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Alternative ways to light the Olympic Cauldron

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by Stinsok, Jul 27, 2012.


  1. Stinsok

    Stinsok Supporting Member

    Dec 16, 2002
    Central Alabama
    Lighting it with a bow and arrow..cool, having an inspirational person light it, very touching. Let's jazz it up a bit. How about lighting it a missle from an Apache helicopter? It would be cool if they had "Grave Digger" clear some junk school buses and set it off as it passes overhead.
     
  2. Stilettoprefer

    Stilettoprefer

    Nov 26, 2010
    Light a rogue bass guitar on fire and throw it in.
     
  3. Stinsok

    Stinsok Supporting Member

    Dec 16, 2002
    Central Alabama
    Very good!
     
  4. BioDriver

    BioDriver A Cinderella story

    Aug 29, 2008
    Austin, TX
    You want a lighting to remember? Try this.
     
  5. knumbskull

    knumbskull

    Jul 28, 2007
    UK
    what did you all make of the ceremony?

    EDIT i loved it and i thought it was completely bonkers... i would be interested to hear how it translated overseas :)
     
  6. basscooker

    basscooker Commercial User

    Apr 11, 2010
    cincy ky
    Owner, Chopshopamps.com
    or a Behringer amp:bag:
     
  7. I guess "bonkers" is one way to put it...

    Maybe its just me, but I found it almost hard to watch. Like a High School made cell phone commercial.

    :bag:
     
  8. [​IMG]

    THIS is how you light an Olympic Cauldron, with a 50-megaton Olympic Torch! The only torch worthy of the Gods of Mount Olympus! :D
     
  9. fraublugher

    fraublugher

    Nov 19, 2004
    ottawa, ontario, canada
    music school retailer
    Get Madonna or today's equivalent to light up her farts to the tune of [insert song here].

    Better yet Gene Simmons fire breathing while playing [insert song here].
     
  10. I'd prefer Madonna light herself on fire.
     
  11. Stilettoprefer

    Stilettoprefer

    Nov 26, 2010
    Id like to both of them lit on fire and thrown in. :bag: :D
     
  12. Stu L.

    Stu L.

    Nov 27, 2001
    Corsicana, Texas
    Make it Bigfoot with the flags waving and I'd support having the games back in the USA :D
     
  13. bluesblaster

    bluesblaster

    Jan 2, 2008
    A CAN OF FINAL NET AND A BIC
     
  14. fraublugher

    fraublugher

    Nov 19, 2004
    ottawa, ontario, canada
    music school retailer
    Donald Trumps hairstylist , tossing THE flaming wig into the pyre and then brushing his hands together saying "tickety-boo".
     
  15. skychief

    skychief

    Apr 27, 2011
    South Bay
    Laser from Space?
     
  16. JehuJava

    JehuJava Bass Frequency Technician

    Oct 15, 2002
    Oakland, CA
    With a giant magnifying glass. Sort of like Indiana Jones when the sun shines through the disc and beams the location of the ark. Except this would be so much bigger. Do it as the sun rises. The audience would wear protective eyewear. They'd be absolutely silent as the beam makes its way to the torch, turning to watch the beam make its way like a bride down the aisle. The focus of the beam would increase every inch it move until a laser-like thread of light touched the torch and ignited it in a magnificent display of fire theatrics. The crowd would go bonkers.

    Or just throw the rogue bass.
     
  17. basscooker

    basscooker Commercial User

    Apr 11, 2010
    cincy ky
    Owner, Chopshopamps.com
    how about taking it down a step and using a selection of the audience to do like an archemedes-esque thing with mirrors?
     
  18. Laser beam or pulse cannons aimed at the caldren.
     
  19. JehuJava

    JehuJava Bass Frequency Technician

    Oct 15, 2002
    Oakland, CA
    Yeah like how all the radio antennas in the desert move together.
     
  20. spark it up with a flint rock and some dry grass....
     

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