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Star Wars Props Up For Auction

CmdrTaco posted about 9 years ago | from the stuff-you-want dept.

Star Wars Prequels 290

innocence18 writes "Auctioneers Profiles in History are set to auction off a number of Star Wars props from the original trilogy movies. Fromthe collection of Star Wars producer Gary Kurtz, the pieces on offer include Luke Skywalker and Darth Vader's lightsabers as well as various costumes and masks." While I can't imagine wanting to wear Luke's X-Wing flight suit, I think that light saber is pretty sweet. Although I bet it goes for the price of a new car.

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A Lightsaber (5, Funny)

TrippTDF (513419) | about 9 years ago | (#12993685)

Will it come with a guy that will make sound effects out the side of his mouth when you wave it around? Cause that's the part that I always get tired of making when I play with lightsabers.

Re:A Lightsaber (5, Funny)

cashman73 (855518) | about 9 years ago | (#12993726)

Sounds like you've lost the bleeps, the sweeps, and the creeps. But that's probably not all you've lost,. . . :-)

Re:A Lightsaber (1)

TrippTDF (513419) | about 9 years ago | (#12993864)

I'm giving you the raspberry.

Re:A Lightsaber (1)

the linux geek (799780) | about 9 years ago | (#12993862)

It wasn't out of the side of someones mouth, they had an electric device to do it. I would like to see THAT up for auction.

Prop? (5, Funny)

SEG7 (892441) | about 9 years ago | (#12993965)

Can Natalie Portman be categorized as a prop? Mmmmm?....

Re:Prop? (4, Funny)

robertjw (728654) | about 9 years ago | (#12994127)

Did you see the movie? She was definitely categorized as a prop.

Floater (1)

Syre (234917) | about 9 years ago | (#12993686)

I want the floating car.

The new version from the Special Edition that really floats.

Re:Floater (1)

plover (150551) | about 9 years ago | (#12993718)

No, but for about a million bucks* they'll sell you the mirrors used to make the old landspeeder float.

*Landspeeder not included.

Re:Floater (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 9 years ago | (#12993853)

The old version didn't use mirrors, they used a crane and some vaseline on the lens(hey, if it can make soap stars young, it can do anything:)

Looking forward to the next auction. (3, Insightful)

TripMaster Monkey (862126) | about 9 years ago | (#12993688)


This is cool and all, but what I'm really interested in is the auction for the props for episodes I through III...I'm curious as to how much Jake Lloyd will sell for. ^_^

Re:Looking forward to the next auction. (1)

SeekerDarksteel (896422) | about 9 years ago | (#12993722)

Bah, I'm more interested in Hayden Christansen. I need a new statue for the hallway anyway, so I figure who else could do a better job?

Re:Looking forward to the next auction. (3, Funny)

CountDoodu (897708) | about 9 years ago | (#12993748)

I wonder how much Padame's underwear will auction for

Re:Looking forward to the next auction. (5, Funny)

Adrilla (830520) | about 9 years ago | (#12993778)

With or without the grits? They're extra.

Re:Looking forward to the next auction. (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 9 years ago | (#12994011)

I wonder how much Padame's underwear will auction for

Ah, so you're the guy watching Star Wars for the alleged Natalie Portman "Pants/No-Pants continuity error" [slashdot.org] ....

BTW, where I come from "pants" more often refer to underwear (short for "underpants"). Now, I'm no Natalie Portman fanboy, but that's one continuity error I'd look out for...

You guys... (1)

Donniedarkness (895066) | about 9 years ago | (#12993689)

You guys just made some rich nerd very, very happy.

for example (4, Funny)

2.7182 (819680) | about 9 years ago | (#12993690)

the stiff, lifeless George Lucas himself...

Re:for example (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 9 years ago | (#12993906)

"stiff, lifeless"

On the same subject, did you see the Marilyn Monroe picture??? Same subject because of multiple meanings of the word "stiff" and multiple applications of the word "lifeless."

Re:for example (1)

pete-classic (75983) | about 9 years ago | (#12993922)

Wait, he wasn't in the movies.

-Peter

Re:for example (2, Interesting)

ArsonSmith (13997) | about 9 years ago | (#12993973)

He was in the last one, as an extra.

I'm wearing Luke's underwear. (2)

slash76 (894155) | about 9 years ago | (#12993692)

Why not wear Luke's X-Wing flight suit? I'm wearing his underwear.

Oh wait, I am Luke.

Re:I'm wearing Luke's underwear. (3, Informative)

koi88 (640490) | about 9 years ago | (#12993834)


Oh wait, I am Luke.

Uh... my prompt... Luke, I am your father.

My wife will finally have that Golden Bikini (2)

Uptown Joe (819388) | about 9 years ago | (#12993986)

that I have always dreamed of!

New Car? (5, Insightful)

Ironsides (739422) | about 9 years ago | (#12993700)

While I can't imagine wanting to wear Luke's X-Wing flight suit, I think that light saber is pretty sweet. Although I bet it goes for the price of a new car.

If by new car, you mean a fully equiped Rolls-Royce, you're right.

Re:New Car? (5, Funny)

jcenters (570494) | about 9 years ago | (#12993785)

If by new car, you mean a fully equiped Rolls-Royce, you're right.

And if by "fully equipped," you mean a Rolls-Royce with titanium plating, guided missle launchers, flight capabilities, and a Mr. Fusion, then yeah, you're right.

Re:New Car? (1)

Ironsides (739422) | about 9 years ago | (#12993840)

And if by "fully equipped," you mean a Rolls-Royce with titanium plating, guided missle launchers, flight capabilities, and a Mr. Fusion, then yeah, you're right.

In other words, the James Bond version after Q and Doc Brown get down with it? Although, I suppose that with Doc Brown involved we'd have to add in a flux capacitor.

Re:New Car? (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 9 years ago | (#12994029)

Although, I suppose that with Doc Brown involved we'd have to add in a flux capacitor.

No need. These days the flux capacitor capability is included in the Mr. Fusion (All-In-Wonder model). Even time travel technology converges eventually.

Re:New Car? (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 9 years ago | (#12993868)

As opposed to a base, no-frills Rolls-Royce. Because these would definitely cost within range of the former.

Are these REAL (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 9 years ago | (#12993707)

I am so glad I can now own my very own lightsabre.

Price (3, Insightful)

Kjella (173770) | about 9 years ago | (#12993719)

I think that light saber is pretty sweet. Although I bet it goes for the price of a new car.

Do not underestimate the power of the geek side. I suspect it'll go for considerably more money. And I wish I had the kind of money so I could. Or was that my insanity? Nah, geekiness, must be it.

Kjella

Do not underestimate the price of a new car... (1)

fantomas (94850) | about 9 years ago | (#12994096)

I'd take a proper car [bristolcars.co.uk] and I'm sure quite few go for a heck of a lot more than this. Some cars can cost a few quid these days....

Star Wars isn't just a movie, it's an event (1)

ReformedExCon (897248) | about 9 years ago | (#12993736)

Of all the Star Wars props I'd want, I think that Queen Amidala's throne from The Phantom Menace would be thing I would want more than anything else from the series. It is huge, regal, studded with rhinestones, and *doesn't* scream, "Hey, I'm a Star Wars nerd!"

I'd like to think that in my lifetime I'd be able to accomplish something as phenomenal as Lucas' Star Wars series. Lucas will go down in history, remembered among the greats such as Poe, Thoreau, and Seuss. Unfortunately, no one seems interested in my stuff. :-)

*doesn't* scream, "Hey, I'm a Star Wars nerd!" (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 9 years ago | (#12993851)

It does when you spend all your time sniffing the seat.

Re:Star Wars isn't just a movie, it's an event (3, Funny)

lisaparratt (752068) | about 9 years ago | (#12993860)

No, it screams "Hey, I'm a queen!" :D

Dibs! (5, Funny)

Adrilla (830520) | about 9 years ago | (#12993749)

I gotta get my hands on Han Solo in the Carbonite. Simply the best prop in all the films.

Re:Dibs! (4, Funny)

TrippTDF (513419) | about 9 years ago | (#12993809)

Yeah, but once you got it, you'd have to re-arrange the furnature in your house to make it look like Jabba's palace. Then put on a few hundred pounds and hire Carrie Fisher to sit around in that damn bikini.

As cool a piece as it is, you are going to kill your self accessorizing for it.

Best deal... (1)

Licorice101 (841266) | about 9 years ago | (#12993913)

Page 29: Vader's Prosthetic Head Scars $3,000-$5,000

Re:Dibs! (1)

Adrilla (830520) | about 9 years ago | (#12993915)

I don't know about decking the place out entirely like Jabba's palace, but the pit in the floor is a good idea. I'll use it for solicitor's, Jehovah's Witnesses, and the like.

ps: I wouldn't mind the Carrie Fisher option either....if I could get the younger version from the movie.

Re:Dibs! (5, Funny)

TrippTDF (513419) | about 9 years ago | (#12993999)

Yeah- it's widely known that Carrie Fisher 1.2 was had better "support" than current version 4.5

Re:Dibs! (2, Funny)

SkuzBuket (820246) | about 9 years ago | (#12994003)

And then I'd kill myself "accessorizing" Carrie Fisher.

Re:Dibs! (1)

Gorath99 (746654) | about 9 years ago | (#12994035)

Forget about the carbonite. All I care about is that bikini!

Course, me being a /. poster, I'd have a get a Russian mail order bride to fully enjoy the thing. Oh well...

Re:Dibs! (1, Insightful)

Anonymous Coward | about 9 years ago | (#12994101)

you'd have to re-arrange the furnature in your house to make it look like Jabba's palace. Then put on a few hundred pounds and hire Carrie Fisher to sit around in that damn bikini.

Given her recent weight gains, Carrie Fisher in a bikini is more likely to look like Jabba the Hutt himself than Princess Leia.

Re:Dibs! (1)

JPelorat (5320) | about 9 years ago | (#12993898)

There were two versions, one for each film. Which one did you want?

Yah but (3, Funny)

Arthur B. (806360) | about 9 years ago | (#12993756)

Does it include the gun Han Solo used to shoot first ?

Re:Yah but (3, Interesting)

ArsonSmith (13997) | about 9 years ago | (#12993947)

You may not know but in the prop comunity this is actually a specific gun know as "The Greedo Killer" It is diffrent than any other blaster carried by Han Solo throughout the rest of all the sceens with him in it.

X-Wing Suit (1)

Nosnam (858873) | about 9 years ago | (#12993764)

While I can't imagine wanting to wear Luke's X-Wing flight suit
Jay Maynard [tronguy.net] jokes ensue...

real jedis... (5, Funny)

Ubergrendle (531719) | about 9 years ago | (#12993768)

make their own lightsabers -- they don't buy someone else's.

Re:real jedis... (1)

REBloomfield (550182) | about 9 years ago | (#12994002)

Luke used his Dad's till he dropped it off the side of Cloud City.....

Re:real jedis... (1)

durbnpoisn (813086) | about 9 years ago | (#12994116)

That's what I do! I've got 2 phat hardware sabers. They are actually pretty good for fighting, too.

(Check my sig if you want to see what kind of nerd I really am.)

No chance (2, Funny)

Will Stewart (892360) | about 9 years ago | (#12993769)

Forget it, guys. Getting this gear will not make you a chick magnet.

Re:No chance (1)

woginuk (866628) | about 9 years ago | (#12993974)

Forget it, guys. Getting this gear will not make you a chick magnet.

In fact, as far as the chicks are concerned, you will lose whatever charm you had to begin with.

My very own Tauntaun (1)

everphilski (877346) | about 9 years ago | (#12993779)

...my very own Tauntaun appliance???
http://www.profilesinhistory.com/ [profilesinhistory.com]
scary!!!
-everphilski-

I'm a Jedi. (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 9 years ago | (#12993781)

What do I need another light saber for?

Grammar Nazi (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 9 years ago | (#12993928)

I do believe you meant to say "Why do I need another light saber?" or perhaps "Why would I need another light saber?"

Re:Grammar Nazi (2, Funny)

spot35 (644375) | about 9 years ago | (#12994042)

you, my friend, are a cock

In Korea (4, Funny)

WormholeFiend (674934) | about 9 years ago | (#12993782)

they use Star Wars props creatively [yahoo.com]

Re:In Korea (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 9 years ago | (#12993857)

I gotta pee now too!

Where are the driods! (4, Informative)

tmoore (232528) | about 9 years ago | (#12993810)

True geekness is coveting a droid from the franchise. Of course if you can't buy one you could always build your own http://www.robotbuilders.net/r2/ [robotbuilders.net]

Not enough money (-1, Troll)

Shamanin (561998) | about 9 years ago | (#12993819)

As if they haven't made enough from the movies (half of which weren't worth the cost of admission), they are still looking to rob us blind. How about donating these proceeds to people in need (like the out of work studio blue collars, shown during trailers at your local theatre, from all of the DVD riping... yeah right)?

Re:Not enough money (1)

Jarnis (266190) | about 9 years ago | (#12993876)

RTFA

----------------
Film historian Jason Joiner met Gary Kurtz in 1993, and in 1996 they created the Kurtz/Joiner Archive to preserve Star Wars history for future generations. As part of their on-going work, Mr. Joiner has interviewed over 200 members of the original cast and crew over the past ten years who worked on the trilogy or were closely associated with the production. Since its inception, the Kurtz/Joiner Archive has collected and currently maintains hundreds of thousands of original production artifacts and memorabilia from Star Wars and other Gary Kurtz films.

To help fund future acquisitions and for the restoration/preservation of various pieces in the archive, certain items have been selected for de-accession. The following artifacts have been culled from the Kurtz/Joiner Archive for that very purpose, and their sale will ensure that many more pieces in the archive are preserved for future generations.
----------------

It seems to me they have especially picked items that they have multiples of. At least the snowspeeder SFX model and the lightsabre are hardly oneoffs - I'm quite sure they had multiple copies of these, and are auctioning one each to get funding for the effort to preserve the rest.

Re:Not enough money (1)

Shamanin (561998) | about 9 years ago | (#12993941)

And you equate this with charity?

RTFC

Re:Not enough money (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 9 years ago | (#12993923)

Why must anything opinionated (other than the obligatory Microsoft Rant) be marked Troll?

It's seeming that slashdot is not much of a public forum with dampers such as this.

Everyone knows that the past three SW have not lived up to expectations, but stating it publicly needs to be controlled and surpressed.

3 Die Every Second (-1, Troll)

webzombie (262030) | about 9 years ago | (#12993824)

50,000 people, mostly women and children, die in Africa every MONTH of preventable diseases that cost less than a cup of coffee to treat.

Enjoy your fucking light sabre DUDE!

Re:3 Die Every Second (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 9 years ago | (#12993863)

I raise my coffee mug to you, bub!

Re:3 Die Every Second (0, Offtopic)

ch-chuck (9622) | about 9 years ago | (#12993867)

Look like the live8 show has had the desired effect of creating hordes of screaming idiots.

Re:3 Die Every Second (0, Offtopic)

Ingolfke (515826) | about 9 years ago | (#12993874)

Someone saw Live 8 on MTV. Thanks for keepin' it real up in here d00d.

Re:3 Die Every Second (-1, Offtopic)

karnal (22275) | about 9 years ago | (#12993884)

Then why haven't you given up your internet access and computer? That could save lives man!

And if you're at work, well why don't you get all your money together and send it to Africa? Heck, every time your employer pays you, direct deposit it into Africa. ...

wow.

Here's one! (0)

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Re:3 Die Every Second (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 9 years ago | (#12993903)

Then what are you doing wasting time on Slashdot? Get busy and help them!

Oh, wait...I was under the impression you actually cared about all the diseases and whatnot...but now I can see that you're just using these poor unfortunates to prop up your own sense of moral superiority.

Enjoy your fucking troll DUDE!

Re:3 Die Every Second (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 9 years ago | (#12994037)

One dies every 3 seconds, and if you do the math, it's 28800 every day. I can see who really paid attention to the situation being discussed, and who watched it for the glamerous celebrities and reunion specials, you insensitive clod!

Back off, man (1)

krell (896769) | about 9 years ago | (#12994058)

Back off, man. I'm bidding on all the medical droids, and if i win the auctions, I'm sending them to Africa to do medical work. I'm doing my part. After that, I'm going to figure out of the big beam on the Death Star can be tuned so it can wipe out the tsetse fly.

Re:3 Die Every Second (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 9 years ago | (#12994121)

They can buy their own light saber! This one is mine!

Dissapointing (3, Insightful)

el_womble (779715) | about 9 years ago | (#12993831)

Getting the lightsaber would really upset me. Taking it from the auctioneers, holding it for the first time, and then the heart explodingly bad feeling when no, the light saber doesn't work, no matter how badly you want it too. Some dreams are better left unpurchased.

Re:Dissapointing (1)

ari_j (90255) | about 9 years ago | (#12994009)

I can handle the disappointment of a light saber not working despite badly I wanted it to. That doesn't even faze me. However, "buyer's remorse" doesn't quite cover what you'd feel after spending some $25,000 (just my rough estimate, although you could end up shelling out $200,000 or more) on a repainted flashlight that doesn't even work as a flashlight.

Re: Your sig (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 9 years ago | (#12994126)

Per your sig:

Binary is evil: only the Sith deal in absolutes.


But the statement "binary is evil" is an absolute statement - it does not state that "some" binary is evil, or that "most" binary is evil - thus it states that *all* binary is evil.

Thus, anybody who holds the belief of your sig believes in an absolute.

By your sig, all who hold absolutes are Sith,

Ergo, all who believe in your sig are Sith.

If your sig states something, you are dealing in that something.

Your sig makes an absolute statement (binary is evil).

Ergo, you are are dealing in absolutes.

Ergo, you are a Sith.

Or, of course, your sig is false, in which case the above logic, while sound, is false, and you are exposing a false statement in your sig.

What ever happened to... (4, Interesting)

RagingChipmunk (646664) | about 9 years ago | (#12993841)

What ever happened to the full sized prop of the Millenium Falcon? It was built in Wales and then brought to the set in Elstree...but then what? [http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/wales/south_we st/4555455.stm%5D [bbc.co.uk]

That would be a kickass prop to have in the backyard - geek or not, it would be the shit to have friends and neighbors over for beers-n-burgers lounging around the MF.

Re:What ever happened to... (1)

Adrilla (830520) | about 9 years ago | (#12993994)

How effin big is your backyard?

Re:What ever happened to... (1)

BigBadBus (653823) | about 9 years ago | (#12994007)

It was scrapped during the production of "Return of the Jedi". They only needed half of it for an unused scene involving a sandstorm. The other times the Falcon appears, its either a model or a matte painting.

Re:What ever happened to... (1)

tuffy (10202) | about 9 years ago | (#12994091)

That would be a kickass prop to have in the backyard - geek or not

Yeah, the minute my friends get around to the back of the house I'll hear:

"What a piece of junk!"

Also up for sale ... (1, Funny)

Anonymous Coward | about 9 years ago | (#12993858)

... George Lucas's integrity.

Re:Also up for sale ... (1)

pixelpusher220 (529617) | about 9 years ago | (#12994004)

Also up for sale...
...George Lucas's integrity

so they're accepting MicroPayments then?


Odd purchase (5, Funny)

Capt James McCarthy (860294) | about 9 years ago | (#12993881)

I wonder who's going to go way out on a limb and purchase Princess Lea's gold slave outfit.

Re:Odd purchase (1)

slash76 (894155) | about 9 years ago | (#12993967)

But honey, I spent fifty thousand dollars on this. You've pretty much got to wear it.
Oh wait I forgot, honey is the girl robot I build to take to the prom.

3 DIE EVERY SECOND (-1, Troll)

webzombie (262030) | about 9 years ago | (#12993890)

50,000 people, mostly women and children, die in Africa every MONTH of preventable diseases that cost less than a cup of coffee to treat.

So as usual, the 15 second, 2 click attention span of North America kicks in and everyone goes back to bidding for garbage like this on eBay.

Talk about missing the god damn point of this weekend's message!

Enjoy your fucking light sabre DUDE!

Re:3 DIE EVERY SECOND (0, Offtopic)

RagingChipmunk (646664) | about 9 years ago | (#12993956)

I see that you didnt auction off your PC to give alms to the poor of africa. I see you spent your morning drinking coffee and replying to a StarWarsAuction slashdot article. Obviously you watched the concert series on your television. I have a word for you: hypocrite. Now, I have a suggestion: sell your belongings and move to Africa and live up to your complaints.

Please mod up Insightful. (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 9 years ago | (#12993993)

Please mod up Insightful.

All you geeks need to get a life, and consider how you can help to improve someone else's life who is much less fortunate than you. Don't be selfish. Some day you will have to answer to God for all what you've done (good/bad/indifferent) in this life.

Re:3 DIE EVERY SECOND (0, Offtopic)

TopShelf (92521) | about 9 years ago | (#12994005)

I thought they didn't want our money this time around, just our voices to call for political change.

Jeez, when some people give up their morning cup of coffee to save the world, they get really cranky...

Re:3 DIE EVERY SECOND (2, Insightful)

88NoSoup4U88 (721233) | about 9 years ago | (#12994012)

So how much mouths could have been fed with the price of your internet connection ?

Conveniently, I'm not taking into account how much more unnecesary commodities you're using in real life.

Re:3 DIE EVERY SECOND (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 9 years ago | (#12994049)

So as usual, the 15 second, 2 click attention span of North America kicks in...

So all of North America is now a single mind?

Fuck you, you bigoted little panty-wetting crybaby.

People die in Africa because they have too many living in an area that cannot sustain them. Their governments go out of their way to actively obliterate parts of the populations, be it through starvation or active mass murder.

But, yeah, we'll just throw more money at the problem, even though all that has done in the past if enrich the tyrants and military dictator asshats.

When will you fucking retards ever learn a new tune and try something that might have a hope of working? Dumbass losers. Have all the concerts you want, have the IMF or World Bank or whatver throw endless billions at the problem, that won't fix anything.

But I'll bet it makes you feel better to be all caring and self-righteous, eh? Did you orgams after posting your idiot spew? Fuckhead. Yo8u really want to help? Drop dead.

Please mod down Ponderous Fuckhead (-1, Troll)

Anonymous Coward | about 9 years ago | (#12994125)

It's the same old same old.

Dude, the only way I can help most of the people in Africa would be to assemble an international mercenary strike force, along with plenty of support from people who can give me blank checks, and start taking out the shitpile governments that rule those countries.

Throwing money or food or whatever at the problem have never worked in the past. In fact, it has been shown that much of the money winds up in the pockets of the people causing the problems in the first place.

Will you self-righteous, holier-than-thou idiots ever get a clue? I mean, EVER? Is decades of empirical evidence not enough to penetrate your dead skulls? Or will you be 90 years old on your death bed, and still groaning "throw more money at the problem!"

I know you feel all good about yourself by posting your brainless rant, but you're just another Useful Idiot to the dark forces of this world.

Light Sabers 4 sale (2, Funny)

TigerTime (626140) | about 9 years ago | (#12993929)

While I can't imagine wanting to wear Luke's X-Wing flight suit, I think that light saber is pretty sweet. Although I bet it goes for the price of a new car.

You highly underestimate the buying power and number of Star Wars ubergeeks out there.

Star Wars Kid (2, Funny)

Hao Wu (652581) | about 9 years ago | (#12993983)

I want that golfball retriever....

And in other news..... (5, Funny)

Freaky Spook (811861) | about 9 years ago | (#12993984)

A team of geeks recently bought R2-D2 from an auction, it took them 16 hours to get it to run linux.

nice.. but a little too late... (1)

borawjm (747876) | about 9 years ago | (#12994000)


They probably should have done this auction before they released episodes I-III. It would have probalby been worth more.

A nice conversation piece (5, Funny)

bornyesterday (888994) | about 9 years ago | (#12994017)

God, wouldn't it be great for people to walk in your house and come face to face with a carbonite frozen Han Solo?

Woo! (2, Funny)

Grendel Drago (41496) | about 9 years ago | (#12994018)

Way to fight the stereotype [msn.com] , Slashdot!

(Note the "Bought tooth brush on eBay once used by Ewok stunt double for six hundred bucks.")

--grendel drago

Not much of a career after Star Wars (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 9 years ago | (#12994054)

He went on to produce The Dark Crystal and Return to Oz after departing from Star Wars.

I sense a great disturbance in the force. As if millions of people cried out in terror and were suddenly silenced.

Inappropriate for Work (1)

CatsupBoy (825578) | about 9 years ago | (#12994093)

Just a warning to all, at least one of those catalogs has a nude photo of Marilyn Monroe (auction 22 catalog pages 1-50).

Its a good think i was scrolling fast (and have a keen eye for nudes ;) !!!

Greedo's Blaster (2, Funny)

The Jon (605125) | about 9 years ago | (#12994129)

Is it available? Because, if I remember rightly, it should have a full clip.
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