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23 August 2006  |  Written by   

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Another hissing chapter was added to the Snakes On A Plane phenomenon this week when a powerfully venomous Diamondback rattlesnake was found in a cinema in Phoenix, Arizona. A further snake was later found in the car park. Both reptiles were released back into the desert and no-one was hurt.
 
An early report that the Cinema's manager was heard bellowing: “I've had it with these muthaf*king snakes in this muthaf*king theatre!” turned out to be a massive lie.

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Snakes on a Plane - the best totally awful film you will see this year. Beautiful. More

Posted by mkfilbert at 14:58 on 24 August 2006 | Report This Post

RE: CURE GASTROPARESIS
the lamest publicity stunt i have ever heard of - and anyone coming out with a gag as arse clenchingly embarrassing as 'Im sick of these <beeping> snakes in this <beeping> theatre' after they just caught one deserves to be slapped as hard as possible.  More

Posted by doobydoo at 13:12 on 24 August 2006 | Report This Post

CURE GASTROPARESIS
publicity stunt More

Posted by dan8210 at 00:23 on 24 August 2006 | Report This Post

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publicity stunt More

Posted by dan8210 at 00:21 on 24 August 2006 | Report This Post

yes yes yes very clever
This one has 'lazy studio publicity stunt' written all over it. More

Posted by walshooo at 00:10 on 24 August 2006 | Report This Post

RE: WOW
Maybe those snakes were caught up in the hype for the movie and had to go and see it More

Posted by zombiemaster at 20:05 on 23 August 2006 | Report This Post

RE: WOW
This story is in  Musing section More

Posted by 24Dan at 19:30 on 23 August 2006 | Report This Post

RE: WOW
wow - that story was almost as exciting as when a bunch of lads got caught trying to steal a life size, Pamela Anderson, 'Barb Wire' cardboard cut-out from a cinema. Ooooh those crazy fans. now excuse me while i go pee from all the excitement p; <Please excuse the sarcasm its been a funny day More

Posted by doobydoo at 17:59 on 23 August 2006 | Report This Post

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thats some crazy stunt by one crazy fan More

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thats some crazy stunt by one crazy fan More

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