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Best post of all time? Off-season fun.

As one of the elleventy million posters who helped make this week's "10-yards of duct tape" post plaid, I got to wondering how it compares with other legendary posts or comments on this site. A careful, thoughtful, patient, fairminded man wouldn't be on this site in the first place, but if he were (or, /mind blown, "she" were) then he would look for a way to systematically cull through prior posts for high-volume "recs" and offer a sample for readers to vote on. A poor writer would insert a series of one-sentence paragraphs asking (without stating) whether certain posts were indeed the best (perhaps in a Mr. Optimist / Mr. Pessimist format).

But, my Friends of the Pants, I am fat, drunk, and stupid. So I ask you to nominate or suggest some of the greatest BHGP posts of all time and -- since, by definition you're a better person than me -- please provide a link so folks who haven't enjoyed it yet can go back and read / re-read it.

Off the top of my head you have Pelican Whore, Jeddah, Newark Airport, and a few others that created their own meme. But I'm honestly not sure those were as appreciated at the time as they should have been: it wouldn't surprise me to see them with low rec-counts (genius is often overlooked in its time).

What's the highest rec count anyone can think of? Duct-tape was over 60 last time I checked, which has to be getting close to a record if not holding it outright. The Gif Hurdle-kicking FitzWizard has to be up there, too.

Your thoughts welcome.

Unless otherwise expressly indicated by BHGP editors, this FanPost is strictly the viewpoint of the author and is not endorsed by BHGP in any way.

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