Comment Of The Day: Pwned On The Marfa Lights
We have some great commenters here on Hair Balls, and it's time we paid some damn attention to them.
So we'll be highlighting a Comment of the Day each morning, from the previous day's work. Maybe two comments, even.
This will all be determined by a highly rigorous scientific formula involving wit, clarity and whatever else we feel like at the moment.
After we wrote about a creation scientist who says the legendary Marfa Lights could be caused by a huge prehistoric bird, the man behind that theory weighed in. At length.
Jonathan Whitcomb went on and on about the pterodactyls that could be causing the light, and somehow -- somehow -- our readers weren't buying it.
Including "Doc," who offered this:
Dude, you are a certified whack job. Pterodactyls? Fie and pshaw! OBVIOUSLY the Marfa lights are caused by the Glow-Goblins of Deverax, who have flown here from their magical prehistoric kingdom to protect us all from the Invisible Soul Reavers who infect our minds and cause things like depression, stuttering, and cholera. Any other explanation for this phenomenon would just be CRAZY.
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