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12/24/2006 10:12:42 PM · #1
"Twas a Bright DPChristmas" by 21.gif posthumous

Download the MP3! (by 2780.gif Konador)

View the Slideshow! or the YouTube version (by 21.gif Art Roflmao)

'Twas a bright DPChristmas, and all through the site ---------- (2780.gif Konador)
not a photo was blurring, not even at night. ---------- (21.gif Telehubbie)
The settings were checked in the cameras with care ---------- (2170.gif muckpond)
in hopes that blue ribbons soon would be theirs. ---------- (3102.gif alanfreed)

While images nestled all snug in their cards, ---------- (31_F.gif albright1)
(filling up 50 Gig drives wasn’t hard!) ---------- (21.gif magnetic9999)
a punked-out Achoo, and 21.gif Larus in drag, ---------- (21_F.gif Judi)
had just settled in to the forums to brag ---------- (31.gif james_so)

when out from the ether arose a new challenge ---------- (749.gif Manic)
to which DPCers all charged in a phalange. ---------- (21.gif levyj413)
What devious plot had 1.gif Langdon and Drew ---------- (1.gif Langdon)
cooked up to befuddle the DPC crew? ---------- (1.gif drewmedia)

When 21_F.gif Judi first saw it, she flung off her clothes, ---------- ([user]fotomann_forever[/user])
21.gif DrAchoo glued a bug to his nose, ---------- (21.gif DrAchoo)
recalcitrant members paid up their fees ---------- (21_F.gif Krystle)
while Leroy just smiled and pulled out the cheese. ---------- (21.gif lkn4truth)

21.gif Librodo threw open his closet of scarves, ---------- (31_N.gif raish)
Icelandic landscapes were shipped in from Mars, ---------- (31_F.gif Chiqui)
all to prepare for this wonder of wonders, ---------- (21_F.gif dassilem)
this challenge that plowed other challenges under: ---------- (31_F.gif DeniseBernadette)

“This week, ‘tis the season to give all you can, ---------- (1031.gif GeneralE)
don’t shoot Low Key, Without Subject, or Zen, ---------- (21.gif sabphoto)
give us eye candy, nothing outré, ---------- (21.gif Nobody)
up the Wow Factor and blow us away!” ---------- (21_F.gif lentil)

As the midnight ride of a nation’s dawn, ---------- (21_F.gif sfalice)
or the message that ran from far Marathon, ---------- (31_F.gif Kita)
these glorious words flew o’er the globe, ---------- (21_F.gif KaDi)
a gospel to gladden the grumpiest Job. ---------- (31_F.gif Di)

All the great heroes would throw their lots in, ---------- (21_F.gif ursula)
the whispers began right away: “Who would win?” ---------- (21_F.gif Beetle)
Competition was fierce, the payoff was huge, ---------- (21.gif ivaldovi)
to be Best of the Best, to o’ertop the deluge! ---------- (21_F.gif love)

A thousand pictures… two thousand were entered, ---------- (1717.gif sher9204)
beautiful wind-blown models off centered, ---------- (21.gif MattO)
utterly fanatic photography nerds ---------- (21.gif metatate)
put shiny baubles directly on thirds ---------- (31_F.gif jenesis)

with alien bees and silver reflectors ---------- (21_F.gif Ware3927)
lighting the treasures of jewel collectors. ---------- (21_F.gif snowflakejen)
Young 31.gif Arnit spiraled construction paper ---------- (21_F.gif Mambe)
so many times it curled like a vapor, ---------- (31_N.gif plamprec)

and speaking of vapor, food dyes were poured ---------- (21_F.gif JuliBoc)
in water as clear as a Nordic fjord. ---------- (21_F.gif silverfoxx
Cattails paraded ‘neath cloud hieroglyphs ---------- (21.gif roba)
as 21.gif Bear_Music waited for just the right skiff. ---------- (21.gif Bear_Music)

After what seemed like an infinite time lapse ---------- (31_F.gif Kavey)
the turnover hit like fierce thunderclaps, ---------- (31.gif cryingdragon)
it shook DP Challenge down to its core, ---------- (21_N.gif skewsme)
none could believe the highest high score. ---------- (21_F.gif quiet_observation)

The picture stood bare, like an old piece of wood, ---------- (21.gif Art Roflmao)
exposing its texture and feeling, it stood ---------- (31.gif Snek)
like a beacon of presence burst forth from the wrapping ---------- (21.gif RayEthier)
whose glitter had faded, its energy sapping. ---------- (31.gif jmsetzler)

Where content was king, form had o’erthrown. ---------- (21.gif Louis)
With beauty skin deep, the blue found the bone. ---------- (29009.gif L2)
21.gif Jjbeguin had shown them the light, ---------- (21.gif posthumous)
“Chiaroscuro to all, and to all black and white!” ---------- (2333.gif kirbic)

Message edited by author 2008-08-16 04:31:52.
12/24/2006 10:17:51 PM · #2
AWESOME!! job everyone!!

Thank you Ben!! :)

Message edited by author 2006-12-24 22:18:07.
12/24/2006 10:18:31 PM · #3
Friggin Awesome!!!!!
12/24/2006 10:23:42 PM · #4
nicely done everyone.
12/24/2006 10:26:09 PM · #5
The coolest thing EVER!! :)
12/24/2006 10:27:18 PM · #6
Imagine what the movie will look like!
12/24/2006 10:31:11 PM · #7
Originally posted by quiet_observation:

Imagine what the movie will look like!
I can't wait for that....Ken is a genius....a mad genius, but a genius nonetheless.
12/24/2006 10:31:27 PM · #8
now for the channukah poem!
12/24/2006 10:32:10 PM · #9
LOL!!! This is great!
12/24/2006 10:32:54 PM · #10
very, very well done! hatsoff to all! bravo, bravo!!!
12/24/2006 10:33:09 PM · #11
This is soooooooo fabulous!
Thanks a lot, Ben, and pat on the back everyone!
12/24/2006 10:34:19 PM · #12
That was EXCELLENT!!!!!! Thank you to all that took part! Merry Christmas everyone!!
12/24/2006 10:35:46 PM · #13
That was great, very unique and well done everyone :-)
12/24/2006 10:38:26 PM · #14
::sits and whistles:: ::waiting::
12/24/2006 10:41:12 PM · #15
You guys are all nuts.... in a GOOD way of course, but still nuts! :D
12/24/2006 10:44:44 PM · #16
How outstandingly awesome! Great job everyone!
12/24/2006 10:49:41 PM · #17
This my friends, is utterly awesome. It is indeed refreshing to note that peoples from all over the globe can indeed get together and share precious moments.

Rest assured that I will indeed record this, and keep it as a souvenir of the wonderful peoples I encountered on this site.

A very Merry Christmas to all.

12/24/2006 10:50:37 PM · #18
<---- Nods a lot and supplies the background violins to Ray's comments.

Edited for typo (only 11 words, but I still managed to stuff it up).

Message edited by author 2006-12-24 23:48:13.
12/24/2006 10:54:25 PM · #19
OK, some of y'all have some very decent voices. Ursula, you sound like friggin Cate Blanchett as Galadriel!
12/24/2006 10:57:48 PM · #20
I just love it, and thank you everyone, as this is just awesome.....
12/24/2006 11:12:48 PM · #21
That's got to be one of the best things I ever heard.

I love that it's a collaborative effort assembled from all over the globe.

Wonderful sense of "inside" humour, and a spirited reading by all the contributors.

Good job everybody. Thanks for the laughs.
12/24/2006 11:37:58 PM · #22

Ben, you rock, and all the readers, you rock, too.

I'll echo the sentiments of others that hearing the various accents really drives home what a global community we have here.

What a heart-warming thing to hear at this season. :)
12/24/2006 11:53:56 PM · #23
Now if only I could HEAR the danged thing....

12/24/2006 11:55:21 PM · #24
Originally posted by Bear_Music:

Now if only I could HEAR the danged thing....

Bear, It is great and very nice to hear your voice in it.
12/24/2006 11:57:41 PM · #25
Originally posted by Bear_Music:

Now if only I could HEAR the danged thing....


Well my friend, I heard it and so did my very dear friend Beetle, and we both loved hearing your voice again, as it brought back a flood of very warm memories.

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