Image of the Flying Spaghetti Monster From 1991!

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  1. Tuckerfan

    Tuckerfan BMF Staff Member Moderator

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    I'm doing a little cleaning today and in flipping through a Jan. '91 issue of Omni Magazine to see if its worth keeping, I spot a piece on the computer art done by Clifford Pickover, and can't help but notice that the picture called "I Have Dreams at Night" looks an awful lot like the FSM.

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  2. K.

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    Though titling it "I Have Dreams at Night" turns the otherwise cute pic onto something really, really unsettling.
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    Tuckerfan BMF Staff Member Moderator

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    The artist is a bit an odd-duck who has written books on mathematics and drug culture, as well as coined the term "vampire number" to describe certain numbers.
  4. Lanzman

    Lanzman Vast, Cool and Unsympathetic Formerly Important

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    His Noodley Appendege reaches through all of space, all of time.
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  5. oldfella1962

    oldfella1962 light & lethal

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    At least they didn't envision a racist blond, blue eyed flying spaghetti monster like you used to see in all the religious books and movies.
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  6. tafkats

    tafkats That'll put marzipan in your pie plate, bingo! Moderator

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    On the other hand, he has red eyes, so maybe they were foreseeing the advent of medical marijuana.