(updated 12 Feb 05)  

Top Ten Ways to Keep Mardi Gras Family Oriented

10. 2 kid minimum at all bars. (jdh@ja-ad.com)

9. Require all drunks to wear diapers so they do not have to relieve themselves in public. (dart270@geocities.com)

8. Only nursing mothers are allowed to 'flash' their breasts. (comedian2000@hotmail.com; Mistahtom@aol.com)

7. Family meetings to educate your children about the tradition of Mardi Gras. Use flash cards. (maxcel200@aol.com)

6. Hold it in Branson, MO. (joseph.blevins@verizon.net; skibip@aol.com)

5. Strains of "It's A Small World" play repeatedly throughout the event. (JOSQUARD@aol.com; tpanner@inorbit.com)

4. Model condom balloons into cute little animals. (internut36@hotmail.com)

3. New Grand Marshall of Mardi Gras: Michael Powell! (JOSQUARD@aol.com; AnthrStupdSN@aol.com)

2. Drunk tank promo -- Kids Stay Free! (giraffic_art@yahoo.com)

"That's some onesie...but I like those 'twosies' better!"....

1. Mother-Daughter Wet T-shirt Contests. (DLivermore2002@yahoo.com)

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