Wow, there it is. The holy grail of Christmas gifts. The Red Ryder 200-shot range model air rifle. And there he is. Red Ryder himself. In his hand was the knurled stock of the most deadly looking a piece of weaponry as ever I had laid eyes on. For weeks, I had been scheming to get my mitts on one of these fearsome blue-steel beauties. My fevered brain seethed with the effort of trying to come up with the infinitely subtle devices necessary to implant the Red Ryder range model air rifle into my parents' subconscious.
So yeah, it's on, motherfuckers!
And if you're entertaining the idea of buying your own kid a air rifle for Christmas -- and I encourage you to do so, as I I still remember getting mine -- I also like to remind you of the importance of eye protection. Srsly. And this is your kid's eyesight we're talking about, so spend the extra few bucks on good shit, too. None of this avoid Chinese knockoff crap.
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Hey Ernie, I think the McDonalds was in this area. The building in the background looks the same. But couldn't find the actual McDonalds. Tim
Hi Ernie, I started with the normal google-fu on the museum, as I had been to one in Amsterdam years ago, no dice there. I then looked at the flag, which came back to Yugoslavia. No dice finding a McDonalds with that diamond checkerboard cobblestone out front. I then found the picture here showing Jirina disrobing and walking down the street which lead me to the U Kostela resturant in Prauge, and this street view. Many cheers on LBTH, from a faithful reader and veteran. Mark
Actually, I'm coming to suspect you're both right. Since the second location looks newer, I would bet the McDoanlds moved from the old location next tothe torture museum, to the second location that Mark found. Anyway, before I pitch what i think may be an impossible one to you, first you have to find this Rite Aid on Streetview. Because I'm not sure Streetview goes down smaller roads/alleys to where you could show me where this outside pub is located.
Childhood is supposed to be a time of innocence and no regrets. A time when everything is bright, the sun is always shining and there are no real troubles. And this does happen for a lot of children, but for some reason their childhood is disturbed by… you weren't expecting this, horrible toys. Like who, for instance, thought of inventing a Hitler doll? Maybe someone thought there would be a white trash market in it, but even that is very far fetched.
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