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On Lynching.

Thursday, 20 June 2019

The CHAMBER OF HORRORS at the Southwestern Historical Wax Museum in State Fair Park of Dallas, Texas, recreates an event that took place in Ada, Oklahoma, April 19, 1909, when a lynch mob took four suspected murderers from jail to a barn where they administered frontier type justice.

According to the Tuskegee Institute, 4,743 people were lynched between 1882 and 1968 in the United States, including 3,446 African Americans and 1,297 whites. More than 73 percent of lynchings in the post-Civil War period occurred in the [Democrat-controlled] Southern states. [Wiki]

[Image and caption found here.]

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Happy New Year’s Eve

Wednesday, 31 December 2014

Tacky Raccoons Be Crawlin' 300

Another year has passed and we’d like to thank those who took precious minutes out of their lives to visit Tacky Raccoons. We don’t know who you are, but we know where you live.2014 Tacky Raccoons MapThat image may or may not impress you, but there are 196 Countries in the world and Tacky Raccoons has been visited by inhabitants of 199 of them. Go figger.

Muchisimas grassyass to those of you who clicked the “like” button and/or who linked to this site – it reminds us that we’re not alone with the Russian bots. As for y’all who took time to leave comments, donkey shane:

adminlmg, alifemomentAmateur Cookazmrmacs,
Bruce Thiesenbrunobluesman, Calo,
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Tony McGurk, V.E.G., VE, Veronika Pommer, virgil & wheels.

May you all have a Happy and Prosperous New Year. –Bunk

5 TACKY YEARS! Top 11 Posts for 2012

Friday, 3 August 2012

How’s it feel to be a Green Dot? That’s right, one of those little World Peas is just for you. View the Live Map here. It will display little blinkies that show you who else is here, and it’s anonymous. (We’re at the ass end of the US, just in case you were wondering.)

It’s intuitively obvious to the casual observer that we’re on the verge of taking over the world, so be content in the knowledge that you have assisted with the conquest.

We added an online store and a widget that sort of links to another online store. WorpDress now allows adverts, and they also allow PayPal Tip Jars, so we added that as well. Has any of it paid off? Nah.

We’ve featured the Top Posts for each year since we started in 2007. The numbers indicate this year’s ranking followed by last year’s, and we’ve added a third for all-time ranking (2012/2011/All-Time Rank).  NR indicates Not Ranked.

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

No. 11/nr – Popeye Dead at 108

No. 10/nr – Mickey Possum has a good attitude.

No. 9/nr – The .Gif Friday Post No.104 – Catsup

No. 8/nr – Babe Cannon

No. 7/2/5 – Amy’s Motivational Poster Collection

No. 6/7/8 – Giant Woolly Bear Caterpillar Discovered Near Las Cruces, NM, Predicts Global Warming for Decades to Come

No. 5/nr – 10/10/10 10:10:10

No. 4/nr – 10:11:10 11/10/11

No. 3/nr – Possum Haiku

No. 2/1/4 – Capybara Lapwarmer

AND THE NUMBER ONE POST FOR 2012 IS:

The .Gif Friday Post No.93 – Cat Fish Robot Jam

It scored at No. 6 in 2011, and it’s at No. 7 on the 5-Year popularity ranking.

We plan to keep going with this baboso unless it becomes a chore, but considering all the fun stuff we’ve found just to keep our self-imposed goal of One Post Per Day, it looks like we’ll be around a while. Cheers!

Nice To Have You Here

Sunday, 29 April 2012


Running a “Hey Lookit This” blog is fun. One of the things that amuses me is trying to figure out what’s hot and what’s not, and occasionally I look at the search engine terms that brought people to Tacky Raccoons in the first place. I might as well share the fun.

In the past year, we got a lot of hits for .gif animations. That’s unsurprising because over time we’ve collected a nice archive. Here are the top ten search engine terms April 2011 – April 2012:

  1. Capybara  (23K+ hits)
  2. Dancing gif  (21K+)
  3. Possum  (13K+)
  4. 10 (9.5K)
  5. 11 (3K)
  6. Animation Fist Pump (3K)
  7. Science Fair Projects (2K)
  8. Motivational Poster (2K)
  9. Babe (2K)
  10. Woolly Bear Caterpillar (2K)

There are variations to each category, like plurals, additional words, misspellings, etc., so the number of hits are approximate – but those are by far the most popular, with thousands of hits each. Why so many people search for the numbers 10 and 11, and not other numbers is a binary mystery to me.

The rest is a hodgepodge of pure eclectic bizarreness. These are headscratchers, in order of rank:

Meatloaf, Stairs, Chainsaw Bear, Raccoons Killing Cats, Oops, Donut Queen, Slugman, Dwarf Porn, Male Anorexia, Camel Planking, Bunny Poop, Bitch, Mickey Mouse Pants, Amputee Porn, Velcro Microscope, Bubble Butt Animated Gifs, Harold Hamgravy, Body Paint Ass, Aunt Bethany and Nose Harp.

Exactly 60 people came to this website by searching for:

these little beasties are street legal. they run on either kawasaki or honda motorcycle engines and co-opt vintage bumper car bodies into the most awesome form of mini-car we’ve seen in too long. there are seven of these little monsters floating around california, and they’re all the creation of one man, tom wright

Go figure.

[Screencap of TR traffic from here.]

Fun With Statistics

Monday, 20 June 2011

[Found here.]

2010 in review (according to WordPress)

Saturday, 1 January 2011

This was sent to us by the wonderful folks at WordPress who provide us with a free platform to spread our flavor of fun. This is blogwhoring at its best, especially because it’s done by someone else.
[Whoa. Something ain’t right here: “The busiest day of the year was June 28th with 4 views.” Bigass FAIL there, WP! 2,081 is a tad closer!]

Check it out:

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The stats helper monkeys at WordPress.com mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health:

Healthy blog!

The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads Wow.

Crunchy numbers

Featured image

The Louvre Museum has 8.5 million visitors per year. This blog was viewed about 240,000 times in 2010. If it were an exhibit at The Louvre Museum, it would take 10 days for that many people to see it.

In 2010, there were 395 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 1443 posts. There were 794 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 314mb. That’s about 2 pictures per day.

The busiest day of the year was June 28th with 4 views. The most popular post that day was The .Gif Friday Post No. 129 – Compound Pendulum, Nematode, Catslide.

Where did they come from?

The top referring sites in 2010 were stumbleupon.com, en.wordpress.com, mentalfloss.com, ogdaa.blogspot.com, and nodwick.humor.gamespy.com.

Some visitors came searching, mostly for ferret, motivational poster, science fair projects, gif animation, and steampunk.

Attractions in 2010

These are the posts and pages that got the most views in 2010.

1

The .Gif Friday Post No. 129 – Compound Pendulum, Nematode, Catslide May 2010
11 comments

2

Amy’s Motivational Poster Collection June 2009
7 comments

3

LOL FERRET: Episode 1 November 2007
24 comments

4

Giant Woolly Bear Caterpillar Discovered Near Las Cruces, NM, Predicts Global Warming for Decades to Come December 2007
82 comments

5

How to REALLY piss off a golden retriever January 2010
4 comments

We are now somewhere between 12 and 24. Don’t say we didn’t warn you.

Monday, 11 May 2009

Serious Statistics_FFFFOUND

[Serious statistical analysis from here via here.]


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