Protesta Ruidosa (noisy Protest)


Introduction: Protesta Ruidosa (noisy Protest)

About: I am leaving Instructables, soon. I am very upset with the turnaround that has the page to post the manufacture of a dildo. Me llamo Osvaldo Julio Schiavoni I speak Spanish, not English. I use automatic tr...

Yo vivo en Argentina, y comparto el desagrado de muchísimos compatriotas acerca de las desatinadas medidas de política económica, social y de relaciones exteriores del gobierno de Cristina Kirchner. El día jueves 13/09/12 se realizó una protesta espontánea, convocada vía web, que consistíría básicamente en un cacerolazo. El presente instructable describe el dispositivo que hice para usarlo en vez de una cacerola. Tiene la ventaja de que me salió gratis y es mucho más ruidoso.

Crónica de mi actuación como DESTITUYENTE, GORILÓN, FACHO, CIPAYO y VENDEPATRIA en Plaza Moreno de La Plata. Jueves 13/09/12 de 20 a 21:30

Durante la tarde preparé dos tubos de amortiguadores usados, para no arruinar la vajilla de plata –como corresponde a mi condición de jubilado K–. Llegamos con mi mujer a Plaza Moreno pasadas las 20, y me decepcionó la escasa cantidad de gente que había. No obstante, saqué mis dos amortiguadores y empecé a golpearlos entre sí furiosamente. Estuve una hora y media haciendo Kombo, lo que a razón de 3 golpes por segundo, más o menos, da algo así como 16200 golpes. De los cuales dos me los di en los nudillos y uno en la boca, por suerte con poca o ninguna consecuencia.

Como dije antes, al principio éramos 4 gatos locos, pero al final era una multitud de gente indignada, varias cuadras –seis o siete–de desfile compacto. No había tetrabriks ni choripanes, ni olor a marihuana, ni punteros tomando lista, ni pungas a la vista, ni hileras de micros para arrear gente, ni charcos de meada, ni borrachos, ni vómitos, ni enmascarados amenazantes con palos. Un bodrio, bah.

Me resultaba conmovedor y un poco cómico ver a algunas viejas agitando hojas de carpeta de los nietos, escritas a mano con lápiz de color, con leyendas que se leían a no más de 50 cm de distancia: "MAS DEMOCRACIA", "SEGURIDAD", "LADRONES", etc.

A las 21:30 nos retiramos, porque ni mi mujer ni yo estamos en condiciones de llevar a cabo acciones épicas. Mientras nos dirigíamos a buscar el auto seguíamos escuchando los cacerolazos y bocinazos de apoyo.

Conclusión: seguramente Kris se va a poner más emperrada todavía, va a hablar más seguido por la Condena Nacional, y va a atacar con más saña a los que se oponen al "modelo" porque no quieren a "los que menos tienen". Y todos los aplaudidores de su corte van a sacarse ampollas en las manos, y tendrán calambres en los músculos sonreidores. Pero como dice la canción, "los dinosaurios van a desaparecer". Algún día. Siempre que llovió, paró.

NOTA: el ruido que se escucha en el video es mucho menor al real, ya que por razones obvias no puedo molestar a mis vecinos solo para hacer el instructable.


I live in Argentina, and I share the disgust of many compatriots about the misguided economic policies, social and foreign affairs of the government of Cristina Kirchner.  On Thursday Set 13 2012 there was a spontaneous protest convened via web, which would be primarily a "cacerolazo" (pan coup). This instructable describes the device I made, to use it instead of a pan. It has the advantage that was free, and is far much louder.

Chronicle of my performance as "REMOVER, GORILÓN, FASCIST, SEPOY and TRAITORS" in Plaza Moreno of La Plata. Thursday 13/09/12 21:30 20

During the afternoon I prepared two used cushions tubes to not ruin the silver tableware -as befits my K-retired status. Arrived with my wife at Plaza Moreno past 20, and I was disappointed in the small number of people there. However, I took my two cushions and began to beat each other furiously. I was 1.5 hours making riot, which at 3 beats per second, more or less, giving something like 16,200 hits. Two of which I gave them on the knuckles and one in the mouth, fortunately with little or no consequence.

As I said, at first there were 4 crazy cats, but in the end was a crowd of people angry, several blocks, six or seven, of compact parade. There was no choripanes (sausage sandwiches,) nor wine cartons, nor marijuana smell, nor "pointers" taking list, nor visible thiefs, nor rows of buses to herd people, nor puddles of piss, nor drunkards, nor vomiting, nor masked dudes threatening with sticks. A boredom, bah.

I found it touching and a little funny to see some old women waving folder leaves from her grandchildren, handwritten in crayon, with captions that read no more than 50 cm away, "MORE DEMOCRACY", "SECURITY", "THIEVES", etc.

At 21:30 we left, because neither my wife nor I are able to take epic actions. As we walked to pick up the car, continued listening to the noisy honking support.

Conclusion: Kris is probably going to get who was determined yet, will speak more often by National Broadcast, and will more viciously attacking those who oppose the "model" because they don't love to "those who have less". And all her court clappers will get ampules on their hands, and will have cramps in smiling muscles. But as the song says, "dinosaurs will disappear". Someday. Whenever it rained, it stopped.

NOTE: The noise you hear in the video is much lower than real, because for obvious reasons I can not disturb my neighbors just to make the instructable.



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    Those are great noisemaker! And I applaud you for standing up for democracy.

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    Thanks ChrysN. Our president won the election with 54%, but is doing too many wrong things. She ridicules, disqualifies and persecutes those who don't agree with her. And all those around her do nothing but applaud that. We are tired of such disrespect and lack of ethics. They buy journalists and media, cover up serious acts of corruption, they pay for Bolivians and Paraguayans who cross the border and come to vote in Argentina, they use the security money for suborn poor people with gifts. Argentina goes toward Venezuela or Cuba regimes if we keep silent.

    You can see these images in the web, and translate the news using Google.

    I'm sory, but I think you're focusing only in 'small things'. Real important things for our country are beeing made.
    Surely nothing is perfect, but please try to see that at last Argentine is growing out free, something that many 1st world countries are failing to. Please also note that for centuries many of other argentineans were nearly outsiders in their own country, and they were not respected. This is not the place to, but you ought to demostrate and not only say bullshit all around.
    I like your work, and I'm proud you can use it enyoing your freedom.
    I'm not worried about Argentina, just the opposite as many others all around the world.
    I guess you'd better keep doing what you really know!

    Do you really think that having a criminal in the vice presidency is a small thing?
    Do you really think that posting false official indexes for years is a small thing?
    Do you really think that persecuting those who think differently is a small thing?
    Do you really think that foment hatred is a small thing?
    Do you really think that corruption is a small thing?
    Do you really think that fundamentalism is a small thing?
    Do you really think that getting close to Hugo Chavez is a small thing?
    Do you really think associated withAngola is a small thing?
    Do you really think that an inflation of about 50% per year is a small thing? Yesterday I paid 6 pesos a bottle of carbonated water in January was 3.50.
    Do you really think that not pay the trials won by retirees is a little thing?
    Do you really think squander social security funds is a small thing?
    Finally, do you live in Argentina, or only did you read the news?

    Yes, I live in Argentina on a half year base and the rest of my time in Europe: I'm not a turist right here nor there, and this bring me the opportunity to compare.
    I see you're angry about those who don't have your own point of view, just what you're fighting against...
    Posting this 'Instructable' show us you're also fomenting other than hate.
    You've misundertood my point: I told you to try to think in the whole process, enjoying your freedom to say your thoughts. Did anybody stops you?
    No, I do not think those things are to be proud of them: So let's try to change them! What is your particular solution for each of them? Do you have any candidate to be our guide? Did she or he won the elections?
    I think everybody hates corruption, ask our Europeans and American friends if they heard about it...
    We were a semi-colonnial country since the spanish times. We did everything the W. M. Found 'tell' us to do. I voted to support our new path, which is not easy but I guess is in the right direction.
    There are plenty of things to do, but we are on the way.
    Thanks everybody to let us talk.

    No, nothing did stop me in the "cacerolazo". THERE WHERE NO POLICE in the streets. ¿Is that a good signal for you?

    Yes. My hate –I prefer to say indignation– grows day to day hearing the insulting speechs of the president and her applauders. I am not angry about those who don't have my own point of view, as you said. ONLY with this govern in total.

    But we are deviating about the matter. You and me should comment only about my noisy device, not about my thinking. That is totally secondary.

    Anyway, thanks for your comments.

    Of course if there were no police is a good signal for me!!!,
    we citizens are not things to be controlled in the way they use to do. Have a look what is happening in Greece and Spain!
    You can take your indignation to the point you want to, but please do not offend the democratic government (and those who voted them) because you simply don't like their philosofy. At least not in this way. And not with my country. Ok?
    If you want to talk about a low tech bell you did... why you're explaining all your politics meanings, feelings and all bullshit you did spread?
    Respect, it's a matter of respect.
    I think we got a lot to learn.
    Good luck!

    Yes, polcipalma, you are right, this low-tech device is for claim for RESPECT, a bit of respect for us the citizens. Good luck for you, too.

    Hi Osvaldo,
    Your creativity and inventions are great. I follow all your works since I joined this website, and this is the first time I see someone complaining about the reason why you build or creat something, even if it is for a political purpose.
    I will write this in spanish so there is no doubt in my possition:

    La creatividad, la educación, la industria y sobre todo EL TRABAJO, es algo que no se fomenta solo regalando dinero a la gente pobre para que la voten, o acomodando familiares en puestos y maniobras politicas.

    A seguir trabajando y educando, que ese lo que vos mejor haces, ya que ese es el objetivo de este sitio. Compartir el conocimiento para que todos podamos hacer mejor las cosas.
    from Banfield.

    hola betoblas,
    si lees atentamente mis comentarios verás que lo que le critico es la ofensa a un gobierno, en un lugar inapropiado y que con esos insultos (al govierno y a quienes lo votamos) no se llega a nada. A mi también me gusta cuanto hace y publica, y no defiendo ciegamente a nadie: conozco la relidad. Insisto en que se obre desde el respeto. En ningún momento critiqué ni su obra ni limité su derecho a manifestarse, cómo y dónde corresponda. Un saludo.

    Hi betoblas,
    if you read my comments carefully, you will see that what I criticize is the offense to a government, in an inappropriate place, and that these insults (to the government and to those who vote) are not getting us anywhere. Me too I like what he does and published, and do not blindly defend anyone: I know the reality. I Insist that we ought work from respect. At no time did I criticize nor his work nor limit their right to demonstrate, how and where applicable.  A greeting.

    Aclarame en dónde incurrí en ofensas y/o insultos. Si así fuera, estaría dispuesto a pedir disculpas, pero NO LO HE HECHO.

    Clarify where I committed offenses and / or insults. If so, I would be willing to apologize, but I HAVE NOT DONE THAT.

    I see you do not like my awnser: you simply erase it. It doesn't matter, now I now the kind of guy you are and confirms me your low potencials in other than simply technical matters. God luck!

    Polcipalma, I did not delete anything. Must have been the Instructables staff.
    Polcipalma, yo no borré nada. Debe haber sido el staff de instructables.

    Muy buenos osvaldo. Yo ese dia llegue medio tarde a plaza moreno, peor habia muchisima gente. Te felicito por la idea.

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    Bueno, será para el 8 de noviembre, entonces. ¿Qué te parece encontrarnos?
    Mi celular es 15-567-9448. Suelo no atenderlo, porque no lo llevo siempre encima.

    Gracias por u comentario.

    ahi anote tu celular. despues te mando un mensaje para que tengas mi numero. Saludos.

    PD: hay que fabricar una corneta de aire comprimido.

    nono, corneta de bocina, bocina de aire. Yo decia algo asi:
    Tenia ganas d eponerle a mi bici algo asi, mas que nada por el transito, jajajaj

    Cierto, esas bocinas son impresionantes. Acá en Instructables salieron varios "ruidófonos" a membrana, voy a ver si son fáciles de hacer.