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"Doritos Roulette" . . . a Bag of Doritos Where One Out of Seven Chips Is Incredibly Spicy

  The people at Frito-Lay have managed to turn eating Doritos into a game.  And NOT just a game of, "Let's see how chubby I can get."

  Right now there's a special limited-edition line of Doritos in Canada called Doritos Roulette.  And they've got a hell of a gimmick:  Six out of every seven chips are normal Doritos . . . one out of seven LOOKS normal but is actually incredibly spicy.

There's no word on if or when these might come to the U.S.

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A Man Learns the Hard Way Why You Don't Slap a Porcupine

You shouldn't go around slapping ANY animal.  But if you're going to pick an animal to slap, at least pick one that doesn't have built-in anti-slapping technology.

  50-year-old Antonio Rodrigues Mororo of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil was having a family party at his house last week, and his wife couldn't get inside . . . because there was an animal blocking the door.

Antonio thought it might be an opossum . . . but it was actually a porcupine.  He probably should've known that from all the sharp quills sticking out of its back.

Anyway, Antonio tried to get rid of it by slapping it away . . . and wound up taking 400 quills to the hand.

He went to the hospital and they gave him anesthesia . . . but that wasn't enough to stop the pain.  Then they pulled out all the quills and gave him a tetanus shot . . . which is probably no big deal when you've just taken 400 needles.

Antonio is still recovering . . . with a ton of little holes in his hand.

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Seven Skills Your Grandparents Had That You Don't

 

 

1.  Cooking from scratch.  Not following a recipe, but actually improvising with food.  Before microwaves and TV dinners, people just had to know how to work with what they had, and make it taste good.

 

2.  Sewing.  Also crocheting, quilting, darning, needlepoint, and all that related stuff.  If we have holes in our socks, we throw them away.  Your grandparents actually sat down and fixed them.  Men too . . . they had to do it by themselves in the Army.

 

 

3.  Canning.  A couple people do it now if they're really into home gardening.  But fifty years ago, just about everybody did it.

 

 

4.  Ironing.  It used to be that you would iron everything off the clothesline.  Now we just iron dress clothes, and most of the time we don't even do it right.

 

5.  Meeting people in person . . . by TALKING.  A lot of us meet new people online nowadays.  When we're out in public, face to face with real people, we IGNORE them . . . so we can stay online instead.

 

 

6.  Haggling.  Before everything was sold in chain superstores, people used to haggle a lot.  Now you never even get to try, except on Craigslist and at the car dealership.

 

 

7.  Writing letters.  Your grandparents used to write beautiful letters all the time, with pen and paper, and mail them in envelopes.  The writing you do on Facebook and Twitter . . . your grandparents would have called that being ILLITERATE.

 

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Five Random Facts For Tuesday

 

1.  The "Gangnam Style" video on YouTube is at more than 2 billion views, which means human beings have spent 140 million total hours watching it.  That's 16,000 YEARS.

 

2.  The reason doctors wear blue or green scrubs is because those are on the opposite side of the color wheel from red and pink . . . which makes those colors clearer during surgery.

 

3.  Disney World and Disneyland employees who dress up as characters and walk around the parks have to go through special training to learn how to do their character's correct autograph.

 

4.  "Eyes Wide Shut" has the record for the most consecutive days of filming without a day off, at 400 days straight.  At one point, Stanley Kubrick made Tom Cruise do 97 takes of him just walking through a door.

 

5.  The only two states where it's totally legal to shoot porn are California and New Hampshire.  Other states like Nevada and Florida might temporarily look the other way . . . but they could crack down on your shoot at any point.

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A Woman Catfishes Her Niece . . . and Finds the Niece Wants Her Killed

  A woman in Fosters, Alabama has been taking care of her 19-year-old niece, Marissa Williams . . . and she felt like Marissa was getting too RISKY on Facebook.  Marissa would meet strange guys on Facebook and invite them over.

 

So back in April, her aunt created a fake profile for a guy named Tre "Topdog" Ellis and added Marissa as a friend.  She thought that if she CATFISHED Marissa, she could actually talk to her and get some insight into her life.

 

And she got it.  On the first day Marissa talked to 'Tre,' she gave him her address and asked him to come over to get drunk . . . then offered to have SEX with him if he paid her $50 cell phone bill.  And that was TAME compared to what came next.

 

  A few days later, Marissa asked Tre if he'd come over, kidnap her . . . and MURDER her aunt.  She gave him details of how to get into her aunt's bedroom . . . and also asked him to kill her aunt's fiancé, her cousin, and the family dog.

 

The aunt went to the police, and Marissa was arrested for solicitation of murder.  She told the cops she DID send the messages but didn't really want anyone to get killed.

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Five Random Facts For Tuesday

1. The dinosaurs are only on screen for 15 minutes total in "Jurassic Park"

 

2.  Philadelphia Cream Cheese was actually created in Chester, New York. 

 

3.  "The Simpsons" has been on TV for so long that Fox once moved it to Thursday nights to compete with "The Cosby Show"

 

4.  There was once an alcoholic version of Gatorade for sale.  It was a mix of lemon-lime Gatorade and beer called Hop'n Gator.  The people behind Gatorade created it in 1969 . . . but it tanked. 

 

5.  In North Carolina, it's illegal to kill more than four turtles in your lifetime.  The fifth time and any time after that, you could be charged with animal cruelty.

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Five Random Facts For Monday

 

1.  "Ghostbusters" was originally written to feature a three-man team played by Dan Aykroyd, Eddie Murphy, and John Belushi.  But they re-wrote the script after Belushi died.

 

2.  Warren Buffett has only sent one email in his entire life.  He sent it to a friend at Microsoft and it ended up being used in a court case . . . he never sent another one.  And he still uses a Nokia flip phone.

 

3.  It's illegal to burn a foreign country's flag in Denmark . . . but it's legal to burn the DANISH flag.

 

4.  There are 1,600 Chili's locations around the world . . . and every single one has a picture hanging upside down.  They say it's for good luck.

 

5.  Zebras don't have black and white stripes . . . they're black and covered in white stripes.

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Five Random Facts For Friday

 

1.  Bill Gates could afford to buy every single home in Boston.  Warren Buffett could afford to buy every single home in Charlotte, North Carolina.  And Mark Zuckerberg could "only" afford to buy every single home in St. Paul, Minnesota.

 

 

2.  The L.A. Kings and the New York Rangers are playing in the Stanley Cup right now . . . the first time a team from L.A. and New York have competed for a major sports championship since 1981, when the Dodgers beat the Yankees in the World Series.

 

3.  Because there's a toy in every Happy Meal, McDonald's is the world's largest distributor of toys.  On a similar note, the largest producer of tires in the world is . . . Lego.

 

4.  The official animal of Scotland is the unicorn.

 

5.  69% of children under five can use a computer mouse . . . but only 11% know how to tie their shoelaces.

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Five Random Facts For Wednesday

1.  Hurricanes with female names kill about TWICE as many people as hurricanes with male names.  And it may be because we're all SEXIST . . . as in, we don't take female hurricanes as seriously, and don't take the right precautions.

 

2.  People spent 2.4 billion hours watching OTHER PEOPLE play video games online last year.  That's up from 1.3 billion hours in 2012.

 

3.  The majority of suicides happen between midnight and 4:00 A.M. . . . with 16% of all suicides happening between 2:00 A.M. and 2:59 A.M.

 

4.  A can of Coke is 90% water . . . a can of Diet Coke is 99% water.

 

5.  Clownfish . . . like the ones in "Finding Nemo" . . . can change from male-to-female if they need to, for reproduction.  So in the movie, once Nemo's mother was killed, his father would've grown female sex organs and started reproducing . . . with Nemo.

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A Guy Steals a GPS, Then Calls the Cops When He Gets Lost

  I wonder if this idiot criminal can see the irony in his story.  Probably not. 

24-year-old Andrew James Joffee of Chuluota, Florida broke into a house last week, and stole some cell phones, earrings, and a GPS device.  Then he took off running.

It was dark, he didn't know the area . . . and he was pretty sure some WILD HOGS were chasing him.  So he decided he needed help . . . and he called the cops to tell them he was LOST.

And yes, he got lost even though he had a stolen GPS with him. 

The cops came out to help, but ran his name and found he had an outstanding warrant for driving with a suspended license.  So they searched his backpack . . . and found all of the stuff he'd stolen from the house.

 

  He was arrested, and a police spokesman said, quote, "In his defense, it does get pretty dark out [there] in the middle of the night."

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2nd Ammendment Tax Holiday

September 4th & 5th

2220 memorial drive
Alexandria, LA 71301
1:30PM

The 2nd Ammendment tax holiday will take place September 4-6. This tax holiday eliminates all sales tax from the purchase of all hunting equipment and apparel. This includes guns ammo decoys treestands and really anythin else you need for hunting. All retailers participate. Any questions can be directed to Security Sporting Goods 318-445-6246.

Phone: 
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Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Thursday September 10th

Thru The 13th

Coughlin-Saunders Performing Arts Center
1202 Third Street
Alexandria, LA 71301
7:00PM

The Biblical saga of Joseph and his coat of many colors comes to vibrant life in this delightful musical parable. Joseph, his father's favorite son, is a boy blessed with prophetic dreams. Joseph endures a series of adventures in which his spirit and humanity are continually challenged. Set to an engaging cornucopia of musical styles, from country-western and calypso to bubble-gum pop and rock'n'roll, this Old Testament tale emerges both timely and timeless.

Admission: 
$18 regular admission, $15 seniors 55 and up, $13 children 12 and under and for groups of 10 or more
Phone: 
(318) 487-8243

WALK TO END ALZHEIMER'S
Kent Plantation House, Alexandria LA

Saturday, September 12, 2015
Check-in & late registration 9 a.m.
Opening Ceremony 10 a.m.
register today online / no registration fee


A Perfect Fit Pancake Breakfast 2015

Thursday September 17th

St. James Episcopal Church
1620 Murray St.
Alexandria, LA
6:00AM - 11:00AM

Join A Perfect Fit Foundation for their annual Pancake Breakfast to be held Thursday, September 17 in the Parish Hall of St. James Episcopal Church. Patrons will receive a short stack of pancakes, sausage, a beverage, and fresh fruit for their donation. Breakfast is available by dine-in or carry out from 6 to 11 AM. And, remember, with each donation you are helping A Perfect Fit Foundation fulfill its mission to provide free, appropriately-fitting shoes for needy school children in Central Louisiana. Donations of $7.00 per person are suggested. La Capitol Federal Credit Union is proud to be the corporate sponsor of A Perfect Fit Pancake Breakfast.

Enjoy a hearty breakfast and support a worthy cause!

Admission: 
$7 suggested donation

Dancing with the Stars Cenla Style

Thursday September 17th

Sai Convention Center
Alexandria, LA
United States
6:00PM

Susan G. Komen Golf Tournament

Friday, Sept. 18, 2015.

Check-in begins at 10:30 a.m.

The tournament will be held at Oakwing Golf Club.

For those interested in becoming a sponsor or playing in the tournament, please contact Cindy

Perdue or Terry Taylor with Cleco at 318-484-7400


4th Annual Le Tour de Bayou Pre Ride Party

Friday September 18th
Kent Plantation House
3601 Bayou Rapides Road
Alexandria, LA
6:00PM

This cycling/running event is one of the largest in Central Louisiana! Run the 5K or ride the 100, 70,56,31 or 10 Mile! Ride or Run the 2 mile family fun ride/walk! Enjoy music, food and family fun! See our facebook page or website for more info letourdebayou.com


LSUA 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run

Saturday September 26th

8:30AM - 10:00AM

Join the LSUA student-athletes and come run with the Generals on Saturday, September 26 at 8:30am at LSUA. 

Choose between the 5K and the 1 mile fun run.

Register online at www.lsua5k.com and raceway registration is available at the Fitness Center. 

The cost is $20 and each participant receives a surprise bonus. 

For more information, contact Larry Cordaro at lcordaro@lsua.edu or 318-619-2968.


Pops on the River

Rapides Symphony Orchestra

Saturday September 26th

Alexandria Amphitheater
Alexandria, LA
7:30PM

Join the Rapides Symphony Orchestra on September 26, 2015 for their annual Pops on the River.  This spectacular season opener is back at the Alexandria Amphitheater overlooking the beautiful Red River.  This year’s concert will feature New Orleans jazz legend pianist Ronnie Kole alongside our local orchestra.  Don’t miss this fun evening of music! 

Admission: 
Free and Open to the public

Inglewood Harvest Barn Market

Every Tuesday!!
6233 Old Baton Rouge Hwy.
Alexandria

3:00PM - 6:00PM

 

Alexandria Mid-Week Farmers’ Market **
2727 Jackson Street
3:00 PM – 6:00 PM

 

Thursdays
Pineville Market **
Highway 28 E
3:00 PM – 6:00 PM


Leesville Main Street Farmers’ Market **
3rd Main Street
3:00 PM – 6:00 PM

 

Saturdays
Inglewood Harvest Barn Market **
6233 Old Baton Rouge HWY
8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Lafayette Farmers & Artisans Market
at the Horse Farm
2913 Johnston Street
8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
** EBT/SNAP ACCEPTED AT THIS LOCATION
* CREDIT CARDS ACCEPTED AT EVERY LOCATION

 

featuring local and organic produce, humanely raised meats, artisan baked goods, preserved foods and handmade crafts. Check their Facebook page for special events: http://www.facebook.com/InglewoodFarmMarketAtTheBarn.

Admission: 
Free
Phone: 
(318) 442-6398

 



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Mötley Crüe: The Final Tour "All Bad Things Must Come To An End

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