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My Snowman can Beat Your Snowman
  My Snowman can Beat Your Snowman
My Snowman can Beat Your Snowman
He's in my neighbor's backyard and I shot him from just outside my yard's side gate, 75 feet away from him . Used the telephone & electric lines to give an idea of his GINORMOUS SIZE 40 something feet tall or more.
If you were wondering YES HE IS A TRAFFIC STOPPER !! As Christmas approaches cars full of kids clog the street in front of his home & mine as well as the street between our homes. All
wanting to see & get a picture of the SUPER SNOWMAN . He was once a commercial display
who was rescued when he was going to be sent
to the Dump .
Makes for LOTS OF JOY FOR KIDS As well as EVERYONE ELSE !!!

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Danny B. Head
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    Now that's a snowman!

12/12/2012 3:31:05 AM

 
Bobby Ray Goodman
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That's the biggest snowman I've ever seen my friend.Great capture Jack!!!

12/12/2012 3:34:35 AM

 
Tammy M. Anderson
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Fun seasonal capture. Good to hear he got put to good use.

12/12/2012 3:36:54 AM

 
Jeff W. Robinson
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First time that I have seen a "Rescued Snowman"! Fantastic storytelling image Jack!

12/12/2012 3:39:04 AM

 
MELODIE C. ROBERTS
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Snowmen, like clowns, kind of freak me out
This one would REALLY mess me up ;0)

Fabulous capture Jack

12/12/2012 3:41:18 AM

 
Carolyn  M. Fletcher
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Well, Melodie, you can come to my house! We don't even have snow, let alone snowmen.
He's a great conversation piece for sure!

12/12/2012 3:44:17 AM

 
Michelle Alton
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Wow...Mel has MY aversion for clowns (and one tried to molest me when I was a day camp counselor about 50 years ago). But SNOWMEN are HARMLESS, Mel! This one is spectacular, and your shot, Jack, shows vividly just how enormous he is! Bravo! But where is he stored for the REST of the year? I wonder.

12/12/2012 3:52:22 AM

 
Colette M. Metcalf
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Love the story behind this great image! The biggest snowman I have ever seen! Love it!

12/12/2012 4:32:40 AM

 
J Vissak
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Cool find! Art is everywhere.

12/12/2012 4:41:45 AM

 
Lynn M. Whitt
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cool capture.

12/12/2012 5:20:57 AM

 
Monnie Ryan
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Whoa Nelly! Glad he's up your way - if he were around here, I'm afraid somebody would have taken potshots at him by now. Those inflatable displays have a way of getting shot down rather quickly.

12/12/2012 7:14:43 AM

 
Tiia Vissak
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a cool find!

12/12/2012 8:53:01 AM

 
Mike Clime
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Cool capture and glad that they rescued it, Jack!

12/12/2012 11:15:18 AM

 
Paul E. Earl
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WOW! That's one huge snowman. Fabulous image. Glad it's your neighbourhood though!

12/12/2012 12:52:35 PM

 
John Connolly
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Crikey! What a huge snowman, Jack! I can image people coming from near and far to view this giant!

12/12/2012 1:49:05 PM

 
Barbara Waldoch
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Bigger is better, yeah!
This couldn't be shot in Australia, because he is smoking :-)

I was about 3m away, in the kitchen. He wrecked my flowers and didn't take a bath.

12/12/2012 2:59:02 PM

 
Kay E. Mahoney
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Nice capture, Jack. He sure is a big one. Love how the trees show up in front of him.

12/12/2012 5:20:12 PM

 
David Phalen
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A fabulous low light capture of this amazing rescued snowman!!

12/12/2012 6:24:28 PM

 
Rona L. Schwarz
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WOW! I've never seen a Frosty like this before, Jack! What an amazing sight and what fun to have in the neighborhood! Love your POV and scale - and the interesting story!

12/12/2012 6:31:43 PM

 
Robert K. Bemus
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Great shot, Jack!! My snowman won't produce such a ginormous electric bill ;-)

12/12/2012 10:56:33 PM

 
Avril Young
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Yes I can see he brings a lot of JOY to all that visit your street, terrific capture, glad he was saved..

12/13/2012 2:07:44 AM

 
Nadia Paul
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He certainly makes you smile - wonderful capture Jack!

12/13/2012 2:57:15 AM

 
Kirsten (Kiki) Kjaer
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That IS a big snowman, Jack. Well done in capturing him so well in the dark.

12/13/2012 7:16:46 AM

 
Agnes Fegan
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LOL, this Frosty is huge! I hope they have a pump to inflate him!

12/15/2012 6:25:46 AM

 
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