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So my buddy Kalunda (not his real name) stopped by last night to return my Tivo and borrow some toilet paper. We hadn't chatted in a while, so we grabbed a few beers and headed out to the back patio.

I told him that I was helping my son study for his Social Studies test about Culture and Heritage. Some of the pages in the chapter discussed myths, tall tales and legends.

The K-man was reminded of the urban myth about Richard Gere and the gerbil. We found it amazing that the gerbil story spread as much as it did without the aide of the internet.

I recall learning about that story in grade school. Do you think it was one dude or a group of people that came up with that story? Has Gere ever addressed the story?

Do you think the person that came up with the Gere story also came up with the Rod Stewart story?
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When did you first learn about Richard Gere and the gerbil?


The reference in "Scream".
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. We found it amazing that the gerbil story spread as much as it did without the aide of the internet.


How do you think my generation found out about blowing into Nintendo cartridges.
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When did you first learn about Richard Gere and the gerbil?

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I think someone told me in highschool :dunno:
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the Rod Stewart story


??
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Rod Stewart swallowed so much jizz he had to go to the ER and get his stomach pumped.

It was either that or die of a jizz overdose.
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(Posted on 4/14/11 at 8:55 a.m.)
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There's a Rod Stewart story? Details please.

Oh and what about Phil Collins?
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Never heard about Phil Collins. What's his story?
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So my buddy Kalunda (not his real name) stopped by last night to return my Tivo and borrow some toilet paper.


Give a man a fish, he eats for a day. Teach a man to fish, he eats for a lifetime.

It's time to cut off Kalunda. That dude is always bumming your toilet paper.
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It's time to cut off Kalunda. That dude is always bumming your toilet paper.
I still owe him for the time he faux finished my kitchen walls. Instead of paying him in cash, we agreed I would pay him in toilet paper.
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When did you first learn about Richard Gere and the gerbil?


Back in the 90's, a magazine referenced it as an urban myth "that even the National Enquirer wouldn't comment on."
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I was petting my gerbil and eating a fudgecicle(sp?).
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I don't remember when I heard the Gerbil story, probably college.

I heard the Rod Stewart one in high school, though. My friend's older brother told me about it. :lol:

I've heard the Phil Collins one, I think that was in high school, but it could've been later.
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Is this like the one that Jon Bon Jovi OD'ed and had to get his stomach pumped and they found semen?
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Is this like the one that Jon Bon Jovi OD'ed and had to get his stomach pumped and they found semen?


Re-written from the original Rod Stewart story.
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I think the Rod Stewart story reference appeared in a Rolling Stone article around '79.

While going through a separation or divorce, Mick Jagger's wife confessed to finding the two together in a compromising position, and embellished the rest of the story.

The Phil Collins legend from "In the Air Tonight", as I heard it somewhere around '85, was a man who came home to find his wife being raped, later in life crossed paths with said guy in distress from a boating accident, and left him for dead.
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The rod stewart story is also an Elton John story, a little Richard story and a Freddie Mercury story

The story with Mick Jagger was actually with David Bowie and it was Angie Bowie that said she came home to find them in bed together

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The Phil Collins legend from "In the Air Tonight", as I heard it somewhere around '85, was a man who came home to find his wife being raped, later in life crossed paths with said guy in distress from a boating accident, and left him for dead.


Wasn't this the same plot from Romancing the Stone!
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I recall learning about that story in grade school. Do you think it was one dude or a group of people that came up with that story? Has Gere ever addressed the story?


Same. Right after Pretty Woman.

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Do you think the person that came up with the Gere story also came up with the Rod Stewart story?


The story of him passing out onstage and the hospital finding a quart of semen in his stomach?

:lol:
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borrow some toilet paper

:lol:
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When did you first learn about Richard Gere and the gerbil?
On that episode of Family Guy. True story.
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How about Marilyn Manson and the surgically removed ribs?
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How about Marilyn Manson and the surgically removed ribs?


So he can suck his own dick?

I'm leaning to this story being true since he looks like a pole smoker.
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Wasn't there also a story about Alanis Morissette?
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Wasn't there also a story about Alanis Morissette?



Yes. She went down on Uncle Joey in a theatta.
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My dad told it to me. I said Gere was cute once when I was pretty young and dad told me :lol:
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I had never heard about this and had to google it to see what it was about.

Gerbilling :lol:
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