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  1. styggpyggeno1

    styggpyggeno1 ΩF Enforcer ....and thread killer Jan 23, 2015

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    Since I have sold my boat (22ft CC 1929) I no longer feel it appropriate to flaunt it as my avatar.

    This is the picture I have had as my avatar since I registred here on OF. It is from one of the first years of ownership. I had just restored its exterior but it still retained that awful white paint on the bottom. I later painted it a dark green and even later - a more period correct black.

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    After 10 years of restoration and a lot of nautical miles it was time to let it go.

    As my new avatar I have adopted something more fitting. I am a big fan of Gary Larsons "On the far side". I often feel a personal connection to his world and its inhabitants.

    This is the original:

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    And as a warning sign (my wife has long considered this image a portrait of me) I give you.....

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  2. STANDY

    STANDY schizophrenic pizza orderer and watch collector Jan 23, 2015

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    Cant wait to see the watch you have flipped the boat for.....:cool:
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  3. tpatta

    tpatta Jan 23, 2015

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    One of the best cartoonists of our time. So many great ones over the years.
     
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  4. cicindela

    cicindela Steve @ ΩF Staff Member Jan 23, 2015

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    This one is for your partner in crime, Standy

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  5. ulackfocus

    ulackfocus Jan 23, 2015

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  6. redpcar

    redpcar Jan 23, 2015

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    larson.png My favorite
     
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  7. styggpyggeno1

    styggpyggeno1 ΩF Enforcer ....and thread killer Jan 24, 2015

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    That one is actually one of my all time top favourites (the strip - not STANDY ;)). The one I pick out to show those who are not familiar with Larsons work. That one and "the standing cows".
     
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  8. Barking mad

    Barking mad Prolific Speedmaster Hoarder Jan 24, 2015

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    Two of my all time fav's

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  9. Archer

    Archer Omega Qualified Watchmaker Jan 24, 2015

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    Birthmark one is my all time favourite!
     
  10. CdnWatchDoc

    CdnWatchDoc Jan 24, 2015

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    I have a brother-in-law Hal, and he has this framed in his office...He works in University Admin!
     
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  11. styggpyggeno1

    styggpyggeno1 ΩF Enforcer ....and thread killer Jan 25, 2015

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    Are the Mods slipping...?

    Look at this:

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    16, sixteeeeeen members without avatars.

    I suggest they are provided with avatars from "the far side" or just a random pic of D Hasselhoff.
     
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  12. STANDY

    STANDY schizophrenic pizza orderer and watch collector Jan 25, 2015

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  13. cicindela

    cicindela Steve @ ΩF Staff Member Jan 25, 2015

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    You guys loose again eh.
     
  14. styggpyggeno1

    styggpyggeno1 ΩF Enforcer ....and thread killer Jan 25, 2015

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    How can we loose? We are all winners here. We get to hang out with you, keep you on your toes AND look at watches at the same time. You have something to do, something to worry about AND look at watches at the same time.

    I think it is perfect... :);)

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    Edited Jan 25, 2015
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  15. Darlinboy

    Darlinboy Pratts! Will I B******S!!! Jan 27, 2015

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    Late to the party but LOVE Larson's work. If you're a fan, I highly recommend you pick up one of these....
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