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A Neat Story of the Flight of an Odd Little UFO 6,000 Miles Across the Globe
July 21, 2010 6:46 PM   Subscribe

A neat story of the flight of an odd little UFO 6,000 miles across the globe.
posted by WCityMike (16 comments total) 3 users marked this as a favorite

 
Neat.
posted by cgc373 at 7:02 PM on July 21, 2010


Okay, this is bugging me because that silver one looks really familiar: Robocop, something, something
posted by P.o.B. at 7:23 PM on July 21, 2010


One of San Francisco's best restaurants back in the days of the Bubble (tech, not real estate) was The Flying Saucer at 1000 Guerrero Street. It proudly displayed exactly this Burgie saucer in the window. Meet the chef at 0:30.
posted by drdanger at 7:28 PM on July 21, 2010


He was in the attic the entire time!
posted by cjorgensen at 7:40 PM on July 21, 2010 [1 favorite]


Runaway - no
Alien nation - nope
Escape From New York - nuh uh
Terminator! Yes! Duhhh!

I still don't know what the third one is...
posted by P.o.B. at 8:18 PM on July 21, 2010


P.o.B yeah it's a silver long slide as in the TV series. See what Summer Glau is holding.
posted by w0mbat at 8:31 PM on July 21, 2010


I guess it's popular with Terminators. Danny Glover, in Predator 2, also carries around something similar.
posted by P.o.B. at 9:05 PM on July 21, 2010


P.o.B.: "I guess it's popular with Terminators. Danny Glover, in Predator 2, also carries around something similar."

I'd think he would be too old for that shit.
posted by Joakim Ziegler at 10:52 PM on July 21, 2010


P.o.B.: "Okay, this is bugging me because that silver one looks really familiar: Robocop, something, something"

The gun in the middle looks like the good alien's gun from "I Come In Peace" aka "Dark Angel."
posted by InsertNiftyNameHere at 11:50 PM on July 21, 2010


That must have been where I've seen it drdanger, because I know I've seen that saucer up close somewhere, and I wasn't in L.A. 25 years ago.
posted by dabitch at 12:14 AM on July 22, 2010


From near to far: H&K VP70 from Aliens, Modified Beretta 93R from Robocop and indeed the .45 Longslide from Terminator.
posted by Authorized User at 12:16 AM on July 22, 2010


H&K VP70 from Aliens

I knew it was something I've seen a bajillion times. Ughh.
posted by P.o.B. at 12:37 AM on July 22, 2010


The guy made of lightning bolts actually was an old trademark figure used by Consumer's Power Company, in Michigan, back in the 1960's.
posted by Goofyy at 5:25 AM on July 22, 2010 [1 favorite]


P.o.B. : Okay, this is bugging me because that silver one looks really familiar: Robocop, something, something

The one in front is a VP70 as seen in Aliens, the middle one is Robocop, and the rear pistol is the .45 longslide from the first Terminator.
posted by quin at 7:55 AM on July 22, 2010


Or yeah, I could have just looked closer and seen Authorized User's comment from 7 freakin' hours ago.

*sigh*

posted by quin at 7:57 AM on July 22, 2010


I got two out of three before anyone said anything, but how did you guys recognize that from Aliens?
posted by P.o.B. at 12:46 PM on July 22, 2010


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