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BORING POSTCARDS

This Group celebtrates Boring, ordinary, dull, commercial Postcards that feature aspects of our everyday life – such as streets, roads, houses -- and are, in a strange way, interesting because they are so uninteresting. Join in and share your Postcards of our Boring world.

Location: Sigean, France
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Latest Activity: Feb 14

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BORING CHRISTMAS CARDS

Started by Valentine Mark Herman. Last reply by Heide Monster Dec 9, 2020. 1 Reply

If you have, receive or send any Christmas (and/or New Year/ Holiday/Hannukah/Yuletide/Kwanzaa/Las Posadas, etc) Cards that are Boring, please post them here -- the pictures on the front, the message…Continue

INTERESTING POSTCARDS!!

Started by Valentine Mark Herman. Last reply by Valentine Mark Herman Nov 14, 2020. 40 Replies

From time to time we have outbreaks of whether a Postcard is Boring, or not.“Yes it is”. “No it isn''t.”“All Postcards are Boring.” “All Postcards are interesting”.And so on, and so forth.So, LET'S…Continue

DULL AND/OR BORING?

Started by Valentine Mark Herman. Last reply by Bradford Sep 25, 2020. 14 Replies

DULL OR BORING?I am a member of the British-based Dull Men's Club (DMC) –…Continue

BLACK AND WHITE ENTRANTS -- 1st INTERNATIONAL BORING POSTCARD DAY

Started by Valentine Mark Herman. Last reply by Bradford Jul 3, 2020. 5 Replies

i) From Val Hermanii) A room in the House for the Blind, Halluin, (19) France, (sent 18 July, 1975)iii) I think this Postcard is Boring because of it's utter bleakness. There is nothing of interest…Continue

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Comment by Heleen de Vaan on November 2, 2020 at 11:25pm

"Dear Postcard"

Comment by Nancy Nosegay on November 2, 2020 at 7:29pm

another title suggestion:

"Wish You Were Here? : A Compendium of Boring Postcards"

Comment by John Gayer on November 2, 2020 at 9:28am

Nothing like contributing to a brainstorming session: 

Postcards Past Their Best By Date: A Collection

Commonplaceness and Uninterestingness: A Postcard Collection

Poetically Pointless Postcards

 

Comment by Luís Filipe Gomes on November 2, 2020 at 6:55am

You've asked a title for your book, I suggest:

"when life looks boring - postcards tales".

Comment by Valentine Mark Herman on October 28, 2020 at 9:29pm

We live and learn, Alan. The Hills are about 80 miles from where I was born and bred

Comment by Alan Brignull on October 28, 2020 at 12:05pm

Never mind cars or actors, the original Chevy Chase is a ballad about a fourteenth century battle in the Cheviot Hills of northern England

Comment by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on October 28, 2020 at 11:54am

Chevy chasing to "Lewis and Clark" info for Valentine...

(or "Clark and Lewis"? naw)

Google up Lewis and Clark Expedition, during the time of Thomas Jefferson?

And 'would like to know what "wheels" has Brad :-)

Comment by Bradford on October 27, 2020 at 5:03pm

VMH - A "Chevy Chase" is not an automobile, but rather, an action known as a police pursuit.

Comment by John Gayer on October 27, 2020 at 12:23pm

Having drifted in and out of the Washington DC, I recognised The National Museum building. It is now part of the Smithsonian Institution and called the Arts and Industries Building. Regarding Chevy Chase, there are 3 that I know of. One in DC, another just across the district/state line in Maryland, and the American comedian/actor, who's real name is Cornelius Crane Chase. Could there be others?

Comment by Valentine Mark Herman on October 27, 2020 at 10:40am

THREE OLD BORING POSTCARDS FROM YOUNG MIM

1. Public School, Chevy Chase, DC

And there I was thinking a 'Chevy Chase' was a Chevrolet model -- but Bradford is our expert on all car (aka automobile) matters, and I'm sure he will have something to say about it.

2. Grand Canyon view

"Looking South from Turkey Path at Pennsylvania's Grand Canyon located 10 miles from Wellsboro", it says on the back. Looking at it in front of me, all I can see is a big tree and lots of tree-covered hills.

3. National Museum, Washington

One of the 'Nation's Capital Choicest Views', it '.. contains the Government collections, comprising millions of objects of scientific and artistic interest, collected from all quarters of the globe.'

It also has a big tree in front of it.

 

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