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From Youffraita: In blue jersey mom's What's For Dinner? kitchen disaster diary there are too many great comments. I have flagged a few like this one by tobendaro but really, go through the entire comments thread. It's comedy gold, and well worth your time.
From Pluto:This one is a classic. "Why was I banned?" from the spammer responsible for the current Diary spam trend about rock-crushing and other industrial machines. YMMV. Plus, it IS the Help Desk -- which is a little weird.
Brillig's note: I've never published a Top Comment from the Help Desk. But hey... better now than never, eh?
From Tamar:Top Mojo for yesterday November 2nd, first comments and tip jars excluded. Thank you mik for the mojo magic! For those of you interested in How Top Mojo Works, please see his diary FAQing Top Mojo.Dale makes excellent points about the fat insults some Kossacks toss out at Chris Christie. In particular, points out that it could really backfire on Democrats to use weight issues against Christie since so much of the U.S. population struggles with the same issues.
1) Would could have predicted? by Karl Rover — 195
2) Nothing new for this man.. by Cpqemp — 166
3) No you are not alone by betterdemsonly — 129
4) Randy and The Cruzers..... by Inventor — 111
5) Right ... cuz the whole planet didn't already know by julesrules39 — 106
6) the sick part is... by jbou — 92
7) This is precisely what's so absurd about the fury. by David Harris Gershon — 87
8) If we're lucky by MadRuth — 84
9) Thank you by Puddytat — 84
10) Twitter is exploding with this. This teacher is by zenbassoon — 79
11) It's a shocker, I know by Steveningen — 73
12) Be a nice name for a band which dresses like... by Clive all hat no horse Rodeo — 73
13) I heard he issued a written apology.... by CanisMaximus — 73
14) Which leads me to observe by Steveningen — 72
15) Bibi is free to go court some new allies by DrTerwilliker — 71
16) The teacher speaks by TheGreatLeapForward — 67
17) We can win a lot of the gerrymandered by Puddytat — 64
18) remember the tunnel by Upper West — 64
19) Paul would fail any ENG 101 class if he gave the by Mother Mags — 64
20) Creepy picture by Hammerhand — 64
21) There are a lot of people in this country by Jeff Y — 62
22) Even if he was schizophrenic, which is speculation by coquiero — 61
23) Its a joke his father has used by Mike S — 60
24) Maybe Texas is where he was born again. n/t by AaronInSanDiego — 60
25) Maybe if we had some real journalism by MadRuth — 58
26) I couldn't disagree more by Steveningen — 57
27) I'm very grateful by Steveningen — 57
28) He acts as if it were Israel subsidizing the US by freelunch — 56
29) Netanyahu government continues to embarass us all by allenjo — 56
30) Same Way They've Marketed Cutting Services by Gooserock — 56
Top Pictures for yesterday, November 2nd. Click any image to be taken to the full comment. Thank you jotter for the image magic!