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Anyone care to explain your Avatar? / Bigger version of your Avatar

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by Tck13, Mar 13, 2006.

  1. Tokyo Slim

    Tokyo Slim Senior member

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    It's one I keep coming back to...

    Karl Lagerfel... I mean... David Carradine as "Frankenstein" in Death Race 2000.
     
  2. pg34

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    It's from a great film directed by Jean-Pierre Melville. The definition of cool.
     
  3. Lucky Strike

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    Oh, well. I just noticed your page 12 request today. My days simply don't have sufficient hours to peruse each thread of every forum. So, slightly more than five months after you requested an interpretive translation of your avatar, here's a response for you! An Imperialist like myself doesn't have the extra time that the Proletariat enjoys for activities such as regular Style Forum participation. Your avatar-specific poster panel is Russian in origin and likely dates from the period between 1917 and 1930. The snake is clearly labeled as Imperialism. The text and image are an exhortation to kill imperialism because it is antithetical to communism. The Russian worker-communists (the Proletariat) are fighting the Snake of Imperialism and the text reads: "The snake won't stop until everything is ablaze/destroyed; let's bayonet the scoundrel." The Snake of Imperialism is defending its master, the Imperialist Captains of commerce and industry that own said commerce and industry (as symbolized by the smoke-belching factory guarded by the snake). As you probably know, philosophical communism essentially eliminates such ownership and supposedly creates equality. Historically, practical communism in Russia creates other verifiable results. [​IMG] ____________
    It seems to be a childrens' ABC?
     
  4. Full Canvas

    Full Canvas Senior member

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    It seems to be a childrens' ABC?

    Yes, it is as noted previously in post #321 above an abecedarium.

    _______________
     
  5. Lucky Strike

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    Yes, it is as noted previously in post #321 above an abecedarium. _______________
    Ah, sorry, didn't see that.
     
  6. Gladhatter

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    Mine is from a 1930s edition of Apparel Arts and depicts the gentleman boulevardier I aspire to be.


    Well I could aspire to be similar. All but the bow tie I think . Quite dashing.
     
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    It's from a great film directed by Jean-Pierre Melville. The definition of cool.

    Melville [​IMG]
     
  8. Tokyo Slim

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    From the VHS video box of the movie Mister Frost. I added the red to his eyes.

    Would you ah.. like some... Bundt cake?
     
  9. ratboycom

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    Southern All Stars: Dirty Old Man Album cover
    I just thought it was funny. I was sick of hearing the song every 5minutes in August but seeing guys dressed up like the guy on the cover chasing people around the streets of Tokyo made it all worth while.
     
  10. lakewolf

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    Mine was a poster for a NY Salsa festival

    I play and dance salsa music
     
  11. whodini

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    Mine was a poster for a NY Salsa festival

    I play and dance salsa music

    Not exactly "close" to you, but I know a Mexican place in Interlaken that has/had live mariachi and salsa music once a week or so.
     
  12. life_interrupts

    life_interrupts Senior member

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    My most recent avatar is from the cover of the Broun Fellinis album, Afrokubistic Improvisations #9. One of my favorite bands.
     
  13. fatty

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    it's my arse. to represent me being an arse.
     
  14. Nantucket Red

    Nantucket Red Senior member

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    I want J to explain his new avatar. I find it rather disturbing.
     
  15. DeSica

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    It's from a great film directed by Jean-Pierre Melville. The definition of cool.




    Le Samourai, oui?

    I listed it in the stylish films thread...I think this film gets overlooked by many people.

    My avatar is of the man himself. The Bicycle Thief is genius, it helped inspire the French New Wave (I adore Truffaut, and love Breathless), and if i could be a tenth of the director that DeSica was, I could justify not finishing University and not going to law school.

    Speaking of avatars, anyone know this line...?

    Yes, and the avatar said to blow the bar,
    But first remove the cookie jar,
    We're gonna teach those boys to laugh too soon.
     
  16. rnoldh

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    I was avatar-less! You can't imagine my shame.

    Economically and sartorially, I'm OK! Not superb but certainly OK.

    But without an avatar, I felt "less than!".

    Last night on one of the Send Connemara to... threads, I asked if anyone had a suggestion for an avatar. Within minutes VersaceMan posted this avatar of the puppies in a car trunk. I liked it and used it.

    I also "borrowed my sig" from a quote of globetrotters. I just like it's meaning and appropriateness.

    Since both my avatar and signature are gifts, I'll eventually change them. Buy, I must say, it feels great to have both.

    I feel like a new poster.[​IMG]
     
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    Since both my avatar and signature are gifts, I'll eventually change them. Buy, I must say, it feels great to have both.

    I feel like a new poster.[​IMG]


    When you do get rid of your puppies, just don't sell them to Mr. Burns.
     
  18. Reuters

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    it's my arse. to represent me being an arse.

    Nice perky one. [​IMG]
     
  19. whodini

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    Nice perky one. [​IMG]
    raley's avatar must be rolling in its grave.
     
  20. Arethusa

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    I suppose it is time. [​IMG]
     

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