Ripley's Believe It or Not by John Graziano

Ripley's Believe It or Not

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  1. TEMPLO S.U.D.

    TEMPLO S.U.D. said, over 1 year ago

    If I ever go to Japan, I’ll be sure not to go to that Sapporo eatery. But if I do, I’ll be sure to eat every morsel. As for the Indian pumpkin idol, it won’t be long until it becomes compost.

  2. AussieDownUnder

    AussieDownUnder said, over 1 year ago

    Is this the Great Pumpkin from “Peanuts”? Really how stupid would you have to be??

  3. BRI-NO-MITE!!

    BRI-NO-MITE!! said, over 1 year ago

    Bokaro had the most sincere pumpkin patch.

  4. simpsonfan2

    simpsonfan2 said, over 1 year ago

    That restaurant might be one of those All-you-can-eat type places. So what they don’t eat gets wasted. At a regular place, you can take the extra with you.

    Of course, if Homer Simpson ate there, he wouldn’t have to worry about having to pay any fines.

  5. Bruno Zeigerts

    Bruno Zeigerts said, over 1 year ago

    @simpsonfan2

    Anime characters like Sailor Moon, Linda Inverse and Miss Sakura(from Urusei Yatsura) wouldn’t have to pay fines either.
    They might actually be banned from all you can eat restaurants.

  6. tom_wright

    tom_wright said, over 1 year ago

    What the hey! It’s as good as muslims worshipping a meteorite in Mecca.

  7. nazzofoggenmach

    nazzofoggenmach GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    god of pi… destroyer of diets

  8. gohmifune

    gohmifune said, over 1 year ago

    @Bruno Zeigerts

    You’re making me so nostalgic right now. I need to watch me some Slayers.

  9. phritzg

    phritzg GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    According to The Times of India, the pumpkin was found on Saturday, March 2nd, and was to be worshipped until Sunday, March 10th, after which it was to be cut into pieces following religious rituals and distributed as prasad among the devotees. To me, it’s interesting to compare this event to the Christian practice of pretending wine and wafers are blood and flesh and then consume them ritualistically every week.

  10. jimmyh43105

    jimmyh43105 GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    Interesting about Hachikyo Restaruant “…the working conditions for fishermen are harsh and so dangerous that it’s not unknown for lives to be lost. To show our gratitude and appreciation for the food they provide, it is forbidden to leave even one grain of rice in your bowl. Customers who do not finish their tsukko meshi must give a donation.”
    From http://en.rocketnews24.com/2013/02/13/sapporo-restaurant-fines-customers-who-dont-finish-every-last-bite/

  11. Tom Flapwell

    Tom Flapwell said, over 1 year ago

    I thought Hinduism didn’t attribute souls to plants.

  12. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 said, over 1 year ago

    @Bruno Zeigerts

    Don’t forget Naruto Usimaki who is a bottomless pit concerning food.

  13. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 said, over 1 year ago

    @Penny Robinson Fan Club

    Another interpretation was an evolutionary one. That humans, most of them, have a natural born impulse to believe in such things. Expect such tings, se natural forces in that context. A few of us don’t. All part of how evolution works.

  14. Davepostmp

    Davepostmp said, over 1 year ago

    @John Bollinger

    Oxymoron?

  15. MicroGuy

    MicroGuy said, over 1 year ago

    @Tom Flapwell

    Ah, but RICE, is not seafood.

    Seems to me, you ought to be fined for leaving FISH in your bowl, not RICE.

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