All dressed up and no place to go…

January 25, 2011

SINGAPORE/

Dammit Lamar, you’re hopeless!

What is it this time, Boss?

We’re supposed to be the best event planners in the area, and this is our biggest job yet, doing the 2011 convention for the International Stilts Association.

We’ve got 12,000 people walking around on 10-foot stilts, and what did you come up with for toilet facilities?

stilts crop 240Porta-Johns, Boss….Oh…

Indeed! That’s 12,000 very uncomfortable people hobbling around like helpless storks with no way to get relief! And what’s the first event you planned for them?

The Big Welcome, Boss. Slices of fresh watermelon, plus all the beer they can drink, and…Oh…

Right, Lamar. And what location did you select for this festive event?

We’re having it out there at Prairie Dog Village, Boss! Folks can enjoy walking around on their stilts and watching those cute little prairie dogs dart in and out of hundreds of deep holes…Oh…

Exactly, Lamar. Come over here and hand me that stilt, will you? Don’t worry, I won’t hurt you…

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Performers on stilts rest near a row of portable lavatories before the dress rehearsal for the Chingay parade in Singapore January 22, 2011. REUTERS/Tim Chong

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Yeah, I’m a little concerned about the prune danish lamar is planning for breakfast….

Posted by rcbasler | Report as abusive

Hmm, making people wear stilts after eating the Metamucil doughnuts, and having very low porta-potties with tiny doors?
Sounds like the kind of idea my boss would just love.

Posted by Nosmo_King | Report as abusive

Now we know what happened to that model! :D

http://blogs.reuters.com/oddly-enough/20 11/01/24/fashion-creations-to-die-for/

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive

We saw a model with a silver dress just the other day, and now we see stilt-walkers in silver getups. Is silver clothing the new white hat?

Posted by 69Spinster | Report as abusive

It does appear that a couple of those men are sitting on top of the porta-johns. Makes me wonder if perhaps there are holes in the tops of the johns and trapdoors in their suits!

Shiny tinfoil clothes! So handy: just rip off an arm and wrap up one of those prune danish. To go…

Posted by Onedoor | Report as abusive

@Onedoor … LOL, really, LOL!

I believe the silver tubes are extensions, although, I haven’t figured out why they each have TWO!

Posted by justCAM | Report as abusive

@CAM: I won’t touch that remark with a ten foot stilt.

Posted by Onedoor | Report as abusive

Show business… you gotta love it!

http://www.StiltFun.com

Posted by Stiltfun | Report as abusive

I’m with CAM, I believe the silver tubes can be dropped into the port-a-johns for relief. I don’t really want to think about how they are connected at the receiving end.

Posted by Dave_not_dave | Report as abusive

too much toilet humour going on here….

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

Yea, Shra, let’s put a lid on the stilted toilet humor.

Posted by DoctorDoll | Report as abusive

If the tubes are for extruding, what does the funnel on the star headed one do?

Posted by CrowGirl | Report as abusive