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Dinosaurification
July 19, 2013 5:13 PM   Subscribe

Challenge: draw a dinosaur body on cardboard and have your pet stick his head through it. The Best Western Denver Southwest facebook page is having a contest for pets as part of dinosaur drawings.
posted by dog food sugar (24 comments total) 27 users marked this as a favorite

 
YES
posted by brundlefly at 5:23 PM on July 19, 2013 [8 favorites]


Best of the Web.
posted by roomthreeseventeen at 5:25 PM on July 19, 2013 [1 favorite]


This combines two of my favorite things in the world, and I want to try it on one of my cats, but I value my life.
posted by brundlefly at 5:27 PM on July 19, 2013 [2 favorites]


Can't talk now, too busy looking for art supplies.
posted by ActingTheGoat at 5:28 PM on July 19, 2013 [7 favorites]


I'm not sure what conclusion we should draw from the preponderance of cat pictures. That cat owners are more likely to do ridiculous things with their pets? That cats are more willing to stick their heads through holes in cardboard? Both?
posted by hoyland at 5:31 PM on July 19, 2013 [1 favorite]


Somehow undignified cat pictures are inherently more satisfying. Dogs have no shame, pretty much every activity is a fun party to them. Cats, on the other hand, exhibit palpable existential darkness when forced to entertain us against their wills.

we are truly monsters
posted by elizardbits at 5:36 PM on July 19, 2013 [15 favorites]


hoyland: "That cat owners are more likely to do ridiculous things with their pets? That cats are more willing to stick their heads through holes in cardboard?"

The former is likely. The later is spectacularly unlikely.
posted by brundlefly at 5:37 PM on July 19, 2013 [3 favorites]


I'm not sure what conclusion we should draw from the preponderance of cat pictures. That cat owners are more likely to do ridiculous things with their pets?

I think it's more like, cat owners are more likely to to ridiculous things to their pets.
posted by ActingTheGoat at 5:38 PM on July 19, 2013 [3 favorites]


every kitteh expression in those photos is like a passage from L'Etranger muttered grimly around an unfiltered gauloise
posted by elizardbits at 5:40 PM on July 19, 2013 [14 favorites]


HELLO

YES, THIS IS DOGASAURUS
posted by Cash4Lead at 5:41 PM on July 19, 2013 [19 favorites]


The later is spectacularly unlikely.

I dunno, I think if I erected a cardboard picture of a dinosaur with a hole for Edmund to stick his head through, it'd happen in pretty short order. That said, he went out the apartment door and trotted halfway down the hallway this morning before remembering he's scared of what's outside the apartment, so Edmund is perhaps not always the brightest.
posted by hoyland at 5:47 PM on July 19, 2013 [2 favorites]


brundlefly: YES

OH JESUS GOD YES YES YES YES
posted by Joey Michaels at 5:58 PM on July 19, 2013


I eagerly await the dinopet shaming! (with text and all)
posted by symbioid at 6:01 PM on July 19, 2013


FEAR THE DINOKITTEHS!
posted by BlueHorse at 6:12 PM on July 19, 2013


These are awesome.
posted by mogget at 6:50 PM on July 19, 2013


Poor animals! The hilarious things we do to them!
posted by SPrintF at 6:52 PM on July 19, 2013


Pretty sure this is my spirit animal.
posted by divined by radio at 7:24 PM on July 19, 2013 [7 favorites]


Since this is specifically peoples pets does that mean the picture with a kid's head on the dinosaur make that kid their pet instead of their child?
posted by The World's End at 7:41 PM on July 19, 2013


Is science able to clone dinosaurs and make tiny pet versions yet? A miniature triceratops poking my cat in the butt is about the best thing I can imagine right about now.
posted by orme at 8:23 PM on July 19, 2013 [1 favorite]


You have to look under pot-bellied triceratops when you search Craigslist.
posted by ActingTheGoat at 10:15 PM on July 19, 2013 [1 favorite]


I don't have any cardboard, sniff. SUSUSAURUS RARRR
posted by fraula at 4:08 AM on July 20, 2013 [3 favorites]


Winner.
posted by EndsOfInvention at 9:56 AM on July 20, 2013 [4 favorites]


If my pet is a bird would it be redundant?
posted by mightshould at 10:18 AM on July 20, 2013 [1 favorite]


If my pet is a bird would it be redundant?
posted by mightshould


It may be...but... here it is anyway.

That is one proud looking parrot.
posted by lizarrd at 3:32 PM on July 20, 2013 [2 favorites]


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