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Fark gets an unofficial mention in Toy Story 3, results of the East Bay Fark Party, and Fark's favorite Headlines of the Week for 6/13 - 6/19 
Posted by Drew at 2010-06-22 2:13:46 PM (62 comments) | Permalink
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Some random quick notes:

So it appears that someone in Pixar managed to slip a Fark mention into Toy Story 3. I know some folks over there, so I asked them to make sure it wasn't just an accident. Their answer was that they can't officially confirm it. So I'll take that as a yes. Thanks for that guys. I was able to point it out to Storm and Chance when we saw the movie yesterday. Actually Storm caught it first, he's quite the reading machine these days. I plan to start teaching him server administration next summer.

The East Bay Fark Party this saturday was a blast, fun was had by all. Luckily my phone was confiscated by Joe Peacock before I could tweet/FB out too many ALL CAPS messages to everyone. Also in case you were wondering, it's a lot harder for me to mess with Fark's configuration via phone, so don't expect a lot of iPhone-fueled drunken rampages in the near future or anything.

I'm planning on watching the US World Cup game somewhere in Lexington on Wednesday, but I'm still not 100% sure right now where I'll be going. I only recently discovered the amazing burgers at Two Keys so that's one possibility, however they don't open til 11am. That being said I watched Mexico vs South Africa in there two weeks ago and the bartender said come back anytime. If anyone wants to join please drop me an email (dr­e­w[nospam-﹫-backwards]kr­a­f­*c­o­m).

Headlines Of The Week for Sun 2010-06-13 to Sat 2010-06-19:  Nearly 5,000 pounds of marijuana mixed with broccoli seized at Texas border. Agents ordered the noxious plant destroyed, while the pot was kept as evidence  Nearly 1,000 polaroids that Ansel Adams took of Yosemite to be auctioned off at Sotheby's now that they've finally developed  Mummified remains of man found in chimney. Cause of death not determined, investigators expect to rule out flue  Authorities seek help identifying drowning man. Well duh, he's the one bobbing in the water and waving his hands  Two weeks ago: Thomas Kinkade, "Painter of Light." Last week: Thomas Kinkade, "Filer of Bankruptcy." Today: Thomas Kinkade, "Driver of Drunk"  Ryan Seacrest's stalker sentenced to two years in prison and a lifetime of questionable taste  12 arrested after blocking traffic in immigration protest, still able to build patio deck and retaining wall before being taken away  Former British official describes the French language as "useless." De Gaulle of some people  Sofa king dead  Pot smoking can worsen schizophrenia, but it beats smoking alone  A former member of the KKK is playing a key role in restoring the Gulf. Vows to have the beaches white again in no time

Sports:  North Korea beats Brazil 2-1 on the amazing play of Kim Jong-Il, who had three goals, hit a grand slam, rushed for 190 yards and three touchdowns, and threw a perfect game  Mexico beats France in an upset. This is not a repeat from 1862  United States ties Slovenia 3-2

Geek:  Report states that 61% of kids have had negative online experiences that left them upset, angry or afraid. Recommends that they should stay out of Fark political threads  New Civilization V screenshots show battle scenes and some of the units that will fight them. It does not show; however, when ten archers defeat a tank and Subby has to go outside and have a smoke in order not to destroy his computer  British health advisor recommends giving twenty five year olds sex education, but class sizes should be no bigger than that

Showbiz:  Paris Hilton bonds with Jersey Shore's Snooki during MTV Movie Awards after an intense debate over the relationship between light and color in Baroque-era oil paintings, specifically in Caravaggio's The Raising of Lazarus  Calista Flockhart: "I do." Harrison Ford: "I know"  Psychic cancels gig due to 'unforeseen circumstances'. This is not a repeat from next week

Politics:  Michelle Bachman thinks that Obama's escrow acount plan is socialist because it redistributes wealth. From the people who destroyed people's livlihoods to those who were damaged, but still  If you want to throw some of your money away, you can now buy the Al Franken comic book. Or you can vote for him again in five years, and he'll throw it away for you  Radical cleric calls for the creation of an Islamic United States, not realizing that it already happened in November 2008

Music:  Bachman-Turner Underage  Noel Gallagher is trying his hand at gardening flowers, fruits, and vegetables, giving him a new chance to overproduce  Ke$ha gives people "dog shiat" as presents. So...copies of her album, then?

Business:  The number of American millionaires increased 15% in 2009, and they now control 55.2% of the nation's wealth. In other news, bread trading halted; cake futures down; pitchfork, torch, and rope contracts rising sharply  BP's Chairman says he's extremely sorry about his use of the term "small people" and would like to sincerely apologize to any plebians or peasants that were offended by it  Goldman Sachs office infested with blood-sucking parasites. It also has bed bugs
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2010-06-22 03:04:52 PM  
I just want to note that Spanish Buzz is freaking hilarious.

Also, good movie.
2010-06-22 03:13:03 PM  
"I plan to start teaching him server administration next summer."

Server down, someone spilled Ovaltine into the RAID.
2010-06-22 03:17:23 PM  
ooh yeah... i noticed that on andy's bulletin board and wasn't sure if I really saw it or not. awesome drewmeister!
2010-06-22 03:28:45 PM  
The real Fark reference was a five minute gorgor slideshow that was cut from the final print. The resulting NC-17 rating seemed limiting to the studio. Censorship blows.
2010-06-22 03:36:22 PM  
One Thirty-two and Bush: The real Fark reference was a five minute gorgor slideshow that was cut from the final print. The resulting NC-17 rating seemed limiting to the studio. Censorship blows.

That there is quality snark.

Well played.
2010-06-22 03:44:55 PM  
Drew teaching Storm server administration? You mean we'll get a sober admin for once? ;)
2010-06-22 04:04:35 PM  
So essentially Pixar sponsored this link and Drew offers this nugget in return.


Oh... and watch for a reference to Fark.
2010-06-22 04:10:07 PM  
kcfarker: Oh... and watch for a reference to Fark.

that may or may not actually be a reference to park ... the only thing that makes any sense. it looks like fark ... but it's dubious.
2010-06-22 04:13:35 PM  
Does Andy have to be at the gym in 26 minutes?
2010-06-22 11:19:54 PM  
WienerButt: Does that mean Andy was going to Clemson?

Well I do know this one guy named Andrew...
2010-06-23 04:13:11 AM  
Talon: Honestly, it looks like Park to me... where there was a gap as the pen was writing. However, because this is animation, that gap must have been intentional.

I think it may have been a shot out to fark since they intentionally put that gap in there to make the P look like an F, but it is "supposed" to look like "3:30 at Park" for the rest of the viewing audience.

Pretty much what I was thinking. In real life, an unintentional gap, in an animation, either an intentional one meant to look like real life (where unintentional ones happen all the time), or a easter egg for Fark.

Remember though, they do intentionally add imperfections to Animations, to seem more realistic. This could be there, simply to seem more lifelike and hve nothing to do with fark. I mean, 3:30 doesn't mean a lot... now if it was 4:20 at Fark, I could believe it was an intentional reference for here.

/Leaning towards the explanation that it was intentional to seem lifelike, not a Fark reference.
//Or at least, not an officially sanctioned one.
///May slipped in by an artist, but if I were to do it, I would have had 4:20.
2010-06-24 04:55:26 PM  
Heh, saw the movie last night, before I saw this thread...for what it's worth, I said to myself, did that just say fark, or do I spent too much time on the internet.
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