History Main / OnlyInFlorida

12th Feb '16 8:31:40 AM TheRedRedKroovy
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* The University of Miami football team is listed on TheTysonZone, and deservedly so. Much of their colorful history can be seen in [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=83qv5mPN-Lw this ESPN documentary]].
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* The University of Miami football team is used to be listed on TheTysonZone, under TheTysonZone (when the page still allowed real-life examples), and deservedly so. Much of their colorful history can be seen in [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=83qv5mPN-Lw this ESPN documentary]].

* The story of [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Augustus_Sol_Invictus Augustus Sol Invictus]]. The 2016 Libertarian Senate candidate might just be the most insane man in American politics. [[https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-fix/wp/2015/10/05/the-craziest-paragraph-written-about-a-florida-senate-candidate-in-at-least-nine-months/ This article]] in the ''Washington Post'' sums it up up best: "If this story didn't tell you the state in which this man was running for Senate, you'd still be able to guess it, right?" Where to begin...
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* The story of [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Augustus_Sol_Invictus Augustus Sol Invictus]]. Augustus Sol Invictus]]. The Orlando lawyer and 2016 Libertarian Senate candidate might just be the most insane man in American politics. [[https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-fix/wp/2015/10/05/the-craziest-paragraph-written-about-a-florida-senate-candidate-in-at-least-nine-months/ This article]] in the ''Washington Post'' sums it up up best: "If this story didn't tell you tell you the state in which this man was running for Senate, you'd still be able to guess it, right?" Where to begin...

**  In 2013, Augustus ''walked'' from central Florida to the Mojave Desert and spent a week fasting and praying. In a pagan ritual to give thanks when he returned home, he killed a goat and drank its blood. ** In an interview Augustus called for "total insurrection", stating he wants people to take LSD, practice sorcery, and dance naked in the moonlight 'round the fire. ** The chairman of the Libertarian Party of Florida resigned out of protest when Augustus began recruiting neo-Nazis into the party to fight a Second American Civil War, which he claims to have prophesied.
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**  In In 2013, Augustus ''walked'' from central Florida to the Mojave Desert and spent a week fasting and praying. In a pagan ritual to give thanks when he returned home, he killed a goat and drank its blood. ** In an interview On his [=LinkedIn=] blog, Augustus called for "total insurrection", stating he wants people stating... well, let's hear it in [[http://www.orlandoweekly.com/Blogs/archives/2015/10/02/libertarian-party-of-florida-chairman-resigns-accuses-candidate-of-goat-sacrifice-and-eugenics his words.]] -->"I do not want you to vote, so much as I want you to wake up. I want you to drop out and tune in. I want you to take LSD, LSD and practice sorcery, sorcery. I want you to listen to {{trap music}} and {{black metal}}, to learn the law and to break it deliberately, to find your own religion. I want you to [[TheSpartanWay learn the use of firearms and subject yourselves to rigorous physical training]]. I want you to treat your bodies as Holy Temples and to take your girlfriend to a strip club so you can seduce a dancer in the back room. I want you to worship Nature and dance naked in the moonlight 'round the fire. fire, screaming in ecstatic joy. I want you to revolt. Raise Hell. Break your limitations. Renounce your life and go into the Wilderness, that God may speak to you of things to come." ** The Adrian Wyllie, the chairman of the Libertarian Party of Florida Florida, resigned out of protest when Augustus began endorsing eugenics and recruiting neo-Nazis into the party to fight a Second American Civil War, which he claims to have prophesied. Many Florida Libertarians utterly hate his guts, viewing him as having [[http://www.tampabay.com/news/politics/romano-a-bizarre-senate-candidate-fractures-floridas-libertarian-party/2248822 destroyed]] all the hard-earned credibility that the party won with its 3.8% showing in the 2014 gubernatorial election (see above).
9th Feb '16 4:20:53 PM missmoon
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* Guy decides to toss an alligator into the drive-thru window of a Wendy's restaurant. The reporter even said [[http://www.wptv.com/news/region-c-palm-beach-county/loxahatchee-acreage/man-accused-of-tossing-gator-into-wendys-drive-thru-window this is something]] that really only happen in Florida.
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* Guy decides to toss an alligator into the drive-thru window of a Wendy's restaurant. The reporter even said [[http://www.wptv.com/news/region-c-palm-beach-county/loxahatchee-acreage/man-accused-of-tossing-gator-into-wendys-drive-thru-window this is something]] that really only happen happens in Florida.Florida, especially since the actual incident happened in October 2015, but no arrests were made until February 2016.
8th Feb '16 9:43:42 PM missmoon
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%% The above three are literally all from Fark on the same day (March 12, 2008). Don't add in new items above unless they are from that day, as it renders the phrase "one day's worth of news" inaccurate.%%
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%% The above three are literally all from Fark on the same day (March 12, 2008). Don't add in new items above unless they are from that day, as it renders the phrase "one day's worth of news" inaccurate.%% inaccurate.
8th Feb '16 7:57:41 PM missmoon
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* Guy decides to toss an alligator into the drive-thru window of a Wendy's restaurant. The reporter even said [[http://www.wptv.com/news/region-c-palm-beach-county/loxahatchee-acreage/man-accused-of-tossing-gator-into-wendys-drive-thru-window this is something]] that really only happen in Florida.
8th Feb '16 8:11:24 AM MegaMarioMan
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* The March 2013 issue of ''Magazine/GameInformer'' once had the Game Over segment "[[RolePlayingGames RPG]] or Florida?", in which you are given multiple weird stories and have to guess whether they happened in an RPG or in Florida. [[spoiler:The answer to the final question (Man uses samurai sword, mop as weapons during altercation) was "both"]]. Play it [[http://www.gamesas.com/rpg-florida-t314677.html here]].
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* The March 2013 issue of ''Magazine/GameInformer'' once had the Game Over segment "[[RolePlayingGames RPG]] or Florida?", in which you are given multiple weird stories and have to guess whether they happened in an RPG or in Florida. [[spoiler:The answer to the final question (Man uses samurai sword, mop as weapons during altercation) was "both"]]. Play it [[http://www.gamesas.com/rpg-florida-t314677.html here]].
8th Feb '16 8:10:03 AM MegaMarioMan
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* ''Magazine/GameInformer'' once had as its back-page quiz "Florida News Item or Plot of an [[RolePlayingGames RPG]]?" [[spoiler:The answer to the final question was "both"]].
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* The March 2013 issue of ''Magazine/GameInformer'' once had as its back-page quiz "Florida News Item the Game Over segment "[[RolePlayingGames RPG]] or Plot of Florida?", in which you are given multiple weird stories and have to guess whether they happened in an [[RolePlayingGames RPG]]?" RPG or in Florida. [[spoiler:The answer to the final question (Man uses samurai sword, mop as weapons during altercation) was "both"]]."both"]]. Play it [[http://www.gamesas.com/rpg-florida-t314677.html here]].
3rd Feb '16 9:16:19 AM missmoon
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* [[http://www.miaminewtimes.com/news/a-miami-neighborhood-is-still-legally-known-as-swastika-park-8221981 An area of Little Havana in Miami]] can still be legally called ''[[UnfortunateNames Swastika Park]]''.
1st Feb '16 4:28:22 AM Wooboo
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* January, 2016: In what sounds like the plot of a Creator/CarlHiaasen novel, the police find a dead woman, an incoherent man, a note and [[EverythingIsBetterWithMonkeys two live monkeys]] in a [[http://www.inquisitr.com/2756814/dead-woman-capuchin-monkeys-found-in-florida-motel-police-look-for-answers/ South Florida motel room.]]
30th Jan '16 6:31:37 PM missmoon
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* An elderly woman in Miami goes to bed...and [[http://miami.cbslocal.com/2016/01/26/99-year-old-woman-wakes-up-to-find-exotic-animal-on-her-chest/ wakes up to find a kinkajou napping]] on her chest and cuddling her.
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* An elderly woman in Miami goes to bed...and [[http://miami.cbslocal.com/2016/01/26/99-year-old-woman-wakes-up-to-find-exotic-animal-on-her-chest/ wakes up to find a an escaped kinkajou napping]] on her chest and cuddling her.chest. Especially since the animals are actually illegal to own unless you have a special license.
28th Jan '16 6:57:40 PM missmoon
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* An elderly woman in Miami goes to bed...and [[http://miami.cbslocal.com/2016/01/26/99-year-old-woman-wakes-up-to-find-exotic-animal-on-her-chest/ wakes up to find a kinkajou napping]] on her chest and cuddling her.
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