Comment o’ the Week!

Tons of great COTW nominations this week, but I have chosen one to rise above them all, like the ring in Lord of the Rings. Or something. Please note that Skepchick does not actually condone violence against the clergy:


MalfeitorNo Gravatar // Jan 27, 2010 at 3:19 pm

I once belonged to a Christian paintball team.

It was a means to an end…playing paintball and shooting priests.


Congrats, Malfeitor! Your prize: the ability to choose next Wednesday’s Afternoon Inquisition! Send it in using the contact form.

There are a few notable runners-up this week:

Mahlersoboe wrote:

And by the way: Congratulations! Having never participated in the act of producing offspring myself, the best advice I can give is:

Never let your child forget where they came from. Namely, naked, bloody and screaming from your vag.

LtStorm wrote:

@DominEditrix: Cats stealing your breath? That’s madness.

It’s a hideous little monster that lives in your house’s walls that does that. The cat is trying to protect you. Being woken up with your cat standing over you is a good thing; it has just scared away the little monster.

I suggest you set out a floor fan with metal blades the monster can be thrown into.

InfiniteMonkey wrote:

My bottle of astroglide glide has the warning”For external use only”, however, if used properly will end up internal. Maybe they mean “do not eat/drink”.

Happy Friday, everyone!

Rebecca Watson

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  1. I’m pretty certain I have heard the Mahlersoboe quote before elsewhere, I can’t recall where, and not it wasn’t in the thread where that comment originated, I haven’t been on the site all week.

    @Steve: , @Skept-artist: That movie was entertaining as hell. I should consider getting a netfix account and supporting scam school in the process, or something.

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