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Old 07-28-2006, 11:35 PM   #1
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Should we make "The Captain" official?

I really never got the whole story on this, but we know of Bono dressing up as "The Captain" with the jacket and hat for the first Vertigo encore.

Should we make it official, like The Fly, Mirrorball man and MacPhisto?
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Captain? I thought he looked more like a railway conductor, which would suit Zoo Station.

And I don't think Bono was intending to create an alternate persona like he did with The Fly, Mirrorball Man, and MacPhisto.
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Re: Should we make "The Captain" official?

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I really never got the whole story on this
I have no clue. What you say makes sense.
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The Bus Driver sounds more absurd and awesome.
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Old 07-29-2006, 12:27 AM   #5
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I dunno, The Fly, Mirrorball Man, and Mr. MacPhisto were all full personalities. Captian Bono is mostly just Bono in a new outfit. I mean... what about the PopMart Bubble suit? If we make Captian Bono "Official", then we'd have to make Bubble Bono official too, or something.
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Old 07-29-2006, 05:23 AM   #9
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If you ask me, he looks more like a soviet commander or a nazi Especially his acting says so (salute, goose-steps) It also makes sense with the whole "zoo-communism" theme.
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Captain? I thought he looked more like a railway conductor, which would suit Zoo Station.

And I don't think Bono was intending to create an alternate persona like he did with The Fly, Mirrorball Man, and MacPhisto.
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I thought I remember Bono saying the Bus Driver was a continuation of The Fly.
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my high school marching band used the exact same jacket bono was wearing, only in a different color scheme... so i think we'll call this the Band Gee Bono
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Turn it up loud Captain !!!!
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I thought the Captain remark had to do with something I read in an interview with Bono somewhere about Edge's guitar sounding like Captain Beefheart -- hence the, "Turn it up there, Captain!"

Don't know...
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I'd say Conductor, that way he can join the ranks of George Carlin and Adam Baldwin

(somebody has to photoshop the three of them together with Thomas the Tank Engine!!!)
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Band Camp Bono?
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So we're settled on The Nazi Bus Driver then?
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