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&monkeypuzzle

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Real Name:
Avi Ratnayake
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Website:
www.lotusmonkey.co.uk
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Location:
Bristol, UK 
Birthday:
1982 (36 years) 
Membership:
10/16/03 2:40 AM GMT09/27/16 10:15 AM GMT 

Recent Works by monkeypuzzle: (full gallery)

busk but no drink by monkeypuzzle, Photography->Manipulation gallery advent from nightfall by monkeypuzzle, Photography->Flowers gallery carapace by monkeypuzzle, Photography->Flowers gallery
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+ppigeon
07/29/04 12:02 AM GMT
I'm late, but congrats for your 'Planet Caedes'. Very nice contest! :-)
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"Violence is the last resort of the incompetent" (I. Asimov)
::Greasle
07/30/04 5:50 PM GMT
Thx for the comment on King of sea
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J_272004
07/30/04 11:44 PM GMT
Thanks Avi for your comment on my little friend... they are a bit smaller than a crow.. but just as noisy sometimes.. :) ... greatly appreciate your comment and glad you liked the story.... Jacqueline
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Here nothing, see nothing, speak nothing.. that way noone gets hurt.....
co2metal
07/31/04 1:26 AM GMT
thanks for the comment on "hedonism".. . i appreciate it
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When you come to a fork in the road, take it.
::kchristine
08/03/04 12:54 AM GMT
Thanks for commenting on Bloom Avi. Much appreciated.
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Cheers. It's kileychristine!
::CanoeGuru
10/28/04 7:28 PM GMT
Hi Avi! Thanks for the comment on "Nothing Gold Can Stay." I appreciate it! :D
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"Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night" - Edgar Allan Poe
::gs208103
10/29/04 3:17 AM GMT
Thanks for the comment on "Face the Sunshine", Avi. I am glad that you like the shot!
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::photoimagery
11/06/04 7:12 AM GMT
Hello Avi. Thanks for your comments on "Falls' Magical Cloak". I really appreciate it.
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kie
12/11/04 6:37 PM GMT
love your works ! :))
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co2metal
01/04/05 6:23 PM GMT
avi thanks a lot for your comment on "viscosity".. took me a while to get the transparency of the splash just right without it looking "pasted on"... glad you like it enough for your desktop ;]
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keepin' it real
::arneh
03/09/05 7:49 PM GMT
Hallo Avi ! Nice to see you liked the yellow orchids (# 7) Thanks for viewing it ! (have a look at # 10 too..!)
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breeze_lc
03/10/05 9:43 PM GMT
Hey Avi, Thanks so much for your comment on "Splashes of Colour" I really appreciate it!
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Ditzdoll
03/20/05 11:24 PM GMT
Hiya! u have an great range of work in your art portfolio, hopefully in the future i can develop a creative collection like u! Keep up the good work.
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gs208103
03/29/05 1:19 AM GMT
Avi, thanks so much for the comments on "Dragon Fountain". I am so glad that you like the shot!
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"But all my words come back to me in shades of mediocrity. Black emptiness and harmony, I need someone to comfort me. "- Simon and Garfunkel
::photoimagery
04/10/05 4:19 AM GMT
Hello Avi. Thank you very much for your comments on "Nature's Masterpiece", I'm pleased you like it.

There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.
Albert Einstein
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::heidlerr
04/16/05 3:57 PM GMT
Thanks Avi for viewing and commenting on my Callaway Gardens 4 image. Sorry it took so long to respond. I'm glad that you enjoyed it.
Russ

PS. I haven't had time to comment on the beautiful images in your gallery like I want to. I just want you to know, I think your images are great. Well done.
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"Anything that excites me for any reason, I will photograph; not searching for unusual subject matter, but making the commonplace unusual." Edward Weston
MorpheusZero
07/22/05 12:58 AM GMT
Thanks for the comment on "Cellular". Its appreciated.
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andrew11230
07/29/05 6:17 PM GMT
Thanks for your comment on "Toxic"!
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Click Here:andrew11230
::groo2k
08/12/05 8:25 AM GMT
Nice to hear from you again Avi. Thanks for your comment on Hypnosis...I very much appreciate it.
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...rob... NYC
::Morwyn
08/13/05 1:02 PM GMT
Thanks for your comment on Turning Around.. I really like Chaoscope .. It is so much fun to work with.. Hadn't thought of the snail connection.. Hmmm, interesting idea.. Thanks..
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One bead at a time..
+ppigeon
08/13/05 4:10 PM GMT
Hey! Thanks Avi for looking at 'Cursed spectra'. I knew you'll like... ;-)
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-pierre-
pom1
08/13/05 6:56 PM GMT
Thanks for liking "Common Blue2." i used my sigma 70-300mm lens, which has 1:2 macro ability... :D
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Please feel welcome to view my Gallery Here
+mayne
08/14/05 2:36 AM GMT
Just when I thought you took a trip to the moon, I get a comment on "Driftwood Bay". Nice to see your words Avi, thank you:-)
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Darryl
PrettyFae
08/14/05 10:49 AM GMT
Hey Avi :D
Thankyou for your kind comments on *Fantasia*...I'm really pleased you liked it...
And a big *congratulations* to you also! Well done!
Best wishes ^_^
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Nicky
08/16/05 11:23 AM GMT
Thanks very much for your comment on "War Snail", Avi!
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Nicky
::PrettyFae
08/16/05 4:46 PM GMT
Hey again, Avi ^_^
Thankyou for stopping by my *Toadstool Faerie*...I'm really pleased you liked her, too!
Have a great day :]
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::drgibson
08/17/05 8:02 PM GMT
Thanks for commenting on Balloons, Balloons Every Where I Turn. I took great care to avoid the commercial ballons.
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Capturing for infinity that which only lasts for a moment.
SykoBubba
08/23/05 11:35 PM GMT
thanks for the comment on the redo of the dark house.
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Clothes make the man. naked people have little or no influence on society.
co2metal
08/24/05 11:17 AM GMT
avi thanks for your comment on "rippling hues".. when i was making it, i had the idea to have the water all the different colors, and they all combine to make the clear water.. i did think about adding some colored reflections to the clear drops, but that'd throw off my idea. thanks again ;]
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click here for pure excellence
::lgmac
08/25/05 5:08 PM GMT
Avi, thank you so much for your comments on Resting Place. Glad you like it :)
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"Little dreams cost the same as big dreams, so why not dream big"?
::sharsimagination
09/07/05 3:51 PM GMT
thank you for your comment on the rose . It was created using poser and postwork

blessings
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"The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious" --Albert Einstein
Greasle
09/17/05 5:31 PM GMT
Thx for your comment on my "Groene Vlieg" I'm very happy with it 2
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userone
10/12/05 7:04 PM GMT
Thanks a lot for the comment and input on "Hyaline Sphere" - it's greatly appreciated...
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-userone- (Gallery)
.mandrew
11/06/05 11:38 AM GMT
hey, thanks for your comments on 'through the trees'. white balance was on auto, so maybe i'll try adjusting it myself next time.cheers
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~*because eventually you will learn to appreciate jazz*~
.pom1
11/11/05 9:09 PM GMT
Hi, thanks for visiting "More waterdroplets." :-)
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Please feel welcome to view my Gallery Here
::Morwyn
11/19/05 2:23 PM GMT
Thanks for the comment on Joker.
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One bead at a time
::djrangman
11/19/05 4:10 PM GMT
Thanks for your comment on Gin! Its is always nice to hear more feedback. I had already re-worked the image, and it can be found here.
It would be cool to get your opinion on that one too! :)

*Thanks for commenting on 9d- I think I'll try the aura thing and see how it looks. :)
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::Benroy
11/20/05 2:29 PM GMT
Hi Avi, thanks for your comments on the 8 of Clubs, I really appreciate it.

Cheers.........
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::mesmerized
11/21/05 2:45 PM GMT
Thank you Avi for visiting Me, Myself, and I and for your kind congratulations on my Honorable Mention in the contest...much appreciated.:Pat.
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FEAR is a darkroom where negatives develop.
::Sengir
11/21/05 4:44 PM GMT
Hey Avi, thnx for the cratz on Taking of for the contest Breaking the rules. It's my first contest and I'm very happy with my "Honorable Mention". never thought I would make a chance
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::onespock
11/23/05 8:13 AM GMT
Hi Avi..thanks for the comments on "The spire topples" I appreciate it.

Moe
Science officer's station.
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-"The needs of the many,outweigh the needs of the few or the one".-Spock
.Dunstickin
11/29/05 7:32 PM GMT
What Cheer Avi...grateful thanks for your welcome comments to 'Beat it Buster'

.Much appreciated........Bob
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.mum42
12/01/05 11:03 AM GMT
Thanks for the suggestion on Caedes 6 of hearts. Still workin' on it!
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Never give up. “Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish.” John Quincy Adams
.151515
12/03/05 4:26 PM GMT
Thanks for your comment and suggestion on "ticking away..." I appreciate it. I'm thinking of re-doing the framing- those where just shadows. I might also upload a different perspective of the clock that I have and kind of like better. Thanks again for taking the time to tell me your thoughts on it... :-)
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Then in their trouble they called to the Lord, and He saved them from their distress. He brought them out of their gloom and darkness and broke their chains in pieces. (Psalm 107:13-14)
.dave54
12/05/05 12:19 AM GMT
Thanks for noticing 'Royal Palm', Avi. You suggested an offset composition, with which I agree and often do, ... but not this time for no good reason I can remember! - Dave
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::kodo34
12/05/05 7:38 PM GMT
Hey Avi , thx for the comment on pretty rocks , you have a point about the top stone , i'll see if i can correct that.
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have a nice day and read more fantasy.
+mayne
12/06/05 5:29 PM GMT
Thank you Avi for the nice opinion of "What is it?". Happy holidays:-)
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Darryl
::CaptainHero
12/06/05 9:22 PM GMT
Thanks for your comments on Handy. I too noticed the pale bands, but was too lazy to change them.
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"The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, but wiser people so full of doubts." Bertrand Russell
.PrettyFae
12/13/05 6:51 PM GMT
Hey Avi :D
Thanks for the fab comments on my *Seraphim* and *3 of Hearts*...pleased you liked them both ^_^...I would round the edges of my card, but I really can't be bothered at the mo...I'll maybe do it later on :P
Have a great day and best wishes,

Fae x
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...join me in the world of Vampire Freaks for all your goth and rock needs! >:[...
.priyanthab
12/14/05 2:24 AM GMT
Hi Avi, Thanks for checking out "Out of service" and keeping a positive comment on it. Very much appreciated.
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Kindly visit my gallery and comment on my photos.
::mesmerized
12/14/05 6:43 PM GMT
Hi Avi...many thanks for looking at Summer and Winter...glad it appealed and sorry for the delay in responding...my server was down for a day.:Pat.
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I used to be Snow White, but I drifted
.proxima_centauri
12/15/05 5:00 AM GMT
hey thanks for the comment on the bridge photo
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"Hmmmm....." - Aristotle (384-322 BC)
::Morwyn
12/17/05 4:42 PM GMT
Thanks so much for the fun comment on Lemons.. I promise to be careful..
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One bead at a time
::heidlerr
12/17/05 10:06 PM GMT
Hello Avi! Thanks for the very nice comment on my Rich Mountain Road image. I'm glad you had a chance to view this little slice of time in the Smoky Mountains.
Russ
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View the world with your mind's eye. Mr. Russ
.Otaku
12/19/05 8:22 PM GMT
Thank you for the feedback on my "Universe in my Hair" picture. I actually thought the graininess made it look bad, I'm glad you liked it.
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Otaku's back?
.MorpheusZero
12/19/05 8:35 PM GMT
Thanks for the comment on "Mainframe".
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.michel_voets
12/19/05 10:08 PM GMT
Thanks Avi for the comments on "School", and WHAT a time.... Only the pastor,doctor,notary and the constable(police) and the rich people ruling live.

Happy days for all of you.
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.Dunstickin
12/20/05 7:26 PM GMT
Hey Avi....most grateful for your welcome comments to 'Iced-Up'.......in actual fact..there was a whole wall about 10 foot long covered in ice!
Thank you
Bob
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.jaecee666
12/21/05 12:12 AM GMT
Hi Avi, thanks for the comment on "Purple gaze"! I'm glad you like it, and thanks for taking the time to comment! :)
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look but don't touch, touch but don't feel, feel but don't like, like but don't tell... Here is my current literary work.
.orange_freak
12/31/05 8:28 PM GMT
Happy new year avi, thank you for the comments on my untitled image. i'll upload the image without the black trim on it....Thanks again...melanie
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he could play the guitar, just like he's ringin' a bell
.onespock
01/03/06 6:41 PM GMT
Hey Avi!!! I too thought "Reef" looked like clouds or an eruption...my wife pointed out how much it looked like a reef....thanks for the comments :)

Moe
Science officer's station
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-"The needs of the many,outweigh the needs of the few or the one".-Spock
.Flatpuppet
01/08/06 1:46 AM GMT
Thanks for your thoughts on "Sweet Thoughts."
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Of all the things I've lost in life...I miss my mind the most.
::Morwyn
01/21/06 12:19 AM GMT
Thanks for the comment on Beadwork.. Appreciated..
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One bead at a time
.Little_Art_Gurl
01/24/06 8:35 PM GMT
Hello Avi,

Thank you very much for your kind words on Wishing You Were Here.
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Latest Work: Expiable
.DeathScytheG
01/24/06 9:17 PM GMT
Thanks for the comment on my "Before..." I appreciate it.
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-=Pride is not a sin=-
.priyanthab
01/30/06 2:00 AM GMT
Hi Avi. Thank you so much for checking out "Fairlawn fall" and keeping some nice comments along. I agree on your wide angle photo point and sad to say at the moment I own a prosumer camera where I cant change lenses. I'am looking forward to go for a DSLR and maybe after that I can revisit most of these place. Thank you.
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Kindly visit my gallery.
.DeathScytheG
02/03/06 4:57 PM GMT
Thanks for the comment on my "Petrifying Springs Park - River #2." I'm glad you like it.
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-=Pride is not a sin=-
::cinny7
02/09/06 7:40 PM GMT
Thanks, Avi, for the gracious remarks you left on my 'In A Chamber, Bereft Another', I truly appreciate it!
Cindy
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In this is love: not that we loved God, but that He loved us and sent His Son to be the atoning sacrifice for our sins. 1 John 4:10
+ppigeon
02/09/06 7:49 PM GMT
Hello Avi. Glad to ear you? How are you?
Thank you to take the time for a visit on my last alpine photos. The light was just perfect! :-)
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-Pierre-
+ppigeon
02/11/06 11:49 AM GMT
... and again about my forests photos. Interesting to think at the perspectives. The other walkers were thinking "what is he doing???" ;-)
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-Pierre-
::cinny7
02/16/06 8:16 PM GMT
I want to thank you for the really nice comment you left for my image 'Wrinkles', I truly appreciate it! And thanks bunches for taking time to view and comment, that means a lot!
Thanks again!
Cindy
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In this is love: not that we loved God, but that He loved us and sent His Son to be the atoning sacrifice for our sins. 1 John 4:10
+Samatar
02/17/06 12:02 AM GMT
Hi Avi, thanks for commenting on "Evil Eye". I added the fire last as I thought it looked a bit empty. Maybe I should have left it in the "normal" colors rather than chaning it to blue...
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-Everyone is entitled to my opinion-
::tadurham
02/18/06 6:45 AM GMT
Thanks for your comments on "Foothills". I appreciate it!!
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"Do what you can, with what you have, where you are." - Theodore Roosevelt
::cinny7
02/18/06 2:33 PM GMT
Hello Avi! Loads of appreciation to you for the comment you left for 'Dayenu'...thanks bunches for the lovely words! I'm really pleased you like it and it's always a pleasure hearing from you!
Thanks again!
Cindy
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In this is love: not that we loved God, but that He loved us and sent His Son to be the atoning sacrifice for our sins. 1 John 4:10
&trisbert
02/21/06 12:21 AM GMT
Hello Avi. Many thanks for your comments about “The Bush Chapel”. I used the diffuse glow filter to bring out the specular highlights.
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There are three colours, Ten digits and seven notes, its what we do with them that’s important. Ruth Ross
::cinny7
03/02/06 10:39 PM GMT
Thanks bunches for the really kind comment you left for 'Happy Birthday Jacqueline!', I really appreciate it!
Thanks again!
Cindy
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In this is love: not that we loved God, but that He loved us and sent His Son to be the atoning sacrifice for our sins. 1 John 4:10
::cinny7
03/02/06 10:41 PM GMT
Hi again! Thanks for taking time out to view and comment on 'Happy Birthday Brix!', I really appreciate the kind words!
Cindy :)
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In this is love: not that we loved God, but that He loved us and sent His Son to be the atoning sacrifice for our sins. 1 John 4:10
+ppigeon
03/03/06 9:44 AM GMT
Hello Avi. I am glad you like 'For you ladies'. It was a very quick capture near a security guard... ;-)
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-Pierre-
.reddawg151
03/06/06 11:36 PM GMT
Thank you for the comments on 'In A Bottle', Avi!
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~Bob
.co2metal
03/08/06 7:21 PM GMT
hey avi thanks for the comment on "life on mars".. glad you liked it ;P
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+grimbug
03/22/06 6:27 PM GMT
WOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOT! manipulation contests rock!
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- 'Insert witty quip here'
::reddawg151
03/24/06 5:30 AM GMT
Avi, thanks for the congrats on the contest win :-) I was so siked, it made me really happy that everyone enjoys that image so much :-)
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~Bob
::reddawg151
03/24/06 5:30 AM GMT
congrats to you on Caedes' Pick, as well!!!
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~Bob
::laurengary
03/30/06 3:10 PM GMT
Hey Avi, I just wanted to drop you a Congrats on The Manipulation Contest winning entry of yours, it was beautifully done !
Lauren
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Ask Not For Whom The Bell Tolls .......Let The Machine Get It ........ MY GALLERY
&kjh000
05/19/06 8:47 PM GMT
Thanks for the comment on "Drawn to the Light". I'm glad you liked it. :)I must have described the subject in the shot with the wrong terminology or something... ^_^ This IKEA lamp is what was my subject.
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artam
06/13/06 2:09 AM GMT
اخدنى معك الحب الكبير mr_artam@yahoo.com
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artam
06/13/06 2:11 AM GMT
انا الحب الكبير من مصر im frome egypt
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::heddon
06/17/06 4:46 PM GMT
Thank you very much for taking a moment to leave your thoughts and comments on my Pic of the Sears tower, it's always appreciated...i'm glad you liked it, dAVE
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If I cannot change the course of the winds...I damn well better change the directions of my sails
&kjh000
06/17/06 4:51 PM GMT
Thanks for the comment on Flowery Red Light District. I looked on it on a computer at work (I'm having a summer job at the local hospital) and couldn't really see anything of the shot as it looks at home. over 95% total darkness as opposed to just maybe 50 or so as intended... :P I guess one have to get a fantabulous screen like me (or like calibrate it) to really appreciate it. I suppose you do (or did). ^_^ It's a clematis btw, white for the most part with some bluish to purple stripes (the colors turned out really crappy in the present lighting settings).
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+ppigeon
06/17/06 8:54 PM GMT
Hi Avi. How are you?
Thanks for your visit on 'Little star' :-)
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-Pierre-
&trisbert
06/18/06 4:15 PM GMT
Thank you for your comments about “Tawny Frogmouth” Avi. One iris is smaller because I shone a torch on him to get the focus.
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There are three colours, Ten digits and seven notes, its what we do with them that’s important. Ruth Ross
.Rayn_dragon
06/19/06 10:36 PM GMT
thankyou for your comment on chrysalis. I'm glad you liked and will be posting more soon!!

amare umbra
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Always be up for surprises, you never know when one is going to slap you in the face!
.purplemur
06/22/06 2:55 AM GMT
Hello! I love your gallery, I just wish I had time to comment on all of them. I especially liked "Native" and I was surprised to find that I had first glimpsed your work in the Draw a Frog contest with "Baron Silus Greenback". Anyway, after seeing "Communication Node 9" I remembered that I had a shot you might enjoy. Please check it out in my gallery (I still don't know how to use the embedded links on these comment things). Thanks for sharing! :)
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Anything that happens, happens. -Douglas Adams, "Mostly Harmless"
&philcUK
06/24/06 7:22 PM GMT
thanks Avi for the post on my contest entry and for the gratuitous Eurythmics plug ;-)

cheers - Phil
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.userone
06/25/06 5:32 PM GMT
Thanks for the comment on "Inception" - it's greatly appreciated...
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-userone- (Gallery)
.varkonyii
07/09/06 5:48 AM GMT
Thanks for your nice comment on "The Tower"...
I'm glad so much, 'couse you like it...!
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&kjh000
07/13/06 8:19 PM GMT
Thanks for the comment on Organic Steel. Hehe... Ok. Now that you ask... In the foreground to the right is the lid of a stainless steel cooking pot that you see in the background to the left and on the side of the pot you see the reflection of a glass of water (plus some of the lid), all standing on a stainless steel kitchen sink. Did I mention I like stainless steel?
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::Anita54
10/16/06 5:49 PM GMT
Glad you enjoyed The Guardian and thanks for stopping by. Always appreciate the visits and your supportive comments.
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Can't always give individual thanks but I am so appreciative of everyone's comments and input. I truly enjoy seeing all of your posts and am always happy to see you at My Gallery. Thanks, Anita
::kodo34
10/25/06 12:06 AM GMT
Hey Avi ; thx for the comment on doom ? ; glad you liked it.
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It is not worth an intelligent man's time to be in the majority. By definition, there are already enough people to do that. my images
&kjh000
07/24/07 8:15 PM GMT
Long time no see. Thanks for stopping by my recent piece"Centaurea scabiosa". Much appreciated!
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