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    Feast II :: Thankfully Feasting
    Pareidolia :: "Wuv You... "
    Political Slogans :: A Chicken In Every Pot   - Herbert Hoover  1928
    Coffee III :: Not Crying over Spilt Coffee
    Magnifying Glass :: In A World Just Like Our Own
    Political Campaign Posters :: Uncle Sam wants YOU!
    Human Hands :: Zebra at Lunchtime
    When DPC Breaks :: The World Tilts Off Of Its Axis
    Surrealism III :: Birthday Girl
    Weekend II :: "Dog Sitting"
    Self Portrait in Minimal :: Me
    Holiday Decorations :: The  Lights of...  Stardom
    Nursery Rhyme Character(s) :: Little Miss Muffet
    Holiday Decorations III :: Treedrop
    Portrait with Closed Eyes :: 11:24 pm
    Norman Rockwell :: "Artist Facing Blank Canvas" : A Tribute to Norman Rockwell
    Flowers (with a twist) :: Nymphaeaceae
    I Quit :: One Too Many Low Scores
    Potholes, Detours, Obstructions :: Four-Way Stop
    Defining Moment :: determined
    Avant-Garde :: Avant-Garde Spring
    Procrastination II :: The Push Mower and The Lawn
    Human Faces from/in the Non-Human :: Groucho
    Sleeping Pets :: Dreaming in my Favorite Chair
    Still LIfe with Shovel, Natural Light :: Barn Life
    Leaves :: The Lady Modestly Unfurls her Fans
    Extended Free Study 2018-10 :: Ostriches on the Serengeti
    Upside Down IV :: The Young Mister Escher and Companions
    Phined the Phone :: Veggies and Such
    Cliche with an edge or twist. :: Portrait of a Young Lady
    Simile :: Working Like A Dog
    Curiosity :: Sidewalk Encounter
    The Cowboy :: At Day's End
    Extended Free Study 2016-04 :: Rebel with a Cause
    Games II :: Cowboy Games
    Hello, I must be going! A Marx Brothers Challenge :: &#9835; "Lydia, oh Lydia, say have you met Lydia <br>Lydia, the Tattooed Lady"&#9834;  - Marx 1939
    This Sporting Life :: "I'm safe, Coach!"
    Christmas Song Titles :: &quot;Dashing Through the Snow&quot;
    Halloween III :: When the Spell backfires...
    Toothpick(s) :: Girl with a Toothpick Earring
    Painting With Light VI :: The Attacker And The Attacked.
    Bubbles III :: Professional Catcher
    Framed! :: Now you see me.
    Dairy III :: Tea with Milk
    Filmic II (Archival) :: Sarah Blackwell
    Extended Free Study 2018-03 :: Photo Shoot
    Extended Free Study 2017-08 :: Time is Ticking
    Food In Black and White :: Bon Appetite
    Comic Book Page :: Comic
    Old Ways II :: Tuesday is always Ironing Day
    Summertime Meals III :: Enjoying the Preparation
    Make a NOISY Picture. :: I like it LOUD!
    Foreground Bokeh II :: Reflecting
    Fly On The Wall :: Finally...   you're mine,  Fly!
    Fake News :: Headliners
    Animal/People Interaction :: &quot;Hammin' it Up&quot; Together
    Time Travel (Method) :: Portal
    Extended Free Study 2017-07 :: Trust and Love
    Extended Free Study 2017-09 :: Scattered Showers
    One Photo :: the Probe's only image
    Flowers IV :: calla
    Shez Tribute :: For my sweet friend...
    Love III :: &quot;Oh, thanks! ...  I LOVE cheese...&quot;
    Shallow DOF VIII :: Hi!
    Shallow DOF V :: Crunchy... Yet Satisfying...
    Green III :: "When You Wish Upon a Star... "
    Chimera :: Female HummingChicken taking a LizardFish back to her offspring
    Valentine's Photo II ::  L&#9829;Ve
    The Hidden Meaning of Shoes :: Dominatrix
    Stock Photos: Fitness :: Skin Sculpture
    Conundrum :: .me not her.
    In The Style Of: sherpet :: Tribute to Shez
    Science III :: &quot;Remove the WHAT?!&quot;
    Impressionism III :: One Fine Day
    Forensic Files :: Self-Defense or Not?  You decide.
    Body Language :: Compartments
    Pet Panoramas :: My Pet Centipede Dog.
    Color Portrait IV :: Elizabeth
    Bones :: creation
    !deppilF :: Thinking Inside the Box
    Random Acts of Kindness :: Random Act Of Kindness
    Extended Free Study 2017-10 :: Life
    Relaxation :: a good book, and a glass of wine...
    Distracting Elements II :: Second Tuesday Every Month
    DIY Google Street View :: 1024 South Street.  Memphis
    Fat Pillow Thin Pillow :: Some like 'em BIG.  Some like 'em LITTLE
    WALL ::  Blues
    A Single Sheet of Paper :: Whoa!
    Subject in Another Room II :: Dog Lady
    Over- :: Over Estimated My Appetite
    Bread II :: Bread Day
    And The Winner Is... :: Top of the Class!   <br>Valedictorian.
    Reasons Why I Shouldn't Drink :: I get TOADily DRUNK
    Homophonic Pairs :: two too many
    Out of Balance II :: It's all about Balance.
    Personified Smiles and Frowns :: Spinach in his Teeth
    Holidays :: February 14th Silhouettes
    Monty Python :: Monty Python:  Lingerie Robbery   (2006)
    Self Portrait In A Crowd :: Crowded
    Fan :: Just Chillin'
    Dirds :: Modern Family
    Dolls & Puppets :: Life is good.
    Side by Side  :: James and The Giant Peach
    Subliminal :: Subliminal Brain Washing
    The Egg II :: Daisies
    Paper II :: 1,000 Paper Cranes for Mary Anne
    Military :: Morning Patrol
    A Bug's Life: Insects, Bugs, Beetles IV :: Happy Little Bug
    Promote Your Zoo :: Turtle Exhibit Billboard
    Motion Blur V :: Escaping The Blur
    Alter Ego Diptych :: Here's to my Bad Side...
    Impossible :: Dog Walker:  Call 867-5309
    Lens Effects :: "Because, I'm Happy ... "
    Honorable Mentions
    Secret Self Portrait :: MeeeOW!
    Post-Apocalyptic :: The New World begins.   Again.
    Canada Day :: Waving the Flag,  "O Canada! Our Home and Native Land!"
    Obscure :: Fern
    As Seen at the Museum :: "Woman Showing Traditional Salute"  --  Edroyce Rukodzi,   Zimbabwe
    Still Life VI :: Tulips at Rest
    Apple III :: Apple Generations.  He Left His Mark..
    Light on White V :: Virgin White
    Good Vibes for Jan (Cutout) :: Dwell in Possibility - Emily Dickinson
    Duct Tape :: Portrait of a Man
    Abstract Expressionism :: Abstract Expressionism
    Tilt Shift III :: Tiny City on a River
    Death II :: Open Casket
    Grown-Up Toys :: Porsches are a Girl's Best Friend
    Light Bulb :: &quot;Frog has a Better Idea&quot;
    Remembering :: Mary Anne.  <br> Gone... Way too Young
    Pet Peeves :: Every.  Single. Toy.   I.  Buy.
    On Two Wheels: The Terror or the Joy ::   _o<br> \ <,<br> (  )  / (  )<br><br>bicycle
    Pi III :: 3.14 apples  =    Apple Pi
    Fictional Characters (Archival) :: Stuart Little
    Self Portrait Without Faces :: Plugged
    Deja Vu V :: Eye Magazine Revisited   (Image ID= 65834)
    Preparation :: Chefs
    Extended Free Study 2019-05 :: "But, I'm pretty SURE that I bought a seat..."
    Books :: Yes, I'm reading.  You wanted something...?
    Rope II :: Gathering Roots
    Deck Of Cards :: I... Fold.
    A Photographic Tribute to Bob Dylan :: "I got a head full of ideas That are drivin' me insane"
    Bags :: Uncertain Talent
    Secondary Colors II :: I am.
    Candid Portraits :: Alone
    In the Style of Vincent Van Gogh :: Four Sunflowers In a Vase
    Hanging On By A Thread :: Hangin' on...
    Colorful :: Cray - on   <br><i> noun  <br> 1. a pencil or stick of colored chalk or wax, used for drawing
    Self Portrait IX :: Self Portrait
    A Vegetable Bestiary (DPL4 Final Challenge) :: Manatee
    Independence II :: Grumpy, But Independent
    Things In A Row :: Attitudes
    Abandoned V :: Tomorrow.
    Anatopism :: Everybody's "Fitting In", except... the Tall Guy
    Good Grooming :: Soapy Summer Chores
    Soft Focus V :: Off-Duty
    Feast V :: Feasting Friends with Fun and... Thankfulness.
    High Key IV :: Garlic
    Books II :: i &#9829; books
    The Yolk's on You! :: "Scrambled Eggs" Ha!  You guys "Crack me Up" *rolleyes*
    Steampunk ::  The Secret of Capt. Artemis's Metropolis Cartographer
    Feast III :: A Family
    Wallflower :: On The Edge of The Party
    Natural Light Indoor Portrait ::  The Man of... My Dreams
    Sci-Fi Celebration II :: Eve
    Communication II :: Listening to the Past whilst Ignoring the Present
    Battle of the Sexes II :: The Battle
    Light Bulbs :: "What happened to them, Mommy?"
    A Bug's Life: Insects, Bugs, Beetle :: Pond Grass Visitor
    Automotive Detail III :: Sex and Cars
    Flowers V :: Water Lily :  Nymphaeaceae
    Youth Culture :: Cultured
    Got Milk Portrait :: Got Milk?
    Painterly Photo :: Sunflower StillLife
    Pet Rock :: I Love Lamp
    Portrait of a Single Human ::  Worlds
    Vintage & Veteran Vehicles (RIP Robin) :: Robin's Regret
    Head Shot  :: Taylor
    New Year's Resolution VIII :: I want a body like...   Steel.
    Hand Made :: Works of Skilled Hands
    Toy Story :: Nursery Rhymes
    Cool Colors III :: "Goin' Green"
    Daguerreotype :: John Moffat's Defiant Wife
    Balloon II :: End of a Wonderful Day
    Outdoor Portrait :: I bought her coffee
    Panoramas Up Close :: Melody of Craftsmanship
    Yes or No? :: Yes or No?
    Yellow VI :: Smell the Yellow
    Fairy Tales III :: The Princess, charmed.
    Green V :: Bullfrog
    Human Portrait (Minimal) :: Portrait in Black and White
    The Eleventh Commandment :: 11.   Thou Shalt Not Attempt to Best Gyaban in an Expert Editing Challenge
    Before :: Just Before
    Extended Free Study 2017-01 :: World
    Extended Free Study 2018-01 :: Masks
    In The Style Of: Art Roflmao :: Squirrel With Nut
    In The Spirit Of: docpjv :: Peter's Heart
    DNMC :: Reflections Not in Wine - Challenge
    User Profile
    Name: Lydia Age: 95
    Username:
    Formerly:
    Lydia
    LydiaToo (Jul. 23rd, 2014)
    Gender: F
    Type: Member Location: right here... duh!
    Cameras: Canon EOS-6D
    Apple iPhone Xs
    Canon EOS-20D
    Lenses: Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM
    Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8L USM II
    Canon EF 24-105mm f/4.0L IS
    Canon EF 28-135mm F/3.5-5.6 IS USM
    Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 I
    Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM
    Sigma 50-500mm f/4.0-6.3 EX DG HSM for Canon EOS
    Registered: Nov. 9th 2007
    Contact: Private Message
    Biography: What?! I have all 7s on my Profile. HOW did it come to this?! Last time I remember, I was looking at the Big Guns with all 6s... and wishing... dreaming...

    Thanks, folks! I am so honored!
    UPDATE: Oh ... WOW!! An EIGHT!!!!


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    A BROWN! Just for ME! ' . substr('//images.dpchallenge.com/images_portfolio/55000-59999/57229/120/Copyrighted_Image_Reuse_Prohibited_602207.gif', strrpos('//images.dpchallenge.com/images_portfolio/55000-59999/57229/120/Copyrighted_Image_Reuse_Prohibited_602207.gif', '/') + 1) . ' and... another one!





    Unofficial Points Race: Unofficial Point and Ribbon Race
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    2008 - 22nd place
    2009 - 5th place
    2010 - 10th
    2011 - 14th
    2012 - 10th
    2013 - 28th (I took 5.5 months off this year)
    2014 - 21st
    2015 - 4th place
    2016 - 7th place
    2017 - 6th place
    2018 - 6th place

    Thanks BUNCHES for doing all of your record-keeping, ' . substr('https://www.dpchallenge.com/images/user_icon/31.gif', strrpos('https://www.dpchallenge.com/images/user_icon/31.gif', '/') + 1) . ' jeger and ' . substr('https://www.dpchallenge.com/images/user_icon/user_id/69684.gif', strrpos('https://www.dpchallenge.com/images/user_icon/user_id/69684.gif', '/') + 1) . ' hajeka! And ' . substr('https://www.dpchallenge.com/images/user_icon/user_id/38032.gif', strrpos('https://www.dpchallenge.com/images/user_icon/user_id/38032.gif', '/') + 1) . ' Tate for the ribbons!


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    ' . substr('//www.dpchallenge.com/images/guess3.gif', strrpos('//www.dpchallenge.com/images/guess3.gif', '/') + 1) . ' A ribbon... just for me from Langdon! I'm thrilled! I was third closest at guessing scores of entries in the Guess Your Score challenge (Feb 2015). "' . substr('https://www.dpchallenge.com/images/user_icon/21_F.gif', strrpos('https://www.dpchallenge.com/images/user_icon/21_F.gif', '/') + 1) . ' Lydia ranked 3 out of 34 guessing 22.6183 points off" ' . substr('//www.dpchallenge.com/images/guess3.gif', strrpos('//www.dpchallenge.com/images/guess3.gif', '/') + 1) . '




    Oh my WORD!! Thanks, Ken! ' . substr('//images.dpchallenge.com/images_portfolio/25000-29999/28742/120/Copyrighted_Image_Reuse_Prohibited_793768.gif', strrpos('//images.dpchallenge.com/images_portfolio/25000-29999/28742/120/Copyrighted_Image_Reuse_Prohibited_793768.gif', '/') + 1) . ' :)



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    Thanks, ' . substr('//www.dpchallenge.com/images/user_icon/21.gif', strrpos('//www.dpchallenge.com/images/user_icon/21.gif', '/') + 1) . ' Dr.Confuser for your recognition of # of challenges entered! ' . substr('//images.dpchallenge.com/images_portfolio/15000-19999/18197/120/Copyrighted_Image_Reuse_Prohibited_935430.png', strrpos('//images.dpchallenge.com/images_portfolio/15000-19999/18197/120/Copyrighted_Image_Reuse_Prohibited_935430.png', '/') + 1) . '



    Me in my outfits: ' . substr('//images.dpchallenge.com/images_portfolio/85000-89999/86447/120/Copyrighted_Image_Reuse_Prohibited_751764.gif', strrpos('//images.dpchallenge.com/images_portfolio/85000-89999/86447/120/Copyrighted_Image_Reuse_Prohibited_751764.gif', '/') + 1) . ' <---- Christmas hat . . . ' . substr('//images.dpchallenge.com/images_portfolio/85000-89999/86447/120/Copyrighted_Image_Reuse_Prohibited_752100.gif', strrpos('//images.dpchallenge.com/images_portfolio/85000-89999/86447/120/Copyrighted_Image_Reuse_Prohibited_752100.gif', '/') + 1) . ' <---- Party hat


    GO Team ViewFinders! ' . substr('//images.dpchallenge.com/images_portfolio/85000-89999/86447/120/Copyrighted_Image_Reuse_Prohibited_870320.jpg', strrpos('//images.dpchallenge.com/images_portfolio/85000-89999/86447/120/Copyrighted_Image_Reuse_Prohibited_870320.jpg', '/') + 1) . ' DPL 2010 Division B Champions! ' . substr('//images.dpchallenge.com/images_portfolio/85000-89999/86447/120/Copyrighted_Image_Reuse_Prohibited_897190.gif', strrpos('//images.dpchallenge.com/images_portfolio/85000-89999/86447/120/Copyrighted_Image_Reuse_Prohibited_897190.gif', '/') + 1) . ' ' . substr('//images.dpchallenge.com/images_portfolio/85000-89999/86447/120/Copyrighted_Image_Reuse_Prohibited_898568.jpg', strrpos('//images.dpchallenge.com/images_portfolio/85000-89999/86447/120/Copyrighted_Image_Reuse_Prohibited_898568.jpg', '/') + 1) . '



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    DPL IV ' . substr('//images.dpchallenge.com/images_portfolio/85000-89999/86447/120/Copyrighted_Image_Reuse_Prohibited_1226077.jpg', strrpos('//images.dpchallenge.com/images_portfolio/85000-89999/86447/120/Copyrighted_Image_Reuse_Prohibited_1226077.jpg', '/') + 1) . ' ' . substr('//images.dpchallenge.com/images_portfolio/85000-89999/86447/120/Copyrighted_Image_Reuse_Prohibited_1227107.jpg', strrpos('//images.dpchallenge.com/images_portfolio/85000-89999/86447/120/Copyrighted_Image_Reuse_Prohibited_1227107.jpg', '/') + 1) . '
    Go Team Flashers! DPL4 THIRD PLACE!

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    and... The People's Choice Award! (3rd place)
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    I wish I'd started recording my average at the beginning of each year, so I could see my progress/decline. Nevertheless, there's no time like the present. Ha! So, here we go:

    01-01-2014 - Entries: 697 - Average: 5.9584
    01-01-2015 - Entries: 773 - Average: 5.9591 - Votes Cast: 55,822 - Comments Made: 17,477
    01-01-2016 - Entries: 873 - Average: 5.9694 - Votes Cast: 60,910 - Comments Made: 19,642
    01-01-2017 -Entries: 1007 -Average: 5.9614 - Votes Cast: 63,901 - Comments Made: 21,129
    01-01-2018 -Entries: 1150 -Average: 5.9541 - Votes Cast: 66,122 - Comments Made: 22,155
    01-01-2019 -Entries: 1281 -Average: 5.9037 - Votes Cast: 68,556 - Comments Made: 22,949




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