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T-shirt of the week: No longer the Knights of Ni

Yet another of the Geekend's beloved "stealth geek" shirts, we have a heraldic seal emblazoned with the motto of the Knights Who (Until Recently) Say Ni.

Knights of Ni SealYet another of the Geekend's beloved "stealth geek" shirts, we have a heraldic seal emblazoned with the motto of the Knights Who (Until Recently) Say Ni. The post-Ni motto of "Ecky Ecky Ecky Ecky Pakang Zoom Boing" wafts on silken standards beneath a bucket-helm icon, itself festooned with antlers. Above, a majestic pair of herring -- perfect for cutting down the largest tree in the forest -- gape stoicly atop a crest of shrubbery. Extra points if:

  1. You get all of the Holy Grail references in the above description.
  2. You can convince someone that this is actually your family crest. Because that would be awesome.

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6 comments
Neeraj Kaushik
Neeraj Kaushik

I think it is no more a t-shirt of the week. From: Hawaiian Shirts

The Scummy One
The Scummy One

I think I could spin it as a crest even with those words... Explain that my forefathers were 'quick to get it up' and that might hold some water :D

seanferd
seanferd

I could have convinced at least one girl there that it was my family crest (or quest?). She flat out told us she was gullible, after my supervisor convinced her (in five words) that I was ten years older than I actually was, and she had thought I was five or six years younger to begin with. For one extra point, it probably isn't worth going back, though.

Mark W. Kaelin
Mark W. Kaelin

I get one extra point - I can almost recent the movie beginning to end. Supreme executive power derives from a mandate of the masses, not from some farcical aquatic ceremony.

Bill Ward
Bill Ward

I definitely get the Grail References.... but no chance that someone would believe that's my family crest. The Boing gives it away. Now, if only the back pondered the question of whether coconuts were migratory.....

tjbud
tjbud

... European or African ...

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