RE VANIST are you one?

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  1. slobadoberbob

    slobadoberbob Read Only Funster

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    Reading another post on here this morning, I came a cross a new word VANIST... regarding the avatar pictures we use.

    Now I do not have a picture of my RV.. only dear old Ezzie my St Bernard.. I do have a link in my posts as you can see below (in red) to my RV.... But I have never felt the need to put a picture of my motorhome in the avatar... personally I think it is snobbish and rubbing peoples noses in it.. my van is bigger than yours sort of thing.

    I love the avatars some of the members have some change by the day or the mood, and others are long running and you have no idea what they look like.. many a time at shows members have come up and said you have to be Slobadobabob... That is having ezzie as my avatar. But motorhomes on the whole are white and all look a like ... for me I find the more way out ones more interesting.. I am not in to the VANIST (stealing the word) avatars... not a case of how much money or how big your motorhome is.. it is about you the person.. which I have found great when I do meet them at shows.

    Anyway I look like Ezzie, that is my excuse.

    So OK let world war 3 start........... who wants to throw the first stone:Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1:

    Bob:Blush:
     
  2. Ralph-n-Bev

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    No Im not vanist , yes i made up the word:Smile: as in sexist racist etc.
    Bob , you dont need to brag by having your RV in your avatar.
    You do it at every opportunity anyway, in your posts :Rofl1: :Wink:
    Ps , you did ask haha
     
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    I am sad now. :cry:
     
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    And your avatar says my dog is bigger than yours :Rofl1:
     
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    I am definately not vanist.

    A motorhome is a motorhome in my little world.

    I do get a bit uncomfortable though when people stare at ours. There are quite a few of them about but I guess it does look a bit unusual.

    My favourites are the older Hymers:thumb:
     
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    nice one.. in the real spirit of the post

    Great, love it.. really in the spirit of the post:Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1:

    keep them coming....


    Bob:Blush::Blush::Blush:
     
  7. slobadoberbob

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    it is a great word... love it

    Great word love it..... I am guilty as charged .... but it did get a response.... so easy sometimes to light the touch paper and stand back...:Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1:


    Bob:Blush::Blush:
     
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    Dont be sad you know what they say , the bigger the motorhome ,
    the smaller the :Blush:
    Plus its how ( often ) you use it. :Wink:
     
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    Never thought much about it.....I believe that many are simply showing off their pride and joy ...they are rightly proud of their motorhome. I certainly prefer the long-standing avatars and get a little confused when they change. Scotjimland's latest one threw me for a while and Yosser and Carol regularly change theirs. Brian 'Hilldweller' changed from aircraft to bike, I preferred the aircraft. Gaz43 changed from bike to portrait, like it.

    Interesting how many have pets past and present, a sign of there love for their animals, you sloberdobergoberbob included.

    I sincerely hope that Champers, pappajohn, ShiftZZ Jock&Rita KSEBruce, GJH, Jim and Lesleyjean to name a few, never ever change theirs. Munchie even more now he's gonna be a turn-coat.

    My avatar is a silly old git on a sail-boat, hey -ho that's me then. I still love my boat more than my MH and I like the cartoon avatars more than the photos, but it's good when they change, I have no intention of changing mine.

    Still think Old Mo should have some silly old Fart on a Harley, cartoon though, even though he has a fabulous Wagon. :thumb:
     
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    sounds like you caught something

    Sounds as if you caught something .....:Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1:


    Bob:Blush:
     
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    My Motorhome wont fit on an Avetar:RollEyes:
     
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    "Adventure before Dementia" thats pretty funny! Ralph:BigGrin:
     
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    Bev actually.:Wink:
    Ralph hardly ever posts , just reads every day .

    Bit tongue in cheek i know . Though both my grandmas and one grandad on had it before they died. Not nice .
    Why wait untill you retire , if you dont have to. You dont know what's round the corner.
    Health wise or mind wise.
     
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    we have on the side of our RV..........

    We have on the side of the RV....... if we had to explain you would not understand.....

    I like to see motorhomes and RV's that have been personalised with saying like the adventure before dementure ... American bumper stickers are great.

    But what I do enjoy is reading the tag lines or signatures on the posts.. that is great as you get some wicked sense of humour .... often better than the post.

    Bob:Doh::Doh:
     
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    some very good general Avatars out there

    You get used to seeing a certain avatar then they change, which is a shame, as I must admit I get use to them.. the only one i did not like was Carol's and the sand.. now changed I see (Thanks)... but I lover pappajon's scooter... shiftZZ would never look the same if he changed it. But each to there own.

    Bob:thumb:
     
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    Thats odd I've been thinking of changing my avatar for a while now getting bored with the same white van so a picture of my next van now instead:Rofl1::Rofl1:
     
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    Gromett has been my nickname since long before the Wallace cartoons.
    What else could I have as my Avatar:Wink:
     
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    need a ladder to get to the hab door

    You would need some serious steps or a ladder to get to the tab door....


    Bob
     
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    We have a Shizhu and your dog is bigger than mine!!:cry:
     
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    Yeah I saw it parked in the street in Granada
    I love it what a great van for a serious world tour.
     
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