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I really needed this today. Dying. The part I can't get over is that the food is "reusable." We just successfully took the two human-sized stuffed animals that our childless neighbor gave us early in the pandemic to goodwill. May this one pass through your home like a bout of diarrhea :)

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Sep 28, 2021Liked by Claire Zulkey

This twerking llama that sings “Goin Down for Real”: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0793K7P9K/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_glt_fabc_HWEKNNF6VNGB14DFKHMZ

The family that twerks together stays together.

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Sep 28, 2021Liked by Claire Zulkey

We had a party years before our kiddo was born that we called "Gay Babadook wedding" that involved a bunch of cutout drawings of the Babadook. Our kiddo found them and basically played them to destruction, but we still occasionally find the Babadook lurking in strange corners of the house. 🤣

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Sep 28, 2021Liked by Claire Zulkey

I'm working so hard not to buy the Turdle. Our most eerie/poginant toy is a house that sings a bunch of indelible horrible songs. As much as I have abhorred its jingles for years, it's not hard to imagine that at some point the mere memory of "It's time to rest, the moon is out/goodnight little bird goodnight" could move me to tears? I need to find a toddler to give this thing to posthaste.

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Sep 28, 2021Liked by Claire Zulkey

I almost miss this stage, but does it count if my 13 yo's lock screen had a crudely drawn dong? And when he asked, he blushed and said "I PUT MY PHONE DOWN FOR ONE MINUTE AND [friend's name redacted] DREW IT!"?

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Sep 29, 2021Liked by Claire Zulkey

I am ashamed that it took me a full 24 hours to get the "turdle" pun.

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Sep 29, 2021Liked by Claire Zulkey

I don’t know but I love this newsletter.

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I have a 98 lb Sulcata Tortoise, a rescue, who lives in my pasture. I could video him taking one of his massive poops and share for comparison's sake? He also farts a lot. It's a shame I do not have little boys.

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Sep 28, 2021Liked by Claire Zulkey

Ugh, what a bummer of a time! That toy looks hilarious. It's not gross, but we have this random easter egg that says "OVER HERE" in the funniest little voice and it has been roaming around the house for like 4 straight years and it always cracks me up.

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Sep 28, 2021Liked by Claire Zulkey

Did your husband order this for him, you, or the kids?

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Sep 28, 2021Liked by Claire Zulkey

We have. a spider plushies name Peter Parker.

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That is pretty amazing. Fun to imagine the product concept pitch meeting PowerPoint that you know must have been created. We have these stuffed dogs that roll on the floor and make this odd human laughing noise and are about the funniest, weirdest things I've ever seen. We spotted them and I had to sit down I was laughing so hard. My husband, great man that he is, ordered me two for my birthday that year. It's worth cutting and pasting this link, I swear. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TkXeYWn4xaY

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Our boys (3 & 7) had COVID in August and we basically had a second Christmas. People sent & brought us stuff from every corner of Target and Amazon. However, the most popular item came from our childless neighbors: 100 marbles. They have completely taken over my house. They are in my car, my closet, my purses... Can't escape the tiny glass orbs.

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