Tumbleweeds invade a California town and residents have to call 911


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Originally published at: https://boingboing.net/2018/04/18/tumbleweeds-invade-a-californi.html


#2

Could be worse. . . it coulda been tribbles.


#3

Has anyone heard from the Victorville Film Archives?!!


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#6

Why don’t they just burn them?

Wait, no don’t do that.


#7

And I’m talkin’ about the Dude, here.


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https://i.ytimg.com/vi/dwG6MO92xtI/maxresdefault.jpg
come now, I came here for this!


#9

Here, the town makes our homes inaccessible and we have to dig our own way out.


#10

Exact same though sequence here. They look like they’d light right up…


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#12

Yeah, that wouldn’t be a great idea, would it, rolling balls of fire!


#13

It’s all part of their plan…


#14

I used to live in Alamogordo, N.M where we had 10ft walls to try and keep them out. They would pile up and form a ramp then just bounce on over Masada style.


#15

Now you have a use for that Elon Musk torch. Just don’t burn your house down.


#16

For the Overmind!


#17

are we sure they’re not just lawn ornaments?


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…and that’s why you don’t ever bring a tribble weed home with you.


#20

My exact thoughts were to that Outer Limits episode (with Eddy Albert).


#21

“Goodness, gracious…”