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I'm filling in for TimeHacker today. He had some stuff come up at the last minute that he was going to be super busy with. Don't worry, he hasn't caught the American bug, but that doesn't mean the rest of you can't!
That's right, there's plenty of time to take place in the life-endangering and explosive events that are the Fourth of July. Buy some explosives, purchase some questionable alcohol from that strange hobo down the street, anything goes today! Remember that if the guy lowers his voice and tells you that typically he's not supposed to be selling that in this state, it means that your product is made with extra patriotism. Patriotism doesn't come cheap, my friends, and neither does freedom.
Okay, so let's be honest for a second, the 4th in the States is just a really good excuse to be drunk and obnoxious. Really obnoxious. And there's nothing more obnoxious than people who blatantly disregard safety rules... although it does make for really good stories.
The last time I spent a 4th of July with friends instead of family was during High School. I had some guy friends who had some particularly crappy aerials, and rather than shoot them off in the air like normal people, they decided to light them and throw them at each other. I stayed as far away from that business as possible, but they seemed to be having a lot of fun. You know, until one of them exploded on one of the participant's brother's car, at least. I never did find out how they explained that one.
Anyways, do you have any stories of epic stupidity to share, TAY? They don't have to be about American Independence Day, they can be about whatever you want.
Not feeling particularly American today, huh? That's okay, we'll convert you eventually. But while you wait for our military forces to arrive, feel free to talk about life, love, gaming, or whatever else you desire. The Friday Graveyard Shift is now open!
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