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The Krewe of Tucks “Gold Digger” float rolls on St. Charles Avenue on Saturday. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The Krewe of Tucks rolled their 50th parade Saturday on the Uptown route, and turned that “golden” anniversary into exactly the kind of jokes you would expect them to.

The Krewe of Tucks added fake gold teeth to their repertoire of inventive throws this year. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)


The king of the Krewe of Tucks rolls on St. Charles Avenue on Saturday. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The Krewe of Tucks rolls on St. Charles Avenue on Saturday. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The Krewe of Tucks “Golden Child” rolls on St. Charles Avenue on Saturday. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The Krewe of Tucks rolls on St. Charles Avenue on Saturday. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The Krewe of Tucks rolls on St. Charles Avenue on Saturday. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The Krewe of Tucks rolls on St. Charles Avenue on Saturday. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The Krewe of Tucks rolls on St. Charles Avenue on Saturday. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The Krewe of Tucks rolls on St. Charles Avenue on Saturday. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The Krewe of Tucks “Golden Showers” float rolls on St. Charles Avenue on Saturday. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The Krewe of Tucks “Golden Ticket” float rolls on St. Charles Avenue on Saturday. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The Krewe of Tucks rolls on St. Charles Avenue on Saturday. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The lovely oak branches that had just moments earlier draped over the Iris parade were gloriously defiled with multi-colored toilet paper afterthe first few Krewe of Tucks floats passed. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The Krewe of Tucks rolls on St. Charles Avenue on Saturday. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The Krewe of Tucks rolls on St. Charles Avenue on Saturday. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The Krewe of Tucks rolls on St. Charles Avenue on Saturday. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The Krewe of Tucks rolls on St. Charles Avenue on Saturday. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The Krewe of Tucks rolls on St. Charles Avenue on Saturday. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The Krewe of Tucks rolls on St. Charles Avenue on Saturday. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)