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Old 10-28-2010, 10:58 AM  
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Old 11-16-2010, 01:57 PM  
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I knew him as Dan, Dan, the grasshopper man back in the early to mid 90's. I haven't seen him in years. Krishna-rama (sewn to the back of his green jacket) was his stage name, but never sure what he did. I almost forgot about the cat!!! I think at one time he lived in a storage building over near the schools, towards 35. He was eccentric to say the least, but always very nice. I would love to know more about him. If anyone knows where Joe Ptak is, he could probably give you some info.
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I've asked some "locals" no one from here is from here, and no one has a clue who I'm talking about.
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Old 11-29-2010, 05:47 PM  
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I don't know what he did, either, other than ride his green bike around, with a squirrel. He did "audition" for me once, when I was working at a local bar. He brought in a radio and a cassette, with (I suppose it was) him playing music. Very strange. Seems like he asked if we had a guitar he could use when/if he got the gig (he did not).

So long ago, the details are a little fuzzy now. Funny, at the time I swore I would never forget that audition...
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I don't know what he did, either, other than ride his green bike around, with a squirrel. He did "audition" for me once, when I was working at a local bar. He brought in a radio and a cassette, with (I suppose it was) him playing music. Very strange. Seems like he asked if we had a guitar he could use when/if he got the gig (he did not).

So long ago, the details are a little fuzzy now. Funny, at the time I swore I would never forget that audition...
That's funny and crazy. Frunnzy.

I love it!
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Yep..his name was Dan or "Grasshopper". Green spandex clothes from head to toe...riding his green bicycle with a squirrel on his shoulder. I remember him shooting a kid that went to SMHS in the stomach down on the square around 1988 or 89. The kid was harassing him and trying to fight him...so he pulled out a small pistol and shot him. It was all over the news back then. The last I saw him was around 1992.
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Is this the guy we are all talking about?
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Nope. Thats Dancin' Todd!
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Old 01-11-2011, 01:01 AM  
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Nope...no youtube when Dan the Grasshopper man was around!!! Woulda been awesome though...Krishna-Rama goes viral...epic
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Nope. Thats Dancin' Todd!
I'm guessing the locals would have had different names for the characters.

Like I'm sure not everyone refers to Michael Jackson guy as Michael Jackson guy. Well I don't know what else you would call him, but you get the point.

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Nope...no youtube when Dan the Grasshopper man was around!!! Woulda been awesome though...Krishna-Rama goes viral...epic
A lot of youtube is converted old film. I have hope someone caught him on video, and that we can track him down.
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