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May Challenge "Communication"

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Morning all, on what is an eventful morning for those of us in the UK! Thank you all for participating in and voting in the April topic, and congratulations to my first - equally placed colleague Bryan! Thanks Paulette for the topic of "little"!

The topic for May is "Communication (or Communications)" - same rules as usual apply, maximum of 3 images per participant, entries close at 12 noon on 31st May.

Cheers and good luck!!

Kumar

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Yesterday's pay phone, Vancouver

 

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The wireless generation

 

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Ancient Mayan codex, Guatemala

 

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Edited by John Mitchell

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the-sound-shell-in-the-marine-parade-gar

The sound of silence! ;)

 

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Talking to the gods!  :blink:

 

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Red for danger!  :o

 

Ok that's my 3 for this one...

Phil

Edited by Phil Crean

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Difficult to select 3 photos for this challenge out of the large number I have but here goes.

 

 

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Original snail mail post box

 

 

 

 

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Three ways to communicate: Landline, prayer, on yer bike.

 

 

 

 

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Multiple ways to communicate: Face to face, mobile phone, laptop, written word.

 

Allan

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a-woman-looking-into-a-telephone-box-tur

 

A phone box converted into a book exchange, Kirchheim-unter-Teck, Germany

 

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Anti dog-fouling message stencilled on a pavement, Wimereux, France.

 

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Schwebebahn suspended railway, Wuppertal, germany

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My three :

Handwritten prayers. Tokyo

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Traditional British red telephone box. Scotland

 

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Anti-imperialist placards, Havana, Cuba

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telephone-box-in-the-village-centre-earn
 
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general-stores-and-red-telephone-box-in-

 

 

Alan

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My three

 

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The Leader of the Opposition and a monkey admiring each other.

 

 

 

 

a-baby-in-a-car-seat-laughing-pretending

 

Our lad talking to his grandmother on the single greatest invention for small children on long car trips, the iphone. 

 

 

 

 

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The Leader of the Opposition again, this time jet-lagged conked out on my parents' sofa with my brother's dog asleep on her. 

 

 

Cheers

 

 

Col

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Another good subject for a challenge! Could be so many things. Here are three from me.

 

1) Monks at prayer in a Thai temple

 

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2) Town Cryer in St. George, Bermuda

 

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3) Meeting for coffee and maybe more

 

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Edited by Michael Ventura

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From me...

 

 

Poignant communication about the past

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Apple Watch, iPhone photo, Stockimo News

 

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Network Cables, IPhone photo, Stockimo

 

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Apollo Guidance and Navigation System, IPhone photo, Stockimo

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two-grizzly-bear-spring-cubs-ursus-arcto

 

E97YWF  Little cub appears to be communicating a secret.

 

 

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CTX15G  I wonder what this pregnant zebra is trying to communicate.

 

 

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D75C82   Tourist reading a "Please Do Not Touch" sign on a stuffed polar bear, Longyearbyen, Svalbard Archipelago.

 

Paulette

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electrical-cabling-gone-wild-cable-clutt

 

Chaotic communication

 

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Communications mast

 

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vintage rotary dial telephones
Edited by Perry

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Thanks for agreeing to run the competition this month Kumar, I'm now back in the land of WIFI and able to compete!

 

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Two men communicating

 

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Different ways of communicating?

 

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Communication failure.

Edited by Bryan
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Technical, safety and transit communications...

 


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Written:

 

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Non-verbal:

 

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Seperate:

 

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Calling to the pack

 

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Ojibway dancer telling the Story of The Hn\unt

 

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Construction warnings

 

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Interesting topic!  Here are a couple of mine.

 

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SFU Chancellor Carole Taylor communicating to the graduates

 

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Celebrity entrepreneur Faye Leung communicating with the parade watchers

Edited by MariaJ

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