Archive for the ‘Weirdest Thing In The World’ Category

The Weirdest Thing In The World: Haunted Structures

Friday, August 7th, 2009
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We’re going a little different this week for our Weirdest Thing in the World hunt and demanding that you send us the oddest haunted structures on the planet. Houses, saloons, trailer parks, they’re all fair game.

The rules are:

- You must have a picture or official illustration.
- Make sure you include a brief background on why it’s so odd.

Your baseline above is the Loveland Castle, as discussed in this week’s monster column by Matt Finley. This ornate structure was constructed by a wealthy Ohio magnate who imported countless artifacts from Europe to decorate his new home. Locals believed that many served as vessels for evil spirits who continue to haunt the countryside.

Email all submissions to JustinRobertYoung@Gmail. I’ll see you kids in the Weird Things TinyChat room at 5:30 p.m. EST where we will hash out the ultimate champion.

The Weirdest Thing In The World: Creatures Of Flight

Thursday, July 30th, 2009
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We are bumping up this week’s Weirdest Thing in the World from Friday to Thursday since we have previously scheduled travel plans tomorrow at the normal time. So… here is your mission. Find me the weirdest creature on this planet that flies.

Rules:

- No cryptids
- It can be of any era, so dinosaurs are in play
- If the creature is no longer alive, the illustration has to be from some kind of official source. So no album covers of some metal band with a badass terradactyl gripping a busty maiden whilst souring over a war torn countryside

Email all submissions to JustinRobertYoung@Gmail. I’ll see you kids in the Weird Things TinyChat room at 5:30 p.m. EST where we will hash out the ultimate champion.

Our baseline is going to be this crazy looking bat, find me something weirder.

Dumbo Octopus… The Weirdest Thing In The Sea

Friday, July 24th, 2009

133878.jpgThank you to everyone (including Brett “Amtrekker” Rounsaville) who visited our Weird Things deliberation chamber today to hash out our first ever Weirdest Thing In The World competition. Arising victorious was the Dumbo Octopus, who captured our imaginations and stole our hearts with his Peep-like demeanor and what looks to be a tiny nubbin for a nose.

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We Are Discovering The Weirdest Sea Creature In The World Right Now

Friday, July 24th, 2009
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And this guy, sent in by Brian Brushwood is in the lead for the crown!

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Introducing… The Weirdest Thing In The World

Friday, July 24th, 2009
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As this site continues to grow, I’ve come to realize that the few readers we have are incredibly passionate about this brand of oddity. So in that vein I introduce a new reoccurring Friday feature, The Weirdest Thing In The World.

The game is simple, each week I will name a category and you folks have to find me weirder examples of said topic. For example, if the category was “self-modified faces” we might start with a picture of Mike Tyson’s face tattoo which would be trumped by Cat Man and so it goes until we have crowned a winner.

The final decision will be made in our Weird Things TinyChat room at 5 p.m. EST. So basically as soon as you’ve finished your work for the day just click over and see the Weirdest Thing In The World to start your weekend!

The first installment of this series will be… Sea Creatures. The only rules are that the specimens have to be real, so no cryptids. The picture above of a Abdopus abaculus is where the bar is set. Find me something weirder… I dare you.

Send all photos to JustinRobertYoung@Gmail. Good hunting and see you at 5 p.m. EST!