Wiener Bomb: one step forward on the path to revelation

I have decided that I will not rest until I unearth the origin of the phrase that tormented me so relentlessly in my first online session of Halo 2: "wiener bomb."

My investigative skills (i.e. Google search) led me to the Naples Daily News of Naples Florida. It's a subscription site that's not in the bugmenot database, so I took one for the team and came up with this:

Explosive device wrapped it in kielbasa found; 2 accused

By PAUL PFEIFER, [email protected]
April 27, 2004

Two San Carlos Park teens were arrested Monday on charges they constructed a homemade explosive and wrapped it in a Polish sausage.

A tipster led Lee County sheriff's deputies at 8 a.m. to a wooded lot near the intersection of Coral Gables and Bradenton roads in San Carlos Park. The device was found about 15 feet from a school bus stop.

Robert Scott Stinnett, 13, of 9091 Coral Gables Road, and Josh Logan Lewis, 15, of 18201 Fern Road, were charged with one count of making a destructive device, a third-degree felony. Stinnett, a student at Dunbar Middle School, was arrested at his home, and Lewis was arrested at Estero High School, where he is a student.

The boys were turned over to the state Department of Juvenile Justice, said Cpl. Larry King of the Lee County Sheriff's Office.

The device was constructed of two aerosol cans and a 20-ounce bottle of an unknown liquid deputies later discovered was homemade napalm, Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Ileana LiMarzi said.

LiMarzi said the teens wrapped the device in kielbasa sausage so they could call it a "wiener bomb." LiMarzi said the two didn't have any plans for the device and stashed it in the woods. No attempt was made to detonate the device.

"If it had gone off in the woods, it probably would have started a fire," LiMarzi said. "It wasn't anything deadly, but it would have caused some damage."

Authorities evacuated six surrounding homes, though most of the occupants had already left for work, and escorted several neighborhood youngsters from the nearby bus stop. The Southwest Florida Bomb Squad deemed the device safe at 11 a.m.

Stinnett was arrested earlier this month on a burglary charge, and was also charged with aggravated assault in connection with a February domestic disturbance.

The plot thickens.

We''ve got our own ARG boys, and its name is wiener bomb.

This should become the new Swadora''s Box.

I''d also like to add, a Google Image Search for the phrase turned up this particular NSFW image of Halle Berry. A correlation, perhaps?

edit: I notice you only get the Halle Berry pic if you use my custom spelling (weiner rather than wiener).

I''d bomb her wien...

I won''t go there.

Anyway:

it probably would have started a fire

I find that pretty funny, in context. Wiener-bombs starting forest fires...

Only if the bush catches fire.

Ever since the first, ''Weiner Bomb'' post came out, I''ve went on my merry way, pretending that I was just too damn cool and much more mature than it.

This weekend, as I sat in my tank gunnery simulator, every time I engaged and destroyed a target I wanted to call out, ''Weiner Bomb'' instead of the much more proper sensing of ''Target.'' I hate you guys.

WEINER BOMB!

"Prederick" wrote:
This should become the new Swadora''s Box.

I''d also like to add, a Google Image Search for the phrase turned up this particular NSFW image of Halle Berry. A correlation, perhaps?

Of course. It makes your weiner explode.

"Demosthenes" wrote:
Only if the bush catches fire.

Cheney, too.

*ahem*

Weiner bomb.

Alright, we need to put men and money into researching this fabulous idea! Get some of those marketing wonks, too. And get started on that ''self-microwaving wiener bomb'' patent!

I think we''ll have to incorporate ""Weiner Bomb"" into Ghost Recon.

It''s a natural for Chaos Theory, when attempting to gain the attention of a Merc.

Arise!
I never heard about wiener bombs until I checked out the new GWJ Swag link...

You might be interested to know that there's a song as well.

Probably NSFW.

Here's the original original post as well. Not quite as informative, but it is important for understanding the genesis of the term on GWJ.

I always did love History Class the most.

Podunk wrote:
Here's the original original post as well. Not quite as informative, but it is important for understanding the genesis of the term on GWJ.

Yeah, it's important to know just how badly Podunk got schooled by some 12-year-old in Halo.

Someday the Zombie Skate crew will find that kid and avenge you, bro.

Demiurge wrote:
Yeah, it's important to know just how badly Podunk got schooled by some 12-year-old in Halo. ;)

I think he was at least 14 or 15, as I'm pretty sure his voice had changed.