Contest: ENTER Misc Av Contest: For the Birds

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  1. auntiehill

    auntiehill The Blooness Premium Member

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    After watching "Extraordinary Birder" on NatGeo Wild, I thought it might time for a bird-thread, so this week's av contest is devoted to birds---any and all types of birds. They must be real birds, not fictional or extinct, but birds that actually exist somewhere on the planet today. No fictional characters from TV or movies, please.

    You may enter up to three avatars. Since I started the contest, I will only enter two. The voting thread will go on Aug. 7th, or thereabouts.

    Here's mine:
    The Hummingbird
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    The Blue Jay
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  2. auntiehill

    auntiehill The Blooness Premium Member

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    no takers?
     
  3. Timofnine

    Timofnine Saintly henchman of Santa Premium Member

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    Well I took this pic today, for narrative purposes this bird stole food out of the hands and me and my friends. Took a swipe and flew off. :shrug:
     
  4. auntiehill

    auntiehill The Blooness Premium Member

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    That's a great picture! Now just make an avatar out of it and you can enter! ;)
     
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  5. Avro Arrow

    Avro Arrow Vice Admiral Moderator

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    OMG, look at that expression! This needs to become a meme! :lol:
     
  6. Kai "the spy"

    Kai "the spy" Admiral Admiral

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    #1
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    The Pelican
     
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  7. Avro Arrow

    Avro Arrow Vice Admiral Moderator

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    I heard a wild rumour that these are actually real birds and not just tacky lawn ornaments...

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    Flamingo
     
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  8. Timofnine

    Timofnine Saintly henchman of Santa Premium Member

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    :D
     
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  9. auntiehill

    auntiehill The Blooness Premium Member

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    That's not avatar size. If you want to enter the contest, it needs to be 200 x 200.


    Here, I'll do it for you:
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  10. auntiehill

    auntiehill The Blooness Premium Member

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    Only three days left. Any more?
     
  11. Kai "the spy"

    Kai "the spy" Admiral Admiral

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    #2
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    Penguin

    And an internet classic for #3
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    The sleepy duckling
     
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  12. Timofnine

    Timofnine Saintly henchman of Santa Premium Member

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    Thanks. But how do I animate it? :shrug:
     
  13. Orac

    Orac Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    A pair of blue footed boobies:
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  14. auntiehill

    auntiehill The Blooness Premium Member

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    You are on your own there. ;)
     
  15. auntiehill

    auntiehill The Blooness Premium Member

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    Men always vote for a nice pair of boobies.
     
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  16. Avro Arrow

    Avro Arrow Vice Admiral Moderator

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    Unless you took video instead of just a still picture, that might be an uphill battle.
     
  17. Avro Arrow

    Avro Arrow Vice Admiral Moderator

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    For my last two entries, I took inspiration from PWA's "Best Bird 2021" competition...

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    Grey Jay, or Canada Jay
    ("Barely a bird", but still.)

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    Owl
    (Winner of Best Bird, but the decision making process was... questionable.)

    My only regret is that I didn't have enough entries remaining to try a laser kiwi avatar...
     
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  18. auntiehill

    auntiehill The Blooness Premium Member

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    LAST CALL....er, Last Bird Call?

    The poll goes up tonight. Get those last entries into the nest!
     
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  19. auntiehill

    auntiehill The Blooness Premium Member

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    OK, thread closed. The poll will be up shortly.