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Watch ‘Crazy Rhubarb Lady’ Terrorize Her Neighbors (new internet sensation)
Mediaite.com ^ | 2:52 pm, August 1st, 2013

Posted on 08/01/2013 5:22:04 PM PDT by drewh

Whatever happened to loving thy neighbor?

An unidentified Iowan woman — “Crazy rhubarb lady,” as the Internet hath dubbed her — has rocketed to online infamy this week when video appeared online of her shouting a long string of profanities at a homeowner who caught her removing rhubarbs from a patch that had found its way outside the limits of a fence.

Apparently “Crazy Rhubarb Lady” has made a habit of plucking rhubarb from a neighbor’s patch, and has been confronted multiple times, but only when the cameras are rolling does the public get a glimpse into the hilarity of a woman cursing out two other adults over a leafy plant.

“This is alley property, b*tch!” the woman yells at a woman off-camera. “This don’t have your name on it. Where’s your name, b*tch? Where’s your name?”

She continued to lash out at the other woman: “You stick your nose in everyone’s business.”

“If it’s anybody’s property, why don’t you come up and mow it?” the off-camera woman asks. The answer: Because of the “Iranian pigs” who live in the area and stole her lawnmower.

The verbal battle continued for at least five minutes, with Rhubarb Lady calling her accuser a “lezzie” for addressing her as “sweetheart.”

We hope the rhubarb was really worth it.

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A textbook Obama voter!
1 posted on 08/01/2013 5:22:04 PM PDT by drewh
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To: drewh

The woman is nuts, and yet if the rhubarb is growing out side the fence, it does not belong to anyone.


2 posted on 08/01/2013 5:26:13 PM PDT by svcw (Stand or die)
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To: svcw

3 posted on 08/01/2013 5:30:25 PM PDT by drewh
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To: drewh

I agree that the rhubarb is probably up for grabs, but just because the lady was so odious, I would have turned the garden hose on her.


4 posted on 08/01/2013 5:30:29 PM PDT by dinodino
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To: svcw
It all depends on the relevant by-laws. Around here, people are encouraged to improve boulevards fronting their property, by planting flowers, low shrubs, vegetables, etc. You don't own the boulevard; but you do own the vegetation. You are also required to mow the grass (if any), or pay the city to do it for you. That said, if you plant vegetables on land easily accessed by pedestrians, you should probably expect some losses.
5 posted on 08/01/2013 5:33:43 PM PDT by USFRIENDINVICTORIA
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To: dinodino

If I was that husband I would have turned my hand mower on and started in on that alley garden...


6 posted on 08/01/2013 5:34:54 PM PDT by drewh
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To: drewh

Now that’s what I call a rhubarb.


7 posted on 08/01/2013 5:35:41 PM PDT by Misterioso (The neat thing about being a nonvoter is that you don't have to give a damn about all of this.)
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To: svcw

Actually, a fence doesn’t necessarily mark the property line. I have over a 1/4 of an acre that sits outside my fence line.


8 posted on 08/01/2013 5:37:00 PM PDT by bolobaby
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To: drewh

That woman is as crazy as a loon but is right. The owners should have kept the plant inside the fence.


9 posted on 08/01/2013 5:37:07 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it .... their minds are diseased.)
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To: drewh
This fall they should dig up the rhubarb and replant it
inside the fence. Next year Rhubarb Lady can eat grass. lol
10 posted on 08/01/2013 5:38:02 PM PDT by TigersEye ("No man left behind" is more than an Army Ranger credo it's the character of America.)
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To: drewh

This has the fingerprints of a neighborhood feud that’s been going on a LONG time.

Grumpy Old Women!


11 posted on 08/01/2013 5:38:37 PM PDT by Nervous Tick (Without GOD, men get what they deserve.)
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To: TigersEye

A predict this video will have more than 1 million views by next week.


12 posted on 08/01/2013 5:39:21 PM PDT by drewh
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To: drewh

...or just spray the whole rhubarb plant with deer musk and let that crazy lady enjoy it the next time she roots around in the rhubarb.


13 posted on 08/01/2013 5:39:41 PM PDT by dinodino
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To: drewh

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


14 posted on 08/01/2013 5:40:35 PM PDT by PapaBear3625 (You don't notice it's a police state until the police come for you.)
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To: drewh

We’ve had people treat us that way when we confront them for tress passing to take asparagus that grows 100 feet from the road or apples from our trees. I gave up personally calling them on it. Just never know what kind of wack job you are going to run into.

I just get the license plate now and have them ticketed for tress passing. We have never refused requests if they come to the house and ask. I hate people that think things are there
For their free pickings. I consider it theft. I guess it’s all part on the entitlement mentality now days.


15 posted on 08/01/2013 5:41:09 PM PDT by VRWCarea51 (w n)
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To: svcw

If the fence is actually the property line for the people growing it.


16 posted on 08/01/2013 5:41:48 PM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: Misterioso

Indeed.


17 posted on 08/01/2013 5:42:36 PM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: Nervous Tick

Grumpy Old Women!


I can’t imagine that she’s married. If so, the man must be deaf.


18 posted on 08/01/2013 5:44:53 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it .... their minds are diseased.)
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To: bolobaby

Here your property line starts 33 feet from the center of a right of way. The fence was most likely required by zoning to be off the property line by 5 or 10 feet.


19 posted on 08/01/2013 5:45:58 PM PDT by VRWCarea51 (w n)
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To: dinodino

Round-up Ultra makes good neighbors. ;)


20 posted on 08/01/2013 5:47:28 PM PDT by VRWCarea51 (w n)
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To: drewh

Yep! I was convinced this was filmed in South Park ;-)

Not gonna win the Good Neighbor award with an attitude like this!


21 posted on 08/01/2013 5:51:20 PM PDT by bigbob
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To: drewh
Apply a liberal application to leaf and root system. Let crazy neighbor eat her fill. Problem solved.

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22 posted on 08/01/2013 6:05:54 PM PDT by PowderMonkey (WILL WORK FOR AMMO)
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To: VRWCarea51
Here your property line starts 33 feet from the center of a right of way. The fence was most likely required by zoning to be off the property line by 5 or 10 feet.

In many places the alley is located on an easement that is there for the homeowners’ convenience. In that case the actual property lines could be down the middle of the alley, off to one side or the other, or the alley might go right through the middle of someone's property. It depends on how the area was subdivided. The easment might only be for people who live there and not open to the public at all. That is how it is in the gated community where we live. It really isn't possible to make an accurate assumption based on how it works somewhere else.

Fences are often well within property lines. I am amazed by the number of people on the forum with the video that think they are entitled to steal another person's plants, flowers or presumably benches, tables or anything else just because they are on the outside of a fence. If true... why would this not apply to cars, bicycles, horses, dogs or anything else on the outside of a fence?

23 posted on 08/01/2013 6:15:31 PM PDT by fireman15 (Check your facts before making ignorant statements.)
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To: drewh
When I want to really make an impression on someone I just met, I kinda sidle up to them, take a conspiratorial tone, and say, "Think the rain'll hurt the rhubarb?"

It's a real conversation starter.

24 posted on 08/01/2013 6:24:17 PM PDT by OKSooner
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To: drewh

Good grief!


25 posted on 08/01/2013 6:27:50 PM PDT by WashingtonSource
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To: drewh

I dunno, she’s either a DU poster or the mom of that foul mouthed Barbara Morgan who works on the Weiner Campaign


26 posted on 08/01/2013 6:33:52 PM PDT by bigbob
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To: bigbob

Or the white version of Obama phone lady...


27 posted on 08/01/2013 6:34:58 PM PDT by drewh
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To: drewh

it’s hard to believe this is real..the voice is unreal..it’s like a Female Cartman


28 posted on 08/01/2013 7:03:25 PM PDT by RummyChick
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To: drewh

I did not view the video, but, based on the above, this woman is no lady.


29 posted on 08/01/2013 7:03:53 PM PDT by Bigg Red (Let me hear what God the LORD will speak. -Ps85)
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To: drewh

Geez, I hope it is not my sister. Lives in IA, 0bama voter, and has been talking a lot lately about cooking with rhubarb.


30 posted on 08/01/2013 7:06:41 PM PDT by NEMDF
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To: Bigg Red

it belongs on that show with the trailer guys...can’t remember the name of it..with Bubbles.


31 posted on 08/01/2013 7:07:32 PM PDT by RummyChick
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To: Misterioso

+1


32 posted on 08/01/2013 7:20:59 PM PDT by gnawbone (I hope we have a change in November)
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To: drewh

ROFL

Question: Who was terrorizing whom?


33 posted on 08/01/2013 7:23:28 PM PDT by spel_grammer_an_punct_polise (Learn three chords and you, too, can be a Rock Star!)
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To: PowderMonkey
Naw, just tell her she can eat ALL the rhubarb leaves she wants to take. But she HAS to leave the stems.

THAT'S problem solved.

34 posted on 08/01/2013 8:03:00 PM PDT by boop ("You don't look so bad, here's another")
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To: drewh

I always say that if something happened to the Spousal Unit, I’d not re-marry. But finding a woman who can forage is pretty darned tempting!!


35 posted on 08/01/2013 8:21:58 PM PDT by llevrok (The Constitution is not written in cursive)
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To: RummyChick

Oh she could easily live in the trailer park (”Trailer Park Boys”). Same bolt of cloth, eh?


36 posted on 08/01/2013 8:24:00 PM PDT by llevrok (Note to BHO: The Constitution is not written in cursive)
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To: svcw

The fact that the plants are outside the fence is irrelevant. I’ve had fences on my property which do not go up to the limits of my property line. Sometimes I just wanted to contain dogs or kids in a small area.


37 posted on 08/01/2013 8:48:29 PM PDT by keats5 (Not all of us are hypnotized.)
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To: drewh

The Rhubarb Lady philosophy is: “WHAT DIFFERENCE DOES IT MAKE??!!!!”


38 posted on 08/01/2013 8:53:34 PM PDT by PJ-Comix (Beware of the Rip in the Space/Time Continuum)
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To: drewh

Just about this time, I would fire up the power mower and head out that back gate. That woman is nuts. God love her heart.


39 posted on 08/01/2013 9:29:46 PM PDT by Conservative4Ever (I'm going Galt)
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To: laplata

What an absolutely horrible beastly “woman”! I can’t believe someone would act like that. That is absolutely amazing. If you haven’t seen the movie Arthur with Dudley Moore this won’t make sense, but reminds me of “Perry’s wife”. Perry’s wife was a lot screechier, though. :)


40 posted on 08/01/2013 11:30:55 PM PDT by beaversmom
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To: llevrok
But finding a woman who can forage is pretty darned tempting!!

ROTFLOL! You brought tears to my eyes!!!

41 posted on 08/01/2013 11:38:33 PM PDT by beaversmom
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To: beaversmom

You’re right...she’s a horrible woman. Do you think she’s married? If she has a husband; poor man. He’ll go straight to heaven because he served time in hell here on earth. LOL


42 posted on 08/01/2013 11:52:06 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it .... their minds are diseased.)
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LOL...Poor, poor man if he exists. I think hell would be a respite for him.

Did you see llevrok’s post? I cried from laughing.


43 posted on 08/01/2013 11:56:50 PM PDT by beaversmom
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To: beaversmom

I’ll look for llvrok’s post right now. Thanks for telling me.


44 posted on 08/02/2013 12:01:46 AM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it .... their minds are diseased.)
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To: drewh

Life is a lark in Sunnyvale Trailer Park.


45 posted on 08/02/2013 12:24:13 AM PDT by Rodamala
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To: RummyChick

Sorry, no idea which show you are talking about, as I never watch that kind of stuff.


46 posted on 08/02/2013 5:23:14 AM PDT by Bigg Red (Let me hear what God the LORD will speak. -Ps85)
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To: drewh

$2 says it was somewhere around Cedar Rapids...


47 posted on 08/02/2013 6:51:20 AM PDT by LadyBuck (Yo, Bartender, Jobu needs a refill!)
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To: USFRIENDINVICTORIA
Yep. My previous home was in n unincorporated area....I owned 1/2 of the road. Without knowing anything about the property, no one can say either is in the right without knowing where the boundary is. That being said, the rhubarb thief needs a good kick in the caboose.
48 posted on 08/02/2013 7:04:35 AM PDT by liberalh8ter (The only difference between flash mob 'urban yutes' and U.S. politicians is the hoodies.)
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I own all of my alley but the city will plow it in the winter. I believe that makes it an easement and anyone can travel on it. Don’t know however if a person can remove plants though.


49 posted on 08/02/2013 7:15:11 AM PDT by cornfedcowboy
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To: dinodino

I actually did that to a previous neighbor. Think they were Pakis but there was an old woman living there that stunk to high hell. Anyway, teenage daughter and her friend were washing my car and threw the hose down on the lawn. Water was draining into neighbors dead, unwatered lawn and the old woman came across to our driveway screaming in some language at the girls. They came running into the house telling me. When I headed out through the garage she was standing in the driveway waving her arms screaming. I told her to gtf away from my house and leave the girls alone. She just kept standing there screaming and waving her arms so I calmly picked the hose up and sprayed the stinky witch down. You should have seen her run! lol There were other neighbors in their yards laughing to beat all get out. I laugh everytime I think about it, even now.


50 posted on 08/02/2013 9:08:53 AM PDT by sheana
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