Pumpkins

Contest Info

  • Started: 10/26/2005 06:00
  • Ended: 10/28/2005 06:00
  • Level: advanced
  • Entries: 10
  • Jackpot:
  • FN Advanced 1st Place $5
  • FN Advanced 2nd Place $3
  • FN Advanced 3rd Place $2
Pumpkins
Contest Directions: It's pumpkin time. Create, carve or use pumpkins in any way. Photoshop messages, weapons, products or anything else with pumpkin theme.

Contest Info

    • Started: 10/26/2005 06:00
    • Ended: 10/28/2005 06:00
    • Level: advanced
    • Entries: 10
    • Jackpot:
    • FN Advanced 1st Place $5
    • FN Advanced 2nd Place $3
    • FN Advanced 3rd Place $2
This gallery only contains our top 10 selections from its parent contest Pumpkins. All 10 contest pictures can be viewed here.
  • Being Jack

    Being Jack
  • Pumpkin Dome

    Pumpkin Dome
  • Homer

    Homer
  • icky pumpkin

    icky pumpkin
  • Billy Corgan

    Billy Corgan
  • Jack o lantern

    Jack o lantern
  • Soldier

    Soldier
  • Pumpkin Head

    Pumpkin Head
  • Bean Halloween

    Bean Halloween
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This contest is fueled by the following news: Interesting pumpkin facts: It is believed that pumpkin juice helps men to maintain sexual energy. For the same purpose, it is useful to consume pumpkin seeds. It's true, that in the olden days love potions were prepared from purified and crushed pumpkin seeds. However, experts assure that with the help of the pumpkin, it is possible to solve the problems individually, but also manage many serious diseases. Perhaps, there is no more useful food for the people suffering from cardiovascular diseases. Owing to the high content of potassium, the pumpkin improves the working style of the heart, strengthens the vessels and protects from edema. In case of liver diseases, it is recommended to eat the raw pulp of the pumpkin as much as possible, if raw pumpkin is not tasty for you, and then it can be replaced with pumpkin porridge with rice, millet or semolina. In case of diseases of the liver and urinary bladder, "milk" is prepared from pumpkin seeds and hempseeds: one seed is ground with a glass of water, by slowly adding boiled water (3 glasses), filtered and squeezed. The milk is taken during the day time by adding sugar or honey. In case of sleeplessness, since the olden days, there was a recommendation to drink pumpkin juice or a decoction of pumpkin with honey during night time. Fresh porridge made of pumpkin pulp is applied on affected places in case of eczema and burns, eruptions, pimples and other infections on the skin. People, who have to stand for a long time during the day, porridge from fresh pumpkins helps to remove pains in the feet. Practically everybody knows that, Pumpkin seeds are an acknowledged means for the ejection of helminthes. That's why dried pumpkin seeds are frequently given to children for the prevention of similar problems. Before direct usage of a pumpkin, it is necessary to gain it. If your agricultural experiments resulted in turf in your own suburban area, and there is no perspective to raise your virgin land, then for the deserved vegetable you have to go to the market. It is better to buy small fruit of 3-5 kg such fruit will have a soft pulp and thin skin. Prior to preparing the pumpkin, it is necessary to remove the kernel from it and clean it from the hard skin. Pumpkins in the news: Security forces in Venezuela scrambled to meet a new threat on the streets of the capital city of Caracas: Halloween-like pumpkins have been set about with messages of rebellion against President Hugo Chavez. Local media outlets showed heavily armed police and bomb specialists surrounding one pumpkin with a Halloween face that was covered anti-Chavez stickers. Other pumpkins bore cables and wires that made authorities worry that the vegetables contained explosives. The pumpkins were located outside the state oil company Pequiven as well the offices of Chavez's political party. References were made to a constitutional article about civil resistance.
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