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PF Photo Contest - Eeeeeeewwwwwww! (8/18-8/24)

  1. Aug 18, 2012 #1

    ZapperZ

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    Eeeeeeewwwwwww!

    This week, find a photo that makes the rest of us go "Eeeeeeewwwwwww!"

    For those who may not be familiar with such an expression, it means that the photo must be either icky, yucky, revolting, etc.... While we are pushing the boundary of "good taste" here, please make sure your photo does not violate the standards set in our PF Rules.

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    Contest Rules:

    1. Any digital photo or digitally-scanned photo relevant to the theme will be accepted within the contest period. In case there's a gray area, or you're not sure if the picture is suitable, check with me first.

    2. Please resize your digital photo to no more than 800 x 600 or 600 x 800 pixels. You may also crop your picture if you wish. You are also allowed to adjust the brightness and contrast of your picture but these should not dramatically alter the look of the picture. But other than those, any form of picture editing or modification is not allowed. This is a photo contest, not a picture editing/special effect contest. You may add a watermark or your name/nickname to the photo for identification purposes.

    3. Upload your photos to any of the photo servers such as imageshack or photobucket. Then post it the relevant contest thread and link your picture using the img command. PM me if you do not know how.

    4. Only ONE picture per member per contest. Once a picture is posted, it cannot be changed other than a total withdrawl by that member from that week's photo contest. Exceptions will be made for modification to comply with the rules, such as resizing.

    5. At the end of the contest period, I will open a poll and every PF member can vote for the picture they like best.

    6. Note that in case we have a large number of entries, I will do the polling in more than one thread. If that's the case, you can vote in each of the polling threads. The photos will be assigned in the polling threads in the order they were submitted.

    7. These pictures must be something that you took, not something taken off someone else's photo albums or taken by someone else. I have no way of checking if you did this, so we'll go by the honor system.

    8. You can use a picture only once. Once it is used in a contest, it cannot be reused in another contest.

    9. Please post only pictures meant for submission in this thread. Photos not meant for submission must not be posted in the contest thread. Posting of more than one photos by a member may result in an automatic disqualification from the week's contest.

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  4. Aug 20, 2012 #3

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  5. Aug 20, 2012 #4

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    Wow! The gross factor so far is pretty high! Excellent!

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  6. Aug 21, 2012 #5

    dlgoff

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    Why do I keep thinking of your "Fish Are Food, Not Friends" picture? :yuck:
     
  7. Aug 21, 2012 #6

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    Wasps and Japanese beetles can sure do a number on the berries.

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    Borek

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    Poor slow worm.
     
  10. Aug 21, 2012 #9

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    I can't wait to see your submission. :wink:

    These are all outstanding.
     
  11. Aug 22, 2012 #10

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  12. Aug 22, 2012 #11

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    Beaver autopsy? Poor flat-tails. They are such great dam-builders and make such nice environments for other critters to populate.
     
  13. Aug 23, 2012 #12
    http://dl.dropbox.com/u/22026080/eeeww-spider.jpg [Broken]
     
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  14. Aug 24, 2012 #13

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    Final day to submit a photo for this icky contest.

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  15. Aug 24, 2012 #14

    epenguin

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    I'll pass. All looks too chocolate-boxy.
     
  16. Aug 24, 2012 #15

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    If you want to go Eeeeeeww even more, check out the white lump on the carapace of the J-beetle on the right. That is the egg of a parasitic fly. When that egg matures and the beetle feels that grub burrowing in, the beetle will drop and dig itself into the ground. That makes it the host of more parasitic flies. Where can I buy some of these flies?
     
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