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Gävle Goat Copycat Goes Up In Iceland

The Gävle Goat is one of the most doomed goats of all time. Every year since 1966, the residents of Gävle, Sweden have built an enormous straw goat in the town square. And almost every year since 1966, terrible things have happened to this goat. It has been hit by a rogue Volvo (1976). It has been sniped by fireworks (1997). It has burned down fully 25 times. There are only two logical responses to the Gävle Goat phenomenon, (a) start an office betting pool based on how long it will take to get torched this year and, (b) spread this inspiring tradition far and wide.
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