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    Default It's Rocky the Frying Squirrel!

    Flaming squirrel ignites car in Bayonne
    by N. Clark Judd Thursday October 18, 2007, 7:29 PM



    A kamikaze squirrel fell from the sky and detonated a Bayonne woman's car yesterday, police said today.



    Lindsey Millar, 23, and her brother, Tony, 22, were both home Wednesday at about 12:45 p.m. when Lindsey's car suddenly started burning outside their 42nd Street home.

    Tony Millar said firefighters told them it was the work of a buck-toothed saboteur that had been gnawing on overhead power lines connected to a transformer directly above the 2006 Toyota Camry.

    "The squirrel chewed through the wire, was set on fire, fell down directly to where the car was," Tony Millar said. "The squirrel, on fire, slid into the engine compartment and blew up the car.
    "They're always coming around here, chewing through the garbage," he added.

    Tony Millar says his sister was fully insured.

    "It's something to laugh about once she has a new car," he said. "It's not funny yet."
    Police said there were no injuries -- except for the squirrel, that is, which is dead


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    Rest In Peace little squirrel, your work here on Earth is completed.
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    Poor li'l squirrel; guess that's what happens when you don't stick to the diet mother nature put you on......

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    RIP Rocky........you will be missed...........Do squirrels have 9 lives like cats????? HMMMM
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    I know i'm gonna eatin' up on this but, Squirrel actually taste pretty good fried!...lmao

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    What I want to know is how did Rocky "slide into the engine compartment"?
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    Quote Originally Posted by ffscm72 View Post
    I know i'm gonna eatin' up on this but, Squirrel actually taste pretty good fried!...lmao

    Go ahead get it out of your system!
    nah,you do not eat squirrels,do you?lol!
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    Quote Originally Posted by frenchfireball View Post
    nah,you do not eat squirrels,do you?lol!
    dredge it in flour, salt and pepper, served with a side of cornbread and taters.....yum! (hey, don't hit the cat!!! fried squirrel, fried rabbit, same thing)

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    Taste's like chicken?
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    Quote Originally Posted by firecat1 View Post
    dredge it in flour, salt and pepper, served with a side of cornbread and taters.....yum! (hey, don't hit the cat!!! fried squirrel, fried rabbit, same thing)
    sorry i eat my rabbit with mustard and not fried(baked),lol.joke!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by frenchfireball View Post
    sorry i eat my rabbit with mustard and not fried(baked),lol.joke!!
    Just gotta make sure to keep the rabbits from somehow sliding down into the engine compartment like that poor squirrel.

    (really do have to wonder how that happened)

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    Why does this sound like one that will end up on either "Snopes.com" or "Mythbusters", or both?

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    My grandpa used to hunt squirrels when he was alive. And there was this one, who every morning, would run up and down the power lines behind our house. I told grandpa that squirrel was gonna get electrocuted one of these days. He said that was fine with him. All he'd have to do then would be to peel it cause it's already cooked

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    Quote Originally Posted by SapphyreBlues View Post
    My grandpa used to hunt squirrels when he was alive. And there was this one, who every morning, would run up and down the power lines behind our house. I told grandpa that squirrel was gonna get electrocuted one of these days. He said that was fine with him. All he'd have to do then would be to peel it cause it's already cooked
    The ol' skin-on method of cooking, huh?

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    Default Too Weird!!!!!

    There is a squirrel sitting on top of my car and it won't go away!!! I smacked it off with the broom, it got back up! I smacked it again, same thing. Maybe squirrels are actually little fuzzy-tailed demons in disguise?

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    squirrel-hockey!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ladder8 View Post
    squirrel-hockey!
    I'm NOT using my car as the goal!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by MalahatTwo7 View Post
    What I want to know is how did Rocky "slide into the engine compartment"?
    Good question. Something about this story is "squirrely", and I mean besides Rocky.
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