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Subliminal message in layout video?!?
Posted by The Milwaukee Road Warrior on Thursday, January 23, 2020 12:00 PM

I was at the doctors office waiting and looking at a layout video on YouTube for Howard Zane's Piermont Division - a beautiful layout in HO.  In the first minutes I stopped the video and thought 'Did I just see what I think I just saw?'

I scrolled back and sure enough at 1:40 you see this:

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Here is the link:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l84AoVUQuXE

I'm sure there is all sorts of amusing stuff like this that people sneak into their layouts.

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Posted by doctorwayne on Thursday, January 23, 2020 1:19 PM

Must be sub-subliminal, or else I'm still asleep.

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Posted by tstage on Thursday, January 23, 2020 1:36 PM

That's okay, Wayne.  I'm not sure if I'm seeing it either.  I'll take a stab at it though:

Andy, are you referring to the Dr. Joycelyn Elders buildboard in the background?

As a side note: Someone should tell Howard to not have his house re-roofed while filming the video.  Those roofers are making quite a racket. Tongue Tied

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Posted by The Milwaukee Road Warrior on Thursday, January 23, 2020 1:47 PM

tstage
Andy, are you referring to the Dr. Joycelyn Elders buildboard in the background?

Yep that's it.  I went back and zoomed in on my iPad and there it is:

"Dr. Joycelyn Elders School of Self-Gratification."  

I had to stiffle guffaws in the office.  If you don't know what this is referring to, look her up on wikipedia.  

I guess that since its on a billboard it isn't really subliminal..

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Posted by mbinsewi on Thursday, January 23, 2020 1:54 PM

So, you passed your Ipad around the room for all to see.  Interesting.

This thread won't last long. Laugh

Maybe you should take a close, really close look at some of scenes on the huge layout in Germany.  I forgoet the name ot.  Wunder something.

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Posted by BigDaddy on Thursday, January 23, 2020 3:59 PM

Severna Park Model Railroad has a couple scenes that wouldn't pass muster to be posted in this forum. 

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Posted by BATMAN on Thursday, January 23, 2020 4:18 PM

Zip it! Quick! Save me from myself.LaughPirate

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Posted by The Milwaukee Road Warrior on Thursday, January 23, 2020 5:00 PM

mbinsewi
So, you passed your Ipad around the room for all to see.

Nope I was already in the room waiting for the doc.  It was just me.  But some doctors offices are like libraries so I tried to not laugh too loud.

mbinsewi
huge layout in Germany.  I forgoet the name ot.  Wunder something.

Yeah I've seen that one.  It's enormous.  And I've seen several others that model flop houses in ghetto districts where there will be a nude figure in a hotel room or some such thing.  The German company Noch makes a line of figures in questionable poses lol.  

This particular billboard just tickled my funny ...er... bone.

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Posted by mbinsewi on Thursday, January 23, 2020 5:07 PM

OK, I misunderstood as somehow everyone in the room saw it.

Yea, there are many layouts that have little scenes.  The wife wouldn't let me put any of the Noch figures on the layout, even though she got a good laugh when while looking at the various vendors at Trainfest, and pointed them out to her.

I don't think they are allowed there any more, either.

Moving on,

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Posted by Tinplate Toddler on Thursday, January 23, 2020 5:14 PM

mbinsewi
Maybe you should take a close, really close look at some of scenes on the huge layout in Germany. I forgoet the name ot. Wunder something.

Miniatur Wunderland in Hamburg, Mike.

 

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Posted by The Milwaukee Road Warrior on Thursday, January 23, 2020 6:47 PM

As if the billboard weren't odd enough, I just got an email from Model Railroader: the 1-23-20 newsletter showcases ...wait for it... this exact layout.  What are the odds?  Must be something in the air or water... 

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Posted by riogrande5761 on Friday, January 24, 2020 7:37 AM

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tstage
Andy, are you referring to the Dr. Joycelyn Elders buildboard in the background?

 

Yep that's it.  I went back and zoomed in on my iPad and there it is:

"Dr. Joycelyn Elders School of Self-Gratification."  

As my northern England wife would say - "waaaaaayy, what's this all a-boot!"  LOL

Dr. Ruth would probably approve.

Yeah, I've seen the long youtube video's of the German Wunderland layout.  It had some "naughty" scenes in it.  But truthfully, I've traveled to Germany 5 times for extended visits and spent some time there with locals and going to market and walking around parks etc. and it was clear Germans are not so prudish as Americans, with their puritan heritage.  You see woman sun bathing, just as men would, without tops and it's totally natural there and not considered indecent, at least in certain settings, like on a beach or in a large park.  So it kinda wasn't surpising that they had some "intimate" scenes or beach sun bathers with nawt on but their birthday suites on the Wunderland train layout.  Preiser HO has a number of figures they sell, a German company, again no surprise.  Their culture is a little less squeemish about such things and they take it all in stride.

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Posted by mbinsewi on Friday, January 24, 2020 8:15 AM

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As if the billboard weren't odd enough, I just got an email from Model Railroader: the 1-23-20 newsletter showcases ...wait for it... this exact layout.  What are the odds?  Must be something in the air or water... 

Yes Andy, it's well know in advance whats coming in the next issue.  I believe it was first announced in Dec., 2019?

We knew it was coming.

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Posted by UNCLEBUTCH on Friday, January 24, 2020 9:30 AM

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This particular billboard just tickled my funny ...er... bone.

WHY?? That billboard along the ''Questionable figures'' are part of the world we live in. Perhaps I'm mature enought ,that I hardly even notice, mutch less care enought to even comet on.

I sure don't find them funny.

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Posted by wjstix on Friday, January 24, 2020 10:03 AM

Well, it was obviously meant to be funny, since of course there is no such school. It's a joke meant to bring a chuckle. Perhaps a bit dated at this point since Dr. Elders was Surgeon General over 25 years ago...so it's kinda like the layouts built in the 1950's with a "George's Gorge" where the joke would be lost on later generations of people who were not around in the 50's.

p.s. just to nitpick the OP, it's technically not "subliminal".  

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Posted by riogrande5761 on Friday, January 24, 2020 11:35 AM

UNCLEBUTCH
Grow Up.

Ouch. Black Eye

Remember we live in a land with a wide range of sensibilities.  As Rodney King said, "can't we all get along?"

 

wjstix

p.s. just to nitpick the OP, it's technically not "subliminal".  

 


Agreed.  Subliminal means it's something  you don't consciously percieve, but something unconscious but still may affect you at some level.
 
Back in Jr. High, might have been sociology, our teacher one day covered subliminal advertisements which were meant to cause us to remember a product by shocking our brain at a subliminal level.  Examples include magazine adds with shapes or a word airbushed into ice cubes or other items that we wouldn't notice what the represented consciously but our subconscious mind may pick them up, theoretically, and make us remember the product, and hopefully patronize the company product.

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Posted by The Milwaukee Road Warrior on Friday, January 24, 2020 2:41 PM

wjstix
p.s. just to nitpick the OP, it's technically not "subliminal".  

Except that I noted that above in my second post of this thread.  If I had thought about it more I would have titled the thread with a different word.  

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Posted by The Milwaukee Road Warrior on Friday, January 24, 2020 2:43 PM

UNCLEBUTCH

 

 
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This particular billboard just tickled my funny ...er... bone.

 

WHY?? That billboard along the ''Questionable figures'' are part of the world we live in. Perhaps I'm mature enought ,that I hardly even notice, mutch less care enought to even comet on.

I sure don't find them funny.

Grow Up.

 

Uhm, this is an odd response to say the least.  Can't enjoy a simple laugh and model at the same time?  Good grief.  If you don't care enough to comment on this, then why DID you comment on it?..  Get over yourself.

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Posted by UNCLEBUTCH on Friday, January 24, 2020 6:36 PM

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Uhm, this is an odd response to say the least. Can't enjoy a simple laugh and model at the same time? Good grief. If you don't care enough to comment on this, then why DID you comment on it?.. Get over yourself.

I asked you why you found it so funny.

 The fact that you had to entertain yourself in the Dr. office sorta sets the stage.

But then you came across an adult themed message that left you "stiffle guffaws" [same as giggles]

 and then get on your Ipad and tell everyone about it ,still giggleing.

Reminds me of a 12 year old looking at his first Playboy.

Grow up

 

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Posted by tstage on Friday, January 24, 2020 7:12 PM

Given the topic matter and the direction this thread this moving, how 'bout we just move on...

Thanks,

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