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Thursday, April 10, 2008

Where’d All the Floppy Discs Go?

posted by on April 10 at 10:45 AM

They ended up on this car in Ballard…

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And they lined all the windows with old keys too…

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1

Saw that parked in Fremont last year. I love that the keys framing the windows are in qwerty order.

Posted by NaFun | April 10, 2008 11:04 AM
2

i used to see it on the hill all the time. maybe they live here and work there? or something. i bet the owner, or someone they know, reads slog.

Posted by infrequent | April 10, 2008 11:12 AM
3

Welcome to Seattle.

(That car's been around for years.)

(Art cars rule!)

Posted by S | April 10, 2008 11:22 AM
4

Art Cars are awesome, as are the artist who create them!

Posted by Suz | April 10, 2008 11:26 AM
5

@4 - I suddenly have an image of a multi-armed multi-faced Artist ...

Posted by Will in Seattle | April 10, 2008 11:29 AM
6

I have seen this car about 3 times a day for the last couple years, but i have never seen the driver! Mysterious...

Posted by longball | April 10, 2008 11:44 AM
7

It's been at the art car thing at the Fremont Fair* for I dunno how many years running now.

* you know, the part of the festival not involving naked cyclists

Posted by brent | April 10, 2008 11:54 AM
8

It's a "disk drive".

Posted by Stine | April 10, 2008 12:02 PM
9

@7 - um, the naked bicyclists are NOT part of the Fremont Solstice Parade.

Posted by Will in Seattle | April 10, 2008 12:05 PM
10

oh man i wanna date THAT guy. someone give me his number now. i beg you. please.

Posted by Emily | April 10, 2008 12:24 PM
11

The naked bicyclists are the ONLY reason to go to the Solstice parade...

Posted by michael strangeways | April 10, 2008 12:32 PM
12

I've seen it parked on 14th between John & Thomas (outside of Safeway) several times.

Posted by David | April 10, 2008 12:55 PM
13

Gross.

Posted by Greg | April 10, 2008 1:32 PM
14

It's a she, and she lived by me...she and her boyfriend nailed cd's to the garage, but up some weird sculpture in the front yard that looked like a computer with legs, had a canoe with wings. I know they had the right to do that, but I just wanted them to move back to fremont...and quit screwing with my pretty sweet neighborhood.

Posted by Gato22 | April 10, 2008 1:35 PM
15

Many years back The Stranger recommended that to encourage the proliferation of art cars, the City should have an art car contest and award the winner a free parking pass for the year. It's still a great idea.

Posted by kk | April 10, 2008 1:39 PM
16

Bad ASS!

Posted by Architect Artist | April 10, 2008 1:51 PM
17

@2, yep, I already read the slog. you may remember me from such slog tips as "gay pride jury stamps" and "Oddest book titles of the year".

@10 sorry, I'm a straight gal (with an awesome boyfriend). and no, for whoever's about to ask, my boyfriend didn't help me with/give me the idea for that car.

@14 I still live there, maybe you moved? You used the past tense, so I don't know. anyway, as it happens, I'm divesting myself of the yard art, so if you'd like to help me dismantle that stuff and take it to the dump, you'll get your wish of the neighborhood being back to normal. The garage CDs are staying, though (and they're glued, not nailed).

lara7

Posted by lara7 | April 10, 2008 2:17 PM
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Posted by E. Steven | April 10, 2008 5:40 PM

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