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Stranger than Folk

Frozen turkeys and euro calculators: 10 very weird (or wonderful) pics our readers sent us

Sometimes we are sent really useful news tips and pictures, other times we are sent really weird – but wonderful – things like this.

OVER HERE AT headquarters we get sent some really random stuff via email.

Some of it is hilarious. Some of it is heartbreaking.

While more of it is, well, just plain weird.

Since we started doing this post last year, you all copped on and started sending in even more weird sh*te.

So here’s a look at some of the surprises we got when we opened our inboxes over the last few weeks. As we slacked off on this over the winter months, many are Christmas-related. Just to make it extra, time-warpy weird.

Frozen turkeys and euro calculators: 10 very weird (or wonderful) pics our readers sent us
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  • Weird and Wonderful

    Padraigh writes: "My girlfriend got me this euro calculator for Christmas. Isn't it fab. In mint condition and a collectors' item :) result :)"Source: @PadraighS
  • Weird and Wonderful

    Sharly, we love you too.
  • Weird and Wonderful

    We think they meant 'wreaths' down in Tralee?
  • Weird and Wonderful

    All the feels....Source: Kevin O'Sullivan/@kevinconnolly16
  • Weird and Wonderful

    Is it on me? Whoever sent this - from Dunleer in Louth - believed it to be a false widow spider. Doesn't look false to us. Yuck.
  • Weird and Wonderful

    A delightful panorama of Rush beach in winter. Source: @stuffiwrote
  • Weird and Wonderful

    Micheál Fleming told us, "I just feel like this should be shared."Source: Micheál Fleming
  • Weird and Wonderful

    From Down Under: "Best Guinness in Australia in Irish Times Melbourne," says Stephen Dunne. Cheers, we'll try it next time.
  • Weird and Wonderful

    This is Mrs Noreen Ring. She was celebrating her 80 years as a member of Ballingeary church choir. Must be record, says Frits. Bravo. This one is definitely filed under 'wonderful'. Source: Frits Huibregtse
  • Weird and Wonderful

    "Left the turkey in the freezer too long had to improvise..." says Peter Fitzsimons. Source: Peter fitzsimons

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