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2012-10-12 03:06:35 PM
Can someone look to see if there is a twitter name of "JoeBidensTransAm"?

If not, register it, and maybe we can have it tweet about how much it misses Joe or something. Also include funny/outrageous things Joe has said and done.
 
2012-10-12 03:06:42 PM

coeyagi: Cyclometh: Audio:

Link

Thanks, we'll see what we can do - just grabbed the mp3. Damn, 3:09? Ok, will take awhile.


Yeah, and that was moving pretty fast. Maybe we can cut some of the later parts out. I can send a higher-quality WAV or 192KB/s MP3, not sure what Soundcloud does when transcoding.

:)
 
2012-10-12 03:07:14 PM
Being the beaurocratic desk jockey that I am, should we reorganize a few threads for comms?

Proposals:

Charity handlers
Media Promotion (reddit/colbert/wh/huffpo etc etc)
Trans An procurement squad (including titles/taxes etc)
Legal Team

Debbie Downers & Trolls (in their own thread)

Thoughts? Or are there some super-secret TF type threads looming behind the curtain that would be better?
 
2012-10-12 03:07:19 PM
Re ellct him and we all get one - right?
 
2012-10-12 03:07:24 PM

Magnanimous_J: Iceman_Cometh: The Trans Am better be a complete POS since the VP, as a Gov't employee, cannot legally accept a gift valued over $20.

Maybe we can get around it because the contributors are not part of any coherent group, so really, the gift is just many thousands of gifts of $5 a piece. Or we can just tow it to the White House and leave it there.

Wait, that's a horrible idea.


The rule doesn't work like that, but I'd like to see the expression on Biden's face if it was parked in the driveway.
 
2012-10-12 03:08:04 PM

gunther_bumpass: Duke Phillips' Singing Bears: Why all the anger? It's a fun idea. If you like Joe, there's no reason not to have some fun. If it bothers you so much, start your own donation page to buy Romney a f*cking personality or something.

How about a box of dildos?


I'll start a page with donation links.
 
2012-10-12 03:08:11 PM
How about donating that money to women's shelters? You know, to help them against the War on Women (TM) that Repubs are waging. *Looks at donation page* Nevermind. Keep the change.
 
2012-10-12 03:08:22 PM

Cyclometh: Audio:

Link


Your contribution is legendary sir. I salute you.
 
2012-10-12 03:08:42 PM

VoodooTaco: Being the beaurocratic desk jockey that I am, should we reorganize a few threads for comms?

Proposals:


Website and AV development & management
Charity handlers
Media Promotion (reddit/colbert/wh/huffpo etc etc)
Trans An procurement squad (including titles/taxes etc)
Legal Team

Debbie Downers & Trolls (in their own thread)

Thoughts? Or are there some super-secret TF type threads looming behind the curtain that would be better?


Forgot and added it in above -

Website and AV development & management.
 
2012-10-12 03:09:17 PM
I wish obamaforamerica still had these
static1.businessinsider.com
 
2012-10-12 03:09:24 PM

vernonFL: This idea is taking off a LOT faster than my "Buy Dick Cheney a heart" campaign of 2007 : (


Well, you have to be alive for a heart to work. A zombie like Cheney would have gobbled that heart like antipasto.
 
2012-10-12 03:09:47 PM
I just have the biggest grin on my face. I love being a part of this. Thanks, Subby, RichieLaw, coeyagi and everyone else who's been contributing and helping!

/great way to end a pretty crappy week!
 
2012-10-12 03:10:26 PM
in for $10
 
2012-10-12 03:10:30 PM

Stroop: Cyclometh: Audio:

Link

Your contribution is legendary sir. I salute you.


Very kind of you to say! Thanks. :)
 
2012-10-12 03:10:45 PM
$1000!
 
2012-10-12 03:11:03 PM
I guess I'm getting too old for this level of nonsense. I read the Onion article, and snickered a little bit, but I wouldn't call it movement inspiring. I suppose next we'll start a fund to actually outlaw pancakes.

/F*ck everything, we're doing 5 blades.
//Guess what, my razor has five farking blades now.
 
2012-10-12 03:11:07 PM
$1,000

Yay! Something!

3.bp.blogspot.com
 
2012-10-12 03:11:13 PM
$1000 Let's keep it up. Long way to go.
 
2012-10-12 03:11:18 PM
We've reached $1000! In only a couple of hours!!
 
2012-10-12 03:11:19 PM
1,000$ raised!
 
2012-10-12 03:11:20 PM
$1K, woots!
 
2012-10-12 03:11:50 PM
https://www.facebook.com/GiveJoeTheBird
 
2012-10-12 03:12:08 PM

garkola: Why are you going to buy a millionaire a used car?


Maybe we should donate the money to a literacy campaign instead...
 
2012-10-12 03:12:08 PM

Nezorf: $1000!


4% of the goal reached in a few mere hours. Hot damn, this could be over in a week!
 
2012-10-12 03:12:12 PM
Been reading this thread since a few posts in. I leave, check back... and wow! Nice job Farkers. I'm in for fin.
 
2012-10-12 03:12:29 PM
 
TWX
2012-10-12 03:12:33 PM
GT_bike:
maybe if everyone got all giddy and stupid about Big Bird too you all could donate to your local PBS station to save Sesame Street...instead of buying a Trans AM for a millionaire.


I'm already a monthly donor to my local PBS station. That doesn't mean that I can't skip lunch today and instead donate $5 to something for the lulz...
 
2012-10-12 03:13:15 PM
Any chance we can cap it off at 1K and buy him a trans-am that's as shiatty as Biden is?

There's no need to get him one that very nice, folks.
 
2012-10-12 03:13:41 PM
Guise guise! I was just looking at the funders and even Paul Ryan gave 5 dollars!
 
2012-10-12 03:13:46 PM
Screw the Trans Am. Get him a real car from Government Motors.
www.ykuwait.net
 
2012-10-12 03:13:55 PM

uber humper: Maud Dib: uber humper:

Think of it as a going away present. A consolation prize.

You should change your handle to Floor Humper.


[www.mattfurey.com image 376x290]

Is that the best you can do? Are you a farking moran?



i865.photobucket.com


uber humper: Magnanimous_J: Iceman_Cometh: The Trans Am better be a complete POS since the VP, as a Gov't employee, cannot legally accept a gift valued over $20.

Maybe we can get around it because the contributors are not part of any coherent group, so really, the gift is just many thousands of gifts of $5 a piece. Or we can just tow it to the White House and leave it there.

Wait, that's a horrible idea.

Easy, give it to him 90 days.



i865.photobucket.com
 
2012-10-12 03:14:04 PM

uber humper: Maud Dib: uber humper:

Think of it as a going away present. A consolation prize.

You should change your handle to Floor Humper.


[www.mattfurey.com image 376x290]

Is that the best you can do? Are you a farking moran?



i865.photobucket.com


uber humper: Magnanimous_J: Iceman_Cometh: The Trans Am better be a complete POS since the VP, as a Gov't employee, cannot legally accept a gift valued over $20.

Maybe we can get around it because the contributors are not part of any coherent group, so really, the gift is just many thousands of gifts of $5 a piece. Or we can just tow it to the White House and leave it there.

Wait, that's a horrible idea.

Easy, give it to him 90 days.



i865.photobucket.com
 
2012-10-12 03:14:08 PM
This is awesome. Count me in for $10, at least. I loves me some Uncle Joe Biden.
 
2012-10-12 03:14:28 PM

Hack Patooey: https://www.facebook.com/GiveJoeTheBird


Hah! Liked and shared. Nice.
 
2012-10-12 03:14:32 PM

gunther_bumpass: Duke Phillips' Singing Bears: Why all the anger? It's a fun idea. If you like Joe, there's no reason not to have some fun. If it bothers you so much, start your own donation page to buy Romney a f*cking personality or something.

How about a box of dildos?


If he wins the election they can be his cabinet.
 
2012-10-12 03:14:34 PM

Leeds: Any chance we can cap it off at 1K and buy him a trans-am that's as shiatty as Biden is?

There's no need to get him one that very nice, folks.


Charity man! Unless we get him one under $20, he's not gonna be able to keep it anyway.
 
2012-10-12 03:14:57 PM
Paul Ryan
less than a minute ago
$5 - Knowledge
 
2012-10-12 03:15:31 PM
Do you accept food stamps?
 
2012-10-12 03:16:02 PM
lh3.googleusercontent.com
 
2012-10-12 03:16:11 PM

Leeds: Any chance we can cap it off at 1K and buy him a trans-am that's as shiatty as Biden is?

There's no need to get him one that very nice, folks.


It's for charity, hater. Joe's not going to be driving it to and from work or anything.
 
2012-10-12 03:16:24 PM
Damnit, Final Cut apparently no worky on my computer. iMovie it is. Should be good enough, not doing anything really mindblowing, but we will have music and all that shiat.
 
2012-10-12 03:16:42 PM

sonnyboy11: Been reading this thread since a few posts in. I leave, check back... and wow! Nice job Farkers. I'm in for fin.


this. nice job!
 
2012-10-12 03:16:58 PM

uber humper: Maud Dib: uber humper:

Think of it as a going away present. A consolation prize.

You should change your handle to Floor Humper.


[www.mattfurey.com image 376x290]

Is that the best you can do? Are you a farking moran?


Maybe not. He probably just didn't think you were worth the effort of coming up with something really clever.
 
2012-10-12 03:17:04 PM
In for a fiver.
 
2012-10-12 03:17:57 PM
pictures.mastermarf.com
 
2012-10-12 03:18:00 PM
I am on Twitter and this thing is already out there:

onlyfunstuff @onlyfunstuff
I think we should get the internet to buy Biden a Trans Am (Update: donation link now LIVE) [Cool]: [link] [... http://bit.ly/UQABZZ

Jeremy Brady @saywha
Vice President Jo Biden needs a Trans Am. Fund this malarky http://www.indiegogo.com/BidensTransAm?contribution_success=true&pledg e_id=1232338 ... #obama

Bob Babcock @Ashyukun
ROTFL aaand this is one of the reasons I love the internets (and Fark as well)... :-D Buy Joe Biden a Classic Trans Am- http://www.fark.com/go/7378216

Alex Quigley @alexquigley
Via @fark: let's buy Joe Biden a sweet Trans Am. http://www.indiegogo.com/BidensTransAm

Conor Hale @ConorHale
The Internet is chipping in to buy VP Joe Biden a vintage Pontiac Trans Am: http://www.indiegogo.com/BidensTransAm #MemesDoComeTrue
 
2012-10-12 03:18:47 PM

coeyagi: Damnit, Final Cut apparently no worky on my computer. iMovie it is. Should be good enough, not doing anything really mindblowing, but we will have music and all that shiat.


Schweet!
 
2012-10-12 03:19:11 PM
Over $1k now.
 
2012-10-12 03:20:37 PM
What the hell? The guy makes 250,000 a year. He can buy his OWN damn Trans Am.
 
2012-10-12 03:20:43 PM

I_Love_Cheesecake: I am on Twitter and this thing is already out there:

onlyfunstuff @onlyfunstuff
I think we should get the internet to buy Biden a Trans Am (Update: donation link now LIVE) [Cool]: [link] [... http://bit.ly/UQABZZ

Jeremy Brady @saywha
Vice President Jo Biden needs a Trans Am. Fund this malarky http://www.indiegogo.com/BidensTransAm?contribution_success=true&pledg e_id=1232338 ... #obama

Bob Babcock @Ashyukun
ROTFL aaand this is one of the reasons I love the internets (and Fark as well)... :-D Buy Joe Biden a Classic Trans Am- http://www.fark.com/go/7378216

Alex Quigley @alexquigley
Via @fark: let's buy Joe Biden a sweet Trans Am. http://www.indiegogo.com/BidensTransAm

Conor Hale @ConorHale
The Internet is chipping in to buy VP Joe Biden a vintage Pontiac Trans Am: http://www.indiegogo.com/BidensTransAm #MemesDoComeTrue


This is so awesome.

If Colbert gets wind of this...so many heads on Fark will asplode.
 
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