Tuesday, August 25, 2009

This Tee is da bomb

[Thanks to TidBITS.]
One Apple geek tee-shirt feature the old-timey bomb symbol that Macs showed before OS X to hint that your computer had gone belly-up.

Apart from the (in retrospect) morbidity of the symbol, I find it amusing that you will not be allowed to board an airplane in an American airport if you are wearing this tee-shirt visibly. Seriously. Admittedly that's not a confirmed fact, it's an educated guess based on what kind of shirts people have been blocked for wearing. I know I wouldn't try it, these people have no sense of humor.

posted by Eolake Stobblehouse @ Tuesday, August 25, 2009   9 comments links to this post

9 Comments:

At 25 Aug 2009 00:31:00, Blogger Alex said...

What, no "Sad Mac" shirt?

 
At 25 Aug 2009 03:02:00, Blogger Eric said...

"I know I wouldn't try it, these people have no sense of humor."

Of course not. It's been verified that people above a certain intelligence threshold will not be allowed to work for the airport. It would drastically improve service and it would limit acts of terrorism through common sense. Standards for government inefficiency would slide! Think of how many people would actually be satisfied! Do you want that? You, sir, must be of the most unsavory type yourself, and I will leave before you infect me with your madness.

 
At 26 Aug 2009 01:06:00, Anonymous RCMEDIA said...

Thanks for the idea - I'm going to design one of those and see who buys them - and where they're displayed.

If permitted, I'll place the url to the new shirt design here, at least for public commentary and critical reply.

 
At 26 Aug 2009 01:11:00, Blogger eolake said...

If done under this post, and in a non-spammy way, okay.

 
At 26 Aug 2009 01:16:00, Blogger eolake said...

RCMedia, are you aware that the link to your site gives a google malware warning?

And the warning links to here.

 
At 26 Aug 2009 01:17:00, Blogger Alex said...

Ideas are cheap but not free ;-)

 
At 26 Aug 2009 01:24:00, Blogger eolake said...

I'll bet Susan Kare wouldn't mind if she got a few cents for every time one of her designs are used!

 
At 28 Aug 2009 08:25:00, Anonymous hans said...

nice shirt

 
At 29 Aug 2009 03:24:00, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Where do you work,Eric? Maybe a security guard at an airport? Or a janitor? Something which requires no skills, no intelligence.

 

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