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9/9/09
September 9, 2009, 10:42 pm
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What is so freaking special about 9/9/09? I’m pretty sure there was a 7/7/07, which was then followed by an 8/8/08. Confused by the celebration, I put on my Sherlock Holmes hat and took out my corn cob pipe.

The first thing I found is, was that apparently I wasn’t the only person googling “9/9/09”, it was among the top 100 things searched on Google yesterday (everyone was preparing?). So what are the crazy people of the world up to on this glorious day?

elvis-impersonator-wedding-031.) Getting Hitched. To me, nothing sounds greater than beginning your marriage based on superstition. I read in an article on CNN that, “the mind of many around the world hope the date will translate to a life on cloud nine.” It could also mean the marriage will be annulled in 9 days; especially since many casinos are offering marriage specials at $99.09. I feel bad for anyone in Vegas who gets caught up in the spirit.

2.) Balls. Baseballs that is. Nine innings, nine players, nine strikes per inning…coincidence? I think not. I’m not sure what exactly what that means for the world at large. There are 15 (sadly, not 9) MLB games going on today, so maybe you should watch one.

3.) Gimmicks and Cheese ball Marketing. What would such a special day be without companies trying to take advantage of it?repub Hotels.com has a 9 day sale, for rooms priced $99 or less. If you’re paying $99 or less for a hotel room, you’re staying at a Motel 6, so I don’t know how much of a “deal” that really is.

4.) Republicans are Hip! At 9 pm, Republicans want you to twitter and are hosting the largest “twitter tea party” EVER. I’m not even sure what that’s about, but I’m sure the democrats are throwing a kegger so you can find me there.

ONO5.) The Beatles. Not only is the new Beatles “Rock Band” being released, but so is their entire music collection-digitally mastered. I think the latter was supposed to be a surprise, but Yoko Ono blew it yesterday. Typical Yoko.

6.) Domo Arigato Mr. Roboto. Tim Burton’s new sci-fi movie about hand stitched robots (awesomeness) in a post-apocalyptic world comes out today. Maybe you should be a total nerd and go to the 9 pm showing.

7.) Mathematical Madness. September has nine letters. It is the 252nd day of the year (2+5+2=9). There are a few more magical math tricks, but I got really bored after reading about the first two, so I’ll save you the headache.

8.) The World Might End. They were wrong about the millennium, and about 6/6/06, but theorists are speculating that we might get sucked into a black hole today. It didn’t happen at 9 am, but there’s always 9 pm to look forward to!

9.) Cat Videos “Paws-ed”. Cat related videos are banned from apparent humor website URLesque. I say apparent because if it’s that funny, I probably would have heard of it by now. Also, they are only doing themselves a disservice. Cats are amusing: fact.

In true 9/9/09 fashion, I’ve decided to stop right at the magical number. See you later at the Republican Tea Party.

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#4…”but I’m sure the democrats are throwing a kegger so you can find me there.”

and #9″It didn’t happen at 9 am, but there’s always 9 pm to look forward to!”

almost wet myself.

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