A giant moon balloon briefly terrorized China


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Originally published at: http://boingboing.net/2016/09/15/a-giant-moon-balloon-briefly-t.html


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Europa?


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I think there’s a “moon rover” joke in there somewhere.


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Available at Alibaba. Now off to find a deal on helium…


#7

Now I’ve got the music from “Katamari Damacy” stuck in my head.


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One little turn for moon, one huge spin for satellite kind !

(sorry)


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I thought it was further away and then…blam!…I was in the Sea of Tranquility.


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“When I said that I wanted a moonbounce, that is not what I meant.”


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For me it’s the “Raiders of the Lost Ark” theme.


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“Roll along Prairie Moon” would seem to the the most appropriate tune https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iGhSBQ5ZMPg


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That’s no moon!


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The one time when that is the wrong comment, you still get a like.


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That’s a pretty unrealistic rendition of the moon. There’s no “CHA” visible on it anywhere!


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I knew the moon was a series of fakes. But those who thought they’d maintain this charade while shifting the manufacturing to China were wrong. Dead wrong.


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The Moon Does Not Exist