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(Oregon Live)   Today's "art project mistaken for a bomb" scare brought to you by a diorama made from a packet of tomato seeds, a flannel shirt and a computer mouse. Yes, there is a picture   (oregonlive.com) divider line 51
    More: Silly, Lincoln High, bomb scare, flannel shirt, portland police, southwest, Oregonians  
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2011-10-06 10:05:32 PM  
So scared, so continuously.

Grow a pair U.S..
 
2011-10-06 10:13:07 PM  
Ugh... why do people equate "bunch of wires" with "its a bomb"? Someday a terrorist is going to get the idea to make a bomb on a custom PCB with nice surface-mounted components and neatly routed wiring. The FBI will never find them.
 
2011-10-06 10:20:12 PM  
that is art?
 
2011-10-06 10:21:30 PM  
This is why those of us with real jobs don't take you Art Majors seriously.
 
2011-10-06 10:21:32 PM  
hawkdog.net
 
2011-10-06 10:22:55 PM  
Maybe it was the Wookie dick that freaked them out.
 
2011-10-06 10:23:07 PM  
FTA:
Passersby pointed out that it had been standing there fore at least a week.

Is there anything that resembles an editor still residing in this country? A paid editor, that actually does something, I mean.
 
2011-10-06 10:23:12 PM  
It was not immediately clear what the diorama was intended to be. An owl? A scarecrow? A statement about the Occupy Portland protests planned for later in the day?

WTF... That's like having holding up a John 3:16 sign at a tent revival.
 
2011-10-06 10:23:45 PM  
Kid: "It's not a bomb!"

Bomb squad: "No, it isn't."

Kids: "It's an art project!"

Bomb squad: "No, it isn't."
 
2011-10-06 10:24:55 PM  
So orrificers... It's only a bomb when their shall be a peaceful protest, huh? Been there a week the police said.

/Paranoia, big destroya.
 
2011-10-06 10:25:26 PM  
theswca.com


What's a Diorama?
 
2011-10-06 10:26:08 PM  

The Loaf: Ugh... why do people equate "bunch of wires" with "its a bomb"?


Because 24.

/the stupid
//it burns
 
2011-10-06 10:26:42 PM  

2wolves: So scared, so continuously.

Grow a pair U.S..


It's Oregon...there's not much hope for them anyway.
 
2011-10-06 10:26:54 PM  
And nice orange penis with balls, on the top..... Snooki will be heading to portland within minutes of seeing this item.

/Photoshop challenge issued. Snooki with that orange penis.
 
2011-10-06 10:28:23 PM  
So this this has been out there for a week and the police just noticed it now and no one else felt threatened enough to report it before now.
 
2011-10-06 10:28:41 PM  
1.bp.blogspot.com
 
2011-10-06 10:28:43 PM  
Fuzzy orange penis, is it art, or is it a bomb? That is the question.
 
2011-10-06 10:32:36 PM  
Is this a question about hair?
 
2011-10-06 10:33:00 PM  
For eternal relevance, I make the following comment:

"THIS IS [current seated president/king/dictator's] America/Mexico"

"Esto es Gavez Mexico"
 
2011-10-06 10:36:56 PM  
Is that Mr Snuffleupagus' dong?

Do I even want to know the answer to that question?
 
2011-10-06 10:37:05 PM  

Get Lost: /Photoshop challenge issued. Snooki with that orange penis.


Why bother? Half the time you won't be able to see it.

And I don't want to see anything fuzzy that's spent time up a Snooki.
 
2011-10-06 10:37:55 PM  

Anagrammer: 2wolves: So scared, so continuously.

Grow a pair U.S..

It's Oregon...there's not much hope for them anyway.


Laughed

/Here in WA state: we are above them!
 
2011-10-06 10:38:17 PM  
that looks more like a homeless person threw away some junk more than art.
 
2011-10-06 10:40:03 PM  
Passersby pointed out that it had been standing there fore at least a week.

I don't recall there being golf balls in the diorama...
 
2011-10-06 10:40:49 PM  

2wolves: So scared, so continuously.

Grow a pair U.S..


Hey, when you place an unusual item in an area with a large liberal population, where a majority of the population is used to acting like victims (Notice the examples you think of now are from Boston and Portland?), they're going to freak out.

/I kinda understand the Boston one, though...one look at anything from Cartoon Network, and my first thought is "bomb"...
 
2011-10-06 10:52:33 PM  

Anagrammer: 2wolves: So scared, so continuously.

Grow a pair U.S..

Hey, when you place an unusual item in an area with a large liberal population, where a majority of the population is used to acting like victims (Notice the examples you think of now are from Boston and Portland?), they're going to freak out.

/I kinda understand the Boston one, though...one look at anything from Cartoon Network, and my first thought is "bomb"...


How much "anti-terrorism" money went to fly over cities/states?

Yeah, Peoria is a hot target...
 
2011-10-06 10:59:58 PM  
I think they forgot the quotes around "art". They probably called the cops hoping they'd come and blow it up for them. It was the right thing to do. I mean, it would just be awkward to be the one in the neighborhood who had to take a stand and burn it so having the cops do instead saves a lot of hassle.

"haha, I guess some pussy thought it was a bomb. What the hell happened to this country?." *awkward laugh*
 
2011-10-06 11:05:38 PM  
Came for the Mooninite reference, leaving satisfied.
 
2011-10-06 11:07:54 PM  

MyRandomName: This is why those of us with real jobs don't take you Art Majors seriously.


If you had half a brain you would know that art degrees lead to gainful employment.

Who designs / makes garden pots and dishes: pottery majors

Who designs the rugs sold at Pottery barn? Textile majors.

Who illustrates books, especially children's books?

And so on and so forth and such and such
 
2011-10-06 11:19:11 PM  

brainiac-dumdum: MyRandomName: This is why those of us with real jobs don't take you Art Majors seriously.

If you had half a brain you would know that art degrees lead to gainful employment.

Who designs / makes garden pots and dishes: pottery majors

Who designs the rugs sold at Pottery barn? Textile majors.

Who illustrates books, especially children's books?

And so on and so forth and such and such




That helps explain why the aforementioned items are all overpriced now: we're paying 'professionals' to do jobs that were previously performed by people with inherent talent.
 
2011-10-06 11:19:12 PM  

MoreVespeneGas: that is art?


An attempt to elicit an emotional reaction from an audience
 
2011-10-06 11:25:33 PM  

adeist69: that helps explain why the aforementioned items are all overpriced now: we're paying 'professionals' to do jobs that were previously performed by people with inherent talent.


*eye roll*
 
2011-10-06 11:41:27 PM  
Mario cubes in your city?
img.qj.net
Call in the bomb squad!
www.videogamesblogger.com
21st Century Paranoia... it sucks almost as much as your diorama.
 
2011-10-06 11:43:27 PM  
A packet of tomato seeds, a flannel shirt and a computer mouse?

Bomb making materials, that's what that is.
 
2011-10-06 11:46:46 PM  
www.badassoftheweek.com

Whoops, forgot the picture.
 
2011-10-06 11:54:13 PM  
For a week? And somebody JUST NOW got worried enough to call the cops? And then they actually RESPONDED?

Not only have the terrorists won, they're occupying the government!
 
2011-10-07 12:48:21 AM  
Why is there a penis warmer on there?
 
2011-10-07 12:52:25 AM  

puppetmaster745: A packet of tomato seeds, a flannel shirt and a computer mouse?

Bomb making materials, that's what that is.


Trust me, I've made bongs out of less!

/Bong, not bomb!
 
2011-10-07 01:01:13 AM  
Wait, this wasn't Boston?

Damn...
 
2011-10-07 01:08:20 AM  
25.media.tumblr.com
What the hell is that?
 
2011-10-07 01:12:00 AM  

Anagrammer: 2wolves: So scared, so continuously.

Grow a pair U.S..

It's Oregon...there's not much hope for them anyway.


I've been saying for years that Oregon is the Canada of the US. Just as stupid, pointless and annoying. (Live in WA so hoping Idaho doesn't become like Oregon or I'd be surrounded on 3 sides instead of just being samiched between.
 
2011-10-07 01:17:19 AM  
Watch out! It's going to explode and send shards of cardboard everywhere!
 
2011-10-07 02:01:14 AM  

i34.photobucket.com
A packet of tomato seeds, a flannel shirt and a computer mouse.
 
2011-10-07 02:15:40 AM  

brainiac-dumdum: If you had half a brain you would know that art degrees lead to gainful employment.


I have dozens of friends with degrees in art.

One is making big money working for a major video game studio.

Two are surviving as artists only because they have other sources of income (one has a wife, the other a trust fund).

One has a good career in IT and hasn't picked up a camera or a paint brush for 15 years.

One is a Playboy cover model - she makes all her money on the other side of the camera.

The rest? Either unemployed and sponging off their parents, or working some menial job (bartending, waiting tables, retail, etc).

Just going down my address book, only about 1 in 10 people with a degree in art actually makes a living as an artist.

The majority of people I know who are making a living as full-time artists either have a degree or certification in an unrelated field. Of the 3 best photographers I know personally, one has a Master's degree in Neuroscience, the second has an MBA, and the third is an EMT.
 
2011-10-07 02:33:40 AM  

clyph: brainiac-dumdum: If you had half a brain you would know that art degrees lead to gainful employment.

I have dozens of friends with degrees in art.

One is making big money working for a major video game studio.

Two are surviving as artists only because they have other sources of income (one has a wife, the other a trust fund).

One has a good career in IT and hasn't picked up a camera or a paint brush for 15 years.

One is a Playboy cover model - she makes all her money on the other side of the camera.

The rest? Either unemployed and sponging off their parents, or working some menial job (bartending, waiting tables, retail, etc).

Just going down my address book, only about 1 in 10 people with a degree in art actually makes a living as an artist.

The majority of people I know who are making a living as full-time artists either have a degree or certification in an unrelated field. Of the 3 best photographers I know personally, one has a Master's degree in Neuroscience, the second has an MBA, and the third is an EMT.


Fascinating
 
2011-10-07 03:38:16 AM  

Anagrammer: 2wolves: So scared, so continuously.

Grow a pair U.S..

It's Oregon...there's not much hope for them anyway.


:(

wildcardjack: It was not immediately clear what the diorama was intended to be. An owl? A scarecrow? A statement about the Occupy Portland protests planned for later in the day?

WTF... That's like having holding up a John 3:16 sign at a tent revival.


This is true. One protest in Portland tends to get lost in all the other protests, walks, and demonstrations that throng the streets. On weekends there's usually at least five of those things going on at once. I'm surprised anyone even noticed Occupy Portland.

/once had a protest that ended up getting hijacked by a walk for breast cancer
//then then pirates joined us
///good times
 
2011-10-07 03:42:51 AM  

Girl_Friday_19: Anagrammer: 2wolves: So scared, so continuously.

Grow a pair U.S..

It's Oregon...there's not much hope for them anyway.

I've been saying for years that Oregon is the Canada of the US. Just as stupid, pointless and annoying. (Live in WA so hoping Idaho doesn't become like Oregon or I'd be surrounded on 3 sides instead of just being samiched between.


Well, at least we aren't Washington. I go there every year to visit relatives. What a shiathole.
 
2011-10-07 03:58:07 AM  
www.tubemogul.com

Kinda reminds me of the crappy Robositter from ATHF.
 
2011-10-07 06:28:32 AM  

brainiac-dumdum: MoreVespeneGas: that is art?

An attempt to elicit an emotional reaction from an audience


Your post is art.
 
2011-10-07 07:56:56 AM  

Anagrammer: 2wolves: So scared, so continuously.

Grow a pair U.S..

Hey, when you place an unusual item in an area with a large liberal population, where a majority of the population is used to acting like victims (Notice the examples you think of now are from Boston and Portland?), they're going to freak out.

/I kinda understand the Boston one, though...one look at anything from Cartoon Network, and my first thought is "bomb"...


It's not liberals, it's conservatives who wet themselves anytime there is a "security threat", and then all of a sudden we need to buy more guns, protect the right of real 'mericans to carry assault rifles into schools and churchs.
 
2011-10-07 09:38:10 AM  
It's true, rednecks see trash on the street and think, "there is trash on the street, there's a dog in my truck, there's a wife in my home and there's a gun on my hip".

Liberal cities are generally tidier, so the liberal trolls leave there art projects there to get the liberal populace to call a bomb squad about it and then they get together for drinks afterwards to make fun of rednecks and talk about how much they are going to buy guns now because they're afraid of cardboard boxes and tomato seeds.

Seriously, if you're an artist, please for the love of all that is good and holy, keep your crap, sell your crap, or throw it in a righteous garbage bin. Don't make it look more or less bomblike, put it in a high traffic liberal area, and repeat 10 times as its being thrown out only to act all pretend shocked when a bomb squad shows up. Stupid art majors.
 
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