Hasbro from space!

Discussion in 'Transformers General Discussion' started by Nevermore, Apr 29, 2006.

  1. Nevermore

    Nevermore It's self-perpetuating a parahumanoidarianised!

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    Was just playing around with Google Earth and its web-friendly cousin, Google Maps, and was wondering if I could find Hasbro's base of operations in Pawtucket, Rhode Island... Digging up the address wasn't that much of a problem, just had to look it up on a map and then find photos of the Hasbro HQ to make sure I was looking at the correct building. :) 

    http://maps.google.com/?t=k&om=1&ll=41.88254,-71.353245&spn=0.000883,0.001813

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    I think I can even make out the base of Mr. Potato Head. :) 

    UPDATE: Microsoft Virtual Earth allows for an even better view:

    http://www.flashearth.com/?lat=41.882481&lon=-71.353179&z=19.9&r=0&src=msa

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    DISCLAIMER: Dear Geewun fanboys, please don't get any stupid ideas such as rallying up in front of their HQ and demanding something no-one outside you four or five people actually cares for.
     
  2. Razerwire

    Razerwire 99 Problems... Super Mod

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    Wonder what it's like to work there...
     
  3. MegaMoonMan

    MegaMoonMan www.megamoonman.com TFW2005 Supporter

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    Is that guy bowing or vomiting?
     
  4. butz

    butz slippery when wet

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    Vomiting. theres a state college next door.
     
  5. ILoveDinobot

    ILoveDinobot Arise Rodimus Prime

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    Thats so cute! they have a Mr. Potato Head out front!!!
     
  6. Backpack

    Backpack Scattershot who?

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    Wha? You think there is only 5 hardcore G1 fans?
     
  7. Zero Prime

    Zero Prime Windows user no more

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    I wonder how hard it is to get a job there. Always been one of my dreams to work at a toy factory.
     
  8. Nevermore

    Nevermore It's self-perpetuating a parahumanoidarianised!

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    Your best chance would be becoming Chinese, then...*

    *Unless you happen to be a descendant from Chinese immigrants, of course.
     
  9. Razerwire

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    Woohoo!!! I'm Chinese!!! I should move out to Pawtucket!!!:rock 

    Hire me Hasbro!!!
     
  10. Nevermore

    Nevermore It's self-perpetuating a parahumanoidarianised!

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    Actually, you'd have to move to China. :D 
     
  11. Razerwire

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    Dammit!!! Foiled again!!!:banghead: 
     
  12. Superman_Alpha

    Superman_Alpha TF: Animated FTW!!!

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    it's like willy wonka with toys.
     
  13. Zero Prime

    Zero Prime Windows user no more

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    Damn. I just can't win.
     
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    Nuke the yellow paint vat from orbit. It's the only way to be sure.
     
  15. Eric

    Eric RIP AND TEAR!!!

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    I wonder why the guy is vomiting, other than the fact that there's a college next door...Hmmmmm....
     
  16. TSFC

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    He's bowing to the one called Potato.

    We should all show him respect. He was fundamental in our youth and our growth.

    That, or the guy really is chundering.

    ALL HAIL POTATO...or chunder (as the case may be)
     
  17. rattrap007

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    Looks to me like he is bowing before the almighty Potato Head
     
  18. Sidecutter

    Sidecutter Evil Dealer Scum TFW2005 Supporter

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    No, no, he thinks only five can agree on any one thing. Heh. He's probably right.
     
  19. butz

    butz slippery when wet

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    He just woke in the mid-afternoon in a wading pool in someones front yard half-buried in Natural Light cans, and was fairly hung over; Hasbro's lawn seemed like a good place to hurl while he tried to figure where the hell he was.
     
  20. tikgnat

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    I don't know where you guys are getting the idea that he's bowing. Here. Have a closer look...

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