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Post by EspressoDude » Fri May 16, 2014 2:43 pm

looks like ASM meets Embrace
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Re: The Alien Siege Machine

Post by trilobyte » Mon May 19, 2014 10:42 am

Alien Embrace?

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Re: The Alien Siege Machine

Post by oscillator » Mon May 19, 2014 3:21 pm

Brought to you as a public service. We plan on gifting heavy doorways this year.....

.... and ukeleles for the sing-a-long.

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Re: The Alien Siege Machine

Post by theCryptofishist » Mon May 19, 2014 7:12 pm

What a piece of mindfuck that movie is. No wonder it's so famous. "The building may be blown away, but if you're under your desk you'll be okay." Um, yeah, can I have fries with that?

And I have no idea what that monkey is supposed to represent.

How would you remake that into a burner film?



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Re: The Alien Siege Machine

Post by *Kat* » Tue May 20, 2014 9:56 am

WOW. Just... wow! I must find a way to sneak this movie into an American culture studies lecture....
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Re: The Alien Siege Machine

Post by chiefdanfox » Tue May 20, 2014 3:13 pm

So many ideas...

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Re: The Alien Siege Machine

Post by chiefdanfox » Thu May 29, 2014 11:48 am

Yeah!
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Post by FlyingMonkey » Thu May 29, 2014 1:54 pm

chiefdanfox wrote:Yeah!
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Re: The Alien Siege Machine

Post by EspressoDude » Thu May 29, 2014 2:24 pm

2145 Friday night the Chrysler air raid siren sounds its wail warning to everyone. "duck and cover"

Got to love that ancient 1950 REO school bus, similar chassis to REO SpeedWagon trucks
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Post by Dustdevil » Thu May 29, 2014 2:55 pm

Actually it won't be my Chrysler Siren. I don't have the band width to transport that, my Village gear and four generators and enough distro for a City Block at BRC. Sooooooooo, I have aquired the emergency warning siren that was from the Port of Oakland. They converted to electronic horn type sirens. I have their original siren that was motor driven. It takes a bunch of current, but we have that covered.
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Post by Token » Thu May 29, 2014 3:26 pm

Big Smile DD and CDF.

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Post by EspressoDude » Thu May 29, 2014 3:47 pm

I am sure if it was good enough for the Port of Oakland, it will be adequate warning for the citizens of BRC. One of those sounds that brings shivers, goose bumps, and memories of all the chewing gum on the underside of school desks. Our local Chrysler was about 1/4 mile from school. Don't remember which day of the week, but always tested at noon.
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Post by Dustdevil » Thu May 29, 2014 4:47 pm

In Kansas City it was always on a Wednesday.
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Re: The Alien Siege Machine

Post by Simon of the Playa » Thu May 29, 2014 4:58 pm

there's one in rochester ny, too...



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Post by Dustdevil » Thu May 29, 2014 5:45 pm

Interesting story about the Rochester siren. The Cassorla Brothers, who own Roller Coaster Fireworks in Battle Mountain have been trying to purchase that siren for almost a decade. Their childhood home is blocks away. In 1997 or 98, Steve Cassorla was doing the Pyro for the Man. There was an "issue" about too much magnesium and the Man blew way too early and he was replaced. Their father still works at the fireworks stand on a daily basis. He will be 99 in a few weeks.
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Post by Ratty » Thu May 29, 2014 7:46 pm

Martinez, Ca. Ours is the first Wed of the month. 11am siren. I like it.
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Re: The Alien Siege Machine

Post by Captain Goddammit » Fri May 30, 2014 3:09 am

I had an old air raid siren. I got rid of it years ago because I couldn't figure out what the hell to do with it, or even where to play with it without causing trouble...
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Dustdevil wrote:Interesting story about the Rochester siren. The Cassorla Brothers, who own Roller Coaster Fireworks in Battle Mountain have been trying to purchase that siren for almost a decade. Their childhood home is blocks away. In 1997 or 98, Steve Cassorla was doing the Pyro for the Man. There was an "issue" about too much magnesium and the Man blew way too early and he was replaced. Their father still works at the fireworks stand on a daily basis. He will be 99 in a few weeks.
Something about Rochester.

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funny story.....we stopped in at their shop in battle mountain to say hello in 2013 and buy explodey stuff....Spider Says "Hi" :twisted:


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Re: The Alien Siege Machine

Post by Aurelia » Fri May 30, 2014 6:36 am

In NYC sirens could meld into us all.

Now the slightest wind shift becomes interesting enough.

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Post by chiefdanfox » Mon Jun 02, 2014 9:53 am

Final hours of our Indiegogo fundraiser! We need all the support we can get, despite the Honoraria grant! (it is only partial) We have added so many activities, ideas and pyro, that this project is simply over the top, and headed for deep, deep orbit. Please, the builders and dreamers of this project need you to share this https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/the- ... g-man-2014 by all means necessary, and help us get the word out to make that final push successful!

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Re: The Alien Siege Machine

Post by MisterSaunders » Thu Jun 05, 2014 6:22 am

Oh look, it's Dan Fox at NIMBY talking about event horizons and the Siege Machine... brand new build report.....

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Post by oscillator » Fri Jun 06, 2014 4:57 pm

We pause for this brief musical interlude....

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Post by oscillator » Fri Jun 06, 2014 5:14 pm

Oh, one more...a real toe-tapper...

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