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    Giant Homer Simpson in Dorset

    http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/dorset/6901543.stm

    Nice. People need to get a sense of humour I think.

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    Re: Giant Homer Simpson in Dorset

    Thats made my morning!

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    Re: Giant Homer Simpson in Dorset

    Got to admit, its a really well done image !

    On the opposing side though (as a keen archaeologist and worshipper of all things historical), I can kind of see why some might complain. Its a little bit *too* close to the giant. Would be the same with any monument, I doubt too many would be impressed if I created a mimic stonehenge made of toilet rolls right next to the real stonehenge, or if I made a mimic sphinx next to the real sphinx made out of empty crisp packets.

    Brilliantly well done though.

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    Re: Giant Homer Simpson in Dorset

    Quote Originally Posted by Dos_Box
    People need to get a sense of humour I think.
    Pagans have pledged to perform "rain magic"
    I thought they already had! (Got a sense of humour I mean, not performed "rain magic" - although...)



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    Re: Giant Homer Simpson in Dorset

    Can't wait for the "magic rain". Is that the same or different to all the other rain we've been having?

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    Re: Giant Homer Simpson in Dorset

    HA! "Rain magic"

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    Looks like Homers playing hoopla with a doughnut!

    @Jake

    Please don't say you're one of those time team folk who can make out an entire saxon settlement from a shard of a pot

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    Re: Giant Homer Simpson in Dorset

    ooh. Saxon - definitely the master!

    On topic, I think it is quite funny, people need to lighten up!

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    Re: Giant Homer Simpson in Dorset

    Quote Originally Posted by SYSMAN_MK
    Please don't say you're one of those time team folk who can make out an entire saxon settlement from a shard of a pot
    Lol , I am quite partial to that program

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    Re: Giant Homer Simpson in Dorset

    Just read about it in the local rag made me chuckle anyway.

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    Re: Giant Homer Simpson in Dorset

    Quote Originally Posted by localzuk
    ooh. Saxon - definitely the master!
    Strangely I was thinking "HAROLD!" anyhoo................

    Would be nice to go see it at the weekend, but i'm guessing it'll be just a white mush of paint or gone by then

    Mind you, a Loo-roll henge sounds pretty impressive, gotta make sure it's recycled and biodegradeable roll though!!!!

    What other land marks can we recreate!!!???

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    Re: Giant Homer Simpson in Dorset

    a duplicate eiffel tower from toothpicks!!

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    Re: Giant Homer Simpson in Dorset

    A leaning tower of Pisa made with Pizza

    An angel of the north made of meccano

    A colosseum made of colostomy bags

    A great wall of china made of noodles

    A machu picchu made of pikachu

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    Re: Giant Homer Simpson in Dorset

    Too funny!!! Just what I need during a disgruntled nearly end of year!

    Durdle door of old doors?

    Big ben out of jars of uncle bens!

    Chris

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    Re: Giant Homer Simpson in Dorset

    I find it offensive and funny at the same time. With it being made with biodegradable paint I find it more on the funny side as it’s a short term pic. If it was for a longer amount of time with none biodegradable paint it would be a lot more offensive.

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