Awesome times in East Germany
August 19, 2011 11:34 AM   Subscribe

Secret Spy Photos from East Germany Revealed! All kinds of awesome from the time that the Berlin Wall fell. [coral cache]
posted by Eekacat (14 comments total) 9 users marked this as a favorite
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In Soviet Russia, error message is for when service is temporarily available. What a country!
posted by 2bucksplus at 11:37 AM on August 19, 2011 [3 favorites]

...and that's the last anyone was to see or hear anything about any secret spy photos, or for that matter, Eekacat.
posted by griphus at 11:41 AM on August 19, 2011

This is why we can't have nice things.
posted by Ironmouth at 11:45 AM on August 19, 2011

We'll give it another shot now that it seems to be breathing again, but I added a cache link to the post as well in case it struggles a bit with the Mefi firehose on it again.
posted by cortex at 2:25 PM on August 19, 2011

Don't miss his half-finished flash game Spies, Serial Killers and Terrorists. The content is there, just need an answer key and a little quiz interface.
posted by BeerFilter at 2:31 PM on August 19, 2011

I want to look at all these images, but the navigation is just terrible. :(
posted by subbes at 3:06 PM on August 19, 2011

posted by NoMich at 3:16 PM on August 19, 2011

Does the link in the double work?
posted by Mcable at 3:32 PM on August 19, 2011

Way more pictures than in that previous link.

I liked the little note on Stasi SOP:

The Stasi very often used Polaroid images during the secret search of appartments. The people under surveillance were not aware of these searches and the Stasi used these instant films to document the position of every object before the real search. This made it possible to leave every object in its original position after the search.
posted by Orange Pamplemousse at 3:56 PM on August 19, 2011

Nvm. This link is in the comments of the last post.
posted by Orange Pamplemousse at 3:59 PM on August 19, 2011

God damn! The images are fantastic. But it went down as I was browsing it.
posted by BlackLeotardFront at 4:15 PM on August 19, 2011

MFS-HA-VII-Fo-0807-0003/ destroyed photos
is an early attempt to replicate the interior of an Olive Garden.
posted by clavdivs at 6:26 PM on August 19, 2011

I remember the first time I saw this website. It was a link from some site called Metafilter.
posted by JJ86 at 8:09 PM on August 19, 2011

This is relevant to my interests.
posted by From Bklyn at 1:29 AM on August 20, 2011

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