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2007-02-18 05:30:44 PM
[ ] UFO
[ ] street light
[ ] Enterprise
[ ] lava lamp
[ ] sniper jesus
[ ] mr. burns
[ ] lucy lawless
[ ] black helicopter
[x] Britteny Spear's Hair
 
2007-02-18 05:31:01 PM
ArbitraryConstant: Looks like heap beat me to it. :)

Yipes... Looks like I spoke too soon. My cheap VPS is having trouble with the one image I've already posted here, now that it's green.

I think perhaps a little tuning is in order...
 
2007-02-18 05:31:38 PM
img404.imageshack.us
Now its a UFO.
 
2007-02-18 05:31:55 PM
It appears this thread only went green quite recently, but I must admit, this has been perhaps my fav thread in a long, liter, lurking history.

My initial reaction was "Well it looks like a streetlight to me. How odd"

But seeing as how so many TF'ers are on the same side of the fence, I feel vindicated and wonder if perhaps I don't belong to your world after all.
 
2007-02-18 05:31:59 PM
Wow. This thread just may be worth $5/month

/ now where's my Visa card?
 
2007-02-18 05:32:18 PM
forked_at_fark:

It is a reflection of the streetlight you showed us. The reflection is probably coming from the inside of your camera lens. Use a lens hood.
 
2007-02-18 05:32:35 PM
No, I wasn't, emocomputerjock. Some kind Farker provided the link to that particular thread (as well as the Ballsack Conundrum) sometime back.

My sides still hurt from perusing those threads.

Someone should re-link those.
 
2007-02-18 05:32:41 PM
It's a Fark'n streetlamp.
 
2007-02-18 05:32:55 PM
It's a streetlight. DNRTFT
 
2007-02-18 05:33:06 PM
It is the rare hovering streetlamp. it travels the globe bestowing it's pale light to citizens of the world.

//A vote for me is a vote for cheese
///and a vote for dogs
 
2007-02-18 05:33:24 PM
weemonkey

That album kicks ass on so many levels.

z.about.com

"Looked kinda like a streetlight to me, but I was pretty baked at the time"
 
2007-02-18 05:33:26 PM
It looks like a street light in the rain to me.
 
2007-02-18 05:33:29 PM
img256.imageshack.us

It's a Larch, note the lower left corner
 
2007-02-18 05:33:34 PM
maybe its a street light??
 
2007-02-18 05:33:40 PM
hahaha i wuz here
 
2007-02-18 05:34:38 PM
Green...wow...

Just...wow...
 
2007-02-18 05:35:03 PM
Hello lamppost.

/What cha knowing?
 
2007-02-18 05:35:22 PM
TFers have all the fun.

It's the eye of an emo god. He's so sad. forked just needs to give him an acoustic guitar and a hug. One-eyed gods have feelings too!

YOU DON'T UNDERSTAND
 
2007-02-18 05:35:27 PM
img175.imageshack.us

This thread. Now with 100% more hot frauleinage.
 
2007-02-18 05:35:57 PM
I'm pretty sure it's a donkey.
 
2007-02-18 05:36:05 PM
Dear Subby,



DON'T PANIC

/don't forget your towel.

 
2007-02-18 05:36:45 PM
Who did that song "Is that a streetlight or the moon"?
 
2007-02-18 05:36:51 PM
forked_at_fark: Please post a picture using NO zoom, so we can see these hills and whatnot.
 
2007-02-18 05:37:03 PM
kb7rky: Someone should re-link those.

Ballsack Conundrum
 
2007-02-18 05:37:06 PM
HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!!!

*subscribes to TF again*
 
2007-02-18 05:37:22 PM
img357.imageshack.us
 
2007-02-18 05:37:29 PM
IT'S ALL A TRAP TO TEST HIS BANDWIDTH

/Ackbar is not impressed either
//Streetlight
///slashies agree.. steetlight
 
2007-02-18 05:37:39 PM
linticular cloud. definitely linticular cloud.

4:38... time for wapner
 
2007-02-18 05:37:46 PM
I can't be the only one who has a new background.
 
2007-02-18 05:38:12 PM
Looks like light reflecting off of a smear & goober resulting from a hastily cleaned 48x lens; or even better, teleconverter combo.

...Or maybe a streetlight.
 
2007-02-18 05:38:46 PM
MindStalker

I don't think subby is evar going to say anything to anyone ever again. Either from shame or the aliens.
 
2007-02-18 05:39:17 PM
its a alien space ship leaking anal probe lube
 
2007-02-18 05:39:19 PM
img443.imageshack.us

/obligatory
 
2007-02-18 05:39:28 PM
forked_at_fark: so I turned off the digital zoom and settled for 48x.

And yet the camera you linked to has only 12X optical zoom...


/groan
 
2007-02-18 05:40:30 PM
Don't stop believing

991.com

Strangers waiting, up and down the boulevard
Their shadows searching in the night
Streetlight people, living just to find emotion
Hiding, somewhere in the night
 
2007-02-18 05:41:14 PM
2007-02-18 05:37:03 PM Meet Us at the Stick

kb7rky: Someone should re-link those.

Ballsack Conundrum

My faith in the power of Fark is restored.

Bless you, Meet Us at the Stick.
 
2007-02-18 05:41:29 PM
I cant believe no one figured this out yet.
It's clearly the bat signal.
Bat-shiat crazy signal, but still bat signal.

/+1 for street lamp
 
2007-02-18 05:41:36 PM
I think forked is busting balls and the joke's on those who spent more than an hour arguing with him, hunting down comparison shots and photoshopping the "evidence."

After all, it was established in the first damn post it was a streetlight.
 
2007-02-18 05:41:56 PM
Nick Nostril: /obligatory

Mail me, and you got a free month on TF.
 
2007-02-18 05:41:56 PM
sorry forked_at_fark but if it looks like a street light and it smells like a street light and feels like a street light it probably is a street light/ufo.

/i tried to believe but
//it still looks like a street light
 
2007-02-18 05:42:04 PM
bingo the psych-o: Clearly, it is an alien probe that closely resembles a streetlight. It's like one of those three-legged Martian war machines from "War of the Worlds", only with one leg and a light bulb.

I like it!
 
2007-02-18 05:42:19 PM
ahhh best thread ever.



DeltaPunch
hahah
 
2007-02-18 05:42:41 PM
How do you take a picture of something and then wonder what you took a picture of?

can't you see it with your eyes too?
 
2007-02-18 05:43:17 PM
www.kwastronomy.com
OMG WHAT IS IT

/see the filename?
 
2007-02-18 05:43:28 PM
Combat Medici: Jeff Goldblum walks in the kitchen and finds Glenn Close slouched over the table, coffee cup in hand. He pours one for himself, sits at the table and says: "A streetlight?"

"if you're going to sleep this late, you're going to miss a few dramas"

no wait ... "are we the first ones up?"

/yay, green!
 
2007-02-18 05:44:08 PM
Nick Nostril's hot frauleinage looks like Patricia Kara from "Deal or No Deal". Of course, it might just be a particularly well-formed streetlight too.
 
2007-02-18 05:44:23 PM
goeniegoegoe: Mail me, and you got a free month on TF.

aww, goonie, he didn't even put a street lamp on his graph!
 
2007-02-18 05:44:23 PM
hey my first simupost!
 
2007-02-18 05:44:24 PM

img255.imageshack.us
 
2007-02-18 05:44:26 PM
www.afraid.org

???
 
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