IT’S OUR BLOGOVERSARY! 14 YEARS OF STUFF!

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On Friday, 3 August 2007, the date of our first posted post that was posted, the world twitched imperceptibly, a global nanoflinch, an earthquake with the power of a morning fart, or less.

3 August 2007 – Whelped
3 August 2008 – 1st year Blogoversary
3 August 2021 – 14th year Blogoversary!

As of this date, there are exactly 5,466 posts in our archives, 9.4K comments and over 2.6M referral links that comprise

Steal, lift, purloin, burgle and abscond with anything you find here, just link back and give us credit for finding the stuff before you did.

We’ve featured the Top 11 Posts every year since 3 August 2008 and this year is no different.

—Last Year’s Top 11 Hits linked here—

The numbers adjacent to the titles indicate ranking for the previous 12 months, followed by the previous year’s ranking, and the third number is for all-time popularity (August 2007 – August 2021).

“NR” denotes “Not Ranked.”

Click on any image below and it’ll take you to the original post. So let’s go!


No. 11/NR/393 – The .Gif Friday Post No. 627 – Ms. Iron Pants, Beer Bobbles & Diving Miss Ditzy


No. 10/NR/380 – Doktorskaya kolbasa


No. 9/NR/397 – R.I.P. Erdélyi Tamás, aka Tommy Ramone


No. 8/NR/44 – Kluck Klams – The Ghost of Walt Kelly Speaks


No. 7/11/411 – Open Your Mouth, Stick Out Your Tongue and Say, “Hot Links.”


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No. 6/4/26 – Beads, Beer, Boobs & Blues = Heureux Mardi Gras!


No. 5/NR/267 – Swiss Fish Ladder


No. 4/NR/46 – Tweety Bird Dead at 67


No. 3/NR/NR – Pelicans Trying To Eat Other Animals


No. 2/1/35 – Bigass Ammonite Fossil is not a Bigass Ammonite Fossil


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

I found a button hole.

Posted on 23 November 2020, this wins with a score of 1/NR/54. Another surprise dark horse entry, it made 1st Place in a mere eight months. Amazing.
All but three dropped off the list from last year.

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

Bunk

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IT’S OUR BLOGOVERSARY! 13 YEARS OF STUFF!

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On Friday, 3 August 2007, the date of our first posted post that was posted, the world twitched imperceptibly, a global nanoflinch, an earthquake with the power of a morning fart, or less. It’s our 11th Anniversary, because this:

3 August 2007 – Whelped
3 August 2008 – 1st year Blogoversary
3 August 2020 – 12th year Blogoversary!

As of this date, there are  exactly 5,099 posts in our archives, 9,002 comments and 22,991 “shares” that comprise

Steal, lift, purloin, burgle and abscond with anything you find here, just link back and give us credit for finding the stuff before you did.

We’ve featured the Top 11 Posts every year since 3 August 2008 and this year is no different.

–Previous Top 11 hits linked here–

The numbers adjacent to the titles indicate ranking for the previous 12 months, followed by the previous year’s ranking, and the third number is for all-time popularity (August 2007 – August 2020).

“NR” denotes “Not Ranked.”

Click on any image below and it’ll take you to the original post. So let’s go!


No. 11/NR/411 – Open Your Mouth, Stick Out Your Tongue and Say, “Hot Links.”


No. 10/NR/189 – How To Draw Elbows: A Tutorial


No. 09/10/259 – The .GIF Friday Post No. 472 – Cooler Pwnd, Dance Hard & Warehouse Windsurfing


No. 8/NR/93 – 11 September 2001 – Never Forget.


No. 7/5/17 – Meet The Beetles


No. 6/NR/225- Cliffside Path, China


No. 5/2/15 – The .Gif Friday Post No. 445 – Demolition Demon, Roll Survivor & Rock This Way


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No. 4/6/28 – Beads, Beer, Boobs & Blues = Heureux Mardi Gras!


No. 3/NR/9 – An Expensive Ignosecond


No. 2/NR/117 – The .Gif Friday Post No. 421 – 15mph Stupid, Googly Eyes & Still Life With Monkey


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

Bigass Ammonite Fossil is not a Bigass Ammonite Fossil

Posted on 18 July 2016, this wins with a score of 1/3/44. It made 1st Place in record time (well done, Redditors!)

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

Bunk

P.S. Follow @bunkstrutts on Twitter for automatic updates with little to no commentary; ditto for you folks on Facebook. Both accounts are spam-free. Also, muchísimas 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. In any case, we appreciate it, and a dime a day keeps the meerkats away. Cutesy little standy-uppy weasel-lookin’ bastards.

Intriguing Tree Switch

These young visitors to Homosassa Springs, Florida seem to be intrigued by the natural beauty of the Red Cedar Tree, which is only one of many kinds of trees growing in this, ‘Nature’s Own Attraction’, located on U.S. 19 and 98, just 76 miles north of Tampa and St. Petersburg.

[Found here.]

Petrified Fossil Fuel Baby-Eating Hotlinks

Red Shoes 1.

Red Shoes 2.

Johnny Zero.

The Old Oaken Bucket.

Messing with Dad’s stuff is never a good idea [Sound up].

A USA Swimming Foundation study found that nearly 70% of African American children have low or no swim ability.” [Source]


<soapbox on>

Occasional Cortex got punked by a girl advocating eating babies, but that’s not the funny part. AOC’s non-reaction and acceptance of the premis IS.

Are you a freelance worker? Are you a tech guru? Are you self-employed? California AB5 should interest you. Employers and consultants are about to get screwed.

There’s a movement to recall California’s Governor Gavin Newsom (Nancy Pelosi’s nephew). Here’s his response as shown on the Petition:

Nah. Can’t be Newsom’s socialist policies that are crippling the State’s economy. No way. Nope. LOL

</soapbox off>


A Humble Request. Thanks to all who contribute – every little bit helps.


From the Archives: 1 year ago. 5 years ago. 10 years ago.


[Top image: Petrified Wood Gas Station is now a used car lot.]

HOLY CRAP! I MISSED OUR 11th BLOGOVERSARY!

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Yeah, I missed it by almost a month.

On Friday, 3 August 2007, the date of our first posted post that was posted, the world twitched imperceptibly, a global nanoflinch, an earthquake with the power of a morning fart, or less. It’s our 11th Anniversary, because this:

3 August 2007 – Whelped
3 August 2008 – 1st year Blogoversary
3 August 2019 – 11th year Blogoversary!

As of that (missed) date, there were 4,731 posts in our archives.

Steal, lift, purloin, burgle and abscond with anything you find here, just link back and give us credit for finding the stuff before you did.

We’ve featured the Top 11 Posts every year since 3 August 2008 and this year is no different. There are some surprises, and I still don’t know why some get an exorbitant amount of hits while others fade.

–Previous Top 11 hits linked here

The numbers adjacent to the titles indicate ranking for the previous 12 months, followed by the previous year’s ranking, and the third number is for all-time popularity (August 2007 – August 2019).

“NR” denotes “Not Ranked.”

Click on any image below and it’ll take you to the original post. So let’s go!


No. 11/NR/563 – The Stomach Contents Of A Giant Isopod


No. 10/NR/901 – The .GIF Friday Post No. 472 – Cooler Pwnd, Dance Hard & Warehouse Windsurfing


No. 9/NR/148 – Here’s the Grub, Bub.


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No. 8/3/94 – Hello. I Am Mr. Google.


No. 7/NR/850 – A Humble Request.

This was a complete surprise to me. Thanks to all for your generous donations. -Bunk


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No. 6/5/82 – Beads, Beer, Boobs & Blues = Heureux Mardi Gras!


No. 5/2/52 – Meet The Beetles


No. 4/4/151 – The Kluck Klams


No. 3/8/250 – Bigass Ammonite Fossil is not a Bigass Ammonite Fossil


No 2/1/43 – The .Gif Friday Post No. 445 – Demolition Demon, Roll Survivor & Rock This Way


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

The .Gif Friday Post No. 191 – Zombie Squid, Rain Bird, Parakeet Dance

Posted on 2 September 2011, this wins with a score of 1/NR/40 for completely unknown reasons (and yeah, the zombie squid is kinda disturbing, so you’re forewarned).

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

Bunk

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