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Old 11 June 2008, 12:08 AM   #1
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Now I am going clock crazy!

Have bought a bunch of antique clocks for the house and, if that's not bad enought, I found this one for outside.





I am getting nasty letters from the HOA about the unpainted front door.
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Old 11 June 2008, 03:16 AM   #2
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Nice! Radio controlled, so now you'll be peaking out the window to check all the antique clocks inside!

At least until the kudzu covers it.
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Old 11 June 2008, 03:25 AM   #3
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Let's see some of the antique ones. I have a couple of clocks but they are not antiques, I love them all the same.
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Old 11 June 2008, 03:29 AM   #4
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Nice clock for outside. BTW, if you have to paint the front door, red would look good, IMHO.

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Old 11 June 2008, 03:33 AM   #5
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Nice antique, Joe.....but your garden could do with a green finger's touch!!
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Old 11 June 2008, 05:06 AM   #6
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I love antique clocks, that one is very nice!
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Old 11 June 2008, 05:09 AM   #7
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Hey Joe,
Put one of these in the front yard and listen to the HOA howl!
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Old 11 June 2008, 05:09 AM   #8
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Yep these things speak to me as well, just as well as everybody in the house ignores me - must admit I do turn off the chimes
Bubba I find it comforting to have something that is older than me in the house, I expect you do it for the same reason
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Old 11 June 2008, 05:17 AM   #9
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Bubba I find it comforting to have something that is older than me in the house, I expect you do it for the same reason
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Old 11 June 2008, 06:47 AM   #10
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Nice clock!

Your lawn could do with mowing though!!!!!!!!!!!!


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Old 11 June 2008, 06:52 AM   #11
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Joe

I gotta be honest here...I love that flag outside of the house.

It is amazing how different two developed cultures (I'm hesitant to say superpowers) can be.

In America the flag is displayed with pride, it seems instilled in your people to honour your national colours.

In the UK you hardly ever see our flags displayed by homeowners, especially the St George's Cross. Our national symbol is taken as an entirely differnt symbol and it is something the people won't talk about let alone display.

I've said it on here before and I'll say it again, good on you for having pride in your homeland

I salute you!!!!

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Old 11 June 2008, 07:27 AM   #12
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Let's see some of the antique ones. I have a couple of clocks but they are not antiques, I love them all the same.
Will do tomorrow as I left my camera at work.
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Old 11 June 2008, 07:34 AM   #13
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In America the flag is displayed with pride, it seems instilled in your people to honour your national colours.

I've said it on here before and I'll say it again, good on you for having pride in your homeland

I salute you!!!!

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I definitely agree. When I went down to the US last summer, the first thing that I noticed was flags EVERYWHERE. Everything in tourist shops had something with the American flag printed on it, and at Disney Land, there were tons of toys and other items with Mickey Mouse and the red, white and blue all over it.
When I was there, I bought both a mug and a picture frame with this picture on it
because I loved the colours and the image itself, but I also love what it represents and the memories it brings back of Florida and the USA!
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Old 11 June 2008, 07:39 AM   #14
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Nice! Radio controlled, so now you'll be peaking out the window to check all the antique clocks inside!

At least until the kudzu covers it.
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Nice clock!

Your lawn could do with mowing though!!!!!!!!!!!!


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Other than a few weeds it is supposed to look like that. Geez, it is a natural NATIVE landscape island and you guys only see weeds. The grass is zoysia empire and looks like a golf course, but I am not going to bother taking a picture of the lawn.
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Old 11 June 2008, 07:41 AM   #15
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Nice clock for outside. BTW, if you have to paint the front door, red would look good, IMHO.

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I will paint it that colour this weekend and take a picture. Good idea.
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Old 11 June 2008, 07:44 AM   #16
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Yep these things speak to me as well, just as well as everybody in the house ignores me - must admit I do turn off the chimes
Bubba I find it comforting to have something that is older than me in the house, I expect you do it for the same reason
. On the first floor we have three Westminister Chimes and an old German cuckoo clock that all go off around the same time. I watch TV downstairs in the basement.
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Old 11 June 2008, 07:46 AM   #17
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I gotta be honest here...I love that flag outside of the house.

It is amazing how different two developed cultures (I'm hesitant to say superpowers) can be.

In America the flag is displayed with pride, it seems instilled in your people to honour your national colours.

In the UK you hardly ever see our flags displayed by homeowners, especially the St George's Cross. Our national symbol is taken as an entirely differnt symbol and it is something the people won't talk about let alone display.

I've said it on here before and I'll say it again, good on you for having pride in your homeland

I salute you!!!!

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Old 11 June 2008, 07:48 AM   #18
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not necessarily antiques, but my dad has lots and lots of clocks/watches around his house too...

his passion for watches has passed down to me now...
though my brother isn't the least bit interested in watches...
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Old 11 June 2008, 07:54 AM   #19
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Great clock, Joe!

Can't wait for the further pics!
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Old 11 June 2008, 08:06 AM   #20
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Whew! I misread the title of this thread and thought you had switched teams on us, Joe! Amazing what difference one little old letter "L" can make.
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Old 11 June 2008, 08:08 AM   #21
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Whew! I misread the title of this thread and thought you had switched teams on us, Joe! Amazing what difference one little old letter "L" can make.
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Whew! I misread the title of this thread and thought you had switched teams on us, Joe! Amazing what difference one little old letter "L" can make.

. See what happens when I mention that I wear lingerie!
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Have bought a bunch of antique clocks for the house and, if that's not bad enought, I found this one for outside.





I am getting nasty letters from the HOA about the unpainted front door.
Nice timekeeper Joe

Tell the HOA if they want it painted that bad, do it themselves
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I've always had a thing for old clocks myself and have couple around the house.

I like it.
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Old 11 June 2008, 11:40 AM   #27
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I love your landscaping BTW. When will we realize that endless acres of neatly manicured, watered and fertilized turfgrass is not good for the environment?
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Whew! I misread the title of this thread and thought you had switched teams on us, Joe! Amazing what difference one little old letter "L" can make.
That was so funny.............
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Old 11 June 2008, 08:09 PM   #29
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Joe,

Like the look of your front garden, but in all seriousness get rid of those Fishbone Firns. They self-seed and spread like buggery............


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first with the watches, now with the clocks..tick tock, whirr, bang, tick tock, whirr gong gong gong....
Bubba: I love clocks too....cuckooooooo
Martin: that last mantle clock is wonderful
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