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Flying cats!

Mon Jun 04, 2012 10:56 am

http://www.buzzfeed.com/tommywes/half-c ... lly-insane

I don't know entirely what to make of this. The pictures of this flying cat have to be seen to be believed. And there's a video as well.

edit: Damage linked it on his latest Etc. post, too, and I thought for sure that people would find it amusing. Everyone universally seems to be somewhat off-put by it.
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Re: Flying cats!

Mon Jun 04, 2012 5:19 pm

That's so wrong.
 
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Re: Flying cats!

Mon Jun 04, 2012 5:30 pm

Vrock wrote:
That's so wrong.

I thought a friend's freeze-dried cat carcass on top of a bookshelf was wrong. This takes wrongness orthogonal to reality.
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Re: Flying cats!

Mon Jun 04, 2012 5:39 pm

That is so. freaking. awesome. I laughed for the entire video.
 
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Re: Flying cats!

Mon Jun 04, 2012 5:40 pm

Now that is some taxidermy.
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Re: Flying cats!

Mon Jun 04, 2012 5:43 pm

This takes wrongness orthogonal to reality.


What the hell makes people feel this need to play with pet carcasses? Pet taxideremy, this, I don't get it.
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Re: Flying cats!

Mon Jun 04, 2012 6:11 pm

If flying cat carcasses is wrong, I don't want to be right.

OK ok you caught me - no chance in hell I'd ever do it. :lol:
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Re: Flying cats!

Mon Jun 04, 2012 6:20 pm

more proof that cat people are crazy.
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Re: Flying cats!

Mon Jun 04, 2012 6:36 pm

i love cats and have a pet Bengal cat. laughed for five minutes.
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Re: Flying cats!

Mon Jun 04, 2012 6:37 pm

paulWTAMU wrote:
This takes wrongness orthogonal to reality.


What the hell makes people feel this need to play with pet carcasses? Pet taxideremy, this, I don't get it.

I dont get that either but in this case at least it's amusing.
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Re: Flying cats!

Mon Jun 04, 2012 7:08 pm

So freaking awesome. All it needs is laser beams. Like the bears.

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Re: Flying cats!

Mon Jun 04, 2012 9:45 pm

I'm in the curious position of being simultaneously offended and LOLing at this. WTF? I guess the Dutch need something else to be famous for besides windmills!
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Re: Flying cats!

Mon Jun 04, 2012 9:59 pm

they should have done it to a pig for the lols
 
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Re: Flying cats!

Mon Jun 04, 2012 10:00 pm

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Re: Flying cats!

Mon Jun 04, 2012 10:02 pm

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they should have done it to a pig for the lols

Well, he probably didn't have a pig carcass handy! Would've had to have been a pretty small pig for it to work... cats are (slightly) more aerodynamic! :lol:
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Re: Flying cats!

Mon Jun 04, 2012 11:09 pm

I don't find this funny or disturbing. It's an lolcatcopter.
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Re: Flying cats!

Tue Jun 05, 2012 12:58 am

I'ts even on CNN: http://www.cnn.com/video/?hpt=hp_c2#/vi ... copter.cnn

Towards the end of the video there's a part where he chases some cows with it.
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Re: Flying cats!

Tue Jun 05, 2012 1:21 am

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Re: Flying cats!

Tue Jun 05, 2012 1:36 am

Y'know... my initial reaction was kind of a mix of "Yuck!" and "Whoa... WTF, that's insane!". But the cat was already dead... he didn't kill it for this purpose, so there's no animal cruelty angle. And other people taxidermy animals all the time (they just don't put motors and propellers on the paws, go figure). Equating it with violation of a corpse is rather over the top.

I think I'm going with "tacky" as my adjective of choice.
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Re: Flying cats!

Tue Jun 05, 2012 2:30 am

I have cats, and I think it is dead funny.

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Re: Flying cats!

Tue Jun 05, 2012 5:07 am

I <3 my cat.
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Re: Flying cats!

Tue Jun 05, 2012 8:32 am

When I go, you can hook me up with a jetpack. Now that would be an awesome funeral.


I vote for a gigantic pyre, to appease my inner pyro :D
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Re: Flying cats!

Tue Jun 05, 2012 9:49 am

Now to poison the neighbourhood's cat population so I can make my army of flying cat drones to terrorize everyone! :D
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Re: Flying cats!

Tue Jun 05, 2012 10:10 am

yogibbear wrote:
Now to poison the neighbourhood's cat population so I can make my army of flying cat drones to terrorize everyone! :D


If you can make them autonomous that would make the nightmare complete.
 
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Re: Flying cats!

Tue Jun 05, 2012 12:12 pm

A good start, but I don't see color-shifting LEDs in the eyes. And a small air gun that fires hairballs out of the mouth.

I mean, if you want to make someone really go for the shotgun and garlic cloves at 3am after hearing "a noise" outside their second-story window, you need to get the details right.
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