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Tacky Raccoons’ 8th Year: The Top 11 Posts

Sunday, 2 August 2015

We’ve featured the Top 11 Posts every year since this blog was whelped on 3 August 2007 and this year is no different. The numbers indicate ranking for the previous 12 months, followed by the previous year’s ranking, and the third numeral is for all-time popularity (August 2007 – August 2015). “NR” indicates Not Ranked.

Click on any image and it’ll take you to the original post.

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No. 11/11/57 – Cute Baby Giraffe

Meet The Beetles 0.1

No. 10/nr/44 – Meet The Beetles

No. 9/nr/6 – Amy’s Motivational Poster Collection

No. 8/10/10 – 10/10/10 10:10:10

Giant Isopod

No. 7/3/22 – “Wow, Giant Isopod, Did You See That?”

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No. 6/1/18 – The .Gif Friday Post No.133 – Needlepoint Dog is Awesome!

No. 5/4/14 – Babe Cannon

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No. 4/nr/98 – Clint Eastwood Talks To The Lucas

No. 3/7/4 – Giant Woolly Bear Caterpillar Discovered Near Las Cruces, NM, Predicts Global Warming for Decades to Come

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No. 2/nr/7 – Batmobile Babe Magnet

And the Number One Post for the past 12 months is:

LOL FERRET: EPISODE 1

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Although Bosley the Ferret passed away years ago, he still produces smiles. First posted on 8 November 2007, Bosley has staying power with a score of 1/2/2 and over 44,580 hits, despite the fact that I didn’t know there was an established protocol for posting “Lol” memes at the time (hence the font and non-meme-correct “LolSpeak”).

Thanks for all your visits and favorites, and I wish you all the best,

Bunk

P.S. If you haven’t done so already, visit
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P.P.S. Oh, I almost forgot. Follow @bunkstrutts on Twitter for automatic updates with little to no commentary; ditto for you folks still using BookFace or whatever it is. Both accounts are spam-free.

P.P.P.S. Muchisimas grassyass to those of you who contributed to our PayPal Donation Account. We’re not in this for profit and we don’t beg, but that doesn’t rule out blogwhoring as far as you know. In any case, thanks a wad for your support all these years. We appreciate it.

P.P.P.P.S. Yeah. We posted this a day early. So what.

trollface

Greater Than Great Hot Links

Sunday, 5 July 2015

Duck People

Mr. Rogers’ acceptance speech.

For those who think wearing rings with monster eyes makes you look cool, they’re available here [via here].

Children’s songs, 1970s Belfast

Medieval illustrations of cats licking their butts [via].

Propaganda vs. reality.

Okay, this is brilliant.

bestrooftalkever:

Great Barrington – Business is Greater than Great! 

It appears that someone/some people have created a YouTube channel about the town of Great Barrington, MA that has a video for EVERY business in the town.

The song is the same in all of the videos and each video is just filled with some exteriors of the business.

I am obsessed.

this is real, people. and it’s realer than real.

It’s true. Business in Great Barrington is greater than great, and here’s proof:

Watch the entire play list. I know where I want to go on my next vacation, and I’ll check each establishment off my bucket list one at a time. Wait for the Great Barrington Cemetery
It’s greater than great.

[Top image from here.]

 

 

 

 

 

 

HOT LINKS Squeezin’s [Updated]

Sunday, 7 June 2015

Campus Survival Cookbook Page 25

That image is from Page 25 of The Best Cookbook Ever, aka “The Campus Survival Cookbook” by Jacqueline Wood & Joelyn Scott Gilchrist (William Morrow & Company, 1973). While not condescending in the least, it assumes you know little about cooking, own few cooking utensils, don’t know how to shop for groceries or what staples you need. It also assumes that you’re on a tight budget and even provides shopping lists. It’s out of print, but there are used copies out there, and no, you can’t have mine.
[Beware of the freebee .pdf’s – MalwareBytes threw a hissy when I tried to download a copy.]

The Seven Tone Fart Symphony is awesome.

Flying houses [via].

2.2 lb burrito swallowed in 1 minute 44 seconds.

Ancient Islamic depictions of Mohammed.  Don’t worry. You won’t be beheaded for looking at history, at least in the one remaining country with Freedom of Speech. Here’s the full archive. Download them all before The Powers That Be decide that they are hate speech, and God Forbid it ever comes to that. [BTW, Zombie is brilliant.]

This is disturbing.

LMAO. AGW is a fraud, a transparent hoax that has nothing to do with science and everything to do with confiscation of your income. Check this out.

George Carlin on Global Warming [warning – strong language].

Can you say “indoctrination?” Here’s the Reverend Jesse Jackson on Sesame Street. Really.

“Remember when you stuck my nose in it when I was a puppy? I do.”

I saw an insect yesterday I’d never seen before. It was about 2-inches long, the size of a large grasshopper. It had pumpkin-colored wings that laid flat on its back, and a shiny black body with a sky-blue band on the top of its abdomen. It crawled into a patch of dead rye grass that we’re growing on the side of the garage, so I pulled the grass out to get a better look and disturbed it. It flew off, with orange dragonfly wings and black dangling legs, obviously a wasp. It was a Tarantula Hawk, and I’ll never mess with one again. Here’s one description of what it’s like to be stung.

But then there are bullet ants.

So you’re in the Outback on walkabout and you need some rabbits? Catch some snakes first.

This may be the most mildly disturbing collection of miscellaneous links we’ve posted, but to make up for it, here’s a link to our Hot Links Archive.

Kinda Jumpy and Jivey Hot Links

Sunday, 17 May 2015

Fans of Tacky Raccoons

To all my Friends!

Techno-pumpin [via].

Mr. Toot, by Ylvis. It’s not what you think it is.

Green and Brown.

Hank Penny wants to pet your poodle.

Best Frank Zappa composition ever. Ruth Underwood was awesome.

Must see. Pay attention to what the Imam says.

Joey Ramone’s mom talks about Joey Ramone with Joey Ramone. Jump to 00:02:00 [via].

Laugh tracks suck donkeys. [Cue Laugh Track].

The Tricks and Traps of New York City. Not much has changed.

Have a great weekend folks and be back here tomorrow, for tomorrow’s another day.

 

 

Big Ol’ Green Honkin’ Hot Links

Sunday, 3 May 2015

Kermit Afro

Russian landslide is creepy [via].

Vote for Gil Fulbright [via]. He’s as honest as honest can get. Honest.

Vote for Josh. He’s even more honest than Gil.

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Yep. Pretty sure that was the first animated .gif.

Conceptual Ambient Sound Art. I made it to 02:45.

This is kinda fun: The Daily Potato News.

Life Is Beautiful (1997) is a movie that everyone of all ages should see IMO.

His great achievement in life involves rolling a ball.
What do you think you are?! I am!” What a dork.

A mile of sheep [via].

THIS is awesome. A Rockabilly tribute to The Ramones.

[Top image of Disco Kermit with a ‘fro from here.]

Hot Links Con Queso

Sunday, 19 April 2015

The Lost Thing

Peyton rocks out. Kid’s got the moves.

We’ve posted these before, and they’re entirely awesome .gifs, just like these.

Treeslap [via].

How to collect Birch Water and what to do with it.

What to do with pistachio shells?

What to do with a red-hot ball of nickel and a jawbreaker?

Balls roll uphill on this paper bridge. Pause the vid at 0:20 seconds and scratch your fuzzy head a bit before resuming play. Paper template here.

Horses snoring and farting.

Top image is a character sketch from The Lost Thing. It would have given me nightmares when I was a little tad.

 

Quadratic Hot Links

Sunday, 29 March 2015

Quadratic Grafitti

Gorilla punched out camera man.

There’s an app for water. Really.

It’s raining here. [via].

1939 burglar alarm dials number and plays message.

Urban Planning Fail that won awards in 1984.

Here’s another one from 1978, called “the first postmodern ruin.” I visited the latter ten years after construction and it was a crumbling bio-hazard with human feces in the dry pools.

The Spelling Nazi Reports:
We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain inalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.

Lotsa sundials.

I got 12/12 on the Elvis Lyrics Test [via].

41 April Fools Day pranks for kids.

Top image from here. Obviously the work of the Al-Gebra gang.

Midnight Train to Hot Links

Sunday, 22 February 2015

Brothers

40 hours of Boston snow timelapse.

Famous structures under construction.

Teena Marie serenades Smokey Robinson. Turn your monitor off and just listen. You’ve been warned.

Green means “go” because of trainwrecks.

The Tee-Tones.

Sounds like Magic Dick learned from James Cotton who learned from Walter Horton.

Photoshop Your Dreams.

BuckyBalls in a blender.

Type the word “poop” and see it how it translates around the world.

All 4 episodes of Charlie the Unicorn in one. Charleeee, click on it, Charleeeeee… Go on, click it.”

A Unicorn in a Unitard on a Unicycle. The Internet is closing in 5 minutes.

[Top image from here. More Hot Links here.]

And THIS is important.

Hot Links in Ektachrome

Sunday, 1 February 2015

Cyberwars

A Brief Illustrated History of the Navy Goat.

You’ve probably uttered the phrase, “it begs the question,” and you’ve probably used it incorrectly. It doesn’t mean what you think it means.

Loyalty. Dog follows ambulance all the way to the hospital to look after his master.

Sarcastic State Mottos [via].

Exponential Dominos.

She’s cool and creepy at the same time.

I’d like one pancake, please.

Mel Blanc on Letterman.

How to speak like Porky Pig in 32 seconds.

How to Eef in 60 seconds (previously posted here).

Homemade gas powered horse [via]. Guy looks like Tom Waits to me.

International CyberWar attacks in real time – and it’s not a time lapse. The majority of attacks originate from China, and the majority of the targets are in the US. [Source of screencapped image at top.]

25% Less Fat Hot Links

Sunday, 7 December 2014

your-telephone

Human produced CO2 is responsible for everything. Lol.

Interesting concept: an online collaborative to write stories with multiple authors in real time.

How to make a very cool simple electric train.

Fun facts to know and tell:

Bears’ closest living relatives are pinnipeds (seals, sea lions and walruses).

Pinnipeds’ closest living relatives are bears and musteloids (skunks, weasels and raccoons).

The German word for “raccoon” is Waschbär, which translates literally to “Wash Bear.”

Here’s a naked bear. Here’s a naked raccoon.

Big Chief Buffalo Nickel.

Viral video by Russel Houghton – Urban Isolation. L.A. without traffic.

Why is The Parkside Inn Motel (Bundoora, Australia) ranked No.1? Because there’s no No. 2. Interesting reviews. [via]

This is possibly The Greatest DooWop song ever recorded, by The Channels.

Your Telephone Of Tomorrow: Fairly accurate prediction from September 1956, and source of the *ahem* top image.


P.S. We get notifications of new followers from time to time, and we like to see who you are, so we stop by your blogs out of curiosity. Our readers are an eclectic mix of all ages, backgrounds, ethnicities and nationalities. We’ve known this for years, courtesy of WordPress, RevolverMaps and other sources.

That said, here’s the website of a recent follower, both disturbing and fascinating at the same time. NSFK except as a warning to those who choose to tread a similar path.

–Bunk


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