The Clown Problem

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Re: The Clown Problem

Post by forty_eight » Fri Jul 28, 2017 1:47 pm

burner von braun wrote:.
This darn thing has been stuck in my head ever since Simon first posted an earlier rendition several years ago. It's a problem.

And so, without further ado,

...Puddles the Sad Clown


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classic - i just got introduced to puddles today hence my post of his space oddity majesty

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Re: The Clown Problem

Post by Ratty » Thu May 10, 2018 9:41 pm

He let the snark fly...

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Re: The Clown Problem

Post by Perpetual Burn » Fri May 11, 2018 1:45 pm

^^^Best. Post. Ever. :mrgreen:

Recruiting recruiters that don't recruit.

Is there an option to sell your soul? If so, I'm in...

Did this guy write this?

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Re: The Clown Problem

Post by FIGJAM » Mon May 28, 2018 7:03 am

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Re: The Clown Problem

Post by Simon of the Playa » Fri Jun 01, 2018 8:49 am

2000 yrs of problems.
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Re: The Clown Problem

Post by burner von braun » Wed Oct 31, 2018 10:58 pm

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Re: The Clown Problem

Post by Perpetual Burn » Thu Nov 01, 2018 12:20 am

... has anyone else not had any clown problems/interactions on the Playa? If I saw that little thing, I'd be extra tripping balls... but for the most part the most trippiest thing I see is children in general... I usually assume they're advanced alien species. :shock:

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Back on topic...

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