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December 2, 2007

L.E.D?

devadutta @ 10:39 am, GMT +0000 ( 1196591957 ) Play

Identify this “thing” which caused major false alarms in U.S cities in early 2007

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Cracked by: bobo , Poornima , sidsen , udupendra , teju , bs , Dibyo , Abhishek , Tathagata Chatterjee , vijayaraghavan and  alephnull.

Answer:

These are Aqua Teen Hunger Force Mooninites. Police in Boston arrested people who were behind this guerrilla marketing campaign of posting Mooninite LED placards because they thought these were bombs. These things did show up in other US cities like LA.

Read on: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2007_Boston_Mooninite_scare

bs: More details please :)


11 Responses to “L.E.D?”

  1. mooninite


  2. Poornima

    battery-powered LED placards with an image of mooninite


  3. sidsen
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    mooninite


  4. udupendra
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    That’s a Mooninite from Aqua Teen Hunger Force.

    The guerilla marketing campaign for the movie based on the cartoon show went awry when the dimwits at Boston Police mistook these LEDs for IEDs.


  5. teju
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    A cartoon character called “mooninite”.
    The Mooninites are two-dimensional aliens that appear in the animated series Aqua Teen Hunger Force. Wicked question man.. ;)


  6. bs

    Ha, the Boston Mooninite “campaign.” Much laughter was done in campus when the news broke out.


  7. Dibyo
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    This was an LED representing something called Mooninites from Aqua Teen Hunger Force, which was a prank. This happened only in Boston, not all US cities. It was later spoofed in other cities, perhaps.


  8. Abhishek
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    Aqua Teen Hunger Force Mooninites

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2.....nite_scare


  9. Tathagata Chatterjee
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    The character Ignignokt ( a 2D alien and a mooninite as well)from Aqua Teen Hunger Force.

    Regards,
    Tathagata Chatterjee


  10. vijayaraghavan

    mooninite


  11. alephnull

    Aqua Teen Hunger Force promotional gimmick.


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