Article: 261468 of talk.bizarre
From: Andrew Solberg <>
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Subject: 13x100
Date: 1 Dec 1995 14:09:08 -0500
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The object was thirty miles long and fourteen deep.  It tumbled
end-over-end on an Earth-intercept course.  As it passed inside
Neptune's orbit, high-resolution telescopes revealed its topography
bore an unnerving resemblance to Bozo the Clown's head.

Quickly exhausting conventional strategems, scientists implemented
non-standard solutions.  Unfortunately, the enormous spring-loaded
boxing glove experienced navigational problems.  The giant seltzer
bottle failed to deflect the meteor.  Eventually the catastrophe
was heroically averted by a kamikaze cream pie the size of Chicago.

This universe contains puzzles beyond the ken of science.  We must
expect encounters that are not merely strange and mysterious, but
downright goofy.

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Andrew Solberg is HWRNMNBSOL:, Math Dept., Rice U.