Contest - 'Days gone by'

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Contest - 'Days gone by'

Post by alisonb » Tue Feb 04, 2020 10:10 am

We are looking for photographs of anything old...buildings, clothing, old love letters :P , recipes, technology, tools, automobiles, tractors, implements etc.
You need not have taken the pic yourself, you may dig into the family albums ;-) .

Deadline for entries - 22 Feb 2020 @ 24h00. The voting poll will be held from 23 - 29 Feb.
All entries to be submitted via personal message to alisonb.
The winner will be announced on 1 March 2020.

Please read the rules before entering.

Have fun :D


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Re: Contest - 'Days gone by'

Post by TCRanch » Tue Feb 04, 2020 5:51 pm

This could get interesting - and educational!

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Re: Contest - 'Days gone by'

Post by Brute 23 » Wed Feb 05, 2020 9:36 pm

That's age discrimination. Some of us aren't old enough to have taken old photos yet. :)
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Re: Contest - 'Days gone by'

Post by Nesikep » Wed Feb 05, 2020 9:50 pm

Brute 23 wrote:
Wed Feb 05, 2020 9:36 pm
That's age discrimination. Some of us aren't old enough to have taken old photos yet. :)
Dig into the family albums!
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Re: Contest - 'Days gone by'

Post by sstterry » Thu Feb 06, 2020 2:45 am

How many remember having to change a flashbulb with every picture taken?

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Re: Contest - 'Days gone by'

Post by Redgully » Thu Feb 06, 2020 4:43 am

sstterry wrote:
Thu Feb 06, 2020 2:45 am
How many remember having to change a flashbulb with every picture taken?
I remember that, we had the square type, photos were a serious moment back then.

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Re: Contest - 'Days gone by'

Post by sstterry » Thu Feb 06, 2020 12:10 pm

Redgully wrote:
Thu Feb 06, 2020 4:43 am
sstterry wrote:
Thu Feb 06, 2020 2:45 am
How many remember having to change a flashbulb with every picture taken?
I remember that, we had the square type, photos were a serious moment back then.
We had one that a separate bulb had to be used every time, then upgraded to the square ones that would have 4 flashes.

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Re: Contest - 'Days gone by'

Post by Brute 23 » Thu Feb 06, 2020 10:04 pm

Nesikep wrote:
Wed Feb 05, 2020 9:50 pm
Brute 23 wrote:
Wed Feb 05, 2020 9:36 pm
That's age discrimination. Some of us aren't old enough to have taken old photos yet. :)
Dig into the family albums!
I missed the "not" in... you need not have taken the pic yourself.
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Re: Contest - 'Days gone by'

Post by alisonb » Tue Feb 18, 2020 1:27 pm

Bump...time is running out for entries ;-)
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Re: Contest - 'Days gone by'

Post by alisonb » Fri Feb 21, 2020 7:25 am

Reminder...entries must be in by midnight 22 Feb. Am sure you all have something from days gone by ;-)
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Re: Contest - 'Days gone by'

Post by Nesikep » Fri Feb 21, 2020 2:38 pm

bump!
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