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Box'O'Mimes

more fun than a barrelful of monkeys.
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Lasso street mimes with a(n invisible) rope and drag them away, kicking and silently screaming; make a big pile out of them. Now watch as they're all scrunched up trying to get out of the big invisible box.
FlyingToaster, Oct 17 2008

Cartoon: Mime Interrogation http://www.gocomics...sequitur/2010/01/16
A comment on the same page as the cartoon asks, "If you shoot a mime, do you have to use a silencer?" [Vernon, Jul 19 2017]

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       This could be accompanied by a receptacle of water-adapted rodents.
Ian Tindale, Oct 17 2008
  

       For added irony, place the box in the front garden of a School for the Blind ......   

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8th of 7, Oct 18 2008
  

       Well or we'll? +
Spacecoyote, Oct 18 2008
  

       excellent +
xenzag, Oct 18 2008
  

       hehe+ (do you think they'll *say* anything about it?)
xandram, Oct 18 2008
  

       <booming voiceover>   

       "Oh dear - it looks like the box is getting smaller..."
wagster, Oct 18 2008
  

       Yes, that may be the case.
Ian Tindale, Oct 18 2008
  

       What about all those "human statues" ?
8th of 7, Oct 18 2008
  

       Break off their arms and bury them in the sand.
wagster, Oct 18 2008
  

       So the Venus de Milo *is* a fossil, after all.
Spacecoyote, Oct 18 2008
  

       I think it would be great fun to actually put them all in a giant glass box whose walls pressed in via hydraulics. We could then video tape this, edit out the wall seams and hydraulics and of course, edit out the screaming (unless they are really true to character).
MikeD, Oct 18 2008
  

       "If a tree falls in the forest, and it kills a mime, does anyone care ?"(Gary Larsen)
8th of 7, Oct 18 2008
  

       As a professional mime myself (see www.serioussilliness.com), I should explain a couple of things - which I think I can do without violating the Sacred Mime Oath...   

       All mime boxes are equipped with special egress portals, which can be accessed using a special invisible key that all professional mimes are issued at the end of their training. This was required by the Consumer Products Safety Commission after some nasty asphixiation incidents at children's parties. We also carry small invisible chainsaws, acetylene torches, and lasers. Let me put it this way: We can't do *everything* a toon can do, but we can get close.
smendler, Feb 24 2009
  

       I think mimes would secretly love this. Ok, I'll go for it anyway.
colorclocks, Feb 24 2009
  

       There neeeds to be thumbscrews and battery acid.   

       Mimes piss me off.
Custardguts, Mar 17 2009
  

       Oh my god. I didn't see this till now. Oh my god. Now I remember why I love the bakery. This is priceless. Five buns and a fake glittery star to place on your nose.+
blissmiss, Mar 17 2009
  

       I love that there is a category for this.
Voice, Jul 19 2017
  

       Why wouldn't there be ? After all, given the choice between watching a mime and losing a foot to a mine, the majority of the audience will cheerfully accept the traumatic amputation of a portion of a lower limb.
8th of 7, Jul 19 2017
  
      
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