday, 1 May 2008 14:42 (ten years ago) Permalink

By the time this is all done the bill is going to be huge.

DJ Mencap, Thursday, 1 May 2008 14:42 (ten years ago) Permalink

lolololol they are now showing Obama speaking about race and the economy, still under the headline "Pelican stuck in tree"

HI DERE, Thursday, 1 May 2008 14:43 (ten years ago) Permalink

omgosh

Surmounter, Thursday, 1 May 2008 14:44 (ten years ago) Permalink

bah, they fixed it

HI DERE, Thursday, 1 May 2008 14:44 (ten years ago) Permalink

I can't imagine being the editor that said "let's go with the tree pelican over BABIES TOSSED OFF 50-FOOT TOWER FOR LUCK"

I DIED, Thursday, 1 May 2008 14:44 (ten years ago) Permalink

lolololol they are now showing Obama speaking about race and the economy, still under the headline "Pelican stuck in tree"

NEW CAMPAIGN METAPHOR

I DIED, Thursday, 1 May 2008 14:45 (ten years ago) Permalink

Guys, it's contagious: as I'm typing this, the BBC (BBC 2 TV) have a graphologist analyzing this year's Snooker world championship quarter finalists' handwriting.

StanM, Thursday, 1 May 2008 14:49 (ten years ago) Permalink

Recuers?

Tracer Hand, Thursday, 1 May 2008 14:50 (ten years ago) Permalink

baby tossing footage is mind-blowing

"no, no, no oh shit they're not really oh shit they are HEY THAT LOOKS LIKE FUN"

milo z, Thursday, 1 May 2008 14:51 (ten years ago) Permalink

the bouncing, not the dropping

milo z, Thursday, 1 May 2008 14:51 (ten years ago) Permalink

Which would you rather do this weekend?
Play "Grand Theft Auto IV" 8%
Watch "Iron Man" 15%
Both 4%
Neither 72%

James Mitchell, Thursday, 1 May 2008 14:57 (ten years ago) Permalink

lol, CNN.com didn't count on the silent "Not A Big Fucking Nerd" majority

HI DERE, Thursday, 1 May 2008 14:58 (ten years ago) Permalink

Which would you rather do this weekend?
Get stuck in tree 8%
Drop babies for luck 15%
17 minutes, 4 seconds - no breathing 4%
Don't let a hospital kill you 72%

I DIED, Thursday, 1 May 2008 15:01 (ten years ago) Permalink

WHO RECUE ME FROM HOSPITAL DEATH?

Abbott, Thursday, 1 May 2008 15:28 (ten years ago) Permalink

So is the pelican okay? PLZ let me know soon cause I gotta go camp out for Iron Man tix...

Viceroy, Thursday, 1 May 2008 15:34 (ten years ago) Permalink

Sign up for instant pelican updates on your phone and you'll not have to worry.

Ned Raggett, Thursday, 1 May 2008 15:35 (ten years ago) Permalink

Opportunity!

Firefox can't find the server at www.treestrandedpelican.com

Ned Raggett, Thursday, 1 May 2008 15:36 (ten years ago) Permalink

I just searched for news on the pelican because I'm on the edge of my seat here. All I found was this thread.

ENBB, Thursday, 1 May 2008 15:36 (ten years ago) Permalink

Is SOMEONE chucking live fish up to it? Please, a firefighter helicopter needs to drop buckets of live fish over this tree.

Abbott, Thursday, 1 May 2008 15:37 (ten years ago) Permalink

Prosty the Spokesgland

Abbott, Thursday, 1 May 2008 15:37 (ten years ago) Permalink

Pelican Prosty

Ned Raggett, Thursday, 1 May 2008 15:41 (ten years ago) Permalink

the stranded spokesfowl

Abbott, Thursday, 1 May 2008 15:43 (ten years ago) Permalink

http://i.imgur.com/Sefd2RX.jpg

Star Wars Style

, Thursday, 28 January 2016 11:54 (two years ago) Permalink

#StarWars-style

how's life, Thursday, 28 January 2016 13:00 (two years ago) Permalink

Bird arrested on suspicion of spying

nomar, Thursday, 28 January 2016 18:19 (two years ago) Permalink

heeeeeeeeeey Jedi lady

its subtle brume (DJP), Thursday, 28 January 2016 18:20 (two years ago) Permalink

two weeks pass...

El Chapo: I'm becoming a zombie

nomar, Wednesday, 17 February 2016 17:54 (two years ago) Permalink

two weeks pass...

Python swallows teddy bear

remove butt (abanana), Friday, 4 March 2016 13:19 (two years ago) Permalink

Opinion: A 6-year-old with nukes?

nomar, Saturday, 5 March 2016 01:24 (two years ago) Permalink

That missing plane from 2 years ago is still missing.

remove butt (abanana), Tuesday, 8 March 2016 17:11 (two years ago) Permalink

three weeks pass...

Obamas read, Cruz laughs, Kasich eats

nomar, Sunday, 3 April 2016 23:24 (two years ago) Permalink

five months pass...

jfc

CNN reporter caught in tear gas: 'Ahh my eyes'

http://www.cnn.com/videos/us/2016/09/22/boris-sanchez-charlotte-protests-sot-ac.cnn

goole, Friday, 23 September 2016 19:26 (two years ago) Permalink

News and buzz

51 m
Can another person's feces help you lose weight?

nomar, Monday, 26 September 2016 03:28 (two years ago) Permalink

These prostitutes are learning new skills

JoeStork, Tuesday, 27 September 2016 04:37 (two years ago) Permalink

three weeks pass...

NO

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/CvNqHyiUkAETypQ.jpg:large

¶ (DJP), Thursday, 20 October 2016 13:12 (two years ago) Permalink

He has just the deepest hole, so deep it'll make your arm disappear, believe me.

I Can Thrill You More Than Elliott Gould Would Ever Dare Try (Old Lunch), Thursday, 20 October 2016 13:15 (two years ago) Permalink

Put your ear up to it and you can hear this great big ol' sucking sound.

pplains, Thursday, 20 October 2016 13:26 (two years ago) Permalink

now i've got the image of trump as putin's fist pig. he really IS a puppet.

ok, sorry, gonna pour bleach in my eyes now.

gwyneth anger (patron sailor), Thursday, 20 October 2016 13:47 (two years ago) Permalink

two months pass...

Oprah lost 40 pounds. Here's how

perennial story gets a clickbait update

Einstein, Kazanga, Sitar (abanana), Sunday, 25 December 2016 01:34 (one year ago) Permalink

one month passes...

lol

how's life, Friday, 3 February 2017 19:23 (one year ago) Permalink

I have been trying to avoid making FAKE NEWS jokes but they are not making it easy

ornate orchestral arrangements (DJP), Friday, 3 February 2017 19:27 (one year ago) Permalink

Hahahaha

Neanderthal, Saturday, 4 February 2017 02:15 (one year ago) Permalink

omg

example (crüt), Saturday, 4 February 2017 02:37 (one year ago) Permalink

Wait until you hear Natalie Maines' new version of "Unforgettable".

pplains, Saturday, 4 February 2017 03:05 (one year ago) Permalink

that is shades of the kindergarten teacher who told us all we were going to listen to the news because one of our classmates was going to be on, only for us to hear a story about how was killed in a car accident because he was sticking his head out of the window

― ^likes black girls (HI DERE), Thursday, December 18, 2008 2:49 PM Bookmark Flag Post Permalink

Neanderthal, Sunday, 5 February 2017 17:47 (one year ago) Permalink

one month passes...

Footballer signed after feeding girlfriend to dogs

the story is really grim and awful, and the signing did not take place IMMEDIATELY after, it's years later and he was just paroled, but at first i was thinking some team was like "hey this guy's got what it takes!"

nomar, Tuesday, 14 March 2017 19:41 (one year ago) Permalink

only seven years. i'm usually all about forgiveness/ rehabilitation but i'm not so thrilled about this dude prospering after kidnapping, torturing, and murdering someone

Treeship, Tuesday, 14 March 2017 20:35 (one year ago) Permalink

like seriously, talk about trivializing violence against women

Treeship, Tuesday, 14 March 2017 20:35 (one year ago) Permalink

the problem with the CNN headline is that they used the term "controversial" to describe the decision, like this was about miley cyrus smoking weed in an instagram video or something

Treeship, Tuesday, 14 March 2017 20:36 (one year ago) Permalink

this was in brazil btw

if you're wondering about the lenience of the sentence etc.

Islamic State of Mind (jim in vancouver), Tuesday, 14 March 2017 20:51 (one year ago) Permalink

i know

Treeship, Tuesday, 14 March 2017 21:01 (one year ago) Permalink

brazil is one of the worst countries in latin america to be a woman and they have huge problems with prison overcrowding and are undergoing their worst ever depression

Islamic State of Mind (jim in vancouver), Tuesday, 14 March 2017 21:07 (one year ago) Permalink

http://www.cnn.com/2017/03/13/health/abortion-texas-lawmaker-trnd/?iid=ob_lockedrail_topeditorial

like "ok haha" yes technically the byline is correct but doesn't reflect the actual satirical intent of the bill, meaning a buncha "omg America is so stupid" yuk yuks will share this tonight without reading it.

waht, I am true black metal worrior (Neanderthal), Monday, 20 March 2017 21:58 (one year ago) Permalink

two months pass...

man can't believe he got a DUI and killed a zookeeper in the same week

http://i63.tinypic.com/3130l1w.png

Charles "Butt" Stanton (Neanderthal), Tuesday, 30 May 2017 02:48 (one year ago) Permalink

Did I seriously just load the tinypic 404 graphic on a fresh post in 2017

El Tomboto, Tuesday, 30 May 2017 02:51 (one year ago) Permalink

Great use of filling 16x9 frame centered on 1x1 image.

pplains, Tuesday, 30 May 2017 03:11 (one year ago) Permalink

different Tiger kills zookeeper? xpost

StanM, Friday, 2 June 2017 11:16 (one year ago) Permalink

two weeks pass...

A veggie by any other name may actually get eaten
Not eating enough fruit led to to an estimated 7.5% diet-related cardiometabolic deaths in 2012, the researchers said in a recent study in JAMA. Two servings of fruit are recommended each day. A serving would equal one whole fruit, such as an entire banana, or one cup equivalent.

One-month sugar detox: Here's how to do it

Einstein, Kazanga, Sitar (abanana), Tuesday, 20 June 2017 10:26 (one year ago) Permalink

eight months pass...

Analysis: Kushner's fall from Secretary of Everything to ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

omar little, Wednesday, 28 February 2018 16:52 (nine months ago) Permalink

Hahahaha wait

Embalming is a flirty business (DJP), Wednesday, 28 February 2018 18:22 (nine months ago) Permalink

Analysis: Time to send Congress a message t('_'t)

omar little, Wednesday, 28 February 2018 18:24 (nine months ago) Permalink

two weeks pass...

McCabe: This is about Mueller and Trump's 'war on the FBI'

didn't know mueller had a war on the FBI

adam the (abanana), Saturday, 17 March 2018 04:35 (nine months ago) Permalink

two months pass...

Analysis: The 14 most ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ lines from Trump's 'Fox & Friends' interview

adam the (abanana), Thursday, 24 May 2018 19:09 (six months ago) Permalink

https://media.giphy.com/media/QQZgTehcKrD2w/giphy.gif

omar little, Thursday, 24 May 2018 19:21 (six months ago) Permalink

one month passes...
three weeks pass...

https://www.cnn.com/2018/08/10/opinions/look-out-trump-china-is-stealing-africa-opinion-intl/index.html

renormalizing colonialism ... or maybe i guess just straight up admitting it never went out of style?

the late great, Friday, 10 August 2018 21:49 (four months ago) Permalink


You must be logged in to post. Please either login here, or if you are not registered, you may register here.