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« on: April 01, 2009 12:34:50 AM »

I was driving through the city of Roswell, New Mexico when I took this blurry photo:


What is that?


There it goes!

As that unidentified object zipped away, I knew the truth was out there.

That night, I revisited the site of the sighting to capture photographic proof of a UFO:


Or was it a hoax? Unraveling this extraterrestrial conspiracy revealed these startling truths:

    * Fact: The UFO was made by me, and renamed to "WooFO".
    * Fact: The WooFO has a 16" circumference, with glow-in-the-dark yarn used for the white dome and yellow lights.
    * Fact: The WooFO was hung from fishing wire over a rural scene created with a diorama kit.
    * Fact: The photo was taken in my backyard.

Shocking but true!

Feeling conspiratorial, I attached LED lights and helium balloons to a second baby-sized WooFO. My girlfriend captured the following video as my relatives and enthusiastic mom observed the Woo.F.O.'s ascent. I provided the theremin soundtrack.


Since the WooFO's release last month on February 13th, there were two possibly related UFO sightings: one in a neighbouring town and the other in nearby Washington state.

But the final truth is that I may never receive a proof-positive email about a found WooFO because not everyone has email access... IN SPACE!
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« Reply #1 on: April 01, 2009 03:37:17 AM »

Brilliant.

There isn't much more to say. What a fantastic idea.
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« Reply #2 on: April 01, 2009 04:07:58 AM »

You're my favourite craftstergeek and my nerdy boyfriend loves your stuff.
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« Reply #3 on: April 01, 2009 05:19:58 AM »

awesome
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« Reply #4 on: April 01, 2009 05:33:25 AM »

Your are brilliant! I love this idea!!! Hilarious to think that you may be the reason for the UFO sightings.  Cheesy
 
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« Reply #5 on: April 01, 2009 07:25:53 AM »

I love it, you always leave truly inspired posts!
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« Reply #6 on: April 01, 2009 08:17:27 AM »

oh my gosh. i LOVE it. what a brilliant idea.
you're so creative! i always love your posts. :]
(though i'm new here)

can't wait to hear if someone (on our planet or another.. lol) finds it!!
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Magals
« Reply #7 on: April 01, 2009 11:30:21 PM »

everything you make is amazing.
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mouser882
« Reply #8 on: April 01, 2009 11:43:16 PM »

Awesome! I never would have thought to crochet a ufo. Gives me ideas for a crocheted mobile. Nice pictures, too!
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« Reply #9 on: April 02, 2009 06:01:20 AM »

Great UFO design and I can't believe you put LEDs in it! I really need one too now!
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