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  • Go Red – Tacoma Weekly has added to its exterior décor. What is that thing? (Photo by Kathleen Merryman)

Tacoma is the Washington State Capitol of Quirk.

We have the glassiest bridges, the finest cedar garden snails, the tallest killer totem poles and one terrifying Johnny Depp.

We have art cars, art bikes, art buses.

Now Tacoma Weekly’s holding a contest, Tacoma Quirk, that celebrates those off-kilter artifacts.

Here’s how it works:

We run photos of our favorites. You answer the questions we ask about it. If you are first with the best info, we give you a prize, which will always include a container of sidewalk chalk and a locator map for Frost Park. Ready for your first Quirk Alert?

Steve Dunkelberger is hugging Tacoma Weekly’s new exterior décor feature. Each correct answer is worth 20 points.

A) Where was it first seen in Tacoma?

B) How did we get it?

C) What was it in its first life?

D) What are we using it for now?

E) Does it, heaven forfend, have siblings?


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