"Crowd Notice / Release
"Please be aware that by entering... area, you consent to your voice... likeness being used without compensation in films and tape... exploitation in any and all... whether now known or here... Devised and you release the... of Meet Twitchy, Twitchy's Twisted Tales... successors, assigns and... from any liability of account... usage. If you do not wish to be... to the foregoing, do not enter... area."
I put in the ... wherever the duct tape that held the sign to the tree covered up what it said. The gist is that someone was doing production work on a film called Meet Twitchy, Twitchy's Twisted Tales there in my neighborhood's public park--
Wow. Wandering into a movie set here in Washington State is apparently a lot easier than where I was a liability claims adjuster, in Southern California. There, everyone is law suit happy. This one sign taped to one tree would never be considered enough notice to release liability, especially on a Saturday in a public park where children are present.
I had gone two laps around the park before I even noticed this sign. Once I noticed the sign, the group of people gathered around the restrooms made a lot more sense and I sneaked a photo of them from across the park. I figured turnabout was fair play: if their sign waived their need to ask me for permission to take my photo, then it must waive my need to ask their permission to take their photo, too?
I Googled Meet Twitchy, Twitchy's Twisted Tales. No results came up. I don't know who these people are or where or when this film / TV show / cartoon / what have you might appear.
I walked two miles yesterday. I gained two pounds, but I am at my weight-loss goal of 145 to 149.9. Here is what I ate yesterday:
Bean and cheese burrito with salsa
Fuji apple with 2 tablespoons peanut butter and 24 chocolate chips
Can of Cattle Drive chili, 5 slices of American cheese, cup of corn tortilla chips
Late night eating while reading a novel (not recommended!):
Another Fuji apple with 2 tablespoons peanut butter and 24 chocolate chips
Two slices of toasted wheat bread with peanut butter and Smucker's strawberry jam
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