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Diamond-Encrusted Grenades    (April Fool's Day - 1996)

Russia's Itar-Tass news agency reported that a military factory had begun manufacturing diamond-encrusted grenades, which it was selling to Russian gangsters who might be concerned that they could not only live glamorously but also "die luxuriously as well." The article noted, "The use of such a grenade will leave your one-time rival in a sea of beautiful sparkling gems rather than in a pool of blood."

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Sounds expensive.
Posted by Rusky  on  Sun Apr 02, 2006  at  04:00 PM
But hilariously funny!!!!!! :lol:
Posted by sushi1112002  on  Wed Apr 19, 2006  at  05:40 AM
And off course, a google add pops up here saying "Paint grenades below retail" 😛
Posted by Dominique  on  Thu Apr 20, 2006  at  05:38 PM
🐍how expensive lol
Posted by brenna  on  Sat Jul 22, 2006  at  04:44 PM
Am I the only one to consider the fact that there would still be blood, as well as dismembered body parts and the diamonds would be shattered into shards with the explosion?
Posted by Genasai  on  Wed Dec 05, 2007  at  11:41 PM
the diamonds would not shatter you jerkass diamond is the toughest material on earth
Posted by ass  on  Sat Jan 05, 2008  at  09:51 AM
Lol...I think the point was for everyone to conjure up the picture of some horrific bloodsplattered scene with glittery diamonds all about...a morbid decorating style for a gang
Posted by Emelia  on  Wed Jan 30, 2008  at  04:43 AM
ass: LOL, Diamond is the hardest, not the toughest material. It's actually not so hard to shatter them.
Posted by p  on  Tue Apr 01, 2008  at  08:45 PM