Tuesday, October 14, 2008

Ruby Tuesday for Halloween



Dear blogger friends, I thought we might try a puzzle for our Ruby Tuesday for Halloween. Of course you should put up your great RED posts for today but I thought you might have some fun finding

SOMETHING UNUSUAL, SOMETHING THAT SHOULDN'T BE THERE

in the photo below:



Look carefully, very carefully. I took this photo recently in Brooklyn when I was walking along the sidewalk on a warm Sunday afternoon. When I looked carefully at the shot I saw something I never expected.

Feel free to embiggen the photo - it might help you find what I see...

Put your guesses in your comments AND when you sign Mr. Linky put an asterisk (*) after your name if you take a guess.

I'll announce who guessed correctly (I might need some help getting to everyone) by Thursday.

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NEXT WEEK, MAYBE YOU'D LIKE TO POST HALLOWEEEN DECORATIONS THAT HAVE SOME RED IN THEM? WHAT SAY YOU?

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And finally here are some Autumn trees I photoed on the way upstate yesterday. There was plenty of RED to be seen:




Don't forget to visit other Ruby Tuesday participants.

They love to have visitors!



theteach

97 comments:

Lois Grebowski said...

I can't see it... but I'll check back to see if someone else did...

Yen said...

I've been staring for a bit now and couldn't find that thing..Maybe I'll just go back here and what else have guessed:) hehe I'm not good with finding things..

My RED is HERE. Happy RT!~

Mojo said...

Mmm... I haven't seen what you're talking about yet, but I will...

I love this time of year!
Ruby Tuesday #8: 'Tis the Season

onangelwings said...

The gargoyle? Did I spell that right?

I am up and ruby red.
http://reesspace.blogspot.com
http://memoriesthroughphotography.blogspot.com

Your EG Tour Guide said...

I think I need to look again. ;-) I can't find anything that shouldn't be there nor can I find Mr. Linky. ;-)

Mojo said...

Well... gargoyles are normally found on rooftops or cornices... not at ground level. But the rules are kind of flexible when decorating for a theme so I don't think that's it.

I couldn't find Mr, Linky either.

Pia K said...

I might spot a butterfly on the pumpkin-on-the-wall's nose, but I'm not sure...

I'll return with a RT-post/link later.

Lois Grebowski said...

Is it the ghostly looking reflection in the windows?

Felisol said...

Dear teach Mary,
this was a tough one. We don't even celebrate Halloween...
In the barrel there are both white and red flower stalks..
Behind the barrel a laughing devil or garden gnome..Nothing red on him.
I am looking forward to see what should not bee there.
And how I am enjoying these Tuesdays:
Miss Mr. Linky though.
From Felisol

Paz said...

Ummm... Is it me? I don't see Mr. Linky to sign up for this week's post.

Paz

Felisol said...

PS The flowers, Georgines are red, except for one yellow.
From Felsiol

marcia@joyismygoal said...

My red post is up is there someone inside looking out at you? I see the gargoyles too

Jim said...
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Rambling Woods said...

Gee..I can't see it and I even embiggened it...Now it will bug me. I will have to go back.. I have my post up here..Michelle
Rambling Woods

Jim said...

I'm glad I came here today, you are posting up a bunch. And I had forgotten Ruby Red Tu Day.
So back to the writing board.

shutterhappyjenn said...

Wow... autumn is really here! I also couldn't find a thing. Maybe later.

My RT is posted here.

Katy said...

is it your reflection in the window? What a fun game.

Your EG Tour Guide said...

I can't tell, but I think the pumpkin has a carrot in its mouth, like a snowman might have for a nose. OR is it a cigar or cigarette?

the teach said...

FORGOT MY LINKIES! OH NO! THEY'RE UP NOW! If you get chance come back and sign in! If you don't get a chance don't worry... I'll read all your comments and your guesses. :)

me ann my camera said...

Hmmmmm ...Is it the cat's nose on the pumpkin?

Jenn said...

The gargoyle on the side? I don't know...

Bobbie in Hawaii said...

Hi Mary - I'm going with the weirdo in the lower right corner of the photo. The rest of the photo is pretty. That guy is not!

Bobbie

♥peachkins♥ said...

Is it the gargoyle??

napaboaniya said...

*clueless*
Dysfunctional.mode.switched.on

Happy Ruby Tuesday Mary!!

Jim said...

Hi Mary, all these guesses are wrong by the rules. The answer is supposed to be told in a comment in their blog comments, not yours.

Then they are to leave an asterik. So far I am the only one who followed your rules.
[I almost didn't because I had my answer in a deleted comment here!
But it is in my blog now.
JIM'S LITTLE BLOG
HAS MY CORRECT ANSWER
]
..

Ralph said...

It looks as if the Jack O'Lantern is chomping on a carrot, instead of a cigar that might not be allowed due to anti-smoking laws in place...

storyteller said...

It may be my imagination ... but methinks I see a tiny witch's head on the end of the bench ... just to the left of the large pot. Mine will be up in a few minutes & I'll return to sign the Mr. Linky as soon as it's published at Small Reflections.
Hugs and blessings,

DrillerAA said...

Trees are finally starting to turn here in NW Arkansas. Next week should be great for color. Love your fall photos.

Drowsey Monkey said...

very cool ... I like this idea.

Carletta said...

I've read the first two comments and before I go on I'm going to guess the two creatures looking out the window!
Forgot to put the asterisk by my name!
Halloween and Red for next week sounds great!

Roger said...

Nice Ruby Halloween spirit Mary!

I have some haunted potatoes for you! ;D

Angela at mommy bytes said...

Hmm, I didn't find it. You've got some great foliage going today!

Digital Flower Pictures said...
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Digital Flower Pictures said...

I give up. Those trees look great. I have some foliage this week too.

I really should learn to spell :lol:

Jim said...

A lot of people don't plan vegetables in their flower pots but some do. It is a good place to grow kale.
..
It that it?
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Jim said...

The black hat had a red Chinese star on it but has been blackened now.
..
Are we being infiltrated? Did I guess this time?
..

the teach said...

I want to tell storyteller, that she's got a good eye, but what she saw (a witch at the end of the bench) is not what I saw. But that's an excellent guess! I'm not saying yet if anyone has guess correctly! :)

Jim said...

There are two little white dogs playing on the bench, over by the gargoyle devil.
..
I found it! I found it!
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Dora said...

Can't really figure out leh. Who will be the lucky one? ;)

Ladynred said...

I don't see anything but my red entry is up.

the teach said...

You guys are doing great! Some great guesses! But I'm still not saying what it is - got to give time to everyone to have a go... :)

Babs (Beetle) said...

I think it's the ghostly looking thing in the window, but I think it may be a reflection of you taking the photo :O)

Roger said...

Hey my Ruby Tuesday post is on the Idaho Photo blog today due to combining with Creative Photography sorry I should have said something! :D

EastCoastLife said...

What is unusual!? I have been looking for a while but find nothing unusual. hmmmm....
What's the prize for giving the correct answer? :P

Karen of Sillymonkeez said...

I looked quickly, but I don't see anything! I can't wait to find out what the answer is.

I will do my best to find a Halloween picture for next week.

MyMaracas said...

Can't find the thing yet, but I'll be back to look.

I really enjoyed your leaf photos!
Vicki

Snowbird said...

Well, can I have two guesses? It's either the gargoyle or the star on the hat.

Ivanhoe said...

I could not find anything odd either. I'll wait for you to unvail it :o)

Mimi Lenox said...

Mary,

You are soooooo creative. I must confess I have no idea and I'm not going to cheat and read the previous comments....but I will ponder it upon my sleepy head and maybe I'll have an answer in the morning.

I am up Ruby Tuesday ~ Red Pacem

Mags said...

I don't see anything yet-I'll keep looking.

Meanwhile, mine's up!

Raven said...

Wonderful slide show. I wish I had thought of that.... I have no idea what you see in your picture. Can't wait to find out what the answer is.

Dirk said...

I have no idea, looking forward for the answer. Happy Ruby Tuesday!

Sara Chapman said...

Is it the sort of lavender wading pond on the right in back of the bench?

I've posted red leaves. They may be trite, but I love them so much. Thanks for the opportunity to show them off.

Yrsa said...

Wow! That´s quite an autumn colour show!

Gattina said...

I can't find anything unusual in this decoration. Apparently everything looks normal to me, lol !
Good idea for next week ! Would be fun to see all Halloween decorations !

Gattina said...

Oh yes now I can see it ! it's a flee on the pumpkin !

Ken said...

I have no idea. So sorry.

Gwyn said...

The gargoyle looks a bit out of place to me. I've never seen a lack-o-lantern placed so high. I love all the colors and textures in this photo. Happy RT!:)

Askew To You said...

I can't figure out what doesn't belong. I know that Gargoyle looks spooky though. I have a little one on my patio right now. I will put my decorations up and share them for next week.

Happy Ruby Tuesday to you!!

Mar said...

Interesting, interesting but I am not sure. Maybe after my gym class I will be more alert this morning!!!

mirage2g said...

Mother nature is surely changing its dress! ;-) Wonderful colors!

- http://mirageasusual.blogspot.com/

Terry said...

Dear Mary...
It is almost 3:30 in the morning.
We had such two busy days of Canadian Thanksgiving and I will be busy all day tomorrow so I kind of put my Ruby Tuesday in a little early.
I see that you have captured so many red autumn leafed trees.
I wanted to so bad myself, but my little great nephew had different plans for me.
Oh well, as our leaves are only about 20 per cent turned, I just might have another chance to take pictures of them for next Ruby Tuesday..
Three cheers for Mary T and her Ruby Tuesdays......Thanks!....Love Terry

Robin said...

Nope, couldn't find it, unless it's that strange smooth-looking plastic in the back right corner at the bottom. No idea.

Beautiful foliage shots.

Sanni @ Life Through A Lens said...

Oh, I forgot to put the asterisk behind my linky. Love the Halloween decoration. Is there a ghost behind the window????

My fall photo is posted. Your leaf-pictures are beautiful, Mary. The change of leaves is my favorite part of "Herbst" as we say here.

I'll try my very best to come up with a decoration photo for next week, but as far as I can remember most of my decoration comes in white (skellys), black (bats and spiders) or orange.

Stine said...

I see the carrot - we don't celebrate Halloween, so I didn't pick up on it (Snowy the Orange Pumpkin - easy mistake...) I also see stem # 2 in the pot/barrel in the front - it's all white and shiny, and almost identical to the red one in the front - a ghost plant??? Spooky...
Not playing Ruby Tuesday, but I got all enthralled by the guessing game... Maybe I should Join Ruby Tuesday before the world turns grey. First frost today!

Greyscale Territory said...

I'm going to guess on my blog, but as we don't really celebrate Halloween here, I could be way out!

Greyscale Territory said...

My asterisk didn't appear in Mr Linky! O well!

Jientje said...

Could it be that stone monkey in the right corner? Is that a gargoyle? A devil?

splummer said...

Hi!
Don't know what is in the picture that isn't suppose to be there. Looked for the longest time. Anyway my Ruby Tuesday is posed if you want to take a look. It's here:

http://sherrie-plummer.blogspot.com/2008_10_01_archive.html

Just click on Sherrie's Stuff and you'll go right there! Take Care!!

Sherrie

Hildegarde said...

I can't find it !! and I am so frustrated ;-) Really, I came back, again and again, to look again, full of fresh courage, but nope, nothing.

Kerri said...

Love those trees!!

lucy said...

Rushing this morning...I will cehck back later. Mine is posted

Linda said...

Maybe it's too early. I don't see anything unusual.

Patti said...

I couldn't find it last night...I will look again later today when I get a minute.

My RT is posted. Thanks for hosting.

jaejae said...

nope... couldn't see anything unusual. that little grinning gargoyle (?) on the far right below isn't that unusual, though. he's there for the halloween, i guess. the only thing usual i see is an airconditioner when it's Fall!

JunieRose2005 said...

Lots of pretty fall color!

I have my post up too!


Junie

mark's tails said...

Nice pic, I'm guessing the gargoyle as well.

Suzie said...

The pumpkin head?

byhisgracealone said...

it looks to me like the pumpkin has a carrot in its mouth, but I could be seeing things....

this is my first time at Ruby Tuesday...and am looking forward to visiting everyone...

loved the fall pictures....

blessings
donna

Pia K said...

Oops I forget to put an asterisk to my linkie, well I had an early guess anyway:)

Here's my RT post finally
http://piaks.blogspot.com/2008/10/ruby-tuesday_14.html

Dianne said...

I didn't even try LOL

I love your foliage collage!

I chose Ruby Tuesday as the post for my brand spanking new Photo Only Blog!!

You're that cool ;)

Gayle said...

The pumpkin on the wall looks like he has a cigar in him mouth.

the teach said...

Gattina, you make me laugh! Everybody, the gargoyle might be odd but don't you think it belongs in this Halloween decoration? Can you see the deet of another one in the upper left hand corner. That's not the "strange and unusual thing" though that I see... HA! Thanks for participating!

Don't forget to come back late tomorrow or Thursday morning/afternoon for the big announcement about who guessed correctly!

Maddy said...

I assume it's the gargoyle but it's not red, so now I'm not sure.

I'll try and get my act together to join in next week as I missed the boat today.

Cheers

Mo said...

My Ruby Tuesday is bittersweet this week.

Karin said...

I can't find it either! I was nervous looking though, kinda felt like something might jump out at me!

Judi~Gmj said...

was it the airconditioner?
If you are #100 is that equal in importance to #1 ? :)

Judi~Gmj said...

*Perhaps the Star of David on his hat? :)*

Paula said...

Is there a long nosed witch/troll on the wall underneath the Jack O' Lantern?

Dar's Foto Faze said...

I just love the pumpkin in the top hat! Happy Ruby Tuesday
Gargolye sitting on the patio is a nice touch.

Dar's Foto Faze said...

A gargolye on the awning.

MumbaiiteAnu said...

I'm still wondering but the pics re beautiful.
Here's my Red Gate

Shelly said...

I'm looking and looking...can't see a bloomin' thing. Looking forward to finding out what it is I'm missing ;)

Digital Polaroids said...

HERE IS MY RUBY POST!

the teach said...

RT bloggers, several people have seen what I saw - unusual and scary and something that is not supposed to be there! I'll tell you tomorrow! Boo! Thank you all for participating! (4:37 PM EST)

ces said...

i'm trying to play again! hope you can visit mine!:)

JennyLu said...

the ac is in the window and it is october. the gargoyle?
hmmm.