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Old November 17 2013, 06:56 PM   #16
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Re: Misc Av Contest: It's Seasonal!

Around here people use their weekend-days during spring in garden centres and their weekend-days during autumn at IKEA! (Like mum and I did today).

If these trees had been right in front of the name on the building, not some ad hung from it, it would have been a perfect seasonal image from here...


Still working on finding the perfect avatarable shot
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Old November 18 2013, 07:41 AM   #17
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Re: Misc Av Contest: It's Seasonal!

Heh, funny thing is, I saw the blue and I knew it was IKEA even before you said it was There's none around me, but there's a new one in our nation's capital, even bigger than the original one that was there (about 4 times the size or so they claim, and multi-storied), which is hard to believe as I've always found them to be bigger than average stores to begin with. This new one is a colossus in comparison.
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Old November 18 2013, 10:58 AM   #18
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Re: Misc Av Contest: It's Seasonal!

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If that's what it's like, then go for it! I can just picture lots of people on a busy street with umbrellas.
This is Houston--no one walks anywhere. And I'm not going to go out in the rain to try to take a picture. I'll pass on this one, thanks.
How about a POV shot of the rain through a window, soaked with wistfulness and longing and a burning hatred of precipitation?
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Old November 18 2013, 01:18 PM   #19
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Re: Misc Av Contest: It's Seasonal!

I happened to find this today:
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Old November 18 2013, 05:08 PM   #20
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Re: Misc Av Contest: It's Seasonal!

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Heh, funny thing is, I saw the blue and I knew it was IKEA even before you said it was
Blue is a somewhat crowded part of the corporate logo spectrum. But somehow we seem to recognize the nuance whenever we see one. I find that quite remarkable - and more than just a little scary!
There's none around me, but there's a new one in our nation's capital, even bigger than the original one that was there (about 4 times the size or so they claim, and multi-storied), which is hard to believe as I've always found them to be bigger than average stores to begin with. This new one is a colossus in comparison.
Three or four years ago, when they build that Ikea here in town (tiny town in a tiny country) they said it was the biggest in northern Europe... It is ridiculously big; enough so for entire armies to march in and never bee seen again. Apart from the parking below I think it's only two stories though.
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Old November 19 2013, 10:57 AM   #21
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I happened to find this today:
No wonder they are so hard to capture.
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Old November 19 2013, 11:00 AM   #22
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Re: Misc Av Contest: It's Seasonal!

^ the pedestrians?
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Old November 19 2013, 12:39 PM   #23
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Great minds, Rick! That was my first thought, too
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Old November 20 2013, 12:02 AM   #24
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^^

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^ the pedestrians?
They just slip out of your hands like a bar of soap.
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Old November 22 2013, 05:04 PM   #25
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LOL we drifted pretty far off-topic. We need more entries! Don't make me register a dozen duals to get a poll up!
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Old November 22 2013, 07:49 PM   #26
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Yep, we do need more entries! I'll either put up a poll on Saturday or Sunday depending on how things go.
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Old November 22 2013, 07:51 PM   #27
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Good, then I'll have tomorrow to find something
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Old November 23 2013, 11:23 AM   #28
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Only four entries? Kind of ironic, since there are four seasons, but come on, people. Where are the icicles of Winter, the flowers of Spring, and the boys of Summer?
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Old November 23 2013, 11:10 PM   #29
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Yeah, was hoping there would be more inspiration. Come on, people, get your cameras out! I'll even extend it to Tuesday.
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Old November 24 2013, 07:51 PM   #30
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I just posted a link to here in the weather thread http://www.trekbbs.com/showthread.php?t=231073&page=4 and invited the folks there to join the contest. Maybe we should give them a bit more time to come up with good pics.
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