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The Owls Are Not What They Seem.
April 5, 2011 8:38 PM   Subscribe

Laughing Owls. That is all.
posted by The Owls (31 comments total) 17 users marked this as a favorite

 
Oh God. I'll just forget about sleeping now.
posted by Cat Face at 8:45 PM on April 5, 2011 [1 favorite]


LOLRLY?
posted by Strange Interlude at 8:48 PM on April 5, 2011 [3 favorites]


Hungover Owls
posted by finite at 8:48 PM on April 5, 2011 [6 favorites]


The owls are not what they seem.
posted by likeso at 8:51 PM on April 5, 2011 [3 favorites]


Indeed!
posted by likeso at 8:53 PM on April 5, 2011


Yes indeed! This is exactly what the internet was created for. This has totally made my entire month, thank you!
posted by MaryDellamorte at 8:54 PM on April 5, 2011


Somehow, it seems wrong to look at owls who aren't being all wise and implacable. Wrong, but awesome.
posted by rtha at 8:57 PM on April 5, 2011 [2 favorites]


I don't think I would understand owl humor. I laugh at things like 50 pictures of Chipmunks stuffing food into their mouths, but owls would probably just see it as a dinner menu. What makes these owls laugh so much? Some killer knock knock jokes? "hoo's there?" Meh, owl jokes are probably lame.
posted by Cold Lurkey at 9:06 PM on April 5, 2011 [1 favorite]


A hee de hoodle a hoodle doo! The smiling-smiley-smiles of the owly-owls titter a laughing-tootle-toot on the whimsy-blast of my joyful-horn -- a sunny symphony of the joking-smiles and the twinkle-sparkle friendly-eyes! A titter-tinkle of loving friendly laughing joking owls shines a shiny-shining-light of orangey golden yellow on a green grass meadow where oodles of owls form an oval of thundering guffaws! Now night comes - the air is black and cold - but there's even more laughter, even though all the laughter is silent! Oh ho, oh ho, I want to soar a swooping-happy-swoop through the sing-a-song of a laughter-siren -- the sounds of happy smiling laughing owls, after all, helps cover the sound of a thousand mice and bats shrieking eagerly for the sweet embrace of death! The hooting chuckles of the great horned owl, his large eyes blank with avian wisdom, help us forget the face of a possum torn shrieking from the ground, its guts spilling hot and red on the now-night grass below him, his final breaths mere spittle-mist against the inky black around him, a tiny gurgle barely heard even over the silent swooping of the silent laughing of the silent owl death machine go-seek-the-rodent kill-at-all-costs body-built-for-murder razor-clawed aerial-death-device sent-from-hell-to-punish-the-animals! A hoo de hoo de hoodle hey! Let's all laugh together tonight, laughing forever, our chuckle-laughs snorkling a happy set of snorts in the lonely forest where not-a-thing is safe! Let's laugh until our mouths to beaks and our skin to feathers and our heads spin all the way round - that's how I choose to live!
posted by Sticherbeast at 9:08 PM on April 5, 2011 [1 favorite]


That's a hoot.
posted by Severian at 9:09 PM on April 5, 2011


Meh, owl jokes are probably lame.

Yes. It is very funny when they limp.
posted by The Owls at 9:11 PM on April 5, 2011 [1 favorite]


They know.
posted by Sailormom at 9:19 PM on April 5, 2011


So this field mouse walks into my peripheral vision...
posted by Kid Charlemagne at 9:21 PM on April 5, 2011 [7 favorites]


It's not just that they look like they're laughing, they look like the archetypical lovable uncle having a good chuckle. They're avuncular owls. I'm glad I clicked just so I got to call some owls avuncular.
posted by biddeford at 9:29 PM on April 5, 2011 [5 favorites]


They would kill and eat you if they had the chance.
posted by Iron Rat at 10:01 PM on April 5, 2011 [1 favorite]


This one looks like Draco Malfoy.
posted by Joe in Australia at 10:08 PM on April 5, 2011


I literally laughed out loud at just the title, because I could see it in my mind.
posted by you're a kitty! at 10:12 PM on April 5, 2011 [2 favorites]


(^,^)
posted by hoot at 10:24 PM on April 5, 2011 [7 favorites]


Laughing Owls. That is all.
posted by The Owls

Eponysterical?
posted by Cranberry at 11:15 PM on April 5, 2011


That blog post is a rip-off of this Buzzfeed post (I think!) and the Buzzfeed post is, in the first place, one of those uncredited image dumps (that we all know and love!). Still! Owls! Weeee!
posted by soundofsuburbia at 11:25 PM on April 5, 2011


What type of books do owls like to read? Hoo done its!
posted by fearfulsymmetry at 2:00 AM on April 6, 2011


Owls are here and you can't fool them.
posted by SyntacticSugar at 3:12 AM on April 6, 2011


I know everyone else has the class to avoid saying this, but LOWL.
posted by devious truculent and unreliable at 3:26 AM on April 6, 2011 [2 favorites]


I'm imagining these owls laughing like Doug Collins.
posted by scruss at 4:34 AM on April 6, 2011


I love owls, but yeah, I hate these uncredited-image-dump links. I'm not too impressed by their "We find images from the Web that are believed to belong in the public domain" disclaimer at the bottom, either.
posted by Gator at 4:47 AM on April 6, 2011 [1 favorite]


Laughing Owls. That is all.
posted by The Owls

Eponysterical?


Obviously a self-link. Flagged.
posted by Faint of Butt at 4:48 AM on April 6, 2011


I can't escape the feeling that they're laughing at me.

If you need me, I'll be in the corner nursing the remnants of my self esteem.
posted by tommasz at 5:49 AM on April 6, 2011 [1 favorite]


Between snorts of laughter, I had the same feeling, Gator. I started to do a TinEye search but then I got interrupted by work. Stupid work.
posted by rtha at 8:33 AM on April 6, 2011


That one was a real knee slapper!
posted by Xoebe at 11:54 AM on April 6, 2011


LOWL
posted by livejamie at 1:24 PM on April 6, 2011


They're not laughing. They're opening their mouth, preparing to suck the universe into a hell dimension. FILLED WITH EVIL OWLS.
posted by Erroneous at 3:14 PM on April 6, 2011


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