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Fake Bullet Holes
image How to look tougher than you really are. Decorate your car with fake bullet holes. They look pretty realistic, at least in the picture. I wonder how good they look close up.
Categories: Pranks
Posted by The Curator on Thu May 13, 2004
Comments (5)
These are pretty common in north Texas (guns, guns, guns!) but even from 10 to 15 feet they don't look real as they lack any depth as you move around them. In 2D pictures they look good but in 3D life they are pretty lame.
Posted by Charybdas  in  Texas  on  Thu May 13, 2004  at  01:42 PM
I've seen them all over PA, OH and NY. They look pretty fake in person - especially when the owner has 2 or 3 together and fails to put the shadow/highlight around the hole facing the same direction...
Posted by toP$Dog  on  Thu May 13, 2004  at  02:02 PM
u have seen them here as well, (Ontario) and i have come to the conclusion that if oyu have these, you are a hick
Posted by Ab  in  ABurg  on  Fri May 14, 2004  at  05:04 PM
I saw some of these on the back of a carpet-cleaning van. Maybe it was just the angle of the lighting, but it took me a moment to realize the fakes, even from about five feet away.
Posted by Bobcat  in  California  on  Sat May 15, 2004  at  12:00 AM
Driving around, they are enough to make you look twice. But why anyone would want to make their car/truck look like it had been shot is beyond me.
Posted by Bob S. Yunkle  on  Mon May 17, 2004  at  04:52 PM
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