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Old 06-16-2008, 11:17 AM
 
Location: Tennessee/Michigan
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What began as a prank ended with a sort of chain-saw massacre


CHARLESTON, Ore. - It turns out the fate of Charlie the Tuna of Charleston, Ore., was sorry indeed. The 8-foot Monterey cypress sculpture that used to greet visitors to the coastal fishing town was filleted by two young men who stole it as a prank and then, panicked they would be found out, took chain saws to it.

Sorry, Charlie! Tuna statue filleted - Criminal weirdness - MSNBC.com
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Old 06-16-2008, 12:59 PM
 
Location: Oregon Coast
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Yes and I was just reading they had a funeral of sorts for him too. More about it here The World Link - Homepage until tomorrows news comes out.

The good news is that someone has agreed to make a new Charlie Tuna.
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Old 06-16-2008, 07:53 PM
 
Location: Oregon Coast
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I liked the eulogy...."Rest in Pieces, Charlie". lol.
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