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Topic: Yard Gnome Riding a Snail  (Read 26366 times)
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McJulie-O
« Reply #30 on: November 06, 2008 09:04:34 AM »

Thanks everyone for your kind words.  My husband is a kid's pastor so is used to be a bit crazy.  When he wore this to the 3-year old preschool party, one boy kept trying to figure out how it moved.  He finally looked under the shell and said, "Hey!  There is a person under there!"  Even adults thought someone was under the shell making it move.  It was fun to watch other people try and figure it out.

The legs creeped me out BAD!

"Hey!  There is a person under there!" Oh, Hahahahahaha! That is wonderful!

I must ask, though....how is he supporting all that...Suspenders? It must weigh a significant amount! Never mind....I saw it in the original post that it was straps over his shoulders ..But still could you estimate how much it weighed?
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ktgotskills
« Reply #31 on: November 06, 2008 09:15:56 AM »

Anyone else reminded of david the gnome? Or some movie I think, with puppets, that had a similar thing. I'm thinking maybe the neverending story?

Anyways, LOVE it. Cheesy
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« Reply #32 on: November 06, 2008 10:21:26 AM »

Hahahaha yes! That's freaking awesome! The snail is super great.
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varandra
« Reply #33 on: November 06, 2008 12:13:18 PM »

I love this!!! I really made me laugh! The snail is fabulous!
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« Reply #34 on: November 06, 2008 12:23:12 PM »

I thought that was the travelocity gnome!

that is an amazing project! you did great!
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blue_teal
« Reply #35 on: November 06, 2008 01:02:50 PM »

thats so cool! It really looks like he's riding the snail!
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« Reply #36 on: November 06, 2008 01:46:48 PM »

You are a genius.
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« Reply #37 on: November 06, 2008 01:53:21 PM »

hahaha! i love this!
i'm a total gnome enthusiast!

great job!  Grin
i'm jealous
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« Reply #38 on: November 06, 2008 02:15:08 PM »

Spitzveidt!
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« Reply #39 on: November 06, 2008 02:15:22 PM »

that is so awesome I can't even stand it!!!!
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