sock puppet


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sock puppet

A phony name made up by a user in order to masquerade as someone else on the Internet. Sock puppets can make controversial comments or vote for or against a cause without revealing their identity. They may respond to their own Usenet or blog posts praising the articles they wrote themselves or disagree with comments criticizing them on other sites.

The term comes from a pretend person made by placing a sock over one's hand. See meat puppet and astroturfing.
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“I've had a passion for filmmaking ever since I can remember, and I wanted to bring the Blue Springs story to life, but found that sock puppets where the only way I could get around the story arc with the budget I had,” said Matthew Porter, Creator of the Blue Springs web series.
Three sock puppet designs are available--Arrrgyle, the Pirate Princess: Slipperfoot; and Paws--and each comes with back stories that are detailed on the accompanying card.
One of my favourite apps is Sock Puppets (iOS, free) which allows students to created animated stories with sock puppet characters.
Marketers explain that the collection provides children a thoughtful and funny greeting and gives them an added surprise birthday gift in the form of a cute and lovable sock puppet.
Also appearing are Rosin Conaty, Tony Law, Rob Beckett, Adam Kay and the Scottish Falsetto Sock Puppet Theatre.
Its programme includes pirate training, arts & crafts, including origami and sock puppet making, a mini disco shed, pillow fights and bedtime stories at twilight.
Bad enough that the restaurant chain may have taken to using fake sock puppet Facebook accounts to defend itself over the internet.
Scottish Falsetto Sock Puppet Theatre, Eden Court Theatre, Inverness Ages 16+.
Projects include a PVC tepee, sock puppet squid, $10 electric guitar, cardboard boomerangs and the Jitterbug robot.
In one experiment, described in the August issue of Psychological Science, children exhibited nonrandom sampling skills after watching a sock puppet draw different colored flowers from a container of toys.
There are only a few extended meditations here on single objects (such as a sock puppet); he just presents his products (and poetry is a product) in succession, in iterations, in beautiful linkages that are good for usually one mention apiece.
By then Tim's cronies were in PC lockstep and a sock puppet named Sandee Lyles, posted a link to a clip of a drunken Bukowski kicking at his wife Linda while laying on a couch.