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Here’s a couple of shots of my wife in moments of failure !!

 

This is exactly why grown ups shouldn’t mess around on children’s play apparatus. Actually she didn’t hurt herself and the Grandchildren love their mad Grandmother 🙂

 

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Once again we’re caught out but a sudden squall at WsM. Still we turned it into a good photo opportunity...

 

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Air quality failure (due to forest fires in the summer)

 

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And in case of brake failure on the mountain highways:

 

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My three failures:

 

La Habana

 

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La Defense, Paris

 

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Geneve

 

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A much harder topic for this month, but a challenge!  Here are my three:

 

Djokovic slips (but won his match)

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Failure to read

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Addleheaded

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Interesting topic - illustrates a hole in my collection!

 

1. Could represent various types of failure!

 

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2. Failed Sainsburys sign:

 

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3. Failed car engine:

 

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Kumar (the Doc one)

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Hope they found some!

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Hot fail!

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Smart fail!

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Phil

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23 minutes ago, Doc said:

Interesting topic - illustrates a hole in my collection!

 

1. Could represent various types of failure!

 

the-droopy-candle-the-morning-after-the- 

 

 

Kumar (the Doc one)

 

 

RUDE! :o

 

Allan

 

 

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3 hours ago, Allan Bell said:

 

 

RUDE! :o

 

Allan

 

 

But you get the point  :D

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14 hours ago, Doc said:

But you get the point  :D

 

:lol:

 

Allan

 

 

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On 10/18/2017 at 10:33, Doc said:

Interesting topic - illustrates a hole in my collection!

 

1. Could represent various types of failure!

 

the-droopy-candle-the-morning-after-the- 

 

 

Kumar (the Doc one)

 

This is one of those images that made me laugh as soon as I saw it.  Says so much so simply.  :lol:

 

Jill

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Cooking Failure - two burst yolks

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Failure of Society

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Failure to stay intact!

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Who failed him, the courts, his lawyer or himself?

 

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:rolleyes:

 

 

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One week left!

 

Thanks to all who've entered so far. I can see I'll have my work cut out whittling down the shortlist.

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http://c7.alamy.com/comp/KF3DR0/sign-absolutely-no-photos-allowed-on-closed-museum-door-with-sign-KF3DR0.jpg
 
Museum. No comment needed I think.
 
However the reality is that it was just closed for the day. See how easy it is to lie with a photo even without Photoshop. ;-)
 
wim

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a couple from me

 

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A couple of Icelandic technical failures and a recent diplomatic failure in Cuba with strong repercussions

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http://c7.alamy.com/comp/EFKEY5/red-us-fire-hydrant-with-out-of-service-sign-not-working-broken-unsafe-EFKEY5.jpg

 

Maybe not as funny as that candle.

 

wim

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We are now closed to entries. Thanks to all who've submitted.

 

I'll put a poll up with my shortlist in the next few days.

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