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CHAT-MY CHRISTMAS-Weekly Comp 18-25 December 2016
« on: December 18, 2016, 01:16:00 PM »
CHAT - MY CHRISTMAS - Weekly Challenge 18th Dec to 25th Dec 2016


This week's theme is "MY CHRISTMAS". I've chosen this one because I know we will all be busy, if not with something else, then with Christmas preparations. So even if you only have time for a quick snap with your smartphone or a swift look at Christmas pictures past, show us an image related to your experience or take on Christmas.

No restrictions on PP.

Pictures to be taken preferably between now and Sunday 25th December 2016, 23:59, but if you find yourself at a loss in this time period, please enter something from your personal archives.
Pictures to be posted in the entries thread no later than 23:59pm Monday 26th December 2016.
Poll will be up Tuesday 27th December 2016.
Winner to be announced Saturday 31st December 2016.

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Post a topic on the Sunday (or sooner) following your declared win
Create an entries thread
Create a chat thread
Create a poll for that weeks comp and declare the winner on the Saturday
(if for any reason there is a problem and no subject is posted by the winner by Monday night admin will advise second place winner to post the topic asap, do the poll etc)

In case of a tie, the first entry posted wins.
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Re: CHAT-MY CHRISTMAS-Weekly Comp 18-25 December 2016
« Reply #1 on: December 24, 2016, 10:08:12 AM »
As you predicted I have not much time to be creative. So I post this picture that I use as a Xmas card. As a bit of useless info the following. The Postmen in the 1800 wore red, because that was a royal colour, that is why the postboxes got the royal red colour as well. The postmen were nicknamed robins for the red colour. At Christmas people eagerly awaited the arrival of the Robin to deliver their Christmas cards. People started to put Robins on their Christmas cards as the deliverer of the cards. This took off in a big way and is still used today.

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Re: CHAT-MY CHRISTMAS-Weekly Comp 18-25 December 2016
« Reply #2 on: December 26, 2016, 10:33:04 PM »
Men leave the shopping, for the girlfriend's present to the last minute. So, in a panic, they buy perfume as a safe bet.  :P

This was taken on Christmas Eve. There were more men in the shot on Friday 23rd if I had taken it, but the two security guards standing either side of me stopped me from getting my camera out!  ::) 


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