January 13, 2001 9:00 AM   Subscribe

Everyone who recognizes a nut, raise your hand...
posted by rushmc (15 comments total)
Being a bit judgemental about other religions are we? Ohh well, I guess if it goes around to *Everyone* then it's fine.

My bit - Special powers? Like x-ray vision?
posted by tiaka at 9:10 AM on January 13, 2001

"The baba pays little attention to gawking pilgrims as he shares a pipe stuffed with hashish with other holy men."

see, he just forgot to lower his arm...

posted by quonsar at 12:10 PM on January 13, 2001

Maybe he has a question.
posted by internook at 12:31 PM on January 13, 2001

... maybe he has an answer.
posted by kindall at 12:33 PM on January 13, 2001

Maybe he's just waiting for the Grand High Baba to give him permission to go to the bathroom. Twenty-four years is a long time to hold it...
posted by MrBaliHai at 12:44 PM on January 13, 2001

His hand has seized into an awkward knot and his fingernails have turned into twisted claws.

What is is it with Indian dudes and fingernails?
posted by dagnyscott at 3:18 PM on January 13, 2001

Hey, can anyone here prove he doesn't have superpowers. You'll be laughing on the other side of your face when everyone else in your bus crash get rescued by baba and you get left to die.
posted by Neale at 4:21 PM on January 13, 2001

hmmmm...very sobering thought, Neale.
Thanks for sharing.
posted by lagado at 5:25 PM on January 13, 2001

Yeah, I mean, I don't even ride a
posted by tiaka at 6:49 PM on January 13, 2001

You'd have to look into the source to reaveal the rest of this secret message,
posted by tiaka at 6:50 PM on January 13, 2001

Being a bit judgemental about other religions are we?

Absolutely. If only others would exercise a bit of judgement from time to time...
posted by rushmc at 11:06 PM on January 13, 2001

Heh. This sorta reminds me of Otto from A Fish Called Wanda, when he meditates and then explains that the Buddhist monks used to do this before going into battle, for thousands of years. Heh.
posted by tiaka at 11:14 PM on January 13, 2001

Sadhus are scary, in general. Yeah, lots of them demonstrate powers that seem superhuman. But they're also prone to right-wing bigotry.
posted by holgate at 2:53 AM on January 14, 2001

tiaka: I dunno. I still like lemon juice heated w/ a lighter for my secret messages :)
posted by sonofsamiam at 11:55 AM on January 14, 2001

Hmm.. I have to try that. And this, of course, reminds me of the BEST JACKIE CHAN film EVER! Wheels on Meals, where Sumo is a detective for an agency and gets a paper with a phone number. Just the only phone number, he puts it down and splashes water on it because he thinks there's a secret message on it. But there isn't, thus we get the 'Wha-Wha-Wha!'. heh.
posted by tiaka at 12:30 PM on January 14, 2001

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