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Old February 3 2013, 09:46 PM   #16
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One of the greatest leaders of the American West, Chief Sitting Bull of the Hunkpapa Sioux:

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Old February 3 2013, 11:27 PM   #17
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Old February 4 2013, 04:14 AM   #18
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'Gunslingers' weren't the only legendary 'bandits' in the west... I'm contemplating the mechanical kind.
Ah. I see where you're coming from.

Well, okay, since there also was a Lucky Luke comic adventure on that topic. But on one condition (as to make it fairer to the others, as well as maybe more challenging to you):

I'll allow it, if it's art, or if it's a photographic image from the 19th century.
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Old February 4 2013, 09:22 PM   #19
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Looking for just that (vintage photos of those machines) I happened upon something else, something with someone posing a real bandit -WITH a gun- from 1903 though -but a real person -I think I'll be going with that instead.

Strange, isn't it: how googeling for images always brings up stuff you hadn't thought about in the first place.

[And: that Lucky Luke album was the first thing that jumped to my mind on this theme ]
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Old February 5 2013, 12:27 AM   #20
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interesting theme...can't wait to see more
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Old February 5 2013, 12:59 AM   #21
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I forgot this was in Misc

And I didn't remember before having already made an entry:







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Old February 5 2013, 10:41 AM   #22
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I wonder if that will still count as "Media."
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Old February 5 2013, 04:36 PM   #23
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Even when searching for 'theatre curtains' it didn't occur to me that I was framing part of a film Yeah, it probably cunts as media so I'm trying to put together a different thing: dead bandits.

Although... they probably overpriced the popcorn and the softdrinks in theatres even back then, legendarily so
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Old February 5 2013, 09:40 PM   #24
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Annie Oakley (the one from "Annie get your gun" and from Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show)
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Old February 5 2013, 11:54 PM   #25
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^^ Beat me to it. Back to the old drawing board.

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Even when searching for 'theatre curtains' it didn't occur to me that I was framing part of a film Yeah, it probably cunts as media so I'm trying to put together a different thing: dead bandits.
I don't know. Maybe anything over a hundred years old should count as History instead of Media.

We should get a ruling from the contest-runner.
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Old February 6 2013, 12:36 AM   #26
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I don't know. Maybe anything over a hundred years old should count as History instead of Media.

We should get a ruling from the contest-runner.
Hmmm, it is considered a milestone in film making and can be downloaded from The Library of Congress linky
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Old February 6 2013, 03:12 AM   #27
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Annie Oakley (the one from "Annie get your gun" and from Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show)
Sorry, but you'll have to resize it. Entries can't be larger than 150x150 pixels.
That aside, nice one!

@trekkiedane: Sorry, but that's obviously Media and no actual Wild West legend. Better go with the one-armed bandit.
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Old February 6 2013, 07:49 AM   #28
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oops, sorry. I only saw to it that it's 120 px wide and didn't pay attention to the height
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Old February 6 2013, 07:58 PM   #29
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@trekkiedane: Sorry, but that's obviously Media /.../
Yeah it is, isn't it just the very definition of it

ETA:

Better play safe then: Again Lucky Luke comes to the rescue, Phantly Roy Bean, Jr., aka. Judge Roy Bean -or- The Law West of Pecos:

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Old February 7 2013, 03:07 AM   #30
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^^ Nice.

Seven entries so far. I'll leave this open a few more days.
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