Will Power didn’t care for the controversial restart during the end of the MoveThatBlock.com Indy 225 race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Power was taken out of the race when Danica Patrick spun out after a caution flag was lifted with wet conditions on the track. He gave a double bird to the powers that be for their decision to restart the race.
and this is my creative take on it…
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Well, the foretold apocalypse of 2011 has come and gone. As far as I know, nothing happened. Nobody disappeared, and I didn’t see four horseman riding down the street. I had my party hat on, and even put on my fancy clean underwear, just in case. But to my dismay, midnight struck without a peep.
Oh well, I guess there’s always December 21, 2012. Those Mayans knew how to throw a party. I can’t wait.
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Some people just can’t deal with unexpected situations, for example…..
Maureen O’Connor — A train from Baltimore to Philadelphia stalled on the tracks for ten hours last night. With doors locked and electricity waning, passengers cried and fought for emergency rations. A local news reporter happened to be on board, and tweeted it.
D.C. reporter Stephen Tschida, of ABC affiliate WJLA-TV, was on the train as rations fell short, cold set in, and passengers swelled into an anarchic mob. As @ABC7Stephen, he chronicled it all, 140 characters at a time. Here is our brave correspondent’s story, unabridged and arranged chronologically:
After reading this, my mind wandered a bit, and came up with this alternative scenario (in ‘Tweeted’ form):
ONN4Bob: Heading to Phili. Train broke down. Bit chilly. Looked for food, none on board.
ONN4Bob: Getting colder. Shouldn’t have worn speedos and a trenchcoat.
ONN4Bob: Still sitting here, everyone is getting antsy. Nobody is saying jack.
ONN4Bob: The temp dropped to 30F, icicles are forming on my testicles.
ONN4Bob: I swear I saw a polar bear out the window. Santa flew by laughing at us.
ONN4Bob: The guy next to me is looking at me and licking his lips. Not a good sign.
ONN4Bob: I slept for a bit, woke up with the guy gnawing on my arm. I bitch-slapped him. He stopped…for now.
ONN4Bob: The train started moving…sideways. Not sure how.
ONN4Bob: Train stopped at bottom of mountain, buried in a snow bank. We were told help is on the way. I call BullSH!t.
ONN4Bob: The conductor was lynched…and eaten. I was too slow, only got the middle finger…it was bony.
ONN4Bob: Fell asleep again. Woke up, and can’t feel my feet. Looked over, and the guy next to me was rubbing his belly. He said “Thanks”.
ONN4Bob: Heard some sounds on the roof. Everyone thought we were rescued. Turned out to be a pack of wolves. Yay!
ONN4Bob: The wolves left.
ONN4Bob: Grizzlies showed up. I’d prefer the wolves.
ONN4Bob: The bears broke a window, and took the guy that ate my feet. Good riddance, prick. Bears left.
ONN4Bob: A chopper showed up from my network. We we’re saved! Yay!
ONN4Bob: They took some video and pictures, and left. F**k!
ONN4Bob: I need a new job.
ONN4Bob: The train is moving again.
ONN4Bob: We’re now upside down.
ONN4Bob: Air is getting thin in here. Feeling light headed. I hear singing.
ONN4Bob: Wasn’t singing, just everyone wheezing from the cold.
ONN4Bob: Someone started playing a Justin Bieber song on their iPod. He was pummeled to death.
ONN4Bob: Had a nice meal. I’m full, going back to sleep.
ONN4Bob: Battery in the phone is about dead. I’m hoping this will all be over soo….
I think my version is more entertaining. What do you think?