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Great little mask for fancy dress parties or just to scare the b-jesus out of the mrs :)
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10 Likes #1
Those are extremely popular in Poland now due to some ACTA protest.
http://punditkitchen.files.wordpress.com/2012/01/political-pictures-acta-poland-expect-us1.jpg
That is in Polish parliament.

http://www.timeslive.co.za/Feeds/Reuters_Images/2012/01/27/26-01-2012-21-01-00-719mdf97003.jpg/ALTERNATES/crop_630x400/26-01-2012-21-01-00-719mdf97003.jpg
That is in on the streets.

Edited By: knocik on Feb 05, 2012 09:15
17 Likes #2
Just bought for the bedroom cheers
13 Likes #3
Any serious anti-capitalist protester should buy one of these masks, bargain.
3 Likes #4
looks like anonymous
4 Likes #5
nicks99
Any serious anti-capitalist protester should buy one of these masks, bargain.


What the hell is this got to do with Capitalism?
80 Likes #6
LOUGHBORO GUY
Just bought for the bedroom cheers


Understandable, after all we have all seen your missus.
#7
are these good quality masks or cheap plastic ones that cracks easily?
1 Like #8
A Great price for a mask to protest in!!!
19 Likes #9
Paul Staines, the creator of V for Vendetta who blogs under the name of Guido Fawkes, said he finds it ironic that anti-capitalist, anti-corporation activists are inadvertently supporting Warner Bros - one of America's 100 biggest companies with profits last year of £1.6bn - by buying the masks.
Source

You sure showed those capitaists.
41 Likes #10
any serious anti -capitalists should buy a few hundred of these. take them to the protests and sell them for £10 each - can make a mint
1 Like #11
Voted hot because of its current affiliation.
4 Likes #12
Smithers37
nicks99
Any serious anti-capitalist protester should buy one of these masks, bargain.


What the hell is this got to do with Capitalism?

People who use this mask do not protest capitalism.

If you think we have capitalism at the moment, you're living in a dreamworld.
29 Likes #13
I hate people always reporting on these protests as 'anti-capitalism'. Most protesters don't seem to have issue with the core basics of capitalism, as evidenced by the fact they are walking around with the latest iPhone.

Most of the time it is more about corporate greed / big business influence over government, and increasing legislation moving us towards a big brother society.

Really recommend people watch the film!
2 Likes #14
I am confused as to the build quality of these, are they made from the cheap thin plastic on normal 99p masks for kids or are they made sturdier?

There is another "deluxe" version on the same site for £31.49, I am wondering if this is worth the £5.99
5 Likes #15
cadoxtonian
A Great price for a mask to protest in!!!


MI5 probably know who sell them and who buys them online ;)
Wear a fake beard and specs and go buy them in-store :{
#16
great!!
28 Likes #17
Zabant
Paul Staines, the creator of V for Vendetta who blogs under the name of Guido Fawkes, said he finds it ironic that anti-capitalist, anti-corporation activists are inadvertently supporting Warner Bros - one of America's 100 biggest companies with profits last year of £1.6bn - by buying the masks.
Source

You sure showed those capitaists.


Paul Staines is not the creator of V for Vendetta. You inserted that into the "quote" yourself to suit your agenda. Nice one.

Alan Moore created V and David Lloyd created the mask. David Lloyd is very happy for the mask to be used in this way.
6 Likes #18
nicks99
Any serious anti-capitalist protester should buy one of these masks, bargain.


Not really, Warner Brothers and DC own this image and all merch rights. WB are one of the biggest supporters of SOPA/ACTA/PIPA

Print one off the internet, don't give them your money.
#19
timbo995
cadoxtonian
A Great price for a mask to protest in!!!


MI5 probably know who sell them and who buys them online ;)
Wear a fake beard and specs and go buy them in-store :{


Living in a paranoid world, not a chance they would care who brought these.

The people of concern don't buy masks, they by bomb making materials.

Edited By: 4Qman on Feb 05, 2012 10:42
1 Like #20
everyone should get one and blow the parliament ..... *Beep*Beep* "Trigger Alert !!, message tracking"

everybody hide !!!
:p
8 Likes #21
We are Anonymous. We are Legion. We do not forgive. We do not forget. Expect us.
3 Likes #22
Zabant
Paul Staines, the creator of V for Vendetta who blogs under the name of Guido Fawkes, said he finds it ironic that anti-capitalist, anti-corporation activists are inadvertently supporting Warner Bros - one of America's 100 biggest companies with profits last year of £1.6bn - by buying the masks.
Source

You sure showed those capitaists.

Paul Staines isn't the creator of V for Vendetta? It doesn't even say that in the BBC link. It was David Lloyd and Alan Moore. (edit as shakeyjake66 said)

These masks are about as revolutionary as a Che Guevara t-shirt.

“You don’t have to want to return to a barter system in the stoneage to complain about the way the financial crisis affected large numbers of people in the world, do you? Even if you’re having a cup of coffee and you’ve got a tent!”


– Ian Hislop responding to Louise Mensch on Have I Got News For You



Edited By: bobcsg on Feb 05, 2012 10:46
#23
Good way to disguise yourself as a Hacker!! :p
#24
enough with the politics, just comment on the deal.
#25
everytime one of these is sold warner brother makes a mint! not to shabby if your in anonymous tho
1 Like #26
4Qman
timbo995
cadoxtonian
A Great price for a mask to protest in!!!


MI5 probably know who sell them and who buys them online ;)
Wear a fake beard and specs and go buy them in-store :{


Living in a paranoid world, not a chance they would care who brought these.

The people of concern don't buy masks, they by bomb making materials.


Talk about a real lack of humour... The guy was clearly joking... oO
#27
NUMBER8GAMESTER
Voted hot because of its current affiliation.

Rich Johnston (on current use of the Guy Fawkes masks): "It's not a symbol of passive resistance but a symbol of active terrorism - it's about bringing down a government and a country and that could be quite scary and alienating to some people."

Nice affiliation.......
1 Like #28
Orekul
I am confused as to the build quality of these, are they made from the cheap thin plastic on normal 99p masks for kids or are they made sturdier?

There is another "deluxe" version on the same site for £31.49, I am wondering if this is worth the £5.99


They're your standard cheap and flimsy mask, £5.99 does seems a bit steep. The deleuxe version is thick plastic.

Regarding the Warner Bros thing, you could probably find a knock-off unlicensed copy somewhere if you're bothered.
1 Like #29
Orekul
I am confused as to the build quality of these, are they made from the cheap thin plastic on normal 99p masks for kids or are they made sturdier?

There is another "deluxe" version on the same site for £31.49, I am wondering if this is worth the £5.99


I'm with you, this looks like a cheap thin plastic mask that, if it wasn't for the affiliation to the movie, would cost 99p at Halloween in most junk shops...
2 Likes #30
Seems a bit pricey to me. However, great film (based on a comic book) and in tune with the current Zeitgeist against government corruption/perversion and a lack of real democracy.

We do not have functioning capitalist markets at the moment, there is far too much government interference - with our and our children's money. Proper capitalism would have seen the poorly-run banks go bust, and if necessary their place taken by something less like a casino.

Edited By: Blue Meanie on Feb 05, 2012 11:57: 'too' not 'to'
1 Like #31
great product but site has poor reviews

http://www.reviewcentre.com/reviews123721.html
1 Like #32
Voilà! In view, a humble vaudevillian veteran!

Watched a good interview with Alan Moore recently (and one that made sense from Alan for change) about his V character and his view of how it's being used here

Edited By: KinanswerMe on Feb 05, 2012 11:01
2 Likes #33
I got mine off amazon for 5.60 a few weeks ago. And it was the original thick plastic one so this does seem steep
2 Likes #34
Blue Meanie
Seems a bit pricey to me. However, great film (based on a comic book) and in tune with the current Zeitgeist against government corruption/perversion and a lack of real democracy.

We do not have functioning capitalist markets at the moment, there is far to much government interference - with our and our children's money. Proper capitalism would have seen the poorly-run banks go bust, and if necessary their place taken by something less like a casino.


THIS.

Everyone so far seems to believe that these are in some way anti-capitalist. WE DO NOT HAVE CAPITALISM AT THE MOMENT. Bailouts are socialist policies. When a government spends almost half of all wealth produced in a country, that is NOT a capitalist society.
2 Likes #35
davidbrdn
Blue Meanie
Seems a bit pricey to me. However, great film (based on a comic book) and in tune with the current Zeitgeist against government corruption/perversion and a lack of real democracy.

We do not have functioning capitalist markets at the moment, there is far to much government interference - with our and our children's money. Proper capitalism would have seen the poorly-run banks go bust, and if necessary their place taken by something less like a casino.


THIS.

Everyone so far seems to believe that these are in some way anti-capitalist. WE DO NOT HAVE CAPITALISM AT THE MOMENT. Bailouts are socialist policies. When a government spends almost half of all wealth produced in a country, that is NOT a capitalist society.


It wasn't even a Socialist policy. What we have is Crony Capitalism or Corporatism, not pure Capitalism as pure Capitalism would have never allowed any bailouts, and under a Socialist system we would never have been in a position to give out bailouts as the system would of been tighter controlled/regulated.

Edited By: tom_p1980 on Feb 05, 2012 11:18
1 Like #36
I believe these are the thinner masks, however the reviews on forbidden planet appear good, just dont remove the foam on the inside of the forehead. Amazon have the same mask for £9.50. £6 for a novelty mask delivered to your door seems a good deal. Cost more than in petrol and parking to go to your local fancy dress shop. Didnt mean to spark a debate on capitalism, ironic on a deals site i think :)
#37
Please remember to check that all your opinions match with Anonymous', or they will silence you on the web. All in the name of free speech, of course.
#38
Better still get the comic book too , and it was 3.99 in book sale recently when I got a copy
1 Like #39
andreapedrazzini
I got mine off amazon for 5.60 a few weeks ago. And it was the original thick plastic one so this does seem steep


Do you have the link, thnks
1 Like #40
Wearing these masks just shows you're an idiot who doesn't know his history.

Fawkes was not an anarchist, he wanted to put a catholic government and king in power. If anything he wanted an even more oppressive government than the one that was in power.

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