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Old August 28, 2002, 12:12 PM   #1
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Find the TFL Easter Egg!

On off-peak work hours, or when I'm really agitated and want sick revenge, I'll add "Easter Eggs" (hidden bonuses) into some of the graphics I use. So I had this huge full-page photo for an article on rollerblading, and I decided to pay homage to TFL. It's nationwide! Find it if you can!

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Old August 28, 2002, 12:16 PM   #2
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banner over the barber pole. do I get a prize?
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Old August 28, 2002, 12:20 PM   #3
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dang, that was the first thing that caught my attention too.
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Old August 28, 2002, 12:22 PM   #4
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heh... my first guess was wondering if the green/yellow and red/white boxes in the second story window by the pole in the foreground were Remington and PMC cartridge boxes.



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Old August 28, 2002, 12:29 PM   #5
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I did have a FAL in that window, but I chickened out and edited it.

Now that I think about it, I probably could've gotten away with "Molon Labe" on his t-shirt.

There's always next time!
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Old August 28, 2002, 12:39 PM   #6
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Heh.

I love well-executed guerrilla psywar...

Suddenly, rollerbladers nationwide are experiencing a subconscious desire to join the RKBA fight.
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Old August 28, 2002, 12:39 PM   #7
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Kaylee - that does look like a double stack of Rem .22 bricks. Nice catch.

ROTL - that was too easy, took about .75 seconds. In the immortal words of the baby on "Dinosaur" - "Again!"
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Old August 28, 2002, 12:40 PM   #8
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Slightly OT question

Always have wondered what those red lozenge-like things in the TFL logo were suposed to be...

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Old August 28, 2002, 01:06 PM   #9
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Runt,

Where was that photo taken? Can't be Nashville!?
Taiwan? The Watsons store hints HK, but cars are parked on right side of street. Can't be Singapore, kid'd be caned for rollerblading...
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Old August 28, 2002, 01:25 PM   #10
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Runt of the Litter: Only one? Too easy!

pdmoderator:

A ventilated rib? Maybe not: hard to explain the vertical striping on the left. While at it, what's with the "under the magnifier" effect? No reticle, red dot, nada...
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Old August 28, 2002, 01:35 PM   #11
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CWL,
I have no idea where the photo was taken.

I didn't want to get too carried away with the photo - I want to "leave" my employment on *my* own terms!

I can picture my next prospective employer during an interview, "So why were you fired?"

"I added a sniper on a rooftop in a photo."
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Old August 28, 2002, 03:36 PM   #12
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Good on ya, Runt!
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Old August 28, 2002, 03:39 PM   #13
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Yes I'm bad, I'm nationwide!

Where? Where?

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Old August 28, 2002, 04:12 PM   #14
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"I added a sniper on a rooftop in a photo."
That would be soo cool. You'd probably have to do it on a distant building so it didn't stand out at all. To the point where it probably looked like something else.
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Old August 28, 2002, 04:51 PM   #15
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I'm thinking it's Hong Kong.

BTW, isn't using a sniper a bit overkill for rollerbladers? Wouldn't a cite and sending them home in their socks work?
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Old August 28, 2002, 05:13 PM   #16
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I was looking for something gun-related; took a few seconds to see the English on the banner.

FWIW, I used to do "Easter Eggs" too, when I worked for a catalog studio. Shooting something highly reflective? Stand close enough so that you're barely visible in the reflection and wave "hi." Gotta do something to cut through the boredom.
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Old August 28, 2002, 05:46 PM   #17
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Ya, but *I* edited my dang *underwear* ...
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Old August 29, 2002, 12:59 AM   #18
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Looks like Hot Kong to me...lots of one way streets there, so cars are parked on the right side of the street all the time
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Old August 29, 2002, 11:00 AM   #19
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I'm surprised

that no one noticed the red and yellow sign that says:
"PLEASE HELP STAMP OUT GUNS....US Senator Feinstein" in Mandarin.

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Old August 29, 2002, 02:15 PM   #20
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Old August 29, 2002, 02:35 PM   #21
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That was too easy DZ.


Nevermind, I made up my own mind.
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Old August 29, 2002, 06:26 PM   #22
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How can this thread

show 20 replies and only 7 show?
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Old August 29, 2002, 06:32 PM   #23
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I love puzzles Lavan. Ok, I'll bite - how?

Wait! I know, you have all moderators and friends-of-moderators on your ignore list. (I guess if that's true, I won't see an answer. )
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Old August 29, 2002, 07:27 PM   #24
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Rollerblade Ninja!

Hiiiii-yah!
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