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Own Halloween (and some Danzig fans)

Magic robot duplication devices should be used for the noblest causes

Dear Hipster:

I’m reading a book about a race of robots that live on another planet, and they have technology that can print an impermanent copy of anything that exists. The copies fade away, but they’re perfect while they last. If you had that technology, what would you print?

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— Mary

First, I would fabricate a first pressing of the Misfits’ “Horror Business” and I would put it up on craigslist for $500, but then find a way to back out of each and every email from rabid Danzig fans looking for the rarest Misfits memorabilia around.

When the novelty from that wore off, I would do what any self-respecting hipster would with such power: absolutely own Halloween, forever. The first year, I would recreate the titular gem from The Pink Panther, in order to better augment my otherwise flawless Inspector Clouseau costume. After that, who knows?

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Dear Hipster:

I’m reading a book about a race of robots that live on another planet, and they have technology that can print an impermanent copy of anything that exists. The copies fade away, but they’re perfect while they last. If you had that technology, what would you print?

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— Mary

First, I would fabricate a first pressing of the Misfits’ “Horror Business” and I would put it up on craigslist for $500, but then find a way to back out of each and every email from rabid Danzig fans looking for the rarest Misfits memorabilia around.

When the novelty from that wore off, I would do what any self-respecting hipster would with such power: absolutely own Halloween, forever. The first year, I would recreate the titular gem from The Pink Panther, in order to better augment my otherwise flawless Inspector Clouseau costume. After that, who knows?

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