Occupy Melbourne Tent Monsters

Occupy Melbourne protesters pull a pleasing prank on local police — in their city, it’s illegal to camp in parks, so they realized that turning tents into clothing would make the perfect cop-baiting outfits:

28 Comments on "Occupy Melbourne Tent Monsters"

  1. Anonymous | Dec 6, 2011 at 3:59 pm |

    Beautiful.  In the spirit of it all I think law enforcement should just surround the occupiers with patrol dummies and leave it at that.  It would cut down on overtime as well.

  2. Calypso_1 | Dec 6, 2011 at 11:59 am |

    Beautiful.  In the spirit of it all I think law enforcement should just surround the occupiers with patrol dummies and leave it at that.  It would cut down on overtime as well.

    • Jin The Ninja | Dec 6, 2011 at 12:46 pm |

      lol. great idea. scarecrows and wing chun dummies with police bobbies. providing hours of fun and exercise!

      • Calypso_1 | Dec 6, 2011 at 12:56 pm |

        It would be amusing to clandestinely occupy locations with hoards of mannequins – could be a flash mob technique. 

  3. sirius fnord | Dec 6, 2011 at 4:21 pm |

    ha, ha, ha, love it. A true homage to the pranksters.

    PRANK THE POLICE EVERYWHERE EVERY WHEN 

    PRANK THE POLITICIANS EVERYWHERE EVERY WHEN 

    We can win the day with the power of laughter

  4. sirius fnord | Dec 6, 2011 at 12:21 pm |

    ha, ha, ha, love it. A true homage to the pranksters.

    PRANK THE POLICE EVERYWHERE EVERY WHEN 

    PRANK THE POLITICIANS EVERYWHERE EVERY WHEN 

    We can win the day with the power of laughter

  5. Ooo, the police nearly gave them a good Haydn.

    (sorry)

  6. Ooo, the police nearly gave them a good Haydn.

    (sorry)

  7. Anonymous | Dec 6, 2011 at 4:27 pm |

    Cops here wouldn’t put up with that kind of shit.

  8. reubenavery | Dec 6, 2011 at 12:27 pm |

    Cops here wouldn’t put up with that kind of shit.

  9. Jin (仁) | Dec 6, 2011 at 4:46 pm |

    lol. great idea. scarecrows and wing chun dummies with police bobbies. providing hours of fun and exercise!

  10. Anonymous | Dec 6, 2011 at 4:56 pm |

    It would be amusing to clandestinely occupy locations with hoards of mannequins – could be a flash mob technique. 

  11. on the other hand | Dec 6, 2011 at 5:34 pm |

    Except that $h!t like this happened.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JAkUB7jRb2c

  12. on the other hand | Dec 6, 2011 at 1:34 pm |

    Except that $h!t like this happened.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JAkUB7jRb2c

    • Calypso_1 | Dec 6, 2011 at 1:42 pm |

      the time for radio silence is close at hand

    • For some reason Seymour Hersh’s claim that he saw video of US personnel raping children at Abu Graib comes to mind.

  13. Anonymous | Dec 6, 2011 at 5:42 pm |

    the time for radio silence is close at hand

  14. Why is the part where the police tear her clothes off and leave her laying there nearly naked left out? Ah, I see that “on the other hand” has a vid posted… Thanks

  15. Why is the part where the police tear her clothes off and leave her laying there nearly naked left out? Check out http://www.rawstory.com for the full story! Ah, I see that “on the other hand” has a vid posted… Thanks

  16. Surrealias | Dec 6, 2011 at 11:14 pm |

    Glorious!

  17. Surrealias | Dec 6, 2011 at 7:14 pm |

    Glorious!

  18. Ya … cops don’t like people pretending to be tents. It offends them it does. Tent people – they’re different you see them tent people and we don’t like ’em.

  19. DrDavidKelly | Dec 6, 2011 at 7:40 pm |

    Ya … cops don’t like people pretending to be tents. It offends them it does. Tent people – they’re different you see them tent people and we don’t like ’em.

    • Tent people got no reason
      Tent people got no reason
      Tent people got no reason

      To camp

  20. Tent people got no reason
    Tent people got no reason
    Tent people got no reason

    To camp

  21. For some reason Seymour Hersh’s claim that he saw video of US personnel raping children at Abu Graib comes to mind.

  22. In America you’d get clubbed and tear gassed for this.  Then locked in jail indefinitely by the military. 

  23. In America you’d get clubbed and tear gassed for this.  Then locked in jail indefinitely by the military.  Turns out if you watch the second clip others have posted you get humiliated and stripped to your underwear in Australia. Kind of makes old fashioned violence look dignified in comparison.

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