Ninterrorism

April 19, 2006

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How to Make Your Own Totally Sweet Mario Question Blocks and Put Them Up Around Town Because It's Really Awesome

"The Portage County Hazardous Materials Unit and Bomb Detection Unit were called in to downtown Ravenna on Friday morning after seventeen suspicious packages — boxes wrapped in gold wrapping paper with question marks spray painted on them — had alarmed residents."

The teenage girls responsible for the Super Mario Bros-themed project regard it an art installation. "This is not a sinister 'game', it is supposed to be a comment on public spaces being routinely used for advertising (billboards, etc) but not for art (these boxes)," says Quantz.com, where you can see photos of other boxes and read "Poster Child's" article which inspired the girls.

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