Jump to content

Detroit to build ROBOCOP statue


Fat Freddy
 Share

Recommended Posts

Some of y'all know what a geek I am for the original "RoboCop," which is my favorite movie of all time. Needless to say, this story tickles me greatly.

 

Behold. Awesomeness follows....

 

From: http://www.headstonecity.com/blog/robocop-statue-in-detroit/

 

RoboCop Statue in Detroit

In case you haven’t heard…Detroit’s mayor recently asked his tax payers how they can revitalise the motor city. Someone offered the suggestion of building a RoboCop statue and tweeted the following. “Philadelphia has a statue of Rocky & RoboCop would kick Rocky’s butt. He’s a GREAT ambassador for Detroit.” Unfortunately Detroit’s mayor responded with “There are not any plans to erect a statue to RoboCop. Thank you for your suggestion.”

Well, that set off all the fans into a frenzy and they set up a donation fund of $50,000 to erect a Robo statue. The internet is a very powerful tool and guess what…it’s official. Over $50,000 was raised and Detroit will be getting their cyborg guardian.

 

Spin on over to

to check out the brilliance of this concoction and to make your donation.

 

RobocopDetroit.jpg

Directive 1: Serve the Public Trust.

Directive 2: Protect the Innocent.

Directive 3: Uphold the awesome.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

LOL ! Only possible in the US, I guess .... ! ;)

Link to comment
Share on other sites

The fanboy in me saids"Fuck yeah,how cool".

 

Right on! :beerbang:

 

My co-workers and I were discussing this earlier today and we've decided that if Philadelphia has a statue of Rocky and Detroit's gonna get a statue of RoboCop, then New Jersey (our home state) needs a statue of the Toxic Avenger.

 

Toxic_avengerposter.jpg

After all, it sez right on the movie poster that he's "The first superhero from New Jersey!" :P

Link to comment
Share on other sites

The fanboy in me saids"Fuck yeah,how cool".

 

Right on! :beerbang:

 

My co-workers and I were discussing this earlier today and we've decided that if Philadelphia has a statue of Rocky and Detroit's gonna get a statue of RoboCop, then New Jersey (our home state) needs a statue of the Toxic Avenger.

 

Toxic_avengerposter.jpg

After all, it sez right on the movie poster that he's "The first superhero from New Jersey!" :P

 

 

Hells yeah on that one Keef :bowdown:

Link to comment
Share on other sites

The fanboy in me saids"Fuck yeah,how cool".

 

Right on! :beerbang:

 

My co-workers and I were discussing this earlier today and we've decided that if Philadelphia has a statue of Rocky and Detroit's gonna get a statue of RoboCop, then New Jersey (our home state) needs a statue of the Toxic Avenger.

 

Toxic_avengerposter.jpg

After all, it sez right on the movie poster that he's "The first superhero from New Jersey!" :P

 

 

Hells yeah on that one Keef :bowdown:

It's got my vote as well.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Are they going to get Babylon AD to perform at the unveiling?

 

Hahaha, they definitely should!

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Funny interview with one of the movers and shakers behind the RoboCop Statue Project:

http://io9.com/#!5766421/first-look-at-detroits-new-robocop-statue

 

Concept art:

robocopfront.jpg

Link to comment
Share on other sites

  • 1 month later...

Here's even more Robo-Related fun!

 

Apparently RoboCop was HUGE in Asia. He starred in a number of Korean and Japanese TV commercials back in the day, pimping various products...

 

Who wants some RoboCop Fried Chicken?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7pOoSe2K5DU

 

Here he is in a commercial for some sort of noodle soup dish. Dig all the neat RoboCop merch you can apparently order from them. And I love how he keeps a pair of chopsticks in the leg holster where his gun usually is :rofl2:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2tUag07bW8w

 

Bug spray commercial. Apparently the only thing that RoboCop hates more than crime, is cockroaches.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4unl4qs8cgw

 

Shilling for LG/Goldstar TV's.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U9sGxpgGbMs

 

Meanwhile here in the U.S., you could call Robo's 1-900 number! "Your call is linked to my weapons systems!" :blink:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YardRZ4oQgo

Link to comment
Share on other sites

But this here is possibly the best RoboJunk of all:

 

robert-cop2.jpg

 

This is a Chinese bootleg "RoboCop" toy, which is named "RobertCop" in what I assume is an attempt to avoid copyright infringement :rofl:

 

RobertCop is quite the Net sensation, it would seem... he even has his own fan page on Facebook.

What I wanna know is, why "RobertCop 3?" Does this mean I somehow missed RobertCops 1 and 2? :blink:

 

All I know is, if I ever see one of these things, I am totally buying it. :rofl2:

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.
Note: Your post will require moderator approval before it will be visible.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Loading...
 Share

  • 2021 HH Donation Drive

    Please support Heavy Harmonies! The donations goal is the out-of-pocket expenses to run the main site and this board for calendar year 2021.



    76% of donation goal reached.
    Donate Sidebar by DevFuse
  • Posts

    • Agreed. I subbed to Russell Brand starting about 2 months ago. Yes, he's on the Left, but VERY even-handed IMO.
    • It's so hard to find unbiased info on anything these days...I just wish this virus wasn't being politicized...trust the science...once the science figures out wtf is going on which it hasn't yet....
    • Did you hear the fabled "roadmap to reopening the borders" has now been halted/delayed due the new (horrified screaming) variants? It's so predictable and the media machine are backing the states the whole way. More people at home, more people watching TV, more people buying shit from billionaires, more money for advertising, more wages for journalists , more votes for the government, more laws to control the populace. Win win win for elites.
    • This is currently the best independent media commentator on the internet. He comes from the Left, but old-school classical liberal and not the new devisive identity politics. Here he is discussing the shit going down in Australia.  
    • Gotta love the irresponsible national / global media."The new normal" for these idiots is the endless,fear mongering ritual abuse of the populace where any news on the "virus".."variants"..etc brings another flogging with the covid stick.Anyone who dares to question the over-reaching actions by government,"the science" or the asinine-repetitive-exploitive newsroom press propaganda are labeled a "conspiracy theorist"..or misinformation spreader...we've seen it all before -  try it on someone else.
    • Erik sounds good but song does little for me.  Really don't like the chorus...if you can even call that a chorus.
    • Got my refund today, fucking stupid, I was looking forward to this, oh well Loudness in March, havent seen them since 82, I was 5, my very first concert, super stoked for that.
    • Thats not even close to what I said.
    • I'm not trying to convince you of anything, you made statements concerning Atheism, that were incorrect, I figure if your going to talk about something you might as well be accurate in what your talking about, so thats all im trying to convince you of, never did I once talk down to you, or tell you that what you thought was stupid, I simply told you what Atheism is really, I gave MY opinion on it, then I basically said believe whatever you want, I wasnt being a dick, nor am I upset or anything, being an Atheist im pretty use to it, that's all, theres no reason to get huffy about it either, nobody can prove anything, it's all personal taste, nothing more.
×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

By using this site, you agree to our Terms of Use.