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    Rally to Restore Sanity in Literature

    Postby Ampoliros » 31 Oct 2010 19:36

    When Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert announced their rally in DC, I knew I had to go. I knew immediately what my protest sign would be. Yes, this is me, doing my small part to restore sanity to the Duniverse:

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    The sign was AMAZINGLY popular. I lost count at about 30 people taking my picture specifically because of the sign. Out of those, only 2 or 3 asked if they were "that bad". Everyone else was yelling, "Yeah, they DO suck!"

    Here's a close up of the sign that I made the morning of the rally. I was very happy with the end result with as little time I had to make it.

    I'm hoping to find some more of the pics people took so it doesn't just come off as me boasting I climbed every mountain with the only proof being a pic of me on a trail with a walking stick.

    here's a close up of the sign:

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    The Rally itself was amazing fun!
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    Re: Rally to Restore Sanity in Literature

    Postby SandChigger » 31 Oct 2010 19:48

    Cool.

    (I take it the other thing didn't work out timewise. ;) )
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    Re: Rally to Restore Sanity in Literature

    Postby Ampoliros » 31 Oct 2010 19:56

    Yeah, the Jedi costume was my second choice, but it worked.
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    Re: Rally to Restore Sanity in Literature

    Postby TheDukester » 31 Oct 2010 21:43

    Well, that's just about the most awesome thing I've ever seen. :lol: :clap: :dance: :clap:

    But, man, no support for McDune?!?!? I find that difficult to believe.**

    Keith claims they get "thousands of letters of support," you know. :snooty:

    **By which I mean I totally believe it
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    Re: Rally to Restore Sanity in Literature

    Postby Nekhrun » 31 Oct 2010 21:45

    Nice work man, that's pretty awesome. Now, we just need Eru to get kja to sign a copy of that picture.
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    Re: Rally to Restore Sanity in Literature

    Postby Hunchback Jack » 01 Nov 2010 01:14

    Great work, Amp. Really great. And hilarious you had so many people agreeing with you about it.

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    Re: Rally to Restore Sanity in Literature

    Postby Omphalos » 01 Nov 2010 01:24

    Excellent!
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    Re: Rally to Restore Sanity in Literature

    Postby lotek » 01 Nov 2010 11:54

    you're my hero !!

    There's a soap box waiting for you in Hyde Park should you care to use it :D :D
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    Re: Rally to Restore Sanity in Literature

    Postby merkin muffley » 01 Nov 2010 12:11

    :lol: Awesome
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    Re: Rally to Restore Sanity in Literature

    Postby A Thing of Eternity » 01 Nov 2010 12:40

    Awesome! I really wanted to go to that rally, but it's on the opposite side of the continent, just couldn't make it. I hear there was significantly more than double as many people as that idiot Beck's rally. :lol:
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    Re: Rally to Restore Sanity in Literature

    Postby Kojiro » 01 Nov 2010 16:24

    A Thing of Eternity wrote:Awesome! I really wanted to go to that rally, but it's on the opposite side of the continent, just couldn't make it.


    Ditto.

    I hear there was significantly more than double as many people as that idiot Beck's rally. :lol:


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    Re: Rally to Restore Sanity in Literature

    Postby A Thing of Eternity » 01 Nov 2010 16:29

    I don't know if Stewart is really that libertarian, seems more like a middle of the road kinda guy to me.
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    Re: Rally to Restore Sanity in Literature

    Postby Kojiro » 01 Nov 2010 16:31

    True, he does have a few un-libertarian views (like on healthcare) but he's a lot closer than Nazi Beck is.
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    Re: Rally to Restore Sanity in Literature

    Postby A Thing of Eternity » 01 Nov 2010 17:59

    Most sane people fall in the middle, neither end of the spectrum really shows much promise. Most (more than half, by a long shot) of people are idiots and need to be told what to do/taken care of, but that doesn't mean the other 10% should get to rule with an iron fist.

    I don't think I've actually heard Stewart say very many things I ever dissagreed with.
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    Re: Rally to Restore Sanity in Literature

    Postby SadisticCynic » 02 Nov 2010 17:53

    Nice one Amp! Love that so many people agreed.
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