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Photo of the day: Google’s Android dressed in its Halloween finest (and more)

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Standing in its rightful place between a donut and a cupcake on Google’s campus in Mountain View, Google’s Android, dressed as a pirate for Halloween, salutes passersby. I have no idea why it’s holding a shopping bag, but it does have a peg leg!

Google’s not the only company celebrating. If you tweet ONLY ‘#trick’ or ‘#treat’ on the Twitter.com Web site, your dashboard will get a friendly visit from this bird:

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For overly enthusiastic cube monkeys in need of costume ideas, here’s inspiration from Twitter employee Charles Magnuson.

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And last, but not least: Zuckerberg in a Very Important Meeting.zuckerberg

If you know of other startups doing silly and/or ridiculous things today, e-mail them in at tips@venturebeat.com and we’ll add.


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