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Star Wars Exhibit = Über Geek

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Star Wars at the OMSI in Portland Oregon
Disclaimer: If you are allergic to Star Wars and extreme doses of geekery, please do not continue. However, if you equate 1977, 1980, and 1983 as the holy trinity of Star Wars, please sit back and enjoy photos from our trip to the Star Wars exhibit at the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry.

Members of the “Cloud City Garrison” overloaded my geek circuits!
Eric surrounded by stormtroopers bobba fett and jango fett

Star Wars poster

The Millenium Falcon ride was a little slower than light speed.
Eric at the falcon

It’s not prudent to comment on the height of a Jango Fett enthusiast.
Eric with Jango Fett

Bobba Fett was quite the conversationalist.
Eric and Bobba Fett

I love hanging out with Clone Troopers!
Eric Stoller with Clone Troopers

Random Storm Trooper.
Stormtrooper

I know who I want to be for Halloween next year…
Darth Vader

Beep, beep, beep.
R2-D2

Yoda!
Yoda

Wookie!
Wookie

I had to get on my knees to take this pic.
Jawa

Is that a microphone on its face?
Medical Droid

Intensify forward batteries…
Star Destroyer

Lock s-foils in attack position…
X-wing fighter

Storm Trooper Blaster detail.
Storm Trooper Blaster

I wonder if I could get a land speeder with an automatic transmission?
Land speeder

Millennium Falcon up close.
Millennium Falcon cockpit detail

The Millennium Falcon’s design was inspired by hamburgers.
Millennium Falcon

Written by Eric Stoller

December 4th, 2006 at 3:24 pm

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  • Troy

    ive never seen you so smiley as when you are being a big star wars geek. I will confess i actually saw a great star wars exhibit in Washington DC

  • http://www.annz0r.net annz0r

    nerd alert!! :D

  • vic

    Nevermind the haters, Star Wars kicks all sorts of space-ass. Nice pics!

  • Blake

    I just had a flashback to when I was nine….made my dad come to the movie. He couldn’t wait to get out to have a smoke.

    Haven’t seen you smile like that at work….;-)

  • http://www.myspace.com/j_r_scherer J. R.

    Man, that’d be a blast. I am totally jealous.

    We don’t get anything like that here in Des Moines.

    >sniff

  • Artsy

    Interesting thought, couldn’t find anywhere else to post it.

    I’ve heard/read complaints that Star Wars is sexist against women (i’m female), that the male heroes grossly outnumber the females, that Luke, Han, and Lando all got promotions in the Rebel Alliance and Leia got none. Thinking this over, I came up with an alternative thought…

    Is Star Wars sexist agains MEN?
    At the beginning of the story, Leia is a Rebel leader fighting for an important cause. The 3 main male characters, at this time, consist of; a schmo farmboy who is 18 and lives with his parents (aunt and uncle, whatever), a low-life pirate thug, and a rich pimp partying in Cloud City. Only when the woman gets involved in all their lives do they clean up thier acts and start to fight against evil.

    What’s Lucas trying to say, huh? That Men are self-concerened Neanderthals without women to civilize them?

    Just kidding, of course. Yes, I do think SW is a tad sexist, but it obviosly doesn’t consider one gender braver or smarter than the other. I just thought this was kind of a funny thought, and I wanted to share it. Thanks for letting me use your blog.

  • http://ericstoller.com/blog/ Eric Stoller

    No problem. Thanks for sharing.

  • Pete

    impressive most impressive looks a lot better than CE this year in the uk quite a let down

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