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November 25, 2009

Hold it right there, Blog Guy! I’m calling you out on something! Yesterday, you had a supposed beauty pageant shot where the contestants were all standing in front of a faraway building. Was that the ONLY picture you had from that event?

No, of course not. In addition to the So Far Away They Look Like Ants photo, we did cover the other portions of that pageant. Have a look:

  • Contestants stand akimbo in a dimly-lit interrogation room
  • Contestant inspects empty office space
  • Contestants jammed into Over-Capacity Glass Elevators smile as they hurtle to certain death

There, does that answer your concerns?

No, I’m also concerned you used the word akimbo in a blog where we’re never supposed to learn anything.

Well then, whatever you do, don’t click on it.

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Top left: Contestants of the Miss Sevilla pageant wearing traditional Sevillana dresses wait backstage before a presentation in Seville, Spain, November 24, 2009.

Top right: A contestant of the Miss Sevilla pageant wearing a traditional Sevillana dress walks during a presentation.

Contestants of the Miss Sevilla pageant wearing traditional Sevillana dresses stand in elevators during a presentation.

REUTERS photos by Marcelo del Pozo

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I clicked!! I clicked!! I learnt!! I learnt!!

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive
 

What kind of dresses were the contestants wearing?

Posted by T | Report as abusive
 

Good Shra, Good Shra. You are a good pupil.Akimbo, that’s a dance, right?

Posted by CAM | Report as abusive
 

Models in a bottle, I like it.

Posted by Vlad | Report as abusive
 

Moreover, the photographer has absolutely no imagination… I cant even see the dresses and shoes properly!!!

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive
 

T, read the captions… you would “learn” too.. :P

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive
 

Shra, I also clicked and I also did learn. Nevertheless, the good bit is with my next dose of meds all that is going away, so I guess you shouldn’t shouldn’t really worry about that, should you?

Posted by M | Report as abusive
 

I don’t think you should use three forms of ‘should’ in one sentence, should you?

Posted by Bill | Report as abusive
 

Shra, I did read the captions, all three of them. ;)

Posted by T | Report as abusive
 

You’ll have to do better than that Basler. I already knew what akimbo meant.I quite like the second photo. It’s poignant.

Posted by Little Miss Random | Report as abusive
 

White mantillas count as white hats, right?

Posted by Perpugilliam Brown | Report as abusive
 

Great! Now I have to look up ‘poignant.’

Posted by Bill | Report as abusive
 

Perpugilliam, only if they are worn on the head, much in the manner of monteras.Nevertheless, I still have to see white monteras but do let us all know if you see them. Then the white Hat conspiracy has reached too far and we’re all doomed!

Posted by M | Report as abusive
 

And follow that up with “mantillas”

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive
 

I will say this much. Within the next couple of days the white hat conspiracy is going to blow wide open. I have new photos people won’t even believe….

Posted by Robert Basler | Report as abusive
 

Robert, does that mean you are coming clean on this conspiracy thing and your involvement in it?

Posted by M | Report as abusive
 

I don’t want to alarm anyone, but I think I’ve been brainwashed.I went shopping last night for my trip to the coast this weekend and what did I come home with?A white hat.I didn’t even realise the significance until now. I just thought I was innocently purchasing a garment to protect me from skin cancer. Instead I realise that, unbeknownst to me, I have been inducted into the most nefariou cartel the world has ever seen.

Posted by Little Miss Random | Report as abusive
 

I dont blame you, LMR… I have had a white hat for 2 years now…. annd since the white hat conspiracy, I wear it every day.. for 5 mins…

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive
 

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