Michigan man unearths 158 bowling balls under his porch

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Aw, man. He didn’t wait for them to hatch.

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“Maybe he should truck them over to a New York City landfill for disposal?”
That would bring their total up to 1358 for the year!

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What is the incubation period for the common bowling ball?

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“/underwhelming discovery”

Yes. Yes it is. Said ancient Rome.

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Just pray its mother doesn’t find you.

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A bowling ball is forever
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It is possible that the bowling balls were buried there to add structural stability to the porch before it was built. There are companies that inject materials under sagging foundations, etc. to strengthen them and one of the chemical mixtures used, when it hardens, ends up being pretty much the same material that typical bowling balls are made of.

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It was an ammo cache, obvs

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“I kind of felt like a paleontologist when they got their little brush and they’re dusting the bones off.”

A “bowling ball paleontologist”, now that’s something to crow about.

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Evidence of the last great migration

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Put those suckers on eBay or Craigslist and they’d fly fly fly. I’m aware of several old ladies who encrust them with stuff and put them in gardens as gazing/whatever balls.

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I’m thinking homemade cannon … Ironically, I used to work at Canon, located in Muskegon!

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IIRC people use bowling balls for black powder mortars as well.

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I’ll bet his cat has been stashing them.

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I dunno. 300 days?

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I think the reason offered has it pinned.

Yes, but it hatches into the larval form, paper clips.
The life cycle is:
Paper clips (larval form)
Wire coathangers (some have a mutation that make them into single socks)
Bicycles (used to be just bikes, but the socks seem to be growing into an electric scooter form)
Bowling balls (eggs dropped by the bicycles at the end of their life…cycle).

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just curious, but how many people go missing from bowling alleys’ in america each year?

Understand Captain America GIF