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Old August 9 2013, 11:45 PM   #1
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ENTER: TV/Media Avatar Contest: DISASTER!

Welcome to the latest installment of the TV/Media Avatar Contest! This week's theme is: DISASTER!

My original thought was inspired by the genre of disaster films, however, I think it'll be more fun to expand the theme to include natural disasters, man-made disasters, or any circumstances that could be called a "disaster" (even humorous ones) ... so long as it's not SF/F (sorry Wizard of Oz fans).

Normal avatar rules apply (150x150).

Here's my entry:



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How does Tuesday sound for a when the poll goes up?
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Old August 10 2013, 02:30 AM   #2
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Old August 10 2013, 02:34 AM   #3
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Titanic (1997)

The ship sinkin', I mean, not the box office gross.
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Old August 10 2013, 02:43 AM   #4
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Touché! Love it!

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Titanic (1997)
I was wondering how long it was going to take for someone to choose this!
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Old August 10 2013, 03:05 AM   #5
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Well, it is a pretty obvious choice....

- edit, to add -

Alright, how 'bout something a bit more obviously from the James Cameron movie....?

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Old August 10 2013, 04:42 AM   #6
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Old August 10 2013, 08:01 PM   #7
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Old August 10 2013, 08:53 PM   #8
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Does this count?

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Old August 11 2013, 12:49 AM   #9
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Does this count?

I certainly hope so.
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Old August 11 2013, 02:48 AM   #10
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Well, it is a pretty obvious choice....

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Alright, how 'bout something a bit more obviously from the James Cameron movie....?

Maybe something a bit more disaster-y?



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Old August 11 2013, 06:54 PM   #11
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Old August 11 2013, 10:15 PM   #12
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Hurricane Sandy
how does this count?
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Old August 11 2013, 10:56 PM   #13
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Hurricane Sandy
how does this count?
My original thought was inspired by the genre of disaster films, however, I think it'll be more fun to expand the theme to include natural disasters, man-made disasters, or any circumstances that could be called a "disaster" (even humorous ones) ... so long as it's not SF/F (sorry Wizard of Oz fans).
Unless I misread this ...
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Old August 11 2013, 11:19 PM   #14
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it's a good avatar but my assumption is that said disaster still has to be featured in fictional non-science fiction media. Otherwise it would go in MISC
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Old August 12 2013, 02:05 AM   #15
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