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(YouTube)   Man spends over 35 years building a kinetic tower replica of San Francisco. Bonus: Out of toothpicks   (youtube.com) divider line 62
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2011-08-28 09:33:22 PM  
i don't think that's accurate.
 
2011-08-28 09:53:06 PM  
Brilliant piece of work. I almost feel bad about wanting to run full speed and just throw myself into it.
 
2011-08-28 10:06:09 PM  

Mugato: Brilliant piece of work. I almost feel bad about wanting to run full speed and just throw myself into it.


So. Many. Splinters.
 
2011-08-28 10:57:30 PM  
2.bp.blogspot.com
 
2011-08-28 11:17:53 PM  

TsarTom: [2.bp.blogspot.com image 384x313]



i780.photobucket.com
 
2011-08-29 12:49:57 AM  
Not really a replica persay, more a representation. But cool as hell all the same!
 
2011-08-29 12:53:15 AM  

TsarTom: [2.bp.blogspot.com image 384x313]


Great minds think alike. I'm not sure what your excuse is though
 
2011-08-29 01:14:08 AM  
img.poptower.com
 
2011-08-29 01:16:20 AM  

INeedAName: Not really a replica persay, more a representation. But cool as hell all the same!


"Per se" is a Latin phrase that means "through itself," "by itself" or "in itself."

"Persay" is a company that sells voice recognition software.
 
2011-08-29 01:26:19 AM  
Now, again; this time without the giggling ninny.
 
2011-08-29 01:46:45 AM  
Ok, that's pretty awesome. Good for this guy. You farkers are impossible to please.
 
2011-08-29 02:36:42 AM  
Pretty sure you can see more balls in the real San Francisco.
 
2011-08-29 02:39:42 AM  

FloydA: INeedAName: Not really a replica persay, more a representation. But cool as hell all the same!

"Per se" is a Latin phrase that means "through itself," "by itself" or "in itself."

"Persay" is a company that sells voice recognition software.


Yeah. Everybody should learn that toot sweet.
 
2011-08-29 03:18:22 AM  

Donnchadha: FloydA: INeedAName: Not really a replica persay, more a representation. But cool as hell all the same!

"Per se" is a Latin phrase that means "through itself," "by itself" or "in itself."

"Persay" is a company that sells voice recognition software.

Yeah. Everybody should learn that toot sweet.


I learned that in school. It's one of the french benefits of getting an education.
 
2011-08-29 04:31:16 AM  
I wonder what he would do if you just went,'Oh, that's pretty cool... SMASHSMASHSMASHSMASH'
 
2011-08-29 05:07:12 AM  

redsquid: Donnchadha: FloydA: INeedAName: Not really a replica persay, more a representation. But cool as hell all the same!

"Per se" is a Latin phrase that means "through itself," "by itself" or "in itself."

"Persay" is a company that sells voice recognition software.

Yeah. Everybody should learn that toot sweet.

I learned that in school. It's one of the french benefits of getting an education.


Say, isn't this a case of deja viewed?
 
2011-08-29 06:19:35 AM  

Thudfark: redsquid: Donnchadha: FloydA: INeedAName: Not really a replica persay, more a representation. But cool as hell all the same!

"Per se" is a Latin phrase that means "through itself," "by itself" or "in itself."

"Persay" is a company that sells voice recognition software.

Yeah. Everybody should learn that toot sweet.

I learned that in school. It's one of the french benefits of getting an education.

Say, isn't this a case of deja viewed?


It's a moo point, irregardless.
 
2011-08-29 06:24:39 AM  

The Ghost of Tom Ace: Ok, that's pretty awesome. Good for this guy. You farkers are impossible to please.


Not true. Something like this would please me immensely:

1.bp.blogspot.com
 
2011-08-29 07:29:09 AM  

Mugato: Brilliant piece of work. I almost feel bad about wanting to run full speed and just throw myself into it.


I somehow feel less alone today knowing that I'm not the only one with thoughts like that.
 
2011-08-29 08:01:41 AM  

FloydA: INeedAName: Not really a replica persay, more a representation. But cool as hell all the same!

"Per se" is a Latin phrase that means "through itself," "by itself" or "in itself."

"Persay" is a company that sells voice recognition software.


Oh for chrissakes.
 
2011-08-29 08:02:25 AM  
just amazed no one mentioned it's a repeat
 
2011-08-29 08:04:20 AM  

Tater1337: just amazed no one mentioned it's a repeat


That's because it's a replica.

/ha
 
2011-08-29 08:20:13 AM  

Mugato: Oh for chrissakes.


Yes? What can I do for you?
 
2011-08-29 08:26:01 AM  

xelnia: Tater1337: just amazed no one mentioned it's a repeat

That's because it's a replica.

/ha


*snork*
 
2011-08-29 08:39:06 AM  

Hack Patooey: xelnia: Tater1337: just amazed no one mentioned it's a repeat

That's because it's a replica.

/ha

*snork*


What do they have to do with anything?

www.goofyduck.com
 
2011-08-29 08:45:19 AM  
Wow, that wasn't a pathetic, narcissistic was of time on his part at all.

Didn't work half the time
I bet his wife is fat and ugly and bosses him around
 
2011-08-29 08:46:38 AM  

Mugato: Brilliant piece of work. I almost feel bad about wanting to run full speed and just throw myself into it.


That sounds painful. Would make a cool video though.
 
2011-08-29 08:47:28 AM  

Mugato: FloydA: INeedAName: Not really a replica persay, more a representation. But cool as hell all the same!

"Per se" is a Latin phrase that means "through itself," "by itself" or "in itself."

"Persay" is a company that sells voice recognition software.

Oh for chrissakes.


You people are a bunch of asholes!
 
2011-08-29 08:48:26 AM  
Call me unimpressed. wow you glued a whole bunch of tooth picks together.
 
2011-08-29 08:49:44 AM  

Tater1337: just amazed no one mentioned it's a repeat


You don't read carsasm, well do you?
 
2011-08-29 09:12:25 AM  
Someone needs to put a camera on one of those ping-pong balls.
 
2011-08-29 09:47:36 AM  

epoc_tnac: The Ghost of Tom Ace: Ok, that's pretty awesome. Good for this guy. You farkers are impossible to please.

Not true. Something like this would please me immensely:

[1.bp.blogspot.com image 640x426]


Flame throwing teenage Asian chicks please me too!
 
2011-08-29 10:41:09 AM  
35 years of work and I didn't even care enough to watch the whole video.
 
2011-08-29 12:34:06 PM  

MOHWowbagger: 35 years of work and I didn't even care enough to watch the whole video.


LMFAO, me either.... made it MAYBE halfway and said, 'ehhh,' X Click
 
2011-08-29 12:45:26 PM  

Airfoilsguy: Wow, that wasn't a pathetic, narcissistic was of time on his part at all.

Didn't work half the time
I bet his wife is fat and ugly and bosses him around


wtf?
 
2011-08-29 12:46:33 PM  
Airfoilsguy
Wow, that wasn't a pathetic, narcissistic was of time on his part at all.


His hope was that you would see his video and it would piss you off.
 
2011-08-29 01:03:35 PM  

TheMega: MOHWowbagger: 35 years of work and I didn't even care enough to watch the whole video.

LMFAO, me either.... made it MAYBE halfway and said, 'ehhh,' X Click



All those kinds of videos with someone demonstrating some skill or showing off something they made is always 30 sec of necessary footage padded out to 5 min- 10 min.
 
2011-08-29 01:38:48 PM  
I used to date his niece in the early 90's. She was hot. Still is. That is all.
 
2011-08-29 02:43:24 PM  

The Ghost of Tom Ace: You farkers are impossible to please.


That's absolutely not true. I won't complain about Kate Perry giving me a beej. Well, assuming she makes me a sammich afterwards, I won't complain.
 
2011-08-29 02:51:01 PM  
Don't let this guy anywhere near it.

img221.imageshack.us
 
2011-08-29 04:50:46 PM  

busy chillin': Airfoilsguy
Wow, that wasn't a pathetic, narcissistic was of time on his part at all.

His hope was that you would see his video and it would piss you off.


a4.mzstatic.com
Thinks this as well.
 
2011-08-29 05:02:37 PM  
The next step is to simulate an earthquake on that.
 
2011-08-29 06:00:53 PM  

busy chillin': Airfoilsguy
Wow, that wasn't a pathetic, narcissistic was of time on his part at all.


His hope was that you would see his video and it would piss you off.


You have to respect a man taking 35 years out of his life in a very elaborate plan to piss off Airfoilsguy.
 
2011-08-29 06:36:02 PM  
That's a really nice ice toothpick sculpture you have there, it would be a shame if something were to happen to it...

i.ytimg.com
 
2011-08-29 08:40:27 PM  
Not a repeat.
That just makes it sadder.
 
2011-08-29 09:00:05 PM  
O.K. so I had a 5th grade teacher that quit smoking and his preferred substitute was toothpicks. So toothpicks were used as legal tender in his class for all kinds of contests and gambling. I was a toothpick king.

Thank you N.Y..
 
2011-08-29 10:19:08 PM  

Bon Rennington: FloydA: INeedAName: Not really a replica persay, more a representation. But cool as hell all the same!

"Per se" is a Latin phrase that means "through itself," "by itself" or "in itself."

"Persay" is a company that sells voice recognition software.

"FloydA" is an anal farkstick


Pointing out when someone makes a common but serious error in writing is doing that person a favor. Next time, s/he will know not to do that again.

I realize that, in your specific case, basic grammar beyond "fries" and "burger" and "welcome to Costco" will probably never be needed, but there is a chance that INeedAName might want to apply for a job that requires basic literacy some day. My effort to point out that one should not write "persay" when one means "per se" is an attempt to do this person a favor. It doesn't matter at all on Fark, which is why this is a good place for me to correct him/her.

You, of course, are welcome to say "li-berry" and "nu-Q-ler" and "could of" and all of the other common, but incorrect colloquialisms that make the writer look like an inbred, backwoods, sheep-f**king moron. Given your career path in the food service industry, these errors will certainly be inconsequential and none of the rest of the half-witted recovering crack whores with whom you work will ever notice. However, some of us aspire to something greater than the down-stream end of the trailer park.

Thanks for your comment though; I really do appreciate it.
 
2011-08-29 10:39:20 PM  
awesome
 
2011-08-29 10:42:17 PM  
its a re-peat
its a re-peat
I've se~en this all be-fore
This shiat has got to stop now
be-fore dre-ew hi-ers whores.

(oh my darlin)
 
2011-08-29 11:26:19 PM  

Mugato: FloydA: INeedAName: Not really a replica persay, more a representation. But cool as hell all the same!

"Per se" is a Latin phrase that means "through itself," "by itself" or "in itself."

"Persay" is a company that sells voice recognition software.

Oh for chrissakes.


It's like the Sixteenth Chapel of toothpick art.
 
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