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Old 12-09-2010, 12:04 AM   #1
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Disco Yeti

I laughed really hard when I found this tonight: Disco Yeti | Fix me. I'm sick of the Bee Gees.
Apparently someone, after reading the Orlando Sentinal article about the still not fixed Yeti in EE created a blog, from the point of view of the Yeti. Pretty entertaining . . . if you have some time to kill!
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Oh my gosh!!! The funniest thing I ever read! Thanks for sharing!
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Very nice! There's not nearly enough humor in this little world of ours.

Takes me back a few years to this oldie and goldie, Iago and Zazu's Attraction of the Week
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Thanks Dave! I enjoyed rereading those!
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I absolutely love this blog! It's hysterical! My favorite was when he was kidnapped at Universal.. I couldn't stop laughing!
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that is sooo funny thanks for the link. disco yeti is way better than his cuz out here at dl. it really is cute
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That is great! Thanks for sharing!
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Very nice! There's not nearly enough humor in this little world of ours.

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Oh, yes! I loved those posts on RADP many years ago!
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