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The Pineapple Upside Down Issue
This being The Pineapple Upside Down Issue, in which we reveal the brand new honorees of The Order of
the Pineapple, and tell you our discovery of long-missing members.
ORDER OF THE PINEAPPLE 2010: WINNERS ANNOUNCED
The winners have been announced! And to add figurative topping to the figurative pineapple upside down
cake, we also received a long-missing list of previous winners! Thanks to Queen Bitch for that.
This year the United States of America declaired January 18, Pat Pineapple Day, a federal holiday!
Technically they called it Martin Luther King Jr. Day, but we'll accept it. This year we had a record 205
nominees--no wait, that was the Nobel Peace Prize.
Enough of that. While the award was originally the highest service award for the Ek-sen-triks CluborGuild
formed in 1981, it has expanded beyond that. This is no longer an award of just the Ek-sen-triks CluborGuild
nor of its Discordian Division, but of the Order or DisOrder itself. The award still honors those who have
given extraordinary service to the ECG's purpose, which as stated in its 1981 constitution is 'the
participatorial study of comedic attitudes and eccentric tendencies.' It is always awarded on January 18 i.e.
18 Chaos, which is Pat Pineapple Day.
Without further ado, here are the 2010 winners which makes this the Year of the Professors:
Professor Cramulus and Professor Mu-Chao.
Professor Mu-Chao: formerly known as Prince Mu-Chao, is responsible for creating the 23 Apples of Eris
which appears at 23ae.com. One of the most popular Discordian sites, it slowly faded until a recent revival
and a redo brought it back to full strength. E has contributed to many Discordian works; you can see some of
Mu-Chao's work at 23ae.com/author/pmc. We would like especially to point out The Jake that Changed a
World, where an effort begun by Mu-Chao led to Planet X being named Planet Eris
discordia.loveshade.org/ek-sen-trik-kuh/planeteris.html. Also see es bio at s23.org/wiki/Professor_Mu-Chao.
While not a member of the D & D of the ECG or the Ek-sen-triks CluborGuild, e helped spread the word
and has done work specifically for the D & D of the ECG.
Professor Cramulus: formerly known as Pirate Dan, is responsible for OMGASM or Operation Mindfuck:
Golden Apple Seed Missions, PosterGASM, and for being the first editor of the Discordian magazine
Intermittens. E moderates the Black Iron Prison wiki at www.blackironprison.com, edited the second edition
book of the BIP found at www.principiadiscordia.com/bip/1.php, and has contributed to several Discordian
works. You can see es bio at s23.org/wiki/Professor Cramulus. While not a member of the D & D of the ECG
or the Ek-sen-triks CluborGuild, e helped spread the word and has been a voice for reason in Discordian fire
fests involving us and others that threatened to really split us apart where we aren't sticking together.
Remember, it is a tradition of members of the Order of the Pineapple to eat something containing or related
to pineapple on Pat Pineapple Day, which is 18 January or 18 Chaos. You can be creative--carving "pine" on
an apple and eating it, eating a pine nut at the Big Apple, or even declaring a food to be a pineapple are all
Congrats to them both!
To learn more, see the official site at http://orderofthepineapple.info or our ripoff at
JANUARY THROUGH APRIL HOLYDAYS
(See a list of all our holydays with a link to full descriptions at
January 1 (1 Chaos): New Year's Day (O)/Nude Year's Day (MH)
January 5 (5 Chaos): Mungday (PD)
January 10 (10 Chaos): Backwards Day, Reformed (O)/(ED)
January 10 (10 Chaos): Binary Day (ED)
January 18 (18 Chaos): Pat Pineapple Day (ECG)
January 21 (21 Chaos): Hug Day (O)
January 26 (26 Chaos): Backwards Day, Traditional (O)
February 18 (49 Chaos): The Mary Day (ED)
February 19 (50 Chaos): Chaosflux (PD)
February 20 (51 Chaos): Pet Loving Day (O)
February 29 (St. Tib's Day): St. Tib's Day (PD)/Leaping Birth Day (ED)
February 30 (?????): The Unknown Holyday
March 10 (69 Chaos): Head Chicken/Chicken Head Day (MH)
March 19 (5 Discord): Mojoday (PD) or Lingananday
March 25 (11 Discord): Discordians for Jesus/Neighbor Loving Day (DJ)
April 1 (18 Discord): April Fool's Day (O)
April 2 (19 Discord): St John the Blasphemist's Day (ED)
April 6 (23 Discord): Jake Day (O)
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