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Old 06-10-2013, 03:10 AM
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Mr. Balls aka Senhor Testiculo mascot for Cancer Research.

The buckteeth reminds me of Sponge Bob. I fully support any campaign that helps raise awareness for testicular cancer.

Now, can I get my picture taken with Mr. Balls?
http://www.nydailynews.com/news/worl...icle-1.1367516
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An important mission, granted, and the rather graphic creation sponsored by Brazil's Association of Personal Assistance for Cancer has done its job by propelling the issue into the media spotlight.

"Both children and adults loved taking pictures with the mascot, a friendly snowman in the shape of testicle," says the non-profit organization's website.

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Old 06-10-2013, 07:32 AM
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There are some places where teeth should never be.
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Old 06-10-2013, 08:33 AM
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The buckteeth reminds me of Sponge Bob. I fully support any campaign that helps raise awareness for testicular cancer.

Now, can I get my picture taken with Mr. Balls?
http://www.nydailynews.com/news/worl...icle-1.1367516
If there ever was a pic that made me stop and say "oh.my.god." it would be that. Especially with the perky little kid standing next to Mr. B.

I have a good friend who is a T-Cancer survivor with a great sense of humor - I sent him a link to the article and am looking forward to his reply I suspect he'll feel inspired to bring Mr. B to the U.S.!!
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Old 06-10-2013, 09:59 AM
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Some stuff you just can't make up.

What I want to know is why does his hair (on his "head") have bald spots? Does he have mange? Did they run outa pubs? Inquiring minds want to know.

I almost applied to drive the Wienermobile for one summer, thinking it would be cool to have on the resume'. This thing? Career gold I tells ya.

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Old 06-10-2013, 10:10 AM
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Some stuff you just can't make up.

What I want to know is why does his hair (on his "head") have bald spots?
He moonlights as Mr. Bald.
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Old 06-10-2013, 11:05 AM
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Are we sure nydailynews is not a parody site?
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Old 06-10-2013, 11:14 AM
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Just so long as he realizes that ever so often a young boy or older woman is going to run up and kick him.
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Old 06-10-2013, 12:04 PM
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Does he look bigger when he shaves?
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Old 06-10-2013, 12:14 PM
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His nose seems a little short.

Assuming he is the one on the left.

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Old 06-10-2013, 12:16 PM
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Are we sure nydailynews is not a parody site?
The New York Daily News is a real newspaper. Its quality has declined drasticly in recentr years, but it is not a parody site.
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Old 06-10-2013, 12:25 PM
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Brazil's Association of Personal Assistance for Cancer likens Mr. Balls to a 'friendly snowman' beloved by children and adults.
...... GRIMACE???
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Old 06-10-2013, 12:40 PM
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"You've gotta be nuts to take that job" was never so true.
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Old 06-10-2013, 12:53 PM
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If he's got any sense he will stay far away from football fields, soccer games, and golf courses.

And he better not scratch up that costume either.
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Old 06-10-2013, 12:53 PM
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THAT is one of the most grotesque looking things I have seen. Granted it's in a good cause, but did they HAVE to make it so nubbly and hairy? This is one of those times when I think abstraction would be a blessing.
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Old 06-10-2013, 12:56 PM
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Just wait until Senhor Douglas and Catherine Zeta Jones unleash the mascot for THEIR cause.

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Old 06-10-2013, 01:45 PM
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Another article. I didn't realize there was a connection between steroid use and testicular cancer.

http://planetivy.com/offbeat/38689/s...icular-cancer/
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His name: Senhor Testiculo, AKA Mr Balls. His mission: to save Brazilians from testicular cancer, and also to cause amusement by running up to steroid abusers and screaming “YOU KILLED ME!!!”

The mascot, quite literally a huge pair of testicles, recently made a pubic, sorry public, appearance at an event run by the Associação de Assistência às Pessoas in Viçosa, Brazil.
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Old 06-10-2013, 02:13 PM
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Well, there's my sleep gone for the next two nights.

He might make a pretty good Doctor Who villain though.
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Old 06-10-2013, 02:56 PM
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E J A C U L A T E !

Yep, I find that pretty terrifying.
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Old 06-10-2013, 03:57 PM
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Q: Why does that child have large pubic hairs on her face?
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Old 06-10-2013, 07:24 PM
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How is it not disturbing to see a little girl standing next to a giant, hairy scrotum?
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Old 06-10-2013, 07:56 PM
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I got a little testy while reading this article.

They ought to give this mascot the sack.
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Old 06-11-2013, 08:07 AM
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That would be a great user name here: Senor Testiculo.

Dibs.
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Old 06-11-2013, 08:37 AM
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THAT is one of the most grotesque looking things I have seen. Granted it's in a good cause, but did they HAVE to make it so nubbly and hairy?
Don't those Brazilians have any wax?
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Old 06-11-2013, 02:16 PM
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How is it not disturbing to see a little girl standing next to a giant, hairy scrotum?
Yeah. Nice try, Mr. Hansen!
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Old 06-11-2013, 09:47 PM
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Another article. I didn't realize there was a connection between steroid use and testicular cancer.
While I can understand why you read it that way, I don't think the article was implying a link. Rather, I think it was referring to the oft joked-about link between steroid use and testicular atrophy.
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Old 06-11-2013, 10:00 PM
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Wouldn't it have made more sense for him to be, ahem, singularly asymmetric?
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Old 06-12-2013, 09:46 AM
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Probably but then everyone might mistake him for a coin purse.
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Old 06-12-2013, 07:35 PM
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\ Rather, I think it was referring to the oft joked-about link between steroid use and testicular atrophy.
..or "Honey, I Shrunk The Balls"?
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Old 06-13-2013, 04:01 PM
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While I can understand why you read it that way, I don't think the article was implying a link. Rather, I think it was referring to the oft joked-about link between steroid use and testicular atrophy.
My testicles got atrophy once. Best in Show, as I recall.
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Old 06-13-2013, 09:45 PM
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I showed this to the Fella ( a T-cancer survivor) and when he quit laughing his ass off, he just shook his head and said "That's just soooo wrong on soooo many levels".
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