Balloons you WON'T be seeing at Thanksgiving parade

Funny animation showcases offbeat parade balloon choices

With Thanksgiving only a few days away, it's time to start lampooning one of the traditions (at least in our house) - the watching of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.

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In this funny video, YouTuber CaptainHippo has an animated look at some different types of balloons that we'll be seeing this year. OK, not really, but some of them are humorous:

In case you're wondering about the real balloons and floats, here's a sneak peek from the NBC Today show:

And then there's this:

Happy Thanksgiving week everyone!

Keith Shaw rounds up the best in geek video in his ITworld.tv blog. Follow Keith on Twitter at @shawkeith. For the latest IT news, analysis and how-tos, follow ITworld on Twitter, Facebook, and Google+.

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