Why are so many empty Vaseline containers appearing on this road in Calgary?


#1

Originally published at: https://boingboing.net/2018/08/09/why-are-so-many-empty-vaseline.html


#2

#3

It’s definitely a slippery situation


#4

The answer is obvious: someone is well on their way to turning 68th Street into the world’s largest non-water based “Slip 'n Slide.”


#5

So many lube* jokes waiting to be made, so little time.

*Seriously, though; don’t use petroleum jelly for sexual lubrication, folks.


#6

Are there homeless guys in the area? If you asked around you might get an answer to your questions.


#7

Someone is eating it? A spoonful of vaseline makes the medicine go - urgh@@#Ss!


#8

Why are so many empty Vaseline containers appearing on this road in Calgary?

There are some questions that I just don’t want to know the answer to.


#9

image Wouldn’t Crisco be more environmentally friendly?


#10

I hope not-- our dog ate some mineral oil once, and the results were spectacular. “It will just have to run its course,” the vet said. She couldn’t stop laughing.


#11

Ooops. Wrong topic


#12

#13

I’ll bet there’s an article on Breitbart blaming it on “The Gays”.


#14

People with really, really dry, cracked skin?


#15

Quickly! To Frinkiac!
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#16

Is there a hospital nearby?
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#17

Now you tell me…


#18

You mean you’re using it… right now???

:wink:

It shouldn’t be used as an epidermal moisturizer, either.

There are many better, more sustainable oils for one’s skin, including good ol’ olive oil.

*edited for grammar


#19

Someone must be using it on a piece of industrial equipment of some kind.

If the containers are back every 2-3days then CNN should stake it out.

What happened to investigative journalism?


#20

I’ll bet there’s an article on Infowars blaming it on gay frogs.