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Jim Morrison's hand sign

Discussion in 'Bad Dog Cafe' started by HotRodSteve, Apr 24, 2014.

  1. HotRodSteve

    HotRodSteve Friend of Leo's

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    Does anyone know what is the meaning behind Jim Morrison's hand sign on this album cover? Some secret society maybe?

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  2. Gautfrid

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    Just Jim being Jim.
     
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    About to flick a booger.
     
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    That .gif is perfect.
     
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    I think he was doing his Jerry Garcia hand impression. Wasn't it Jerry's middle finger that was cut off at that knuckle?
     
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    Look up american indian sign language he was into that for awhile but probably just jim
     
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    Reverse shocker?
     
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    More a lazy shocker than reverse.

    The earliest Shocker I can find is in The Beatle's Help movie (seeing your Sgt Pepper/Dr Pepper sig :) ).

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    Haven't been able to find anything yet. Maybe it was just Jim being Jim. But who knows?
     
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    Remember, he was "an actor out on loan." He was just posing for the camera.

    Also, I believe the middle finger might be sticking straight out, although it looks otherwise. Maybe, not.
     
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    It's tucked under his thumb in the palm.

    I'm in Paris in a couple of weeks. I'll ask him...
     
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    Maybe he was trying to do Gene Simmon's rock horns.
     
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    un-f$&k the world?
     
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    I believe it means "Paul is dead".....
     
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    It means "I really want to give you the finger, but you won't publish this photo if I do".
     
  17. sacizob

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    He was holding his shirt and he just dropped it and they snapped the pic.
     
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    he's pouring some of his 40 on to the curb for his homies that didn't make it to the party. Pretty prophetic.
     
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    In the still early days of rock, people would do all kinds of things while posing for a photo. My impression at the time was that it was an expression of a general nose-thumbing, da-da-influenced kind of piss-taking. A lot of album covers of the day had little moments of whimsy. Beats the snarling "aaarrgghh!" pseudo-wrestling photos of musicians these days. I guess.
     
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    tell him that it's alright, the world will get over the joke. he can do a resurrection tour and make so much freaking money. Too bad that Ray couldn't hang on long enough to partake.
     
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