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by Brian
Your impatience has paid off nicely! If you turn it 90 degrees, you have a very lovely fish (although it is missing its back fins).
by rockjunquie
It's a poodle on hind legs smoking something.
by Drummond Island Rocks
Bahia agate

by lunker

It's Johnny Bravo. Super cool cab

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