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Old 04-24-2003, 05:45 AM   #1 (permalink)
Location: Pa, USA
What is on your walls?

What do you have on your walls that you especially like?

I have a baseball mural in my room that takes up a whole wall. The view is from the outfield looking to home plate, and it definitely draws the most comments from friends/visitiors that see my room.

I used to also have a lot of posters and some painting, but lately my walls have become quite bare. I have two prints of Henri Rousseau, but other than that just boring old wallpaper.

What's on your wall(s)?
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Old 04-24-2003, 06:37 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Location: Upper Michigan
I've got a large painting the my father-in-law brought back from Germany back in something like 1970 or so when he was stationed there for a while. It's a fall scene from a lake surrounded by pine and deciduous trees and a stream with rapids flowing from it. I've tried to find out about the painter but haven't found much. It's SPEIER all in caps with a line underneath. I love it. Also have several pencil, pastel drawings of birds on another wall, One each of goldfinch, bluebird, morning dove and an all blue bird that I just blanked out on the name. Hubby's got the bedroom to himself pretty much - Has 5 pics of Earnhart, a framed newpaper front page with him after he died (in the hall), a replica scaled down car hood of #3 and one large #3 throw that I fixed to hang on the wall.
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Old 04-24-2003, 06:42 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Location: The True North Strong and Free!
my wife has stuck family pictures everywhere. I tried to put a painting up that I had before we got married and I got yelled at!
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Old 04-24-2003, 06:49 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Location: Midwest
I just got a girlfriend and right now I'm looking at framed posters of vintage Vogue magazine covers and Winnie the Pooh. If I slip her a ring I think the room will end up pink.
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Old 04-24-2003, 07:07 AM   #5 (permalink)
Location: Northeast Ohio
My Walls are pretty bare, I have them painted with pictures of my children on them.
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Old 04-24-2003, 07:08 AM   #6 (permalink)
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Location: Southern California
Framed Picture of Mono Lake

Picture I printed of Mammoth Mountain on a Powder Day

Picture of my Nephew (he drives go carts)

Picture of Ronald Reagan
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Old 04-24-2003, 07:56 AM   #7 (permalink)
Maps, maps, and more maps, i love maps.

A bunch of computer certifications.

A couple drawings.

i've got a 30ft high sloped ceiling, so lots of space still left above!
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Old 04-24-2003, 07:58 AM   #8 (permalink)
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Location: The Netherlands
- Wallpaper.
- A poster of plane earth from space
- A poster of "The Accolade" by Edward Blair Leighton
- A poster of the White Dwarf (Warhammer game)
- Two paintings by my great-grandfather (two matching ones showing an exotic harbor, lake and mountains in the background , probably somewhere in Italy or something.)

That's it.
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Old 04-24-2003, 08:04 AM   #9 (permalink)
I've got 4 cross-stitch pics that my mom made when I was little, a poster of Jim Morrison, a mirror and all my lifeguarding badges.
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Old 04-24-2003, 08:10 AM   #10 (permalink)
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Location: Stuart, Florida
How sad is this....i cant remember for the life of me whats on my walls at home. I guess i never really pay attention. I know theres stuff there though. Here ive got phone lists, email lists, fruit availability, truck schedules, lots and lots of sticky notes
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Old 04-24-2003, 08:11 AM   #11 (permalink)
Location: lost
-"Caution, laser in use" sign
-"Danger Keep Out" sign
-"No parking: unauthorized vehicles will be towed at owners expense" sign
-"Please pardon our appearance while we are under construction" sign
-"Wet Paint" sign
-"Please wait until recording stops before depositing $ in phone or you will be cut off" sign
-a "Know your road signs" poster with alternate meanings for various signs
-a cool surrealistic cityscape poster
-Fight Club poster.
-Top 25 campus safety reports (unfortunately not in those yet...)
-christmas lights
-mini-cooper postcards

I seem to have collected quite a few signs this year... I also have another one that I haven't put up yet.
-"Aikens dining hall" sign (the sign for my schools food services)
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Old 04-24-2003, 08:55 AM   #12 (permalink)
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Location: Chicago, IL
Lets see...
A big poster with a caribbean feel that says "relax"
Two smaller posters, one with medieval paintings, and another with Anne Geddes babies dressed as angels
The wall next to that has a huge Two Towers poster, and a bullitin board
My roomate has a couple random Christianish posters on her side of the room
And then I have two really small posters of a kitten, and one of a tiger
And next to that another Anne Geddes poster with babies as butterflies.
I think that about covers it
I probably have more at home, but I can't think of them now.
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Old 04-24-2003, 09:03 AM   #13 (permalink)
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Location: Oregon
I have a poster of U2, a Harry Potter calendar, pictures of Michael Vartan, a map of Paris, postcards of Paris, a giant poster of Legolas, a giant poster of Aragorn, and a poster of Aragorn, Legolas and Gimli as well as pictures of Viggo Mortensen. I like my room. It's full of hotties
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Old 04-24-2003, 09:26 AM   #14 (permalink)
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Location: USA
Original artwork by sus and me and a lot of our friends in the art world: Keith Haring drawings and paintings, Allen Ginsberg manuscripts and drawings, many others from people all over the world we have worked with in real life and on the Net.
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Old 04-24-2003, 09:39 AM   #15 (permalink)
I have Austrian and Prussian flags (soon to have Germany, West Germany, East Germany, Hungary and Czechoslovakia), a Quake IV poster, a 2002 calendar with pictures of Michelangelo's works, a NIN/David Bowie tour poster from 1995, a Fight Club poster and a cork board with drawings and poems my girlfriend has given me.
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Old 04-24-2003, 09:42 AM   #16 (permalink)
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Location: Just SW of Nowhere!!! In the good old US of A
Three Sorayama Prints
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Old 04-24-2003, 09:47 AM   #17 (permalink)
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
A Celtic knotwork tapestry, 2 swords - a Claymore and some fantasy sword, some prints I bought from the National Art Gallery in Washington, DC, some of my own artwork,a small gargoyle, pictures of my friends.
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Old 04-24-2003, 10:42 AM   #18 (permalink)
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Old 04-24-2003, 10:59 AM   #19 (permalink)
Location: Republic of Panama
Geckoes and ants!!! Life in the tropics.....

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Old 04-24-2003, 11:10 AM   #20 (permalink)
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Location: Davey's
At the office: A large print of Gustave Caillebotte's "Paris Street, Rainy Day" and some pics I took in Ireland a few years back.

At home: A giant John Coltrane poster, some artwork done by a friend and a framed Simpsons poster, signed by Matt Greoning.

Also, I have a framed Farrah Faucett poster in my closet, but don't tell anyone.
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Old 04-24-2003, 11:13 AM   #21 (permalink)
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Location: Denver City Denver
I have a wall size poster of Sam Jackson and John Trovolta from Puld Fiction, another wall size poster of Rage Against the Machine, and the rest of the wall space is filled with pistures cut from year and years of Rolling Stone magazine.
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Old 04-24-2003, 11:24 AM   #22 (permalink)
Location: The Moebius Continuum
a spiderman poster, a simpsons poster, three episode one artwork pics (really nice), Resident Evil poster, Sonic Adventure 2 Battle poster, 2 warcraft 3 posters, several maps
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Old 04-24-2003, 11:25 AM   #23 (permalink)
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Location: FL
We have this stupid nerdy kid that comes over to play and he has a bad habit of picking his nose. He then use's my wall to display his treasures! So i quess i have some bogies on my walls!
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Old 04-24-2003, 11:36 AM   #24 (permalink)
Location: blah
My walls are pretty bare. They aren't even painted. My room was built for me when I was about 14 in the basement, and I haven't gotten around to painting it yet. Yes, almost five years. I painted one wall, ran out of paint, and said "I'll go get some more tomorrow." I never did, and probably never will. My brother gets the room when I move out (hopefully within the next year), so I'll let him paint it when he gets there.

I'm a lazy, lazy man.

I have a bulletin board to the right of my computer that I stick stuff on. Mainly comic strips I laughed at and small newspaper articles.
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Old 04-24-2003, 11:38 AM   #25 (permalink)
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Location: Columbus, Ohio
Drywall and paint. I like to keep my room simple.
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Old 04-24-2003, 11:48 AM   #26 (permalink)
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Location: Redneckville, NC
Right now I am in limbo between places of living... so my walls are unsually bare...
- Poster of LOTR:Two Towers
- Perodical Tables Of Sex
- One of those Happy Daze "Johnny Likes Skinny Girls, But Never Turns Down A Fatty" poster
- Coat of Arms passed on to me by my dad
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Old 04-24-2003, 12:05 PM   #27 (permalink)
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Location: North Carolina
Living Room-
pic of alpha phi's grampa
our wedding picture
a multi picture of just us
3 wolf pictures
a mirror painting with a whitetail deer,wolves, bears, eagles , and a hawk
unicorn picture
unicorn mirror painting
picture of mountains and a stream painted by alpha phi's gramma
small bear tapestry
oh yeah and a clock

big white and orange tiger picture
leopard picture
another tiger picture
rod iron candle holder w/candles

mirror painting by local artist of ocean, lighthouse, and beach
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Old 04-24-2003, 12:25 PM   #28 (permalink)
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Location: State of Confusion
posters and crap
the light that burns twice as bright
burns half as long

and you have burned so very, very brightly
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Old 04-24-2003, 01:48 PM   #29 (permalink)
Location: Upstate NY
2 fight club posters and a jackass poster
I am jack's broken heart
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Old 04-24-2003, 03:08 PM   #30 (permalink)
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Location: West Linn, OR
a huge ass american flag, a salvador dali print, and two bettie page posters.
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Old 04-24-2003, 03:12 PM   #31 (permalink)
Location: unfortunately not ireland
1. Irish Flag
2. Plaque of John Elway
3. Denver Broncos calender
4. A poster of a place in County Galway, Ireland
5. A guinness poster
6. Map of the world with push pins of the places i have been
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Old 04-24-2003, 03:18 PM   #32 (permalink)
Location: NJ
candid pictures of all the people I'm stalking/planning on killing
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Old 04-24-2003, 04:18 PM   #33 (permalink)
Just a simple round clock that one of my roommates left behind last semester. They left it behind since they said wasn't working so I fixed it. New batteries work wonders, don't they?
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Old 04-24-2003, 04:28 PM   #34 (permalink)
Location: P.R. Mass.
5 Frank Lloyd Wright sketches (not original)
Old 40's style wall clock.
4 old stock certificates
Picture of a billboard that says 'Who is John Galt.'
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Old 04-24-2003, 04:54 PM   #35 (permalink)
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Location: Stillwater, OK
A metal wall add for Kodiak chewing tobacco
Some Bob Dylan Covers
A concert bill signed by Bob Dylan
Some Doonsebury cartoons
Two 2002 calenders, one Star Trek: Voyager, one health foods
An Oklahoma State 2003 basketball team poster
A white poster reading, "Do a trick, win a fish"

That's quite a variety I guess...
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Old 04-24-2003, 05:05 PM   #36 (permalink)
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Location: Berkeley
Paint. And a couple paintings.
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Old 04-24-2003, 06:52 PM   #37 (permalink)
The living room - two framed Kandinsky prints, three pottery casts of birds, the wedding portrait of my wife, a painting of an old antique barn painted by my Dad, wainscot over the fireplace.

The steps - three paintings of Venice, Italy by Dad.

The bedroom - A huge gold framed mirror, a print of a Grecian urn.

Hallway, various pics of the kids.

The playroom - Murals of Hewey, Duey and Louie, Goofy, Pluto, Simba, Puumba, Timone, Daisy Duck, Mickey Mouse dressed as a cowboy on a horse.

Green room/office - framed Georgia O'keefe print, antique gold framed mirror.

Dining room - Wainscot below chair rail with dark floral wallpaper in the frames, some huge floral framed print.

Kitchen - a huge disc, probably 3.5 feet across, black with some gold paisley things, hanging in a 4 x 4 insert built into the wall. (If you stand in the right place, it bounces the sound of your voice back to you. Weird, especially if you've caught a buzz)
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Old 04-24-2003, 06:59 PM   #38 (permalink)
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Location: Chicago
Framed posters of Salvidor Dali's Metamorphosis of Narcissus, Soft Watch at the Moment of First Explosion, Idylle Atomique et Uranique Melacolique, and Apparition of Face and Fruit Dish on a Beach. Also, soon, a framed poster of a work by MC Escher which I don't know the title of.

At home I have a signed and framed picture of Tony Amonte on ice, a signed and framed picture of Wil Wheaton, a metal street sign that says something along the lines of "Hawks parking only, all others will be slashed," I think a few other things, and on the cieling a very very large poster of the Enterprise-D from Star Trek: The Next Generation which a friend of my brothers gave me probably about 7 years ago or so.
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Old 04-24-2003, 07:01 PM   #39 (permalink)
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Originally posted by kairaan
Spungefoo - is your claymore functional? If so, we may have to find a way to hook up and put on a claymore demonstration!
Unfortunately no, it's just a cheap replica... although I probably could hit someone with it a few times before it breaks

Putting on a demonstration would be fun though
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Old 04-24-2003, 10:58 PM   #40 (permalink)
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Location: Tokyo
i have quite a bit of wall space in my bedroom.
on the walls i have framed, etchings by Arthur Boyd, Charles Blackman and Norman Lindsay.
I also have a small watercolour of Norfolk Island (home) above my desk.
i also have a small mirror on the eastern wall.
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