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Videos of children being terrified by the Easter Bunny

Did the Easter Bunny bring you the egg you wanted?


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Not everyone loves the Easter Bunny.  On YouTube there are lots of videos of well-meaning / unhinged parents scaring the crap out of their children by dressing up in bunny suits.


Posted: 16th, April 2017 | In: Key Posts, Strange But True | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0

The Last Easter: nuclear war, nuclear bunker puzzles and killer eggs

It’s Easter, when Christians thank God for being alive. But will they make it to next Easter? The newspapers are full of doom.

On the Mail, it looks like two reality TV stars are threatening to blow up the world. But it’s not Kim Kardashian, of course, it’s Mr Kim, North Korea’s hereditary leader, and Donald Trump, formerly of The Apprentice and now as President of the USA giving top jobs in USA Inc. to enthusiastic amateurs, not all of whom he’s related to.


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At least the Mail is looking on the bright side of life with this brilliant front page.


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Over in the Mirror, help is at hand for all of you spending the holiday in nuclear bunkers. The paper’s tales of Armageddon are padded by a full eight pages of puzzles and games. The world might well be “IN CRISIS”, but there’s no excuse to be bored at you await annihilation. You can even place a bet, and those cheeky bookies will most likely lay odds on you being alive to collect any winnings and them being around to rub their stumps when you don’t.


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And hold any thought of enjoying your Easter chocolates left by the housebreaking Easter bunny. Those Easter eggs are out to kill you, says the Daily Star.


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Happy Easter!


Posted: 16th, April 2017 | In: Politicians, Tabloids | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0

Daily Star replaces ‘banned’ Easter eggs with chocolate balls

easter egg banBig news in the Daily Star.

PC Chocolate makers ban ’Easter’ from eggs. CHOCOLATE firms have banned the word “Easter” from their eggs to avoid offending non-Christians…

Really? Are Rastafarians that upset by ‘Easter’?

Cadbury is now selling a Dairy Milk “Egg Hunt Pack” while Nestlé advertises Aero’s “chocolate egg with bubbly bars”.

No mention of the word Easter on either of those treats.

Sainsbury’s has also joined the political correctness trend by selling its own brand “milk chocolate egg”. The E-word is apparently so offensive…

The E-word. We get the F-word, the N-word and the C-word, but the E-word is a new one. One day ever letter will get its own taboo word.

This prompted “angry and frustrated” campaigner David Marshall to set up the Meaningful Chocolate Company, in which his Fairtrade charity “Real Easter Egg” puts the religious message on to the packaging.

As epithets go “angry and frustrated” is pretty good. But does the anger create good eggs? Is anger and frustration what Jesus would have wanted? Says Mr Marshall:

“It’s deeply disappointing and shameful that some of the biggest companies in the country are censoring the centuries’ old tradition. It shows they’re insensitive and uncomfortable with the Christian faith.”

Deep into the story we hear from Nestlé, whose spokeswoman “argued”:

“There has been no deliberate decision to drop the word Easter from our products.”

A Cadbury spokeswoman “stressed”:

“We do not have a policy to drop Easter from our eggs.”

So, no policy to remove the word Easter from eggs, then.

On the Sainsbury’s website, the products desription for the Cadbury’s eggs tells us:

Easter egg trail pack. This fun Easter egg hunt pack contains 10 Cadbury milk chocolate hollow eggs and a bag of treatsize Mini Eggs as the main prize

On the Cadbury’s website, we get:


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Such are the facts.

Posted: 23rd, March 2016 | In: Reviews, Tabloids | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0

You can buy 3D chocolate Easter eggs of your face

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Want to eat your face in chocolate egg form? Bompas & Parr have news:

Just in time for Easter, Bompas & Parr invites you to explore the possibilities of the world’s first anatomical Easter eggs – in the shape of your own face! Eat My Face is a hands-on-face service that will see us create an exact mould of you or your child, mistress or dog’s face for that matter, in chocolate.

By using the latest facial-scanning and 3D-printing technology and employing our expertise honed in jelly mould-making, we are able to create a perfect mould of anyone’s face which can then be used to create an iconic chocolate egg form.


Spotter: Munchies

Posted: 5th, April 2015 | In: The Consumer | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0

Police arrest Easter Bunny for distributing meth

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A bad egg and its mule


One more reason to mistrust the Easter Bunny: Police in Tahlequah, Oklahoma, parade one Easter Bunny stuffed with $30,000 worth of meth.

If there was one holiday creation you’d suspect of drugs dealing, it would be the Easter Bunny.





Tahlequah Police Chief Nate King tells media:


“We’ve intercepted narcotics in the mail before. The Easter Bunny I thought was a strange touch. A hole was cut into the bottom of the rabbit and we found quite the surprise waiting inside. There were two condoms and meth stuffed inside the rabbit. It’s not the prize egg that we want in Tahlequah. We didn’t know who at the home would receive the meth or if they knew what they were receiving. We got a plain white van, drove to the residence and served an anticipatory warrant on the resident.”

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Posted: 5th, April 2015 | In: Strange But True | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0

10 Terrible Easter Treats From Your Christian Childhood

EASTER is upon us. How will you celebrate? Chocolate and sweet treats are traditional methods. Let’s take a look at some of the worst Easter sweets for Jesus, which all taste of regret and guilt:


Scripture Candy


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Spotter: Reddit


Easter Sunday Munchies





Hey kids…




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An 8Bit Easter

Celebrate Easter and your childhood gaming memories at the same time. You used to search for a princess. On the first Easter, Mary searched for someone much more important. Please spread the word! Share on Facebook and Pinterest. Let others in your church know about this 8bit Easter shirt and help us raise funds for our church!!





The Real Easter Egg (from the UK!)


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Inside is a 24 page Easter story book, a Belgian milk chocolate egg and pack of Swiss Chocolate organic Chunky Buttons. A charity donation is made from each sale. There are three crosses on the front and under the lid there is a quote from the bible – the resurrection text from Mark chapter 16. £3.99 each delivered in boxes of 6.


A special edition Real Easter Egg. Inside is an olive wood holding cross from Bethlehem, an Easter message an extra thick Belgian Chocolate gold foiled egg (180g) and Meaningful milk Chocolate bar with a hint of natural orange (100g). The box has gold foil highlights and Celtic crosses. £9.99 each delivered in single boxes.


Inside are 20 Midi eggs and 20 copies of the Easter story 8 page booklet. Midi-egg foil reads ‘The Real Easter Egg. Christ is Risen.’ Ideal for church services, assemblies or events where you have a budget of £1 per person. £19.99 each delivered in single boxes.


Lamb-shaped butter





Bat s***!


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Spotter: The American Jesus


Sticky fingers


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Spotter: Christian Nightmares






Posted: 15th, April 2014 | In: Key Posts, Strange But True, The Consumer | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0

A history of Easter Eggs: dipped in Christian blood and covered in chocolate

EASTER is upon us once again, and Christians are muscling in this year, after the success of their campaign to persuade major supermarkets to sell ‘religious’ eggs that represent the true message of the occasion.


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Posted: 31st, March 2013 | In: Flashback, The Consumer | Comment (1) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0

Children finds grenade on Easter Egg hunt

THE children on an Easter egg hunt in the woods beside the village of Holford in Somerset have found a harder egg than usual. Not last year’s stock, but a hand grenade.

Hunt organiser Stuart Moffatt says:

“I was shocked. It’s the last thing you could possibly want to find with children about. We were beginning to count the eggs up at the end of the hunt and I saw a young boy, around three-years-old, standing on an object. On closer inspection we realised it looked like a hand grenade.”

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Posted: 9th, April 2012 | In: Strange But True | Comment (1) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0

An Easter Bunny for Jesus – photos

HAPPY EASTER! It’s what Jesus would have wanted…


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Posted: 8th, April 2012 | In: Photojournalism | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0

Gunther von Hagens crucifies Jesus for Good telly (photos)

DR Gunther von Hagens, aka Germany’s Dr Death (many have held that title but not all made it big on the telly), has created a new Crucifixion in time for Easter Monday on Channel 4.

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Posted: 6th, April 2012 | In: TV & Radio | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0

Easter Fail: Celebrate Jesus Christ’s Final Resting Place In Bethlehem (Eggs All Round!)

ON Getty images, Easter is the time to celebrate Jeseus Christ’s crucifiction and finel resting place in…Bethlehem.

Getty Images:

A Christian woman prays inside the Church of the Nativity in the West Bank city of Bethlehem 08 April 2004. Christian believers of all denominations mark the holy week of Easter in celebration of the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus Christ. According to tradition the church is Jesus Christ’s final resting place.

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Posted: 20th, April 2011 | In: Reviews | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0

Easter Eggs Are Banned In Schools: The Spring Sphere Lie

IN Seattle, America, the kids are being told that EasterEggs are to be called “Spring Spheres”.

Fox News reports on a 16-year-old “local private high school sophomore” named “Jessica” who called a radio show to reveal that while helping a third-grade teacher at an unnamed school she was told to called call Easter eggs “Spring Spheres”.

Says Jessica:

“At the end of the week I had an idea to fill little plastic eggs with treats and jelly beans and other candy, but I was kind of unsure how the teacher would feel about that… I went to the teacher to get her approval and she wanted to ask the administration to see if it was okay. She said that I could do it as long as I called this treat ‘spring spheres.’ I couldn’t call them Easter eggs… But the third graders had other ideas. When I took them out of the bag, the teacher said, ‘Oh look, spring spheres’ and all the kids were like ‘Wow, Easter eggs.”

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Posted: 15th, April 2011 | In: Key Posts | Comments (8) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0

In Pictures: The Filipinos Crucifixion And Immaculate Conception (Gory Be)

EASTER is the time to forget about the Pope, sexual abuse and paedophiles and think instead of chocolate, Romans, Mel Gibson and having your hands hammered with nails to get the full Easter experience. Anyone who wants to make like Jesus should get to the Philippines, where pretending you’re Jesus is all the rage. It’s a bit like the school play, only the players draw lots. ‘Judas’ gets the cash. ‘Jesus’ gets to bleed. ‘Eric Idle’ gets to sing. And mums and dads get proud…

Story continues after gallery:

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Posted: 5th, April 2010 | In: Strange But True | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0

Lockerbie Mass Murderer Abdelbaset Ali Mohmed Al Megrahi Rises Again At Easter: Pictures

ACCORDING to today’s Scotsman, Britain’s worst ever mass murderer, Lockerbie bomber and blogger Abdelbaset Ali Mohmed Al Megrahi, above in a Tripoli hospital, has less than four weeks to live.

Karol Sikora was one of the three specialists who last August refused to agree with a Scottish Prison Service doctor’s prognosis Megrahi had just three months to live. The man convicted of downing Pan Am Flight 103 which left from Heathrow Airport in London at 6.04pm on December 21, 1988 was released and flew home to Tripoli.

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Posted: 5th, April 2010 | In: Key Posts, Reviews | Comments (8) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0

In Pictures: Good Friday In Westminster Abbey, Holy Island And Folkestone

IT’S Easter. And that means the Good Friday procession as it passes along Victoria Street towards Westminster Cathedral in central London. In Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland, pilgrims walk with crosses on the final leg of the Northern Cross pilgrimage to Holy Island. In Folkestone, Kent, members of Churches United place the third of three crosses at the peak of Sugar Loaf Hill after their annual Good Friday Procession of the Cross through the town. And everywhere else the Easter Bunny hops about on a diet of sugared chocolate… Oh, and happy Passover.


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Pilgrims walk with crosses on the final leg of the Northern Cross pilgrimage to Holy Island, Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland.

Posted: 2nd, April 2010 | In: Reviews | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0

Jessica Simpson’s Thought For Easter

HEREUNDER is Jessica Simpson’s Thought For Easter. One thought – but itsi worth remembering:

Why do we let the sun SET with its beauty, then find ourselves ugly.*

Didn’t God, whoever he may be to you, create both? If a sunset is beautiful, then so are we.

Love yourself morning, noon, and night. Sunrise. Sunset.

Xo jess

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Posted: 12th, April 2009 | In: Celebrities | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0

Jesus Twitters From The Cross

IT’S Easter and your chance to experience the Stations of the Cross as Jesus travels through New York relaying his trip via cell phone, Blackberry, iPhone.

This year, you can travel the Stations of the Cross online and be part of a worldwide audience – via cell phone, Blackberry, iPhone, or other Internet connection – for what may be the world’s first Passion Play performed through the social networking application Twitter.

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Posted: 11th, April 2009 | In: Strange But True | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0

Happy Easter Egg Hunting

HAPPY Easter Egg Hunting, readers…

Posted: 10th, April 2009 | In: Reviews | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0

British College Bans Easter And Christmas

CHRISTMAS is… banned. Easter… The bunny is dead. Sarah Palin got it.

BOSSES at Yorkshire Coast College have removed the words Christmas and Easter from their calendar so as not to cause offence to ethnic minorities or religious groups.

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Posted: 15th, September 2008 | In: Strange But True, Tabloids | Comments (17) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0