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Cream of the Cool

A creepypasta story written by Kerry Hammond under the name searchandrescuewoods. Each part of the story is a collection of brief anecdotal tales told by a Search and Rescue Officer with the United States Forest Service. They can be summed up simply: The forest is more dangerous than you know. And avoid the staircases. 

You know, the standard advice I have for most creepypasta is to just say, go read it. They're short, they're creepy, they're fun. They won't take you long to…

Lovely friends,

Today, 18th January 2019, marks twenty years since I was first diagnosed with a mental illness.

My oldest friends have laughed with me and commented that in hindsight it was obvious - these days my mental illness would be identified much earlier, probably primary school. But my oldest friends might also pause to think, hang on - twenty years? Has it been that long?

The biggest changes over the past…

reQuest 2019: the reTurn: a half-time update

We are now halfway through the 2019 reQuest and one week away from the…

Catholic pope (1502-1542). He was born Gregory Boyardee, 12th and youngest child of an extremely wealthy family of girdle manufacturers in Genoa, Italy. Realizing he didn't have the stomach for all the fratricide necessary to inherit his parents' money, he decided to enter the priesthood and hope he could somehow luck his way into insane wealth as a Level 1 Cleric. 

This may sound foolish, but it wasn't a terrible idea. Being a Man of God has always been a great…