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    While on a walking holiday a friend of mine was doing the dishes in a dishwasher. He set it going and went to bed, leaving a couple of us working out the next day's map route.

    A while later I noticed some weird sounds and lots of water coming from the kitchen. Suddenly there were bubbles everywhere pouring out of the dishwasher - we ended up scooping bubbles out of it using a bucket, scraping them off all surfaces with anything we had to hand.

    It took us a long time to clean up the mess, and we worked out that by mistake he'd used standard washing up liquid. When we told him the next day he gave us a blank look and professed complete ignorance...

    So obviously he was the butt of all the jokes for the rest of his holiday - much to his consternation. We re-christened him Doctor Bubbles, which still gets used to this day.

    On the way home, Paul (pictured) and I saw this shop on the highstreet of a town we were passing through, and we just couldn't resist grabbing some bubbles from a corner shop and taking this shot.

    This was his reaction when I gave him a print of this for his birthday...

    Stebbi, Emily Quinton, and 126 other people added this photo to their favorites.

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    1. Aeioux 103 months ago | reply

      Dvaires popolo'd me (above) about 7 months ago!

    2. Thunderchild7 103 months ago | reply

      -voted as "dontgiveapopolo" (from the Popolo: The New Photography Critique Game group)

    3. ninaduckling 103 months ago | reply

      bloody hell i drank a whole cup of tea working my way down here.

      you hardly need me to tell you this is ace...


    4. Thunderchild7 103 months ago | reply

      p1 u0 d1

      (This is being posted to all pics in the popolo pool)

      Please remember that you are required to vote at least ten times for every pic you submit - this fragile ecosystem will cease to be if you don't! So Get to the voting already...

    5. frunt 103 months ago | reply

      Great capture. Lots of text accompanying a pic usually puts me off as so much of it is self-indulgent guff, but this time it really adds something to the picture.

      Popolo 2

    6. I moved... [deleted] 103 months ago | reply

      Liked this one straight away. The bubbles caught my eye. The story adds to it without a doubt.

      -Voted "popolo3" (by the Popolo Photography Group)

    7. Dr. Saudade 103 months ago | reply

      A quality picture which is funny too, there's no choice here;

      -Voted "popolo3" (by the Popolo Photography Group)

    8. drl. 103 months ago | reply

      a bit cheesey, but nicely executed.


    9. trentretro 103 months ago | reply

      very cute, although the bubbles looking split in half is a bit disturbing

      - popolo5

    10. Drunken Monkey 103 months ago | reply

      I usually can't abide photos that have been whored around in so many groups, but this one is so well executed with a lovely story that I can't resist.

      -voted as "popolo6" (from the Popolo: The New Photography Critique Game group)

    11. Paint Monkey 103 months ago | reply

      Agree with DM......great contrast, nicely framed....love the exposure....what did you use for this shot? digi/film?

    12. Shane_Murphy 103 months ago | reply

      What can I say..... but

      -- voted popolo8 (by the Popolo Photography Group)

    13. Gamlaman [deleted] 103 months ago | reply

      Clever, nice story, but as a candidate for that empty space on my wall............?

      -Voted "dontgiveapopolo2" (by the Popolo Photography Group)

    14. amortize 103 months ago | reply

      I love the expression on his face. So, um, innocent ;-) The joke works well too.

      -Voted "popolo10" (by the Popolo Photography Group)

    15. Aeioux 103 months ago | reply

      Many thanks to the popolo people - glad you like it!

    16. Thunderchild7 103 months ago | reply

      well done take this to pop fabulous

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