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Postby David Loftus » Tue Sep 19, 2006 3:18 pm

I see my "bumpersticker of the week" thread from last year is long gone, so it's time to restart it with a lovely one I saw here in Portland last week:


WAG MORE, BARK LESS
War is, at first, the hope that one will be better off; next, the expectation that the other fellow will be worse off; then, the satisfaction that he isn't any better off; and, finally, the surprise at everyone's being worse off. - Karl Kraus

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Postby FrankChurch » Tue Sep 19, 2006 3:30 pm

That reminds me of a political problem involving the old "wag the dog" theory...

Just kidding...

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Postby Moderator » Tue Sep 19, 2006 4:44 pm

About a year ago a friend and I developed a concept for a reverse-printed bumpersticker to go on the front bumper (labeled, in a mad frenzy that must have, somehow, been vodka-related: Fronterstickers).

My favorite among the bunch:

"Don't look back here, the road is in front of you"
- I love to find adventure. All I need is a change of clothes, my Nikon, an open mind and a strong cup of coffee.

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Postby Duane » Tue Sep 19, 2006 6:12 pm

I want one that says "A BUMPER STICKER IS A LABEL ON A CLOSED MIND". I wonder how many people would get the irony.

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Postby FrankChurch » Wed Sep 20, 2006 4:02 pm

Here's one they should make:

My Son Is a C Student. Hey, he could be President too.

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Postby David Loftus » Fri Nov 03, 2006 12:34 pm

I think I've seen this one before, but it was great to run across it yesterday:


"I'm Already Against the Next War"
War is, at first, the hope that one will be better off; next, the expectation that the other fellow will be worse off; then, the satisfaction that he isn't any better off; and, finally, the surprise at everyone's being worse off. - Karl Kraus

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Postby Moderator » Fri Nov 03, 2006 12:56 pm

It's a bit too long for a bumpersticker, but I've always liked:

"Mr President, what did you know and whe... oh Hell, forget it."
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Postby FrankChurch » Fri Nov 03, 2006 2:07 pm

I think you folks are too obsessive about politics.

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Postby Moderator » Fri Nov 03, 2006 2:42 pm

FrankChurch wrote:I think you folks are too obsessive about politics.



Pot, kettle. Kettle, pot.

Say hello Mr Wizard.
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Postby robochrist » Fri Nov 03, 2006 6:43 pm

How does 'BUTTBANGER OF THE ROADWAYS' strike you?

Just GET that REAR in fronta me! And make sure the position is GOOD.

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Postby David Loftus » Tue Jan 02, 2007 11:14 am

Carole and I spent the long weekend on the coast.

On our way, we saw the following:

"The House of Bush
Home of the Whopper
Over 1,000,000 Told"


There was also a priceless sign on a Mexican food joint just west of Sherwood, Oregon:


Nacho Mama's
War is, at first, the hope that one will be better off; next, the expectation that the other fellow will be worse off; then, the satisfaction that he isn't any better off; and, finally, the surprise at everyone's being worse off. - Karl Kraus

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Postby Hathor » Fri Jan 05, 2007 1:22 pm

I always wanted to make one that said:

"My kid sells test answers to your Honor Student"
(Me? Cynical!?)

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Postby David Loftus » Fri Jan 12, 2007 12:32 am

Great one seen this week:

"Be nice to America or we'll bring democracy to your country"
War is, at first, the hope that one will be better off; next, the expectation that the other fellow will be worse off; then, the satisfaction that he isn't any better off; and, finally, the surprise at everyone's being worse off. - Karl Kraus

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GENERIC POLITICAL BUMPER STICKER

Postby Davey C » Fri Jan 12, 2007 9:55 am

I've had these up for almost a year, I think, and haven't sold a single one yet:

http://tinyurl.com/yzkpnt

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Postby David Loftus » Fri Jan 12, 2007 11:07 am

I like the concept, but . . . well . . . it may be a little too subtle or indeterminate for the average bumpersticker purchaser/affixer.

Not the sort of thing that would inspire a belly laugh or a big grin, perhaps.
War is, at first, the hope that one will be better off; next, the expectation that the other fellow will be worse off; then, the satisfaction that he isn't any better off; and, finally, the surprise at everyone's being worse off. - Karl Kraus


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