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You never know what you’ll find when you clean the shed

Orlando Sentinel

An anonymous guy exchanged a 4-foot-long surface-to-air missile launcher for size-3 Reebok sneakers. It happened at the Kicks for Guns 2007 program, in which Orlando citizens can turn in any weapon in exchange for sneakers or $50 in cash, no questions asked. Check Orlando Police Sgt. Barbara Jones holding the actual piece of equipment…


The guy said that he found the launcher in a shed last week. The Orlando Sentinel reported that [he] didn’t know what to do with it.

August 19, 2007 Posted by | Strange | Comments Off on You never know what you’ll find when you clean the shed

Gadgets for God

Palm Beach Post

Church by the Glades is hoping to bribe – its word – new people into attending. Anyone who comes to its iThemed services for the first time during the next three weekends can get a $15 iTunes gift card by filling out a “connection card.” Today, one new visitor will win an iPhone.The series of sermons is called “i: Successful Living in a Self-Absorbed World.” The iDea came from David Hughes, the Baptist church’s breezy pastor.

“I’m an iPod guy,” he said.

August 19, 2007 Posted by | People | Comments Off on Gadgets for God