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This is going to be one Fark-ing great party.

Weird news fans can meet some of the strangest minds in the business at Fark’s annual bash on Friday night at the Draft Barn.

Contributors to the user-generated website, which alerts readers to odd news nuggets, organized the get-together to swap stories about their favorite nerd hobbies.

“We talk about everything,” said Fark fan Katie Mac. “Current events, television, relationships, “Star Trek,” our cats for about an hour — everything!”

For those who don’t like to talk all that much, the Gowanus bar has more than 300 beers on tap, so everyone can pick a special brew as unique as the weird stories that show up on Fark, including the sexual habits of Finnish teenagers, the drinking habits of British preteens, a recipe for braised koala or, our favorite, the death of Greenpoint’s “Vagina Tree.”

Fark Party at Draft Barn [530 Third Ave. between 12th and 13th streets in Gowanus, (718) 768-0515], Nov. 4, 6 pm.

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Skinnyhead from Out of Towner says:
I look forward to meeting everyone and having some good face to face conversation over a beer.
Nov. 2, 2011, 11:59 am
letrole from Brooklyn says:
Should be a good time.
Nov. 2, 2011, 12:10 pm
RasAlgethi from LocalAreaMan says:
Nov. 2, 2011, 12:24 pm
Kwame from Chelsea says:
Me and the boyfriend are stoked about this one, and he's not even a Farker.
Nov. 2, 2011, 12:28 pm
The Icelander from Out of Town says:
I'm single. I'll go.
Nov. 2, 2011, 1:18 pm
I_C_Weener from Out of Town says:
I'd go, but I don't want to be the normal one in the room.
Nov. 2, 2011, 2:07 pm
James! from South Slope says:
You aren't the normal one even when you're alone.
Nov. 2, 2011, 2:25 pm
KK13 from Hunt's point says:
If the Icelander is going, I want to go.
Nov. 2, 2011, 5:01 pm
Jorie from Meatpacking district says:
I'll go for 200 roses.
Nov. 2, 2011, 5:02 pm
Realdoll from Tennessee says:
Why you go Kwame? Why you not stay home?
Nov. 2, 2011, 5:02 pm
MormonFingerPuzzle from God's Country says:
My Dear Husband has graciously given us girls permission to attend.
Nov. 2, 2011, 5:06 pm
Moderator from bowery says:
No. Just no. This is such a hideous idea for an article I can only assume some jackwagon with his panties shoved in his mouth and pile of empty mountain dew came up with this.
Nov. 2, 2011, 5:06 pm
vincent_blackshadow from gardena says:
"roses" ... are those 10s or 20s? :D ... have fun, folks - and good weather, too
Nov. 2, 2011, 5:07 pm
Livingroom from Itsolonelyville says:
There are girls going? Will someone set me up on a date with one of them?
Nov. 2, 2011, 5:09 pm
CavalierEternal says:
I'd go, but you'd stand me up.
Nov. 2, 2011, 5:10 pm
seumasokelly from out of town says:
Damn, was just in NYC last month and wanted to check out Brooklyn a little more than we have before. This would have been a great way to scare my GF away from ever checking my internet history.
Nov. 2, 2011, 5:12 pm
sign_of_Zeta from Out of Town says:
These parties are where I pick up all the chicks.
Nov. 2, 2011, 5:12 pm
Linenoise from Manhattan says:
Why would I go to Brooklyn?
Nov. 2, 2011, 5:13 pm
rostit from bronx says:
Will there me midget sex?

/that's important
Nov. 2, 2011, 5:13 pm
smells_like_meat from outsideyourwindow says:
I'll be there. Look for a creepy old guy in the corner.
Nov. 2, 2011, 5:14 pm
Drew from Lexington says:
This is why I never ever try to explain Fark to people.
Nov. 2, 2011, 5:14 pm
Fife from the hamptons says:
Can i get an alcohol free lemontini?
Nov. 2, 2011, 5:15 pm
Soze from the rest area men's room says:
tap tap tap
Nov. 2, 2011, 5:17 pm
Dynascape from Planet Terror says:
I'll go if you promise a pidgeon won't crap on my lips.
Nov. 2, 2011, 5:17 pm
Naskar says:
I'll be there in spirit

/lol get it?
Nov. 2, 2011, 5:18 pm
Winkie Woo from Chelsea says:
Wait a dag blasted minute.

Greenwood's "Vagina Tree" is dead?

That was my date!
Nov. 2, 2011, 5:18 pm
MormonFingerPuzzle's Solution from DownTown says:
I have to see you. Meet me in the Bathroom in 20minutes.
Nov. 2, 2011, 5:19 pm
meow said the dog from mars says:
Laughter OL. Nerds having the fatness meeting to party.
Nov. 2, 2011, 5:21 pm
BenLonghair from DownTown says:
There should be some hot amputees around.

Ill be up at the table since my cousin isn't old enough to sit at the bar.
Nov. 2, 2011, 5:22 pm
Kwame from hells kitchen. says:
I'm gonna blow so many dudes, then invite them back home to pull a train on my real doll.
Nov. 2, 2011, 5:22 pm
rostit from OWS says:
Will there be amputee sex?

/this is important
Nov. 2, 2011, 5:23 pm
Marysue from MormonFingerPuzzle's Basement says:
People that have 'relations' in toilets are nasty.
Nov. 2, 2011, 5:23 pm
Bow from Soho says:
I am going on a tear tonight. I hope all you gorgeous men have shaved and had your shots.
Nov. 2, 2011, 5:24 pm
vincent_blackshadow from gardena says:
this queue is certain to keep any outsiders away ... far, FAR away
Nov. 2, 2011, 5:25 pm
EggFool from Uptown says:
Will There Be Cupcakes?
Nov. 2, 2011, 5:27 pm
gorgor from hell's kitchen says:
can i post picks here?
Nov. 2, 2011, 5:27 pm
Paco from The Doobie Brothers says:
I'm going to wear a tube top and spin plates on my meatus.
Nov. 2, 2011, 5:27 pm
Marysue from MormonFingerPuzzle's Basemen says:
No gingers!
Nov. 2, 2011, 5:28 pm
Llamagirl from Bathroom says:
I'll pee on all the things!
Nov. 2, 2011, 5:28 pm
Aaron Short from Here says:
Katie Mac is really pretty. I wanted to get her number but I am sort of a dork. She deserves better...
Nov. 2, 2011, 5:28 pm
Llama Girl from Wizzville says:
Last time I went to a Fark party I peed on the waitress and got us all kicked out.
Nov. 2, 2011, 5:30 pm
IamKaiserSoze from Far Away says:
I would love to go tonight but I have to pick up my supermodel wife and have a threesome with her and Heidi Klum. B*tches can't get enough of deez nutz.
Nov. 2, 2011, 5:31 pm
DoofusGumby from Nee says:

you want midget amputee sex? because I can get you one or more. it's just a matter of how badly you want 'em and how soon.

does it matter if they're freshly amputeed?
Nov. 2, 2011, 5:32 pm
katie mac from farkistan says:
this is why we can't have nice things, guys.
Nov. 2, 2011, 5:32 pm
DoofusGumby from Nee says:

No, but there will be fruit cups.
Nov. 2, 2011, 5:33 pm
likefunbutnot from Basement says:
I don't really like hanging out with a bunch of alpha males.
Nov. 2, 2011, 5:33 pm
Grables daughter from Champaign room says:
Are there poles there?
Nov. 2, 2011, 5:33 pm
Some Guy from the left of the article says:
Yeah get some new blood out there - at my count I've seen every woman planning to go to this naked already
Nov. 2, 2011, 5:34 pm
seumasokelly from Team Golden Shower says:
@Katie - This and the fact that Llama girl pees on all the things
Nov. 2, 2011, 5:34 pm
DoofusGumby from Nee says:
@katie mac

Nov. 2, 2011, 5:34 pm
Aarontology from Ramrod Theatre says:
Where exactly are you, cause I have a 30 minute break at 11:30
Nov. 2, 2011, 5:34 pm
rostit from not NY says:
for obvious reasons i can say that i have not posted in this thread until now. please refrain from ridiculous behavior.
Nov. 2, 2011, 5:34 pm
DoofusGumby from Nee says:

does sausage fest count?
Nov. 2, 2011, 5:35 pm
Sarcastica75 from Arkham Asylum says:
I'll break out of the loony bin for this one, and then text everyone about how hot my underpants are.
Nov. 2, 2011, 5:36 pm
4chan Ambassador says:
Sarcastica's pics have been floating around /b/ for a while now.
Nov. 2, 2011, 5:39 pm
Trillian Astra from a seat right over here says:
Sarcastica75 doesn't wear underpants
Nov. 2, 2011, 5:39 pm
Tfette from Park Slope says:
I'll go if I can find a babysitter for my cats. I don't really like leaving them home alone for several hours.
Nov. 2, 2011, 5:39 pm
preciousmetalbasemental from Yourmom says:
bunch of heatherns, you people.....
Nov. 2, 2011, 5:41 pm
Brap from Brooklyn says:
Who wants to sit on a moderator's lap?
Nov. 2, 2011, 5:43 pm
vincent_blackshadow from gardena says:
@brap, it's well known that moderators have no laps ...
Nov. 2, 2011, 5:44 pm
joyofpi from betterthanyours says:
I'd be there but I'm busy translating Plato from the original Greek to Aramaic.
Nov. 2, 2011, 5:45 pm
GWSuperfan from The other coast says:
Ladies: I highly recommend Fark Parties as a venue for picking up guys. As long as you don't mind that they're a little pasty and covered in cheeto dust, you'll be able to find a guy who will be so grateful for female attention that he'll worship the ground you walk on.
Nov. 2, 2011, 5:45 pm
Wendy's Chili from Farkistan says:
I'll be there if that jerk joyofpi isn't there.
Nov. 2, 2011, 5:47 pm
jorie from Back Pages says:
I'm gonna make it rain like Diddy.
Nov. 2, 2011, 5:48 pm
mrapier from beth israel says:
i'd sure like to go but i haven't been feeling well.
Nov. 2, 2011, 5:50 pm
Bigpete53 from NOLA says:
joyofpi, Plato is the McDonalds of philosophy.
Nov. 2, 2011, 5:51 pm
kitwilly from Your outside window says:
@mrapier, I hope you feel well.
Nov. 2, 2011, 5:52 pm
MarySue from Judgeland says:
you should all be ashamed
Nov. 2, 2011, 5:53 pm
Fife from Jail says:
Sorry, I won't be able to make it. Someone have a drink for me but remember: DON'T DRIVE AND DRIVE, KIDS!
Nov. 2, 2011, 5:54 pm
Poop from Poopville says:
If I can manage to poop, I won't go.
Nov. 2, 2011, 5:54 pm
Jack—— from Meh says:
Nov. 2, 2011, 5:55 pm
MormonFingerPuzzle from SlUT says:
I hope that I can find a nice young man to diddle my fiddle and complete the 'mission' in missionary.
Nov. 2, 2011, 5:55 pm
pappa boner from canuckastan says:
I hope that they serve tacos from Zaire.
Nov. 2, 2011, 5:57 pm
John Wayne Gacy from Waterloo says:
Will there be trick or treating?
Nov. 2, 2011, 5:57 pm
Marysue from Your Mom's Kitchen Table says:
You're darn tootin' I'm judging you slack jawed yokels.
Nov. 2, 2011, 5:58 pm
Make Me Some Tea from Hamptons says:
This is a little too silly people. If you don't calm down I promise to turn the entire party into a food porn party.
I only wish these damn OWS people would go back to whatever poor neighborhood they came from.
Nov. 2, 2011, 5:59 pm
vincent_blackshadow from gardena says:
@MarySue, since when has being ashamed stopped us from having fun?
Nov. 2, 2011, 6:01 pm
Bukharin from Grinderville says:
I hope they arent ordering the local craptastic pizza.
Nov. 2, 2011, 6:01 pm
mjsee from Southernpartofheaven says:
Alas! I shall be unable to attend. 'Tis too cold. And so many of my dear friends will be there...

Nov. 2, 2011, 6:02 pm
preciousmetalbasemental from Yourmom says:
@mrapier, You're Alive!
Nov. 2, 2011, 6:02 pm
Homeschooled from Home says:
That's just great a party for KK13 and Icelander to fornicate.
Nov. 2, 2011, 6:02 pm
Lady Smackbottom from Uppercrust-on-Avon says:
Interesting. It MIGHT be enjoyable to mingle with the underlings...
Nov. 2, 2011, 6:03 pm
PoppaBoner from Canuckistan says:
Where am I?
Nov. 2, 2011, 6:03 pm
smells_like-aspargus from thewhitebowl says:
@preciousmetalbasemental from Yourmom says:
@mrapier, You're Alive!

She got better.
Nov. 2, 2011, 6:04 pm
The Real make me some tea from up yer arse says:
Nov. 2, 2011, 6:05 pm
Trozzo from Trozzoland says:
Cardboard Mike will be there!
Nov. 2, 2011, 6:06 pm
Jenny from From The Block says:
Sounds fun! We off the block this year, went from a low to a lot this year. Everybody mad at the rocks that I wear, I know where I'm goin' and I know where I'm from. See you there!
Nov. 2, 2011, 6:06 pm
Third In Line from Midwest says:

I'll have to settle for being there vicariously through Drew. Or something.
Nov. 2, 2011, 6:07 pm
Anonymous from The internet says:
You have no power over this thread Fark moderators.
Nov. 2, 2011, 6:08 pm
Fife's Protector from Block D says:
I'm looking forward to meeting some of you.
Nov. 2, 2011, 6:08 pm
Brightestfell from land of poison nuts says:
Id go but i have plans to be Haunting CavalierEternal.
Nov. 2, 2011, 6:09 pm
Anonymous from The internet says:
Circle jerker is sctf. How very pathetic.
Nov. 2, 2011, 6:10 pm
Wilburn from Childrens Hospital says:
I am going to go full Wilburn there.
Nov. 2, 2011, 6:10 pm
Pontius Pilates Class from Slickland Chiefdom says:

Yes, but now no one will see it and your tree falling is not going to make a sound, jack.

Also it is nice to see you all taking such a shine to the proper reply methods.
Nov. 2, 2011, 6:10 pm
Drew from kenfarkintucky says:
enough of this shiat
Nov. 2, 2011, 6:10 pm
IBreakdance2NIN from Texas says:
I'm bringing my beaver.
Nov. 2, 2011, 6:13 pm
Derpity Derp from Horkville says:
I'm going to bring my big book of SAT vocabulary words and talk down to everyone while posting photos I just found from the Internet from two years ago on Facebook via my iPhone and making you watch.
Nov. 2, 2011, 6:16 pm
Dodger Of Zion from The Internet says:
That's the same day as my wedding! YOU SHOULD ALL COME TO MY WEDDING INSTEAD! Marco is dying to meet you guys!
Nov. 2, 2011, 6:23 pm
Andrew Wiggin from Over here says:
Any of you ladies looking to hook up with a real stud? Don't worry, I'm getting a divorce but we still live together for the kids. My wife knows all about it. Send me some BIE?
Nov. 2, 2011, 6:29 pm
Earpj from Thesekidsaredrivingmecrazy says:
I'll have to be there in spirit. *sigh*
Drink a few for me.
Nov. 2, 2011, 6:31 pm
Brysky from Greenpoint says:
I'd choke a biatch to be there
Nov. 2, 2011, 6:41 pm
Some Tard from Last Post says:
WTF is this shiat?
Nov. 2, 2011, 6:45 pm
Cookiefleck from Texas says:
Will any married men be there?
I'm so ronery.
Nov. 2, 2011, 6:50 pm
thismomentinblackhistory from Toledo says:
Haha, thanks ya'll ;) I knew we could make this happen.
Nov. 2, 2011, 7:15 pm
Griffer from Berchtesgaden says:
You know who else liked their Parties in Beerhalls?



Nov. 2, 2011, 7:19 pm
Drew from Kentucky says:
I feel like the manager of a strip club that only hires Aspies.
Nov. 2, 2011, 7:26 pm
some girl from Alabama says:
I wanna go too. Y'all make me laugh
Nov. 2, 2011, 8:32 pm
tyethedye from somehole says:
Another one I can't make it too so I'll sob in the dark quietly.
Nov. 2, 2011, 8:48 pm
starry from moderators lounge says:
Someone buy a glass squiggly thing so I can get a new sundress.
Nov. 2, 2011, 9:21 pm
felinemommy from Maternity Ward says:
YESSSSS! I got a sitter for the night! Hey guys, don't worry, I'm on birth control!
Nov. 2, 2011, 9:25 pm
Concerned Farker from Farkistan says:
You people are bad and you should feel bad.
Nov. 2, 2011, 10:45 pm
basemental from Yourmomscooter says:
Are you people drunk yet?
Nov. 4, 2011, 4:26 pm
homeschooled from ironically from home says:
Who the f*ck has this much time on their hands to create a bunch of fake comments?

Nov. 15, 2011, 11:24 pm

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