Fun Arcade

When I saw these vintage penny arcade machines at Portsmouth’s  Historical Dockyard, it brought back so many happy childhood memories of going to the Southsea funfair with my parents. I loved the puppets so much and could remember exactly what would happen before I put my coin in. I am so happy to find that they still exist in a museum.

In response to the Weekly WordPress Photo Challenge: Fun

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A coin in this machine has this “Laughing Sailor” belly-laughing so infectiously that the most grumpy person ends up chuckling to it.
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The machine reveals funny things that happen to “The Drunkard” (from erotic to nightmarish) in  his dream as he crashes out in the beer cellar
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Ghosts galore in “The Haunted Churchyard”
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An art nuevo machine with crane to attempt to catch sweets.
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“The Burglar” finds himself distracted by the fire cracking, the radio pipping, the victim snoring while he tries hard to listen to the clicks of the dial of the safe.

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Challenge: Yellow

In answer to the colour challenge:

Woman wearing yellow dress in a charity shop, Southampton, England
Woman wearing yellow dress in a charity shop, Southampton, England
Butter Fingers by Southampton artist Jaime J West
Butter Fingers by Southampton artist Jaime J West
Shop in Camden Market, London
Shop in Camden Market, London

I came along
I wrote a song for you
And all the things you do
And it was called yellow

Yellow by Coldplay (see them performing it here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EIx6_Zba8aI )

  1. Pick a colour
  2. Post appropriate lyrics and
  3. Like then post 3 of your own photos

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