Recently, forums stalwart and dear friend Ozma promised she would help me out with Comedy Goldmine by drawing something for the thread "MS Paint weird things you do with your food." I assumed this was just another example of her trenchant FYAD wit, and I had a hearty chuckle. Then I discovered that the thread idea I'd assumed to be an amusing parody was a real thing, and furthermore, that Ozma had not actually contributed to it! Once I got over the disorientation and disillusionment these realizations produced, I started sifting through the offerings. This isn't the most impressive thread artistically, but it's still noteworthy due to the inventive methods SA Goons have devised to turn simple meals into something bizarrely meticulous and/or gross and dangerous. Bon appétit!
Lord Solitare: Why am I not surprised goons will eat the paper muffins are baked in?
Eikre: Nobody actually eats it. They chew all the muffin residue out of it, like a fibrous breadgum.
I like to nibble the edges off my sandwiches and make them into fun shapes, like a topiary.
Lately I've taken to putting my first initial on one and my boyfriend's first initial on the other, then mashing together. Must be love.
TOTAL WRECK - crazy-eyed hound is covered in cobwebs, has a vespiary on back, graffiti on side and savage thirst for boat fuel. Frankly, I'm in over my head. He's in room 115 at Motel 6, yours free. 555-2851
Yes, it's the perfect form for surviving a car crash. But it's also the perfect form for so much more, like surviving the trauma of reading any news headline in 2016.
The Comedy Goldmine examines the funniest and most creative threads from the Something Awful Forums. Although the Comedy Goldmine has changed authors many times over the years, its focus on the Something Awful Forums is still the same. Includes hilarious Photoshops, amusing work stories, parodies, and other types of oddball humor.