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Tue Jan 15, 2013, 01:35 PM

 

18 human heads found at O`Hare Airport

Davey D ‏@mrdaveyd

WTF? 18 Human heads found at Chicago' O'hara Airport..This is pure fuckery for real..This is skull & Bones shyt... http://bit.ly/X1jzmq
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http://www.myfoxchicago.com/story/20589543/17-human-heads-found-at-ohare-airport

CHICAGO (FOX 32 News) -

Investigators are working to determine if a shipment of 18 human heads intercepted by customs officials at O'Hare Airport are, in fact, legitimate medical specimens, authorities said Tuesday morning.

The heads, which was sent to Chicago from outside the U.S., were discovered Monday by U.S. Customs officials and appear to be medical samples at first blush, said Brian Bell, a Chicago-based spokesman for the Department of Homeland Security.

"There's no issue with the transportation of body parts for medical purposes," Bell said. "There's nothing against the law that says you cannot ship them, provided you have the right documentation."

While Bell said he has never before fielded questions about a large package of human body parts, such shipments are not without precedent, he noted.

(More at the link. Wondering if Emperor Cartagia is travelling...)

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Reply 18 human heads found at O`Hare Airport (Original post)
Fire Walk With Me Jan 2013 OP
snooper2 Jan 2013 #1
agracie Jan 2013 #7
Motown_Johnny Jan 2013 #18
agracie Jan 2013 #20
pinboy3niner Jan 2013 #28
JustABozoOnThisBus Jan 2013 #60
dixiegrrrrl Jan 2013 #26
Kalidurga Jan 2013 #2
Baitball Blogger Jan 2013 #5
flamingdem Jan 2013 #34
Blue_Tires Jan 2013 #17
flamingdem Jan 2013 #36
MineralMan Jan 2013 #3
Wait Wut Jan 2013 #22
benld74 Jan 2013 #4
Yavin4 Jan 2013 #41
LongTomH Jan 2013 #52
kooljerk666 Jan 2013 #62
pinboy3niner Jan 2013 #6
Renew Deal Jan 2013 #9
Fire Walk With Me Jan 2013 #11
pinboy3niner Jan 2013 #14
Arugula Latte Jan 2013 #29
pinboy3niner Jan 2013 #33
LineLineReply .
Guy Whitey Corngood Jan 2013 #35
flamingdem Jan 2013 #37
pinboy3niner Jan 2013 #38
Renew Deal Jan 2013 #8
Blue_Tires Jan 2013 #15
dipsydoodle Jan 2013 #10
Fire Walk With Me Jan 2013 #12
RKP5637 Jan 2013 #13
pinboy3niner Jan 2013 #16
agracie Jan 2013 #19
pinboy3niner Jan 2013 #25
RKP5637 Jan 2013 #30
dixiegrrrrl Jan 2013 #42
RKP5637 Jan 2013 #49
Wait Wut Jan 2013 #21
agracie Jan 2013 #23
nadinbrzezinski Jan 2013 #24
Arugula Latte Jan 2013 #27
RKP5637 Jan 2013 #31
randome Jan 2013 #32
bmbmd Jan 2013 #39
cthulu2016 Jan 2013 #40
pinboy3niner Jan 2013 #43
HappyMe Jan 2013 #46
pinboy3niner Jan 2013 #53
DarthDem Jan 2013 #44
Fire Walk With Me Jan 2013 #72
pinboy3niner Jan 2013 #74
Fire Walk With Me Jan 2013 #76
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lpbk2713 Jan 2013 #45
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rurallib Jan 2013 #48
Vinnie From Indy Jan 2013 #50
yurbud Jan 2013 #55
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formercia Jan 2013 #51
watch the sky Jan 2013 #54
pinboy3niner Jan 2013 #57
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LiberalAndProud Jan 2013 #61
formercia Jan 2013 #70
lunasun Jan 2013 #63
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Response to Fire Walk With Me (Original post)

Tue Jan 15, 2013, 01:36 PM

1. were they shrunk?

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Response to snooper2 (Reply #1)

Tue Jan 15, 2013, 01:43 PM

7. Shrunk ??? C'mon people ! Read the tag...

Hand wash. Line dry only. Geesh !

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Response to agracie (Reply #7)

Tue Jan 15, 2013, 01:59 PM

18. I think the tag would say "Lather, Rinse, Repeat"

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Response to Motown_Johnny (Reply #18)

Tue Jan 15, 2013, 02:08 PM

20. Wait. Wait. Wait. You can't take them outside with wet hair, they'll ...

catch their death of a cold. Oh... right...

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Response to agracie (Reply #20)

Tue Jan 15, 2013, 02:22 PM

28. Their hair will frizz and I...um, I mean they...they won't be able to do a thing with it

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Response to agracie (Reply #20)

Tue Jan 15, 2013, 04:47 PM

60. Then their hair would grow fast

and green.

Chia heads.

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Response to agracie (Reply #7)

Tue Jan 15, 2013, 02:21 PM

26. LOL!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Response to Fire Walk With Me (Original post)

Tue Jan 15, 2013, 01:38 PM

2. That is a bit strange...

But, I am going to say medical purposes. Because I have doubts that if someone committed actual crimes they would send the evidence through the airport.

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Response to Kalidurga (Reply #2)

Tue Jan 15, 2013, 01:40 PM

5. I don't know. Some organizations just like to push the envelope.

If we learned anything with the 9/11 attacks, for example, sometimes the things that are hiding in plane sight can be turned against you.

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Response to Baitball Blogger (Reply #5)

Tue Jan 15, 2013, 02:34 PM

34. You'd think they would have tried to get out a head of the problem!

To avoid just this kind of "news report"

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Response to Kalidurga (Reply #2)

Tue Jan 15, 2013, 01:58 PM

17. +1

Although a few U.S. airports have a long, notorious history of shipping/dealing/selling unspeakable things, as long as someone had the $$$$ to spread around...(i.e. Miami)

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Response to Blue_Tires (Reply #17)

Tue Jan 15, 2013, 02:35 PM

36. Like what?! Curious minds and heads want to know

what they're up to down in Floriduh.. ritual objects for Rick Scott's evil ceremonies?

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Response to Fire Walk With Me (Original post)

Tue Jan 15, 2013, 01:40 PM

3. Fox News - Bringing you Any Damn News We Can Find -

As long as it's sensational. Just don't ask us to follow up later...

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Response to Fire Walk With Me (Original post)

Tue Jan 15, 2013, 01:40 PM

4. I thought the movie title was 8 Heads in a Duffel Bag???

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Response to benld74 (Reply #4)

Tue Jan 15, 2013, 03:04 PM

41. It's a sequel

You know how Hollywood is. Everything has to be bigger and bigger.

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Response to benld74 (Reply #4)

Tue Jan 15, 2013, 03:43 PM

52. Remember this scene?

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Response to LongTomH (Reply #52)

Tue Jan 15, 2013, 05:05 PM

62. that was awesome, he was losing his mind..............

 

This one is never on TV, ever and was a damm funny movie.

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Response to Fire Walk With Me (Original post)

Tue Jan 15, 2013, 01:42 PM

6. WTF? They were supposed to go to LAX, not O'Hare!

Um...I mean I don't know anything about that. No, sirree.

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Response to pinboy3niner (Reply #6)

Tue Jan 15, 2013, 01:44 PM

9. Customs is running around like a chicken with its head cut off

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Response to pinboy3niner (Reply #6)

Tue Jan 15, 2013, 01:47 PM

11. DHL is the first choice of evil scientists everywhere. Make a note of it.

 

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Response to Fire Walk With Me (Reply #11)

Tue Jan 15, 2013, 01:51 PM

14. NOW you tell me!

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Response to pinboy3niner (Reply #14)

Tue Jan 15, 2013, 02:24 PM

29. You should have gotten a heads-up earlier.

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Response to Arugula Latte (Reply #29)

Tue Jan 15, 2013, 02:33 PM

33. I may have missed it when I was out picking up my severance pay

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Response to pinboy3niner (Reply #6)

Tue Jan 15, 2013, 02:34 PM

35. .

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Response to pinboy3niner (Reply #6)

Tue Jan 15, 2013, 02:40 PM

37. You mean they headed them off at the pass?

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Response to flamingdem (Reply #37)

Tue Jan 15, 2013, 02:54 PM

38. It just goes to show ya...

...shit happens when ya try to pass off heads.



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Response to Fire Walk With Me (Original post)

Tue Jan 15, 2013, 01:43 PM

8. Were they shipped via FedEx or UPS?

I prefer UPS for heads.

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Response to Renew Deal (Reply #8)

Tue Jan 15, 2013, 01:53 PM

15. Good...UPS is union, while FedEx isn't...

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Response to Fire Walk With Me (Original post)

Tue Jan 15, 2013, 01:45 PM

10. Were hats required for receipt ?

If you want to get ahead get a hat

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Response to Fire Walk With Me (Original post)

Tue Jan 15, 2013, 01:49 PM

12. I'd pay cash money to see security cam footage of the TSA bastard discovering them.

 

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Response to Fire Walk With Me (Original post)

Tue Jan 15, 2013, 01:49 PM

13. I bet they lost their luggage too!

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Response to RKP5637 (Reply #13)

Tue Jan 15, 2013, 01:54 PM

16. And they were still charged for 18 sets of headphones

Of course.

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Response to pinboy3niner (Reply #16)

Tue Jan 15, 2013, 02:00 PM

19. Can I have their peanuts? n/t

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Response to agracie (Reply #19)

Tue Jan 15, 2013, 02:19 PM

25. You can have the packing peanuts

Just go to Customs at O'Hare and tell them the packing peanuts with the heads are yours and you want them.

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Response to pinboy3niner (Reply #16)

Tue Jan 15, 2013, 02:26 PM

30. And those head pillows too!!!

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Response to RKP5637 (Reply #13)

Tue Jan 15, 2013, 03:06 PM

42. They were probably alive before the long flight delays.

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Response to dixiegrrrrl (Reply #42)

Tue Jan 15, 2013, 03:17 PM

49. LOL

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Response to Fire Walk With Me (Original post)

Tue Jan 15, 2013, 02:10 PM

21. Not a mystery...

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/chi-paperwork-holds-up-shipment-of-18-human-heads-at-ohare-20130115,0,4009068.story

...just incomplete info on a form. You'd think if you were shipping a bunch of heads overseas you'd double check your paperwork.

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Response to Fire Walk With Me (Original post)

Tue Jan 15, 2013, 02:11 PM

23. Betcha this is a tongue in cheek kind of story... n/t

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Response to Fire Walk With Me (Original post)

Tue Jan 15, 2013, 02:15 PM

24. What? The Cartels are now shipping heads and Coke?

Sorry, this is quite funny, to a point.

Most likely medical research.

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Response to Fire Walk With Me (Original post)

Tue Jan 15, 2013, 02:22 PM

27. Weird Head-line.

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Response to Fire Walk With Me (Original post)

Tue Jan 15, 2013, 02:29 PM

31. I've heard of people losing their head while traveling, but this is ridiculous!



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Response to Fire Walk With Me (Original post)

Tue Jan 15, 2013, 02:31 PM

32. Wait till they find out what's in the OTHER package.

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Response to Fire Walk With Me (Original post)

Tue Jan 15, 2013, 02:58 PM

40. This is so typical of airline baggage handling... the bodies probably get separated in Atlanta

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Response to Fire Walk With Me (Original post)

Tue Jan 15, 2013, 03:07 PM

43. It was all legit, dude--they were supposed to be delivered to a head shop

What a trip--literally!

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Response to pinboy3niner (Reply #43)

Tue Jan 15, 2013, 03:14 PM

46. There could be trouble if they are talking heads!

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Response to HappyMe (Reply #46)

Tue Jan 15, 2013, 03:46 PM

53. No sweat. Their lips are sealed.

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Response to Fire Walk With Me (Original post)

Tue Jan 15, 2013, 03:08 PM

44. The Airlines . . .

. . . probably charged extra bag fees. At $25 a head.

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Response to DarthDem (Reply #44)

Tue Jan 15, 2013, 08:07 PM

72. Perhaps they were attempting to save travel costs by sending themselves as overhead luggage?

 

Yep, I'm going to hell.

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Response to Fire Walk With Me (Reply #72)

Wed Jan 16, 2013, 01:38 AM

74. Carrion baggage?

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Response to pinboy3niner (Reply #74)

Wed Jan 16, 2013, 01:48 AM

76. Facepalm...18 of them!

 

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Response to Fire Walk With Me (Reply #76)

Wed Jan 16, 2013, 06:28 AM

79. My Zombie Apocalypse hypothesis may be correct, after all...

Some shipments go by air, but others end up in delivery trucks just like any other package.

"In fact, we sent out a shipment of brains to the University of Texas at Austin last week via UPS," Dudek said.

http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-201_162-57564014/18-heads-found-at-airport-were-sent-for-cremation/





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Response to Fire Walk With Me (Original post)

Tue Jan 15, 2013, 03:08 PM

45. Ted Bundy is alive and well ...




and living in Chicago.


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Response to Fire Walk With Me (Original post)

Tue Jan 15, 2013, 03:16 PM

47. I watched a documentary on facial surgery

all these doctors were at a seminar learning a new surgical technique. Each one was given a human head to practice on.

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Response to hack89 (Reply #47)

Tue Jan 15, 2013, 03:57 PM

56. Well, they're trying to get a-head in their field.

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Response to Fire Walk With Me (Original post)

Tue Jan 15, 2013, 03:17 PM

48. replacement heads for Clarence Thomas so he won't babble so much.

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Response to Fire Walk With Me (Original post)

Tue Jan 15, 2013, 03:37 PM

50. The bodies were undoubtedly still being fondled by TSA employees

at the security checkpoint.

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Response to Vinnie From Indy (Reply #50)

Tue Jan 15, 2013, 03:47 PM

55. that is entirely called for.

well done.

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Response to Vinnie From Indy (Reply #50)

Tue Jan 15, 2013, 04:03 PM

58. Thread win nt

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Response to Fire Walk With Me (Original post)

Tue Jan 15, 2013, 03:42 PM

51. We're a Head above the Rest

Is their new Advert. line.

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Response to Fire Walk With Me (Original post)

Tue Jan 15, 2013, 03:46 PM

54. the jokes about write themselves

so I'll refrain and just agree that they were for medical purposes, could be voudon too, but that's less likely.

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Response to Fire Walk With Me (Original post)

Tue Jan 15, 2013, 04:00 PM

57. It's a harbinger of the Zombie Apocalypse

They've evolved from slow zombies to fast zombies...to zombies who have their brains flown in.

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Response to Fire Walk With Me (Original post)

Tue Jan 15, 2013, 04:36 PM

59. Checking off another lie....

the one that says no one can get ahead in this world.

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Response to Fire Walk With Me (Original post)

Tue Jan 15, 2013, 04:52 PM

61. Why would they be sent to Chicago from Rome for cremation?

I'm almost sure there's an explanation, but I doubt that it's logical.

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Response to LiberalAndProud (Reply #61)

Tue Jan 15, 2013, 07:21 PM

70. No more room in Sampson's Locker

Delilah told Ratso to clean it out, for it was beginning to smell.

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Response to Fire Walk With Me (Original post)

Tue Jan 15, 2013, 05:05 PM

63. Peckinpah's Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia

haven't thought about that movie for a long time

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Response to Fire Walk With Me (Original post)

Tue Jan 15, 2013, 05:11 PM

64. A human skull used to be a family

"heirloom." My grandfather got back in dental school back in the WWI era. It got passed around and went to a few show and tells along the way.

When my grandfather passed away, my mother and sister went to Oklahoma for the funeral. Some people came by to pay their condolences. While they were visiting in the living room, it was either my sister or my cousin that walked through the living room with the skull. Noting the startled expressions, my grandmother just made the comment, "Oh that is just Poppo's skull." From what my mother stated years later, you should have seen the visitors' expressions at that point.

They had to explain that it was not really my grandfather's skull but one he got in dental school.

Last I knew my cousin had it, I don't know if he still does.

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Response to Fire Walk With Me (Original post)

Tue Jan 15, 2013, 05:20 PM

65. Some doc is attempting to find a cure for TeaBaggers

This way he/she can make sure the new head has a brain before connecting it.







That was the lamest, most clean joke I could type...
There are so many really bad jokes - comments - I must resist typing or be banned for life

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Response to Fire Walk With Me (Original post)

Tue Jan 15, 2013, 05:33 PM

66. All of these jokes are making me feel abby normal.

 

Who knows. Perhaps they were all on their way to a "Futurama" audition.

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Response to Fire Walk With Me (Original post)

Tue Jan 15, 2013, 05:42 PM

67. LMAO...I love the "Authorities do not suspect foul play" quote!

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Response to didact (Reply #67)

Wed Jan 16, 2013, 06:15 AM

78. I read a less hysterical article about this yesterday and, well, they don't

They were medical specimens with all the standard documentation in order and some customs official freaked anyway. Fiasco ensues.

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Response to Fire Walk With Me (Original post)

Tue Jan 15, 2013, 06:06 PM

68. A cremation service has claimed the heads. (The ones that got away.)

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Response to Fire Walk With Me (Original post)

Tue Jan 15, 2013, 06:35 PM

69. I used to ship body parts all over the USA.

Mostly blood, skin, bone, and corneas, but sometimes other stuff.

The transplant techs and nurses were interesting people but I didn't want to do what they did.

I shipped body parts through O'Hare quite a few time, but never entire heads.

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Response to hunter (Reply #69)

Tue Jan 15, 2013, 07:23 PM

71. Chop Shop?

I'm O Neg. There probably wouldn't be much left to Cremate.

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Response to Fire Walk With Me (Original post)

Tue Jan 15, 2013, 08:24 PM

73. Disturbing. I can't wrap my head around this story. nt

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Response to Fire Walk With Me (Original post)

Wed Jan 16, 2013, 01:43 AM

75. Wasn't this a Danny DeVito movie?

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Response to Fire Walk With Me (Original post)

Wed Jan 16, 2013, 06:07 AM

77. Can we all say Burke and Hare

Famous resurrectionists who didn't wait for the corpses to die.

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