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Old January 11 2014, 02:57 AM   #16
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Re: Misc Av Contest: Beautiful Vehicles!

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Remember, aircraft are eligible as well. There are lots of pretty airplanes.

@TayLaLaLa: Frankly, I think the DeLorean's styling looks like a toy car made of cardboard. But chacun à son goût, as I always say.
I have liked it since that movie. I wish I owned one. I think has a nice clean look.
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Old January 11 2014, 05:12 AM   #17
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Owning one of those is in the top 5 on my bucket list.
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Old January 11 2014, 10:59 AM   #18
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How about this?
Nice. I love balloons. Come to think of it, I have a balloon avatar that I could have entered.
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Old January 11 2014, 11:57 PM   #19
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Re: Misc Av Contest: Beautiful Vehicles!

Any more entries, people? There are still plenty of classic cars to choose from. And there haven't been any heavier-than-air aircraft so far.
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Old January 12 2014, 12:47 AM   #20
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^I don't know, I think that DeLorean is doing it's damnedest to get airborne
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Old January 12 2014, 03:08 AM   #21
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Speaking of airborne DeLoreans:

Roads? Where we're going, we don't need ... roads.
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Old January 12 2014, 02:59 PM   #22
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What are you expecting something like Concorde to be entered?
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Old January 12 2014, 06:50 PM   #23
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What are you expecting something like Concorde to be entered?
Oh, I don't know . . . Concorde, the WWII Spitfire, the original Learjet, F-104 Starfighter, to name a few.

Or how about an antique horse-drawn hearse?

I'd like to see at least a couple more entries before I put up the voting thread.
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Old January 12 2014, 10:05 PM   #24
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Old January 12 2014, 10:26 PM   #25
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^^ Cool! Is that a Packard?
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Old January 12 2014, 10:46 PM   #26
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Great Eastern At Sea, the great ship of IK Brunel as imagined at sea by the artist at her launch in 1858--from the wiki--

Another favorite--
the Composite Clipper Thermopylae
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Old January 12 2014, 10:48 PM   #27
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It appears to be hosted at Photobucket.

How about a Sopwith Camel?
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Old January 12 2014, 10:51 PM   #28
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^I was referring to publiusr, who has deleted the first post. To me, it looks like direct links to Wiki. And they're still not avatar sized.
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Old January 12 2014, 11:08 PM   #29
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@ publiusr: The clipper ship is gorgeous. But it needs to be cropped and resized to fit avatar rules (max. 150 x 150 pixels).
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Old January 13 2014, 10:35 AM   #30
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Here's my choice: an old horse sledge
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