new york city traffic is crazy!

"A Thanksgiving Day Parade balloon took flight in Midtown Monday morning as part of a test run to see how the balloon flies in moderate wind conditions.

 

The giant Pikachu balloon floated above Broadway as part of a safety test run by several city agencies and Macy's to make sure this year's parade goes off without a hitch. "

 

via NY1

  • Christine 9y

    Argghhh, look out!!
  • Michael Titus 9y

    !LoL! hehe....:-D
  • sweetnseattle 9y

    HAHAHA pikachu, i SEE you baby! :D
  • *Zig* 9y

    I loooooove Pikachu! :D
    Pikachu
  • Lisa Solomon 9y

    oh wow. that is PRICELESS!
  • pelirroja 9y

    pikachu attacks new york.

    i love how no one seems phased by it.
  • Ranjit Bhatnagar 9y

    wonderfully cluttered photo!
  • Rosebud 23 9y

    Incredible photo ! And this guy smiling and serving a cocktail ! And what kind of city must that be, where no one even looks at this giant balloon ! (But maybe the lady in front will look up in a second and then the cigarette will fall off her mouth....)
    BTW: I didn't know that pikachus are still around ! But it seems to be the same like dinosaurs - years ago we thought the children would not like them any more in a few months... Nothing against them - I loved to play with them when Max was a child. But I was unable to follow him into the complexe world of pokemon ! You could see there, how many things small children can keep in mind when they are interested in it ! (And I think it is not always their fault that they are not interested in many things they have to learn in school....)
  • nilgun erzik özkaracalar 9y

    a great composition and a great capture:) congradulations :)
  • jiwasz 9y

    Pinkazilla invades NYC? Funny and oddly disturbing. Good shot.
  • Andrew S 7y

    pika pika!

    That means please add your photo to Midtown West :)
  • viajvia 7y

    hehe, that's not something we can see everyday. :)
    thanks for sharing.

    --
    Seen in Midtown West (?)
  • Barik Nawawi 7y

    gotta catch 'em all..!!
  • apricotX 7y

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called National Trust for Hysteric Preservation, and we'd love to have your photo added to the group.
  • 'Nino" Eugene La Pia 7y

    Love the surrealness of this capture!!
  • Anton Kawasaki 6y

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Only In New York City!, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

    Crazy!
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