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kopek
09-19-2017, 09:05 PM
I know I am risking there being a duplicate thread I didn't spot but since least was asked I gotta ask.

My two, which I actually own, are:
http://www.joblo.com/images_arrownews/roadofthedeadposter.jpg
and
http://horrorsnotdead.com/images/thebunker.jpg

kunilou
09-19-2017, 09:21 PM
This was from the 1970s (https://img0.etsystatic.com/015/0/6550872/il_570xN.461448444_g89q.jpg). It remains my all-time favorite.

jaycat
09-19-2017, 09:34 PM
I know I am risking there being a duplicate thread I didn't spot but since least was asked I gotta ask.

My two, which I actually own, are:
http://www.joblo.com/images_arrownews/roadofthedeadposter.jpg
and
http://horrorsnotdead.com/images/thebunker.jpg

Are you twelve years old?

Son of a Rich
09-19-2017, 10:45 PM
I had a panel From Krazy Kat blown up into a beautiful 24 x 36 poster. The panel was found online, and I was afraid that would result in a poster with giant pixels, but it's perfect, and you can actually see the grain of the paper.

Marvin the Martian
09-20-2017, 12:41 AM
I have this one hanging in my office at work. (https://despair.com/products/ambition)

MrDibble
09-20-2017, 03:05 AM
The Lord of the Rings poster (https://tainthemeat.files.wordpress.com/2015/05/lord-of-the-rings-poster-by-jimmy-cauty-2.jpg) Jimmy Cauty (one half of KLF!) did. When he was 17.

carlb
09-20-2017, 03:25 AM
I used to have a copy of one of the early movie posters (https://cdn.traileraddict.com/content/united-artists/license_to_kill.jpg) for the second Timothy Dalton film, License to Kill. It's always been one of my favorites because:

I'm a Bond fan.
I always liked Dalton as Bond. I don't think he really got a fair shot at the character.
It was a welcome change from those busy (http://www.the007dossier.com/007dossier/james-bond-007-movie-posters/live-and-let-die/Live-And-Let-Die-Poster-02.jpg), kind of silly (http://www.the007dossier.com/007dossier/james-bond-007-movie-posters/moonraker/Moonraker-James-Bond-007-Poster.jpg),late Roger Moore (https://www.atthemovies.co.uk/components/com_cyaxshop/osx/image/cache/data/upload/A-VIEW-TO-A-KILL-1985-US-one-sheet-27-x-41-inches-signed-by-Roger-Moore-800x1200.jpg)-era movie posters. It's a simple three-color motif of black, white and gold with that stark black background that implies menace and danger.
And I think the tag line is fantastic.
It's one of the very few things I let go post-college that I kind of wish I still had.

My wife and I have a Pinterest board called, "Stuff We Can Buy Each Other" because she claims I'm hard to get gifts for. An original of that poster is on the list. :)

Chronos
09-20-2017, 05:45 AM
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Are you twelve years old?

Someone who's been here for three years should know better than this. Personal insults are not allowed outside of the BBQ Pit forum. This is an official Warning.

Lucas Jackson
09-20-2017, 06:21 AM
I have these two:

https://markitzeronet.deviantart.com/art/His-Name-Is-Robert-Paulson-252559355

https://www.redbubble.com/people/hydrology/works/9344355-movie-poster-taxi-driver-clean?p=poster

Albert Rose
09-20-2017, 07:10 AM
Here are two good ones I had in college:

Music (https://bananaroad.com/products/the-clash-london-calling-poster-24x36?utm_medium=cpc&utm_source=googlepla&variant=20895118019&gclid=CjwKCAjwo4jOBRBmEiwABWNaMdY5Q9sPZSf9hEVqShdm2kkdZQBipezLS7wleGPnBML3p836PES9xBoCqiMQAvD_BwE)

Movie (http://www.posterrevolution.com/products/rare-raging-bull-poster-pesci-robert-deniro-picture-24-x-33in.html?gclid=CjwKCAjwo4jOBRBmEiwABWNaMbyyXROpiFLysKtjVnXpVYE5fhV_ZgimsFvR0K-3l_86GZP0qin5lBoCF0kQAvD_BwE)

jaycat
09-20-2017, 07:42 AM
[Moderating


Someone who's been here for three years should know better than this. Personal insults are not allowed outside of the BBQ Pit forum. This is an official Warning.

You are quite right. I'm very sorry, that was boorish of me.

kopek
09-20-2017, 08:06 AM
Are you twelve years old?


Or just male and very seriously into zombies? ;)

I see Chronos stepped in and I do accept your apology. But its actually something I considered before starting the thread. What appeals to us all in terms of "wall art" sometimes comes down to things others would consider somewhat juvenile be it a movie image or fun snarky image. Don't get me wrong; they can be very clever and well done as well but its like explaining your favorite obscure movie or TV show to others - sometimes things are lost in translation. I was just curious to see some of the other examples people here could/would give.

pulykamell
09-20-2017, 08:43 AM
This was from the 1970s (https://img0.etsystatic.com/015/0/6550872/il_570xN.461448444_g89q.jpg). It remains my all-time favorite.

I don't quite get it. Is St. Louis associated with coat hangers? Unfortunately, my association with coat hangers is a negative one. Is it just a whimsical merging of a coat hanger and the arch?

swampspruce
09-20-2017, 08:56 AM
Unless your Mom was Joan Crawford how does one for m a negative association with coat hangers? Crumpled piles of outerwear clogging the closet rendering you to tears? I'd prefer it was the latter and not the former...
Also, my favorite poster of Paulina (https://www.pinterest.ca/pin/339318153145858037/) that hung on my wall as a teenager.

Enright3
09-20-2017, 09:00 AM
I don't quite get it. Is St. Louis associated with coat hangers? Unfortunately, my association with coat hangers is a negative one. Is it just a whimsical merging of a coat hanger and the arch?

Yep, how sad is it that my first thought was as how to a hanger made me think of backroom abortions. :(

Guest-starring: Id!
09-20-2017, 09:25 AM
Can't think of one offhand, but I do remember a former employer, whom some considered almost sadistic (even I was a little :dubious: about him) who had a Silence of the Lambs poster in his office - only thing on his walls.

kenobi 65
09-20-2017, 09:38 AM
Three of the original movie posters for "Star Wars":

http://www.coronacomingattractions.com/sites/default/files/star_wars_1977_poster_001.jpg
http://imgsrc.allposters.com/img/print/posters/star-wars-episode-iv-new-hope-classic-movie-poster_a-G-9385455-0.jpg?w=632&h=950
http://posterwire.com/wp-content/uploads/star_wars_style_d.jpg

And, this one of model Carol Alt was on the wall of my dorm room throughout college. Yes, it's cheesecake, but it brings back fond memories. :)

https://i.pinimg.com/564x/69/c6/d8/69c6d82cacad66c8e0d374ae5a146ac4--carol-alt-supermodels.jpg

Snowboarder Bo
09-20-2017, 09:52 AM
I have had an original copy of this movie poster (http://img.moviepostershop.com/the-groove-tube-movie-poster-1974-1020193520.jpg) hanging on my wall since I was 19 years old.

And I've wanted (but not yet acquired) this movie poster (http://img.moviepostershop.com/stunt-man-movie-poster-1980-1020206551.jpg) since 1980; fantastic art there.

But this (https://imgur.com/XK3AOQQ) is my favorite poster. It's been hanging on the wall since 1981, when I got it new in my copy of the album. Back in 1999 (I think) I paid a couple of hundred bucks for a frame, matting and some good UV glass; it currently occupies some wall space in my library.

blondebear
09-20-2017, 09:58 AM
Tough call. I love the the WPA National Park posters, the Santa Fe Railroad travel posters and those luminous Bierstadt paintings of the West.

But I'd have to say my favorite is hanging in my hallway...a 1976 promotional poster for The Atarians (https://photos.app.goo.gl/CVmurcbFcyrHhwMb2) with the taglines "Start Playing With Tomorrow/Experience The Future Of Pinball".

Snowboarder Bo
09-20-2017, 10:04 AM
The Lord of the Rings poster (https://tainthemeat.files.wordpress.com/2015/05/lord-of-the-rings-poster-by-jimmy-cauty-2.jpg) Jimmy Cauty (one half of KLF!) did. When he was 17.That's frikkin' sweet.But I'd have to say my favorite is hanging in my hallway...a 1976 promotional poster for The Atarians (https://photos.app.goo.gl/CVmurcbFcyrHhwMb2) with the taglines "Start Playing With Tomorrow/Experience The Future Of Pinball".
That is super-sweet! How big is it?

mbh
09-20-2017, 10:19 AM
I like one of the posters for the movie Dead Presidents. Not so much for the image, as for the caption:

https://i.pinimg.com/originals/b1/ec/77/b1ec775244560e7ee7dfa9926dc9a3ee.jpg

"The only color that counts is green."

Dropo
09-20-2017, 10:20 AM
Three of my favorites that I own:

http://img.moviepostershop.com/the-diabolical-dr-z-movie-poster-1966-1020679468.jpg

http://img.moviepostershop.com/salomes-last-dance-movie-poster-1988-1020214303.jpg

https://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.scifi-movies.com%2Fimages%2Fcontenu%2Fdata%2F0003480%2Faffiche-le-tombeau-hindou-journey-to-the-lost-city-1960-2.jpg&imgrefurl=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.scifi-movies.com%2Fenglish%2Fposter-0003480-1-journey-to-the-lost-city-1960.htm&docid=A2FInMMmQh7LxM&tbnid=UIGYKwXPNRP5dM%3A&vet=10ahUKEwih_azmg7TWAhXGRiYKHbfFAK8QMwhJKAAwAA..i&w=500&h=761&hl=en&bih=1010&biw=1920&q=Journey%20to%20the%20lost%20city%20movie%20poster&ved=0ahUKEwih_azmg7TWAhXGRiYKHbfFAK8QMwhJKAAwAA&iact=mrc&uact=8

Gatopescado
09-20-2017, 11:16 AM
Probably this one: Roger Dean

https://www.bing.com/images/search?view=detailV2&ccid=vGXGYSO5&id=86495403F1F28C087086AA8C22B24FF0C06DFBA9&thid=OIP.vGXGYSO5-mvwOE-V-x8AdwEsDW&q=roger+dean+posters&simid=608000760487413050&selectedIndex=90&ajaxhist=0

blondebear
09-20-2017, 11:28 AM
That is super-sweet! How big is it?The Atarians poster is 36" x 24". I used to work at a mailing house and we sent out all kinds of promo stuff; when the ad campaigns were over they let us take whatever stock was left. I got some pretty cool swag besides posters--albums, frisbees, shirts, and stuff like that.

kenobi 65
09-20-2017, 11:30 AM
Probably this one: Roger Dean

https://www.bing.com/images/search?view=detailV2&ccid=vGXGYSO5&id=86495403F1F28C087086AA8C22B24FF0C06DFBA9&thid=OIP.vGXGYSO5-mvwOE-V-x8AdwEsDW&q=roger+dean+posters&simid=608000760487413050&selectedIndex=90&ajaxhist=0

That poster, was, in fact, right next to the Carol Alt poster on my dorm-room wall. :D

silenus
09-20-2017, 11:40 AM
This one (https://images.wolfgangsvault.com/linda-ronstadt/poster/memorabilia/ZZZ002378-PO.jpg) has been over the toilet in the bathroom for the last 30 years or so.

Behind my desk at home is an original printing of this poster (https://www.classicposters.com/images/4.38POwm.jpg).

I've also had a positive copy of this etching (http://www.jmeader.com/uploads/5/2/8/6/52864969/2776340.jpg?371) in my bedroom since college.

E-DUB
09-20-2017, 11:45 AM
I had this one:

http://ringlord.com/people/walrus/lotr/pix/LotR-1024x502.jpeg

this one:

https://www.thirdmindbooks.com/pictures/medium/2846.jpg

and this one that came with the record.

http://www.miltonglaser.com/files/milton-16340-31.jpg

kunilou
09-20-2017, 11:50 AM
I don't quite get it. Is St. Louis associated with coat hangers? Unfortunately, my association with coat hangers is a negative one. Is it just a whimsical merging of a coat hanger and the arch?

The joke is that what the world thinks of as the Gateway Arch (https://thumbs-prod.si-cdn.com/OTZtmiO0EBCd5PvtIFW8J_0IN1o=/1072x720/filters:no_upscale()/https://public-media.smithsonianmag.com/filer/ee/29/ee29f55b-813b-4043-a25e-cf7eb8d158fb/gateway-arch.jpg) is merely one corner of an immense coat hanger buried under the banks of the Mississippi River.

See also these reinterpretations of other (https://s2.favim.com/orig/37/black-and-white-empire-state-building-fun-funny-girl-Favim.com-299109.jpg) famous (http://ct.weirdnutdaily.com/ol/wn/sw/i57/2/4/12/wnd_cad90c0f5e8c67ad33cc16da64375caf.jpg) landmarks (https://i10.dainikbhaskar.com/thumbnails/520x450/web2images/www.dailybhaskar.com/2017/07/22/pisa_tower_illusion_15007.jpg).

Snowboarder Bo
09-20-2017, 12:08 PM
The Atarians poster is 36" x 24". I used to work at a mailing house and we sent out all kinds of promo stuff; when the ad campaigns were over they let us take whatever stock was left. I got some pretty cool swag besides posters--albums, frisbees, shirts, and stuff like that.
Very cool, dude; that artwork is fantastic. I'm actually looking online for one now but so far yours is the only picture of one I've found or even seen mentioned.

I'll have to ask Tim at the Pinball Hall of Fame if he's got one of the machines, too.

Half Man Half Wit
09-20-2017, 12:31 PM
The Nick Cave riddle map (https://i.pinimg.com/originals/81/77/ea/8177ea81c8680c63db42ffe3ec0034cb.jpg).

Gatopescado
09-20-2017, 01:35 PM
I've always wanted a huge copy of this:

https://www.bing.com/images/search?view=detailV2&ccid=GyyHNdJU&id=067BA442ED44172A4E6619B19C03E1095B215334&thid=OIP.GyyHNdJUIiEQBACuInFiOgEsDN&q=the+triumph+of+death&simid=608020667656636892&selectedIndex=2&ajaxhist=0

Haven't found one yet.

MikeF
09-20-2017, 01:36 PM
Sitting Duck http://www.mbedard.com/Scripts/prodView.asp?idproduct=405

Still cracks me up after years of looking at it.

pulykamell
09-20-2017, 01:52 PM
The joke is that what the world thinks of as the Gateway Arch (https://thumbs-prod.si-cdn.com/OTZtmiO0EBCd5PvtIFW8J_0IN1o=/1072x720/filters:no_upscale()/https://public-media.smithsonianmag.com/filer/ee/29/ee29f55b-813b-4043-a25e-cf7eb8d158fb/gateway-arch.jpg) is merely one corner of an immense coat hanger buried under the banks of the Mississippi River.

OK, so it is just a whimsical merging of the arch and coat hanger. I was just wondering if there was anything more to it.

Snowboarder Bo
09-20-2017, 02:45 PM
I've always wanted a huge copy of this:

https://www.bing.com/images/search?view=detailV2&ccid=GyyHNdJU&id=067BA442ED44172A4E6619B19C03E1095B215334&thid=OIP.GyyHNdJUIiEQBACuInFiOgEsDN&q=the+triumph+of+death&simid=608020667656636892&selectedIndex=2&ajaxhist=0

Haven't found one yet.

Would 56"x42" be huge or merely large? (http://www.allposters.com/-sp/The-Triumph-of-Death-circa-1562-Posters_i1348028_.htm)

ETA: Heck, even Amazon has a 24"x36" print (https://www.amazon.com/Triumph-Death-Pieter-Bruegel-Elder/dp/B004SV2ROY).

Rhiannon8404
09-20-2017, 02:53 PM
This one of James Dean (https://www.thefashionisto.com/jack-purcell-sneakers-history/#jp-carousel-486695) in his Jack Purcell sneakers.

Czarcasm
09-20-2017, 03:21 PM
The Disney Memorial Orgy poster from the May '67 issue of The Realist.

Gatopescado
09-20-2017, 03:40 PM
Would 56"x42" be huge or merely large? (http://www.allposters.com/-sp/The-Triumph-of-Death-circa-1562-Posters_i1348028_.htm)



That'll do, Bo. Thanks!

When does it get here? ;)

Chefguy
09-20-2017, 03:57 PM
We have this (https://i.pinimg.com/originals/eb/a7/49/eba7492197b5042581d8c6885b341063.jpg) UFW poster (from the 70s) in our closet.

I think my favorite is a variation on this Fado poster (https://i.pinimg.com/originals/eb/a7/49/eba7492197b5042581d8c6885b341063.jpg), which we have hanging in a bedroom.

Don Draper
09-20-2017, 04:02 PM
I had this (http://www.bpdthenandnow.com/spain_rodriguez_art.jpg) hanging in my dorm room in college.

And I was always a big fan of the Haight-Ashbury psychedelic ballroom posters (https://www.google.com/search?hl=en&biw=1815&bih=748&tbm=isch&sa=1&q=Fillmore+posters&oq=Fillmore+posters&gs_l=psy-ab.3..0l2j0i8i30k1l2.2064.5711.0.5871.20.18.2.0.0.0.161.1417.14j4.18.0....0...1.1.64.psy-ab..0.20.1421...0i67k1.0.lUUfzF3-ju4) for bands such as the Jefferson Airplane, Grateful Dead, Big Brother & the Holding Co., etc.

Snowboarder Bo
09-20-2017, 04:11 PM
I had this (http://www.bpdthenandnow.com/spain_rodriguez_art.jpg) hanging in my dorm room in college.That is intense!And I was always a big fan of the Haight-Ashbury psychedelic ballroom posters (https://www.google.com/search?hl=en&biw=1815&bih=748&tbm=isch&sa=1&q=Fillmore+posters&oq=Fillmore+posters&gs_l=psy-ab.3..0l2j0i8i30k1l2.2064.5711.0.5871.20.18.2.0.0.0.161.1417.14j4.18.0....0...1.1.64.psy-ab..0.20.1421...0i67k1.0.lUUfzF3-ju4) for bands such as the Jefferson Airplane, Grateful Dead, Big Brother & the Holding Co., etc.
Ditto! I have a whole huge beautiful book (https://smile.amazon.com/Art-Rock-Posters-Presley-Punk/dp/0789212501/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1505941929&sr=8-1&keywords=the+art+of+rock) that I used to study and crib from when I started doing my own fliers in college. I still have all kinds of stuff (notebooks, clothing, etc.) I decorated with phrases all done in weird balloony letters.

Guest-starring: Id!
09-20-2017, 07:10 PM
Had the eight-panel fold-out White Album poster above the bed when I was a kid.

Er possibly six-panel (https://www.google.ca/search?q=white+album+poster&dcr=0&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwj_mJbe_rTWAhVG-2MKHeZFCgEQ_AUICigB&biw=1068&bih=809#imgrc=_).

kopek
09-20-2017, 07:25 PM
Had the eight-panel fold-out White Album poster above the bed when I was a kid.

Er possibly six-panel (https://www.google.ca/search?q=white+album+poster&dcr=0&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwj_mJbe_rTWAhVG-2MKHeZFCgEQ_AUICigB&biw=1068&bih=809#imgrc=_).

I had about a dozen early Jethro Tull posters but my mother threw tham all away when I moved out. :mad:

FoieGrasIsEvil
09-20-2017, 09:01 PM
Three of the original movie posters for "Star Wars":

http://www.coronacomingattractions.com/sites/default/files/star_wars_1977_poster_001.jpg
http://imgsrc.allposters.com/img/print/posters/star-wars-episode-iv-new-hope-classic-movie-poster_a-G-9385455-0.jpg?w=632&h=950
http://posterwire.com/wp-content/uploads/star_wars_style_d.jpg



It's amazing to me how dated those posters look in that style they used to use in the 1970's. The movie however, has held up quite well and entertains my CGI and X-Box One spoiled children even today.

kaylasdad99
09-21-2017, 01:26 PM
I have never owned or hung a poster. But the facility I've been working at for the past nine years had several Suckup Accessories (or as they prefer to be called, "Successories") type posters on every available surface. Eagles, mountain climbers, fighter jets flying in close formation, that sort of thing.

Until it was removed recently, my favorite one was this. (http://media.fakeposters.com/results/2009/07/17/zm6zdl9xg1.jpg)

Yes, someone really got away with hanging it up for several years.

Biggirl
09-21-2017, 01:46 PM
When I was little my uncle had this poster (https://i.pinimg.com/originals/2f/95/47/2f9547a642c077369a2c5dd0ce6846f5.jpg) hanging in his bedroom. He had the best bedroom EVER to my 7 year old mind. Model cars he built, scary comic books (Tales of the Crypt and Eerie are two I remember), a series of hardcover books called something like: The Best Single Panel Comics of . . . with a year, mostly late 50s. and other, even more garish posters. But this one was my favorite. I'd pretend to live there.

Just Asking Questions
09-21-2017, 02:15 PM
The only poster we have in the house now is this Route 66/Life one (https://i.pinimg.com/originals/f7/03/6c/f7036c08d1d2006ed23228966418d428.jpg). Ours is like 4x5 feet.

Biggirl
09-21-2017, 02:28 PM
To show that my tastes have improved slightly, I have this poster (http://i.ebayimg.com/images/i/121348599919-0-1/s-l1000.jpg) mounted and hanging in the upstairs hallway.

control-z
09-21-2017, 03:43 PM
Two of my favorites:

The Kramer (https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/31iySLUOlbL.jpg) (this one hangs in my den.)

I Want to Believe (https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/81vi2unuvWL._SY550_.jpg) (Mulder's poster from The X-Files.)

DCnDC
09-21-2017, 04:51 PM
The Shit List (https://www.amazon.com/shit-list-poster-print-23x33/dp/b000eiwmyk) - always entertaining bathroom decor. And classy, too! :p

I picked up an original 1971 Shaft movie poster (http://img.moviepostershop.com/shaft-movie-poster-1971-1020189628.jpg) about 15 years ago.

Dobbs
09-21-2017, 08:52 PM
I used to have one of these in my office, until it was lost in an office move.

https://m.imgur.com/5P9Or

This was back in the late 80's, and it wasn't one of the many reproductions you can buy today that are almost the same as seen on the set, it was the same.

janis_and_c0
09-21-2017, 09:22 PM
I have this (https://img0.etsystatic.com/133/0/10025148/il_570xN.863911664_en80.jpg)one and this (https://i.ebayimg.com/thumbs/images/m/mP9wWzDTgMDmn3dHUBU6xPw/s-l225.jpg) one..

I used to have a copy of this (https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/51WxlD4cccL._SY300_.jpg) one... my grandmother had one like it hanging on her refrigerator for years.. It is my favorite and I'd love to get another copy someday.

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