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6264 clicks; posted to Main » on 09 Nov 2001 at 9:15 AM (16 years ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook   more»

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2001-11-09 09:18:53 AM  
Oh those scumbags at wired don't even mention Fark as a source of some of the photoshopping.
Wired, FEH
2001-11-09 09:20:09 AM  
However it is correct that that vast majority of the ones you see floating around came from SomethingAwful first. That site rocks
2001-11-09 09:21:58 AM  
But the Best ones came from here.
2001-11-09 09:22:59 AM  
At leaast Someone finally translated that Portugese goop into English...
2001-11-09 09:35:51 AM  
Yawn.....who cares?
2001-11-09 09:38:56 AM  
everything originates from Somethingawful AYBBTU, WTC etc

too bad they get out of control and piss everyone off after a week
2001-11-09 09:43:44 AM  
Can anyone tell me who did the Lee-Harvey-Oswald-as-a-rock-star Photoshop? Was it seen here first? I must say, whoever did that job did an awesome job. I laugh at it every time I see it
2001-11-09 09:44:28 AM  
SA's PS's are generally better, but then again, posters there have to pay. And they're biatchy.

Anyways... I dunno if this is the real WTC Guy. DAmn sure looks like him, but show us the hat!
2001-11-09 09:46:19 AM  
The Lee Harvey Oswald and rock group pic is quite old, its at least 2 years old.
2001-11-09 09:46:47 AM  
Go figure... SA get a mention for both Tourist Guy and AYB, and the forums are down for a few weeks. Swing and a miss.

Speaking of miss, I'm already suffereing from SA Forum Withdrawl.
2001-11-09 09:48:21 AM  
I think the whole thing should stay as a myth.

The myth of the WTC guy will always stay in our hearts

errrrrr, okaaaaay!
2001-11-09 09:48:47 AM  
the Oswald pic is 5 years old.
2001-11-09 09:49:19 AM  
That's sarcasm for you unhealthy humour types!
2001-11-09 09:51:57 AM  
I think the funny thing is the "the webmaster at Something Awful, who identified himself only as Rich". Who could this mystery man be? Well being a thorough journalist we searched and searched but could find no further information on this shadowy Rich character. Leading us to believe he is really Jeff K.
2001-11-09 10:12:57 AM  
So have there been photoshop contests on fark using him?
Now those i would like to see.
2001-11-09 10:21:02 AM  
I don't believe this Bruno guy is the real guy, and I'll tell you why. In the article, he says "I believe that some friends planted my face in that body."

I think someone said "You know, you kinda look like that guy when you have your glasses on," and he decided to capitalize on that. He's admitting it's not even his body in the picture.
2001-11-09 10:52:38 AM  
I could swear that Oswald photo is even older. I have a copy of the "Slacker" book, and it has a photocopy of a flier in there with that image. The book was published in 1992.
2001-11-09 11:11:48 AM  
No way Jose!

Haw Haw Haw
2001-11-09 11:24:39 AM  
I don't believe it's him either. Why would someone plant his face on someone else's body? Why not just use the original face that belongs to the body? Some people will do anything to become famous.
2001-11-09 11:49:28 AM  
Is it just me or is Something Awful trying to take credit for starting All Your Base too? Blah, everyone knows it was TribalWar.
2001-11-09 12:02:51 PM  
what i don't like is that we are now a "weird Web culture" and yes thats all us FARKERS
2001-11-09 12:06:31 PM  
btw: "All Your Base Are Belong to Us" no really they do
2001-11-09 12:44:47 PM  
someone post a large picture of the guy in the wtc pic i'm usually good at picking out fine details in facial structure. i used to work for the state police part time with video imaging
2001-11-09 12:57:29 PM  
Falconred: Go earn some history.

The Real history of the AYB meme

It gives credit EXACTLY where credit is due. So shut up.

2001-11-09 12:58:03 PM  
Or try this link..stupid uneditable comments..

2001-11-09 02:56:38 PM  
Hey Drew, why don't you ever use a period at the end of your last sentence?

Damn, am I anal or what?
2001-11-09 03:00:45 PM  
Dareker69: I haven't seen a copy larger than this one. Linked from Snopes.com...

[image from snopes2.com too old to be available]
2001-11-09 03:18:49 PM  
No way is that pasted on, and his head looks longer than the guy who says its him.
I call shenanigans!!
2001-11-09 04:30:08 PM  
I dunno why people are disputing José Roberto Penteado's claim that he is the real Tourist guy? Look for yourself... I think he really IS the tourist guy:

[image from chirag.chime.tv too old to be available]

Can't you just see the farkin' resemblance?
2001-11-09 04:44:27 PM  
Don't think so. Look at the lips - Tourist guy's lips are much more full than Jose. It also looks like TG's adam's apple is larger and Jose has more prominant "laugh lines". The shape of the ear lobe doesn't look quite the same either, nor does the shape of the nostrils.
2001-11-09 05:22:48 PM  
shenannegans has been declared
fake wtc jose guy, do you accept these decrees of shenannegans?
i'll take that as a yes.
get your brooms people, and also photoshop the new guy into pictures of nambla meetings, klan rallies, other horrible places no self respecting decent human being would want to be caught dead...
such is the penalty for claiming the WTC guy is a mere mortal, and even worse, that he is you.
go to it, my photoshop is in the shop
the photoshopshop
2001-11-09 06:15:39 PM  
Someone's missing the obvious opportunity... www.amitouristguyornot.com.
2001-11-09 08:46:07 PM  
How did he get the pictures and not be like......you know killed?
Someone please tell me!!!

Playmate (. Y .)

(I took that from someone)
2001-11-09 09:56:36 PM  
"Is it just me or is Something Awful trying to take credit for starting All Your Base too? Blah, everyone knows it was TribalWar."

Ummm.... that's completely backwards there guy. Yeah, one of the guys from tribalwar put all the photoshops from SA into a flash animation to JRR's music (also from the SA forums) ... and that 'broke' it... but no.
2001-11-10 12:25:29 AM  
Re: the Oswald pic, I just finally noticed the Dead Kennedys logo... what a sick touch of inspiration.
2001-11-10 01:07:27 PM  
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