The Functioning Water Fountain (costume/wheelchair)

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The Functioning Water Fountain (costume/wheelchair)

Postby robrob » Sat Sep 10, 2011 2:20 pm

Saturday afternoon out by the temple I saw a silver box with a water fountain on the front of it. "Is that a working fountain?" I wander aloud. He/She/It turns towards me, rolls up in front of me and stops; Of course I try the fountain and to my delight it does indeed work. I squeal with glee, proclaim the piece "Fucking awesome!", and give it a pat on the side of the box. It scoots back and forth to acknowledge thanks and then wheels off into the playa.

As we look at it from behind, we notice it's on/around an electric wheelchair. I am not sure if the person was normally in a chair and made something rad to go around it, or if it was purely a functional accessory acquired for the project, but either way it made my day. I loved it!

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Re: The Functioning Water Fountain (costume/wheelchair)

Postby theCryptofishist » Sat Sep 10, 2011 7:26 pm

The cupcakes are based on wheelchairs, too.
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Re: The Functioning Water Fountain (costume/wheelchair)

Postby Frostbite » Mon Sep 12, 2011 6:25 pm

That was actually a remote control drinking fountain. Person running it was surely close to you.

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Re: The Functioning Water Fountain (costume/wheelchair)

Postby robrob » Tue Sep 13, 2011 8:37 am

Ahhh. Very cool.


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