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    Lanky Lass East Hill's Avatar
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    End of Summer Red Star Contest

    All right everyone, let's see those roses, dahlias, runner beans, pumpkins, or whatever other plants or flowers you've been admiring the last week or so.

    The contest is open to anyone who does not currently have a red star*. The contest will close on September 1st, at 7.00 pm Pacific Daylight Savings Time.

    Photos should be the work of the poster...

    One entry per member, please.

    East Hill

    *All right, open to all members, and those already with a red star may give to the member of his or her choice .
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    This would be far more socially acceptable than what I had in mind.


    Last edited by StupidlyBrave; 08-19-08 at 06:40 PM.

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    Your imaginary friend. fuzzbox's Avatar
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    So plant pics only that have to be taken by moi......hrmmmm....

    Every passing minute is another chance to turn it all around.

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    Quote Originally Posted by fuzzbox View Post
    So plant pics only that have to be taken by moi......hrmmmm....
    I have faith in you, Fuzzy!

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    Quote Originally Posted by fuzzbox View Post
    So plant pics only that have to be taken by moi......hrmmmm....
    I cheat. I should be disqualified.


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    Your imaginary friend. fuzzbox's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by East Hill View Post
    I have faith in you, Fuzzy!

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    I have to go into the desert and go plant searching now. There is a lot of cacti here that's all I can think of.

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    Can it be open to donating members as well? If someone who already has a red star wins, they get to choose who to give the star to? I want to take pics of flowers, too!

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    Can they be pictures of painted plants?


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    ::always one to push the envelope ...::

    can we haz one for a blue star?

    ::bats beautifully long lashed eyes::

    didja see that? No?

    ::again bats beautifully long lashed eyes::




    I promise I'll get rid of nose-picking troll.

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    Non Tribuo Anus Rodentum and off to the next adventure (RIP) Stacey's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by StupidlyBrave View Post
    Can they be pictures of painted plants?

    We haz a winar!

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    Yes, photos of plants painted on a surface would be fine too!

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    Not only did I take the picture, I grew it!



    jk

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    Hey guyz? Guyz? Wait up!! Siu Blue Wind's Avatar
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    Oooo what lovely foliage on that plant, Stacey!! I betcha it gets real thick and lush!
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    Please dont outsmart the censor. That is a very expensive censor and every time one of you guys outsmart it it makes someone at the home office feel bad. We dont wanna do that. So dont cleverly disguise bad words.

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    We for some reason don't deal with late season flowers, however.com we've been growing these for several years now...here's a pic from a jeep ride a few weeks ago.



    or how about a shot off the back deck...not flowers but somewhat ourdoorsy.


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    sept 1st is a whiles away. I already have my pic I think, not sure if it is final though.

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    Took this one the day before yesterday - Rabbitbrush on the east slope of the Sierra Nevada, over by June Lake:

    "Love is not the dying moan of a distant violin, itís the triumphant twang of a bedspring."

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    Quote Originally Posted by kaotikgrl View Post
    +1....I want to play too .....or can I give up my star and if I win give the new star to fuzzbox ?????????

    can I switch pictures if I see one posted that's better than mine????????
    I'm giving mine to fuzzy if I win...but, ssshhh, don't tell anyone...

    And, are you talking about stealing someone else's pic?

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    Quote Originally Posted by kaotikgrl View Post
    +1....I want to play too .....or can I give up my star and if I win give the new star to fuzzbox ?????????

    can I switch pictures if I see one posted that's better than mine????????
    You can play--I edited my rules so that members with a red star can enter, and donate a star should they win .

    I don't know about switching photos...let me think that over .

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    Quote Originally Posted by ritepath View Post
    We for some reason don't deal with late season flowers, however.com we've been growing these for several years now...here's a pic from a jeep ride a few weeks ago.



    or how about a shot off the back deck...not flowers but somewhat ourdoorsy.

    Bringing cute kids into the photo is cheating .

    But the shot off the back deck is very nice .

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    Well, that's all I got.


    This one is just for teh bee.
    Last edited by fuzzbox; 08-20-08 at 07:09 PM.

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    ^^^
    Nothing wrong with that photo, fuzzy! That's a beauty .

    Oh, and you included a bumblebee, too .

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    Your imaginary friend. fuzzbox's Avatar
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    Ty, the bees love that plant.

    Every passing minute is another chance to turn it all around.

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    I took a day off my bike on Saturday to go for a hike with my son and these are the "plants" we see...




    ...then we used this plant to get across the river as the bridge was washed out last winter...


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    Symmetrical green

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