Missing the bleeding obvious

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Missing the bleeding obvious

Postby Sim » Wed Jul 03, 2013 10:24 pm

So tonight I was sitting having dinner with my 8 yr old son and he was looking at the poster on my wall from the Radio City Music Hall LAG show. He asked me what the image on it was. So I told him it was what sound looks like if you view it in software like GarageBand. Then he looked at it again and said 'No it's not, it's New York, you can see the Statue of Liberty'.

I can't believe I missed this. I've seen it almost every day for the last 3 years but now it's so obvious. Please don't tell me I'm the only one....
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Re: Missing the bleeding obvious

Postby mc » Wed Jul 03, 2013 10:26 pm

Good God, so it is - the skyline reflected in the water!

Don't worry Sim, you're not the only one :lol:
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Re: Missing the bleeding obvious

Postby lazy ben » Wed Jul 03, 2013 10:37 pm

Ha, another one here. It's been on my wall for years, always thought it was a soundwave forming a syringe shape.
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Re: Missing the bleeding obvious

Postby Sim » Wed Jul 03, 2013 10:43 pm

Thanks mc & ben, gives me comfort to know I'm not the only one. Now I'm seeing the syringe too!
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Re: Missing the bleeding obvious

Postby spzretent » Wed Jul 03, 2013 11:24 pm

You can add me to that list though I always saw the syringe. Never the NYC skyline.
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Re: Missing the bleeding obvious

Postby MODLAB » Wed Jul 03, 2013 11:30 pm

That's hilarious! I thought you all had seen it. Well done to the designer that made it.


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Re: Missing the bleeding obvious

Postby warmgun. » Wed Jul 03, 2013 11:50 pm

Wow - so it is...

I too was sucked into the drug-myth/soundwave idea of the imagery...

It's suddenly a much more attractive and well executed image. Yes, kudos to the designer.

Here it is btw: http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_6JXXJiyF3Fs/T ... w-york.jpg
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Re: Missing the bleeding obvious

Postby angelsighs » Thu Jul 04, 2013 8:47 am

yup I had totally missed that too .... :S
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Re: Missing the bleeding obvious

Postby beaker73 » Thu Jul 04, 2013 12:44 pm

Me too. I alway assumed that it's the waveform of de opening seconds of the album.
But now I'm wondering what the sound is that belongs to this waveform shaped like NYC....
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Re: Missing the bleeding obvious

Postby niamhm » Thu Jul 04, 2013 11:03 pm

ha! yes very good , I never saw that till it was pointed out, its pretty cool now I see it,
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Re: Missing the bleeding obvious

Postby BzaInSpace » Fri Jul 05, 2013 2:12 am

... that's fucking genius! The first blip in the waveform is the Statue of Liberty! :shock:

I look at this image nearly every day, as it appears on a really cool magnet attached to our fridge, and I never noticed that before...
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Re: Missing the bleeding obvious

Postby spzretent » Fri Jul 05, 2013 2:38 am

There are more magnets if anyone is interested. Beautiful 2 inch by 3 inch image of the poster.
PM me if interested. They are $5.
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Re: Missing the bleeding obvious

Postby Hedspace » Fri Jul 05, 2013 10:37 am

spzretent wrote:There are more magnets if anyone is interested. Beautiful 2 inch by 3 inch image of the poster.
PM me if interested. They are $5.


tried PMing you for one of those magnets. messages are stuck in my outbox.?
Anyone else having this problem?
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Re: Missing the bleeding obvious

Postby NightWash » Fri Jul 05, 2013 11:11 am

Nice topic, but i moved it too Art/Design/... because here it fits better. And the poster is great.

It is astonishing how much little children see. They are much more open-minded than we are. I love it when my little daughter shows me things i would never recognized.

Hedspace wrote:tried PMing you for one of those magnets. messages are stuck in my outbox.?
Anyone else having this problem?
The message will stay in your outbox until its read. No worries.
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Re: Missing the bleeding obvious

Postby sunray » Fri Jul 05, 2013 11:30 am

Wow, never noticed that either :lol: It always appeared as a soundwave / syringe to me too.

Very clever and cool.
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