Westboro Baptists Protest ComicCon -- Hilarity Ensues

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    Saw this yesterday on another forum; then a friend posted it on her LJ page.

    My favorite signs have to be: "God Hates Jedi" (held up by a guy in a Trek uniform) and the "Is This Thing On?" sign.
     
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    That one killed me too :D

    All great, bet there were some sour faces on the Baptist side today!
     
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    I heard only 4 of the WBC showed up to protest LOL
     
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    Low? The Phelps Gang would have to look up to see whale dung, and that's on the bottom of the ocean.
     
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    Almost went on Saturday. Would have loved to have seen the anti-signs.
     
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    The rest didn't feel like waiting in line six hours for a chance to attend the homophobic crazy person panel, only to see it get usurped by some weird TRON tie-in (USERS HATE PRAGS signs or something).

    That's the spirit!
     
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    Makes you wonder if they're going to try and show up at DragonCon and/or GenCon; both are right around the corner.
     
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    This had my laughing my ass off:


    Considering DragonCon is in the South and has a more goth-y vibe from what I remember it sounds like it would be more up Westboro's protest alley (I mean, a bunch of people LARPing V:TM sounds like a perfect thing for those morons to protest).


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    Dude no, duct tape sword to the face stings :p
     
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    Sort of doubt it. ComicCon is a massive media spectacle, exactly the sort of thing a troll like Phelps wants, and they only fielded four people. Smaller cons they probably won't bother with. Shame, really. I have an open invitation to DragonCon with a friend who would be a blast at the counter-demonstration.
     
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    I dunno, they protested at a high school here in Rhode Island, and didn't et any coverage that I know of beyond being on the local stations.
     
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    They came to Dallas a few weeks ago, I'm the one in the orange shirt
     

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    Just goes to show you can't beat nerds at their own game.
     
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    Did you just call me a nerd?

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    I think most comic people have come to terms with their inner nerd and are proud to be nerds. I am not a comic nerd but have more than one nerd tendency so I can never be offended by someone calling me a nerd or geek. This is MacRumors right, I would assume that about 97% of the members are nerds, right?:cool:

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    I am not so much of a nerd as I am a geek. A geek can be a nerd but not all nerds are geeks and vise versa. As much technical knowledge as I posess I haven't crossed the nerd threshold on the venn diagram --even as much of a superman fan as I am LOL
     
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