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Offline Trillian

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Don't Have a Gorilla, Man! Um, I meant cow...
« on: January 28, 2012, 03:44:42 PM »
So around Bristol, UK, there are a bunch of gorillas that people have painted and spread around the city.

Gorilla Mania!

In Shepparton, AU, there are a bunch of cows that people have painted and spread around the city - most of them at the park grounds or university.

Cow Mania!

Hmn.  Gorillas and cows.

I would've chosen dragons, myself.
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Re: Don't Have a Gorilla, Man! Um, I meant cow...
« Reply #1 on: January 28, 2012, 04:50:19 PM »
We had the cows in MN for awhile! Pretty neat :3

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Re: Don't Have a Gorilla, Man! Um, I meant cow...
« Reply #2 on: January 28, 2012, 05:46:46 PM »
You must be talking about the Moooving Art cows.  Yes, they came from that worldwide exhibition, started in Zurich and different countries kept adding.  Officially, Ken Done was the one who painted the Australian cow for the exhibition.

I don't know why a bunch of them ended up in Shepparton, but they did, and they made a bunch more for themselves as well.   :hmm:
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Re: Don't Have a Gorilla, Man! Um, I meant cow...
« Reply #3 on: January 29, 2012, 04:30:11 AM »
In Seattle we have pigs.

Pigs on Parade

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Re: Don't Have a Gorilla, Man! Um, I meant cow...
« Reply #4 on: January 29, 2012, 06:22:28 PM »
Ha, awesome!  I love finding/looking at things like that. 

Cheers!  :cheers:

Has anybody got any more?
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Re: Don't Have a Gorilla, Man! Um, I meant cow...
« Reply #5 on: January 30, 2012, 07:32:39 AM »
I believe I put up some of my gorilla pictures before. I miss them! All gone now, it's very sad.

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Re: Don't Have a Gorilla, Man! Um, I meant cow...
« Reply #6 on: January 30, 2012, 12:53:15 PM »
You mean these ones, Ro?   O:-)
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Re: Don't Have a Gorilla, Man! Um, I meant cow...
« Reply #7 on: January 30, 2012, 01:04:00 PM »
The cartoonist who made the Peanuts comics strip was from St. Paul, MN and when he died there were statues of the characters all over St. Paul all over the city. They did a different character every year for like 4 years: you can see a bunch of them here.

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Re: Don't Have a Gorilla, Man! Um, I meant cow...
« Reply #8 on: February 02, 2012, 09:33:28 PM »
Finally browsed through them all (Peanuts), and love them!  :smitten:  Thanks for sharing, Brooce!
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Re: Don't Have a Gorilla, Man! Um, I meant cow...
« Reply #9 on: February 03, 2012, 05:24:28 AM »
In Rhode Island (my home state ;D) we have a bunch of Mr Potato heads everywhere.  :cool:

http://www.mrpotatohead.net/statues/statues.html
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Re: Don't Have a Gorilla, Man! Um, I meant cow...
« Reply #10 on: February 03, 2012, 09:07:47 AM »
WHY HAVEN'T I SEEN ANY OF THESE!?

I've only seen the one in front of Hasboro Headquarters. I was gonna post this too, Matt.  :glare:

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Re: Don't Have a Gorilla, Man! Um, I meant cow...
« Reply #11 on: February 13, 2012, 10:35:05 PM »
Buddy Bears travelled the world for charity, and each hosting country got to paint one.

Click the link below

http://www.buddy-baer.com/united-buddy-bears/united-buddy-bears-show/united-buddy-bears-show.html
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