Susan W
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Exploding Watermelon

I kid you not, I had a fresh watermelon from the farmers market on the counter. Small round kind. Was in the kitchen doing other stuff and this baby exploded! Seed and stuff spued. It is cracked all kinds of Sunday. WTH!!!

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Is it a Chinese watermelon?

https://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/05/17/watermelons-explode-in-fa_n_862970.html

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No its not one a them Chinese watermellons. It is an over ripe mellon on a hot day (and maybe in the sun).

Mother natures way of distributing seed.

I have watched a truck load self-destruct on a hot day at a farmers market.

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tomc wrote:
I have watched a truck load self-destruct on a hot day at a farmers market.
Now that would make a great youTube video!

Susan W
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Thanks for the explanation. I agree the truck load of exploding melons would be a sight, though not a pretty one for the farmer!

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they explode if you shoot them too.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?gl=US&hl=iw&v=rSg8cwXqJn8

I love this one.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f7J6qdei7vs&feature=related

while I usually enjoy Letterman, I found this offensive in the extreme.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZVD-X8pxyd0

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while I usually enjoy Letterman, I found this offensive in the extreme.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZVD-X8pxyd0
What, No 30 ton roller? :P 8) :lol:

Eric

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Its not a Hollywood kinda thing.

Low thump long pause, another low thump, another pause, three thumps...

And then watermellon juice leaks out of truck bed.



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