The W
Views: 100061919
Main | FAQ | Search: Y! / G | Color chart | Log in for more!
25.10.07 2217
The 7 - Random - Apparently they aren't "Cheaper by the Dozen"
This thread has 1 referral leading to it
Register and log in to post!
(374 newer) Next thread | Previous thread
User
Post (11 total)
jwrestle
Lap cheong
Level: 77

Posts: 802/1591
EXP: 4123456
For next: 67692

Since: 4.4.03
From: Nitro WV

Since last post: 170 days
Last activity: 3 days
AIM:  
ICQ:  
Y!:
#1 Posted on 12.10.05 1848.57
Reposted on: 12.10.12 1849.33
Geez...I don't know really what to say except, "Only in America." Wow...that is quite a family.

http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,172051,00.html
Promote this thread!
geemoney
Scrapple
Level: 112

Posts: 1696/3788
EXP: 15270593
For next: 67660

Since: 26.1.03
From: Naples, FL

Since last post: 5 days
Last activity: 4 min.
AIM:  
#2 Posted on 12.10.05 1850.40
Reposted on: 12.10.12 1850.43
I think the fact that the father's name is "Jim Bob" says it all.

More like, "Only in Arkansas."
Jaguar
Knackwurst
Level: 107

Posts: 3071/3273
EXP: 12779949
For next: 311404

Since: 23.1.02
From: Phoenix, AZ

Since last post: 201 days
Last activity: 2 days
#3 Posted on 12.10.05 2116.50
Reposted on: 12.10.12 2119.49
That's quite a house they're building. At least they can afford to support so many children.
AWArulz
Knackwurst
Level: 108

Posts: 1316/3395
EXP: 13493999
For next: 26544

Since: 28.1.02
From: Louisville, KY

Since last post: 1 hour
Last activity: 1 hour
AIM:  
Y!:
#4 Posted on 12.10.05 2156.24
Reposted on: 12.10.12 2157.32
Big families rock, guys. Ok, 16 is really big, but it's neat. We had the Yankaukus family in our town and I believe they had 13-14 kids. Every class at our school had at least one EXCEPT our class. I think our class was the year the dad got called up into the reserves or something.

about 2 or 3 of them became nuns or priests.

They were pretty cool kids. Sleepovers at their house were intense.
drjayphd
Scrapple
Moderator
Level: 115

Posts: 2616/3943
EXP: 16736466
For next: 74949

Since: 22.4.02
From: Long Island

Since last post: 34 days
Last activity: 4 days
AIM:  
ICQ:  
Y!:
#5 Posted on 13.10.05 0004.00
Reposted on: 13.10.12 0004.04
Didn't know any family of that size besides "oh, there they are" but there's one around here that had about 16. As we didn't talk to them, all I can do is speculate, but I think the word was that they couldn't really afford to support said ginormous family. So they don't always rock, if you're in them.
HairRaiser
Kishke
Level: 42

Posts: 331/393
EXP: 511061
For next: 10305

Since: 13.1.03
From: S. Attleboro, MA

Since last post: 2613 days
Last activity: 1948 days
#6 Posted on 13.10.05 1154.36
Reposted on: 13.10.12 1154.41
A friend of mine in Columbus is one of 13. It was kind of nice in that whenever one of the others needed money for something (starting college, wedding, etc) the others threw in and it ended up being a good sized chunk of change.
Brian P. Dermody
Liverwurst
Moderator
Level: 69

Posts: 836/1205
EXP: 2780396
For next: 89362

Since: 20.9.02
From: New York, NY

Since last post: 940 days
Last activity: 362 days
AIM:  
Y!:
#7 Posted on 13.10.05 1411.05
Reposted on: 13.10.12 1411.15
    Originally posted by geemoney
    I think the fact that the father's name is "Jim Bob" says it all.

    More like, "Only in Arkansas."


See, this is why the South has this idea that the we in the North think we're better than they are.

I took a cab home from work the other night and the the cabbie and I got to talking. He mentioned he has 12 brothers and sisters. I told him that sounded like a lot, and he said that it was, even by Nigerian standards (that's where he was from).

After I asked him why so many, he said "Well, my father and mother were Catholic, and didn't believe in abortion. And Africans fuck all the time!"

Best cabride ever.
JoshMann
Andouille
Level: 87

Posts: 1771/2159
EXP: 6341074
For next: 51725

Since: 17.11.03
From: Tallahassee, FL

Since last post: 2294 days
Last activity: 2292 days
AIM:  
Y!:
#8 Posted on 13.10.05 1420.29
Reposted on: 13.10.12 1420.41
The really REALLY creepy thing is that all 16 children all have a name starting with "J".

As an only child, I have no grasp on this whatsoever. But if they can afford the cost of 16 children, more power to them. Although that basically means that the poor mother has been a vending machine for roughly the last two decades.
J. Kyle
Boudin blanc
Level: 93

Posts: 1352/2389
EXP: 7944760
For next: 108080

Since: 21.2.02
From: The Land of Aloha

Since last post: 84 days
Last activity: 3 days
AIM:  
Y!:
#9 Posted on 14.10.05 2005.26
Reposted on: 14.10.12 2005.45
    Originally posted by Brian P. Dermody
      Originally posted by geemoney
      I think the fact that the father's name is "Jim Bob" says it all.

      More like, "Only in Arkansas."


    See, this is why the South has this idea that the we in the North think we're better than they are.
I'm from the South.

You ARE better.
Jaguar
Knackwurst
Level: 107

Posts: 3076/3273
EXP: 12779949
For next: 311404

Since: 23.1.02
From: Phoenix, AZ

Since last post: 201 days
Last activity: 2 days
#10 Posted on 15.10.05 0009.24
Reposted on: 15.10.12 0009.24
    Originally posted by AngryJohnny
      Originally posted by Brian P. Dermody
        Originally posted by geemoney
        I think the fact that the father's name is "Jim Bob" says it all.

        More like, "Only in Arkansas."


      See, this is why the South has this idea that the we in the North think we're better than they are.
    I'm from the South.

    You ARE better.



That's a damn dirty lie.



For the most part.
ekedolphin
Scrapple
Level: 132

Posts: 2771/5387
EXP: 27019047
For next: 112957

Since: 12.1.02
From: Indianapolis, IN; now residing in Suffolk, VA

Since last post: 129 days
Last activity: 2 days
#11 Posted on 17.10.05 2116.51
Reposted on: 17.10.12 2117.12
If y'all think this is strange, you should see the TLC special on this family, "14 Kids and Another On the Way!" or whatever they called it. It encapsulates some of the events leading up to the birth of their fifteenth child.

Hey, I'm a fan of personal freedom, but quite frankly I think that having 16 children and wanting another one, in a world that will probably be overpopulated sometime in my lifetime (if it isn't already) is pretty irresponsible.

Or at least they should buy a house that has more than two bathrooms in it, I mean come on!
ALL ORIGINAL POSTS IN THIS THREAD ARE NOW AVAILABLE
Thread ahead: Southern Alcohol Comix #49
Next thread: Southern Alcohol Comix #47 and #48
Previous thread: The Lemonade Incident
(374 newer) Next thread | Previous thread
The 7 - Random - Apparently they aren't "Cheaper by the Dozen"Register and log in to post!

The W™ message board - 7 year recycle

ZimBoard
©2001-2014 Brothers Zim
This old hunk of junk rendered your page in 0.216 seconds.