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Old 10-23-2009, 10:20 PM   #1
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What's with the flamingos?

I'm a new AS owner and introduced my wife and myself a week or two ago along with our new trailer, "Dimples". Anyway, what is the deal with Airstreams and Pink Flamingos? Somehow, they seem to go together, but I don't know why. How did this all start?

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Old 10-23-2009, 10:36 PM   #2
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---seems a fitting thread to ask about 'SOB's'..wtf?...lol

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Old 10-23-2009, 10:48 PM   #3
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I don't have the answer . . . but trailer park, Pink Flamingos and AS, it just seems right.
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Old 10-23-2009, 11:00 PM   #4
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The Flamingos go back a long way with Airstreams and other old time trailers as well. I don't know how it began.

Am SOB refers to some other brand trailer.

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I believe the flamingo's are attracted to the shiny silver.
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Old 10-23-2009, 11:07 PM   #6
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The Flamingos go back a long way with Airstreams and other old time trailers as well. I don't know how it began.

Am SOB refers to some other brand trailer.

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What flamingos? I didn't see any. Did you?
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Old 10-23-2009, 11:39 PM   #8
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I'm a new AS owner and introduced my wife and myself a week or two ago along with our new trailer, "Dimples". Anyway, what is the deal with Airstreams and Pink Flamingos? Somehow, they seem to go together, but I don't know why. How did this all start?

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Flamingos are a '50s thing. Back in the '50s flamingos were common in people's gardens, like garden trolls today. Sticking a flamingo in the ground by your AS was like bringing your yard with you. It was probably very funny back then. You must be much younger than I not to remember the flamingos in the front yard.
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---seems a fitting thread to ask about 'SOB's'..wtf?...lol

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Hi, we have had our Airstream just over five years now, and without Flamingos. During our stay at the Jackson Rancheria rally, we drove into town and bought two unique metal Flamingos for our trailer. They have not been displayed yet due to the freezing weather we camped in. [South Dakota, zero degrees]
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What flamingos? I didn't see any. Did you?

Why I've never heard of such a thing...

Not sure what those birds are doing in front of my AS.
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