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LAPD confronts Call of Duty 'Ghost' statue in tense standoff

 
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Sourdeez
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PostPosted: Fri May 31, 2013 3:20 pm    Post subject: LAPD confronts Call of Duty 'Ghost' statue in tense standoff Reply with quote

"Our studio is equipped with a 'panic' alarm in case of an armed threat, which was installed yesterday," Bowling said. "One of our designers, who shall not be shamed, pressed it on his way out because apparently when boys find buttons that they are unsure of, their first instinct is to push it."




http://www.polygon.com/2013/5/31/4383220/robert-bowlings-robotoki-invaded-by-lapd-after-curious-designer

Ahahahah!
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PostPosted: Fri May 31, 2013 6:45 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

That's a super inappropriate/stupid statue to have standing at your window, though.
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PostPosted: Fri May 31, 2013 6:53 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hah yeah it probably wasn't the wisest thing to do. The cops in the report even say they were pretty close to blowing it away.

Im glad no one got charged and that the cops understood it was just a misunderstanding.(And a irresistible mystery button push)
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PostPosted: Fri May 31, 2013 9:00 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Someone get Dee-Dee out of the laboratory.
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PostPosted: Fri May 31, 2013 11:29 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

What a horrible waste of time and money.
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PostPosted: Sat Jun 01, 2013 3:31 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

^You're laughing while you typed that.
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PostPosted: Sun Jun 02, 2013 2:36 am    Post subject: Re: LAPD confronts Call of Duty 'Ghost' statue in tense stan Reply with quote

Sourdeez wrote:
"Because apparently when boys find buttons that they are unsure of, their first instinct is to push it."

Damn straight it is.

Put a big red button somewhere with 'DO NOT PUSH' right above, and that shit will be pushed so much it'll be broken in a week.

If i was put in a room with only a big red button that said '75% chance of nuking the world, 25% chance of $100' i'd be able to resists for at least, oh, 4 minutes or so. 'Course, if there was no sign and only the button, i wouldn't last 10 seconds.
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 04, 2013 2:05 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Guns drawn, that's pretty serious.

To the LAPD's credit, a life-sized replica of a person holding an assault rifle is a far more credible threat than a Mooninite shaped light-brite.
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