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Target : Entertainment : Marijuana Presuming the URL will stop working at some point in the next few hours, here's a screenshot for posterity.
posted by theonetruebix (31 comments total)

 
That's one way to beat Wal-Mart!
posted by UseyurBrain at 8:52 PM on November 28, 2004


So what is up with all of these wierd Target products? "Anal Massage" was available not too long ago. Is there a prankster working for Target's web designers, or is this some kind of interesting hack? Inquiring minds want to know.
posted by Windopaene at 8:52 PM on November 28, 2004


How much do you get for $25?
posted by The God Complex at 8:53 PM on November 28, 2004


Item available in 4-8 weeks? Lame. My man will deliver in 2-3 hours.
posted by Jimbob at 8:55 PM on November 28, 2004


Free shipping if you buy two...sweet!
posted by QuestionableSwami at 8:55 PM on November 28, 2004


By the dimensions and "Similar Items" links, I'd guess it's a book with that name.
posted by Armitage Shanks at 8:56 PM on November 28, 2004


Target.com links a lot of their stock to Amazon.com. Out of context, it looks funny. Here's the corresponding Amazon product. Since it's Young Adult and Library Binding, it's probably one of those books talking about the risks of drugs.
posted by ALongDecember at 8:57 PM on November 28, 2004


Wow dude. That was difficult. And lame.
posted by eyeballkid at 8:58 PM on November 28, 2004


[This is bad]
[This is stupendously bad]
posted by loquacious at 9:00 PM on November 28, 2004


dumbass.
posted by quonsar at 9:03 PM on November 28, 2004


Amusing, but nothing new to the Web. Like the kid with the eyeball pointed out, it looks worse than it actually is.

(I don't want to sound too snarky because I was entertained for a little bit by this.)
posted by BradNelson at 9:03 PM on November 28, 2004


[Who the crap cares?]
posted by Plinko at 9:04 PM on November 28, 2004


Can I get a Michael Graves bong with it?
posted by Scoo at 9:08 PM on November 28, 2004


I found this link a while ago and wondered the same thing as Windopaene. Thanks to ALongDecember for clearing it all up. That said, even if it was a hack or something of that ilk, I don't think it should be on the front page. The fact that it's entirely innocent just drives the point home.

Save one-chuckle links for comments.
posted by rooftop secrets at 9:10 PM on November 28, 2004


The marijuana can help you relax before you get that anal massage!
posted by clevershark at 9:20 PM on November 28, 2004


Nyar-har-HAR!!!! Low-paid data entry clerk humor is flippin' ROFOLarious~! This is almost as good as that page where the Jewish rapper was listed as a, um... tool.
posted by scarabic at 9:20 PM on November 28, 2004


Here is it at Barnes and Noble too. It has an ISBN and everything!

Can we finally get over how funny it is that books have titles and Target.com doesn't have a wealth of information for every product they sell.
posted by Arch Stanton at 9:51 PM on November 28, 2004


Free chong!
posted by dancingbaptist at 10:04 PM on November 28, 2004


I guess a blowjob is out of the question.
posted by 23skidoo at 10:06 PM on November 28, 2004


Well, Cheech Marin was one of the sorry has-beens in all of those Target "wake-up call" bits that ran before Thanksgiving.

All in all, the post is marginally funny. Give me a sec for a few bong rips and I'll tell you how I feel then.
posted by crasspastor at 10:10 PM on November 28, 2004


Stupid Post ?
posted by weapons-grade pandemonium at 10:38 PM on November 28, 2004


From the comments on the Amazon page:

"This book is a great way to find out how to roll some dubbies. Me and Uncle Charlie read the book cover to cover, and things were awesome, until Uncle Charlie started seeing Al Gore naked doing the tango. He freaked out and jumped out his second story window into the path of a Greyhound bus."

What is it with Al Gore ruining stoner parties?
posted by nthdegx at 10:48 PM on November 28, 2004


Where's that stockboy with that lid of grass he said he'd get me?
posted by Balisong at 10:48 PM on November 28, 2004


Aha! So that's where it went!

I'm sure the scientific communty will be glad I found this!
posted by Smart Dalek at 3:54 AM on November 29, 2004


It appears so
posted by 10sball at 5:41 AM on November 29, 2004


Not FPP-worthy, but amusing in a similar vein: check out track #17 on this 80s rock compilation.
posted by Wolfdog at 6:27 AM on November 29, 2004


Dumbass?
posted by norm at 6:52 AM on November 29, 2004


Damn - just under the limit for free shipping
posted by tank04 at 7:06 AM on November 29, 2004


I gotta say: this is no longer a one-joke post.

Perfectly good FPPs have floated on way less entertainment value than this one has served up.

(and Wolfdog, that's awesome.)
posted by chicobangs at 7:17 AM on November 29, 2004


Great. now my "Recently Viewed Items" list is:
Unified Field Theories...
Nazi Gold...
Blowjob
Dumbass on a Rampage
Marijuana

I bet the NSA is having trouble deciding which list to put me on.
posted by TimeFactor at 8:07 AM on November 29, 2004


I guess a blowjob is out of the question.
Not just a blowjob, but a sober blojob. They're much rarer.
posted by bibliowench at 8:12 AM on November 29, 2004


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