Quiz: Ernest Hemingway or “Florida Man”?

  1. Tied a weather balloon to his gun to make his suicide look like a homicide.

  2. Died from jumped off a pier into his fishing net.

  3. Wrote a Farewell to Arms while sitting in a salty shack bar in Key West.

  4. Read a Farewell to Arms will sitting in a salty shack bar in Key West.

  5. Uses a lighthouse to find his way home after a night of drinking.

  6. Disguised himself in bull costume as he tried to burn down his former lover’s house.

  7. Frequents the bar Sloppy Joes.

  8. Has all-male expeditions to the Dry Tortugas where they sit around getting mad at their mothers.

  9. Burned himself while dancing naked in a fire pit for a solstice ritual.

  10. Obsessed with big-game sport fishing.

  11. Uses a urinal as a water fountain for his yard.

  12. Was apprehended by the authorities while also having a monkey cling to him.

  13. Began the now infamous bath-salt craze that drove some homeless men to cannibalism.

  14. Made the acquaintance of a sea captain who owned an unusual six-toed tomcat.

  15. Tried to blow up his neighbor’s chickens with a home-made whiskey bomb during a dispute over a gun.

  16. Sets up local boxing matches in a home-made ring in his backyard.

3, 5, 7, 8, 10, 11, 14, 16: Ernest Hemingway

1, 2, 4, 6, 9, 12, 13, 15 : Florida Man (must give credit to @_FloridaMan for many of these news gems)