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So he was intrigued by the sudden surge this week of hits on his blog from Brazil. Compared to the faithful world wide handful of readers who regularly seek inspiration from him these were numbers off the scale. It looked like the inhabitants of the favelas of Rio were seeking new inspiration for the imminent Carnival. At last they realised that the time had come for a series of Fantasy Bob themed floats teeming with scantily dressed young ladies displaying the challenges of playing leg spin bowling. The Girl from Ipanema goes walking (after she nicks it). There could be nothing more exciting for the vast crowds.
|Fantasy Bob themed costumes|
- none of them can play leg spin bowling
Showing a speed of thought and action that is uncharacteristic, FB quickly contacted the Brazilian embassy to offer his services as a consultant for this important cultural exchange. A couple of weeks on the Copacabana could sharpen him up for the next few winter nets.
The phone was answered. FB spoke.
Hello FB here
Si, Futbol Brasil? What you want?
No, not FB - Futbol Brasil - FB FB
FB FB? Ah si, Futbol Brasil Face Book What you want?
No, not Futbol Brasil Face Book. FB.
Yeh, you tell me already - you want picture of Pele for Face Book right?
No .....Fantasy Bob
Ah, you want picture of Fantasy Bob for Face Book. Not good idea. Will not get much likes.
No, I am Fantasy Bob and I can help you.
You know, for Carnival, for the floats - the Fantasy Bob themed floats
There was a short silence.
What you talking about?
Fantasy Bob found himself explaining how his new fan base was evidence of a new direction for the Carnival and he thought the local population would need some help to get things authentic.
There was another short silence.
Listen - how about you just take the picture of Pele.
What you know about Brazil?
Er........it's where the nuts come from.
Ah yes, so it is...........and now it's where the bots come from.