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Old 11-18-2006, 11:50 PM   #1
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Has anyone found the kites?

I'm guessing they've disappeared into the never-never, but I am curious to know if anyone has spotted even remnants of the kites that have been released at the end of the shows in Australia? (A few were lucky to even make it out of the stadiums!)


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Old 11-19-2006, 12:16 AM   #2
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I was talking to someone about how it would be funny if they ended up on Ebay. Last night's kite made it out of the stadium, well out of the roof anyway.


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Old 11-19-2006, 05:30 PM   #3
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haha.. i was thinking the exact thing as last nights was released... if someone did find it, no doubt.. it would end up on ebay!


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Melb II Kite came back into the stadium and was caught by some lucky punter!!


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Old 11-19-2006, 06:10 PM   #5
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The kite from the Melbourne 2 show landed right behind me. It just drifted down and some guy started to pull on the string. The guy who caught was a big fan, even wearin an original War Tour tshirt. So it was great to see a guy like that get it. I think he hid it under his jacket as he was leaving.

The ballons were also taken down and carried out by fans.

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Old 11-19-2006, 09:05 PM   #7
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a guy in adelaide caught it about 20-40 meters out of the elipse

he then pulled it down, took the kite off it and let the balloons fly away into the night


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Some people are going to be making some cash on ebay no doubt.


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Old 11-20-2006, 08:28 PM   #9
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wow... that would be awesome... i think bono seemed to make an effort for it to fly off into the night at melbourne1.. and it did!


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Old 11-22-2006, 03:12 AM   #10
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Band nor crew are too pleased with ppl pulling down the kites!!!

From Willy's diary (16.11.2006
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The only real downer for me was at the end of ‘Kite’ when some tosser in the audience grabbed hold of the kite string. As the band came to the end of the show and took their bows, said tosser slowly pulled the string in, so the kite sank slowly, humiliatingly and embarrassingly back to earth where it’s probably now on eBay. It only takes one to spoil it for the whole class.


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Old 11-22-2006, 04:46 AM   #11
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Yeah, that does seem a bit thing...
You wonder why they didn't put more balloons on if one kite didn't float high enough?

(I apologise for my dismal grammar, but my head has seriously been a disaster zone since Saturday! )


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Old 11-24-2006, 12:19 AM   #12
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hmmmm, when I started this thread I never imagined that someone would actually "steal" the kite from the stadium (I hadn't read about the Adelaide experience) - that just goes against the whole spirit of the gesture, doesn't it? And you can tell how clueless I am when I didn't even consider the possibilty of someone selling said kite/s on e-bay. What is the point??? I guess if people feel they are that 'desperate' for money they should just go ahead and do what they need to do - me, I'm a bit of believer in karma and stuff like that just reads baaaaaad news to me.

Someone asked me the other day if I was going to sell any of the photos I took in their shows..... I mean, whaaaaat? Why should I??? I don't get it....


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Old 11-24-2006, 04:57 AM   #13
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The Sydney 2 kite definately left the stadium. Who knows where it landed, but the Olympic precinct is huge so I'm guessing it didn't find its way into someone's back yard since that would be too far away.


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Old 11-25-2006, 09:06 PM   #14
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The Sydney 2 kite definately left the stadium. Who knows where it landed, but the Olympic precinct is huge so I'm guessing it didn't find its way into someone's back yard since that would be too far away.
Not before it almost got pulled down into the ellipse though. Some people are idiots....I visibly say Bono wince. It was awful. Thankfully they let it go again. Unlike Adelaide...wankers.


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