- How friggin' ridiculous is it that a town of 12,000 residents is scared that Osama bin Laden snuck in
overnight and placed bombs wrapped in gold wrapping paper in highly-visible public places?
- How long
until Ravenna Police Chief Randall McCoy makes a run for mayor on the back of his successful defense of the town
against teenaged terrorists? McCoy was quoted as saying that the Mario-themed blocks "could be deadly,"
(according to the Record Courier). His office "will be working with the Portage County Prosecutor's Office
regarding possible criminal charges" according to the Beacon Journal.
- Why were other
fun-lovers throughout the country able to carry off successful
versions of the same exact prank without some opportunistic politician-cum-police chief making a bomb scare out of it?
In response to the Record Courier's story, Ohio resident Janice Cochran wrote, "I think
these girls are old enough to no [sic] better than to pull a joke like this with all that is going on in the world
today. Leaving suspicious packages is enough to scare the dickins [sic] out of anyone."
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