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Doll gets 50

Discussion in 'Street, Documentary, and Portrait' started by Herman, Feb 21, 2010.

  1. Herman

    Herman Mu-43 All-Pro

    Feb 7, 2010
    The Netherlands
    Recently I took a shot of a doll holding[​IMG] a traffic road sign.
    The man living there was celebrating his 50th anniversary.
    It's quite common over here to have a doll in the garden when becoming 50.

    Comments are welcome, thanks in advance.

    Have a nice day, kind regards, Herman
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  2. hohoho

    hohoho Mu-43 Regular

    Jan 24, 2010
    Herman, you Netherlanders seem about as wacky as your neighbours to the south.

    (The other day I noticed Harry Gruyaert's Made in Belgium -- which I'd never seen -- going for a very palatable price at an online auction. So I bid for it and to my surprise got it. The photos are ... um ... a mixed bag. But puzzling through Hugo Claus's poems in parallel French [at which I'm even poorer than I'd realized] and Flemish [which I don't understand at all] has a certain fascination.)
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  3. BBW

    BBW Super Moderator Emeritus

    Herman, that is a great doll! When I saw this shot, I was both surprised and laughing at the same time! It is so interesting to not only hear about different people's cultural habits but see them too!

    That doll's face is a bit weird, that's for sure...it appears that he has multiple personalities going there!:biggrin:

    You know with your unusual (to me) animal road signs and these 50 year old dolls, you've got quite a collection going.:thumbup:
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  4. Herman

    Herman Mu-43 All-Pro

    Feb 7, 2010
    The Netherlands
    David and Goliath


    Thanks for replies.
    To make it even funnier, watch this shot.
    We usually celebrate our 50th birthday a bit weird.:smile:

    Kind regards, Herman
  5. BBW

    BBW Super Moderator Emeritus

    Very good!:rofl:
  6. BillN

    BillN Mu-43 All-Pro

    Jan 19, 2010
    SW France
    Were is my air rifle!............only joking

    We need an image of the white board with the writing on to learn more
  7. Herman

    Herman Mu-43 All-Pro

    Feb 7, 2010
    The Netherlands
    Here we go again. :smile:[​IMG] Mystery text included. Wonder who will translate it.

    Kind regards, Herman
  8. Enrique

    Enrique Mu-43 Regular

    Feb 15, 2010
    Hi Herman...very sexy doll ¡¡. Nice tradition :wink:
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  9. Herman

    Herman Mu-43 All-Pro

    Feb 7, 2010
    The Netherlands
    Hi Enrique, thanks for your reply.
    Every country has it's own traditions.
    I really must start new threads. That keeps us going.

    Have a nice day.
    Kind regards, Herman
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