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BIRD FLU DANCE WATCH! A bird flu “

posted by Jason Kottke   Jun 07, 2006

BIRD FLU DANCE WATCH! A bird flu “riddim” from January 2006 from a student in South Africa (originally from Botswana). Not sure how this ties into either version of the flu dance (a third strain?).

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Bird flu dance

posted by Jason Kottke   Jun 05, 2006

New crazy bird flu dance is all the rage in the Ivory Coast. “If we kill all our chickens and poultry, our cousins in the village will become poor. So I created the bird flu dance to put joy back into our hearts.” Article comes with a complimentary Funky Chicken joke…but not with a “this dance is sick, yo” joke.

The citizens of World of Warcraft are

posted by Jason Kottke   Sep 20, 2005

The citizens of World of Warcraft are being infected by a disease that got out of hand, just like in the real world. “Blizzard recently added the Zul’Gurub instance to the game, where Hakkar, the god of blood, uses a devastating disease attack on anyone who dares fight him. Seeing as how it’s a disease and most diseases are contagious, it shouldn’t be shocking when some players come back and haven’t been cured.” (via waxy)