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The Great Pumpkin(s) Showdown…

Posted on October 28, 2004 by Grant Skinner

To gear up for Hallowe’en, we here at gskinner.com had a little pumpkin carving contest, whilst munching on ghost festooned brownies (yum). The results are, uh, amateurish perhaps, but we had fun and thought we’d share the experience. We also couldn’t agree on a winner, so we thought we’d open it up to the public to pick one.

Here they are, and a snifty little voting tool we whipped together for the occasion. Feel free to drop some comments below, too…


Our first contestant – Homestar Runner Pumpkin. You can pick up the stencil for this baby at http://homestarrunner.com/ween_stencils.html. Maybe not so original, but definitely well executed.

The second contestant – Piet Mondrian Pumpkin. More original perhaps, but a little bit slanted (Grant says: you try putting square boxes on a round pumpkin). You can see the original painting by Mondrian here: Composition with Red, Blue, and Yellow (1930)

Vote below:

Happy Hallowe’en!

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7 Comments

Muahahaha i buy houses and i vote for u!

Posted by: terry@paranych.com on Oct 29, 2004 10:15am

I declare this showdown over... Mondrian, by the old geezers (Phil, Grant) wins the match 66 to 59 after one day of voting.

Yay for us!

Posted by: Grant Skinner on Oct 29, 2004 12:32pm URL: http://gskinner.com/

Damn you! We shall have our comeupance at the annual gskinner.com Trick-or-Treat-off on Sunday.

Posted by: Lanny McNie on Oct 29, 2004 12:35pm URL: http://www.gskinner.com

:-)

I vote for Mondrian and I see that GLICs are working :-)

Posted by: cedric on Nov 1, 2004 5:15am URL: http://www.benga.li

oi gato tudo bem tudo sussee

Posted by: william on Sep 11, 2006 8:07am

heeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee

Posted by: eeeee on Nov 7, 2006 1:29pm URL: http://wrkjh

hey guys wel its lyk 2007 and its not haloween no more but it wil b soon! and halloween is lyk 5 dys b4 mi bday (my bday is on 5th novmbr - guy fawkes) so i cnt wait! lol its so fn dresin up in wtchy costumes and chompin on sweets al nite!! sum mums (mine and my frnds) dnt approve of it cos its lyk knockin on random peeps doors so it can b

1. Annoying

2. Dangerous

3. SCARY

so guys i advise u al b careful if some1 dnt give u sweets dnt lyk shoot them or thrw rotn eggs at em cos thats lyk rly mean. just hav fun!! and hav fun at guy fawkes 2!

kam

p.s. my fave pumpkin is definetely da mondrian 1! it ROCKS!!

Posted by: Kam on Oct 6, 2007 2:59am