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Weird Blob Causing Big Mess in Maine
FOX NEWS ^ | January 25, 2008

Posted on 01/25/2008 8:35:23 PM PST by camerakid400

City officials in Lewiston, Maine, are confronting a problem straight out of a 1950s horror flick as a mysterious blob has taken over a major sewer line through the town, according to a report on WMTW.com

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1 posted on 01/25/2008 8:35:25 PM PST by camerakid400
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To: camerakid400
Weird Blob Causing Big Mess in Maine

Stephen King got hit by a car again?

2 posted on 01/25/2008 8:36:59 PM PST by jdm (A Hunter Thompson ticket would be suicide.)
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To: camerakid400

If only Steve McQueen were still around.


3 posted on 01/25/2008 8:37:31 PM PST by ElkGroveDan (I'm sick and tired of being sick and tired of all the politics in politics.)
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To: camerakid400

And in other parts of the country, it’s a blue haze...


4 posted on 01/25/2008 8:38:41 PM PST by GOPJ
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To: camerakid400

What are Hillary and Michael Moore doing in Maine at this time of year?


5 posted on 01/25/2008 8:39:39 PM PST by garyhope (It's World War IV, right here, right now, courtesy of Islam.)
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To: camerakid400

From the story:

“According to city officials, the doughy, 90-foot mass is comprised of grease, flour and rags, and has been blocking a stretch of 12-inch sewer pipe on Main Street since January 13, WMTW reports.

City officials say that they will replace the section of sewer line, at a cost of between $40,000 and $60,000, beginning this week.”

At least it’s all in one piece that they can take out pretty cleanly.


6 posted on 01/25/2008 8:40:52 PM PST by Secret Agent Man
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To: camerakid400

Check the local pizza parlor for discarding cleaning debris improperly.


7 posted on 01/25/2008 8:42:03 PM PST by Mind-numbed Robot (Not all that needs to be done, needs to be done by the government.)
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To: ElkGroveDan
If only Steve McQueen were still around.

Cheer up, they might find Jimmy Hoffa or Judge Crater.

8 posted on 01/25/2008 8:44:44 PM PST by xJones
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To: camerakid400
That is one ugly sucker - looks like someone skun a skull!

Must be from all that Somalian cooking over there...glad I'm a good distance from Lewiston - and that I have my own septic/well...

9 posted on 01/25/2008 8:45:59 PM PST by maine-iac7 (",,,but you can't fool all of the people all the time" LINCOLN)
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To: camerakid400
I Woner if it has anything to do with this:
Lewiston(Maine)Named 'All-America City' (City with Nation's Largest Percentage of Somalis)
Sewers might be a new concept to some of these folks
10 posted on 01/25/2008 8:48:18 PM PST by L_Von_Mises
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To: camerakid400

Cthulu?


11 posted on 01/25/2008 8:50:53 PM PST by Grizzled Bear ("Does not play well with others.")
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To: jdm
Stephen King got hit by a car again?

No, but Ted Kennedy's office needs to locate him, he may have taken another wrong turn and ended up in Maine instead of Massachusetts.

12 posted on 01/25/2008 8:51:56 PM PST by xJones
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To: camerakid400

Call the guy from Dirty Jobs.


13 posted on 01/25/2008 8:52:26 PM PST by cquiggy
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To: camerakid400

14 posted on 01/25/2008 8:55:12 PM PST by citizen (Capt. McQueeg: "Have any of you an explanation for the quart of missing strawberries?" (click-clack))
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To: MS.BEHAVIN

Everything okay?


15 posted on 01/25/2008 8:57:37 PM PST by Lady Jag (I dreamed I surfed all day in my monthly donor wonder bra - https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate)
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To: xJones

Darn. You got the first Ted joke in.


16 posted on 01/25/2008 8:59:29 PM PST by L.N. Smithee ("San Francisco Zoo" is redundant.)
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To: citizen
Fun fact: The Blob was produced by Russell S. Doughten, Jr., best known for the "Thief In The Night" series of religious suspense/propaganda films, which dramatized the Dispensationalist rapture/second coming of Christ scenario long before Tim LaHaye's Left Behind series.
17 posted on 01/25/2008 9:00:10 PM PST by B-Chan (Catholic. Monarchist. Texan. Any questions?)
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To: Grizzled Bear

CTHULHU FOR PRESIDENT! WHY VOTE FOR A LESSER EVIL?

18 posted on 01/25/2008 9:03:14 PM PST by xJones
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To: camerakid400
Surely it's not time for Wimbledon yet, is it?


19 posted on 01/25/2008 9:08:58 PM PST by Mygirlsmom (Wish for Fred in one hand and Mitt in the other and see what you have more of.)
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To: Mygirlsmom

Watch for people to be turned into Scotsmen any minute now...

(Love the pic of the blancmange!)


20 posted on 01/25/2008 9:13:19 PM PST by Moonmad27
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To: garyhope

LOL, making an huge blob with all their flour, grease, and rags I suppose.


21 posted on 01/25/2008 9:13:28 PM PST by Baladas
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To: camerakid400

22 posted on 01/25/2008 9:15:01 PM PST by robomatik (......uh since fred and duncan are out, i think i need a new tagline. =()
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To: Grizzled Bear
"Cthulu? "

Isn't that a big rock in Australia?

23 posted on 01/25/2008 9:16:23 PM PST by matthew fuller (John Bolton/ Newt Gingrich 2008)
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To: jdm
Stephen King Micheal Moore got hit by a car again?
24 posted on 01/25/2008 9:17:21 PM PST by skinkinthegrass (just b/c your paranoid, doesn't mean they're NOT out to get you. :^( FRed was LMSM roadkill)
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To: xJones

25 posted on 01/25/2008 9:19:28 PM PST by ATOMIC_PUNK (Global Warming : A perpetuation of Lies Levied onto sheep to give up their Fleece)
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To: ATOMIC_PUNK

You dirty rat, you found a better Cthulhu campaign poster than mine!:D


26 posted on 01/25/2008 9:28:08 PM PST by xJones
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To: cquiggy

Huh, that’s what I was thinking. He went with a guy who did the ‘honey dipping’ one time, cleaning out septics from schools and restaurants. Looked exactly like this stuff, gray cement-y stuff they had to shovel and brush off the walls of the tank. He said the grease debris smelled worse than anything else they had cleaned out.


27 posted on 01/25/2008 9:32:36 PM PST by ktscarlett66 (Face it girls....I'm older and I have more insurance....)
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To: B-Chan
Fun fact:

The apostle Paul, best known for his 13 letters in the New Testament, talked about the Dispensationalist rapture/second coming of Christ scenario, long before Tim or Russell.


28 posted on 01/25/2008 10:00:50 PM PST by Bear_Slayer (When liberty is outlawed only outlaws will have liberty.)
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To: camerakid400

Oh wait, this is Maine, not Massachusetts.

29 posted on 01/25/2008 10:04:30 PM PST by rabscuttle385 (Admin Moderator for President.)
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To: camerakid400

Beware of the blob . . .
It creeps and leaps,
And glides and slides across the floor.
Right through the door,
And all around the hall,
A blotch, a splotch,
Be careful of the blob!

—Burt Bacharach and Mack David, 1958.
Recorded by The Five Blobs (Columbia Records), and the Zanies (Dore Records), 1958


30 posted on 01/25/2008 10:10:21 PM PST by Fiji Hill
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To: Mygirlsmom
Surely it's not time for Wimbledon yet, is it?

LOL - I actually understand that reference! The dreaded Blancmange!


31 posted on 01/25/2008 10:15:08 PM PST by Dumpster Baby (Eschew obfuscation)
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To: Bear_Slayer

You are incorrect, but it’s past midnight and I don’t feel like rehashing the reasons why for the 78th time. Pax vobiscum.


32 posted on 01/25/2008 10:16:03 PM PST by B-Chan (Catholic. Monarchist. Texan. Any questions?)
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To: ElkGroveDan
McQueen had an unusual reputation for demanding free items in bulk from studios when agreeing to do a film, such as electric razors, jeans and several other products. It was later found out that McQueen requested these things because he was donating them to the Boy's Republic reformatory school for displaced youth, where McQueen had spent time during his youth. +++++ 'Towards the end of his life McQueen became a Christian in part to the influence of his flying instructor, Sammy Mason, and his wife, Barbara Minty. He regularly attended his local church, and was visited by the famed evangelist Billy Graham shortly before he died. +++++ 'McQueen learned the martial art Tang Soo Do from ninth degree blackbelt Pat E. Johnson. McQueen served as one of the pall bearers at Bruce Lee's funeral in 1973.+++++ 'McQueen was quite conservative in his political views, and often backed the Republican Party. He supported the Vietnam War, was one of the few Hollywood stars who refused numerous requests to back Presidential hopeful Robert Kennedy in 1968, and turned down the chance to participate in the 1963 March on Washington.' ============================================================ Image and video hosting by TinyPic
33 posted on 01/25/2008 10:18:09 PM PST by ansel12
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To: robomatik
LOL.

I love it.

34 posted on 01/25/2008 10:24:51 PM PST by SIDENET (Hubba Hubba...)
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To: camerakid400
Weird Blob Causing Big Mess in Maine

Ted Kennedy is in Maine?

35 posted on 01/25/2008 10:39:08 PM PST by Mad_Tom_Rackham (Elections have consequences.)
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To: ktscarlett66

I worked in an office behind a Denny’s just after college. The days they had the grease truck come we could barely stay at our desks for hours after.


36 posted on 01/25/2008 10:54:05 PM PST by SlapHappyPappy
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To: ElkGroveDan

Why not get that guy on Dirty Jobs to clear it out. He’s really good with that sort of shhhh...uh.....stuff.


37 posted on 01/25/2008 10:59:10 PM PST by Picklezz (Congressman HUNTER, many of us were counting on you being our President and saving America.)
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To: SIDENET

38 posted on 01/25/2008 11:06:40 PM PST by robomatik (......uh since fred and duncan are out, i think i need a new tagline. =()
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To: garyhope

It’s one of Rosie O’Donnell’s discarded feminine hygeine products.


39 posted on 01/25/2008 11:09:11 PM PST by eldoradude (Think for yourself!)
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To: SheLion
What's your take on this, luv? Something sinister, or just the usual Maine pols reverting to their true selves?

No bets, but a very probable first line of defense seems to me to be blowing ciggy smoke at this odd whatzis. Reasonable?

;^)

40 posted on 01/25/2008 11:16:14 PM PST by SAJ
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To: Grizzled Bear
Cthulu?

No, I won, actually.
41 posted on 01/26/2008 12:14:38 AM PST by carumba (The secret of life is honesty and fair dealing. If you can fake that, you've got it made. Groucho)
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To: Bear_Slayer
The apostle Paul, best known for his 13 letters in the New Testament, talked about the Dispensationalist rapture/second coming of Christ scenario, long before Tim or Russell.

While the second coming has been traditional Christian doctrine for almost 2,000 years, dispensationalism was only invented or discovered (depending on one's view) in the 19th Century. Most Christians through the ages believed that the Beast of Revelation was Nero. LaHaye and others claim to be literalists but they stretch the Bible to fit their ideas.

42 posted on 01/26/2008 12:21:53 AM PST by Wilhelm Tell (True or False? This is not a tag line.)
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To: Wilhelm Tell

Matthew 24:29 Immediately after the tribulation of those days shall the sun be darkened, and the moon shall not give her light, and the stars shall fall from heaven, and the powers of the heavens shall be shaken:
30 And then shall appear the sign of the Son of man in heaven: and then shall all the tribes of the earth mourn, and they shall see the Son of man coming in the clouds of heaven with power and great glory.
31 And he shall send his angels with a great sound of a trumpet, and they shall gather together his elect from the four winds, from one end of heaven to the other.

1 Corinthians 15:51 Behold, I shew you a mystery; We shall not all sleep, but we shall all be changed,
52 In a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trump: for the trumpet shall sound, and the dead shall be raised incorruptible, and we shall be changed.

1 Thessalonians 4:13 But I would not have you to be ignorant, brethren, concerning them which are asleep, that ye sorrow not, even as others which have no hope.
14 For if we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so them also which sleep in Jesus will God bring with him.
15 For this we say unto you by the word of the Lord, that we which are alive and remain unto the coming of the Lord shall not prevent them which are asleep.
16 For the Lord himself shall descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of the archangel, and with the trump of God: and the dead in Christ shall rise first:
17 Then we which are alive and remain shall be caught up together with them in the clouds, to meet the Lord in the air: and so shall we ever be with the Lord.

Revelation 8:2 And I saw the seven angels which stood before God; and to them were given seven trumpets.

Revelation 8:6 And the seven angels which had the seven trumpets prepared themselves to sound.

Revelation 11:15 And the seventh angel sounded; and there were great voices in heaven, saying, The kingdoms of this world are become the kingdoms of our Lord, and of his Christ; and he shall reign for ever and ever.

Revelation 19:11 And I saw heaven opened, and behold a white horse; and he that sat upon him was called Faithful and True, and in righteousness he doth judge and make war.
12 His eyes were as a flame of fire, and on his head were many crowns; and he had a name written, that no man knew, but he himself.
13 And he was clothed with a vesture dipped in blood: and his name is called The Word of God.
14 And the armies which were in heaven followed him upon white horses, clothed in fine linen, white and clean.
15 And out of his mouth goeth a sharp sword, that with it he should smite the nations: and he shall rule them with a rod of iron: and he treadeth the winepress of the fierceness and wrath of Almighty God.
16 And he hath on his vesture and on his thigh a name written, KING OF KINGS, AND LORD OF LORDS.

Revelation 20:4 And I saw thrones, and they sat upon them, and judgment was given unto them: and I saw the souls of them that were beheaded for the witness of Jesus, and for the word of God, and which had not worshipped the beast, neither his image, neither had received his mark upon their foreheads, or in their hands; and they lived and reigned with Christ a thousand years.
5 But the rest of the dead lived not again until the thousand years were finished. This is the first resurrection.
6 Blessed and holy is he that hath part in the first resurrection: on such the second death hath no power, but they shall be priests of God and of Christ, and shall reign with him a thousand years.


43 posted on 01/26/2008 12:41:46 AM PST by Joya (Lord Jesus Christ, Son of God, Savior, have mercy on me, a sinner!)
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To: garyhope

I thought it might have been Rosie O’Donnell..


44 posted on 01/26/2008 12:41:49 AM PST by sheik yerbouty ( Make America and the world a jihad free zone!)
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To: All; Quix

http://www.topical-bible-studies.org/29-0002.htm


45 posted on 01/26/2008 12:44:02 AM PST by Joya (Lord Jesus Christ, Son of God, Savior, have mercy on me, a sinner!)
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To: camerakid400; EveningStar; FredHead47

BTTT!


46 posted on 01/26/2008 1:52:52 AM PST by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (I resolve to remember to write "08" on my checks.)
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To: Old Sarge

You’ve probably seen it, but on the off chance you haven’t, I’m pinging you to the Cthulhu graphic in the replied-to post.


47 posted on 01/26/2008 2:22:28 AM PST by FreedomPoster (Guns themselves are fairly robust; their chief enemies are rust and politicians) (NRA)
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To: camerakid400

Better remove it before the democrats register it to vote.


48 posted on 01/26/2008 2:31:02 AM PST by sphinx
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To: Grizzled Bear

“Cthulu?”

Hello, Roto-Rooter? There seems to be an Old One blocking my drain...


49 posted on 01/26/2008 2:58:40 AM PST by PLMerite ("Unarmed, one can only flee from Evil. But Evil isn't overcome by fleeing from it." Jeff Cooper)
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To: jdm

>> Weird Blob Causing Big Mess in Maine <<

Hmmm... I missed “The Night the Sewer Blocked Up.” Let me know when it starts chasing people.


50 posted on 01/26/2008 5:48:39 AM PST by dangus
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