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    Darth Vader, Univ of Iowa Mascot????

    His name, Galactic Herky. His title, Dark Lord of Sith and official Mascot of the University of Iowa. http://www.herkyonparade.com/thestat...tails.asp?I=10

    This is part of an art festival commemorating the 75th Anniversary and rennovation of Kinnick Stadium at the University of Iowa, Iowa City. 75 six-foot, 300 lb statues of Herky the Hawk in various costumes located in the Iowa City, IA area. I've seen about 5 on campus. All look cool.

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    Re: Darth Vader, Univ of Iowa Mascot????



    we need a "horrified" icon 'cause this thing is horrific!! Sorry to be so blunt, but I must tell the truth!

    GIGANTA: A robot that automatically produces fun!

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    Re: Darth Vader, Univ of Iowa Mascot????

    This seems to be the latest trend, adding numerous statues around a town each painted or modified by a different artist. I've come across a few:

    Lexington, KY - Horses
    Galviston (?), TX - Pelicans
    Cleveland, OH - Guitars

    There a few others but I'm drawing a blank on them right now. It was interesting the first few times I came across them but now it seems to be a bit much.
    "No one helped me so why should I help you?" - College professor circa 1999

    By choosing not to decide you still have made a choice.

    I'm in love with the women of Univision.

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    Re: Darth Vader, Univ of Iowa Mascot????

    Proud to live in Iowa(for this reason only)
    No matter how I die, even if there is a suicide note; it was murder. Cheers!
    MWHAHAHAHA!

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    Re: Darth Vader, Univ of Iowa Mascot????

    EP, Los Angeles area had weird angel statues like that.


    That Vader needs to be away from my eyes.
    Darth Vader is becoming the Mickey Mouse of Star Wars.

    "We named the dog 'Chewbacca'!"
    The use of a lightsaber does not make one a Jedi, it is the ability to not use it.

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    Re: Darth Vader, Univ of Iowa Mascot????

    Don't forget that Chicago had cows, then ping pong tables, then furniture......cool first time, horrible after that!

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    Re: Darth Vader, Univ of Iowa Mascot????

    The Chicago cows, that was one of the ones I remember seeing too.
    "No one helped me so why should I help you?" - College professor circa 1999

    By choosing not to decide you still have made a choice.

    I'm in love with the women of Univision.

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    Re: Darth Vader, Univ of Iowa Mascot????

    Lincoln, NE has bikes all over the damn place. My town, Lafayette, CO, has dumb owls for some reason. Anyway, the Vader thing is odd.

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