Alabama Bonsai Society's Ugly Tree Contest

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I'll admit I shamelessly lifted this from Al's Fresno club. We had a good time with it last night, and found a deserving winner indeed. The prize was a certificate and new pair of shears with which to trim off the ugly parts. Here are some of the entries. A few didn't belong; but there's no shame in losing this contest, right?
 

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A few more entries:
 

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And the winner was this trident maple in a bag pot.
Here is our president holding the tree out at a small distance (so as not to get any ugly on him), and the owner of the tree proudly displaying the cert and scissors...
 

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Well, you guys in Alabama can't even do ugly right! Most of those trees would be in the exhibit this weekend in our club.

You do it Vin, hope you win:eek:
I've got a few contenders for sure ;) Not sure if that's a good thing though..

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Now that's ugly!
 

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We have a winner!
 
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Well, you guys in Alabama can't even do ugly right! Most of those trees would be in the exhibit this weekend in our club.

You do it Vin, hope you win:eek:
Smoke, my comment to the group was very similar to yours. Now my tree was simply UGLY and is probably heading to the dumpster if no progress is made shortly--my progress, not the tree.
 

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Thank You Bonsai Nut, as for my part I made a joke. I sincerely wish to apologize to those in the club that I may have offended, I meant it strictly as a joke.

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