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sb / September 1, 2009 12:57 AM

it's a canoe full of terrorists, paddling hard and hating america.

printdude / September 1, 2009 8:25 AM

That's my ding-a-ling-lang-dinga-linga-ling-long.

JohnnyQ / September 1, 2009 8:33 AM

Just another crooked Chicago/Cook County/Illinois politician.

chauffuer / September 1, 2009 8:52 AM

it appears to be a miniature, dead baby seal or some kind of round headed bird laying in the street.

it is, as it turns out, a discarded peice of rope, or maybe a karate belt.

Irisheyes1212 / September 1, 2009 9:16 AM

It's Sloth! *tosses a Baby Ruth*

David / September 1, 2009 9:35 AM

Oh, that?

It's a rat, filled with Spaghetti-O's. Or used to be.

Jenni / September 1, 2009 9:49 AM

it's my banana.

rawk / September 1, 2009 9:53 AM

it's the pavilion they built for the 2016 Olympics which proved useless after the athletes walked out in a mass strike in solidarity with the former residents of the area who were rendered homeless to make way for tourism dollars.

annie / September 1, 2009 10:07 AM

I see dumb people

Brubeck / September 1, 2009 10:39 AM

It's an application to join the Fat & Bitchy Wives Club, and they're just dying to get my spouse to join.

They're calling...they're calling...they're calling...

Duh / September 1, 2009 11:14 AM

that thing

it's that thing, over there. isn't it obvious?

Spook / September 1, 2009 3:08 PM


Ali / September 1, 2009 5:05 PM

Willis Tower.

fluffy / September 1, 2009 9:14 PM

a ton of memories all bundled up in a neat package, which might burst at the seams and everything will be lost.

flange / September 2, 2009 9:06 AM

the shattered remains of my dignity.

printdude / September 2, 2009 9:25 AM

Oh that is the dying twin dreams of Chicago baseball fans, fading in the sunset of summer, just in time for all of Chicago to get on the Bears and Blackhawks respective bandwagons.

p / September 2, 2009 1:09 PM

not falling for that one.

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