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September 15, 2011

Blog Guy, can you please settle a bet with my handyman’s numismatist?

Oh please! More random bets between unlikely random professions? What does this coin collector say?

Well, I saw that CNN journalist Anderson Cooper speaking in Orlando on Tuesday evening, but my handyman’s numismatist claims he saw Cooper on the same evening, speaking in Boise. Which one of us is right?

You both are, sort of. There are at least 14 Anderson Cooper robots, with more being added all the time, so there are often multiple sightings in the same day. I believe the real one mostly sits at home and makes model airplanes.

Really? But the one I saw was so life-like!

They all are. Cooper himself shows up for the measurements and pre-production fittings.

To his credit, he doesn’t want anybody to have to see an inferior model of himself again, like the one that caught fire and imploded on a stage in Des Moines last year.

Yikes! What did they do with that one?

They hauled it away with a Cooper Scooper.

Ah, that makes sense. So tell me then, how am I supposed to settle this bet with the numismatist?

I’d just flip a coin.

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Top: Television journalist Anderson Cooper poses with his wax figure as it is unveiled at Madame Tussauds in New York, September 14, 2011. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Left: Cooper plays with prosthetic eyeballs during a measuring session for Madame Tussauds in New York, June 7, 2011. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Bottom left: Hair and color artist Helen Shearcroft completes final colouring to a wax work of Cooper at studios in west London September 2, 2011. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Right: Cooper examines a wax figure of himself for the first time, September 8, 2011. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

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My grandfather had a glass eye (he lost the original during WWII) and he would take it out to freak out us grandkids, and anyone else who was bothering him.
He had the back half of the fake eye colored jet black and he would sometimes put it in backwards – it was extremely creepy.

Posted by Nosmo_King | Report as abusive
 

Waxing eloquently, eh BG?

Posted by FriscoJohn | Report as abusive
 

Are all the models of Mr. Cooper sculpted to have big biceps?

Posted by 69Spinster | Report as abusive
 

In the second photo, Anderson Cooper seems to be making googly eyes at Madame Tussaud.

Posted by 69Spinster | Report as abusive
 

CNN viewers were taken by surprise
Anderson has Marty Feldman eyes!!!

Posted by GeorgiaPeach | Report as abusive
 

Cyberdyne Systems model AC-360.

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive
 

Do they measure everything?

Posted by Onedoor | Report as abusive
 

Who is Cooper? Whoever is he, he is immortalised. At least for a few years. :D

Posted by fwd079 | Report as abusive
 

Lol, One!!!!
Nosmo, did that make you popular with the kids? I would have bragged about it :):)

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive
 

Onedoor, if they did, they wouldn’t have problems with the Nude Blacks… Is he a member of that team?

http://blogs.reuters.com/oddly-enough/20 11/09/15/nobody-booed-and-the-players-we re-nude/

Posted by Malteser | Report as abusive
 

Nosmo, I think I would have like your grandfather.

Posted by lceel | Report as abusive
 

:)). i dont like them much
Vietnam visa on arrival
Vietnamese cooking

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