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Astromech Halloween pumpkin

“For months I couldn’t figure out what he was doing. It turns out he’s not hugging that pumpkin; he’s carving it. No, that doesn’t even do it justice; he’s sculpting it. And this weekend, he sculpted a whopper of a pumpkin – a fully rendered R2-D2 jack-o’-lantern.”

via Geeking Out For Halloween NPR.

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How to carve a pumpkin the right way

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Pumpkin boat

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And the winner is…Jake van Kooten of British Columbia

record huge pumpkin

A Canadian farmer has won a contest in California with a pumpkin that weighs more than 1,500 pounds.

Jake van Kooten of British Columbia collected more than $9,000 in prize money Saturday at the Elk Grove Giant Pumpkin and Harvest Festival. Festival spokesman Steve Capps says the entry set a new California record — by just 1 pound.

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