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Scarab Circus

turns a shit kebab
 
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As street theater using a small stage on a push cart, roll four dung balls of varying sizes (0.5 to 6 inch diameters), thrust them on a thin skewer smallest first and stand the skewer on its point on the left of the stage. Place a large (2.5 inch) dung beetle on the left of the bottom ball and increasingly smaller (down to 0.1 inch) ones on alternate sides of the balls above and carefully and swiftly remove the skewer. The bottom bug should roll the pyramid to the right while the combined efforts of those above might balance their balls on their turd “treadmills” a few seconds.
FarmerJohn, Jun 08 2004

(?) rehearsal http://www.sparxmed...maclarty1/dung1.jpg
[FarmerJohn, Oct 05 2004, last modified Oct 17 2004]

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       I just stepped in something... +
k_sra, Jun 08 2004
  

       TA DUNG!   

       (-) only because of the bad poetry, not against the idea.
jutta, Jun 08 2004
  

       I'm sure several people got confused when Jean Pierre asked for donations. +
sartep, Jun 08 2004
  

       "turns a shit kebab" into what?
k_sra, Jun 08 2004
  

       this makes the thought of being a bug somehow acceptable (+)
sweet, Jun 08 2004
  

       FJ, is this an idea or an imitation of Vogon poetry?
DesertFox, Jun 08 2004
  

       This... needs... an illustration!
ghillie, Jun 08 2004
  

       [k_sra] Turns (rolls) it across the stage.   

       [ghillie] bad illustration:
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FarmerJohn, Jun 08 2004
  

       Mediocre idea. Bad poetry.   

       [Desert Fox] Definitely Vogon-type. Good reference.
Pocketassreturn, Jun 09 2004
  

       [Pocketass.] Based on your halfbakery output, I welcome you as a detractor.   

       Excerpt of Vogon poetry:   

       "Oh freddled gruntbuggly,
Thy micturations are to me
As plurdled gabbleblotchits
On a lurgid bee.
Groop, I implore thee, my foonting turlingdromes
And hooptiously drangle me with crinkly bindlewurdles,
Or I will rend thee in the gobberwarts with my blurglecruncheon
See if I don't."
FarmerJohn, Jun 09 2004
  

       'twould be kind not to vote
Not to comment and gloat
'bout the old Farmer's verse
(Can it get any worse?)
But I'm just not that sort
I never do what I aught
So I'll say, whilst I can,
That your lines do not scan.
That the poem's a bust.
'though the bugs are a must!
DrBob, Jun 09 2004
  

       + cos I'd watch it!
britboy, Jun 09 2004
  

       what poetry?
simonj, Jun 09 2004
  

       Oh no! The awful poetry has gone! Disaster!
DrBob, Jun 09 2004
  

       farmer john i was just building up to read that poetry.
engineer1, Jun 09 2004
  

       You didn't miss much.
FarmerJohn, Jun 09 2004
  

       Obviously not, but lucky for me amateur artwork still cuts it.
FarmerJohn, Jun 09 2004
  
      
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