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South Dakota Man Attempts to Kill Gophers ala "Caddyshack" ... Man Gets Burned, Yard in Flames
KeloLand.com ^ | July 15, 2013 | KeloLand.com

Posted on 07/16/2013 5:48:08 PM PDT by DogByte6RER

Caddyshack photo: caddyshack caddyshack.jpg

Officials In Yankton Put Out Unusual Fire

YANKTON, SD - Firefighters in Yankton were called to extinguish an unusual blaze that involved an apparent small animal and a smoke bomb.

A resident who noticed a large hole had been dug in his yard overnight dropped a smoke bomb down the hole Sunday afternoon to scare off the varmint. The result was flames shooting from the ground.

Officials believe the animal might have chewed or clawed its way through a gas line, and the smoke bomb ignited the fumes. Firefighters monitored the scene for nearly an hour until a gas company employee clamped off part of the line to extinguish the blaze.

The resident suffered minor burns.

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TOPICS: Chit/Chat; Local News; Miscellaneous; Outdoors; Pets/Animals; Weird Stuff
KEYWORDS: caddyshack; consequences; gopher; pestcontrol; southdakota; varmint; yankton
Caddyshack gopher photo: Caddyshack gopher gopher.gif
1 posted on 07/16/2013 5:48:08 PM PDT by DogByte6RER
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Caddyshack gif photo: Smales 1 smales3.gif "Great show!"
2 posted on 07/16/2013 5:48:43 PM PDT by DogByte6RER ("Loose lips sink ships")
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To: Slings and Arrows

Ping


3 posted on 07/16/2013 5:49:05 PM PDT by DogByte6RER ("Loose lips sink ships")
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To: DogByte6RER

Who knew Carl Spackler retired to South Dakota ?


4 posted on 07/16/2013 5:49:52 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: DogByte6RER

Yankton is where the state mental hospital is, IIRC.


5 posted on 07/16/2013 5:51:16 PM PDT by Veggie Todd (What difference does it make?)
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To: DogByte6RER

Did he get the gopher?


6 posted on 07/16/2013 5:58:48 PM PDT by Hardraade (http://junipersec.wordpress.com (Say no to Homobama))
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To: Hardraade

Last week in NYC had someone set off number of foggers to
get rid of roaches

Building exploded - 8 people hurt


7 posted on 07/16/2013 6:04:30 PM PDT by njslim (St)
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To: DogByte6RER

I loved that movie almost as much as Animal House.


8 posted on 07/16/2013 6:04:39 PM PDT by meatloaf
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To: DogByte6RER

“Excuse me Sandy but if I kill all the golfers, they’ll lock me up and throw away the key”


9 posted on 07/16/2013 6:05:23 PM PDT by Hoosier-Daddy ( "It is not our job to protect the people from the consequences of their political choices.")
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To: DogByte6RER
Growing up, I remember the neighbor's cat would sit in wait for hours waiting for a gopher or the like to poke its head up from a hole.

Certainly safer, save for cat transmitted schizophrenia, than mixing fire and a gas line.

10 posted on 07/16/2013 6:06:51 PM PDT by Calvin Locke
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To: DogByte6RER

Howabout a fresca? hhmmm hmmmm


11 posted on 07/16/2013 6:09:05 PM PDT by deadrock (I am someone else.)
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To: DogByte6RER

BTW. My kids dont’t get this movie at all. Losers.


12 posted on 07/16/2013 6:10:13 PM PDT by deadrock (I am someone else.)
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To: DogByte6RER

I got to get into this dude’s pelt and crawl around for a few days. Who’s the gopher’s ally. His friends. The harmless squirrel and the friendly rabbit.


13 posted on 07/16/2013 6:18:26 PM PDT by 2 Kool 2 Be 4-Gotten
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To: DogByte6RER

Afterwards he was heard saying, “I’m alright! Nobody worry ‘bout me!”


14 posted on 07/16/2013 6:18:44 PM PDT by To Hell With Poverty (Ephesians 6:12 becomes more real to me with each news cycle.)
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To: DogByte6RER
Doh!
15 posted on 07/16/2013 6:22:19 PM PDT by mylife (Ted Cruz understands the law, and he does not fear the unlawful.)
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To: 2 Kool 2 Be 4-Gotten

Better watch out. Eric Holder will get ya for stalking the critter because of species profiling.


16 posted on 07/16/2013 6:24:10 PM PDT by EinNYC
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To: DogByte6RER

If the gopher had chewed through a gas line somehow, it would as quickly asphyxiated. So I suspect the rocket scientist decided to use his own explosive gas.

Importantly, they sell propane-oxygen gopher explosive gas systems.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DeywW7r4LA4


17 posted on 07/16/2013 6:31:38 PM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy (Best WoT news at rantburg.com)
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To: DogByte6RER

“South Dakota Man Attempts to Kill Gophers ala “Caddyshack” ... Man Gets Burned, Yard in Flames”

The dummy should have done it the way everybody tries to kill gophers....with sniper fire.


18 posted on 07/16/2013 6:33:03 PM PDT by lowbridge
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To: DogByte6RER
Should have used a Rodennator which injects a mixture of propane and oxygen into the borrows and then detonates it...killing the little buggers with a pressure wave. video
19 posted on 07/16/2013 6:53:00 PM PDT by The Great RJ (construction)
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To: DogByte6RER

He was obviously not properly licensed to kill gophers by the United Nations.


20 posted on 07/16/2013 8:03:18 PM PDT by al_c (http://www.blowoutcongress.com)
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To: DogByte6RER

“Varmint Cong.”


21 posted on 07/16/2013 8:25:32 PM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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