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Okay/Not Okay

People I see on the street ask me questions every day.  “Rex, what’s it like to be a dinosaur?” or “Rex, do you have a girlfriend?” or “Rex, why are your arms so little?” (Which is the same as if they asked, “Rex, would you please kill me?”) or “Rex, why are you so awesome?”

Another question I get asked is, “Rex, how do you feel about products with dinosaurs on them?”

The short answer is, “Depends.”

1.  For instance, a T-Rex puppet for the kiddies.

This one is okay.

This one, NOT okay.

Guess why?  Go ahead.  Take a wild guess.  I’ll give you a hint:  location location location.

2.  T-shirts!

These are okay.

NOT okay:

3. Books!


Not okay:

4.  Lunchboxes.


Not Okay.


I’d tell you how I feel about Barney, but this is supposed to be a PG rated website, and I bet my handler will have a problem if I called Barney a [redacted by Norm the Dino Wrangler].



  1. Awesome post ! – contains at least 99 % active WIN. I’m making tracks to secure one of those (freakishly) short-dino-arm Tees. Love it.

    Comment by CopySix on March 20, 2009 @ 1:38 pm
  2. CopySix,

    What part of “not okay” is confusing you?

    “Not okay” as in I don’t approve of it.

    “I don’t approve of it” as in if I see you wearing it I will flatten you.

    “I will flatten you” as in you will be dead.

    Think about it.


    Comment by Rex on March 20, 2009 @ 8:45 pm
  3. Number 1 with the dinosaur puppet made me laugh so hard!

    And I know it’s wrong, but I used to love Barney so much as a young child. I also bought my friend a dinosaur-shaped birthday cake pan for her 19th birthday, baked a cake in it, named it Kevin, and ate it. He was delicious, but I miss him.

    I know you would frown upon this, partly for our eating him, and partly due to the fact that it was a cute, cartoony dinosaur (when I could have gotten a more realistic looking pan).

    I’m sorry.

    Comment by Beverly on January 24, 2010 @ 7:04 am

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