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Blip: Ride That Gull-Train

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Remember the “gull-train” craze of the 1960s? The trick was to pack your trunk full of as much rotting fish as you could hold—that’s how you’d get the longest train of trailing seagulls to follow your car, and yes, with that comes your pick of interested ladies or dudes, however you rolled. A long gull-train gets you anything you want.


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