January 1st, 2014 07:31 pm    55 comments

LATAKIA SCENE OF MASSIVE LOSSES TO BANDAR’S APES; NEW YEAR’S EVE BRINGS DESTRUCTION TO RAT TERRORISTS IN DAMASCUS, ALEPPO, HAMA AND IDLIB; NEWS AND COMMENTARY; WILE E. COYOTE MOMENT; PHOTOS OF THE WEEK

LATAKIA: SALMAA AREA SEES BANDAR’S GRUBS GO DOWN LIKE FLIES IN SELF-INFLICTED MASSACRE Bandar’s options are diminishing.  He still thinks that the best hit is on the capital and the president’s own home province. But it’s getting worse for him as the tactics used by his flies are becoming increasingly easy to predict while the…

July 26th, 2013 06:43 pm    58 comments

JULY 26, 2013 – SECOND POST – JOKE OF THE WEEK

JOKE OF THE WEEK FROM MARK THE PROF.  A first degree murder case was wrapping up in San Francisco.  The prosecutor’s case was very unusual in that it was based exclusively on circumstantial evidence.  The husband was accused of killing his wife, but they could never find the body. The prosecutor gave his closing argument…

January 19th, 2013 01:56 pm    Comments Off on FIRST POST – JANUARY 19, 2013 – BRAINTEASER OF THE WEEK

FIRST POST – JANUARY 19, 2013 – BRAINTEASER OF THE WEEK

FIRST POST – JANUARY 19, 2013 – SYRIAN PERSPECTIVE’S BRAINTEASER OF THE WEEK; MIND-CRUSHING FORAY INTO THE REALM OF THE PURELY INTELLECTUAL; NO MERCY WELL, YOU HAVE NO HOPE AGAINST THIS NOGGIN-BREAKING SERIES OF INTERROGATORIES FROM THE MINDS OF OUR DENSA COMMITTEE.  Remember, only one piece of paper and lead pencil allowed.  You must not…

November 20th, 2012 03:02 pm    1 comment

SECOND POST – NOVEMBER 20, 2012 – BRAINTEASER OF THE WEEK

SECOND POST – NOVEMBER 20, 2012 – BRAIN-CRUSHING BRAINTEASER OF THE WEEK; NOT FOR THE WEAK OF HEART.  GREAT GRAND PRIZE FOR THE WINNER. Once again we visit the subject of our challenging Brainteaser competition.  No pens allowed.  Only pencils and a sheet of paper.  Anyone caught cheating by using a research engine or encyclopedia…

November 12th, 2012 03:54 pm    Comments Off on SECOND POST – NOVEMBER 12, 2012 – BRAINTEASER OF THE WEEK

SECOND POST – NOVEMBER 12, 2012 – BRAINTEASER OF THE WEEK

SECOND POST  – NOVEMBER 12, 2012 – WEEKLY BRAINTEASER UNDER PROTEST FROM MANY READERS Despite numerous protestations from the readership, the SyrPer Committee which supervises the preparation and dissemination of the enormously popular Brainteaser page has rejected all requests for a “review” of Mark Postelthwaite’s stunning victory last week with his “bogwash” response.  The most…

June 13th, 2012 07:06 pm    Comments Off on SYRPER’S BRAINTEASER OF THE WEEK; EXCEPTIONALLY CHALLENGING

SYRPER’S BRAINTEASER OF THE WEEK; EXCEPTIONALLY CHALLENGING

FIRST POST – JUNE 13, 2012- SYRPER’S WILDLY POPULAR WEEKLY BRAINTEASER IS EXCEPTIONLLY CHALLENGING THIS TIME.  Contestants are warned not to use notepads or resort to the internet.  Cheaters and fakers will be publicly denounced. 1.  Who is this man? a.  Goofy Annan?b.  Annan the African Poof?c.  Annan Bananan?d.  Kofi Annan?e.  Another failed diplomat from…

June 12th, 2012 03:31 pm    Comments Off on FIRST POST – June 12, 2012 – CORRECTED – DON’T YOU JUST HATE?

FIRST POST – June 12, 2012 – CORRECTED – DON’T YOU JUST HATE?

FIRST POST-JUNE 12, 2012 – THIS WEEK’S DON’T YOU JUST HATE? THIS WEEK’S HATED SUBJECT IS:  AMERICAN WAITRESSES    By Sanford Stubble, special to Mercury News Service. There is an order to service in both the Western and Western-Eastern worlds.  In Europe, South America and the Middle East, an appetizer is served first to, for God’s sake, appetize!  These are…

March 15th, 2012 04:17 pm    Comments Off on SECOND POST OF THE DAY: BRAINTEASER OF THE WEEK;

SECOND POST OF THE DAY: BRAINTEASER OF THE WEEK;

March 15, 2012 – SYRPER BRAINTEASER OF THE WEEK.  Popular demand for our weekly ordeal of intellect versus the crushing weight of the universe has led to many readers threatening the lives of the editorial staff if an installment does not appear as expected.  Those of us who value our lives, though they be too short, have…