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Show Me Something.... Edited
Posted by jacon12 on Wednesday, June 29, 2011 7:16 AM

In this thread a person asks to see something, related to model railroading of course, and the first person to respond by posting a picture that contains what the person asks for then immediately says "Show Me Something"..................

That person can ask to see, for example, a certain color.. or a shape such as something round or square.  They could ask to see something patriotic, or something angry or happy or sad.  They may ask to see something educational or inspiring or scary.  The request should be one word, such as "Show Me Something Humorous"

Particpants in the thread should give others a chance to join in.  For instance, let several requests/replies go by before jumping back in after you've participated UNLESS the thread drops off the first or second page and you'd like to bring it back.  In that case it would be fine to answer again.

Please..., NO LINKS to a picture on another website somewhere.  The answer MUST be posted in your reply.  If a participant does that it should be ignored and another person can reply.

There may be times when two or more people reply at the same time.  Any reply should be done to the FIRST person.

Edit;

2 Hour Rule

Guys, we're going to have to institute a time limit on replies to a request to keep things from bogging down .  From this point on if there as been no reply to a request within 2 hours of it being made the person making the request has to make another.  If not, and we all have lives to lead and can't be here 24/7.... it's anybodies turn.  I have a feeling that is what's happening, a person makes a request and has to leave for whatever reason, no reply is given and the thread, as I said, bogs down.

Duplicate requests 

It is perfectly fine to request something that has already been asked for, eg. anyone can request a turntable shot even though it was requested earlier.  Hopefully the person that replied to the earlier request won't answer thus giving someone else a chance.  Of course it would be ideal not to have duplicates but there are a lot of different turntable shots out there we haven't seen.   Smile

 Ok, here we go!  I will pretend that the person above me in the thread has requested to "see something dark" and here is my reply and my request is below that..

Show me something Ugly!

 

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Posted by blownout cylinder on Wednesday, June 29, 2011 7:24 AM

You want ugly?

How's this for biscuits?

Complete with fuzziness from lack of focus!!!LaughMischief

Now show me something that is looking a little aged

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Posted by ARTHILL on Wednesday, June 29, 2011 7:36 AM

The engine is an English YardBird my dad gave me in 1951. The station is part of a diorama memorializing service men who did not come back from WWII.

Now show me something high

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Posted by jalajoie on Wednesday, June 29, 2011 8:41 AM

A mountain I made out of styrofoam. 4 feet high and 6 feet long (actual feet)

Show me something huge

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Posted by jacon12 on Wednesday, June 29, 2011 1:56 PM

Huge!

My fingers compared to an HO scale truck.

Show me something yellow!

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Posted by MisterBeasley on Wednesday, June 29, 2011 2:06 PM

What could be more yellow than a school bus?

Show me something smelly

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Posted by doctorwayne on Wednesday, June 29, 2011 2:21 PM

How about the stockyards at Lowbanks?

 

Show me something delicious.

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Posted by Texas Zepher on Wednesday, June 29, 2011 2:30 PM

How about breakfast at the Hermosa diner where the crews meets every morning before climbing aboard their 70 toner to go to work.

Show me something streamlined.

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Posted by Heartland Division CB&Q on Wednesday, June 29, 2011 2:47 PM

 

Show me something historic.

 

Nice idea Jarrell. 

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Posted by ARTHILL on Wednesday, June 29, 2011 3:18 PM

This is fun. This is my rendition of Uncle Tom's stairway down to the Yellowstone River (well almost all the way) in the Park. I walked it a few years ago and loved the stairway and the view of the falls.

Show me a hobo

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Posted by Acela026 on Wednesday, June 29, 2011 5:47 PM

What about 2 hobos? Smile, Wink & Grin Depot layout in Cookeville, Tennessee. 

 

Show me something beat-up.

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Posted by howmus on Wednesday, June 29, 2011 6:14 PM

OK, I'll play!

This old Buckrus Shovel has done a lot of work over her lifetime.....

Show me something overgrown.

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Posted by Geared Steam on Wednesday, June 29, 2011 6:16 PM

.........................

"The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination."-Albert Einstein

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Posted by Packers#1 on Wednesday, June 29, 2011 6:42 PM

I'll bite lol

You've gotta love what lichen can do! This is my old desktop layout which was built on part of my work desk.

Show me something speeding

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Posted by Grampys Trains on Wednesday, June 29, 2011 7:17 PM

Great game Jarrell. Well, the blond in the Caddy was speeding. DJ.

Show me some coal.

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Posted by MAbruce on Wednesday, June 29, 2011 7:21 PM

How's this for coal?

 

Show me something powerful.

 

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Posted by Heartland Division CB&Q on Wednesday, June 29, 2011 7:24 PM

This would have been powerful ...

 

Show us something dirty. 

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Posted by CSX_road_slug on Wednesday, June 29, 2011 8:22 PM

Heartland Division CB&Q
Show us something dirty.

Can't get any dirtier (or dustier) than a steel mill slag dump!

[Disclosure: Dust was digitally "sprayed" onto original image]

 

Now show me something on or near a river.

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Posted by selector on Wednesday, June 29, 2011 8:33 PM

Here ya go, a Union Pacific TTT-6 over Seneca River.

Show me a track through a forest.

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Posted by mononguy63 on Wednesday, June 29, 2011 9:11 PM

Now show me something underground

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Posted by Heartland Division CB&Q on Wednesday, June 29, 2011 11:21 PM

Underground? Emerging from a tunnel.

 

Show us a local passenger train.

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Posted by doctorwayne on Wednesday, June 29, 2011 11:49 PM

Here's the "Bee", just leaving South Cayuga, with an express car in-tow:

 

Show me some doubleheaded steam.

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Posted by jwhitten on Thursday, June 30, 2011 4:42 AM

Durn it-- I keep waiting for someone to say "Show me something rough and unfinished" so I can post some pictures too!

Laugh

 

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Posted by ARTHILL on Thursday, June 30, 2011 8:05 AM

Double headed steam is worth more than one. Here's mine

Show me a night scene.

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Posted by Robby P. on Thursday, June 30, 2011 8:28 AM

 Time for third shift.

 

 

 Show me something wrecked.

 

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Posted by Anonymous on Thursday, June 30, 2011 9:06 AM

... something slightly more exotic?

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Posted by Heartland Division CB&Q on Thursday, June 30, 2011 9:47 AM

That's a nice photo, Ulrich, and I'm glad to see it. However, you did not follow Jarrell's rules.

Jarrell's first post in this thread explained the "rules" of this thread's game.

I suggest the next photo is "Show something wrecked" to be consistant with Jarrell's rules.

 

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Posted by Anonymous on Thursday, June 30, 2011 9:52 AM

Oops Embarrassed

To be in line with the rules "Show me something wrecked"

Show me something orange.

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Posted by jacon12 on Thursday, June 30, 2011 9:57 AM

 

 

 

Garry is, of course, correct.  Even though it is a very good photo the request was Show Me Something Wrecked.  The reason for that little rule is to try and keep the game from reeling out into left field where it would be harder to get it back on course.

Ulrich is requesting something Orange!  Smile

Jarrell

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That's a nice photo, Ulrich, and I'm glad to see it. However, you did not follow Jarrell's rules.

Jarrell's first post in this thread explained the "rules" of this thread's game.

I suggest the next photo is "Show something wrecked" to be consistant with Jarrell's rules.

 

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Posted by MisterBeasley on Thursday, June 30, 2011 10:09 AM

My fleet of Milwaukee Road cabeese:

Show me something electric.

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