June 23, 2006

Coming Soon

Send me pix if you want to participate: I'm interested in the silliest examples you've seen of cell phone towers dressed up to look like something else. For instance, whenever they try to make them look like trees, they get the colors all wrong, and end up with very un-treelike constructions.

And then there is the church nearby that has added a ring of cells around the cross, as if it were simply a decorative element.

Posted by Attila Girl at June 23, 2006 08:04 AM | TrackBack

Not quite what you are looking for, couldn't find a picture of a Verizon tower in Cary, NC, that looks like a tree, or Cingular towers that are out in front of churches that have fake bells, but, this takes the cake:


Posted by: William Teach at June 23, 2006 03:58 PM

Funny you should mention that last part. I have an idea for a cell tower in San Diego. Any resemblance to a Cross is purely coincidental!

The giant cactus cell towers look the most realistic. If you can wrap our mind around a 50-100-foot cactus...

Posted by: Darrell at June 24, 2006 07:52 AM

I love Darrell's idea. If my memory permits, I'll post it.

William--Holy Mackeral! That was freakin' beautiful. I read most of it, but then I spotted a black helicoptor nearby and had to take shelter in the basement, in between the boxes of stockpiled food.

Posted by: Attila Girl at June 24, 2006 09:35 AM

I about died when I first saw that on the DU a few years ago. And they were serious about it.

Oh, and I found a photo of the tree cell tower:


Posted by: William Teach at June 24, 2006 12:29 PM

k take note! -"Those areas gifted with "O" suffered the least amount of damage from Hurricanes..."

The good news is that you can make your own "O- Blasters" from common items found around the home. Clear quartz crystals--check! Metal shavings--check! Copper wire, resins--check! 12 cup muffin pan--of course! Tin-foil hat when assembling--optional. Note you must wrap them in aluminum foil when mailing...

Posted by: Darrell at June 24, 2006 07:34 PM

Your system! Aaaaaaargh! It took 12 hours to get through today(Saturday). It kept on getting shorter and shorter each time I retyped it. I hope they got those pesky spammers! Wouldn't it be easier just to delete spam as you find it? Hmmmmm?

Posted by: Darrell at June 24, 2006 07:38 PM

I blog at the pleasure of my Lord and Master, Pixy Misa. If Lord Misa wishes saturation bombing, then it is saturation bombing we shall have.

Posted by: Attila Girl at June 24, 2006 09:49 PM

I have it on good authority(a random thought) that Warren Buffett was trying to get through to share some of that $27.1 Bn with you before he made his big announcement...See he wanted to round it off to a cool 25x10**9. He just gave up! (He's an impatient hothead, you know!)

Go ahead and filter...But detune it a bit. If you want to ban "Oz-Ez Magic Sex Pills" don't stop anything with an upper case 'O" from going through...

Posted by: Darrell at June 25, 2006 07:46 PM

Ok, it's $37.1 Billion...But I had a few more random thoughts...

Posted by: Darrell at June 25, 2006 07:48 PM

Oh, now I feel dreadful . . .

Posted by: Attila Girl at June 26, 2006 08:49 AM

Warren...er...Mr. Buffett. See what YOU did? I suspect that you can work a few more years to make it up to LMA if you really put your mind to it. She has NEEDS, you know! I'd get on it right away, if I were you!

Posted by: Darrell at June 26, 2006 12:23 PM

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