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Nocona, Texas: Homage to Things That Suck (Gone)

Tiny outdoor displays by an anonymous artist of discarded household appliances in the service of puns: Things That Suck, Ring of Fire.

Directions:
Three blocks north of US Hwy 82. On the west side of Main St. just south of W. Elm St.
Hours:
July 2018: Reported gone.
Admission:
Free
Status:
Gone

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Homage to Things That Suck

This display is no longer here.

[Kristin, 07/20/2018]

Homage to Things That Suck.

Homage to Things That Suck

Homage to Things That Suck.

[Janie, 07/04/2015]

The target of today's vacuum animus is "BULLIES." The recycling receptacles in the background suggest a degree of impermanence around "Homage to Things That Suck," as if a special trash pickup is imminent. Yet the display has been there for years in its various incarnations.

Homage to Things That Suck

The homage is still up and running. We have had visitors from many states and at least six countries!

[Suzanne storey, 02/16/2015]

The universal appeal of sucking.

Ring of Fire.

Ring of Fire

It's a ring of antique Southwind, Dearborn, and various other gas space heaters; vintages vary. An added attraction are all the "irons" in the fire! At the same location as the "Homage To Things That Suck."

[Suzanne Storey, 06/19/2014]

In any other yard this might be mistaken for trash waiting to be hauled away!

Homage to Things That Suck.

Homage to Things That Suck

This is a little open-air museum to, literally, "Things that suck." Mainly vacuum cleaners, but there are other things like a mini-fridge with empty beer bottles. It seems like things are added daily.

[Suzanne Storey, 03/08/2014]

There are serious survival issues for any unofficial exhibit that uses plastic appliances in outdoor weather, so interested visitors should see it soon. It's near the Horton Classic Car Museum.


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