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You can take it with you

Postby Gord » Tue Jun 07, 2016 2:33 am

...if it's a stick and you're catching a flight.

http://metro.co.uk/2016/06/04/someone-c ... 3162/#mv-b

It may look just like any other branch you could find in your local park, but it’s clearly someone’s prized possession.

That’s because they apparently took it on holiday with them – as this picture shows....

...It’s notoriously not cheap to check in items, so there’s unquestionably some thought that has gone into this.

And why would someone need to take their favourite stick on holiday with them? It’s beyond us....

...Many Redditors were convinced that it was checked in by a dog.

User Jeggasyn wrote: ‘Longest game of fetch, ever.’

Others complimented the apparently pleasing aesthetics of the stick.

Behold, the stick:

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Re: You can take it with you

Postby scrmbldggs » Tue Jun 07, 2016 5:25 am

Hi, Io the lurker.

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Re: You can take it with you

Postby TJrandom » Tue Jun 07, 2016 8:34 am

Nobody knows where that stick has been... I wouldn`t want to touch it with a ten foot... erm, stick.

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Re: You can take it with you

Postby Gord » Tue Jun 07, 2016 10:52 pm

Somebody must have a clue, it's got a luggage tag on it.
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Re: You can take it with you

Postby TJrandom » Wed Jun 08, 2016 12:50 pm

It looks like a walking stick - so a physical item to remind the owner of a good hike?

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Postby scrmbldggs » Wed Jun 08, 2016 1:27 pm

Or a physical item to remind a kid of an epic win and the parent of an epic tantrum?
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Re: You can take it with you

Postby Gord » Thu Jun 09, 2016 5:28 am

I thought it looked more like a magic wand, myself.
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Re: You can take it with you

Postby Poodle » Thu Jun 09, 2016 7:35 am

There is no evidence that it's a stick.

Photoshop job from the UFS crowd, obviously.

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Re: You can take it with you

Postby Matthew Ellard » Thu Jun 09, 2016 11:58 am

I've identified it as a very rare prehistoric paper-age axe.

As we all know the paper-age was a very brief period between the bronze-age and the iron-age.


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Re: You can take it with you

Postby TJrandom » Thu Jun 09, 2016 12:02 pm

I am intrigued by the two spikes - what tree?

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Re: You can take it with you

Postby OlegTheBatty » Thu Jun 09, 2016 6:08 pm

TJrandom wrote:I am intrigued by the two spikes - what tree?

It could be from any member of a family characterized by alternate branching, which would include thorns. Rhamnaceae for example. A lot of the thorny ones are shrubby, but not all, and long straight branches can be obtained by hard pruning.

On the other hand, they could be trimmed branches, in which case, the possibilities are limited to species with alternate branching, whether thorny or not, which would be - o - a lot of them.
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Re: You can take it with you

Postby Gord » Thu Jun 09, 2016 8:13 pm

I bet it's someone's best friend, Sticky, and they're going on holiday together.
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Re: You can take it with you

Postby Poodle » Thu Jun 09, 2016 8:16 pm

Sticky the Stick.

Yes - it has a certain ring about it.

(On the other hand, so does Sticky McStickface).


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