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more bandit seagull, less Helvetica

more bandit seagull, less Helvetica

One of the comments from yesterday’s “Helvetica coffee mug” post stated, “More bandit seagull, less Helvetica” which was a reference to Tuesday’s “bandit seagull” post. I am honoring that request with today’s blog post.

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Helvetica coffee mug

Helvetica coffee mug

Helvetica coffee mug available for purchase at veer.com. It’s eighteen bucks. I don’t like coffee and I don’t like paying eighteen dollars for a coffee mug, but I do like the play on words on this mug.

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bandit seagull

bandit seagull

Beware Scottish seagulls. A seagull in Scotland has developed the habit of stealing chips from a neighborhood shop. The seagull waits until the shopkeeper isn’t looking, and then walks into the store and grabs a snack-size bag of cheese Doritos. Once outside, the bag gets ripped open and shared by other birds. The seagull’s shoplifting […]

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Friday Faceoff: football vs. baseball

Friday Faceoff: football vs. baseball

Who will win? football or baseball? This is a rather timely installation of Faceoff Friday seeing as baseball is hitting the final week of the wild card/division races and football is just starting to hit its stride in week 3 of the season. However, this is not a debate over which is sport is better. […]

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mannequins in restaurants

mannequins in restaurants

It’s commonplace to see mannequins in retail stores displaying the clothing for sale. Why don’t restaurants have a mannequin couple sitting at a table “eating” the food for sale?

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hairdryer gun

hairdryer gun

“Honey, honey, don’t do it!” “I’m just drying my hair you moron!” The “Western Dryer“another reason why to love the Japanese.

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Monopoly Game Piece Personality Theory

The images from Friday’s post came from a webpage explaining “The Monopoly Game Piece theory“. It’s a funny analysis of all ten Monopoly game pieces. I like the theory behind the wheelbarrow: Your individuality is important to you–that’s why you pick a piece that nobody else would even consider using on account of how stupid […]

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