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Old 09-22-2003, 05:58 PM   #1
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What's the deal with those pink flamingos?

Seems like every time I see an Airstream parked, there are these pink flamingos flocking about the place. Can anyone give me some history as to the origin of these and campers?

Does any one have pics of their A/S with Pink Flamingos to share?

P.S. I am the new owner of a neon p.f. and am considering displaying it in the front window. (Only on special occasions though, of course.)
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Old 09-22-2003, 06:17 PM   #2
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hey gwen

i don't know if you remember the bascom hill flamingoes in madison.

but, here is a pic of me setting mine out. i put them right under the awning arms to keep people (me included) from walking into them at night. especially after a couple of miller high lifes!

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Old 09-22-2003, 06:57 PM   #3
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Pink Flamingoes & Airstreams

Maybe the two mid-twentieth century American icons just go together?
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Old 09-22-2003, 08:58 PM   #4
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I would venture to say that many of us Airstream owners have pink flamingos. They do go together. I have them. Who else?

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Old 09-22-2003, 09:03 PM   #5
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I agree with Edie & Brad...the two vintage icons go together naturally! Negative karisma ~

Here's ours...



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Old 09-22-2003, 10:37 PM   #6
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i put them right under the awning arms to keep people (me included) from walking into them at night.
Hey John that's a pretty good idea! I can't say that I have any though!
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Old 09-22-2003, 10:46 PM   #7
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a little pink history.....

Trailers and pink flamingos have been a "horse and carriage" combination since before the John Waters movie. Absolutely Divine!
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Old 09-22-2003, 11:08 PM   #8
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Glad to see we're not the only ones........

Have the two plastic flamingoes at the pond (aka: large blue plastic bowl which serves as Darcy the Scottish Terrier's water bowl), a Turner Flamingo print on the wall, a bobbing Flamingo and a Shell art lamp with Flamingo above the gaucho for our night light. And two wooden Flamingoes on the fold out table.


Now just trying to figure out how to light up internally the two outdoor flamingoes. Suggestions appreciated.
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Old 09-22-2003, 11:30 PM   #9
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Here you go...

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...category=20510

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...category=29513

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...category=20509

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Old 09-22-2003, 11:30 PM   #10
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History of the Pink Flamingo from the

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website...enjoy!

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Old 09-22-2003, 11:41 PM   #11
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Angry Dang it!

As if spending money on the new power jack and the new battery weren't enough, now you guys have me looking to buy two pairs of flamingos!

Fine buncha friends y'all turned out to be!!! Hmmpf!

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Don.....

..... thanks for info on where to get the lighted flamingoes.



From your "Fine buncha friends".
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Old 09-23-2003, 11:32 AM   #13
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Pink Flamingo in Alaska

When we took an airboat nature tour in Sitka, Alaska to look at brown bears, eagles, whales, etc., we also saw a pink flamingo in a tree way out in the wilderness. Practical jokesters everywhere.
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Old 09-28-2003, 12:43 PM   #14
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Silvertwinky....

Hi " S "...
U say U don't have any...would that b Pinkies or Good-Ideas...Personally, I think they R quite smart, a lot better than that red 'n white spiral warning tape I have 2use at work, must admit I did think they were REAL, I'm sure one of them WINKED at me...sayin that...little minds R easily amused...lol.
Don't suppose they come in different colours ?...chris.....
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