Sci-Fi nerds want to build robocop statue in Detroit

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by coppertop5150, Feb 19, 2011.

  1. coppertop5150

    coppertop5150 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Feb 8, 2011
    Posts:
    311
    Trophy Points:
    76
    Likes:
    +0
  2. Recall

    Recall Player Select

    Joined:
    Aug 18, 2006
    Posts:
    6,129
    News Credits:
    2
    Trophy Points:
    211
    Likes:
    +2
  3. Toxicon

    Toxicon Banned

    Joined:
    Jan 28, 2009
    Posts:
    5,332
    News Credits:
    10
    Trophy Points:
    176
    Likes:
    +10
    [ ] Told
    [ ] Not Told
    [ ] Fucking Told
    [X] Knights of the Told Republic
     
  4. Brainchild

    Brainchild Dark Flame Master

    Joined:
    Jun 21, 2010
    Posts:
    5,554
    Trophy Points:
    176
    Likes:
    +1
    Look, mom! That nerd's throwing nerds under the bus!
     
  5. Aernaroth

    Aernaroth <b><font color=blue>I voted for Super_Megatron and Veteran

    Joined:
    Mar 27, 2004
    Posts:
    23,514
    News Credits:
    2
    Trophy Points:
    347
    Likes:
    +140
    Yes, because a public display which may bring in tourism, create jobs for its constructions, and that is funded (so far) by completely private funds could have no positive impact on Detroit.
     
  6. RabidYak

    RabidYak Go Ninja Go Ninja Go

    Joined:
    Nov 28, 2003
    Posts:
    8,476
    Trophy Points:
    232
    Likes:
    +40
    1 - Serve the public trust
    2 - Protect the innocent
    3 - Uphold the LAWL
     
  7. Brainchild

    Brainchild Dark Flame Master

    Joined:
    Jun 21, 2010
    Posts:
    5,554
    Trophy Points:
    176
    Likes:
    +1
    You may want to commit robbery while the night sky is above your head, but you sure as hell wouldn't want to commit robbery while RoboCop is above your head.
     
  8. toma

    toma eskimo in disguise

    Joined:
    Jul 1, 2002
    Posts:
    6,583
    Trophy Points:
    211
    Likes:
    +0
    Why would anyone ever complain about this?
     
  9. Murasame

    Murasame CHIMICHANGAS

    Joined:
    Oct 9, 2008
    Posts:
    15,467
    News Credits:
    2
    Trophy Points:
    312
    Location:
    The Lost Light
    Likes:
    +291
    Not everything is just crap about Detroit, at least with Juan Atkins, Derrick May and Kevin Saunderson something great came from Detroit: Techno! \o/
     
  10. Dran0n

    Dran0n Junk male

    Joined:
    Dec 13, 2007
    Posts:
    13,285
    News Credits:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    217
    Location:
    Cygnus X-1 (ya bish)
    Likes:
    +6
    I, for one, welcome out new RoboCop overlords.
     
  11. Aernaroth

    Aernaroth <b><font color=blue>I voted for Super_Megatron and Veteran

    Joined:
    Mar 27, 2004
    Posts:
    23,514
    News Credits:
    2
    Trophy Points:
    347
    Likes:
    +140
    Robocop is the inspiring story of a Detroit man learning to be a robot learning to be human.
     
  12. SPLIT LIP

    SPLIT LIP Dry built

    Joined:
    Oct 22, 2005
    Posts:
    66,411
    News Credits:
    2
    Trophy Points:
    407
    Location:
    agile house
    Likes:
    +919
    Pot calling the kettle black is an understatement.
     
  13. MetalRyde

    MetalRyde is an a-hole with a heart.

    Joined:
    Dec 30, 2007
    Posts:
    12,992
    Trophy Points:
    232
    Location:
    Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
    Likes:
    +64
    get it made!
    get it made!
     
  14. Boardwise

    Boardwise is scary - Sig Killer - M Super Mod

    Joined:
    Dec 14, 2002
    Posts:
    24,333
    News Credits:
    6
    Trophy Points:
    311
    Likes:
    +6
    Ebay:
    I'd buy that for a dollar!
     
  15. DavidLoPan

    DavidLoPan Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Feb 1, 2006
    Posts:
    1,148
    Trophy Points:
    176
    Likes:
    +0
  16. Leadfoot

    Leadfoot The Strongest.

    Joined:
    May 10, 2010
    Posts:
    1,290
    Trophy Points:
    126
    Likes:
    +0
    I guess the people of Detroit want something akin to Philadelphia's Rocky statue. Of course, Robocop as a movie doesn't stack up too well against Rocky, but I can understand the impulse. They want to pay some sort of homage to their city's representation in movies. Hmm. Maybe this isn't such a good idea after all.
     
  17. terry981

    terry981 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Sep 30, 2010
    Posts:
    896
    Trophy Points:
    101
    Likes:
    +0
    Indeed!
     
  18. DecepticonSpike

    DecepticonSpike Kimber/Stormer Fanboy

    Joined:
    Dec 8, 2005
    Posts:
    8,227
    News Credits:
    3
    Trophy Points:
    247
    Location:
    Dayton, Ohio
    Likes:
    +94
    Twitter:
    Instagram:
    As long as the money doesn't come from the city, what's the big deal? It's no different than the huge statue of the Enterprise-A in the town of Vulcan, Canada.
     
  19. Spoiler

    Spoiler Autobot Spoiler

    Joined:
    Jun 20, 2007
    Posts:
    9,055
    News Credits:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    192
    Likes:
    +3
    I bet rapists will stay clear of that statue...
     
  20. KnightHawkke

    KnightHawkke A Man, Who Does Not Exist. TFW2005 Supporter

    Joined:
    Nov 6, 2004
    Posts:
    10,353
    Trophy Points:
    297
    Likes:
    +43
    Quoted for truth :ev: 

    Nerd on nerd violence get us all no where, we gotta unite!!!
     

Share This Page