Gnomes Escape from Gnome Peepshow

Reuters reports that scantily clad garden gnomes have disappeared from a "gnome peepshow" located in an East German amusement park. So what exactly is a gnome peepshow? It's an attraction where "visitors peep through keyholes to see the saucy German miniatures in compromising poses." Perhaps the risque gnomes will one day return, accompanied by snapshots of their globe-trotting adventures. (Thanks to Big Gary C for forwarding this story to me)

Gnomes Pranks Sex/Romance

Posted on Mon Nov 22, 2004


I wondered if the globe-trotting gnome from the commercials was originally an idea from Amelie? She sends her dad's garden gnome w/ a flight attendant who takes pictures & sends them back to her father.
Posted by Maegan  on  Mon Nov 22, 2004  at  11:41 AM
Yeah, I should have put a link to the earlier post that I was alluding to (the one about the roving ovines), where I mention Amelie:
Posted by The Curator  in  San Diego  on  Mon Nov 22, 2004  at  11:48 AM
Thanks, I hadn't read down that far yet!
Posted by Maegan  on  Mon Nov 22, 2004  at  11:54 AM
Might they be related to the Mooning Garden Gnomes advertised by
Posted by Matt  on  Mon Nov 22, 2004  at  02:18 PM
I'm sure there's huge amounts of money to be made in Gnome Porn.
Posted by John  on  Mon Nov 22, 2004  at  04:35 PM
I suspect these East German gnomes were a bit more explicit than Prankplace's mooning gnome.
Posted by The Curator  in  San Diego  on  Mon Nov 22, 2004  at  04:39 PM
There's a psychology dissertation in there for someone on why anybody would want to see a gnome peepshow.
Posted by Big Gary C  on  Mon Nov 22, 2004  at  04:57 PM
:lol: ,everybody loves garden gnomes,we just don
Posted by Evey  on  Mon Nov 22, 2004  at  05:01 PM
I see to remember that (ex-British PM) John Major reputedly started out painting garden gnomes. Given his odd sexual tastes (well, Edwina Currie??) I wonder if he might have been involved...?
Posted by paul in prague  on  Tue Nov 23, 2004  at  03:00 AM
(I guess that should have said 'British ex-PM')
Posted by paul in prague  on  Tue Nov 23, 2004  at  03:01 AM
Well,they serve a purpose of giving all of us with "good taste" an opportunity to be shocked and disgusted everytime we see one in someone
Posted by Evey  on  Tue Nov 23, 2004  at  08:59 AM
There's a house I drive past when I visit my grandparents that has a 'running man' holding their mailbox. It's basically a stick-figure made with pieces of plywood, shaped to look like a man running with a mailbox in his hand. (In the dark it looks like a guy running & shoot a gun, if that helps illustrate.) It's been in place ever since I've been alive (I'm 21), & every few years it disappears. There's always a sign on the new mailbox: Please return! Reward! It always gets returned. Also, they paint him different colors for different times of the year. (Well, either they paint him, or they have a bunch of different ones they put in the yard. It's the red/white/blue painted & santa-painted figure that is usually stolen.)
Posted by Maegan  on  Tue Nov 23, 2004  at  12:44 PM
I would inquire if these guys should be implicated:
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