Tumbleweeds invade a California town and residents have to call 911

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

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Could be worse. . . it coulda been tribbles.

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Has anyone heard from the Victorville Film Archives?!!

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Why don’t they just burn them?

Wait, no don’t do that.

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And I’m talkin’ about the Dude, here.

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come now, I came here for this!

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

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

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

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It’s all part of their plan…

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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.

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

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For the Overmind!

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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.

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

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“Goodness, gracious…”

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