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Thu Dec 6, 2018, 01:55 PM

Illinois Boy Learns "A Christmas Story" lesson on frozen poles is true

SANDWICH, Illinois — After 35 years, the hard lesson of Flick still has its doubters.

An 11-year-old Illinois boy recently decided to test whether his tongue would stick to a frozen pole, inspired by Flick in the famous scene with a flagpole from “A Christmas Story," the popular 1983 holiday movie that was partially filmed in Cleveland.

The verdict: Yes, it does.

According to the Beacon News, Spencer Cline and his buddy, Cole Leeper, 12, were heading to a sledding hill when they passed a metal pole by a fence. Cline was skeptical his tongue would stick, so he gave it a shot, even without a “triple dog dare” breach of etiquette from Leeper.

“Cole thought at first I was messing with him,” Spencer tells the Beacon News. “I told him no, it’s really stuck, but he at first couldn’t understand what I was saying.”

When Leeper realized his friend was really stuck, he went to a nearby house to get Spencer some help.

https://www.cleveland.com/nation/2018/12/illinois-boy-learns-a-christmas-story-lesson-on-frozen-poles-is-true.html

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Response to Ohiogal (Original post)

Thu Dec 6, 2018, 01:57 PM

1. Hope this kid never watches The Deer Hunter

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Response to NightWatcher (Reply #1)

Thu Dec 6, 2018, 02:50 PM

4. Oh no!

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Response to Ohiogal (Original post)

Thu Dec 6, 2018, 01:58 PM

2. Hope he doesn't get

a B-B gun for Christmas - he'll shoot his eye out!

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Response to Ohiogal (Original post)

Thu Dec 6, 2018, 02:04 PM

3. Hope Scut Farkus or Grover Dill

Didn't pass by

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