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Wicked Blue

(5,702 posts)
Thu May 4, 2023, 02:36 PM May 2023

Hundreds of pounds of cooked pasta mysteriously dumped in New Jersey woods



CBS News
By Caitlin O'Kane
Updated on: May 4, 2023 / 2:38 PM / CBS News

Imagine going for a leisurely hike and stumbling upon mounds of pasta in the woods.

It seems highly unlikely, unless you were recently walking near the river basin in Old Bridge, New Jersey, where hundreds of pounds of cooked pasta were dumped in the area last month. Their origins remain a mystery.

Nina Jochnowitz, who is running for city council in the town of about 66,000 posted images of the piles of pasta in a Facebook group, thanking the public works department for cleaning up the estimated 500-pound mess.

In her post, she criticized the mayor, saying he ignored the situation. Jochnowitz is running on a platform of cleaning up the waterways and environment in the town and wants to improve waste and recycling services with new initiatives like bulk pickup. CBS News has reached out to Jochnowitz and is awaiting response.

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/pasta-new-jersey-mysteriously-dumped-in-old-bridge-woods/

Could this be a Pastafarian plot?
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Hundreds of pounds of cooked pasta mysteriously dumped in New Jersey woods (Original Post) Wicked Blue May 2023 OP
An FSM ritual? Where are the wine and cheese? niyad May 2023 #1
More importantly, where's the sauce? Wicked Blue May 2023 #2
You are quite correct. niyad May 2023 #4
And the parmesan cheese? debm55 May 2023 #8
FSM strikes again! live love laugh May 2023 #7
Stay out of it, Nina Jochnowitz. Sounds like a story line for "The Sopranos." brush May 2023 #3
Pastafarianism!! Nictuku May 2023 #5
Pasta and New Jersey exboyfil May 2023 #6
FSM discovered napping in forest. SergeStorms May 2023 #9
Sure that's not a discarded rug from TFG? n/t Not Heidi May 2023 #10
Aliens were obviously involved Bayard May 2023 #11
This is just what happens when MutantAndProud May 2023 #12
Newsworthy in the Pastafarians group AKwannabe May 2023 #13
That was fun! niyad May 2023 #19
Probably overcooked, rsdsharp May 2023 #14
A guy names Al Dente was in on it Wicked Blue May 2023 #15
His mob name is "Toothy." rsdsharp May 2023 #16
Police are now on the lookout for a large runaway meatball diva77 May 2023 #21
Seems like there should be a koan to be found in this somewhere sl8 May 2023 #17
Give it 3 days. underpants May 2023 #18
Snicker. niyad May 2023 #20
His Wheatness cooks in mysterious ways 303squadron May 2023 #22
Another photo shows MUCH more pasta was dumped Wicked Blue May 2023 #23
Dumped pasta in Jersey Pharlo May 2023 #24
I'd think the squirrels, raccoons, birds etc would eat it? intrepidity May 2023 #25

MutantAndProud

(699 posts)
12. This is just what happens when
Thu May 4, 2023, 04:31 PM
May 2023

His noodliness shaves after cave-man-noodling it up around the universe for a while.

Nothing to see here. Not the droids you’re looking for. Move along.

sl8

(13,541 posts)
17. Seems like there should be a koan to be found in this somewhere
Thu May 4, 2023, 04:51 PM
May 2023

If a pile of pasta appears in the New Jersey woods ....

Wicked Blue

(5,702 posts)
23. Another photo shows MUCH more pasta was dumped
Fri May 5, 2023, 10:35 AM
May 2023

The Washington Post's photo showsthe extent of the spurned spaghetti

Pharlo

(1,812 posts)
24. Dumped pasta in Jersey
Fri May 5, 2023, 01:20 PM
May 2023

and an emergency meeting in Italy on why the cost of pasta is increasing. Is is a mere coincidence? I think not.

intrepidity

(7,189 posts)
25. I'd think the squirrels, raccoons, birds etc would eat it?
Fri May 5, 2023, 03:18 PM
May 2023

No?

Or maybe the fungi? Somehow it would turn into the forest floor.

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