Tesla Vs. Willy Wonka

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Tesla Vs. Willy Wonka

Postby Simon of the Playa » Thu Oct 31, 2013 1:45 pm


which side are you on?
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Re: Tesla Vs. Willy Wonka

Postby FossaFerox » Thu Oct 31, 2013 2:13 pm

So... steampunk vs hippies? Just like every year? :P
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Re: Tesla Vs. Willy Wonka

Postby Simon of the Playa » Thu Oct 31, 2013 2:20 pm

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Re: Tesla Vs. Willy Wonka

Postby H.G.Crosby » Thu Oct 31, 2013 2:47 pm

Eric wrote:theme or no theme


I'll take "no theme" for $600, Alex.
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Re: Tesla Vs. Willy Wonka

Postby Elorrum » Thu Oct 31, 2013 3:12 pm

just heard something on my way home that fits this.
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Re: Tesla Vs. Willy Wonka

Postby Simon of the Playa » Sat Nov 02, 2013 12:02 pm

TESLA ***************************************WONKA


scientist......................................... chocolatier

dies penniless...................................wealthy beyond your wildest dreams

worked alone...................................small army of Oompah Loompahs

Gov't stole Secret Work........................Gobstopper formula safe

Edison............................................Slugworth

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Re: Tesla Vs. Willy Wonka

Postby CleCub » Sat Nov 02, 2013 1:35 pm

Just wondering if Willy Wonka's factory was powered by electricity or magic?
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Re: Tesla Vs. Willy Wonka

Postby FossaFerox » Sat Nov 02, 2013 6:00 pm

CleCub wrote:Just wondering if Willy Wonka's factory was powered by electricity or magic?


Slave labor, I think.
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Re: Tesla Vs. Willy Wonka

Postby CleCub » Sat Nov 02, 2013 6:42 pm

Right...I forgot about the little orange guys. The factory runs off of the crushed hopes and dreams or enslaved oompa-loompas.
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Re: Tesla Vs. Willy Wonka

Postby Ugly Dougly » Sat Nov 02, 2013 7:28 pm

Which one has better kandy?

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Postby itsfish20 » Sat Nov 02, 2013 11:18 pm

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Re: Tesla Vs. Willy Wonka

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Postby Aurelia » Sun Nov 03, 2013 1:21 am

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Re: Tesla Vs. Willy Wonka

Postby Roberto Dobbisano » Sun Nov 03, 2013 1:40 am

The factory runs off of the crushed hopes and dreams of enslaved oompa-loompas.





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Re: Tesla Vs. Willy Wonka

Postby Major Krash » Sun Nov 03, 2013 7:12 am

CleCub wrote:Right...I forgot about the little orange guys. The factory runs off of the crushed hopes and dreams or enslaved oompa-loompas.


They're the ones that took the red brick road, instead of the yellow brick road.....
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Re: Tesla Vs. Willy Wonka

Postby some seeing eye » Sun Nov 03, 2013 7:14 am

Reality v Fiction is an easy choice. YMMV.
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Postby Simon of the Playa » Sun Nov 03, 2013 8:45 am

i don't know if they can handle the truth, after all, it is much stranger.
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Postby theCryptofishist » Sun Nov 03, 2013 11:20 am

Major Krash wrote:
CleCub wrote:Right...I forgot about the little orange guys. The factory runs off of the crushed hopes and dreams or enslaved oompa-loompas.


They're the ones that took the red brick road, instead of the yellow brick road.....

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Re: Tesla Vs. Willy Wonka

Postby some seeing eye » Tue Nov 05, 2013 3:23 am

60,000 Oompa Loompas can't be wrong, right? Is Charlie Bucket the nonprofit? Who is Slugworth?
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Re: Tesla Vs. Willy Wonka

Postby CleCub » Tue Nov 05, 2013 5:57 am

Why is it that 60, 000 Oompa Loompas are willing to work indoors, 24 hours a day, year round, taking orders from some crazy antisocial dude in a purple suit. Half of the factory is probably a meth lab.....Think about it. Most of the factory is off limits durin the tour and you can tell Ol' Willy is dipping into his private stash.
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Re: Tesla Vs. Willy Wonka

Postby Simon of the Playa » Tue Nov 05, 2013 6:46 am

all of a sudden, Breaking Bad seems tame by comparison.
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Re: Tesla Vs. Willy Wonka

Postby CleCub » Fri Nov 08, 2013 2:03 pm

I'm tellin you...his birth name was William Heisenberg.
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Re: Tesla Vs. Willy Wonka

Postby GreyCoyote » Fri Nov 08, 2013 2:15 pm

William was the name Werner gave the SPCA when they came inquiring about an allegedy abused cat... :mrgreen:
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Postby Simon of the Playa » Sun Nov 10, 2013 2:43 pm

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Re: Tesla Vs. Willy Wonka

Postby ^Rhino! » Wed Nov 20, 2013 11:47 am

I hate to do this, but Simon, you left out one:

TESLA *******************WONKA********************************BUCKAROO BANZAI


scientist................chocolatier...............scientist,neurosurgeon,martial artist,musician

dies penniless..........wealthy beyond your wildest dreams.........very wealthy

worked alone...........small army of Oompah Loompahs...........worked with Team Banzai

Gov't stole Secret Work....Gobstopper formula safe..........oscillation overthruster safe

Edison...................Slugworth..............................John Bigbooty

Electricity...............the Power of Candy................kickass music and a safe world

Crossing the 8th dimension through the side of a mountain and saving the world seem to be so much more fun.

Add a flux capcitor and Banzai would have been set.
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Re: Tesla Vs. Willy Wonka

Postby Simon of the Playa » Wed Nov 20, 2013 12:11 pm

in my top five all time faves.


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Re: Tesla Vs. Willy Wonka

Postby Lonesomebri » Wed Nov 20, 2013 12:22 pm

So, yeah, will it be a Tesla coil, or Everlasting Gobstoppers that the hippies will be digging in the dust for after the temple burn?

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Re: Tesla Vs. Willy Wonka

Postby Simon of the Playa » Wed Nov 20, 2013 12:23 pm

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Re: Tesla Vs. Willy Wonka

Postby CleCub » Wed Nov 20, 2013 1:22 pm

I hate to do this but you brought it up and got me thinking.

^Rhino! wrote:Add a flux capcitor and Banzai would have been set.



TESLA *******************WONKA********************************BUCKAROO BANZAI************************************DR. EMMETT BROWN


scientist................chocolatier...............scientist,neurosurgeon,martial artist,musician...........self titled "student of all sciences"

dies penniless..........wealthy beyond your wildest dreams.........very wealthy.....................travels through time with a briefcase of assorted currency

worked alone...........small army of Oompah Loompahs...........worked with Team Banzai.................two words...Marty McFly

Gov't stole Secret Work....Gobstopper formula safe..........oscillation overthruster safe.....................flux capacitor safe

Edison...................Slugworth..............................John Bigbooty...................................an endless bloodline of Tannens

Electricity...............the Power of Candy................kickass music and a safe world........................Time Travel

A nuclear powered, flying, time traveling Delorean............nice.

Food for thought.
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