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Saxo's HUKD 4th Annual Pumpkin Competition !!!

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7y, 2m agoPosted 7 years, 2 months ago
The time is here again folks, as per the below post >>>>

Thanks goes out to:
Stuart W. fireheaven, hottoshop, Predikuesi and of course Paul (Admin) :)

To post a picture please either go to photobucket or imageshack
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7y, 2m agoPosted 7 years, 2 months ago
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#1
http://i88.photobucket.com/albums/k181/saxo_appeal/finalpumpkin.jpg


[SIZE="5"][COLOR="Purple"]Rules are: "Your name and date must in the picture"
It must be written on a piece of paper and put beside the pumpkin, sorry I should have made it clearer.
Maybe by taking a photo of the pumpkin in daylight with the name and date to the side, then a picture with it in the dark and the candle inside[/COLOR][/SIZE]
banned#2
sounds good does my iphone app count? lol
#3
I think you have missed out what the prize is? :oops:
#4
Pumpkins are a pound in asda atm. Might buy a few for a laugh.
#5
got my boys pumpkins yesterday, but will wait until next week to let them carve them so they will be ok for halloween :)
#6
Aha, might keep the prizes a mystery.... although this years is really good :)
1 Like #7
Adam2050
Pumpkins are a pound in asda atm. Might buy a few for a laugh.


Yeah give it a go, the more entries the better :thumbsup:
#8
dj_urban
sounds good does my iphone app count? lol



Huh ?? :?:?
#9
I'm gutted as I won't be able to enter. But I will send you my entry, without being in the competition.
#10
Is there just one prize or lots? Who decides the winner? :)
#11
There are some pumpkin masters here on HUKD. I look forward to seeing the results :)

In all my 27 years I have never carved a pumpkin, maybe I should give it a shot...
#12
http://i194.photobucket.com/albums/z106/emasu/pumpking.png

Pumpking eh.. must be very grand :-D
[mod]#13
emasu
http://i194.photobucket.com/albums/z106/emasu/pumpking.png

Pumpking eh.. must be very grand :-D


hahahaha :thumbsup:
#14
All very lovely and posh and official.:-D

Nice work saxo and all.:thumbsup:

I'm even tempted to have a go myself now.:)
#15
I sooooo wish I could carve!!! May have to try just for this though!! Now - lets find a Pumpkin!!

:-)
#16
I'm going to give it a go, my art skills are atrocious! :)
#17
There will once again be prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd

we have various prizes from a Zavvi gift voucher, cd's, toys to bags of sweets :)

I might even extend the 1st, 2nd & 3rd depends on if we get lots and really good entries.

Lastly I will pick 1 other forum member to help me decide who the winners are :)

hope to see some brilliant designs, I myself will be posting my carved pumpkin also..... I obviously can't enter :( haha

Pumpkins are being sold at the front doors of all major supermarkets. Prices range from £1 to £2 none of you have an excuse, this competition is brilliant for the kids
[mod]#18
saxo_appeal
There will once again be prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd

we have various prizes from a Zavvi gift voucher, cd's, toys to bags of sweets :)

I might even extend the 1st, 2nd & 3rd depends on if we get lots and really good entries.

Lastly I will pick 1 other forum member to help me decide who the winners are :)

hope to see some brilliant designs, I myself will be posting my carved pumpkin also, I obviously can't enter :( haha

Pumpkins are being sold at the front doors of all major supermarkets. Prices range from £1 to £2 none of you have an excuse, this competition is brilliant for the kids


or the kids within us lol :-D
#19
goonertillidie
or the kids within us lol :-D


haha exactly :whistling::-D:-D

Sainsburys:http://www.hotukdeals.com/item/498784/large-carving-pumpkin-half-price-wa

Morrisons:http://www.hotukdeals.com/item/500876/large-pumpkins-just-2-and-medium-pu

Aldi:http://www.hotukdeals.com/item/512173/pumpkins-99p-aldi

Tesco and Asda are both doing pumpkins at the front door also :thumbsup:
#20
This is one I do every year. http://i112.photobucket.com/albums/n165/verybaduk/ukbill69.gif?t=1256587132
#21
I'll give it a go!
Here is mine.
http://img24.imageshack.us/img24/8517/dsc012782.jpg
http://img3.imageshack.us/img3/5599/dsc012802g.jpg
http://img4.imageshack.us/img4/6411/dsc012862.jpg
http://img24.imageshack.us/img24/9423/dsc01297h.jpg
#22
Do they have a theme requirement? :D
#23
Rules are: "Your name and date must in the picture"
It must be written on a piece of paper and put beside the pumpkin, sorry I should have made it clearer :)
maybe taking a photo of the pumpkin in daylight with the name and date to the side, then a picture with it in the dark and the candle inside

There will be far too many people just adding their name and date as above and its not even their own pumpkins not that i'm saying these aren't :)

Please re edit your pictures and add your name and date on bits of paper and put it beside the pumpkin...you have plenty of time

thank you :)

tinkerbell28
God mine is gonna be such an average fail first time carving for me with the kids woop!


Me too, my first time carving will be on Wed when I buy a pumpkin from Asda :)

Domokun
Do they have a theme requirement? :D


Not at all, they can be any theme you wish....as long as its carved into the side of the pumpkin :)
#24
MBeeching
There are some pumpkin masters here on HUKD. I look forward to seeing the results :)

In all my 27 years I have never carved a pumpkin, maybe I should give it a shot...


Why not :thumbsup: glad to see people are getting into the spirit of this
#25
I've never tried to put a photo into someone's thread before...
How do I DO that exactly??
Is there a guide or something?

Edit - **OK - have seen the instruction in the original post now - am on it!**
#26
Spennyk
I've never tried to put a photo into someone's thread before...
How do I DO that exactly??
Is there a guide or something?


You need to upload it to Photobucket or Imageshake and then paste the link here

Edit - seen your edit :lol:
#27
Uses for the innards of your pumpkin so nothing goes to waste - http://www.netmums.com/food/Pumpkin_and_Squash_Recipes.28/?utm_source=foodnews&utm_medium=email#
#29
There should be a separate kids only comp but knowing what people on here was like with the zavvi comp i doubt i would be fair if there are prizes to be won. And can the judges be bought with rep from online friends ??? :-D
#30
waterloo
There should be a separate kids only comp but knowing what people on here was like with the zavvi comp i doubt i would be fair if there are prizes to be won. And can the judges be bought with rep from online friends ??? :-D


LOL...I was wondering when the conspiracy theorists would surface...:p
#31
waterloo
There should be a separate kids only comp but knowing what people on here was like with the zavvi comp i doubt i would be fair if there are prizes to be won. And can the judges be bought with rep from online friends ??? :-D


Ahh its all good fun and its pretty clear which have been done by kids and which by adults
1 Like #32
fireheaven
Ahh its all good fun and [SIZE="3"]its pretty clear which have been done by kids and which by adults[/SIZE]


pmsl...is it? :w00t:

:p
#33
cheerleader
got my boys pumpkins yesterday, but will wait until next week to let them carve them so they will be ok for halloween :)
I'm sure I heard the other day that if you stand them in water after carving they last a lot longer. It was on TV so it must be true :?
#34
So, let's see if this works.

In the great HDUK tradition, I hereby state;
"This is my first pumkin, so please be gentle!" :-D

http://i850.photobucket.com/albums/ab70/Spennyk/26102009220.jpg
During fading light;
http://i850.photobucket.com/albums/ab70/Spennyk/26102009218.jpg
In the dark;
http://i850.photobucket.com/albums/ab70/Spennyk/26102009219.jpg

Starting to practice in time for a new arrival we are expecting next year - never had to do this sort of thing before so looking forward to doing with a little one too!
#35
StevenA2000_uk
pmsl...is it? :w00t:

:p


Well......ok, the ones who take it really really seriously :p
#36
Does anyone know how long this will last for now? Did I peak to soon?
I hope I'm not going to end up with a rotten pumkin come Halloween!
#37
Spennyk
So, let's see if this works.

In the great HDUK tradition, I hereby state;
"This is my first pumkin, so please be gentle!" :-D

http://i850.photobucket.com/albums/ab70/Spennyk/26102009220.jpg
During fading light;
http://i850.photobucket.com/albums/ab70/Spennyk/26102009218.jpg
In the dark;
http://i850.photobucket.com/albums/ab70/Spennyk/26102009219.jpg

Starting to practice in time for a new arrival we are expecting next year - never had to do this sort of thing before so looking forward to doing with a little one too!



Wow, that's good - and congratulation on the baby :thumbsup: you know you are gonna have to do for he or she for a few years to come
#38
StevenA2000_uk
LOL...I was wondering when the conspiracy theorists would surface...:p
:)
With free prizes going then its bound to get messy and skull duggery will defo come into play ;-)
#39
Brilliant news on the little one SpennyK :)

Well done folks on the pumpkins, looking really good already

Can I ask if anyone knows any Hi-street shops that sell the carving kits? or do you think I should just
go for it all bells and whistles ? lol
#40
Spennyk
Does anyone know how long this will last for now? Did I peak to soon?
I hope I'm not going to end up with a rotten pumkin come Halloween!


The pumpkin will look its best for the first 48 hours then it will start to dry out and shrivel, eventually will go mouldy. The best way to look after the pumpkin is rub vasaline over the cut edges, wrap in cling film and keep it in the fridge when not displaying it, it will last a good week before your fridge no longer smells nice!! You can also plunge it into water for a couple of hours and let it drain well, the pumpkin soaks up the water and loooks fresh again, you can only do this a couple of times before it goes really smelly and mouldy. So in answer to your question I think normally about 2 weeks if you look after it.

saxo_appeal
Brilliant news on the little one SpennyK :)

Well done folks on the pumpkins, looking really good already

Can I ask if anyone knows any Hi-street shops that sell the carving kits? or do you think I should just
go for it all bells and whistles ? lol



Tesco sell carving kits for a couple of quid, got one for the kids this year. We usually use spoons, needles and knives :)

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