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Results: Do you have any gnomes in your garden?

Yes

15.38% • 2 votes

No

69.23% • 9 votes

My gnomes are my business

0% • 0 votes

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13 votes in total.

  • FIRST POST
    • Sleazy
    • By Sleazy 28th Mar 19, 9:19 PM
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    Garden Gnomes
    • #1
    • 28th Mar 19, 9:19 PM
    Garden Gnomes 28th Mar 19 at 9:19 PM
    If you have a garden, do you have any gnomes who reside therein?

    If you do, please describe them and tell us what their names are!
    Weekly Distance Walked 28km / Total For Year 1191 km

    Quod scripsi, scripsi
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    • pollypenny
    • By pollypenny 28th Mar 19, 9:49 PM
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    • #2
    • 28th Mar 19, 9:49 PM
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    • 28th Mar 19, 9:49 PM
    When she was small DD loved what she called 'garden moles'.

    We had to tell her that they were very expensive and we couldn't afford them.
    Member #14 of SKI-ers club

    Words, words, they're all we have to go by!.

    (Pity they are mangled by this autocorrect!)
    • pogofish
    • By pogofish 28th Mar 19, 10:00 PM
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    • #3
    • 28th Mar 19, 10:00 PM
    • #3
    • 28th Mar 19, 10:00 PM
    I don't like Gnomes..!

    Creepy Gnomes near me:



    Any nearer and they might have an encounter with Mr Sledgehammer!


    Also have this Gnome at work - don't mind it at all!



    • in my wellies
    • By in my wellies 28th Mar 19, 10:44 PM
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    in my wellies
    • #4
    • 28th Mar 19, 10:44 PM
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    • 28th Mar 19, 10:44 PM
    I don't like them but my gnome came from my great grandmothers garden, late Victorian, so it has sentimental value. It's terracotta but at some stage (1950s?) it's been painted in typically bright colours, now flaking
    I forgot to mention he's also lost his legs so he sits as if buried in the soil under a rhododendron bush.
    When I moved house I forgot him and had to go back to collect him, 205 miles! The new buyers were very happy to hand him over
    • harrys nan
    • By harrys nan 29th Mar 19, 6:17 AM
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    • #5
    • 29th Mar 19, 6:17 AM
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    • 29th Mar 19, 6:17 AM
    We have 2, never been named. My other half kept on about them, so when he was away from home I bought them as a joke. They now sit guarding our fishpond.
    Treat other's how you like to be treated.

    Harry born 23/09/2008
    New baby grandson, Louie born 28/06/2012,
    Proud nanny to two beautiful boys
    And now I have the joy of having my foster granddaughter becoming my real granddaughter. Can't ask for anything better

    UPDATE,
    As of today 180919. my granddaughter is now my official granddaughter, adoption finally granted
    • fewgroats
    • By fewgroats 29th Mar 19, 9:58 AM
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    • #6
    • 29th Mar 19, 9:58 AM
    • #6
    • 29th Mar 19, 9:58 AM
    Elf like creatures, I think. Not ceramic gnomes.
    • Jackmydad
    • By Jackmydad 29th Mar 19, 11:36 AM
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    • #7
    • 29th Mar 19, 11:36 AM
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    • 29th Mar 19, 11:36 AM
    I don't live in Dulwich. . .
    (We do have a couple of inherited old retainer gnomes though, who guard the back door)
    • DigForVictory
    • By DigForVictory 29th Mar 19, 5:42 PM
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    • #8
    • 29th Mar 19, 5:42 PM
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    • 29th Mar 19, 5:42 PM
    When they of the calibre pogofish has illustrated, I like them only to look at and wince in a supermarket. As I get more accurate with an air rifle, I may like them more, as targets.

    Where they are ceramic models/statues of historic figures & only just not making being a statue by virtue of being a bit short, I have far more tolerance.
    • Deep In Debt
    • By Deep In Debt 29th Mar 19, 7:01 PM
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    • #9
    • 29th Mar 19, 7:01 PM
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    • 29th Mar 19, 7:01 PM
    My neighbours have a couple and they are really creepy looking (the gnomes, not the neighbours!).

    The gnomes seem to move around a lot and I hope it is the neighbours who are moving them and not the gnomes moving on their own as they are getting closer to my house.
    Debt 30k in 2008. Cleared all my debt in 2013 and loving being debt free
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    • Sleazy
    • By Sleazy 29th Mar 19, 7:05 PM
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    Sleazy
    My neighbours have a couple and they are really creepy looking (the gnomes, not the neighbours!).

    The gnomes seem to move around a lot and I hope it is the neighbours who are moving them and not the gnomes moving on their own as they are getting closer to my house.
    Originally posted by Deep In Debt
    Weekly Distance Walked 28km / Total For Year 1191 km

    Quod scripsi, scripsi
    • kingfisherblue
    • By kingfisherblue 29th Mar 19, 8:02 PM
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    kingfisherblue
    No garden gnomes here. I enjoyed watching Gnomeo and Juliet with my son though!
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