Very funny, and I appreciate how you've tried to protect the innocent.
Incidentally, This was the first time I'd tried any street photography with the G12, and the the flip'n'swivel LCD was perfect. When I used it as a waist-level finder people paid no attention the camera - I was just a bloke looking down and fiddling with something. Using an eyelevel finder or fixed LCD triggers the victims' awareness immediately. The angles are more immediate, too. I could imagine this fellow offering me a bunch of fives if he'd noticed: